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Set in 12 acres of Hertfordshire countryside, nestled on the edge of the Roman city of St Albans, our stunning Georgian country house with its elegant period architecture, beautiful interiors and picturesque garden creates a stunning backdrop for your special day.

Whether you are planning a grand-scale formal affair or an intimate and relaxed ceremony with your nearest and dearest, our dedicated Wedding Coordinators are on hand throughout the planning process to ensure that your dream day turns into a reality.

We would love you to share your special journey with us. By choosing Sopwell House as your wedding venue, you will live your day exactly as you dreamt it would be.

We are licensed to hold civil ceremonies for up to 300 guests. This gives us the ability to host your entire wedding event within our grounds, significantly simplifying the logistics of your day. You can take your vows in one of our elegant event function suites or outside in our magnificent gardens and grounds.

We understand that every couple has their own thoughts about what will make it perfect for them. Rest assured, we will work with you to create your special day.

True countryside charm and fast capital connections make Sopwell House the best of both worlds. We are sure you will find our location a major advantage when planning your wedding.


The countryside setting certainly allows you to escape from it all, but you will still be within easy reach of London, the M1, M25 and London Airports.

Our largest function suite, the St Alban suite is a

magnificent column-free ballroom that is perfect for large
indoor ceremonies and wedding receptions. Two sets of
French doors lead out onto a picturesque terrace,
which is ideal for a summer drinks reception.

This space can accommodate a large dance floor and
stage and can be partitioned into smaller areas for more
intimate affairs.

Max guests for dinner – 320
Max guests for dinner dance – 250
Max guests for ceremony – 380

Named after the former owner and a well-known British nobleman Lord Mountbatten, this suite is versatile and can be used for smaller ceremonies and receptions. Boasting views onto the gardens.


Max guests for dinner – 80
Max guests for dinner dance – 60
Max guests for Ceremony – 100

Sopwell House have other event spaces available for hire. For more information, please contact the Sopwell House events team who will be happy to assist.

For more information or to arrange a show round contact Sopwell House:


Tel: +44 (0) 1727 864477




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