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The UK is full of beautiful country house wedding venues that are perfect for a fairytale wedding! From ceremonies in the orangery to receptions in the ballroom, country house weddings are exquisite and picturesque. See some of the country's best stately homes in Hertfordshire here...

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Couple holding hands and looking at Ashridge House, their wedding venue, on their wedding day.

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Ashridge House Weddings

Historic, Magical Stately Home and Gardens for Weddings

93 reviews

Hertfordshire, Berkhamsted

£19,710 - £24,660

90-350 guests

Hanbury Manor Marriott Hotel & Country Club


Hanbury Manor - A Marriott Hotel Wedding Venue

From an intimate wedding to an extravagant party — Hanbury Manor is the perfect backdrop.

13 reviews

Hertfordshire, Ware

£136 - £236

50-120 guests

Brickendon Grange

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Brickendon Grange Golf Club Wedding Venue

Celebrate your love story in the picture-perfect countryside setting of Brickendon Grange Golf Club, Hertfordshire.

16 reviews

Hertfordshire, Hertford

£4,995 - £14,995

15-200 guests


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Hunton Park Wedding Venue

Luxury Mansion House Hotel, Hertfordshire

18 reviews

Hertfordshire, Kings Langley

£7,440 - £12,500

2-500 guests

The Manor Elstree Venues in Hertfordshire

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The Manor Elstree Wedding Venue

Wedding venue in the heart of Elstree, Hertfordshire - Marquee & five licensed ceremony rooms

7 reviews

Hertfordshire, Borehamwood

£5,000 - £20,000

10-300 guests

Down Hall hotel wedding venue

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Down Hall Hotel Wedding Venue

This impressive historic mansion is set in outstanding beauty

13 reviews

Essex, Bishops Stortford

£10,000 - £40,000

30-250 guests

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Ware Priory Wedding Venue

Beautiful Grade I listed Venue in Hertfordshire with Riverside and Landscaped Gardens

17 reviews

Hertfordshire, Ware

£5,895 - £8,340

50-140 guests

That Amazing Place Wedding Venue

Exclusive Use Wedding Venue an Historical Grade II Manor House in the Essex Countryside

55 reviews

Essex, Old Harlow

£13,500 - £23,000

50-200 guests

Sopwell House Wedding Venue

Intimate Wedding Package Available Here

Hertfordshire, St Albans

£6,998 - £21,000

300 guests

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A popular option for country weddings, you can't go wrong with a boutique country house hotel or an elegant stately home wedding venue.

Country houses and stately homes have stunning spaces for both wedding ceremonies and receptions. If you've always dreamed of tying the knot in a picture gallery or orangery before retiring to the grounds for cocktails and an evening reception in the ballroom, then a country house in Hertfordshire may be the ideal wedding venue for you.

As country manors are houses first and foremost, they can feel like an elegant home-from-home. Some venues will have accommodation on site, usually with stunning decor like roll-top baths and four-poster beds, while others may have smaller hotels or B&Bs in the grounds. This means that you’ll have the advantage of a beautiful bridal suite and accommodation for immediately family or the bridal party on site.

The surroundings of many country houses and stately homes in Hertfordshire create fabulous photo opportunities. Many stately homes have rolling grounds and manicured gardens, which may feature everything from fountains and lakes to rose gardens and mazes. There are plenty of opportunities for beautiful wedding photos both inside and out - your wedding photographer will be spoiled for choice! Make sure to take in the gardens on your venue viewing, even if you’re marrying in the winter.

Being out in the countryside not only means that you’ll have stunning wedding photos, but also privacy for your wedding day. The countryside views and tranquil setting make your wedding in Hertfordshire a romantic getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Country house hotels and stately homes wedding venues are perfect for you if:

  • You've always wanted a fairytale wedding day
  • You want an outdoor element to your reception
  • Light and airy spaces appeal to you
  • You want a variety of locations for your photos
  • You need a small amount of luxury accommodation

Frequently Asked Questions on Country House and Stately Home Wedding Venues in Hertfordshire

How much do country house venues charge for wedding hire?

As with all wedding venues, costs for stately home and country house weddings vary, but you may be surprised at how affordable some of the options can be! An extravagant budget isn't essential to get your own stately home in Hertfordshire for your wedding. If you’re looking to cut costs, then consider a midweek wedding or marrying in the low season, such as early spring or late autumn. Country house venues are ideal for winter weddings, as they often have large fireplaces and cozy wood-panelled rooms.

Can I hire a country house in Hertfordshire for the wedding weekend?

If you're looking for exclusivity from your venue then many country house wedding venues and stately homes can offer you just this. This means that the venue is yours alone for the duration of your wedding. Sometimes this will be for your wedding day alone, and in other cases, you can hire your wedding venue for an entire weekend for you and your guests. This may incur an extra charge, but if you want an exclusive, private retreat for guests with catering staff on hand, then this could be the optimal choice for your wedding weekend. You will be able to find exclusive use country houses in Hertfordshire using our venue filters.

What style of wedding gown will suit my wedding in a stately home?

Stately homes in Hertfordshire come with plenty of original features, such as sparkling chandeliers, sweeping staircases and romantic statues. Play up the drama of your surroundings with an equally glamorous wedding dress! Elegant trains, long veils and ballgown skirts look right at home in the ballrooms and art galleries of a manor. Romantic fabrics and vintage lace are ideal, as they're reminiscent of English socialites. Whatever dress you decide to wear on your wedding day, you will be able to find your dream country house in Hertfordshire on Guides for Brides.

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