Rothamsted Manor


Information For Rothamsted Manor

Rothamsted Manor is a stunning Grade 1 Listed manor house set in the heart of the Hertfordshire countryside. Its' beautiful gardens and different sized rooms make it the perfect backdrop for your day.

The historical Rothamsted Manor in Harpenden is an ideal venue for your wedding ceremony, one of only a handful of licensed venues in Hertfordshire in such a beautiful setting.

A wedding at Rothamsted Manor is one that you and your guests will remember forever. Tall, black gates take you through to a grand, sweeping driveway which brings you to the stunning Manor House, surrounded by beautiful, woodland with uninterrupted views over the fields and manicured gardens.

Grade 1 listed, and with so much historical significance you won’t believe, by having your wedding at Rothamsted you’ll also be supporting the amazing agricultural research that takes place on the estate, as well as enjoying delicious food using locally sourced, sustainable ingredients.

With exclusive hire available as part of our package, you can make Rothamsted Manor your home for your wedding. The Manor is one of only a handful of venues licensed for ceremonies in the area, and the only one with beautiful gardens, making the perfect backdrop for photographs, garden games, a drinks reception, and a grand drawing room full of history, all ready to make sure your guests have the most amazing day ever.

Rothamsted Manor at a Glance

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Price Range
£5000 - £5000
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Type of Venue
Stately Home
Unique Venue
Exclusive Use
Orangery Weddings
Same-Sex Weddings
Woodland Weddings
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Seated Capacity
Up to 80
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Reception Capacity
Up to 120
Rothamsted Manor, established in 1623, is an impressive Grade 1 listed Manor house set in 12 acres of beautiful gardens and stunning woodland in Harpenden, Hertfordshire. Filled with features including fireplaces, portraits and the Spanish leather room. Sustainability is at the very heart of what we offer at Rothamsted Manor. We are part of Rothamsted Research, the world-renowned scientific research institute. We are passionate about affecting climate change. The Manor is fully licenced for wedding cermeonies up to 115 people. We would love to host your Wedding Breakfast, with capacity for 80 seated or up to 120 standing reception. Our heritage and history make us unique, and we are often referred to as Harpenden's hidden gem. Our stunning gardens are perfect for photo opportunities, drinks receptions and games for your guests. Pricing Category : ModerateReception Capacity ( Indoor / Outdoor ) : 120Seated Dining Capacity ( Indoor or Outdoor ) : 80Bridal Suite : Changing OnlyHistoricCountry House Manor House View More
Wedding Contact : We have a number of members of the team available.Number of People In Team : 10No of Weddings Hosted : Number of Weddings Hosted - Betwen 10 and 30Location : In The CountrysideNearest Town : HarpendenNearest Airport : LutonNearest Motorway : M1Nearest Train Station : HarpendenLandmarkUnique Wedding VenueUnusualClassicFormalIntimateLuxuryConfetti PermittedCeremony LicenceAlcohol LicenseBYOB PermittedCorkage ChargeAlcohol ProvisionBartendingIn House CateringIn House Wine ListWestern European CuisineBuffet StyleClean UpPre-Wedding ConsultationSeated MealSet UpStaff ProvidedTables And Chairs ProvidedTableware ProvidedTastingsPackageOn The Day Wedding CoordinationMaster Of CeremonyPublic Liability InsuranceBallroomBridal Changing FacilitiesDisabled AccessExclusive UseGrade Listed BuildingIn House Wedding CoordinatorLandscaped GardensOnsite ParkingOutdoor SpaceGreat ViewsBlank CanvasLovely GroundsRomanticStylishGarden OutdoorOrangerySame-SexWoodland View Less

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Wedding ceremony of Andrew and Zuzana at Rothamsted Manor Library
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Amanda and James, married at Rothamsted Manor in 2018
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Rothamsted Manor Great Drawing Room - set for an intimate wedding breakfast for 40 people
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Rothamsted Manor House, Rothamsted Estate, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2BG

Rothamsted Manor

  • Rothamsted Manor House
  • Rothamsted Estate
  • Harpenden
  • Hertfordshire
  • AL5 2BG
  • United Kingdom

Meet the Staff Member

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Kelly Ballard

Kelly is your go-to woman for all your wedding enquiries and booking needs. If you have a question about our venue, you can be sure she has the answers. Kelly and the team will work closely with you, to understand how you want your big day to run and will work with you to ensure your special day is wonderful in every way. Kelly will be able to give you a virtual tour or face-to-face tour of the site, help you visualise your event, and even show you some hidden Rothamsted gems along the way.