Weddings at The Crown
For over 230 years, The Crown Inn has been weaving enchanting memories in the picturesque village of Farnham Royal, nestled on the Berkshire/Buckinghamshire border. Fresh from a recent refurbishment, we invite you to embrace the charm of our historic venue exclusively for your wedding day.
Ideal for intimate gatherings or larger winter celebrations of up to 120 by the inviting crackling fire, The Crown Inn offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere. During the summer, step into our expansive two-acre garden, surrounded by fields and open greenbelt, providing a breathtaking backdrop for your special day with space for up to 200 guests.
From a cozy sit-down wedding breakfast to a distinctive al fresco cooking experience, our offerings reflect our commitment to delivering high-quality food in a comfortable and homely setting, complemented by exceptional customer service.
Embark on a journey of possibilities as you explore the options available to make your day truly “Exclusively Yours” at The Crown Inn. Our dedicated team is ready to support you and craft the magic for your big day.”
Experience the charm of having your own exclusive inn for the day at The Crown Inn, where we cater to your every wedding need. Our venue provides an intimate setting for a seated wedding breakfast and transforms seamlessly to host a lively party. With a license till 1 am, the festivities can continue well into the night.
Nestled within the enchanting surroundings, our boutique accommodations offer a perfect retreat for the bridal party. Whether you prefer the warmth of our beautiful interior during Autumn and Winter or the blissful Summer sun in our expansive outside space, featuring an incredible stretch tent for shade, we provide versatile options for every season.
For a more intimate setting during Spring and Summer, our outside Pagoda’s offer an exclusive space to celebrate your special day. With various areas to choose from, your wedding experience becomes truly customizable.
Indulge in our Crown Package, a curated offering that includes a glass of Champagne on arrival, the Chef’s choice of five delightful canapés, a sumptuous wedding breakfast, half a bottle of wine per person, half a bottle of water per person, and convenient storage space for presents. Extend the celebration with an ‘After Party’ at The Crown Inn, ensuring your wedding day is filled with joy, elegance, and unforgettable moments.”
Chris Wheeler – Chef Patron
With a culinary journey that spans over three decades, Chris Wheeler, the acclaimed wedding chef, honed his skills alongside the renowned Jean-Christophe Novelli. His impressive career has been marked by innovative cuisine and a distinctive creative flair that has captivated guests throughout the years.
Having served as the right-hand man to Jean-Christophe Novelli and led the kitchens at the multi-award-winning Stoke Park in Buckinghamshire for nearly two decades, Chris Wheeler has garnered widespread acclaim for his ability to craft exquisite, mouth-watering dishes. His culinary prowess has earned accolades from both the international media and the countless guests who have savoured his creations.
In 2016, Chris was named Hotel Chef of the Year (over 250 covers) at the prestigious Hotel Cateys, a testament to his culinary excellence. Widely recognized, he has graced the screens of popular shows such as Saturday Kitchen, Sunday Brunch, and Great British Menu, entertaining millions with his culinary expertise.