30 Showstopping Wedding Venues In London
Published date: 16th September 2021
It’s news to no one that the capital of England is one of the most historic, diverse and bustling cities in the whole world. And it’s home to 8 million people, so it’s only natural that it sees several thousands of weddings every single year.
Luckily for those looking to tie the knot here, London is home to some of the greatest wedding venues in the whole world.
We’ve put together a handy list of 30 of the best wedding venues in London in the hopes that you’ll find the wedding venue of your dreams in this incredible city.
1. Kew Gardens, West London
You’d struggle to find a Londoner that hasn’t heard of Kew Gardens. The renowned 320-acre UNESCO World Heritage sight, known for it’s world-class botanical gardens, is no stranger to an excellent and extravagant ceremony and reception with a floral flair you can’t find anywhere else!
Smaller celebrations can take place in the Cambridge Cottage (former residence of the Duke of Cambridge) and big bashes go down in the Nash Conservatory, a striking flower-filled glasshouse. Luxurious doesn’t even begin to describe it!
2. Woodhall Manor, Woodbridge
If you fancy a foray just to the north of London, you can’t miss Woodhall Manor. Surrounded by intricately landscaped grounds, the blissful outdoor Dovecote makes for a great outdoor ceremony in the summer months (and who doesn’t want that?).
Too chilly for an outdoor ceremony? No problem. The Elizabethan manor house at Woodhall features several rooms licenced for civil ceremonies, as well as 14 beautifully decorated rooms for the whole family to stay the night in. What a bonus!
3. Morden Hall, Surrey
This lavish venue is perfect for a couple who love to be one with nature. Surrounded by sweeping National Trust Parkland, it’s that little bit of serenity and seclusion, just outside of the big city (and god don’t we need it).
If you’re looking for a location that’s not far from the city centre but provides that bit of privacy that we all love to have, Morden Hall could be the venue for you!
4. Hall Place, South East London
For a more tranquil wedding amongst walled gardens on the banks of the quaint River Cray, Hall Place has you covered. With several beautiful spaces for you to spend your big day at. A former Tudor house, this venue features a certain rustic charm that’s hard to come by in the capital.
Experience your perfect ceremony and reception within the walls of this incredible venue if a little slice of romantic history on your wedding day sounds good to you!
5. The Rosendale Public House & Gardens, South London
Fancy that electrifying pub feeling on your wedding day? With the large selection of the exquisite public house wedding venues in London we don’t blame you.
The Rosendale houses several sophisticated and private rooms for all your celebrations as well as a classic pub bar for you and your guests. No one will go thirsty, that’s for sure!
You can expect only the BEST award-winning ales and wines as well as the finest dishes at this venue. Accompanied by a team of wedding coordinators with many years experience hosting dream weddings and easing stress for several couples. A treat for all the senses and the mind!
6. The In & Out Naval and Military Club, Mayfair
One of the many things London is known for across the world is it’s fancy, high society aesthetic. Royal banquets, impeccable decorations and detailed wall paintings – not many wedding venues live up to this more than The In & Out, a private house near the esteemed St. James’ Square.
Despite the atmosphere of a tight-knit club house, this venue provides ample space for any celebration and can house up to 300 guests beneath its elegant and classical high ceilings. If you fancy tying the knot like aristocrats, look no further!
7. The Clarendon, Central London
A real hidden gem, the Clarendon offers incredible panoramic views over Royal Greenwich park that can’t be found anywhere. And that’s just icing on the three-tiered wedding cake. A range of elegant rooms are at your disposal for a celebration tailored to the needs of the happy couple by the highly competent and dependable wedding staff. So, you know you’re in good hands!
What’s more, this venue features majestic gardens that look gorgeous under the light of the sun or the moon, giving you great opportunities to snap some magical memories.
8. Nonsuch Mansion, Surrey
Nonsuch Mansion really lives up to its name. And there are no venues quite like it! 300 acres of well-kept land and awe-inspiring Georgian architecture add up to create a fairy-tale feeling like no other. Nothing quite like feeling royal on your wedding day!
This regal venue prides itself on the idea that every aspect of your wedding should be perfectly tailored to you.Your happily ever after awaits you at this extraordinary storybook venue!
9. 30 Pavilion Road, Central London
London is well known for its rich cultural history, mostly due to the abundance of famous faces, film stars, musicians and the royals, who have lived there. A stylish and dignified exclusive venue frequently enjoyed by Hollywood icons, 30 Pavilion Road is ideal for a couple that love to put some extra style into their celebrations.
Ascend the sweeping stairs to enjoy a few drinks in the company of your guests underneath the modish chandeliers, or enjoy canapes by the roaring stone fireplace on a cold day. You’ll never want to leave the high life after spending the day here!
10. Trailfinders Sports Club, West London
If you’re a sporty couple, you’ll struggle to find a more fitting wedding venue than Trailfinders. This unique venue offers 18 stunning acres of space at your exclusive disposal. And, it acts as a blank canvas for any kind of ceremony and reception you could possibly want.
Celebrate in style in one of their two contemporary pavilion rooms with amazing views over the surrounding areas, or spend the day in the modern Centenary Club for a different electric modern feeling. This venue can be anything you want, so how could you resist?
11. The County Arms, South London
The County Arms is a classy and modern pub venue in South London, that’s certain to wow your guests. With an eccentric atmosphere and rustic feeling created by the natural light shining through the expertly crafted wooden roofs, as well as views over the leafy Wandsworth Common!
If that doesn’t convince you, you’ll have access to the gorgeous side garden from the elaborate conservatory for some amazing outdoor spaces to sneak off to and snap some wedding photos!
12. London Canal Museum, North London
This curious venue is the definition of unique. Once an ice warehouse, the Canal Museum now prides itself on teaching people about the wonders of London’s waterways – and it makes for a pretty excellent wedding venue, too!
You and your guests will feel at ease sipping on a glass of champagne besides the canal before you head inside for some fine dining and dancing. An ideal venue for any kind of couple!
13. The Oyster Shed, Central London
If you thought you’d seen fantastic riverside views before, you haven’t seen anything yet. The Oyster Shed lies right on the banks of the Thames in Central London and offers panoramic views over the world-famous waterway.
We can’t think of many people who wouldn’t love to get married surrounded by the ever-flowing river. And, with a selection of three course meals tailored to you and your needs, why give it a second thought?
14. Tudor Barn, South East London
If you thought some of our other venues lived up to their names, wait till you hear about this one! Tudor Barn, located in Eltham in South East London, is… well, a Tudor barn. But it’s far from any old stables – this charming venue is the only remaining barn from its era in the whole of London!
The venue is surrounded by 13 acres of rolling parkland and features a scenic Medieval moat – the perfect backdrop for any fairytale wedding!
15. The Canonbury Tavern, Central London
Just a stone’s throw from Islington Town hall, as well as Highbury and Islington Station, the Canonbury Tavern is yet another unforgettable pub venue that’s rich in history and character.
This venue, along with its appealing inside spaces, features divine French doors that open into the glorious garden. Ideal for an alfresco reception of any kind (and the perfect place to converse with your guests about the incredible atmosphere)!
16. Stationers' Hall & Garden, Central London
Only a few minutes from St Paul’s Cathedral, Stationers is ideal for couples looking to get married at any time. This venue is open 7 days a week and includes space for 200 guests – very versatile indeed!
Get married in one of their two gorgeous indoor rooms or, if you’re looking for a more religious ceremony, head to the nearby St Martin’s Church for a traditional experience. There’s something for everyone here!
17. Trafalgar Arms, South West London
A quaint public house fronted by fairy lit trees and fashionable art deco, the Trafalgar Arms combines a chic country house feeling with that of a traditional London pub.
Enjoy a glass of champagne as you ascend the stairs to their majestic Smith Bar, where you can experience a reception like no other. The modern feeling from the inside rooms provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding. So you can spend your special day in style!
18. The Bridge Hotel, West London
Who doesn’t love that sophisticated hotel feeling? We think it would be ideal for any wedding day, and the many couples who spent their big day at the Bridge Hotel would agree with us.
Featuring a cosy fully-stocked bar, ample room and parking for up to 120 people as well as a private terrace for the lucky couple and their guests, this destination is exemplary for anyone looking to replicate that feeling of staying in a fancy hotel!
19. Grand Connaught Rooms, Central London
This venue is known as the Grand Connaught Rooms , but to leave its description as “grand” would be doing it a wild disservice. This cosmopolitan venue has some of the most striking interior design you’ll ever see.
The impeccably arched ceilings are the first thing you’ll notice about this venue and bring a new definition to the word “eye-catching”. If spending your day admiring incredible architecture sounds good, this could be the perfect venue for you!
20. The Lamb Tavern, Central London
Located in the eccentrically decorated Leadenhall Market, Lamb Tavern provides a truly unique venue that is simply unlike anything else you’ll ever see. With specially arranged exterior decoration and unique lighting, provided by Leadenhall’s incredible roof covering.
The inside of the venue is nothing to scoff at, either – the luxurious dining room and licenced bar really add to the experience that makes this Victorian building truly special.
21. Finch's, Central London
There are a fair few pub venues in London. But, they’re far from similar! And very few of them demonstrate that better than Finch’s. This stylish venue has a feeling like no other and is full of little details to make your big day fun and romantic.
Food menus, floral arrangements, whiteboards for fun messages and even selfie sticks – anything you want, completely tailored to you. Sounds like a reception and a half!
22. The Bull & Gate Kentish Town, North London
Nestled in Kentish Town in North London, The Bull & Gate specialises in giving you a lavish bar-style wedding reception and ceremony, that’ll leave a good (and fizzy) taste in the mouth of everyone attending.
Fancy a tasty tipple from the bar, prepared by a talented mixologist, while you soak in the splendour of the rustic decorations? We were sold from the word cocktail!
23. The Warren, South East London
Fancy an escape from the hustle and bustle? The Warren could be the perfect venue for you. This Grade II listed Victorian Country house lies in 22 acres of North Kent countryside and is hard to beat when it comes to a city getaway.
Located only 20 minutes from London Bridge and Charing Cross, The Warren is easily accessible to everyone – what’s not to love?
24. Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery, West London
This passionately restored Grade I listed house once belonged to one of the most influential British architects in history! But, you’ll be happy to know it has since found its modern calling as one of London’s most sought after venues. And it’s easy to see why.
Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery combines Neo-Classical features with contemporary blank canvas spaces to craft a great location for any kind of wedding. On top of this, the leafy nearby Walpole Park and impeccably kept grounds of the manor itself create perfect photo opportunities. Lovely!
25. Old Deer Park, West London
Featuring views of the Royal Pagoda at Kew Gardens, Old Deer Park is a sports club venue with many years experience in hosting lavish ceremonies of any kind. It’s one of those venues that sticks with you forever, creating memories you’ll keep near and deer (see what we did there) to your heart.
Old Deer Park features plenty of space for up to 180 people across their 4 function rooms, plenty of space for any celebration – you’ll be fawning over this venue in no time!
26. Greenwich Yacht Club, South East London
Greenwich Yacht Club takes “riverside” to a whole new level. The picturesque river rooms are literally located on the River Thames, connected to the land by a bridge. Nothing quite like a wedding surrounded the photogenic flowing river!
Just imagine celebrating next to one of the world’s most famous rivers, while the sun sets and reflects off of the water, as your big day comes to an eventful close. You’d struggle to find a more romantic background than this.
27. Seckford Hall, Suffolk
We have yet to find anyone who wouldn’t want to be pampered at a world-class spa before their wedding day to help ease the pre-ceremony nerves. And at Seckford Hall, you can do just that. Once you’re done with your top-to-toe spa session you can enjoy your wedding inside the tranquil Tudor house or in the peaceful gardens.
Once that’s over and done with, spend the night in one of the 34 fully furnished rooms. Admit it, you were sold from the word “spa”!
28. Holiday Inn London-Shepperton, West London
This is a venue with practicality as its number one priority, but doesn’t pull punches when it comes to other aspects too. The Holiday Inn at Shepperton has 3 separate suites for your celebrations, all of which are vastly flexible and suit any kind of wedding.
Oh, and there’s a handy built-in spa, easy accessibility for all your guests and a wedding coordinator to ensure your peace of mind on the big day. What more could you want?
29. Botleys Mansion, Surrey
Botleys Mansion truly is a sight to behold. A Palladian Grade II Listed 18th Century House (very impressive but a bit of a mouthful!), this mansion truly is luxury personified – just look at it.
The rolling Surrey countryside and bespoke, discreet service really complete this beautiful venue. And the inside spaces are absolutely to die for. Perfect for a big and bountiful wedding bash!
30. Notley Abbey, Buckinghamshire
Finally, Notley Abbey is certainly more than worthy of a mention. Once the country home of Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh, this attractive abbey dates all the way back to the 12th century! And was lovingly restored to be a beautiful wedding venue for all the lucky couples that choose to spend their day there.
Stone fireplaces, an exquisite dining room once used by monks and 8 fully furnished rooms – these are all things that will be at your exclusive disposal at Notley Abbey. There’s also a precious bridal suite for private use by the couple. Bliss!