An exclusive offer for remaining dates for 2020 up until March 2021. Look at our website for more information and our T&C's.
Your initial contact must be made through Guides for Brides. Terms & conditions
Type of Ceremony
Civil ceremony licensed
100 to 199 guests
BBQ & Hog Roasts
Live music permitted
Onsite car parking
What Our Couples Love
- Flexible wedding packages
- Preferential rates for accommodation- 77 bedrooms
- Stunning grounds for drinks and photographs
- Private bars and lounges
- Dedicated wedding planners
- Recommended suppliers
Frequently asked questions
Can we have exclusive use of the venue?
Absolutely, please ask us for more information!
Are you licenced for civil ceremonies?
We are indeed!
Can we have the wedding ceremony outdoors?
We have two beautiful outdoor ceremony options, our stunning Japanese Tea House and our Gazebo
Do you charge corkage if we supply our own wine?
We don't offer corkage but if you have a special wine that is important to you, please do let us know and we'll try our best to get it for you!
Can we use our own caterers?
We don't allow external catering but our chefs are more than happy to create a bespoke menu for you and your guests!
From what time can we get access to decorate the venue?
Anytime from 9am depending on what beautiful room you are decorating!
What time does the reception need to finish?
Happily ever after starts at 12pm but can be extended until 1am for an additional cost
Are there noise restrictions if we have a live band?
We love a party but there is a sound limit of 94 decibels for music, bands and DJ’s
Are fireworks allowed?
For New Years only!
Is confetti allowed?
Of course- we love a confetti shot but must be done outside and be biodegradable
Are candles allowed?
They are but must be in holders!
Is there a honeymoon or bridal suite?
We have two Bridal Suites here!
Is there accommodation on site?
We have 77 bedrooms here!
Special Guides for Brides offers
Fanhams Hall wedding deal
Summer and Sunday Loving
Prosecco and Pimms - based on two drinks per person
Elderflower fizz and juices
Food glorious food
Choice of a three-course wedding breakfast*
Half a bottle of house wine per guest
Tea, coffee and chocolate mints
Time to raise a glass
Glass of prosecco to toast your celebrations
Bacon and sausage baps served with spiced sweet potato wedges
Sweetie cart filled to the brim
£6,050 based on 50 adult guests
£110 for additional guests
Also included on your special day...
Room hire for your ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening reception
Chiavari chair hire or white chair covers with colour coordinated sash
White linen, napkins, cutlery, crockery and glassware
Silver cake stand and knife
Menu and wine tasting for two
Suite for your wedding night
Private bar area, terrace and gardens for photographs
Guidance from your very own wedding specialist throughout the planning of your special day
Events manager to look after you and “hold your hand” and provide a reassuring friendly face on your wedding day
Terms and conditions
*One set menu for all guests (we of course are always happy to cater for any dietary need)
* Can only be used in August from Monday to Thursday and all Sunday’s throughout the year. Bank holidays are excluded
*Terms and conditions apply
About Fanhams Hall
Set in 27 acres of stunning grounds, Fanhams Hall is a Grade II listed Jacobean mansion offering licensed outdoor and indoor civil ceremonies. With periodic features in the main house and a contemporary venue also we have something to suit everyone.
We believe your wedding should be as individual as you are so together we can create your dream wedding - our goal is to see your wedding day dreams fulfilled. Here at Fanhams Hall our dedicated team of professionals pull out all the stops to ensure we deliver the very best of everything. Our stunning country house venue in Ware plays host to civil wedding celebrations, offering indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies and civil partnerships.
Our beautiful wedding venue is outstanding with warming open fires in winter, tumbling waterfalls in summer and beautiful private rooms with stunning features of the original Grade II listed Jacobean manor house all year round. With both formal gardens and rambling grounds, carved staircases and ornate fireplaces, there is a wealth of perfect picture opportunities to enjoy at our country house wedding venue.
• Seventy seven comfortably furnished bedrooms for your friends and family with preferential rates
• Stunning landscape Grade II listed gardens for memorable photographs and drinks receptions
• The grounds include a stunning Japanese gardens complete with waterfalls and an ornamental Grade II listed Japanese tea house,
• Licensed for Civil Cermonies and Civil Partnerships for up to 130 guests including a Gazebo and Japanese Tea House outside
• Evening Receptions for up to 200 guests, with dance floor and private bar
• Dedicated Wedding Co-Ordinator, function manager and friendly waiting staff
Pricing info shown in the listing summary:
Choice of Prosecco, seasonal Bellini’s or Pimms - based on two drinks per person Elderflower fizz and juices Choice of a three-course wedding breakfast* Half a bottle of house wine per guest Tea, coffee and chocolate mints Ridgeview English sparkling