Choosing the right wedding venue is a crucial part of planning a perfect wedding. It is important to choose a venue that matches the formality, ambiance and theme of your wedding. Thankfully, there are now many high-quality wedding venues available that can suit any kind of wedding. Here are five of the best!
A lovely country home designed in the regency architectural style, Kingscote House is one of the most beautiful wedding venues in the Cotswolds. It combines country beauty with regency-period charm. The grounds are absolutely spectacular and feature 28 acres of carefully manicured gardens.
The home features many sitting rooms and a huge farmhouse-style kitchen. It sleeps up to 26 people, with eight bedrooms in the main house, four double bedrooms in The Zen rooms and one double bedroom in The Lodge.
The wedding service can be performed at the St John the Baptist or the Matara centre, which is only 800 metres from the home. The grounds also have a cloistered courtyard, perfect for civil ceremony. Kingscote House has a purpose-built function room for wedding receptions, called The Hilarium.
Kingscote house would be the perfect wedding venue for a classic themed wedding, contemporary wedding or a rustic country-themed wedding. The classic country location is incredibly romantic.
Key points — Kingscote House is a beautiful, peaceful and elegant country home in a rural location. It has a real country farmhouse feel. Sleeps up to 26 people, 150 capacity for weddings. Find out more about Kingscote House
A modern wedding venue located above the Cornish coast, Polpier offers a stunning ocean backdrop for a wedding. The property has 2 acres of beautiful gardens to enjoy — the perfect location for the ceremony and reception with views overlooking the harbour.
Polpier sleeps a total of sixteen people in eight bedrooms, of which seven have ensuite bathrooms. There is an additional cottage available which accommodates another ten guests in five double bedrooms.
The interior design aesthetic of Polpier is modern-contemporary and absolutely luxurious. There is a huge open plan kitchen and dining room, an elegant drawing room with huge fireplace, games room, disco room and a luxurious lounge room. Most bedrooms have large windows with make the most out of the spectacular coastal views.
The property has a range of superb facilities to keep your guests occupied during the reception including a tennis court, heated swimming pool, snooker table, croquet lawn, cinema room and table tennis.
Key points — Polpier is a luxurious and modern venue with incredible views over the harbour. A fresh and inspirational venue perfect for a modern wedding. Polpier sleeps up to 16-26 guests. The property is licensed for weddings with 50-100 guests. Up to 100 standing capacity (42 seated) for receptions. Find out more about Polpier
Visiting Dutchy Court is like stepping into a Jane Austen novel, filled with romance and wonder. This Grade II listed country home perfectly combines luxury and comfort to create a fantastic wedding venue.
Located in Herefordshire, Duchy Court can cater for weddings with between 20 and 200 guests. There is plenty of room on the estate for outdoor nuptials, with lush green garden providing the perfect backdrop.
The building has a wide variety of rooms for guests to enjoy including the grand hall, a stunning oak-panelled study, the romantic snug, the family room, games room and media room.
Duchy Court features a huge flagstone country kitchen that guests can enjoy, along with a stunning conservatory where up to 40 people can dine. The Wain House is used to accommodate most wedding receptions. It is a beautiful stone and wooden pillared barn with medieval candle chandeliers and banquet style tables. It can comfortably seat up to 100 diners.
Key points — Duchy Court has all of the romance of Downton Abbey. A truly magnificent country home, it is perfect for classical or modern-themed weddings. Can seat up to 100 guests. Find out more about Duchy Court
Woodland Hall is a grand country home located in a beautiful part of Powys, Wales. Surrounded by lush countryside, it would be the perfect location for a wedding with a traditional or classical theme.
Guests will be immediately impressed by the grandeur of Woodland Hall. The impressive exterior of Woodland Hall is matched by luxurious interiors with high ceilings, hardwood floors, wood paneling, ornate plasterwork and huge windows offering spectacular views of the Severn Valley.
This substantial country home accommodates 28-34 guests in 14 bedrooms, with six fold-out beds available. There are five shared bathrooms and a downstairs WC. The bedrooms are impeccably designed in a classic romantic style.
The Grand Dining Room can accommodate 60 seated guests with room for another 30 in another reception room. Marquees can also be set up outside to accommodate larger groups. The drawing room can also accommodate a large number of guests and is a great spot for dancing the night away.
Key points — Woodland Hall is a substantial country home that is impeccably presented. It is a perfect venue for classical, modern and rustic weddings. Woodland Hall sleeps 28-34 guests, 14 bedrooms. Find out more about Woodland Hall
Knightsbridge House is a stunning Georgian townhouse located in the centre of London. It one of the most elegant and luxurious wedding venues in the city. The property has been impeccably restored and features marble fireplaces, ornate plasterwork, antique walnut paneling, and beautiful oil paintings.
The home sleeps up to 20 guests in eleven bedrooms, all with ensuite. The bedrooms are very romantic and include amenities that would be right at home in a 5-star hotel.
The Stone Hall is the perfect location to hold a civil ceremony and is capable of accommodating up to 120 people. For the reception, there are two options — the Library (capacity 240) or the Ballroom (capacity 100).
Knightsbridge House features three grand reception rooms, the huge library, a rooftop garden, and a licensed bar.
Key points — Set within the heart of London this Georgian townhouse is something special. Perfect for a classic or modern-themed wedding. Sleeps up to 20 guests, 120 capacity for the civil ceremonies, 240 standing capacity in the Library and 100 capacity in the Ballroom. Find out more about Knightsbridge House