The best summer party venues in the UK

Planning a summer party? We've got you covered. This list has tons of brilliant venues for a killer summer party from all over the UK. There is a huge range of sizes and styles too, so we're sure you'll find one you love. After all, when the sun comes out in the UK, we have to seize the opportunity. Whether it's a work do or birthday bash, one of the venues below will definitely fit the bill.

Updated on 11 February 2022

If you're looking for the best summer party venues in the UK, you've come to the right place. Although sunny days in the UK may be rare, they are truly magical when they do come around. Thanks to our short summer season, we think it's important to make the most it, and what better way to do so than to throw a party? No matter the occasion - an office party, birthday or brand launch - a summer party is a great way to celebrate.

When it comes to the best summer party venues in the UK, there is a lot of choice, from smaller inns in the countryside to full-blown castles and everything in between. It can be a little daunting to choose, so we've put together a list to help with the process. We looked high and low to find the best venues for summer parties in the UK. All you need to know in advance is your budget, location and rough numbers. Luckily for you, this list shows the capacity of each venue so you can quickly find one that's the right size for your specific event. 

Of course, this list is one of many. We've created tons of themed lists to make choosing a venue as straightforward as possible. If you want to show a film, check out our guide to the best screening rooms and cinemas. For bigger events, our list of large venues with capacities over 1,000 is just the job. Alternatively, impress your guests with a more contemporary space from our modern venues list.

Hopefully, this selection of top venues will help planning your event a little easier. When you get to the next stage, we've got you covered with our guide to planning a sustainable event, how to work out your conference venue costs and even the best canape ideas too. If it still feels overwhelming, there's always our free concierge service to help you find the perfect place for your event.

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace

Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP

Max Meeting 300
Max Standing 500
Max Banquet 300
Stapleford Park

Stapleford Park

Stapleford, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 2EF

Max Meeting 200
Max Standing 300
Max Banquet 180
Macdonald Frimley Hall Hotel & Spa

Macdonald Frimley Hall Hotel & Spa

Lime Avenue, Off Portsmouth Road, Camberley, Surrey, Surrey, GU15 2BG

Max Meeting 300
Max Standing 300
Max Banquet 300
Kew Palace

Kew Palace

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Kew, London, TW9 3AE

Max Meeting 10
Max Standing 60
Max Banquet 24
Emirates Old Trafford

Emirates Old Trafford

Lancashire Cricket, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M16 0PX

Max Meeting 1200
Max Standing 1300
Max Banquet 1000
Summer Parties at Ascot Racecourse

Summer Parties at Ascot Racecourse

Ascot Racecourse, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7JX

Max Theatre 1370
Max Standing 1500
Max Banquet 1200
Sea Containers Events

Sea Containers Events

18 Upper Ground, South Bank, London, SE1 9RQ

Max Meeting 215
Max Standing 600
Max Banquet 150
Dewar

Dewar's Aberfeldy Distillery

Dewar's Aberfeldy Distillery, Aberfeldy, PH15 2EB

Max Meeting 45
Max Standing 75
Max Banquet 32
Raven

Raven's Ait

Ravens Ait Island, Portsmouth Road , Surrey, Surrey, KT6 4HN

Max Meeting 250
Max Theatre 250
Max Standing 250
Max Banquet 250
Sopwell House

Sopwell House

Cottonmill Lane Sopwell St. Albans , St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 2HQ

Max Meeting 380
Max Standing 700
Max Banquet 300
Langshott Manor

Langshott Manor

Ladbroke Road, Horley, Surrey, RH6 9LN

Max Meeting 60
Max Standing 80
Max Banquet 60
Yellowave Beach Sports Venue

Yellowave Beach Sports Venue

299 Madeira Drive, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 1EN

Max Meeting 60
Max Standing 80
Max Banquet 50
Hanbury Manor Hotel & Country Club

Hanbury Manor Hotel & Country Club

Ware , Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 0SD

Max Meeting 196
Max Standing 180
Max Banquet 144
Hylands Estate

Hylands Estate

Hylands Park, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ

Max Meeting 300
Max Standing 300
Max Banquet 250
Hickstead

Hickstead

Hickstead, West Sussex, West Sussex, RH17 5NU

Roehampton Venues

Roehampton Venues

Roehampton Lane, Putney, London, SW15 5PH

Max Meeting 140
Max Standing 200
Max Banquet 100
Lympstone Manor

Lympstone Manor

Lympstone Manor Hotel, Courtlands Lane, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 3NZ

Max Meeting 46
Max Standing 200
Max Banquet 150
Pavilions of Harrogate

Pavilions of Harrogate

Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 8NZ

Max Meeting 640
Max Standing 800
Max Banquet 552
Wyboston Lakes

Wyboston Lakes

Great North Road, Wyboston, Bedfordshire, MK44 3AL

Max Meeting 270
Max Standing 180
Max Banquet 280
The Grange Estate

The Grange Estate

Grange Park, Northington, Hampshire, SO24 9TG

Max Meeting 100
Max Standing 150
Max Banquet 75
Fox and Hounds Country Hotel

Fox and Hounds Country Hotel

Eggesford Chulmleigh , Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18 7JZ

Max Meeting 0
Max Standing 0
Max Banquet 0
Tewkesbury Park

Tewkesbury Park

Lincoln Green Lane, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 7DN

Max Meeting 106
Max Standing 300
Max Banquet 150
Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle

Maidstone , Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1PL

Max Meeting 200
Max Theatre 200
Max Standing 200
Max Banquet 200
The Goodwood Estate

The Goodwood Estate

Goodwood , Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0PX

Max Meeting 120
Max Theatre 245
Max Standing 500
Max Banquet 180
Henry Moore Studios and Gardens

Henry Moore Studios and Gardens

Perry Green Much , Hadham, Hertfordshire, SG10 6EE

Max Meeting 80
Max Theatre 120
Max Standing 180
Max Banquet 100
Inglewood Manor

Inglewood Manor

Badgers Rake Lane, Ledsham, Cheshire, CH66 8PF

Max Meeting 100
Max Standing 95
Max Banquet 70
Grub

Grub

50 Red Bank, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4 4HF

Max Meeting 135
Max Theatre 140
Max Standing 200
Max Banquet 150

If you're specifically looking for places in the capital, be sure to check out our guide to the best summer party venues in London. It's packed full of great places to book for any type of event. A slightly less fun element or event planning is budgeting, which is why we've created the ultimate guide to minimum spend. Last but not least, you'll definitely want to check our party planning checklist to make sure nothing gets forgotten.