Weddings

bride and groom reaching for each other

Merrist Wood

Weddings

Hire one of our stunning locations on the Merrist Wood Estate to make your wedding day perfect!

Merrist Wood can offer unique outdoor and indoor wedding venues to suit all styles of weddings. We can provide an outside dry hire space ideal for festival style or tipi weddings, or we have a beautiful wood panelled function room for a smaller  indoor wedding, with access to a stunning outdoor terrace and beautiful views of the estate. Or how about a celebrant wedding in our meadow or ancient woodlands.

 

Recommended Suppliers
We have a list of suppliers that we have used and can recommend, or you are welcome to use your own and we don’t charge corkage.

 

Ceremonies/Blessings
Although we’re not currently licensed for legal ceremonies – we can recommend some local celebrants so that you can have a ceremony, or blessing as part of your celebration.

Merrist Wood

Locations

Merrist Wood can offer unique outdoor and indoor wedding venues to suit all styles of weddings. We can provide a dry hire space for outdoor weddings , or we have a beautiful wood panelled function room for a smaller indoor wedding, with access to a stunning outdoor terrace with beautiful views of the estate..

Locations

Izzy’s Meadow

A picturesque tree-lined field, ideal for festival or relaxed style weddings, a perfect venue to dance amongst the stars. Izzy’s Meadow is sited at the bottom of the estate, surrounded by trees and fields and has ample parking for guests.

If you’re feeling adventurous, guide your guests on a walk through the woods, where you will find a stunning setting for a blessing.

 

Cost (2020): £1200

Includes 5 day hire

There is no access to power or toilets at this location

 

Photos supplied by Robert Hooper Photography 

Stunning views

Merrist Wood

Park Field

This location offers you exclusive access to a beautiful green open space within the Merrist Wood Estate; overlooking vast fields, ideal for any style of marquee. Merrist Wood House makes for the perfect backdrop, reception drinks may be taken in the more formal lawns in front of the house or beside your marquee overlooking the views. The nearby meadow at the back of the house makes an ideal spot for a blessing or ceremony.

 

Park Field is located at the top of the estate, with stunning views, which you may choose to access across fields, or along the main driveway where there is ample parking.

 

Cost (2020): £1750 *

Includes 5 day hire

There is access to power, water and toilets at this location, all included in the cost

Fully licenced

Get in Touch to book now

Merrist Wood House

Colebrook Room

Merrist Wood House was built in 1877 by famous architect Norman Shaw and makes a perfect small wedding venue (up to 60-80 guests or 50 for sit down meal). Reception drinks can be taken on the formal lawn in front of the house, and you will also have access to a large hall area and an additional room if needed. The Colebrook Room is wood panelled with period features and fireplace and has amazing views of the surrounding estate.

 

Cost (2020): £875 *

Includes 3 day hire

Fully licenced

Want to make your day extra special?

Wedding

Animal Hire

To make your day even more special and make it stand out for your guests, why not include animals in your celebration?

Merrist Wood have a wide animal collection and all the necessary licences and trained staff to be able to bring some to your celebration

These can include:

  • Animal petting area (rabbits, guinea pigs, pygmy goats, lambs and more)
  • Alpacas

You are also welcome to bring your family dog to the day to help celebrate with you as we understand how important your pets are (we can also arrange care during the reception).

Prices for the above do vary and we can provide quotes on request.

two alpacas