Monkey Island Estate

England, SL6 2EE, United Kingdom


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Monkey Island Estate Berkshire Weddings

A centuries-old retreat on the River Thames in Bray, Berkshire, Monkey Island Estate offers a perfect setting for luxurious and exclusive wedding celebrations. This sprawling estate has everything you need to host your ceremony and reception in one place, with opulent wedding spaces and elegantly appointed guest rooms. To ensure a truly seamless and memorable experience, the dedicated events team has created a range of bespoke wedding packages to cover all aspects of your day, from the ceremony to the evening reception.

The Scene at Monkey Island Estate

Discover the timeless allure of Monkey Island Estate, a historic retreat steeped in elegance and tranquillity. Accessed via a quaint footbridge and surrounded by meticulously manicured gardens, this picturesque and private wedding location feels worlds away, despite its convenient location just ten minutes from Windsor and less than an hour’s drive from Central London. 

From magnificent marquee weddings on the sprawling lawns to elegant receptions in the stately Marlborough Ballroom, this stunning estate wedding venue in Berkshire caters to a range of celebrations. For a wonderfully private occasion, why not make the island exclusively yours and celebrate your love in total seclusion? Exclusive hire includes private access to the brasserie and bar, all event spaces, 9 Temple bedrooms, 11 Barn bedrooms, and the luxurious Wedgewood Suite.

Monkey Island Estate Wedding Ceremonies

In the warmer months, wedding ceremonies can be held on the estate’s meticulously manicured Pavilion Lawn, surrounded by beautiful riverside scenery. Alternatively, the elegant and light-filled River Room is a wonderful choice for an indoor ceremony.

Monkey Island Estate Wedding Receptions

Wedding receptions at Monkey Island Estate are elegant and timeless affairs, taking place in either the contemporary River Room or the magnificent Marlborough Ballroom. Both spaces can be tailored to suit your wedding theme and benefit from private patio areas with beautiful river views. After dinner, guests can enjoy an evening of unforgettable celebrations, whether they’re partying on the dancefloor or getting cosy with a boozy hot chocolate by the outdoor firepits.

Wedding Photography at Monkey Island Estate Berkshire

Surrounded by pristine gardens and idyllic river views, Monkey Island Estate offers endless possibilities for your wedding photography. Lush greenery, a quaint footbridge, and towering trees form a picture-perfect backdrop for your photo shoot at the estate.

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standing Up to 200 Standing
dining Up to 130 Dining

Wedding Venue Details

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


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available 40
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces 60

Spaces At This Venue

  • Monkey Island Estate Berkshire Corporate Venue Hire River Room

    River Room

    The stunningly light-filled River Room features contemporary styling and large windows overlooking the River Thames, creating a bright and airy space for corporate functions, weddings, and private dining events. The River Room has space for 80 guests seated theatre style or 100 seated guests for dining and can be partitioned into two smaller spaces depending on your needs.

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  • The Ballroom At Monkey Island Estate

    Marlborough Ballroom

    The Marlborough Ballroom is the estate's grandest event space, with its striking botanical chandelier, art deco mirrored panelling, direct patio access, and picturesque river views. The ballroom is perfect for hosting lavish banquets of up to 130 guests and offers a variety of set-up styles to suit every occasion.

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Nearby attractions:

  • Ray Mill Island
  • Windsor Castle
  • Dorney Court

Venue Testimonials

It's a very beautiful and magical place to have a family and friends reunion. We had our wedding on this island and all our families and friends absolutely loved the island. It was fully exclusive to the event and everyone had an unforgettable wedding.

Penny S

The location is stunning and all the accommodation is first class. We celebrated our Golden Wedding Day here and all the staff without exception were so kind and friendly. Nothing was too much trouble. The food is amazing and The bar and Brasserie was relaxing and calm. Thank you all so much.

Marian S

Such a beautiful place with absolutely fantastic staff! Always smiling and ready to help. Stayed here for a wedding.

Keisha D

Frequently Asked Questions

Monkey Island Estate’s carefully curated wedding packages are priced from £325 per person.

The stunning Marlborough Ballroom can accommodate up to 200 standing guests or 130 seated for dining. The River Room has space for 80 guests seated theatre style or 100 seated guests for private dining.

Weddings at this elegant venue in Berkshire should end by midnight.

This luxurious five-star hotel is home to 40 exquisite guest rooms, and the magnificent Grade 1 listed Wedgewood Suite.

Yes, there are 60 parking spaces available on-site at Monkey Island Estate.


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