Ashridge House | Hertfordshire

A former royal residence situated in beautiful National Trust woodlands and surrounded by 190 acres of landscaped gardens, Ashridge House is a castle wedding venue in Hertfordshire complete with turrets, cantilevered staircase, terrace and lawns.


More than 730 years old, this impressive Grade I listed castle-style country house was once the home of monks, and became the residence of King Henry VIII’s children following the dissolution of the monasteries. Its interiors are spectacular: the palatial Lady Marian Alford room is decorated in a rich Italianate style, Repton Hall is inspired by the art deco era and is often used to host large wedding breakfasts, and the magnificent staircase – which overlooks the Main Hall – is often the ceremony space of choice for civil weddings.


Whichever season you choose to marry, Ashridge House offers an idyllic backdrop – frosted gardens create a magical winter wedding theme in the colder months, whilst the magnificent gardens lend themselves perfectly for autumn, spring and summer weddings. Ceremonies can be hosted inside or out, and the terrace and lawn make for a perfect location for reception drinks.


Quote WINTERSPRINGPROMO to enjoy 15% off late availability weddings on Saturdays and Sundays between now and April 2018. This offer is subject to availability, and applies only to the adult package cost based upon a minimum of 80 adult guests. Call Krystal or Katie on 01442 841027 or email events[at] for details.


Ashridge House

t: 01442 841027
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Licensed for civil marriage and partnership ceremonies for up to 170 guests, you can choose to exchange vows in a number of breathtaking locations. Ashridge can host up to 190 guests for a sit down dinner and up to 400 for a more informal evening reception.

There are 179 ensuite bedrooms at Ashridge House and 11 luxury lodges. If you and your guests would like to stay overnight, you can make use of all of Ashridge Lifestyle Centre’s facilities including an indoor swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, steam rooms, gym and squash courts, three all-weather tennis courts, a croquet lawn, a pitch and putt course and extensive jogging and biking trails.

Dacorum Registration Office,
The Bury,
Hemel Hempstead,

t: 01442 426740