If wedding guest entertainment is high on your list of priorities when planning your big day, why not consider giving your guests a real thrill by booking an incredible funfair wedding venue?
We’ve researched and rounded up the five best funfair wedding venues from across the UK to inspire you if you want to treat your guests to something a little different.
Our Favourite Funfair Wedding Venues in the UK
Funfair wedding venues are becoming increasingly popular amongst couples who want to inject some fun into their wedding day. With celebrity couple Nathan and Cara getting married at one and influencer Lottie D Ryan also opting for a fun fair venue - it's no surprise the demand for these unique and unusual wedding venues is on the rise.
Here are our top five funfair wedding venue picks and you never know, one of these could be your dream spot to say 'I do'.
1. Marleybrook House - Kent
The funfair venue will set the vintage funfair up for you – we recommend keeping it a secret until the day so you can see your guests’ faces when you arrive. There are retro side stalls, including an original 1940s High Striker to test strength and swing boats from 1890. Set up next to hay bales, apple crates, and a vintage tractor which will transport you back in time.
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2. Wicksteed Park - Northamptonshire
Wicksteed Park is the perfect funfair wedding venue for couples looking for a traditional setting with a whimsical twist. The property exudes historic charm and timeless elegance, making it ideal for a romantic ceremony, formal wedding breakfast, and stunning photographs.
Your guests can then connect with their inner child whilst enjoying an evening on the Dodgems, Tea Cups, or Carousel! Your funfair wedding is sure to be the event of the century at this stunning property.
3. The Hop Farm - Paddock Wood, Kent
Home to The Hop Farm Festival, The Hop Farm also has a funfair which you can use at your wedding. It includes the amazing ‘giant jumping pillows’ to bounce away on, as well as an amazing vintage carousel, amongst other things. The Kent wedding venue is popular for those who want a wedding with a fun, unique twist.
4. Drayton Manor Park and Hotel - Tamworth, Staffordshire
Drayton Manor Park lends itself perfectly to wedding receptions with a fun twist. This stunning funfair wedding reception venue comes complete with adjacent outside space, set within acres of idyllic parkland.
The gardens can be used for welcome drinks, giving your wedding day the wow factor from the very start. The gardens can also be used to host a funfair to entertain your guests, complete with rides that are sure to delight and excite.
5. Hopton Court - Worcestershire
At Hopton Court, you can host a contemporary soirée in a traditional English setting. The property offers a number of versatile blank-canvas event spaces that will work perfectly for your wedding ceremony and reception.
The property has seen a wide range of events, including funfair celebrations, festivals, and drive-in movies. Your big day will be the next grand event, and the venue's in-house coordination team will work with you to bring your dreams to life.
If you can’t find a wedding venue with a funfair near you, why not look into hiring funfair attractions to add something extra to your reception?