Addington Palace

Gravel Hill, England, CR0 5BB, United Kingdom

Addington Palace Events

Situated in Croydon’s leafy outskirts, Addington Palace offers a spectacular setting for weddings and private parties in the Surrey countryside. With its magnificent Palladian facade, idyllic surroundings, and stately rooms filled with elegant decor, this unique 18th-century mansion leaves a lasting impression every time. Here, your guests have the convenience of easy travel links to and from central London, as well as the captivating feeling of discovering an entirely new destination. 

Addington Palace has evolved over the years to house kings, queens, and archbishops and was once said to be owned by Henry VIII, who held secret meetings with Anne Boleyn in his hunting lodge on the grounds. Today, this heritage-listed landmark can be hired exclusively for weddings and private events, allowing you to host spectacular soirees in its historic surroundings. Working closely with the palace’s dedicated events team and their recommended suppliers, you’ll be able to plan the event of your dreams at Addington Palace.


Highlights of Addington Palace Events:

  • Exquisite venue nestled amid 163 acres of Surrey’s finest countryside
  • Stunning Grade II-listed Palladian mansion
  • Exclusive venue hire for weddings offering total privacy and seclusion
  • Licenced for civil ceremonies in the Great Hall
  • Onsite cottages provide accommodation for wedding or event guests
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dining Up to 150 Dining
standing Up to 300 Standing
dinner Up to 250 Dinner & Dance


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available 15
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces 200

Catering Options  3rd Party Catering
Dry Hire
Cuisine Options  Buffet
 Sit Down
 Food Stations
 Shared Platters
 Asian Cuisine
 Indian Cuisine
 Kosher Cuisine

Spaces At This Venue

Addington Palace London wedding venue

The Great Hall

The Great Hall is Addington Palace’s most popular space for weddings and private events, with its opulent interiors and magnificent historic features. Details of this stunning room include golden silk wall coverings, walnut panelling, and a dazzling French chandelier towering overhead. The Great Hall can comfortably accommodate up to 150 seated guests or 300 standing for cocktail-style events. The venue is licensed for 200 guests for a civil ceremony.

Addington Palace Winter Garden

The Winter Garden

This bright and airy conservatory space is perfect for romantic wedding ceremonies at Addington Palace. The light-filled Winter Garden can comfortably accommodate up to 150 guests.

Addington Palace Empire Room

The Empire Room

The elegant Empire Room is a private bridal changing room boasting stunning views over the grounds of Addington Palace. Light pours in through large arched windows, making this beautiful room perfect for wedding day preparations and photographs.

Venue Testimonials

We had our wedding here a few months ago and we cannot describe how unforgettable the day was, thanks to the beautiful venue and the unbelievably helpful staff. Ana was phenomenal! From day one, she put us and our families at ease and she was always at the end of a phone call/email to make sure our wedding planning experience went as smoothly as possible. Addington Palace itself was phenomenal and that chandelier was featured in many of our photos! We made use of every nook and cranny for our special day and were profoundly thankful for the memorable day, that Addington Palace and its staff gave us.

Lavanya M ·

My son and now daughter in law got married at Addington Palace towards the end of March. We had a beautiful day and made use of all the fabulous rooms available to us. The venue is majestic and full of character and the grand staircase is amazing. The building really is a photographer's dream! Sean was particularly helpful, full of customer empathy and very ready to answer all of our queries. He was present in the background on the day of our event which was comforting to us.

Pauline B ·

Great venue and events team! I held my wedding here in November of this year (2021). The wedding planning was accelerated as we only had three months to organise. Ana and Sean were fantastic in answering queries and generally being accommodating. The venue was perfect for our wedding as we were able to use the different spaces for our guests. I am so pleased with how everything turned out.

Joy A ·

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Frequently Asked Questions

The venue hire fee for weddings at Addington Palace ranges from £4,800 to £12,800, depending on the time of year and day of the week. Hire of the palace includes bride and groom preparation rooms, round dining tables, trestle tables, gold Chiavari chairs, a fully equipped kitchen, and a large outdoor area (the south lawn).

Addington Palace’s Great Hall can accommodate up to 150 guests seated for banquet-style dining and 300 standing guests for cocktail receptions.

Weddings at Addington Palace must end by 1am.

Weddings at Addington Palace are exquisite affairs, taking place amidst remarkable Georgian architecture and elegant rooms brimming with opulent decor.

Addington Palace offers onsite accommodation for up to 32 guests in their charming cottages, with sofa beds available for extra guests.

Yes. There are 200 parking spaces available onsite at Addington Palace.

Addington Palace is a dry hire venue, giving you the freedom to bring in your preferred caterer. If you like, the team can recommend exceptional caterers from their preferred supplier list.

Francesca Avery

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Francesca has always had a great passion for the events industry and promises to make your venue search a stress-free and enjoyable experience. You’ll love her fun and friendly approach.

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