Outdoor Venues in London

Searching for outdoor event venues in London? Check out our list of the best venues with outside space near you, for weddings, parties and more.

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Running the whole length of the Pavilion, the Roof Terrace is a beautiful and airy space with a long balcony and remarkable views of the Ground. Used by MCC Members on match days as a place to enjoy the cricket over a drink in the sun, it makes a dazzling and spacious North London venue for a summer drinks party or reception.


Light, ornate and elegant, with fine bow windows at each end and a west facing terrace overlooking Hyde Park with an ante room if needed. One of the finest spaces in London. With a variety of seating arrangements available, it is perfect for a range of corporate or private events including weddings, conferences, charity events and more.


The Millennium Courtyard is the perfect space to enjoy an after work BBQ with summer cocktails, right in the heart of London Bridge. In colder months, the Courtyard can be transformed into a marquee reception. The space can seat 80 and hold 400 standing.


The Palm Court is a stunning reception area and is most certainly the area within our events space with the biggest wow factor! The glass domed roof of the Palm Court creates a distinct feeling of being outside when in. Its high glass ceiling allows light to flood in by day whilst turning into a focal point, lighting up, as evening falls. This space is ideal for standing functions or drinks receptions.


Ideal for sporting events, outdoor parties and corporate events, the Artillery Garden is the largest garden in the City of London. Honing just over five acres of garden space, the Artillery Garden is set within the exclusive grounds of the HAC Estate.


This outstanding location is composed of an industrial space with high ceilings, on-site catering facilities, and offices. The Interior industrial space is complemented by a long outdoor courtyard overlooking the canal. This blank canvas space is perfect for Pop Up events, brand launches, Christmas and Summer parties. The venue is versatile and can be tailored to suit the need of any event. With a substantial onsite carpark and loading areas to accommodate large production setups.


The private dining rooms situated on level 38 of the iconic Gherkin building offer unforgettable views of the London skyline. Designed with flexibility in mind, whole floor bookings allow for large gatherings of up to 130 guests. Events at The Gherkin are lavishly catered for with bespoke breakfast, lunch and dinner menus that bring to life Searcys' passion for British produce and seasonality. Here, private dining is both refined and secluded, offering a privileged perspective to impress your guests.


The entire museum can be hired out exclusively for large receptions and corporate events in the evening. In a unique location, and surrounded by the galleries and exhibitions, provide the perfect backdrop to a company event. The hire of the whole museum can have up to 2000 people for a reception.

The Union Tavern Westbourne grove

The downstairs bar is perfect for events and private parties. This space allows 50 standing or 30 seated, along with a dedicated bar, easy access to the garden and a relaxing atmosphere. With stunning views of the canal side and plenty of outside space it is a popular space indeed.


The contemporary museum Courtyard is a highly adaptable outdoor event space that comes with the added benefit of a thematic living plant wall and the opportunity to include a private curator-led museum tour. Besides, your guests have the opportunity to board the Mail Rail train and take an immersive journey through the secretive tunnels beneath the streets of London.


Ideal for sporting events, outdoor parties and corporate events, the Artillery Garden is the largest garden in the City of London. Honing just over five acres of garden space, the Artillery Garden is set within the exclusive grounds of the HAC Estate.

BMA House Bloomsbury

The Courtyard is a tranquil outside space that offers an ideal environment for an outdoor reception.

Outdoor Venues FAQs


What are the best outdoor venues to hire in London?

Our favourite outdoor venues in London that are available to hire include - Merchant Taylor's Hall, the HAC, Shoreditch Gardens and Royal Museums Greenwich.


How much do outdoor venues cost to hire in London?

This completely depends on the venue/location/event type/day of the week etc. Some will work on a minimum spend, which means you have to spend a certain amount on food and drink, whilst some will charge room hire and catering on top.


What happens if it rains during my event?

This does depend on the venue but most will have a back up wet weather option. Venues like HAC and Shoreditch Gardens put up a marquee just in case. It is worth speaking to the venue about this before you sign a contract or pay a deposit.

About Outdoor Venues


If you're anything like us, once Christmas is over you're already looking ahead to summer. So, we've listed our favourite outdoor venues in London for your garden party, summer party, wedding, team away day or any other event.

Whether you're after a pub garden, rooftop bar or any other outside space, take a look through our collection of London venues and take your pick of spaces near you. Or, if you want more suggestions for your outdoor event then contact our venue experts who'll be happy to help.

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