We might be neck high in wooly jumpers right now, but festival wedding venues are still loved by all whatever the season and we have the perfect round-up for you party lovin’ couples.
We definitely have more than 15 venues for you to peruse in this category, but to kick-start the inspiration we’ve listed some of our fave venues and tent suppliers below. From tipis to shepherds huts, woodlands to natural retreats there’s something for all you bohemian babes.
15 Festival Wedding Venues
High Barn, Edenhall Estate
Brand NEW to our directory, Edenhall Estate is a private estate in Cumbria, set just to the east of the Lake District, in the lesser known but equally beautiful Eden Valley. Set upon the highest point on the Edenhall Estate, High Barn boasts stunning panoramic views of the Lake district and Northern Pennines.
At High Barn they want your personality and style to shine through, with endless possibilities, it really is the perfect place to create a wedding day as individual as you are. From a traditional service in their estate church to whimsical woodland ceremonies, from a fabulous tipi reception to intimate dinners in their sandstone barn, from a festival of live bands to silent disco’s in the woods…. the options are limitless. Read more…
High Billinghurst Farm
Another corker new to the family, High Billinghurst Farm is set within 65 acres of beautiful Surrey countryside between Dunsfold and Hascombe, situated at the end of a long meandering private lane, edged by hedgerows, wild flowers and fields.
The Hay Barns at High Billinghurst Farm have been designed with flexibility and creativity in mind. The large Hay Barn adjoins two timber framed Elizabethan barns which can be used individually or in combination to create a truly unique and individual event. At the other end of the 65 acre estate lie the fields used during the summer for outdoor weddings under traditional canvas, pole marquees, stretch tents or festival style yurts and tipis. Read more…
The Holford Arms
We’ve been busy it seems – another gorgeous new venue! Set in eight acres of glorious Cotswold countryside, including their own orchard, vineyard and vegetable garden, The Holford Arms is a 16th-century coaching inn bursting with rural charm. With exclusive use of the pub, cool glamping facilities and outside bar, it’s the perfect choice for a relaxed, informal and fun big day.
When it comes to hosting bohemian, festival-style weddings, The Holford Arms know exactly what they’re doing. With years of experience under their belt, they can work with you to create your perfect day in the most idyllic of settings. Read more…
PapaKåta have been sharing the love of outdoor events for ten seasons, and are the UK’s most experienced teepee provider and exclusive supplier of Sperry tents. Utterly gorgeous, glorious in summer and super cosy in winter, their teepees and Sperry tents transform any celebration into an atmospheric, once-in-a-lifetime event with memories that will last forever.
Based on a traditional Scandinavian design, their teepees (or tipi’s/tepees) are built to withstand the harshest weather. And with extras like wood-burning fires, reindeer hides, and heaters to keep your tootsies toasty, you and your guests will stay warm whatever the weather. Read more…
Deep in the heart of the Norfolk countryside, Hush sits discreetly at the top of the Yare Valley in the Broads National Park – an area of outstanding natural beauty, and yet is conveniently only a stone’s throw from Norwich. Hidden down a series of winding tracks, and nestled within a small rural estate, the venue is set entirely outdoors in a series of curated natural spaces.
Tying the knot at Hush is all about creating your very own unique wedding in a wild and natural setting; Tie the knot in The Olde Woodshed, while guests look on beneath a canopy of native trees. Celebrate your union with a drinks reception in a clearing of mature beech surrounded by lush ferns, on the Meadow overlooking the Broads National Park, under the Wishing Tree in the Glade or on the woodland lawn in front of a magnificent marquee. For your wedding breakfast and evening party make use of the purpose designed lawn with the marquee of your choice, relax in the hammocks, or spill out onto the Meadow where a blazing fire awaits you. Read more…
The Fire Pit Camp
Newly approved venue for civil partnerships & marriages, The Fire Pit Camp is in the heart of Norfolk and available to hire out privately so you can have your very own beautiful festival and outdoor weddings.
The Fire Pit Camp is a fabulously unique rural wedding venue, with a wonderful camping meadow including an extra long rope swing on the beautiful giant Oak tree. There is something special about being wed outdoors under their beautiful hazel wedding arbour; stoke the fire pit as it gets dark and make your way to The Warehouse for an amazing reception, cocktails and dancing! Read more…
The creative duo behind the magic of Hayne are its owners and hosts, Tim and Milla, lead artists in the much celebrated party band Saloon Star. Heralded as the ‘Best Band in the Business’ by House & Garden, and recently listed as ‘Best Wedding Party Band’ in Harpers Bazaar. It was this invaluable ‘gained experience’ that led the couple to move their young family out of London to create their own dream party venue.
Hayne Devon is a young and creative 48 hour exclusive use wedding venue. The vibe is relaxed, enchanting and soulful. The style would suit anyone who is into historic, rustic-chic, boho, eco-lux, vintage with modern up to date technology, Hayne is a one off – it’s a classic. Stunning on site accommodation includes The Long Barn, Shepherd’s Hut, Bunk Cabin, Yurts & Bell Tents. You can even bring your own caravan, campervan or tent! Read more…
Tournerbury Woods Estate
Hidden on the coastal border of Hampshire and West Sussex, within 50 acres of private woodland, the Tournerbury Woods Estate & Woods Cottage provide an idyllic setting for an unforgettable wedding day. This unique licensed wedding & reception venue boasts an unrivalled location in the Chichester Harbour Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
On the day, you will have exclusive use of this fantastic marquee venue for your reception and with the breath-taking woodland backdrop, you and your guests will be in glorious privacy for all the celebrations. You have total freedom to design your ideal reception and use your own hand-picked suppliers. Of course, they are also happy to help and recommend a few of the trusted suppliers they have worked with. Read more…
Baya Hire are the creators of some truly unique spaces and furniture available for hire for your special event. Their Single and Double Domes once built mesmerise not only with the beautiful exterior of clear sections, expansive entrances and the grand connecting tunnel but also the intricate internal structure that serves the Domes not only in practical strength but as it’s own natural artwork.
They can provide everything needed for any event including their own range of rustic handmade furniture that couldn’t look anymore at home in the Domes.
Their hand built and lovingly made timber framed domes come in 3 different configurations, allowing a tailored fit venue specific for your needs. Their designs are unlike any others currently available in the UK and guaranteed to awe inspire. Read more…
The Oak Grove
Located in North Kent and nestled between two small villages, this woodland glade offers a magnificent venue for a unique, rural wedding. They can offer an exquisite ‘living willow’ Marriage, Blessing and Handfasting space to complete your day.
The Oak Grove is a woodland wedding venue where you are free to create your own vibe. They provide everything you need to make your wedding possible, leaving you to style it as you please – from Boho to Silver Service. Read more…
Wise Wedding Venue
Wise Wedding Venue is a delightful woodland hideaway offering an unusual and unique location for your special day. Situated just six miles from Tunbridge Wells in Kent the venue is set within 10 acres of established oak and silver birch trees, within the grounds are various open grassy clearings, reed lakes and a fabulous treehouse to relax within and gaze upon the days festivities.
This is a truly magical outdoor wedding destination. The enchanting woodland hideaway is the perfect location offering a variety of charming features to make your wedding the most memorable occasion. Read more…
fforest Farm is the perfect location for a relaxed, informal, weekend-long celebration with family and friends. It’s yours for the weekend with its choice of event spaces from giant hat tipis, dining and party barns, garden pavilion, private tiny stone pub, large communal firepit and secret woodland sauna.
The farmyard is the perfect spot for an intimate winter wedding of up to 40 guests, or can combine with the cedar barn for up to 250. From April to October fforest host larger weddings for up to 250, offering a flexible combination of celebration spaces. Read more…
Wilderness Weddings Kent
Peaceful, rustic, bohemian and relaxed.
Wilderness Weddings Kent is hidden away in a beautiful green rolling valley in East Kent, not far from London. The setting is stunning, very private and tranquil – surrounded by nature with incredible uninterrupted views.
There are two different locations for ceremonies – in a woodland clearing or down by the lake. You will be immersed in nature, wild flowers and birdsong. The valley on the waterside by the idyllic lake is surrounded by bull rushes, wild flowers, butterflies, woodpeckers and swans and there are uninterrupted views out across the wilderness and beyond.
Kingshill Barn at Elmley Nature Reserve
Kingshill Barn is a beautiful rustic Kentish barn in a truly extraordinary setting: the heart of a 3,200 acre private farm and Nature Reserve, Elmley.
The ethos at Kingshill Barn is that a wedding is more than just that day. What makes it a really special event is the time you can spend with your family and friends both before the day, dressing the barn and doing the last minute exciting preparations, and on the day after to reflect, unwind (and laugh). Kingshill Barn only holds a small number of weddings a year and this long hire period is a really important part of weddings here. You have two full set-up days and are welcome to use the barn the day after your wedding for a relaxed brunch. Read more…
Browning Bros. Wild Wedding Venues
The Brownings Bros. have two wedding venues in Essex – The Water Meadow and The Woodland Orchard. Suited to those who love the great outdoors, both are completely customisable to your requirements. The team can provide luxurious glamping for accommodation onsite, or alternatively they can bring the whole Wild Events package to a venue of your choice!
From marquees and tipis to sumptuous fine dining, Browning Bros. have partnered up with some tried and trusted suppliers to create completely unique events. The Water Meadow and The Woodland Orchard are alfresco blank canvas spaces where you can let your imagination run wild! Couples can pitch up on the Friday and have exclusive use of the venue for 48 hours, maximising the celebrations! Read more…