“Last Thursday all France dined
there ...”
Horace Walpole, May 1769

Hiring the House

Weddings / Civil Partnerships

Come and get married in the wonderfully lavish and ornate Gallery - with its fan vaulted ceilings, golden canopies and crimson damask.

The Gallery is a truly unique setting for a civil ceremony or civil partnership and one that you and your guests would certainly remember!

Guests are also welcome to use the other rooms within the state apartment and the expansive lawns for wonderful photo opportunities.

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Private Dining

Many of the rooms are offered for a unique private dining experience. The Gallery, Library, Great Parlour, Round Drawing Room and Great North Bedchamber, along with the Café can all be hired for that special occasion - birthdays, anniversaries or corporate hospitality.

Bookings are only taken when the house is closed to the public, ensuring your event is exclusive.

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Come and use the Walpole Lecture Room or Waldegrave Classroom, Great Parlour or Library for an awayday, conference or team building experience. All rooms can be fully equipped with all a/v requirements.

Enjoy the surroundings of this historic house; a tour can be arranged if you would like or have lunch in our café. Whatever you wish to do we will try and arrange it for you.

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With vast halls and ornate gilding offering an air of mystery and glamour, Strawberry Hill House serves as a magnificent site for professional filming.

The House has featured in television programmes including ITV's Mr. Selfridge, BBC's Castles: Britain's Fortified History and The Art of Gothic: Britain's Midnight Hour, BBC Two and Sundance TV's The Honourable Woman, BBC Three's Don't Tell the Bride, and BBC Two's The Politician's Husband.

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Photo Shoots

Horace Walpole's architectural masterpiece has been highlighted through brilliant photography for both private and public sectors. Lady Waldegrave's stained glass vista has served as a luminous background for several fashion features.

Our building and landscape has been showcased in magazines such as Vantage, Vogue Japan, Kensington and Chelsea Magazine, Richmond Magazine, and more.

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