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Grand wedding venues

If ever there’s an occasion that calls for a grand setting, it’s surely a wedding. Wow your guests and feel rightfully special on your big day by choosing one of these top picks.

1 Lombard Street

1 lombard street

This wonderful venue found in the heart of the City blends together touches of modern beauty and historical charm, with the Dome Bar centrepiece forming a striking backdrop for any important occasion. The formal yet welcoming feel throughout 1 Lombard Street means it is particularly well suited to a wedding reception, and with a 400 person capacity and Bank tube station just a stone’s throw away, it’s just as much a practical choice as it is an attractive one.

Alexandra Palace

alexandra palace

Alexandra Palace has played host to all manner of different events, from private parties to performances by some of the world’s best known artists. Its broad appeal is easy to understand when you see the stunning panoramic views of London’s skyline on offer from the impressive 196 acres of parkland that surround the venue. As for the interior space itself, there are no less than 9 interlinked areas which add up to provide a total capacity of 10,000, meaning you certainly won’t need to scrimp when it comes to the guest list.

116 Pall Mall

116 pall mall

A lovely little slice of London’s Georgian heritage, 116 Pall Mall is a Grade I listed building with many period features and ornate details from its rich past still very much in place. With 7 specially designed function rooms to choose from, the timeless glamour and understated elegance sets the tone for a day to remember, whilst its central location within easy reach of the likes of Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square means it is well connected to the rest of the city.

Banqueting House

banqueting house

Since opening its doors way back in 1622, Banqueting House has welcomed kings, queens and courtiers to some of the most lavish events in all of London. The awe-inspiring beauty that drew them in has been very sensitively retained, meaning it continues to be a hotly sought-after venue to this day. The in-house events team also ensure that the planning and running of the day will run as smoothly as possible. Ultimately, if you’re looking to impress with scale and beauty, this is definitely one worth considering.

Sky Garden

sky garden

London’s highest landscaped public gardens, Sky Garden spans a generous 45,000 square feet over 3 floors and boasts what are undoubtedly some of the very best panoramic views across the city that you are likely to find. Though it feels fresh and contemporary within, it is in fact something of a blank canvas, allowing you the scope to create bespoke events that meet your own particular needs. Back at ground level, Monument and Bank tube stations can both be reached in mere minutes.