Nestling in the Quantock Hills, this imposing 17th-century estate is ideal for a big romantic wedding with sweeping lawns just crying out for fireworks and photos. Choose to host a civil ceremony in the manor house or grounds, or opt for a religious do at St Edwards in nearby Goathurst village.

GUEST LIST 350 guests in the lakeside pavilions, 104 in the Dining Room, 80 in the Bow and Morning Rooms THE BILL Exclusive use from £4,650 (includes 12 suites) LICENCE? Yes CONTACT 0845 208 1066;