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Wasing Park Wedding Venue

Wasing Park Wedding Venue can be found on the fringe of Aldermaston, in beautiful Berkshire, and staged Nikoleta and Chris’s summer wedding. Wasing is a restored traditional farm hamlet. Quaint farm buildings sit alongside a 15th century parish church and the grand Grade II-listed Castle Barn. There is a fairytale Dovecote and a granary, all of which are at the heart of this ‘exclusively yours’ barn wedding venue.

Wasing Park is elegant and sophisticated. You can choose between various boutique spaces for your ceremony. There is Wasing’s glass-walled Garden Room or you may prefer the Victorian Summerhouse for an outdoor ceremony. Last, but not least, is the picturesque Church of St. Nicholas.

The Wedding Breakfast

The Castle Barn is a great space for your party and was the choice of Nikoleta and Chris. You can celebrate in style with fine dining or go for a more rustic and relaxed style from Wasing’s farmhouse menu. The floating stretch tent over the terrace should ensure ‘al fresco’ evening food all year round. There is an outdoor kitchen which creates great theatre too.

Castle Barn, with its soft red brick walls filled with arrow slits, can be personalised and decorated in your own unique theme.

Accommodation at Wasing Park Wedding Venue

There is plenty of accommodation on the estate for the bridal party and guests. You can stay in a bridal cottage the night before your wedding and Nikoleta’s party took advantage of the Honeymoon Suite for their bridal preparations. There is even an after-party late night bar for night owls!

Historic Wasing Park Wedding Venue

Wasing has been in the same family for seven generations. John Mount discovered the Wasing estate in 1759 and a direct descendant is former-Prime Minister, David Cameron.

John Mount wanted a country retreat away from the bustle of London where he had built up a successful business publishing maps. Swapping publishing for farming, the family took to country life. Tragically, in 1945, there was a devastating fire leaving only the main walls of the house still standing. Wasing Place was rebuilt in its present form during 1956 and 1957 but was much reduced from the original building.

The estate was passed on by Lady Cylla Dugdale, who only recently died in 2018. The current custodian is her son, Joshua Dugdale, the 7th generation of the Mount family.

I hope you have enjoyed looking at how I captured Nikoleta and Chris’ wedding. If you are planning a Berkshire wedding, why not take a look at Katie and Sam’s big day.


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