Wedding Venues in Hertfordshire: 18 of the Best

Hertfordshire is a county which has so much so offer, not least a huge selection of beautiful wedding venues. Take a look at our favourites!

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Whether you’re looking for a Georgian manor house, a rustic barn wedding venue or an opulent stately home, there’s an array of gorgeous wedding venues in Hertfordshire.

One of England’s most beautiful counties, Hertfordshire is made up of glorious countryside and quaint market towns aplenty.

Oh, and for all of you couples hoping to escape the big smoke on your wedding day, it’s easily accessible from London. With all this and more, you’re bound to find the perfect wedding venue in this county.

Unsure where to start? We’ve rounded up our favourite wedding venues in Hertfordshire to give you a bit of a helping hand.

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Stanstead Bury - Ware

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Stanstead Bury is a gorgeous farm wedding venue located in the quaint village of Stanstead Abbotts. It’s available to hire exclusively to just a limited number of couples every year.

It sits one mile away from Roydon train station, where trains to London take just 30 minutes. If lots of your guests are travelling from the city, this wedding venue could be for you!

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Stanstead Bury has been privately owned by the Trower family for over 150 years and is a total blank canvas for your wedding day.

The impressive grounds provide you with an idyllic backdrop for your wedding photos, as well as giving you ample space to erect a marquee or tipi for a festival themed wedding. The possibilities are endless and so is this venue's wow-factor.  

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St Alban's Museum & Gallery - St Albans

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Searching for a totally unusual wedding venueLook no further than the St Albans Museum and Gallery - an ideal venue for your Hertfordshire wedding.

From the moment you approach the grand Georgian building, formally used as St Alban’s town hall, it’s clear that this is a venue with a difference.

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There are a range of function rooms to choose from, so whether you’re hosting something small and intimate or large and lavish, there’ll be plenty of choice. 

If this wasn’t enough, you can add a tour of the museum’s exhibitions as the perfect way to get your guests mingling and amused as you’re being photographed or stealing a moment to yourselves.

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The Priory - Little Wymondley

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Barn wedding venues are one of the most popular wedding venue styles, and for good reason. They provide a romantic and rustic backdrop for your big day, and The Priory in Little Wymondley is one of the best.

It is located in extensive grounds with an ancient moat on both sides, providing a picturesque setting for outdoor ceremonies.

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Meanwhile, the barn itself boasts exposed beams and an enchanting atmosphere, and it would work magically for winter celebrations.

If food is a priority for you on your search for the perfect venue, you’ll be pleased to know that the chef at The Priory has created and developed a range of signature dishes from which you’ll be able to create your very own bespoke menu.

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Micklefield Hall - Rickmansworth

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Micklefield Hall, located a convenient 25 miles from central London, consists of two barns and a glorious house set in 350 acres of countryside.

The 16th century Great Barn has been lovingly restored with oak floors, under floor heating, state-of-the-art lighting and a lovely bridal changing room.

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The barn can accommodate up to 200 guests and opens out onto a terrace, ideal for summer drinks.

Meanwhile, the garden room has an open log fire which transforms the space into a fabulous winter venue. Regardless of the season you dream of getting married in, this Hertfordshire wedding venue is totally worth a look.

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Hanbury Manor - Ware

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With stunning period features and spectacular grounds, Hanbury Manor Marriot Hotel and Country Club is an elegant and enchanting wedding venue.

From Poles Hall, an old chapel with stunning vaulted ceilings, to the Garden Court and the Drawing Room, there are a range of function rooms for any wedding, both big and small.

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If on-site accommodation is high on your list of priorities, then you’re in luck, since you and your guests can enjoy spending time in the venue’s luxury bedrooms. There’s also a tranquil spa and golf course, allowing you to totally unwind.

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The Tipi at Beaumont Hall - St Albans

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Here at Hitched we are totally obsessed with this festival wedding venue.

Beaumont Hall is a stunning Grade II-listed Georgian farmhouse, and within the secluded grounds will sit your bespoke tipi, erected by the Natural Tent Company.

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The beauty of a tipi is that it is a versatile space that any couple can add their own special touches to. From fairy lights to fire pits, the possibilities are endless and the results are truly spectacular.

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Henry Moore Studios & Gardens - Much Hadham

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Henry Moore Studios is the former home of renowned artist Henry Moore and provides a unique venue for your wedding day.

The timbered Aisled Barn is licensed for civil ceremonies, can accommodate up to 120 guests and is an ideal space for rustic, elegant receptions.

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For larger numbers of guests, you have the option of setting up a tipi or marquee on the surrounding lawns.

The real highlight here is the sculpture garden, which is a stunning backdrop for photos and an interesting talking point for guests. There’s so much for everyone to explore!

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The Kings Arms - Berkhamsted

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There’s nothing more quintessentially British than a good pub wedding venue, and The Kings Arms in Berkhamsted is a contemporary and stylish option.

The attention to detail here is second to none, and from the moment you book your big day, you’ll have a dedicated wedding planner ensuring everything goes smoothly.

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The Greene Room is the private function room which would be exclusively yours for the day. As well as boasting its own private bar, it can accommodate 60 seated guests or 100 buffet guests and is decorated to the highest spec.

What’s more, there are 14 beautifully appointed bedrooms for your overnight guests – they’re the oldest part of the building and are marbled with original oak beams, exposed brickwork and fireplaces. How wonderful!

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Sopwell House - St Albans

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Sopwell House is the perfect hotel wedding venue for celebrations of all sizes. The exquisite interiors are complemented by wonderfully charming grounds, and everything pulled together makes for a gorgeous wedding photograph backdrop.

Accommodating up to 380 guests, the newly refurbished function suites provide everything from state-of-the-art mood lighting to dance floors and stages.

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Your wedding breakfast is sure to be a highlight, and there are a wide variety of cuisines on offer including Kosher and Asian dishes.

There are also 128 well-appointed, stylish bedrooms to offer to your guests at preferential rates. Oh, and did we mention the brasserie, on-site restaurant, spa facilities and nearby golf course?! Looks like you’ll be making a weekend of it.

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Hatfield House - Hatfield

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Hatfield House is a magnificent location for a wedding steeped in history and luxury.

You can choose between The Old Palace, with its medieval brickwork and stunning gardens, or the Riding School, blending historical and modern architecture, for your ceremony.

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The vast greenery of the surrounding Hatfield Park is a beautiful contrast to the rooms within the estate, and the house offers a variety of packages to suit every budget. What more could you ask for?!

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Hunton Park - Watford

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Just how stunning is this stately home wedding venue? Set within 22 acres of beautiful Hertfordshire parkland, Hunton Park is a wonderful option for your big day.

As you approach the house from the sweeping driveway, you’ll know you’ve made the right choice. The venue is licensed to hold ceremonies for up to 100 guests, and there is a newly opened marquee which can host up to 150 for your reception.

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When your big day comes to an end, the delightful annexe offers 61 bedrooms for you and your guests to spend a relaxing night. We love this venue!

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St Michael's Manor Hotel - St Albans

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St Michael’s Manor is a hotel wedding venue with unique exteriors, set amidst five acres of incredible grounds, including a one-acre lake. We couldn’t dream up a more perfect backdrop for your wedding photos if we tried!

The hotel is stylishly decorated throughout, providing a fantastic space for up to 140 guests.

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We love the Orangery, a conservatory-style restaurant room with stunning windows allowing daylight to stream in. There is also a cosy lounge and bar, a terrace, a lakeside jetty and a summer house. Oh, and 30 individually decorated bedrooms available for you and your guests.

The hotel is close to the M25 and sits just half an hour from Heathrow, Stanstead and Luton airports. The station, just 10 minutes from the hotel, has excellent links to London St Pancras too.

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Tewin Bury Farm Hotel - Welwyn

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Tewin Bury Farm Hotel is as versatile as it is inviting. This enchanting barn wedding venue offers a range of spaces accommodating anything between 40 and 500 guests.

Between the riverside Millstream Suite or the rustic Red Brick Stable and Tythe Barn, you’re spoilt for choice for both your venues and photo backdrops.

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Dedicated wedding coordinators are on hand to ensure your day runs smoothly, and all venues have their own private reception and ceremony rooms, bars and gardens. What a treat!

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Offley Place - Hitchin

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Offley Place is a beautiful 17th Century country house set within its own grounds in the pretty village of Great Offley.

If you’re looking to host an outdoor wedding ceremony then this place could be just the ticket, since the Gazebo in the Rose Garden is now a licensed ceremony spot.

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Your guests will stand amongst the immaculate rose bushes and lawns during the ceremony, with a front row for immediate family or guests who cannot stand for long periods.

If you’d prefer to get married inside, the beautiful light-drenched and chandelier-adorned conservatory is a spectacular option. You’ll love it!

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The Barn at Alswick - Buntingford

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Hiden within the historic grounds of the Alswick Hall Estate and on a quiet hill overlooking the Hertfordshire countryside lies The Barn at Alswick, a brand new wedding venue that you’re sure to fall in love with.

It will be exclusively yours on the big day, and you and your guests will love its rustic perfection.

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It is a contemporary yet characterful blank canvas – you can let your imagination run wild and transform the space into the venue of your dreams.

The barn hosts up to 120 guests and is the perfect location for your ceremony, breakfast and party.

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Burloes Hall - Royston

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Burloes Hall, a country house with stunning views of Hertfordshire’s chalk hills, lets you bring in independent caterers, florists, photographers and more to help create a completely personalised wedding day.

You can choose between an outdoor celebration on the sprawling lawns, or one underneath their pole marquee seating up to 250 guests.

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Burloes Hall is also conveniently located just minutes from a 13th century church, perfect if you’re looking to combine a traditional church wedding with a more relaxed reception.

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Fanhams Hall - Ware

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Fanhams Hall, a Jacobean mansion located in Ware, is a breathtaking venue with beautiful historical architecture and lush surroundings.

With a focus on personalised weddings and tailoring your special day to you, the Grade II-listed manor house boasts original features and cosy open fireplaces aplenty.

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What’s more, there are 27 acres of surrounding grounds containing lakeside views and tumbling waterfalls.

You can choose to exchange your vows in the Japanese Tea House, the majestic Great Hall or the Pavilion, with its own terrace overlooking the lake. There is so much on offer!

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The Grove Hotel - Chandlers Cross

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The restored and extended west wing of The Grove Hotel – former ancestral home to the Earl of Clarendon – is a striking combination of urban chic and countryside charm.

You can choose from their oval glass ballroom with floor to ceiling windows, or go traditional with your vows in their 18th century mansion.

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With 300 acres of gardens, The Grove Hotel is an outstanding backdrop for your wedding photos.

There is world class catering on offer, a championship golf course and an award-winning spa – this place really is the height of luxury for your guests!

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