Steeped in history, Cambridgeshire is one of England’s most celebrated jewels. It’s natural beauty, simple charms, and friendly people have made it an incredibly in-demand location for weddings.
Picture the scene: your wedding party have started to congregate for the reception drinks and they’re astonished at how wonderful Cambridgeshire is, and how you made the perfect choice for your wedding venue.
It’s an irresistible scene, isn’t it? Well, you can make it your reality with our 10 wedding venues Cambridgeshire recommendations. From the grand and awe-inspiring to the homely and intimate, we have it all.
Set in Royston and bordering between Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Essex, and Cambridgeshire, Minstrel Court wedding venue is a gorgeous Tudor manor house with a huge six acres of landscaped gardens surrounding it.
There are three resplendent spots within Minstrel Court that you can choose to tie the knot in. Firstly, there’s the Pavilion which overlooks the lake. Vast beauty in a natural and mostly untouched setting! Secondly, you have the Chapel with its bold wooden beams and breathtaking views of Wimpole Meadows and its lush, rolling hills. Finally, there’s the Long Gallery which can seat anywhere from 60 to 145 guests. It’s bright, rustic, and overlooks an amazing terrace.
The arrangements at Minstrel Court will be handled expertly, and as a venue it can accommodate numbers from up to 145 guests (during the day) and even 200+ in the evening. If you’re planning on inviting your friends, family, every man and his dog, Minstrel Court is for you.
With 10 acres of manicured lawns surrounding it, Anstey Hall wedding venue is a vast and awe-inspiring wedding venue. Its striking Victorian style stands proudly over the gardens, dominating the landscape as far as the eye can see. Anstey Hall is fully licensed to hold civil wedding ceremonies, and is perfect whether you want a huge gathering or something a little more intimate.
There’s plenty of space at Anstey Hall. The Grand Ball Room can accommodate up to 90 seated guests for a wedding breakfast, and the gorgeous Marquee can seat a huge 200 guests! This historic Cambridgeshire wedding venue is a real piece of local history.
Built in the 17th century, the Grade I listed mansion is perfect for weddings of all shapes and sizes. Plus, the team at the venue are dedicated and reliable with numerous connections to florists, ice sculptors and the like.
The Missing Sock
If you’re looking for a Cambridgeshire wedding venue that is a little different to the others, then The Missing Sock wedding venue may be just for you. Nestled in the picturesque town of Stow-Cum-Quy, this venue has bags of charm with a good measure of character. The Missing Sock has one of the best outdoor spaces you’re likely to find when it comes to Cambridgeshire wedding venues. All around, you’re greeted with sweeping views of the famous Cambridgeshire hills, where the air is fresh and welcoming. There’s a huge fire pit and even an outdoor pizza oven!
There’s a variety of spaces for your guests to enjoy. There’s the Restaurant/Function Room which accommodates for around 70 seated guests, while next door the cosy coffee lounge sits 40 guests for formal or relaxed dining. If you’re looking for a little more intimacy, The Missing Sock is a really unique wedding venue like your guests will have never seen before.
Rosewood Pavilion sets the benchmark for splendour, elegance, and charm. Set within a vast 75 acres (plenty of space to explore), it’s an exclusive-use wedding venue in Cambridgeshire that your guests will absolutely adore. You’ll get inspiring views of the surrounding Chippenham hills, along with the acres of perfected lawns, a charming lake and equestrian grounds.
There’s an indoor wedding suite that can hold up to 150 guests: picture simple elegance, rustic beauty with a touch of modern decor here and there. It really is a sight to behold. You also have the choice of a seated wedding breakfast in a gorgeous dining space that can accommodate for up to 200 guests (with an additional 100 for evening receptions).
What’s more, Rosewood Pavilion has one of the best team of wedding organisers we’ve seen. They’ll work closely with you to ensure that the reality of getting married at Rosewood Pavilion matches up with your wildest dreams. This really will be your special day.
Another venue in Royston, South Farm wedding venue is a beautifully restored grade II listed country house set just 50 minutes from London. For its close proximity, it couldn’t be more removed from the hustle of the nearby city. It’s quaint, beautiful, simple and more. Surrounded by 20 acres of lush gardens, the main South Farmhouse has clusters of converted barns, stables and granaries around it. Plenty of places for guests to enjoy!
Although it doesn’t look like the biggest of venues, South Farm can cater for 146 seated guests and a party capacity of 200. There’s also accommodation for 24 and unlimited camping space.
This family-run venue is a secluded jewel of the Cambridgeshire hills and it’s perfect for whichever style wedding you would like.
Barrington Hall is a classic country manor house, with charming exteriors and a selection of beautiful interior spaces. It’s quintessentially British, with green and idyllic surroundings. It can accommodate for intimate wedding parties as well as extravagant, with a maximum capacity of 300 guests.
The simple beauty of Barrington Hall owes a lot to its surroundings. As you enter via a gorgeous winding driveway, the first thing you will notice is the charming contrast between the manicured lawns and the bold white of the manor house. This is rustic done right, so if you’re particularly fond of the countryside feel then Barrington Hall is for you.
The organisers are completely faultless, and nothing is too big an ask. They will also provide marquees and tents, should the weather take a turn for the worse.
At the heart of the Cambridgeshire countryside sits Hotel Felix wedding venue, a proud and towing Victorian villa. This has been a go-to wedding venue in Cambridgeshire for quite some time, and it’s clear to see why. Hotel Felix effortlessly blends the past and present with neat brickwork and the balustrade that sits above the entrance.
There are truly romantic scenes to be taken in, and your guests will love the sweeping panoramas of rural Cambridgeshire. The venue is surrounded by opulent lawns that ooze sophistication and class.
You can sip fine champagne on the lawn, take in the views up on the balcony, or stroll through the gardens. With a huge capacity of 300+ guests, Hotel Felix and their amazing team can cater for the wedding of your dreams.
Just one hour away from London, Sturmer Hall is perfectly located for guests coming from all directions. This historic country house is set among 56 acres of manicured gardens, and it even boasts a 12th-century church, lake, moat, and pavilion space. Your guests will love the variety of spaces!
The Music Room is perfect for reception drinks or, weather permitting, the Rose Garden (which has its own gazebo). Of course, there’s the 12th-century church with its simple, charming elegance.
Whether you have a smaller number of guests or you’re exceeding 300, the vast grounds of Sturmer Hall can definitely cater for everyone. There’s also an incredibly dedicated team who will work with you to ensure every single detail is taken care of.
Longstowe Hall is a classic country mansion with the sophistication of a Royal castle. There are gorgeous English gardens that were laid down back in the 1890s. Getting married at Longstowe Hall, you’ll be grabbing yourselves a slice of Cambridgeshire history. You can feel it in the rose gardens, the flagstones, the balconies, and the bricks themselves. There’s even a pavilion island with stunning lakeside views on every side.
You’ll be treated to views of unspoilt countryside, and a quick trip up to the balconies and balustrades will reveal sweeping views of the Cambridgeshire landscape. This is such a unique wedding venue – your guests will have never seen anything like it before.
What’s more, the venue can cater for up to 200 seated guests, so there will be plenty of space for wedding parties big and small.
The Old Hall Ely
Perhaps the grandest wedding venue in Cambridgeshire, The Old Hall Ely wedding venue is simply colossal. It’s a renovated Jacobean manor house, with simple brickwork and beautiful views for miles. It’s a historic estate, with 3000 acres of Cambridgeshire greenery. There are even three beautiful lakes that surround the venue.
Ran by the Morbey family (esteemed wedding organisers), The Old Hall Ely is perfect for larger wedding parties. The all-weather Garden Pavilion, decked out with ornate oak, is a beautiful space for up to 140 guests to congregate in. There’s also a fantastic marquee space for sumptuous wedding feasts, overlooking one of the lakes.
With excellent transport links (just a mile away from Ely rail station), The Old Hall Ely and their team will take care of everything. The venue can also seat over 300 guests!
Your special day
These are the very best (10) wedding venues in Cambridgeshire that you’ll find. However, there are more that we’d hate for you to miss out, so use our wedding venue search tool to find one just for you. If you’re looking further afield, you should also take a look at wedding venues in Essex.