Come away from your daily routine and indulge in the tranquil seclusion of The Swan in Bibury. Located on the enchanting banks of the River Coln, this former Cotswold coaching inn is the ultimate haven for a peaceful escape, an intimate wedding or a quiet business meeting.
YOUR WEDDING AT THE SWAN HOTEL
Join us for our Wedding Open Day on Sunday 22nd January
You’ll find The Swan Hotel sitting proudly on the banks of the River Coln, in the enchanting village of Bibury. With charm in abundance and elegant design throughout, The Swan boasts a setting to remember for your special day, whether you’re planning something small and intimate or a traditional white wedding!
Dating back to the 18th Century, The Swan has plenty of character – think open log fireplaces, cosy corners and unrivalled views of our beautiful setting. Our jewel in the crown is the romantic riverside garden complete with gentle trickling stream and pretty summer house, which is licensed for picture-perfect garden ceremonies.
Step back inside and we have a wonderful collection of rooms from which to host your wedding day and 22 stylish bedrooms for your guests to stay the night. For the Bride and Groom we have something extra special up our sleeve… Whooper Garden Cottage; a romantic retreat for two, with your own private hot tub! Combine all of this with fabulous food, fizz and an enthusiastic team, and you’re sure to create the big day of your dreams.
• Licensed for Civil Ceremonies
• Receptions for up to 110 people
• A collection of rooms for the ceremony, wedding breakfast and a good party
• Experienced wedding coordinator
• 22 elegant bedrooms (no need for carriages at midnight!)
• Delicious menus, carefully tailored to suit you
Whether it be canapés, a buffet or a traditional sit down meal, take a look at our Wedding Breakfast Menu suggestions below. If you can’t find what you are looking for rest assured that our Head Chef is extremely flexible, and will be more than happy to work on producing a creative, tailored menu just for you. You will also find some great suggestions for evening party buffets and light bite ideas to keep the party going!
The Signet Room
Wedding parties at The Swan have sole access to one wing of the hotel, which boasts a private entrance for your guests to arrive in style, and a collection of rooms to enjoy – the largest being The Signet Room.
The Signet Room can seat up to 100 guests at your ceremony and 110 during the wedding breakfast and evening reception. With its atmospheric blue walls, feature fireplace and stylish tartan carpet, wedding accessories can be kept to a minimum – a few personal touches is all you need. Large windows flood the room with natural light, and there’s even a private bar to enjoy during your evening reception!
The Garden and Summer House
The jewel in our crown is the quintessentially English garden that sits at the front of hotel. Beautifully manicured, the gardens make a wonderful backdrop for your wedding photos and are home to our Summer House, which is fully licensed for picture-perfect al fresco ceremonies of up to 100.
The garden will be reserved exclusively for your wedding party to enjoy throughout the day, from reception drinks to our famous rubber duck races down the stream!
Bibury, Nr Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 5NW
Telephone: 01285 740695