your perfect day
what we can do for you
Dillington House is available to book as a Non-Exclusive or Exclusive wedding venue to suit a range of tastes and budgets. One of the top wedding venues in Somerset, Dillington plays host to wedding cermonies, civil ceremonies, same sex marriages and interfaith ceremonies, all with the support of our dedicated wedding team who can guide you through the options available. The team have an extensive recommended suppliers list to help you to create a truly personalised wedding. Your wedding coordinator will be with you from the first meeting through to the first dance offering support and inspiration along the way, making sure you have the stress-free wedding of your dreams.
idyllic ceremony venue
Dillington House is an idyllic wedding ceremony venue, we are fully licensed to hold your wedding ceremony in three individual areas.
The Sun Terrace & Orangery – Seating over 100 people outside and over 60 inside this area is romantic, classic and our most popular choice in our wedding ceremony venue.
The Hanning Room – With its breathtaking Crystal Chandelier in the center of the room, gorgeous tapestries and view onto the croquet lawn the Hanning room seats over 120 people and is a perfect indoor option for larger wedding ceremonies.
The Theatre – This room lends itself to a multitude of wedding ceremony styles and designs. Seating over 200 people it is also suitable for more intimate wedding ceremony set-ups for smaller parties.
We provide all of the chairs, registrars table and floral display for your wedding ceremony at no extra charge.
a perfect setting
Dillington House can provide everything you need for your special day in one beautiful wedding venue. We have three beautiful ceremony areas including a Victorian Orangery with its stunning Sun Terrace, the Hanning room with its impressive crystal chandelier and the larger Theatre in our Mews building. Reception drinks and canapes can take place in a range of outdoor areas including the croquet lawn, front lawn or courtyard each with their own indoor alternative. Then choose from a range of dining areas, dance floors and bars depending on your tastes. Our wedding coordinators can guide you through what might work best and give you a range of ideas and options to choose from on your viewing.
You can download our brochure to find out more about what we can offer. Start planning your perfect day together at Dillington House.
an amazing backdrop
Drinks can be served outside on our terraces whilst your guests mingle and explore the beautiful gardens, magical woodland or sit by the tinkling fountain. The croquet lawn allows guests to enjoy a little gentle but competitive sport.
The drinks reception is a great opportunity for taking photographs and Dillington provides the most amazing backdrop which enables your photographer to capture the occasion and all those magical moments that will last a lifetime.
Our happy couples
Just wanted to say thanks again for such a wonderful day, making it so special. We have been bombarded with compliments & “Best wedding Ever” comments. People were so impressed with Dillington.
Emma & Jon
There are not enough words to express how perfect you made our wedding! Nothing was too much, and every single member of staff went out of their way to ensure that it was amazing!! The food was also incredible! The perfect venue!
I want to say a massive thank you to Kirsty and all of the team at Dillington House for making our wedding so amazing last Saturday! Everything went perfectly, and the venue was just amazing! Everyone keeps commenting how gorgeous it all was. Just sad that it’s all over. I highly recommend to anyone thinking of holding their venue their, you won’t regret it! Thank you all again xx
prepared by our in-house chefs
The Wedding Breakfast
After being announced into the room by our Wedding Planner, you and your guests can enjoy a sumptuous wedding breakfast prepared by our in-house chefs using local produce where possible.
Our Head Chef demands only the best quality ingredients. At Dillington we are passionate about food and recognise the importance of providing a tailor-made breakfast menu to wow your friends and family. We encourage you to meet up with our chefs and enjoy planning the day’s feasting. Our personally selected wine list has a tipple to accompany all menus, including the finest Champagnes and sparkling wines to toast the happy couple with.
swing into action
Dance the night away
As the night draws in, the evening entertainment swings into action. Whether in the House with Dillington’s own dance floor, or in our theatre complete with a stage perfect for a band, the celebrations will go on long into the night. Both the House and the theatre have their own fully-stocked bars at reasonable prices.
Senior Wedding Coordinator - Emily Brown
Meet the team
Emily joined the Dillington team in 2019 and has been organising wedding and events for 17 years internationally, from relaxed beach weddings to three day celebrations in Castles. In 2012 Emily was recognised by Brides magazine as one of the worlds top 25 wedding organisers. During her illustrious career, Emily has organised over 500 weddings for a long list of international clients (including royalty and the occasional celebrity!), Emily prides herself on her ability to treat every wedding and event with the highest level of respect and attention to detail it deserves.
Previously from London’s West End, Emily worked as one of the senior events coordinators at the iconic Kettner’s before relocating to the South West to find Dillington and the stunning Somerset countryside.
“With a wealth of experience I’m here to guide and advise you whilst leaving all the decision making to you. I’m there with you from your first viewing, through to the day itself and then again to gather up the last of decorations and box the cake up for you the following day, leaving you stress free and able to enjoy a seamlessly organised perfect day” Emily.
and so to bed
Stay with us
Dillington House is wedding venue with accommodation in Somerset – and stunning accommodation at that. Our wedding accommodation is available on exclusive wedding hire and non-exclusive wedding hire for over 80 guests. Our beautiful 43 bedrooms are split over the main three buildings all offering their own unique style.
The Main House holds our 16 Classic English Country style bedrooms, a short wander to the Mews (the old coach house built in 1870) has an additional 12 cozy cottage style rooms and then tucked away the aptly named and award-winning Hyde building has a further 15 contemporary style bedrooms all with wet rooms.
On booking your wedding with Dillington House we will allocate you a wedding code to give to your guests allowing them to book their own rooms on-line or through reception with a special wedding rate, leaving you stress free to plan the finer details of your day. The bridal suite is complimentary when 6 or more rooms are booked.Our bedrooms
flexible and fully priced
Our wedding packages are flexible and fully priced with no hidden extras, below is an example of one of our mid-range packages and unlike most venues we do not charge an exclusive hire charge additionally as long as you reserve all the rooms at Dillington.See our packages