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The Matara Centre Wedding Venue

Award winning unique weddings at the Matara Centre Gloucestershire / Cotswolds

Gloucestershire, Tetbury

£7,250 - £11,500

200 guests

221 reviews

Licensed for Civil Ceremonies

Dedicated Wedding Co-Ordinator

Exclusive use venue

Relaxed, Joyful setting

Truly Unique Venue

Outdoor Ceremony License

Prices & Key Facts


Price Band: ££ - £££

Typical Price: £9,500

Price Range: £7,250 - £11,500

Price per person is based on 75 guest including catering.

Hire Price Range: £3,500 - £7,750

Per Person Price Range: £40 - £60


Guest Capacity (min/max): 2 / 200

Space for more? (e.g. marquee): Yes


Accommodation Rooms: 15

Accommodation Capacity: 30

About The Matara Centre

Licensed for Civil Ceremonies for up to 150 guests with smaller spaces for more intimate celebrations. Only one ceremony is held each day so you & your guests have exclusive use. A perfect Cotswold wedding venue near Tetbury, Gloucestershire. Whether you are looking for an intimate ceremony inside the Grade II listed Regency home, a larger gathering under the cloisters in the courtyard, on the front lawn, or indoors in the Hilarium, Matara is licensed to hold civil ceremonies & unions.

Here at the Matara Centre we host bespoke wedding celebrations, aiding and abetting with couples to help you reflect your personal meaning of union.

Matara is a unique, inspired place full of love, life, magic and beauty which captures your heart in an instant and it is the perfect space for your marriage celebration. Set in the Cotswolds, on 28 acres, this Regency Home boasts an Asian inspired Cloistered Courtyard, a banquet and dance hall 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. Our in-house Wedding Coordinators are on hand from the moment you book to help you create a truly unique wedding that is the full expression of the two of you.

Our menus are made up of seasonal dishes freshly prepared by our in-house Chef. He is also delighted to create a bespoke wedding breakfast, catering to the wildest of imaginations.

With on location accommodation available for up to 30 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.

The Details

Type of Ceremony

Civil ceremony licensed

Humanist / Celebrant weddings

Outdoor Ceremonies

Receptions Only

Venue Setting





Venue Type

Stately home

Country House

Unique & Unusual

Intimate Venue

Manor House

Outdoor Weddings

Walled Garden

Weekend Hire

Additional Facilities

Outdoor ceremonies

Exclusive use

Honeymoon suite

Guest rooms

Dance floor

Live music permitted

Discos permitted

Fireworks permitted

Wedding coordinator

Onsite car parking

One wedding per day

Licensed bar

Wedding packages

Bespoke weddings

Dog friendly

Good Disabled Access

Catering Options

Inhouse Caterers

BBQ & Hog Roasts







Special Guides for Brides Offers

Late Availability Offer - For any available date in 2024


An experienced wedding coordinator to help plan your wedding day Free service of your own drinks until the end of the wedding breakfast Use of the venue and the grounds from 9am until 12.00am A night stay in our Honeymoon Lodge Ceremony set up in the location of your choice All tables and chairs inc white linen Fairy Light Canopy inc Fairy lights Wall Catering for 75 guests by our own in house chef* (if your guest numbers are more we can adjust the package price accordingly) Cake Table and Cake Knife Easels Table Name holders Fully stocked bar available to be open from after the ceremony until midnight Fire pit with marshmallows and sparklers †Excluding Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, & New Year’s Eve *based on a spend of £55.00 per head ADD ON KINGSCOTE PARK HOUSE - 2 NIGHTS FOR £3,500.00

Terms and conditions

Pricing is Subject to Changes in VAT † Wedding Breakfast catered by our in-house chef A Supplement for Catering for Less Than 50 Guests is Applicable There is a minimum food spend of £4125.00

Contact & Location

The Matara Centre

Kingscote Park, Kingscote, Tetbury, GL8 8YA, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom


Whether you are looking for an intimate ceremony inside the Grade II listed Regency home, a larger gathering under the cloisters in the courtyard, on the front lawn, or indoors in the Hilarium, Matara is licensed to hold civil ceremonies and unions. For those wanting a more traditional ceremony, the Church of St John the Baptist, Kingscote lies at the edge of the property

We are licensed in two outdoor ceremony areas, The Cloister Courtyard and the Rose Arbor.

All Food is done in House by our Amazing Chef Luke. Alfresco or a full sit down dining experience, a traditional hog roast or a vegan feast, Chef Luke takes great care to delight the most discerning taste buds. Our menus offer seasonal, freshly prepared dishes and Chef loves to create a bespoke menu to fully reflect your tastes. The foundation of our food is based upon the farm to fork principles. The primary ingredient is love and care.

Matara is open for business as usual. We would like to reassure everyone that we are following all recommendations from the Government and Public Health Service. To all our lovely couples who are getting married this year. We assure you that we are taking every necessary precautions, and will be personally contacting each of you, over the next couple of days.

We have a beautiful Honeymoon Lodge within its own self contained Garden

With so many options of where to stay at Matara, how do you chose? The main house has plenty of room for larger parties, family reunions and both sides of the family during wedding celebrations. Then there is the honeymoon lodge, just a two minute walk from the main action and completely self-contained. Last but not least the Zen rooms are all private en-suite rooms set in the old haylofts.

There are lots of lovely local hotels and B&B's close to Matara. Further details are on our website.

The Hire of the Matara Centre includes exclusive use of the: Hilarium, Cloistered courtyard, Beech, Unity & Mandala room, bar, stable courtyard & fire pit as well as access to the park lands, the formal gardens lakes & woodlands.


Access from 9am to start decorating the Matara Centre. If the Venue is available, set up can be done the day before.

Our license at Matara is carriages/finish at Midnight.

We do allow Confetti at Matara, however we do ask for it to be natural petals or biodegradable confetti.

Candles are allowed at Matara, they do need to be a candle holder, with no naked flame exposed.

Corkage is charged per person not per bottle. Allowing you to provide your own drinks throughout the day time reception and the wedding breakfast. Corkage runs to the end of dinner service and a bar service will run for the evening party.

We do allow Fireworks, although we do ask that they are booked through a company that Matara recommends.

Our venue hire prices start from just £3500 and we have a choice of wedding packages / menus to choose from, contact us for more information.

Our Sustainability Commitments

For every couple that ties the knot at Matara we plant a tree on the grounds and create a plaque dedicated to each tree. To date we have planted over 1,500 trees in our parkland.