For centuries this magnificent palace dazzled audiences with lavish parties and gala celebrations hosted by powerful monarchs. England’s kings and queens
A Magical Stage
For centuries this magnificent palace dazzled audiences with lavish parties and gala celebrations hosted by powerful monarchs. England’s kings and queens – from Henry VIII and his six wives to William III and Mary II – dazzled guests with the spectacle and romance of Hampton Court.
Today, its timeless majesty will enchant and delight, as you celebrate your love among family and friends. Whether you are planning a spectacular wedding or a more intimate reception, Hampton Court Palace’s inspirational venues guarantee you and your guests a stirring atmosphere – and a day you will always remember.
Splendid formal gardens, elegant cobbled courtyards and magnificent Tudor and Baroque architecture make this 500-year-old treasure a spectacular backdrop for your wedding.
Your specialist event manager will show you the available spaces, including two beautiful venues licensed for civil ceremonies. The Garden Room and Little Banqueting House are both available for day and evening hire.
Several spectacular rooms inside the palace are also available for evening receptions, from the fabulous Cartoon Gallery and beautiful Orangery to the palace’s crown jewel – Henry VIII’s glorious Great Hall.
Light and airy, this beautiful room opens out into a vast garden reserved exclusively for you and your guests. Enjoy a champagne toast under ancient trees in the lush greenery, followed by dinner and dancing in this spacious and versatile 1920s-style orangery.
Garden Room capacity:
150 for civil ceremony
300 for reception
220 for dinner and dancing
Available for day and evening hire
Little Banqueting House
Picturesque and welcoming, the Little Banqueting House is perfect for intimate celebrations. Set peacefully among palace gardens and spectacularly decorated, the interior’s 18thcentury paintings and murals by Antonio Verrio offer a classic backdrop for your civil ceremony, reception or dinner. Along with beautiful views of the Thames, you will enjoy a wonderful vista of the Tudor and Baroque architecture from the stone terrace.