Intimate wedding venue in Richmond

Our stunning River Thames backdrop, Victorian splendour, fantastic food and exceptional service make for the most perfect of wedding 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 your closest friends and family. 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.

Our experience in hosting intimate weddings of up to 30 guests means you can enjoy your special day without any worry.

Explore below our available packages and menus.

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. 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 your closest friends and family. Exquisite food and service make for an unforgettable dining experience.

Dance the night away

Evening entertainment package

Extend your celebrations into the evening and celebrate with up to fifty-five evening guests in our unique working wine cellars, which will be transformed into a disco with lights, dance floor and bar. Dance the night away until 12am.

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.

"We have stayed in 5* hotels all over the world and I would say without hesitation that the service provided by the staff at The Petersham Hotel is the best we have ever experienced. Overall, the flawless service provided by your team meant that our memories of the day will always be extremely happy and in parts quite magical and this is on a personal level for me, very deeply appreciated."


"Terence really has done an absolutely amazing job with helping to organize, making the day special for us and has exceeded our expectations which were already high"


"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."


"Your cancellation policies have also held the Petersham Hotel in excellent regards and this has also gone some way to also alleviate the stress of the tier 3 restrictions"

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