The Perfect Wedding Magazine ‘Best Wedding Venue’ Award Nominees

Written by Emma Hla

I know Coco only has the best wedding venues…

So when a renowned Wedding Magazine announces their nominees for the Best Wedding Venue category and it’s made up of our carefully curated choices then, well, I feel pretty darn proud.

So today I wanted to shout from the rooftops and share the Perfect Wedding Magazine nominees!

Come and meet these gorgeous wedding venues and cast your all-important vote!

Best Newcomer


Image by Jason Ingram.

Introducing Elmore Court…

Elmore Court is the 750-year-old Grade II* listed home of the Guise family nestled in a beautiful rural village between the Cotswolds and Bristol. This ancient historical home with views of the River Severn has been renovated into a self-sustainable state-of-the-art Wedding Venue including a biomass heating system and naturally built super marquee, the ‘Gillyflower’.

There are four stunning ceremony and reception areas in the main house, the primary one being the Hall – the heart of the house, and an ideal location for a ceremony. The Drawing Room, The Morning Room and The Porch (the front steps of the house useable for an outdoor ceremony) make up the other three licensed ceremony areas.

For accommodation, there are 9 rooms all with their own unique character. These include the oak-panelled Master Suite with a Caesar size bed; en-suite facilities and a double bedroom attached which can also be used as a bridal dressing room.

Elmore Court is one heck of a wedding venue and certainly deserves ‘Best Newcomer’ status.

View Elmore Court on Coco Wedding Venues here…

Best Wedding Venue {nominees}

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Introducing Clearwell Castle…

Clearwell Castle is set within the stunning Forest of Dean and provides the perfect fairy tale setting for your wedding day.

The magnificent Ballroom is licensed for civil ceremonies and boasts a 75ft aisle allowing the Bride to really make quite an entrance! The Ballroom offers a unique and serene setting that is usually only found in churches created by the ornate leaded glass windows and Dias at one end. For sunnier days the Terrace provides a stunning setting for an outdoor ceremony.

There are 15 beautiful bedrooms within the Castle and grounds which are reserved exclusively for you on your wedding night ensuring the perfect end to your perfect day at Clearwell Castle.

View Clearwell Castle on Coco Wedding Venues here…

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Introducing Fetcham Park…

Fetcham Park is a Grade II*, Queen Anne mansion dating back to 1705. The exclusive use, private property provides a tapestry of gold leafed, mural-rich rooms and quintessentially English outdoor settings ready to be configured and styled to your requirements.

With spectacular fountains set amidst landscaped grounds, the gardens are as breath-taking as the intricate interiors and provide the perfect backdrop for celebrations and photographs alike.

On your wedding day, you are the main act. Fetcham Park’s supporting role is to provide a spectacular backdrop for you and your guests to enjoy as your own home for the day.

View Fetcham Park on Coco Wedding Venues here…


Image by James Rouse Photography.

Introducing Godwick Great Barn…

Godwick is a place to celebrate life, commitment and love. Surrounded by unspoiled views of the Norfolk countryside, Godwick Great Barn is an unrivalled rustic wedding venue.

An ancient barn that has stood for centuries set amidst a historic landscape, Godwick offers an event venue that is a harmonious mix of traditional and modern, blending ancient architecture with contemporary additions.

Here, you can say your vows outside whilst your guests sit on haybales, you can dine under the twinkling lights of the Great Barn, play traditional garden games during a relaxed drinks reception, take a spin on a tractor made-for-two, glamp it up in the surrounding fields or bed down in one of the luxury B&B rooms at Godwick Hall.

View Godwick Great Barn on Coco Wedding Venues here…


Image by Jo Hastings Photography.

Introducing Iscoyd Park…

Iscoyd Park is a romantic and beautiful Georgian country house. It stands in private 18th Century Parkland and stunning gardens overlooking the borders of North Wales, Shropshire and Cheshire.

Iscoyd has a magical way of making everyone feel at ease and at home, it is a place in which many contrasting qualities marry to make a particularly unique and special atmosphere. The traditional, classical and historical are carefully mixed with the contemporary and the innovative, taking the best of the past and combining it with the thrill of the present!

The Garden Room is awash with natural light and has stunning views out onto the garden beyond giving an atmosphere of perfect calm and serenity. Attached to the Garden Room is a beautiful marquee extending the house, perfect for a seated wedding breakfast.

The Bridal Suite at Iscoyd Park makes my heart flutter… Think large windows overlooking glorious parkland, sumptuous fabrics and a stunning four-poster bed.

View Iscoyd Park on Coco Wedding Venues here…


Image by Caroline Hancox.

Introducing South Farm…

South Farm is a lovingly restored Grade-II listed country house in Cambridgeshire, set in 20 acres of landscaped grounds and beautiful gardens. Providing a magical venue for your wedding whatever the weather, South Farm is licensed to hold ceremonies either outside in the beautiful Summer House, or in a number of stunning indoor options.

Exclusively yours for the duration of your wedding the detailed planning and exceptional service will ensure you and your guests enjoy your wedding to the full. The prize-winning menus on offer at South Farm take full advantage of the 200 varieties of fruit and vegetables grown on-site along with home-reared pork and free-range eggs.

Varied accommodation provides your guests with a number of options ranging from superb family suites and en-suite double bedrooms to enchanting Romany caravans or camping in one of the paddocks.

View South Farm on Coco Wedding Venues here…


Image by Lisa Dawn Photography.

Introducing Roman Baths & Pump Room…

Situated at the heart of the World Heritage Site, the Roman Baths and Pump Room is without doubt one of the most distinctive buildings in the country… Their ethos is to provide stunning weddings and civil partnerships in an iconic, historic venue, steeped in history.

What could be more romantic and impressive than exchanging your vows amid the flickering torchlight and rising steam from the waters of the Great Bath?

Sunrise Weddings can be followed by a wedding breakfast in the Georgian Pump Room. Or in the evenings, after a Sunset Wedding, you can choose to have your reception in either the Pump Room or Terrace and Reception Hall. Guests can gather on the 2000 year old paving and enjoy drinks and delicious canapés, whilst enjoying the historic setting.

View Roman Baths & Pump Room on Coco Wedding Venues here…


Image by Rachel Lily Photography.

Introducing Wedding Yurts…

Wedding Yurts is the dream of Lizzie and Jim and they strive to deliver an intimate and bespoke service offering expertly crafted packages. Based in Bristol, the Wedding Yurts team cover the UK spreading their yurt love!

The Wedding Yurts been hand-crafted out of sweet chestnut wood and covered in cream canvas, providing the ideal solution for couples looking to host a reception that embraces the countryside, without losing the luxury and style that a bricks and mortar venue offer. The yurts have solid oak floors, extra large doors and the 32ft yurt features a beautiful big window which creates the perfect backdrop for the top table, showing off the views of your chosen wedding venue or in the evening rows of fire woks lighting up the landscape.

If you wish to extend your wedding yurt experience beyond the big day, Wedding Yurts can provide boutique accommodation and a luxurious honeymoon yurt beautifully decorated for a magical wedding night under the stars.

View Wedding Yurts on Coco Wedding Venues here…


Image courtesy of Leez Priory.

Introducing Leez Priory…

Leez Priory is a magnificent Tudor mansion nestled in the heart of the Essex countryside.

The historic Great Tower, adjacent to the main house, can provide an intimate setting inside or an imposing backdrop for an outdoor ceremony on sunny days. Within the main house the Great Hall is full of character and charm or the house itself could be the setting for your ceremony.

There are 15 beautiful bedrooms available to you for your wedding night, including The Fisherman’s Cottage, tucked away overlooking the lake.

*Coming soon to Coco*


Image courtesy of Cain Manor.

Introducing Cain Manor…

As one of the prestigious wedding venues owned and managed by Bijou, Cain Manor benefits from over a decade’s experience in delivering dream weddings.

Set amidst a romantic estate this Elizabethan Manor’s secluded, woodland setting provides an intimate location to host a country wedding.

With stunning views over the South Downs, oak-beamed ceilings and cathedral windows, this barn-style wedding venue is the epitome of charm and elegance and can be exclusively yours for your day.

*Coming soon to Coco*


All credits as above.

Quite the collection don’t you think…?

Which takes your fancy…? Are you a classic bride lusting after the tradition of castle surroundings…? Or maybe you fancy a festival vibe with galloping fields and tented ceilings…? Or perhaps you’re more of a City gal captured by the idea of a sunset ceremony.

Cast your votes here folks!

Good luck to this wonderful lot,

Lots of love…

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