Ashridge House is a spectacular, award-winning wedding venue in Hertfordshire, in the rolling Chiltern Hills, surrounded by 190 acres of stunning gardens. Once a royal residence to King Henry VIII and home to Princes and Princesses, Ashridge House is...the perfect location for your big day. With grand, turreted façades, beautiful gardens and a choice of elegant reception rooms, it’s a dramatic, romantic, unique backdrop for the most unforgettable day of your life. Ashridge House is licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 170 guests and can accommodate 190 guests for your wedding breakfast in one room. Ashridge offers a number of packages for a minimum number of adult guests is 80.
Each one of our nine elegant wedding reception rooms is licenced for civil ceremonies and each one offers something different. From palatial Italianate style, to art deco and impressive neo gothic, you’re sure to find the perfect spot to tie the knot. You can also include a blessing in the magnificent chapel to complete the ceremony in traditional style.
The Wedding Breakfast
We’re known for our dedication to superb food made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. So, relax and let our talented chef create a choice of delicious and innovative fine dining menus to make your big day an unforgettably delicious one too. Our experienced sommelier, meanwhile, is on hand to help you find the wines to match and the perfect champagne to celebrate.
The Wedding Reception
From drinks on beautifully manicured lawns to elegant indoor receptions, when it’s time for the party to start, Ashridge House has it all. We can help with live bands and discos, evening catering, spectacular fireworks and more. Just let us know what you have in mind and we’ll make sure your wedding reception goes off with a bang.
Our Brownlow Lodges are perfect for the extended bridal party to relax and unwind. And with an additional 179 well-appointed ensuite rooms, your wedding guests can stay too. With 190 acres of landscaped gardens to explore and well equipped leisure facilities including a pool, Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna, there is something for all of the wedding party to enjoy whilst staying at Ashridge House. read more