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Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions

From a small and intimate wedding in our cosy Saunders Room to a large extravaganza in Charterhouse Hall, Charterhouse can offer you a unique, grand and beautiful venue for your special day. 

The Saunders Room

If you are looking to host a more intimate ceremony, the Saunders Room airs an elegance of a stately home drawing room.  Decorated with beautiful golden chandeliers, high beamed ceiling and wooden panelled walls, all helping to make your guests feel relaxed while they await for the ceremony to begin.

Ceremony Capacity: Licensed for 42 guests*

*Numbers include Bride and Groom, along with 2 registrars


South African Cloisters

Surrounded by beautiful lawns, seasonal flower displays, and a rose garden, South African Cloister provides an idyllic setting for a once in a lifetime ceremony.  Inside you will find beautiful carved columns and archways while stone benches run down the length of the main walkway providing neatly positioned areas to add those decorative touches. While natural light pours through from the traditional Victorian gothic windows.

Ceremony Capacity: Licensed for 150 guests*

*Numbers include Bride and Groom, along with 2 registrars

Charterhouse Hall

This wood-panelled room, hung with oil portraits beneath a vaulted ceiling, creates a warm and traditional feel in our largest wedding venue. On the south side the tall period windows allow in the warm sunshine to add to the ambience of this unique location.

The stage area at the top of Charterhouse Hall provides the ideal elevated platform for enertainment for your evening reception. You are also welcome to use our grand piano which is housed on the stage if you wish to have a pianist** play before or after.

Ceremony Capacity: Licensed for 300 guests*

Reception Capacity: Up to 132 guests on round tables and 150 guests banquet style

*Numbers include Bride and Groom, along with 2 registrars

**The wedding party is responsible for booking pianist

Upper Brooke Hall

Upper Brooke Hall with its open fireplace, wood-panelled walls and windows overlooking central Charterhouse School and Chapel is the ideal venue for a small intimate wedding breakfast.  Brooke Hall allows you and your guests to have a private space which is self-contained with a cosy Reading Room that can be used for drinks and canapes before the wedding breakfast is served, or tea, coffee and cake after your meal.

Reception Capacity: Up to 25 on one long table or 36

Drinks and Canape Receptions

For those who wish to continue their day with us, we offer exclusive use in one of the ceremony locations to host a drinks reception along with canapés.  We encourage you to use this time for photo opportunities around our grounds. Whether you have your wedding during the summer or winter, the landscaped lawns and gardens provide a perfect backdrop for capturing those precious photographic moments with loved ones and friends.

In addition to our ceremony locations there are a number of outdoor locations that can be used for your reception.


Scholars Court

Scholars Court in the heart of the old school, is ideal for holding an intimate drinks reception. Bordered on three sides by open cloisters,  offering shade or shelter if needed while providing a stunning backdrop.

Old Headmasters House Gardens

The Old Headmasters House Gardens is our hidden beauty, with beautiful manicured lawns, wisteria-lined walk, and trees offering natural shade, offering you some privacy in your own private garden hideaway.

Brooke Hall Lawn

Brooke Hall Lawn is a beautiful area located  on the outskirts of the old school, set below the school’s magnificent Memorial Chapel.