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Valentines Mansion & Gardens Wedding Venue

Beautiful Grade II* Listed Wedding Venue

Essex, Ilford

£295 - £2,995

130 guests

9 reviews

Steeped in history, grade II* listed building

Picturesque setting, surrounded by romantic historic gardens

Choice of ceremony rooms, all with great views across gardens and parkland

Exclusive use available

Easy to reach by rail, road & tube

Wonderful mix of old & new - period features coupled with contemporary styling

Prices & Key Facts


Price Band: ££ - £££

Typical Price: £2,994

Price Range: £295 - £2,995

Based on a typical wedding reception for 80 guests, including venue hire, wedding breakfast, drinks package and evening buffet.

Hire Price Range: £295 - £2,995


Guests for a ceremony: 70

Guest Capacity (min/max): 6 / 130

About Valentines Mansion & Gardens

A beautiful historic wedding venue on the borders of East London & Essex, surrounded by picturesque gardens. With elegant period rooms, a grand staircase, enchanting walled gardens that look gorgeous all year round and stunning views from all the rooms, it's the perfect venue. Say 'I Do' in one of the lovely licensed rooms or enjoy exclusive use for your ceremony and reception. With a maximum capacity of 130, it's the ideal choice for couples dreaming of a romantic and intimate wedding.

Nestled in a tranquil corner of the award-winning Valentines Park, you’ll find Valentines Mansion, a charming country house dating back to 1696. Surrounded by beautiful historic gardens and 130 acres of lush parkland, it’s the ideal choice of venue for the most romantic and intimate of weddings.

With its charming Georgian appearance, the Mansion boasts several elegant period rooms licenced for ceremonies, seating between 12 and 70 guests.

Inside Valentines, you’ll find the perfect mix of old and new - Ornate fireplaces, a grand staircase, a beautiful balcony, a striking 18th century Venetian window, all coupled with a lovely bright contemporary feel.

Take a stroll through the enchanting walled gardens and pose for a romantic photo in the Old English Garden, the Rose Garden, Long Water and Walled Gardens – all beautiful and picturesque backdrops to capture special moments from your big day. Whether you're planning a romantic summer wedding or dreaming of a magical winter wedding, Valentines Mansion is the perfect choice. The well-kept gardens look incredible all year round.

Our ceremony only package includes use of one of our licenced rooms, each with its individual charm and character, registrars’ fees and ample time for capturing photographs of your big day.

Weddings and receptions enjoy exclusive use of the historic building. Our specialist cocktail bar company will shake thing sup with their incredible, mouth-watering creations. and we work with a number of the finest wedding industry suppliers who we would be happy to recommend.

From ceremonies only to exclusive use of Valentines Mansion for your wedding and reception, our experienced Events Team will work with you every step of the way, offering you only the highest levels of service to ensure you have the perfect day.

The Details

Type of Ceremony

Civil ceremony licensed

Humanist / Celebrant weddings

Venue Type


Additional Facilities

Wedding packages

Discos permitted

Exclusive use

Live music permitted

Onsite car parking

One wedding per day

Licensed bar

Wedding coordinator

Dance floor

Guest rooms

Catering Options


Contact & Location

Valentines Mansion & Gardens

Emerson road, Ilford, IG1 4XA, Essex, United Kingdom


Yes! Enjoy exclusive use of the mansion with up to 130 of your nearest and dearest. For ceremonies our largest room holds up top 70 guests, with the remaining guests welcome to attend for the reception.

Yes we have 4 rooms licensed for ceremonies. The Drawing Room on the first floor which features a romantic balcony holds up to 70 guests. The Morning Room on the first floor, with a gorgeous bay window overlooking this historic gardens and parkland holds up to 40 guests, as does the contemporary Gallery. For small weddings, the Holcombe Room is perfect - take your vows with up to 6 of your family and friends.

The outdoors is not licensed for ceremonies, however the gardens and parkland are beautifully picturesque, and you are welcome to take photographs outside.

You are welcome to use your own caterers, all we ask is that they meet certain regulations and they will be required to carry out a full site visit prior to the big day.

Access would be from the start of your hire time.

Yes confetti is allowed, however it must be biodegradable.

Unfortunately not.

No sorry

No there is no facility for an overnight stay.

Yes please ask us for recommendations.

Our ceremonies start from just £295 with wedding reception packages also available at an additional cost. Please contact us for full details.

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