10 romantic outdoor wedding venues in the UK
19 Sep 2017
Celebrate the joys of nature by opting for an outdoor wedding ceremony with these 10 romantic venues
1. Micklefield Hall, Hertfordshire
With lovely views and stunning grounds, Micklefield Hall – near Rickmansworth - is an ideal setting for your country house wedding. Conveniently located within the M25, Micklefield Hall offers an enchanting outdoor wedding venue centred on a magnificent folly and lake for a spell-binding ceremony.
2. Fforest Weddings, West Wales
Situated in Cilgerran in north Pembrokeshire, fforest Farm is surrounded by nature. Flanked on one side by the Teifi Marshes nature reserve and Cilgerran gorge on the other, the views are spectacular. Couples can host their ceremony in woodland or undercover, beneath a tipi, before enjoying the exclusive-use setting for the remainder of the day or weekend.
3. Tunnels Beaches, Devon
This unique and stunning bespoke wedding venue, nestled within the cliffs of Ilfracombe, overlooks the venue's own private beach. Offering unspoilt rugged coastal views, an outside ceremony can be made truly magical by the sounds and sights of the great outdoors.
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4. The Dower House Hotel, Lincolnshire
A haven of luxury and indulgence, The Dower House Hotel features a unique stone folly in the manicured grounds, with the majestic weeping willow tree as a backdrop. Weddings of up to 200 guests can be accommodated by this stunning setting.
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5. The Tythe Barn, Oxfordshire
The Tythe Barn provides couples with a blank canvas upon which they can create the wedding day of their dreams. An outdoors ceremony can make use of the pretty garden path that creates a spectacular aisle underneath the wisteria-clad pergola, meeting your other half infront of the grand barn doors.
6. The Matara Centre, Gloucestershire
Near Tetbury, The Matara Centre is a Grade II listed Regency home where wedding parties can gather under the cloisters of the courtyard for a stunning outdoor ceremony beside the pond. The 12 bedroom venue is set in 28 acres of strolling grounds and offers a relaxed, joyful and unique setting for a wedding day.
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7. Silchester House, Berkshire
A Bijou Weddings Venue, Silchester House is a unique and luxurious country house setting. The gazebo - set amid expansive lawns - can be decorated to suit your wedding day, acting as a focal point for the service and providing beautiful photographic opportunites.
8. Nymans, West Sussex
The Italianate Loggia at Nymans, licensed for weddings and civil ceremonies, is a gothic building with roses climbing the soaring arches. Set within the Sunk Garden and containing striking floral displays, intimate ceremonies of 30 guests can take place inside the Loggia or - for larger congregations - an unlimited number of additional guests can be seated on the Loggia's secluded lawns.
9. Consall Hall Gardens, Staffordshire
Exchange your vows in the open air. The Poolside Terrace at Consall Hall Gardens is licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships and can accommodate 80 plus guests around the pool and further guests on the lawn if required. Overlooking the beautiful gardens, Consall Hall Gardens provides a truly memorable setting.
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10. Wood Hall Hotel & Spa, West Yorkshire
Set amid 100 acres of Italian gardens, woodland and parkland, Wood Hall Hotel & Spa presents showstopping scenery that lends itself to an unforgettable outdoor wedding. Set against the backdrop of the building, an outdoor ceremony – which can accommodate 100 guests - offers views of the Wharfe Valley and neighbouring meadows.