The Boathouse at Lakeside – one of the best wedding reception venues in Somerset

Your Wedding Reception is one of the most important events of your life, and The Boathouse is the perfect location if you are looking in the Somerset / Bristol area. Located near the natural beauty of the stunning Quantock and beautiful Mendip Hills, Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset provides a wonderful setting to celebrating your wedding day after the ceremony.

The Boathouse is one of the best venues Somerset has to offer, giving you excellent value for money and staff who have the expertise to pull together all the components of your perfect wedding reception. Our functions manager is on hand to discuss the size of the reception, the time of day, the number of guests and preferences for the theme and decor amongst many other requirements and specifications you may have.

We offer many different packages, ranging from basic through to a full range of services including entertainment and catering. We also have a licensed bar that is always fully stocked with a vast selection of wines, spirits and beers, and we run drinks promotions as well as providing bespoke wines, champagnes or bucks fizz to make your occasion extras special.

The Boathouse is ideally located in one of the most stunningly picturesque and romantic areas in England, offering the natural beauty of the lake and grounds, which provides the perfect backdrop for photographs. Additionally, it is a hugely versatile venue with professional, experienced function organisers who are able to advise and implement all aspects of your day. We have catered for every kind of reception imaginable, from small, intimate occasions to large, themed extravaganzas that require the whole works!

The room holds up to 250 guests, and regardless of size our team can fulfil all of your requirements including flowers, photographers, entertainment, live bands, catering, little extras and much more besides. There is plenty of free parking for you and your guests, a large display screen for photo-montages and videos, WiFi and state of the art audio / visual equipment for delivering speeches and announcements.

Contact a member of the team on 01278 792 222 or click here to check availability for booking and to discuss your requirements.

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Party Room Hire

Depending on the event you are organising, there are two ways of hiring the venue. We have DAY HIRE which is suitable for trade shows, conferences or meetings where you do not require the room into the evening.

EVENING HIRE is for functions that require the room after 6pm but also includes the use of the room during the day for setting up and preparation. If your event runs between both sessions then the evening hire option will cover the complete day.

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