10 Wedding Venues with a Church Onsite

Written by Lottie Dainton
From rustic barns to country manor houses, we love nothing more than providing you with endless inspiration over on our Venue Finder! We hope our platform is easing the venue search right now, allowing you to get excited about your future big day!

Today we’re talking all about our current venue crushes that also have the bonus of a church onsite. If you have always wanted a traditional religious ceremony or perhaps a nod to tradition with a post-ceremony blessing, we’ve got plenty of choices that will catch your eye…

Elmore Court

A grand historical house in Gloucestershire, Elmore Court was built for family use and entertaining guests, and to this day the team do an incredible job at keeping the history of the venue alive. While there are various ceremony spaces on offer, all of which are equally gorgeous, their exquisite 13th Century Elmore Church is something rather special. Available for Christian marriages and blessings, you can enjoy your ceremony in the most magnificent of settings, before moving into the main House for the rest of your celebrations.

Arley House & Gardens

Having recently bagged the title of ‘Best Countryside Wedding Venue’ for the West Midlands in The National Wedding Industry Awards 2020, Arley House & Gardens is an absolute corker of venue. Located in the stunning Worcestershire countryside, it is home to 2,000 acres of parkland, a formal Italian Garden and one of the area’s most extensive choice of ceremony options – including St Peter’s Church. It’s located next to Arley House’s garden lawn, so you can move from your ceremony to your reception without having to worry about transport or timings. What’s not to love?!


A family owned country estate in Cornwall, Boconnoc is bound to take your breath away. Available to hire exclusively, it has unrivalled views across the park with nothing but the sound of the birds and river in the valley. Boasting a rich history that is asking to be unravelled, the 800-year-old Boconnoc Church truly is a spectacular place to tie the knot and is the perfect choice for a traditional wedding ceremony. It features stained glass, a vaulted ceiling and is renowned as being one of the most beautiful churches in Cornwall. The team want the house to be filled with laughter, music, love and imagination and will do everything they can to ensure you have the day you’ve always wanted.

Glynde Place

A firm favourite within the Coco Collection, Glynde Place is a magnificent church wedding venue in West Sussex. For couples who want a setting with a sprinkling of bygone glamour, this is the one for you! The quaint St Mary’s Church is ideally located just next door to the estate where you can host a religious ceremony. After your confetti moment outside the beautiful church doors, you can spend the rest of the day celebrating in the Elizabethan House.

Holywell Hall

A quintessential country house wedding venue in Lincolnshire, Holywell Hall will entice you with its charm, character and luxurious feel. Exclusively yours to enjoy with extensive formal gardens, a lakeside setting and the dreamiest accommodation, the backdrop of the Grade II listed Georgian Hall is one you’ll never forget. Within the grounds, you’ll find St Wilfrid’s, their very own private church which is available for blessings with up to 60 guests. The grand doors, stained glass windows and traditional pews all make for an utterly romantic wedding blessing with your loved ones.

Homme House

Let us introduce you to Homme House, a family-owned Georgian country house in rural Herefordshire. Elegant yet relaxed, luxurious yet welcoming, here you can really make the place your own for the duration of your wedding. There are a number of options for indoor and outdoor weddings, but for couples who seek a traditional ceremony, the local parish church is nestled on the edge of the estate. The 13th century St. Bartholomew’s lies at the end of their parkland drive just 1000m from Homme. It has a 400 year connection with the house and is home to the famous 1000 year old Marcle yew, whose hollow trunk is a unique spot for photographs following the service.

Dewsall Court

Dewsall Court is a one of a kind wedding venue and for so many reasons. Their ancient church is just a short stroll through the gardens where blessings and marriages can take place, offering an utterly romantic backdrop for you to get wed. A Grade II listed property and beloved family home, the team will work closely with you to create your very own unique wedding day. This church wedding venue with so much to offer, it’s easy to see why couples fall in love with Dewsall Court.

Chateau de Brives

Immerse yourself in the luxury and romance of Chateau de Brives, a chic wedding venue amid the Cognac vibes that instantly transports you to a French paradise. The venue has been beautifully furnished with decorative antiques, along with a charming village church that sits opposite the Chateau and its grounds. It has space for up to 100 guests, so you can tie the knot surrounded by your loved ones in the most magical of settings. So, if you want a destination wedding venue with a church onsite, the search is over.

Gileston Manor

St Giles is a romantic church that sits adjacent to the grounds of Gilestone Manor, offering the opportunity for an intimate religious ceremony. This Georgian Grade II Listed Manor House is luxurious yet full of character, with exquisite gardens, a lotus marquee, a boating lake and boutique accommodation. Here, you can relax and enjoy your special day in one location, on an exclusive basis.

St Giles House

St Giles House, quite simply, promises an unforgettable experience for you to marry in a magnificent setting, no matter what the season may be. A Dorset wedding venue with a difference, there are plenty of ceremony options available, with Wimborne St Giles Church located just next door for couples who want something traditional. Intimate or extravagant, luxurious or edgy, this show-stopping venue can host all manner of celebrations.

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