Kew Gardens

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England, United Kingdom


Kew Gardens Weddings

Weddings at Kew Gardens are a truly enchanting affair. Surrounded by history and home to over 50,000 living plants, this World Heritage Site offers an array of beautiful indoor and outdoor locations for couples to begin their new marital chapter.

 

 

 


The Scene at Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens is a place of natural wonder and rich history, providing a truly unforgettable backdrop for civil ceremonies and wedding receptions. 

The UNESCO World Heritage Site is an iconic wedding venue in South West London, and it’s not difficult to see why. The botanical research and educational institution boasts manicured gardens, several striking Grade-listed buildings, over 50,000 living plants, and even a touch of regal history.

With venues dotted throughout the site, Kew Gardens offers endless possibilities for your wedding day. Some of the options for couples include the striking Princess of Wales Conservatory, the bright Nash Conservatory, the classic Cambridge Cottage, or the choice to hire multiple spaces. With high ceilings and grand arched windows filling each location with an abundance of natural light, you’re guaranteed an awe-inspiring backdrop.


Kew Gardens Wedding Ceremonies

Two picturesque wedding ceremony locations are dotted throughout Kew Gardens, with each ceremony space having its own pricing structure and capacity allowance. 

Couples can choose from the bright, airy Nash Conservatory with a capacity of up to 200 guests, or for a more intimate affair, Cambridge Cottage is a classic setting with space for 80 guests. Alternatively, couples can celebrate alfresco and exchange vows outside Cambridge Cottage by the French doors of the Drawing Room while guests look on from the lawn of the Duke’s Garden.  


Kew Gardens Wedding Receptions

If you choose to hold your wedding reception at Kew Gardens you’ll have several spellbinding event spaces to choose from and couples can hire more than one space for their special day.

Enjoy a drinks reception in the Nash Conservatory before dinner in the Temperate House, the oldest Victorian glasshouse in the world, with its emporium of exotic plants and rare flora. Or, choose to raise a glass in the elegant Orangery with its grand windows flooding the floor with natural light. 

For a spectacular evening reception, the illuminated Princess of Wales Conservatory is a unique glasshouse with ten different climate zones.


Wedding Photography Near Kew Gardens

Some of the most popular wedding photography locations near Kew Gardens are:

  • The Temperate House, Kew Gardens
  • Kew Palace
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Capacity

theatre Up to 230 Theatre
boardroom Up to 30 Boardroom
cabaret Up to 160 Cabaret
dinner Up to 230 Dinner & Dance
dining Up to 250 Dining
standing Up to 400 Standing

Wedding Venue Details

Wedding Services Ceremony & Reception
Wedding Ceremony Indoor

Facilities

Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces 50

Catering Options  3rd Party Catering
Dry Hire
Cuisine Options  Asian Cuisine
 Indian Cuisine
 Kosher Cuisine
 African Cuisine

Spaces At This Venue

Kew Gardens, Cambridge Cottage

Cambridge Cottage

Cambridge Cottage is an elegant venue that was once a former royal residence. The Drawing Room and Gallery are adorned with opulent decor and beautiful botanical artwork, with both rooms opening onto the private and tranquil Duke’s Garden.

Kew Gardens, The Temperate House

The Temperate House

An iconic venue, the Temperate House is the world’s largest Victorian glasshouse and features 10,000 species of rare plants from around the globe. With a grand entrance, spiral staircase, balcony and pitched roof, the large Grade I listed building is a truly memorable setting for events of up to 300 guests.

Kew Gardens, The Nash Conservatory

The Nash Conservatory

Sitting on the Garden border, the sophisticated Nash Conservatory provides an abundance of natural light through its floor-to-ceiling windows and beautiful views onto the Gardens. The 19th-century glasshouse was originally built in the grounds of Buckingham Palace and moved to Kew in 1836, where it is now a popular space for a wide range of events, from presentations to product launches and corporate away-days to drinks receptions.

Kew Gardens, The Orangery

The Orangery

The Orangery is a magnificent open-plan space for large events, including wedding receptions, festive corporate events, and dinner dances. The venue features high ceilings and grand arched windows that fill the room with natural light. Guests can also enjoy the large terrace and its beautiful landscape views in summer months.

Kew Gardens Corporate Function, The Princess of Wales Conservatory

Princess of Wales Conservatory

The Princess of Wales Conservatory is a truly dazzling setting for any evening event. Becoming beautifully illuminated after dark, it makes a perfect space for a drinks reception where guests can wander through the complex glasshouse and its different climates.

Location

The location of Kew Gardens

Nearby attractions:

  • Kew Palace
  • River Thames
  • Kew Bridge
  • Great Pagoda
  • Treetop Walkway

Restaurants nearby:

  • The Botanical
  • The Orangery
  • ASK Italian
  • Ma Cuisine
  • Glasshouse

Hotels nearby:

  • Kew Gardens Hotel
  • Kew Gardens B&B
  • Coach & Horses Pub and Hotel

Venue Testimonials

I cannot speak highly enough of the team and the staff. The Drawing Room and Gallery are beautiful spaces for the wedding breakfast and evening reception. We were fortunate to have gorgeous weather on the day so were able to make the most of the private garden for our drinks reception and group photos. […] The staff […] were really helpful in planning the day and on the day itself.

Fiona F ·

Great quaint venue for events […], with its own garden backing out into the botanical garden itself.

Ahemmer ·

We held my son's wedding in Kew Gardens, using three of the buildings including the Orangery for dinner and dancing, the Nash Conservatory for a blessing and the Princess of Wales Conservatory for drinks. It was a huge success. The staff […] were brilliant, the locations stunning and it all came together to give us all a memorable day. […] Strongly recommended.

Simon H ·

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Frequently Asked Questions

Intimate weddings at Kew Gardens start from £2,400 for venue hire.

10% discount on venue hire available Monday-Thursday for Members.

Kew Gardens offers a variety of venues for between 10 and 400 guests.

Classic, Iconic and Luxury wedding packages at Kew Gardens can continue until 12am.

With an awe-inspiring atmosphere and magical flora backdrop, weddings at Kew Gardens are designed to create an enchanting and memorable experience for couples and guests.

  • Kew Gardens Hotel
  • Kew Gardens B&B
  • Coach & Horses Pub and Hotel

There is limited parking available. Private parking can be hired for weekend events for £240 – £300, depending on the event size.

Kew Gardens works with a number of first-class catering supplies in and around London to ensure guests enjoy a unique culinary experience.

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Video Credit: Zeus Films

Video Credit: Zeus Films

Video Credit: Zeus Films

Aneeza Qureshi

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Aneeza started in the event industry in 2011 and has since worked with many recognisable FTSE companies and brands on the planning and operational side for private events and corporate functions. She brings a passionate spirit and unwavering eye for detail to our London team. She's also a self-proclaimed foodie and loves to give tips on the best bars and restaurants in town.

   

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