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Hatfield House Events

  • Hatfield
  • 0 - 300
  • Meetings, Conferences, Weddings

About this venue

Hatfield House is a spectacular location for celebrations and gala dinners oozing with English Tudor grandeur. Once home to Queen Elizabeth I, the Old Palace’s banquet hall is what everybody dreams of when they think of traditional weddings and event space.

Meanwhile, it also has the facilities for state-of-the-art meetings and thrilling conferences. In the beautiful surroundings of Hatfield Park and easily accessible for businesses and delegates across Hertfordshire, this venue offers an aesthetic and historical experience that’s truly rare.

And no matter what the occasion, the renowned catering and hospitality on offer is fit for royalty.

Event Spaces

Hatfield House has two main spaces that are steeped in history, but also fully equipped with modern facilities to make sure your event is everything you hoped for.

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  • The Old Palace Hatfield House 31929089537 O

    The Old Palace

    Capacity: 300

    Once home to Queen Elizabeth I, you’ll find a magnificent English Tudor Hall. The dream space for weddings, receptions and gala or awards dinners.

    • Bar
    • PA System
    • Exhibition Space
  • Hatfield House Riding School Theatre 11

    The Riding School

    Capacity: 220

    A contemporary space with a glass pitched roof, exposed beams and a bar. The adjacent syndicate rooms are ideal for exhibitions and conferences.

    • Bar
    • PA System
    • Exhibition Space

Capacity at a Glance

Event Space Reception Theatre Boardroom UShape Dinner / Dance Cab Lunch / Dinner Max Capacity
The Old Palace 300 300 40 50 200 100 250 300
The Riding School 200 200 40 40 110 70 120 220


Hatfield House is a short walk from Hatfield train station and very convenient to the A1 motorway, with 300 onsite car parking spaces.


  • Hatfield 0.4 Miles
  • A1(M) JCT 3 1.7 Miles
  • Car Parking: Onsite (300 spaces)
  • London Luton Airport 10.8 Miles


Hatfield Park, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5HX

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Special offers at Hatfield House

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    Ways to be Well

    Our nutritionally designed menus have been created by incorporating a holistic approach to nutrition and wellbeing with a focus on how they can support both physical and mental wellbeing.


  • Good To Go England

    This venue has been awarded the ‘Good To Go’ UK industry mark, the official UK mark to signal that a tourism and hospitality business can demonstrate they are following the government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

  • Code Of Practice Logo MASTER 1

    This venue is a member of the HBAA and supports their Code of Practice to assure best practice between agents, hotels and venues – ensuring every client receives a professional service.

  • MIA

    This venue is accredited by The Meetings Industry Association (mia), providing each of its clients with the assurance of excellence in business meetings and events across service, safety, health and responsibility.

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Meeting rooms

From corporate days to team planning, the Haydock Racecourse meeting rooms can cater for any event in style. There’s an exceptional range of executive boxes and luxurious suites which can accommodate up to 500 delegates.

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Conference rooms

For larger events, Haydock Racecourse conference venue can’t help but impress. As well as 127 acres of parkland, there is 1,000 square metres of indoor exhibition space and over 13 acres of hard standing exhibition areas for major events for up to 20,000 people.

The Haydock Racecourse conference rooms have Wi-Fi, CCTV and full audiovisual to make your conference run smoothly and safely.

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Haydock Racecourse can be transformed into a dream wedding setting. Used to hosting huge occasions, the Jockey Club’s wedding catering will be the envy of your family and friends.

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Restaurant Associates

Restaurant Associates (RA Venues) are proud to work with some of the UK’s most iconic and unique venues, from Tudor castles to contemporary art galleries. Their food philosophy is underpinned by their commitment to championing sustainability through seasonal menus and ethically sourced British produce. They deliver everything from intimate receptions to grand dinners, parties, exhibitions, conferences and meetings, and believe in making every event extraordinary.  

Find out more: www.restaurantassociates.co.uk

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This venue recognises the risks posed to the planet from climate change and the consequences of this change being felt by people all around the world. That is why they operate a Meetings For Change promise: 

  • We believe in using fresh, seasonal products

    We aim for 80% of the ingredients on our menus to be British grown. All the chicken and milk we serve is Red Tractor assured. 

  • We believe in the power of plants

    We offer plant-forward menus, with a choice of great-tasting alternative proteins. 

  • We believe in zero waste 

    Whatever we’re cooking for your meeting or event, our approach is root-to-stem, nose-to-tail. We use recycled and reusable packaging wherever we can. 

  • We believe in ethical sourcing 

    Our teas and coffees come from responsible suppliers. Our chocolate is Fairtrade and Rainforest Alliance certified. 

  • We believe in protecting our planet 

    Our climate promise is to reach Net Zero by 2030.  In addition, this venue has further sustainable priorities. Please contact a venue expert for more information.