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Magdalene College

Magdalene College

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Magdalene College

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  • Historic venue in the heart of Cambridge
  • Picturesque location and surroundings
  • Wide range of rooms to choose between
  • Licenced for Civil Ceremonies of up to 120
  • Simple and in-depth wedding package available
  • Mouth-watering in-house catering
  • Approximately 220 rooms available for overnight stay
  • Not open for weddings during term times

For an all-inclusive venue, located in one of England's most well-known and beautiful cities, Magdalene College is perfect. The atmospheric buildings offer an incredible and romantic wedding venue.

The College can host weddings throughout their holiday periods; Easter, summer and Christmas (subject to availability).


The site of Magdalene College has a reputation for academia that stretches back as far as 600 years, though not always in the form that it is in today. The College was re-founded in 1542 by Lord Audley, who dedicated it to St Mary Magdalene.

The College is located in the centre of Cambridge, on the banks of the river Cam and has a rich, literary history. Its halls have played host to literary giants; TS Elliot, CS Lewis and Rudyard Kipling and one of its buildings is named for its famous historical figure, diarist Samuel Pepys.


The Pepys Cloisters

The stunning Cloisters are perfect for a romantic ceremony and are ideal for anyone looking for a gorgeous location for their outdoors wedding. Clients can choose to have Marquees for inclement weather; they would book these directly separately with a supplier.

Ceremony Capacity - 120 guests

Reception Capacity - 120 Guests

Benson Hall

Once the Master's Drawing room, Benson Hall now serves as a fantastic location for a small, intimate wedding ceremony.

Ceremony capacity - 70 guests

The Hall

Historical and atmospheric, enjoy a candlelit dinner surrounded by the incredible paintings that make up the room's small gallery and enjoy its colourful stained-glass windows.

Wedding breakfast capacity - 110 guests

The Parlour

For a more intimate dining experience, enjoy a wedding feast in the classic décor of The Parlour and enjoy its Jacobean artwork and Greco-Roman inspired relief

Wedding breakfast capacity - 24 guests

Ramsay Hall

Between its larger size and charming pinewood panelling, Ramsay Hall makes an incredible place to dance the night away.

Reception capacity - 120 guests


Take all the stress out of your wedding planning with the Magdalene College wedding package which helps you easily sort out food, décor and any required servers.

Magdalen College's standard package is £103.00 per head and includes; hire of your desired rooms, a variety of provided drinks for the reception and toast, 3 course wedding breakfast and much more.


Choose from a selection of mouth-watering three course wedding menus that come included with the standard wedding package. The college has a reputation for producing a high quality dining experience and, with a range of tempting menus on offer and an experienced head chef; your wedding breakfast is in safe hands.

Vegetarian and vegan options are available and wine can be provided from the College's own wine cellar.


The College can offer accommodation (subject to availability), all with internet access. There are a range of rooms available, including ensuite and standard.

For more information simply click on the buttons below to access Magdalene College's contact details or to head over to their website to find out more.

Magdalene College
Magdalene Street
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