Missenden Abbey in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 0BD


Click on my video as I take you on a tour of Missenden Abbey in Great Missenden, Bucks where I visited recently. It is truly a lovely venue to hold a wedding that gives you exclusive use of the Abbey and 10 acres of picturesque grounds. I hope you enjoy the video and join me at new Fairs and venues in the up and coming months ahead.


Check out the websites of some of the suppliers I spoke to who will make your wedding day even more memorable for you, and your guests.



WEDDINGS AT MISSENDEN ABBEY


Missenden Abbey dates back to the 12th Century and is as unique as it is historic. Based in the heart of the Chilterns within 10 acres of picturesque grounds, it truly creates the perfect setting for your special day.


Couples will have exclusive use of the main Abbey and the grounds. It is important to us to make sure our couples feel at ease knowing that the Abbey is theirs for the day.




THE CEREMONY

Your ceremony will take place in our Garden Room which is licensed to hold up to 100 people. Their Library can also be opened to accommodate additional guests.

This is where you will make your grand entrance with your bridal party down our staircase while the sunshine beautifully cascades through our contemporary stained-glass windows.



THE WEDDING BREAKFAST DINING ROOMS


Wedding celebrations continue into their adjoined dining rooms with magnificent high vaulted ceilings. You will have the option to seat all guests in one dining room which accommodates up to 60 people or over three dining rooms to seat an additional 66 people.



THE WEDDING BREAKFAST MARQUEE


You may wish to choose to hold your wedding breakfast in our seasonal marquee with its starlight canopy overlooking our impressive country views. Their marquee can accommodate up to 150 guests and is the perfect blank canvas to decorate as you wish.



THE RECEPTION


And then the party commences…

Celebrate with your guests and enjoy your first dance as a married couple. With their preferred suppliers available to help you from photobooths, to fireworks and much more, we guarantee you a night to remember.



 

GALLERY



 

SUPPLIERS

Missenden Abbey: https://missendenabbey.co.uk

This 12th Century abbey makes for the perfect wedding and party venue, with vaulted ceilings and dramatic landscape, catering for large events to intimate family gatherings.



 

Paul Megram: https://paulmegram.com

Close-Up Magician. Specialist in wedding entertainment. Amazing guy. Certainly left me astounded. Paul provides the very best in magical entertainment. He will charm and delight your guests with his unique blend of close-up magical artistry, leaving everyone amazed, bemused and bewildered but above all thoroughly entertained. Whether it be mix and mingle or table magic, it’s the perfect complement to your special occasion. Paul has been awarded the British Magical Champion, the Magic Circle Silver Star & WAM Close-up Magician of the Year.


 

Total Pyro: http://www.totalpyro.co.uk

With over 17 years’ experience of the firework display industry throughout the UK, Total Pyro Ltd still continues to astonish audiences with its awesome professional firework displays. Whether it be the effects and format of the products we manufacture, or the electric firing systems and software we operate, Total Pyro are innovative and always pushing the envelope to create ever more imaginative displays – never a dull moment!



 

The Best Photobooth: https://www.thebestphotobooths.co.uk

The Best Magic Mirror: https://www.thebestmagicmirrors.co.uk

This company really has a lot to offer when it comes to leaving you and your guests with lasting memories of your special day. As you walk up to the mirror, colourful animations and voice guidance invites you to engage in a magical, interactive “selfie” experience and gives you a printed photo to take home.



 


Allerston Taylor & Regency Carriages: http://www.regencycarriages.co.uk

Arrive in style driven by your own uniformed chauffeur. WOW! What a fleet of Vintage and Classic cars. Lovely talking to Andrew from the company.

He informed me that some of the cars were used in the Netflix series of

‘The Crown’.



 

Mobile Hairstyling: https://www.mobile-hairstyling.com


Specialised in wedding hair for the last 15 years. Photoshoots, magazine front covers, editorials, catwalk shows, and bridal shows. Awards for my bridal and prom work. Collaboration with brides in finding the perfect style for her big day & to create effortless beautiful styles ensuring my bridal parties feel and look the very best on their special day.



 

Feel Beautiful: http://www.feelbeautiful.me.uk


Trained as an I.T.E.C beauty therapist and qualified in 1992. Trained in new products and introduced new treatments such as Artistic Gel Nails and SiennaX Spray Tanning. Doing a variety of treatments and meeting not only regular clients but also many new clients like brides and their bridal party. Regularly involved in various photo shoots, working with other local professionals such as photographers, hairdressers and bridal houses.



 

Hire Haven: https://www.hireheaven.co.uk


Hire Heaven appreciate that every wedding is unique. Their qualified florist with over 20 years’ experience will advise, inspire and create floral designs that reflect your venue your wedding theme as well as you as an individual. From small classic arrangements to elegant candelabras. Hire Heaven can advise on a range of different table centres which can be complimented by any of their hired items or floral designs. From chair covers and sweet carts to decorative birdcages and Ferrero Rocher Towers, their venue styling options are guaranteed to add that unique touch to your special day.



 

FAQ'S

(CORRECT AT THE TIME OF PUBLISH 08/03/2022)

 

BOOKING PROCESS FAQ'S

CAN I PROVISIONALLY HOLD A WEDDING DATE?

Yes, we can hold the date for you for up to two weeks.

DO I NEED TO COMPLETE A CONTRACT?

HOW MUCH DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED TO BOOK MY WEDDING?

IS THERE A PAYMENT PLAN OPTION AVAILABLE?

WHEN DO I PAY THE FINAL BALANCE FOR MY WEDDING?

WHAT IF MY NUMBERS CHANGE AFTER I BOOK?

CAN I ADD THINGS INTO MY PACKAGE AFTER I BOOK?

WHEN WILL I BE ASSIGNED MY WEDDING COORDINATOR?

WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY?


 

THE ESSENTIALS

WILL THERE BE ANOTHER WEDDING TAKING PLACE AT THE ABBEY ON MY WEDDING DAY?

No, you will have exclusive use of the main Abbey.

WHO ORGANISES THE REGISTRAR?

CAN WE DECORATE THE VENUE THE DAY BEFORE?

ARE WE ALLOWED BALLOONS AND CANDLES?

DO YOU SUPPLY A CAKE STAND AND KNIFE?

WHAT DOES THE MARQUEE HIRE INCLUDE?

CAN WE BRING OUR OWN DJ OR LIVE BAND?

SHOULD I TAKE OUT WEDDING INSURANCE?

CAN YOU HELP WITH PHOTOGRAPHERS, CAKE, ENTERTAINMENT ETC?

ARE FIREWORKS ALLOWED AT THE ABBEY?

DO WE NEED TO SET UP OUR OWN PLACE CARDS AND WEDDING FAVOURS?

WHERE CAN WE PUT OUR CARDS AND GIFTS?


 

THE WEDDING BREAKFAST

WHAT IS YOUR MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PEOPLE FOR THE WEDDING BREAKFAST?

The main Abbey can accommodate a maximum number of 115 people. The marquee can accommodate a maximum number of 150 people without an extension and 200 people with an extension.

HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN I HAVE AT A TABLE?

WILL YOU SEND ME A SEATING PLAN?

AM I ALLOWED TO BRING EXTERNAL CATERERS TO DO THE FOOD FOR MY WEDDING?

DO WE HAVE TO HAVE THE SAME FOOD FOR EVERYONE?

DO YOU OFFER A WEDDING TASTING?

CAN WE BRING OUR OWN ALCOHOL?

DO YOU CATER FOR SPECIAL DIETS?

DO YOU PROVIDE HIGH CHAIRS?

WHAT SIZE ARE YOUR DINING TABLES IN THE MAIN ABBEY DINING ROOMS?


 

VENUE INFORMATION

IS THERE ONSITE PARKING?

Yes there is complimentary parking onsite for all your guests.

WILL THERE BE STAFF MEMBERS ON SITE FOR THE ENTIRE CELEBRATION?

DO WE HAVE TO CLEAR UP AT THE END OF THE NIGHT?

IS THERE WHEEL CHAIR ACCESS?


 

WEDDING ACCOMMODATION FAQ’S

IS THERE A CHARGE FOR THE BRIDAL SUITE?

The bridal suite is complimentary on the night of the wedding. If you would like the bridal suite the night before the wedding, this will be subject to availability and there will be an additional cost of £120 for the night.

HOW MANY BEDROOMS ARE AVAILABLE FOR GUESTS?

ARE THERE FAMILY ROOMS AVAILABLE?

CAN MY GUESTS CALL INDEPENDENTLY TO BOOK A BEDROOM?

IS BREAKFAST INCLUDED?

WHAT TIME IS CHECK IN AND CHECK OUT?

DO YOU HAVE TRAVEL COTS AVAILABLE?

IS THERE WI-FI IN THE BEDROOMS?

I NEED MORE ROOMS. IS THERE OTHER ACCOMMODATION NEARBY?


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