Planning 101 28th May 2024

8 of the Best Stately Home Wedding Venues in Surrey

Filled with so much history from who originally owned the property to who was wined and dined within them, stately homes are always a sumptuous and elegant choice for a special event such as a wedding. Nestled within plenty of beautiful grounds and filled with no end of beautiful architectural features, these types of venues usually need minimal further decorations, as their history filled interiors are often decoration enough. 

Below we’ve listed 8 of our favourite gems nestled away in the hills of Surrey

1. Botleys Mansion 

Botleys Mansion

With a mysterious royal past, this stunning Palladian house has all the classic features of a grand country home. Approached via a long leafy driveway, your guests will be led up a lovely stone staircase to the main reception hall space. The venue can host weddings of up to 288 guests, with ceremonies in their Green Room, a romantic and intimate space featuring pastel tones and golden chandeliers, followed by a reception on their glass roofed Atrium. The venue also has 11 elegant bedrooms for your guests to stay in.

2. De Vere Horsley Estate 

De ere horsley estate

Dating back to 1820, De Vere Horsley Estate was originally the ancestral home of the Lovelace family, and has since been the residence of a number of notable thinkers. Set within 70 acres of picturesque scenery, you’ll have exclusive use of the mansion house on your wedding day. Say your vows in their Great Hall illuminated by candlelight, followed by a lavish reception in their Sopwith room. The venue also has a pretty bridal suite and 28 rooms for your guests to stay in. 

3. Nonsuch Mansion 

Nonsuch Mansion

Tucked away on the east side of Nonsuch Park, near the site of where Henry VIII’s Nonsuch palace used to stand, this lovely mansion was built by Sir Jeffry Wyatville, who is remembered specifically for his wonderful work on Windsor Castle. The venue stands within 300 acres of parkland and gardens and is an early example of Tudor Gothic style. It is available for exclusive hire for up to 120 guests, with the Orchid Room being the jewel in its crown. Complete with medieval style motifs, stained glass, golden chandeliers, long panel mirrors, roaring fires and large bay windows looking out onto the lawn, it doesn’t get much more decadent than this. 

4. Morden Hall 

Morden Hall

Located on the borders of London and Surrey and surrounded by lovely, protected National Trust parkland, Morden Hall is a gleaming white country house, with pretty private gardens that are bordered by the River Wandle. The venue has a variety of different ceremony and reception spaces for up to 120 guests, including the elegant and stylish Willow Room at the centre of the house and the decadent Mulberry Room, which many deem to be the jewel in the venue’s crown. 

5. Froyle Park


Located in the quaint village of Upper Foyle in a lovely corner of Hampshire, the historic Froyle Park dates back to 1086 when William the Conqueror gave the property to the nuns of St Mary’s Abbey, Winchester. Surrounded by 80 acres of picturesque parkland and sheep dotted fields, the main manor house is filled with Jacobean features, grand staircases and ornate fireplaces. The venue can host ceremonies for up to 300 guests in a variety of different locations, including the pretty Outdoor Dome which is complete with a decked seating area and panoramic views of the Hampshire countryside. The Great Hall is ideal for large ceremonies and receptions, as is the Grand Ballroom, with the cosy Drawing Room better for more intimate weddings. The venue itself can also sleep 66 guests too. 

6. Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park 

Pembroke Lodge

Located at the highest point of Richmond Park and the only wedding venue in the UK within a Royal Park, Pembroke Lodge is one of the city’s most popular wedding venues. Surrounded by 11 acres of landscaped grounds with pretty views of the deer park beyond, the venue is light and airy in style. Say your vows in their bright Belvedere room with space for up to 140 guests, or outside on the Belvedere Terrace. The team here have over 50 years of experience coordinating weddings and events, so you’ll be in safe hands throughout the full planning of your wedding day. 

7. Kingswood Manor 

Kingswood Manor

A sophisticated and elegant wedding venue, Kingswood Manor is a 19th century architectural beauty, grand and majestic both inside and out. Approached via a lovely driveway, you and your guests will love the charming interiors, from a ceremony in the Drawing Room to a grand reception in the formal Dining Room.

8. Stanhill Court 

Stanhill Court

Hidden away in 35 acres of ancient woodland with views overlooking the Surrey Hills, Stanhill Court is a romantic and picturesque spot to get married in. With 40 years of experience planning weddings, they can be flexible to your style and can host everything from manor house weddings to tipi weddings in the grounds.