Cambridge Wedding

Cambridge is the county town of Cambridgeshire and on the pretty River Cam, but it is most widely known for holding the famous Cambridge University, one of the England’s top two. That is also the reason for Cambridge nowadays being at the heart of the high-technology Silicon Fen where high growth biomedical research, IT, AI and similar industries grow at rapid pace. Given the scenic buildings and attractive surrounding countryside, there can be few places better suited to hold a wedding celebration.

Downing College - Venue - Cambridge
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 0 miles.

This venue is set amidst 20 acres of grounds in the heart of Cambridge. It has grown from a summer school and conference location into somewhere with a good selection of attractive spaces for both your ceremony and your celebrations. There would also be no shortage of stylish backdrops for your wedding photography.

business name:Downing College (Conference Services)
what they do
(in their own words, Oct 2021)
"... our experienced and dedicated Wedding Coordinator, prides herself on ensuring she can create your dream celebration, paying attention to the finest of details to make sure everything runs smoothly. From the initial enquiry to your big day, you will be looked after and cared for."
website:www.downing-conferences-cambridge.co.uk/weddings
address:Conference Services Office,
Downing College,
Regent Street,
Cambridge
CB2 1DQ
three words:
phone:01223 334 860
Hotel du Vin - Venue - Cambridge
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 0 miles.

This venue is part of a boutique hotel chain, and was converted from old University buildings with much of the original character retained. You can even book the entire hotel for the day if you have ambitious plans for your celebrations. See their website for their catering packages and so on.

business name:Hotel du Vin Cambridge
what they do
(in their own words, Oct 2021)
" Lombard is a light and airy room with many interesting features including an impressive, bespoke mural which covers the length of an entire wall helping to create the perfect setting for a truly memorable day. The Library is an informal, relaxed setting with comfortable sofas and chairs that fills with natural daylight, ideal before or after your reception."
website:www.hotelduvin.com/locations/cambridge
address:Hotel du Vin Cambridge,
15-19 Trumpington St,
Cambridge
CB2 1QA
three words:
phone:01223 928991
Jesus College - Venue - Cambridge
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 0 miles.

This famous college has 500 undergraduates, but they also offer their facilities for weddings even for those with no previous connection with the College. It combines some of the oldest and most interesting buildings in Cambridge with modern facilities, and you can hold your ceremony there as well as your wedding celebrations.

business name:Jesus College
what they do
(in their own words, Oct 2021)
"A tranquil setting in the centre of Cambridge with modern award-winning architecture and beautiful grounds, Jesus College provides a unique venue for your wedding. Whether you have a previous connection with the College or not, up to 156 guests can be catered for."
website:www.jesus.cam.ac.uk/conferences/weddings/wedding-packages
address:Jesus College,
Cambridge
CB5 8BL
three words:
phone:01223 339339
Rectory Farm - Venue - Cambridge
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 2 miles.

This venue is a hotel that sits within 2 acres of formal gardens and is in easy reach of central Cambridge. They say that their marquee is the most perfect spot for your wedding celebrations. They can also host your civil ceremony in a traditionally styled ‘Folly’ with Norfolk Reed thatch, with a pavilion in case of rain.

business name:Rectory Farm
what they do
(in their own words, Oct 2021)
"It is situated in a glorious English garden with borders of roses, hollyhocks, honeysuckle, lavender. Weeping willows border the marquee. The canvas facade, cream interior, majestic Venetian chandeliers and twinkling dance-floor provide a neutral colour scheme on which you can put your personal stamp."
website:www.rectoryfarm.net/weddings
address:Rectory Farm,
Madingley Road,
Cambridge
CB23 7PG
three words:
phone:07742 272115
Secret Garden Wedding Marquee - Venue - Cambridge
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 3 miles.

This venue is a marquee inside a walled garden inside a manor house inside a moat, just by a village church - your creative thoughts should already be stimulated. This seems to be a 'blank canvas' on which you make your own event along with their list of chosen suppliers.

business name:The Secret Garden Wedding Marquee
what they do
(in their own words, Oct 2021)
"The charming garden is attractively furnished with a collection of bistro tables and chairs, benches, cream sunshades and a beautiful pastel iron gazebo."
website:www.cambridgeweddingvenue.co.uk
address:The Secret Garden Wedding Marquee,
Burwash Manor,
New Road,
Barton,
Cambridge
CB23 7EY
three words:
phone:07861 662654
Madingley Hall - Venue - Cambridge
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 4 miles.

This venue is a large and impressive country house built in the 16th century and now serving as a conference centre. They say that for weddings they can host up to 110 guests, and hold a licence for civil ceremonies. They offer full catering and a range of other options, so speak to them if this sounds appealing.

business name:Madingley Hall (University of Cambridge)
what they do
(in their own words, Oct 2021)
"We can offer you your wedding breakfast in our magnificent paneled Dining Hall, our stately Saloon or our breathtaking gardens for reception drinks and formal photographs."
website:www.madingleyhall.co.uk/weddings
address:Institute of Continuing Education,
Madingley Hall,
Madingley,
Cambridge
CB23 8AQ
three words:
phone: 01223 746222
Manor Barn - Venue - Cambridgeshire
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 5 miles.

This venue is a tythe style barn which is over 350 years old, now restored for weddings, parties or corporate events. It has purpose built kitchen facilities and a permanent catering team, so you have a ready made solution for most of your planning issues, allowing you to relax as you approach that special day.

business name:The Manor Barn
what they do
(in their own words, Oct 2021)
"Our gorgeous barn, on our working family farm, allows you the flexibility to create the day of your dreams - from timings and themes to decorations, menu choices and seating arrangements."
website:www.themanorbarn.com/weddings
address:The Manor Barn,
Harlton,
Cambridge
CB23 1EY
three words:
phone:01223 264675
Swynford Manor - Venue - Cambridgeshire
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 8 miles.

This country house wedding venue was apparently once the home of Lord Byron’s half-sister, so there will be plenty for your guests to talk about at the reception. It has extensive grounds and spaces licensed for civil ceremonies, and an endless supply of good spots for your wedding photographs.

business name:Swynford Manor
what they do
(in their own words, Oct 2021)
"Set in beautiful grounds, with majestic, mature trees and open lawns, our Cambridgeshire wedding venue features elegant and wonderfully surprising interiors, an indulgent and luxurious honeymoon suite and 12 lavish guest bedrooms."
website:www.swynfordmanor.com/weddings
address:Swynford Manor,
London Road,
Six Mile Bottom,
Newmarket,
Cambridgeshire
CB8 0UE
three words:
phone:01638 592609
Longstowe Hall - Venue - Cambridgeshire
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 9 miles.

Also offered as a film location, Longstowe Hall has an interesting architectural history. There is an adjacent church for those who want a religious ceremony, or a  lakeside setting on the pavilion island and other options for those who are open to other options. There is also, of course, a marquee.

business name:Longstowe Hall
what they do
(in their own words, Oct 2021)
"With its captivating setting and wonderful features including the Rose Garden, the restored Orangery and Longstowe Courtyard and the spectacular double flower borders, weddings at Longstowe Hall are about creating your perfect day, tailor made to suit you and exclusively yours for the day."
website:www.longstowehall.co.uk/weddings-celebrations
address:Longstowe Hall,
Longstowe,
Cambridge
CB23 2UH
three words:
phone:not known
Minstrel Court - Venue - Hertfordshire
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 10 miles.

This venue specialises in all year round outdoor ceremonies whatever the weather. That is, they have spaces like pavilions which are outside but weatherproof. They say they regularly cater for large numbers of wedding guests and offer a range of meal options, including sit-down meals for over 100.

business name:Minstrel Court
what they do
(in their own words, Oct 2021)
"Whether you like beautiful outdoor marquees or soaring beamed barns we can cater for every preference, making Minstrel Court one of the most flexible wedding venues anywhere!"
website:www.minstrelcourt.com/weddings-ceremonies
address:Minstrel Court,
North Road
Royston
Herts
SG8 0AB
three words:
phone:01223 208937
South Farm - Venue - Cambridgeshire
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 12 miles.

This venue is an organic smallholding surrounded by beautiful countryside. They say that this is the key to their fresh, seasonal and organic wedding food. They also have several licensed spaces and are flexible about how the catering and other aspects of the day are arranged.

business name:South Farm
what they do
(in their own words, Oct 2021)
"We offer a wonderful choice of licensed ceremony spaces, inside and out. Our pretty summerhouse set in beautiful gardens is perfect for idyllic outdoor weddings. Our grand Tudor Barn framed by ancient elm beams and high ceilings makes for a dramatic entrance."
website:www.south-farm.co.uk/weddings
address:South Farm,
Shingay,
Royston,
Cambridgeshire
SG8 0HR
three words:
phone:01223 207581
The Thatch Barn - Venue - Cambridgeshire
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 12 miles.

This venue is a Grade II listed thatched barn in the heart of the Cambridgeshire countryside. It has a licensed bar and a full kitchen with an in-house catering team. The website has a gallery of pictures of past events to give you an idea of what can be achieved with the available space.

business name:The Thatch Barn (Church Farm)
what they do
(in their own words, Oct 2021)
"Set on a working farm, the Heritage award winning barn is situated beside crops of wheat, beans, lavender, wild flowers and daffodils, all providing a splendid backdrop for photographs ..."
website:www.thethatchbarn.co.uk
address:Church Farm,
Yelling,
Cambridgeshire
PE19 6SD
three words:
phone:07712 772880
Granary Estates - Venue - Suffolk
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 14 miles.

There are actually two venues covered by this website. One of them is called the Granary Barns, the other is the polo club in Dullingham, which they describe as a blank canvas. They say that the first has a license for ceremonies and can host larger weddings for up to 175 guests.

business name:The Granary Estates
what they do
(in their own words, Oct 2021)
"From the classic flint walls on its approach, the original timber beams on display throughout, to the picturesque cornfields surrounding the grounds, the 18th century Granary Barn is the perfect setting for a relaxed and intimate wedding day."
website:www.thegranaryestates.co.uk/weddings
address:The Granary Estates,
Parsonage Farm,
Woodditton,
Suffolk
CB8 9RZ
three words:
phone:01638 731230
The Old Hall Ely - Venue - Cambridgeshire
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 14 miles.

This country house venue lies in beautiful countryside and overlooks Ely Cathedral. They have a choice of spacious rooms for your ceremony and an in-house catering team to provide something special for your guests. Definitely one where you need to speak to their events organisers to see what is possible.

business name:The Old Hall Ely
what they do
(in their own words, Oct 2021)
"We pride ourselves from being the opposite end of the spectrum from a hotel, to be totally exclusive, creative, flexible and personal. And when we say The Old Hall is ‘exclusive use’, we really mean it ..."
website:www.theoldhallely.co.uk/weddings-4
address:The Old Hall Ely,
Stuntney,
Ely,
Cambridgeshire
CB7 5TR
three words:
phone:01353 663275
Chippenham Park - Venue - Cambridgeshire
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 15 miles.

Chippenham Park is a large house in extensive grounds. It is a family run venue, with children, dogs, chickens, sheep and pigs to provide additional entertainment. They have a wedding planner and long term relationships with local suppliers to build your perfect day.

business name:Chippenham Hall
what they do
(in their own words, Oct 2021)
"Chippenham Park is a privately-owned Grade II listed house, surrounded by 300 acres of Parkland and Gardens within easy reach of Cambridge and London ... secluded and peaceful enough to give you a truly magical wedding day"
website:www.chippenhamparkevents.co.uk
address:Chippenham Hall,
Chippenham Park,
Newmarket
CB7 5PT
three words:
phone:01638 721 416
Bassmead Manor Barns - Venue - Cambridgeshire
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 19 miles.

This venue consists of traditional, beamed barns that lie within the medieval moat of an ancient manor house. For example, you have drinks in the Moat Barn, then dine in the Bridge Barn. You have exclusive use of the venue for the day and you can also hold your civil ceremony there. See their event organiser for details.

business name:Bassmead Manor Barns
what they do
(in their own words, Oct 2021)
"Every celebration here is completely bespoke, whether you’re planning a lavish wedding for 150 or an intimate ceremony and fine-dining experience with 50 of your closest friends and family."
website:www.bassmeadmanorbarns-weddings.co.uk
address:Bassmead Manor Barns,
Staploe,
St. Neots,
Cambridgeshire
PE19 5JB
three words:
phone:01234 860006
Holmewood Hall - Venue - Peterborough
Approx crow-flies distance from selected city centre: 25 miles.

This venue is an impressive looking gothic style mansion, surrounded by ten acres of grounds, so you have many perfect backdrops for your photography. They have a range of rooms, all of them with attractive features, and you can also hold your ceremony there. They say they have a dedicated team of chefs and banqueting managers.

business name:Holmewood Hall
what they do
(in their own words, Oct 2021)
"With the option of choice on the day, you can exchange vows in our striking Gold Room or outside at the Bandstand, surrounded by beautiful parkland, gardens and manicured lawns."
website:www.holmewood-hall.co.uk/venue
address:Holmewood Hall,
Church St,
Holme,
Peterborough
PE7 3BZ
three words:
phone:01487 829555
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