£6000 - £15000 for Venue Hire
Up to 115
57 Bedrooms
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Set in the refined splendour of a medieval abbey with 10 acres of spectacular grounds, Missenden Abbey is the perfect venue for your wedding day.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£6,000
Maximum Price
£15,000
Venue hire gives you exclusive use of the main Abbey house and the front lawns. Kitchen facilities available for the external caterers. All furnishings within the main Abbey house. Wedding coordinator and complimentary use of the bridal suite. Venue hire cost will be dependant on the size and specification of the marquee, this can discussed with our wedding team.
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Furniture included

Packages
(total price)

Prices Start At
£6,000
Maximum Price
£13,500
Number of Guests Included
60
Missenden Abbey have 4 wedding packages suitable for all budgets and requirements. The Silver Wedding Package costs a total of £6,000, based on 50 guests, which includes venue hire, ceremony room hire, Misbourne drinks package, three course wedding breakfast , DJ and disco, evening snacks, complimentary bridal suite and more, applicable on any Sunday throughout the year, excluding bank holiday weekends. The Gold Wedding Package includes the same as the Silver package, but costs £7,500 for 50 guests, when you choose to marry in January, February, March, October or November on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. The Diamond Wedding Package is priced at £9,000 for 60 adult guests which includes venue hire, bridal dressing room, ceremony room hire, Hampden drinks package, three course wedding breakfast , DJ and disco, evening snacks, complimentary bridal suite and more. Last but by no means least, the Platinum Wedding Package is based on 90 guests and is priced at £13,500 including marquee hire as well as everything included in the Diamond package.
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Canapés included
Furniture included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Couple accommodation included
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
115
Reception Capacity
250
No. of Bedrooms
57
Sleeps No. of People
114
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
11:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence

Ceremony & Reception

Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence
Sound System Available
Dancefloor Available
Church Within Walking Distance
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted

Venue

Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Water View
Marquee Permitted
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Cultural Specialists

Other
Jewish Wedding Specialist
Muslim Wedding Specialist
Asian Wedding Specialist
Full Description
Licensed for civil weddings and partnerships, our main house is exclusively yours for the day and ceremonies can be held in the Library or the Garden Room followed by canapés and Champagne on our manicured lawns that feature picturesque views of the Chilterns. You can host a beautiful wedding breakfast within the vaulted ceilings and stained glass of our dining rooms or within a marquee on the luscious grounds, and then dance the night away with a live band or disco. You and your new spouse will retire to the Abbey Suite at the end of the night, given complimentary from Missenden Abbey. The Abbey features 57 bedrooms so that your guests can join you in the morning for a full English Breakfast which is included in the accommodation price. From the warmth of our hospitality to the exceptional food, we take care of every last detail. All you need to do is relax and devote yourself to enjoying the wedding of your dreams.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Natasha Stevenson-Venuti
First of all, congratulations on your engagement! It's an exciting time filled with Pinterest boards, folded corners in magazines, dress/suit shopping and the whirlwind adventure of searching for your perfect venue. We would love to share your wedding planning journey with you and invite you to visit the historical and stunning Missenden Abbey to see how we can help your day be truly unforgettable. Please contact myself, Natasha, on 01494 866811 if you'd like to arrangea visit. Good luck!

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1991
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
20
Reviews
(49)
Jill and Richard
Married in November 2021
February 2018
We had the best time and enjoyed every minute
Just wanted to thank you once again for our great day. We had the best time and enjoyed every minute. Please pass on our thanks to the team at The Abbey who helped with the day from the chefs to front of house team. We had many complimentary comments about the lovely food. Thanks once again
Sarah and David
Married in October 2021
December 2021
The staff were brilliant and always happy to help
Just wanted to say thank you to you and the team for all your help and support with the planning and on the day for our special day on Saturday. We had a brilliant day and all who came commented on what a great day they had. The staff were brilliant and always happy to help. Thank you again
Lauren and Chris
Married in October 2021
December 2021
It really was the most amazing day
We just wanted to express our gratitude for the role you and the team at Missenden Abbey played in our wedding, it really was the most amazing day, and everyone we have spoken to were extremely complimentary of both the venue & the food.
Hayley & Mark
Married in September 2021
December 2021
Everything in the venue from set up to arrival was perfect and the day ran so smoothly
Laura. Thank you so much for our amazing wedding on Saturday. Everything in the venue from set up to arrival was perfect and the day ran so smoothly. The marquee and tables looked absolutely stunning and the food and service was faultless. Everyone was saying such good things about the food and how good it was which is always nice to hear as we all know how important food is 😊 Thank you for everything you did for myself and Mark leading up to the day. You was so patient with us both and always reassuring. You went above and beyond to give us everything that we had asked for and we had the most wonderful wedding, it was everything that we dreamed of and more. Thank you for keeping us both calm on the morning of our wedding and for being on hand throughout the whole day. Just knowing you was there had there been a problem really helped and enabled us both to relax.
Kelly & John
Married in July 2021
September 2021
The whole day honestly exceeded all of our expectations
Thank you so much for giving us the very best wedding day! When we first came to visit Missenden Abbey (in August 2018!) we were blown away and knew instantly it was the venue for us. Back then, we could not have imagined what was to come over the next three years, but we also could not have imagined how magnificent and supportive the team at Missenden Abbey would be. When we were first in contact with Laura, it was clear that nothing was too much trouble and that we were working with such a professional! Laura - throughout the whole planning process you have been truly incredible and we are so grateful to have worked with you on the planning. It really is such a shame that you couldn’t be with us for our wedding but we owe so much of the day to you and will always be thankful to you for all of your time and help over the past few years. To Natasha and the rest of the team on the day - thank you so much for everything you did for us! From our point of view, the day ran so smoothly from the moment we arrived at the Abbey. Everything was set up so beautifully and our meal was delicious. The whole day honestly exceeded all of our expectations. So many of our guests have commented on how amazing the day was and, to us, it really was perfect. “Thank you” will never be good enough to express how grateful we are to you both (and the whole team). We are so pleased to have chosen Missenden Abbey as our wedding venue and will forever be grateful for our day. We look forward to seeing you again in the future as I am sure we will visit Missenden Abbey plenty now that it holds such a special place in our hearts. With very best wishes and HUGE thanks!
Liz & John
Married in June 2021
September 2021
Every aspect of the day was amazing
Thank you so much for all you did to make our day so perfect. Every aspect of the day was amazing, not a hitch... Well, only one... we got hitched!! Thank you again.

Wedding Fair at Missenden Abbey

27th February 2022
Join us at the Missenden Abbey Wedding Fair between 11am - 3pm. Meet a range of wedding suppliers and see the Abbey beautifully set up for a wedding.
Location & Contact Details

Address

London Road, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 0BD, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Great Missenden

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M40 Jcn 4 & 2

Nearest Train Station

Great Missenden

Nearest Airport

Heathrow International

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Press & Awards
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Industry Awards (3)

Bridebook Gold Award 2019
DWHA Gold Award Wedding Venue UK & Ireland 2019
Bridebook Silver Award 2018
FAQ
(10)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

We had one particular wedding, where the bride's father and grandfather owned a steam engine which they brought down to the Abbey and used it for the couples wedding photos. The bride also wore her mother's wedding dress and combined with the history of her father's steam engine this made the wedding extra special and unique.

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

Hire venue dressers to create your vision so that all you have to do is relax!

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

Individual personalised cocktails for each guest and handwritten labels

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Unique, historic, accommodating, grand, medieval

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

By the stained glass windows in the Garden Room or out by the magnificent Cedar Tree which is over 500 years old.

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

We were very excited to have Declan Donnelly attend his cousin's wedding at Missenden Abbey in 2019.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Our delicious crispy coconut prawns with chili mayonnais

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Our favourite midnight treat has to be our bacon baps.

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The historic structure made of stained glass windows and vaulted ceilings as well as the 400 year old cedar tree on our lawn, perfect for your wedding photos!

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our helpful and friendly staff who go far and beyond what you would expect from your wedding coordinator!