Shaw House Weddings

(7 reviews) 7 5
Church Road Newbury Berkshire RG14 2DR
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About Shaw House Weddings

Church Road, Newbury
Berkshire, RG14 2DR

Shaw House is a truly spectacular 16thCentury Grade I listed country house estate. Conveniently located less than 10 mins off the M4, near Newbury, West Berkshire and less than an hour from central London. 

For the first time in its 500-year-old history the house will be available to hire on an exclusive basis for weddings and events.

Shaw House has no shortage of history and charm. Previous house guests have included Queen Elizabeth I, King Charles II and Queen Anne, whose main state room is now the Queen Anne Ceremony Room.

The house and grounds are a photographers dream with a never-ending backdrop of fabulous photographic opportunities. Whether it’s using the 300-year-old oak staircase. The fabulous red Tudor brick exterior of the house. The extensive gardens, lawns and ancient yew trees. Or the romantic window seats in the Queen Anne Ceremony Room. The team can help you with their list of award-winning photographers know the house intimately and will capture the best light in the right part of the house and gardens. Creating the most magical memories of your wedding day.

The team at the house are dedicated to making your wedding day the most special and memorable it can be. They'll work closely with you, or your event planner, to create the most magical and unique of days. Everyone who works at Shaw House loves the house and has the upmost respect for its beauty and history. They see being part of your wedding day as a privilege and you can expect 100% dedication from them.


The Queen Anne Ceremony Room is licenced for civil ceremonies for up to 80 guests and the main hall for up to 120 guests.

Wedding Breakfast in the Grand Hall for upto 80 seated guests. Larger weddings can make use of a bespoke marquee build in the grounds for an additional fee. 

Licenced Bar

Grounds, with ancient oak and yew trees

Large Car Park

Choice of caterers and suppliers 

All year round weddings available 

We’d love to show you the house and make your wedding day memories part of the houses very special history. Contact one of the team today to arrange your viewing of the house.

• Spectacular Grade I listed, 16th Century country estate • For the first time in Shaw House's history, it is opening for exclusive weddings hire • Set in a picturesque estate, ideal for unforgettable wedding photos • Dedicated and experienced wedding planner, on hand to help create your perfect day • Licensed to host your civil ceremony in front of up to 80 guests • Choice of beautiful function rooms to host your day in

Facilities at Shaw House Weddings

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Exclusive Use
In the Country
Stately Home
Marquees and Tents
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Marquee Available
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Capacity :
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
250 to 400 guests
More than 400 guests
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Disabled Facilities

Shaw House Weddings Reviews (7)

Perfect Day
Venue Service

By Anonymous, on 11 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 02 Jun 2019

Very lovely setting for a perfect day. Lovely venue and lovely food. Brilliant venue and lovely helpful staff.

Super Wedding Venue
Venue Service

By D Morris, on 11 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 02 Jun 2019

Just stunning, all ran like clockwork. Congratulations Shaw House you have a super wedding venue.

Absolute Pleasure
Venue Service

By T Jaide, on 11 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 02 Jun 2019

I sang at the first ever wedding at Shaw House - it was an absolute pleasure performing at this venue, it was a singers dream.

Stunning house and grounds
Venue Service

By Zoe Morris, on 11 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 02 Jun 2019

Stunning house and grounds, and the best team. You will be amazed at the price to hold your wedding or event here. Exclusive hire!

Mother of the Bride Review
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By J Russell, on 11 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 02 Jun 2019

Stunning venue and well organised for my daughter's wedding here in June. Thoroughly recommend Shaw House.

Your Wedding in Safe Hands
Venue Service

By Alistair Criag, on 11 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 02 Jun 2019

Your wedding could not be in safer hands with Lisa and the team at Shaw House. Exceptional level to detail in dealing with their clients as well as suppliers make them a joy to work with.

Simply Stunning!
Venue Service

By I Chamberlain, on 11 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 25 Feb 2019

I recently visited Shaw house for a wedding fair, it was simply stunning. The suppliers were fantastic, the food amazing and the decor just blew us away. A beautiful venue indeed.

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