In the ancient rural parish of Whittington on the edge of the Cotswolds and built at the head of an expansive valley, Anthology Farm is a tenderly renovated trinket of Gloucestershire history. Built 300 years ago using local limestone quarried from the Inferior Oolites, this home has Jurassic bones. Yet, the contemporary spirit abounds. With 200 pieces of artwork, the farmhouse was given a new lease of life as a family home before throwing open its barn doors to provide free-spirited lovers a romantic place to tie the knot against a photographer’s dream backdrop of fairy trails, woods, and streams.
A blank canvas for creative couples — or just the ticket for minimalist duos — the wedding barn lends touches of wood and rattan but provides a neutral backdrop for florals and bunting and dessert tables galore. Bring in caterers for a classic wedding breakfast, or set the mood lighting to colour-pop and back up the pizza truck for a garden fête. As a luxury self-catering home, Anthology Farm can accommodate up to eighteen guests, including babies and children, with rooms split between The Cotswold Barn and The Meal Barn.
Set on the stunning West Wales Heritage Coast, just a short drive from the wonderful Poppit Sands; Florin is a unique manor house exuding style, sophistication and singularity. Ideal for couples looking to tie the knot in exclusive private-home surroundings, it boasts bespoke service and plenty of inside and outside space to make all wedding day dreams come true.
The tree-lined driveway on approach to this impressive property will wow your wedding guests and provide a dramatic entrance for the wedding cars. While its enviable location in Ceredigion will leave mouths agape, its secluded, romantic gardens with ornate fountains and secret pathways provide the idyllic backdrop for photographs you will cherish for a lifetime. To ensure all the important people in your life can be a part of your wedding, up to 150 guests can be accommodated in a marquee on the lawn where you can dance the night away with family and friends after the wedding breakfast.
Overlooking the magnificent Fal Valley, The Stack is a unique venue for an unforgettable wedding in Cornwall. Wrapped in a cluster of trees and nestled within established gardens, this former 19th-century engine house exudes a rustic appeal and provides a striking backdrop for intimate gatherings and rural revelry.
Melding with the pastoral, Poldark-esque scenes beyond, the wraparound gardens and thicket of lush trees offer an informal setting for romance. For the perfect al fresco affair, twinkling lights in the woodland grotto will enhance celebrations under the stars, or you may prefer to host a seated wedding supper on the deck to immerse yourself in the rolling countryside views, whatever the weather; just add high-spirited revelry.
Barton Court, a small Georgian country estate on the outskirts of Colwall in Herefordshire, provides a captivating journey through a thousand years of architecture. Nestled on the western slopes of the Malvern Hills, this estate offers a diverse collection of buildings that embody Georgian elegance, rustic charm, romantic cosiness, and edgy industrialism. The stunning backdrop of the Malvern Hills surrounds the property, creating a picturesque setting that is both private and conveniently connected.
Barton Court enjoys the status of a private yet accessible retreat, located within a mile of a station with direct trains to London, Birmingham, and Bristol. The motorway network is conveniently situated just 4 miles away, ensuring easy accessibility.
With its enchanting atmosphere and diverse spaces, Barton Court is a magical location for meaningful events.
Barton Court presents two exceptional venues with panoramic views of the Malvern Hills-The Saw Mill and The Dutch Barn. These spaces, designed for all-weather use and wheelchair-friendly, can accommodate gatherings of up to 70 and 90 people, respectively.
The main house is available for post-ceremony drinks, photographs, or intimate wedding ceremonies and receptions for up to 40 people.
To ensure the seamless execution of significant occasions, Barton Court recommends the involvement of a bona fide professional wedding planner. Their experienced team understands the intricacies of successful events and pays close attention to detail for a flawless celebration.
Almonry Barn is a unique wedding venue, the oldest barn to host weddings in England, and is steeped in history, dating back to medieval times. Built by monks, it’s opposite the Abbey ruins and Grade I Listed Church in a small historic village on the edge of the Somerset Levels, opposite a Medieval Abbey and Church. The setting is truly stunning, with a variety of great photo opportunities.
It’s conveniently located an hour from Bristol or Bath and two hours from London when travelling by car.
Almonry Barn provides ample outdoor space with gardens and an ancient orchard to enjoy drinks, games or even an outdoor civil or celebrant-led ceremony. With superb food and excellent customer service, they offer exclusive use of their spaces and accommodation for two for 2/3 days to ensure you enjoy every minute of your celebration.
Almonry Barn is for you if you are looking for an elegant and stylish barn ceremony with a relaxed feel.
Found within the Cranborne Chase AONB on the Wiltshire/Dorset border, Larmer Tree boasts a rich history as a Victorian Pleasure Garden since 1880. The venue offers 11 acres of historic gardens and buildings, providing a quintessentially English country wedding experience.
Located just 20 minutes from Salisbury, Shaftesbury, and Blandford Forum, with convenient train stations nearby in Gillingham and Salisbury, Larmer Tree creates a stunning and accessible setting.
Larmer Tree is the canvas for relaxed and exclusive country weddings. Whether choosing an outdoor ceremony in front of historic buildings or an indoor celebration in the cosy Jubilee Hall, the venue accommodates diverse wedding styles. Guests can enjoy drinks and canapés on the lawn before dining in the Pavilion dining room and dancing the night away in the vibrant Jubilee Hall.
Larmer Tree’s picturesque landscape features quirky Victorian buildings alongside a manicured lawn, offering the perfect blend of outdoor garden charm and indoor comfort for weddings. The Jubilee Hall, with its fairy light ceiling, adds an atmospheric touch for indoor ceremonies. The Pavilion dining room provides a bright and airy space for meals, and the Jubilee Hall transforms into a lively venue for evening receptions, complete with a dance area, adjoining bar, snug, terrace with firepit, and festoon lights. The resident peacocks and Macaws add a touch of entertainment, while the famous Singing Theatre provides a unique backdrop for live music and photography.
The in-house caterers, Forkingout, craft exceptional wedding menus, offering flexibility from plated formal dining to sharing platters or barbecues. Utilising quality locally sourced ingredients, the experienced chefs deliver delicious dishes from a friendly and professional team.
Larmer Tree’s team of wedding coordinators provides expert guidance throughout the planning process, offering help and support at every step. The goal is to ensure a seamless and smooth wedding day experience. With weddings hosted all year round, Larmer Tree embraces the beauty of its gardens in photography sessions. In cooler months, the Jubilee Hall and Pavilion serve as versatile spaces for ceremonies, receptions, and celebrations.
Near the rural village of Throcking, near Royston, Milling Barn is a beautiful barn wedding venue in Hertfordshire. Surrounded by the rolling countryside of Hertfordshire, this venue offers a romantic and picturesque setting for weddings.
The stunning Oak Barn at Milling Barn is both idyllic and romantic, incorporating the traditional character of a 17th-century barn with exposed oak timbers. This tranquil space is exclusively yours throughout your special day, offering a licensed setting for civil ceremony weddings.
The venue perfectly blends romance and spaciousness, featuring a 17th-century oak barn with traditional charm and rustic allure. The barn’s high ceilings and exposed beams create a magical ambience, making it an ideal setting for wedding ceremonies and breakfasts. The space is sophisticated and spacious, with soft lighting enhancing the original timber framework and beams during the day. By night, the atmosphere transforms into a perfect backdrop for dining, drinking, dancing, and celebrating. The garden and patio provide a relaxing outdoor space to unwind after the formalities.
The Oak Barn’s quiet and tranquil environment sets the stage for a magical wedding experience. With its exclusive use, couples can celebrate their special day in a space that combines historic charm and modern elegance. The venue transforms seamlessly from daylight, highlighting the natural beauty, to a dimmed and atmospheric evening perfect for dining, drinking, and dancing. Milling Barn provides a dreamlike setting for couples looking to create memories that last a lifetime.
Nestled in the heart of the Midlands, Ashton Lodge Country House is an exclusive-use wedding venue on the Warwickshire border, straddling Leicestershire and the West Midlands. This Edwardian-era gem is surrounded by 3 acres of grounds, providing an enchanting backdrop for celebrating your special day.
Ashton Lodge is an idyllic and romantic Warwickshire Country House wedding venue, licensed for civil ceremonies and wedding receptions; the venue becomes exclusively yours for your special day.
The country house boasts many period features that have been tastefully enhanced with stunning interiors, giving Ashton Lodge a unique and elegant charm. The venue is well-equipped to accommodate weddings of varying sizes, from a formal sit-down meal for 150 guests to informal gatherings of up to 200. Ashton Lodge is licensed for Civil Ceremonies, allowing the entire event to unfold within its captivating spaces. The Garden Room, with seating for 120 guests, provides an intimate setting, or couples can opt for outdoor ceremonies in the serene garden.
The in-house caterers, the Chopping Block, elevate the dining experience with breathtaking and delicious creations. Locally sourced and ethically produced ingredients form the foundation of their dishes, all meticulously prepared and cooked by a team of talented chefs in Ashton Lodge’s kitchens.
The 14 individually styled bedrooms accommodate up to 33 overnight guests, ensuring a seamless and delightful wedding experience from start to finish.
Nestled within the Quex Estate in Thanet, Kent, Weddings at Quex offers a unique setting for your special day. It’s conveniently situated in Birchington, just 13 miles from Canterbury, easily accessible by car or public transport. The venue stands less than a mile from the stunning Kent coastline amidst 15 acres of natural beauty.
Amongst the trees, the Quex Estate boasts a serene natural backdrop. The grounds encompass a Victorian gazebo, a secret walled garden, informal woodland, and a fountain, offering picturesque spots for your celebration.
Weddings at Quex presents a luxurious and distinctive venue in Kent. The 19th-century Quex House, now a museum, forms the heart of the estate. The dining hall adjacent to the house sets the stage for your reception and evening festivities.
Outdoor ceremonies at the Victorian gazebo provide a private space for gatherings of up to 120 guests, framed by the lush gardens. In case of inclement weather or for winter weddings, the Grand Hall within Quex House or the majestic dining hall, both connected to the extensive gardens, offer beautiful indoor alternatives based on your preferences and guest numbers.
All catering is expertly prepared in-house, featuring restaurant-quality food made from quality local produce. The menu offers a wide range to cater to various tastes. The venue prides itself on a personalised wedding service, ensuring seasoned professionals handle your day. The Wedding Industry Awards have recognised their dedication.
With its blend of historical charm, sprawling gardens, and versatile spaces, Weddings at Quex promises an unforgettable backdrop for any event. It’s a place where every detail is crafted to create a truly remarkable experience for your special day.
Nestled in the idyllic village of Stockcross in Berkshire, The Vineyard offers an unforgettable setting for your special day. Just an hour from London and 45 minutes from Heathrow, this venue is a million miles from ordinary. The manicured lawns and picturesque backdrop create an exceptional wedding experience.
Vineyard Weddings at The Vineyard are nothing short of luxurious and romantic. The venue is designed for unique couples seeking an extraordinary celebration. Attention to detail is a hallmark, ensuring every aspect is meticulously crafted. The service is delivered with passion and dedication, leaving you with nothing to worry about when you say “yes.”
The wedding team at The Vineyard is defined by professionalism, politeness, and attentiveness. Offering a bespoke wedding service, a dedicated planner, and guidance from the Executive Chef and Head Sommelier, your day will be a perfect marriage of delicious food and wine. With five wedding options, from intimate elopements to exclusive use, The Vineyard caters to all preferences and specialises in multi-faith weddings.
The venue’s versatile spaces and alternative outlook to wedding planning allow for a truly tailored experience. The luxurious surroundings envelop you from the moment you enter the hotel. Whether you choose an intimate setting or exclusive use, The Vineyard can transform into the palace you’ve always dreamed of.
With 25 years of experience in delivering exceptional weddings, The Vineyard collaborates with the best of the best wedding suppliers. Working within your budget, they ensure every detail is perfect for your special day. It’s not just a venue; it’s a promise of perfection.
Sofitel London St James is a hidden treasure in the heart of London, nestled in the serene St James area, steps away from iconic landmarks like Piccadilly, Buckingham Palace, and Trafalgar Square. The six-floor Grade II listed building, with its grandiose architecture, overlooks the captivating Royal setting of Pall Mall and Waterloo Place.
Situated in the prestigious St James’s area, the hotel seamlessly blends British refinement with Parisian elegance. The exterior showcases neo-classical British architecture, while the interior surprises with a touch of audacity. The 183 rooms are a fusion of bold designs, combining classic and contemporary elements. From the Rose Lounge tearoom to the St James Bar, each space exudes a sense of luxury and sophistication.
Sofitel London St James is more than a luxurious stay; it’s an experience that captures the essence of London’s glamour and French modernism. The hotel is an ideal address for celebrations in the vibrant heart of London, offering event rooms with a dedicated entrance on Waterloo Place. The sophisticated spaces can accommodate various celebrations, from extravagant champagne receptions to intimate dinners for 140 friends and family.
The hotel is licensed for civil ceremonies with 12 event rooms and one private dining room. The skilled team, well-versed in the art of hospitality, ensures a seamless and stress-free experience. From the early planning stages to the grand day, the French “art de recevoir” creates a personalised and memorable celebration. The hotel boasts 183 contemporary bedrooms and suites, a luxury spa (So SPA), and complimentary benefits for ceremonies with 85 guests or more.
Head Chef Martin Horsley designs menus that elevate the dining experience, from elevated three-course meals to sharing platters. Whether it’s a grand entrance or the smallest detail, every moment is crafted to be a cherished memory at Sofitel London St James.
Nestled within a private 350-acre farm, Micklefield Hall epitomises exclusivity in the heart of the Hertfordshire countryside. The sprawling landscape, punctuated by a glistening pond and a venerable 450-year-old oak tree, sets the stage for a truly enchanting celebration.
Conveniently located near Rickmansworth, Chorleywood, and Croxley stations, with swift access from J18 on the M25 and proximity to the London Underground (Met line) and National Rail Stations, the venue seamlessly connects to London and the South East.
Discover the allure of Micklefield Hall, where the award-winning Tithe Barn beckons with space for up to 200 guests, providing an idyllic setting for your wedding breakfast. The romantic ambience extends to their unique temple, nestled harmoniously in front of the pond and ancient oak tree—a captivating space for exchanging vows.
Amidst herbaceous borders, a French terrace, rolling lawns, and an enchanting rose garden, guests can gracefully mingle during your celebration. The venue offers an array of picturesque spots for photographs and drinks receptions, ensuring every moment is imbued with timeless elegance. With seamless accessibility and a range of captivating spaces, Micklefield Hall is poised to orchestrate the perfect wedding day.