Great Fosters is licensed to hold civil ceremonies and partnerships from 2 - 200 guests! Whether you are looking for a small intimate gathering or a large party with family and friends we have the perfect location.

From May - September outdoor ceremonies can also be held in the Archery Pavilion adjacent to the moat and lawns.  The hotel also holds Jewish ceremonies, blessings and humanist ceremonies.

When reserving Great Fosters for your wedding ceremony, the registrars request that arrangements for the ceremony are made directly with them. The register office for Great Fosters is the North Surrey Register Office in Weybridge. They may be contacted on 01932 794712.

The following areas of the hotel are licensed:

Orangery 160 guests
Conservatory 40 guests
Clarence 50 guests
Archery Pavilion 200 guests

Orangery & Conservatory

The Orangery has tall arched windows in the style of the eighteenth century and elegant views over the South Terrace and gardens. The Orangery accommodates up to 160 guests for a ceremony with an additional 40 guests in the adjacent Conservatory, if required.


The Clarence has floor to ceiling windows on one side and overlooks a walled garden. It can accommodate up to 50 guests.

Archery Pavilion

Why not take advantage of the new licensing laws and get married in our Archery Pavilion adjacent to the Saxon moat and lawn? The Archery Pavilion is licensed for up to 200 guests. Please note that the wedding couple and registrars must stand inside the Archery Pavilion during the ceremony.  Guests will be seated on the lawn in front.

The registrars stipulate that a suitable indoor alternative is reserved in case of inclement weather.

Outdoor wedding ceremony