Missenden Abbey Weddings

Your Love Story Starts At Missenden Abbey

Are you looking for a stunning wedding venue in the heart of Buckinghamshire? Missenden Abbey is the perfect location. Set amidst 10 acres of private grounds, this 12th-century medieval abbey perfectly blends history with today’s contemporary wedding desires.

Missenden Abbey is a Buckinghamshire wedding venue in the heart of the Chiltern Hills, with a real feel of culture, history and majesty. Hosting your dream wedding is our privilege and honour, that’s why we have a host of experts who are keen to understand how you want your dream wedding to be, from the floral arrangements and decorations to the first dance and the evening entertainment. Our dedicated team of wedding professionals can offer a solution for all stages of the wedding planning phase.

Memorable weddings happen at Missenden Abbey – let us be your venue partner for an unforgettable day.

Our Buckinghamshire Wedding Venue

Set in the refined splendour of a former 12th-century Abbey, this hidden gem in the heart of the Chiltern Hills is full of character with a unique history. Licensed for civil ceremonies and civil partnerships, Missenden Abbey is the perfect setting for your wedding day.

We understand that each wedding is different, and our team of expert wedding coordinators are on hand to help you every step of the way. From the warmth of our hospitality to the exceptional food, we take care of every last detail to make the lead-up to the big day as relaxing and stress-free as possible. All you need to do is relax and devote yourself to enjoying the wedding of your dreams.

Our Wedding Venue At A Glance

Medieval Abbey

Our 12th-century Medieval Abbey located in the Chiltern Hills has previously housed royal family members.

Wedding Capacity

We can accommodate 150 people for the ceremony & 200 people for the evening Reception.

Wedding Accommodation

We have 1 complimentary bridal suite with 56 additional guest bedrooms.

Wedding Brochure

Download our wedding brochure to find out how we can make your day even more special.


Find out what’s included in our wedding packages, from the costs, what’s included and some key FAQs.

Book A Wedding Consultation

Book a free wedding consultation with our expert wedding planners to discuss your dream day.

Your Wedding Day

At Missenden Abbey, we strive for your dreams to come true on your biggest day, from saying the vowels to taking the first dance. Our Buckinghamshire wedding venue is the perfect place to have the perfect day.

The Wedding Ceremony

Say ‘I do’ in our exquisite Garden Room, featuring a sweeping staircase and beautiful stained-glass windows that infuse the room with natural light. We also host ceremonies in our beautiful Woodland suite overlooking the riverbed and cedar tree. For larger ceremonies, opt for our starlight marquee. Alternatively, marry at one of the local churches, before travelling over to the Abbey to celebrate with family and friends. There is also the option of saying your vowels under our picturesque cedar tree.

Post-Ceremony Drinks Reception

Our Buckinghamshire wedding venue is set against the impressive backdrop of the Chiltern Hills and our south lawn is enriched with many features, making it perfect for capturing those intimate wedding photos, including a magnificent 400-year-old Cedar tree and a flint and brick 18th-century Gothic summer house that hides away in our woodland. You and your guests can enjoy champagne and canapés whilst taking in these views on our manicured lawns for your drink’s reception.

Wedding Breakfast

The wedding celebrations continue with your wedding breakfast taking place in either the dining rooms with high vaulted ceilings or our marquee with its starlight canopy. Our talented chefs will prepare the most delicious dishes using the finest, locally sourced ingredients.

The Evening Reception

Continue making your special wedding memories in the evening, from the memorable first dance to singing and dancing with your friends and family. With our preferred suppliers available to help you with photobooths, fireworks and much more, we guarantee this will be a wedding to remember.

View Our Wedding Gallery

Get a taste of the wedding day at Missenden Abbey when you look at our beautiful wedding gallery.

Wedding Accommodation

Take a look at the range of wedding accommodation we have available to you. From the bridal suite to the guest bedrooms.

Our Preferred Wedding Suppliers

We have a preferred list of suppliers that we know can be trusted to make your wedding day as special as it deserves to be. These suppliers have been working closely on our weddings for many years and are highly recommended by lots of happy couples who have passed through the Abbey doors.

Our range of wedding service providers include:



Cake Makers

Florists & Decorators

Wedding Attire

Entertainment Services

Hair & Beauty Specialists

Other Miscellaneous Services


Our Weddings & Testimonials

We pride ourselves on ensuring your wedding day is perfect. But don’t just take our word for it, read what our happy couples have to say about how we helped bring their dream day to life. Take a look at some of our real-life wedding stories. Our weddings are packed with inspiration and amazing wedding ideas that may even help you with your wedding planning.

Our wedding testimonials are here to give you the perfect insight into how your wedding at Missenden Abbey will look.


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