LAST UPDATED: 6 June 2012 at 5:20pm

You don't need to jet off somewhere exotic to host your wedding on a private island.

Monkey Island, a pretty, secluded hotspot on the Thames, has hosted many distinguished guests, including royalty. You and your guests could have sole use of the island's Grade I-listed buildings and lush four-acre grounds.

Ceremony capacity: 120; Food cost per head: £35; House wine: £19; Marquee available; Countryside

Monkey Island, Berkshire; 01628 500739; www.monkeyisland.co.uk

LAST UPDATED: 15 April 2011 at 1:30pm

You don't need to jet off somewhere exotic to host your wedding on a private island. Monkey Island, a centuries-old retreat on the Thames, has hosted many distinguished guests, including royalty. You and your guests could have sole use of the island's Grade I-listed buildings and four-acre grounds.

GUEST LIST Up to 120 THE BILL Ceremony room hire from £300; packages from £75pp LICENCE? Yes CONTACT 01628 500739; monkeyisland.co.uk.