Weddings in the Millennium Seed Bank

Wakehurst’s 21st century glasshouse, the Millennium Seed Bank, provides a striking and modern setting for standing wedding receptions and parties.

Sunlight behind the Millennium Seed Bank

Your wedding in the Millennium Seed Bank

The world renowned Millennium Seed Bank provides a modern and architecturally striking setting for standing wedding receptions and parties.

The Millennium Seed Bank is a hub for cutting edge science and is the most bio-diverse spot on the planet. This world-famous glass building offers a contemporary feel for your wedding.

Begin by serving drinks among the parterres and pond or inside the glass atrium. For something more informal, enjoy a barbeque or outdoor food stalls. Alternatively, you can have a marquee or tipi at the rear of the building for a formal dining experience.

Wedding celebrations on the Wakehurst lawn,
Wedding celebrations on the Wakehurst lawn © Robin Newbon

Essential information 


  • Standing reception: 200

Perfect for 

  • Quirky wedding venues, informal receptions, contemporary weddings, modern 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 can celebrate with you whatever the season.


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.

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Tel: 01444 894024


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