From country and barn venues to stylish city hotels, these stunning UK wedding venues are the best of the bunch when it comes to planning your wedding…
- 1 The best wedding venues in the UK right now
- 1.1 Best Barn Wedding Venues
- 1.2 Ideal for outdoor wedding ceremonies
- 1.3 Ideal for romantic settings
- 1.4 Ideal for weddings in a stately home
- 1.5 The best multi-purpose wedding venues
- 1.6 The best wedding venues in London
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The best wedding venues in the UK right now
Best Barn Wedding Venues
Doxford Barns, Northumberland
Start your day in the enchanting location of the Morning Room, a natural light spot perfect for prep photos, before making your grand arrival in the Threshing Room, a decor adorned with chandeliers and flowers. Guide guests into the Cart Shed for canapes, then into the Great Barn for a wedding.
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Milling barn, Hertfordshire
Milling Barn is a stunning location in rolling Hertfordshire countryside, incorporating traditional character and rustic charm. With its high ceilings and exposed beams, the barn is filled with natural light streaming in through the windows, while the garden and terrace provide the perfect space to relax outside.
Visit the Milling Barn website
South Farm, Hertfordshire
If boho chic is your vibe, this Hertfordshire countryside gem has an array of spaces, accommodating parties of all shapes and sizes. Impress your loved ones with a ceremony in the Summerhouse, an oak-framed structure overlooking a lily pond that can be decorated however you wish.
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Ideal for outdoor wedding ceremonies
Hever Castle, Kent
The open-air ceremonies of this historical monument take place under the arched columns of the loggia at the edge of the water, overlooking a lake. Guests are then invited to take a short walk under the flower-decked terraces and through the rose gardens, before arriving at the Guthrie Pavilion for a wedding feast.
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Birtsmorton Court, West Midlands
With its grand moat, expansive lawns and medieval mansion, the scenery at this Grade I listed exclusive-use venue is too beautiful to stay indoors. Get married in the white garden surrounded by fragrant flowers, a fountain and a decorative pergola, before slipping away for some romantic snaps in the park.
Visit the Birtsmorton Court website
Sheene Mill, Cambridgeshire
This pretty postcard setting on the Mel River has totally transformed since its days as a watermill. Welcome up to 200 guests by renting the mill exclusively, your ceremony taking place in the garden overlooking the pond of the mill.
Visit the Sheene Mill website
Ideal for romantic settings
Blair Castle, Perthshire
Blair Castle is a majestic venue in Highland Perthshire that offers an inspiring range of rooms, lavish decor, romantic interiors and the most spectacular gardens to celebrate your special day.
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The Hare & Hounds Hotel, Cotswolds
This historic shrine is full of charming features; think original wood-burning fireplaces, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a host of cozy lounges and suites. When it comes to the ceremony, up to 120 of your loved ones can be seated in the Westonbirt Room, Beautfort Room or Breeze House & Gardens.
Visit the Hare & Hounds Hotel website
The Gherkin, London
At 591 feet above the ground, this exclusive event space at Searcys in-house restaurant and bar offers 360-degree views of the city, with a civil ceremony license, dance floor and DJ facilities all included. Welcome 260 guests for a scintillating cocktail or dine in style and enjoy seated dining for up to 140 people.
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Ideal for weddings in a stately home
Hedsor House, Buckinghamshire
As an exclusive use wedding venue, Hedsor House can be your own 24 hour stately home. Located just 30 minutes from central London, in the beautiful countryside of Buckinghamshire, the property has 12 beautiful guest rooms, as well as a superb bridal suite.
Visit the Hedsor House website
Knebworth House, Hertfordshire
With its tall turrets, gargoyles, and surrounding parkland, this estate has all the splendor of a live-action Disney movie set. The Victorian Library, Edwardian Dining Room and Banqueting Hall each provide a spectacular setting for a dazzling celebration, while the formal gardens are also permitted for ceremonies.
Visit the Knebworth House website
Ashridge House, Hertfordshire
Ashridge House is a spectacular, award-winning wedding venue in Hertfordshire, surrounded by 190 acres of stunning gardens. Once a royal residence, Ashridge House features grand turreted facades, beautiful gardens and a choice of elegant reception rooms, providing a dramatic, romantic and unique backdrop for your big day.
Visit the Ashridge House website
The best multi-purpose wedding venues
Lakeside Mansion, Gloucestershire
Rain or shine, there are plenty of settings in which to say “yes” in this Victorian mansion. Choose from four ceremony locations within the seven-acre estate: the Maximilian Suite, the Italian Pavilion, the Lakeside Pavilion, or the Mansion Arches. Each has its own unique backdrop, ideal for wedding photos.
Visit the Manor By The Lake website
Ashton Lodge, Warwickshire
Ashton Lodge Country House is an exclusive use wedding venue in the heart of the Midlands. Set on three acres, this stunning country home offers a unique venue to celebrate your special day. Host up to 150 people for a formal seated meal or host a more intimate wedding in the Garden Room.
Visit the Ashton Lodge website
Hampton Court, Surrey
Whether you’re dreaming of a traditional white wedding or wanting something unusual, this Tudor palace can pretty much satisfy it all. Big, explosive affairs are best conducted in the Great Hall, adorned with stained glass windows, ornate tapestries and marble carvings, or in the Orangery and Privy Garden.
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The best wedding venues in London
Classic, opulent and luxurious, the Rosewood’s striking facade, sparkling chandeliers and grand marble staircases are the perfect backdrop for something truly special. Choose from four spaces for ceremonies and receptions, accommodating up to 470 people standing in the Grand Ballroom. If your look is refined, elegant and romantic, this is a setting your guests will be talking about for years.
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The crème de la crème of urban elegance, The Ned is an exclusive club and hotel with six rooms and terraces available for private wedding hire. Capacities vary from 10 to 200 guests, to cater for all types of weddings. A former building in Midland Back, The Ned showcases the best of 1920s design, including walnut paneled walls, twinkling chandeliers and quirky tapestries. Guests of the venue will also notice the incredible rooftop, with stunning views of St. Paul’s Cathedral and the City of London.
Visit The Ned website
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