Come Winter, Spring, Summer or Autumn our extensive grounds are teeming with photo opportunities that will provide the perfect back drop for your memories, offering the opportunity for your wedding photos to not only be beautiful but also completely unique!
Our award-winning gardens are planted to season and filled with vast quantities of flowers, shrubs & trees, along with feature statues, sculptures, Ironwork, pond with love chair & displays scattered throughout the garden.
Throughout Spring you’ll find Cherry Blossom, thousands of bulb flowers such as multi coloured Tulips, Hyacinths, Daffodils, Alliums, as well as dancing pond flowers. Summer will bring many varies of flowers, including David Austin Roses, Giant Agapanthus, Dahlias, Clary, Fuchsia’s, Arum Lilies and much more!
Autumn months bring the richest of colours to our many trees, Reds, Coppers, Golds and Pinks within the garden and thousands of berries adorn the outer Hotel walls and hedges, which stay brightly red and orange right through into Winter, when you’ll also find Snowdrops, Helleborus, Violas and Crocus’s.
As well as the flower garden we also have a luscious herb garden filled with over 70 varieties of herbs, fruit and vegetables that are used by our Chefs to create the freshest flavours for your guests to savour!
But it doesn’t just benefit your taste-buds, it benefits your photos too, as in our Herb Garden you’ll find plenty more nooks and crannies for fabulously unique photos! On the Wooden Swings under our arched Grapevine, inside Wrought Iron tunnels covered with Sweet Peas, alongside the Fairytalesque stained glass of Yew Tree Cottage or even with our handsome Donkey – Pegasus?!
As part of your wedding day, you will have exclusive use of an enclosed area of the gardens to host your drinks reception and mingle with guests in the British sunshine, with a seasonal marquee and also parts of the hotel, that are reserved for you ‘just in case’!
The perfect area for group aerial shots, garden games or even a bouncy castle?!