Whenever you’re preparing to your big event, it seems like there’s 1001 things to prepare. Allow us to help you in one of the biggest elements in a successful wedding – the venue. Here in our blog we’ve listed unique, luxurious and truly remarkable wedding venues all over the UK. Whether you’re searching for something stylish and elegant or a real-life fairytale castle, we offer you these 5 venues that give you butterflies the instant you see it.
In case you’d enjoy a bit A-list glitter sprinkled in your special day, Hedsor has played host to a notable roll call of stars; Helen Mirren, Nicole Kidman, Dustin Hoffman and Maggie Smith have got all made movies here. You’ll feel as though you’re a big screen star too while you walk down the grand staircase coming from the regal bridal suite. Say your vows inside the royal hall, or have a horse drawn carriage to Hedsor church, a short distance from the house and a favorite place with Queen Victoria. In case you’re searching for a magnificent favour idea, provide your visitors a pot of Hedsor honey, as offered on Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck restaurant.
When you wish to get married in truly extraordinary style, C17th Castle could well be the venue for you! With Grade II listed building dating back to the 17th Century, visitors can stay in the bedrooms made in the turrets of the castle’s octagonal ramparts, as the happy couple can enjoy the luxurious master bedroom of the central keep. A visit up to the roof offers romantic 360° views which extend around stunning countryside, and even over the Bristol Channel and as far as Wales!
The Gillyflower, Elmore Court
Elmore Court is a spectacular 750-year-old Grade II* listed country house registered for civil events. Situated in the center of the Gloucestershire countryside, the house has long been in the same family for more than 750 years; rich in history it offers a fascinating blend of historical structures and modern eco features all over. The ‘Gillyflower’ is a secret gem hidden behind the main house and provides a real surprise for your visitors. It’s a romantic; entirely sound proofed and eco friendly new building made for drinking and eating for about 200 guests. It’s properly equipped with advanced sound and lighting for that significant first dance!
The Ivyseat Estate
Creating the most of its wonderful Worcestershire surroundings, the Ivyseat Estate is a vast residence which sleeps as much as 185 guests around 132 acres of grounds, which makes it the best wedding venue if you’re seeking to go big. The house itself loves a contemporary feel and fixtures (there’s a games room and swimming pool) and also the sky’s the limit in regards to scope – the venue once managed a wedding reception for 850 guests which utilized a massive tree for a centrepiece. How’s that for a slice of inspiration?
Constructed in the 18th Century, this amazing Palace is encompassed by 90 acres of Formal Gardens that provide the most amazing backdrop for wedding pictures. Being the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, this wonderful World Heritage Site is rich in history and gives a majestic ambiance to your big day.
This Palace still retains its amazing Baroque designs and the majesty of the building will really take your breath away. The huge grounds were created by ‘Capability’ Brown and are simply as amazing as the Palace which sits among them.