A unique and beautiful wedding venue in the Cotswolds, Matara at Kingscote Park is a place of beauty and tranquillity, set within 28 acres of glorious parkland. The Matara Centre is located approximately 20 minutes from either junction 18 on the M4 or junction 13, minutes off the M5. The venues is just 30 minutes north of Bath, 40 minutes from central Bristol and 35 minutes from Cheltenham and Gloucester.
Matara is a venue that hosts tailored wedding celebrations that reflect the personal meaning of union for the couple. Set in the Cotswolds, on 28 acres, the venue boasts an Asian inspired Cloistered Courtyard, a banquet and dance hall, with a glass dome at it’s centre, alongside 5 ante rooms, and extensive gardens.
With 6 licensed ceremony areas, 3 outdoor locations and 3 indoors, couples are offered an unparalleled opportunity to make their day truly unique. A strict one wedding per day policy assures a feeling of exclusivity and gives everyone an opportunity to truly relax and enjoy the day.
With on location accommodation available for up to 28 people, including the honeymoon lodge, the large Regency home, and converted haylofts, Matara welcomes the wedding party to stay a while and make a weekend or perhaps a week of the big day.
Their menus are made up of seasonal dishes freshly prepared by their in-house Chef. He is also delighted to create a bespoke wedding breakfast, catering to the wildest of imaginations. Meanwhile their in-house wedding coordinators are on hand to help couples prepare and organize their day from the moment they book.
We ask for a 50% deposit at the time of booking to secure the date and the final 50% 30 days before your wedding. If you are not booking a package that includes catering we also ask for a £750.00 food deposit to be paid upon booking which is deducted from your final catering bill 30 days prior to your wedding.
Corkage is £10 per head and allows you to provide alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks from the time your guests arrive until the end of dinner - Matara staff will chill, provide glassware and serve your drinks. Please note that corkage ends after dinner, your drinks will be removed and stored safely. Our bar will then remain open for the rest of your event.
From the time you book Matara through to the actual wedding day itself, you will have the support of dedicated wedding coordinators who can help you with styling and ideas, menu choices, and creating a schedule for your day. On the day, one of us will be there to guide you through your wedding ceremony and reception.
If we do not have an event the day before your wedding, you can arrange with a wedding coordinator at Matara to set the venue up the day before. However, as part of our service to you, we will dress the room for you on the morning of your wedding with the decoration you provide.
The venue price includes all the furniture: 5ft round tables for your guests - up to a maximum of 15 tables; a formal top table which can be long, round or oval; a 3ft round cake table and 150 wooden banquet chairs.
The oval top table is 8ft long & 4ft wide.
The long tables are 6ft long and 2.6ft wide.