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Queen Elizabeth I, Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill, Mick Jagger... since my family, the Lyttons, came to Knebworth in 1490, nineteen generations ago, our home has entertained an extraordinary range of guests from all walks of life.

So close to London, and yet nestled in the rolling hills of the English Countryside, Knebworth House is the perfect place for entertaining colleagues, friends, family, loved ones - whether you have just one, or three hundred and seventy-five thousand, as Robbie Williams did!

My wife Martha and I very much hope you will add your name to our illustrious Guest Book and experience some of the magic of this beautiful, historic place. As my great-great-great-grandfather, Edward Bulwer Lytton, painted on the walls on our banqueting hall: "Welcome... to our hearth, where rooted friendships grow."
The Hon. Henry Lytton Cobbold

Imagine the wedding party arriving along the ancient chestnut avenue, a vista of 250 acres of deer park unfolding before you, and in the distance the turrets, heraldic beasts and towers of Knebworth House. Wedding ceremonies may be held in the Tithe Barns, Cobbold and Lytton Barns, Garden Gazebo within Knebworth House Gardens and Knebworth House itself.

The gardens at Knebworth House date back to the 1600's with the present design, landscaped in the Victorian and Edwardian times. They offer the beautiful setting for your treasured photographs with Knebworth House as a stunning backdrop. Our Garden Gazebo also offers a romantic venue for you to host your civil marriage ceremony within the landscaped gardens.

The 16th Century Tithe Barns offer a stunning venue for your wedding breakfast and evening party, allowing you to host your perfect wedding day all at one venue.

If you are looking to have an evening reception only, the contemporary Cobbold Barn is a great addition with its beautiful oak structure that opens onto a private garden area.

Full details on the different venues available and their capacities is available under 'Venues'.

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Dates must be booked both with the Registry Office and the Knebworth Management.
For full details contact us on 01438 813825 or email weddings@knebworthhouse.com

Knebworth is a memorable setting for your family events. Venues include Knebworth House with its Jacobean Banqueting Hall, Edwardian Dining Parlour and the Victorian Library, which date from the 16th century for intimate dinners for upto 60 guests or drinks receptions for upto 200.

The Lodge and Manor Barns are ideal for your formal dinner parties or the perfect area for your family get together to celebrate in style.

The Lytton Barn, completed in September 2011, offers an intimate private dining experience for family lunches, dinners, christenings, birthdays and children's parties.

Our beautiful oak framed Cobbold Barn, also completed in September 2011, is perfect for evening receptions, birthday parties, Christmas celebrations and so much more. Boasting its own private entrance, bar facility and garden with direct access to Knebworth formal gardens this is a great addition to Knebworth House.

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Contact us to discuss your individual requirements.