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Knowle Manor, Dunster, Exmoor, Somerset

25 - 50 20 Bed

Exclusive use manor house sleeping 50 in Exmoor, a versatile, unique and private venue for wedding celebrations

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Knowle Manor, Dunster, Exmoor, Somerset, sleeps 25 - 50 in 20 bedrooms.

Why hold a wedding day when you can have a whole wedding week or weekend? This historic venue is available to hire on an exclusive use, self-catering basis.
There are 20 bedrooms and bathrooms, with a maximum sleeping capacity of 50 people. The Palm House, Dining Room and Drawing Room are all licensed to hold civil ceremonies. The glass-roofed Palm House encompasses under-floor heating; air-conditioning; a modern bar area; dining capacity for 120 people and spectacular views across the landscaped grounds and lakes. The large semi-commercial kitchen makes food preparation a breeze and the three downstairs toilets mean less time queuing; more time dancing! A large gravelled car park allows ample room for coach and car parking.
Knowle Manor is situated in the stunning Exmoor National Park, which offers a wealth of medieval monuments, castles and breathtaking scenery. The local town of Dunster is an idyllic hub of restaurants, coffee shops, galleries and boutique shopping. The spectacular West Somerset coastline can be found less than ten minutes away. Walk out through one of the Manor’s many French windows and you will discover large patios, enclosed lawns and picturesque outdoor seating areas. For the more active, Knowle offers an indoor heated swimming pool and a range of sports equipment to keep everyone entertained on one of the many lawns. We take pride in our friendly and accommodating service. At Knowle there are no added extras; there are no additional charges for logs and heating; no fees for recycling collections and there is no corkage. Years of experience in the wedding industry have enabled us to compile extensive lists of recommended caterers; marquee companies; photographers, florists; bands and DJ’s to help you plan your big day.



Complimentary Wifi available throughout the house and adjacent gardens. Good service for Vodafone and Orange mobile phones.

Disabled Facilities

Please contact owners.


No pets allowed.


3 large fridge/freezers, 2 six slice toasters, microwave, grill, hot drawer, commercial dishwasher, 6 burner gas range, large electric double oven.

Dining Room

Dining Room seats 50. The Palm House seats 120 with large modern bar and underfloor heating. (Palm House can be hired in addition to the main house).

Sitting Room

1) Drawing Room with open fire and TV. 2) West Room with open fire, bar, iPod dock and french windows opening onto the enclosed West Lawn.

TV and Music Facilities

Flat screen TV in Drawing Room, iPod docking station in West Room.

Games Room

Ground floor Games Room with pool table, table tennis and piano.

Heating and Open Fires

Excellent central heating throughout the house. Open fires in West Room and Drawing Room (logs provided). Underfloor heating in Palm House.


20 bedrooms sleeping 50. Family, double and twin rooms with flexible configurations. Travel cots available.


Linen and house towels provided. Guests are kindly asked to bring their own pool towels.


20 bathrooms, 4 additional WCs.

Children's Facilities

The West Room's french windows open onto enclosed, child friendly lawn. Travel cots and high chairs available.


River fishing, croquet, badminton, football nets and rounders. Outdoor seating and BBQ. Mountain biking and walking in surrounding woodlands.

Swimming Pool

Exclusive use of indoor heated swimming pool.


Ample car parking with excellent coach access.


No smoking in the house or pool area.

Booking Information

Please contact Owners.

Show Availability

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Late Deals

September 2023 Late Deals

15% off dates between the 11th & 18th September. 20 bedrooms and bathrooms, dining room seats 50, indoor pool, extensive gardens. 10 minutes from the coast.


Sat Navs: TA24 7TB (arrives at main entrance to Manor). From Dunster: stay on the A396, drive through Dunster, Knowle Manor is approx 2 miles on the right hand side, before Timberscombe.

  • Dunster.
  • Taunton Train station, 24 miles.
  • Dunster (2 miles); Timberscombe (0.5 miles); Minehead (4 miles).
  • Dunster village offers galleries, restaurants, wine bars, delicatessen and gift shops. Minehead has supermarkets, banks, takeaways and nightclubs.
  • Dunster 2 miles.
  • Bristol or Exeter Airport.

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Planning an Event?

This venue is available for Weddings


A hidden treasure on the edge of Exmoor. Beautiful manor house with extensive grounds. Licensed for weddings and civil partnerships. Dining for up to 120. Enchanting, private and versatile venue.

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