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.

Wedding at Wakehurst
Wedding at Wakehurst (credit: Claire Hill)


If you would like to find out more or discuss your wedding requirements, please contact our events team.

Make an enquiry

Tel: 01444 894024

Email: wakehursthire@graysonsvenues.com

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