About the Venue
Westminster Abbey Summer Party Venue occupies a site that has been under continuous cultivation for more than 900 years. It was here that the Abbeys first infirmary garden was established in the eleventh-century. The oldest surviving feature is the stone precinct walls at the far end, which date back to the fourteenth-century, while the oldest living things are the five tall plane trees, planted in 1849. Available only for 5 weeks a year, College Garden is an unforgettable garden party location, for those lucky enough to book it!hardest to impress guests enthralled. Subtle atmospheric lighting and a display of royal effigies, including the funeral effigy of King Charles II and King Henry VII, enhances the surroundings as your guests absorb all the Undercroft has to offer.
Offering magnificent views of the Abbey and the Victoria Tower, part of the Palace of Westminster, College Garden is an idyllic space for a reception, dinner, lunch or daytime business conference. In June and July a stylish marquee with a decked porch area, and glass front and sides, is provided. Outside of these months a marquee can be arranged to accommodate your event.