Skip to main content

Luxury Wedding Venues You'll Want to Splash Out On

Dreaming of a luxury wedding venue for your big day? From stately homes surrounded by lush parkland to inner city gems with lavish décor, these luxe venues are just to die for!

A couple standing outside a luxurious wedding venue stare into each other's eyes

A couple standing outside a luxurious wedding venue stare into each other's eyes

No matter your wedding theme, colour palette or guest list length, there's a luxury wedding venue out there for you.

Our round-up of the most luxurious wedding venues in the UK consists of everything from grand manor houses and swanky London hotel wedding venues, to exclusive modern halls and magical castle wedding venues.

34 Luxurious Wedding Venues That Will Blow Your Mind

Whether you’re looking for grand and imposing or something on a slightly smaller scale, we’ve got a luxury wedding venue pick that’ll be right up your street. Get ready to fall head over heels for our dreamy and decadent selection.

1. Avington Park – Hampshire

Country house wedding venue in red brick with white paneled windows

Set in the heart of the Itchen Valley in Hampshire, Avington Park is a beautiful stately home, overlooking Avington lake and positioned on 150 acres of its own historic parkland. The pillared gateway with large wrought iron gates makes an impressive arrival as guests travel down the lime tree avenue. 

Grand wedding ceremony room

Steeped in rich history, this luxurious wedding venue dates back to 961 AD when it was mentioned in the Domesday Book. Kings and royal courtiers have graced this house over its long history - how very Bridgeton. This gorgeous wedding venue oday the house lives up to its name of the party palace, hosting luxury weddings and special events for up to 200 guests.  

Find Out More

2. Monkey Island Estate – Berkshire

An exterior view of the walkway up to the venue, with an abundance of white flowers on both sides of the path

Located in the idyllic Berkshire village of Bray, Monkey Island Estate is set on a secluded island in the middle of the River Thames, earning it some serious points for originality as well as privacy. Made up of two grade II* listed pavilions, this luxurious, modern wedding venue offers beautifully restored grandeur with a healthy dose of modern luxury.

You can access the venue via boat, footbridge or helicopter only, giving you and your partner the chance to make a grand entrance your guests will never forget. You’ll have the choice between the pretty River Room or the decadent Marlborough Ballroom for large celebrations, or one of the more intimate spaces on offer for smaller nuptials.

Find Out More

3. The Old Course Hotel – St Andrews

Pristine ceremony setup with gold Chiavari chairs, a white aisle, a grand chandelier, and large bouquets in clear stands

You don’t need to be a golfing fanatic to appreciate The Old Course Hotel. The AA five-star hotel wedding venue is located in a breathtaking setting overlooking the Old Course, Swilcan Bridge and the beautiful West Sands Beach.

You can enjoy these magnificent views from the light-filled conservatory in a romantic ceremony of up to 110 guests. Once the vows have been recited, it's time to retire to the ballroom where you can dine with as many as 130 of your nearest and dearest and dance beneath the glittering chandeliers.

Find Out More

4. Stubton Hall – Lincolnshire

Exterior view of venue with the newlywed couple embracing out front

This luxury wedding venue is almost too good to be true. Stubton Hall is a19th-century house that is set on 24 acres of parkland and exudes luxury from the moment you step foot in the magnificent courtyard. Leaving you spoilt for choice, this gorgeous venue boasts four licensed ceremony rooms, ideal for both large and intimate weddings.

The light-filled Orangery is the perfect space to take your evening celebrations, with an elegant atmosphere reminiscent of the building’s grand history and all the modern touches needed to really get the party started. A wedding venue with accommodation fit for royalty, your guests have 25 lavish bedrooms to choose from when the night draws to a close.

Find Out More

READ MORE: The Best Wedding Venues With Orangeries

5. Saltmarshe Hall – North Yorkshire

Bird's-eye view of the venue, a stately home with a long drive up to it

Grand and exquisite, Saltmarshe Hall offers everything a stately home wedding venue should, and plenty more. The impressive venue has been beautifully restored, giving it the elegance of a bygone era, alongside delicate modern touches to bring it into the 21st century. From the elegant licensed rooms and impressive staircase to the luxurious bedrooms and incredible grandeur, you’ll never want to leave this decadent dream.

You can marry and celebrate indoors or outdoors here thanks to the stunning terrace space, which can accommodate up to 118 people. Whether it's an outdoor or indoor wedding you're after, this entire house will be exclusively yours for the day.

Find Out More

READ MORE: The UK’s Most Impressive Country House Wedding Venues

6. Peckforton Castle – Cheshire

An indoor ceremony set up with white chairs, a white aisle, white bouquets and purple uplighting

Castle wedding venues can be some of the most luxurious settings imaginable and Peckforton Castle in Cheshire is no exception. With arched ceilings, stained glass windows and a seriously impressive entrance, it’s giving us all the fairy tale feels. Surrounded by woodland and perched at the end of a meandering driveway, you’ll certainly feel like royalty here.

The day before your ceremony, you can indulge in some pampering at the on-site spa. The following day, the three AA rosette standard restaurant will be on-hand to whip up a bespoke menu in one of the five licensed function rooms. After the celebrations, you and your wedding party can retire in one of the 48 individually designed bedrooms.

Find Out More

7. Gara Rock – Devon

The newlywed coupled sharing a moment under an arch with greenery and white flowers

This exclusive seaside wedding venue offers modern décor set against a spectacular backdrop. Gara Rock is a luxury wedding venue sat atop a cliff on the south coast of Devon. It offers relaxed and elegant weddings that bring the outdoors in, thanks to its glass-edged design.

You can hire the entire venue on an exclusive use basis, meaning you’ll be able to throw a laidback celebration in your own private beach house. Spend just the day here or an entire weekend and make the most of the gorgeous bedrooms and luxurious Wild Rock Spa.

Find Out More

8. De Vere Tortworth Court – Gloucestershire

The inside of the venue's orangery, set up for a ceremony with white chairs, a white aisle, and four trees at each corner

This Victorian luxury mansion set against the picturesque Gloucestershire countryside is the perfect place to host an elegant and sophisticated wedding. De Vere Tortworth Court offers a range of licensed rooms, but it’s the glass-panelled orangery that’s really caught our eye.

Built in 1874, the glass and stone structure exudes old-style glamour and makes for a totally unique spot to say ‘I do’. You can have your ceremony and reception in this unique space and toast to your marriage as the daylight skies change to night above you through the domed glass ceiling.

Find Out More

READ MORE: The Best Orangery Wedding Venues in the UK

9. Brocket Hall – Hertfordshire

An exterior view of the venue and its grounds, which feature an arched bridge over a river and plenty of trees

The Brocket Hall Estate has been hosting grand celebrations since the 18th century and you’re invited to make your wedding part of its decadent history. The estate boasts not one, but three magnificent, licensed event locations. Choose from the historic Brocket Hall complete with an opulent regency ballroom, the modern barn-style Melbourne Club or the intimate Auberge du Lac restaurant.

Whichever luxurious location you choose, you’ll be able to make the most of the stunning 543 acres of surrounding countryside – complete with a romantic bridge over the Broadwater Lake, and the lavish on-site accommodation.

Find Out More

10. Howsham Hall – North Yorkshire

A castle-like venue with an abundance of windows and weathered-looking stone

Howsham Hall is a spectacular private, period house available for exclusive hire. Nestled in a secluded valley yet just 30 minutes from York, you can enjoy all the benefits of a remote country house wedding venue with the convenience of city amenities just a short distance away. Each and every room here has been thoughtfully restored, pairing contemporary details with historic grandeur.

This luxury wedding venue boasts one of the most lavish wedding suites Hitched has ever seen (just check out that bed and chandelier!), as well as 11 further bedrooms, each offering individually designed opulence. With a flexible planning approach, a large selection of event spaces and unbeatable curb appeal, Prepare to fall head over heels for this North Yorkshire gem.

Find Out More

11. Eastwell Manor – Kent

A newlywed couple standing on the outdoor steps that lead up to the venue, which itself is covered completely in greenery

As you ascend the steps and pass the grand fountain, you can’t help but feel awestruck as you approach this Neo-Elizabethan manor house. Eastwell Manor sits within an enormous 3,000 acres of beautifully manicured gardens and features 74 individually designed bedrooms and suites as well as banquet rooms, a Champneys spa and a nine-hole golf course.

You can marry inside one of the oak-panelled reception rooms, or outside in the stunning Italian garden gazebo. The gorgeous lawns also offer the perfect space for marquee receptions, should you prefer to celebrate outdoors rather than inside the manor itself. Either way, you’ll be treated to award-winning food and the chance to spend the night in the newly renovated 1920’s style rooms.

Find Out More#

READ MORE: 22 Stunning Sporting Wedding Venues

12. Clevedon Hall – Somerset

The newlywed couple holding hands and walking towards the camers with the beautiful and ornate venue centred in the background

Located in the stunning Somerset countryside, just half an hour from Bristol and its airport and rail links, Clevedon Hall benefits from all the seclusion of a country wedding venue with all the convenience of a city hotel. Although it does operate as a hotel, you can rest assured that the house will be exclusively yours on your big day – no sharing with other guests!

You can also choose to marry in the beautiful garden gazebo, inside the galleried grand hall or in the light and airy orangery. After the ceremony, you can enjoy drinks within the manicured grounds before tucking into a meal prepared by a Michelin-starred head chef before retiring to one of the 25 luxury bedrooms.

Find Out More

13. Compton Verney – Warwickshire

The newlywed couple holding hands and walking away from the camera towards the venue, a beige stone building with both arched and rectangular white windows

Compton Verney is a renowned art gallery and grade I listed Georgian mansion house, making it a unique luxury wedding venue choice. With 120 acres of picturesque parkland, a lovingly restored on-site chapel, multiple galleries and indoor and outdoor licensed spaces, there’s plenty to tempt you to tie the knot here.

Couples and their guests can enjoy post-ceremony drinks in the Italian art galleries or on the beautiful lakeside lawns before heading into the exquisite Adam Hall for a wedding breakfast and party. Every other detail here is totally up to you and you’re invited to use the spaces as you like; the team at Compton Verney are all about bespoke weddings and making this experience your own.

Find Out More

14. Brinkburn – Northumberland

A view of the elegant and historic Brinkburn from the well-kept lawn

If you are planning to start your future at a luxury wedding venue with historic ties, Brinkburn in Northumberland is one to consider. This charming venue features a 12th-century priory, idyllic gardens, a manor house, enchanting woodland and so much more. 

Whether you're after a religious church ceremony or a secular celebration, the staff at Brinkburn will be happy to facilitate your requests and personalise your wedding experience. The old-world priory is a popular choice with those after a grand do, but the venue also offers a tipi for couples who want a more alternative wedding style. 

Find Out More

15. Notley Abbey – Buckinghamshire

The newlywed couple embracing in front of the venue, which is an old stone building with a reddish roof and arched windows

Built in the 12th century, Notley Abbey has a long and fascinating history. It was previously the home of Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh, and was restored as a wedding venue in the early 2000s. A tree-lined driveway makes for a fitting entrance to this magnificent, luxury wedding venue while manicured grounds ensure your wedding photographs will look simply stunning from every angle.

You can marry outdoors in the walled garden or inside in either the oak-panelled Abbott’s Hall or the Monk’s Refectory stone barn. The historic barn was where the Augustine Monks once dined in 1192 and booking a wedding here means you get the chance to become a part of history by enjoying your wedding breakfast in the very same spot.

Find Out More

16. The Frogmill – Gloucestershire

An interior view of the dinner setup, which features two long white tables with white chairs and colourful florals

Opened as a luxury wedding venue in 2018, the 17th century Frogmill is a true Cotswold gem. This luxe venue is truly one of a kind - it combines the famous quaint Cotswold stone with contemporary architecture and colours to create a sleek-yet-charming vibe.

The light and airy Mill Room, with vaulted ceiling and dramatic chandeliers, is licensed for civil ceremonies and also makes for the perfect celebration space after drinks on the terrace. When it’s time to kick off your dancing shoes, The Frogmill offers 28 fuss-free luxury bedrooms.

Find Out More

17. Doxford Hall Hotel & Spa – Northumberland

Elegant chairs arranged for a wedding ceremony in a red, vintage room at the refined Doxford Hall

Ever considered exchanging your vows at a venue that combines classic elegance with contemporary luxury? If so, Doxford Hall Hotel & Spa is bound to appeal to you. Its gorgeous rooms and corridors are adorned with vintage décor, while its event spaces and guest rooms are brimming with timeless details. 

Up to 200 of your nearest and dearest can join you to celebrate your nuptials, so no need to cut the guest list. After exchanging your vows, you can head into the stunning Kennedy Suite to wine, dine, and dance the night away. Why not enjoy some quality time with your partner at the state-of-the-art spa the day after your wedding?

Find Out More

18. Piazza Italiana – East Central London

A versatile event space that features classic and contemporary decor

Piazza Italiana in East Central London has an elegant vibe that your loved ones are guaranteed to adore. Historic architectural details beautifully blend with contemporary décor to create a distinctive interior look. It resides within a Grade II-listed building that was the home of the British Linen Bank. Vintage aesthetics, mouth-watering food, and excellent staff, what's not to love?

Intimate and large gatherings can be accommodated at Piazza Italiana, so you need not worry about whether you'll have enough room. In the Ante Chamber, you can exchange your vows surrounded by Venetian-inspired adornments. The Mezzanine is a wonderful spot for wining and dining with guests, offering pleasant views of the garden.

Find Out More

READ MORE: 25 of the Best Wedding Venues in London

19. Merrydale Manor – Cheshire

The couple sharing their first kiss under a wooden arbor decorated with plenty of greenery and draping white florals, as their guests clap in the background

If it's modern luxury you’re looking for, look no further than Cheshire’s Merrydale Manor. Hired on an exclusive basis only, this impressive country estate comprises of a sweeping driveway, luscious parkland, manicured gardens and brand new, purpose-built Merrydale Suite and Bar.

The stunning ceremony room at Merrydale features an arched, beamed ceiling with large windows and neutral décor, allowing you the chance to dress the room to your tastes. The Merrydale Suite is the ultimate in contemporary luxury and offers state-of-the-art facilities, guaranteeing your reception has the wow factor.  

Find Out More

20. The Wallace Collection – North West London

A closeup of a set table, with a green and red floral centrepiece, white linens, and gold Chiavari chairs

Located just behind London’s famous Oxford Street is Hertford House, home to The Wallace Collection, one of the world’s most significant collections of fine and decorative arts. The ideal space for evening celebrations, guests can enjoy drinks and canapés in the galleries as they arrive, with the option to have live music playing.

Continue the party with drinks in the Sculpture Garden and dining in the centrally located Courtyard. As day turns to night, you can watch as the stars ignite the skies through the glass ceiling – sounds pretty magical to us.

Find Out More

READ MORE: 18 of the Best Wedding Venues in London

21. Tyn Dwr Hall – Denbighshire

A grey and white indoor space set up for a ceremony with white Chiavari chairs and an abundance of trees and greenery

Picture all the beauty, grandeur and history of a Grade II-listed manor house with the addition of a purpose-built, state-of-the-art function space and you’ve got Tyn Dwr Hall. In the hall, you’ll find everything you’d expect from a 19th-century building: oak-panelled rooms, ornate open fireplaces and crystal chandeliers.

As you head into the newly renovated extension, you’re welcomed by large windows boasting unbeatable views of the North Wales hills, an arched ceiling and plenty of space to party. You really can have it all at Tyn Dwr Hall and you can enjoy it over several days thanks to their fabulous on-site accommodation for up to 66 guests.

Find Out More

22. Charlton Hall – Northumberland

A reception setup in an eclectic room with black, starry ceilings and a black-and-white geometric floor

Speaking of combining the old with the new, Charlton Hall is a fantastic example of marrying 18th-century architecture with thoroughly modern interior design. The hall is set over three floors and includes a library, drawing room, breakfast room, two bars and a speakeasy underground vault.

The brand-new adjoining structure, The Looking Glass, is the main celebration space here and features a ceiling resembling a starlit sky as well as an ultra-modern bar and floor-to-ceiling windows. Catering is handled by the talented in-house culinary team and all other suppliers can be recommended by the experienced wedding coordinator.

Find Out More

23. Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons – Oxfordshire

An exterior view of walkway up to the venue, surrounded on both sides by green and purple foliage

You’ll feel transported to the fields of Southern France or Italy as soon as you arrive at this luxury wedding venue. Ideal for foodie couples, Michelin-starred menus will be at the heart of your celebrations as well as a selection of whimsical gardens that will be exclusively yours.

Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons can cater for up to 50 guests in their Art Deco style dining room or La Belle Époque Conservatory. Alternatively, you can hire the entire manor house and its gardens for up to 100 guests. At the end of the celebrations, you and your guests can bed down for the night in the 32 individually designed bedrooms – each inspired by Raymond Blanc’s travels.

Find Out More

24. Holne Park House – Devon

Holne Park House's elegant facade surrounded by immaculate lawns and vibrant greenery

Those planning a wedding in the South West of England are guaranteed to be delighted by Holne Park House in Devon. Its stately exterior is a wonderful introduction to what this luxurious wedding venue has to offer. Elegant reception rooms, ornate décor, and idyllic outdoor areas are just a few of its highlights.

During your big day, the award-winning events team will be on hand to ensure that everything runs smoothly. When your day draws to a close, you are welcome to spend the night in one of the well-appointed guest rooms. As an added touch, the staff encourages you to pose for photographs on the grounds. 

Find Out More

25. Purton House – Wiltshire

Wedding-goers mix and mingle outside the entrance to the refined Purton House

Not many venues better exemplify the word 'luxury' than Purton House in Wiltshire. This elegant, Georgian-style estate is perfect for soon-to-be newlyweds who appreciate timeless charm. It is home to a serene lake, manicured gardens, and a selection of delightful event spaces. 

You are more than welcome to host every part of your special day here, from your 'I do' to your last reception dance. The property is particularly suitable for intimate gatherings as it is able to accommodate up to 80 wedding-goers. The icing on the cake? The staff excels in making delicious wedding meals using organic and locally sourced ingredients, some of which are from their farm.

Find Out More

26. Cliveden House – Berkshire

Looking out an open window, the picture focuses on the courtyard of the venue, which has a pool and is surrounded by lavender bushes

The Duchess of Sussex stayed here the night before her wedding to Prince Harry. If it’s luxurious enough for actual royalty, it’s luxurious enough to make our list! To reach the venue, guests must make their way up the sweeping driveway and past the fountain of love – giving a taste of the romance to come.

It’s not just the opulent interiors that will make guests feel like royalty as they step through the doors of Cliveden House; it’s also the exceptional service and attention to detail offered here. You’ll be given exclusive use of the house which can host 120 within it or up to 250 in a marquee on the grounds. You’ll also be given all 38 bedrooms on-site and use of the spa and leisure facilities for the duration of your stay.

Find Out More

27. Regent's Conferences & Events – North West London

Newlyweds sit in a vintage car outside Regent's Conferences & Events' ivy-draped facade

Fancy a wedding celebration in the city? Regent's Conferences & Events is a great wedding reception choice for couples saying ‘I do’ in central London. Nestled in the middle of the capital's iconic Regent's Park, this luxurious wedding venue provides a sense of solace that you will surely appreciate.

You can indulge in a photography session amid its lawns, gardens, and lakes, while the event spaces inside are ideal for intimate occasions. Gatherings of several hundred people can take place in the idyllic private gardens. Wondering what to do about your wedding meal? Fear not, the staff here offer award-winning in-house catering services that'll impress foodie couples and guests alike.

Find Out More

28. Iscoyd Park – Cheshire

An interior view of one of the venue's spaces, which is a red room with built-in shelves full of library books, an ornate fireplace, and a large gold mirror

Nestled in idyllic parkland bordering Wales, Shropshire and Cheshire is the 18th-century, Grade II-listed Iscoyd Park. This luxurious family-run venue allows you to make Iscoyd your own and hire it out on an exclusive use basis for up to three days - weekend celebration anyone?

Iscoyd boasts three licensed rooms as well as a picturesque church at the edge of the grounds. There's an exclusive cottage on the edge of the estate which can be used the night before the wedding and for wedding morning preparations, as well as luxury bedrooms within the house for the night of the wedding. You can drink and dine in the marquee, Garden Room or newly renovated Coach House.

Find Out More

29. Dewsall Court – Herefordshire

A rustic setting for a dinner, with an exposed brick wall, wooden beams covered in twinkling lights and greenery, and tall candles lit on the two long tables

This exclusive use, luxury yet rustic wedding venue is nestled within 12 acres of picturesque Hertfordshire countryside, with breathtaking views over the Black Mountains. At Dewsall Court you’ll find open fires, a billiards table, luxury touches and even a late-night party den.

You can marry in the ancient church at the bottom of the garden or within one of Dewsall’s many elegant indoor and outdoor spaces. All bookings come with a two-night stay for 20 guests, exclusive use of the grounds for photographs and drinks and the services of a dedicated wedding coordinator.

Find Out More

30. Hedsor House – Buckinghamshire

The newlyweds standing at the front steps of the venue, which is a grey brick building with ornate details and rectangular white windows

If lavish is what you’re looking for, look no further than the luxurious Hedsor House. This grade II listed building and its majestic parkland give off an exquisite first impression and the interiors are just as lavish.

You can celebrate with up to 60 guests in the Centre Hall, 150 in the Grand Ballroom or even take your dining alfresco in the historic gardens. Everything from vintage afternoon tea to Asian banquets and Jewish receptions can be catered for here and the team are happy to work with you to make your wedding dreams become a reality.

Find Out More

31. Titanic Hotel Liverpool – Merseyside

An indoor event area that is set up for a reception, featuring grey decor and warm lighting

From grand manor houses to inner-city wedding venues, we love the Titanic Hotel Liverpool for its contemporary opulence. Floor-to-ceiling windows and steel beams decked with festoon lights all make for a unique and impressive wedding venue.

The function spaces aren’t the only detail we’re lusting after here, we’re also completely obsessed with the 153 luxurious rooms and suites. With warehouse-style details and magnificent riverside views, what's not to love?

Find Out More

32. Grand Sapphire London – South West London

A couple enjoy their first married dance at the elegant Grand Sapphire London while the floor fills with fog

Grand Sapphire London is an award-winning luxury hotel that'd be a wonderful place for celebrating the wedding of your dreams. Within driving distance of central London, this lavish venue has a distinctive style that your guests will never forget. While they specialise in Asian, Arab, and African weddings, the amazing staff can cater to every style of wedding - your wish is their command. 

Grand Sapphire London can comfortably accommodate several hundred wedding-goers, making it ideal for intimate, medium-sized, and large celebrations. You can enjoy your first dance as newlyweds in the sophisticated Grand Ballroom before spending a romantic evening in one of the opulent guest bedrooms. 

Find Out More

33. Dulwich Picture Gallery – South East London

Newlyweds laugh while cutting the cake at the timeless Dulwich Picture Gallery

This one's for you history buffs out there. South East London's Dulwich Picture Gallery has been delighting couples and art enthusiasts alike for generations. Established in 1811, this gem has a marvellous history, and now you and your partner have a chance to become a part of its illustrious story. 

Rich and evocative Baroque paintings line the walls of the Soane Gallery, a refined event space where you can host your wedding reception. You are also welcome to enjoy your ceremony here in the intimate Linbury Room. Thinking about where to have your photography session? Here, you are free to pose in the picturesque three-acre garden. 

Find Out More

34. Clearwell Castle – Gloucestershire

The elegant Clearwell Castle stands proudly before an immaculate lawn

Time for the pièce de résistance. We are heading to the charming county of Gloucestershire for this romantic getaway. Clearwell Castle is defined by its stately architecture, idyllic outdoor spaces, and rich history. Their award-winning staff cannot wait to welcome you to this fairytale estate for a once-in-a-lifetime event.

There are so many options for nearlyweds who intend on marrying at Clearwell Castle. You can indulge in your dream ceremony beside the vintage bandstand before heading into the opulent ballroom for your reception. The Croquet Lawn offers countless picture opportunities, while a trio of quaint cottages can provide accommodation for the happy couple and their closest friends. 

Find Out More

Found the venue for you? Don't sign on the dotted line until you know about these important questions to ask your wedding venue.