Is Somerley House and the Estate open to the public? No, Somerley House and the Estate is a private family residence and is not open to the public.
Can I hire Somerley House, Old Somerley or the Estate for an event? Somerley House, Old Somerley Garden House, The Walled Garden and other selective areas of the Estate are available for exclusive private hire for bespoke events. Please contact the Estate Office on 01425 473621 or by e-mail email@example.com for further information.
Is there overnight accommodation available at Somerley for corporate guests? Somerley House has nine guest bedrooms, providing overnight accommodation for up to eighteen corporate guests. Guests shall enjoy exquisite cuisine provided by the private chef. Please contact the Estate Office on 01425 473621 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Can I have my wedding at Somerley? Somerley is no longer licensed for wedding ceremonies, but both Somerley House and Old Somerley Garden House & Walled Garden are available to hire as a wedding reception venue.
Do you have Residential and Commercial Properties available to rent on the Estate? The Estate has a wide variety of commercial and residential properties which occasionally become available for re-letting. Please see the Cottages & Commercial letting sections. We do not have any cottages available for holiday lets.
Is fishing available on the Estate? The Estate waters are let to the Christchurch Angling Club. Please see the Fishing section of the website for more information.
"I would like to take this opportunity to thank your staff for their help and complete professionalism throughout the day. As ever, we were able to hold an event at Somerley, safe in the knowledge that our customers and staff will receive excellent support and service and that the reputation of our company will be further enhanced by our association with Somerley."
"I would like to take this opportunity of thanking you and your team for the excellent reception we received when we visited Somerley. The professionalism exhibited by you and your staff was inspiring and we were made to feel extremely welcome in the beautiful surroundings, which meant that our whole team enjoyed the event enormously. It was a truly special evening and will provide us with some wonderful memories for many years to come."
"I wanted to thank you so much for staging the World Sporting Championships at your beautiful Estate. To be able to compete in the most superb surroundings is a real honour. I am so glad I was able to win the event at Somerley. Please thank all your staff for all their hard work, what a joy to see shooters tucking into great food and thoroughly enjoying the wonderful atmosphere you have at Somerley."
"It was my pleasure to share your wonderful house with my senior directors and partners over the last weekend. The combination of elegance, history and fine art with a warm and friendly atmosphere, was unique in my experience. Our event was made even more enjoyable by the first class service. I would have no hesitation in recommending Somerley."
"We all thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Somerley last week and would like to thank you most sincerely for the kind and courteous way you welcomed us. Your staff should be commended both on their appearance and attention to our comfort. The house stands out from other Stately Homes because not only is it outstandingly beautiful but it is also clearly a home."