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The 15 Best Outdoor Wedding Venues in London

Want an outdoor wedding but always dreamt of getting married in the city? These outdoor London spots give you the best of both worlds

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a couple hand in hand walking into outdoor wedding venue hampton court house at sunset

a couple hand in hand walking into outdoor wedding venue hampton court house at sunset

There’s something totally magical about getting married in the capital. There’s also something so enchanting about getting married and celebrating outside, but did you know you could have both? These outdoor wedding venues in London allow you to have your dreamy outdoor ceremony and drinks reception, all whilst enjoying the benefits of getting married in the UK's capital.

Of course, choosing your wedding venue is no mean feat, but to make things a little less overwhelming, we’ve whittled down all of the wedding venues in London to a top 15.

15 of the Best Outdoor Wedding Venues in London

From wedding venues in royal parks, to barns in the city (yes, really!) to pub wedding venues with adorable gardens and grand hotels with chic terraces, there’s bound to be something you like the look of in this edit of the best outdoor wedding venues in London. 

1. Kew Gardens – Kew

If you’re dreaming of getting married in a totally unique wedding venue, you should definitely add Kew Gardens to your shortlist. It’s perfect for celebrations of all sizes with a botanical twist and has hosted some of the most incredible weddings, including Lucy Edward's special day. 

The star of the show at this wedding venue is the Temperate House - it's the largest Victorian glasshouse in the world.

With its pitched roof and grand statues, it can host large evening dinners and standing receptions of up to 300 guests. Your friends and family will love to celebrate among 10,000 species of rare and endangered plants and although it's technically indoors, it does a great job at bringing the outdoors inside. 

If the Temperate House isn’t to your taste, there’s a range of other spaces at Kew Gardens for you to hire including Cambridge Cottage, the Nash Conservatory, The Orangery and the Princess of Wales Conservatory, as well as a number of outdoor locations.

  • Capacity: Up to 230
  • Pricing: From £3,000
  • Deals: Kew Gardens have both midweek and seasonal wedding offers available as permanent promotions - check their listing for more details! 

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2. Queen’s House – Greenwich

Queen’s House in South East London is an iconic and stylish outdoor wedding venue in London.

From drinks on the lawns with sweeping park views, to unforgettable outdoor ceremonies, Queen’s House is a very special place to celebrate.

We’re obsessed with The Great Hall as a wedding breakfast space. It can accommodate 120 guests and boasts views over the Thames (as well as a stunning black and white marble floor).

If you have a smaller guest list, don’t worry – you can still get married at Queen’s House. The Orangery and South Parlours are perfect for intimate receptions and ceremonies with up to 50 people.

  • Capacity: Up to 120
  • Pricing: From £10,000

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3. Pembroke Lodge – Richmond

manicured gardens and a gravel path outside london outdoor wedding venue pembroke lodge

Whether you're a London local or not, you're sure to have heard of the iconic Richmond Park, but did you know that right in the middle of the deer-inhabited fields lies one of London's most exclusive outdoor wedding venues?

We're of course talking about Pembroke Lodge, which is located on the highest point of the park, overlooking all that this natural London landmark has to offer. It's one of the most popular wedding venues in the UK too.

As well as a number of indoor wedding spaces, there's also 11 sprawling acres of manicured gardens for outdoor wedding celebrations. 

  • Capacity: Up to 150
  • Pricing: Menus from £85
  • Deals: Pembroke Lodge are offering couples the chance to secure wedding packages at just £89 per person for selected 2024 dates. 

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4. Grove House – Wandsworth

Outside Grove House, an outdoor wedding venue in London with manicured grounds

Grove House is an elegant Georgian mansion that sits near Wimbledon and Richmond Park, making it easily accessible wherever you are travelling from.

The stately home and lush yet manicured grounds make for a magical backdrop for weddings and once inside, large arched windows and rich wood tones create a classic nuptial setting.

There is plenty of space outside for guests to gather and enjoy drinks and canapes before moving to one of the many rooms inside. Our favourite is the Terrace Room which overlooks the gardens and has a covered balcony. Talk about romantic.

This venue is open year-round and is licenced for civil wedding ceremonies and civil partnerships. 

  • Capacity: Up to 200
  • Pricing: From £4,440
  • Deals: Couples considering an early 2024 wedding can bag themselves a huge 20% discount on packages.

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5. Fulham Palace – Fulham

Say hello to Fulham Palace, one of the most prestigious outdoor wedding venues in London for a number of reasons. This exceptional and unique venue boasts a stunning riverside location and beautifully landscaped gardens.

Once you’ve said your vows in the courtyard, you can enjoy reception drinks with your guests and capture some photographs. If you decide against an outdoor wedding ceremony, there’s a private chapel on-site as well as a choice of function rooms for civil ceremonies.

For your wedding breakfast, The Hall seats 90 people (plus a further 60 for your reception) or the marquee is a fantastic outdoor alternative that can seat up to 180 guests.

When you book your wedding at Fulham Palace, the venue becomes exclusively yours for the day. What’s more, the team have a 'package-free' approach, giving you the freedom and flexibility to plan the wedding day of your dreams down to the smallest details.

  • Capacity: Up to 180
  • Pricing: Menus from £145

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6. Battersea Park – Battersea

a couple surrounded by guests throwing confetti over them after they got married in battersea park

Fancy saying ‘I do’ in one of the capital’s oldest and most iconic parks? Battersea Park is a 200-acre, Grade II-listed historic park containing three very special wedding venues. There’s the Bowling Green Pavilion and Lawn, the Pump House Gallery and the Victorian Bandstand.

The Victorian Bandstand is located in the heart of the park and allows you to say your vows outside. It’s also just a stone’s throw away from The Bowling Green Pavilion, so you can head there to continue your celebrations.

The Bowling Green Pavilion is a self-contained space with views of the iconic Battersea Power Station. You can transform your event with an outdoor structure on the lawn or enjoy an open-air dinner, barbecue, food trucks or dancing under the stars.

Last but not least is the Pump House Gallery. Nestled behind the boating lake, it has an impressive flagstone terrace and is flooded with natural light all year round. There are multiple floors (including a mezzanine level), and the space is licenced for ceremonies of all kinds.

  • Capacity: Up to 1,000 
  • Pricing: From £840

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7. Hampton Court House – Hampton

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Located just a stone’s throw from Hampton Court Palace and overlooking one of London’s most secluded Royal Parks is Hampton Court House.

This stunning Georgian mansion is set within nine acres of enchanting 18th-century gardens with unique features and well-maintained rooms.

The landscaped sunken gardens were designed by the famous astronomer Thomas Wright. They’re private and romantic thanks to their palm trees, heart-shaped lake and enchanting shell-lined grotto. What better setting for an outdoor wedding ceremony?

If that wasn’t enough, Hampton Court House is 15 miles from Heathrow and 11 miles from the centre of London, making it accessible for your guests travelling from afar.

The nearest station is Hampton Court which has direct trains to and from London Waterloo.

  • Capacity: Up to 200
  • Pricing: From £4,200

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8. Tudor Barn Eltham - Greenwich

the moat that wraps around the brick built tudor barn in eltham

Did you ever think you could find an idyllic barn wedding venue in the capital? Nope, we didn’t either, until we stumbled across Tudor Barn Royal Greenwich. It’s located just 20 minutes from the buzz of central London… but you’d never guess once you're there.

This exclusive-use wedding venue is set within 13 acres of stunning, award-winning parkland. It offers a range of delightful outdoor spaces, including the Moat Terrace and charming Tudor Lawn, meaning a wedding ceremony in the sun is possible.

After saying your vows and hosting reception drinks, you can head inside The Tudor Barn for a wedding breakfast. It was originally built by William Roper and still retains many original features. It’s the perfect space for a rustic celebration.

The Tudor Barn has a capacity of 180 seated guests and 300 standing. If you have a larger guest list, you can erect a marquee on the grounds for up to 300 people.

  • Capacity: Up to 180 (seated)
  • Pricing: From £3,175
  • Deals: There are wedding packages and deals available for winter and New Year's Eve, as well as special offers for some summer Saturdays in 2024. Couples can also secure a whopping 50% off of the venue hire here for 2024 weddings in selected months - see their listing for more details. 

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9. Le Gothique – Wandsworth

Le Gothique has been hosting weddings since 1987, so you’re in very experienced hands when you choose to say 'I do' here.

The historic venue features a gothic bar and restaurant as well as a stunning inner-city garden for you to say your vows in.

If that wasn’t enough, Le Gothique also boasts an in-house florist, DJs, and a Rolls Royce available to hire if you fancy a ride around the city after your vows. It’s no problem if you want to bring in your own suppliers though, the team here are totally flexible.

The venue can host up to 250 guests and offers seriously reasonable wedding packages.

  • Capacity: Up to 250
  • Pricing: Menus from £50

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10. The Honourable Society of Grays Inn – Westminster 

the honourable society of grays inn building with pink flowers and a car in the foreground

Boasting one of London's largest private outdoor gardens, The Honourable Society of Grays Inn is a traditional wedding venue that'll be an idyllic spot to host your wedding. 

Having been founded over 600 years ago, the building itself is rich in history and has over four fabulous events spaces to choose from.

From the wood-panelled Elizabethan room that seats up to 176 guests for a wedding breakfast to The Walks gardens which can hold 250 guests in an outside marquee, there's something for every kind of couple.

Moreover, if you're having a religious ceremony you can even get married in the Chapel before enjoying drinks and canapes in the five-acre garden.

This venue also provides ample free parking for your guests which is important to note if you're looking to get hitched in the capital. 

  • Capacity: Up to 250
  • Pricing: Menus from £189

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11. The Pavilions – Mile End 

Bride in a garden wedding venue

Couples looking for unusual outdoor wedding venues in London should definitely consider The Pavilions in Mile End Park as the setting for their special day.

You'll have the choice to celebrate in The Art Pavilion with up to 260 loved ones or The Ecology Pavilion which can host up to 220 guests. Whatever you go for, they both have picturesque lake views. 

The Art Pavilion is ideal for a spring or summer wedding as it comes with its own private island on which you can enjoy a delicious BBQ or drinks reception. 

You'll also have direct access to Mile End Park, so you and your guests will be able to explore ample outside areas.  

  • Capacity: Up to 260
  • Pricing: Menus from £1,375

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12. Stationer's Hall – City of London

Bride and groom outside a London wedding venue by a vintage red car

A wedding at Stationer's Hall will be a quintessentially London celebration, from the central city location (just minutes from St. Paul's Cathedral), to the iconic Routemaster bus that is available for your guests to stylishly travel into the venue.

Licenced for ceremonies of up to 200 guests and receptions of up to 400 guests, you won't have to worry about cutting anyone from your guest list with a wedding at this gorgeous London wedding venue. 

But the best bit? Hidden away from the busy city you'll find a stunning garden oasis at Stationer's Hall. Decked out with bunting, lanterns and lush green plants, it's the perfect place to enjoy a few drinks with your friends and family. 

  • Capacity: Up to 200 (seated)
  • Pricing: From £4,960

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13. Barbican Centre – City of London 

Couple and guests seated among the lush landscape of this tropical conservatory

While technically inside, the Conservatory in the Barbican Centre provides an alternative to outdoor wedding venues in London, while keeping the essence of an alfresco celebration well and truly intact. It's an ideal solution to unpredictable UK weather!

This unique venue is full of tropical plants and fish ponds, which makes for plenty of photo ops. What's more, there is a Garden Room attached to the Conservatory, which can be used for wedding breakfasts and allows for a seamless flow throughout the day. 

The in-house caterer and staff are all available to help you organise the wedding of your dreams and are eager to create a one-of-a-kind celebration for every couple. 

  • Capacity: Up to 150
  • Pricing: £POA

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14. Linden House – Hammersmith

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Linden House is a four-storey estate with unbeatable views across one of London's most iconic landmarks, the River Thames.

Ideal for an intimate celebration, The Ballroom can seat up to 54 guests for a wedding breakfast, up to 80 for a standing reception, or up to 60 for a ceremony.

However, the star of the show is the outside courtyard where you and your friends and family can mingle while enjoying the tranquil babble of the river. Linden House even offers the use of a marquee so it's ideal come rain or shine.

  • Capacity: Up to 120
  • Pricing: Menus from £45
  • Deals: The venue has special offers and prices for couples wanting to host an intimate wedding ceremony and reception for between 20 and 40 guests. 

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15. The Lamb Tavern – Aldgate

a couple dancing outside the lamb tavern in leadenhall market in london

If you’re dreaming of a relaxed wedding day with hearty food and drink, a pub wedding venue could be for you. The Lamb Tavern in East London is available for exclusive use on Saturdays and Sundays.

It has an outdoor licence, so you can spill out into the famous Leadenhall Market for vows and a drinks reception.

The Lamb Tavern’s dining room can accommodate up to 80 seated guests or 85 for a buffet and canapés.

This lovely pub is located just a few minutes walk from some of London’s major stations including Monument, Liverpool Street, and Bank. Oh, and if that wasn’t enough, they can offer 20% off accommodation at their sister pub, the Fox & Anchor.

  • Capacity: Up to 250
  • Pricing: Menus from £35

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Love the idea of marrying in the capital but fancy something a little out of the ordinary? Feast your eyes on the most unusual wedding venues in London, and for something a little swanky, check out our edit of the coolest rooftop wedding venues in the UK

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