Westminster Abbey at dusk with the London Eye and Big Ben behind

Corporate hospitality

Since our founding by Benedictine monks, hospitality has always been at the heart of the Abbey. We have held royal weddings, state occasions, and every coronation since 1066.

Now you can hire an historic space for your next corporate event.

Hire a venue

Host a dinner or reception in one of our unique heritage spaces, set within the Abbey grounds - and offer your guests a private tour of the Abbey.

The Galleries

The Galleries

One of the newest event spaces in London, The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries boasts a view which John Betjeman declared 'the best view in Europe'. You can now host an exclusive drinks reception in this unique and glorious place.)

The Cloisters

The Cloisters

In the warmer months, treat your guests to an atmospheric event in this elegant open-air arcade. The 13th Century cloisters adjoin the main part of the Abbey (the nave) and overlook a grass quadrangle (garth).)

A large glass marquee on Westminster Abbey's College Garden lawn

College Garden - Summer

Host your summer event in one of London’s best kept secrets, a 900-year-old garden, thought to be the oldest in England. You and your guests will enjoy views of the Abbey and Victoria Tower, part of the Palace of Westminster.)

Tables and chairs arranged for a dinner party in a glass marquee in Westminster Abbey's College Garden

College Garden - Out of season

College Garden is an impressive and flexible events venue with beautiful views of nearby historic buildings. This exclusive walled garden has a cosy and welcoming atmosphere all year round.)

Setting for a formal dinner in the Cellarium, Westminster Abbey, with red tablecloth and flowers

The Cellarium

Stage evening events in the Cellarium, a medieval undercroft where 14th Century monks stored their provisions. With its warm ambiance and stunning vaulted ceiling it’s the perfect venue to impress your guests.)

Setting for an intimate corporate dinner in the Cellarium Terrace, Westminster Abbey

The Cellarium Terrace

This contemporary event space blends traditional and modern architecture, with views across to the Abbey’s west towers. You and your guests can also access a small, private outdoor area.)



Hidden above the entrance to the cloisters, Cheyneygates was once the home of Edward IV’s queen, Elizabeth Woodville, and was the birthplace of her son, Edward V.)

Suppliers we trust

Our trusted, approved suppliers can help plan your perfect event – from catering to entertainment, marquees, AV equipment, flowers and anything else you need.

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We’re happy to host your next corporate event. But we are sorry we can’t accommodate wedding ceremonies or receptions. We hold only royal weddings, and those for Most Honourable Order of the Bath recipients and their families.