Get swept off your feet by your leading man or woman at one of our film and TV location wedding venues and tie the knot inside your favourite boxset or blockbuster. With photograph opportunities aplenty there's a venue with a story behind it for the start of your own fairy tale.
As you arrive up the sweeping driveway, surrounded by 22 acres of magnificent rural Hertfordshire parkland, a charming Queen Ann Mansion House comes into view. With its classic Georgian proportions and tall white columns, Hunton Park creates a dramatic air of style and elegance: the perfect setting for this momentous occasion.
For almost 190 years the house has seen a number of colourful landowners, lords and ladies pass through its high-ceilinged rooms. Chosen as the location for the 1970 romantic film “ Raging Moon“ the house can now be a wonderful stage for your wedding. These days Hunton Park offers much more than breathtaking beauty and historic grandeur. Here, it's the little details that make all the difference and our dedicated team will help plan everything to perfection.
Whether it's your reception, your ceremony or both, we'll make sure your day is as individual, exciting and memorable as you have always dreamed.
* Exclusive Use of the 1st floor of the Mansion House on Saturdays
* Stunning Marquee able to seat up to 170 guests for Dinner
* Evening reception for up to 250 guests
* Licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 100 guests
With the historic town of St Albans, Whipsnade and Woburn Abbey all within easy reach, De Vere Venues Hunton Park is the perfect base for exploring this most entertaining region of England. The charming Queen Anne house has been skillfully transformed into a venue that combines the elegance of a period house with modern day features and comforts.
Set in 22 acres of landscaped gardens, leisure facilities include an 18-hole putting green, indoor swimming pool, boules, croquet lawn and trim trail. Guests stay in the delightful annexe, linked to the main building.
Type of Cuisine:
Hunton Park is all about exceptional produce, farm-fresh ingredients and flexible options. For your wedding breakfast enjoy chicken breast stuffed with mushroom mousse and served with chateau potatoes and seasonal vegetables, finish with a rich chocolate tart served with an orange cream.
Our head chef is looking forward to meeting with you to talk through your ideas and explain the best seasonal produce.
Glemham Hall is a beautiful Elizabethan country house available exclusively for you to enjoy the most amazing wedding day. Set in 300 acres of glorious Suffolk parkland, the stunning gardens and Hall offer a welcoming and friendly atmosphere creating the perfect setting to celebrate with family & friends.
Approached by a long sweeping private drive, Glemham Hall is full of character, charm, quirks and curiosities that will be sure to delight your guests.
Civil Ceremonies can take place in three locations - the Great Hall, the Drawing Room and our outdoor venue, the Summerhouse which is surrounded by traditional roses and lavenders and located within the walled rose garden.
As the music begins, imagine slowly descending the Grand Staircase to your ceremony in the elegant surroundings of the Great Hall, with beautiful wooden panelling and columns exuding warmth and charm. Or gather at our Summerhouse to say ‘I do’ surrounded by lavender borders and roses, with the Hall a splendid backdrop to your garden wedding.
Alternatively, head down the yew tree avenue and path to St Andrew’s Church for your ceremony.
In the walled garden, our luxurious marquee is available all year around for your wedding reception. Furnished with ivory linings & glass chandeliers, creating a very stylish look for you to embellish as you wish. Fairy lights line the ceiling of the marquee as well as your secret garden style entrance through the hedge archway. Under-floor heating ensures your guests remain warm and cosy in winter, and in the warmer weather the window walls of the marquee can be rolled up allowing your guests to feel the gentle Summer breeze!
A fully licensed bar and a dance floor, with starlight canopy above, are provided to create the perfect venue for your wedding reception ensuring that the party flows right through to the end of the night.
Our beautiful manicured gardens is what we're renowned for. You and your guests will enjoy exploring the wide lawns, rose and herbaceous gardens or take a seat on one of the many wooden benches dotted around while drinks & photos take place.
We offer a very personal, yet flexible service and welcome your ideas whether traditional or more adventurous. Glemham Hall is a very peaceful and idyllic setting, offering you and your guests an amazing day to remember.
A National Trust property, the Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal estate offers the opportunity to hold your ceremony and drinks reception in a setting unparalleled in beauty and steeped in nine hundred years of vibrant history.
The picturesque ruins of the medieval monastery and the serene elegance of the 18th-century Water Gardens at Studley Royal share the distinction of being designated a World Heritage site, an honour bestowed upon only 27 other sites in the UK. By choosing to hold your wedding day at Fountains Abbey you will be adding your own special occasion to a unique tapestry of history and will also be helping ensure the future of the estate's heritage.
The estate offers endless opportunities for stunning wedding photographs, giving you and your guests a truly memorable day.
Further details are available in our wedding brochure which can be downloaded from our website www.nationaltrust.org.uk/fountainsabbey/weddings
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal offers wedding guests the opportunity to stay longer in a choice of fourteen different types of accommodation, from our newly refurbished 5 star West Gate Lodge which is an ideal bridal suite to How Hill courtyard complex which can sleep up to twenty-four in different cottages.
Type of Cuisine:
Drinks reception, canapes
Set within tranquil gardens away from bustling streets is Valentines Mansion, a recently restored 300 year-old grade II* listed building. Boasting gorgeous period rooms with breathtaking views over the historic gardens, the Mansion is licensed as a venue for marriage and the formation of civil partnerships.
Wedding parties are given exclusive use of the building and use of the historic gardens, including the 18th century walled garden, which provide a stunning backdrop to photographs of the big day.
With level access throughout and a lift to all floors, excellent transport links, including a car park, and bus and tube links within a few minutes walk it makes for the perfect venue.
One couple to recently marry at the mansion commented, “To have such a grand, historical building on our doorstep is amazing. The mansion allows us to come away with great pictures and have a gorgeous setting for the big day”.
Various hire packages are available, from one hour exclusive use for the ceremony, to all day and evening hire. The wedding hire package includes exclusive use of the mansion.
Call us to arrange a viewing or to discuss your plans in more detail.
Type of Cuisine:
Bring your own caterers or choose from one of our preferred suppliers with a range of cuisines available.
Do you dream of getting married, handfasting or renewing your vows in the ancient wonder that is Stonehenge.
One of the most enigmatic and sacred monuments on the planet. This ancient temple of Sarsen and Bluestone has been attracting a steady stream of pilgrims, poets, philosophers and dreamers for the last 5000 years and is a truly mystical, ethereal place. a haunting echo from Britain's forgotten past, and a reminder of those who once walked the ceremonial avenues of Salisbury Plain.
If you would like to say I do in one of the worlds most unique and iconic celestial temples then we can help to make your Stonehenge wedding dream come true.
We also perform ceremonies at Avebury Stone Circle and any special location you have in mind for your big day.
You only get one chance to create memories that will last a lifetime, so why not let the Brocket Hall Estate set the scene for your big day? As a licensed civil wedding venue set in 543 acres of stunning parkland, we offer three locations to suit the scale of your celebrations and the size of your guest list perfectly.
Each venue boasts a stunning backdrop for your ceremony with the Broadwater Lake splitting the estate parkland, making it an idyllic setting for guests.
Allow us take care of you and your guests on your special day,
and enjoy the opulent surroundings of the Brocket Hall Estate.
For lovers of history and the elegance of a bygone era, the grandeur of the Regency Hall coupled with traditional butler service and surrounded by Capability Brown inspired parkland serves to provide the most beautiful and romantic backdrop for wedding ceremonies and wedding breakfasts.
The magnificent Ballroom accommodates up to 150 guests for a sit down meal, while the Boardroom can accommodate 150 guests for a civil ceremony and up to 200 for an evening reception.
There are 30 luxurious double bedrooms within Brocket Hall and a further 16 bedrooms in the Melbourne Lodge, sleeping a maximum of 88 guests.
Offering complete exclusivity for you and your guests, the house can only accommodate one wedding on each day. Let this beautiful house become yours for your special day and allow us to take care of every detail. Our experienced team of event managers are on hand to assist with all aspects of your big day ensuring your day is everything and more that you could wish for.
Golf and Country Club
Brocket Hall Golf and Country Club could not be set in a more idyllic location and is the perfect venue for your next event. Overlooking the tranquil Broadwater Lake with views of the classic, Melbourne 18th hole over the water, the Clubhouse provides first class private dining facilities in tranquil surroundings.
The Oak Room can accommodate 120 guests comfortably for a formal dinner and dance, and 150 people for a cocktail buffet with dancing. The room has a vaulted oak beam ceiling and direct access to the terrace for your drinks reception, with glorious views across the water and to Brocket Hall.
For a more intimate venue, the elegant Piano Lounge is ideal, seating up to 26 people for a meal, whilst still providing beautiful views over the terrace, looking out onto the Auberge du Lac.
Auberge du Lac
Whether a small intimate occasion or perhaps exclusive use of the restaurant, we will blend the day to your exact requirements, enabling you to relax and give exclusive attention to your special guests.
Each room is licensed for civil ceremonies. Canapés, champagne and your carefully selected menu discussed with and prepared by our Executive Chef, will then be served.
Guests will be able to enjoy superb views over the Broadwater Lake and beyond to the majestic Brocket Hall. This former Hunting Lodge and immediate grounds offer superb photographic opportunities that will provide many happy memories.
Auberge du Lac is the ideal venue for up to 60 guests, with the option to utilise our intimate private rooms for a romantic smaller occasion. Whichever option you choose, your time at Auberge du Lac will be special.
Minley Manor offers a wide variety of events and a selection of packages to make your event unique and exclusive.
Our beautiful Orangery can seat up to 200 banquet style, with its domed roof and bricked walls this building is at the forefront of events at Minley Manor, we can offer drinks receptions and canapés served on the lawns overlooking landscaped gardens on a summers evening.
Built in an imposing French chateau style in the 1860s by British architect Henry Clutton.
Minley Manor is one of Hampshire's most remarkable properties. The Manor is set in substantial grounds; the whole of which is a Historic Park and Gardens, this also comprises of the Grade II Manor house and Grade II listed ancillary buildings; including an orangery, stable block and more recent 19th and 20th century additions.
One of the principal features of the manor is the 600 metre Wellingtonia tree avenue which sits to the north of the Manor house this was shown off to good effect in the 1969 movie Mosquito Squadron, where the manor house played the part of a French château used as a prisoner of war camp and factory for the V-1 flying bomb. The Manor was also used as a location in the 2007 Victorian fantasy movie Stardust, starring Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer. Minley is a popular filming destination with the opening scenes of the 2005 adventure movie Sahara filmed at Hawley Lake and the 2002 Bond film Die Another Day was shot in Hawley Woods.
"A fascinating building. Various prime ministers stayed there, as did Queen Victoria"
Councillor Adrian Collet
The property was passed to the British Army in 1934, but as part of the MODs cost cutting excersise “The Manor has been assessed as surplus to defence requirements and was sold on the open market.” it is now once again in private ownership.
The Manor is situated 2 miles north of junction 4A of the M3 between Farnborough and Yateley in Hampshire, England. Easily accessible and just 30 minutes from London Heathrow airport. Minley Manor sits on 38 hectares of grounds surrounded by acres of breathtaking English countryside.
Blenheim Palace offers a magnificent location for your wedding. Whatever the size and style, our experienced Events Team would love to hear from you.
A masterpiece of 18th century Baroque architecture set in more than 2000 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown landscaped Parkland and award-winning Formal Gardens, Blenheim Palace provides a magnificent setting for your evening wedding, with a collection of six venue spaces to use for various elements of your event. From the stunning Orangery and Marlborough room for your ceremony to the impressive Great Hall and ornate Long Library for your dinner and drinks receptions, and the Water Terraces for music and dancing, Blenheim Palace makes a perfect location for a wedding of any size and style.
Matching exceptional service to this incredible setting, we have a dedicated team of experienced wedding planners that take great pride in their attention to the finest details ready to help create your dream celebration. Our Events Team will put together a bespoke package to match your needs and ensure that your wedding runs smoothly, living up to your every expectation.
The jewel in the crown of our London portfolio, Porchester Hall’s classic art deco design and understated elegance make it a sought-after venue for all type of events, from parties, dinner and weddings to music shows, comedy gigs and sporting spectacles. The elegant 1920s building features add a touch of glamour to proceedings, which probably explains why the venue is favoured for fashion shows and filming.
Porchester Hall was opened in 1929 alongside the Turkish Baths and Library on Porchester Road. It
provided the Borough of Paddington with a dignified Public Hall intended primarily for use by the residents
in the area but its beauty and convenience appealed to a wider circle. The foundation stone was laid by the
Mayor Leonard Snell, JP, and this can be found at main entrance to the hall.
After passing through Porchester Hall’s opulent entrance, you are greeted by the stunning spectacle
of its lavish main hall. Regularly used for concerts, banquets, charity events, balls and galas, the hall seats
400 for dinner and holds up to 650 for standing events.
Serving as an ideal ancillary to functions in the main hall or as a charming venue in its own right, the versatile
Small Hall has capacity for up to 50 people and can used for any manner of events.
Duchess of York Suite and the Blue Room
Other spaces available include the Duchess of York Suite and the Blue Room, which are ideal for more
intimate gatherings or as an extension of the main and small halls.
Located in the heart of the City of London, Drapers’ Hall provides a majestic setting for any event. On the site of the present Drapers’ Hall, once part of the Augustinian Priory, Thomas Cromwell built his palace in the 1530s. After his execution, the property was purchased by the Guild of Drapers in 1543 from Henry VIII.
Every wedding is unique and Drapers’ Hall offers complete flexibility and exclusively for wedding couples, with bespoke catering options and inclusive wedding packages that can be tailored to your taste.
Couples that choose Drapers’ Hall for their wedding reception will benefit from an incredibly simple planning process, with all of the essentials included, plus elegant candelabra table centres, dance floor and a Steinway classic grand piano. Our Events team will help you at every stage to plan your day and ensure that every last detail is perfect for you.
Whether Drapers’ Hall is chosen to host a small intimate wedding breakfast or the grandest of celebrations, the venue is available for your exclusive use, including our two outdoor spaces, meaning your special day does not have to be shared with anyone else but your guests.
To help with your plans, we offer a bespoke service which includes individually-designed menus and exceptional service. Just tell us what you want, and we’ll make it happen! We strive to provide the day of your dreams and always go that extra mile to make sure your day meets all of your requirements.
Fantastic Central Location
Located in the heart of the City of London and near the Bank of England, the venue benefits from having excellent transport links. Public transport links are fantastic, with tube services running from Bank, Moorgate and Liverpool Street Stations. There is also wonderful accommodation and parking facilities nearby, making planning the logistics of your day straightforward and stress-free.
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