Hampton Court Palace
For centuries this magnificent palace dazzled audiences with lavish parties and gala celebrations hosted by powerful monarchs.
England’s kings and queens – from Henry VIII and his six wives to William III and Mary II – amazed guests with the spectacle and romance of Hampton Court.
Today, its timeless majesty will enchant and delight, as you celebrate your love among family and friends.
Whether you are planning a spectacular wedding or a more intimate reception, Hampton Court Palace’s inspirational venues guarantee you and your guests a stirring atmosphere – and a day you will always remember.
Splendid formal gardens, elegant cobbled courtyards and magnificent Tudor and Baroque architecture make this 500-year old treasure a spectacular backdrop for your wedding.
The Garden Room has capacity for 150 guest for civil ceremony, 300 for reception or 220 for dinner and dancing. The space is light and airy and opens out into a vast garden reserved exclusively for you and your guests. Enjoy a champagne toast under ancient trees in the lush greenery, followed by dinner and dancing in this spacious and versatile 1920s-style orangery.
The Great Hall has capacity for 400 guest for reception or 270 for dinner. Simply one of the most spectacular spaces in Britain, England’s last and greatest medieval hall is where royal residents dined with courtiers, entertained dignitaries and danced and celebrated until the early hours underneath its magnificent hammer beam ceiling.
The Undercroft has capacity for 250 guests for reception, 220 for dancing or 180 for dinner. Once Henry VIII’s beer cellar, the atmospheric Undercroft complements the majestic hall above, offering the perfect venue for dancing and after-dinner entertainment. Together with the Great Hall, the two spaces make a gorgeous setting for an unforgettable wedding.
The Orangery and Privy Garden have capacity for 250 guest for reception or 150 for dinner. This long, graceful room was originally designed as a private greenhouse for King William III. Today, drinks receptions spill out into the immaculate Privy Garden and can be followed by a procession through the magnificent State Apartments to one of the palace’s glorious dining rooms.
The Cartoon Gallery has capacity for 300 guests for reception or 200 for dinner. Your guests will marvel as they climb the grand King’s Staircase en route to this fabulous oak panelled room that once displayed awesome ‘cartoons’ by Renaissance master Raphael. Wonderful 17th-century copies of Raphael’s originals, and beautiful views of Fountain Court, are certain to impress during an unforgettable evening reception or dinner.
The Little Banqueting House has capacity for 50 guests for civil ceremony, 80 for reception or 50 for dinner. The Little Banqueting House is perfect for intimate celebrations. Set peacefully among palace gardens and spectacularly decorated, the interior’s 18th century paintings and murals by Antonio Verrio offer a classic backdrop for your civil ceremony, reception or dinner. Along with beautiful views of the Thames, you will enjoy a wonderful vista of the Tudor and Baroque architecture from the stone terrace.