10 Wedding Venues with Swimming Pools

Written by Emma Hla
Image courtesy of The Rectory.

Whether you’re looking for a weekend long celebration relaxing poolside with your friends, fancy something a bit more exotic to ‘wow’ guests, or actually just need a bit of a getaway pre-wedding – we’ve rounded up 10 glorious wedding venues that have swimming pools.

Useful…? Possibly. Lustworthy…? HELL YES.

Let’s dive in… (sorry)

10 Wedding Venues with swimming pools

# 1


Set in drop dead gorgeous country side in West Dorset, near the World Heritage site of the Jurassic coast, and the beaches at West Bay and Lyme Regis, this is a hidden gem like no other. With 360 degree jaw-dropping views, and no neighbours it is a must for a weekend wedding full of chilling, partying and fun.

Axnoller is a stylish collection of 3 houses, with private pools, steam rooms, saunas and cedar hot tubs under the stars.

# 2

El Fenn

El Fenn is located in the vibrant city of Marrakech – Once you step outside it’s walls you soak up the atmosphere of a city that’s seduced everyone from Yves Saint Laurent to Winston Churchill. Whether it’s a wedding ceremony in their orange and lemon tree courtyard, sundown cocktails on the roof terrace or a bespoke dinner in the restaurant, the team at El Fenn are here to help you create the exotic celebration you’ve always dreamed of.

# 3

Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire

Nestled within 500 acres of glorious Hampshire parkland and heritage-listed gardens, sits the historic Georgian manor house where Henry VIII met his first wife, Catherine of Aragon. The Four Seasons Hampshire offers a choice of five elegant function rooms fully licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships, whilst the enchanting 18th century Walled Garden offers a unique setting for outdoor receptions and blessings. As well as the sleek indoor pool, you’ll also find an al fresco hot tub!

# 4

Hotel Café Royal

In its reincarnation this iconic London landmark now features 160 contemporary guestrooms, including 49 suites and six signature suites. Continuing its celebrated legacy, Hotel Café Royal offers a selection of restaurants and bars for guests to enjoy and to complete the full experience, the Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre offers a large lap pool, Watsu pool, sauna and Hammam/steam room and features a range of signature treatments which marry innovative Western practices with ancient Eastern tradition.

# 5

Pentillie Castle

17th Century Pentillie Castle is set within a 2,000 acre private estate on the Devon and Cornwall border. With breathtaking views across the River Tamar and to Dartmoor, this unique venue can be hired exclusively for your ceremony and reception ensuring your day is just that, yours!

# 6

Sanctum on the Green

Set in the heart of the beautiful Berkshire countryside Sanctum on the Green offers picturesque gardens, nine unique and individually designed bedrooms, luxurious surroundings, fantastic cuisine and a guaranteed warm, friendly and personal welcome. If you’re after a bit of Ibiza glam in the UK, then this is the one for you!

# 7

Sibton Park

From small intimate gatherings to large and lavish affairs, Sibton Park at Wilderness Reserve is a unique Suffolk wedding venue. Set within a 4,500 acre private country estate, your own private Grade II* listed Georgian manor house embodies the dream of a quintessentially English country wedding. It also has quite possibly the most unique swimming pool I’ve ever seen. Get me a G&T NOW. I’ll meet you there…

# 8

The Penn

The Penn, as it is affectionately known, offers a host of options from a sumptuous venue for the ceremony and wedding breakfast through to a lavish reception following a church wedding. It can also provide an intimate wedding with accommodation for you and your principle guests in its nine beautifully appointed en-suite bedrooms and extensive living accommodation.

# 9

The Rectory

The Rectory is hot property and has been featured on the Brides hot 100 wedding venues list which is a much coveted accolade folks! There is a dedicated Wedding Planner at your service and with the option of having this gorgeous country pile all to yourself you can start planning one hell of a party!

# 10

The Scarlet

The Scarlet is the eco chic hotel set amongst the breathtaking cliffs of Mawgan Porth in Cornwall. The venue’s facilities are extensive with 37 simple yet luxe hotel bedrooms for your guests, an Ayrvedic-inspired spa with indoor pool and steam room, a cliff top outdoor swimming pool and tented treatment zones for deep relaxation. The Scarlet is a blissful eco retreat in a wild and romantic corner of Cornwall… You’ll love it.

Now to plan that poolside wardrobe!

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