The Old Royal Naval College

Standing majestically on the banks of the River Thames, The Old Royal Naval College boasts elegance, history, grandeur and beauty all within London.
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Need To Know
  • Ceremony Capacity : 15 - 300
  • Dinner Capacity : 20 - 400
  • Standing Capacity : 400
  • Licensed for Marriage : Yes
  • Catering : In-house
  • Bar : In-house
  • Accommodation : No
  • Child Friendly : Yes
  • Pets Welcome : No
  • Late License : 1am
  • Exclusivity : Yes
  • Disabled Facilities : Yes
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Contact Details
The Old Royal Naval College
King William Walk
SE10 9NN
Telephone: 0208 269 2131

The Setting

The Old Royal Naval College is London’s ultimate riverside wedding location, perfect at any time of year.

One of the most spectacular and iconic landmarks in London, this elegant ensemble of buildings offers you a choice of wedding experiences, from the awe-inspiring opulence of the famous Painted Hall, to the intimate ambience of the historic Admiral’s House.

Surrounded by magnificent and elegant historical buildings, with views over the River Thames to Canary Wharf and Greenwich Park.Closest transport links are Cutty Sark pier a two minute walk, Cutty Sark DLR, 4 minute walk and Greenwich Overground station , 7 minute walk.

The Vibe

Baroque, artistic, architectural, intimate yet grand, romantic, formal yet relaxed, historical.

The Old Royal Naval College is breathtaking at any time of year. In the chilly days of winter the rich interiors are warm and welcoming. The classical buildings gleam and glisten in spring, and on warm summer evenings guests can enjoy an al fresco drink in the King William Colonnades. As autumn progresses, the gold, orange and russet hues of the trees add another layer of beauty to the location.

Couples who choose to marry at the Old Royal Naval College will be assigned their own wedding coordinator, supported by a team of experienced professionals who are dedicated to creating your very own fairy-tale wedding in one of the country’s most spectacular and historic places.

Marrying at the Old Royal Naval College gives you exclusive permission to take photographs in the grounds with the river and fine baroque architecture as a backdrop. You can even arrive by boat to create a dramatic, one-off photo opportunity.

The Spaces

Their flagship space, Sir James Thornhill’s baroque masterpiece, Britain’s ‘Sistine Chapel’ the Painted Hall is considered the ‘finest dining hall in Europe’. It makes a prestigious and elegant venue for weddings, ceremonies and drinks receptions.

A pair of arresting vaulted undercrofts, are available day and night, for hire alone or in conjunction with the Painted Hall or Chapel.

Commissioned by Charles II as his new royal palace in 1660, The Admiral’s House is their oldest building available to be hired in its entirety, by floor, or by room and a perfect intimate option.