Country Wedding Venues
It’s easy to understand the appeal of a country wedding: the scenery, the privacy, the timeless grandeur. Stately homes, manors and country hotels will compliment your big day with the finer details that might seem coldly absent in a more modern, urban setting.
They have the space, too, and the opportunity to have photographs taken without crass neon signs, streams of cars and voyeurs watching carrier bag in hand from across the street. A rural venue doesn't just provide the four walls for a ceremony; it provides the sense of setting to create an unforgettable occasion.
Below, we’ve selected some of the country venues from our same-sex wedding directory. If one takes your fancy, then feel free to click through to find out more.
Shropshire is the location of the stunning Lilleshall NSC. Formally the home of the Duke of Sutherland, its combination of inspired original features and extensive gardens is the perfect backdrop to any ceremony. The Lilleshall boasts a number of ceremony rooms that can be tailored to your requirements.
Tortworth Court Four Pillars Hotel
In the South-East, the beautiful Tortworth Court Four Pillars Hotel is located in the Cotswolds, but is within easy reach of Bristol. With rooms available for civil ceremonies, the hotel can accommodate up to 220 daytime guests and is surrounded by superb gardens. This hotel has a real fairy-tale quality to it and is happy to offer the services of a wedding co-ordinator.
How about a twelfth-century Welsh Castle? Family owned Fonmon Castle in Barry, has exquisite Georgian interiors with numerous artifacts of historical interest. This venue is perfect for couples looking for an authentic historic experience. The venue holds up to 110 guests but this number can be increased with the use of marquees.
Royal Berkshire Hotel
Built in 1705 for the first duke of Marlboro, the Royal Berkshire Hotel offers its guests an exquisite setting for a ceremony. Set amid 15 acres of beautiful gardens, this historic house with its original features and external fountains, will make any wedding photographer's job easy.