Planning your wedding is a treasured time and Hampton Court Palace is an idyllic dream location to get married. Steeped in history, architectural magnificence and curiosity, it sits alongside one of the prettiest stretches of the river Thames.
Turk Launches is a 300 year old boat company that specialises in wedding cruises to Hampton Court Palace. If you are looking for ideas to make your Wedding Day even more memorable, you could consider arriving by boat, or hiring a boat for your evening party.
Arrive by boat at your Hampton Court Palace wedding
The romance of the river sets the scene to make a spectacular entrance for you and your guests at your Hampton Court Palace wedding.It is a breath-taking experience to view the majestic splendour of the palace and its gardens, as seen when approaching from the river Thames.
The stunning scenery provides an idyllic backdrop for photos. An elegant cruise with a champagne or Pimms reception sets an intimate mood for a truly magical day.
With 5 different sized boats, we can cater for 20 – 150 guests.
Arrive by boat options
• If your wedding is being held in The Little Banqueting House, you can arrive by boat directly at the entrance and enter the Privy Garden through the fabulous Tijou Screens.
• If your wedding is being held elsewhere in the Palace, the Turk’s pier is just a pretty 1 minute walk along the Thames path to the Palace entrance.
Evening entertainment Wedding Dance Cruise
Should your wedding reception be held in The Little Banqueting House, a private cruise can be arranged post-reception with music and dancing.
The Turk’s Pier is just 1 minute’s walk from the palace entrance, so easily accessible for you and your guests to make a wow departure and let the celebrations continue.
“Thank you all so much for making our wedding day so extra special. The New Southern Belle was a beautiful boat to celebrate our wedding on, it exceeded all our expectations. The crew were super professional while relaxed, making our trip one we had hoped for. We have had such amazing feedback from all our guests who all loved the boat experience. Lorraine & Scott F
Arrive by boat at your Hampton Court Palace Wedding – open booklet
To enquire about a wedding boat, please complete the quick enquiry form on our wedding page