The Berkeley family welcome you to Berkeley Castle, ancient fortress home where they have lived since their ancestor, Robert Fitzharding, completed the Keep in the late 12th Century.
One of the most remarkable buildings in Britain, Berkeley Castle is perfect for a family day out. The Castle and gardens are open Sunday to Wednesday every week from Easter to the end of October.
In addition the Castle promotes a programme of special events throughout the year and is a unique and distinguished venue to hire for special occasions. Check our website for opening times, prices and events.
Berkeley Castle, Berkeley GL13 9BQ
Tel: 01453 810303
We are open for enquiries. Our Headmaster is on site and is conducting regular socially-distanced private tours and video calls to discuss your requirements and a video tour of the site. To book a tour, please get in touch by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tockington Manor is a beautiful grade 2 listed property, home to the much loved Tockington Manor School.
The Manor House and picturesque gardens can be exclusively yours, with a beautiful hallway and reception area, sweeping staircase, rooms with extensive views, and a traditional dining hall with commercial kitchen attached. Catering is provided by our catering company.
The Cricket Pavilion is a beautiful, modern timber building with floor to ceiling windows providing views to open countryside. It has a fully fitted kitchen, toilets and changing rooms with showers. The main space is bright and airy, perfect for children’s parties. During the week the pavilion provides a tranquil space suitable for business planning meetings away from the office.
Tockington Manor, Tockington BS32 4NY
Tel: 01454 613229
Looking for a venue for your next event? Consider Cromhall Village Hall – a beautiful and historic hall which forms part of the Tortworth Estate. Recently refurbished, it is now available for immediate hire. The hall can accommodate up to 120 people and has a small well-appointed kitchen with serving area, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fridge, oven and hob.
The large main hall has a vaulted ceiling, hardwood floor and stunning exposed beams. An efficient new heating system plus accessible toilet and parking facilities make the hall suitable for use by everyone, at any time of the year.
Whether you are looking to hire somewhere for a one-off event or require a recurring booking – look no further. The hall is available at the fantastic rate of just £7.50 per hour (plus £10 refundable deposit).
For further information, or to arrange a booking, email or telephone Linda Clothier.
Talbots End Lane, Cromhall GL12 8AL
Tel: 07920 763961
Located just 5 minutes from Thornbury, Eastwood Park is a popular local wedding and events venue, as well as one of the few dedicated residential conference centres in the South West. A charming and versatile country house venue with over 200-acres of land and plentiful indoor space, we can accommodate any event… whatever the weather! This includes weddings & civil ceremonies, conferences, team-building, parties, meetings, private dining, afternoon teas, Sunday lunches and more.
All function rooms are accessible on the ground floor, many having undergone recent refurbishment. There’s plentiful free parking, free WiFi and an in-house catering team who will provide anything from a 3-course sit down meal to a buffet lunch or casual barbeque. The events team can help you with all aspects of your event and can recommend suppliers to help create a day to remember.
With 70 bedrooms within our country house, we have the capacity of a hotel, however with exclusive use available as standard on all weekend weddings, our whole house is available to the couple and their guests, with in-house catering and licensed ceremony rooms all included within the cost too!
From getting ready in the bridal suite, to the ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening reception, you can host your entire day under one roof. And there’s no shortage of outdoor space, being situated on a 200-acre private country estate.
Falfield, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 8DA
Tel: 01454 260207
A friendly, welcoming, traditional pub that serves CAMRA award winning cask ales and delicious home cooked food. Our restaurant is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and evening meals and serves a popular roast on Sundays. Dine alfresco in our established pub garden or our new outdoor dining area, a sheltered and enclosed sun-trap converted from our boules piste.
The Snug Bar hosts regular events such as craft workshops, and features by local artists. It's perfect for meetings and private dining, or just peace and quiet. We now offer a selection of coffee and specialist teas. This area is also dog friendly.
Gloucester Road, Lower Morton, Thornbury BS35 1JY
Tel: 01454 281375
Set in a rural location, just minutes from the M5, the privately owned Gables Hotel offers 46 ensuite bedrooms, a spacious Brasserie & Bar, flexible meeting and party facilities, ample free parking and free wi-fi. Whatever the reason for your visit, our friendly and attentive staff will ensure that your time at the hotel is memorable. The Brasserie & Bar is a great place to enjoy a morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea or evening meal and every Sunday we serve a delicious carvery lunch with choices to suit everyone.
Please click below or see the calendar for our special events.
Bristol Road, Falfield GL12 8DL
Tel: 01454 260502
Come and enjoy cask marque accredited ales and traditional pub food from breakfasts to roasts, with coffee and snacks in between. Bed and breakfast available 7 nights a week.
Our newly-renovated upstairs function room is available to hire for almost any private or business event (including breakfast), and we cater in-house or at your workplace. See the feature page below for our various regular events, quizzes and music nights.
17 High Street, Thornbury BS35 2AE
Tel: 01454 413062
Nikki, Shane and family welcome you to the newly refurbished Swan, a beautiful country pub where you will receive a warm and friendly welcome. We offer a fine selection of drinks along with a traditional country home-cooked menu with interesting specials.
It's family and dog friendly, with ample parking and a large rear garden, so pop in and say hello. We look forward to welcoming you.
Open Mon-Sat 11:00 - 00:00, Sun 12:00 - 22.30.
Duck Street, Tytherington GL12 8QB
Tel: 01454 413288
We are a group of independent businesses in Thornbury who have pooled their creative flair, business acumen, time and experience to support each other and encourage local brides to stay local, safe in the knowledge that their special day will still be the very best that they could wish for.
The Thornbury Wedding Collective consists of:
Florist - Jolies Fleurs
Event Planner - Free Range Events
Venue / Restaurant - Ronnies of Thornbury
Photographer - Daniel Sprackman
Dresses - The Bridal Room/ Wedding SOS
Cakes - Dees Cakes
Hair, Nails, Beauty - Le Beau Soleil
Jewellery - Gems Design and Repairs
Cars - Hot Rod Wedding Cars
Stationery - Kayleigh Almara Art
Tel: 07974 973059
Pass through Thornbury Castle's gateway and find, beyond those striking stone walls, a true escape from the everyday.
Indulge your senses in a manner that befits the storied surroundings of the castle; four dining rooms, each channelling artful, British-inspired cuisine.
Inspire, impress and energise your colleagues and guests, within refined, well-equipped settings that boast over 500 years of history. From the Baron’s Sitting Room to the Tudor Hall, we offer a wealth of options perfectly tailored for business and bonding alike.
Celebrate wedding days in a way that all great love stories should be; with the grandest of romantic gestures amidst the grandeur of the castle.
Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HH
Tel: 01454 281182
Thornbury Golf Centre provides outstanding facilities and exceptional value for money. The Centre boasts two challenging 18 hole golf courses, a comfortable and relaxed clubhouse, floodlit driving range, golf academy, well stocked pro’s shop, delightful private dining facilities and an 11 bedroom lodge with a two star AA rating.
Thornbury Golf Centre welcomes golfers of all ages and abilities 7 days a week, and the clubhouse is open to all for refreshments, snacks and meals, with free wi-fi.
Bristol Road, Thornbury BS35 3XL
Tel: 01454 281144
If you are organising a party, disco or other kind of gathering don’t forget that Alveston Youth Centre, situated opposite St Helen’s School, is a village facility for the benefit of all local residents and activity groups.
Many other group activities are on offer such as Dancing; Badminton; Keep fit; Scouts; Cubs; Beavers; Martial Arts.
Facilities include a large hall, meeting room, kitchen and newly refurbished toilets. These can be part or wholly hired for a reasonable charge.
Please contact our bookings secretary Amy Clayton by phone or email below.
Greenhill, Alveston BS35 2QX
Tel: 07875 385864
The Armstrong Hall is now closed.
Chapel Street, Thornbury BS35 2BJ
Tel: 01454 412103 Booking
Tel: 01454 412060 Set-up
Berkeley Heath Farm, Berkeley GL13 9EW
Tel: 01453 810510
Tortworth, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 8HH
Tel: 01454 263000
Looking for a new venue for your social club, activity group or private event? The historic Alveston Jubilee Hall is open and has availability.
The large main hall can accommodate up to 90 people seated. A fixed projector and audio system make it a great venue for presentations. There is access to an enclosed outside area looking onto the village playing fields and onsite parking is available.
Other facilities include a smaller meeting room, newly refurbished toilet facilities, kitchen with cutlery and crockery and separate changing rooms.
For any enquiries please contact Alice Keehn by email below.
Greenhill, Alveston BS35 2QX
Building 1, Acorn Farm, Green Lane, Milbury Heath GL12 8QW
Tel: 01454 501016
Tel: 07769 664510
Over Court Farm, Over Lane, Almondsbury BS32 4DF
Tel: 01454 660075
Church Road, Rudgeway BS35 3SQ
Tel: 01454 418212
Tel: 077 9494 8988
11 St Mary Street, Thornbury BS35 2AB
Tel: 01454 411137
St Mary's Church Hall has two main halls with kitchen, storage, toilets (including disabled) and excellent parking facilities.
As well as providing meeting places for church groups, the wider community is encouraged to make use of the two halls.
The Hall can be booked for both society and private use through the Benefice Office who retain the diary and details of hire charges.
Eastbury Road, Thornbury
Tel: 01454 281900
Bristol Road, Falfield GL12 8DF
Tel: 01454 260239
Thornbury Road, Alveston BS35 3LL
Tel: 01454 412521
We have meeting rooms to hire for corporate events and a large hall that is perfect for a spectacular wedding reception or party venue. Our versatile rooms can be tailored to your individual requirements in terms of layout and decoration.
Our excellent facilities are available to hire by all. As a non-profit making charity, we are committed to reinvesting funds back into the centre and the Thornbury community.
Bath Road, Thornbury BS35 2BB
Tel: 01454 868485