Marquee Wedding Venues

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Image by Imogen Xiana.

Did you spot our guide to planning a marquee wedding on Monday…? Well, if you didn’t then I’d highly recommend grabbing 5 minutes to read the wise words of our planning expert Katrina Otter Weddings. Kat’s covered it all – from finding the site, deciding on design, understanding practicalities, quotes and suppliers through to being nice to you neighbours!

If you have already read the post and decided canvas is for you, then take a little browse through this sample of venues. From marquee suppliers through to venues with marquee-lawns or permanent marquee structures, there’s bound to be a venue that ticks your particular box.

The marquee Collection

# 1

The Pearl Tent Company

The Pearl Tent Company is a Marquee hire company of distinction. Their aim is to provide excellence in both tents and service. Made in the UK from the finest white canvas, this juxtaposition of Eastern style and Western practicality is the essence of Pearl Tents success – making them the choice of the top wedding planners.

These unique wedding marquees are as stunning inside as they are out. The dramatic pyramid top creates a luxurious vaulted ceiling providing the ultimate light and airy wedding venue. From initial contact, to post event clear-up, the team strive to please with their bespoke service. Each and every wedding is treated with the importance it deserves.

# 2

Axnoller

Set in drop dead gorgeous country side in West Dorset, near the World Heritage site of the Jurassic coast, and the beaches at West Bay and Lyme Regis, this is a hidden gem like no other. With 360 degree jaw-dropping views, and no neighbours it is a must for a weekend wedding full of chilling, partying and fun.

Taking over Axnoller means having the most extraordinary estate, with ancient buildings converted to house cool contemporary interiors, as yours. With a small retinue of handpicked staff (only there when you need them) and 2 planners who know just how to throw a fabulous party, you cannot be in better hands. They can recommend traditional marquees or something a little more alternative – the choice is yours!

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Spring Wedding Inspiration at Axnoller, Dorset

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Images by Peppermint Love Photography.

When Caroline, hair & makeup artist behind Amazing Face, sent in these images by Peppermint Love Photography it was like breathing in the fresh Spring air… I adore the colour palette of subtle yellows, pretty pinks and fresh whites! I’m also a sucker for a tulip or two.

This styled shoot showcases the new barn at premier Dorset wedding venue, Axnoller.

Come and take a little peek!

Notes from Axnoller

Caroline:

For the new barn at Axnoller, we created a sumptuous high-end look, contrasting beautifully with the light farm-industrial look of the building, and in-keeping with the luxurious style of the rest of the venue.

We paired classic neutrals, blush and peach with flower-heavy designs, professional lighting and hundreds of candles! In a big space, good lighting is essential for creating atmosphere and really brings the larger floral arrangements to life.

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10 Wedding Venues with Swimming Pools

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Image courtesy of The Rectory.

Whether you’re looking for a weekend long celebration relaxing poolside with your friends, fancy something a bit more exotic to ‘wow’ guests, or actually just need a bit of a getaway pre-wedding – we’ve rounded up 10 glorious wedding venues that have swimming pools.

Useful…? Possibly. Lustworthy…? HELL YES.

Let’s dive in… (sorry)

10 Wedding Venues with swimming pools

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    Axnoller, Dorset.

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    El Fenn, Marrakech.

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    Four Seasons Hotel, Hampshire.

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    Hotel Café Royal, London.

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    Pentille Castle, Cornwall.

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    Sanctum on the Green, Berkshire.

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    Sibton Park, Suffolk | Image by Cameron Maynard Photography.

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    The Penn, Dorset.

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    The Rectory, Wiltshire.

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    The Scarlet, Cornwall.

# 1

Axnoller

Set in drop dead gorgeous country side in West Dorset, near the World Heritage site of the Jurassic coast, and the beaches at West Bay and Lyme Regis, this is a hidden gem like no other. With 360 degree jaw-dropping views, and no neighbours it is a must for a weekend wedding full of chilling, partying and fun.

Axnoller is a stylish collection of 3 houses, with private pools, steam rooms, saunas and cedar hot tubs under the stars.

# 2

El Fenn

El Fenn is located in the vibrant city of Marrakech – Once you step outside it’s walls you soak up the atmosphere of a city that’s seduced everyone from Yves Saint Laurent to Winston Churchill. Whether it’s a wedding ceremony in their orange and lemon tree courtyard, sundown cocktails on the roof terrace or a bespoke dinner in the restaurant, the team at El Fenn are here to help you create the exotic celebration you’ve always dreamed of.

# 3

Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire

Nestled within 500 acres of glorious Hampshire parkland and heritage-listed gardens, sits the historic Georgian manor house where Henry VIII met his first wife, Catherine of Aragon. The Four Seasons Hampshire offers a choice of five elegant function rooms fully licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships, whilst the enchanting 18th century Walled Garden offers a unique setting for outdoor receptions and blessings. As well as the sleek indoor pool, you’ll also find an al fresco hot tub!

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A Classic Affair at Axnoller

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Images by Courtenay Photographic.

It’s so lovely to be kicking off the New Year with a love story at one of our newest venue additions – Axnoller.

This is the story of Rebecca & Bobby and their classic affair of a wedding weekend. Think luxurious and romantic surroundings, spectacular décor in the softest of blush pinks, coastal influenced feasts, boys in tuxedos and the most perfect Manolo Blahnik shoes ever.

Yes, there’s all of the above in this treasure of a real wedding feature, but what I love most about this story is that Rebecca loved her wedding venue so much that she has made it her career. With a background in London Event Management, Rebecca left her job and now works closely with Alo Brake, the owner and founder of Axnoller creating beautiful weddings for other Brides-to-be. Pretty special don’t you think…?

Over to the newlywed herself…

Notes from the Bride

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