Type of Ceremony
Civil ceremony licensed
Marquee Site / Rent my Field
Suitable for Asian Weddings
Suitable for Jewish Weddings
Dry Hire Available
Weddings During COVID
1 to 9 guests
10 to 29 guests
30 to 99 guests
100 to 199 guests
More than 200 guests
Outside Caterers Permitted
BBQ & Hog Roasts
Live music permitted
Onsite car parking
What Our Couples Love
- Brand new state-of-the-art spa facilities
- Exclusive, stylish Mews suites found behind private gates
- Indoor & Outdoor Wedding Settings
Frequently asked questions
Can we have exclusive use of the venue?
Yes this is possible depending on availability and budget
Are you licenced for civil ceremonies?
Yes we are licensed
Can we have the wedding ceremony outdoors?
Yes we have a walled garden that is perfect for a marquee or the gazebo is a stunning setting for a ceremony.
Do you charge corkage if we supply our own wine?
Yes we do
Can we use our own caterers?
Yes but these must be pre-approved
Is there a honeymoon or bridal suite?
Yes we have stunning Mews suites which make the perfect bridal suite. Situated behind private gates separate from the main hotel with stylish interiors, some with hot tubs and open fire places and kitchenettes.
Is there accommodation on site?
Yes we have 128 bedrooms and suites
Is there additional accommodation nearby?
Yes if needed there are other local hotels
Special Guides for Brides offers
Sopwell House wedding deal
Intimate Wedding Package for 15 people
Reception room hire
Drinks Reception - Two glasses of prosecco per person, 3 canapes
Wedding Breakfast - Four course sit down wedding breakfast, Coffee, Tea and Petit Fours & Half a bottle of our selected house wine per person & Half a bottle of mineral water per person
One glass of prosecco for the toast per person
Cake Stand and knife hire
Chair covers and sash
White table linen and napkins
Dedicated Wedding Coordinator in the run up to your wedding
Dedicated Event Manager to look after you and your guests on the day
Terms and conditions
Terms and conditions apply. Price based on 15 guests. Available on selected dates only.
About Sopwell House
A Georgian country house hotel nestled in beautiful Hertfordshire countryside. Licensed for Civil Ceremonies and set in vast grounds ideal for your wedding ceremony and photography. Walled Garden and gazebo available, perfect for an outdoor wedding.
Set in 12 acres of picturesque Hertfordshire countryside, nestled on the edge of the Roman city of St Albans and just half an hour away from London, our stunning Georgian country house hotel with its elegant period architecture, beautiful interiors, picturesque gardens and brand new spa facilities 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 are licensed to hold civil marriage 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 underneath our stunning gazebo.
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While every inch of Cottonmill is a private members’ spa, there are two distinct areas to the Spa at Sopwell House - Cottonmill and The Club at Cottonmill.
Pricing info shown in the listing summary:
Based on a typical wedding reception for 120 guests, including reception room hire, drinks reception with two drinks per person, three course sit down wedding breakfast with half a bottle of house wine per person, water, prossecco for the toast, cake sta