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Ware Priory

Ware, Hertfordshire View map Visit website
Rating 5.0 out of 5
37 reviews
Menus from £50
30 to 240 Guests

About

Ware Priory is a scenic wedding venue located in Ware, in the picturesque countryside of England's Hertfordshire region. Nestled on the riverside with seven acres of picturesque gardens, this Grade I listed building is a monument of historical interest. It has been carefully restored to offer the perfect location for your special day.

Facilities and Capacity

At Ware Priory, you have a distinctive choice of individual character-filled rooms with space to hold up to 120 of your loved ones for a wedding breakfast or reception dinner. The venue's modern setting, Fletcher's Lea, opened for business in 2007. This setting compliments the architecture of the historic building without dominating it. This more contemporary space offers state of the art technology and has the capacity to hold up to 160 guests for a wedding breakfast or sit down event. More intimate spaces are also available for those who have envisioned a smaller celebration. The tranquil surroundings and riverside views of this venue offer idyllic locations for your memorable photos. Whether you’re seeking a traditional, historical or contemporary setting, this property has something for everyone.

Services Offered

Couples celebrating their day at Ware Priory will get to work with the venue's friendly and professional staff. These professionals provide flexible support, tailoring their services to help you make your dream wedding a reality. They also offer a choice of exquisite food and drink, delighting even the most discerning palate. On your wedding day, you'll have exclusive use of the venue, ensuring your privacy on your milestone. Facilities are available for both a DJ and a live band.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
In the Country
Historic
Civil Ceremony Licence

Dining Options:

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

Evening Entertainment:

Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
Evening Reception Facilities
DJ Facilities

Venue Staff Assistance:

Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Wedding Coordinator

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Confetti Permitted
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    Phil H. Married on 06/11/2021
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    A superb experience

    We decided 5 weeks from proposal to wedding would be fine! Kat at Ware Priory was amazing before the wedding and on the day. We had 70 day and more evening guests and the ceremony room and conservatory were perfect. Nothing I could write here would be enough
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    Chloe G. Married on 28/08/2021
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    Nothing was too much trouble…a perfect day !

    We cannot thank Ware Priory enough for delivering the perfect day !

    From the initial enquiry, to booking and then the day itself it was just a breeze. We felt so lucky to have such a cooperative venue during a global pandemic and are so thankful they did everything they could to make it feel as normal as possible.

    The food was great, the service was amazing, the security were friendly, the bar was so quick and Kat was just brilliant with everything and everyone had nothing but compliments! It just ran so smoothly there is honestly nothing I could fault anyone on.

    We both loved every second of our day and so did everyone else, so just thank you so much !
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    Sharlene A. Married on 24/07/2021
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    Thoroughly splendid

    We had our wedding reception here and it was a thoroughly splendid day. The venue itself is lovely, with a pretty outdoors area to spill into (we were lucky with the weather) and lots of nice backdrops for photos. The support from the venue staff (in particular Kat) both in the planning and on the day was top notch (including accommodating some specific drink requests), and the catering (provided by Gusto) was most excellent, and all quite reasonably priced.
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    Rachael S. Married on 07/08/2021
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    A truly magical day

    Myself and my now husband got married at Ware Priory in August 2021. From the first visit of viewing the venue right up until our big day (roughly 18 months) the members of staff we met were so helpful, happy to answer any question/worries we had, the communication was excellent and they were pretty quick at getting back to us. Kat made sure our day went smoothly, and ensured everything happened when/as it it should. Highly recommend for a beautiful venue, stunning grounds, and very fairly priced.
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    Tiffany G. Married on 15/06/2021
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    The ware priory

    The Priority were very helpful in finding us a great space in their venue that kept within our budget and made us feel comfortable through the process of booking. On the wedding day everything went smoothly and even helped put with the music for us! Beautiful grounds
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    Liz M. Married on 11/06/2021
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    Perfect Ceremony

    Brilliant and so helpful when we had to switch venue last minute due to covid restrictions. We actually think the Priory was better than our original choice. Lots of lovely areas for photos too!
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    Linda Married on 23/06/2018
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    Thank you for such a lovely day

    Hi. I never normally do this but I was so very impressed with every member of your staff at the wedding of my friend Carly to Neil on Saturday.

    The main lady, I apologise I did not get her name, was outstanding! The young ladies handing out the champagne was so quick, efficient and friendly. Once inside the main lady organised her staff so very efficiently; ensuring the meal was served quickly. Excellent.

    The lady dancing behind the bar was great - how lovely to see staff enjoying themselves too but not distracting away from serving us so quickly.

    I had ordered a cab to take me home to Letchworth at 11pm. When I was still waiting at 11.10, one of the workers Ray enquired and I told him my cab had not turned up and that my mobile phone was dead. He took me into reception where a lady named Donna called my cab company and got that sorted out and they then charged my mobile for me! Thank you so much to Donna and Ray for looking after me (I am a lady on my own).

    I was so impressed by Ware Priory and the staff and shall certainly recommend it to all.

    Thank you for such a lovely day. Everything went so smoothly.

    Linda
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    Garry Married on 31/01/2018
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    Thanks so much

    To all at Ware Priory,

    Thanks so much for the celebration of life on 31/1/18. You turned a sad occasion into a real celebration.

    Kind regards,
    Garry
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    Gill Married on 14/01/2018
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    It was a brilliant day and the food was excellent.

    I just wanted to say a big thank you to all the staff for making my grandson's christening reception so lovely. It was a brilliant day and the food was excellent. A huge thanks to the girls who set the display tables up, they were perfect, everything looked amazing, we were so pleased. Many thanks for all your hard work and we look forward to planning our next function with you in the future.
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    Caroline Married on 13/01/2018
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    Thank you for making it special

    I wanted to take the time to thank you both for making my Mum's 80th Birthday so special, she thoroughly enjoyed Saturday's lunch( as did everyone).

    Kat, the food was super, please pass on my thanks to the chefs, a wonderful meal, well served and navigated around the boys and the speeches.

    I really appreciate your help with the technical glitch! The boys thoroughly enjoyed themselves ( and all slept well on Saturday night!). We all really appreciated your consideration to their energetic needs!

    We are grateful and recommend the venue, everyone's overall help with planning, the super food, welcome and team involved.

    With great thanks

    Caroline, Steve and Rita
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    We had an awesome day!

    Thank you for all that you did for our wedding – we had a completely awesome day. We loved every second of it. It wouldn’t have been possible without all those that helped from Ware Priory. Fantastic venue, ceremony, food, staff, timing and generally all round greatness!
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    Everyone was so impressed

    Thank you so much for all you have done to make our wedding day go off so well. Everyone was so impressed with the venue and the buffet. I’m sure we couldn’t have done it without you all.
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    Both food and service were fantastic!

    We wanted to take the opportunity to thank you for helping make our wedding day perfect. The venue, the food and the service were absolutely fantastic and, without exception, our guests were very impressed. We have received many compliments.
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    Everything was fantastic

    We wanted to take this opportunity to say a heartfelt thank you for everything that Ware Priory did to make our wedding day so wonderful. Everything was fantastic, and we are so pleased we chose you for our wedding venue. The rooms looked wonderful and everything had been set up exactly to our specification, and our guests were treated brilliantly by all of your staff.
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    Support from the team was very much appreciated!

    We had a fantastic wedding day at Ware Priory and we have had many positive comments from our guests about the excellent organisation and food. We would particularly like to thank your team, whose help and support both in advance and on the day was very much appreciated.

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