10 OF THE BEST WEDDING VENUES NEAR REIGATE IN SURREY
(1) WOLDINGHAM SCHOOL
Although it is mainly used as a girls’ boarding school, you can hire this impressive mansion, which is set in 700 acres of magnificent grounds, for Catholic and civic wedding ceremonies. The beautiful grounds feature a fountain, carp pond, romantic pergola walk and lush green lawns, all of which provide a lovely backdrop for wedding photographs!
(2) REIGATE MANOR
An elegant but more reasonably priced wedding venue in the heart of Reigate, this Georgian manor house is in an unbeatable location if you have guests travelling from a distance, as it is just eight miles away from Gatwick Airport! Reigate Manor has 50 immaculate bedrooms for your guests to stay in, and the hotel also has six classically decorated conference rooms, so you can have everything from an intimate ceremony with just family and close friends, through to a grand celebration in The Ballroom, which has space for up to 200 guests.
(3) HARTSFIELD MANOR
Tucked away in Betchworth in 16 acres of private countryside, you’ll definitely want to check out this impressive Victorian manor if you’re looking for a very tranquil setting of your wedding. Hartsfield Manor was built in the 1860s, but is now privately owned and maintained to the highest level. You could travel up the long driveway by horse-drawn carriage or vintage car, and then enjoy a small intimate gathering for up to 40 guests in the Brockham Suite, or enjoy your wedding breakfast in the Terrace Restaurant if you have a larger bridal party.
(4) WOTTON HOUSE
Wotton House is a very popular, very classic wedding venue near Dorking, with both indoor and outdoor spaces which are fully licensed for civil ceremonies. The Old Library features grand vaulted ceilings and a fireplace, and is the perfect setting for a classy and romantic ceremony. If it is a sunny day and you prefer to say your vows outside, you can do so in the stunning Grade II listed Italian Gardens. You can then continue your celebrations in Evelyn Suite, which is an elegant and modern room flooded with natural light, with a neutral palette that will lend itself effortlessly to your chosen colour scheme.
(5) SMALLFIELD PLACE
If you’re looking for a small but very elegant wedding venue in Surrey, then look no further than this splendid little Jacobean manor house, which is set within an immaculate Tudor knot garden with idyllic lily ponds. Perfect for intimate weddings, it is licensed for up to 60 day guests and a further 20 evening guests, and you can hire it on an exclusive use basis, so you can have complete privacy and luxury overnight accommodation for you and your guests. And the quaint village of Smallfield is only a 15 minute drive from Gatwick Airport, so it’s ideal if you have international guests coming to your wedding!
(6) GILDINGS BARNS
If you’re dreaming of a peaceful, beautiful and very rustic setting for your wedding, Gildings Barns (six miles south of Dorking) will be just perfect for you! The interconnecting traditional oak-framed barns create an enchanting atmosphere, and are laid out to create a natural flow of guests – particularly ideal for families with children. You can have your ceremony in The Granary when the sun is shining and your guests can be seated outside, and the main barn can accommodate up to 110 people inside if you prefer, or if the weather is unfavourable!
(7) STANHILL COURT
Built in 1881, this magnificent country manor house is surrounded by acres of landscaped gardens and woodland, with views over the Surrey Hills. The historic building has been completely refreshed with a contemporary feel that respects the character of the original manor house. The Charlwood Suite offers the perfect space for a grand wedding, with capacity for up to 240 guests, The Orangery has been given a new lease of life with modern décor and can seat up to 180 guests, while The Lloyds Room is ideal for an intimate ceremony for up to 50 guests. You can now also hold your ceremony outside within the grounds, in the newly restored Amphitheatre.
(8) LANGSHOTT MANOR
If you’d love an historic vibe for your wedding, you can literally step back in time at this charming and secluded 16th Century manor house near Horley, which is now a 4 red AA star hotel with 22 bedrooms. You can exclusively reserve the hotel for up to 44 day guests and 80 evening guests, so that you and your guests can enjoy the manicured gardens and croquet lawn. You could walk down the outdoor aisle adorned with vines, exchange your vows in the gazebo in front of the ancient moat, and soak up the Elizabethan history of the Mulberry Suite.
(9) NUTFIELD PRIORY
An impressive Neo Gothic country house built near Redhill in 1872, Nutfield Priory is now a four star hotel which is perfect for a classically elegant ‘old school’ wedding, with views over the Surrey Hills. It has beautiful period interiors, including the Grand Hall with its floor to ceiling stained glass windows, and there are three different rooms that you can hold your ceremony in, depending on the size of your wedding. There’s also a lovely little Spa alongside the hotel, so you and your bridesmaids can chill out there before your big day!
(10) DENBIES VINEYARD
For something completely unique and very different, how about getting married in an English vineyard..? Set within 265 acres of vineyards in the heart of the Surrey Hills, Denbies will certainly provide a very memorable and romantic setting for your wedding photographs – just pray that the rain stays away! You can book the beautiful Garden Room for your drinks reception, and the Convervatory Restaurant for your wedding breakfast.