Choosing the perfect Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire wedding venue is an exciting part of your wedding planning. There is a huge choice of venue types in Herts and Beds including hotels, barns, country manor houses, romantic castles as well as chic city and town centre locations.
Take a look at Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire wedding venues and those further afield in our listings below.
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With a history dating back to 1322, Down Hall has a wonderful array of rooms and suites to host the most intimate of ceremonies, luxury wedding breakfasts and stunning receptions.
A real hidden gem, nestled within the stunning Hertfordshire Countryside is a traditional 3 pole marquee set within the grounds of a farm for a truly unique wedding.
The Conservatory at the Luton Hoo Walled Garden
The stylish interior of the venue, with its glazed windows overlooking the gardens, includes a starlight ceiling, pin-spot and atmospheric lighting that can be customised to your own colour scheme, along with club lighting over the dance floor, stage and integrated PA system with microphones, which can be used for those all important wedding speeches.
Ware Priory is a picturesque Grade I listed building, founded in 1338 offering a variety of character rooms, comprising of historic features in a beautiful setting. Additionally, our Riverside Suite is the most recent addition to our estate, it features a large and contemporary space and can be decorated to style.
Discover Ware Priory's new wedding package for 2023
Situated on seven acres of picturesque gardens, Ware Priory is a beautiful venue offering a new 2023 bespoke wedding package. The venue is a traditional Grade I listed building with contemporary touches and architecture dating back to Medieval times. The main building is stunning, with a whitewashed frontage and a stonewalled exterior surrounded by flower beds and distinctive windows. The Fletcher's Lea is a modern addition to the estate and features a decking area, which overlooks the beautiful River Lea. Both spaces provide an excellent location for weddings.
Posted: 14 March 2023
St Ippolyts Church is the perfect setting for memorable ceremonies in Hertfordshire
Nestled in a picturesque village near the town of Hitchin in North Hertfordshire, St Ippolyts Church is a well-maintained venue full of history. Set within a churchyard, the 11th-century church offers plenty of spaces for showstopping wedding photography. Inside, couples will find a quaint location for ceremonies with 140 loved ones. The team will be on hand to help couples plan dream weddings and can even provide flower arrangements in the church, an organist and arrange church bells to be rung after the "I dos" for an additional fee. Weddings are always happy occasions for not only the newlyweds, but the local community too!
Posted: 9 March 2023
Unique theatre venues for your vows and and bows!
Finding the wedding venue of your dreams can be a difficult task, especially if you're looking for something with a little less traditional with a little more drama. According to Google trend data, searches for 'unique wedding venues' have seen an uplift of 769% in the last month, and more specifically, searches for 'theatre weddings' have risen by an enormous 1250%. SeatPlan reveal the most unique, musical, dramatic, and theatrical wedding venues around the UK, so you can be centre stage and in the spotlight on your big day.
Posted: 1 March 2023
Exchange vows at Shendish Manor in Hertfordshire
Nestled in 160 acres of idyllic Hertfordshire countryside, Shendish Manor offers the perfect setting for special events. The Manor not only has plenty of parking available but is located near major motorways and airports – perfect for guests travelling in. As loved ones drive through the breathtaking parkland, they'll approach the stunning property that features Victorian elegance paired with modern touches. The dedicated wedding team will be on hand to assist with all aspects of the planning progress by providing a professional and personal service. Couples can rest assured they're in safe hands. Whether pairs are after intimate weddings or grand events, Shendish Manor won't disappoint. Couples can have dreamworthy al fresco weddings on the charming grounds thanks to the two stunning outdoor gazebos that are licensed for ceremonies
Posted: 16 February 2023
Tie the knot at Toddington Park in Woburn
Toddington Park is a Georgian manor house set in 30 acres of private parkland just south of Woburn. This beautiful property offers magnificent and breathtaking views at every turn. Available only for exclusive use, couples will find formal lawns, as well as delightful meadows, a one-acre lake, an impressive driveway and an expansive arboretum. There's quite a lot of wildlife to admire too as the property is home to busy moorhens, ducks, Canadian geese, majestic herons and aquatic cormorants. The house is Grade II listed with a grand entranceway and high ceilings to create an impressive and welcoming home-away-from-home. With only a handful of weddings per year, couples can expect all the care and attention needed to enjoy a memorable, one-of-a-kind experience
Posted: 7 February 2023
Discover Allum Manor House and Hall in Elstree
Situated in the heart of Elstree and Borehamwood, Allum Manor House and Hall offers the perfect backdrop to nuptials. Close to the M25, M1, A1 and a short walk from the train stations, the venue is the ideal space for guests travelling in. The attractive grounds around the venue and the gardens offer the ideal backdrop for photographs and outdoor ceremonies. The groundsman works hard to keep these spaces well-stocked and tidy. The Grade II listed manor offers a choice of six smaller wedding spaces and can accommodate up to 470 people with theatre-style seating or 350 to 375 sat-around tables. The hall's blank canvas allows couples to bring their colour scheme and theme to life.
Posted: 24 January 2023
The Club at Mill Green offers the perfect settings for weddings in Hertfordshire
Nestled in more than 200 acres of Hertfordshire countryside, The Club at Mill Green is a modern and spacious venue that provides the perfect setting for weddings. With beautiful views over the picturesque golf course and lake, the venue provided the ideal backdrop for those all-important pictures. Exchange vows in The Salisbury Suite surrounded by 150 loved ones; this light and elegant space is ideal for creating cherished moments with loved ones. Continue the celebrations with 160 seated guests or 220 standing in the Lake View and Salisbury Suite. With modern and understated décor, the area allows couples to transform the room to match any colour scheme. The private terrace alongside the space has recently been renovated to match the interior and to give guests the ideal space to enjoy drinks receptions. Couples can use the area no matter the temperature or daylight quality thanks to its heating and lighting.
Posted: 10 January 2023
Win a ‘One Night Luxury Four Poster Hotel Break for Two’ in Colchester
County Weddings Magazine has teamed up with The Rose and Crown Hotel to give our readers the chance to win a 'One Night Luxury Four Poster Hotel Break for Two' in their 700 year old hotel. The lucky winner will receive a voucher which can be redeemed any time in the next 18 months. Also included is a bottle of champagne waiting in your room on arrival, breakfast in the morning, early check-in and late checkout, and a delicious three course dinner in their onsite restaurant.
Posted: 5 January 2023
Discover Metropolitan Bushey in Hertfordshire
Located near Watford in the leafy county of Hertfordshire, Metropolitan Bushey is a purpose-built wedding property set among 36 acres of well-maintained sports fields. The venue offers lovely views and creates a stunning backdrop for those all-important photos, especially with the changing colours of spring, autumn and winter. The function rooms have lots of natural light and provide a blank canvas to be decorated to match different colour schemes and wedding themes. The Ballroom is the largest space that's perfect for ceremonies and receptions with a capacity of 250 seated guests and 300 standing. Here, loved ones can enjoy the dedicated bar area and dancefloor, plus there's space for extra entertainment
Posted: 13 December 2022
Christmas activities from The QHotels Collection
The festive season is almost upon us, bringing with it all that sparkles, from decorative baubles to candles, crackers, and colourful lights. But as December approaches, it's easy to let the time run away. So, The QHotels Collection list their top five ways to keep the sparkle alive, bring a little twinkle to your eye and warmth to your heart in the run-up to the holidays. 1.Start a countdown to Christmas - who says advent calendars are just for the kids? Extend the Christmas fun over the whole of December by finding a special way to countdown to the big day. Why not play a different Christmas song each day on your commute? To really get in the festive spirit why not book a festive activity for every weekend in December? It could be anything from making homemade wrapping paper to heading out to see the panto or enjoying a festive-themed afternoon tea with your mates.
Posted: 9 December 2022