The Setting

Hatfield House is set within the spectacular and magnificent grounds of Hatfield Park, Hertfordshire, where Queen Elizabeth I spent much of her childhood. Hatfield House offers all the advantages of a country venue whilst being located just 20 minutes from central London; it is easily accessible with excellent transport links be it by car or train.

The Vibe

The Old Palace is a Grade I listed building built in 1485 by the Bishop of Ely and was used as a nursery for King Henry VIII’s three children in 1538. A historic venue being most famous for where Queen Elizabeth I held her first council of state its medieval brickwork, beautiful wall hangings and stunning gardens makes it a perfect setting for your wedding.

Their stunning venues are a sympathetic mix of tradition and history along with a classic contemporary feel. The historic Old Palace, suitable for weddings ranging between 80 – 250 guests, is a unique and magical setting for any wedding couple wanting a perfect fairytale day. Guests can indulge in the romantic breath-taking Knot Garden for drinks and then be enchanted by the grandeur of the Palace, captivated by its beauty and atmosphere.

Set in the quaint courtyard is the Riding School, ideal for smaller and more intimate weddings it has a blend of historical features that complement the modern architecture making this venue their contemporary space. The original wooden beams and its glass roof together with the beautiful leaded window provides the perfect backdrop for celebrations and photographs alike.

Both of their venues are licensed for Civil Ceremonies and Civil Partnerships.

The Hospitality team at Hatfield House aim to make the planning of your wedding day as easy and enjoyable as possible. To enhance your special day they have a new and exciting range of wedding packages, designed to allow flexibility and choice as well as creating peace of mind for your perfect wedding day.