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50 Unique Wedding Venues In London

Author: Sophie Drew

Are you dreaming of wedding out of the ordinary? I’ve got a list of 50 beautifully unusual wedding venues around London for you to take a look at. London is one of the most diverse cities in England and that doesn’t stop when it comes to weddings. So if you want to find out about the one-of-a-kind wedding venues London has to offer, look no further.

1) Kew Gardens, West London

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Starting off, Kew Gardens is a famous World Heritage site, known for its botanical gardens. This venue is perfect for someone who wants a calm atmosphere which is hard to find in a busy city like London. You can enjoy a classic wedding in their Nash Conservatory followed by a dinner in the world’s largest Victorian glasshouse.

2) Hall Place, South East London

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For a peaceful wedding, you should consider Hall Place. There are several beautiful places in this historic building including the Great Hall which is perfect for ceremonies with up to 100 guests as it never fails to impress with its stunning interior.

3) The Clarendon, Blackheath

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The Clarendon is set in the heart of Blackheath village offering picturesque views over Royal Greenwich Park. You can choose from their range of elegant rooms for your ceremony with the help of their bespoke wedding planners.

4) The Amadeus, West London

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Near Paddington, this dry-hire venue is a blank canvas so it’s perfect for creative couples who want quirky decorations on their special day. The Amadeus, built in the Victorian era has an impressive upper hall and lower hall perfect for wedding celebrations.

5) Trailfinders Sports Club, West London

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If you’re a couple who loves their sports make sure to pay attention to this venue. Trailfinders Sports Club comes with 18 acres of extensive grounds and two contemporary-styled pavilion rooms as well as a modern Centenary Club that you and your guests can spend the day in.

6) Tudor Barn, South East London

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Located in South East London, Tudor Barn is quite literally as the name suggests. This unique wedding venue in London is a barn. However, this historic barn is the last of its kind as it’s the only barn left in London from the Tudor period. This unusual venue comes with 13 acres of scenic parkland which would make a great backdrop for your wedding photos. Furthermore, all of that land will make you feel like you’re a million miles away from the chaotic city of London.

7) Grand Connaught Rooms, Central London

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The breathtaking Grand Connaught Rooms have some of the most glamorous interiors that you can come across. Everything about this room is gorgeous from the arched ceilings and chandeliers to the floor tiles! This showstopping wedding venue will be sure to impress you and your guests.

8) Greenwich Yacht Club, South East London

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This unique wedding venue in London takes the riverside venue to a whole different level. Greenwich Yacht Club offers panoramic views of the river Thames. What else could offer you this view? This venue comes with several different-sized rooms so they can accommodate small and intimate weddings as well as larger celebrations.

9) London Canal Museum, North London

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The London Canal Museum is just a short walk from King’s Cross Station. This Victorian venue comes with two floors. The bottom floor is perfect for having a drinks reception and mingling with guests by the stunning canalside area that you get access to. The top floor is larger and more suitable for dining and dancing. They accept celebrations with up to 200 guests for unseated functions and up to 120 for seated functions (dining).

10) Nonsuch Mansion, Surrey

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This impressive Georgian house is surrounded by 300 acres of beautiful grounds in Surrey and is available for exclusive hire. It has a maximum capacity of 200 standing guests or 120 seated guests. This unique venue comes with a medieval-styled room called the Orchid Room and it’s their largest function room. Nonsuch Mansion also comes with 11 bedrooms for those who are looking for an overnight stay.

11) Woodhall Manor, Suffolk

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Close to the Suffolk heritage coast, Woodhall Manor is a privately owned Elizabethian Manor that comes with 14 beautiful bedrooms. If you’re looking for a unique yet charming venue, this is the one for you! This award-winning exclusive-use venue has several indoor and outdoor spaces so come rain or shine, there is a space that’s special and full of character that Woodhall can provide for your big day. You can also have a knowledgeable wedding coordinator on hand to help ensure that your day goes as smoothly as possible so your dream day becomes a reality.

12) Morden Hall, Surrey

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If you’re dreaming of a luxury venue, take a look at Morden Hall which is surrounded by the National Trust Park and private gardens. Their Cherry Suite is a luxurious, modern dressing room ideal for getting ready for your special day. They also have a team of expert caterers who can serve your bespoke menu which could be anything from casual lunches to five-course fine dining. It’s so important for your well-being to make sure you’re well-fed before, during, and after your wedding day!

13) Rise Hall, Hull

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Set in Hull, this exclusive-use venue has 31 uniquely styled bedrooms if you’re looking to continue celebrating throughout the night. Rise Hall has many amazing perks so make sure to consider this venue. They have a luxurious bridal suite, a modern library with an open fire, a large dance floor, their Beldevere Hall, an elegant ballroom, and there’s even outdoor space for a drinks reception. However, no wedding is complete without delicious food and drink. Whether you’re after a hearty breakfast to fuel your day, a summer BBQ, or winter warmers, the amazing team at Rise Hall can cater to your needs.

14) Farnham Castle, West London

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Farnham Castle has boasting facilities and gorgeous gardens. Their unmatched facilities include their two beautiful ceremony chapels, their Norman-era Lantern Hall with stone arches and lancet windows which would be the perfect location to exchange vows, and their Great Hall with a cosy fire pit and magnificent artwork, this is the perfect room for dining and evening celebrations. Furthermore, they also have a library and 33 en-suite bedrooms as well as The Gatehouse and Pembroke suites. If you thought there couldn’t possibly be anything else to add. You’re wrong. They can also accommodate outdoor weddings and they have expert chefs and wine specialists there to help you compose your bespoke menu.

15) Stationers' Hall and Garden, Central London

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Stationers’ Hall has several beautiful rooms for use. Their Livery Hall can seat up to 200 guests and their Court Room which can seat up to 120 guests for ceremonies. For wedding receptions, the Livery Hall can seat up to 205 guests and the Court Room can seat up to 90 guests on round tables. Stationer’s Hall also has a range of chefs who specialise in different cultures including African, Caribbean, Asian, and Kosher caterers to name a few.

16) Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery, West London

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Set in the gorgeous surroundings of Walpole Park in Ealing, Pitzhanger offers the feel of a countryside escape. This was once the project of one of the most influential architects in British history, Sir John Soare. He owned Pitzhanger and rebuilt most of it and made it his retreat! If you’re looking for a bit of British History in your wedding take a look at what else Pitzganger Manor has to offer.

17) The London Rowing Club, Putney

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If you’re a sporting couple, take a look at this unique Victorian wedding venue in London. The London Rowing Club offers unforgettable views of the River Thames with its balcony which is the perfect setting for popping a bottle of champagne. If you’re lucky you might even get the chance to cheer on some rowers if they pass by. You can host dinners at this venue with up to 110 guests and drink receptions with up to 200 standing guests.

18) The Arsenal Emirates Stadium, North London

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Here’s a venue idea for all of you football fans out there wanting to make your passion part of your wedding day. The Emirates Stadium, home to Arsenal football club can cater for celebrations of up to 500 guests. They have multiple stunning suits such as their Royal Oak Suite, Highbury Suite, Woolwich Suit, and their Dial Square Suite which offer views of London’s skyline and their well-maintained pitch.

19) Fulham Palace, West London

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Fulham Palace is an exclusive-use country house with stunning landscaped gardens and historic features. They are licensed for civil ceremonies with up to 120 guests, but that’s not all, they also have an elegant private chapel! This unusual wedding venue also comes with several large halls and an outdoor marquee that can seat up to 180 guests.

20) The Trafalgar St. James, Westminster

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This unique wedding venue features beautiful architecture and artistic interiors with bold colours. The Trafalgar St. James has a rooftop that offers an unforgettable view over the city of London and is considered their premium area and can hold up to 80 seated guests or 138 for a standing reception.

21) Inner Temple, Central London

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Inner Temple is a truly unique wedding venue with its historical significance and Georgian-style rooms housing paintings around 470 years old! Up to 600 guests can enjoy al fresco dining with seasonal cocktails.

22) Cromwell Place, Kensington

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Cromwell Place offers exclusive use of its unique wedding venue. They have 15 exhibition rooms that are bright and minimalistic so if you’re looking to have extravagant and bold decorations at your wedding they won’t clash with the current interior. Their Club room is the main function room which consists of two conjoined rooms that have plenty of space for your celebrations.

23) Mama Shelter, Central London

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This urban venue is definitely an option you shouldn’t skip over. This Mama Shelter is idyllic for intimate small-medium sized weddings and parties for 50 or fewer. Their friendly staff allows you to take part in a complimentary tasting session so you can make sure that the all-important wedding menu is as you wish.

24) Brunel Museum, South East London

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The Brunel Museum is a charity for education and history. They offer three wedding packages, afternoon, evening or all-day hire as well as offering experienced coordinators. Their Grand Entrance Hall would take you and your guests on an underground experience. Fun fact, this was the first ever underground theatre and they had acrobats regularly performing there!

25) The Union Club, Covent Garden

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This Union Club is another historic venue that was built 300 years ago. This venue has several unique spaces for you to choose from for your wedding ceremony and evening reception. They have other facilities such as their roof terrace with private botanical gardens which would make a stunning backdrop for your wedding pictures.

26) The Oystercatcher, South East London

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The Oystercatcher is a great option if you’re looking for a unique venue on a budget. The Oystercatcher encourages all enquiries, welcomes a range of budgets, and is very flexible when it comes to your spending. They offer exclusive hire of the whole venue with plenty of space for both seated and standing guests for a wedding reception or ceremony. There are plenty of photo opportunities with their being local attractions such as the famous Cutty Sark!

27) Butchers' Hall, Central London

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Similar to some of the other unusual wedding venues featured in this blog, we have another historic building. Butchers’ Hall dates back to 975AD and was granted a charter of incorporation by King James I in 1605. This wedding venue has 5 event rooms which are the Reception Area, Great Hall, Court Suite, Mezzanine Floor, and even a Roof Garden! Their Court Suite has a gorgeous marble fireplace which would be a romantic place to exchange vows.

28) Dulwich Picture Gallery, South East London

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Founded in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery comes with a 3-acre garden and offers a number of spaces that will accommodate a quirky wedding. Choosing this venue will give you the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to dine in the Soane Gallery itself. You will be seated at a long table running directly through the famous gallery. Alternatively, you could choose to have a hearty breakfast in their gallery cafe instead, how amazing does that sound? Their team is happy to provide you with support and knowledge regardless of whether you’re hoping for a small gathering or a grand wedding ceremony.

29) Small Beer Brewery, East London

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For all of you beer drinkers out there, this is the perfect wedding venue for you! Small Beer Brewery is a truly unique wedding venue in London with a tap room suitable for smaller gatherings and for larger celebrations there’s a big dance floor and room for DJ facilities. Their team will help you select drinks to be featured on your bespoke menu.

Unfortunately, this company will no longer accommodate weddings or events after December 31st, 2023, so if this venue caught your eye, make sure you book soon!

30) Sunborn London, Central London

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The Sunborn London is really a venue like no other. This yacht-based wedding venue offers a unique experience for each and every couple. I mean it’s not often that you hear of people getting married on a yacht, is it? Couples get to choose from their range of event spaces across their 4 decks. This yacht boasts 135 rooms available for guests so can share these unforgettable wedding memories with all of your loved ones. They have an elegant and sophisticated ceremony room for you and your future husband/wife to say ‘I do’ in.

31) Grand Junction, West London

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Located in the Royal Borough of Kensington, this venue is more than enough to make your jaw drop! Grand Junction provides two levels of dedicated events space that is available for wedding use. Their central hall can hold up to 270 people for a seated dining experience or 400 standing. But that’s not the best part. There is also an underground space which is generally used for drinks. This unusual room can have up to 200 people standing and partying. Additionally, there is also lawn space and a beautiful terrace space that would make an amazing reception area.

32) Applecart Arts, East London

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Applecart Arts was once a library in East London but now its charming features can be used for events such as weddings. This wedding venue is suited for smaller celebrations of up to 60 people. Applecart Arts offer buffets and seated dining that their coordinators will help you organise. Their staff is passionate about creating a warm and welcoming experience for each and every couple. If you and your partner are bookworms, this would be an amazing venue for your special day.

33) Skylark Roof Garden, West London

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Skylark Roof Garden is 10 floors up, overlooking Nottinghill. This cocktail bar and pizza restaurant would be a great place to have your wedding reception. Can you imagine you and your partner as newlyweds, surrounded by friends and family, sipping cocktails and watching the sunset across London’s skyline? It sounds dreamy to me!

34) Charlton House, South East London

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Charlton House is a charming wedding venue that have both indoor and outdoor facilities for special events. They are licensed to hold civil ceremonies and they have several suitable rooms for wedding receptions so you get the full experience at Charlton House. Their bright and open rooms allow you to see the scenic landscape that surrounds the house.

35) Signature Brew Haggerston, East London

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The next quirky wedding venue in London is Signature Brew Haggerston. Couples can celebrate their special day at this venue. This venue has the same charm as old-school London so if you’re looking to take a step back in time before your new future, make sure you consider this unique venue. They can accommodate up to 180 people in their cosy and convenient 12-tap bar area.

36) Wild by Tart, South West London

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Wild by Tart offers a restaurant, bar, and retail area as well as their main event space. The stunning interior has glass panel ceilings and refreshing greenery which could definitely house quirky decor if you so desire. Their professional team is passionate about helping couples transform their event rooms into their dream space for their very special day.

37) Chats Palace Arts Centre, East London

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Similar to the previous venue, Chats Palace Arts Centre can be decorated to reflect your desired style and theme. You and up to 200 wedding guests can wine and dine in their banquet area and dance the night away in there throughout their optional evening entertainment. There’s also a modern bar area where you can get your drinks topped up as you please as well as changing rooms to swap outfits or quickly freshen up!

38) Castle Green, East London

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Castle Green is a versatile wedding venue that reflects both elegance and luxury. If you intend on hosting an intimate gathering or looking to have over 100 guests in a grand space, Castle Green can offer you both of these experiences. This venue is also located near a number of transport hubs so you and your guests can travel easily to and from this venue without the use of a car!

40) Friends of Windmill Gardens, South East London

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A local residents’ group set up the Friends of Windmill Gardens in the hope of restoring the mill and opening it for public use. As a result of their hard work, the mill and its gardens can now be used for events such as weddings. This is a great option if you’re looking for a small intimate wedding between close family and friends. They provide space for up to 60 guests on the grounds next to the windmill for outdoor celebrations or pictures and they can offer space for 50 seated guests inside. You can also choose to receive a guided tour of this hidden gem and learn about its history!

39) Hinwick House, Bedfordshire

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Located in Bedfordshire, this unsual wedding venue was built in 1710 and modelled on the original ‘Buckingham Palace’ this will give you a taste of luxury and sophistication. Hinwick House can comfortably host several hundred guests. The fabulous team would be sure to pull out all of the stops to make the venue even more impressive if that’s even possible.

41) Museum of London Docklands, East London

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The museum of London Docklands has 5 floors based on the waterfront. Each space can be hired exclusively for large receptions or small gatherings. The boasting Wilberforce Room with original 1802 wooden features, is the ideal space for larger daytime or evening receptions and it can hold up to 240 guests. Alternatively, the museum’s Muscovado Hall can be used for up to 200 guests.

42) Lambeth Town Hall, South West London

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Opened by King George V and Queen Mary, who were the prince and princess of Wales at the time, Lambeth Town Hall offers a selection of indoor and outdoor spaces perfect for both wedding ceremonies and receptions. If you’re looking to have an outdoor event their courtyard is where you would host it. For indoor ceremonies and celebrations, their Assembly Hall is a good choice as it can hold up to 300 guests for cocktail receptions or 250 for banquet-style dining.

43) Cutty Sark, South East London

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The Cutty Sark was the fastest ship of her time! In honor of her beauty and significance, she was preserved as an iconic and quirky venue. This provided a one-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hold your civil ceremony or wedding reception here. This 19th Century ship has been raised so you can even walk underneath the magnificent ship if you desire.

44) Searcys at the Gherkin, Central London

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I’m sure a lot of you are familiar with what the Gherkin looks like. Did you know this famous landmark is also a wedding venue? Searcys at the Gherkin has exclusive spaces that fall on levels 39 and 40, giving showstopping views out of the glass dome. Couples also have the option to privately hire a dining room for a more romantic feel.

45) Ham Polo Club, South West London

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Ham Polo Club has three separate areas that can accommodate the different stages of your wedding day. You and up to 144 of your loved ones can enjoy a dining experience beneath a canopy of greenery and then head down to their striking Polo Club pavilion and dance the night away. If you’re planning to celebrate with more than 144 guests, don’t panic, you can use their Clubhouse and marquees as well.

46) The Painted Hall, Old Royal Naval College, South East London

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The Painted Hall is a historic World Hertiage Site with several event spaces fitting for an unforgettable wedding. You can host an intimate wedding with 80 guests or a grand party with up to 400 people. The airy interiors feature tall marble columns and vintage paintings. This venue is very accessible for those who are wheelchair users including appropriate parking!

47) The Natural History Museum, West London

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This world-famous Natural History Museum offers large spaces for events. The museum’s dramatic entrance, the Hintze Hall, can host up to 450 guests. Don’t worry! the animal and dinosaur skeletons are counted as guests. The iconic stone staircase and romanesque arches would make a beautiful backdrop for wedding pictures. I think it’s safe to say that the beauty of this museum speaks for itself!

48) Severndroog Castle, South East London

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Severndroog Castle is licensed for ceremonies and provides a unique setting for a romantic wedding. Couples can choose to hire the whole castle or just the upper levels and viewing platform. The viewing platform can only hold 6 guests so it’s perfect for a really intimate moment such as renewing vows.

49) The Lampery at Apex, South West London

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The Lampery at Apex boasts a range of contemporary-styled rooms and suites. The venue consists of bold colours and vibrant designs so this venue comes with a unique interior for a unique wedding. There are marble tables and a gorgeous canopy giving a taste of luxury for those who like the finer things in life.

50) Bush Hall, West London

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Bush Hall is an elegant Edwardian wedding venue that boasts charm and British history. You can invite up to 200 guests for a sit-down dinner or 350 guests can join you for refreshing cocktails and mocktails at your reception.


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