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Garden Wedding Ceremony at South Farm,
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wedding venue in royston

Choosing the perfect wedding venue is certainly one of the most important elements in planning your dream wedding day – and the market town of Royston is a great location to consider for your wedding celebrations.

Located in the stunning Hertfordshire countryside yet with great transport links heading South to London and North to Ely and Peterborough, the lovely market town of Royston offers a choice of wonderful wedding venues to suit your personal budget and style. Make sure award winning South Farm is on your list of wedding venues to visit. Our secluded setting, stunning gardens, beautiful barns and picture perfect farmhouse are sure to win you over when planning your wedding in Royston.

Wedding ceremonies we offer

Here at South Farm, we recognise that each wedding is unique and bespoke to you so we pride ourselves on catering for many different types of wedding. We offer a unique range of options for every wedding style imaginable.

Our countryside farm venue spans twenty acres in total and offers the perfect setting for weddings large and small. The stunning meadows, gardens and orchards create the perfect natural backdrop for unique wedding photos. If couples prefer a more intimate setting for their wedding our country house Drawing Room is the perfect choice with a capacity of 35 for an intimate wedding venue in Cambridgeshire.

We are also proud to welcome same-sex couples looking for the perfect location for their special day. With so many ceremony and reception spaces indoors and out, we think you will be spoilt for choice! While many couples opt for a Spring or Summer wedding, a Winter wedding can be just as magical. Our warm and cosy spaces will make the perfect backdrop for your dream Winter wedding.

A last minute wedding doesn’t mean you have to compromise on the venue. We are proud to offer last-minute weddings and couples who book their wedding with a shorter lead time can be assured that our planning team will be on hand to help and advise you to create your dream day. Our beautiful farm wedding venue is surrounded by stunning countryside and what better way to enjoy the beautiful countryside than a wedding in the great outdoors making use of our 20 acres of stunning grounds and gardens. Our expansive outdoor space includes a charming countryside farm, stunning gardens, pretty meadows, courtyards and paddocks. It’s the perfect setting for a dream wedding celebration and you’ll feel a million miles from the outside world in our stunning country farm wedding venue.

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What we offer at south farm

South Farm boasts a renowned reputation. Why do our delighted couples recommend us? Several distinctive elements set our Royston wedding venue apart from the rest, including:


Our luxury Coach House Suite is exclusively reserved for the newly weds and all set for your wedding preparations on the morning of your wedding day too. What’s more we have a wide range of onsite guest accommodation, from luxurious bedrooms to charming Romany Wagons, meaning you and your loved ones can relax and enjoy the wedding celebrations to their full at our Royston wedding venue.

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Food & Drink

We offer an extensive range of catering options from a traditional three-course meal to a stunning BBQ, fusion feast or hot buffet. Our menus range from canapes and nibbles to home-made ice cream with stunning starters, mains and desserts in between! Our drinks are all beautifully prepared and expertly served and our experienced team will ensure that you and your guests are meticulously looked after throughout the day.


We work with a range of trustworthy local suppliers who come highly recommended and who have all previously worked at our Royston Wedding venue. Choose from our extensive range of suppliers to assist with your wedding planning. You can be sure that all of your wedding needs will be taken care of by our team and our huge choice of wedding suppliers.

Barn Wedding Venue set for meal
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Bride and groom walk hand in hand to garden wedding ceremony
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Garden set for wedding ceremony
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Bride and groom on wedding day surrounded by orange Dahlias in garden
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South Farm’s gorgeous grounds and wonderful gardens encircle the beautiful barn buildings and pretty country farmhouse. This picturesque setting offers a choice of wonderful ceremony and reception spaces, luxury guest accommodation, and flexible catering options.

Exclusive use, family run Royston wedding venue

Twenty acres of charming spaces, indoors and out

Home-grown food from our organic small-holding

Beautiful accommodation for you & your guests

Sustainable values at the heart of all we do

Extensive list of local, recommended suppliers

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There’s so much to consider when it comes to choosing a same sex wedding venue and planning your special day. We’ve been hosting weddings in our Royston wedding venue since 2005 so we’ve put together a handy list of FAQ’s to help answer some of the questions you may have. If you are interested in holding your wedding at South Farm and have any questions about our eco friendly wedding venue or your big day then please get in touch – we’d love to talk weddings with you!

Our venue hire fee includes exclusive use of South Farm for the duration of your event plus all the extras you need….tables, chairs, crockery, glasses, table linen and all our twinkly fairy lights throughout the venue so you don’t have to worry about hiring additional items in. There are also lots of extras we provide, included in the venue hire, to make your day seamless and unique, sound systems in all our ceremony spaces, microphones for speeches and even bio-degradable South Farm rose petal confetti! You will have a dedicated, experienced Event Manager and a friendly and professional Front of House team on hand to look after you, your guests, your suppliers and all the little details so that you can relax and just enjoy your day!

How far are you located from Royston?

South Farm is located just a 10 minute drive from Royston, making it easily accessible for all of your guests.

How early should I book a wedding venue in Royston?

It is recommended to book your Royston wedding venue as early as possible, as popular venues can be booked up quickly. We recommend booking several months in advance to ensure you get the best choice of dates at your chosen wedding venue.

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