The Oakhouse Hotel


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The charming Oakhouse Hotel situated in Somerset, near Cheddar Gorge offers wedding clients a unique wedding ceremony and reception experience with the hotel becoming exclusive yours for your big day.

From our team of highly skilled chef’s and genuine hospitable front of house team, the Oakhouse provides the perfectly comfortable and cosy experience for you and your guests.
Providing overnight accommodation, your wedding reception is exclusive and private for you, for your day.
For larger wedding receptions, the picturesque private grounds and gardens allows extensive options including marquee weddings for up to 200 guests.
We are very flexible to the needs of clients and can custom menu’s or work to budgets, your wedding, tailored your way. As a guideline we work from £14.95 per person for fork buffets and from £34.95 per person for formal wedding breakfast options.
We are a dog friendly hotel, your four legged friend can be part of your special day, along with any of your guests dogs too.

Covid-19 Secure

Here at the Oakhouse Hotel we are Covid-19 Secure.

We have been training our staff on all relevant areas of Covid-19 safety & hygiene. We are waiting on the final government guidelines for reopening and will advise on these shortly, with the hotel due to open on Saturday 4th July 2020.

Thank you for your ongoing support, we really look forward to welcoming you to the hotel, bar and restaurant shortly.

Socially distanced tours of the venue are available now, please get in touch with Brianna at [email protected] to book yourself in.

The Oakhouse Hotel at a Glance

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£30pp - £85pp
Somerset’s hidden medieval gem. The Oakhouse hotel and private grounds are nestled in the historic town of Axbridge at the foot of the Mendip hills, exclusively at your disposal to make your dreams come true. Licensed for civil ceremonies, with an outdoor ceremony space and stunning private gardens - a blank canvas. Being a private family business, we understand how important it is that your special day is exactly what you want and not something dictated by the constraint of set packages. We offer a bespoke service, working to your budget and requirements. Our outside grounds provide the most sumptuous setting for drinks and canapés on the lawn or to host your marquee wedding. The 11th century Oakhouse building is ‘lived in’ and quirky, yours exclusively for the duration of your special day. We are very proud of our brigade of chefs who are experienced in offering versatility and flexible menu’s to suit your desires. Over the years we have developed a reputation for being massive pet lovers at the Oakhouse. We understand the close bond that you have with your pets, so why should they not be a part of your special day if they are a part of your family?! Pricing Category : AffordableReception Capacity ( Indoor / Outdoor ) : 200Seated Dining Capacity ( Indoor or Outdoor ) : 200Has AccommodationBridal Suite : Honeymoon SuiteHistoric View More
Wedding Contact : Brianna Ryder-MakiLocation : In The CountrysideNearest Town : AxbridgeNearest Airport : Bristol Church Within Walking DistanceAffordableUnusualIntimateCeremony LicenceAlcohol LicenseBartendingIn House CateringIn House Wine ListBuffet StyleSeated MealStaff ProvidedTables And Chairs ProvidedTableware ProvidedPackageOn The Day Wedding CoordinationExclusive UseIn House Wedding CoordinatorOutdoor SpacePet FriendlyLovely GroundsRomantic View Less

Current Promotions

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We are offering complimentary venue hire for all new 2020 wedding bookings, with late 2020 date availability. Get in touch for more information!

Top Wedding Tips

Start your wedding planning early! Even if your ideal wedding date is not for another 2-3 years we still want to hear form you. You can never be too prepared.

Nail the budget. Having an idea of what you want to spend early on will ensure you do not get stressed with finances. We pride ourselves on working to our couples individual budgets and needs.

Make it personal. It's great fun to incorporate as much of your personalities into your day as possible. We really enjoy helping our couples visions and dreams become a reality.

Upcoming Fairs at The Oakhouse Hotel

The Oakhouse Hotel Autumn Wedding Fair 03 Oct 2020
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Real Weddings

The Oakhouse Hotel Real Weddings
The Real Wedding of
Melanie and Luke


Melanie and Luke - Wedding at the Oakhouse Hotel

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The Oakhouse Hotel - Live Wedding Show Round Pt1

Part one of The Oakhouse Weddings virtual show around, an opportunity to view the spaces inside the hotel.

The Oakhouse Hotel - Live Wedding Show Round Pt2

Part two of The Oakhouse Hotel Wedding show round, highlighting the beautiful Private Gardens with options for marquee weddings for up to 200 guests.

The Oakhouse Hotel - Live Wedding Show Round Pt3

Part three of The Oakhouse Hotel Wedding show round, highlighting the beautiful Private Gardens and Honeymoon Suite in the hotel and our recommended suppliers.

Thatchers TV Advert Feat. The Oakhouse Hotel

In 2017 we were delighted to be featured in a National Television advert for Thatchers Cider based right here in Somerset. Naturally, you’ll find plenty of their delicious cider stocked in our bar.


AA 5 star restaurant and rooms recognition
AA 5 star restaurant and rooms recognition
2017 Hotels Combined Recognition of Excellence
2017 Hotels Combined Recognition of Excellence
AA 2 rosettes for culinary excellence
AA 2 rosettes for culinary excellence


UKbride Approved Supplier
UKbride Approved Supplier

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Oak House Hotel, The Square, Axbridge, Somerset, BS26 2AP

The Oakhouse Hotel

  • Oak House Hotel
  • The Square
  • Axbridge
  • Somerset
  • BS26 2AP
  • United Kingdom

Meet the Wedding Coordinator

Image of Key Person Brianna Ryder-Maki
Brianna Ryder-Maki

Congratulations on your engagement! This is such an exciting and magical time. We would be delighted to host your wedding at the Oakhouse Hotel and I look forward to hearing from you.