For the very first time, Sculpture by the Lakes will be available for exclusive private hire on Mondays and Tuesdays from May to September 2018. To include the use of the entire park and intimate individual private spaces (see ’Places’ on the map).


So, whether you are looking for a film location, a team building venue, wanting to renew your wedding vows, a 60th birthday party or a backdrop for a photoshoot, Sculpture by the Lakes will provide the most perfect, unique setting.





Sculpture by the Lakes Venue Hire map


Hire twenty-six acres of outstanding art and nature exclusively for the day. Use of the entire park including the lakes, island,  The Retreat, parking, facilities, access to Simon Gudgeon and his work and a special discount on available sculptures.


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The Retreat:


A stunning double storey timber building with a roof terrace offering spectacular views over the river and water meadows. The Retreat is situated by the River Frome in the south-eastern corner of the park.


Available Wednesday – Sunday, the space accommodates 60 guests for lunch or 100 guests for a drinks reception.


The Pavilion: 


Overlooking the Artist’s Pool, this charming private space seats 8 people and has its own jetty and floating platform with seating on the lake.


The Island:


This secluded island is situated on Rainbow Lake and houses a privately enclosed pavilion with soft seating, a picnic table, and wood  burning stove. It accommodates 6 people and is accessible across a small bridge. A perfect hideaway retreat.


River Keeper’s Hut:


On the river’s edge, this wonderful space accommodates 4 people, with a cosy indoor space with table and chairs and a wood burning stove and lovely outdoor area.


Studio 1:


Situated next to the Gallery Cafe, Studio 1 seats 20 people and works well as a private meeting room, training and workshops and for private dining.



  For more information or to book, please email us at or call 07720 637808.

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