The Ultimate Guide To A Belair House Wedding

Everything you need to plan your Belair House Wedding

 

Fall in love with one of London’s most beautiful wedding venues! Belair House is an elegant two-story Georgian manor house enveloped in the fragrant and aesthetic surroundings of by Belair Park. If you are looking a luxurious venue that teleports you and your guests from city life to countryside paradise, then this guide to Belair House will help you determine if this is the perfect venue for your wedding!

Break away from the busyness of the city and enjoy a secret gem hidden in the countryside that will surprise you with a few unusual and unconventional characteristics. Established in 1785, the grounds that Belair House stands on today were once farmlands so the venue spoils its guests with large open green spaces and panoramic views of the countryside.

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Venue Overview

 

Does your dream wedding consists of classic English romance set in magical gardens and a charming white manor house? Then make sure you take a look at this fairy tale wedding venue.

  • Georgian white mansion house located in South East London, close to central London
  • Private terraces overlook panoramic views of the stunning Belair Park
  • The venue has a graceful, relaxing, romantic and countryside atmosphere
  • There are 20 on-site parking spaces along with free roadside parking
  • The venue is a only a short 6-minute stroll to West Dulwich Railway Station
  • Dedicated wedding coordinator to assist with planning
  • The entire mansion can be hired exclusively up to 80 guests, and a  marquee is available to extend the capacity to 200 if needed.
  • Expert in-house chefs dedicated to catering seasonal British cuisine
  • Curfew at 2am

 

There are three spaces available for you to choose from:

 

1. The Ballroom:

 

Belair’s Ballroom is an elegantly styled space with sophisticated interiors featuring large windows that spill light into the room and a private terrace with magnificent views of Belair Park.

Capacity: 50 seated for dining, 80 for a ceremony

 

2.  The Gallery Bar:

 

Right opposite The Ballroom is The Gallery Bar which can be utilised as an additional space for your evening reception.

Capacity: 120 standing guests (with the Ballroom being used as well)

 

3. The Dining Room:

 

A well-loved space for wedding breakfasts.

Capacity: 80 guests seated for dining

 

4. The Cocktail Bar:

 

This is a perfect additional space for guests looking for a comfortable atmosphere to converse and get cosy.

Capacity: 120 standing guests (with the Dining Room being used as well)

 

 

Venue Setting

 

This immaculate Georgian mansion is home to two floors of tastefully furnished rooms, all featuring large windows that showcase the beautiful Belair Park. It’s the perfect wedding venue for a day that is draped in elegance and sophistication.

The graceful white manor house has been restored to its original Georgian grandeur after a large scale refurbishment that was dedicated to enhancing the authenticity of the building’s origin. Belair House is bordered by the luxuriously luscious gardens of Belair Park.

Enjoy a wedding day that looks like a page that has been pulled out of a fairy tale with the inevitable magical atmosphere and the countryside scenery. Dulwich is just around the corner from the venue and offers quirky shops along with some lovely restaurants and pubs for your guests to enjoy while they’re in the area.

You can trust that your day will feel like a fairy tale too thanks to an in-house team dedicated to making sure your wedding flows with ease and the in-house caterers who are experts at crafting bespoke British menus that suit your taste. They are ready to support you in designing the your perfect Belair House Wedding!

 

Venue Spaces

 

Belair House features a few beautiful spaces that can be used on their own or in combination with each other. Here are their main rooms available in the mansion:

Belair’s licensed ceremony room, The Ballroom is a beautiful space in which to exchange your vows. The large windows and balcony allow for plenty of natural light and offer stunning views across Belair Park.

The Ballroom is a licensed ceremony space and is a stunning palette of neutral interiors and refined finishes. It’s the perfect elegant and minimalistic environment to host your ceremony and it leaves room to be enhanced by your unique décor theme. Sunlight spills in through the large windows and the terrace that overlooks the alluring parklands.

Get the dance floor going in The Ballroom or treat your guests to a light and airy wedding breakfast. If you are having your guests seated, you can have up to 50, otherwise, 80 standing for a ceremony.

 

The Gallery Bar

Right across from The Ballroom is The Gallery Bar which is the perfect extension for guests to enjoy an additional space that offers an alternative atmosphere. Positioned perfectly for guests to give the dance floor a break so they can enjoy a drink and some conversation.

The space has a cosy and welcoming atmosphere with wooden panelled walls, unusual paintings and a beautifully structured cast iron spiral staircase. When used in conjunction with The Ballroom, it can host 120 standing guests.

 

The Dining Room

 

This space is ideal for wedding breakfasts and showcases elegant Georgian interiors with gorgeous high windows opulently draped in smooth velvet curtains and tied together with an enchanting crystal chandelier.

Enjoy the fresh air outside with the extended sun terrace making it perfect for a summer wedding or an intimate winter wedding. The space can seat 80 guests and can be used in conjunction with The Cocktail Bar.

 

The Cocktail Bar

 

A fabulously positioned bar that allows for an additional space for guests to unwind, mingle and enjoy a quieter space to relax in, with comfy sofas and a fireplace for the colder nights.

The bespoke cocktail menu also makes this an ideal room for your drinks reception.

There is also The Blue Room and some gorgeous outside spaces, you can take a look at the other rooms here.

 

 

Venue Features

 

The Belair House is one of London’s most loved wedding venues for many reasons, but here are a few notable aspects that make it so special.

  • They have a list of experienced and trustworthy local suppliers to offer you.
  • The in-house events team will be on hand to help set up and decorate on the day of your wedding and they deconstruct the décor at the end of the day too! One less thing for you to worry about.
  • Their expert in-house chefs offer a range of delectable menus that can be tailor-made to suit something specific you might desire.
  • A countryside oasis experience away from the bustle of the city.
  • The venue is surrounded by panoramic views of lush parklands.
  • Immaculately elegant Georgian interiors.
  • Ample parking space.
  • Classic red-carpet spiral staircase so you can make an entrance.

How To Get To Belair House

 

Located in Dulwich Village, Belair House is a 15-minute train ride from Victoria. There is enough street parking space for guests to drive there if they choose.

If you think this might be just the venue you are looking for, take a look at their brochure here for more details!

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