15 of the Best Festival Wedding Venues for the Coolest Couples

Festival-loving couples will love our edit of the most sought-after festival wedding venues from across the UK

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Are you looking for the perfect festival wedding venue to host your stylish, outdoor wedding in?

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From warehouse wedding venues and handmade yurts to giant tipis and rustic woodland spaces – we’ve got all the inspiration you need to plan the ultimate festival wedding with our edit of incredible festival wedding venues.

Once you’ve got the venue, there’s loads of great touches to bring your theme to life, from your wedding cake to live entertainment to cute rustic DIY decor.

1. Houchins – Essex

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Houchins in Essex is a grade II listed farmhouse with gorgeous grounds and charming character.

The modern, fresh décor is totally on trend and brings a really chic feel to the entire space.

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This beautiful wedding venue is surrounded by picturesque grounds that are perfect for hosting festival-style ceremonies and receptions, along with stylish indoor spaces if couples want to bring the celebrations inside.




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2. Thoresby Weddings – Nottinghamshire

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Thoresby Weddings in Nottinghamshire is a festival wedding venue with plenty to shout about. The brick-built Victorian hall makes for such a dreamy wedding venue and is surrounded by the most incredible outdoor space – perfect for festival weddings and al-fresco dining.

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The woodland area at Thoresby Weddings is so photogenic and offers endless opportunities for couples to capture festival-chic wedding pictures.

There’s even space for a marquee for continued outdoor celebrations!




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3. The Ventnor Botanic Garden – Isle of Wight

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What better place to host a festival themed wedding than in your very own botanic garden? The Ventnor Botanic Garden on the Isle of Wight is a green space with endless opportunities for gorgeous photos for you and your guests.

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Along with the beautiful scenery, this festival wedding venue also has a stylish cabin for your ceremony and stunning beach views, perfect for couples who want a beachy-festival vibe.




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4. Camp Katur – North Yorkshire

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Couples looking for an unusual festival wedding venue that will totally wow their guests will adore the look of Camp Katur in North Yorkshire.

This woodland wedding venue is a labyrinth of breathtaking, festival-style spaces that are totally wedding-worthy.

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At Camp Katur’s 250 acre estate, couples have the choice between the rustic barn, a pop-up tipi or yurt, the meadow or the venue’s very own orangery to host their festival-themed nuptials. With space for up to 300 people, no one needs to be left off the guest list.




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5. The Tipi at Beaumont Hall – Hertfordshire

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Beaumont Hall is a beautiful grade II listed Georgian farmhouse surrounded by a gorgeous plot of land, perfect for an outdoor wedding.

The Natural Tent Company work alongside Beaumont Hall to provide tipis onsite which give the venue that sought-after festival feel.

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The tipis are beautifully constructed and give couples the opportunity to add their own finishing touches. From fairy lights and fire pits to bunting and benches, the flexibility of The Tipi at Beaumont Hall is what makes this festival wedding venue so unique.




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6. High Barn, Edenhall Estate – Cumbria

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Nestled in the picturesque Lake District, High Barn on Edenhall Estate is a private estate with lots to shout about.

The rustic barn wedding venue is located at the tallest part of the estate, offering unbeatable views and a breathtaking setting for any wedding.

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This festival wedding venue can cater to a range of wedding styles, from rustic celebrations in the charming barn to chic tipis and woodland discos on the outdoor grounds. High Barn is a truly magical countryside wedding venue that’s perfect for a festival themed wedding.




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7. Tip Top Venues – Buckinghamshire

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Dreaming of a colourful ceremony in a festival wedding venue? Tip Top Venues in Buckinghamshire is the perfect place for couples to host their festival wedding celebration.

Nestled within an 800-acre estate lies this secluded retreat which is bursting with amazing views and a host of activities.

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You and your guests can enjoy the zorbing football arena, organised Segway games and more during your time at Tip Top Venues.

Couples also have the choice of two areas on the land, the Lakeside spot and the Paddocks – both offering gorgeous views and dreamy surroundings.




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8. The Tythe Barn – Oxfordshire

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The team at the Tythe Barn in Launton are passionate about all things weddings. They pride themselves on considering every last detail, and their rustic venue offers everything you could ever need on your festival-themed big day.

You can say “I do” in the stunning gardens or in the romantic main barn before hosting garden games and reception drinks in the grounds.

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Then, head into the Cowshed with up to 165 guests for a wedding breakfast. For ultimate festival vibes, you could choose to erect a marquee in the grounds instead… Or how about serving street food to your guests in the courtyard?

One of our favourite features at Tythe Barn is The Nook – their luxurious bridal preparation suite. It’s perfect for the bridal party to start their day in style. And when your celebrations wind down, you can have a sleepover in the Shepherd Hut – a bridal suite that offers a unique, cosy retreat for your first night of married life.




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9. Jimmy’s Farm – Suffolk

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Jimmy’s Farm in Suffolk is the perfect festival wedding venue. Nestled in the heart of the countryside, this stunning spot is now available for exclusive hire.

Against the beautiful backdrop of an old working farm, you can wander through ancient woodland, explore the outbuildings, walk with nature and enjoy incredible seasonal food straight from the surrounding land.

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New for summer 2019 is the Celebration Tent which is situated in the newly landscaped Herb Garden. It has stunning views across the Suffolk countryside.

You’ll be able to hold your ceremony inside the tent before taking to the Herb Garden for photos and reception drinks. Afterwards, you can return to the marquee for a wedding breakfast and party to remember. This place is festival wedding perfection!




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10. Wyresdale Weddings – Lancashire

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We’re totally obsessed with Wyresdale Weddings. Their venue encompasses a collection of beautiful rustic barns, a country house, boating lake and glamping, all on the western slopes of the Forest of Bowland.

The grounds are absolutely stunning, making them the perfect setting for food trucks, garden games and live music outdoors.

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After getting ready in the North Wing Bridal Accommodation, the Ceremony Barn is the perfect place to exchange vows. After that, the stunning White Barn is where you will have your dinner and dancing, with high ceilings, balcony, original beams and old stables. It’s a hugely characterful building that feels intimate with 70 guests or atmospheric with 170.

Perfect for a festival-style celebration, the estate has two beautiful glamping sites to choose from. We love The Orchard because it’s adjacent to the venue and can sleep 20 to 25 people in 10 bell tents. There are also the Feather Down Lodges – a selection of five safari tents with log burners and outdoor hot tubs that sit on the edge of the lake. How romantic!




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11. Kielder Waterside Tipis – Northumberland

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Situated in the heart of Northumberland, there are few more unique and wildly romantic wedding venues than Kielder Waterside Tipis.

Overlooking the stunning Kielder Water, this venue would be perfect for a festival-themed wedding and boasts an experienced and dedicated team who will help create your perfect day.

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Kielder’s rustic tipis act as a stunning blank canvas for the wedding of your dreams. Exclusively yours for the entirety of your celebrations, you could enjoy a drinks reception in the secluded courtyard before dancing the night away under the darkest skies in England.

When the celebrations are over, you and your guests can retreat to Kielder Waterside’s luxurious range of accommodation. Allowing you to extend your stay in this slice of wild Northumberland paradise that little longer, there is no better place to wake as a newly married couple!




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12. The Gardens – Kent

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The Gardens is an exclusive wedding venue set within 12 acres of beautiful grounds. Thanks to its endless photograph opportunities, amazing outdoor ceremony options and delightful gazebo, it’s perfect for a festival-style wedding.

Start your day by saying your vows under the pretty outdoor gazebo where there is space for up to 140 guests. Afterwards, enjoy a stroll around the 12 acre garden and shoot some romantic pictures.

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For your wedding breakfast, the two interlinked tipis would be perfect. Romantic fairy lights cascade from the stunning wooden beams while the fire pits exude subtle light and warmth. The sides of the tipis can be lifted, revealing impressive views of the gardens and creating an extended magical space.

In addition to the beautiful function spaces is a bridal dressing room. It’s located on the upper level of the barn and will be available from 9am on your wedding morning until midnight. It’s the perfect place to get ready for your big day as well as escaping from the madness.




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13. WildWood Bluebell – Gloucestershire

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If you’re dreaming of getting married in the Cotswolds, host your festival wedding at WildWood Bluebell. Nestled away in an enchanting wildflower meadow, it’s perfectly secluded and truly magical.

The meadow acts as a complete blank canvas for your big day. With no imposing décor (just the breathtaking flowers), the only limit is your imagination.

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This site has a capacity of up to 400 guests, so you won’t have to compromise on your guest list. You could create a romantic woodland ceremony followed by a wedding breakfast in the tipi, or party the night away in the Cotswold-stone barn. There are so many choices!

If that wasn’t enough, there’s a glamping area which is ideal for both you and your guests. Situated just a stone’s throw from the woodland meadow, a night spent there completes any festival-style wedding.




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14. Butterfly Heyes Farm – Staffordshire

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Say hello to Butterfly Heyes Farm, a hidden gem in the heart of the Staffordshire countryside. This wedding venue offers a laid-back, bohemian setting for you to celebrate your vows.

The tipis – where your day will unfold – are set overlooking the lake at Butterley Heyes in their own exclusive part of the farm. Serene and tranquil, the lake is complete with a bridge to a private island perfect for an informal blessing or ceremony!

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When it comes to your wedding breakfast, there are so many options. Whether you are looking for a laid-back summer BBQ spread across the grounds or a more formal banquet in the tipis, they will be on-hand to ensure it’s everything you have ever dreamed of.

Butterfly Heyes can recommend a variety of different caterers able to provide a delicious menu of dishes from an array of cuisines or dietary requirements. What’s more, with a fully managed mobile bar included in every wedding package, you’re sure to have a night to remember!




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15. Gisburne Park Estate – Lancashire

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Nestled within 1000-acres of historic Ribble Valley countryside, Gisburne Park Estate is one of Lancashire’s finest private estates.

It would be perfect for your festival-themed wedding, because it boasts a spectacular tipi which is hidden within its own private 10-acre valley on the tributary of two rivers. The tipi is also surrounded by cliffs, bridges, lawns and the stunning Riverside House.

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Gisburne Park Estate is a licensed venue, meaning you can get married either on the small private island upstream, at the ancient St Mary’s Church or on the edge of the estate.

The venue will be exclusively yours for either three or four nights, so whether it’s a pre-wedding dinner, a day-after brunch or simply a stress-free set-up you’re after, the venue is yours to use as you wish.

Oh, and the best part? There is space to sleep over 220 guests across cosy cottages, historic houses and luxury lodges. Every property boasts a hot tub, there’s a swimming pool, bar and restaurant on site, and the team are also able to offer luxury bell tents that can be pitches by the river. There is so much to love.




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