Weddings – Your Special Day

Once you step inside Stowe House you will have found the perfect setting for your wedding...

The 18th-century splendour of our magnificent historic House offers the perfect backdrop to your special day.

The House was built for lavish entertaining – large parties and celebrations took place here during the period of Jane Austen. Our House is a place where memories are made.

We have a dedicated team of Wedding Planners ready to help you design your perfect day. We can offer you tailored advice as to which combination of State Rooms to choose for your Wedding Breakfast, Reception and evening entertainment to ensure that your special day flows as it should.

For more information please email us or telephone 01280 818282.

The Marble Saloon

The Marble Saloon is a spectacular elliptical hall, inspired by the Pantheon in Rome. The Saloon doors can remain open throughout your day, offering a view of the stunning Octagon Lake and Corinthian Arch as the backdrop to your ceremony.

Civil Ceremony Max Capacity: 200
Wedding Breakfast Max Capacity (Round Tables): 112

The Music Room

The Music Room, which was exquisitely decorated by Vincenzo Valdrè, is truly one of the jewels of Stowe’s interiors. The room is lavishly decorated in 23 ½ carat gold leaf, with hand-painted walls. Like all of our State Rooms, it offers wonderful views of the South Front vista.

Civil Ceremony Max Capacity: 120 (Music Room only)
Wedding Breakfast Max Capacity (Round Tables): 80
Wedding Breakfast Max Capacity (Long Tables): 100

State Drawing Room

The majestic State Drawing Room is a stunning interior. Its monumental portraits of the Dukes of Buckingham and Chandos provide the perfect backdrop for your important day. With lots of natural daylight and the beautiful proportions of the high ceiling this is a beautiful room throughout the day. With the light reflecting off its gilded ceiling the State Drawing Rooms acts as the perfect room for dancing the night away.

Wedding Breakfast Max Capacity (Round Tables): 80
Wedding Breakfast Max Capacity (Long Tables): 100

The State Dining Room

The State Dining Room is a spendid rectangular room with an elaborately decorated ceiling designed by Francesco Sleter. The three octagonal paintings, from the 1820s, all feature Venus. The magnificent windows look over breathtaking views of the South Front, Corinthian Arch and Octagon Lake and fill the room with natural light whatever time of the year.

Wedding Breakfast Max Capacity (Round Tables): 112
Wedding Breakfast Max Capacity (Long Tables): 160

The Blue Drawing Room

The Blue Drawing Room is a beautiful parlour room, perfect for smaller Wedding Ceremonies. Newly restored, this more intimate space has a ceiling themed with bacchic celebration and is named after the Blue Silk damask which lines its walls.

Civil Ceremony Max Capacity: 40
Wedding Breakfast Max Capacity (Round Tables): 32

South Front Portico

Gather all your friends and family on the steps leading down from the South Front Portico for a fantastic photo opportunity with the House behind you all. Once in the grounds you and your guests can play garden games, relax and enjoy the view or make use of the stunning backdrops within the National Trust grounds for photos.


For over 30 years the Stowe House catering team have provided the most exquisite, sumptuous and delectable fine dining to a host of weddings and special events. As the in-house caterers for weddings and events at Stowe House, the catering team have unrivalled experience and knowledge to make the catering at your special day something to remember.