Weddings: Frequently Asked Questions
Can we come for a viewing?
Of course. To arrange this please contact us on 01278 752111.
Can we hold our wedding ceremony at the premises?
Yes both our functions suites will be licensed to hold civil wedding ceremonies. The suites feature panoramic glass with views to Brent Knoll and the Mendips.
Is there a ceremony fee?
Yes there is a ceremony venue hire fee of £500. You will also need to pay a fee direct that the registrar. The exact amount of this fee is based on which day of the week your wedding takes place.
Can we get married outside?
Not currently however we are looking at an outside ceremony option from 2020 onwards. Please express an interest with our wedding co-ordinator.
Are Children welcome?
Yes we are very family friendly and offer a range of food choices, high chairs and breakout room to make them feel welcome and you to feel at ease.
How far away is the beach?
It’s a short drive less than 5 mins. This offers a stunning photo opportunity. We can arrange transport if required in a 16 seater minibus.
Do you offer accommodation?
We offer accommodation in our lakeside luxury lodges which are adjacent to the Country Club. Overnight accommodation is complimentary for the Happy Couple within our wedding packages. We also offer lodge accommodation for your guests with alternative accommodation nearby at our adjacent holiday resort, Holiday Resort Unity. We offer caravan accommodation and pitches for tents and tourers as well as cabins to hire. Our wedding co-ordinator will be pleased to assist you with a quote.
What time is check in & out for accommodation?
Check in time for accommodation is 12 noon for the Bride for pre wedding preparations. For all other accommodation check in time is 3pm. Check out time is 10am on the day of departure.
Will there be non wedding guests in the Country Club?
We promise your wedding will be the only wedding taking place on the day. Your wedding package includes the exclusive hire of your function suite. Outside of the suite you can expect to see other guests however they will be informed of proceedings for the day.
Are their car parking facilities?
Yes we offer a large free car park
Are there disabled facilities?
We are building a brand new building which will meet the required building regulations. There is allocated disabled parking in the car park, disabled toilet and lift to access the first floor.
Are fireworks or drones permitted?
Only with written permission from the Country Club and in acceptance to certain terms and conditions.
Is confetti allowed?
Yes but bio degradable confetti please.
Our Chinese lanterns allowed?
Unfortunately not, sorry.
Can I bring my own food & drink?
Sorry you must book one of our package options. We can also cater for all dietary requests.
How do I secure a booking?
To confirm a booking a deposit must be paid and you must sign and accept our booking terms and conditions. A deposit of £750 will be required.
Do you offer Wedding Insurance?
We don’t however we recommend that you take this out.
Do you provide a master of ceremonies?
Our wedding planner will lead you through the day, and is on hand for essential announcements such as announcing the bridal couple, speeches and so on and we would discuss and arrange at one of our meetings. You can arrange for your own master of ceremonies if you wish.
When do you need to know final numbers?
Please advise no less than one month prior to your wedding
How will my guests pay for drinks?
Cash and credit cards are accepted
Can we have candles at the venue?
Yes, tea lights on tables in the function suite in suitable agreed sage holders, however we do not allow any floor candles or any other type of candles.
Can we attach decorations to walls?
We are unable to permit any decorations that may cause damage to our wallpaper, paintwork or fabric of the building, professional decorating companies can be used and they would be aware of preventing such damage also
What happens if there is any damage caused by my guests or suppliers?
The costs resulting from loss or damage is outlined in your terms and conditions, recommending also that you take out your own wedding insurance to cover this also
What happens to my wedding items and presents at the end of the day?
We ask that you designate someone in your party to be responsible for your gifts and cards including bouquets and that these are removed at the end of the night as we cannot be held liable for any items on the premises.
What is the wedding buggy?
It’s a golf buggy, fitted with ribbons. A driver will be provided to take you and your photographer to some perfect photo spots on our golf course for your album.
What facilities are provided for children?
We provide highchairs, and a children’s activity pack. We also have a children’s menu for you to choose from. With arrangement you can use our breakout room for children to relax in up to 8pm and we can also suggest local childminder, face painter on request. Pre or post wedding we can add a soft play or swimming session at out neighbouring attractions.
I am getting married in December, will there be any Christmas Decorations in the venue?
If you are getting married in the lead up or after Christmas please be aware there will be Christmas decorations throughout the venue.