Elmhay Park, Orchardleigh Estate, Frome, Somerset, England BA11 2PH, United Kingdom

Elmhay Park

Elmhay Park, Orchardleigh Estate, Frome, Somerset, England BA11 2PH, United Kingdom


Elmhay Park, a stunning 500-acre estate in Frome, Somerset, offers an exclusive and picturesque wedding setting. For 80-250 guests, it features elegant event spaces and comprehensive services, ensuring a memorable celebration for every couple.

Elmhay Park is a wedding venue in Frome, Somerset, England. This beautiful 500-acre country estate is perfect for celebrating your dream wedding. Wonders and beauty abound amidst an atmosphere of tranquil majesty, so pronounced as to be almost palpable. Here, the hopes and imaginings of yesterday are realised in moments you'll remember and treasure forever. The Elmhay Park team invites you to make their beautiful venue the setting for the next chapter of your extraordinary love story.


Elmhay Park hosts ceremonies and receptions for parties of 80 to 250 guests. The venue offers exclusive use of its two principal event spaces. The Italian Garden is a delightful spot in which to exchange vows. The Walled Garden Orangery is perfect for your wedding breakfast and features built-in surround sound, and everything you need to get your party started and keep it going long into the night. Orchardleigh Castle offers overnight accommodation for the night before your wedding. Elmhay Village, located just beyond the Orangery, boasts several self-catering cottages and lodges and can sleep more than 65 guests.


Elmhay Park offers three-day wedding packages. The three-day package, available for parties of up to 250 people, includes exclusive use of the venue, overnight accommodation, a wedding breakfast, evening food, wine, a cake stand and knife, a personal wedding coordinator, and much more. The venue's experienced and dedicated team will be on hand to guide and support you throughout the planning process. They want to make your wedding at Elmhay Park an occasion you'll never forget.

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Hire Options

  • Exclusive Use

Hotel & Venue Type:

  • Exclusive Use
  • In the Country
  • Historic
  • Outdoor License
  • Indoor License
  • Civil Ceremony Licence
  • Unique Venue

Dining Options:

  • Seated Meal Facilities
  • Corkage Option
  • Kosher Catering
  • Alcohol Licence
  • Buffet Meal Facilities
  • In House Catering

Hotel & Venue Amenities

  • Outdoor License
  • Indoor License
  • Civil Ceremony Licence
  • Seated Meal Facilities

Services and Facilities

  • Rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Afternoon Tea


  • Hot Tub
  • Free WIFI

Room Facilities

  • Bath Robs
  • Desk
  • TV with international news channel
  • Make-up mirror
  • Iron + ironing board
  • Bathroom with bathtub

More Details

Venue Capacity 250
Accommodation 65
Exclusive Use Yes

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Elmhay Park, Orchardleigh Estate, Frome, Somerset, England BA11 2PH, United Kingdom
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Why Elmhay Park Stands Out

Discover several compelling reasons why Elmhay Park should be your chosen wedding venue...

  • Enjoy the luxury of having Elmhay Park and its grounds exclusively to yourselves for your wedding day, making it feel like your very own estate.
  • Our distinctive three-day wedding package allows you to extend your celebration, ensuring that your special day doesn't have to end too soon.
  • Options for your ceremony are plentiful, including civil ceremonies (indoor or outdoor) and religious ceremonies at nearby churches. Notably, St Mary’s Church on the estate offers an idyllic setting on its island, creating an exceptionally romantic atmosphere.
  • Benefit from pre-wedding accommodation for up to 18 guests at Orchardleigh Castle and Lewis Lodge, setting the stage for an unforgettable event.
  • Dance until the early hours without worry; with no neighbours nearby, we keep the bar open as long as you desire without any additional charges.
  • The estate's stunning landscapes, gardens, and interiors offer endless beautiful settings for photos, ensuring your memories are captured perfectly, regardless of the weather.
  • Our commitment to sustainability and quality is evident in our kitchen's use of local produce from estate farmers, gamekeepers, and nurseries whenever possible.
  • Gather for a pre-wedding meal with loved ones at The Peacock Restaurant, available by reservation to make the evening before your wedding extra special.
  • Experience the personalized service only a family-owned venue can provide and the convenience of being just 2 hours from Big Ben.
  • Hold your entire wedding day within the estate, from the ceremony (church or civil) to the reception and guest accommodations, all in one place.
  • Host a grand reception in the Orangery, accommodating up to 300 guests for a banquet.
  • Offer comfortable lodging for up to 70 guests, ensuring everyone can stay nearby.
  • Proud recipient of a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, affirming our exceptional service and facilities.
  • Make a grand entrance or exit with our onsite Longranger Helicopter, available for hire starting from £500, and take advantage of our helipads next to the estate churches.
  • Enjoy a round of golf on the superb Brian Hugget 18 Hole Golf Course, with tee times available for wedding guests up to 6 months in advance.
  • Please choose from our fleet of elegant wedding cars housed on the estate, available for hire exclusively to our couples.
  • Rest assured that your day will proceed smoothly with our backup generators, even during a power cut.
  • Enhance your celebration with various activities and outdoor pursuits, including Clay Pigeon Shooting, Jenga, Croquet, and more, tailored to make your wedding uniquely memorable.

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Elmhay Park, nestled within a breathtaking 500-acre estate in Frome, Somerset, provides a unique and scenic backdrop for weddings. Catering to groups ranging from 80 to 250 guests, this venue boasts sophisticated event spaces and all-inclusive services, guaranteeing an unforgettable experience for every couple.


Elmhay Park Accommodations Overview with Guest Capacities

Elmhay Park offers a diverse range of accommodations within its picturesque estate, each uniquely designed to cater to the preferences and needs of its guests, accommodating a variety of group sizes from couples to larger gatherings.

Orchardleigh Castle & Elmhay Village: Orchardleigh Castle offers luxurious overnight accommodations for those seeking grandeur, while Elmhay Village features self-catering cottages and lodges, perfect for larger groups, with the capacity to sleep more than 65 guests collectively.

Garden House: This large 5-bedroom family house, dating back to the 16th Century, sits in the heart of the Estate. It features a private garden and spacious living areas and can comfortably accommodate families or groups.

Garden Cottage: A 4-bedroom family house with a walled garden, comfortable family accommodation for up to seven guests, a large dining room and a fully equipped kitchen.

The Bell Tower: The penthouse of Elmhay Village, featuring a large living area and a luxurious upstairs bedroom, is designed for couples, making it an ideal romantic getaway.

The Clock Tower: A three-story, three-bedroom house that can accommodate families or groups, with a large living area, fitted kitchen, and family bedrooms, each with en-suite facilities.

Coach House: A two-story lodge with a large living area, a fitted kitchen, and bedrooms with en-suite baths, suitable for families or small groups, including a sofa bed downstairs to sleep additional guests.

The Stable: Offering a comfortable living area, a fitted kitchen, and family-friendly bedrooms with en-suite baths, this lodge mirrors the family-oriented design of the Coach House.

The Dairy: This two-story lodge, with a large living area and bedrooms with en-suite baths upstairs, combines rustic charm with modern amenities for families or small groups.

Kent's Cottage & Miss Marple's: Each lodge features a cosy living space, fitted kitchen, and family bedrooms with en-suite facilities designed for comfort and convenience for families or small groups.

Hay Loft: This lodge offers a spacious living area, a fitted kitchen, and two family bedrooms upstairs, each with a double and a single bed, accommodating families or small groups with en-suite showers.

Bull Pen & Woodcutters: Smaller, single-story lodges annexed to The Dairy & The Coach House, featuring a double and a twin bedroom, suitable for families or small groups, with shared shower rooms.

Each accommodation at Elmhay Park is thoughtfully appointed to ensure guests enjoy a memorable stay amidst the estate's natural beauty and historic elegance. With options ranging from romantic penthouses to family-friendly cottages and lodges, Elmhay Park accommodates all guests with comfort, convenience, and a touch of luxury, catering to varying group sizes and preferences.

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