Gray’s Inn London

8, South Square, England, WC1R 5ET, United Kingdom


The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn London Weddings

Elegant inner-city weddings find their home at The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, a traditional London wedding venue steeped in 600 years of rich history. This prestigious venue is home to an array of beautiful wedding spaces, including the magnificent oak-panelled Elizabethan Hall and the charming Large Pension Room. There’s also a picturesque private five-acre garden for marquee weddings in the summertime.

Striking Elizabethan architecture and ornate décor create a unique backdrop in this traditional London wedding venue, with an experienced team on hand to ensure everything unfolds seamlessly for your special day. Gray’s Inn’s bespoke all-inclusive wedding package has been carefully curated to include everything you could need for an unforgettable wedding experience.


The Scene at Gray's Inn London

Gray’s Inn offers a breathtaking setting for your special day, with two licensed rooms for ceremonies, a grand banqueting hall, and a tranquil five-acre garden tucked away in the heart of Central London. You’ll love the historic touches found in each charming wedding space, including rich textures, warm and inviting colour palettes, and ornate details like glittering chandeliers and historical portraits.

The authentic Elizabethan Hall is the perfect location for your wedding celebrations at Gray’s Inn, with its heraldic shields, oak-panelled walls, historic Armada screen, and exquisite stained-glass windows. This spectacular room effortlessly combines regal grandeur with romantic intimacy and requires minimal decorating to make it a stunning wedding space. The Hall’s balcony provides a fantastic vantage point for your photographer to snap some incredible photos of your special day.

Gray’s Inn’s picturesque manicured gardens sprawl across five acres and are among the largest private gardens in London, offering a tranquil haven of lush greenery tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Central London. The Walks provide endless opportunities for your wedding photography and are available throughout the year for drinks receptions.

During June and July, a custom-built wedding marquee pops up in The Walks at Gray’s Inn. This magnificent white structure is perfect for magical garden marquee weddings in Central London, with a transparent roof, built-in bar, spacious dancefloor, and luxury toilets. Your wedding guests will love indulging in delicious food and dancing the night away under the stars in the garden marquee.


Gray's Inn London Wedding Ceremonies

For your wedding ceremony at Gray’s Inn London, you’ll have the choice of two licensed ceremony spaces — The Hall and the Large Pension Room. The oak-panelled Elizabethan Hall has space for 180 ceremony guests, while the Large Pension Room can accommodate 120 guests for wedding ceremonies at Gray’s Inn.


Gray's Inn London Wedding Receptions

Wedding receptions at The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn are elegant and intimate affairs, taking place in grand historical spaces brimming with ornate décor. You might choose to host a drinks reception in one of the smaller rooms, followed by a fabulous wedding feast in the Hall, where there’ll be plenty of space for dinner and dancing. Alternatively, the custom-built Garden Marquee provides a gorgeous setting for garden wedding receptions in the summer months.


Wedding Photography Near Gray's Inn London

Some of the most popular wedding photography locations near Gray’s Inn London are:

  • St. Paul’s Cathedral
  • Somerset House
  • River Thames
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Capacity

sitting Up to 200 Sitting
standing Up to 300 Standing

Wedding Venue Details

Wedding Services Ceremony & Reception
Ceremony Only
Reception Only
Wedding Ceremony Indoor

Facilities

Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces 60

Spaces At This Venue

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The Hall

Effortlessly combining intimacy, tradition, and regal grandeur, the Hall is a popular choice for gala dinners, wedding receptions, and conferences at Gray’s Inn London. This captivating space is brimming with exquisite details, including historical paintings, heraldic shields and stunning stained-glass windows dating back to 1462. The Hall can accommodate up to 300 standing guests and 176 seated for dining events.

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The Large Pension Room

Perfect for meetings, private dinner parties, wedding ceremonies, and drinks receptions, the Large Pension Room is a versatile space with ornate chandeliers and an ornate marble fireplace. This bright and airy space is located on the first floor of Gray’s Inn, accessed by a gorgeous sweeping oak staircase. The Large Pension Room has space for 150 standing guests or 70 seated for dining events.

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The Walks & Garden Marquee

Gray’s Inn’s private gardens are among the largest in London, offering a picturesque setting for marquee weddings and cocktail parties in the summertime. The Walks and the Garden Marquee are incredibly versatile spaces, accommodating up to 700 standing guests or 300 dining.

Location

The location of Gray’s Inn London

Hotels nearby:

  • Rosewood London Hotel
  • Citadines Holborn-Covent Garden London (Apart Hotel London)
  • The Hoxton, Holborn

Nearby attractions:

  • St. Paul’s Cathedral
  • Somerset House
  • Covent Garden

Venue Testimonials

We had the best day of our lives. All the arrangements were absolutely flawless. Our guests were very impressed with Gray's Inn.

Mariko M ·

Beautiful venue, perfect for that festive feel. I will definitely be coming back and would recommend this venue for your Christmas party!

Jodie J ·

Wonderful venue for daughter and son-in-law's wedding. The venue is beautiful, the staff were amazing, and the food was superb. A magical day. Thank you.

Linda M ·

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Frequently Asked Questions

Gray’s Inn’s all-inclusive wedding package is £169 per person, based on a minimum of 100 guests.

Gray’s Inn has space to accommodate up to 200 seated guests and 300 standing.

Yes. A wedding menu tasting for two people is included in your Gray’s Inn wedding package.

Gray’s Inn will provide security for weddings and events.

Weddings at Gray’s Inn must end by midnight.

Weddings at Gray’s Inn London are elegant and memorable, with a grand banquet hall, intimate ceremony spaces, and a gorgeous garden marquee for summer weddings.

  • Rosewood London Hotel
  • Citadines Holborn-Covent Garden London (Apart Hotel London)
  • The Hoxton, Holborn

Yes. There are 60 parking spaces available at Gray’s Inn.

Expect creative and seasonal event menus from specialist in-house caterers CH&CO, focusing on sustainable and ethically sourced ingredients.

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