Weddings at Hampton Court Palace

A truly regal setting for your special day

A truly regal setting for your special day

Your dream wedding at Hampton Court

Hampton Court Palace is simply one of the most stunning wedding venues in the country. Set amid acres of beautiful gardens, this magnificent Tudor palace is the perfect setting for your special day, whether it’s a classic white wedding or something a bit more out of the ordinary.

Trends and fashions come and go, but the timeless elegance of Hampton Court will never go out of style. 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.

Read on to find out more about your dream wedding at Hampton Court.

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The Garden Room

The Garden Room is light, airy and spacious – just perfect for a summer wedding or an autumnal celebration.

As well as being a great space for live bands and dancing, this 1920s-style orangery boasts stunning views and can be used in conjunction with our other venues, such as the Little Banqueting House or the State Apartments.

The Garden Room’s beautiful French windows open out onto a walled garden reserved exclusively for you and your guests. This private space makes an idyllic setting for drinks, games and photographs.

Capacity

  • Up to 180 guests

Ceremony and reception options

  • Licensed for civil ceremonies
  • Suitable for drinks receptions, dinners, live music and dances
  • Includes all-day access to the walled garden for photoshoots, drinks receptions, games and evening entertainment
  • Can be used in conjunction with a multitude of other venues to tailor your day to your exact requirements

Availability

  • Available for daytime and evening hire

The Little Banqueting House

Small but perfectly formed, the Little Banqueting House is one of the most picturesque spaces in Hampton Court Palace, ideal for intimate celebrations.

Set peacefully amid the palace gardens, the Little Banqueting house affords beautiful views of the Thames, as well as the splendid Tudor and Baroque architecture of the palace itself.

The sumptuous interior, which includes spectacular 18th-century paintings and murals by Antonio Verrio, makes a classic backdrop for any civil ceremony, reception or dinner.

Capacity

  • Up to 50 guests

Ceremony and reception options

  • Licensed for civil ceremonies
  • Suitable for intimate receptions and dinners
  • The private walled garden can be used for drinks receptions or a marquee for after dinner dancing.
  • Combine with the Garden Room for a larger wedding reception after an intimate ceremony, or have a special dinner for 50 guests followed by dancing in our Undercroft for up to 220 guests.

Availability

  • Available for daytime and evening hire

The Great Hall

The Great Hall of Hampton Court Palace is one of the most jaw-dropping venues in the country. Originally designed as a feasting chamber for Henry VIII, it was the last medieval great hall to be constructed for the English monarchy.

With its stained-glass windows, sumptuous tapestries and magnificent hammer-beam ceiling, today the Great Hall makes a perfect venue for show-stopping ceremonies and lavish receptions.

Capacity

  • Up to 220 guests

Ceremony and reception options

  • Licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 200 guests
  • A popular option is to have a civil ceremony and drinks reception in one of the palace’s other spaces followed by dinner in this special venue.

Availability

  • Available for hire from 18.30 onwards.

The Orangery and Privy Garden

This long, graceful room was originally designed as a private greenhouse for King William III. The marble sculptures, wood panelling and classic chequerboard floor tiles belie the room’s original purpose, and today the Orangery makes a timelessly elegant venue for drinks receptions.

You’ll also have exclusive use of the glorious Privy Gardens, where you and your guests can enjoy drinks and photographs before heading inside for dinner, dancing and merrymaking until the small hours.

Capacity

  • Up to 250 guests

Reception options

  • Suitable for indoor and outdoor drinks receptions and photoshoots

Availability

  • Available for hire from 18:30 onwards
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Approved suppliers

Over the years, we’ve worked with some of the best caterers, florists, entertainers and production specialists in the industry.

Whether it’s a traditional white wedding or something more unconventional, our approved suppliers will help make your special day as fabulous as it can be.

Find out more about our approved suppliers

Contact us

If you would like to hire Hampton Court Palace for your wedding, please call our team on +44 (0)20 3166 6507 to discuss your requirements.

Alternatively, you can fill out an enquiry form and we’ll get back to you as quickly as possible.

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Bride and groom in the walled garden at Hampton Court Palace

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Royal Wedding 2018 official commemorative fine bone china plate

Royal Wedding 2018 official commemorative fine bone china plate

Commemorate the royal wedding of TRH The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with this official commemorative fine bone china plate. Made in England using traditional fine bone china techniques, unchanged for centuries, this collector's plate has been commissioned exclusively by Buckingham Palace to mark the royal occasion.

£49.00

Royal Wedding 2018 official commemorative fine bone china tankard

Royal Wedding 2018 official commemorative fine bone china tankard

Celebrate the royal wedding of TRH The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with this official commemorative china tankard commissioned by Buckingham Palace to commemorate the occasion on 19 May 2018.

£39.00

Royal Wedding 2018 official commemorative fine bone china pill box

Royal Wedding 2018 official commemorative fine bone china pill box

Commemorate the royal wedding of TRH The Duke and Duchess of Sussex. This official commemorative china pill box has been commissioned by Buckingham Palace and has been made in England using traditional fine bone china techniques, unchanged for centuries.

£35.00