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We’ll take you through every step of your wedding day, from your very first visit to Syrencot to the day you walk down the aisle. From ceremony options to capacities, catering to costs – you’ll find everything you need to know about celebrating a garden wedding in Wiltshire in these FAQs.

WHAT IS INCLUDED AT THE VENUE


Exclusive use of Syrencot from 12 noon on the day of the wedding
The Billiard Room – Your dressing room
The Glasshouse – Ceremony area
The Farmshed – Dining Barn
The Pump House – Outdoor dining area
The Walled Garden
Tables and chairs

WHAT IS PROVIDED BY THE IN-HOUSE CATERING AND EVENTS TEAM

Before your wedding day

Full event organisation from the moment you book right up until the big day itself
An invitation to one complimentary tasting event held at Syrencot, subject to availability
and date of wedding; please confirm details with our Events Team


On your wedding day

A front of house director
A wonderful 3-, 4- or 5-course meal
2-3 pre-reception drinks per person
Half a bottle of your chosen wine per person
A glass of bubbly per person for the toast
Mineral water during the wedding breakfast
An experienced team of waiting and bar staff
Crockery, cutlery and glassware
White table napkins
An easel to display your table plan
A silver cake stand and knife
Licensed bar facility after dinner
Complimentary evening tea and coffee service


WHAT IS NOT PROVIDED


Separate fee payable to the church or register office – please note that you need to book the registrar or church yourselves

GENERAL QUESTIONS

How do we confirm our wedding at Syrencot?

If you wish to book a date at Syrencot, please contact us on 01980 669210 and we will be able to check available dates and make the booking for you. You will then receive an email with login details for our booking portal. This enables you to double check the date and price and review the terms of your booking. We can hold the date for 48 hours after which a deposit is required to confirm your booking.


How much deposit is required to book the date?

A £1,000 deposit is required to secure the date.


Who books the ceremony?

You book your ceremony via Wiltshire registry office.
Their contact number is 0300 003 4570 www.wiltshire.gov.uk/registrations-ceremonies. If you would prefer a church wedding, you can still make use of The Billiard Room before your ceremony. Alternatively, you may choose to arrive at Syrencot after your wedding ceremony. There are six churches within a three-mile radius of Syrencot.


Can we get married outside at Syrencot?

Yes, Syrencot is licensed for both indoor and outdoor ceremonies. Outdoor ceremonies are weather dependent.


How many can Syrencot accommodate for a ceremony?

We can host up to 150 guests for a ceremony in The Glasshouse, we can also accommodate 150 guests for an outdoor ceremony.


How many can Syrencot seat for the wedding breakfast?

We can seat up to 150 guests for your wedding breakfast.


What time are we able to access the venue from?

The Billiard Room will be available for you to access from 9 am. The Master Suite will be available to access from 12 noon.


What time can suppliers access the venue?

Suppliers have access from 10am.


What time does the venue close?

Last orders will be called at 11:15 pm when the music will also start to wind down. The venue closes at 12 midnight. We ask that guests who aren’t staying overnight have prebooked taxis to collect them by 12 midnight. Overnight guests are asked to retire to Syrencot House by 12 midnight.


Can we have candles at our wedding?

Candles are permitted at Syrencot however, they must be placed in suitable candle holders. Battery operated candles are also a great alternative. Please speak to your event manager for further information.


Can we have confetti at the wedding?

Yes, but we only permit real petal confetti and for it to be thrown outside.


Does the venue have heating and or air conditioning facilities?

Yes, we have heating for the colder months and air conditioning for the warmer months. In winter months, we can light the central wood fire in The Farmshed.


Can we have sky lanterns?

Unfortunately, lanterns are not permitted at Syrencot due to nearby livestock.


Can we have fireworks at our wedding?

We cannot allow fireworks at Syrencot for the same reason, again due to the surrounding livestock.


Do we have to use your recommended suppliers?

All of our catering and drinks are provided by our in-house caterers, Galloping Gourmet. You are welcome to use your own suppliers for anything else. We will have a useful list of recommended suppliers and venue requirements to share with you shortly.

ACCOMMODATION

Is there accommodation on site?

Yes, Syrencot has 12 bedrooms, including our fabulous Master Suite. All accommodation is exclusively for you and your guests. Syrencot House can sleep up to 26 people in total.


Do we have to take the accommodation?

You do not have to take our accommodation if you do not wish to.


How much is the accommodation?

Syrencot House is available in its entirety, including The Master Suite, for a single cost of £2,000. Alternatively, The Master Suite alone is available for £300.


Do you have any accommodation special offers?

Yes, if you book the house within two months of booking your wedding, we will include The Master Suite free of charge, so the cost of the whole house will be £1,700.


Will we be able to stay at the venue the night before the wedding?

This is something that may be possible, depending on availability closer to the date of your wedding. For a wedding taking place on Saturday, Sunday or Monday we will release the night before the wedding date 4 months prior. For weddings taking place on a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday we will release the night before the wedding date 6 months prior.
Please speak with our team if this is something that you may be interested in.


Can we allocate rooms to my guests?

Yes, once you have booked your wedding date we will share a link to the website and a secret code with you which will unlock the bedrooms for the night of your wedding. You can then book the rooms you want and then share the code with your guests to book their rooms.


Where is breakfast served?

Breakfast is served in The Mess in Syrencot House the morning after your wedding.

TRANSPORT, SIGNAGE AND CAR PARKING

Will our guests find Syrencot easily?

Yes, but we recommend that you share a copy of the directions to Syrencot with your guests.


Where can our guests park?

There is ample parking available at Syrencot. This will be clearly signposted.


Can cars be left in the car park overnight on the night of the wedding?

Yes, guests can leave their cars overnight but must be collected by 10am the following day.


Where is the nearest train station?

The nearest stations are Salisbury and Andover, both around 25-30 minutes’ drive away.

Your country wedding starts here

Follow our journey as the Glasshouse, Walled Garden and Farmshed at Syrencot blossom and grow. Find out more about this magical and intimate country wedding venue. Download our wedding brochure, check available dates and book a visit to see Syrencot yourself below.