FAQs

  1. 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.
  2. 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 estateoffice@somerley.com for further information.
  3. 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 estateoffice@somerley.com for further information.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.