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With the Neolithic passage grave once a sacred space for rituals and ceremonies, you can really feel the spiritual energy of this site as you enter.

La Hougue Bie gives you the possibility of choice to make your Jersey wedding truly unique to you. Choose between a civil ceremony on the beautiful rose-covered Victorian veranda, or a religious ceremony in the small, picturesque 12th Century chapel of Notre Dame de la Clarté,

After you are married, have drinks with your guests on the sweeping green lawns of the site and enjoy array of photo opportunities at this beautiful location.

Your reception can be held in a marquee under the shade of the mature trees which dominate the grounds of this special site.

Facilities and Capacity

On this ancient and peaceful site you will discover traces of life in Jersey; from Neolithic times, to the German Occupation in World War II. The Neolithic passage grave is one of the 10 oldest buildings in the world (4000-3500 BC) making it older than the pyramids! Its ancient chamber was once a sacred space for rituals and ceremonies.

At La Hougue Bie, couples will find beautiful landscapes and structures to stage their envisioned nuptial celebration. This location is licensed for civil ceremonies, which allows you to host all aspects of your wedding day here. Atop the verdant mound here, sits the medieval chapel. Nestled in a grove of mature trees, this structure can accommodate an intimate ceremony of up to 25 guests. Alternatively, up to 100 guests can attend an outdoor ceremony held under the ancient trees here. The beautiful lawns at this location provide the ideal space for an open-air drinks reception, where guests can mingle and explore in the sunshine. During this, you and your beloved can take advantage of the many beautiful wedding photography spots here. A wedding marquee is located at the base of the historic mound and can comfortably accommodate 130 guests for a seated wedding breakfast. Within this bright and airy event tent, you and your guests can drink, dine, and dance the night away. Ample parking is provided on-site for your convenience and this venue also benefits from a music license.

Services Offered

When you choose La Hougue Bie for your big day, you will receive the expert guidance and assistance of the venue’s wedding coordinator. They will work with you to bring your envisioned occasion to life here to ensure that your day is a spectacular success. Couples hosting their day here will have a selection of tried-and-trusted caterers to choose from that can provide an array of event menus. This venue is also happy to provide a music specialist to supply harp and flute music for ceremonies and authentic instruments for medieval-themed weddings.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Marquees and tents
Woodland and festival
Outdoor license
Tipis and yurts

Ceremony options:

Chapel or temple on-site
Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Corkage option
Private catering allowed
Alcohol licence

Evening entertainment:

Marquee available
Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
DJ facilities

Venue staff assistance:

Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
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La Route de la Hougue Bie JE3 9HQ St.Helier (Jersey)
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