Couples looking to tie the knot in London are truly spoiled for choice with a wealth of sleek art spaces and quirky historic venues. With so much choice, finding the perfect wedding spot can feel like quite a daunting task. We have compiled some of the capital’s best wedding venues to help make this vital decision a little easier.
Spread over 260 acres, Harrow School (pictured) boasts over 400 years of history and offers a wealth of incredible spaces including the Speech Room with its Civil Wedding License and seating for over 500. Other remarkable spaces include the charismatic Old Harrovian Room and the versatile Shepherd Churchill Hall with its access to the School’s extensive lawn terrace and stunning views of London.
A spectacular space frequented by kings, queens and courtiers – who celebrated and banqueted there since 1622 – Banqueting House embodies the spirit of celebration. It can accommodate 380 for a sit down dinner or 500 standing underneath Ruben’s breath-taking ceiling.
Just a stone’s throw from the hustle and bustle of London, Roehampton’s Parkstead House and Grove House offer incredible period features such as sweeping staircases, decorated ceilings and extensive grounds which can also accommodate marquees.
Nature loving couples will adore four-acre Chelsea Physic Garden which features over 5000 different types of plants, all tucked away behind high walls beside the Thames – making it a true ‘hidden gem’.
Spacious Royal Horticultural Halls is packed with glorious Edwardian features, such as the glass vaulted ceiling which lends the space an abundance of natural light – making for truly sublime weddings.
Accommodating up to 300 guests, elegant Kent House Knightsbridge is a Victorian townhouse, with many beautiful period features and a delightful outside terrace, that stylishly combines historical elegance with the intimacy of a private house.
For those seeking East End chic, former Victorian warehouse, Village Underground, offers 5000sqft of open bricked space with a stunning ten metre high glass panelled ceiling and 19th century vaults, giving the venue a charming ambience and fantastic photo opportunities.
Dulwich Picture Gallery is not only home to one of the finest collections of Old Master paintings in the world, featuring works by Rembrandt, Rubens, Canaletto and Gainsborough, but its five perfectly proportioned and interlinked rooms offer a stunning setting for magical weddings.
Situated beside the banks of the Thames, in the heart of one of London’s most elegant districts, Royal Hospital Chelsea boasts extensive riverside grounds, including the stunning Figure Court, and offers a number of historic and beautiful spaces designed by Sir Christopher Wren.
Steeped in history and star of the screen (such as the wedding proposal scene from Bridget Jones) Middle Temple is a deeply unforgettable venue. Just a few minutes from The Strand, the venue combines medieval grandeur with the comfort of a grand country house, landscaped gardens and views of the Thames.
Charming Art Deco events space, Bloomsbury Ballroom, evokes the elegance and splendour of the roaring 20s period with its infamously extravagant parties, its stunning neo-classical façade, period features and beautifully detailed doorways and stairwells.
Centrally located Glaziers Hall provides the perfect backdrop for exquisite weddings with its myriad of flexible spaces boasting stained glass windows and original oak panelling, and stunning views across the river and beyond to the city skyline.
Soon to be re-opening following its impressive redesign, the extraordinary Garden Museum offers a church backdrop with a twist, in addition to its charming knot garden and riverside location.
For more information on any of our venues, please contact our dedicated events sales team on 020 7703 2653. We would love to discuss your wedding and how Bubble can help you create the day of your dreams.