Harrow School was founded in 1572 under the Royal Charter granted by Elizabeth I. Located in 260 acres of North-West London, and with excellent transport links to Central London, it has recently opened its doors to become a unique and exclusive wedding location.
Harrow School benefits from four licenced civil ceremony spaces and eight reception venues. This flexibility suits weddings of all sizes, from 5 – 500 guests.
Boasting over 400 years of history, landscaped gardens and stunning views, Harrow School is the ideal venue for your special day.
Features & Capacity
Sleeps # of People
Usual Access Time
Late Night Extension Available
Bridal Changing Facilities
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony and Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Food and Drink
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
In-house Wine List
Pricing & Costs
Venue Hire Only
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Our Events Managers are on hand throughout your wedding planning and can help to arrange all of the important details for your special day, including:
· Venue dressing and production
· Accommodation and transportation
Working with these selected suppliers, we will ensure that your wedding, like us, is unique and exclusively yours.
Winston Churchill (80-120)
Your Wedding Party will be welcomed to Harrow School’s Grand War Memorial Building. This is a beautiful gothic style Grade II Listed building in the heart of our grounds.
Your guests then proceed up the grand sweeping staircases to the Old Harrovian Room for the Civil Ceremony. Here you will say your vows in front of grand floor to ceiling windows, surrounded by historical portraits..
Followingthe Ceremony, drinks and canapés are served in the War Memorial Building leading out to the stunning Chapel Terrace. Guests proceed from here in to the famous Speech Room to enjoy your Wedding Breakfast in a unique amphitheatre style setting.
Lord Byron (20-80)
Similar to the Churchill Package, your wedding will begin at Harrow School's Grand War Memorial Building. This is followed by a delightful civil ceremony in the Old Harrovian Room, surrounded by portraits of former Head Masters.
To celebrate your marriage, you and your guests will enjoy a drinks and canapé reception on the Shepherd Churchill Room Balcony's extensive private lawn terrace.
This is followed by a wedding breakfast to remember, with panoramic views of Central London and Harrow School’s beautiful landscaped gardens.
Your Wedding celebrations commence at Harrow Schools Grand War Memorial Building, followed by your civil ceremony in the glorious Speech Room.
After your Ceremony guests will enjoy a drinks and canapé reception on the Shepherd Churchill Room Balcony, or on the Chapel Terrace overlooking Harrow School's beautiful landscaped gardens.
The Shepherd Churchill Hall then opens its grand doors for the Wedding Breakfast. This elegant room offers spacious bays for dining, plentiful areas for a dance floor and views across the golf course to the Wembley stadium arch and the Capital beyond.
This wedding set up is our most exclusive and as such has limited availability. Please speak to a member of our team for available dates.
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Lauren Glynn
Having worked across many Unique Venues in London within my career I can honestly say Harrow School provides the most elegant of backdrops to any wedding. Set across 260 acres of beautiful country backdrop and is also lucky enough to have a London Postcode, its Location is perfect! We are a small team here at Harrow and offer a personal planning service to all Brides and Grooms.
Year Business Was Established
# Of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
# Of People In Team
Public Liability Insurance
Location & Contact Details
5 High Street, Harrow, Greater London, HA1 3HP, England
Nearest Motorway & Junction
Harrow School is located in north-west London. Harrow-on-the-Hill train station has direct links into the capital via the London Underground Metropolitan Line and Chiltern Railways trains into Marylebone.
We are 20 minutes by car from the M25, M40, A40, A41 and A1, and 30 minutes from London Heathrow. When entering a postcode into the Sat-Nav please use HA1 3HP.
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
The best wedding to date was an Old Harrovians Daughter, a perfect Christmas Wedding in 2014. The weather was stunning and bright with glimmers of frost. The Couple were married in Harrows beautiful Chapel. Guests then enjoyed a festive drinks and canapé reception before enjoying a delicious three course dinner in our famous Shepherd Churchill Hall.
What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Venue is everything, take your time and follow your gut instinct. go prepared to a venue visit with questions to make sure you dont miss out on any important details.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
Those finishing touches make everything, especially those which are personal to each couple. I think its fun to remain playful with your guests and draw on your surroundings, for us its 'back to school' traditions which entertain guests
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Historic, breathtaking, Visionary and quintessentially British