9 Fore Street, Evershot, Dorset, DT2 0JR
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9 Fore Street, Evershot, Dorset, DT2 0JR
Summer Lodge is an idyllic venue for your fairytale English wedding. The Grade II-listed country house is set within beautiful mature walled gardens in the picturesque village of Evershot, amongst the rolling hills of Dorset. Summer Lodge is the quintessential English backdrop for your elegant wedding.
What makes Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa a unique wedding venue?
Redesigned by British author and architect, Thomas Hardy, the five-star country house – part of Relais & Châteaux - exudes refined, timeless British charm. Every step of your wedding journey will ensure that you and your guests have a magical experience. Whether you envisage an intimate gathering for close family and friends, or a large and elaborate party, the available resources and experience will make all your dreams a reality. Gather your loved ones together for supreme luxury, passionate service, generous hospitality and sublime cuisine in an extraordinary idyllic setting.
What is a typical wedding like at Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa?
After months of planning, your wedding will take place within the magnificent walled gardens of Summer Lodge. With the elegant Drawing Room and Restaurant or a fabulous marquee on the lawns decorated to your exacting specifications, the scene is set for your stunning wedding reception. Your guests will enjoy exquisite canapés and drinks in the garden or in the splendid country house, before sitting down to a show-stopping, bespoke wedding feast. The Executive Chef and his team will prepare delicious three-AA-Rosette dishes, with menus fully-tailored to reflect your personal tastes and requirements. After your wedding breakfast, you’ll dance the night away in the marquee or retreat to Acorn Inn, just a few steps from Summer Lodge, to continue celebrating.
What Wedding Packages does Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa offer?
Licenced to hold wedding ceremonies, Summer Lodge has four beautiful spaces for you to choose from. The magnificently-appointed Drawing Room, designed by Thomas Hardy, opens out onto the gardens and is the perfect setting for a summer ceremony for up to 40 seated guests or up to 70 standing. The intimate Dorchester Suite is an elegant space that allows up to 22 guests to be part of your special moment. The wonderful garden conservatory can accommodate up to 20 seated guests or up to 30 standing guests. The gardens are ideal for a romantic outdoor celebration and can accommodate up to 76 guests for a ceremony in the grounds in the pergola.
What Extra facilities does Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa have to assist couples to have the perfect day?
Making use of the whole village, the Evershot Wedding combines the best of Summer Lodge and the Acorn Inn. Start your day at Summer Lodge with your ceremony and follow it with your elegant wedding breakfast in the dining room and conservatory, or in a marquee in the garden. Attentive staff will ensure you are treated like royalty, allowing you to relax into the embrace of your family and friends on your special day. After 5.00pm, depart Summer Lodge to continue your celebration at the historic 16th century Acorn Inn, where you can party the night away. The Acorn will provide you with a delicious selection of evening food, so you and your guests can continue your wedding extravaganza.
Where is Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa located?
The village of Evershot is 1 mile west of the A37, between Dorchester and Yeovil. The hotel entrance is in Summer Lane.
If planning to hold your ceremony at Summer Lodge, please contact the Superintendent Registrar at Dorset County Council to confirm they are able to conduct the ceremony on your chosen date. For parties of up to 200 guests, it is necessary to the hotel exclusively for a minimum of three days. Take the opportunity to have family and friends close at hand by taking the entire hotel on an exclusive use basis! Staff will be at your disposal to assist with anything you might need and you can relax knowing that you have complete privacy and with undivided attention. Your guests will be spoilt for choice when staying in any of the 19 individually decorated and luxurious guest rooms and five magnificent suites. Effortlessly stylish, the rooms are as inviting as they are comfortable. When booking Summer Lodge on an exclusive use basis using all 24 rooms, you will enjoy Ivy Cottage with its private garden, open-air hot tub and roll-top bath for the night, with compliments.
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Information on Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa , 9 Fore Street , Evershot
Guest Capacity: 2 to 200
Civil Licence Capacity: 2 to 200
Marquee Capacity: 2 to 200
Indoor Dining Capacity: 2 to 200
|Evening Entertainment:||Evening reception facilities|
|Dining Options:||In House Catering|
|Local directions:||From Yeovil take the A37 for Dorchester, after nine miles turn right signposted for Evershot. The Hotel entrance is in Summer Lane.|
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Complimentary Champagne Reception
Tue 01 Jan 2019 – Tue 31 Dec 2019
Complimentary champagne reception* for exclusive use wedding if you found us through Britain’s Finest Weddings.
*2 glasses per person
- Offer Code: BRITAINS-FINEST-95979
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