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Amaranth Court

South East of England

Prices from £212 + vat per 24 hours
Sleeps 380 people

Amaranth Court is one of the great remaining historic English houses, dating as far back as 1283 with the present house built in the early 1800s by the Duke of Bridgewater. Full of grandeur it offers one of the UK’s most beautiful venues for corporate events, conferences, weddings and private celebrations, with a variety of stunning historic reception rooms perfect for hosting high-end events along with contemporary purpose-built meeting spaces in the estate to meet every need of the 21st century guest. The beautiful grounds extend to 190 acres with formal gardens, parkland and woodland, along with nature trails, cycle paths and even a pitch and putt golf course. Extensive leisure facilities include an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, gym, tennis and squash courts, sure to leave you feeling relaxed and revitalised, with 190 en-suite modern bedrooms available in separate buildings in the estate for overnight stays. Enjoy the highest standards of service and cuisine, and your own dedicated event planner and an outstanding team who will ensure your stay exceeds all expectations in this most beautiful of settings. Please note this property is not available for exclusive use.

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Key Facts

• No of bedrooms: 190
• No of bathrooms: 190
• Sleeps: 380
• Dining capacity: 180
• Meeting capacity: 250 theatre
• Reception capacity: 400
• Marquee: No
• Catering: In-house, fully staffed
• Own drinks: No
• Music/bar licence: 1am
• Only private function rooms available
• Location: Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire

o Bar & Restaurant
o Health club with pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room
o Gym, squash, tennis, croquet, pitch and putt golf
o 190 acres of grounds


Amaranth Court is set in a private 190 acre estate, offering an idyllic setting with delightful grounds including Capability Brown parkland and beautiful formal gardens designed by Humphry Repton. This magnificent property dates back to 1283 when its original purpose was for a monastery, and was renowned as a centre for learning until King Henry VIII dissolved monasteries in the UK in 1539. The house became the home of Princess Elizabeth, who lived here during her youth, and continued to own the house until her death in 1603.


Amaranth Court offers several grand and historic reception rooms perfect for events, whether that be a sophisticated dinner party, a lavish celebration or a prestigious corporate event, along with modern, purpose built meeting rooms and conference spaces. There are beautiful grounds for outdoor entertaining and extensive leisure amenities for guests’ use, along with four separate dedicated accommodation buildings with modern, comfortable en-suite bedrooms. Amaranth Court has 179 en-suite bedrooms and 11 executive suites. Most bedrooms offer double beds although there are a limited number of twin bedrooms also available.


View the beautiful photographs of this magnificent property here, including the stunning event spaces, bedrooms, spacious living areas and stunning grounds.


Find out more about prices to host your next luxury event here, with Day Delegate Rates and 24 Hour inclusive prices available for non-exclusive use events. Please contact us for prices for weddings….


Amaranth Court makes a wonderful venue for private parties and functions, from intimate candlelit dinners to lavish parties to celebrate in style; you can enjoy award winning bespoke cuisine and impeccable service in luxurious surroundings. Walk in the footsteps of royalty through the spectacular Main Hall with its stunning stone staircase or indulge in a banquet fit for a King or Queen in the magnificent Wyatt Room, after all, Queen Elizabeth I owned Amaranth Court.

Services & Activities

Nestled within 190 acres of beautiful parkland in Hertfordshire lies the magnificent Amaranth Court, a truly idyllic and romantic setting in which to celebrate your marriage. With an abundance of beautiful rooms to choose from, award-winning dining, bespoke packages and a dedicated wedding co-ordinator who understands that it’s the little details that make all the difference, we’re poised to plan everything to perfection. Just for you.


Amaranth Court is set in a beautiful private estate in Hertfordshire countryside near Berkhamsted, and offers excellent transport links. The national motorway network is easily accessible with the M1 just 10miles from the property and M25 11 miles away. Central London is less than an hour away by car, or trains from London Euston to Berkhamsted Station take as little as 28 minutes, with a complementary scheduled shuttle service available from Berkhamsted Train Station.


Gillian McLaren

We wanted to let you know that our meeting yesterday at Amaranth Court was a huge success – the venue was fantastic and the service faultless. Working in the hospitality industry we know how hard it is to achieve such a consistent and high level of service and we were all in awe!