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Venue Details

Knebworth House & Barns is a wedding venue located in Hertfordshire, England. This historic estate dates back to the 1600s and is ideal for couples seeking a sophisticated and classic setting for their special day. The striking exterior features authentic turrets, gargoyles, and domes, while inside, Victorian and Jacobean décor create an elegant and decadent backdrop for memorable celebrations. Couples can host their civil ceremony, wedding breakfast, and reception in the main house or the upscale barns on the grounds. Whatever you choose, you can celebrate your romantic journey in regal style at this beloved stately manor.
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Knebworth House & Barns is a wedding venue located in Hertfordshire, England. This historic estate dates back to the 1600s and is ideal for couples seeking a sophisticated and classic setting for their special day. The striking exterior features authentic turrets, gargoyles, and domes, while inside, Victorian and Jacobean décor create an elegant and decadent backdrop for memorable celebrations. Couples can host their civil ceremony, wedding breakfast, and reception in the main house or the upscale barns on the grounds. Whatever you choose, you can celebrate your romantic journey in regal style at this beloved stately manor.

Facilities and Capacity

With a capacity for 80 to 300 guests, there is a wealth of choice when it comes to curating your dream day at Knebworth House & Barns. In the main manor, you can enjoy exclusive access to the Victorian Library, the Jacobean Banquetting Hall, and the Edwardian Dining Parlour. These stunning rooms exude classic style and opulence, with antique furnishings and lavish accents setting the tone for a day to remember. Here, you can exchange vows in a civil ceremony surrounded by 80 loved ones, before enjoying a drinks reception, wedding breakfast, or formal meal for up to 180 guests. During summer months, the formal gardens are the ideal destination for fairy-tale ceremonies by the Garden Gazebo. The landscaped gardens date back to the 1600s, with a sunken lawn and rose garden that were made for drinks parties and mingling between the ceremony and reception. Alternatively, you can celebrate your day in the traditional Cobbold and Lytton Barn or the modernised Lodge and Manor Barns. Both venues combine rustic charm with timeless refinement, where your guests can enjoy banquet-style dining and entertainment into the night.

Services Offered

The dedicated event team at Knebworth House & Barns is on hand to bring your wedding vision to fruition. They offer a number of all-inclusive packages designed to meet the tastes and preferences of every couple. Each plan comprises menu tastings, sparkling wine or prosecco toasts, white table linens, and Chiavari chairs. Your personal wedding coordinator will collaborate with you to ensure every detail is tailored to your liking. You can liaise with the in-house executive chef to fine-tune dining options and arrangements. From three-course luxury wedding breakfasts to drinks receptions, the hospitality personnel will endeavour to serve your loved ones in style. On the day, an event manager is on-site to ensure everything runs smoothly from start to finish. Additional catering services include:

Cheeseboards
Sorbet course
Additional canapes
DJ entertainment
History

Knebworth House is synonymous with the renowned playwright and politician, Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, and Suffragette Lady Constance Lytton. The architecture and design encompass influences from Tudor times and the Jacobean era to Victorian and Edwardian periods. Today, this renowned estate is open to the public for guided tours. Filming for The King’s Speech and Eurovision Song Contest: Fire Saga, and popular television shows The Crown and Pennyworth took place at Knebworth House.
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Fact file

  • Marquee Opportunities
  • Country House Venue
  • Barn Venue
  • Outdoor Ceremonies
  • Capacities up to 300 guests
  • Beautiful Grounds for Photos
  • Landmark Venue
  • Civil Ceremony License
  • Unusual Weddings
  • Stately Home
  • In the Country
  • Historic
  • Unique Weddings
  • Seated Meal Facilities
  • Corkage Option
  • Dry Hire Packages
  • Package Flexibility
  • Alcohol License
  • In House Catering
  • Dancefloor
  • Entertainment License
  • Live Band and DJ Facilities
  • Outdoor Fireworks Permitted
  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Car Parking
  • WiFi
  • Confetti Permitted
  • Pets Welcome
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Location

Knebworth House is situated near Stevenage in North Hertfordshire on the A1 Motorway. The public entrance to the Park is direct from Junction 7 off the A1(M) (Stevenage South). Knebworth is easily accessible by all forms of transport from most areas of the UK, especially London (30 miles) and the whole of the South-East generally. The nearest train station is two miles away at Stevenage (Inter-City and Network South East from Kings Cross Station) and coach services operate from London (Victoria) during the summer. Main motorways are easily reached from Knebworth via the M25 (15 miles) and all of the main London airports are within close proximity - Heathrow (30 miles), Stansted (25 miles), Gatwick (75 miles) and Luton (15 miles). Coach operators will find Knebworth an easy location for journey planning, but we would be pleased to offer advice on journey time and route.