15 Large Capacity Wedding Venues

Written by Lottie Dainton
If the last year or so of #pandemiclife has made us want to do anything, it’s to really make the most of our time with our friends and family and enjoy the party of a lifetime! Cue our collection of large capacity wedding venues…

Whether you’re looking to host a cultural celebration with an extended guest list or you just want to host a mega shindig with all your loved ones, our selection of larger wedding venues will leave you spoilt for choice. Get scrollin’ folks, we’ve got some goodens waiting for you!

The Design Museum

Located in Kensington, The Design Museum is the world’s leading museum devoted to architecture and design. Offering five unique spaces for your ceremony and reception – all of which will be exclusively yours. The Atrium, with capacity for up to 750 guests, is the largest space, with three open floors, impressive views and original hyperbolic paraboloid roof. You’ll also have the reassurance of their experienced and dedicated events team, who will effortlessly guide you throughout the options and their recommended suppliers.

Bespoke at Littleton Manor Farm

This rural wedding venue in Surrey is set within 70-acres of family-run private estate, where you can create the wedding day you’ve always wanted. The natural surroundings and wide-open spaces at Littleton Manor Farm mean you have complete and utter flexibility, while the accessibility to airports and the Home Counties makes it ideally located. This is one for the ‘wild at heart’ couples, with the Wedding Field offering capacity for up to 500 guests, and the Festival Field providing room for up to 2,000! Whether you want a stretch tent, tipi or luxury sailcloth tent, you and your guests can enjoy it in total privacy.

Woolwich Works

A brand-new cultural hub located on the Thames, Woolwich Works is an assortment of Grade II listed buildings, with historical features, exposed brick walls and plenty of natural light. The Fireworks Factory (which is as cool as it sounds) is designed for larger weddings of up to 1,000 guests, boasting sleek modern touches and every state-of-the-art technical necessity you could ever ask for.

Gaddesden Estate

Gaddesden Estate is set in the Chilterns’ Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with formal gardens, wild spaces and private woodland. There are multiple spaces available for your wedding day, with plenty of flexibility and complete exclusivity. From The Walled Garden Meadow to Fishponds, their capacity for both your ceremony and reception is unlimited so you can really invite everyone on your guest list!

Burlton Manor

Surrounded by the beautiful North Shropshire Countryside, Burlton Manor is an elegantly restored Georgian brick barn. It’s bursting at the seams with character and is filled with hidden delights, from the oak beam structure to the red brick arches. You’ll be able to host up to 250 guests for your ceremony and reception, with an exceptional events team on hand to make it happen!

Deene Park Estate

Tucked away in the Northamptonshire countryside, Deene Park Estate is a 500-acre private estate with breath-taking views at every turn. Specialising in luxury outdoor weddings, the Brudenell family offer the grounds for marquee celebrations on just a handful of dates each year so that you have a truly exclusive experience. The Lakeside offers 360-degree views over the lakes and main house, with capacity for up to 400 guests to wine, dine and celebrate with you. But it doesn’t end there – new for 2022, Dibbins Wood has been specifically designed for larger outdoor weddings, so grab your loved ones and get partying!

The Hurlingham Club

Set amongst 42 acres of manicured lawns, sunken gardens and flower beds, The Hurlingham Club is a gorgeous backdrop for a larger wedding. You can invite up to 300 guests for your ceremony, and up to 800 for your reception in their glass-domed Palm Court. Their experienced and committed events team will accommodate every request to ensure you have the celebration of your dreams!

Kinkell Byre

Say hello to Kinkell Byre, a unique converted Scottish barn wedding venue that is available to hire on an exclusive basis. The setting is super spacious with spectacular sea views, offering couples a blank canvas where you have as much freedom as possible. The team have well over 16 years’ experience, so you and your (up to 300) guests will be in the safest of hands on your wedding day.

East Wintergarden

East Wintergarden really is the ultimate London wedding venue for a larger celebration. The stunning glass dome is flooded with natural daylight, offering a space that can accommodate up to 450 guests. This iconic location in the heart of Canary Wharf comprises of three spaces for you to hold a civil ceremony, religious ceremony or perhaps just your wedding reception. One thing is for sure, it promises a spectacular backdrop for you to tie the knot.

North Mymms Park