Best Venues for Parties in the South West

A list of the best party venues in the South West!

Looking for a large venue to hire out this festive season or maybe, a shared party to enjoy with friends? Whether it’s a get-together for 50 or a party for 500, there are plenty of options for big events. Here are just a few of our favourites in the South West!

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Lucknam Park, near Bath

Colerne, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 8AZ • Web • Email Link

This beautiful country house, which is set in 500 acres of listed parkland, has 42 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 110 guests for an exclusive Christmas event. Hire of the hotel includes access to the lounges, function rooms and Restaurant Hywel Jones – a Michelin-star eatery headed up by top chef Hywel Jones. As well as exquisite cuisine and a luxury spa, Lucknam Park has a cookery school, which offers half-day and full-day courses, and an equestrian centre.

Lucknam Park interior and exterior
Lucknam Park

Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol 

Ashton Road, Bristol, BS3 2EJ • Web • Email Link  

If you’re looking for a venue with a difference, Ashton Gate offers the perfect space for your Christmas party. They offer private celebrations, shared festive events and Christmas lunches. Their Lansdown suite party night includes food, a prosecco fountain, DJ with disco and Christmas novelties in a modern space which can accommodate up to 850 guests. For something extra exclusive, hire out their private Heineken lounge overlooking the pitch which includes a set menu, drink on arrival, DJ with disco and plenty of decoration at a unique setting.

Ashton Gate Stadium gala dinner
Ashton Gate Stadium

The Celtic Manor, Newport   

Coldra Woods, The Usk Valley, Newport, NP18 1HQ • Web •  Email Link 

This extravagant hotel has plenty to offer this Christmas season! They showcase shared party nights for smaller groups or private party functions for bigger groups of guests. This Christmas their shared party nights include ten fabulous themes over 15 nights and from only £39 per guest. To name just a few of the themes they include a glitter ball, 80s party, masquerade ball and gangster & molls. For a tailor-made experience, opt for a private party and relax as the events team take the stress out of your hands!

Celtic Manor
Celtic Manor

Hype’s Fairytale in New York, Bristol 

The Passenger Shed, Station Approach, Bristol BS1 6QH • WebEmail Link 

Hype Agency is transporting guests to New York for a spectacular festive bash. There will be show-stopping entertainment at Brunel’s Old Station, with musical performances and toe-tapping routines. After dinner, guests can head to the Hype Rock Cafe for cocktails or a game of bowls; there is plenty to keep everyone entertained until the small hours. Available from 25 November to 19 December (eight people minimum per booking).


Old Down Manor Gatsby Christmas Party, Bristol 

Old Down Estate, Foxholes Lane, BS32 4PG • Web • Email Link

Situated in an idyllic hamlet, this country manor is located within a scenic park. This Christmas the elegant Old Down Manor is pulling out all the stops for their extravagant Gatsby Christmas party which will run on various dates throughout the festive period. For just £50 per guest, this party will include a welcome drink, three-course festive dinner and entertainment. Dress to impress for this fantastic party in the perfect location.

Old Down Estate
Old Down Estate


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