With its idyllic village location in Surrey, on the border of Kent and close to London, Addington Palace is exceptionally well placed. The stunning house and its 163 acres of striking landscaped grounds make for a most romantic wedding.
Combining comfort, elegance and heritage, Addington Palace is unique wedding venue with an eclectic style; a beautiful Grade II listed building, the enchanting Winter Gardens, the Great Hall, an impressive marquee and the relaxing Country Club.
Addington Palace has a vibrant and fascinating history, with links to King Henry VIII and home to six Archbishops of Canterbury, which instantly makes it an interesting and inviting wedding venue. Full of grandeur, the palace exudes romance and is easy to fall in love with.
Built with natural grey stone, the house boasts a traditional design; an imposing and slightly elevated entrance, sash windows, balconies, creating a sprawling country manor. Internally the palace has been dressed and styled elegantly to suit its prestige; oak panelled walls, oversized stone fire places, chandeliers, vintage wallpaper, ornate artwork and antique furniture ensure you are you transported back in time.
The Winter Gardens is typically used for intimate ceremonies. Having retained many of its original features, including the vaulted ceiling and high arched windows, this room is chic and cosy.
Whilst the Great Hall is an opulent room, it is also warm and welcoming. Reclaimed wooden floors, intricate stone detail and oak panelled walls and dramatically high ceilings ensure this room is an exquisite space to celebrate weddings. The Gallery, which is linked to the Great Hall, is a secret space which is ideal for additional seating.
For larger parties, the Royal Marquee is ideal. It is a blank canvas for couples with white drapes, a neutral floor and pretty ceiling lights, creating a contemporary space that can be transformed to suit any theme.
What sets Addington Palace apart is its luxurious Country Club which offers the bride and groom, plus all guests, state-of-the-art health, leisure, beauty and relaxation suites. A modern touch to such a classic venue, the Country Club is perfect for relaxation and preparation for the big day, offering the ultimate in pampering.
With its amazing location outside of London, yet benefiting from hundreds of acres of glorious grounds, the prestigious Addington Palace is a most romantic rural retreat and a magnificent, memorable wedding venue.