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Affordable Wedding Venues in Surrey: 15 Budget Friendly Picks

Getting married on a budget? Check out these affordable – yet totally gorgeous – wedding venues in Surrey

Newlywed couple sharing a kiss outside the Brooklands Museum in Surrey as their guests throw confetti

It’s no surprise that couples may find it hard to snap up cheap wedding venues in Surrey. Located within easy travelling distance of London and boasting some of the most beautiful woodlands, historical parks, and countryside views in the UK (hello, Surrey Hills), it’s no surprise Surrey wedding venues are a popular choice for so many.

But if your dream is to get married in the rolling Surrey countryside, minus the credit card-busting price tag, fear not. We’ve searched high and low for the prettiest budget-friendly wedding venues in Surrey – and we reckon you’ll be pleasantly surprised by what we’ve found.

15 Best Affordable Wedding Venues in Surrey

From cheap barn wedding venues and gorgeous golf clubs to hidden-gem hotels and manor houses, being on a budget doesn’t mean having to compromise on style at these affordable Surrey wedding venues.

1. Woldingham Golf Club – Caterham

Ceremony set-up at Woldingham Golf Club in Surrey

If there’s one thing Surrey isn’t short of, it’s golf clubs – and, nestled in the heart of the Halliloo Valley, Woldingham Golf Club is overflowing with rural luxe despite hire prices starting from just £500.

The interior is worthy of any stately home, with sweeping staircases, feature fireplaces, a grand stone balcony that looks out over the vast golf course and a beautifully decorated suite complete with private lounge, dance floor, and bar areas.

You can tie the knot with up to 100 guests at this Surrey venue. Then, after dark, amp up the romance and the party atmosphere with a dreamy firework display and a late 1am licence. 

“It was the best day of our lives,” says one Hitched newlywed. “Not only is the venue stunning but all the staff – especially Angie and Mike – made our day perfect. Nothing was too much trouble for them.”

  • Capacity: 100 (seated); 250 (standing)
  • Pricing: From £500
  • Deals: Enjoy exclusive offers on remaining 2024 dates, including a wedding for up to 50 guests for £4,650 (inclusive of drinks, canapés, two-course wedding breakfast, evening buffet, DJ and more).

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2. Honeywood Museum – Carshalton

Exterior image of Honeywood Museum – a white brick building on the waterfront

For an intimate ceremony setting that’s completely out of the ordinary, the Grade II listed Honeywood Museum explodes with colour at the first hint of spring and has the most beautiful waterside location on Carshalton Ponds.

Marry in The Drawing Room, a light and airy Edwardian space with French doors that open out into the beautiful gardens, before heading over to the quaint Honeywood Tea Rooms for post-ceremony drinks and nibbles.

For an affordable wedding ceremony spot in a romantic and historic location, where complete packages start from just £1,200, Honeywood delivers on all fronts.

  • Capacity: 30 guests
  • Pricing: From £1,200

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3. The Red Barn – Lingfield

Image of the Secret Garden tent at The Red Barn in Surrey which is decorated with fairylights, tables and chairs.

Five hundred year-old barn-turned-countryside-pub The Red Barn in Surrey is perfect for couples who want to marry in stylish but relaxed surroundings.

There are four main spaces to choose from at this cheap Surrey venue – the 16th century barn, with its vaulted ceilings and old-world charm sets the scene for a classic countryside do, while the light and bright Orangery and its direct access to the Secret Garden (pictured) is made for elegant and refined celebrations. 

This is also a great spot for romantic winter weddings, according to one Hitched reviewer: “The character and rustic charm of the main barn with its beams and fireplace creates such a warm and relaxing atmosphere. With the beautiful Christmas decorations, it’s simply magical.” Be sure to bag yourself a great deal when you book off-peak. 

  • Capacity: 120 (seated); 150 (standing)
  • Pricing: Menus from £75

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4. Macdonald Frimley Hall Hotel – Camberley

Exterior image of Macdonald Frimely Hall Hotel in Surrey, cladded with ivory and greenery

Seeking an affordable yet idyllic country pad surrounded by landscaped gardens? Look no further. The impressive Grade II listed Macdonald Frimley Hall is a vision, with imposing staircases, cosy log fires and plenty of accommodation for friends and family at a reduced price.

In the summer months, say your vows in the gardens of the manor house, or opt for the White Room, an intimate space which overlooks the grounds, before spilling out onto your private patio for drinks.

There’s also the Frimley Suite which can be divided up into three distinct areas, with ample space for seated guests, a dance floor and live entertainment. Plus, don’t forget to indulge in some pre- and post-wedding pampering in the spa.

“We planned our wedding in nine months – and every single detail was catered for,” reveals one Hitched reviewer. “It was the most amazing day – our guests were still raving about it weeks later!”

  • Capacity: 200 guests
  • Pricing: Menus from £55

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5. Surrey National – Chaldon

Interior image showing the table set-up for a wedding breakfast at Surrey National Golf Club, Surrey

Nestled within a dreamy 200 acres of verdant rolling hills, Surrey National Golf Club is a sophisticated setting for an affordable countryside wedding.

Say your vows in the beautiful red-brick interior, complete with feature fireplace, gloriously high oak-beamed ceilings and large windows that allow the light to flood in. For those planning an Asian wedding or an especially large celebration, the two interconnecting suites can hold up to 340 guests.

There’s also a balcony, which extends the length of the room – a beautiful spot for drinks and photo ops. For weddings on a tighter budget, be sure to check out their package options for 50% off hire fees for weddings between May and November.

  • Capacity: 250 (seated); 340 (standing)
  • Pricing: Menus from £70

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6. Woodhaven Space – Woking

The garden at Woodhaven Space, decorated with fairylights

Did someone say, ‘house party’? The sumptuous Woodhaven Space is a boutique eco-venue just crying out for a complete wedding takeover – and hire starts from a very reasonable £1,000.

As well as the well-appointed rooms available in the main building – all of which boast wooden flooring and large windows – there’s a private freshwater pool and hot tub, landscaped gardens, and in-house chefs and a florist. Plus, overnight accommodation for the newlyweds and a changing room for guests.

Dining options include both seated and buffet-style service, depending on your wedding style, with much of the produce used grown on site. When it comes to evening entertainment, there’s also the option to hire a marquee and fireworks are permitted.

  • Capacity: 50 guests
  • Pricing: From £1,000

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7. Brooklands Museum – Weybridge

Newlyweds kissing outside the Brooklands Museum in Surrey as guests throw confetti

Calling all history, motorsport, and aviation lovers! Brooklands Museum in Weybridge is a celebration of speed, flight, and adventure – and its available to hire for weddings too.

There are three art deco-inspired suites available to choose from; the Napier Room is the largest available and features its own private balcony for drinks and canapés overlooking the Paddock. Once used to entertain the very first racing drivers and their guests, it’s on point when it comes to throwing a good old-fashioned knees-up.

Elsewhere, the Bluebird Room – adorned with racing motorist Sir Malcolm Campbell memorabilia – overlooks the motoring village and can host 100, while the elegantly decorated Members’ Lounge is perfect for more intimate parties of 50.

And if we told you that you could even say ‘I do’ on board Concorde before sipping champagne beneath its wings – would you believe us? A Rear Cabin ceremony isn’t the cheapest option here (other room hire prices start from as little as £300), but it’s without doubt one of the most memorable.

  • Capacity: 230 guests
  • Pricing: Menus from £65

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8. Guildford Manor Hotel & Spa – Guildford

Interior shot of Guildford Manor showing a wedding breakfast set-up with draped curtains and crystal chandeliers

Boasting idyllic 10 acres of gardens with flourishing wildflower borders and tucked-away woodlands, the smart Guildford Manor Hotel is equal parts amour and intrigue, as well as being super affordable with menus starting from just £75.

The beautifully decorated Bloomsbury Suite, with its high ceilings and garden views, can seat 120 for a ceremony, while the Lytton Suite, featuring the most breathtaking crystal chandeliers and fairy-lit draping, was made for formal dinners and dancing.

You can also tie the knot in an outdoor ceremony, beneath the pergola.

There is, of course, also plenty of accommodation for guests to retire to when the night ends, while your maids will love being pampered at the spa.

“The venue, ceremony space and catering are great, and the gardens and outdoor areas are a really nice bonus,” says one Hitched review. “Try and find the peacock if you can! An underrated location and really good value in terms of price.”

  • Capacity: 120 (seated); 200 (standing)
  • Pricing: Menus from £75

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9. Frensham Pond Country Hotel & Spa – Farnham

Exterior image of Frensham Pond Country Hotel in Surrey, on the waterfront.

Alfresco weddings and countryside views for miles are the name of the game at Frensham Pond Country Hotel, with a waterside location within 900 acres of National Trust ground.

The hotel’s scenic spot on the edge of the Surrey Hills makes it an irresistible choice, while the art deco-meets-contemporary interiors will lend your day a touch of effortless glamour.

Planning a takeover? The hotel’s 53 rooms are available for exclusive hire, and wedding packages start from just £95 per person. You could even book yourself in for the dedicated Bridal Spa Package, which includes an Elemis prescriptive facial and a full body massage. Bliss!

“We made full use of the terrace area overlooking the pond,” comments one Hitched user. “The setting of the hotel and surrounding location is beautiful. The food in the wedding breakfast was delicious too.”

  • Capacity: 160 guests
  • Pricing: Menus from £75
  • Deals: Hitched couples will get an exclusive 10% discount on bookings.

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10. Lakeside Barn – Lingfield

Interior shot of a wedding at Lakeside Barn in Surrey where beautiful white drapes hang from the ceiling

Got your heart set on an off-grid outdoorsy celebration in Surrey? From May to September, the thoughtfully converted Lakeside Barn could be for you.

After saying your vows in the rustic barn or outside on the patio, you can enjoy cocktails with views across the shimmering lake before heading back inside for your very own wedding feast and dancing, as the space opens out to include a custom dance floor.

This really is the perfect setting for a laidback do without boundaries, with space for everything from stretch tents and bouncy castles to food trucks and cocktail bars. Hire of the barn starts from just £50 per person (based on 100 guests).

“The venue itself is breathtaking but it also acts as a canvas which you can make as bespoke as you like,” says one Hitched review. “We went to the owner with all our ideas, and she helped us make it come true!”

And when it comes to accommodation, this affordable Surrey venue has a full camping licence so you can glamp it up for the weekend in the luxury bell tents, or guests can bring their own.

  • Capacity: 150
  • Pricing: Menus from £70

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11. Great Fosters – Egham

Exterior image of Great Fosters in Surrey, a grand five-star country house hotel

Stunning five-star property Great Fosters may not be the cheapest on our list, but it offers some great deals on off-peak and winter weddings, with up to 40% off accommodation and 75% off minimum hire requirements respectively.

There are a number of spaces where you can marry; The Orangery, with its tall arched windows, is the perfect choice for a sun-drenched celebration, while the listed Tithe Barn is a cosy space filled with oak beams, casement windows with stone mullions and an open fire – perfect for winter weddings.

You might also choose to say 'I do' beneath the Archery Pavilion as guests watch on from the lawn.

Post-ceremony, guests can spill into the Painted Hall for drinks before heading back inside the barn or beneath the stretch tent on the Magnolia Lawn to dine and dance the night away.

Make the most of the 56 suites and bedrooms available for your guests, too.

  • Capacity: 160 (seated); 250 (standing)
  • Pricing: Menus from £70

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12. Surrey Downs Golf Club – Kingswood

Interior image showing Surrey Downs Golf Club set up for a wedding breakfast with windows that overlook the gold course.

A brilliant mix of stylish facilities and seclusion, Surrey Downs Golf Club is something of a hidden wedding venue gem and a great cheap wedding reception venue and ceremony space.

Ceremonies are held in the light-filled Willow Suite, with its floor-to-ceiling windows, natural wood flooring and private patio area. Or perhaps you’ll choose the Rowan Suite for a more intimate ceremony – either way, expect nothing less than panoramic views of the verdant fairway outside.

Then its outside and into the Garden Lounge for fizz and canapés before heading back into the spacious bar for dinner and dancing. There’s even a balcony to allow for some fun arial shots of the festivities.

It's hard to believe that prices at this Surrey venue start from just £830. 

“We had our wedding at Surrey Downs Golf Club and couldn’t be happier with how it went,” says one Hitched review. “The food was delicious, and the staff were very efficient. Lastly, the location is stunning.” High praise, indeed.

  • Capacity: 150 guests
  • Pricing: From £830
  • Deals: Bag yourself a freebie when you book a late availability slot before July 2024.

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13. The Royal Oak – Kingston upon Thames

Interior image of The Royal Oak pub in Surrey events space set up for a wedding breakfast with round tables and chairs with white chair covers.

Easily accessible from New Malden train station and with a vibrant, bustling atmosphere, The Royal Oak pub is a great affordable wedding venue for party-loving Surrey dwellers.

Wedding couples will have full use of the upstairs function room – a bright and airy space that’s bathed in natural light thanks to the grand windows. It includes a private bar and generous garden area for you to soak up the afternoon sun, glass of Pimm’s in hand.

Otherwise, if budget allows, you could choose to hire the whole pub venue exclusively. Three-course menus start from a very reasonable £48 per head and include lots of tasty gastro-pub favourites.

One Hitched review reads: “It was such a pleasure having our wedding reception at The Royal Oak. The food was incredible. The team couldn’t do enough for us and put so much thought into making sure everything went smoothly and accommodated everything we wanted.”

  • Capacity: 200 guests
  • Pricing: Menus from £48

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14. Glenmore House – Surbiton

Exterior image of Glenmore House in Surrey, a white Georgian building

Glenmore House is a characterful Georgian pile that you simply must add to your shortlist if you’re looking for affordable wedding venues in Surrey. The historical property has been hosting weddings since 1921, so it knows a thing or two about ensuring your big day is a seamless event.

Inside, the licensed Tudor Rooms – complete with 16th century cathedral glass windows – is the perfect spot to say your vows, while the Elizabethan Suite, a double-height ballroom with chandeliers, minstrel galleries and a sprung dance floor, sets the tone for a sit-down dinner and dance.  

The adjacent Claremont Gardens – a beautiful, landscaped park – is the ideal spot for photo ops while your guests enjoy drinks and canapés prepared by the award-winning in-house chefs.

“From the moment we arrived at Glenmore House for our first viewing, my husband and I fell in love with it,” says one happy newlywed. "With the beautiful stained-glass windows, the wedding room had a majestic feel and had been set out to perfection.”

  • Capacity: 140 guests
  • Pricing: From £350

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15. Gorse Hill – Woking

Image of the outdoor ceremony set up on the lawns of Gorse Hill in Surrey

Surrounded by 17 acres of verdant gardens and romantic woodland, Gorse Hill is a country house hotel with ‘classic beauty’ written all over it. Just minutes from the centre of Woking and with easy connections to London, this splendid pile is one of Surrey’s most charming – and affordable – wedding venues.

It’s also worth noting that this dreamy Edwardian mansion is as alluring in the winter as it is in the summer thanks to open fireplaces and sumptuous spaces that come to life in candlelight. You’ll also get some fabulous offers when you book a wedding from November to February.

There are 67 beautifully designed rooms to accommodate you and your guests, including those in the main Mansion House, the Courtyard, and the standalone Lodge.

“Gorse Hill was a perfect location for us. We got married in the Garden Suite – the surrounding trees were gorgeous and gave us the exact vibe we wanted to create,” says one Hitched review. “To this day people are still complementing how lovely the venue and experience was.”

  • Capacity: 150 guests
  • Pricing: Menus from £132
  • Deals: Enjoy exclusive extras when you book a last-minute date in 2024.

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Considering other areas of the UK for your wedding? Take a look at our round-up of the 35 most affordable wedding venues in the UK and our guide to saving money for your wedding