These beauties are certainly worthy contenders for a fairytale affair that is truly yours. We fell in love instantly with each property and are just a tad jealous that we aren’t planning our own nuptials. Precious and extravagant, our pick of top 10 exclusive wedding venues will make your heart skip a beat. Good luck choosing ‘the one’ – it will be a tough task narrowing it down!
Make precious wedding memories at the opulent Blenheim Palace. With striking features and beauty, this wedding venue is guaranteed to blow every other contender out of the water. Each time we view this estate, we find ourselves in a mystical sense of awe and we are sure you will feel the very same. From the grandeur of The Marlborough Room to the natural light and vaulted glass ceilings of The Orangery, it is quite simply faultless. Your fairytale winter wedding will be magical as you toast under the twinkling skies in The Orangery and share tender moments with your loved ones overlooking the jaw-dropping Italian Garden. We can dream. Swoon!
One Great George Street
Encapsulating jaw-dropping décor, high ceilings and natural light; this Westminster-based historical building in Central London guarantees the wow-factor. The prestigious One Great George Street has consistently high feedback from brides and grooms delighted by its high standards of care and attention to detail. With everything in great hands, from the ceremony to the reception; you can let your worries fade and allow yourself to be whisked away to where dreams come true.
Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa
The Converted Orthodox Russian Chapel is most certainly the star feature at the outstanding Luton Hoo Hotel. Your special day will have a air of grandeur and sophistication – perfectly regal for a princess wedding. The Romanov Suite features intricately designed stained glass and icons recalling its days when it was the private chapel of the Russian born lady of the house. While the walnut panelled Churchill Room to the Faberge Suite with its pillars, alcoves and artworks are a sight to behold. Romance reaches the height of style and sophistication at this Bedfordshire venue.
Make Matfen Hall your home from home in the Northumbrian countryside. Your civil ceremony in the Great Hall will ooze romance as you exchange vows in front of the large feature fireplace whilst surrounded by archaic architecture. While the south facing Dutch garden is ideal for your cocktail reception before you venture into the mystical woodland to capture your first moments of marriage on camera. It really is the most spectacular venue to begin the next chapter in your great love story.
Simply stunning. On London’s doorstep, The Elvetham is set on a 35 acre private estate which is rich in history. The 19th Century mansion will provide a magical backdrop for your wedding photographs and it is sure to leave a lasting impression on your guests. Beautifully manicured gardens will provide the perfect escape for you to steal a private moment together and relish in the excitement of being newlyweds.
The Devonshire Fell
Our top countryside hideaway. The Devonshire Fell is a quaint and unique gem set in the rolling Yorkshire hills. Your day will be truly yours to celebrate with your nearest and dearest, this boutique venue caters for more intimate affairs of up to 100 guests. Their team are renowned for loving a good party and will make sure your celebration is memorable and perfect in every way.
Nestled on the Cheshire – Shropshire border, as you enter the gates and drive through rolling parkland, past ancient oaks you will discover the award-winning Combermere Abbey. You and your guests will enjoy exclusive use of the beautiful walled gardens where The Glasshouse, a truly unique fan shaped building is surrounded by the world’s only fruit tree maze. In the adjacent garden the impressive Walled Garden Pavilion with spectacular star-lit ceiling has been specially designed for wedding receptions between March and December. The gardens really left us speechless here at WeddingDates HQ.
Langshott Manor Hotel
Because you deserve a wedding day that is nothing less than perfect. Classical elegance is marred with a fashionable contemporary design for the modern couple at Langshott Manor Hotel. Luxury is fragrant throughout and you will be spoiled for choice with the range of amazing areas to say I Do. Exchange vows in front of an ancient moat or enjoy an outside blessing in the secret garden. Celebrate with your friends and family to the chimes of the Elizabethan bell tower at this Surrey gem.
The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection Hotels
Choose The Glasshouse if your heart desires an urban chic festivity. Flanking the gothic facade of Edinburgh’s Lady Glenorchy Church soar the clean, contemporary lines of The Glasshouse. Striking a perfect balance between heritage and cutting edge, the harmonious exterior gives way to a coolly contemporary space with a traditional twist. This Edinburgh wedding venue boasts a stunning rooftop garden and alfresco terraces. Our top pick for outdoor nuptials during the summer sun, this is a tranquil space for your one-of-a-kind wedding.
BEST WESTERN PLUS Dean Court Hotel
In the very shadow of York Minster, sits the BEST WESTERN PLUS Dean Court Hotel. Steeped in history, you can hold your wedding in the very building that was once home to the clergy of the Minster – the Keys of Heaven can still be seen on the outside wall! Imagine how breath-taking your winter wedding photographs will look as your veil flows in the crisp, blustering breeze with the magnificent cathedral looming in the background.