Situated near the town centre of Letchworth Garden City in Hertfordshire, The Cloisters is an historic Grade 2* listed building. Built in 1907 by Miss Annie Lawrence as an open air school dedicated to Psychology, it is an extraordinary building designed according to the Arts and Crafts Movement. It has been designated as one of the ‘great historic buildings of North Hertfordshire’. This quirky, impressive building is available as a perfect venue in which to hold Weddings, Parties, Meetings, Conferences, Concerts and other special occasions.
The Cloisters has been designated by Letchworth Garden City Corporation as one of the ‘great historic buildings’ of North Hertfordshire. The Cloisters appeared in episode 4 of ITV‘s five-part series Britain’s Secret Homes, placing it in 16th place out of 50 historic buildings in Britain selected by English Heritage.
Choosing the Cloisters as the venue for your wedding Day will ensure that you achieve your perfect day. Your Wedding Ceremony can be held in one of the seven dedicated areas at this unique location.
After the ceremony, pass through the foyer with it’s original marble font, and greet your guests with a welcome drink in our “long bar” reception area. Relax in the bar area or venture into the gardens for photographs.
Welcome your guests into the banqueting hall through the Masonic Temple before being announced into the hall to dine and celebrate with your guests. We can cater for up to 120 guests in a formal setting or up to 180 guests for a celebratory party. Our banqueting hall features a good sized dance floor for you and your guests to enjoy.
Whatever your catering requirements are, whether it’s a sit-down meal, fork or carvery buffet, afternoon tea or barbeque, you can be assured that it will be delivered to the highest of standards by our excellent in-house catering team. We pride ourselves on flexibility and choice, and would be pleased to assist you in making your final meal choices. Our fully stocked and licensed bar has a host of excellent wines, ales, beers, spirits and soft drinks that would please any guest.
The Cloisters has free parking on-site for 80 vehicles, baby changing facilities and disabled access and facilities. There is complimentary Wi-Fi in the banqueting hall.
A visit to The Cloisters is highly recommended. When you arrive here, you can meet with a member of our Wedding Team who can show you around the venue and discuss with you your special requirements. Our comprehensive service also includes a Master of Ceremonies and Guest co-ordination during your Wedding Day.