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Weddings at Ashridge House

A unique venue for your dream wedding

Once a royal residence to King Henry VIII and home to his daughter Princess Elizabeth I, Ashridge House is the dream wedding venue for your special day. Ashridge House is a spectacular, award-winning wedding venue in leafy Hertfordshire, only 30 miles from London and surrounded by 190 acres of beautiful gardens. With grand, turreted façades, historic gardens and a choice of elegant heritage reception rooms, Ashridge House is a unique backdrop for one of the most memorable days of your life. Ashridge House is licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 170 guests and can accommodate 190 guests for your wedding breakfast in one room. Ashridge House offers a high and low season package with a minimum number of 80 adult guests; find out more on hosting your dream wedding at Ashridge House by enquiring here.

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– What our clients say –

Our wildest dreams came true it's all thanks to the entire team at beautiful Ashridge. Ashridge is pure magic and the staff will go the extra (ten) miles to make sure all your details are met. Our wedding day was one of the most seamless and effortless events we have ever planned. World class execution. Thank you Ashridge - you went above and beyond and every step.
Joni & Johan, 2019 – Wedding

– What our clients say –

Where do I begin to express my absolute gratitude to you and all of the Ashridge staff? I have never worked with a more dedicated and professional body of people in all my career. The day was perfection in every way, everyone was gob smacked at the venue, quality of food and accommodation was amazing. Well done to you all. Thank you once again.
Belinda & Joshua, 2018 – Wedding

– What our clients say –

Wonderful events team at Ashridge. Friendly, quick to respond and professional. It truly feels like you are receiving a bespoke service for your special day.
Katie Stone, 2018

Your Bespoke Wedding

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.

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The Ceremony

Each one of our nine elegant wedding reception rooms is licenced for civil ceremonies and each one offers something different. From palatial Italianate style, to art deco and impressive neo gothic, you’re sure to find the perfect space for your ceremony. You can also include a blessing in the magnificent chapel to complete the ceremony in traditional style.

Wedding couple on stairs at Ashridge House
Sample wedding breakfast at Ashridge House

The Wedding Breakfast

Ashridge is known for our dedication to superb food made with seasonal locally sourced produce. So relax and let our talented chef create a choice of delicious and innovative fine dining menus to make your special day an unforgettably delicious one too. Our experienced sommelier, meanwhile, is on hand to help you find the wines to match and the perfect champagne to celebrate your day.

The Wedding Reception

From drinks on our beautifully manicured lawns to elegant indoor receptions, when it’s time for the party to start, Ashridge House has it all. We can help with live bands and djs, evening buffets, spectacular fireworks and more. Just let us know what you have in mind and we’ll create a bespoke day perfect for you.

Wedding fireworks at Ashridge House
Bedroom at Ashridge House

The Accommodation

Our Brownlow Lodges are perfect for the extended bridal party to relax and unwind, with an additional 179 well-appointed ensuite bedrooms, there is ample accommodation for your wedding guests too. Ashridge House has 190 acres of private beautiful landscaped gardens to explore, including the Italian Gardens, the Rosary and the Sunken Garden, the perfect backdrop to your special day.


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