10 Amazing Beach Wedding Venues For 2021

Published date: 24th June 2021 | Author: Molly Malsom

When it comes to planning your wedding, the first thing you need to decide on is the venue. And for those of you opting for a beach wedding, you have plenty of options! The UK is home to so many coastal towns with stunning views. From quaint Cornish beaches to picturesque Welsh coastlines, we’ve picked out some of our favorites to help you find the perfect place for your beach wedding.

So, here are 10 of the UK’s best beach wedding venues for 2021…

1. Worthing Dome

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With the beach on its doorstep, Worthing Dome is the perfect place for your coastal wedding. Located in West Sussex, this Edwardian heritage building is full of unique charm.

Say ‘I Do’ in the beautiful Whispering Gallery right at the top of the building with stunning coastal views, or for larger guest lists, the Main Lounge is another beautiful wedding ceremony space.

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And the best part? Head down to the beach for some one-of-a-kind wedding photos with white sand and sea as your backdrop!

2. The Ocean Beach Hotel & Spa

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If it’s a wedding venue directly on the seafront you are looking for, then look no further. The Ocean Beach Hotel & Spa is one of Bournemouth’s favourite beach-side venues, with the gorgeous stretch of Dorset beach a small distance away, and the city center not much further.

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For a ceremony with sea views, head to the Ocean Suite with it’s contemporary beach feel, easy terrace access and capacity for 100 people for both the ceremony and wedding banquet.

And if it’s a view of the pool you’re looking for, The Atlantic Suite offers exactly that. With a bar, dance floor and direct access to the poolside, you and up to 120 guests can enjoy the beach celebration you’ve dreamed of.

3. St Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa

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Cornwall is known to be one of the most beautiful coastal landscapes in the country, with many beaches and coastal landmarks being compared to those abroad. So what better place to have your beach wedding?

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St Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa is a beautiful, luxury wedding venue and spa overlooking the sea. You’ll have full use of their event spaces, The Harbour Suite the largest, fitting 200 ceremony guests and 160 guests for your wedding meal.

The Godrevy Sands Suite is the perfect space for evening celebrations and pre-ceremony mingling, with stunning sea views and direct access to the beach. And let’s not forget the terrace, with more views across Porthminster beach, creating the perfect backdrop for all your wedding photos!

4. Lisle Combe Country House

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We’re heading across the sea for this one! The Isle of Wight has a great selection of wedding venues, most of them just a short distance from the ocean. At Lisle Combe Country House, you will be spoilt with views across the English channel, and you won’t be far from a quaint, picturesque beach either!

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Perfect for more intimate celebrations, their elegant dining room has space for 30 seated guests for a more formal sit down meal, or 50 guests for something a bit more informal. A friendly, welcoming venue, this family run business is a beautiful, private venue for your beach wedding.

5. Oldwalls Gower

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Head west to Wales and you will not only find beautiful wedding venues, but breathtaking coastlines too. Oldwalls Gower wedding venue, located in Swansea, is surrounded by 50 acres of picturesque Welsh countryside and stunning views.

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Exclusive use for your wedding day, The Oak Room is the perfect space for your ceremony with tall oak beamed ceilings and gorgeous views. Prefer an outdoor ceremony? No problem! There is dedicated space for your nuptials among their luscious grounds.

Oldwalls Gower also boasts a state-of-the-art wedding Marquee with glass paneled sides, so you can party the night away with up to 200 guests! And if you’re wondering about the beach, there are two within 15 minutes of the venue, so you can slip away to take some gorgeous wedding photos and feel the sand between your toes!

6. Fairyhill

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Staying in Swansea, Fairyhill is another beautiful wedding venue just a short distance from the Welsh coast. This gorgeous Georgian house is nestled in 24 acres of picturesque grounds, the perfect backdrop for your wedding day.

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Start your day with your wedding ceremony in The K Room, a round space with floor to ceiling glass windows offering panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. When it comes to the celebrations, Fairyhill has capacity for 150 day guests and 300 evening guests, so you can celebrate in style with all your favourite people.

And with onsite accommodation you can really enjoy the venue and surrounding ares, with bedrooms and suites to accommodate up to 45 of your guests. With a place to stay the night, there’s no excuse to not visit the beautiful Welsh beaches just a stone’s throw away. It’s worth it, we promise!

7. Hermitage Hotel

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Just a two minute walk from Bournemouth beach and pier, Hermitage Hotel offers the beach wedding experience with everything you could possibly need.

They have some beautiful spaces to choose between, from their Clifton Suite for ceremonies with up to 70 guests, to their Hardy Suite offering the perfect setting for a wedding breakfast with 120 guests to take place.

And if you’re looking for a more intimate space, the Orangery Suite in their onsite restaurant is a private space for up to 40 guests!

8. The Cumberland Hotel

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Staying in Dorset, The Cumberland Hotel is located on Bournemouth’s East Cliff, boasting views of golden sand beaches and picturesque ocean landscapes. Sounds like the perfect venue for your beach wedding, right?

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With space for weddings of 40 to 200 guests, you can truly make your wedding here unique. Their specially designed wedding packages allow you to create bespoke food and drink options that suite your tastes and culture.

What’s more, with an onsite swimming pool and Miami inspired lido deck, you will truly feel a million miles away on your wedding day. And why not sneak off to the beach for a romantic wedding photo or two? You are sure to have your guests gushing over your beach wedding for years!

9. Nancarrow Farm

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Cornwall is full of breathtaking beaches and coastlines, so it’s no surprised they’ve appeared in our list more than once! Just a short distance from Truro in St. Agnes, Nancarrow Farm offers historical farm buildings for a rustic wedding.

Boasting gorgeous exposed beams, the Hay Barn is the perfect covered space for your ceremony, or for an outside soiree, the courtyard is such a pretty space for you and your guests to gather. With 5 different barns onsite, you really have the run of the venue to make your wedding day perfectly yours!

There’s also wedding accommodation available for you and your guests, with beautifully decorated en-suite rooms sleeping 20 people. And during the warmer summer months, there are three bell tents available in their orchard, so a few guests can get the full countryside experience. With a place to stay the night, you have plenty of time to visit the famous Cornish beaches!

10. Ocean

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One of the UK’s favourite staycation destinations, Exmouth in Devon is the perfect place for your beach wedding. Panoramic views and just a stone’s throw from the beach, Ocean Hotel is the ideal location for your seaside wedding celebrations.

Licensed for both indoor and outdoor ceremonies, you have the choice to marry inside this beautiful venue, or outside on their top floor terrace! We can smell the sea air already!

So, there we have it. We hope you feel inspired by out top picks of beach wedding venues across the UK coastline! You can find more of our beach wedding venues here.


Written by

Molly Malsom

Molly is a University graduate with a degree in Magazine Journalism and Production. Having contributed to Calm Moment and Visit Cheltenham, she now works for the For Better For Worse marketing team while freelance writing in her spare time.

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