Lisle Combe is the perfect romantic, family home for your wedding day. It is an elegant marine villa, with sea views, beach access and spacious lawns, hidden away in the micro climate of St Lawrence’s Undercliff. We offer bespoke weddings from 2 to 30 (depending on the current government guidelines), let us help you plan the most special of special occasions.
This beautiful wedding venue is the ideal location for couples looking to find a unique space to elope with or without family and friends. A civil ceremony can be held in one of four locations at Lisle Combe, the drawing room; dining room; hallway; or veranda, all are licensed for the formalities. We have accommodation at Lisle Combe for up to 6 guests, this can be included in your package. Your additional 24 guests can stay at our self catering accommodation, just a short walk away, on the estate.
Greet your guest with a drinks reception, held on the lawns, or under the veranda, or in the elegant drawing room. Deckchairs are available to hire and you can set up your own games on the lawns like croquet and cricket. A string quartet or a jazz band can add to the magical atmosphere.
The wedding breakfast can be held in the light and airy Dining Room, with views across the gardens and to the sea. Look forward to entertaining your guests in this wonderful dining room, sharing portrait space with sailing ancestors! Catering can be tailored to your special requests, as we can bring in chefs to produce the amazing wedding breakfast or buffet that you desire.
Lisle Combe is a private house and is not staffed. We hold a drinks license and a wedding license and can provide catering for afternoon teas, all served on vintage crockery. This means that we really do plan your wedding with you from the start, there is no set package – we are flexible and accommodating (within reason), so please ask!
We have a suggested suppliers list of caterers, photographers, florists and all the essentials you need to create an exquisite celebration and we can provide you with advice and ideas on the planning of your day.
There are endless magical photographic opportunities at Lisle Combe. From using the house as a magnificent backdrop, to the beach, stone benches in the garden, or in the hallway, on the magnificent dark wooden staircase. There is always wildlife teeming in the garden, from red squirrels to herons to bees and butterflies, plus numerous secret areas for you and your guests to explore.
Lisle Combe is a haven for those who come with their own vision and ideas of how they wish their wedding day to be, creating their own personal magic in the existing spaces. We also love to share our experience and knowledge, advising couples and families on what works best.
History abounds at Lisle Combe, with connections to literacy, royalty, sailing, New Zealand and more! Make an appointment to visit Lisle Combe and we can tell you more!
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