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The 5 Best Wedding Venues in the UK

The 5 Best Wedding Venues in the UK

Are you looking for the perfect venue for your big day?

With there being hundreds of wedding venues throughout the UK, it can be hard to narrow it down and choose the perfect one. We’re here to make things a little easier for you by picking our top favourite venues from all over the UK. From barn venues to castle ones - we’ve got you covered.

Barn Wedding Venue

If you’re looking for a venue full of charm and steeped in history, then Colville Hall in Essex is the perfect location. Colville Hall is a collection of beautiful and historic thatched barns in the quaint village of White Roding which is on the Hertfordshire and West Essex border. The venue consists of two barns; one for the wedding reception and one for the wedding breakfast, each can cater for up to 200 guests.

The thatched barns are surrounded by 10-beautiful-acres of formal gardens with ponds, gazebos, ancient monuments and even a Grade 1 listed archway. The perfect backdrop for photos you’ll treasure for the rest of your life.

Location: Chelmsford Road, White Roding CM6 1RQ

Coastal Wedding Venue

Many people dream of having their wedding by the coast and what better place is there than with the spectacular Devonshire coastline as a backdrop. With a secluded private beach, the Tunnels Beaches is a unique coastal wedding venue. When accessing the beach, you will head through a beautiful 19th-century hand-carved tunnel – perfect for those beautiful wedding photos.

This venue can cater up to a 120-day guest and up to 160-evening guests. Get married underneath the pretty thatched gazebo while enjoying spectacular views of the sea and then enjoy the breath-taking sunsets during your evening reception.

Location: Bath Pl, Ilfracombe EX34 8AN

Castle Wedding Venue

If you have always dreamed of having a fairy tale wedding, then Clearwell Castle is the perfect, enchanting destination for your wedding day. Nestled in the Forest of Dean, Clearwell castle is a true hidden gem. The Castle sits in twenty acres of flawlessly manicured grounds and is complete with a cocktail terrace and croquet lawn – it truly is the most romantic destination for your wedding. As guests enter the castle, they will be welcomed by a beautiful log fire, the perfect place for guest to relax and take a minute throughout the day. One of the best parts of this venue is that the Ballroom boasts a 75-foot aisle, so the bride can savour that special moment.

Clearwell castle offers several bespoke wedding packages and can cater up to 150-day guests and up to 250 evening guests – so all your friends and family can be with you on your special day. There are also 15 luxury Castle bedrooms, three estate cottages and just a short walk away is Crosswell House which has 24 lavish guest rooms.

Location: Church Rd, Clearwell, Coleford GL16 8LG

City Wedding Venue

Located right in the heart of Nottingham city, Arkwright rooms is the perfect place if you’re looking for a city wedding. The Grade 2 listed building has the perfect combination of old and new, the ideal setting for your wedding ceremony and reception.

The venue is composed of three magnificent rooms that have beautiful Victorian architecture. There is also a stunning enclosed courtyard for extra seating - ideal for a warm, summer wedding. Whether you’re having a small, intimate wedding or a big one, this venue can host up to 200 guests, so you’ll be able to enjoy your big day surrounded by all your friends and family.

Location: Burton Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU


Stately Home Wedding Venue

Nestled at the foot of the rolling Malvern Hills in the spectacular Worcestershire countryside, Birtsmorton Court is a Grade 1 listed wedding venue. It is set within 350 acres of beautiful West Midlands countryside. The architecture of Birtsmorton Court dates back to 1241 and is even surrounded by a moat. It is understandable why this venue is known as one of the most picturesque in the West Midlands. You’ll enjoy your wedding breakfast in a beautifully decorated marquee and then spend your evening in the Garden room dancing the night away with all your closest family and friends.

For your wedding reception, you can choose from the Great Hall and Garden Room which both cater for up to 200 guests, of it you want an outdoor wedding there’s the stunning White Garden. If you’d prefer a church ceremony, then they have a beautifully maintained country parish church on site which can accommodate up to 115 guests.

Location: Malvern WR13 6JS

How we can help!

Travelling by coach is a great, cost-effective and environmentally friendly way of transporting your guests to and from your wedding. At Coach Hire Comparison, we will put you in direct contact with coach hire suppliers and minibus hire suppliers. Whether you require an 8-seater minibus or 70-seater coach, we will find the best suppliers who can fulfil all your needs and requirements for the best price.

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