Earlier in February I have visited the gorgeous Gorse Hill for a meeting with Celeste – the Senior Wedding Organiser.I am more than happy to tell you the story of this amazing Manor House and to share some photos I have captured during my visit and the hospitable tour Celeste has given me.
Gorse Hill is a quintessentially English Edwardian Manor House situated in the stunning Surrey country-side. Set in 17 acres of grounds, with plenty of character and charm, it’s a beautiful venue for any occasion, but particularly comes alive on a Wedding Day.
The mansion house was refurbished in 2017 to a very high standard and now has a new lease of life. Our neutral, but warm colour scheme works with any style and accentuates the Edwardian features of the building.
The owner was Mr Ingram – a successfull underwriter in Lloyds, but he was not destined to enjoy this beautiful, new mansion.In 1912 when Titanic sank,it took a large par tof Mr Ingram’s fortune with her.
During the Second World War a 500 pound bomb, destined for the main railway line, fell in the grounds.
Shortly after the war in 1947, the house became the home of the Southern Railway Training College.
In 1959 the British Transport Commission took over the mansion and its functions were enlarged to embrace all sections of nationalized transport.
At the moment the property if part of he Active Hospitality group.
Gorse Hill is licenced for civil ceremonies up to 90 guest.You will be married in front of paned bay windows overlooking the manicured gardens, followed by a drinks reception on the terrace or in the bar.
Your guests will then move into the elegant restaurant where your Wedding Breakfast and the speeches will take place.
After tea and coffee, it’s time to cut your cake and have your first dance, after which you can let your hair down and dance the night away in the characteristic boardroom which happens to make for the perfect dancefloor.
Please meet the lovely Celeste, who will be taking care of you and your Wedding, so that everyhing runs smoothly and you are left only to enjoy your day .You can contact her as many times as you need to go through the wedding organisation.The venue offers 2 Simple Full Day Wedding packages :1.Simply Sensational and 2.Simply Spectacular.In case none of those are suitable for you, they can create a Bespocke Wedding Package between 3 and 6 hours.
Celeste Pederzolli | Senior Wedding & Events Coordinator
T: 01483 747444 |DD: 01483 778 204
Gorse Hill, Hook Heath Road, Woking, Surrey, GU22 0QF
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