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11 Best wedding venues in Nottinghamshire

Author: Sophie Drew

Planning to get married in unique region of Nottinghamshire? Well, you’ve come to the right place. These hidden gems would be sure to impress you and your guests. We know that it’s hard to find wedding venues that you really love because there are so many factors to consider during your search. So we’ve created this list of our 11 best Nottinghamshire wedding venues to help you and your partner out.

Nottinghamshire… what a beautiful place. It’s home to museums, tranquil lakes, historic architecture, and the legend of Robin Hood that started in Sherwood Forest. In this stunning location, there’s a choice of barn weddings, intimate weddings, country house weddings, historic weddings, and more with our list of unique venues.

1) Mour Hotel

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First on the list of our best Nottinghamshire wedding venues is Mour Hotel. Couples can have a romantic civil ceremony in one of their elegant private suites. Their Wing Suite is the perfect choice for a hearty breakfast in the morning. The team at Mour Hotel believes that no wedding should be the same, and every couple’s experience should be unique. All of the hard work will be done by their staff in terms of personal touches, and communication with suppliers. With so many big things happening on your special day, it’s important to know that you have a great venue catering to your needs and requirements, to help relieve some of the pre-wedding nerves and stress. No one wants to spend their wedding day worrying, this should be one of the happiest days in your relationship.

2) Pheasantry Brewery

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This unique wedding venue in Nottinghamshire will be sure to give you an unforgettable experience. At this exclusive-use venue couples can have their civil ceremony in the venue’s barn-like setting, or in the warmer months their Pargoda is a great option which is surrounded by their stunning gardens. Pheasantry Brewery is conveniently located near the A1 but is still surrounded by beautiful countryside which makes the perfect backdrop for magical wedding photos, so you get the best of both worlds! This unique venue can host from 40 to 120 guests for a wedding breakfast and 200 guests for your evening reception. Their closest neighbour is 5 minutes away, so you and your guests can party as loud as you want. There is also on-site parking, overnight accommodation, and an on-site team of chefs that will create your bespoke menu.

3) Holiday Inn Derby Nottinghamshire

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This hotel wedding venue is located away from the hustle and bustle of a big city so you can have an undisturbed and relaxed wedding day because the noise will never be an issue. There are never-ending photo opportunities at this wedding venue because of its stunning setting so you’ll be sure to perfectly capture the moment with your wedding photographer here. Holiday Inn has a number of rooms that you and your guests can book for an overnight stay before or after your big day so you don’t have to cut the celebrations short! This wedding venue is licensed to hold civil ceremonies with up to 60 guests. Bespoke and flexible menus and drinks packages are something this wedding venue offers, as well as a resident DJ, event decoration, and friendly and knowledgeable staff.

4) The Pumping House

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Next on the list of wedding venues in Nottinghamshire is a historic wedding venue. The Pumping House is surrounded by an enchanting forest in the Nottinghamshire countryside. These surroundings make a stunning backdrop for wedding photos. This award-winning Grade II listed building is conveniently positioned near Nottingham, Sheffield, Mansfield, and Lincoln. The light and airy Ollerton Room makes the perfect setting for a wedding ceremony. It can host up to 100 seated guests. The Engine Hall is also great for a civil ceremony and can accommodate between 80 and 150 guests. There is also an outdoor bar that can be used for a drinks reception in the Summer months, so you and your guests can celebrate with drinks and take in the picturesque views. Sounds like the perfect wedding venue to me.

5) Swancar Farm Country House

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Situated in Chilwell, within 250 acres of rolling Nottinghamshire countryside, this wedding venue provides a beautiful and tranquil setting that you can capture with amazing wedding photography. The Gallery provides a romantic atmosphere so it’s the perfect place to say your vows. The Oak Hall has character and charm and it overlooks the countryside. It has a bar, plenty of floor space for dancing, and a wall of windows making it light and airy. This is the perfect place to host a wedding breakfast or wedding reception. Swancar Farm has an amazing events team that aims to make every wedding special and bespoke. This place really does tick all of the country house wedding venue boxes. Swancar Farm has 11 bedrooms that the happy couple and their loved ones can stay in the night before the big day. There is also a cottage that makes a more luxurious option for the night.

6) Hazel Gap Barn

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The barn wedding venue boasts traditional oak timbers magnificent towers, arches, and a roaring fireplace which adds to the romance. Two red-brick barn buildings stand on either side of their courtyard with an elegant fountain, and woodland with wooden benches, perfect for hosting a drinks reception. This space can also be utilised at night because of its cosy firepits. The natural beauty that encloses this intimate wedding venue is like no other. The main barn is licensed for civil ceremonies and can hold up to 150 guests, and at night this space can be transformed into a reception room with a dancefloor, perfect for those of you who like to dance the night away. Their Oak Barn provides a light and airy space to dine in. Overall, this exclusive-use wedding venue can accommodate a total of 250 guests. The chefs at Hazel Gap Barn can create wedding feasts with varying styles.

7) Goosedale

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The next wedding venue in Nottinghamshire is Goosedale. This privately-owned country house has beautiful gardens and unrivaled views, making a stunning backdrop for wedding photos. This country house wedding venue gives couples exclusive-use of their space for their wedding day celebrations. The Garden Room is perfect for a smaller ceremony, it has access to their gardens, hence the name, and is an elegant and neutral space. The Ivory Suite features sparkling chandeliers and classy furnishings that will make your wedding elegant and luxurious, there is also a dancefloor, stage, and a range of colour themes to choose from for this space. This Suite can accommodate anywhere between 80 and 150 seated guests. They host weddings of all sizes and styles including cultural weddings. The amazing staff at this wedding venue will ensure the event spaces are tailored to suit your needs and wants.

8) The Old Vicarage At Elkesley

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If you’re dreaming of having your wedding day outdoors, this is the place for you. This wedding venue in Nottinghamshire offers exclusive-use marquees, yurts, and tipis for weddings. It’s enclosed in acres of woodland with a tranquil river running through. This wedding venue can accommodate up to 150 guests for weddings, there is also an on-site bar that can be used as well as indoor and outdoor firepits. Couples get the freedom to decorate their outdoor space however they want which allows them to keep their wedding unique and personal. Their Log Cabin can accommodate 6 guests overnight and there’s a Coach House that accommodates up to 4 guests. Guests are also welcome to bring their own tents and caravans to stay in. There are on-site toilet and shower facilities and electric hookups. There’s even a zip wire and swings for children to play on.

9) The Walled Garden at Beeston Fields

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The Walled Garden at Beeston Fields is a Victorian walled garden & marquee situated on 135 acres of the beautiful Beeston Fields. The family-owned estate originally started with The Walled Garden offering afternoon strolls through apple arches and flower fields, and now this gorgeous space is used for weddings. The marquee is heated and boasts chandeliers, a spacious dancefloor, and a bar area with room for entertainment, there are also Georgian bar windows, showcasing the unforgettable views that their secret garden has to offer. This marquee can host up to 200 guests. What was once a greenhouse is now a converted rustic wedding ceremony area surrounded by flower beds. However, in the Winter months when the weather isn’t as good, wedding ceremonies can be held in the marquee as an alternative.

10) The Carriage Hall

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The Carriage Hall, formerly Plumtree railway station shed is a lovingly restored Victorian building. This unique venue is licensed for civil ceremonies and can accommodate both intimate weddings and grand weddings. There are 3 function rooms for couples to choose from. The Main Hall can hold up to 100 seated guests, the Mezzanine can seat up to 40 guests and the Saunders Room is for intimate weddings and can hold up to 12 guests. Couples can dance through the night with their loved ones at an evening reception with music and entertainment, and then everyone can relax in their luxury accommodation after drinking and partying. How perfect does that sound? The team at this wedding venue will be there to advise couples on what wedding packages are available as well as what suppliers will work best with them so that the couple can remain as stress-free as possible.

11) Norwood Park Country House

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Last on the list of wedding venues in Nottinghamshire is Norwood Park Country House. This wedding venue has more than 350 years of experience in the wedding industry so they’ll definitely meet all of your needs. The relaxing countryside setting means you’re away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Their outdoor gazebo can hold wedding ceremonies with up to 140 seated guests or 50 standing. The Gallery can host ceremonies with up to 160 guests and The Drawing room can hold 80 guests for a civil ceremony, however, for a reception, The Gallery can host grand receptions with up to 250 guests with space for a band, dancefloor, bar, and entertainment. Their Dining Room can seat up to 50 guests and their Morning Room can seat up to 30. There are also 14 rooms to use overnight for your guests’ convenience and your first special night as a married couple.

That’s all for our list of Nottinghamshire wedding venues. Do you have a favourite?

We hope our list has given you some ideas and made that all-important decision a little easier. We understand the pressure of wanting everything to be perfect on your wedding day, but there is an endless selection of amazing wedding venues out there like the ones on this list, that definitely won’t leave you disappointed. Be sure to check out these options and then you can find out more information if they caught your eye. Remember, it doesn’t hurt to enquire about more than one as you can never have too many options, and you don’t want all of the dates to fill up! If sadly none of these venues captured your heart, we have several other blogs that can use for inspiration!

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Sophie Drew

Sophie has joined our team as a Marketing Assistant who loves to write content and is always keen to learn about everything going on in the world of digital. Sophie enjoys spending time with her Family, Friends and Boyfriend and loves to dance!

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