The Matara Centre

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A unique and beautiful wedding venue in the Cotwolds, Gloucestershire. Set in stunning gardens - ideal for outdoor weddings and civil ceremonies. A place of beauty and tranquillity, Matara at Kingscote Park is set within 28 acres of glorious Cotswolds parkland.

Matara has been built on earth-friendly principles and provides the perfect setting for you to celebrate in a personal and individual way.

Our glass-domed airy reception room seats up to 150 (220 for evening). The room is 12m x 12m and its key features are the glass dome and the wall of sparkling fairy lights. Wedding couples can then make the room their own with their choice of table decorations, flowers, seat covers and so on. The Matara Centre also offers a number of indoor and outdoor spaces for guests to mingle as well as a bar.

Minimum guests: 20 Maximum guests: 220
Prices: Hire of the Matara Centre from £2000. Wedding packages also available. Ceremony/Reception: Ceremony & Reception
Outside space: Take advantage of our beautiful settings for your photographs - the spiral maze, the labyrinth and the pagoda. Accommodation: Yes
Bridal suite: Yes Parking: Parking available onsite for up to 35 cars. Additional parking available at Hunter's Hall opposite.
Licensed bar: Yes Late licence bar: Yes
Disco facilities: Yes Type of cuisine: We offer a wide range of menus and dishes, all freshly prepared with love and care by our own chefs using the best possible seasonal produce. We offer food from all around the world, and will happily work with you to create a memorable wedding feast which reflects you and your partner's lifestyle.
Florist: Yes Event planner: One of our wedding coordinators, Holly and Amanda, will work with you to help plan your wedding, giving you time to enjoy the process without feeling under pressure - enjoying the planning as well as the day is what makes it a wonderful celebration.

We are licensed for civil marriages and commitment ceremonies. There is a choice of locations for your wedding ceremony: The cloistered courtyard with its ponds and pagoda or one of two inter-connected function rooms in the Matara Centre.

After the legal formalities are over, you are free to express yourselves with a ceremony of your own design. You can also choose to be married in a local church and hold your reception at Matara.

Create your own vows with our help - words that express your own values and beliefs.

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Directions by car:

The Matara Centre is located approximately 20 minutes from either junction 18 of the M4 (12 miles) or junction 13 of the M5 (8.5 miles). We are just 30 minutes north of Bath, 40 minutes from central Bristol and 35 minutes from Cheltenham and Gloucester.

Directions by public transport:

The nearest stations to The Matara Centre are Stroud British Rail (20 min.) or Kemble British Rail (15 min.)

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