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82 Unusual Wedding Venues in the UK for 2022

Published date: 2nd December 2021 | Author: Gracie Pritchard


If a traditional wedding venue is not your thing, we’ve searched the country to bring you 82 of the most unusual and unique wedding venues in the UK, from castles and historic buildings, to glass encased rooms and boho tipi villages and more. We hope our picks of unusual wedding venues will inspire you; there really is something for everyone!

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1. Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens Wedding Venue West London Kew at Night

What makes it unique: 320 acres of world renowned botanical gardens & the world’s largest Victorian glasshouse.

Located within easy reach of central London is the beautiful Kew Gardens. From enchanting gardens to iconic buildings, weddings at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are designed to create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.  Kew Gardens hosts the world’s largest Victorian glasshouse which houses 10,000 different species of plants from around the world, allowing you to celebrate your special day in a venue that is literally alive!

2. The Bridge Hotel

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If you’re looking for a unique, London based venue, look no further, we may have just found your dream wedding venue! Their Westminster Suite is the perfect place to celebrate with your nearest and dearest. Plus, with over 68 bedrooms on-site (being a hotel of course), all of your guests can stay right there with you, with great transport links as you’re smack bang in the middle of London, what’s not to love!

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3. London Canal Museum

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Now, this REALLY is one of the most unusual wedding venues on this list, but we’re obsessed with the idea of getting married in a museum! There’s just something so magical about spending your day amongst so much British history, and there’s a wide variety of gorgeous ceremony spaces within the venue to celebrate with your nearest and dearest, love this!

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4. De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms

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To say we’re obsessed with this venue would be an understatement, we just can’t get over their main hall, the interior is out of this world! Set in the cosmopolitan Covent Garden, The Grand Connaught Rooms are one of London’s most exclusive and magical wedding venues. To top it all off, you’re smack bang in the middle of London, so the party never has to stop, what’s not to love!

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5. Nonsuch Mansion

Nonsuch Mansion Wedding Venue Exterior

What makes it unique: Grade II listed Georgian house, with original features and charm, set within 300 acres of grounds and parklands.

Nonsuch Mansion is one of the most sought after wedding venues, with its beautifully decorated rooms with original features, all set in 300 acres of grounds and parklands. It dates back to the late 18th century although the greater parts were built in 1802-1806 commissioned in a Tudor Gothic style.

6. Hylands Estate

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Surrounded by lovely landscaped parkland, the Hylands Estate offers the best of both worlds; a magnificent grade II* Mansion with beautifully restored rooms and a brand new Grand Pavilion, which offers timeless glamour, all exclusive to you and your wedding guests. We simply can’t imagine a more unique and memorable location for what will be the best day of your life!

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7. Woodhall Manor

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What makes it unique: A beautiful Elizabethan manor steeped in history and bursting with character with nine acres of gardens and walled gardens.

Woodhall Manor is a beautiful Elizabethan manor located near to the Suffolk heritage coast. Steeped in history and nestled within nine acres of gardens, it is one of the most romantic venues in Essex. Say ‘I Do’ in style.

8. Crondon Park

Crondon Park Wedding Venue

If you’re a couple looking for an unusual wedding venue in the Essex area, look no further, we may just have found the perfect match! Steeped in history, Crondon Park is truly one of a kind, with stunning views of the Essex countryside and a dedicated team – it’s no wonder it’s considered as one of the best function barns in the country right now – love this venue!

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9. Fennes

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How gorgeous is this Essex based venue, so unusual yet so romantic, to say that we’re obsessed would be an understatement! Fennes is a Georgian manor house with gorgeous ceremony and reception spaces that are just perfect for a wedding venue that will make your big day super unique!

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10. Leez Priory

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Wow, wow, wow – we can’t get over how gorgeous this wedding venue is! The award-winning Leez Priory is based in beautiful Essex with over 25 years of experience with marrying happy couples. We love the combination of the Tudor inspired mansion exterior in combination with the high ceilings and wooden beams (which kind of reminds us of a barn). So gorgeous!

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11. Essex Barn @ The White Heart

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Arguably the perfect, unusual combination of old and new, The Essex Barn is a stunning venue located on the grounds of The White Hart in Great Yeldham, Essex. Conveniently located on the Essex/Suffolk border (which is great for travel), the venue is surrounded by the tranquil Essex countryside. As you can imagine, this venue is just about the perfect place for wedding photography too. Lavish couples are in luck with this one!

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12. The Compasses At Pattiswick

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We absolutely love this stunning venue set in the beautiful Essex countryside, with gorgeous views perfect for wedding photography. The amazing wedding team there take the effort to make sure every single wedding is perfectly tailored to the couple in question, so you’re destined to have a fantastic day if you book here – talk about a stunning, unusual venue! 

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13. Hedingham Castle

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What makes it unique: A 900 year old Norman castle full of character and charm and with the ramparts and grand imposing walls, Hedingham Castle is a truly unique venue. 

Hedingham Castle is one of the most romantic wedding venues in the UK. A 900-year-old Norman Castle, a Georgian Mansion House, and 160 acres of wild and formal gardens, lakes and woodland provide a fairy tale setting for your special day. Recreate a medieval banquet in the restored tapestry room within the keep, or opt for a more traditional style celebration in the private grounds and Great Hall.

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Wales

There are so many beautiful wedding venues in South Wales, and with its friendly sophisticated capital, it makes it the perfect place to say ‘I Do’. The venue choices range from historic castles to modern buildings.

14. Fairyhill

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What makes it unique: Contemporary glass panelled space with panoramic views of their heritage grounds, woodlands and lakes.

Fairyhill is a Grade II listed Georgian Townhouse located within 24 acres of breath-taking gardens, woodlands and lakes. It combines traditional elegance, with 21st Century chic with their addition of a contemporary glass panelled K Room, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and woodlands.

15. Plas Dinam Country House

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Nestled amongst the hills with stunning views of the Severn Valley is Plas Dinam Country House, a gorgeous, unusual wedding venue surrounded by gorgeous gardens, meadows and woodland – definitely one for nature lovers! With both outdoor and indoor ceremony spaces, you’ll be spoilt for choice if you have your wedding here!

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16. Tyn Dwr Hall

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Book your wedding here and you should expect a glorious Grade II* wedding venue in beautiful North Wales, located amongst ancient woodland and rich greenery, you’ll be sure to have a magical day here. The grounds and gardens are nothing short of magical too. Located near the picturesque town of Llangollen, Tyn Dwr Hall is one of the more unusual venues in North Wales, promising a private and awe-inspiring country escape for your big day!

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17. Craig-Y-Nos Castle

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What makes it unique: Situated in the Welsh mountains Craig-Y-Nos has some of the most impressive views in Wales. Say ‘I Do’ in their Grade I listed theatre.

Nestled in the Brecon Beacons National Park and surrounded by mountains, Craig Y Nos Castle is one of the most romantic wedding venues in Wales. Craig Y Nos Castle is renowned for its famous Adelina Patti Theatre – an ideal setting for. Accommodating up to 130 guests and in summer months guests have access to the outdoor patio space with panoramic views of the surrounding mountain scenery.

18. The Secret Garden

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Nestled in the stunning Welsh countryside, in the gateway to the Vale of Glamorgan is the wedding venue of your dreams! The Secret Garden at Duffryn Mawr offers you a unique venue that provides exclusivity, romance, privacy and professional care for your special day. If that hasn’t persuaded you, the stunning views that surround the venue will – we can already imagine the wedding photography!

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19. Sant Ffraed House

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As one of three wedding venues run by the Oldwalls Collection, you can imagine how amazing and unique this venue must be! Sant Ffraed House is a picturesque Grade II listed country house, nestled within 14 acres of the interrupted countryside from every window, with the perfect backdrop for wedding photography. It even has views of the gorgeous Sugar Loaf Mountain!

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20. Oldwalls Gower

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This isn’t the first time Oldwalls Gower has been included in one of our blogs (it’s actually one of our favourites) and for good reason! This stunning venue is so unusual but in the best way possible. With romantic marquee spaces, luxury accommodation and a gorgeous interior, this is the perfect place to spend your big day!

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21. Henblas Country Park

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Set in 77 acres of Welsh farmland, Henblas Country Park is a family-run, luxury wedding venue, dating all the way back to 1811, with their whimsical wedding barn perfect for weddings! The peaceful location provides the ideal setting for the wedding you’ve always dreamt of. Surrounded by the stunning Welsh countryside, Henblas Country Park gives unparalleled views of the Snowdonia Mountains (imagine the wedding photographs you’d get with that as a backdrop), along with gorgeous scenes of the Welsh landscape, sounds perfect to us!

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22. Weald Of Kent Golf Club

Weald Of Kent Golf Club Wedding Venue In Kent

The Weald of Kent is a stunning wedding venue, set in the stunning Kent countryside. As you can see, no matter the weather, nothing can take away from the beauty of this gorgeous venue, and of course, set on a gold course, it’s also surrounded by acres of gorgeous greens, perfect for wedding photography!

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23. Rowhill Grange

Rowhill Grange Wedding Venue in Kent

Located in the Kent Countryside, Rowhill Grange Hotel is a gorgeous 18th Century Manor house that ‘radiates splendour on every level’ (and that’s an understatement). With a stunning, sweeping driveway, romantic gardens and passionately tended grounds, Rowhill Grange provides the perfect setting for your special day. We can only imagine how amazing your big day here would be!

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24. The Barn

The barn tunbridge wells wedding venue

What makes it unique: The Barn is a charming boutique venue full of oak beams, character and atmosphere, re-built from a centuries old Elizabethan barn.

If you’re looking for an intimate, charming venue then The Barn is the venue for you. With no duty managers or wedding coordinators, the venue has been run by the General Manager for 25 years. It is a unique venue that has been rebuilt from a centuries old Elizabethan barn.

25. Hall Place & Gardens

Hall place and garden wedding venue house and gardens

What makes it unique:  Famous topiary and romantic rose gardens.

Hall Place & Gardens is a stunning Tudor house set within award-winning landscaped gardens and has capacity for up to 100 guests seated. This venue is known for its famous topiary and romantic rose garden, providing a very unique backdrop for your photos.

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26. Castle Green Hotel

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If the interior of this gorgeous venue doesn’t tell you why it’s one of our favourites, we don’t know what will! Located in the quaint town of Kendal in the Lake District is Castle Green Hotel, dating back to 1847, surrounded by over 50 acres of beautiful gardens and woodland. With views of Lakeland Fells for your wedding photography too, we couldn’t’ think of a better unusual venue to spend your big day!

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Northumberland

27. Ellingham Hall

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Nestled in the gorgeous Northumbrian countryside is Ellingham Hall, a stunning, exclusive use venue that we’re absolutely obsessed with! With tons of on-site accommodation, rolling gardens and two beautiful ceremony spaces to choose from, you’ll definitely have the wedding of your dreams at this venue. So unique but so stunning!

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28. Broadoaks Country House

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Talk about classic beauty, this venue is like something straight out of a fairy tale! Broadoaks Country House is a stunning Victorian-style house, mixing history with a modern touch for the dreamiest of combinations, and they have lots of space if you’re looking for a larger wedding. Plus, they also pride themselves on being a ‘blank canvas’ venue, meaning everybody and anybody can get married here, no matter what your theme is!

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29. Eden Barn

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Again, another unusual venue that seems to be the perfect mix of old and new fixtures, and we’re obsessed! Located on 100 acres of outstanding natural beauty, Eden Barn is an exclusive use wedding venue, perfect for intimate weddings, that will immerse your guests in the charm and character of Cumbria’s enchanting Upper Eden Valley. The 200-year-old barn makes for a truly unique location for you to hold your ceremony/reception – we know you’ll fall in love!

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30. Brinkburn Northumberland Weddings

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If you’re looking for a unique wedding venue in total seclusion, Brinkburn Northumberland Weddings may just be the perfect wedding venue for you! With both indoor and outdoor space to hold your ceremony/reception for the perfect wedding with your nearest and dearest!

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31. Cornish Tipi Weddings

Cornish Tipi Couple

What makes it unique: The perfect venue for a boho, nature inspired wedding. This venue is perfect if you’ve always dreamt of a tipi wedding surrounded by woodlands and lakes.

Cornish Tipi is a quirky wedding venue located in beautiful Cornwall, surrounded by woodlands, lakes and nature; this is the perfect venue to re-create a festival or boho theme. You can even get married by the water’s edge on the lakeside, imagine floating candles and flowers released at dusk.

32. Scorrier House

Scorrier House Wedding Venue Cornwall

As the biggest exclusive-use venue in Cornwall, Scorrier House is definitely one of the most unusual venues on this list! If you’re looking to hold a larger wedding here, you’re in look. From the sweeping driveway to the 400 acres of gorgeous gardens surrounding the venue, Scorrier House is well and truly one in a million. Plus, look at that double staircase, we’re obsessed!

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33. Knightor Winery

Knightor Winery Setup

What makes it unique: What could be more memorable than getting married in historic barn, set in four acres of vineyards surrounded by historic Cornish hedging.

If you love wine then Knightor Winery is the venue for you! There are so many choices of where to hold your ceremony and reception with this venue, from the winery, the barn, the courtyard, the vineyard or even having a full marquee wedding, the options are endless.

34. Trevenna

Trevenna wedding venue garden ceremony

What makes it unique: Beautiful barn wedding venue. Choose to get married in the romantic barn, or in the beautiful handmade oak and slate Arbour.

Trevenna is a beautiful barn wedding venue surrounded by beautiful Cornish countryside views and set within 142 acres of countryside. This venue encourages biodiversity within Cornwall’s fields and gardens and can accommodate 120 guests.

35. Pentillie Castle

Pentille Castle Wedding Breakfast

What makes it unique: Set within a 2000 acre private estate on the Cornish bank of the River Tamar.

Pentillie Castle is a truly romantic venue, set within 2000 acres of private estate and woodlands. From stately grandeur to secluded hideaways, it offers an abundance of fabulous backdrops for your special day.

36. The Guild Hall

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Nestled in the heart of St.Ives is this gorgeous wedding venue, The Guildhall, and we just can’t get enough of it. If you’re looking for a church ceremony, all of the main churches in St.Ives are only a stone’s throw away. Plus, the harbour is only a short walk from the venue if you want wedding photography by the water, how amazing does that sound!

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The Cotswolds

37. Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle Wedding Venue Gloucestershire

A venue that prides itself on making every singly wedding there completely unique, Berkeley Castle is an amazing, unusual wedding venue! For a magical wedding like something from a fairy-tale, spend your big day in one of Britain’s most historic homes, with beautiful Elizabethan terraced gardens, acres of rolling meadows and a mediaeval Deer Park. Berkeley Castle makes a stunning location for the most special day of your life!

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38. Manor by the Lake

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What makes it unique: Victorian-era manor house, with its romantic lake and hidden footpaths, this venue really is a hidden gem! Sweeping staircases, ornate wooden carved panels, stained glass windows and grand marble fireplaces ensure true elegance.

Award winning Manor by the Lake is a hidden gem, set in seven acres of magnificent grounds, including a romantic lake and hidden footpaths. This Victorian-era manor house is one of the leading wedding venues in Cheltenham.  Elegant architecture including ornate wooden carved panels, stained glass windows and sweeping staircases provide an elegant backdrop to your wedding photos.

39. Kingscote Barn

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If you’re looking for a gorgeous, unique wedding venue in the Cotswolds, look no further! Kingscote Barn is an award-winning, privately-owned wedding venue located in the heart of its very own secret valley in the Cotswolds (how magical does that sound). As you step outside of the 17th century stone barn, you will be captivated by the tranquillity of the location and its picture-perfect location.

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40. Matara Centre

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If you’re looking for a unique wedding venue, it doesn’t tend to get more unusual than this stunning wedding venue. We absolutely love the Asian-inspired interior and exterior, with a gorgeous glass dome over the centre of the building, basking the banqueting hall in stunning, colourful light – doesn’t that sound perfect!

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41. Mannington Hall

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Mannington Hall is a gorgeous unique wedding venue, based in beautiful Norwich, and is just about the perfect place to spend your big day. Take the time to have a look around this stunning venue, and we can guarantee you won’t regret it. The planning team are completely flexible too, so nothing is too big or small!

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42. The Reading Room

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We’re obsessed with this beautifully restored building, located in the heart of the Norfolk countryside! If you’re looking for an unusual venue with a deep history, the Reading Room may just be the perfect wedding venue for you. Dating back to the 17th century, this venue is the perfect mix of old and modern, and the town’s church acts as a beautiful backdrop too!

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43. Alcott Farm

Alcott Farm Lake

What makes it unique: Stunning countryside venue with a range of quirky and unique structures including marquees and tipis for you to choose from to host your special day.

Alcott Farm is an exclusive use venue in an idyllic location with a range of quirky structures for you to choose from including marquees and tipis. Set opposite picturesque lakes this venue can accommodate up to 499 people.

44. Redhouse Barn

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If you’re looking for a barn wedding venue with a unique twist, you’ll absolutely love Redhouse Barn, as they’re the perfect mix of modern, contemporary style with a rustic touch (we’re obsessed as you can probably tell). They also offer exclusive use of the full location, including their gardens, for extra space to have fun with your nearest and dearest!

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Sussex

45. The Bell In Ticehurst

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To say The Bell’s interior design is eclectic would be an understatement as it almost looks like the venue is that of an eccentric nobleman, who has travelled the world and stuffed his house full of curiosities from his travels. Think typewriters, ancient novels and safari chairs, 30’s-style suitcase and mismatched chandeliers; a truly unique venue with such a charming atmosphere – think it’s safe to say that Alice in Wonderland would feel right at home and so will you!

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46. Old Chapel Centre

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Now, this is what we call an unusual wedding venue, how beautiful is this church conversion, located in the heart of East Sussex! Perfect for couples looking for a church wedding with a twist, this stunning venue is steeped in history, with the exterior of the building relatively unchanged for the 200 years this building has been standing! 

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47. Heaton House Farm

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What makes it unique: Heaton House Farm boasts magic, wonder and charm from the moment you first set eyes on it with stunning, rustic sandstone barns – tastefully converted, integrated with beautiful modern features and oozing charm and sophistication.

Heaton House Farm is a rustic farm, nestled within the beautiful scenery of Cheshire and Staffordshire, on a hillside within a working farm. Their barn features beautiful oak beams, allowing you to create either a traditional or rustic themed wedding. Set within 165 acres, beautiful outside features include their iconic oak tree, and a mesmerising private water garden, and can be reserved for just you and your partner to enjoy.

48. Colshaw Hall

Colshaw Hall Wedding Breakfast

What makes it unique: An elegant venue with oak beams and marble flooring. The jewel in the crown of this private country estate is the Grade II Tudor Style Manor House, nestled in 300 acres of magnificent grounds.

Colshaw Hall is an exclusive use venue located in the peaceful Cheshire countryside. You can hold your ceremony within the elegant ‘Stables’, with its oak beams and marble flooring that add to the sense of occasion. Colshaw Hall has two gardens, both licensed for wedding ceremonies: the Magnolia Garden and the Walled Garden and can accommodate up to 180 guests.

49. Doddington Hall

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What makes it unique: Doddington Hall is a beautiful, privately owned Elizabethan house built in 1595 featuring a magical walled secret garden.

Doddington Hall is renowned for being one of the most perfect wedding venues in Lincolnshire; offering a truly romantic, beautiful and extremely flexible range of event spaces. Their magical, secret garden is situated behind their Coach House and is home to beautiful purple wisteria and a truly romantic choice to say ‘I Do’.

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The Highlands

50. Lunga House

Lunga House Castle Wedding Venue Scottish Highlands

The grounds of this gorgeous wedding venue are certainly extensive, making them the perfect place to hold your wedding with your nearest and dearest! Originally a 16th century Tower House, it has been beautifully restored and now sits on gorgeous green lawns amidst tangled woodland. The house benefits from stunning views of the sea stretching from the Corryvreckan to Loch Melford encompassing the islands of Jura, Scarba, Luing, Shuna and beyond to the mountains of Mull. How amazing does that sound!

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51. Assynt House

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This gorgeous venue genuinely looks like something from a fairy-tale, and we’re obsessed! With an impressive 5 star rating from Visit Scotland, Assynt House is a stunning exclusive use venue located in the Highlands of Scotland, with space for up to 50 guests to be accommodated in luxury, with tasty food and canapés and a welcoming atmosphere, this is the perfect place to spend your big day!

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West Country

52. Nancarrow Farm

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Wow, we just can’t get over how stunning this wedding venue is, it truly is one of a kind! Nancarrow Farm is nestled in a beautiful valley, a few miles away from the beaches of the north Cornish coast, which is perfect for wedding photography. Surrounded by the gorgeous Cornish countryside, this historic collection of barns may just be the wedding venue of your dreams!

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53. Escot House

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We can’t get over how gorgeous this venue is, truly breath-taking! Escot House is a gorgeous Georgian stately home located in the West Country, surrounded by 250 acres of perfect parkland, the perfect backdrop for your big day. The venue is the privately-owned home of the Kennaway family, who have lived here since 1794, so as you can imagine, it’s steeped in rich history. Live life like the royals at this beautiful venue!

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54. Pennard House

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Talk about a romantic setting for your big day, Pennard House is the perfect place to celebrate your marriage with your nearest and dearest! Surrounded by the rolling Mendip hills of Somerset, this venue is the ideal location for wedding photography (we could only imagine how magical these would look). Plus, if you’re looking for a church ceremony, it backs onto the villages gorgeous 14th-century church! 

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55. Roman Baths & Pump Room

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Again, we don’t know many people that could say they spent their wedding day in a Roman Bath with their nearest and dearest. You could be the first, and we absolutely would not blame you! We could only imagine how gorgeous the wedding photography would look at this venue. Unusual with a modern twist – what’s not to love!

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56. Victoria Art Gallery

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For all the art lover’s, imagine celebrating your big day inside a famous art gallery. We’ll your dreams may just be coming true, because the Victoria Art Gallery in Bath allows you to do just that. Need we say more, this is just the most magical place to get married, and it’s definitely unique!

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57. The Horn Of Plenty

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The Horn of Plenty is an award-winning, exclusive use Georgian style house, which is just about the perfect setting for a wedding! With space for up to 150 in a marquee or for 95, if you plan to marry in the main house, couples planning a large wedding are in luck! We absolutely love this venue, and we think you will too!

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58. Taunton School

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Now we don’t know about you, but we haven’t come across many couples in our time that can say they got married in a school! Talk about a unique venue, Taunton School is an absolutely stunning venue, with a wide range of beautiful ceremony spaces and a chapel on-site all based in gorgeous gothic 19th-century style buildings – what’s not to love about this venue!

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59. Trenderway

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Unusual in the best way possible, Trenderway is a gorgeous wedding venue based in a Cornish style barn in the West Country, surrounded by 200 acres of beautiful farmland – this is the perfect location if you’re looking for more of a rustic vibe for your wedding and the fantastic team there vouch to make every single wedding they hold there unique!

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60. Springhead Mill

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Another gorgeous exclusive-use, unusual venue that we can’t get enough of! Located in the heart of the picturesque Dorset village Fontmell Magna, is Springhead Mill, surrounded by the most stunning country landscape you’ll ever see. Springhead’s magical mill and lovely lakeside gardens make for a truly romantic setting for either an intimate wedding of up to 50 guests in the Mill or 100 using a marquee on the lakeside lawn. How amazing does that sound!

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61. Upton Barn

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Located deep in the heart of the Devonshire countryside and surrounded by stunning views is Upton barn, a gorgeous family home, now wedding venue, that simply exudes warmth and charm. All four wedding spaces have been beautifully restored to create a stylish blend of traditional and contemporary architecture, for the perfect unusual combination. Every detail has been carefully considered to make Upton a truly magical and enthralling place to spend your special day!

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62. Tracey Estate

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If you’re looking for an unusual venue where you can live out your deepest marquee wedding fantasies, you’re in luck, the Tracey Estate is the perfect location! Nestled in a rustic and enchanting rediscovered parkland and gardens in Devon, this venue is beautiful. Unique Victorian and Edwardian features adorn the landscape at Tracey Estate and, along with a rare sunken garden, make this venue one of a kind for your special day!

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Yorkshire

63. Hickelton Hall

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How gorgeous is this venue stunning venue, based in lovely South Yorkshire, with its own stunning, private gardens for you and your guests to explore. It’s also a fantastic location if you’re looking for a marquee wedding as they offer this as part of your wedding package! If you’re history fans, you’ll be excited to hear that this venue is full of it!

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64. Rise Hall

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We really can’t get over how stunning this wedding venue is! Offering history, beauty and luxury, this venue is simply the best place to spend your big day with your nearest and dearest. Their main hall is so unique (look at those high ceilings) and there are so many fun, hidden nooks and crannies for your nearest and dearest to took themselves away. To say we are obsessed would be an understatement!

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65. Camp Katur

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Take a step back into a summertime from your childhood at this gorgeous wedding venue. Nestled in the Yorkshire countryside is this unique venue, with a camp-inspired aesthetic – think yurts, tippees and marquees galore, with tons of space for you to have fun with your nearest and dearest. A truly unique experience, but stunning nonetheless!

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66. Hazlewood Castle

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Ever dreamed of getting married in a castle? Well, this wedding venue may just be the venue of your wildest dreams. Look how gorgeous it is! If you’re looking to celebrate somewhere with a rich history, you’ll fall in love with Hazelwood Castle Hotel which was first said to have been built in 1086 (we gasped too) – such a unique place to spend your big day!

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67. Judge's Country House Hotel

Judges Country House Hotel

Nestled in the gorgeous South Yorkshire countryside is the award-winning, atmospheric Judges Country House Hotel, which is actually rated as being one of the very best hotels and restaurants in the UK and Ireland. If that doesn’t persuade you to give this venue a look, we don’t know what will!

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68. Chevin Country Park Hotel

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Looking for a lakeside venue for a great price? Look no further, as we may have just found the wedding venue of your dreams to live out all of your ‘Dirty Dancing’ fantasies – no one puts Chevin Country Park Hotel in the corner! Nestled in the heart of Chevin woodland, we couldn’t think of a more magical place to spend our big day. Plus, it’s dog-friendly, so you can bring all of your furry friends along too!

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East Midlands

69. Pheasantry Brewery

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With over 25 years of wedding planning experience, The Pheasantry Brewery is just about the most amazing, unusual place to spend your big day! This exclusive use wedding venue has room for up to 250 guests (big wedding couples are in luck), and being in Nottinghamshire, you’re never far from the hustle and bustle of the fantastic city of Nottingham – how amazing does that sound!

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70. The Renaissance At Kelham Hall

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Surrounded by 42 acres of gorgeous gardens and lovely lawns is The Renaissance at Kelham Hall, a beautiful 18th-century Gothic-style mansion, which provides the perfect backdrop for your luxury wedding. From the grandest of celebrations to smaller occasions, the versatile staterooms overlooking beautiful, lawns, offer endless scope and flexibility to create whatever you imagine. The perfect wedding venue if you’re looking for something historical with a unique twist!

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71. Darwin Lake

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When has a venue ever not been amazing when surrounded by views of the beautiful Peak District. Their unique and exclusive grounds include a private lake (you heard that right), as well as the charming, stone-built Darwin Hall, with two gorgeous ceremony spaces meaning you’ll be spoilt for choice. Plus, the Hall interior has recently been designed by our interior design architects and provides an unusual, high-quality venue for your special day!

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Northamptonshire

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72. Crockwell Farm

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Who doesn’t love a farm wedding? If you’re looking for a venue with a more rustic vibe, you’ll love Crockwell Farm. First founded in 2002 by the Harper family, the farm provides a unique wedding service with exclusive use over three days, so the party quite literally never has to stop! We’re obsessed with this venue. 

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73. Dodmoor House

DIY Wedding Venues

Dodmoor house is a family-owned wedding venue, located in beautiful Northamptonshire, with Grade II listed barns steeped in history as the idyllic scene for your special day, surrounded by four acres of spectacularly well-maintained grounds and a spacious courtyard area for you and your guests to celebrate with rustic, romantic vibes, we couldn’t think of a better place to get married!

 

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74. The Granary At Fawsley

The Granary at Fawsley Marquee Wedding Venue

Located in the heart of the beautiful Fawsley Estate is The Granary, a beautiful family-run wedding venue with a small team of dedicated staff, ready to make your big day special. Made up of a wide variety of converted barns tucked into a little valley, with stunning views of the countryside beyond, you’ll be spoilt for choice when planning your wedding, and you’ll have a gorgeous backdrop for it too!

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Hampshire

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75. The Hawk Conservancy Trust

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Now, this is what we’d deem as an unusual wedding venue, if you’re a fan of nature and wildlife, you’ll fall in love with the Hawk Conservancy Trust in the heart of Hampshire!  Plus, they have a fantastic team on-site at all times to make sure your big day is as magical as can be. Sounds like a hoot (pardon the pun)!

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76. Highfield Park

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Home to many of the rich and famous through history (from Neville Chamberlain to Mohammad Ali), to say Highfield park is steeped in history would be an understatement! As you roll down the drive, you’ll spot a magnificent Queen Anne mansion rising out of 35 acres of parkland and stunning Hampshire countryside in the distance. Built-in the 1700s, the house sets the perfect romantic tone for your wedding!

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77. Three Choirs Vineyard

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Located amongst 40 acres of gorgeous vineyards is a gorgeous country house, with stunning countryside views, perfect for wedding photography. Set in a beautiful barn setting, with romantic, rustic fixtures, we can’t think of a better place to spend your big day. To top it all off, it’s all set in a vineyard, cheers to that!

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Surrey

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78. Cain Manor

Luxury Wedding Venues

A Bijou Weddings classic, Cain Manor is a gorgeous Elizabethan style manor based in the heart of Surrey, with stunning countryside views and backdrops perfect for wedding photography! Plus, their grand Banqueting hall and 13 plush bedrooms are perfect if you’re planning a bigger wedding. Such a beautiful venue in the most gorgeous location!

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Buckinghamshire

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79. The Assembly Rooms

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Such a gorgeous venue, in the beautiful, luxurious Marlow in Buckinghamshire that we absolutely love. If you’re looking for an unusual location to spend your day, look no further, this may just be the wedding venue of your wildest dreams!

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80. Old Palace Lodge Hotel

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A gorgeous wedding venue, which is also great for guests travelling from afar as it’s only a stone’s throw from the M1 and Luton airport (so no need to worry about travel)! With three stunning wedding suites to choose from on your big day, the world is your oyster when it comes to planning everything. We love this venue!

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Berkshire

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81. Stanlake Park & Vineyard

Outdoor Wedding Venues

Located within the grounds of Berkshire’s largest wine estate, it’s easy to see why Stanlake Park is considered one of the finest wedding venues in the region. The grade-II listed Coach House is without a doubt the most popular option for an indoor wedding ceremony (for good reason), as it overlooks the Courtyard, which is the perfect spot for a drinks reception, or wander through the gardens to the rustic Vineyard Barn for a wedding breakfast – how amazing does that sound!

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82. Bearwood Lakes Golf Club

Sport Wedding Venues

This stunning wedding venue based within a picturesque golf club is the venue of dreams! Located in the heart of Berkshire, surrounded by acres of gorgeous greens, this is truly a unique way to spend your special day with your nearest and dearest. Definitely give this one a look!

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Final Thoughts

As you can probably tell, there are a whole host of fantastic, unusual wedding venues dotted across the UK, perfect for your big day. So, do your research, and we’re sure you’ll find the wedding venue of your dreams. We hope this blog serves as some great inspiration for the planning process, happy viewing!

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