Picking a venue is the first step towards creating a truly amazing wedding day. Whether you’re looking for something classic or quirky, London offers some amazing venues. We have compiled a list of ten of the capital’s best wedding spots.
London’s ultimate riverside wedding location in the heart of historic maritime Greenwich. The Old Royal Naval College offers a choice of wedding experiences. Choose the Painted Hall for grand opulence and drama or the Admiral’s House for intimacy, versatility and tradition.
With a convenient city centre location, Kensington Roof Gardens offers one and a half acres of themed gardens and exotic wildlife. Tie the knot in the clubhouse on the 6th floor, before hosting a party to remember in the beautiful rooftop gardens.
3. The Globe
Nestled on the banks of the Thames with stunning views of the river and across to the City, Shakespeare’s Globe is one of London’s best known landmarks. With its riverside location, the Balcony Room and Underglobe are licensed to hold weddings and civil ceremonies for up to 450 guests.
Hidden in one of the most elegant locations in South London, the Horniman Conservatory is perfect for a summer wedding. Built in 1894, the Grade II listed Victorian Conservatory with its impressive glass roof is sure to impress your guests. The venue is available to hire between April and October, and has the capacity for up to 120 guests.
5. The Gherkin
If you a looking for a venue with a definite wow factor, this iconic landmark will surely deliver as you say say your vows with a breathtaking 360 degree view of London. The beautiful event space at Searcys is located on the top two floors of the Gherkin, both of which are licenced to hold ceremonies and has the capacity of up to 140 guests.
6. Kew Gardens
Set within 300 acres of beautiful gardens, the World Heritage Site provides an absolutely stunning, unique venue for your wedding. From the Princess of Wales Conservatory, a complex glasshouse, to Cambridge Cottage, the former residence of the Duke of Cambridge and the Orangery, the venues offer unrivalled elegance.
7. One Mayfair
This Grade I listed de-consecrated church has played host to countless fashion shows, celebrity-studded bashes and society weddings. Featuring dramatic vaulted ceilings and carved walls. The Grand Hall cuts the balance between being an atmosphere venue and still a blank canvas, perfect for anyone who wants to design their wedding from scratch.
8. Syon Park
One of London’s most breathtaking venues, Syon Park is the modern fairytale wedding venue. The beautiful gardens provides a stunning backdrop for weddings and and civil ceremonies. The Great Conservatory is perfect for a twilight evening ceremony as the stylish glass building becomes filled with lights.
With its remarkable architecture and powerful iconic status, the Royal Exchange is the ideal venue if you are looking for a unique and creative space in the heart of London.
Dating back to the 18th Century, grade I listed Strawberry Hill House has been lovingly restored back to its original glory. Civil Ceremonies take place in the unique and lavish Gallery with its vaulted ceilings, golden canopies and crimson damask, and provides a truly memorable setting for your wedding day.
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