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#1

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
#2

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.
#3

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.
#4

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.
#5

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
#6

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.

EVENT SPACES

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
#7

Brocket hall estate

Brocket Hall, Welwyn,, AL8 7XG, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Brocket Hall has played host to many important events and celebrations in the last 300 years, now you have the opportunity to add to its rich history. With three perfect locations for your event, the Brocket Hall Estate can cater to your needs.

The Hall itself is set overlooking the Capability Brown inspired landscaped grounds, with all of the grandeur and luxury expected of a Hall that was once a favoured retreat of Queen Victoria.


The Melbourne Club has stunning panoramic views of the Melbourne Golf Course and grounds. With two event locations, for the more intimate occasions the elegant Piano Lounge is perfect for up to 30 people. The Oak Room, with its oak beamed ceiling and glass walls offers an event space for up to 150 people, with incredible views across the Estate.


Auberge du Lac, our award-winning fine dining restaurant, is perfectly situated on the banks of the Broadwater Lake. The food on offer, carefully crafted by our Head Chef Matt Edmonds, changes with the seasons, using the finest ingredients from local and British suppliers.
#8

Sopwell House

Cottonmill Ln, AL1 2HQ, St Albans, Hertfordshire
Set in 12 acres of picturesque Hertfordshire countryside, nestled on the edge of the Roman city of St Albans and just half an hour away from London, our stunning Georgian country house with its elegant period architecture, beautiful interiors and picturesque gardens create a stunning backdrop for your special day.

Whether you are planning a grand-scale, formal affair or an intimate and relaxed ceremony with your nearest and dearest, our dedicated Wedding Coordinators are on hand throughout the planning process to ensure that your dream day turns into a reality.
#9

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
#10

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.
#11

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.
#12

Chartridge Lodge

Chartridge Lodge Chartridge Lane Buckinghamshire, HP5 2TU, Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Chartridge Lodge is one of the most romantic and charming period country houses in Buckinghamshire. Breath-taking views across 25 acres of tranquil grounds provide a magnificent backdrop for your perfect wedding day.
Take your vows inside and then enjoy your celebration ceremony al fresco between 1 March and 31 October! You can create the day of your dreams built around a legal ceremony conducted inside in our licensed indoor room, combined with a ceremony outside, weather permitting of course!


Our popular wedding venue is set in 25 acres of parkland at the heart of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Chartridge Lodge has proved popular for both grand gatherings and smaller intimate parties.


From a simple soiree to civil partnerships and traditional Asian weddings, it is probably the most perfect all year round wedding location.


We can cater up to 100 guests for your wedding breakfast in the elegantly decorated Lodge. For your evening reception we can accommodate up to 150 guests in the Orangery, overlooking our delightful grounds.


Immediately adjacent to the wedding reception rooms of the Lodge are beautiful landscaped gardens. Consequently this is an ideal location to enjoy drinks. The gardens also provide an ideal picturesque setting for stunning wedding photos.


Whatever your requirements, our experienced wedding co-ordinator will support you every step of the way to ensure you have a perfect day. So don’t hesitate, come and take a look, you won’t be disappointed. Most of all an event manager will be on hand on your big day to ensure all runs smoothly and will act as master of ceremonies if required.
#13

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.
#14

Micklefield Hall

Sarratt Road, Sarratt, Nr. Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 6AQ, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Up to 200 guests
The Ideal Country House Wedding Venue in Hertfordshire
Micklefield Hall is the perfect Country House Wedding Venue. The privately owned house and the extensive gardens – with their traditional herbaceous borders and enchanting water features – are yours exclusively for the day. Every wedding is tailor-made to suit the requirements of the bride and groom.


The beautifully restored 16th Century Barn will seat up to 200 guests. With a separate bar, bridal changing room, luxury loos, sophisticated lighting, under floor heating, air conditioning and purpose built kitchens, The Great Barn has a lovely terrace for drinks and a garden room with an open log fire. This all links naturally with the more formal gardens and lawns of Micklefield Hall. We recommend caterers and Jamie & Anna are on hand to guide you with the arrangements.


Micklefield Hall is licensed for Civil Ceremonies both inside and outside.


• For further details please contact Julie, Abby, Anna or Jamie Rankin and we will deal with your enquiry personally.

• Fantastic newly renovated barn in the grounds of this elegant Georgian Country House

• Extensive gardens offer endless photo opportunities.

• Micklefield Hall is yours exclusively for the day which offers seclusion and privacy. We can be very flexible in meeting your needs.

• We hold weddings for up to 200 people and can be very flexible in meeting your needs.
#15

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.
#16

Dyrham Park Country Club

Galley Lane, Barnet Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, EN5 4RA, Barnet, Hertfordshire
£8700
Up to 150 guests
Dyrham Park Country Club is quite simply the most exquisite of wedding venues in Hertfordshire.

Dyrham Park is ideally situated for weddings - being close to Central London and the junction of the M25 and A1 - but surrounded by beautiful countryside. With its stunning clubhouse, excellent food, sumptuous function rooms, superb grounds and extensive car parking, it is the perfect Hertfordshire wedding venue. The unique Grand Hall with its Minstrel's Gallery and the immaculate grounds make Dyrham Park the ideal venue to celebrate a wedding at any time of the year. In addition, the perfect lawns and magnificent trees turn dream wedding photos into reality.


Dyrham Park Country Club is an approved Hertfordshire wedding venue for couples to hold their Civil Marriage Ceremony.


Each ceremony is personalised and tailor-made to each couple's requirements ensuring that dreams are turned into reality. When it comes to Hertfordshire weddings, Dyrham Park promises to impress.


• Beautiful, historic venue set within 200 acres of stunning Hertfordshire parkland

• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies and partnerships

• Elegant function rooms including the impressive Grand Hall

• Experienced, international Chefs and a professional Events and Banqueting team

• Wedding packages and bespoke celebrations available

• Secure car parking and easy access from Central London and the M25/A1
#17

The Grange and Cavendish Country Houses

Lido Catering Company Head Quarters, The Grange Country House, Rickmansworth Road, Northwood, Hertfordshire, HA6 2RB, Northwood, Middlesex
£3900
Up to 300 guests
The Grange is a wonderful 14th Centry house which is set in its own mature gardens & woodland and is the oldest of its kind in Northwood. It is probably Northwood's best kept secret and is now available exclusively for you to hire for your special day.

The Cavendish is a beautiful Tudor house set in the very heart of Eastcote but surrounded by rose gardens and parkland. With numerous & tastefully decorated rooms the Cavendish provides all the flexibility you need for your individual requirements.


Both houses have a warm and friendly atmosphere,dripping in cyrstal chandeliers and fine drapes with leather clad gentlmans Bar lounges great service & the finest mouth-watering cuisine, all of which comes very highly recommended. When you hire the Grange or the Cavendish you get the building exclusively. This means that you will only see your guests & our staff all day! No other function at the same time, no hotel guests and other functions to take the edge off your special day.


• The Grange and Cavendish Boutique Venues can cater from small numbers in one of the beautiful dining rooms to a magnificent banqueting facility that is completely unique, for larger numbers.

• When you hire our facilities, you hire them exclusively.

• We are certain that once you see how the Grange and Cavendish can be your perfect venue, you will want to book your function date with us. However, we would also be happy to be your catering contractors at another venue of your choice.

• We will provide the standards of service and attention that you would expect from a family company with over 100 years of experience in the catering industry.

• We will ensure that your time with us will be filled with kind compliments from your guests and warm memories to last forever.
#18

Hampden House

Hampden Rd, Great Hampden, HP16 9RD, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire
Up to 100 guests
You may wish to consider the 13th Century Parish Church of Great Hampden, St Mary Magdalene, situated within our grounds. We are also licensed for Civil Ceremonies.

Share your vows in front of family and friends in the unique setting of the Great Hall. Enjoy canapés and champagne on the manicured lawns and capture spectacular photographs in over 350 acres of privately owned parkland.


Host a glorious wedding breakfast within the beautifully decorated Dining Room with chandeliers, ornate mirrors and carved fireplaces.


Celebrations continue with dancing in the Georgian Wing with full bar facilities. For the ultimate mix of a lawn wedding with Hampden House as the backdrop, from April to September we can erect a marquee within the picturesque gardens which can accommodate weddings with up to 250 people.
#19

Stanstead Bury

Stanstead, SG12 8JZ, Bury, Lancashire
Stanstead Bury is the old manor house in the village of Stanstead Abbotts situated an hour north of London and close to both the A10 and the M11.

Steeped in history, Stanstead Bury has been the private home of the Trower family for over 150 years. The grounds of this beautiful house are available to hire, for a limited number of weddings each year, to couples who are looking for a venue for a marquee wedding reception.


Within the grounds of the manor house there is the opportunity to erect a marquee of your choice. A traditional pole marquee would create the backdrop for a classic, elegant, English garden affair or a tipi would be ideal for a wedding reception with a more rustic and romantic feel. There are no restrictions on the suppliers that you could use or the number of guests that you can have. You can tailor your day to suit yourselves.


The beautiful grounds of this historic manor house make Stanstead Bury the ultimate setting for a unique and memorable wedding reception.
#20

Theobalds Estate

Lieutenant Ellis Way, Cheshunt, EN7 5HW, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Dating back to the 15th-century, De Vere Theobalds Estate in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire has had several former lives: the favourite country seat of King James I, a Georgian family home, a temporary retreat for Christopher Wren’s Temple Bar archway and a WWII military riding school; all before turning into a hotel in the 1990s.

The heart of the estate is the mansion house that was built in 1763. Grade II*-listed, the building marries towering turrets, elegant arched windows and a warm red brick façade with 21st-century style to create a memorable setting for a range of events from meetings to weddings.


Outside, 55 acres of parkland grounds lend themselves perfectly to team building along with the hotel’s tree house, ideal for events that require something a little out of the ordinary.


At the restaurant, the modern British menu features classic dishes, sourced seasonally from good suppliers whilst the Executive Chef team curate celebration menus that deliver restaurant-quality food for a wide range of events.


Looking out across the landscaped Italian gardens and the Hertfordshire countryside beyond, it’s easy to forget that De Vere Theobalds Estate is only 10 miles north of central London, and just minutes away from J25 of the M25.

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