Once a royal residence to King Henry VIII and Princess Elizabeth I, today Ashridge House is an award winning meeting, events, and wedding venue. Set in 190 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, Ashridge House is located in Hertfordshire, only 30 minutes north of London.
Ashridge House is the perfect environment to learn, reflect and to be inspired. Step back into history and elegance in our luxury Grade I neo-gothic country house; we welcome you to join us and be part of Ashridge House history.
Bring your dream to life
With its Gothic architecture, grand, turreted façades and historic grounds, Ashridge House is a picturesque backdrop to host your wedding day. Everyone’s dream wedding is different and you’ll have an expert wedding coordinator on hand every step of the way to help you create it.
With award-winning service and wedding packages that offer superb flexibility, we will help you make it not just the perfect day, but a truly personal experience too.
Away, but not far away
Located only 30 minutes from London, and rated one of the finest conference and event facilities in the UK, Ashridge House boasts inspiring creative spaces for meetings and events and is a magnificent setting for private dining.
Whether it’s a C-suite board meeting, a large conference, team retreat, or product launch, Ashridge House offers a vast array of spaces for your event. Get in touch so we can help bring your vision to life.
There’s always something going on at Ashridge House. As part of the local Hertfordshire community, we host an array of seasonal events for the public to enjoy in our grounds and gardens.
Watch classic films at outdoor cinema next to an oak tree Queen Victoria planted when she was four, attend a floristry workshop in the Chapel, take a cocktail masterclass with Ashridge House gin, or explore the grounds with family during our summer Sculpture Garden.
In House Convenience
We have everything you need. Grab a bite to eat in the Bakehouse and soak up the sun in the courtyard café, savour heritage classics in Acres restaurant, and unwind in old school glamour at the Vault bar.
Our wellness centre includes a pool, gym, and sauna creating the ultimate luxurious experience amidst the backdrop of the historic house and gardens.
Make yourself at home
Weddings, conference, and private function guests can sleep under the same roof graced by British royalty, walk the footsteps of Earls and Dukes, and escape into secret gardens like the 19th century bourgeoisie.
Our rooms and lodges offer a calm escape, all nestled within the quiet woods of Hertfordshire. Whatever you choose, we have a room for every occasion, from team offsite to celebrating life's biggest moments with family and friends.