Kings Head Hotel

24, Market Place, England, GL7 2NW, United Kingdom


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Kings Head Hotel Gloucestershire Events

Nestled amongst Cirencester’s historic marketplace, the Kings Head Hotel is a boutique venue offering luxury accommodations and multiple elegant function rooms. Originally a coaching house dating back to the 14th century, the building boasts stunning restored interiors and undoubted period charm. Yet, it’s conveniently placed just a 25-minute drive from the M4.

Choose from a grand first-floor hall with an adjacent terrace for conferences, large parties and wedding receptions. Or opt for one of this charming Cotswold venue’s quirky subterranean cellar rooms for a more intimate, atmospheric evening party. There’s also a host of smaller private meeting rooms available for corporate away days, plus a spa and restaurant.

Highlights of Kings Head Hotel Events:

  • Period property with original and restored features
  • A multitude of meeting rooms and event spaces
  • Just a short distance from the M4 & M5
  • Flexible venue hire and catering packages
  • On-site boutique guest accommodation
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sitting Up to 150 Sitting
standing Up to 200 Standing


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available 64
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces 6

Spaces At This Venue

  • Kings Head Hotel Gloucestershire Wedding Venue

    Assembly Room

    Ideal for receptions, the Assembly Room is the hotel’s largest function room, with soaring ceilings, a private bar and a mezzanine lounge. The décor is simple yet elegant, with arched windows and alcoves, chandeliers and ornate cornicing adding a sense of grandeur.

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  • Kings Head Hotel Gloucestershire Wedding Venue

    Assembly Terrace

    Adjacent to the Assembly Room is the secluded Terrace, accessed via French doors. This open-air space on the first floor features a gravelled outdoor seating area with shrubs and potted plants. Hire for ceremonies and champagne receptions of up to 80.

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  • Kings Head Hotel Gloucestershire Wedding Venue

    Vaulted Cellar

    Looking for a characterful evening venue? Then the Vaulted Cellar with barrelled ceiling, arched walls and rustic, exposed brickwork could be ideal. Popular for wedding receptions, birthday parties and other social events, it has its own bar and soft lighting to set the mood.

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  • Kings Head Hotel Gloucestershire Corporate Events

    Panel Room

    The Panel Room boasts original wood panelling painted in sophisticated navy blue, parquet flooring and an open fireplace. Given its relatively small size, it is perfect for board meetings, small seminars and intimate business or celebratory dinners.

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    The Vaulted Cellar

    Featuring arched walls, ceiling and exposed brickwork, the Vaulted Cellar has the feel of an Italian wine cellar complete with its own private bar.

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    The Library

    Quiet and intimate, the Library features a bookcase wall and antiques. A unique space for a small ceremony.

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    The Wine Cellar

    This intimate cellar features its own glass-walled wine display. A bespoke dining table adds an air of sophistication to your wedding breakfast.

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Nearby attractions:

  • Abbey Grounds Park
  • Corinium Museum
  • Cerney House Gardens

Venue Testimonials

From start to finish they were brilliant. The food was to die for with everyone blown away by the beef! Would highly recommend The Kings Head.

Darren C

Could not fault the venue it was absolutely beautiful. A wonderful setting with very attentive staff who were brilliant. The food was very good and service was excellent catering for all our needs.

Bev C

Very nice interior, friendly staff, good atmosphere. Location is ideal as it is in the centre of town. Has an amazing event room downstairs.

Archie N

Frequently Asked Questions

The cost of Assembly Room hire at Kings Head Hotel depends on the day and time of year you book, with prices starting from £2,000.

Capacity limits will vary depending on your chosen event space and are as follows:

Assembly Room: 150 theatre style/ ceremony/ dinner or 200 party style
Assembly Terrace: 100 ceremony/ 80 U-shaped seating
Assembly Reception: 50 theatre style/ ceremony or 40 for dinner
Watermoor Room (L-shaped): 15 boardroom style
Panel Room: 30 ceremony/ dinner
Wine Cellar: 18 for dinner
Vaulted Cellar: 150 party style
Library Room: 22 theatre/ ceremony or 10 boardroom style


A wedding at Kings Head Hotel will end by midnight.

Yes, the hotel accommodates everything from meetings and conferences to networking events, Christmas parties and more. Choose from private rooms with boardroom tables and presentation screens or large event spaces as needed, with various packages available.

As a boutique hotel wedding venue in Gloucestershire, each room’s décor is entirely unique. Some accentuate period details, while others are more contemporary, but all boast large showers, comfy beds and Nespresso machines. Choose between rooms, larger suites with seating areas, or even apartments, with discounted rates available for wedding guests.

Due to its town centre location, parking at the hotel is limited. Spaces need to be booked in advance at a rate of £15 per night. There are also several pay and display car parks nearby. Parking charges for wedding guests who book a stay directly with the hotel will be refunded. 

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