Outdoor weddings at Wakehurst

In the heart of the country estate of Wakehurst, the croquet lawn is perfectly situated for a wedding marquee with breathtaking views across the gardens.

The carefully groomed croquet lawn is the ideal location for a marquee, offering a romantic setting with the Wakehurst Mansion as the backdrop. You and your guests will enjoy beautiful views across the gardens. 

We can organise a variety of options to house your guests – from the perfect marquee to traditional or contemporary style tents and tipis.


Essential information 


  • Seated dining: 200
  • Standing reception: 200
  • Dinner dance: 200

Perfect for 

  • Bohemian weddings, festival weddings, classic marquee weddings, outdoor weddings. 


  • Licensed until midnight
  • License extension until 1am available for £500 + VAT


Our dedicated in-house caterers, Graysons, put creativity, inspirational menus, and excellent service at the heart of everything they do.  Their passion to deliver exceptional events will make your experience at Wakehurst a truly memorable one. 

Whether a formal sit-down wedding breakfast or something more relaxed, Graysons will work with you to individually tailor a wedding that reflects you as a couple. Whether it’s Pimms on the lawns and garden games or mulled wine and mince pies, we will help you embrace your chosen season.

A bride in a white dress and a groom in a blue suit in a Wakehurst garden
Outdoor wedding at Wakehurst © Tom Cullen Photography


If you'd like to find out more about weddings at Wakehurst, Kew’s wild botanic garden in Sussex, or discuss your requirements, or discuss your wedding requirements, please contact our Venue Hire Team.

Make an enquiry

Tel: 01444 894024

Email: wakehursthire@graysonsvenues.com

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