Maunsel House

Maunsel Rd, North Newton, Bridgwater, TA7 0BU Directions

Tel 01278 661076
   Now closed Open today 09:00 - 17:00

Business overview

For Your Perfect Day

We offer the complete wedding service at either of our two venues In either Taunton or Bridgwater.


Maunsel House is one of the most charismatic and beautiful Wedding venues in Somerset. Set in rolling parkland, picturesque lakes and orchards surround the 13th Century manor house.

The romantic charm of Maunsel lies in the family home atmosphere full of character, history and beauty.

May it be a beautiful summer wedding under the pergola with guests, a marquee on the lawn for an intimate winter wedding by candlelight with just close family and friends . Whatever it takes to make your dream wedding come true, we will do!


Woodlands Castle is a privately owned venue offering function and meeting rooms that can be hired individually or exclusively depending on the event. We are situated in 12 acres of private grounds surround by woodland making the house a secluded haven; yet we are just minutes from Taunton Town Centre and sit on junction 25 of the M5.


Maunsel House is a magnificent 13th Century Manor set in 100 acres of stunning parkland at the heart of sprawling 2,000 acre Estate, comprising of farms, lakes, woodlands, walnut groves, orchards, Somerset wetlands, cottages and ancient barns.
Our large regency Ballroom is extremely light, with ceiling high French windows opening out onto the lawn, ancient cedar tree and parkland beyond. The walls are opulently hung with old masters and the windows are all framed with exquisite, pale gold silk curtains.
Situated at the top of the Victorian Gothic West Wing of the house, the Kings room has a spectacular, 30ft, vaulted ceiling with sumptuously dressed Gothic windows and is home to
For those wishing to relax or catch up with friends and relatives the library provides the perfect space to sit in Victorian Gothic splendour and comfort.This panelled room is dominated by the most magnificent stone fireplace that provides a wonderful focal point.
An original part of the house, dating back to pre-1066, the setting for our Bar. With is flagstone floors, 14th Century window and beamed ceiling you can really feel the weight of history on you. This room also has the most magnificent fireplace, which when lit enhances the lively & cosy atmosphere.
The dining room again has fabulous high ceilings and beautiful Regency French windows that can be opened for your guests to flow out onto our manicured lawns for drinks and photographs, either a standing reception or seated.
Hidden within the garlanded wall is the entrance gate to our secret garden where your guests can be seated amidst a colourful array of scented flowers from Old Roses and Jasmine to Honeysuckle and Wisteria. Our beautiful Dovecote with our fantailed doves and peacocks watch over you whilst you dine.

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