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On since 2021

Last update: March 2024

Painshill is a stunning wedding venue located in Cobham, Surrey, in the southeast of England. This property boasts a beautiful landscape garden full of romantic follies and stunning views. Founded in the 18th century by the Hon. Charles Hamilton, the grounds were inspired by his travels across Europe and the natural beauty that he witnessed there. This venue is now dedicated to researching and restoring the historic landscape of Painshill to the concept of its original creator. For a number of years, this venue has played host to many unforgettable wedding events.

Facilities and Capacity

Painshill offers an incredible outdoor setting for wedding ceremonies and a spacious private Walled Garden for wedding receptions. Painshill has two licensed ceremony spaces.

The Gothic Temple that overlooks a romantic lakeside views, couples will find this venue ideal for both romantic moments and picturesque photoshoots. Couples can exchange vows within the Gothic Temple with up to 120 of their nearest and dearest guests. Just outside of the temple sits the lawn leading to the Amphitheatre. Here, couples can enjoy exclusive access to the area, celebrating their nuptials and availing of photo opportunities against the breathtaking backdrop of the award-winning landscape.

Painshill's famous Crystal Grotto is licensed for up to 16 guests. The spectacular Grotto is a magical, naturalistic cave with shimmering, bubbling water, rough rock and stalactites covered in sparkling crystals. Exchange your vows in an intimate, private and unique location.

A dedicated golf buggy driver will be on hand to chauffeur you and your partner around the grounds. This way you can take in the views of the romantic ruins, a sparkling Crystal Grotto, picturesque bridges and the Serpentine Lake.

New for 2024!

Following your ceremony guests will be greeted into Painshill's private Walled Garden for your wedding breakfast and evening reception for up to 150 guests. This blank canvas space provides a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere for couples seeking a personalised private and intimate wedding event.

Services Offered

Painshill hopes to ensure that your wedding day is the perfect start to your future together. A range of packages is offered to couples celebrating their wedding day at the grounds. The most inclusive package includes access to the Gothic Temple to host the wedding ceremony, and the hire of the private Walled Garden for the wedding breakfast and evening reception. It also offers couples a golf buggy and private chauffeur to make their way around the grounds. A dedicated wedding coordinator will be on hand to assist couples in the planning and execution of the special event. This venue’s beautiful setting and dedicated staff provide the atmosphere for an ideal wedding event.

Give Something Back

By booking your wedding celebration with us, not only are you celebrating your marriage in one of Surreys hidden gems, you are also helping towards our charity to maintain an important piece of history for generations to come.

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

Unusual weddings
Marquees and tents
Outdoor license
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Private catering allowed
Alcohol licence

Evening entertainment:

Marquee available
Evening reception facilities

Venue staff assistance:

Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
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Painshill Real Weddings

Melissa & Krishan
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Painshill Park Trust, Portsmouth Road KT11 1JE Cobham (Surrey)
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