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HQS Wellington - River Thames, London Weddings & Celebrations Venue

Temple Stairs , Victoria Embankment, London, WC2R 2PN, United Kingdom

Love at First Sight

Embark the magnificent HQS Wellington for an utterly spectacular wedding venue or special celebration!

After serving bravely at sea in the Second World War, HQS Wellington was transformed into a unique and romantic venue for weddings, intimate dinners, and celebrations. Sat proudly on the Thames in central London and boasting stunning city and river views, as well as sumptuous and historic interiors, HQS Wellington is the perfect backdrop for your big day. And make your day extra special, choose a venue that effortlessly marries striking sophistication and breathtaking romance.

Romance

Welcome to classic romance—with a dramatic twist. Cast away your planning stress and let our experienced team plan your special day in exacting detail, all personalised around you. Breathe in the rich history and timeless elegance of the HQS Wellington's gorgeous interiors, oil paintings, and marine antiques. Head to the quarterdeck for unforgettable wedding / celebration photos, where captivating views of London's most iconic landmarks are set against the River Thames. Embark on your love voyage with our once-in-a-lifetime venue.

Your Stay

Moored on the banks of the River Thames close to Temple tube station, HQS Wellington is perfectly placed to explore London's riches, as St Paul's Cathedral, Covent Garden, and historic Westminster are all within reach. With an abundance of accommodation options within walking distance, we combine a stunning private wedding venue with easy access to the buzzing pubs, historic theatres, and stylish boutiques in the heart of London.

What to Do

Hosting civil weddings and civil partnership ceremonies, as well as wedding magnificent receptions, we promise to create a special day that you and your guests will never forget. Marvel at our collection of stunning paintings in our renowned dining hall and admire the imposing marine architecture from the top deck. Our team will be on-hand, going the extra mile to make your wedding day extra special.

The Food of Love

At HQS Wellington our seasonal menu is designed with the utmost care to ensure your day runs perfectly. With menus for all tastes and requirements, you can indulge in delicious, stylish canapes or delight your guests with sophisticated buffet options built around you. For true intimacy, indulge in one of our private dining options, beginning with sparkling wine drinks reception and ending with sumptuous chocolate truffles. Turn up the heat and add some fire to your romantic dinner with our specially-designed curry menu.

    Services Offered:
  • Parties & Celebrations
  • Weddings
    Setting:
  • City
  • River
Recommended for:
  • Destination Dining
  • Exclusive
  • History & Culture
  • Luxury
  • Once in a Lifetime
  • On the Water
  • Romantic Dinner

Occasions

Anniversaries

Parties & Celebrations
Parties & Celebrations

For a stunning venue for your birthday, party, or celebration, choose HQS Wellington. Take your pick from our historic…

Birthdays

Parties & Celebrations
Parties & Celebrations

For a stunning venue for your birthday, party, or celebration, choose HQS Wellington. Take your pick from our historic…

Venue Hire
Venue Hire

Exclusive use of HQS Wellington for 8 hours, including the magnificent Court Room and stunning Quarter Deck with glorious…

Renewal of Vows

Parties & Celebrations
Parties & Celebrations

For a stunning venue for your birthday, party, or celebration, choose HQS Wellington. Take your pick from our historic…

Wedding

Wedding
Wedding

For a wedding combining classic romance with a striking, dramatic twist, choose HQS Wellington.

Venue Hire
Venue Hire

Exclusive use of HQS Wellington for 8 hours, including the magnificent Court Room and stunning Quarter Deck with glorious…

Seasonal Offers

Parties & Celebrations
Parties & Celebrations

For a stunning venue for your birthday, party, or celebration, choose HQS Wellington. Take your pick from our historic…