Here at Shilstone, we offer our beautiful estate for weddings throughout the Spring and Summer.
The following guide is to give an initial impression of our services, but no two days are the same at Shilstone. Please speak to one of our wedding coordinators for an extensive tour and detailed quote.
SPRING AND SUMMER VENUE HIRE
(Mid-March to the end of October)
Weekdays are priced at £4,450.00 + VAT
Fridays are priced at £5,250.00 + VAT
Saturdays are priced £6,250.00 + VAT
The Venue Hire Fee includes the use of: East Courtyard, East and West Halls within the Georgian Country House, the Grand Passage, the Great Room, West Gardens and South Facing Lawn, Shilstone Mughal Marquee (with all fixtures and fittings such as wooden floor, lighting, white cotton draping, oak-panelled bar, catering tent and more), Walled Garden, Orangery and Orchard.
Civil Ceremony hire fee is from £5.45 + VAT per head and this also includes the use of your chosen ceremony space within this price. Those choosing to marry in a church need not consider this price, as it is not applicable.
Bank Holiday Friday (s) Venue Hire at £6,250.00 + VAT
Bank Holiday Saturday (s) Venue Hire at £7,250.00 + VAT
Bank Holiday Sunday (s) and Monday (s) are unavailable.
PLACE SETTING AND SERVICE FEE
Shilstone provides you with all you need for your drinks reception and wedding breakfast. This includes high-quality cutlery, plates and glasses, ice buckets, plain white china and crisp white linen, tables (round or rectangular), Shilstone’s own phantom chairs, cake table and wedding cake service, stands for your table names and numbers. We provide wedding coordination services during the build-up to your wedding, all lighting, all ground staff including car parking stewards, taxi/transport management, end of evening departure stewards, and our excellent House Manager. Our Place Setting and Service Fee combined is £23.75 + VAT per head.
All catering and drinks charges require VAT to be added. The Shilstone Kitchen is excellently suited to provide a range of different cuisine to meet the needs and tastes of all wedding couples, creating a menu bespoke to your requirements and budget. We can offer sample menus and would be more than happy to discuss your food and drink options. To provide an indication of prices, we can offer canapés from £10.75 + VAT per head and a three-course served wedding breakfast from
42.00 + VAT per head.
We offer a variety of options to suit every need at Shilstone. Our standard drinks package is £18.75 + VAT per person and includes reception drinks for 1.5 hours, 1/2 bottle of wine per person during the wedding breakfast and a glass of prosecco per person for the toast.
In 2024, all Wednesday weddings will be charged for a minimum of 50 adult day guests, all Friday weddings will be charged for a minimum of 65 adult day guests, and all Saturdays will be charged for a minimum of 75 adult day guests.
In 2025 and beyond, all Wednesday weddings will be charged for a minimum of 55 adult day guests, all Friday weddings will be charged for a minimum of 70 adult day guests, and all Saturdays will be charged for a minimum of 80 adult day guests.
Shilstone can accommodate up to 36 guests in our beautiful contemporary barns, Whitmore Barn and Meadow Barn.
Whitmore Barn, situated opposite our main entrance pillars, is able to cater for up to 16 guests overnight. Within Whitmore Barn’s Courtyard sit two stunning and unique Shepherd’s Huts, accommodating a further 8 across four double bedrooms.
Luxury Bridal Suite at £195.00 + VAT per night
Double Rooms (Devon Ruby, White Park, and Dexter) at £125.00 + VAT per night
Bunk Room at £50.00 + VAT per person, per night.
Shepherd’s Huts (Jacob and Dartmoor, Exmoor Horn and Devon Longwool): £115.00 + VAT per room, per night.
Meadow Barn can be found at Croppins Coombe, an ancient farm holding in Shilstone’s Valley and at the foot of our tiered ponds. Meadow Barn is able to accommodate a further 12 guests, across three double bedrooms, a luxurious Bridal Suite with Hollywood lit vanity station and two day beds (accommodating 4) in the family room.
Luxury Bridal Suite (Cornflower) at £205.00 + VAT per night
Double Rooms (Bee Orchid, Wild Strawberry and Cow Parsley) at £125.00 + VAT per night
Day Beds at £50.00 + VAT per person, per night.
In order to secure a date at Shilstone, we request a non-refundable £2,000.00 + VAT (£2,400.00) deposit and this deposit contributes towards your venue hire fee.