30 UK Countryside Wedding Venues For Your Big Day
Published date: 12th February 2021 | Author: Claudia Trotman
If you’re looking for a romantic setting for your big day, countryside wedding venues are undoubtedly the place for you. The UK has some of the most idyllic countryside in the world, so why not celebrate this and incorporate it into your big day?
Whether you’re looking for a rustic barn or a grand manor house, these are our favourite countryside wedding venues with the best views.
1. Trevenna, West Country
Cornwall is known for its stunning countryside weddings and Trevenna is the perfect place to showcase this. Nestled in 142 acres of gorgeous grounds, the stone buildings and green meadows are idyllic and are sure to give you a memorable day.
2. Hazelwood Castle Hotel, West Yorkshire
First mentioned in 1086 in the Domesday Book, Hazelwood Castle is the perfect location for your countryside wedding. Steeped in history, Kings and Knights used to roam the halls of this Castle. With luxury accommodation and exclusive hire starting from £4500- what more could you want? If it’s good enough for royalty, then it’s good enough for us.
3. Plas Gwynfryn, North Wales
Charming, elegant and beautiful, Plas Gwynfryn is nestled in the Welsh countryside and provides a dramatic backdrop of both mountains and rugged coastline. With the opportunity to hold your ceremony outside, the venue is sure to be unforgettable and is the perfect place for your dream countryside wedding.
4. Stanlake Park and Vineyard, Berkshire
Idyllic views and a vineyard? Stanlake Park really provides it all. Whether you have your wedding inside or out, the stunning countryside setting is breath taking and feels intimate. At the end of the day your guests can even tuck into some of the beautiful wine on offer there- a win-win for everyone! Prices start at £1600 for exclusive hire.
5. Burton Court, Leominster
Whether your wedding is big or small, Burton Court is the perfect setting for your countryside wedding. The gardens are beautiful and give the charming atmosphere of English countryside. Top it all off with the beautiful manor house and you’ve got the wedding venue of dreams!
6. Meols Hall Tithe Barn, Southport
100 acres of grounds means you won’t be short of gorgeous views here are Meols Hall Tithe Barn. With exclusive hire starting at £3960, the photo opportunities are unmatched and with several locations available within this venue, your countryside wedding is sure to be a day to remember.
7. Newhouse Estate, Wiltshire
This Grade I listed Manor has surroundings that are just as impressive as the interior. Wiltshire are known for their luscious countryside views, and Newhouse Estate is no exception. Drama, luxury and history are shown here in all its glory- all starting at just £1750!
8. Augill Castle, Lake District
The Lake District is simply stunning no matter the time of year, and being known for its gracious hospitality, Augill Castle has stood at the centre of this for 160 years. Now, it’s the perfect venue for your dream countryside weddings. Stepping into the castle feels like something from a fairy tale, and the views outside simply cannot be matched.
9. Slaugham Palace, West Sussex
If you are looking for something more unique for your countryside wedding for just £1750, look no further than Slaugham Palace. Formally being an Elizabethan Manor house, the ruins are romantic and add a sense of drama to your day. Being in nature also automatically draws your eye to the surroundings, and what a beautiful view you’ll have!
10. Denbies Vineyard, Surrey
A good countryside wedding should not only have idyllic surroundings but also an interior that is just as impressive as the view. This is what makes Denbies such a perfect venue for your big day- not to mention you and your guests can crack into one of their award-winning wines.
Not far from the City of London, surrounded by the breath-taking landscaped setting of England’s largest vineyard and looking over National Trust’s Box Hill, the photo opportunities are endless.
11. Pendennis Castle, West Country
Countryside and coastal views are available at Pendennis castle. Situated on the side of a cliff overlooking the Cornish coat, your guests are sure to be impressed at the beautiful venue. The fortress was built during the reign of King Henry the VIII and it is hard to imagine a location more stunning.
12. Birtsmorton Court, Worcestershire
Once your guests set their eyes on Birtsmorton Court, they are bound to be impressed. We can think of few venues as stunning as this. Set in the heart of the renowned Worcestershire countryside, the House of the venue is stunning and historical in its own right, with a moat surrounding the property. Set your eyes on the surroundings, however, and it soon becomes clear why this is a favourite for couples enjoying a countryside wedding.
13. Dodmoor House, Northamptonshire
An atmosphere of rustic countryside is more than achieved here at Dodmoor House. With wooden beams and a gorgeous, converted barn, the countryside wedding venue is charming and beautiful. They have a proven good track record of hosting weddings and the surrounding views provide the perfect opportunity for photos. Prices for this venue start at £3500 for exclusive hire.
14. Woodside Hotel, Warwickshire
Woodside Hotel is an Edwardian mansion nestled in the countryside, just stone’s throw away from the historical town of Kenilworth. If you are looking for a historical venue with impressive views, look no further. A friendly, inviting and warm atmosphere is what you’ll be greeted with for your countryside wedding.
15. De Vere Beaumont Estate, Windsor
Windsor is known for their grandeur, style and finesse. De Vere Beaumont Estate is no exception to that. While the backdrop of rolling hills is impressive, the beauty of the manor house is just as enchanting and is perfect for the couples looking for luxury and charm. Prices start at £145 per person with a variety of packages on offer.
16. Fennes, Essex
Located in the heart of the gorgeous Essex countryside stands Fennes, the exquisite Georgian manor house that will create a memorable day for your countryside wedding. At £6000 for exclusive hire, you are sure to impress. Idyllic surroundings steeped in history and amazing food- what more could you possibly need?
17. Modern Hall, Surrey
It’s no secret that Surrey is home to some of Britain’s best countryside views and stepping into Modern Hall is proof of that. While it seems close to London, the venue is surrounded by swooping National Trust parkland that will give you endless photo opportunities. The perfect countryside wedding venue.
18. The Oak Tree of Peover, Chesire
Countryside weddings by no means have to be old fashioned. The Oak Tree of Peover is a contemporary venue set in the middle of the Cheshire countryside with prices starting at £4300. Oak beams and natural light means that even when you’re inside, you and your guests can always feel at one with the beautiful surroundings.
19. The Orangery Suite, Wimborne
Nothing shows idyllic English countryside more than the Orangery Suite. Nestled in the beautiful Dorset countryside, the charm and character of this venue will take your breath away for prices starting at £1295. With the option to get married outside, this countryside wedding venue is everything you could possibly want for a stunning day.
20. The Green, West Country
Surrounded by moorlands, The Green provides an opening of heavy woodlands that gives an enchanting atmosphere. Charmingly exclusive and giving a feeling of complete privacy, this rustic venue feels encompassing and romantic. Countryside views and a rustic barn- this venue really is beautiful.
21. De Courceys Manor, South Wales
If you’re looking for luxury without compromise on the views- De Coureys Manor is the place for you. At the entrance to the manor, you are greeted with rolling greenery and tall trees revealing a simply stunning historical manor house. This grandeur is echoed all throughout the venue and presents endless photo opportunities. For exclusive hire, prices start at £2000.
22. Rumbolds Farm, West Sussex
On the border of Surrey and Sussex, Rumbolds Farm sits on 130 acres of idyllic countryside grounds. The farm itself is charming and historical- really giving couples that romantic feeling of intimacy, whilst still having endless grounds at their disposal. Romance is very much alive here and your guests are bound to feel it too.
23. Mount Ephraim Gardens, Kent
While the countryside views are undeniably gorgeous- the private gardens at Mount Ephraim Gardens are simply stunning. Water features and beautiful colourful flowers frame the venue and feels romantic, enchanting and as if you were stepping into a story. The perfect backdrop to your big day with prices starting at just £1500.
24. Mortons House Hotel, West Country
Mortons House Hotel is shaped into an L to honour Queen Elizabeth I. Now, it is the perfect location for your big day. While this history of the venue is etched into the very walls and celebrated throughout, the true star of the location is the surroundings. Peaceful and idyllic greenery surrounds you and provides the perfect countryside wedding venue.
25. Three Choirs Vineyard, Southampton
With the option to get married overlooking the vineyard and gorgeous views beyond, Three Choirs Vineyard truly is a beautiful countryside wedding venue. Romantic and relaxed, this venue will prove a hit with guests- especially when they get to crack into a bottle of the wine made on site. For exclusive hire, prices start at £2000.
26. Chilston Park, Maidstone
Surrounded by trees and set back away from the rest of Kent, Chilston Park is a sight to behold. With a vast lake on ground, a beautiful manor house and endless countryside views, this venue is nothing short of remarkable. Gather your friends and family outside and revel in the stunning views.
27. Pudding Pie Hill & The Fox and Goose, Derbyshire
Named after an ancient Viking board game played by monks who used to reside there, Pudding Pie Hill is a countryside wedding venue steeped in history, even giving the guests a chance to play the board game themselves. Just stand outside and revel in the views of green idyllic hills surrounding you. It is the perfect wedding venue for you and your guests and it is sure to create a memorable day for all. Besides, with exclusive hire starting at £300, it’s an absolute steal.
28. Layer Marney Tower, Essex
If you’ve been dreaming of a castle wedding with vast turrets and green surroundings, Layer Marney Tower is the countryside wedding venue for you. Terracotta walls and an impressive history are the first things that come to mind here but you might find yourself surprised at the modern touches that provide the best mixture of history with contemporary. Besides, the photo opportunities are endless.
29. Armathwaite Hotel and Spa, Lake District
Historical, modern and beautiful are just a few words that come to mind when you think of Armathwaite Hotel and Spa. With the backdrop of the Lake District, this really is the ideal countryside wedding venue. Expanses of idyllic surroundings and that atmosphere of the great outdoors are alive here for just £75 per person.
30. Woodhall Manor, Suffolk
Tucked away as the hidden of the Suffolk countryside, Woodhall Manor stands proud near the coast and submerged in greenery. The Manor itself is stunning and steeped in history and provides a relaxed and romantic feel encased in the walled gardens, while still giving the undeniable air of luxury. If you’re looking for a countryside wedding venue- look no further.