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Weddings and civil partnerships

A stunning shot of the Pergola in summer, covered in verdant trailing vines

Tie the knot in one of London's secret beauty spots

The Pergola and Hill Garden is a licenced venue for weddings and civil partnerships. This beautiful and secluded place makes a wonderful location for such ceremonies.

Please note that wedding photography in the Pergola and Hill Garden requires a license. This is included in our wedding package or can be granted separately upon application. See our filming and photography page for more information.

For help planning a visit to the Hill Garden and Pergola, see our visitor information page.


North End Way
London NW3 7EX.

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Your ceremony

Ceremonies can be booked to take place between 10am and 3pm.

Note: Receptions are not possible on Hampstead Heath.

There are three licenced areas in which ceremonies can be held:

​Location Guest
Price (2019) Price (2020)
The Hill Garden Shelter 120 ​£2585-£3660 £2655-£3760
​The Belvedere ​25 ​£2370-£2910 £2435-£2990
​The Rotunda ​50 ​£2370-£2910 £2370-£2910

Our wedding package

  • Two hour venue hire, with only your event booked that day
  • Licence for photography, including pre-wedding shoot if required
  • Set up of venue as discussed during arrangement meetings
  • Seating for guests
  • Facilities for Registrar to perform ceremony
  • Parking permit for vehicles (twenty for Hill Garden, ten for other locations), with the option to purchase additional permits at a cost of £5 each
  • Tour of garden (subject to availability of a member of the gardening team)
  • Named point of contact throughout arrangements and on the day
  • Keeping staff on site throughout the period of hire

Additional options may be available at extra cost and will be subject to terms and conditions of hire and availability.

Note: In addition to booking the venue, each couple must make a booking with the Registrar. They will need to satisfy the legal criteria and will also have to pay the relevant fee for the Registrar to attend the venue to carry out their service.

Book your wedding

Book now or make an enquiry on 020 7332 3977 or email Hampstead Heath.

Limited bookings

The site remains primarily an open space for public enjoyment, so only one event per day can be booked, with a maximum of two bookings per week and only two Friday and two weekend ceremonies in any one month, and none on Bank Holidays, capped to a maximum of 40 ceremonies per year.

27 October 2015
Last Modified:
07 November 2019