Welcome to Old Bridge

Welcome to Old Bridge

Welcome to Old Bridge, a historical 16th Century Elizabethan manor house and family home, located in rural south Somerset. Surrounded by two acres of enchanting wooded grounds and gardens, it is the perfect setting for your wedding day.

Old Bridge dates from 1580 and is built with the local, honey coloured Ham Stone. As a listed building, we are honour-bound to retain its unique character for future generations. In the meantime, it is a pleasure for us to share it with those of you who would like to enjoy the property as a backdrop to your wedding day .

With good links to the A303

Wedding Ceremonies

We are very pleased to offer The Great Hall at Old Bridge as your wedding ceremony room. The Great Hall is ornately decorated and can hold up to 70 guests in the round.

The law has now changed, allowing us to host legal marriage ceremonies anywhere in the garden or even in the marquee, with unlimited numbers.

Follow the link below for more details about our ceremonies generally at Old Bridge.

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Our Venue for You

  • Old Bridge is licensed for wedding ceremonies, both indoor and outdoor.
  • Access the day before and day after – we never book back-to-back events.
  • Complete exclusivity for you and your guests.
  • Our beautiful clear span marquee, carpet, stage & dance floor, dimmable lighting including fairy lights and heating, is all provided.
  • Catering area with stainless steel worktop and sinks, running water and plenty of power. All tables and chairs provided.
  • Idyllic setting; our gardens and grounds provide a perfect setting for photographs and entertaining your guests.
  • Superb location; conveniently located close to Yeovil and Taunton with easy access to the A303.

Make your Wedding Magical

A beautiful backdrop for the most memorable day of your life!

As a venue for your wedding, Old Bridge offers you all the elements you need to create your day exactly as you have always imagined. We are licensed for wedding ceremonies so you can celebrate your marriage at Old Bridge. The front lawn and grounds are perfect for canapés and arrival drinks, garden games or even a bouncy castle or an ice-cream cart! Our spacious marquee is fully lined and carpeted, ready for you to transform it with your own ideas and inspiration. You have the freedom to arrange your preferred food, and entertainment exactly as you wish and an added bonus – we don’t charge corkage and there is no VAT. We do not want to manage or organise your wedding, but we are here to help, advise and to assist you in any way we can.

Our spacious single span marquee (30m x 12m) is fully lined in ivory, carpeted with a quality neutral coloured carpet, and can comfortably seat up to 200 guests on round tables. The marquee is also equipped with heating and dimmable lighting and a dance floor. At the far end, there is a separate and discreet catering area with power and water for your caterers. All tables and lime-wash Chiavari chairs with ivory cushions are also provided. You have exclusive access from the day before your event right through until midday the day after. There is a fully licenced bar in the marquee.

Why not take a virtual walk though our venue with John (owner)

Old Bridge is available to book for marriage ceremonies and for wedding receptions, events and special occasions from May through to September. Please feel free to contact us to arrange a visit and explore our venue and facilities. The marquee will be up and available to view from early summer until late autumn if you wish to see the great space it provides. We are more than happy to advise and help you to arrange some of the finer points of your event and put you in touch with local providers that we can recommend, or follow the button to our links page.  Give us a call on 01460 240855 or email info@old-bridge.co.uk to arrange a visit and we look forward to meeting you.

More details on what we offer >Helpful Links >>
Thank you again for everything that you did for us – our guests are still talking about how wonderful
Old Bridge is and we wish we could do it all over again!Laura & Scott

Making any Occasion Extra Special

An exclusive, unique, stylish and elegant location to arrange a special occasion. Old Bridge offers an excellent venue for
gatherings both small and large – an anniversary, a celebration, a birthday or just an excuse to get together.

Old Bridge is a perfect venue for any special occasion. With plenty of  parking, level and disabled access, proper loos and a magnificent space in the marquee with all the facilities at your disposal; we offer a bespoke location for a very special occasion. It really couldn’t be easier to book and plan your event at Old Bridge, and you will find us very flexible too. Simply use the contact form or call us and we look forward to helping you.

We understand the time, thought and effort that goes into planning any sort of special occasion and this is why we keep our offering simple. All of the facilities we provide are flexible and can be moulded to fit your needs. Because we just know that a big family anniversary or birthday needs a special place, we have a beautiful space in the marquee that is waiting to be made your own. Rates of hire are available upon request, so please feel free to come and see us or call us with any queries you may have.

Our peaceful and rural setting close to Yeovil, Taunton and Crewkerne with good access and proximity to the A303, makes Old Bridge a unique venue for Corporate Days, Summer Balls and bespoke special events. With seating for up to 200, plenty of parking and proper loos, we will very comfortably accommodate your guests in a memorable environment. We are available for weekday bookings and would be very happy to discuss your plans.

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Explore the house, grounds and gardens at Old Bridge, South Petherton; the perfect setting for a wonderful wedding or special occasion.

Old Bridge wedding venue has great facilities, including ample parking, proper loos and everything you need to impress your guests every time.

The marquee at Old Bridge has seen many transformations in its’ time. Have a look at what’s gone before and get those creative juices flowing.

We’ve been delighted to welcome many guests to Old Bridge to celebrate special occasions. We’ve gathered together some lovely memories to share with you.

Wow what can we say – thank you so much for making our wedding dreams come true. We had such a fantastic day at Old Bridge and really appreciate the help and support along the way.
Old Bridge will always have a special place in our hearts. Favier & Dave

Contact Us Today

Please feel free to contact us on the details below or by using the contact form opposite. We look forward to hearing about your plans.

John, Liz & Ariane Blake
(01460) 240855
South Petherton,
TA13 5JE

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