Wedding Venues - The Elephant

on 17 November 2016.

the elephant weddings

Situated in the upscale Thames-side village of Pangbourne, The Elephant offers both luxury and informality, Empire-style opulence with modern efficiency. Combing the best of old and new, The Elephant drapes the bones of tradition with funky contemporary touches:the elephant weddings a huge mechanical elephant has been installed next to their tasteful garden chapel, for example. A cookie-cutter wedding venue this isn't - this is living art.

Originally built in the late 19th Century, the Elephant has recently been restored to its former glory with a series of individually decorated bedrooms, stunning function rooms, a grand dining hall, sun-drenched conservatory and beautifully landscaped gardens where you can make your vows under a fragrant arch.

Licensed for civil ceremonies with up to 150 guests, the Elephant will work with you to create a truly bespoke occasion which reflects the detailed tastes the bride and groom. Whatever configuration of individual elements you want for your wedding, they'll make it work for you - changing a formal wedding breakfast for a picnic or afternoon tea, swapping the bone china and crystal for beer mugs or ditching the gilt chairs for straw bales. Your wedding can be as big or as small as you want, from just a single room to the entire hotel, commandeering all its chic, elegantly furnished bedrooms for your guests. Resident expert and Weddings Manager, Clare Cole will work with you every step of the way to create the perfect day.

Call 0118 984 2244 or go to their microsite.

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