TEN OF THE BEST WEDDING VENUES IN SURREY
(1) RAMSTER HALL
Ramster Hall is a family-run wedding venue just outside the pretty village of Chiddingfold in Surrey. It features three impressive halls set around a courtyard, and is surrounded by 20 acres of beautiful gardens which are perfect for posing for your wedding photographs in. You can hire Ramster Hall exclusively for the day, either as a wedding reception venue or for a civil ceremony for up to 160 guests.
(2) OATLANDS PARK HOTEL
Oatlands Park is a Grade II Listed historic country house in Weybridge, set within 10 acres of picturesque grounds, with views of the the Broadwater lake and the Surrey countryside. The magnificent grounds were originally the site of a grand Tudor palace built by Henry VIII in 1538, and other monarchs, including Elizabeth I, James I and Charles I, also resided at Oatlands during their reign.
Whether you are planning a grand ceremony and reception for up to 250 guests, or a more intimate affair for close family and friends, this classic Surrey venue offers a variety of packages for brides.
(3) MILLBRIDGE COURT
Millbridge Court is a luxury wedding venue in the Surrey countryside just outside Farnham, which offers seven boutique bedrooms, and a dedicated wedding planning team to help your day go perfectly. It also boasts a special room for brides to get ready in (see above) complete with Hollywood style mirrors and chairs for all your guests to sit in while they have their hair and make-up done!
(4) LOSELEY PARK
This magnificent Elizabethan mansion is situated in 1,400 acres of beautiful countryside, three miles south of Guildford in Surrey. Receptions are held either in the grand Great Hall (which has a ceremony capacity of 102 people) or in the charmingly rustic 17th Century Tithe Barn (which has a ceremony capacity of 140 people). The spectacular three acre walled garden is also a perfect location for reception drinks and wedding photographs.
(5) GATE STREET BARN
Gate Street Barn is built in the traditional style using wood from oak trees, and is in a secluded and very peaceful country setting, five miles south of Guildford. It boasts beautiful landscaped gardens and views of the working organic farm, and can seat 150 guests during the day and up to 200 guests in the evening, with a choice of six catering companies. There’s also a special room for the bride to get ready in, complete with en suite bathroom.
(6) LOVEKYN CHAPEL
Lovekyn Chapel dates back to 1309, and is the oldest complete building in Kingston. Although it is no longer used for religious services, it’s the most popular venue in the borough for civil ceremonies. It is an elegant and bright space with excellent acoustics, and can comfortably seat up to 60 people. The chapel features large stained glass windows and a magnificent vaulted ceiling and arched doorway, so you get the ambience of a church but without the religious service.
(7) HAMPTON COURT PALACE
If you’re looking for a TRULY regal setting for your wedding day, Hampton Court Palace will definitely impress your guests! Set amid acres of beautiful landscaped gardens (see photo above), this legendary Tudor palace is the perfect setting for an atmospheric wedding. Since 1514, England’s most famous kings and queens – from Henry VIII and his six wives, to William III and Mary II – have amazed their guests with the romance and spectacle of Hampton Court. Now you can do the same!
(8) HAMPTON COURT HOUSE
This hidden gem is located opposite the world-renowned Hampton Court Palace, which is of course most famous as being Henry VIII’s home. It is one of Surrey’s most romantic wedding venues, set in eight acres of gardens. The grand hall, which overlooks Bushy Park, is licensed to host civil ceremonies for up to 150 guests, and they also offer a number of other elegant rooms in which to hold your wedding reception.
(9) NONSUCH MANSION
Nonsuch Mansion in Cheam has a wonderful history, and they only host one wedding per day, so you get exclusive hire of the venue for your wedding day! The Orchid Room features a striking fireplace, stunning stained glass window backdrop and a triple bay window and is suitable for up to 120 guests.
For many centuries, all that remained of Nonsuch Palace were ruins. The unusual name derives from old English – as Henry VIII said, there is “nonsuch place to rival its beauty and magnificence”. Under the reign of George III, a series of wealthy families built their homes within the park, evolving it over time into the fabulous Grade-II listed building that it is today.
(10) BURROWS LEA
Situated just outside the beautiful village of Shere in the heart of the Surrey Hills, the lesser known gem of Burrows Lea Country House is perfect for a romantic country wedding. It has a relaxed and intimate vibe, with a grand outdoor marquee and a stunning rose garden with a pond running through it for your guests to drink champagne and mingle in! A pretty and secluded wedding venue.