Historic Venues in London
London's historic sites are some of the most sought-after event venues. Here's a selection of medieval halls, museums, cathedrals and more.
- Tower Hill
HM Tower of LondonFrom £75150
The Jewel House is certainly a historic London venue, home to the world's most valuable array of crowns and jewels, many of which are still in use today.
Kensington PalaceFrom £10,000300
You wouldn't find a better backdrop than this spectacular building, which design involved not one, but three famous architects of the day.
- London Bridge
Southwark CathedralFrom £12,000800
The nave is a beautiful space with outstanding examples of high Gothic arches and architecture. This unique venue and can accommodate all types of events.
Tower BridgeFrom £5,470250
The two walkways at Tower Bridge are an excellent setting to drinks receptions, corporate parties, evening receptions and product launches.
Hampton Court PalaceFrom £6,500400
The Great Hall at Hampton Court Palace was a great entertaining space for Henry VIII and his court. The Hall is truly stunning perfect for events.
- Regent's Park
Lord's Cricket GroundFrom £75 per person300
The Long Room, fronting the Pavilion, is a world-famous sight at Lord’s – players pass through it on their way onto and off the field of play.
Old Spitalfields MarketFrom £3,5002,000
Old Spitalfields Market has evolved into the venue of choice for events. We are proud to offer a location and experience that can host a range of events.
Banqueting HouseFrom £14,500500
Looking for a historic venue in London? The double height ceilings in the Main Hall mean for fantastic acoustics, in this grandiose, light and airy space.
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About Historic Venues in London
Choosing to host your event in the nation's capital gives you an unlimited number of venues to pick from. In fact, you'd be hard-pressed to find somewhere with more historical and traditional buildings available to hire for your wedding day, gala dinner or conference.
Here, we bring you the ultimate round-up of the most beautiful historic buildings for hire in London - from leafy West London to the bustling heart of Central London. Simply take your pick from our selection or ask one of our venue experts for suggestions today.
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More about Historic Venues in London
There are few cities in the world with as much history and culture as London. The capital of England has been a major settlement for over two millennia and its history has shaped the landscape of one of the most important cities in the world. Consequently, it should come as no surprise that there are historic buildings galore available to hire for your event!
If you're looking for a historic venue to host your event, there are plenty of options available to you. To help you find the perfect historic London venue for your event, we've put together a list of our top tips on finding the perfect venue, with pointers on where to look for venues, when to book them, and what to think about when planning your event. From leafy West London to the bustling heart of Central London, there's sure to be a historic venue that's ideal for your event.
What kind of historic venues are available in London?
There are a wide variety of historic London venues available to hire, from grandiose stately homes to atmospheric underground spaces. If you're looking for a historic venue with a difference, there are plenty of options available to you.
Some of the most popular historic venues in London include: Southwark Cathedral: This historic venue dates back to the 12th century and is one of the oldest and most atmospheric churches in London. Ideal for weddings and gala dinners, the Cathedral can accommodate up to 500 guests. Lord's Cricket Grounds: One of the most historic and iconic sporting venues in the world, Lord's Cricket Ground is the perfect place to host a special event. With a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces available to hire, it's the perfect place to host a summer party or corporate event. Hampton Court Palace: A historic royal palace situated on the banks of the River Thames, Hampton Court Palace is a stunning setting for any event. With views galore, it's the perfect place to host a summer garden party or a grand gala dinner. The Tower Of London: One of the most famous historic buildings in the world, the Tower Of London is a truly unique and atmospheric venue. With a variety of spaces available to hire, including the historic White Tower and the atmospheric dungeons, it's the perfect place to host an impressive party or corporate event.
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