Intimate wedding venue in Richmond

Experience Victorian splendour, fantastic food and exceptional service, leaving you to enjoy the most perfect of days.

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Your perfect intimate wedding

Located in the leafy London suburb of Richmond in Surrey, The Petersham boasts magnificent views of the River Thames and surrounding meadows. This historic hotel provides the most wonderful backdrop for an intimate wedding, celebrated with those closest to you. Built in 1865, our grand building is full of stunning Victorian character – a magnificent Portland stone staircase, marble tiled floors and ornate chandeliers, make for beautiful wedding photographs.

Explore below and be inspired to host your wedding with us. Get in touch with our experience team who are on hand to help you plan the perfect day...

Tie the knot

The wedding ceremony

With the River Thames as your backdrop, the River Room provides a stunning setting for your wonderful wedding ceremony shared with up to thirty-six. With its own private terrace and views stretching across the Petersham Meadows, enjoy Champagne and canapés to celebrate your marriage!

Toast to the future

The wedding breakfast

Treasure your first moments of married life with your wedding breakfast in the bright and airy Terrace Room, shared with thirty of your closest friends and family. Exquisite food and service make for an unforgettable dining experience.

Stay the night

Overnight accommodation

Our classically designed bedrooms make the perfect place for you and your guests to retreat following a day full of celebrations. From the luxurious honeymoon suite, to the beautiful river view rooms, no two are the same. Wake up the following morning and reminisce with family and friends over breakfast. 

The Perfect Backdrop

Intimate weddings in Richmond

Perched on the side of Richmond Hill, overlooking the River Thames, The Petersham is the perfect setting for an intimate wedding. Victorian architecture and elegant style create the perfect backdrop to the most important of days.

"A massive thank you to you and your team for a fabulous day. The attention to detail from your staff was fantastic, from the moment we arrived to the moment we left we couldn't have asked for more."


"The Petersham was the perfect venue - it is so beautiful in every way - the decor and setting, but also the stunning views over the River Thames. So many of our wedding guests said how amazing the venue was!"


"The Petersham is an amazing venue with the most stunning views. Your team were absolutely fantastic and catered for our every need."


The Elvetham, Hampshire

Looking for a larger venue?


Our Sister venue, The Elvetham, only 40 minutes away from Richmond, provides the perfect backdrop for your dream wedding, celebrated with between 60-200 of your friends and family. 

Wedding enquiries

Get in touch with the wedding team

Whether you want to check a small detail or ask a big question our dedicated wedding team are on hand to assist you with any wedding enquiries you have.