Weddings

Your palace awaits

Your palace awaits

Updated 25 March. In line with Public Health England guidance, we have taken the decision to close all six of our palaces and gardens until 31st May. We will be reviewing this and will keep you updated. Please read our statement for further information. Read our statement

A stunning and dramatic backdrop to your special wedding day

As you gather among family and friends to celebrate and begin a new life together, the Banqueting House’s timeless majesty offers a powerful reminder of precious links to the past.

Whether you’d like a spectacular wedding or an intimate ceremony and reception, the Banqueting House guarantees first-class service and an unforgettable backdrop for your very special occasion.

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Weddings at Banqueting House

The Main Hall

Specially created for entertaining in 1622, the Banqueting House is truly a sight to behold.

Your families and guests arrive via the elegant entry hall, and follow in the footsteps of kings and queens, climbing the grand staircase to the majesty of the Main Hall.

At the Main Hall, magnificent pillars and glittering chandeliers will draw guests' gazes toward one of the world's great masterpieces: Sir Peter Paul Rubens’ glorious painted ceiling.

Ceremony and reception options

  • Both the Undercroft and Main Hall are licensed for civil ceremonies
  • Stunning location for your wedding and guest photos
  • Please contact the Events Team to find out more about possible room set up options

Capacity

  • Up to 400 guests for civil ceremonies
  • Up to 300 guests for a dinner and dance

Availability

  • Available for hire from 13:00 onwards
  • All day hire available on selected dates throughout the year

 

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The Undercroft

Wonderfully atmospheric, the Undercroft is where Stuart kings once retreated from public life.

Today, this intimacy – once favoured by England's monarchs – makes it a special space for an unforgettable evening of dining, dancing and celebration.

This charming, vaulted space will radiate with good cheer and joyous bustle as your family and friends gather to celebrate and offer congratulations.

Ceremony and reception options

  • Licensed for civil ceremonies
  • Dramatic space for drink receptions and evening entertainment
  • Can be combined with post-wedding photos, dinner and dancing in the magnificent Main Hall under Rubens’ Ceiling

Availability

  • All day hire available on selected dates throughout the year​

Capacity

  • Up to 150 guests for a civil ceremony
  • Up to 380 guests for a drinks reception
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Contact us

If you would like to speak to a member of our team please call us on +44 (0)20 3166 6152.

Alternatively please complete our enquiry form and we’ll respond to you as quickly as possible.

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Hire information

Hire times

Banqueting House is available to hire seven days a week from 16:30 onwards. However access is available from 13:00 (additional costs apply).

We are able to offer all day hire on selected dates throughout the year. Please contact us for further information.

Prices

Exclusive hire of Banqueting House starts at £14,500 plus VAT.

Approved suppliers

From flowers to music and lighting, a personal event manager and carefully selected accredited suppliers will help you to enjoy a wonderful day that will become one of the highlights of your own family history.

Find out more about our approved suppliers

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