Choosing the ideal wedding venue is no small feat. Couples must juggle numerous considerations, from the desired wedding theme to the guest count. But that's not all! The multitude of absolutely breathtaking venues available only adds to the decision-making challenge. Well, we're here to guide you. From centuries-old mansions and stylish restaurants to botanic gardens, we've curated a list of the UK's most enchanting venues to ensure your wedding day is as dreamy as you've always imagined.
Nestled in the Somerset town of Bruton, At the Chapel is a 17th-century building with an 18th-century chapel and an outdoor terrace. The venue is home to a stylish restaurant, an artisan bakery, and a winestore. What’s more, At the Chapel has 8 luxurious bedrooms above the restaurant — each is unique and features all the needed amenities for a comfortable stay. At the Chapel is perfect for all kinds of special occasions. The venue offers seasonal sharing menus served on large platters, a carefully chosen selection of outstanding wines from small producers, and a wide selection of cakes. At the Chapel also features a stunning gallery with original artwork from local and international artists and a terrace with views over ancient rooftops and steep gardens. Well, sounds like an ideal place to celebrate the wedding!
Babington House is a Grade II-listed manor set on 18 acres of the English countryside in the heart of Somerset. Built in 1705, Babington House is an incredible venue perfect for celebrating meaningful occasions. Event spaces at the manor range from the intimate Log Room, with a capacity of 36 seated guests, to the Orangery, which can host larger parties with up to 90 seated guests. To make your celebration even more memorable, you can rent a 45-seat cinema for private screenings — a great option if you have some creative video projects in mind. For an ultra-intimate experience, check out the Study with a capacity of up to 10 seated guests.
Cornwell Manor is probably one of the most romantic places in England to wed. This stunning Georgian-fronted manor is available for exclusive hire for a minimum of three days over weekends from June to September. Cornwell Manor allows for various wedding celebrations - from intimate ballroom ceremonies to grand church weddings with marquees on the lawn or outdoor events in the gardens and near the lake. Ideal for both photos and festivities, it's truly a dream destination.
An iconic building, a Christian place of worship, a tourist destination, and a concert venue — Ely Cathedral is all that. This magnificent building in Cambridgeshire has a rich history dating back over 1300 years. Today, Ely Cathedral is not only a place of worship, but also a widely known film location, having been used as a film set for various historical dramas, including “The King’s Speech.” Ely Cathedral is also an ideal place for love commitments. The venue offers different wedding packages to suit every budget, from simple ceremonies for just a few guests to spectacular ones with bespoke flowers and music performed by professional cathedral musicians. Ely Cathedral is the perfect choice for couples dreaming of a traditional church wedding.
Euridge Manor is an exclusive venue where fairy tales are created! The sanctuary is nestled in the rolling hills of Cotswolds, just a few miles from the historic city of Bath. Georgian-style architecture, sparkling water features, evergreen trees, and rose gardens — no wonder it’s the desired venue for meaningful celebrations, corporate retreats, and photoshoots. Every wedding that Euridge Manor hosts is as unique as the couple celebrating it. The venue's event team will support you throughout your wedding planning by recommending trusted suppliers and suggesting ideas on how to enhance each space. Manor’s private grounds are licensed to hold civil ceremonies in six unique indoor and outdoor locations, such as the spectacular Boathouse and intimate Cloister.
Foxhill is a luxurious 5-star private manor house hotel located in the scenic Cotswolds. Overlooking the charming village of Broadway, this intimate country home has been thoughtfully modernized, ensuring a memorable stay. At Foxhill Manor, your comfort and enjoyment take center stage. The venue boasts cozy fireside nooks and atmospheric corners, as well as spacious areas perfect for dining, dancing, and, of course, celebrating your wedding. For those seeking an unforgettable event, Foxhill Manor offers exclusive use and personalized packages tailored to your needs.
Heckfield Place is a lovingly restored Georgian family home, now transformed into a luxury hotel nestled in 400 acres of the serene Hampshire countryside. With its old heather, lush woods, meticulously tended gardens, and expansive fields, it exudes a blend of wild charm and cozy warmth. Heckfield Place serves as a fantastic venue for celebrations of all kinds, offering spacious rooms and gardens for dreamy proposals, classic English weddings, intimate blessings, and everything in between. It's a place where magical moments come to life and beautiful memories are born.
Hedsor is a picturesque Georgian mansion conveniently located near London. This elegant venue accommodates weddings and receptions of up to 150 guests, with a further 100 friends welcome for your evening party. A unique feature of Hedsor is the nearby 12th century St. Nicholas’ Church, which offers a historic setting for marriage ceremonies and blessings. Whether you envision an intimate gathering in Centre Hall or a grand celebration in the Grand Ballroom, the Hedsor team is dedicated to making your wedding dreams come true.
Nestled within the expansive 25,000-acre Holkham Estate on the Norfolk Coast sits Holkham Hall. A Palladian mansion and a cherished family residence, it's an idyllic spot for unforgettable celebrations. Holkham Hall is surrounded by pristine sand dunes, captivating landscapes, and shimmering lakes, offering endless possibilities. From bohemian woodland weddings to luxurious marquee receptions and enchanting parties beneath the Marble Hall's impressive domed ceiling, each Holkham wedding is as unique as the couple at the heart of it.
Located in southwest London, Kew Gardens is a botanic garden that houses some of the largest and most diverse botanical collections in the world. It covers more than 320 acres of green space and includes tropical glasshouses and a mesmerizing treetop walkway. So be ready for some of the most stunning views imaginable! From enchanting gardens to iconic buildings, Kew features an array of event spaces that are designed to create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Choose Cambridge Cottage for an intimate wedding with your dearest and nearest, or mark your special day in the Kew’s most atmospheric locations — the Nash Conservatory and the Temperate House. At Kew Gardens, you will definitely find the perfect space to host your dream celebration.
Kin House is a beautifully restored Georgian manor nestled in the serene Wiltshire countryside. This versatile venue is available for weddings, private parties, retreats, and other special occasions. Regardless of whether you have a small or large guest list, there are numerous charming spots both inside the house and throughout the grounds for your big day. The light-filled Garden House is ideal for rehearsal dinners; the Hearth Room is a prime spot for receptions, while the sunlit Arbour serves as a romantic outdoor ceremony location. And if you're looking to dance the night away, the stunning Kilvert Hall awaits, complete with a bar, dance floor and a stage area for live music.
Middleton Lodge is a family-owned country estate set in 200 acres of Yorkshire parkland. It’s an enchanting escape for guests to eat, gather and relax. Three dozen cozy rooms are dotted around the estate in what were once working buildings. Right at the heart of the estate sits a walled garden divided into four areas, each representing a season. The property also features two incredible restaurants: a relaxed all-day The Coach House and Forge. Couples planning to wed can choose between the Fig House in the Walled Garden or The Palladian Main House — all are exceptionally unique and beautiful.
Somerley House is a Georgian Stately Home located in Hampshire with a wealth of possibilities. While the estate is not open to the public, it warmly welcomes guests for corporate events, festivals, concerts, film shoots, and of course weddings. Licensed for both ceremonies and receptions, Somerley boasts a variety of awe-inspiring event spaces. You can choose from the cozy intimacy of the East and West Libraries, the sunlit Drawing Room, or the grandeur of the stunning Picture Gallery. If you're dreaming of an outdoor celebration, the expansive lawn next to Somerley House is the perfect spot to set up a beautiful marquee.
Led by one of the most respected chefs in Britain, Skye Gyngell, Spring is a stylish restaurant nestled in the New Wing of the legendary Somerset House. It’s not only a great place to treat yourself to exquisite cuisine but also an idyllic space to hold a wedding reception inside one of the most iconic institutions. Spring can cater for both intimate weddings of up to 36 guests in the garden and larger weddings for up to 116 guests in the main dining room, with a separate area for drinks reception and dancing. The venue promises to create an experience that will linger in your memory forever.
Just a short walk from Harrods sits The Lanesborough, an award-winning luxury hotel. The neoclassical mansion is home to 93 exquisitely designed suites and bedrooms, modern British dining, the vibrant Library Bar and Garden Room, and the magnificent Lanesborough Club & Spa. The Lanesborough is an idyllic place for hosting weddings, birthday parties, and other meaningful social events. The Lanesborough has venues for events of different types and sizes, from the spacious Lanesborough Restaurant to the intimate The Wilkins. Each of the seven hotel’s private event spaces has a character and atmosphere of its own.
The Ned is a glamorous hotel set in the former Midland Bank building. Today, the property features 250 bedrooms channeling 1920s and 1930s designs, ten restaurants, indoor and rooftop pools, a gym, a spa & private event spaces. Weddings at The Ned take place on the historic sixth floor, which has six rooms and two outdoor terraces overlooking the city of London. And the entire floor can be yours for the day! The Ned can host intimate affairs for 50 guests and large-scale gatherings of up to 200 guests. All the event spaces here boast period features and ample arched windows for plenty of natural light. The Ned's talented event team will take care of everything you need, from the ceremony and the menu, to the flowers and music.
The NoMad London takes residence inside the historic, grade II-listed building famously known as The Bow Street Magistrates’ Court and Police Station. Located in Covent Garden, its design is influenced by its rich 19th-century history and the cultural ties between London and New York. The hotel provides over 800 sqm of stylish space suitable for various events, including weddings and meetings. The Magistrates' Ballroom, complemented by two private dining rooms and a bar, is great for dinners and receptions. The Fireplace Room provides a cozy private dining experience, while Common Decency provides a secluded lounge ambiance.
Opened in 1782, The Old Sessions House was once the largest courthouse in England. As of now, London’s iconic landmark is a beloved destination for work and leisure. Many of the building’s historic features are still intact, and the patina of aged stone and plasterwork is a reminder of its long history. The top level of The Old Sessions House hosts Sessions Arts Club, an urban sanctuary nestled in the old judges’ dining room. This laid-back lounge combines a restaurant, bar, art, and performance space that moves and shifts with seasons via its curated collective program. The dining room of Sessions Arts Club is surrounded by three terraces with fireplaces and a roof garden perfect for alfresco dinners. Magnificent and unique, The Old Sessions House is an incredible venue for hosting meaningful celebrations and events, be that an elegant wedding, art exhibition, or fashion show.
The Painswick is a boutique hotel located in Cotswold. The picture-perfect Palladian house can be your new home-from-home and a venue for celebrating special occasions. Surrounded by Gloucestershire countryside, The Painswick is the perfect place to say “I do.” The Painswick's event team will treat your wedding as one-of-a-kind and tailor your day to whatever you fancy. The house features spaces ideal for every part of your special day, from luxurious lounges with sink-into-me sofas to an outdoor terrace with stunning views of Painswick Valley. If the ringing of bells is your pick, exchange your vows in St Mary’s Church, which sits just in the vicinity of the house. When the party's over, and it’s time for slumber, the newlyweds can rest in George's suite, complete with Romeo and Juliet balcony. What a great way to end such a meaningful day!
Thyme is a restored historic Cotswold estate steeped in history. Deeply rooted in family traditions, it seamlessly marries a love for nature, conservation, and beauty with an enduring passion for food and entertainment. Thyme is a versatile venue that can host all sorts of get-togethers, from laid-back birthday parties to corporate events. You can choose from various spaces, whether it's the relaxed Chef's Table in the Ox Barn or the historic and welcoming 16th-century Tithe Barn.
Wilderness Reserve is a collection of exclusive-use cottages, farmhouses, manors & barns, hot tubs & spas — all set in 8,000 acres of private Suffolk countryside. Wilderness Reserve consists of two adjoining estates: a 15th-century Chapel Barn Estate and Sibton Park Estate', a Grade II Georgian mansion. Both are set in their private parklands and feature a wide variety of inside and outside wedding reception venues. Each estate is available separately or together and can be exclusively yours for two or three days. Experienced wedding coordinators, hosts, and chefs will work directly with you or your wedding planner to ensure your celebration is memorable and special. Wilderness Reserve caters for a maximum of 10 weddings per estate each year, so don’t miss your chance.