Ashridge House

£199 - £249 pp
Up to 280
189 Bedrooms
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Steeped in history and once residence to King Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and Prince Edward, you and your guests will be royalty for the day!
Ashridge House Pricing & Costs

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• Exclusive use of a ceremony, reception, dining and evening reception room plus a private sitting room for the couple • One glass of Prosecco or Bucks Fizz per guest as a welcome drink • Three course wedding breakfast followed by tea, coffee and petit fours (supplemental charges may apply to certain menu options) • Half a bottle of house wine per guest • One glass of Prosecco or Bucks Fizz per guest for toasts • Unlimited still and sparkling mineral water • Tables • Chiavari chairs • White table linen and white linen napkins • Easel to display your table plan • Table number stands • Cake stand and knife • Wooden dance floor • Complimentary stay in a Brownlow Lodge for the couple on their wedding night with Champagne and chocolates • Preferential accommodation rates for guests • Dedicated Wedding Coordinator to assist with onsite planning • Recommended supplier list • Three course wedding menu and wine tasting for the couple
What is included in this pricing:
Furniture included
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Couple accommodation included
Ashridge House Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Stately Home
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
10:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM
Late Night Extension

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted


Landscaped Gardens
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Pet Friendly
Open Flame Permitted

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence
External Catering Permitted
Asian Catering
Kosher Catering
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol

Cultural Specialists

Asian Wedding Specialist
Jewish Wedding Specialist
Muslim Wedding Specialist
Ashridge House Full Description
Each chapter of your day will reveal a striking new backdrop with our interlocking heritage rooms, providing a seamless flow, as your day unfolds. Complete with a blend of romantic gothic and Italian architecture, original chandeliers, marble fireplaces, opulent golf-leaf adorned painted ceilings, 190 acres of landscaped gardens and our breath-taking staircase to complement your style. Wedding planning journey - You will be assigned a personal Wedding Coordinator to help with all the venue planning, who will also be there on the big day, working tirelessly behind the scenes, to ensure your vision comes to life! So you can rest easy knowing that you are experienced and friendly hands. Morning of your day - You and your Wedding party can get ready and relax in one of our Heritage rooms Your ceremony, civil or religious - Licenced for civil ceremonies for up to 180 of your family and friends on our breath-taking staircase - Why not say ‘I do’ in our stunning garden settings – South terrace, Italian gardens, Rose gardens, Herb gardens and many more… - The Ashridge House Chapel is available for your Christian blessing, conducted by our Reverend or your own officiant if required Our capacity - We have various options for your sit-down meal, ranging from 40 guests to 280 guests Stay with us - We have 190 bedrooms onsite, perfect for you and your guests to rest your heads at the end of an amazing day Our Gardens - Set within 190 acres of beautiful, landscaped gardens, perfect for your all-important photos Getting here - Only 30 minutes from London via car and train - Complimentary parking onsite

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Laura Bradbury Wedding Sales Manager
Thank you for considering Ashridge House for your special day! If you would like to know more about hosting your dream wedding at Ashridge House, please do not hesitate to contact our friendly Wedding team. We look forward to welcoming you to Ashridge House! Laura and the Wedding Team at Ashridge House


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Mr & Mrs Georgiades
Wedding: August
August 2022
Wow!!!! What an amazing day. It was incredible
Wow!!!! What an amazing day for us all. It was an incredible. The service provided by yourself was impeccable. The day ran so smoothly due to the rigour and high expectations that the staff at Ashridge House adhere to. The continual comments from all our guests have a common thread saying the quality of the food was delicious, the service from the staff was professional and the endless attention to detail on everything was always picked up. Ashridge House has provided the bride and groom and all their guests with an imprint of complete splendour that will never be forgotten. It really was truly memorable We are forever indebted to all your hard work in making this dream come true for our daughter and our son in law
Mr & Mrs Teeter
Happy couple married in July
August 2022
World class!!!
World class!!! I could not imagine having our wedding any where else. We are beyond grateful for the experiences that you provided to us and our guests.
Mr & Mrs Harknett
Happy couple married in July
August 2022
Perfect. Perfect in everyway.
Perfect. Perfect in everyway. The stunning house and grounds, the staff and coordinators, the food and drink. Our guests and us were blown away
Kate & Brent Kirkman
Wedding: March
March 2021
Just the most incredible wedding venue
Ashridge House is our favourite wedding venue to shoot. It is absolutely stunning and offers incredible backdrops and spaces ALL year round - with no need to worry about the weather... The events team are also very friendly, efficient and helpful and all the weddings run smoothly and on time. It is also perfectly suited to aerial drone work as it is a stunning building set in the most incredible gardens and grounds.
Mr & Mrs Ekers
Happy couple married in September
March 2021
To anyone considering getting married somewhere unique and beautiful, we cannot recommend Ashridge House enough!
After having to cancel our dream wedding in Sicily due to the global pandemic, we were devastated and didn't think we'd find any venue in the UK that we'd love as much... but then we can across Ashridge House which turned that all around. Whilst the beauty, character and history of the venue is breath-taking, it was the team at Ashridge House that truly made our decision for us. They could not have been more welcoming, kind, flexible and friendly. No ask was too much and they went over and beyond our expectations. They helped bring our vision to life and created the most perfect wedding day. We couldn't have asked for anything more. A special thank you to Natalie Halliwell-Jennings (Events Marketing Manager & Ella Robjant-Boyd (our wedding planner) at Ashridge House for all your hard work and dedication to make our dream wedding happen! To anyone considering getting married somewhere unique and beautiful, we cannot recommend Ashridge House enough!
Katie Stone
Happy couple married in September
November 2018
Ashridge House
Our wedding was everything, and more, that we hoped for. Ashridge is the perfect setting and the team there are professional, friendly and willing to go the extra mile.
Ashridge House Location & Contact Details


Ashridge, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 1NS, England

Travel Notes

It is best to enter our postcode in Google Maps and then follow the Hult Ashridge signs through the forest until you reach our beautiful stately home.

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M25 / M1

Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport

Luton Airport and London Heathrow

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Ashridge House Press & Awards

Industry Awards (4)

International Wedding Awards Berkhamsted Wedding Venue 2023
Guides for Brides Highly Commended 2023 Winner
Guides For Brides 2018 Winner
Hitched Wedding Awards 2023 Winner
Frequently Asked Questions

Describe the best wedding that happened at Ashridge House?

Every wedding is special and unique, so we don't have the best wedding to share. We love getting to know our couples and it's such a privilege to be part of their special day.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Relax and enjoy your special day, try and be present as it will be over so quickly, and you will want to remember every precious moment.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

We had doves released at a recent wedding, that was pretty special!

Describe Ashridge House in 5 adjectives

Unique Spectacular Castle (although not strictly speaking a castle!) Heritage Fairy Tale

Where’s the best photo spot at Ashridge House?

Our Harry Potter staircase! The staircase in the Grand Hall was the inspiration behind the moveable staircase in the Harry Potter movies!

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at Ashridge House?

We often have high profile guests at Ashridge House, we are always very discreet though!

What’s your favourite canapé?

Hard to choose as our chefs are so talented, Salmon tempura with wasabi and lime mayonnaise is one of our favourites though!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Our twilight bites!

What is Ashridge House most unique feature?

The site dates back to 1283, when it was a monastery founded by Edmund, Earl of Cornwall, in 1539 Ashridge became a royal residence to King Henry VIII and his children. The young Princess Elizabeth I lived at Ashridge, until she was arrested and sent to the Tower of London!

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Ashridge is a truly unique and beautiful venue, it is very special and unlike any hotel or other venue, with its own heritage and charm.

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