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Set in a rural location on the edge of the Cotswolds, just half a mile off junction 14 of the M5 and convenient for local churches, The Gables Hotel offers a delightful setting for wedding receptions and civil ceremonies.

As a privately owned hotel we pride ourselves on offering warm, personal and flexible service. Our professional and experienced team will be happy to advise you on every tiny detail of the arrangements to ensure that your wedding will be happy and carefree.

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At A Glance

  • A family owned hotel in south Gloucestershire
  • Licensed for weddings for up to 150 guests
  • Wedding receptions for up to 140 day time guests and 200 evening guests
  • Attractive photo opportunities on our front lawn and patio area with its pretty gazebo
  • A complimentary overnight stay in our suite for the newlyweds on the wedding night
  • 46 bedrooms with preferential rates for your guests
  • Late license until 12.30am and late residents’ bar
  • A red carpet welcomeThe use of a silver cake stand and knife
  • Elegant silk lily arrangements as table centrepieces
  • Crisp white tablecloths and napkins
  • Ample free car parking
  • Imaginative cuisine with special children’s rates and menus

Customer Reviews

Customer Comment May 2022 Steven S - Trip Advisor

Best Wedding Venue
Anthony and his staff are an amazing bunch of people, they make your stay really special and can't do enough to help. We had our wedding at the hotel which was the best choice we could have made. From start to finish they just wanted to please you. Nothing was an issue. The staff are all very friendly and the rooms are clean and hygienic. A massive thank you to you all from Rach and Steve

Customer Comment March 2022 Danni B - Facebook

We had our wedding here back in September and really cannot praise this place and everyone enough! Had an amazing day and all the staff were lovely and helpful, really made the day go smoothly. Staff joined in on some of the fun too, we had a Disney themed wedding and had Mickey and Minnie ears out for everyone and noticed in the evening that some of the staff were wearing the ears which was fun to see. Definitely recommend this hotel!

Customer Comment Sept 2021 Carole Blunsden

"Here for my son's wedding. Cannot fault the place. Very friendly staff, lovely rooms, great food and fabulous service. Would highly recommend.
Family-friendly
Great hotel bar
Helpful concierge"

Customer Comment Aug 2020 Andy Dunn

Couldn’t fault the Gables especially in these hard times. My wife and I had our wedding reception here and could fault the food or service we had then, we’ve revisited several times since for meals and still can not fault the place, the staff or service we received. Highly recommended and will be going back

Wedding Venue Location

The Gables Hotel is a charming 3-star family-owned hotel located in the Gloucestershire countryside, just 30 minutes from Bristol. If you are looking for a hotel wedding venue near Bristol for civil ceremonies and wedding receptions then The Gables offers a delightful setting. Set just half a mile from junction 14 of the M5, the large wedding venue is convenient for local churches and friends and family to visit from all over the UK. 

Wedding Venue Facilities

We love hosting weddings at The Gables Hotel and pride ourselves on being an affordable wedding venue and can offer a variety of rooms and packages to suit your needs and budget. Our main banqueting function room which can host up to 140 guests in the day time and up to 200 guests in the evening has recently had new carpet and curtains and makes a stunning backdrop for your big day. We have 46 bedrooms so that your guests can stay at our hotel after your event too and we offer preferential rates. 

Civil Ceremonies

The Gables Hotel is the ideal Gloucestershire wedding venue to host large civil ceremonies for up to 150 guests. Our recently refurbished banqueting suite provides the perfect backdrop for your civil wedding near Bristol. 

We have five elegant licensed rooms which can cater for 10 to 150 guests, so you can choose whether you want a small intimate ceremony or larger celebration. Our rooms can be decorated in your theme (we have local suppliers we can recommend who can help with all of your arrangements) and if the weather is good your guests can enjoy drinks and canapes on the patio after the ceremony or in the spacious bar if not. 

Wedding Receptions

After you’ve exchanged your vows, head to one of our wedding reception rooms to really get the party started. We offer a variety of spectacular, spacious reception rooms fitting up to 140 day time and 200 evening guests which lend themselves to a celebration to remember, with a full-stocked private bar and dance floor. You are welcome to decorate the room to suit your particular style and budget, and be amazed as you watch your vision come to life, before you dance the night away with your loved ones. 

Wedding Packages

Daunted by the thought of planning your day from head to toe? Worry not, as we have a range of affordable wedding packages at your disposal. Starting at just £2,300, our packages are designed to delight, including everything from welcome drinks and evening food to elegant decoration and complimentary stays. 

All our packages include an arrival drink, a three-course meal, a glass of sparkling wine for the toast plus evening food and room hire, so you can have peace of mind that there will be no nasty surprises when it comes to cost. The packages are based on 50 day guests and 80 evening guests, but you are welcome to add extra guests at the per person prices listed in our brochure. If our packages don't seem quite right for you, we will happily create a bespoke package to make your wedding both individual and unforgettable, and will hold your hand every step of the way.

After the big day, why not extend the celebrations and stay with us for a few more days, making your first days as a married couple truly unforgettable. Situated just off junction 14 of the M5, The Gables provides easy access to Bristol, Gloucester and Cheltenham and the nearby historic towns of Thornbury and Wotton under edge, and after a day’s exploring, you’ll find everything you need at the hotel for a relaxing stay – it’s a true home from home. 

To arrange to have a look around, or for more information regarding our menus and prices, please contact our wedding co-ordinator on 01454 260502 or complete the enquiry form.

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