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With Poptop, you can find a magical stately home for your event without the hassle! We have 229 romantic, elegant and historic stately homes based near Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire for you to consider.
#1

Swiss Garden

Old Warden Park, Old Warden,, SG18 9ER, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
Whether you are looking for exclusive location hire, to host a corporate event, use our conferencing and team building facilities, hold a wake or celebrate a child’s birthday with a party, we have a bespoke solution to meet your needs. Specialist groups and events very welcome.

Our team would be delighted to discuss the options available to give you a better understanding of how your requirements will work at Shuttleworth.
#2

Tofte Manor

Souldrop Road, Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, MK44 1HH, Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire
Up to 200 guests
A stunning holistically inspired venue with beautiful landscaped gardens and labyrinth set in Bedfordshire.
Within easy reach of London, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire.


If you are looking for a private, intimate venue of exceptional beauty in which to host your wedding, then look no further. What makes Tofte Manor different is the environment we provide. The manor house still retains its purpose as a home, which gives it a relaxed atmosphere of privacy and comfort and unlike a hotel we never have more than one wedding a weekend, allowing you to make this beautiful home and grounds exclusively yours for the weekend (until noon on the Sunday).


The hire fee will give you access to the property for two and a half days. This runs from the day before your wedding to give suppliers time to set up. On this day close family and overnight guests have access. Wedding guests have access on the day of your reception. All our accommodation, 12 bedrooms are reserved for your party so you can stay the night before your wedding if you wish. Bedrooms are only charged for if used. Overnight guests have access until midday the day after your wedding.


We are licensed for civil wedding services. Numbers for civil ceremony are up to 80 and for reception are 200 plus.


• Licensed for civil ceremonies

• Five acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, a labyrinth and 50 acres of parkland

• There is a carefully compiled 'Preferred Suppliers' list for everything from cars to catering, marquees to yurts.

• Chauffeur service can be arranged for guests wishing to be collected from the station or airport

• 15 bedrooms that can accommodate up to 35 people on site
#3

Wrest Park House & Gardens

Wrest Park House & Gardens, Silsoe, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire, MK45 4HR, Silsoe, Bedfordshire
Up to 400 guests
Think of a grand French chateau in miniature. The grounds of Wrest Park are adorned with stunning lawns, wooded walks and flower gardens, dotted with fountains, statues and ornate follies. If you yearn for stunning historic surroundings, mixing elegant French architecture with a grand and picturesque landscape, then Wrest Park is your ideal wedding day location.

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This unique 19th century mansion combines English architecture with the style of an 18th century French chateau. There is an array of rooms available to host your perfect day. The magnificent 92 acre gardens also combine three centuries of English garden design, providing the perfect background to your day.


• Historic mansion house and stunning landscape gardens

• Exclusive hire

• Top quality local wedding suppliers

• Dedicated hospitality staff

• Marquee with capacity for up to 1000 guests

• Ceremonies & receptions
#4

shortmead house

Shortmead Lane, , Bedfordshire, SG18 0FG, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
Shortmead provides a wide range of opportunities to make your wedding day special all year round, offering a choice of location for both your ceremony and reception.

In the summer, use of the gardens and grounds provide the perfect location for a larger celebration, whether formal or informal. In winter the house and stables provide wonderful settings for an intimate occasion, and of course you will have exclusive use of Shortmead for your event.
#5

Hinwick House

Hinwick, NN29 7JE, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire
Up to 300 guests
Modelled on the original Buckingham Palace, Hinwick House is an aristocratic Grade I listed Queen Anne country house set in 38 acres of magnificent parkland in Bedfordshire, England.

This unique and romantic venue lies in the heart of England’s Home Counties only 47 minutes by train from London and only 30 minutes away from Milton Keynes, Bedford and Northampton. It offers accommodation on site for up to 36 guests.


This magnificent, quintessentially English, country house estate is a breathtakingly beautiful and romantic venue only a stone’s throw from London.


Over the last few years Hinwick House has undergone a fabulous and extensive restoration to return it to its former glory and is looking more stunning than ever! As a family home it feels comfortable, personal and inviting. Furnished with tasteful antiques, impressive tapestries, stunning, custom-made chandeliers and fascinating art; Hinwick House will not fail to impress.


You may choose to hire the venue just for the day but they also offer you the option of making a weekend of it as they can provide you and your wedding party with luxury accommodation in the house for up to 36 guests. Stunning lawns, beautiful gardens and historic outbuildings, to include a clock tower with a ‘Romeo and Juliet’ style balcony, complement this gracious house; making photo opportunities endless.


The staff at Hinwick House aim to be as flexible as possible when it comes to accommodating your specific requirements. They are aware that you will most likely have a wonderful range of ideas to make your big day unique and special, and their helpful and friendly team will do their utmost to ensure that you can have the wedding day you’ve dreamed of.


Up to 80 guests can be seated for a wedding breakfast in the impressive Great Hall or a marquee can be linked directly to the Great Hall to create a dining area for larger parties. This means that if you have more than 80 guests you can still make use of the Great Hall for your ceremony and also for dancing later in the evening. A dramatic, double height Victorian Lounge Bar is also available to be used in conjunction with the Great Hall. However, if you are simply in search of a gorgeous and unique setting for your marquee wedding then you need look no further. The up-lit, elegant, Queen Anne wing of the house provides a truly stunning and romantic backdrop for marquees positioned on the formal lawn or parkland.


Licenses have been applied for for civil ceremonies to take place in the rustic Great Hall and the elegant formal rooms with up to 120 guests. Alternatively, a celebrant is on offer to carry out a blessing and formal exchange of vows anywhere within the house, beautiful clock tower or within the grounds.


You and your guests will be given exclusive use of the venue and grounds, enabling your wedding to be private and intimate.
#6

Woburn Abbey Estate

Woburn, MK17 9PQ, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire
Up to 200 guests
From a small intimate gathering of close friends and family, to the most lavish of receptions for up to 250 guests, The Woburn Estate offers three very different and distinctive venues for couples to choose from, for the perfect wedding day. Choose from The Sculpture Gallery at Woburn Abbey, the quirky and informal Safari Lodge at Woburn Safari Park or the luxurious surroundings of The Woburn Hotel.

Once you have decided on your venue of choice, our team of experienced wedding planners will guide you through every aspect of your day, ensuring that no detail is overlooked in creating the perfect wedding day for you and your guests.


Set in the beautiful grounds of Woburn Abbey, The Sculpture Gallery, constructed by Henry Holland during 1789 and 1790 for the fifth Duke of Bedford, is one of the most majestic and elegant settings imaginable for your wedding ceremony and reception, with exclusivity guaranteed.


The Woburn Hotel, with the historic Woburn Estate as a backdrop, makes an intimate and romantic setting for civil ceremonies and wedding receptions, where you and your guests can enjoy the very best in gourmet dining and service.


Set in the award winning Woburn Safari Park and overlooking Swan Lake, The Safari Lodge offers a unique setting for your wedding day celebrations.


• The Woburn Hotel with 4 AA stars has 48 bedrooms and 7 cottage suites in the courtyard

• The Sculpture Gallery is licensed for civil ceremonies, exclusivity guaranteed

• The Woburn Hotel is licensed for civil ceremonies

• The Safari Lodge is a fun and unsual setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions

• Centrally located just over one hour from London and Birmingham

• The Perfect Setting for your Wedding
#7

Hexton Manor & The Walled Garden Marquee

Hexton Manor Hexton, SG5 3JH, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Based in the stunning grounds of Hexton Manor Country Estate on the Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire borders, The Walled Garden Marquee Wedding Venue is the perfect place to stage your special day.

Hexton Manor is licensed for civil ceremonies in the grand hall within the manor house as well as now being licenced for outdoor ceremonies on the beautiful veranda overlooking the lake (with swans on occasion!). Your reception is then catered for within The Walled Garden in the marquee venue.


With our vast event management background and an eye for the finer detail in everything we do, first we discuss your requirements, advise you on the best options to suit your budget and then deliver a full range of event services from venue hire through to table decorations, bar services, catering and entertainment This covers all kinds of events from Weddings, through to corporate days, private parties and even film locations and photographic shoots. Flexibility is the key to our success.
#8

Needham House

Blakemore End Road, Little Wymondley, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7JJ, Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Up to 250 guests
Set in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside, Needham House is an idyllic wedding venue for your perfect day. Our goal is to see your dreams fulfilled for your special day, our dedicated & professional team will ensure it's a day to remember for you and all of your guests.

We believe weddings are personal, therefore we love to find out every detail of both of you, whether it be the food, the entertainment or the drink, we are always thinking of the smallest attributes that make up your dream day.


Say "I do" in the venue that suits you, we are licensed for indoor weddings in either our traditional Charlton Suite, contemporary Needham Suite or outside in our picturesque gardens.


Spacious and sophisticated, we offer an array of options for your magical day from start to finish.


• NEW four-star boutique hotel

• Suitable for weddings of up to 150 guests, or more intimate celebrations

• A variety of options for your day; the traditional Charlton Suite and the Marquee

• Dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator on hand throughout

• Enchanting backdrop for photos with two acres of peaceful garden parkland

• Civil license for internal & external weddings
#9

Lattenbury Hill Weddings

Dumptilow Farm, Lattenbury Hill, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 9PA, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Lattenbury Hill Weddings is set in the middle of our family run Cambridgeshire farm. We are in a very private location, just 25 minutes from Cambridge. The farm has stunning views, with a charming natural pond, rolling fields and mature woodlands. It is the perfect setting for your dream marquee or tipi wedding styled to your choice.

Our beautiful 2-acre fenced paddock offers the perfect setting for creating some truly wonderful memories. We welcome campers and glampers and have enough room for your very own chic glamping village or festival style camping area.


We really do offer a blank canvas.


The paddock is spacious enough to accommodate a large marquee, but at the same time, it can also be the perfect setting for a more intimate wedding.


There is ample space for car parking where all your guests can park comfortably and are welcome to leave their vehicles overnight and collect the following day.


We also welcome well-behaved pets to Lattenbury to share your special day with you.


We offer a recommended suppliers list should you need any help or ideas, however, you are completely free to use your preferred suppliers. As it is your special day, we believe you should have exactly as you wish. A member of the Lattenbury Hill Weddings team will be available to advise you from the moment you enquire and throughout your celebrations.


Whether you have a weekend or a midweek wedding, we will always ensure the preparations for your special day are not rushed. You will have access to the paddock 3 days prior to your wedding day between the hours of 10am and 5pm. We are happy to be flexible if you feel you need more time to perfect the finishing touches.


If camping or glamping is not for you, there is plenty of accommodation locally, The George in Buckden have 12 beautiful rooms all named after famous George's. The Bridge Hotel in Huntingdon is also close by along with The Cambridge Belfry in Cambourne.


• Located in a family run farm in Cambridgeshire

• Private setting

• Stunning views

• Ideal for a marquee or tipi wedding

• Well-behaved pets are welcome

• Your very own blank canvas
#10

Hinchingbrooke House

Brampton Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE18 6BN, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
£2200
Up to 200 guests
The spectacular setting of Hinchingbrooke House provides a unique location for Wedding Receptions, Civil Marriages, Civil Partnerships and Renewal of Vows Ceremonies. Access to the house is gained via a Medieval Gateway and Apostles' Green immediately capturing some of the charm of this ancestral home of the Cromwells and the Earls of Sandwich.

At Hinchingbrooke the grounds are reserved for all wedding parties from 11am to 12midnight. With so many beautiful rooms to choose from, you can plan your day exactly how you would like it to be. A reception room upstairs with a balcony overlooking the magnificent grounds is also allocated to the bride and groom for the day.


Since 1995 Hinchingbrooke House has been licensed for civil marriage ceremonies. All of the large rooms on the ground floor are suitable for ceremonies and can be arranged to suit the specific needs of the wedding party. The Functions Manager will discuss the format of your ceremony with you and can provide advice on all aspects of the marriage. Couples need to contact the Registry Office independently to arrange the date and time of their ceremony.


An extensive range of menus and wines is provided by Hinchingbrooke Catering Service and the Functions Manager will be happy to meet you and discuss your exact requirements. In addition, The Functions Manager is able to advise you on the timings of the day, usage of rooms, seating plan, the position of the wedding cake and all the many other finer details which ensure the day is a great success.
#11

Minstrel Court

North Road, Royston, Cambridgeshire, SG8 0AB, Royston, Hertfordshire
£3000
Up to 150 guests
There are two ways to enjoy Minstrel Court for weddings. One is to hire the Venue and add on any extras such as food either provided by us or yourselves. We allow professional outside catering from Sunday - Wednesday but they do not have access to our main kitchens - (there is a smaller kitchen attached to the marquee which can be used). We will provide the bar but you can bring in your own wine with a corkage charge. For dry hire we are unable to hire the bridal suite or guest rooms. For all other days see the special offers page.

The second is to take advantage of our great all inclusive Wedding packages. Basically containing everything you will need for the big day (outside of a dress and a cake!) we think they represent stunning value with no hidden costs! Also, very aspect of any package is adjustable and priced in advance allowing for peace of mind and total flexibility as well! For full details and prices look under "Special Offers" (the green bar at the top of this page)


• Specialising in all year round outdoor ceremonies whatever the weather with a choice of three romantic Locations

• Set in 7 acres of landscaped gardens overlooking a private lake

• All inclusive package deals for 60 people from £3999 (extra guests can be added)

• Exclusively yours for the day

• Fully flexible catering options - no set menus - external catering allowed midweek

• On site accommodation available.
#12

Bellows Mill

Bellows Mill, Harling Rd, Eaton Bray,, LU6 1QZ, Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Welcome to Bellows Mill
Self Catering Accommodation

Bellows Mill is a beautiful watermill offering self catering accommodation nestling at the foot of the Chiltern Hills in South Bedfordshire on the outskirts of the villages of Eaton Bray and Edlesborough, four miles from Dunstable and only nine miles from Luton Airport.


We have eight self-contained self-catering apartments at Bellows Mill, which can be let on either a short-term or long-term basis. We are able to offer bed and breakfast by arrangement.


We also offer wedding receptions and ceremonies in our converted barn or a marquee by the lake.


Business people requiring accommodation will find Bellows Mill convenient for Luton, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard and Hemel Hempstead, with the benefit of secure off road parking and free Internet access.
#13

Warren Weir at Luton Hoo

Warren Weir, Luton Hoo Hotel, Nr. Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 3TQ, Luton, Bedfordshire
Up to 290 guests
With panoramic views over the River Lea and woodlands beyond, a wealth of stunning photographic backdrops await you on your special day. Licensed for wedding ceremonies, five luxurious function rooms, 84 bedrooms and its own leisure facilities, Warren Weir is the ultimate hotel wedding venue in Luton and the surrounding Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire areas. Warren Weir offers complete seclusion and the most idyllic English countryside setting for larger wedding celebrations.

Warren Weir is available for exclusive use and is set amidst rolling woodland and water meadows, making it the perfect unique wedding venue for those looking for the best. With capacity for up to 290 guests and its own indoor pool and fitness suite, there is no other wedding venue like it.


CIVIL CEREMONIES

Whether you require a civil ceremony, civil partnership, or want to convert your civil partnership to a marriage, we have the perfect setting available with plenty of beautiful backdrops to capture the special moment.


WEDDINGS AT LUTON HOO

Luton Hoo has long been considered a romantic hideaway, with Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh often returning in the early years of their marriage to celebrate their wedding anniversary. It would seem that weddings at Luton Hoo come with a certain Royal approval. The grade I listed Mansion House creates one of the most impressive looking wedding venues in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire. Its history, marble interiors and beautiful period rooms, including a spectacular converted Russian Orthodox Chapel, are enough to make anyone feel extra special on their wedding day.


• A secluded waterside setting set in 1,065 acres of beautiful Bedfordshire countryside

• Perfect for Exclusive use, with 84 bedrooms & suites, swimming pool and gym

• Accommodates 290 for a wedding breakfast and 340 for evening reception

• Inclusive packages, bespoke tailor-made weddings and venue-only hire available

• A dedicated team of wedding specialists to help plan your special day from start to finish

• Use of the whole estate including The Spa, golf course and restaurants
#14

Burloes Hall

Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 9NE, Royston, Hertfordshire
Up to 300 guests
Burloes Hall, a beautiful Queen Anne Style country house, is the family home of Sir Francis and Lady Newman. With stunning views of the rolling chalk hills of Hertfordshire, the gardens at Burloes Hall provide an ideal venue for weddings, events and parties, as well as the perfect backdrop for any film or promotional video.

The Hall’s generous lawns are bordered by handsome beech trees and mature yew hedges enclose secret Edwardian gardens offering old world charm.


Only minutes from a beautiful 13th century church, this corner of North Hertfordshire is ideal for anyone who wants to combine a traditional church wedding with a vista-rich reception. The estate is within easy reach of London, the M11 and the A1.


Our philosophy is simple: provide you with the beautiful canvas and let you create your own wedding memories. For that reason, we do not limit your decisions by presenting you with a menu of options but instead, we offer a choice of a wide range of independent wedding caterers, marquee providers, photographers, florists in fact, everything you need to create your own special day.


• Beautiful gardens with stunning views of the rolling chalk hills of Hertfordshire

• Wedding parties have exclusive use of Burloes Hall gardens for their reception

• Ideally located within easy reach of London and Cambridge, as well as the M11, A10 and A1

• No corkage charge

• Your wedding reception can finish at 1amYour wedding reception can finish at 1 am

• Bridal changing facilities availableHistoric
#15

Sedgebrook Hall

Pitsford Road, Chapel, Brampton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 8BD, Brampton, Cumbria
£995
Up to 120 guests
A storied wedding venue in Northampton

You’ve found the perfect partner; now discover the perfect wedding venue. Set on 13 acres of beautiful landscaped Northamptonshire countryside, Sedgebrook Hall, Northampton is a sought-after wedding destination. The property features beautiful period features, Victorian architecture, and stunning vistas—making a splendid backdrop for an incredible wedding day.


Sedgebrook Hall, Northampton is recognised for hosting exceptional weddings and spectacular events including proms, graduations, award dinners, charity fundraisers, product launches, or intimate birthday and anniversary celebrations. cherish forever.


- Features a storied Victorian manor house and 13 acres of gardens and green space

- Four licensed suites to hold civil ceremonies, including our outdoor pagoda on the lawn

- Perfect for intimate ceremonies and large wedding celebrations for up to 200 guests

- Home to 103 bedrooms to accommodate your guests following your celebrations

- Bespoke packages created to suit each wedding couple and their special day
#16

Walkern Hall

Walkern Hall, Walkern, Stevenage, SG2 7JA, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Walkern Hall is an imposing Georgian Manor House surrounded by beautiful gardens, magnificent trees and extensive parkland; it is the ideal setting for your country house wedding, private party or event.
The house and grounds, large walled garden, parkland or beautiful stable block offer varied film location and photographic opportunities.

Whatever your purpose, Walkern Hall is perfectly situated, located in unspoilt countryside yet only three or so miles east of Stevenage and minutes from Junction 7 of the A1.
#17

Whittlebury Park

The Atrium, Whittlebury Park, Whittlebury, NN12 8WP, Towcester, Northamptonshire
Dining is a very important part of the Whittlebury Hall experience. Take a stroll down to the Silverstone Bar to enjoy an aperitif or a glass of wine and take a moment to view the unique collection of motor racing memorabilia that adorns the walls before heading in to dinner.

Still with a relaxed atmosphere, Astons Restaurant mixes classic and contemporary cuisine with a dash of continental inspiration. It also offers a wide selection of fine wines from around the globe.


The Terrace Café in The Leisure Club provides an informal dining alternative offering buffet-style meals and snacks.


If its a family Sunday Carvery that you are looking for then our choice of three traditional roast meats, served at the Atrium, along with stunning views over the golf course.


For our ultimate fine dining experience, visit Murrays Restaurant for a culinary delight.


We also offer a choice of private dining rooms to give your special occasion that touch of extra elegance and style.
#18

Rothamsted Manor

West Common, AL5 2BG, Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Up to 120 guests
Choose the unique and characterful Rothamsted Manor for your next event or special occassion. Whether it is a party, christening, celebration of life, drinks reception or dinner, the magnificent drawing rooms and library provide a spectacular setting that will ensure your special event is unforgettable.
#19

Stowe House

Stowe House Preservation Trust, Stowe, MK18 5EH, Buckinghamshire, Buckinghamshire
The 18th Century splendour of our magnificent historic House offers the perfect backdrop to your special day.

The House was built for lavish entertaining – large parties and celebrations took place here during the period of Jane Austen. Our House is a place where memories are made.


We have a dedicated team of Wedding Planners ready to help you design your perfect day. We can offer you tailored advice as to which combination of State Rooms to choose for your Wedding Breakfast, Reception and evening entertainment to ensure that your special day flows as it should.
#20

Pendley Manor Hotel

Cow Ln,, HP23 5QY, Tring, Hertfordshire
Pendley Manor is available to be ‘Exclusively Yours’ for your big day. Take over this historic Grade II listed hotel set in acres in Hertfordshire countryside, ensuring privacy and flexibility for the ultimate wedding celebration.

When reserving Pendley Manor for ‘exclusive use’ all areas of the hotel will be closed off to non-residents with the exception of the bar and leisure facilities as well as all 84 of the hotels bedrooms.

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