Grand Venues to Say "I do" at in 2022
What grand venue will you choose?
The venue is one of the biggest choices you will make and one of the most important choices, so make your choice count and pick from one of our grand venues to get married in this year.
1. Adare Manor
Nestled in the storybook village of Adare, Limerick, Adare Manor provides a lush 840 acres of rolling parkland in the heart of Ireland. Straight from a fairy tale, this venue has the Walled Gardens and winding woodland to act as a spellbinding backdrop for your special day. The Grand Ballroom offers glistening chandeliers and a sweeping staircase to ensure your celebrations are fit for a princess.
2. Clearwell Castle
Hidden in the stunning Forest of Dean, Clearwell Castle is announced by a sweeping tree-lined driveway to make your grand introduction. This family-run, award-winning venue offers warmth and grandeur and exclusive use of the grounds. Full of rich history and once used as the recording rooms for Queen, this castle is perfect to start the rest of your life with your ‘Somebody to Love’.
3. Hedsor House
This stunning Georgian House in Buckinghamshire will provide you with a restorative escape into nature with historic parkland, highland cattle and blooming fields of bluebells. With the royal seal of approval from a number of royal guests, say ‘I do’ in the comfort that this country house is fit for a queen. Hedsor House is a refreshing change from the bustle of nearby London and into a relaxing retreat for you and your guests.
4. Tylney Hall
Let Tylney Hall set the perfect wedding scene as musicians play in the minstrel’s gallery and your guests raise a glass to the happy couple within gorgeous Georgian interiors. A Grade II listed building with an old world sense of charm, they offer the Tylney Suite and the more private Hampshire Suite so no matter the size of your guest list your celebrations are bound to be big.
5. Storrs Hall
Collaborating 17 acres of landscaped grounds with the peaceful lakeside location of Lake Windermere, Storrs Hall promises to make your day one to remember. Make your grand entrance by boat on their private jetty and tie the knot in the Georgian Drawing Room flooded with natural light, Storrs Hall is a haven of stunning backdrops for those all-important photographs.
6. Hylands Estate
A grade II listed Neo-Classical elegant villa with meticulously restored period rooms from both the Georgian and Victorian eras. This historical venue contrasts opulent period interiors with the crisp, contemporary Grand Pavilion. With a stunning white exterior enveloped in columns and breath taking windows, this venue is the perfect fresh start for the beginning of your married life.
7. Thornbury Castle
Happily ever after begins at this stunning castle in Bristol, fitted out with halls, dining rooms and luxurious bedchambers, get ready to have full reign over your special day. With a rich Tudor history and wedding packages inspired by the wives of King Henry VIII, you can be reassured that your plunge into married life will begin in the lap of luxury.
8. Bovey Castle
Set within the rolling valleys of Dartmoor national park, Bovey castle is an English gem perfect for your great British wedding. Harnessing an effortless charm and elegance with its classic wood interiors and detailed stone arches, you can relax and enjoy your day in opulence.
9. Holmewood Hall
Backed by 25 years of experience, you’re in very safe hands with the team at Holmewood Hall to make all your wedding dreams come true. A gorgeous 18th Century Tudor Gothic Style Mansion made from local red-brick and sand stone, have your ceremony in the Gold Room decked out with an ornate ceiling and the 50 foot golden aisle where you can truly treasure your first steps into married life.
10. Ashdown Park
Let your ceremony be flooded in a rainbow hue of coloured light from Ashdown Park’s stained glass windows in their Richard Towneley Suite. This neo-Gothic Grade II listed Mansion House in Sussex offers tailored packages to suit your every need as well as the opportunity to revive yourself in their Revitalise Spa with manicures and pre-wedding spa days to make sure you’re feeling your best when you tie the knot.
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Hestercombe is a quintessential, romantic English garden and the perfect place for your wedding. This breathtakingly beautiful garden, comprising over fifty acres, has been lovingly restored to its original period splendour and is now a historically significant garden of international acclaim. Add to that the enchanting Ham-stone Orangery, the charming barn-style Bampfylde Hall and a country house steeped in history, and you've discovered the ultimate country wedding venue.
12. St Audries
This picture perfect manor house is set in a serene and tranquil deer park with panoramic views of the rolling Quantock Hills that reach as far as the Bristol Channel. With their famous ornate ceiling in the gilded drawing room lovingly dubbed the ‘Burst of Angels’, your day is in heavenly hands. Let your wedding cake have pride of place in the bay window and be bathed in sumptuous sights of the orangery behind.
13. Bourton Hall
A striking 18th Century Italian Renaissance-Style Country Mansion with 15 acres of picturesque gardens and woodland, this venue is straight out of a fairy tale. The Italianate Chapel hosts marble panelled walls and an ornate wood and gold leaf ceiling, perfect for your ceremony. Whilst the Chandelier Bar is adjoined to the terrace for sunnier days or equipped with a log burner to get cosy for wintery affairs, Bourton Hall is prepared for all your requirements.
14. Chiswick House
Wed between the colourful blooms of roses and wisteria under the domed Conservatory of Chiswick House, with floods of natural light your photographs will look stunning in this Grade I listed 18th Century House. You and your guests can enjoy an elegant drinks and canapes reception on the raised lawns for a classy and unforgettable day.
15. Missenden Abbey
If you’re searching for a stunning backdrop to your special day, then look no further than Missenden Abbey. This 12th Century Medieval Abbey blends history with your own wishes by offering you a personal menu built from an abundance of home-grown and locally sourced produce within these historic grounds. Missenden Abbey provide their couples with a first-class rate of service and the opportunity to support local suppliers to Buckinghamshire.
16. The Grand Hotel
Often referred to as “A Palace by the Sea”, the Grand Hotel in Eastbourne is the finest 5 star Hotel by the sea in Sussex. Commanding breath-taking views of the sea and the dramatic cliffs at Beachy Head, you’ll be swept away by the sights you can catch here. If you’re looking for a luxury wedding venue that truly understands the meaning of the word “grand”, this venue is a must-see.
17. The Gore
The Gore Hotel is located in the “most fashionable area of the city”, a title provided to the street of this venue since the Victorian era. Brimming with artwork and carved beds, this hotel is a treasure trove of period details and an ode to great British hospitality. Familiar with hosting clientele from royal guests to Judy Garland, your celebrations are in safe hands with their experienced and professional team.
18. Ladywood Estate
This country house wedding venue is set in 100 acres of parkland and gardens, featuring two lakes and 22 acres of woodland which provides the estate with its namesake. Make the day your own with a choice between The Pavilion or The Orangery for your reception and then retreat to the exclusive Boat House to treasure those all-important first moments as a married couple.
19. The Greenway
This 16th Century Elizabethan manor house offers a stunning and historic wedding venue in the Cotswolds. Surrounded by landscaped grounds and beautiful countryside, imagine a picture perfect backdrop to celebrate the most important day of your life with friends and family. They also have room for your guests to stay over with 21 bedrooms available to really enjoy your time together.
20. Brockencote Hall
Celebrate your marriage at Brockencote Hall Hotel, an enchanting wedding venue where you can be assured your wedding will be as perfect as you have always dreamed. The idyllic Worcestershire setting makes it a dream venue for weddings, whether it is a small reception, a civil celebration or a big event. The house, with its grand approach, French inspired architecture and beautiful features such as the lovingly restored dovecote, is the perfect backdrop for your big day.
21. Deer Park Country
Looking for a venue that seamlessly blends modern thinking and professional hospitality? Search no further than Deer Park Country House in Devon with its stylish and relaxed décor, collaborating ornate wallpaper with floods of natural light from their walls of windows, your photographs are guaranteed to pop. The Georgian Orangery brings the outside in with the teams emphasis on using produce from their own walled garden to help you have a relaxed and sustainable wedding day.
22. Glewstone Court
Hire out this Grade II listed Georgian Manor House for your exclusive use and make some memories to treasure with your loved ones. A particular highlight is the spiral staircase rising from the entrance hall to a porticoed landing flanked by columns so you can feel like royalty and soak in the stunning views of Herefordshire. Glewstone Court is perfect for your quintessential British wedding fit for a princess.
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