Notley Abbey is a dream, home-from-home wedding venue located on the border of Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. This historic abode, which was once the home of Laurence Olivier, can now be your dream home, exclusively, for 24 hours.
From the moment you approach the venue from the one-of-a-kind tree-lined driveway, you’ll realise how special Notley Abbey is.
Notley Abbey is the ultimate party wedding venue. A relaxed vibe is apparent from the moment you walk through the historic doors and into the grand entrance hall, which is as beautiful in the summer as it is with the roaring fires in winter.
Hiring the wedding venue exclusively allows you to celebrate your day in complete luxury, guaranteeing that you, your family and friends are looked after explicitly by the Harper Team. The country house wedding venue and grounds will provide your photographer with an unlimited amount of excellent photographic opportunities, and you will leave Notley Abbey the morning after your wedding with a lifetime of memories.
Choose to get married in the intimate Abbot’s Hall, the elegant Monks’ Refectory, or why not say ‘I do’ outdoors? Dine in complete luxury as the Harper Team transforms the Monks’ Refectory into the ultimate romantic banquet setting. Then, dance the night away with your nearest and dearest before retiring to one of 9 beautifully appointed guest bedrooms.
On top of hiring Notley Abbey exclusively, you’ll receive specialist wedding planning support, an expert in-house team of banqueting chefs and access to Harper’s proprietary online wedding planner.
Yes, Notley Abbey has nine bedrooms onsite.
Yes, Notley Abbey is licensed to host a civil ceremony both indoors (with a choice of two indoor ceremony rooms) and outdoors.
Yes, with the luxury of having all your food and drink arranged by our brigade of in-house chefs you won't need to worry about a thing. There will always be enough food and drink per guest to ensure your guests have a fabulous time and the party continues through the evening.
Yes, with an experienced team of wedding planners available seven days a week, a team of managers on the day who go out of their way to ensure our service exceeds your and your guest's expectations, and unique online planning software so every detail is documented, our impeccable service is second to none.
Notley Abbey has many facilities to offer, including modern tech for a contemporary wedding: Sonos sound system, up lighters, live stream webcams, microphones and DJ facilities. In addition, the venue offers an outdoor ceremony space, overnight accommodation and onsite parking. The list goes on!