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Unveiling the Hidden Gem of Iscoyd Park, a Country Estate That Redefine Luxury

Welcome to Iscoyd Park, where Georgian elegance meets timeless romance in the heart of Shropshire. Explore the allure and heritage of this prestigious estate, renowned for its exquisite weddings and unforgettable celebrations.

Discovering Iscoyd Park: A Legacy of Georgian Elegance

Blush and White Bride and bridesmaids at Iscoyd Park flowers by Jacqui O
Photographer Cara Green

Nestled on the borders of Shropshire and Wales, Iscoyd Park embodies Georgian grandeur with a contemporary twist. This award-winning estate boasts a rich history spanning over three centuries, making it an exquisite venue for weddings, corporate events, and private getaways. Step into a world of understated luxury and contemporary refinement at Iscoyd Park. 

During World War II, Iscoyd Park was requisitioned as a 1,500-bed hospital for United States Forces, with a prisoner-of-war camp on the grounds. The serene parkland was transformed into a stark landscape of Nissen Huts, barbed wire, and control towers. After the war, it served as a camp and hospital for Polish refugees until 1957 when it was returned to the Godsal family. Philip H. Godsal restored the Georgian façade in 1964 and his son, Philip Caulfeild Godsal, continued renovations, including repairing outbuildings and reroofing the main house. Today, Philip Langley and Susie Godsal have opened Iscoyd Park to weddings, inviting others to experience the estate's beauty.

Personal Connections: Stories of Heritage and Honour

medals awarded at Iscoyd Park

Iscoyd Park holds a deeply personal significance within my husband's family legacy. It's a place where history intertwines with our personal story, as his Polish step-grandfather tended bees on the estate. In March 1947, amidst the serene beauty of Iscoyd, he was awarded the prestigious' War Medal 1939/1945' in March 1947, recognising his vital contributions during the war. This unique connection to Iscoyd Park makes it so special to us, and I always smile as I turn into the estate. I love sharing the story of our connection with the wedding estate with my couples.

The beauty of Iscoyd Park extends beyond its stunning architecture and lush surroundings. Attention to detail and personalised service define every aspect of the estate, from intimate gatherings in the elegant drawing rooms to grand celebrations in the opulent ballroom. Guests are treated to a seamless blend of past and present, ensuring an unforgettable experience at every turn.

Unveiling the Splendour: Elegant Spaces for Every Celebration

The garden room at is Iscoyd Park with British grown flowers

Iscoyd Park encapsulates a variety of enchanting ceremony options to fulfil every couple's dream. Imagine stepping into the Garden Room to say your vows at Iscoyd Park, where the soft glow of natural light illuminates the space, creating an atmosphere of pure enchantment. The Garden Room serves as a canvas for your dreams, with its sophisticated ambience providing the perfect backdrop for your special day. Here, amidst the neutral tones and subtle hues, you can keep it classic whites and nudes if you choose or add vibrant pops of colour like Emma and Ieuan did for their special day. As you walk down the aisle, surrounded by the fragrance of fresh flowers and the soft rustle of greenery, you're overcome with a sense of awe and gratitude. In this moment, everything feels perfect, as if the universe has conspired to create a masterpiece just for you. The Garden Room at Iscoyd Park isn't just a space; it's a chapter in your love story, a place where dreams come to life and memories are made. Its timeless elegance and graceful charm set the stage for a truly unforgettable wedding day.

St Marys Whitewell Wedding with Berry coloured bridal bouquet
Claire Penn Photography

For a more traditional setting, nearby St. Mary's Church in Whitewell offers a quintessentially English backdrop steeped in history and sacred elegance. Picture the anticipation as you approach a pathway lined with elegant floral arrangements or a floral arch greeting guests at the door, setting the stage for unforgettable moments and perfect photo opportunities for you and your guests. Step inside this charming whitewashed church adorned with beautiful stained glass windows and a tranquil chapel where you exchange vows with your beloved and up to 150 guests, surrounded by the echoes of centuries past and the promise of a future filled with love and devotion.

Or, perhaps, you're drawn to The Coach House, with its exposed beams and whitewashed bricks, offers a barn-like, relaxed ambiance is right your preferred option, it's a canvas waiting to be personalised by you, from rustic garlands to chic centrepieces. 

 And then, there's The Pigeon House, a masterpiece of British craftsmanship, seamlessly combining Italian charm with its vintage chandelier and antique mirror, setting the stage for a captivating outdoor ceremony amid impeccably manicured lawns and swaying delicate petals. This picturesque setting, framed by lush gardens, is an enchanting backdrop for your vows. Enhancing the ambience with seasonal arrangements, such as a meadow-inspired installation, infuses the scene with vibrancy and fragrance, ensuring every moment is filled with magic and romance. Who needs a destination wedding when you have these enchanting options right here?

Banquet wedding flowers in Summer Pavilion at Iscoyd Park
Claire Penn Photography

The Summerhouse pavilion, the largest dining space, is a canvas waiting to be adorned with your dream floral designs. This is the opportunity to infuse your personal style and theme into every corner of this space. Picture-perfect views of the gardens await as the large glass doors open onto the terrace, providing the ideal backdrop for your floral creations to shine. From stunning floral installations cascading from the ceiling, framing the space with elegance, to tables adorned with exquisite centrepieces reflecting your unique style.

Bride caught by Candle light
Photographer Damian Brandon

As evening descends, candles flicker, and floral scents fill the air, creating a romantic atmosphere where you can retreat, savour a glass of fizz, and give your dancing feet a well-deserved break. For those seeking an intimate gathering, the Drawing Room provides an elegant and sophisticated setting where delicate floral arrangements enhance the refined ambience, ensuring a truly memorable wedding reception that reflects your love and style.

Trust us, Iscoyd Park, as your backdrop, promises to make a lasting impression on you and your guests. With the entire house exclusively yours, your wedding day becomes more than just an event—it's a storybook that comes to life, where every chapter is filled with beauty, love, and the promise of a happily ever after.

Bride and her tribe at Iscoyd Park
Claire Penn Photography


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