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Missenden Abbey

Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire View map Visit website
4.9 out of 5 rating 74 reviews
Starting at £2,000
50 to 150 Guests

About

The historic Missenden Abbey provides a stunning venue for your special day. From stunning views to delicious cuisine, the venue is perfect for a fantastic wedding.

The Buckinghamshire venue is nestled within 10 acres of incredible gardens and set against the impressive backdrop of the Chiltern Hills, providing stunning scenery for your important wedding photographs. In the warmer months, you and your guests can enjoy these views while making use of the wonderful lawns for socialising and garden games.

When you plan your day at Missenden Abbey, you can enjoy a wonderful, exclusive celebration. As the venue is licensed for civil ceremonies, you can hold your whole day here to make the most of the spectacular setting. The beautiful Library and gorgeous Garden Room are wonderful choices for your day.

With its historic grandeur, the Abbey boasts an excellent selection of exquisite features. From the grand vaulted ceilings to the ornate stained glass windows, the character and charm of the elegant function rooms provide the perfect backdrops for your celebrations.

For your wedding breakfast, our talented chefs will prepare the most delicious dishes using the finest, locally sourced ingredients.

Throughout your wedding preparations, you will enjoy the dedicated services of our excellent wedding co-ordinator. They will be on hand throughout to ensure every detail is taken care of for a truly perfect day.

To celebrate the first night of your married life, we offer you complimentary use of our luxurious bridal suite. We also have 57 en-suite rooms, which can be reserved for your overnight guests.

At a glance:

  • Idyllic historic setting, perfect for important photographs
  • You can book the entire Abbey for an exclusive celebration
  • Dedicated wedding co-ordinator
  • Talented chefs to create delicious dishes from the finest, fresh ingredients
  • Our 57 en-suite rooms can be reserved for overnight guests

Why not take a look at our 360 tour by copying and pasting the following link into your web browser:

https://missendenabbey.co.uk/weddings/virtual-wedding-tour/

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

In the Country
Historic
Marquees and Tents
Outdoor License
Unique Weddings

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Corkage Option
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Marquee Available
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
Evening Reception Facilities
DJ Facilities
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests

Venue Staff Assistance:

Wedding Coordinator

Venue Leisure Facilities:

Fitness Centre

Other Features:

Exclusive Use
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Confetti Permitted
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    Joseph S. Married on 11/06/2022
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    Brilliant venue

    We got married at MA in June, and can't recommend them highly enough. From the moment we booked, a year and a half before our wedding, they answered all our various queries quickly and efficiently. They accommodated all our various needs, including last minute room changes, and supplier requests. Our wedding coordinator had to take emergency leave the week of our wedding, and she was quickly replaced with another fantastic staff member who made all the final touches go smoothly. MA is quite simply a stunningly beautiful venue to get married, and the value provided by the staff, high quality food, included DJ, and the venue and grounds themselves is simply a great find.
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    Wendy P. Married on 25/03/2022
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    Perfect Wedding

    I just wanted to say how amazing our Wedding day was. Laura, the Abbeys Wedding Coordinator, was the best & it felt like there was nothing she wouldn’t do for us, she made our day run so smoothly. The venue is stunning with its stain glass windows & pretty stair case & the grounds are kept immaculately. All the staff were so friendly. The food was very tasty & were really generous portions. All the guests that stayed said how lovely their rooms were, newly decorated & clean. It’s the perfect Wedding Venue!!
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    Margaret J. Married on 29/04/2022
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    A woder ful Experience

    The staff were very helpful and supportive.
    Having exclusive use of the Abbey and grounds was wonderful especially with the onsite accommodation.
    Our guests were very complementary about the whole experience and I cwould highly recommend it.
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    Sarah G. Married on 26/07/2020
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    Costly experience during COVID-19

    We were very excited to have our wedding booked during July. Unfortunately we needed to cancel due to the current pandemic as Missenden were not able to offer us the package we booked due to government restrictions. We were only offered 50% refund of our deposit. Missenden claimed this was for 'services recieved' and refused to offer us a breakdown of this. The only services we had received were one phone call and a few emails. Very disappointed and frustrated. Be wary booking whilst the pandemic is still active as they will not return your money!

    Missenden Abbey's reply:

    Hi Sarah, thank you for taking time to review your experience with Missenden Abbey.

    From our understanding there were 2 factors in your decision to cancel your wedding, one being your partner having to potentially have his leg in plaster, the other the more obvious issue of the lockdown. We, at all times recommended you postponed your date at no cost, and it was our understanding that this was your intention. The refund offered of 50% of your deposit (not the full price of the wedding) covers us as a business for any services already consumed.

    I understand your correspondence with our team to always have been professional and considerate and perhaps the experience you refer to is more related to the pandemic than the service you received from Missenden Abbey.

    We wish you all the luck and happiness for your future together.
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    Louisa Married on 21/09/2019
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    The most perfect, magical, incredible wedding day

    Well what can I say but a huge thank you to you and all the staff at Missenden Abbey for making it the most perfect, magical, incredible wedding day for Alice and Tom. We loved the day from start to finish.
    The Abbey looked beautiful in the sunshine not a cloud in the sky, we were so lucky with the weather. The drinks and canapés on the lawn was like having a private garden party.
    The wedding breakfast was really delicious, please pass on a huge thank you to the chef and all the staff. The evening buffet looked incredible and the way they displayed the cheese was perfect too. The disco was such fun and the dancefloor was full all evening.
    It only seems yesterday when we met you in January and managed to get the date in September secured for their wedding. Natasha, thank you so much for making it run so smoothly and for all your hard work from behind the scenes. You were the most amazing wedding coordinator
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    Becky Married on 07/09/2019
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    The Most Perfect Day

    I just wanted to say a huge thank you for everything! We had the most perfect day and had amazing feedback from our guests regarding the food and venue!

    I can’t thank you enough for all your help with everything, it’s been such a pleasure using the abbey for our wedding!
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    Leonie Married on 30/08/2019
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    A Big Thank You

    We wanted to say a big thank you to Kathy and the Missenden Abbey team for making our day so special.

    The marquee was beautiful, staff were friendly and the food was excellent.
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    Sophie Married on 10/08/2019
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    Perfect from start to finish

    The whole day was perfect from start to finish and that comes down to you being amazing. I felt so calm before, knowing you had everything in hand and you made me feel so confident before walking down the stairs. So we really cannot thank you enough!
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    Vicki Married on 03/08/2019
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    Absolutely Beautiful

    ‘My husband and I had our wedding at Missenden Abbey in August 2019 and would recommend it to everyone. The venue is absolutely beautiful and as soon as you make your way down the drive, you can see it’s well kept gardens no matter what time of year it is. The inside of the Abbey has a modern feel yet still has some of its historic characteristics which is a reminder of it’s interesting past.
    The staff are just as beautiful as the venue and were so supportive and helpful throughout the whole planning process.
    One of the ways we chose our suppliers was by the relationship we built with them and how efficient they were. We felt so comfortable emailing and talking to the staff there, personally and over the phone, even with the most small and minor queries which were always answered promptly and with a ‘nothing is a problem’ attitude.
    Our wedding coordinator, Kathy, was a superstar not only through the planning process but throughout the whole day and even afterwards. Our day was so well organised and all of our guests, and ourselves, were taken care of by all of the staff.
    Not only were the staff fantastic, but compared to other venues, we felt that Missenden Abbey’s wedding packages were better value for money and with more included. From the use of their beautiful marquee to the inclusion of their brilliant resident DJ, we had everything we had wanted and within our budget.
    We cannot thank Missenden Abbey enough for everything that they have done for us over the 2 years of planning and highly recommend them for any type of event.’
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    Nicola Married on 02/06/2019
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    Special Day

    Hi Kathy & Laura, just want to say a big thank you from us both for making our day so special and run so smoothly. We had many people say how well organised it was and Ruel's mum said you were very helpful with the cake and food so thank you again.
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    Sarah Married on 31/05/2019
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    May Wedding 2019

    I could not fault Missenden Abbey which was the perfect venue for my daughter’s wedding on 31st May 19. I booked the wedding at short notice and was amazed how everything turned out despite the tight timelines. This would not have been such a success without the great attitude of the staff and wedding planners, in particular Natasha who was absolutely fantastic. She catered for our needs responded to our requests and suggested great ideas to ensure the day was faultless. Thank you so much Missenden Abbey and staff for ensuring the wedding guests had a fantastic time. Memories of a lifetime! Thank you so much! If anyone is thinking of Missenden Abbey as their wedding venue, I highly recommend it.
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    Jo Married on 18/05/2019
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    Massive Thank You

    I wanted to drop you a note, to say a MASSIVE THANK YOU - for everything to ensure we had the most amazing day - everything was perfect, and we had the BESTEST day!! - We are both still buzzing from it!!

    Please send our thanks on also to the other staff on the day, we could not have asked for it to have gone any better!!!
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    Tom Married on 30/03/2019
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    Forever grateful

    Natasha, thank you so much for all your help, it has been priceless and we will be forever grateful!
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    Jenny Married on 23/03/2019
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    The perfect wedding day

    Thank you for giving us the perfect wedding day, we couldn't have asked for a more perfect day x
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    Jamie Married on 13/10/2018
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    We wanted to send a quick not of thanks

    Hi Natasha,

    I hope all is well.

    We wanted to send a quick note of thanks to you and the team. Despite the stress the night before and early morning, we both had the most amazing day. Everything looked perfect and exactly how we (Emily), imagined.

    The day ran really smoothly and the food was also amazing. Several guests had said it was one of the best weddings they'd been to and yourself and the team were an integral part of that.

    You asked for our florists contact information, so please see below. As you can imagine we spoke to several florists (including the one on your website) and felt most comfortable with Charlotte and we weren't disappointed!

    Thanks again for all the help and support,

    Jamie and Emily

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  • Kerri & James
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Deals

Missenden Abbey 1
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Looking for a last minute wedding? We still have the followng dates in January and February available:

- Friday 6th January

- Saturday 7th January

- Sunday 8th January

- Saturday 21st January

- Sunday 22nd January

- Friday 27th January

- Saturday 28th January

- Sunday 29th January

- Friday 17th February

- Saturday 18th February

- Sunday 19th February

Please contact Natasha, our wedding coordinator on 01494 867996 to discuss our wedding packages and see how the Abbey can be the wedding venue of your dreams.

Missenden Abbey 2
Gift

Looking for a last minute wedding? We still have the followng dates in October and November available:

- Sunday 16th October

- Friday 21st October

- Sunday 23rd October

- Sunday 30th October

- Friday 11th November

- Friday 25th November

Please contact Natasha, our wedding coordinator on 01494 867996 to discuss our wedding packages and see how the Abbey can be the wedding venue of your dreams.

Events

25 Sep
Open Door

Sunday 25th September 2022

12pm - 4pm

Free entry (Only one ticket is required per couple and their additional guests attending)

Are wedding bells in your future?

The Missenden Abbey Wedding Fair is just what you need to begin organising, or putting together the finishing touches for your special day. Set in 10 acres of picturesque grounds, discover our magical venue featuring contemporary stained glass windows and high vaulted ceilings.

Here’s what to expect on the day… As you arrive at Missenden Abbey, you will be welcomed with a goody bag and a glass of fizz to enjoy as you have a look around our house and front lawn. You will have the opportunity to browse through a variety of local suppliers and see the venue dressed for a ceremony and marquee reception.

Our wedding coordinators will be on hand to answer any questions you may have and throughout the day, selections of tasters from our canapé menu will be making their way around, so do be sure to try one of our customer favourites, crispy coconut prawns with chili mayonnaise!

We look forward to welcoming you.

For more information about the Wedding Fair, please contact Natasha on 01494 867996 or head to our website to pre-register. You’ll also be entered into our prosecco prize draw.

Date: From 25/09/2022 to 25/09/2022 Schedule 12:00 - 16:00
Place: London Road, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire

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