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Addington PalaceSURREY

Addington PalaceGrand Grade II listed house with permanent double glazed marquee for 750 in the grounds. Various indoor dining options. Civil licence in the Palace for 90. From £60/person with full event management and all services included. Or just marquee from £5500.

Tel: 020 8662 5000

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The Airman HotelBEDFORDSHIRE

Airman HotelSmall privately-owned country hotel with own furnished marquee seating up to 200 during the summer. Black out ceiling with starlights already installed. Restaurant seats 50. Marquee £1500 on Sat; £1300 other days (2011). Only in house catering - 3 courses from £22.50. Civil ceremony rooms for 20 or 80. Free choice of other suppliers or venue can recommend.

Tel: 01462 850853

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Aldenham SchoolHERTFORDSHIRE

Aldenham SchoolSchool in 110 acres of attractive grounds with buildings dating from C18th. Marquee site on large cricket pitch available on (some) weekends and school holidays. Several civil ceremony rooms including traditional wood panelled dining hall for up to 110. Various function rooms for from 40 to 1000 guests (sports pavillion). Has own marquee for hire for one week from 30th June 2012

Tel: 01923 851669

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Amberley CastleWEST SUSSEX

Amberley CastleMedieval castle hotel where a marquee for 250 can be erected in beautiful grounds. Exclusive use of castle with a marquee starts at £10000 for 40 guests. Preferred suppliers. Full event management. Civil ceremonies for 56 or church weddings at nearby St Michaels.

Tel: 01798 831992

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Ardington HouseOXFORDSHIRE

Ardington HouseC18th century mansion in grounds, home of Baring family. Own lakeside fully furnished marquee for up to 200 in picturesque gardens. Drinks receptions in Imperial Hall or on South Lawn. Civil ceremonies in the Hall for up to 60, or up to 180 on Temple Island. Exclusive use venue hire: £3500-£5500. Preferred caterers from £50/head. £2000 for 9 double/twin bed overnight accommodation with butler & breakfast.

Tel: 01235 821 566

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Avington ParkHAMPSHIRE

Avington ParkGrand C17th stately home - private home - where marquees for up to 175+ can be errected, usually attached to house but can be separate. Five rooms for civil ceremonies for up to 100. Only exclusive use hire. No in-house catering. POA (medium range pricing)

Tel: 01962 779260

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Aynhoe ParkOXFORDSHIRE

Aynhoe ParkGrade I listed C17th mansion on Oxfordshire / Northamptonshire border. Several marquee options in the 250 acre grounds for seated events of up to 500 guests. House function rooms for from 40 to 180 seated & 12 luxury bedroom suites. Choice of beautiful civil ceremony rooms licensed for up to 100.

Tel: 01869 811618

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Badgemore ParkOXFORDSHIRE

Badgemore ParkGolf club with own marquee for 60. Can hire larger marquees (30m x 12m) in walled garden for up to 200 seated plus dance floor. Civil ceremonies for 50 in the Gallery Room, or 79 with marquee extension. In-house catering except for genuine special requirements. From £35 for 3 course meal with marquee and venue on top (price varies with marquee).

Tel: 01491 637300

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Bailiffscourt HotelWEST SUSSEX

Bailiffscourt HotelEarly C20th house in 30 acres built in medieval style using many medieval items and materials, now 39 bedroom luxury hotel. Marquees for up to 300 in rose garden or helipad field. Must include exclusive use hire of hotel from £10500 (includes all bedrooms) and in-house catering from £55. Marquee cost (varies) on top. Civil ceremonies in the music room for 60, wedding blessings in the chapel.

Tel: 01903 723511

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Bank of England Sports CentreLONDON

Bank of England Sports CentrePrivate members sports club in 32 acres with glass-fronted semi-permanent fully furnished & equipped Terrace Marquee for up to 250, opening onto picket-fenced lawn. Attached by walkway to Pavillion Room. Marquee hire £1000 Mon-Thurs, £1300 Fri-Sat. Also packages for marquee with other venue facilies. Only in-house catering, free choice of other suppliers. Suitable for huge & sporting events.

Tel: 020 8876 0018

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Bardolphs HallEAST SUSSEX

Bardolphs HallAttractive flint hall in the grounds of Birling Manor. Civil ceremonies for up to 200 in oak-beamed panelled hall. Two marquee sites, either adjoining Hall or on croquet lawn. £5000 for exclusive use with 2 days before and 1 after for organising. Marquee and catering (both your choice) on top.

Tel: 01323 422024

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Barnston LodgeESSEX

Barnston LodgeGeorgian house - family home - with extensive beautiful grounds with lake. Marquees for up to 500. Venue hire from £1000 (few house rooms available for more). Marquee, catering on top, your choice or venue can organize. St Andrew's church is 2-300 metres away.

Tel: 01371 821117

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Basildon ParkBERKSHIRE

Basildon ParkNational Trust 18th century Palladian mansion in extensive parkland. Front lawn or Lady Iliffe’s lawn available to hire for marquees hosting up to 200 guests. The Garden Room and South Pavilion drawing room are licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 70 people. From £3900.

Tel: 0118 9843040

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Belair HouseLONDON

Belair HouseGrade II listed Georgian house with panoramic views across Belair Park. Site for marquees for up to 400 on the green in front of the house. Package includes exclusive venue hire plus catering for £13500, with marquee, flowers etc (your choice) on top. Civil licence for up to 80.

Tel: 020 8299 9788

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Bedford Arms HotelHERTFORDSHIRE

Bedford Arms HotelSmall 3 star country house hotel with small and medium-sized marquee packages for up to 70 (£450)and 150 (£1500 including decoration) respectively. Civil ceremonies for 55 in oak panelled room. Only in-house catering - menu packages from £40/head for 3 courses. Other suppliers your choice.

Tel: 01923 283301

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Birtley HouseSURREY

Birtley HouseCountry house in 48 acres with lake & pretty gardens with marquee site for up to 300. From £2000 including mobile loos for up to 175, power supply & water. Only 10 events a year. Car parking for 150. Preferred suppliers.

Tel: 01483 892055

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Bickley Manor HotelKENT

Bickley Manor HotelLate Victorian house, now hotel, in landscaped grounds with 2 marquee sites: for up to 100 near hotel & very large marquees away from hotel. Free choice of suppliers. Venue prefers outside catering for large marquee site. Full event management for smaller events. Civil ceremonies for up to 100. Suitable for very large events. Ground hire from £1000-£10000 depending on event size and date.

Tel: 020 8467 1461

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Bisham AbbeyBUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Bisham AbbeyC13th century Abbey, former home of Henry VIII, now a sports centre in picturesque setting on banks of the Thames. Riverside marquee site can accommodate events of all sizes & marquees can be attached to the Abbey via a walkway. Civil ceremonies for up to 150 in oak paneled Great Hall.

Tel: 01628 476911

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The Bishops TableSURREY

The Bishops TableC18th hotel in the centre of Farnham with walled garden for marquees for up to 150. Only in house catering. Canapé parties from £14.95/head; dinner from£25/head. Marquee and other hirers your choice or hotel can recommend. No extra venue hire charge.

Tel: 01252 710222

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BlakesESSEX

BlakesGolf club with own marquee for 100 attached to restaurant and opening onto terrace and garden. Civil ceremonies in function room (80) or restaurant (200). Part of wedding package including venue catering. From £35/head

Tel: 01992 525151

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Blenheim PalaceOXFORDSHIRE

Blenheim PalaceHome to Duke of Marlborough & Sir Winston Churchill's birthplace. Baroque palace dating from early C18th in 2100 acres. Several marquee sites for all sizes of event, including on South Lawn with Palace as backdrop, & attached to the Palace. Prices vary depending on event and site - from £750 to £75000+. Marquee, catering etc in house or your choice (all external suppliers checked). 2 civil ceremony sites (200/220).

Tel: 01993 813874

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Bossington HouseHAMPSHIRE

Bossington HousePrivately owned William IV house with sweeping lawns down to the river with 3 marquee sites for up to 300. Exclusive venue hire £2500 (2009). Specializes in local family weddings & only a few/year. No in-house catering except for fishing & shooting events.

Tel: 01794 388247

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Boughton Monchelsea PlaceKENT

Boughton Monchelsea PlacePrivately owned Elizabethan manor house in 165 acres. Does few very large marquees (not for weddings) a year for up to 750 on 20 acre open field activity site. Can also have up to 4 chinese hats on lawn outside house with civil ceremonies in entrance hall (80) or outside under Tudor arch (150). Reception rooms for hire (£150/hr+) till 10.30pm in the week, no evening hire at w/e. No in-house catering. c£2000 venue hire depending on event & time of year.

Tel: 01622 743120

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Bradbourne HouseKENT

Bradbourne HouseGrade 1 listed Tudor house with C18th additions in 20 acres of parkland. Marquees for up to 200 on front lawn. Part of exclusive use venue hire for the day which includes furniture, toastmaster, use of grounds & ground floor rooms. Only in-house catering. Preferred suppliers. Civil ceremonies in Drawing Room (60), Great Hall (120) or outdoors in pretty Hatton Fruit Garden (120).

Tel: 01732 897436

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Braid FarmKENT

Braid FarmFour acre field within but separate from farm/cottages/caravan park complex. Greenfield site requiring loos and generator but free choice of everything else and flexible about noise and time requirements. Good value.

Tel: 01223 771982/07782 243175

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Braxted ParkESSEX

Braxted ParkMansion with extensive grounds with 2 lakes. Permanent marquee-like pavillion in walled garden for up to 300. Church within the estate. Civil ceremonies in pretty Orangery or other rooms for up to 300. Flexible pricing packages, either using Braxted services or venue only. From £9000 venue hire only. Only recommended caterers from £48/per head. Garden cottage and 8 ensuite rooms available for accomodation

Tel: 01621 892305

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Brewerstreet FarmhouseSURREY

Brewerstreet FarmhouseGrade 1 listed Tudor farmhouse in 400-acre dairy farm with own marquee for up to 200 seated on pretty site approached via bridge over stream. Venue hire is for complete package, including catering. Civil ceremonies in a waterside gazebo.

Tel: 01883 770049

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Brightling ParkEAST SUSSEX

Brightling Park Mansion dating from C18th in 600 acre estate with beautiful views over the South Downs. Several marquee sites including the old tennis court by the house, the walled garden and by the Grade II listed early C19th summerhouse overlooking the Temple folly and the Downs. Free choice of suppliers and no limits on party end time! Large events possible. Guests can camp and there are also two cottages for rent.

Tel: 07794 520513

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Brighton RacecourseEAST SUSSEX

Brighton RacecourseHas marquee for up to 1,000 seated with its own enclosed lawn from June to August which can be hired for all kinds of events. In-house catering. Free choice of other suppliers or venue can organize everything. Bespoke prices as very varied events, but prices in medium price bracket.

Tel: 01273 603580

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Broadacres WeddingsEAST SUSSEX

Broadacres WeddingsPrivately owned large country farmhouse set in the middle of 18 acres of peaceful Sussex countryside. Marquees for up to 150 people. Choice of two sites. Available from April to October. Overnight accommodation available. Exclusive use from an affordable £850.

Tel: 07568 083616

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Brocket HallHERTFORDSHIRE

Brocket HallStately home, now dedicated luxury event venue, in 543 acres of mature parkland with two 18-hole golf courses. Site for marquees for up to 400. All events exclusive. In-house catering for up to 150, above that your choice. Events very bespoke. Civil licence for 150. Accomodation for 46 with butler service available.

Tel: 01707 335241

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Brook Farm CuffleyHERTFORDSHIRE

Brook Farm CuffleyFamily run farm with peaceful greenfield site for marquees of any size. Free choice of all suppliers. No in-house catering. No corkage. Requires generator. Small function room also available.

Tel: 01707 872450

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Broome ParkKENT

Broome ParkWell appointed year-round permanent marquee in grounds of Lord Kitchener's old stately home, now a golf club. Civil ceremonies in reconstructed Italian Temple in the Italian gardens. Events managed by caterers Callisters.

Tel: 01227 832637

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Broyle PlaceEAST SUSSEX

Broyle PlaceRestored Grade II listed Elizabethan manor house in 15 acres, private home. Can host marquees for for up to 150 from May to September. Civil ceremonies for 50 in the Hall. Overnight accomodation. Flexible about suppliers - venue organizes or you choose. No in-house catering. Exclusive use venue hire £3000. All other costs depend.

Tel: 01273 814334

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Buckhurst ParkEAST SUSSEX

Buckhurst ParkHistoric Country house dating from the C16th in impressive grounds with two marquee sites on the top and bottom lawns set in gardens designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens & Gertrude Jekyll. The Estate is also celebrated as the site of Winnie the Pooh's 100 Acre Wood. No in-house catering but flexible about suppliers & no corkage. Civil ceremonies for up to 70 inside the house. Shooting, fishing & deer stalking can be arranged.

Tel: 07525 060733

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Busbridge LakesSURREY

Great PrestonsBird sanctuary with beautiful grade 2A heritage garden with 3 lakes, Doric Temple, Gothic boathouse. Marquee site for up to 200 (more by special arrangement) on main lawn overlooking lake with backdrop of the old coach house with elegant clock tower. Bride's room. Preferred suppliers.

Tel: 020 8673 5257

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Bush HallHERTFORDSHIRE

Bush HallGrade II listed mansion in 25 acres of gardens, now small luxury hotel. Own Riverside Pavilion and adjoining marquee for up to 150 guests. Only in-house catering. You can chooose other suppliers or venue can recommend.

Tel: 01707 271251

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Buxted Park HotelEAST SUSSEX

Buxted Park HotelHotel in Georgian house set in 312 acres of parkland with marquee site on lawns. Exclusive use hire only - from £ 10500 including 44 bedrooms, marquee and catering for wedding breakfast and evening reception. 2 civil ceremony sites in orangery and an old state room for up to 120.

Tel: 0845 0727412

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Cams HallHAMPSHIRE

Cams HallGrade 2 listed Georgian mansion, now a business centre. Site for quite large marquees (240 seated+) in the grounds. Weddings only at w/e, no use of house, no in-house catering. £1000 ground hire and you organize suppliers. Licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 60. Corporate events can be during the week and can use house services if required.

Tel: 01329 227444

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Cantley House HotelBERKSHIRE

Cantley House Hotel Small Victorian Country House Hotel in grounds with space for marquees for up to 200 seated. Marquees can be connected to wood paneled Oak Room for dancing and/or civil ceremonies. Only in-house catering. Catering and venue cost from £80/head. Marquee price on top: eg £2617 (160 guests). Exclusive use, evening hire extra.

Tel: 0118 978 9912

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Caterham SchoolSURREY

Caterham SchoolSchool in 80 acres with site for marquees for up to 800. Exclusive use. Indoor dining for 120 in vaulted Hogwarts Room. Managed by caterers Chez Vous Events.

Tel: 0845 6016607

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Chalfont Park Sports AssociationBUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Chalfont Park Sports AssociationA flood in the club house means this venue not available until mid 2015. Normally, it's a sports club with marquee site for up to 200.

Tel: 01753 884163

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Chelsea Physic GardenLONDON

Chelsea Physic GardenFour acre garden founded in 1673 as the Apothecaries Garden & still specialising in medicinal plants. Marquees on the lawn for up to 350 seated with free access to garden. No hire Weds July/August. Preferred suppliers. No rock or pop music! Ground hire £3000-£6000 with marquee, catering on top. Events end 10.30pm or till 11.30pm for £1000 extra.

Tel: 020 7352 5646

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Chenies Manor HouseBUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Chenies Manor HousePrivately owned Tudor manor house in beautiful gardens available as venue for weddings only. Marquee extension to Garden Room (seats 100) creates 2 spaces for weddings. Exclusive venue hire in expensive range (just). In-house catering available, but free choice of suppliers (venue can recommend). No corkage.

Tel: 01494 762888

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The Cherwell Boat HouseOXFORDSHIRE

The Cherwell Boat HouseRestaurant, bar and punt house on the River Cherwell. Relaxed venue with reknowned wine list. Own marquee for hire on terrace overlooking the river for up to 130 seated. £150 for simply furnished marquee with extras (dance floor, banqueting chairs) available. Events can be conbined with punting! Catering from £12.95/head (BBQ) to £30/head.

Tel: 01865 552746

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Cherwell Edge Golf ClubOXFORDSHIRE

Cherwell Edge Golf Club18 hole golf course with permanent marquee from March to Oct for up to 120 seated. Function room and conservatory also available. Only in-house catering. Civil ceremonies for up to 200. £650 for venue and fully furnished marquee. Catering from £10/head for finger buffet.

Tel: 01295 711591

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Cheshunt Country ClubHERTFORDSHIRE

Cheshunt Country ClubVenue with marquee site for any size of marquee on a large field next to the main building. Hire of just the marquee site is possible, as is full event management with in-house catering, and all options in between. The main building can cater for events of up to 200. Has sports facilities.

Tel: 01992 625278

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Chessington World of AdventuresSURREY

Chessington World of AdventuresPermanent Park Side marquee for up to 450, daytime use only. £34/head includes marquee, hostesses, event management, unlimited soft drinks & and use of all rides. Most suitable for family fun days. Minimum 50 guest.

Tel: 0870 141 3334

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Chichester CathedralWEST SUSSEX

Chichester CathedralGeorge Bell House - in the precincts of the Cathedral & with views of the spire - has room for a marquee for 150 in the grounds. The ground floor also seats 120 over 3 rooms. The house also has 8 en-suite bedrooms. Exclusive use £4500 including marquee (2015).

Tel: 01243 813585

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Chigwell HallESSEX

Chigwell HallLate Victorian Grade II listed red brick mansion in 42 acres of grounds that is now a wedding venue and the Metropolitan Police sports club. Has new huge (160' x 80') peaked marquee seating 800+ open from April to October. Can use own caterers. Two function rooms in the Club House licensed for civil ceremonies.

Tel: 020 8500 2735

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Chiswick HouseLONDON

Chiswick HousePalladian House in landscaped grounds with own ivory-lined & carpeted marquee - The Burlington Pavilion - next to the house. The marquee seats 250 for just dining (150 with dancing) & can be decorated in your style. Preferred suppliers only. Hire rates are £5,500 on Thursdays and £7,500 for weekend evenings. Civil ceremonies for up to 96 in the house. Drinks receptions for up to 150 in the house or courtyard .

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Chiswick Sports Ground, University of WestminsterLONDON

Chiswick Sports Ground, University of WestminsterSports grounds in 40 acres with pitches that can serve as marquee sites, some by the Thames. Sometimes unavailable due to sports fixtures, but usually free in school holidays. Pavillion has function rooms & in-house catering. Prices start inexpensive for smaller events that won't damage the grass. Suitable for very large events. No 18th or 21st birthdays.

Tel: 020 8995 6863

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Churcher’s CollegeHAMPSHIRE

Churchers CollegeSchool in Victorian building with attractive marquee site on Headmaster's Lawn with views of South Downs. Marquees for up to 150 plus dance floor. Another option is elegant oak-panelled Assembly Hall. Quiet Garden for drinks. Exclusive venue hire. Ground hire of £2000 for either option includes use of a wedding planner. Choose from one of three favoured caterers. Free parking, no corkage.

Tel: 01730 236833

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Clandon ParkSURREY

Clandon ParkCurrently dealing with the aftermath of a terrible fire.

Tel: 01483 222502

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The Clare FoundationBUCKINGHAMSHIRE

The Clare FoundationCharity hub on 12 acre estate in the Chilterns with rooms for meetings and conferencing. Marquees of any size can go on 4 acre Meadow, with good views and surrounded by ancient woodland. No civil ceremonies. Free parking for up to 250 cars. Ground hire on application via wedding planner only. All revenues reinvested in the charitable aims of the Foundation.

Tel: 0300 777 7000

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Coin StreetLONDON

Coin StreetCommunity development trust which transformed neglected 13 acre site on London's South Bank into thriving neighbourhood. 2 marquee sites: grassed riverside site for up to 150 standing; & car park next to Waterloo Station (versatile space, no height restrictions) for very large events. Must use preferred logistics and production management companies for large events. Preferred caterers but can use your own for £500.

Tel: 020 7021 1650

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Coltsfoot Country RetreatHERTFORDSHIRE

Coltsfoot Country RetreatPicturesque small farmouse hotel with site for marquee for 70-150, only as part of exclusive use venue hire with all 15 bedrooms. Civil ceremonies for up to 120. Only in-house catering. From £6200 for venue hire plus small unfurnished marquee.

Tel: 01438 212800

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Cornbury ParkOXFORDSHIRE

Cornbury ParkPrivately owned historic mansion dating from the C17th set in 6500 acres. Several marquee sites for marquees of any size: on front lawn, in park, by lake or in forest clearing. Ground hire fee depends on which site, but starts in medium range for smaller marquees. Free choice of suppliers but can suggest. Field sports events, private landing strip.

Tel: 01608 811276

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Coverwood Lakes and GardensSURREY

Coverwood Lakes and GardensPrivately owned estate with 14 acres of landscaped gardens with 4 lakes. Greenfield marquee site alongside a lake for up to 200, no mains power. Ground hire in medium price range. Preferred caterers & suppliers, no in-house catering. Other areas within the estate (one also by a lake) suitable for huge marquees. Only accepts a few events in spring/summer & is popular so book early!

Tel: 01306 731110

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Creeksea PlaceESSEX

Creeksea PlaceTudor mansion with own marquee for up to 200, April to October, on main lawn surrounded by house & with lake to the left. Bespoke event packages include fully furnished marquee, use of house rooms & event manager. In medium price range. Preferred caterers except for special requirements. Marquee can be extended for larger numbers.

Tel: 01621 784535

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Creslow ManorBUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Creslow ManorGrade 1 listed manor house dating from C13th & the oldest continuously inhabited house in Bucks! Room for marquees for up to 300 in the Old Tennis Court in the quiet, secluded grounds. Has medieval walled garden & good views. No in-house catering. All suppliers your choice or venue can help. Exclusive use.

Tel: 01296 640191

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Crouch End Cricket ClubLONDON

Crouch End Cricket ClubCricket ground with site for marquees of up to 100 guests in front of the pavillion weekdays only. The ground is within Shepherd's Cot, a remarkable large protected green oasis in Inner London which hosts several sports clubs. Views up to Alexandra Palace. Some in-house catering facilities, free choice of suppliers, venue can provide a bar. Not expensive.

Tel: 07745 473429

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Crown InnKENT

Crown InnHistoric inn (building dates from C12th) with site within 2 acre garden for marquees for up to 300 seated. Civil ceremonies in 12th century restaurant, 13th century bar & dining area or at garden gazebo. In house catering. Wedding planning offered. Marquee plus catering packages & try and accomodate all reasonable budgets with eg BBQs for cheaper events etc

Tel: 01304 612555

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Ditcham ParkHAMPSHIRE

Ditcham ParkVictorian manor house set in 16 acres now used as a school. Marquees on the South Lawn. No alcohol license so you must apply.

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Dorney CourtBERKSHIRE

Dorney CourtGrade 1 listed manor house with site for large marquees on the lawns. Preferred caterers and suppliers (£1000 extra for own choice). Also fields in the grounds suitable for very large events. House only available for drinks reception for 60. Ground hire from £3500 with catering, marquee on top.

Tel: 01932 584282

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Down Hall HotelESSEX

Down Hall HotelCountry house hotel in Italianate mansion set in 110 acres of grounds. Marquees of any size on the main lawn in front of the hotel. Ground hire is £15000 which includes a wedding co-ordinator and no competing events in the hotel. Civil ceremonies in hotel rooms for up to 200. Free choice of all suppliers.

Tel: 01279 731441

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Dulwich Picture GalleryLONDON

Dulwich Picture GalleryEngland's first public art gallery with collection of 16th & 17th century masters with marquee site for up to 220 seated in landscaped gardens. Marquee events usually with gallery hire. Catering in-house or favoured suppliers. Civil ceremonies for 90. Prices no bargain but reasonable for good London venue.

Tel: 0208 299 8713

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Duncton MillWEST SUSSEX

Duncton MillTrout fishery in 8 acres of grounds. Beautiful lakeside marquee site for up to 200, needs generator and toilets. Free choice of suppliers or venue can organize. Only c10 events per year. Fishing & shooting on site.

Tel: 01798 342685

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Duncton Village Hall WEST SUSSEX

Duncton Village Hall Airy modern village hall, seats 80, with kitchen, toilets, BBQ facilities, pretty sun terrace and views of the South Downs all around. Lawns outside with room for quite sizeable marquees. Three day wedding weekend hire £2250. Free choice of suppliers. No in-house catering.

Tel: 07775 674567

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Eartham HouseWEST SUSSEX

Eartham HouseRegency House, home of Great Ballard School, remodelled by Lutyens and surrounded by 20 acres of parkland. Marquee site at the back with good views of house and garden for up to 200, mainly in school holidays. Exclusive use hire of house & grounds is £1500. Lots of medium-sized rooms in the house. Must use preferred caterer. Free choice of other suppliers.

Tel: 07855 928776

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Eastwell ManorKENT

Eastwell ManorCountry house hotel in historic manor house with 62 acres of garden in a 3000 acre estate. Marquee site for up to 450 set in the L shape of the manor. Marquee connected by walkway. Site hire from £1975 & must include hire of all 23 rooms in the manor house (from £6000) & in-house catering (from £50/head for 3 courses). Three civil ceremonies room in house for up to 135, & for unlimited numbers in secret garden gazebo.

Tel: 01233 213000

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Eltham PalaceLONDON

Eltham PalaceEnglish Heritage Mansion built in 1936 by textile magnate Courtauld around surviving Great Hall of medieval palace. Stunning art deco interiors. Marquees can be sited in beautiful 19 acre gardens for up to 420. Palace rooms also avalable for up to 200. Civil ceremonies Friday and Saturday only. Preferred suppliers

Tel: 0208 294 2577

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Elsted Village HallWEST SUSSEX

Elsted Village HallAttractive timber roofed building with weatherboarded walls and panoramic views of the Sussex countryside. Large cricket pitch is also a site for marquees of any size, either attached to the hall or standing alone. Functions mainly on Saturdays (cricket on Sundays) and music must stop at 11.45pm. Very affordable with ground hire only £800 (2013).

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The ElvethamHAMPSHIRE

The ElvethamVictorian mansion set in 35 acres, now a traditional-style hotel. Several marquee sites (attached to hotel is possible) for up to 350 seated. Venue hire £4000 Fri/£2000 Sun/£6000 Sat. Includes venue & reception room hire and exclusive use on Sat. Marquee, catering etc on top. Catering in-house or preferred suppliers from £44/head(2009). Several civil ceremony rooms, largest licensed for 120.

Tel: 01252 847233

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Elvey FarmKENT

Elvey FarmPicturesque historic small hotel in 75 acres with own marquee for up to 120.. Exclusive use, with four poster bed for bride & groom. In house catering. Hotel can also be hired.

Tel: 01233 840442

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Epsom CollegeSURREY

Epsom CollegeVictorian built school in 80 acres of grounds. Several sites for marquees for up to 300 seated but only during school holidays. Medium price range. Mainly in-house catering. Civil licence for 200. Plenty of car park space.

Tel: 01372 821000

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Esseborne ManorHAMPSHIRE

Esseborne ManorVictorian country retreat in grounds, now a small country house hotel. Marquee site for up to 120, needs exclusive venue use for approx £1500. Only in-house catering, from £60 for 3 courses, wine, champagne and finger buffet. Civil ceremonies for up to 100 - for free if reception for more than 30 also takes place at Esseborne.

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Eynsham HallOXFORDSHIRE

Eynsham HallGrade II listed manor in 3,000 acres, now training & conference centre & hotel. 3 marquee sites: on bar/terrace (for 200), in front of the house (650) & at the back overlooking the formal gardens (1000). Ground hire from £2000-£10000. Civil ceremonies for up to 150, 4 large & several small functions rooms in manor house plus accomodation, conference & leisure facilities. Free choice of suppliers. Outside caterers can't use house kitchens.

Tel: 01993 885200

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FennesESSEX

FennesGeorgian Manor House set in 100 acres, now dedicated venue. Use of two furnished permanent structures seating 150/400 comes with exclusive use of venue for from £700-£5200. Civil licence for up to 500. Smaller reception rooms in the house. Only in-house catering unless special requirements - from £43 for 3-course wedding breakfast.

Tel: 01376 324555

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Fawley HillOXFORDSHIRE

Fawley HillHome to a restored Victorian train station and the steepest standard gauge railway track in the world, Fawley Hill Estate can have marquees on a hilltop next to Ironhenge (a circle made from pillars once in the undercroft of St. Pancras station) which makes it ideal for festival style weddings. Free choice of suppliers. Very large events possible. The vintage waiting room of the station is licenced for civil ceremonies for 86.

Tel: 07895 120640

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Fortescue HouseLONDON

Fortescue HouseGrade II listed Georgian House in Hanworth Park Conservation Area in West London . 3½ acres of grounds with hard-surfaced areas suitable for marquee. Ground hire lasts 3 days. Previously known as Hanworth Rectory & used as a primary school. Currently being redeveloped. Max. capacity of 700 guests either in walled garden or main gardens. Full event management and planning. 10% discount for early bookings.

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Four Elms Cricket ClubKENT

Four Elms Cricket ClubCricket club with Victorian club house and site for marquees of any size between May & September but not normally on Saturdays because of cricket matches. Venue hire from £150. Free choice of suppliers though in-house catering available.

Tel: 07989 562864

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FoxhillsSURREY

FoxhillsVictorian manor house set in 400 acres, now luxury hotel and sports resort. Marquees for up to 600 on the manor lawn. Ground hire £800/day, marquee & catering (from £35 for 3 courses) on top. Full event management. Civil ceremonies for 90 in the library. Suitable for huge & sporting events.

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Foxhole ParkWEST SUSSEX

Foxhole ParkCountry house with marquee site for 200 on lawn in front of house with views of South Downs and local village. Ground hire in not expensive range. No in-house catering, preferred suppliers except for special requirements.

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Freud MuseumLONDON

Freud MuseumSigmund Freud's London home, now a museum. Space in the garden for museum's own small marquee, seating about 40. Various indoor rooms for up to 80 standing, 30 seated. Events only from 17.30-22.30, Mon-Sun. Free choice of caterers, museum can recommend. Exclusive use hire of whole venue only: POA but in not expensive range.

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Friars CourtOXFORDSHIRE

Friars CourtPrivately owned moated C17th house in 4 acres with C19th & C20th additions. Several marquees sites for up to 200. Lots of civil ceremony options, including Gothic front porch & outdoor rose arbour. Marquee site hire £1900 (2009) or £600 for small marquee extension on terrace. Both include use of 2 reception rooms. Free choice of suppliers or venue can recommend. Prides itself on being flexible and friendly.

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Fulham PalaceLONDON

Fulham PalaceGrade 1 listed bishops' palace by the Thames, dating from 1495. Own semi-permanent marquee in walled Chaplain's Garden for up to 200 seated from March to Dec. Larger marquees can be sited in Walled Garden. Only in-house catering. Lots of civil ceremony options. Full event management included in venue hire. Palace also for hire. Exclusive use only.

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The GeorgeOXFORDSHIRE

The George15th Century coaching inn, now a hotel set in 2 acres. 3 marquee sites for up to 300 seated. Ground hire £500, marquee, catering (only in-house except for special requirements) on top.

Tel: 01865 340404

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The GrangeLONDON

The GrangeHouse dating from C14th in mature gardens. Own well-equipped marquee for up to 200. Venue hire from £700 (2010) & marquee from £200. Wedding packages eg £41/head for 100 guests includes venue, day drinks, buffet/3 courses, co-ordinator etc with £1000 marquee on top. Managed by Lido Catering.

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Gray's InnLONDON

Gray's InnFive acre garden - The Walks - at the Honourable Society of Gray's Inn with own summer marquee for up to 250 seated in June/July. Hire is £3950 ex vat. Only in-house catering, from £39.50 BBQ, £51 for 3 courses, both inc vat. Suitable for very large cocktail parties. Civil ceremonies in oak-panelled Elizabethan hall (200) or the Large Pension Room (120).

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Greyfriars HouseSURREY

Greyfriars HouseGrade II listed late C19th Arts & Crafts house in 47 acres, privately owned hosting only 20 events/year. Marquee site in formal gardens with good views. Full day venue exclusive hire £4800 (2009). Preferred caterers & suppliers.

Tel: 01483 810222

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Greys CourtOXFORDSHIRE

Greys CourtC16th National Trust mansion with 9 acres of historic walled gardens, including medieval ruins. Marquee site for up to 150 on Top Lawn with views of Chiltern foothills. Available when house not open to public (Mon/Tue only in summer). Free choice of suppliers but responsible event management required. Needs generator.

Tel: 01491 628529

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The GroveHERTFORDSHIRE

The GroveCelebrated country house, dating from the C17th, formerly the home of the Clarendon family & recently restored as a 5 star hotel. Two marquee sites, by the golf course (up to 1000 standing & panoramic views) & in 3 acre Victorian walled garden . Several civil ceremony rooms. Events all-in packages starting at £185/head.

Tel: 01923 296059

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Grove Ferry InnKENT

Grove Ferry InnVictorian coaching inn in 3 acres in conservation area on Great River Stour, now classy pub with rooms. Riverside marquee site for up to 150 seated guests. In house catering. Reception room for up to 70 also for hire. Civil ceremonies for up to 80. Medium price range. Has helipad.

Tel: 01227 860302

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The Guards MuseumLONDON

The Guards MuseumMuseum of five regiments of Foot Guards, near to Buckingham Palace. Own marquee on paved surface for up to 350 seated for 3 weeks in June & 2 weeks in December. Bespoke marquees on site rest of year. Catering in-house or your choice. Reception room for 60 in museum, no young children. Exclusive use available. An option is to have one of the regiments' bands beat retreat for you. Medium priced for London.

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The HACLONDON

The HACHome of Honourable Artillery Company since 1641, 6 acre estate with C18th Armoury House (beautiful rooms for hire). Permanent fully furnished large marquee for hire summer & winter in Artillery Gardens. Just marquee from £20000. Or from £75/head for marquee, 3 courses, unlimited house wine, drinks reception, staffing & all production (AV, screen, stage etc). Use of funfair extra. Rooms licensed for civil ceremonies.

Tel: 020 7382 1533

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Hadsham FarmOXFORDSHIRE

Hadsham FarmFarm with pretty marquee site for up to 200 in secluded field right next to a lake. Needs generator and portable loos. Party on till midnight or till 1.00am for extra charge. Free choice of suppliers or venue can suggest. No corkage if you use own wine.

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Halfway HouseESSEX

Halfway HousePub/restaurant with own fully furnished marquee for up to 250 for most of the year - from £500. In-house catering (from £22.50/head 3 courses) or your choice. 2 in-house function rooms. Prides itself on individual attention and flexibility.

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Ham HouseSURREY

Ham House17th century National Trust House with site for marquee for 60-400 in Orangery Garden. From £1900-£6000, Fri & Sat only in summer. Preferred caterers & marquees. Civil ceremonies in Great Hall for 60, Fri only.

Tel: 020 8439 8233

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Hambledon HouseSURREY

Hambledon House16th Century Elizabethan House in stunning grounds with walled garden, terraces and fields running down to a lake. Located in a picturesque village in the Surrey Hills. Varied size marquees can be accommodated in different locations. Overnight accommodation available on site. Hire of venue and grounds from £3000.

Tel: 07824 809664

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Hampton CourtSURREY

Hampton CourtThere are several large marquee sites for 450+ guests at the palace Henry VIII took off Cardinal Wolsey in the C16th. Some are available in the day as well as at night, and all are within the Palace's sumptuous grounds, including the walled Apprentice Garden. Costs are well into the expensive range. Preferred suppliers only. There are some beautiful rooms for civil ceremonies inside the Palace.

Tel: 020 3166 6507

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Hampton Court Palace Golf ClubSURREY

Hampton Court Palace Golf ClubGolf club in grounds of Hampton Court with picturesque marquee site for up to 400. Venue hire in not expensive range, unusual for the area. In-house catering only, from £30 for 3 courses. Exclusive use.

Tel: 0208 977 2423

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Hampton Court PalaceSURREY

Hampton Court PalaceRoyal Palace originally built by Henry VIII's favourite Cardinal Wolsey with 60 acres of formal gardens and 750 acres of grounds. Range of marquee sites of different kinds, including sites for huge events and smaller sites like the walled Apprentice Garden. Various civil ceremony locations in some of the magnificent indoor function rooms. Preferred suppliers.

Tel: 020 3166 6507/6506/6505

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Hampden HouseBUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Hampden HouseTudor house, privately owned, mainly remodelled in Gothic style in the 18th centrury. Marquee site on main lawn for 100 to 200, part of exclusive venue hire (includes house ground floor) from £4500. Preferred suppliers and own wine list. Civil ceremonies in Great Hall for up to 120.

Tel: 01494 489042

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Hartlip PlaceKENT

Hartlip PlaceGeorgian House in 4 acres with site for marquees for 120 on the croquet lawn. Civil ceremonies for up to 60 in garden loggia or formal drawing room. Ground hire £1100 (£1400 with civil ceremony). Fully equipped marquees typically from £3500. Choice of suppliers or venue can recommend. No corkage.

Tel: 01795 842323

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Hawkenbury InnKENT

Hawkenbury InnCountry inn with grassed garden with room for marquees seating up to 200 with further 90 seats in the indoor restaurant as well as a dance floor & disco. Licenced for civil ceremonies for up to 200. Fresh locally sourced in house catering, starting with basic fish & chip suppers through to full wedding breakfasts. The Inn has its own weddding co-ordinator.

Tel: 01580 890567

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Heath House 1898ESSEX

Heath House 1898Late Victorian house set in 14 acres of mature grounds with access to private woodland. Marquee sites for any size of marquee on the lawn in front of house, and in a meadow. Requires toilets. Own trusted caterers preferred. Ground hire free for 2014. Glamping accomodation - fully furnished luxury tents - available.

Tel: 07598 008047

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Heckfield PlaceHAMPSHIRE

Heckfield PlaceC18th manor house in 65 acres, dedicated venue & conference centre. Own marquee for up to 140 on Italian Terrace, near house with views over 2 lakes. 2 civil ceremony room (60/100). Price of £130/head includes marquee, wedding breakfast & evening buffet. In-house catering. Other suppliers can recommend or your choice. Exclusive use. POA.

Tel: 0118 932 6868

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Hedingham CastleESSEX

Hedingham CastleNorman castle with permanent marquee for most of the year for 200 in beautiful grounds for £2650-£6200 (2010). Only in-house catering & preferred suppliers. Candlelit civil ceremonies for up to 130 (30 standing in Minstrel's Gallery) in banqueting hall. Castle also available for weddings.

Tel: 01787 460261

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Hedsor HouseBUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Hedsor House19th century manor house in Italian villa style with Grade 2 listed gardens set in 85 acres. Site for very large marquee, part of full venue hire including house ground flour with several grand receptions rooms - from £7250 for all. Preferred suppliers; your choice incurs 10% comission. Events normally exclusive. Venue prides itself on flexibility.

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Herstmonceux CastleEAST SUSSEX

Herstmonceux CastleSpectacular C20th restoration of moated medieval castle in extensive grounds, now part of Canadian university. Site for very large marquees in front of the castle, mainly used June, July & Sept. Drinks receptions in 500 year old open inner courtyard. Ground hire £1500-£2500. All suppliers preferred & on top. Several rooms with civil licence, for up to 180.

Tel: 01323 833816

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High House WeddingsESSEX

High House WeddingsExclusive use wedding venue set in 6 acres of landscaped gardens & meadow. Ceremonies in either the restored Essex Barn (dating back to 1750) or outside under the thatched gazebo. Own marquee accomodating up to 120 guests for sit down wedding breakfast & 200 guests in the evening. Marquee has starcloth lighting, stage and sound system, and a reveal with dance floor. Use of own caterer and resident DJ required. Free choice of other suppliers.

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Highclere CastleBERKSHIRE

Highclere CastleLarge Victorian gothic-style castle, in extensive landscaped grounds. Marquees for 200 to almost any number can be sited in the grounds. All events exclusive, each event is tailor made. Licensed for civil ceremonies. Very expensive. Suitable for very large events.

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Highfield Park TrustHERTFORDSHIRE

Highfield Park TrustLocal park with sports grounds, gardens & fields, & various marquee sites available for different sizes of event, including very large. Greenfield site with free choice of suppliers and no in-house catering. Inexpensive.

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Hillier GardensHAMPSHIRE

Hillier Gardens180 acre gardens with huge plant and tree collection. Marquee site on the lawns of C18th Jermyn's house in the garden for up to 150. Civil ceremonies for 30–45 in Jermyn's House or up to 100 in Visitor Pavillion, which also has restaurant available evenings. In-house catering only. Site hire 2010 £1495 (wedding breakfast or reception), or £2860 (ceremony, breakfast & reception).

Tel: 01794 369300

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Hoath HouseKENT

Hoath HousePretty homely country house dating from Tudor times with pretty grounds & panoramic views over the Ashdown Forest & High Weald. Sites for marquees either attached to house (up to 120 seated guests) or on lawn (up to 180). House & grounds hire is exclusive use per weekend. No preferred suppliers. Civil ceremony licence for up to 100. 8 bedrooms, several en-suite family rooms. In Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty.

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Holiday Inn BrentwoodESSEX

Holiday Inn BrentwoodOccasional marquees in the car park. Wedding packages from £26.50/person for 3 course meal, flowers, printed menus etc (2009)

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Hollybank HouseHAMPSHIRE

Hollybank HousePrivately owned country house in 10 acres with distant views over Chichester harbour. Site for marquees for up to 300 on the lawns. Some preferred suppliers but flexible. Ground hire includes use of house room for drinks reception. Not the cheapest but good value venue.

Tel: 01243 375502

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Home FarmBUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Home FarmPeriod farmhouse B&B with a rural paddock with suitable for marquees for up to 120 people. The paddock adjoins an orchard and has nice views of village and fields. Onsite toilets & electical hook-up. Greenfield site with free choice of suppliers though next door pub will cater.

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Honnington Farm GardenKENT

Honnington Farm GardenGardens with formal and wild areas, two lakes. Two greenfield marquee sites, one on lawn with views and gardens for up to 500; other in events field for up to 1000. Both require generator. £500 ground hire (2009). Free choice of all suppliers.

Tel: 07780 800790

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Horsebridge StationHAMPSHIRE

Horsebridge StationRestored Victorian rural station set in 2 acres of gardens with own marquee for up to 100. Site hire £3500.

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Houghton LodgeHAMPSHIRE

Houghton LodgePrivate C18th house and garden with pretty riverside site for very large marquees. £3000 ground hire for garden, £5000 for garden & house. Tranquil setting: 15 acres of gardens, park, and views over river & water meadows. Can recommend suppliers or you choose. Civil ceremonies in circular music room or dining rooom.

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Hughenden ManorBUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Hughenden ManorVictorian house, former home of Benjamin Disraeli. National Trust. Marquees for up to 250 in the beautiful formal gardens for £3500 ground hire. No in-house catering, choose from preferred suppliers. There is a church on the estate for those who live in the parish.

Tel: 01494 755573

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iDo Country WeddingsBUCKINGHAMSHIRE

iDo Country WeddingsVery rural venue with lots of space and a lake suitable for any size of marquee. The venue's ethos is to to help as much or as little as required: from dry-hire of the venue to full event planning, or anything in between. Exclusive use only. Prices start at £1400 and include sourcing marquee, portable loos and generators (all required). April-October are best months.

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Ingatestone hallESSEX

Ingatestone hallTudor historic house, private home. Three sites, two near house, one near a lake, for up to 300 seated. Free choice of suppliers or venue can recommend. Price depends on length of hire, which site used and guest numbers. Medium price band. Civil licence applied for & should be in place by end 2009.

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Inner Temple GardenLONDON

Inner temple gardensIn heart of London's legal district, nice gardens with view of the Thames. Own marquee for 3 weeks in July for buffet events for up to 600 - typically garden parties, BBQs or drinks receptions for weddings in the Inner Temple's Grand Hall or other reception rooms. Events must end at 9.30pm. Inner Temple licensed for civil weddings for up to 200. In -house catering except for special requirements.

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Jeremy's RestaurantWEST SUSSEX

Jeremy's RestaurantContemporary highly-rated restaurant overlooking a Victorian walled garden in grounds of Borde Hill Estate. No ground hire charge. Marquee site on terrace for up to 120 seated. In house catering: sample wedding breakfast £47.50/head; minimum food & drink spend £5500 Fri & Sat. Some supplier limitations. Civil ceremonies for 55.

Tel: 01444 441102

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Kingston Bagpuize HouseOXFORDSHIRE

Kingston Bagpuize HousePrivately owned house dating from C17th in grounds with large marquee site on house lawn. Nice hire package from £2400 includes exclusive use, put up & take down days, house loos & house drinks reception/chill out room. Catering & marquee on top (preferred suppliers). Civil ceremonies in entrance hall & drawing room for up to 120 (some standing). Reasonably priced wedding planning if required.

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Kirby HouseBERKSHIRE

Kirby HouseQueen Anne style house in extensive grounds with views. Marquee for up to 250 on the lawn behind the house. Exclusive venue hire from £2500 (2008). Preferred caterers and & other suppliers. Some overnight accomodation. Managed by country house wedding-venues.

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Knebworth HouseHERTFORDSHIRE

Knebworth HouseFamous stately home with 11 marquee sites in 250 acres of grounds. Minimum ground hire £3500. In-house catering except for special requirements. Civil ceremonies in house (60), in C16th tithe barns (180) or at Garden Gazebo (180). Grand rooms to hire in the house as well. Suitable for very large events.

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Knowlton CourtKENT

Knowlton CourtElizabethan country house in 1800 acres. Two marquee sites (up to 500). Various wedding packages from £5400; all include ground hire, drinks reception area, civil weddings for up 100 in Great Hall, bar facilities & staff, wedding co-ordinator, bridal suite & accomodation for 19 in Elizabethan Dower House. Marquee hire, catering (both preferred) on top.

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Lakeview MarqueeESSEX

Lakeview MarqueePermanent furnished marquee in Fairlop Waters Country Park for up to 1000, with separate foyer & dining areas & kitchen, stage, loos etc Can be partitioned. From £3500. Free choice of all suppliers or venue can suggest.

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Lainston HouseHAMPSHIRE

Lakeview MarqueeC17th manor house in 63 acres of parkland and woodland with several marquee sites for up to 400, now luxury hotel. Marquees as part of bespoke event package - in expensive price range. Civil ceremonies in the marquee

Tel: 01962 797824

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Laughton BarnsEAST SUSSEX

Laughton BarnsTwo barns in 70 acres with marquee for up to 200 from May-Sept attached to one barn set by water (& can be moved to other barn also). £3,700 (2009) for lined & lit marquee, barn, exclusive use of grounds & luxury loos. Catering by Circa who manage the venue, from £33/head. Civil ceremonies in both barns.

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Launton Tythe BarnOXFORDSHIRE

Launton Tythe BarnRestored thatched medieval tythe barn in 1000 acre working farm. Marquees as extension to barn for events up to 400 guests. In-house catering only. Church nearby or licenced for civil ceremonies for up to 200. Exclusive use. Events must end by midnight.

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Leeds CastleKENT

Leeds Castle12th century castle set in 500 acres. Marquees for up to 500 on the Cedar Lawn with Castle as backdrop. 4 venues for civil ceremonies. Prices vary but in expensive range.

Tel: 01622 767823

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LegolandBERKSHIRE

LegolandTheme park with marquee site for up to 100 seated in gated area near park entrance. Priced as part of event package including catering. Medium price range. Can include access to rides. Function & meeting rooms in St. Leonard's Mansion.

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Letchworth Centre for Healthy LivingHERTFORDSHIRE

Letchworth CentreFormer cottage hospital, now a charity working to promote health and wellbeing within the community. Has 2 acres of lawns that can hold a marquee for up to 150. Ground hire £1000. Also 3 function rooms (£25/hour each). Can cater for events, or you can organise your own suppliers.

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Limpsfield GrangeSURREY

Limpsfield GrangeVictorian manor house, now a residential school, set in pretty grounds. Has a marquee site on a field at the back of the school suitable for all sizes of marquee. Available at weekends and any time during school holidays. Has play area, tennis court and goats and chickens(!). No in-house catering. Need generator and portable loos. Free choice of suppliers. No corkage. Plenty of parking space. Some visitor camping.

Tel: 01883 713928

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Liscombe ParkBEDFORDSHIRE

Liscombe ParkElizabethan manor house set in parkland with marquee site on front lawn for marquees as large as you like. Ground hire £2000. House reception rooms also for hire. Flexible about suppliers - can recommend or you choose. Civil ceremonies for up to 60 in drawing room.

Tel: 0776 868 5481

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Lodge Farm HouseHERTFORDSHIRE

Lodge Farm HouseCountry B&B with very pretty garden with views set within 20 acres of private paddocks. Garden has marquee site suitable for up to 150. A £3450 package includes exclusive use of the grounds, accomodation for 14 and full event management. Requires generator and loos. No corkage. Venue is a 4* Visit England B&B.

Tel: 01462 768229

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Lodsworth Village HallWEST SUSSEX

Lodsworth Village HallVillage Hall in about 8 acres with good views over South Downs. Sites for marquees of any size as long as no sports or other village events are taking place (quite frequent on summer weekends). Marquees can also be attached to hall (main room seats 140). Large modern kitchen, free choice of suppliers, inexpensive.

Tel: 07922 139225

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Lordswood Leisure CentreKENT

Lordswood Leisure CentreSports centre with flat outdoor grassed area where marquees for up to 200 can go. No ground hire charge but must use venue bar. No in-house catering but venue can recommend. Function room for up to 200 also available.

Tel: 01634 682862

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Loseley ParkSURREY

Loseley ParkElizabethan country house with 1400 acre estate. Notable walled garden. Marquee sites for up 500, from £1900. Marquee, set-up days, catering (your choice or in-house) on top. Civil ceremonies in the Great Hall, Drawing Room, or in C17th Tithe Barn.

Tel: 01483 405120

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Luton Hoo EstateBEDFORDSHIRE

Luton Hoo EstatePrivately-owned 1000 acre country estate with own summer marquee in the C18th walled garden. Marquee fully equipped with outside decking terrace, integrated speech & music sound system, starcloth ceiling, dance floor, stage and tables and chairs for 250. Preferred caterer with £1000 charge for own choice, even ethnic. Extra outside space available for hire. Suitable for large corporate events.

Tel: 0870 220 9465

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Luton Hoo HotelBEDFORDSHIRE

Luton HooGrade 1 listed hotel, golf club and spa with 1,000 acres of beautiful grounds. Can have 100 person marquee extension to Brasserie restaurant. Also sites for large freestanding marquees. Catering in-house or your choice. 17 civil ceremonies for from 20 to 300.

Tel: 01582 734437

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Manor FarmHAMPSHIRE

Manor FarmBeautiful working farm in a picturesque village in the Hampshire hills near Alton. Several sites for different sizes of marquee from 50-200. Also seven luxurious canvas tents offering exclusive glamping. Venue must be booked for whole weekend. Affordable, exclusive use, choice of caterers, no corkage.

Tel: 07776 152396

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Manor House SchoolSURREY

Manor House SchoolVenue closed for renovations till 2017. Early C18th Queen Anne manor house house set in 17 acres with marquee site in the grounds. Arcot Hall seats 110 indoors. Events must end by 11.00pm. Managed by caterers Chez Vous Events.

Tel: 0845 601 6607

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Mapledurham HouseBERKSHIRE

Mapledurham HouseLate C16th manor house in grounds alongside Thames. Two marquee sites for large marquees, one by river, other in front of house. Ground hire from £1500. No supplier restictions.

Tel: 0118 972 3350

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Marlston HouseBERKSHIRE

Marlston HouseSchool in large late Victorian listed building in 60 acres that sometimes hosts marquees for private functions. Three function rooms and a balustraded terrace overlooking the gardens. Grade II listed St Mary's church is on the site. Exclusive use venue hire £3450

Tel: 01635 202144

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Marriott Tudor ParkKENT

Marriott Tudor ParkHotel set in 200 acres with own marquee from May to September for 80 seated. Hire only with adjoining conference room which also seats 80 and can have civil ceremonies. Not expensive. Only in-house catering from £30/head.

Tel: 0162 2734334

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Merchant Taylors'LONDON

Merchant TaylorsHome to one of few surviving medieval livery companies in the City of London. Marquees in enclosed courtyard garden, usually for drinks reception for up to 150, often with event in Great Hall (largest of 7 function rooms). All weddings exclusive use, minumum spend £12000. Events end at midnight, or 2am for £500/hour. Only in-house catering. Preferred suppliers.

Tel: 0207 450 4445

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Mersea Island VineyardESSEX

Mersea Island VineyardVineyard in 10 acres on island between the estuaries of the Blackwater and Colne rivers. Own furnished marquee April-September with kitchen and luxury loos, on paved area in 1 acre field in between the vines for up to 130 seated. Only in-house bar, other suppliers your choice. Accomodation available. Prices vary but in not expensive range. Civil weddings license applied for.

Tel: 01206 385900

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Metrogas Amateur Sports AssociationLONDON

Metrogas Amateur Sports AssociationSports association in 7 acres with site for large marquees that can only be used if no clashes with sports fixtures. No Saturdays during cricket season. In-house catering for up to 150. Three indoor function rooms. Not expensive.

Tel: 020 8859 1579

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Micklefield HallHERTFORDSHIRE

Micklefield HallGrade 2 listed early Georgian house in 350 acres of farm and woodland. Own fully furnished marquee with lighting, sound system etc for 300 from May to September. Exclusive use. Only preferred caterers. Civil ceremonies in house for up to 50, outside for unlimited numbers.

Tel: 01923 778898

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Mill House HotelBERKSHIRE

Mill House HotelEarly C19th house, now small hotel with restaurant. Own marquee in April-Sept for £1100. In-house catering only from £48.50/person 3 courses, £11.50 buffet. Two rooms for civil ceremonies for up to 120. Exclusive use available.

Tel: 0118 9883124

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Milwards HouseEAST SUSSEX

Milwards HouseGrade II C16th house in beautiful 150 acres with established gardens, a lake and views of the Sussex downs. Has own carpeted marquee on lower lawns next to the picturesque 5 acre lake, with licensed bar, lighting & sound system for up to 150 seated. Civil ceremonies for up to 6 in the vaulted Coach House with a terrace overlooking lake and gardens. Other function rooms in the house.

Tel: 07801477941

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Missenden AbbeyBUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Missenden Abbey12th century abbey, set in 10 acres, with marquee site for up to 150. From £99/person for marquee hire, drinks and three course meal. Or exclusive use of venue with your suppliers for £5000.

Tel: 01494 866811

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Moggerhanger ParkBEDFORDSHIRE

Moggerhanger ParkGrade 1 listed Georgian Country House in 33 acres of parkland and woodland. Marquee site for up to 400 on the back lawn. Ground hire from £500 with everything ele on top. Licensed for Christian weddings for up to 50 in chapel. In-house catering for up to 150. Then preferred suppliers or you choose with service charge. Function rooms available for hire.

Tel: 01767 641007

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Moor Park Golf ClubHERTFORDSHIRE

Moor Park Golf ClubBeautifully appointed C17th mansion house with 200 acres of Capability Brown gardens. Marquee site for about 200 at back of house close to kitchens. 7 other function rooms; several civil ceremony rooms for 20-132. Whole venue ground hire from £2400; some good deals available. In house catering (from £46/head). Free choice of other suppliers.

Tel: 01923 773146

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Mottisfont AbbeyHAMPSHIRE

Mottisfont Abbey12th century Abbey with extensive gardens and grounds, now owned by National Trust. Two marquee sites, one for up to 250, one for huge marquees, available first 3 weeks of May & July-Aug. Facility hire from £3000, catering, marquee on top, preferred suppliers.

Tel: 01794 340757

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Mount EphraimKENT

Mount EphraimVictorian/edwardian house with 10 acres of glorious gardens. Two marquees sites, most popular on the front lawn with good views of the gardens for up to 450. Preferred caterers, flexible on other suppliers. Civil ceremonies for up to 100 in the formal Main Hall or garden pavillion. Marquee ground hire & ceremony hire: £2300; or just venue: £1500 (2013); lower prices for weekdays/out of season.

Tel: 01227 751496

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Mount HarryEAST SUSSEX

Mount HarryLarge Georgian-style country house in the South Downs National Park in 5 acres of pretty gardens with spectacular views. Gardens available for blessings & marquee receptions for up to 150 people. Ground hire £2000. Bell tent and yurt camping nearby for small groups. Preferred suppliers.

Tel: 01273 474456

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MountainsKENT

MountainsGrade II listed manor house with 22 acres of parkland, now a school. Own fully furnished marquee for up to 250 from April to September, at w/e & during school holidays. Can be partitioned for smaller parties.Facility fee from £3000 (2009) includes furnished & decorated marque, catering tent, toilet facilities etc & use of house reception rooms. Civil ceremonies in oak panelled hall or pretty outdoors gazebo.

Tel: 01732 832222

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Muntham House SchoolWEST SUSSEX

Muntham House SchoolSpecial needs school in 22 acres with several marquee sites for up to 200 in school holidays. Ground hire price in not expensive range. In-house catering or your choice in catering tent by marquee. Wood-panelled rooms & Minstrel Gallery in Victorian manor house also available.

Tel: 01403 730302

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Myrtles CourtyardSURREY

Myrtles CourtyardCluster of attractive farm buildings with small barn and courtyard set in the parkland belonging to the Hampton Estate. Marquees can be attached to the side of the barn to create space for a quite large rustic-style events. Choice of caterers, no corkage, exclusive use.

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Nether Winchendon HouseBUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Nether Winchendon HousePrivately owned manor house dating from medieval times, updated in C18th Strawberry Gothick style. Romantic grounds boast three marquee sites, in Walled Garden (up to 250), on East Lawn (up to 500) & on South Lawn. Ground hire from £3000 with catering, marquee hire on top - your choice & no commission. Also has barn for up to 100 with room for smaller marquees outside.

Tel: 01844 290101

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Nettlestead PlaceKENT

Nettlestead PlacePrivately owned medieval manor with vaulted undercroft and beautiful gardens with marquee site for up to 150. Ground hire £2300 or £2600 with civil ceremony. Marquee on top - hire starts at £1500. Preferred suppliers. Civil ceremonies for up to 120 in undercroft. No corkage or amplified music after 11.15pm. Function rooms in house also for hire.

Tel: 01622 812205

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Newbury Manor HotelBERKSHIRE

Newbury Manor Hotel18th century manor house, now hotel, in 9 acres of water meadows and woodlands. Own furnished marquee for up to 120 April-September on river island reached by a bridge. Marquee hire £400; for catering, only in-house BBQ £16.95/head Civil license for hotel for up to 100. No loud or live music. Exclusive use available.

Tel: 01635 528838

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Newland HallESSEX

Newland HallMoated Grade II listed Tudor manor house in 100 acres with permanent furnished marquee for up to 150. Only in-house services. Special deal price of £5505 includes marquee, drinks reception, evening finger buffet, 4-course dinner & resident DJ. Civil ceremonies for up to 150.

Tel: 01245 231010

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North Hill FarmHERTFORDSHIRE

North Hill FarmFarm and 4 star B&B with greenfield site for marquees for up to 250. Panoramic views across the Chess Valley. Needs generator, loos & catering tent. Ground hire medium price. Free choice of suppliers. B&B, TreeHouse accommodation and camping available on site.

Tel: 01923 287 040

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Northease ManorEAST SUSSEX

Northease ManorTudor manor house, now a school with own marquee for 80 that can be extended to seat 150. Noise restrictions mean marquee not suitable for evening events. Civil ceremonies for up to 120 in Tudor Hall with thatched roof, which is also a function room. Both included in exclusive venue hire of £1800. Catering by Circa who manage the venue.

Tel: 01273 694111

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NorthfieldsWEST SUSSEX

NorthfieldsEdwardian county house with mature gardens & site for marquees for up to 200 on the lawns. At weekends, marquee site comes as part of whole venue hire including whole house & 14 bedrooms. £3525, or £5875 for 3 nights. Marquee, catering (in-house or you choose with venue approval) on top. On weekdays, hire of just marquee site possible.

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Nurstead CourtKENT

Nurstead CourtGrade I listed medieval house, privately owned, set in 400 acres of gardens, park and farmland with permanent fully furnished marquee for up to 170. Ground hire £750-£3000 includes marquee, house reception rooms & exclusive use. Civil ceremonies for 70 in the drawing room.

Tel: 01474 812121

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NymansWEST SUSSEX

NymansOutstanding National Trust gardens of 275 acres with rare plants and ruins of the great house. Two marquee sites, one by ruins - one with panoramic views - for up to 300 from May-September. From £1750 for site. Preferred caterer. Also restaurant for up to 50.

Tel: 01444 400161

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Oakley HallHAMPSHIRE

Oakley HallGeorgian Manor set in 315 acres of gardens, now a hotel. Permanent marquee for up to 300 linked to hotel by glass walkway. Prices bespoke but ground hire in medium price range, only in-house catering from £35/head for 3 courses. 9 function rooms in the hotel, 6 rooms licensed for Civil Ceremonies for up to 100. Other sites in the grounds for huge marquees.

Tel: 01256 783350

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Ockenden ManorWEST SUSSEX

Ockenden ManorElizabethan manor house in 9 acres, now country house hotel. Marquee site for 75-400 in Back Garden. Marquee hire must include exclusive use of hotel from £8900 (including marquee). Civil ceremonies in drawing room or Ockenden Suite for up to 75. Only in-house catering from £49.50/person.

Tel: 01444 416111

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Offley Place HotelHERTFORDSHIRE

Offley Place HotelCountry house hotel in manor house dating from C17th in 27 acres of park. Has own marquee in garden at the back of the hotel for up to 250, available as part of a whole hotel exculusive use package (including bedrooms) for £10,000. Catering on top. Large events require external caterers. More function rooms in hotel.

Tel: 01462 768787

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Old Kent BarnKENT

Old Kent BarnRestored 200 year old barn with own pretty marquee for up to 250 in the summer. Civil ceremonies in a garden gazebo in the summer; indoors in Minstrel's Gallery for up to 70 other times. Choose from list of favoured caterers. Venue hire £4500 - £5500 (2010) including event management, exclusive use, stocked bar and use of some of the barn.

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Old Luxters BarnOXFORDSHIRE

Old Luxters BarnGrade II listed C17th barn with secluded garden for marquees, only as add-on to events in barn (up to 100 guests). Marquees typically used for drinks reception, chill-out area etc. Civil ceremonies for up to 100 in barn. In-house catering. Marquee from £800 (low season), venue hire from £800-£3250. Catering on top. Civil ceremonies in the barn. Party till 2.00am for £400 extra/hour.

Tel: 0118 984 5990

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Old Truman BreweryLONDON

Old Truman Brewery11 acre industrial space for offices, retail and events. The paved Brick Lane yard can house marquees of any size. No music or loud noise. Adjoins Grade II listed Boiler House reception space. Dry hire only (means you organize everything), medium price range

Tel: 020 7770 6100

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Old WorleysBERKSHIRE

Old WorleysCountry house dating from C15th in 75 acres of grounds. Three large marquee sites, all with beatufiful views over the Chilterns, for up to 500. Exclusive use. No civil ceremonies but weddings can be celebrated at Old Worley, overseen by a celebrant. Preferred suppliers. Overnight bridal suite with vaulted celings.

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Osborne HouseHAMPSHIRE

Osborne HouseHouse & estate built for Queen Victoria as country retreat, now English Heritage. Two marquee sites: for up to 200 on private beach & huge marquees on Durbar Lawn overlooking stunning terraces leading down to sea. From £2500 for beach site, from £4000 for Durbar Lawn. Marquee, catering on top. Preferred suppliers & preference for traditional canvas marquees in the style of Queen Victoria.

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Osterley ParkLONDON

Osterley ParkNeo-classical National Trust house with C18th gardens. Marquee site for up to 300 overlooking the house. Ground hire from £2150 (2010). Civil weddings for 100 in grand entrance hall 11am-12pm, April and September. Preferred caterers.

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Ote Hall FarmEAST SUSSEX

Ote Hall FarmHalf timbered mainly C17th country house in 350 acres with marquee site for up to 200 on the front lawn. £1250 for the site for a weekend. Civil ceremonies for up to 40 in the main hall. Free choice of suppliers but can recommend. Other sites in park suitable for large corporate events.

Tel: 01444 232 179

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Oxford HotelOXFORDSHIRE

Oxford HotelFour star hotel in Oxford with own semi-permanent marquee adjoining a bar and seating up to 90 (from £350), or 150 (from £500) for civil ceremonies. Other civil ceremony rooms for 20-230. In house catering from £23.00/person for three course meal. Hotel has three other function rooms.

Tel: 01865 489988

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Painshill ParkSURREY

Painshill ParkPermanent marquee in walled garden of 160 acre park. Has outside decking terrace, integrated sound system, lighting, dance floor and stage. Seats up to 320. Preferred caterers (£1500 extra for your choice). From £2000-£5500 + vat (2012) for site with fully furnished marquee. In house catering from £35/head.

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Pamber PlaceHAMPSHIRE

Pamber PlaceJacobean manor house with Edwardian gardens in 9 acres. Two marquee sites: on the side lawn for up to 200 & for huge marquees in the paddock. Ground hire of £1750 includes use of house rooms as well if required. Catering, marquees on top. Civil ceremonies for 60 in the drawing room.

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The Park ClubLONDON

The Park ClubHealth and sports club set in 27 acres of parkland. Several sites for huge marquees, mainly for corporate events like fun days & conferences, usually in the daytime. Venue organizes everythng, with in-house catering & preferred suppliers. Event cost from £50,000 including facilities fee, marquee, loos & food & drink.

Tel: 020 8743 4321

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Park Inn ThurrockESSEX

Park Inn ThurrockGeorgian manor, now hotel, in 6 acres of grounds with site for marquees for up to 400. Ground hire from £500. Marquee, catering on top. Catering only in-house except for special requirements. From £14.50 buffet, £35 for 3 courses. Nine other function rooms (largest for 120 seated).

Tel: 01708 719988

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ParklandsESSEX

ParklandsSeventeenth century manor house in 100 acres of grounds, now dedicated venue. Own marquee for 450, up all summer & other times by request. 3 function rooms in the house. Only exclusive use, full venue packages in medium to expensive price range. In-house catering except for special requirements. Outdoor civil weddings under a gazebo, as well as in house rooms.

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Parkside SchoolSURREY

Parkside SchoolManor house in 40 acres, now a school, with site for marquees for up to 200 in Easter & summer school holidays only. Ground hire from £1400. Only in-house catering.

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Parkstead HouseLONDON

Parkstead HouseGrade 1 listed Georgian villa overlooking Richmond Park in 14 acres. Two marquee sites: lawn in front of house (up to 400) & lower field for huge marquees. Four day tenancy of marquee site £3400. 6 rooms for civil ceremonies. Spaces in house include Grand Manresa Hall and large central courtyard. In house catering or favoured suppliers.

Tel: 020 8392 3505

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Parmoor HouseOXFORDSHIRE

Parmoor HouseHistoric house with 12 acres of ground with marquee site for up to 200 guests. Exclusive venue use £1500 Mon-Thurs, £2000 Fri-Sat. Indoor dining for 130. Accomodation. Private chapel for blessings. Preferred caterers.

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The Party FieldEAST SUSSEX

The Party FieldPrivate field for events and camping, part of a working farm within the South Downs National Park, available from May to September. A real greenfield site, suitable for large outdoor, festival and country style weddings with lots of space for guest camping. Exclusive access for a weekend booking is normally from Friday to Sunday.

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Pashley Manor GardensEAST SUSSEX

Pashley Manor GardensBeautiful 11-acre English gardens attached to Grade 1 listed Tudor House (not available). Marquee site on main lawn in front of house for up to 200 (more possible for extra cost. Ground hire £2200 (2011) includes electricity & water. No in-house catering, free choice of all suppliers.

Tel: 01580 200888

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Pavenham Park Golf ClubBEDFORDSHIRE

Pavenham Park Golf ClubGolf club in parkland with own fully furnished marquee for 165. £2500 for venue hire with marquee. In-house catering.

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The PavilionLONDON

The PavilionCricket club with function rooms & space for very large marquees. Flexible venue - can have just ground hire, venue can manage everything, & all options in between. Own restaurant, bar, & in-house catering if required. Price varies depending on event type but in medium price range.

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Pavillion at Lane EndBUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Pavillion at Lane EndPretty self-contained unit within conference centre with function & meeting rooms, private patio, kitchen & views of golf course and gardens. Marquees for up to 80 on the patio, off the Pavillion Room. Civil ceremonies at garden gazebo or in Pavillion Room. Wedding packages from £92/head. Exclusive use.

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Pavilion CafeLONDON

Pavilion Tea HouseOctagonal 1906 cafe with pagoda and a large garden in Greenwich Park with marquee site for up to 120. Views over Canary Wharf. Exclusive use ground hire plus Royal Parks fee in medium price range. In-house catering available from Creativevents, who manage the venue. Free choice of suppliers except for marquees.

Tel: 0207 370 8675

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Pekes ManorEAST SUSSEX

Pekes ManorRestored Tudor manor house in extensive grounds containing several self-catering cottages & site for marquees for up to 150. Ground hire from £600. Preferred suppliers.

Tel: 0207 352 8088

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Pippingford ManorEAST SUSSEX

Pippingford ManorGothic style manor house in 1000 acres of mainly woodland & heath. Several marquee sites for marquees of any size. Site close to house only occasionally used. Larger events require loos, electricity etc. Competitive facility fee starting at £500. Free choice of suppliers. Suitable for huge events.

Tel: 01825 712966

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Pleshey Village HallESSEX

Pleshey Village HallLicensed village hall in very rural village with football field behind which can host marquees of any size. Hire of grounds & hall £250 per w/e including Fri and Mon put up & take down. Hall seats 100 & marquee can be attached. Free choice of suppliers (hall has its own kitchen). Limited parking. Events end at midnight.

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Plumpton RacecourseEAST SUSSEX

Plumpton RacecourseSmall racecourse with own 400-seater trackside marquee with reception area for drinks. From £75/person. Not available on racedays.

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Pontlands Park Country HotelESSEX

Pontlands Park Country HotelVictorian house, now a comfortable small 3 star hotel with beautiful gardens. Own marquee May-September for up 180. From £900 for marquee plus £2000 exclusive use of venue (2009 prices). Only in-house catering. Civil ceremonies for up to 120.

Tel: 01245 476444

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Poundon HouseOXFORDSHIRE

Poundon HousePrivate house in grounds, early C19th Queen Anne style. Own marquee May-Sept for up to 300, part of exclusive use package including ceremony room, 3 reception rooms & terrace: £6000 up to 120, £6500 for 121-200 & £6700 for up to 250. Marquees also an option on terrace as extension to dining room. 4 rooms have civil licence (up to 200). Preferred caterers. Music stops at 11 & events end at midnight.

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Preston ManorEAST SUSSEX

Preston ManorEdwardian house owned by Brighton & Hove Museums with marquee site for up to 150 on back lawns with views of park. Site hire £1300 & you organize everything. Need generator. House open to public during the day & rooms suitable only for small corporate hire.

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Pyesmead FarmHAMPSHIRE

Pyesmead FarmRural 10 acre farm field with pretty lakes that can site marquees for up to 250. Electricity from a hook-up on the edge of the field. Music until midnight. Free choice of suppliers. No corkage. Accomodation available in owners B&B or camping etc..

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Queens EyotBERKSHIRE

Queens Eyot4 acre island on the Thames owned by Eton College school with classically styled clubhouse & mature gardens. Clubhouse seats 80, but up to 150 guests can be accomodated with marquee extension. Facility Fees for clubhouse, fully furnished marquee and island from £5000, including giant jenga, boules, croquet, connect 4, chess, draughts & bowling. Only in-house catering. Open from March to November.

Tel: 01753 832756

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Ramada DoverKENT

Ramada DoverFour star hotel with own marquee for up to 250 seated guests. £1200 for marquee. In-house catering only. Civil ceremonies in an outdoor gazebo.

Tel: 01304 821230

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Redcoats Farmhouse HotelHERTFORDSHIRE

Redcoats Farmhouse HotelFarmhouse dating from 1450 in 4 acres of grounds, now small hotel. Marquee site on pretty well-planted lawn by hotel for up to 120. Tailored all-in prices include marquee, catering & exclusive venue use - in medium price range. Only in-house catering. Civil weddings for 80 in choice of 3 hotel rooms. Not too many children.

Tel: 01438 729500

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Richmond Athletic GroundLONDON

Richmond Athletic GroundRugby ground in 26 acres with several sites suitable for marquees. Also has fully licensed bars and meeting rooms for hire. Suitable for huge events which can be combined with pitch hire (changing rooms and showers available). Must use on site caterers, flexible about other suppliers.

Tel: 020 8940 0397

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Richmond Golf ClubLONDON

Richmond Golf ClubGolf club next to Royal Richmond Park with clubhouse & marquee site for 100-300 that can be used May-Sept but only if there is no clash with golf events. No ground hire charge. Only in-house catering from £50/head, preferred suppliers.

Tel: 020 8940 4351

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Ridge FarmSURREY

Ridge FarmHistoric farm in 12 acres with marquee site for 150+ in the grounds. £5500 for exclusive use of venue, including camping field for remote guests. Indoor receptions for up to 150 in Poolhouse are extra. Farmhouse has 11 bedrooms.

Tel: 07867 788184

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Riverside WeddingsOXFORDSHIRE

Ridge FarmTranquil marquee location in a meadow on the banks of the River Thames, with historic Newbridge as a backdrop. Maximum number of guests 1000. Free choice of suppliers. Ample space for entertainments and guest camping. Generator & loos required. Arrival/departure by boat possible.

Tel: 01865 820229

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Rodmersham Cricket ClubKENT

Rodmersham Cricket ClubCountry cricket club surrounded by woodlands and open countryside with site for marquees for up to 150 on the outfield. Nearby pavilion has bar with room for about 80. Competitive hire prices. Free choice of suppliers or venue can recommend.

Tel: 07808 166729

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Roehampton ClubLONDON

Roehampton ClubMulti-sports club (golf, tennis, squash, croquet, indoor and outdoor swimming, gym etc) set in 100 acres of parkland with marquee site for 200. In-house catering. Four banqueting rooms also for hire.

Tel: 020 8480 4200

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Rose and Crown Dunton GreenKENT

Rose and Crown Dunton GreenPub and dining rooms with large wine list in recently rerubished 300 year old public house at the heart of Dunton Green village. Marquees for up to 150 in the pleasant gardens behind, no charge for site if you use the pub's catering (from £10/head). Free choice of suppliers or pub can recommend. No events on Sundays.

Tel: 01732 462343

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Rothamsted ManorHERTFORDSHIRE

Rothamsted ManorGrade I listed C17th manor with marquee site for up to 350 on picturesque front lawns. Marquees have to have hard flooring, & portable loos, generator & catering tent all required. Ground hire £1500+vat (2009), including use of 2 reception rooms. Preferred suppliers or you can choose with approval. Reception rooms in house available at extra cost.

Tel: 01582 63133

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Rousham ParkOXFORDSHIRE

Rousham ParkGrade I listed privately-owned grand country house, dating from C17th, in grounds with historic gardens & views across Cherwell Valley. 2 marquee sites, June-Sept, on front & back house lawns for up to 300 for £3500 (2010) ground hire. Exclusive use of grounds. Free choice of suppliers or venue can recommend. Events end at 11.30. Prefers weddings & anniversaries.

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Royal Air Force MuseumLONDON

Royal Air Force MuseumMuseum on site of original London aerodrome. Helipad marquee site has room for huge marquees but only for evening events. Ground hire £4000. Three exhibit-packed hangars available for functions. Preferred caterers.

Tel: 020 8358 4848

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The Royal Hospital ChelseaLONDON

The Royal Hospital ChelseaFamous Sir Christopher Wren designed home of the Chelsea Pensioners with 22 acres of landscaped grounds divided into different spaces. Hosts Chelsea Flower Show in June. Fabulous rooms for hire. Burton Court (£5000 venue hire) and Ranelagh Gardens (£8000) have sites for marquees up to 400. Approved suppliers

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St Pauls Walden BuryHERTFORDSHIRE

St Pauls Walden BuryGrade 1 listed gardens still mainly planted according to original eighteenth century plans attached to privately owned house, with 3 sites for marquees of any size. Ground hire £1800 with marquee, caterers on top. Managed by Country House Wedding Venues.

Tel: 01438 871218

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St Augustine's PrioryKENT

St Augustine's PrioryRestored sections of C13th priory in 7 acres of gardens within 1000 acre estate. Own fully furnished marquee next to the Priory for up to 100, extandable for up to 140. Exclusive use price for whole venue, marquee & flowers: Sat: £5500; Sun-Fri: £4800. Only in-house catering. Civil ceremonies for up to 100 in Grand Hall or outdoor gazebo. No corkage.

Tel: 01233 720992

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Sainthill ManorWEST SUSSEX

Sainthill ManorC18th house in 60 acres, once owned by the Maharajah of Jaipur, now by the Church of Scientology. Marquee site for up to 300, ground hire in medium price range. Often hired with Great Hall function room. Dedicated events manager.

Tel: 01344 486715

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Saltcote PlaceEAST SUSSEX

Saltcote PlacePrivately-owned late Victorian house (Queen Anne style) in extensive grounds, now offering bed and breakfast and self-catering accomodation. Marquee site for up to 250 on lawns next to hotel. Ground hire in medium range. Function rooms in house for extra. Preferred suppliers. 2 rooms licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 100.

Tel: 01797 222220

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Saltwood Cricket ClubKENT

Saltwood Cricket ClubSet in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty & available for marquees of any size between May & September. Book early and the club can switch cricket matches around to suit your dates. Ground hire from £250 for the weekend. No inhouse catering. Free choice of suppliers. Ten mins walk from Saltwood Church. Email ian@saltwoodcc.com for more info.

Tel: 07932 122 229

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Sandridgebury FarmHERTFORDSHIRE

Sandridgebury FarmAttractive greenfield marquee site for all sizes of marquee in 160 acre farm. Ground hire POA, but in medium price range & includes generator, portable loos & kitchen water. Free choice of suppliers & venue can recommend. Friendly, helpful venue.

Tel: 07770 671190

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Shenley ParkHERTFORDSHIRE

Shenley Park45 acre park, marquee site for up to 400 in Victorian walled garden. Hire fee of £3500 includes water, electricity, loos, support staff & security. Free choice of caterers.

Tel: 01923 852629

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Setley Ridge VineyardHAMPSHIRE

Shenley ParkVineyard with marquee site for up to 200 on large grassed area overlooking vines. Loos & electricity included in ground hire at low end of medium range. You organize all suppliers, venue can recommend.

Tel: 01590 622246

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Shiplake CollegeOXFORDSHIRE

Shiplake CollegeCountry house, now a school, in 45 acres by the river. Two marquee sites, one overlooking the river, both for up to 300 & only available in school holidays. Ground hire £2000. Civil ceremonies for up to 200 in wood-panelled Great Hall, which is also a function room for up to 110. Preferred caterers, free choice of other suppliers.

Tel: 0118 940 5224

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Shoreham AirportEAST SUSSEX

Shoreham AirportSmall airport with huge 10 acre grass site and remarkable Art Deco Terminal. Most suited to large shows, fairs etc. Competitively priced. Can be fenced off. Plenty of car park space. Marquee extensions to airport restaurant (seats 80) also possible. In-house catering for all types of events. The airport's Pashley suite (seats 60) approved for civil weddings.

Tel: 01273 467373

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Shuttleworth Old Warden ParkBEDFORDSHIRE

Shuttleworth Old Warden ParkGrade II listed Victorian country house in 500 acres (agricultural college). Own fully furnished marquee with kitchens, toilets & garden April-September next to thatched summerhouse which is licensed for civil ceremonoies. Hire price for both is good value. Also bespoke marquees in the grounds of any size - medium price. Catering in-house except for special requirements.

Tel: 01767 626200

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Silvermere Golf ClubSURREY

Silvermere Golf ClubMarquee for up to 150 seated guests on an island in the lake at Silvermere Golf club. Inclusive wedding packages with full or partial event planning or just ground hire. Dedicated wedding team.

Tel: 01932 584300

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Silverstone Golf ClubBUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Silverstone Golf ClubGolf club with own year-round fully furnished marquee for 110 seated, next to the Club's main function room & overlooking golf course & woodland. Special deal 2009-11 includes function room free with hire of marquee - in not expensive price range. Also sites for very large marquees. Only in-house catering. Civil ceremonies in function room.

Tel: 01280 850005

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SlamsleysESSEX

SlamsleysThe Meadow at Slamsleys is a 4 acre flat field on a working arable farm that can be hired for marquees between May and September. The venue is licensed for a pay bar. On site parking for 70 cars.

Tel: 01245 361400

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Slaugham PlaceWEST SUSSEX

Slaugham PlaceRomantic Grade II listed ruins of Elizabethan manor house, restored by English Heritage & enclosed by 12 acres of beautiful grounds with site for marquees for up to 350. Exclusive venue hire from £1000, marquee from £3300 (2009). Preferred caterers & suppliers. Licenced for civil ceremonies under romantic outdoor stone arches for up to 250.

Tel: 01444 220182

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Slindon CollegeWEST SUSSEX

Slindon CollegeTudor style building, now a school, set in 14 acres of parkland with views over South Downs. Marquee site for up to 300. Great Hall seats 100, Victorian conservatory in the grounds. Exclusive venue hire from £1500. Only available during school holidays, half-terms & exeat weekends. Only preferred caterer.

Tel: 01244 571208

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SomerleyHAMPSHIRE

SomerleyGrand Georgian stately home in 7000 acres. Sites for marquees of any size. Exclusive use venue day hire of £8000 includes ground floor state rooms, formal gardens, gallery reception room (up to 130) & marquee site. In house catering for smaller events, otherwise preferred caterers & suppliers. Grounds also suitable for sporting and large corporate events.

Tel: 01425 480819

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Spread Eagle HotelWEST SUSSEX

Spread Eagle HotelSmall historic hotel, once a coaching inn, with marquee site for up to 135 on lawn of the Jacobean Hall. Marquee hire packaged with Jacobean Hall (civil ceremonies & seats 200 for meal): £5500. In house catering, minimum spend £47/person. 3 traditionally styled civil ceremonies rooms for 30-120. Music ends at 11.30 and bar at midnight.

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Springfield Lake OxfordOXFORDSHIRE

Springfield Lake OxfordUnusually flexible venue. Private 10 acre field with beautiful lake that can host events for to 1000 people. Plenty of room for large marquees, portaloos, parking and guest camping. Free choice of suppliers, no corkage or music curfew. Drinking water available, but generator needed.

Tel: 07747771651

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The Springfield MarqueeESSEX

The Springfield MarqueeFurnished & equipped marquee for up to 120 on lakeside site within 2.5 acres for £4000 (2009) including use of kitchen & toilet blocks. In-house catering on top.

Tel: 0800 028 4229

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Squerryes CourtKENT

Squerryes Court17th century manor house surrounded by 20 acres of attractive gardens with marquee site behind parterre garden. Venue fee £2235 (2009) includes exclusive use of grounds from 2pm-11.45pm, electricity, outside toilets etc. Two reception rooms for hire in house.

Tel: 01959 562345

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Travelodge Stansted Bishops StortfordHERTFORDSHIRE

Travelodge Stansted3 star hotel with fully furnished marquee structure for up to 180 on lawns 50m from hotel. Marquee divided into bar/reception & dining area. Hire price £1500-£2000. Only in-house catering. Civil ceremonies for up to 100 in hotel.

Tel: 0871 9846444

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Stansted ParkHAMPSHIRE

Stansted ParkEdwardian mansion set in 1800 acres. Marquee site for any size with views down long beech avenue towards the Solent. Ground hire £2-3000 includes civil ceremonies in the Music Room for up to 80 if required. Other function rooms also available in house. Preferred suppliers.

Tel: 02392 412265

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Stanstead BuryHERTFORDSHIRE

Stanstead BuryGrade II listed manor house dating from the C15th with many later add-ons. Set in 60 acres of gardens and parkland with a walled kitchen garden. Marquees of any size on several marquee sites, including on the lawns in front of the house. Only a few weddings per year. Exclusive use. Free choice of suppliers.

Tel: 07714756228

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Stockwood ParkBEDFORDSHIRE

Stockwood Park, Active Golf CentreFully furnished year round marquee in country park next to golf course, managed by Active Luton sports and leisure trust. Hire is £2500 & includes bar staff. Only in-house catering except for special requirements - from £19.95 for 3 courses. No time restrictions.

Tel: 01582 488856

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Stowe Landscape GardensBUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Stowe Landscape GardensStowe School's classic English landscape gardens with lakes and temples. 3 romantic marquee sites: next to Temple of Concord & Victory (marquees for up to 150, £2400); in front of Temple of Venus & overlooking a lake (up to 300, £2600); & between Lake Pavilions with lake views up to Stowe House (up to 500, £3500). Prices for site but not marquee hire. Both temples licensed for civil ceremonies. Preferred suppliers. National Trust.

Tel: 01280 822850

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Syon ParkLONDON

Syon ParkHome to the Duke of Northumberland, Tudor House in estate in Italian Renaissance style. Own fully furnished marquee with facilities The Garden Room for 200-600 seated in a walled garden set in four acres of parkland from May to September: £7000-£12500. Bespoke marquees sometimes possible rest of the year. Sites for huge marquees. Civil ceremonies in the house for up to 120. Prefered suppliers

Tel: 020 7378 2930

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Taplins PlaceHAMPSHIRE

Taplins PlaceGrade 2 listed farmouse with site for marquees of any size in landscaped gardens. Venue hire £1400 includes Old Stables Hall, gardens, kitchens & loos, marquee & catering (no in-house) on top. Free choice of suppliers, venue can recommend. No corkage & bar available at cost prices. Civil ceremonies in old stables (100) or for larger numbers in Summerhouse & gardens. Parking for 300. Premises vacated by 12.30.

Tel: 01252 845194

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Temple IslandOXFORDSHIRE

Temple IslandIsland reached by boat downstream of Henley. The Temple, a folly built in Etruscan Style in 1771, seats 40. Marquee site on the lawns outside for up to 120. Exclusive hire of island & temple. Preferred suppliers.

Tel: 01491 572153

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Thorpe ParkSURREY

Thorpe ParkTheme park with contemporary fully-kitted out permanent Lake View marquee structure for up to 400. In exclusive fenced in area close to the Flying Fish ride. From £52/head for marquee, staffing, unlimited drinks, 3 rides & event planning. Caterering (preferred only) on top.

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Three Rivers Country ClubESSEX

Three Rivers Golf & Country ClubWell-appointed golf & country club in with modern club house, several function rooms & site for marquees next to the King's Suite (seats 300) & overlooking golf course. Marquees only with hire of the King's Suite (from £1900), no extra venue charge & you organize. Catering in-house or your hoice. Several civil ceremony rooms, for 20-120.

Tel: 01621 828631

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Trailfinders Sports ClubLONDON

Trailfinders Sports ClubSports club in 18 acres with marquee site on rugby pitch, Only outside the rugby seaon & for 300+ guests (has indoor function rooms for fewer). Grounds and venue hire from £2500/day. Generally in-house catering. Several rooms with civil license, for up to 200.

Tel: 0208 998 7928

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Trunkwell HouseBERKSHIRE

Trunkwell HouseRestored Victorian house set in 35 acres, now an events venue. Own marquee by the house in the Victorian Garden, styled inside as Venetian Garden with pillars & statues, for up to 220. Hire charge for house & marquee &1500. Also huge marquees in the paddock (hire charge &5000) & venue has large event services. In-house catering (commission charged for your choice). Civil ceremonies in the marquee for up to 300.

Tel: 0118 988 3754

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Tyttenhanger ParkHERTFORDSHIRE

Tyttenhanger ParkPrivately owned C17th country house in natural woodland. Two marquee sites, on the Main Lawn for up to 260; and on the Orchard Lawn for up to 400. Recommended suppliers but can accomodate special requirements. Ground hire for house & services from £2500 with marquee & catering on top. 4 house locations licensed for civil ceremonies, for up to 85.

Tel: 01727 823633

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Turvey HouseBEDFORDSHIRE

Turvey HouseBeautiful grade I listed neo-classical country house, set in picturesque parkland bordering the river Great Ouse in Bedfordshire. Lovely walled garden included in venue hire. House function rooms and bedrooms also for hire. Has preferred suppliers but also happy for clients to choose. Anglican church at the end of the driveway.

Tel: 07747 046398

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Tweseldown RacecourseHAMPSHIRE

Tweseldown RacecoursePermanent hard standing marquee for up to 200 with terrace & views over one of Britain's premier Horse Trial racecourses. Other parts of the racecourse available. In house catering or your choice. No corkage. Exclusive use.

Tel: 07500 957 246

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Ufton CourtBERKSHIRE

Ufton CourtElizabethan Manor House, set in 16 acres, now an education centre for children. Own marquee can be attached to the Tithe Barn. Civil Ceremonies in the Long Ceremony Room within the house, or in the Tithe Barn. £1900-£2750 for Tithe Barn package, including barn, marquee, courtyard and rooms.

Tel: 0118 9832099

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The VyneHAMPSHIRE

The VyneC16th National Trust house with large country park. Marquee site for up to 250 in secluded walled garden, ground hire £2500. Events normally on Fri & Sat; exclusive use & civil ceremonies (up to 80) only on Fri when venue closed to public. Option of huge marquee on North Lawn from £10000+vat. Preferred caterers, free choice of other suppliers.

Tel: 01256 883858

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Waddesdon Manor - the DairyBUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Waddesdon Manor - the DairyRestored Victorian dairy in National Trust estate. Site for occasional marquees for 110-200 guests in the Dairy's central courtyard but venue prefers events within exiting facilities so marquees expensive. In-house catering & preferred suppliers. Civil license 110 max. Venue hire £2950 - £7950 (2009).

Tel: 01296 653216

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Wadhurst CastleEAST SUSSEX

Wadhurst CastleEarly C19th castle in beautiful grounds with marquee site for up to 200 on South Lawn. Facilities fee of £3300 includes put up & take down days. Castle rooms also available. 3 rooms for civil ceremonies, for up to 100 guests. Events must end at 11.00pm. Preferred suppliers.

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The Walker GroundLONDON

Walker GroundMulti-sports ground in 14 acres overlooked by church and with rural feel with room for marquees of any size. Suitable for very large and sporting events. Indoor function room for 100+. Can provide catering.

Tel: 07930 131051

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Walkern HallHERTFORDSHIRE

Walkern HallGeorgian manor house in 1200 acres with 2 marquee sites (one between walled & herb garden, the other in front of house) for 80-250. No house use & require generator, catering tent etc. Ground hire £2000. Preferred suppliers.

Tel: 07905 001922

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The Walled Garden at CowdrayWEST SUSSEX

The Walled Garden at CowdrayRestored garden within original Tudor brick walls alongside historic Cowdray ruins. Marquee site for up to 250 on the central lawn. From £3000 for exclusvie venue hire including marquee site, toilet facilities, some furniture for marquee, secure parking, event staff & 2 function rooms within restored Georgian stable block. Free choice of suppliers. No corkage.

Tel: 01730 816881

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Watercress Lodges and CampsiteHAMPSHIRE

Watercress LodgesUnusual venue with marquee site for 150+ on a field with views over the South Downs on one side, & on the other, the historic steam Watercress Line - & you can get a licence to get married on a steam train! Venue cost includes use of toilet block and electricity. Can also hire whole site including 6 luxury lodges and campsite - POA. No in-house catering. Free choice of suppliers but prefer local.

Tel: 07803 728754

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Best Western The WatermillHERTFORDSHIRE

Watermill hotelBest Western hotel built around an old watermill with grounds close to river. Own fully furnished marquee for up to 400, set a little apart from hotel, for £5500. Civil ceremonies in the marquee for up to 500. Free choice of suppliers, hotel can cater for up to 250.

Tel: 01442 349955

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Weald of KentKENT

Weald of KentPretty golf course (and hotel) with private grassed area suitable for marquees for up to 300 seated guests between the hotel and clubhouse. The picturesque clubhouse (with lakes) is licensed for civil ceremonies and is sometimes free. No in-house catering available but free choice of all suppliers with venue approval. Ground hire in medium price range but varies depending on event size and season.

Tel: 01622 891671

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Westwood ParkESSEX

Westwood ParkTudor style grade II listed manor house in 15 acre grounds, now a business centre. Has own marquee each summer for 150, facilities fee £2400 (2009). Preferred suppliers. Civil ceremonies in the house for 40.

Tel: 01206 272300

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Weston Manor HotelOXFORDSHIRE

Weston Manor HotelCountry House hotel in house dating back to 11th century. Two marquee sites for up to 250 or 400 in the grounds. Ground hire £2000 but have to take exclusive use of hotel & 35 bedrooms as well. Civil ceremonies for up to 90 in Baronial Hall or less in 2 other rooms. Only in-house catering, from £45/head for 3 courses.

Tel: 01869 350621

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Westenhanger CastleKENT

Westenhanger CastleAncient castle ruins, barns & Grade I listed manor house. Own year-round furnished marquee for up to 200 set in the ruins & attached to facilities building. Civil ceremonies at outdoor gazebo (up to 150), in marquee (up to 120) or in Manor House (82 100). Exclusive venue & marquee use: £5300 (winter)-£6300 (summer). Only in house catering from £38/head (3 courses). 2010 prices.

Tel: 01303 261068

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Whitchurch Silk MillHAMPSHIRE

Whitchurch Silk MillGrade II* Georgian working silk mill & museum with riverside marquee site for up to 120 on lawns in front of mill. Also smaller marquee site for up to 50 at back of mill. Ground hire £1000 (2010); marquee, caterers on top. Free choice of suppliers, venue can suggest.

Tel: 01256 892065

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Wickham HouseBERKSHIRE

Wickham HouseGeorgian rectory with Victorian gothic additions in 54 acres of parkland. Two marquee sites, both on the large pasture in front of the house, one facing the house, the other with views of Berkshire countryside. Civil ceremonies in the barn (up to 150) or under a pagoda in the walled garden (up to 200). Exclusive venue use from £6500. Next door Wickham Church can often accomodate Saturday weddings.

Tel: 01488 505059

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Winchester CathedralHAMPSHIRE

Winchester CathedralFour different locations around the Cathedral for marquees, from a walled garden with an orchard in the Visitors Centre Garden for from 50-150 seated guests, to marquees for up to 600 standing in the Outer Close with views of the cathedral and the city. In house catering and preferred suppliers.

Tel: 01962 843983

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Winchester HouseLONDON

Winchester HouseGrade II listed Queen Anne House overlooking the Thames with marquee site for up to 200 on the lawn with river views. Several rooms also available in the house. Civil ceremonies for up to 120 in River Room. Preferred suppliers. Hire ends at 11pm.

Tel: 0203 819 6290

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Winchfield HouseHAMPSHIRE

Winchfield HouseGrade II listed house dating from C18th set in pretty parkland with marquee site for 150. Drawing room licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 50. Preferred caterers & suppliers. Exclusive venue hire from £2000 (2009). Managed by country house wedding-venues.

Tel: 01244 571208

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Windsor RacecourseBERKSHIRE

Windsor RacecoursePermanent marquee for up to 150 with private garden overlooking the Parade Ring in this lawned riverside racecourse. Larger marquees can be hired in. Various indoor dining options. In-house caterering only. Can arrive by boat. Venue only cost £1500-2000 (2009). Full event management.

Tel: 01753 498400

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Winslowe HouseHAMPSHIRE

Winslowe HousePrivately owned Victorian country house in grounds and rural setting. Marquee for up to 100 can be attached to the main reception hall. Barford Room licensed for civil ceremonies for 60. Exclusive hire of venue plus marquee in medium price range. Preferred suppliers.

Tel: 023 8047 0888

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Woburn Abbey Deer ParkBEDFORDSHIRE

Woburn Abbey Deer ParkBeautiful huge park attached to the the duke of Bedford's C18th mansion Woburn Abbey. Exclusive use, only in house catering. Suitable for huge events

Tel: 01525 290333

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Woodlands Lodge HotelHAMPSHIRE

Woodlands Lodge HotelCountry hotel in 3 acres. Marquee sites (one in formal gardens by the hotel & one in the paddock, both for up to 120) available as part of hotel exclusive use package, including 3 medium sized function rooms & 17 bedrooms. Only in-house catering. Licensed for civil ceremonies in all three function rooms, max. numbers 100.

Tel: 02380 292257

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Woodlands Manor Golf ClubKENT

Woodlands Manor Golf ClubGolf club set in area of outstanding beauty on the North Downs. Traditional style club house. Marquee site for up to 200. No ground hire or venue hire charges. Average marquee cost £1800. Only in-house catering from £35/head for 3 courses. Civil ceremonies up to 150.

Tel: 01959 523806

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Wrest ParkBEDFORDSHIRE

Wrest ParkStunning early Victorian English Heritage mansion set in 92 acres of formal gardens with marquee site close to the house for up to 1000. Civil ceremonies for 60-170 in choice of magnificently decorated rooms. From £3950 for 12pm to 12am ground hire (2017), with marquee, catering on top. Preferred suppliers.

Tel: 01525 863704

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Wrotham ParkHERTFORDSHIRE

Wrotham ParkFor the mega rich (Simon Cowell had his fitieth here): palladian mansion set in 2,500 acres. Marquee site on flat lawn behind the house. Marquees encompass the front portico, creating a spectacular entrance. Venue suggests likely marquee cost is £35000+ while the location fee ranges from £25000-£60000 (2010). Only approved caterers.

Tel: 020 8441 0755

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Yarnton ManorOXFORDSHIRE

Yarnton ManorRestored Jacobean manor house with lovely gardens, now study centre. Marquee site for up to 200 on the back lawn, hire cost of £2750 includes marquee site, room in house & power & water. Free choice of suppliers. No corkage.

Tel: 01865 377946

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Zinia GardensSURREY

Zinia Gardens36 acre grounds with panoramic views of london in the distance. Venue organises event & marquee; preferred caterers but clients can choose to use their own also. No corkage fee. Good value venue.

Tel: 01737 850430

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Important note: County Marquees supplies marquee hire, not marquee venues. The venue map and pages are provided as a courtesy service for clients and website visitors for convenience. But we do not normally provide a marquee hire and venue package.

For more advice on how to choose a marquee venue or on marquee hire in general, please contact us.

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