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20 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

Festival Wedding Venues

Are you looking for the perfect festival wedding venue to host your fun-filled day? Whether you love the rustic and creative vibes of Latitude or the VIP styling of Glastonbury, the UK has some of the best music festivals in the world - and some of the best wedding venues to host your own!

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 décor.

1. Houchins – Colchester, Essex

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Houchins is a Grade II-listed farmhouse with gorgeous grounds that house three modern wedding barns, a wooded glade, a romantic marquee and an outdoor loggia, all perfect for indoor and outdoor ceremonies.

The modern, fresh décor is totally on trend and brings a really chic feel to the entire space. From the rustic Chitting Shed where you can host reception drinks and play garden games to the sound of live music, to the cool industrial Grain Store for your wedding breakfast which features 35 foot high ceilings, a mezzanine gallery, huge windows and an open fireplace, every part of Houchins is Instagram-worthy.

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This beautiful Essex venue is surrounded by picturesque grounds that are perfect for hosting festival-style ceremonies and receptions, while the stylish indoor spaces are ideal for celebrations year-round.

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2. Preston Court - Wingham, Kent

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This incredible venue has an original Victorian Carousel and vintage fairground organs that create the most whimsical festival wedding vibe.

Your guests will adore wandering around Preston Court's barns, gardens, lake, medieval moated island and bluebell woods that need very little decorations to turn into a cool, creative backdrop. It'll feel like the best of being at Wilderness or Latitude festival, without queues for a shower!

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Delicious local food can be cooked outdoors over open fires or wood-fired pizza made in their vintage horse box street-food van. Guests can drink at their pop-up cocktail bar, before sleeping under the stars at their luxury on-site glamping.

Turn it into a whole weekend of live music and activities for the ultimate festival feel. 

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3. Thoresby Weddings – Newark, Nottinghamshire

Thoresby Weddings, in the heart of Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire, is a festival wedding venue with plenty to shout about.

The brick-built Victorian Riding Hall makes for such a dreamy wedding venue and is packed with magical soaring ceilings and fairylights. Out the back is their new Secret Garden escape, which is the ideal spot for drinks receptions and garden games.

The Hall is surrounded by the most incredible outdoor space where you can host woodland weddings or erect rustic tipis and marquees. It's a flexible space for your wedding and suits whatever kind of festival theme or al-fresco dining style you want to throw at it. 

The woodland area at Thoresby Weddings is so photogenic and offers endless opportunities for couples to capture festival-chic wedding pictures. With the addition of a marquee, you can really host a large wedding too so your limit is your imagination!

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4. The Woodlands - Lutterworth, Leicestershire

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Described as a "rustic luxe woodland venue", the aptly named Woodlands combines both natural, outdoorsy style with luxury, contemporary inside spaces. From the gorgeous Hideaway to the treehouse honeymoon suite, every corner is bursting with something magical to discover.

With giant snakes and ladders, crazy golf and splat the rat to fire pits and s'mores stations, there's so much for guests to enjoy. Add in the gin bar and sharing board feast, the atmosphere here is convivial and relaxed.

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The Woodlands can host 60 guests for the reception and dining, and 150 guests for the evening reception where you can dance the night away. There's dreamy wood-clad chalet accommodation for up to 54 on-site so you don't need to worry about ending the merriment early.

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5. Llyn Gwynant Campsite - Caernarfon, Gwynedd

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If you want to set up your own mini Glastonbury, Llyn Gwynant Barns is the place. Lying in a beautiful Welsh valley, these Grade II-listed stone barns are surrounded by private fields and overlook a calming lake. 

You get a minimum of two days hire when you book the venue, and the barns come with a kitchen, showers, sleeping platforms and licensed, fully staffed bar so you really can turn your wedding into in a fun festival glamping experience for a weekend.

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The Big Barn is a perfect place for your ceremony and evening reception, with space for 160 people. It comes with a stage, sound system and lights so you can hire live entertainment to take you through the night. Once they've finished at 1am, you can change to a iPod on their sound system and dance till dawn.

You'll fall, happy and exhausted, into your glamping tent until the festivities start again in the morning.

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6. Tanner Warehouse - Bermondsey, South East London

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Just a stone's throw from London Bridge is the characterful Tanner Warehouse. This historic converted warehouse has old London charm mixed with all the modern facilities you could want including a stunning open kitchen, fully-loaded bars and a state-of-the-art LED lighting system on their awesome dancefloor.

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You'll enter through their courtyard, which is crying out for all the cutest festival decorations. Inside, you'll find special touches like a ping pong table and festoons of fairylights. You can organise a balloon drop here which is the ultimate start to kick off your evening party.

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7. The Tipi at Beaumont Hall – St Albans, Hertfordshire

Beaumont Hall is a beautiful Grade II-listed Georgian farmhouse surrounded by gorgeous grounds and paddocks where you can host an outdoor tipi wedding.

The Natural Tent Company work alongside Beaumont Hall to offer seriously stylish yet relaxed tipis, tents and marquees, which are bursting with rustic charm and laidback festival vibes. 

The tipis are beautifully constructed and give couples the opportunity to add their own finishing touches. From fairylights 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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8. Tip Top Venues – Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Dreaming of a colourful ceremony in a festival wedding venue? Nestled within an 800-acre estate lies Tip Top Venues, a picturesque and family-run outdoor event spaces which can host tipi or marquee weddings.

Secluded and tranquil, their two wedding spaces are bursting with amazing views and can accommodate a host of activities. The Lakeside spot and the Paddocks both offer dreamy surroundings for your day, whether it's an intimate wedding of up to 45 or a larger celebration of up to 260 guests.

You and your guests can enjoy the zorbing football arena, organised Segway games and more during your time at Tip Top Venues. Their experienced team are excited to bring your festival wedding ideas to life and create an unforgettable day.

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9. The Tythe Barn – Bicester, Oxfordshire

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.

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 wedding party preparation suite, where you can start your day in style. And when your celebrations wind down, you can have a sleepover in the Shepherd Hut – a honeymoon suite that offers a unique, cosy retreat for your first night of married life.

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10. Kingston Estate Totnes - Totnes, Devon

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How about a wedding venue with a secret nightclub? If that doesn't scream VIP festival, we don't know what will. Kingston Estate in Totnes is a stunning Georgian country mansion that you can hire out for a whole wedding weekend for 70 to 300 guests. 

Before the big day you can host pre-wedding events like cocktails in the library, a pizza party in The Big Yurt, games on the lawn or a pamper night. On the day itself, there's so many gorgeous spots to exchange vows and take photos, from the Marble Hall to the Walled Garden, Rose Garden, Linhay Barn and sweeping staircase.

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After the 'I dos', enjoy the bespoke cocktail and food menus - we love their street food offerings which feel right out a festival, but you can choose plated meals or table feasts too. Once that's all gone done, dance the night away in the Undercroft nightclub or take a dip in the hot tub with a night cap!

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11. Wyresdale Weddings – Nateby, Lancashire

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.

After getting ready in the North Wing, 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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12. Kielder Waterside Tipis – Northumberland

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.

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 (top tip: set up a stargazing area for guests!).

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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13. The Gardens – Nettlestead, Kent

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.

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 gorgeous 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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14. High Billinghurst Farm - Godalming, Surrey

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Joe Wicks chose this enchanting venue set in 65 acres of beautiful Surrey countryside for his wedding and it's clear why. Two beautiful interlinking barns allow your creativity to run wild, while the gardens are perfect for a fun fairground experience.

The Haybarn at High Billinghurst Farm can hold up to 164 guests and comes complete with a huge inglenook fireplace and glamorous chandeliers for a rustic-luxe vibe.

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In addition to the dream festival venue vibe, guests can glamp here with a toilet pavilion and showers available (no wet wipes here), plus you're free to bring your own alcohol without corkage charges or bar set-up fees. 

They only hold a limited number of weddings a year so you've got that exclusive feel you'll find at Glasto.

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15. Victoria Warehouse - Manchester

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The industrial-chic Victoria Warehouse is a unique spot for a festival wedding. With a DJ or live band, your guests will feel like they're dancing away in a super club, while the exposed brick walls and stone floors make for a raw, urban backdrop that will suit those who don't want something outdoors. 

The Warehouse is a blank canvas for you to go wild on your day, and looks amazing filled with flowers, fairy lights and classic rustic festival touches, but also lends itself to a more modern, minimalist style.

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If you love nothing more than dancing to the DJ sets at Creamfields, a warehouse venue where you can host amazing light, sound and visual productions is for you.

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16. The Ventnor Botanic Garden – Ventnor, Isle of Wight

What better place to host a festival-themed wedding than an island that hosts its own famed music festival (and was formally home to Bestival)? And what about in your very own paradise botanic garden with over 33,000 rare, exotic, and beautiful plants?

The Ventnor Botanic Garden on the Isle of Wight is a green space with endless opportunities for gorgeous photos for you and your guests.

Exchange vows in the New Zealand Garden before a meal and dancing in the Palm House or in a stylish marquee. Or inside, you'll find the Echium Room, with floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the Mediterranean pond surrounded by 16-foot-tall Echium flowers. Wherever you choose, your wedding day will be truly unique and you can make even more of a mark with festival spin.

Along with the beautiful scenery, there's also stunning beach views and a Victorian-built tunnel leading to the cliff edge looking over the sea, perfect for couples who want a beachy-festival vibe.

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17. Camp Katur – Bedale, North Yorkshire

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.

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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18. The Crazy Bear - Great Milton, Oxfordshire

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This opulent hotel venue is like stepping into the Great Gatsby and is perfect for that extravagant VIP tent energy you find at festivals. The Crazy Bear in Oxfordshire is bursting with unique character and dramatic décor with an exotic, Moroccan vibe. 

You can host receptions for up to 300 guests in an exclusive area of the hotel so your celebrations will be completely private. The space opens up onto a secluded terrace, gardens and 80 acres of woodland and farmland.

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You'll have your own personal wedding co-ordinator on hand who can help arrange entertainment from live bands and DJs to burlesque performances and fireworks. The day before your wedding, how about clay shooting or Thai massages? 

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19. Jimmy’s Farm – Ipswich, Suffolk

Made famous in the Channel 4 TV of the same name, Jimmy’s Farm is the perfect festival wedding venue. Nestled in the heart of the Suffolk 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.

You can choose from the 17th century barn or the Celebration Tent which is situated in the newly landscaped Herb Garden, a stunning spot 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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20. Gisburne Park Estate – Clitheroe, Lancashire

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 as 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.

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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