Finding the perfect wedding venue can be tricky, but if you're the kind of couple who want a wedding venue that hasn't hosted hundreds of weddings and is new to the market, you'll love our round up of the best new wedding venues.
These newly opened wedding venues may have hosted less weddings, but they make up for it in style and individuality. From rustic barn wedding venues to unusual London wedding venues, these new establishments have plenty to offer engaged couples!
The Venue at Sandy Cove – Devon
The Venue at Sandy Cove provides couples with a truly romantic and picturesque setting to host their nuptials in. From unspoilt views of the British coastline to gorgeous décor inside the building, this Devon wedding venue has plenty to offer couples in terms of style and surroundings.
This beautiful coastal wedding venue is licenced for civil ceremonies and partnerships both inside the hotel and outside, so the choice between an indoor or al fresco ceremony is totally up to you.
If you do choose to get married outside, you'll enjoy stunning sea views from the gazebo on the lawn, which are sure to blow you and your guests away.
British Airways i360 - Brighton
If you’ve been looking for an unusual wedding venue to spend one of your most precious days, why not take to the skies and tie the knot in the British Airways i360 Pod? This stunning venue has panoramic views not just of Brighton's iconic beach, but of the South Downs and the rest of the Sussex coastline.
With space for up to 175 standing guests or 60 seated, there’s plenty of room for all your loved ones to join you as you say “I do” 450ft above the beach. Once the ceremony is over, take to the award-winning Nyetimber Sky Bar and toast to married life together.
For those of you hoping to keep your feet on solid ground, say your vows and continue your celebrations in one of the venue's beachside event spaces. These rooms are slightly cheaper, hold up to 1,100 people and each have a private beach terrace. This truly individual venue is well worth a visit!
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Lindeth Howe – Cumbria
Once home to the famous writer Beatrix Potter, Lindeth Howe in Cumbria is an utterly gorgeous place to get married. Bursting with history and charm, this lovingly restored wedding venue has struck the perfect balance between old, authentic features and new, modern touches.
This romantic wedding venue can cater for weddings of up to 80 guests and couples can even work with the venue's award-winning chef to create a completely bespoke menu for their special day. With a range of wedding packages available, and an unbeatable story behind it, Lindeth Howe is the perfect place for literature-loving couples to say ‘I do’.
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Battle Hall at Leeds Castle – Kent
Located just on the edge of the Leeds Castle Estate in Kent, Battle Hall is a newly restored 14th century manor house that exudes class and charm. Surrounded by 500 acres of beautiful parkland, this romantic and charming wedding venue is the perfect spot for an intimate wedding celebration.
If it’s an outdoor wedding you’re after, look no further than the beautifully manicured gardens at Battle Hall. The venue can host weddings of 100 outdoors, 40 for a standing buffet inside and 24 for an intimate wedding breakfast indoors and also has a handful of luxury bedrooms for you and your bridal party to stay in. Battle Hall has just began taking bookings so be sure not to miss out on your date!
Bilston Brook Wedding Barn – Staffordshire
Couples looking for a rustic barn wedding venue to host their nuptials will adore the newly opened Bilston Brook Wedding Barn. This authentic wedding venue is bursting with charm and can host anything from an intimate wedding gathering to larger celebrations of up to 150 guests.
The all-inclusive entertainment approach at this family-run wedding venue is great for couples who want less stress whilst planning. Bilston Brook offer their bar, resident DJ and wedding coordinator with the venue hire – and everything else is up to you.
Hotel du Vin Stratford – Warwickshire
Nestled in the medieval town of Stratford-upon-Avon lies the gorgeous Hotel du Vin – a new wedding venue that’s oozing with romance.
Perfect for smaller, intimate weddings, the hotel’s largest room can accommodate for 50 seated guests, whilst its two other dining rooms cater to smaller parties of 10-12 guests.
One of the benefits of having a hotel wedding venue is the rooms that often come with it. Hotel du Vin is home to 46 beautifully decorated bedrooms, meaning each and every one of your wedding guests can spend the night with you at this fabulous venue.
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The Mills Barns – Shropshire
The Mills Barns in Shropshire opened for weddings in spring 2017. This corkage-free wedding venue has plenty to offer couples, including spectacularly light and bright reception rooms for couples to host their weddings in.
The amazing thing about wedding venues with lots of natural light and high ceilings is that they are perfect for celebrations all-year-round – they’re bright and airy in the summer months and crisp and grand in the winter.
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Hawarden Castle Pavilion – Flintshire
Harwarden Castle Pavilion is a delightful wedding venue that dates back to the 1920s. After playing home to Hawarden’s cricket team for almost 100 years, the building has recently been renovated and licenced for weddings.
Set within 55 acres of manicured lawns, this beautiful wedding venue offers a range of packages for couples to choose from and specialise in serving only the finest, locally sourced, seasonal food. There’s also the option for you and your guests to camp out for the night with space for 140 bell tents!
Aswarby Rectory – Lincolnshire
Aswarby Rectory in Lincolnshire is an effortlessly beautiful Georgian wedding venue. The building itself and the nine acres it’s set on have a whimsical and romantic feel to them that make this new wedding venue the perfect spot for couples to say their vows.
The décor inside the venue is simplistic and modern. The walls are a chic shade of ivory and the original features of the old house are on show for all to see. With charming traits and rustic grounds to offer, this is a new wedding venue well worth a visit!
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Charlton Hall – Northumberland
Newly opened in summer 2018, Charlton Hall is a Grade II listed wedding venue with plenty to offer. This beautiful stateley home offers a grand setting for any style of wedding – boasting over 150 acres of unspoilt countryside; it ticks all the boxes in terms of location.
Whilst it’s only just opened as a wedding venue, Charlton Hall dates back to the 18th century and the team have made every effort to restore it to a modern standard whilst still respecting the original architecture and features – a perfect combination in our eyes.
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Lapstone Barn – Gloucestershire
This charming barn wedding venue is located just a five minutes’ drive from Chipping Campden in the Cotswolds and can comfortably host weddings of up to 200 guests. Lapstone Barn is a delightful, majestic wedding venue with a truly romantic ambiance.
It’s not just the décor and setting that make this wedding venue so special – their food is pretty amazing too and they can cater for all types of cuisine. In their own words: “Our in house chefs will prepare a wedding breakfast to your taste, whether it’s a five course gastronomic delight – or bangers and mash and a chocolate brownie for pudding” – both sound amazing to us!
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The Ned – London
Located in the UK’s capital, The Ned is a trendy and modern wedding venue that opened for business in spring 2017. This London wedding venue offers six private hire rooms and terraces, giving couples plenty of choice when it comes to style and décor.
As well as the variety of hosting spaces, The Ned also boasts an impressive 252 bedrooms – each channelling their ever-famous 1920’s design with vintage items and hand-knotted Afghan rugs as their finishing touches. If you’re planning a glamorous and high-end wedding, The Ned could be for you!
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Drakestone House – Gloucestershire
Newly opened in 2017, Drakestone House in Gloucestershire is an idyllic wedding venue surrounded by over 30 miles of countryside views. This 20th century estate has a total of 10 acres for you and your guests to explore and the manicured grounds make the perfect backdrop for wedding pictures.
With the motto ‘Our house, your day’, the team at Drakestone House are dedicated to making your wedding as incredible as possible and offer the venue for hire on a three-day basis, giving you plenty of time to enjoy the amazing surroundings.
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