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10 Cotswold Wedding Venues

Image by M&J Photography.

Choosing your wedding venue really should be at the top of your wedding to-do-list, so if it’s not already now is your time to make it your number one priority. It will allow you to set the date, book suppliers and start imagining your dream day.

One of the most important things to consider when it comes to your venue is the location. Do you want it to be somewhere close to home or easy for your guests to get to? Perhaps you want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life? With our handy location filter, you can browse through ridiculously gorgeous venues in your desired areas.

To help you along the way, we’re talking all about wedding venues in the Cotswolds. From grand country houses to rustic barns, we’ve got a venue to suit every style of celebration…

Norton Hall

Tucked away in the rolling Cotswold countryside, you’ll find Norton Hall, a beautiful Georgian Hall. Quintessentially English with a relaxed vibe, it will feel like a home-from-home for your wedding day. From the decadent interiors, rambling gardens and the extensive parkland, it really does have the wow factor that you’ve been looking for.

Entertain your guests with garden games on the croquet lawn, take advantage of the lakes for your backdrops or even have a dip in their heated outdoor swimming pool. After you’ve danced the night away, you and your loved ones can enjoy the nine luxurious bedrooms. No wedding is ever the same at Norton Hall

Minster Mill

Boasting romantic riverside gardens and stunning wildflower meadows, Minster Mill is a picture-perfect wedding venue. What can you expect from this charming Cotswold setting? A crowd-pleasing menu, first class service and 65 acres of idyllic grounds.

For your ceremony, you can make the most of their Garden Temple and say ‘I Do’ surrounded by trailing roses, weeping willows and 65 acres of meadows. Feast on a five-course wedding breakfast in The Malthouse with up to 120 guests, or spend the day celebrating in a marquee with up to 190 guests. The choice is yours! Quite simply, it offers the ultimate wedding experience for your celebration.

Primrose Hill Farm

The rural Oxfordshire setting adds to the magic of Primrose Hill Farm, a contemporary barn conversion and Grade II Farmhouse. Whether you want an intimate affair or extravagant celebration, your wedding will truly sparkle here. You will be spoilt with orchards, a courtyard and even a picturesque trout pond.

The roaring log fire is the perfect fit for a rustic romantic wedding, while their technicolour lighting promises to get the party started.

It will be exclusively yours for the entire weekend. Their family run team offer a personal service and attention to detail, ensuring your wedding day is relaxed, fun and the best start of your happily ever after.

Shustoke Farm Barns

Boasting red brick, 18thcentury buildings that are surrounded by a delightful courtyard, Shustoke Farm Barns is a Warwickshire wedding venue that will leave you swooning. Think lots of beautiful oak, flagstone floors and fairy lights galore, and you’ve got Shustoke. What more could you want for your celebration?

It’s a small family run business, so if you want a wedding day that’s relaxed with incredible food and a service to match, this really is the venue for you!

Caswell House

An exclusive Cotswold barn wedding venue, Caswell House offers a stylish yet romantic setting for your special day. The barns are beautiful, while the grounds will instantly win you over. Soak up the atmosphere and embrace everything this contemporary venue has to offer, from the oak beams, quaint courtyards and three beautifully restored medieval barns. Not to mention the unrivalled rural views, walled gardens and the ancient orchard – just think of all the photograph opportunities!

Plus, there’s also accommodation galore including a rather luxurious Wedding Suite for the night of your wedding. A contemporary meets rustic vibe, the venue will be exclusively yours to enjoy!

Barnsley House

A quintessential wedding venue in the heart of The Cotswolds, Barnsley House & Spa is the perfect place to tie the knot. With stunning backdrops at every turn, along with a choice of two outdoor ceremony locations, it promises a setting you and your guests will never forget.

You will be treated to a mouth-watering menu by their in-house catering team which is guaranteed to tantalise your taste buds, using home grown and locally sourced produce. Plus, their beautiful onsite spa is included in your exclusive-use hire, not to mention the tennis court and clay pigeon shooting space. Plus, there’s onsite accommodation so your loved ones can party long into the night. There’s something undeniably romantic about this magnificent Grade II listed mansion and we just know you’ll agree.

Drakestone House

A new venue to hit the wedding scene, this is one of the most beautiful settings on the block. Offering an idyllic location in the stunning Gloucestershire countryside, the venue is exclusively yours for three days. Its privacy and delightful accommodation together mean you and your loved ones can soak up the romance and celebrate your love story as you wish. Make it your own private country estate and plan a day you will never forget. To put it simply, Drakestone House is the perfect place for the most important day of your life.

Kirtlington Park

What could be more beautiful than a breath-taking Palladian mansion? Kirtlington Park offers exactly that for your big day. A private house with glorious parkland and Capability Brown gardens, the venue loves nothing more than being alive with magic, love and romance.

The spacious Bridal Suite is a wonderful space to get ready in on the morning of your wedding, while the magnificent function rooms have been designed with entertaining in mind. It’s exclusive use too, so you and your guests will have full use over the grounds and a selection of their beautiful rooms. It’s no wonder it is renowned as one of the finest country house wedding venues in Oxfordshire.

Deer Park Hall

A unique wedding venue in Worcestershire, Deer Park Hall started life as old cattle sheds on a working organic farm. It has now been transformed into an incredible space for ceremonies and receptions.

Secluded and exclusive, it is tucked away in an area of Cotswold tranquillity with one of the top ten views in the country. Just imagine the backdrops for your photographs! Offering a personalised, package-free service, the team want you to have your wedding day, your way.

Dance the night away in the Hall, enjoy a cocktail in the Bredon Room and mingle in the garden. This country wedding venue is relaxed, romantic and completely yours!

The Tythe Barn

Lovingly restored, The Tythe Barn will leave you feeling smitten. Vintage yet contemporary, the team offer a bespoke and professional service. You’ll have scenic views, stunning grounds and state of the art sound and lighting. When you host your wedding here, you’ll also have an onsite coordinator, an elegant Bridal Suite and total privacy.

It’s the perfect space to create life long memories in the most stunning surroundings, so relax and enjoy your special day here while the team take care of every last detail. Sounds like perfection, doesn’t it?

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Lottie Dainton

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Lottie Dainton

Lottie is a Freelance Content Writer and Social Media Manager working within the Wedding, Interior Design and Beauty Industry. You'll find Lottie scrolling through plenty of pretty Instagram pages, walking her dog Mabel or enjoying a cocktail (or two).

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