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23 of the Best Wedding Venues with Large Capacity

If you're celebrating your wedding with lots of guests, be sure to browse our list of the best large capacity wedding venues in the UK...

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Whether you’re super popular, have a massive family or just can’t bear the thought of crossing any names off your guest list, we have a list of amazing large wedding venues that could be perfect for your big day.

As well as a seriously stunning setting, there are lots of important factors to take into account when it comes to choosing your large wedding venue. From how much parking is available and transport links to the accommodation for your guests and corkage fee costs, we've got you covered with all the details below. 

Regardless of whether you have hundreds or thousands on your wedding guest list, you’ll be able to host them all in one of these large wedding venues. Maybe start working on your table plan now, just so it’s ready in time…


1. Bailbrook House Hotel – Bath

Large country house wedding venue

Bath is home to some stunning wedding venues and Bailbrook House is one of the best. This 18th century property has more than enough room to host your big day, licensed to hold civil ceremonies and partnerships of up to 130 guests.

You won't have to worry about your loved ones going hungry, the Brunel Suite can seat 120 people for a delicious wedding breakfast cooked by award winning chefs. 

Stylish bathroom with copper bath

As for accommodation? Following a £10 million refurbishment Bailbrook House has 94 bedrooms so everyone can stay the night.

Featuring opulent fittings including copper roll top baths and four poster beds, you'll be resting your head in luxury. 

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2. Titanic Hotel Liverpool – Merseyside

Titanic hotel Liverpool

Located on Stanley Dock in Liverpool, couples who are looking for an industrial style wedding venue should look no further than the Titanic Hotel. 

Formerly a 1950s warehouse, the building has been renovated to a gold standard, boasting 153 guest rooms, a restaurant and the Maya Blue Wellness Spa.

Dining area at a wedding reception decorated with fairy lights

Comfortably able to accommodate up to 500 seated guests, expect steel pillars, exposed brick ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows which will provide stunning views across the Stanley Dock. 

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3. Chateau Impney Hotel – Worcestershire

One of the most romantic-looking wedding venues around, Chateau Impney Hotel offers a backdrop of grand French architecture and various elements of luxury.

Located just off the M5 and 25 minutes from Birmingham International airport, your guests won't have any issues getting to this wedding venue, yet it's set on 140 acres of picturesque grounds so will be perfectly peaceful for your special day. 

Able to play host to weddings of up to 850 guests, the Chateau Impney also has 106 en-suite bedrooms and 9 family apartments.

You'll have exclusive use of the whole property for your wedding weekend giving you more than enough space to explore!

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4. Spitalfiends Venue – East London

Located in the midst of East London’s hustle and bustle is the incredible Spitalfields Venue. This totally breath-taking building is dressed head-to-toe in the most beautiful architecture and has a sought after London location that makes guest commutes so easy.

The venue holds parties of more than 400 guests with ease and is the perfect location for a big celebration.

The stunning Hawksmoor designed Church is the perfect backdrop for your wedding meal, before you and your guests make your way to the vaulted Crypt for an evening full of dancing.

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5. Blenheim Palace – Oxfordshire

Located in the exquisitely beautiful Oxfordshire countryside is Blenheim Palace, a wedding venue which is guaranteed to blow you away. From the grand exterior to the 2,000 acres of picturesque landscape, there is very little this venue can’t offer you.

The Great Hall, Saloon & Long Library package is great for weddings of up to 300 people, but if you want a larger guest list there's enough room for a marquee in the gorgeous grounds. 

They can also provide catering for weddings as small as 12 to as large as 2,000 guests – now that’s impressive!

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6. Victoria Warehouse – Manchester

Manchester is home to a variety of gorgeous wedding venues, but one that really stands out to us here at Hitched is Victoria Warehouse.

The industrial yet totally romantic ambience within the venue is just mind-blowing and you can host your wedding here with as many as 900 guests on your invite list.

There are a number of spaces available to hire, from The Bays and The Archives to The Cellars and The Cotton Sheds - all completely versatile to fit with any theme you're planning.   

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7. Banqueting House – South West London

Here's another city wedding venue and boy is it impressive. Banqueting House in South West London was originally built for entertaining guests of the monarch in the 17th Century – that’s how grand it is!

The main hall is a sight to behold, with high ceilings, pillars and golden chandeliers it can accommodate up to 400 people for the ceremony and 450 for the reception. 

When your guests look up they'll be more than impressed by the opulent ceiling art which was designed by Sir Peter Paul Reubens. 

With a variety of different packages and exclusive hire available, we really recommend you take a closer look…

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8. Hawkstone Hall – Shropshire

Complete with four-poster suites, duck ponds, sweeping lawns and grand staircases, Hawkstone Hall is a beautiful wedding venue with a large capacity (there’s space for 700+ guests).

Hawkstone’s extensive gardens span 88 acres of stunning Shropshire countryside, providing the ideal backdrop for your wedding photographs or civil ceremony. Outdoor vows, anyone?

Explore the grounds in the beloved love buggy - they'll be no heels sinking into the grass at this venue!

Plus, a shot of you and your partner aboard the buggy will be such a fun picture. 

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9. Pennyhill Park – Surrey

Nestled within 123 acres of stunning Surrey countryside but with the added benefit of being just 45 minutes away from London is Pennyhill Park, this large capacity wedding venue is a wonderful place to host your special day. 

If you hire the venue exclusively for your wedding day, you’ll have access to all of the function rooms, 124 bedrooms, 123 acres of grounds and the award-winning 45,000 sq. ft. spa!

What better place to enjoy some pre-wedding pampering?

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10. Danesfield House Hotel & Spa – Buckinghamshire

Danesfield House Hotel and Spa is a magnificent stately home nestled in 65 acres of stunning grounds.

It offers four beautiful rooms licensed for civil ceremonies and a marquee for wedding receptions of up to 200 guests, giving you the option to tailor your day to your tastes and preferences.

If you get married here you’ll get complimentary accommodation on the night of your wedding and a one month spa membership. What a lovely touch!

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11. Kensington Palace – West London

We really adore what Kensington Palace has to offer… The rich history of the venue and spectacular infrastructure are just two of the many selling points here.

Kensington Palace can host weddings with up to 800 guests and has a real timeless and elegant feel to it. Well, what do you expect from a property that's home of royalty past and present!

We recommend opting for a wedding in the warmer months at this venue so you and your guests can make full use of Kensington Palace's beautiful and lush gardens. 

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12. Farnham Castle – Surrey

Farnham Castle

Dating back to the 12th century, Farnham Castle is steeped in history and has been home to many a celebration so why not add your wedding day to the list?

Surrounded by manicured gardens and scenic woodland, it's a really romantic venue choice for your celebration.

Wedding dining area with fairy lights

The large Surrey venue boasts five ceremony spaces, including two historic chapels and receptions take place in The Great Hall where you can celebrate with up to 300 guests in the evening.

You'll also have a Honeymoon Suite for your first night as newlyweds, complete with a cosy refurbished fireplace.

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13. The Waldorf Hilton – Central London

If you’re obsessed with the idea of having a 1920s style wedding, consider the Waldorf Hilton as the stylish setting that will help you recreate the glamour of the jazz age at your wedding.

The venue can host up to 380 guests for the sit down meal, and up to 500 guests for your evening reception. 

You’re guaranteed delicious food, fine wine and a stylish setting if you opt for a wedding here, offering a banquet of British/European cuisine in the historic Palm Court. 

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14. The Fable – Central London

The Fable can host up to 1,000 guests which makes it the perfect choice if you can’t see an end in sight when it comes to your wedding guest list.

Weddings at The Fable can be bespoke – designed around you and your partner to suit your personality and needs. 

Inspired by Aesop’s fables, it makes for an enchanting setting for your big day that'll be like nothing you or your guests have ever seen before!

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15. Froyle Park – Hampshire

Froyle Park dates back to 1086 and is a gorgeous, historic wedding venue set within 80 acres of picturesque parkland.

The Grand Ballroom can host up to 300 guests and there is no corkage fee, so it makes providing drink for so many people much more affordable.

 You can also marry outdoors under the Dome in the perfectly tended to gardens looking out over breathtaking views across the Hampshire countryside. 

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16. The Old Course Hotel – Fife & Angus

Large golf course wedding venue

Overlooking the Swilcan Bridge and the West Sands beach, The Old Course Hotel is a large wedding venue in one of the most romantic spots in Scotland.

The Hall of Champions can seat up to 450 guests making it perfect for your ceremony and later on in the day when you'll need the space for dancing. 

Wedding ceremony room

More over, if you're a golf lover this wedding venue is home to a world renowned course so it would be a crime not to play a few rounds before the big day. 

Or if golf isn't your thing, head over to the Kohler Waters Spa complete with a swimming pool, thermal suite, rooftop hot tub and beauty room. 

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17. Vale Resort – Cardiff

White decorated wedding ceremony room

If you're after a large capacity wedding venue in Wales, the Vale Resort is a stunning setting, able to host celebrations of up to 400 guests. 

Located in the Welsh countryside and just a short drive from Cardiff city centre, the 4 star luxury resort has so much to offer, from landscaped gardens ideal for photographs to an impressive 143 bedrooms for overnight accommodation. 

Bride and groom dancing at a wedding

You'll even have a dedicated team of wedding co-ordinators on hand to help you with your wedding plans from start to finish which will be a blessing with a large guest list - trust us!

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18. The Glasshouse at ANRAN: Luxury Boutique Venue – Devon

Wedding dining area in a greenhouse

The Glasshouse at ANRAN is a gorgeous large wedding venue with a difference, meaning it will no doubt provide a memorable day for you and your loved ones. 

The options of how to have your wedding day are endless, whether you go for cocktails at the lake, a wedding breakfast in The Glass House or a hog roast in the Hay Barn. 

Wedding chairs alongside a lake

Ideal for a larger guest list, we adore the idea of trailing a long table and chairs along the lake so you and your friends and family can enjoy alfresco dining. 

Plus, if the weather takes a turn you can continue the celebrations in their marquee which can host up to 400 people. 

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19. Kimpton Fitzroy London – North West London

Black wood panelled room

Chic, stylish and modern, a wedding at Kimpton Fitzroy London is ideal for cool couples on the hunt for a stunning city wedding venue.

Located in the heart of London, just a few minutes from Covent Garden, you can marry amongst 200 of your friends and family in the breathtaking ballroom. 

White and black chic bathroom

The hotel was originally built in 1898 and designed by Charles Fitzroy Doll so despite it's luxe and contemporary finish, it's rich in traditional British heritage and history. 

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20. The Station Hotel – Perthshire

Large wedding venue

When we say The Station Hotel is able to accommodate for large weddings, we mean it!

This beautiful wedding venue located in Perth boasts the largest function room in this part of Scotland, hosting celebrations of up to 1,000 people in the Ballroom.

Red wedding ballroom

Set amongst three acres of gorgeous gardens and just mere moments away from the town centre, a coach and a railway station, there are so many easy transport links for your guests, no matter where it is they are travelling from. 

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21. Bristol Harbour Hotel – Bristol 

Large wedding dining room

The Bristol Harbour Hotel is a truly spectacular wedding venue licensed for marriage ceremonies of up to 300 people. 

You can choose to enjoy the whole day at the hotel, or opt to hold only parts of your day here, but with a private bar, dance floor, and state of the art spa on site we don't know why you'd want to go anywhere else!

Bedroom with a free standing bath

The hotel was designed by architect William Bruce Gingell, who was said to have been inspired by Sansovino’s 16th century venetian Library. All you'll have to do is look up at the wonderfully intricate ceilings to see why. 

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22. IXL Events Centre – Warwickshire

Wedding events centre

Your wedding day will probably be one of the most exciting days of your life so why not make a show of it by hosting the special day at the IXL Events Centre.

You won't have to hold back when it comes to your guest list, the main hall has a capacity of 750 guests in a banquet style or 800 in theatre seating. 

Firework display at a wedding venue

Boasting a full Nexo audio and presentation system and the option for an outdoor pyro musical firework show, a wedding here will go down in history. 

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23. Old Thorns Manor Hotel, Golf & Country Estate – Hampshire

Wedding ceremony room

When choosing a large wedding venue it's important to think about accommodation too and the Old Thorns Manor Hotel, Golf & Country Estate has this detail all figured out.

There are 150 hotel rooms, 10 glamping eco pods and 51 self-catering apartments available so they'll be more than enough room for everyone to stay the night.   

Glamping pods

As for the wedding day facilities? There are a number of function rooms at Old Thorns Manor, boasting magnificent views across the South Downs National Park but we love the idea of an alfresco ceremony with 400 loved ones in the Walled Garden. 

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If you haven’t found your ideal large capacity wedding venue here, don’t panic! There are plenty more wedding venues to browse on Hitched, including castle wedding venues and rustic barns – many of which can host a large amount of guests.