Top 6 Last-Minute Venues For Your Spring 2023 Wedding
Author: Emily Perry
The average time couples spend planning a wedding might be 23.5 months, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait that long to get hitched. Read on for some brilliant last minute wedding offers…
If you’re looking to get married quickly and prefer the idea of a short engagement, you don’t have to settle for a second-rate venue that no-one else has booked. In fact, you’ll be delighted to hear that some of the most beautiful venues in the country often have last-minute dates and attractive budget-friendly offers that you can snap up.
To help you find the most gorgeous places to get married in spring 2023, we’ve compiled a list of the top 6 wedding venues around the UK that have last-minute availability. Whatever your style, and wherever you want to get married, you’ll find the perfect venue to suit. If you love the look of one of these venues don’t hang around though, because these dates will go faster than you can say “I do”.
Manor By The Lake, Gloucestershire
If you thought a short engagement meant a grand country house wedding was out of the question, think again. The stunning Manor By The Lake on the outskirts of Cheltenham has a special early spring wedding offer for 2023 with the chance for couples to save an incredible £1,000.
This stately, exclusive use wedding venue has the most beautiful setting and if the spring weather is on your side you will definitely want to make the most of the grounds and gardens – all 7 acres of them. And, as the name suggests, there’s a romantic lake as well as hidden pathways within the formal Italian gardens that make for a perfect backdrop to your wedding photos in spring when the plants and flowers are at their prettiest.
You could even have an al fresco ceremony in the pretty pavilion. If it’s a cold spring, don’t worry, because the manor is seriously impressive with a dramatic sweeping staircase, ornate wooden carved panels, stained glass windows and grand marble fireplaces, as well as plenty of flexible spaces to celebrate in. Have a look at the tempting spring wedding offers here.
Wotton House, Surrey
Award-winning venue Wotton House is an ideal spring wedding venue with a range of options come rain or shine. On warmer spring wedding days you might want to take the most of the fabulous and unique temple that is set in a private walled Italian garden and licensed for outdoor weddings. Or perhaps you’d prefer to make the most of the majestic 17th century house with its delightful vaulted ceiling, centuries-old original fireplaces, chapel style library, and light and airy Evelyn Suite. This wonderfully romantic wedding venue has currently got a special spring wedding offer here for a generous wedding package for couples with a minimum of 80 adults on their guest list.
Love the idea of a Cornish country wedding? Then look no further than Trevenna, a delightful wedding venue with an incredible 142 acres of countryside, making it seriously private and exclusive. It’s all about enjoying nature and the good life at this wedding day destination. Your wedding breakfast will be lovingly handmade using locally-sourced ingredients and the bars are well stocked with local ales, lagers, ciders and a range of spirits made in Cornwall.
Everything you need for a seriously special day is on site here – an atmospheric Threshing Barn for your ceremony, a light and airy Garden Venue and even beautiful accommodation on site. For a spring wedding, we love the idea of an outdoor wedding ceremony under the beautiful handmade wood and slate arbour with breathtaking Cornish views on a sunny day. For Spring 2023 there’s a special all-inclusive 2-night offer on Sunday and Monday, or Wednesday and Thursday combinations. Find out more here.
Southdowns Manor, West Sussex
When you started looking for last minute venues for your spring wedding you probably didn’t think you’d be able to say “I do” at an award-winning wedding venue. Amazingly though, Southdowns Manor, a charming country house in the heart of the South Downs National Park has a special spring wedding offer for all-inclusive mid week weddings between March 2023 and September 2023.
If you choose this pretty spring wedding venue you’ll have the entire place to host an exclusive and private wedding day, with multiple spaces to celebrate in, including the Sussex Room, the Conservatory and the Banqueting Suite. There are even fifteen bedrooms, including a honeymoon suite, so once your wedding day is over you can stay on site and enjoy even more celebrations with family and friends as you start your new life together the next morning.
Owlpen Manor, Gloucestershire
Love the idea of a house party style wedding on your own private Cotswolds estate? Then Owlpen Manor could be the spring wedding venue for you. This country house with 215 acres is ideal for creating a unique whole weekend wedding with a choice of both elegant manor house rooms for your ceremony or the more rustic Cyder Barn depending on your wedding style. There’s also a brand new pole barn, built using timber from the Owlpen Estate, which is a delightful and bespoke dining space that seats up to 120 guests for a wedding breakfast.
Owlpen Manor has a brilliant midweek spring wedding offer for couples looking to celebrate their big day sooner rather than later. The offer includes exclusive use of the estate for two nights with food and wine for up to 40 people. There are also a number of weekend dates in April available which is a popular time, so act quick if it’s a romantic weekend wedding in spring that you’ve got your heart set on.
Woodhall Manor, Suffolk
There are few places in spring as idyllic as Woodhall Manor’s enchanting walled garden to say your “I dos”. This historic red brick house near Suffolk’s heritage coast has it all – glorious landscaped gardens, indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception spaces, incredible food and 14 sumptuous rooms for staying over. Plus, there are fabulous last-minute spring wedding offers at this charming country house and an experienced team of wedding planners on site to help turn around and plan your big day in no time at all.
So, if you simply can’t wait another year to walk down the aisle with the love of your life, don’t let anyone say a last-minute wedding isn’t possible. In fact, last-minute weddings can work in your favour with plenty of amazing offers at gorgeous venues like these, meaning you can save money in the budget to put towards a fabulous honeymoon destination or lots of dreamy décor and entertainment extras. Just make the most of the wedding co-ordinators and events teams on site and be decisive and organised, and your last-minute spring 2023 wedding will be the most magical day of your lives.