Steeped in history, Fulham Palace was acquired by Bishop Waldhere in 700 and served as a Bishops residence for over 12 centuries. Used mainly as a summer residence until the 20th century it then became the principle home of the Bishop of London.
A mixture of styles and periods, the present buildings date from 15th to the 20th century, perfect for history enthusiastic brides and grooms.
Now belonging to the Church, it has been run by the Fulham Palace Trust since 2011. As well as being an extremely popular destination for weddings and events, aspects of the grounds are open to the general public as well as an informative museum.
Providing a number of versatile spaces, the personal on-site wedding planners can provide couples with advice and assistance on how best to make use of the function suites.
The enclosed red brick courtyard becomes a unique open air space, perfect for drinks, canapés or a full dining experience under the stars. Featuring ancient archways and majestic fountains, this is a setting like no other. A clear marquee could be hired to ensure a waterproof wedding breakfast.
Wedding Breakfast Capacity - 200 guests
Reception Capacity - 300 guests
The Great Hall
The very heart of the palace, The Great Hall is made for entertaining with its glittering chandeliers, ornate fireplace and dark wood panelling. The perfect amount of space for a dance floor, this room also comes with the use of a Steinway grand piano.
Civil Ceremony Capacity - 110 guests
Wedding Breakfast Capacity - 90 guests
Reception Capacity - 150 guests
Chaplain's Walled Garden Marquee
Nestled in the tranquil garden, this purpose built pavilion creates a countryside atmosphere right in the city centre. Available from March until the end of December this flexible space is a sophisticated blank canvas to decorate exactly as you wish.
Wedding Breakfast Capacity - 180 guests
Situated within the palace gardens, this ornate chapel is beautiful inside and out with stained glass windows and antique features.
Blessing Capacity - 100 guests