Get married at Ham House and Garden

The Great Hall, with its original black and white marble floor at Ham House, Richmond-upon-Thames, Surrey
Have your wedding at Ham House National Trust Images / Bill Batten

Hold your civil ceremony in our great hall for up to 60 guests, on a Friday. Receptions can be held in a marquee in our kitchen garden for up to 350 family and friends, on any day of the week.

The ceremony

The great hall, a fine example of aristocratic grandeur, is licensed for civil wedding and civil partnership ceremonies. It can accommodate up to 60 guests, plus the bride and groom, on Fridays between between April and October.
You will need to contact Richmond Registration Office for information and details of the registration fees.

Marquee reception

The garden is available for hire for marquees on any day of the week.
  • April to October: a marquee can be erected in our picturesque 17th century kitchen garden for up to 350 guests. 
  • November to March: a marquee can be erected at the front of the property overlooking the ornate cherry garden and can accommodate up to 250 guests.

Planning your day

The National Trust has formed an exclusive partnership with 'rhubarb' to provide exceptional food and drink at Ham House and Garden. 'Rhubarb' has three award winning events offices in London, Cranleigh and Henley. All focus on tailor-made catering solutions for a broad range of clients, from large, high profile charity galas to small intimate dinners.
'rhubarb' Cranleigh are proud to manage events at Ham and offer a unique point of difference along with exceptional service. Their product is always excellent, presentation is stylish, menus are deliciously different and their logistic team’s experience is second to none. This winning partnership means that your experience at Ham House and Garden will be planned with precision and executed beyond expectation.

Menus and prices

Download our brochure below to find out more about holding your celebration at Ham, including menu options and details of venue hire. If you'd like to enquire about your wedding, please email us.