Top 10: Wedding Venues, UK
Whether you are planning a quiet, intimate ceremony, hoping for something a little more grand and extravagant or maybe something rather stylish and alternative for your big day, there is something here for every kind of bride with our pick of the Top 10 most amazing wedding venues in the UK.
The Lodge on Loch Goil
Hidden away between the shores of Loch Goil, this utterly charming Tree House venue is perfect for the bride planning on a simple, intimate ceremony. This 5 star venue was built way back in 1864, and has been restored to reveal enchanting interiors and gardens, with lavish furnishings and décor, that is sure to inject a whole load of luxury into your special day. A magnificent backdrop of mountain scenery polishes off the picture perfect venue that is The Lodge on Loch Goil.
The Artist’s Beach House
If you consider yourself to be a bit of a beach babe, or you simply can’t resist the feel of the sand between your toes, and the sound of the waves crashing onto the shore, then this is the venue for you. The Artist’s Beach House is a stunning setting for your wedding, built just above the beach, and surrounded by wild, woodland gardens. Located on the Kent coastline, the clapperboard house oozes character, with its rustic veranda and idyllic surroundings; this will be a wedding your guests certainly will not forget.
The Gherkin (Yes, The Gherkin)
The Gherkin is by far one of London’s most renowned buildings, but did you know that you could hold your wedding there? The building has an absolutely fantastic event space located on the top two floors, which evokes a very contemporary atmosphere. With the breathtaking 360 degree view over London, this is a truly unique and certainly unforgettable venue, for those brides wanting to hold their big day in the heart of a bustling city.
Great John Street Hotel
Situated in the heart of Manchester, this is a perfect venue for couples looking to hold a cool city wedding. Its south facing terrace is an uber cool hangout to hold the evening celebrations, as it overlooks the beautiful lit up city. The rooftop terrace holds a unique and striking backdrop for your wedding, along with having a fantastic private bar. What more could you ask for?
For the bride wanting to go all out, with no expense spared, then this extremely grand and glamorous venue is definitely for you. The stunning mansion is romantic and majestic, with luxurious interiors including roaring fireplaces ad ornate period features. The rather impressive south facing terrace is quite possibly one of the finest, most beautiful locations in the country to host a wedding, as it overlooks an extravagant arrangement of fountains within striking gardens.
The Grand Hotel
The Grand Hotel, also known as The White Palace is the ideal venue for a luxuriously grand white wedding. It has an elegant old world charm that is utterly stylish, with plenty of fabulous reception rooms for you to take your pick from. Serving up splendid cuisine in the wonderful architectural palace, this is one luxury wedding venue.
An absolutely stunning and romantic setting for a wedding, that is located in the heart of idyllic gardens in Somerset. No matter how big or small you wish your wedding to be, Kilver Court has the flexibility to accommodate all your needs. Unique, and ever-so intimate, there are striking views all across the mill pond, from the glorious gardens alive with colour, to the impressive backdrop of rockery and the viaduct. A summer wedding would be perfect here, allowing you and your guests to explore, and get lost in the beauty of the surroundings.
This is a retreat that has been around for centuries, and is certainly a secluded paradise. Hidden away on the River Thames, it is only accessible via footbridge, or boat, making it the perfect venue if you wish to be whisked away from reality for the day. The Island has a stunning selection of newly refurbished bedrooms, and a very stylish Pavilion restaurant and terrace bar, all surrounded by elegant gardens. A gorgeous escape to host you special day!
Chaucer Barn is part of an 80 acre farm, with 4 acres of landscaped gardens, surrounded by a further 16 acres of parkland; it is the ideal private retreat. The award wining venue has stunning views, open log fires and is rustic and romantic, with truly beautiful interiors. Why not take the virtual tour online to discover and explore the true beauty of the venue.
Cornish Tipi Weddings
Why not celebrate you love in a more imaginative way, and take it outdoors to be at one with nature. Deep in a secret valley lies 16 acres covered with ferns and bluebells, ancient oaks, meadowsweet and of course, Tipis. The woodland backdrop is stunning, alongside the glistening lake, so why not take your guests on a luxurious camping trip to celebrate your wedding. A truly enchanting venue that is most definitely suited to all those Boho brides out there.
Feature: Lucy Dixon