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The Best Summer Party Venues With Outdoor Space

There's nothing like a spot of sunshine to set your summer party off on the right note, and there are plenty of fantastic venues that offer space in the great outdoors. However, as much as we'd like to believe in sunny summers, to stay on the safe side of the British weather, the wise tend not to sacrifice an indoor element altogether!  

Luckily, if you're after the best of both worlds, you've come to the right place. We've put together a list of the top venues with outdoor space that are sure to send your summer party stratospheric - check out our top spots below!

1. National Maritime Museum

The National Maritime Museum is the perfect place for a stylish outdoors celebration. Situated in acres of beautiful, manicured lawns at the base of Greenwich Park, this museum offers spectacular views and plenty of room for up to 500 guests. Inside you'll find grand galleries, filled with maritime history, art and artefacts - perfect for enjoying during your event. The venue also boasts a covered outside terrace, and plenty of seating, marquee space, and room for garden games.

Location: Greenwich

Capacity: 8000 standing

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National Maritime Museum
National Maritime Museum
National Maritime Museum

2. Fairgame

Fairgame is a great option for those looking to throw an unforgettable summer party. Situated in the heart of Canary Wharf, this brand new venue has plenty of space to accommodate up to 600 guests, both inside and out, in the colourful sweet of your dreams. Inside you'll find a cornucopia of fairground-themed areas to explore, which come with an abundance of opportunities for healthy competition! An additional draw is Fairgame's beautiful outdoor terrace, with its outlook onto the water, which comes complete with a GIANT floating fairground duck - good luck hooking this one!

Location: Canary Wharf

Capacity: 600 standing

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Fairgame
Fairgame
Fairgame

3. {10-11} Carlton House Terrace

{10-11} Carlton House Terrace is an elegant venue perfect for a sophisticated summer event, with beautiful rooms filled with luxurious Georgian furnishings. In the summer months the outdoor terrace also comes into its own, offering drinks and exclusive views of St James' Park, alongside a barbecue area, so you can really take your summer celebration to the next level. With all this on offer, as well as one of the most central and sophisticated postcodes possible, {10-11} Carlton House Terrace is a perfect choice for those looking to host a stylish summer celebration.

Location: The Mall

Capacity: 150 reception

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10-11 Carlton House Terrace
10-11 Carlton House Terrace
10-11 Carlton House Terrace

4. The Kia Oval

If you're after something with a little more height, The Kia Oval is another venue that's a real catch for a summer event! As we head into cricket season, there's nothing like socialising while you soak up the atmosphere of the game taking place on the lawns below. With capacity to accommodate up to a whopping 600 guests on its roof terrace, plus a private bar, the best seats in the house, and bragging rights to friends, this venue's a certain top scorer!

Location: The Oval

Capacity: 600 reception

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The Corinthian Roof Terrace
The Corinthian Roof Terrace
KIA Oval

5. No. 11 Cavendish Square

No. 11 Cavendish Square is a classic, Grade II listed Georgian townhouse conveniently situated in the heart of London’s West End. Providing an ideal backdrop for summer party celebrations, the venue offers exclusive use of its luxurious indoor spaces and courtyard garden, perfect for events with up to 300 guests. Filled with natural light and connected to an outside courtyard surrounded with a living wall, the Orangery is ideal for a fun-filled summertime celebration. Not to mention that it’s just a short stroll from Regent’s Park and Oxford Street, meaning it's easy to get to from all around the city.

Location: Mayfair

Capacity: 300 reception

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No. 11 Cavendish Square
No. 11 Cavendish Square
No. 11 Cavendish Square

6. The Bowls Club

The Bowls Club offers an ideal setting for summer parties, with spacious outdoor locations in both Battersea Park and Finsbury Square, and a brilliant combination of healthy competition and drinks in the sun. Both locations are perfect for private events of up to 500 people, so whether your event is a more intimate gathering or larger celebration, The Bowls Club has plenty of room for everyone to enjoy the summer sun and have a great time. Plus, guests can enjoy a variety of delicious drinks from the outdoor bar and delicious food from the street food stands, making it the ideal spot for a British summer celebration!

Location: Battersea Park and Finsbury Square

Capacity: 499 standing

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The Bowls Club
The Bowls Club
The Bowls Club

We don't know about you, but these venues have got us well and truly fired up for summer parties! Offering the perfect combination of al-fresco style and indoor back-ups, any of these stellar spaces will have you set for your events - just enquire about availability today through the venue's profile.

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