10 Orangery & Glass House Wedding Venues

Written by Lottie Dainton
There’s no doubt about it – orangeries and glass house wedding venues are the cool kids on the block at the moment. Traditionally home to an array of exotic plants, orangeries and glass houses are the perfect place to transport your guests to a tropical paradise – no matter where in the world you may be! Glass houses are also guaranteed to be light-filled and bright, even if it’s raining outside. In fact, I can’t think of a better place to say, ‘I Do’. With that in mind, take a peek at some of the hottest glass house venues to hit the wedding scene…

Hayne House

Let’s kick-start our list off with Hayne House. This ridiculously lovely wedding venue sits in Saltwood, Kent and is fully licensed for weddings. While its surrounded by immaculate gardens and a serene setting, their brand-new Orangery is guaranteed to steal the spotlight. This stylish, light and airy space provides panoramic views across the grounds and it’s perfect for a wedding during any season. So, if you want an exclusive-use wedding venue with intimate countryside vibes, you’ve found it.

Mapperton in Dorset

Mapperton House & Gardens in Dorset is wildly romantic. It’s hidden away in the rolling hills of West Dorset and has recently been voted the UK’s finest manor house by Country Life Magazine. Smitten already? You’re not alone! This exclusive-use wedding venue is home to a rather majestic Orangery, which sits proudly at the top of the garden and is surrounded by pools, statues and topiary. From your ceremony to your drinks reception, I can’t picture anywhere more perfect for your love story.

Secret Garden Kent

With its captivating setting, cobbled courtyards, charming Chapel and of course, it’s Glass House, it’s easy to see why the Secret Garden Kent is one of the most sought-after wedding venues in the garden of England. For couples who have their heart set on an intimate wedding, the Glass House offers an incredible outside experience – safely inside away from the unpredictable English weather! From the beautiful gardens to the flexible approach, it’s easy to start picturing your dream wedding day here.

Castle Ashby

Watch out folks, The Walled Garden at Castle Ashby is about to steal your heart. Tucked away in the heart of the Northampton countryside, this gorgeous glass house wedding venue boasts 35 acres of gardens for you to explore. It’s a truly romantic location for your wedding day and you will be able to make the most of their epic backdrops for your photographs. The best news? It’s all yours!

Holywell Hall

Oh, how I adore Holywell Hall. This quintessential country house wedding venue in Lincolnshire is extraordinary and for so many reasons. From the second you step onto the sweeping drive, you’ll experience its charm and character. The Georgian Hall, the beautiful gardens and their charming church all make it the perfect wedding venue to say, ‘I Do’, but it’s the Orangery that will really capture your attention. This stunning space offers a gorgeous backdrop to exchange your vows, with endless views across the lake and gardens. Everything about this place is utterly dreamy!

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

There’s SO much to say about Kew Gardens and the pictures speak for themselves. This epic London wedding venue is home to over 30,000 different species of plants – it’s living collection is the largest in the world! Located within easy reach of London, the beautifully restored Orangery promises an incredible space for you to celebrate with your guests. This striking Grade I listed building features high ceilings, grand arched windows and is flooded with natural light. Wine and dine with your loved ones under the stars amongst exotic plants and spectacular views at this plant bio-diverse postcode!

Deer Park Country House Hotel

For couples who are looking to wed in Devon, Deer Park will definitely take your fancy. Its rural location offers a countryside retreat for you to unwind and relax ahead of the celebrations, while its made-to-measure approach ensures you have the wedding you’ve always wanted. The options are endless at Deer Park and their Georgian Orangery is just one of the reasons you’ll be left swooning. With views overlooking the Italian Garden, it is fully licensed for civil ceremonies so you can make it official. If you want a wedding day with a backdrop of wildflower meadows, woodland, walled gardens and riverside trails, this really is the venue for you.

Botleys Mansion

The glamour at Botleys Mansion is impossible to ignore from the very moment you walk through the doors and step inside this exclusive-use wedding venue in Surrey. Stunning at every time of year, the chandelier-lit glass-roofed Atrium is perfect for a sunshine-filled summer celebration or a cosy winter wedding. This beautiful Orangery wedding venue is just dying to be discovered.

Rushton Hall

Picture the scene: immaculate gardens, splendid 16thcentury surroundings, luxurious accommodation and a magnificent Grade I Listed country house. The best news? It can all be yours at Rushton Hall in Kettering. The Orangery is bound to take your breath away, with its striking stone façade, intricate interiors, ornate ceilings, high windows and crystal chandeliers. In fact, you’d struggle to find a Northamptonshire wedding venue that offers the same experience!

Aynhoe Park

The epitome of pure British eccentricity, Aynhoe Park just had to feature on our list of Orangery wedding venues! Nestled within the Oxfordshire countryside, this luxury country house is overflowing with trinkets, treasures and curiosities. It also boasts a breath-taking Orangery, which can be used for an intimate affair or an extravagant celebration. The choice is yours, but one thing you can be sure about is the fact that your wedding day is guaranteed to be unique, quirky and unforgettable.

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