Sopwell House

Sopwell House Hertfordshire wedding venue

Sopwell House is an enchanting St Albans countryside wedding venue that offers comprehensive wedding packages and bespoke wedding services tailored to every bride’s dream day.

The dazzling white 18th Century manor house comprises 12 acres of private gardens, two restaurants, cocktail bar and lounge, 15-metre swimming pool and spa, privately accessed gymnasium, 15 elegant and adaptable banqueting rooms, five ground floor banqueting rooms, 128 recently renovated guest rooms and a collection of 16 exclusive Mews Suites.

A dedicated wedding co-ordinator and event manager work with guests to plan every detail in the run up to their big day, as well as being on-hand at the wedding itself. The hotel also boasts a private wedding parking area and reception entrance, plus private staircases to wedding party guest rooms.

A Hertfordshire Georgian Country House Wedding Venue

The extensive Sopwell House manicured lawns are the perfect setting for a truly unforgettable summer wedding. A Koi Carp pond and charming arched bridge provide the perfect spot for wedding photography, while an enchanting raised gazebo in the centre of the lawns boasts its own wedding license for magical al fresco ceremonies. Dining options include an indulgent hog roast or BBQ on the terrace.

The hotel offers bespoke wedding packages on request, and special guest rates and menus for children. Dry hire (no catering or drinks) of the St Albans Suite seating up to 280 guests with dancefloor is available.

Sopwell House, Cottonmill Lane, St Albans, UK

  • Ceremony capacity380
  • Reception capacity320
  • Guest rooms128
  • Sleeps256
  • Suitable for multi-day weddings
  • LGBTQIA+ Friendly


  • In-house catering
  • External caterers
  • Licensed for weddings
  • In-house bar
  • Exclusive use available
  • Accommodation
  • Suitable for wedding
  • Suitable for reception
  • Outside space
  • Suitable for Marquee
  • Disabled Access
  • Parking
  • Honeymoon Suite
  • Confetti Permitted
  • Sound System Available

Food & Dietary

  • Afternoon tea
  • Barbecue
  • Buffet
  • Canapes
  • Dairy-free
  • Fine dining
  • Gluten-free
  • Hog roast
  • Ice cream
  • Locally sourced
  • Seafood
  • Seasonal
  • Sharing platters
  • Vegan

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