This historic mansion offers couples the chance to celebrate both within its stunning interior and outside on the dramatic lawn. You can hold your evening reception celebrations at the Mansion with an exclusive booking!
Exclusive-use capacity - 180 guests
The Gallery is a bright, spacious and airy room, with huge windows that will flood your celebration with natural sunlight. The room's white colour scheme and simple décor provide the perfect backdrop to your wedding, allowing you and your guests to shine in all photographs. This room is excellent for sunny celebrations as The Gallery offers direct access to the Mansion lawn.
Formal ceremony capacity - 80 guests
Wedding breakfast capacity - 80 guests
Detailed wooden panels and enormous historic windows give this room an unexpected brightness that exudes a warmth that couples fall in love with.
Formal ceremony capacity - 60 guests
Wedding breakfast capacity - 60 guests
For summer weddings, the Mansion lawn makes for a perfect spot for truly romantic ceremonies using the Mansion porch for the formal legalities. Guests enjoy the ambiance of sitting in the sun on the flawlessly trimmed lawns. The far reaching linear pathways provide your 'aisle', giving your wedding photographs the most dramatic of looks.
Formal ceremony capacity - 140 guests
The Croquet Lawn
The expansive Croquet Lawn is an excellent place to erect a marquee. You and your guests can enjoy views of the equally beautiful Mansion and Lawn as well as the surrounding botanic gardens. The Wakehurst team will provide the spacious marquee required for your reception.
Wedding breakfast capacity - 300 guests
Reception capacity (standing) - 300 guests
Millennium Seed Bank Glasshouse
This contemporary structure really has the 'wow' factor. The glass, domed ceiling (which contains the biggest seed collection in the world in vaults beneath), will be remembered by your guests for years to come. This wonderfully light and airy space is filled with tropical plants, creating a brilliantly exotic feel, particularly during summer receptions.
Wedding breakfast capacity - 150 guests
Reception capacity (standing) - 200 guests