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21 of the Best New Wedding Venues You'll Adore

On the hunt for a brand new wedding venue? Something totally unique that hardly anyone else has been married in? You're in for a treat!

Modern exterior or barn with wood panelling
Stretton Manor Barn

Modern exterior or barn with wood panelling
Stretton Manor Barn

Finding the perfect wedding venue can be tricky, especially if you're looking for a new wedding venue that hasn't hosted hundreds of weddings. If you’re the kind of couple who want barely-touched wedding venue to tie the knot in, you'll love our round up of the best new wedding venues in the UK.

These newly-opened wedding venues may have hosted fewer weddings, but they more than make up for it in style and individuality. From rustic barn wedding venues to unusual London wedding venues, our selection of new wedding have plenty to offer engaged couples.

21 of The Best New Wedding Venues in for 2023

Take a look through the below and get planning your dream wedding at our new wedding venues for 2023 weddings. To make you feel extra special, you could even find yourself being the first couple to tie the knot at some of these brand new wedding venues. 

1. Stockton House - Shifnal, Shropshire

Red brick exterior of stockton house photographed across the lawn through trees

Tucked away in the green Shropshire countryside, you'll find Stockton House, a beautiful boutique hotel wedding venue which opened in Spring 2022. This new wedding venue boasts an impressive history, as it was originally built as a rectory in 1702 before becoming a family home for 300 years.

This elegant Georgian house has been renovated to include seven luxurious bedrooms and a beautiful walled garden dining room. There's a variety of places to hold your civil or religious wedding ceremony, both on-site and a short trip down the road. You and up to 100 of your guests are guaranteed to find something perfectly catered to your needs.

Stockton House has quickly become famous for their talented and dedicated wedding caterers. Wedding parties can arrange for a cheese and wine tasting event the night before they tie the knot, and private dining with chefs or even a barbeque can be organised for the big day.

Executive chef Jonathan Carter echoes this: "Our chefs craft individual dishes and menus, and the bar team have worked with couples on wine selections and cocktails that perfectly suit whatever our couples want their wedding day to be. All of this hosted in our Grade 2 listed House - it really is the opportunity to be Lord and Lady of the manor for the biggest of life's celebrations."

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2. Rossie on the Earn - Perth, Perthshire

Rustic interior of the byre set up for wedding breakfast with dinner candles, foliage and exposed beams

Rossie on the Earn is a new family-run Scottish wedding venue that can be found in the Earl valley, right in the heart of Perthshire. Conveniently located an hour's drive from Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrew's and the Highlands, the estate lies in the midst of 250 acres of arable farmland, providing stunning views over this beautiful Scottish region.

There are plenty of different new wedding venue spaces here - the rustic byre provides excellent views which act as a great backdrop for your wedding photos, while small wedding ceremonies can be held in the 30 acre woodland garden. It's also worth noting that this is a blank canvas venue, allowing couples to put their own unique stamp on the wedding décor.

Lyndsay, spokesperson for the venue, says, "We are a relaxed, family run new wedding venue.  Every couple is different so no two weddings here are the same. We offer a versatile, blank canvas space so we are able to adapt to every couple’s needs, whether its in our newly converted rustic byre or in our magical gardens where there are several unique spots for ceremonies and photographs.

"Due to the flexibility of our venue here at Rossie on the Earn, the team is confident we can evolve our offer to match the changing views and needs of those getting married now and in the future. Couples will always wish to celebrate their unity in some shape or form and we can easily adapt our offer to give each couple a unique and memorable experience which will last a lifetime."

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3. Hawke Barn - Tiverton, Devon 

Barn exterior with plants and exposed brick

If you're looking for a charmingly rustic wedding venue in Exeter, then Hawke Barn could be the one for you. This 16th century barn is part of the privately owned Thorne family estate and is conveniently located close to both the M5 and Exmoor National Park. 

Barn wedding venues will win over all your guests, and this one is no exception. Exposed oak beams, vaulted ceilings and flagstone floors all combine to make this a truly unforgettable place to say your vows surrounded by friends and family. Hawke Barn can accommodate weddings of up to 60, making it a dream spot for intimate wedding ceremonies. 

And the fun doesn't stop there - you and any guests that stay the night will wake up to the beautiful sound of birdsong, before taking a stroll around the ancient woods and wild flowers. 

New wedding venue spokesperson Katherine Hawke talks about some more of Hawke Barn's impressive features: "Couples can individually stylise and create their theme for their wedding celebrations without corkage fees & curfews, encouraging a DIY ethos.

"Couples can budget and control their wedding costs by dealing with suppliers directly, thus allowing couples to control their costs which is even more relevant than ever!"

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4. Hopton Court – Cleobury Mortimer, Worcestershire

Country house wedding venue

Set amidst 1,000 acres of picturesque Shropshire countryside lies Hopton Court. The house dates back to 1776 but The Coach House has been newly refurbished in 2021, transforming it into a stunning space for 60 seated guests.

With a fully functioning professional kitchen, enjoy a delicious wedding breakfast, or step outside to the courtyard for drinks and canapés among pretty shrubs and flowers. 

When the partying has come to an end at this new wedding venue, there is more than enough space for guests to camp overnight, including a glamping site with six fully serviced bell tents. Each wedding at Hopton Court will be completely bespoke and unique from the next as, instead of offering wedding packages, you're given free reign to have the wedding of your dreams. 

Venue owner Charlotte Woodward says "Hopton Court Estate has been in the family for over 200 years. Our foundations are set in tradition and heritage but as a young, dynamic team, our eyes are fixed firmly on the future.

"We have recently refurbished our stunning Victorian Orangery and brought our wonderful old Coach House into the 21st century! We have also expanded the number of areas in which we are licensed
for marriages. Now couples have no less than five areas of the estate in which to say their vows. This gives huge scope for our couples to design their wedding their way, inside or outdoors."

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5. East Afton Farmhouse – Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight 

Farmhouse new wedding venue

Whether you're planning an intimate wedding or a large celebration, East Afton Farm is a romantic, rustic wedding venue that can host your big day thanks to their spectacular newly-opened events barn with a capacity of 170 sit down and 200 standing guests.

Keeping in style with the existing farmhouse and the other two barns, the new wedding venue space features a gorgeous combination of brick and timber that'll look truly beautiful adorned with greenery and fairy lights. 

Large glass windows and doors not only make the barn bright and spacious, they also open up onto a beautiful stone courtyard where guests can mingle. Moreover, the barn comes complete with underfloor heating so you'll feel comfortable whether you're getting hitched in the summer or the colder months. 

Accommodation and weddings manager Chloe Baker says "We offer our couples a very personable service, with full support from our wedding coordinator and team. Each wedding is unique, and we make sure that every couple has our upmost attention and guidance from booking, planning and through to the on the day.

"Our new events barn means we can host celebrations and weddings all year round providing numerous spaces for different size occasions. We're excited to see what the next few years brings, and meeting lots of new couples to assist them in creating their special day."

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6. Runa Farm – Bowes, Durham

Function room set for wedding breakfast with wooden chairs and floral centrepieces

Brand new for Spring 2022, you'd be mistaken for thinking Runa Farm was a destination wedding location. Yet despite its Mediterranean feel and calming atmosphere, this new wedding venue is actually located a lot closer to home, in Durham. 

As you enter this tranquil spot, expect relaxing Spanish influences, chic interiors and a picture-perfect setting. There's an abundance of outside space for you to host your big day, from drinks in the meadow to dining in the courtyard. 

We also adore the Runa Farm Chapel as the place for you and your partner to host an intimate wedding venue. It has an ornate ceiling, shimmering lanterns and a spectacular staircase. 

You might want to start enquiring about this one-of-a-kind unique wedding venue ASAP to avoid disappointment!

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7. Whitworth – Spennymoor, Durham

  Country house new wedding venue

Whitworth is a brand new wedding venue location in the heart of the North of England. It's a new wedding venue for 2022 and has plenty to shout about.

This grand luxurious wedding venue has its own deer park, making for some truly unique wedding photograph backdrops. Plus, some pretty cute extra guests! 

The main hall is the star of the show in this grade II listed country house, with historic and grand interiors that'll be perfect for an ethereal and romantic day. 

As for the food? From vintage tea parties to fabulous 9 course fine dining banquets, the remarkable Whitworth Estate chefs will serve up a delicious feast. 

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8. George in Rye – Playden Rye, East Sussex

New wedding venue dining area

As of late 2022, couples are able to marry at the wonderfully restored new wedding venue George in Rye, located in East Sussex just four miles from the white beach of Camber Sands.

Tie the knot in the Georgian Ballroom with up to 110 guests - a room which features silk hand-painted wallpaper, intricate chandeliers and large bay windows. 

This wedding venue with accommodation has 34 bedrooms for overnight wedding guests where your loved ones can rest their heads before enjoying a delicious breakfast in the Georgian Ballroom come morning. All dishes are cooked with ingredients from local farms and fisherman so it's guaranteed you'll be in for a treat. 

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9. NoMad London – South West London

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Opened in Spring 2021, new wedding venue NoMad London provides a chic and contemporary wedding feel for stylish couples looking for a cosmopolitan celebration.

Located in the grade II listed building formerly known as The Bow Street Magistrates’ Court and Police Station, directly opposite the Royal Opera House, NoMad is one of the most exciting new London wedding venues of the year.

The venue hosts weddings with anywhere between six and 175 guests and large parties are welcome to use the old courtroom, now repurposed as a magnificent ballroom. More intimate celebrations can be held in either The Fielding or De Veil Rooms and guests can retire to one of the stunning 91 rooms and suites at the end of the night.

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10. Boconnion House – Bodmin, Cornwall 

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This secluded Cornish estate is a new wedding venue set at the edge of Bodmin Moor, within 150 acres of rolling fields and surrounded by its own ancient woodland. The Boconnion House estate consists of a seven bedroom Georgian manor and a six bedroom rustic Barton farmhouse, both recently refurbished to provide spacious and luxurious, but laidback accommodation for couples and their guests. 

More than just a new wedding venue, this tranquil estate offers a retreat where couples can not only say 'I do' but they can also enjoy several days making the most of the tennis court, heated swimming pool and - our personal favourite - the Swedish wood-fired hot tub.

You can say your vows in the nearby 18th century church or host a celebrant-led ceremony pretty much anywhere on the estate. Afterwards, you and your guests can enjoy drinks within the grounds before heading inside the house or a marquee or stretch tent and retiring to the gorgeous bedrooms.

Caroline, wedding planner for Boconnion House, says "We are very excited about what Boconnion has to offer and the plans we have for 2023 and beyond. We are developing our wedding areas so that couples can enjoy the estate and make a more comfortable and memorable experience for their guests."

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11. Foxtail Barns – Consall, Staffordshire

Ceremony room in conservatory with leaf decorations, chairs and exposed red brick

Opened in 2021, Foxtail Barns is a purpose built new wedding venue complete with everything you need for a perfect celebration. Surrounded by enchanting woodland and with on-site lodge accommodation, this venue is ideal for a secluded country wedding getaway.

There is a private dressing room for the bridal party and luxury wedding lodge for the happy couple to stay in. The orangery makes for the perfect light-filled ceremony space and the walled garden is ideal for reception drinks.

Foxtail Barns is a no-corkage wedding venue, meaning you can bring your own favourite drinks at no extra cost. With a spectacular party barn built for celebrations we predict plenty of bubbles, cocktails and fun here!

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12. Silchester Farm – Silchester, Hampshire

You can invent your own dream wedding day at Silchester Farm, whether that’s a rustic English country wedding with an elegant, formal wedding breakfast, or a fun, contemporary day with theatrical street food and amazing cocktails. The team will do everything they can to bring your vision to life. 

Who wouldn't want to tie the knot in this luxurious rustic barn in the picturesque Hampshire countryside? Couples and guests arrive via the tree-lined drive to the stunning 400-year-old Threshing Barn and exchange your vows in this magical, romantic setting, where traditional oak beams are wrapped in warm, twinkling fairy lights.

Guests will love the open plan setting, which includes the chic, exposed brick Old Hen House and cool, modern Silchester Farm Bar. If you want an outdoor wedding, you can say ‘I do’ among the gorgeous courtyards and formal gardens, which are also the perfect place for relaxed reception drinks in the sunshine. 

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13. Curds Hall Barn – Dereham, Norfolk

Another beautiful rustic-style barn wedding venue, Curds Hall Barn is located among gorgeous Norfolk parkland. You’ll get three days of exclusive hire, giving you plenty of time to set up your perfect day and throw an incredible wedding weekend.

There are two spaces to host your day: your ceremony will be in the rustic, oak-beamed Woodshed, with your reception in the light, airy Barn. If you’d prefer a church wedding or open-air ceremony, you can have those too - there are so many options at this venue. 

Our favourite part is the barn, which features floor-to-ceiling glass windows and enchanting views. The room layout is completely flexible so you can style the day just as you want, whether that’s a cosy, intimate day with 50 guests, or a grand affair with 150.

You’ll finish your night partying on the dance floor of The Woodshed or chilling in the loft-style Curds Hall Barn Bar. With a list of trusted suppliers you can leave your plans with, your dream wedding day will be in safe hands.

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14. Syrencot – Salisbury, Wiltshire

It won’t take much for you to fall in love with Syrencot, a beautiful Wiltshire wedding venue with an enchanting walled garden at its heart.

You’ll approach the stunning country house wedding venue via a long and winding driveway and have the change to get ready with loved ones in the light-filled dressing room before walking through the quaint Walled Garden, past wildflower borders and seasonal blooms, to your intimate Glasshouse ceremony.

After saying your vows, take to the lawn for a drinks reception before heading inside the purpose-built Farmshed. Imaginatively designed to combine elements of the agricultural surroundings with a stunning contemporary interior, the Farmshed is a chic place to celebrate.

As day turns to dusk, gather your guests in a cosy corner of the Walled Garden beside the restored Pump House for wood-fired pizzas. And after all the dancing is done, ascend your own private staircase to The Master Suite back in the main house. There are 12 further bedrooms for your guests to stay in, too!

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15. Stretton Manor Barn – South Normanton, Derbyshire

Stretton Manor Barn is a unique and rural wedding venue set within 22 acres of beautiful Derbyshire countryside. Following a fabulous renovation, the new wedding venue opened for weddings in 2021. 

The venue is made up of a barn, lounge and terrace area which each link together to create the perfect celebration space. Stretton Manor Barn has a capacity of 140 guests.

The main barn is our favourite space here. It’s full of character and boasts reclaimed stonework, original timber, dazzling chandeliers and an elegant grand piano. Can you picture anything more idyllic?

Stretton Manor Barn is the first barn in the UK with 8-meter-long bi-folding doors that open to reveal a stunning outdoor space. In the summer, you could even say your vows outside overlooking the surrounding countryside!

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16. Halfmoon Farm – Braunstone, Rutland

On the hunt for a beautifully bohemian festival wedding venue? Halfmoon Farm in Rutland is a spectacular choice if you're after something casual and fun from your new wedding venue.

This family-run venue was only recently opened to the public. After years of hosting private celebrations for friends and family, the team realised the potential of the space and so created a bespoke wedding venue for everyone to enjoy.

This wedding venue is set within 1.5 acres of open space with stunning views of Rutland Water and the sunsets here make the perfect backdrop for a twilight celebration. There’s plenty of space for a marquee or tipi, so you can put together your dream day from scratch. If it’s a blank canvas wedding venue you’re after, this place is for you.

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17. The Willow Marsh Farm – Loughborough, Leicestershire

Sitting in 100 acres of working farmland, marshland and countryside, The Willow Marsh Farm is one of Leicestershire’s newest wedding venues. The Farm Barn is the perfect space for your rustic wedding, boasting beautiful exposed brickwork and wood panelling.

This gorgeous new wedding venue only hosts weddings in the summer months, and only allows one wedding per week, meaning the small, passionate and dedicated team will be able to lend you their undivided attention and create something totally bespoke.

There is space for up to 400 of your friends and family, ample room for a marquee or tipi and overnight accommodation for you and your guests. We’re head over heels in love.

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18. Woodstock Weddings and Events – York, North Yorkshire

Room laid for wedding breakfast with exposed bulbs, foliage and exposed wooden beams

Woodstock Weddings and Events is a unique and rustic new wedding venue nestled within 20 acres of peaceful countryside. It can be reached within just 12 minutes from York city centre, making it easily accessible for all of your guests.

Recently opened for weddings, it’s licensed to hold civil ceremonies both inside and outside and there is plenty of tranquil outdoor space to enjoy in the summer months.

The main barn can host up to 300 guests while still offering a charming and intimate experience. There’s a mezzanine level which overlooks the main dance floor and a licensed bar. There’s also a separate cocktail bar in the stables outside to enhance your celebrations.

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19. Cartmel Old Grammar Country House – Grange Over Sands, Cumbria

Located in the idyllic Lake District village of Cartmel – once named one of New York Times’ top travel destinations – Cartmel Old Grammar Country House is a truly charming wedding venue. New to the weddings market and with a complete renovation, the old school house has been transformed into a calm and stylish oasis within.

Striking the perfect balance between quaint country vibes and contemporary touches, guests will be wowed whether they’re enjoying a Pimms under the shade of an umbrella on the terrace or tucking into a wedding breakfast prepared by the caterer of your choice in the Georgian dining hall.

Choice is a key element at Cartmel Old Grammar Country House, with the venue offering total flexibility when it comes to catering and how you use the space. You can enjoy a hog roast or street food on the terrace or feast upon a candlelit three-course meal indoors, the team will be only too happy to create the perfect day for you.

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20. Old Gore Barn – Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Ceremony room with candle holder chandelier, exposed brick and leaves

Established by Yard Space Events, a company with over ten years of experience in creative catering and event management, Old Gore Barn may be a brand new venue, but you're in safe hands here.

The newly renovated barn has capacity for up to 120 guests and is licensed for civil ceremonies, meaning you can spend your entire day here. The venue has been designed with the concept of street food and theatre in mind, mixing stunning scenery with innovative design to form a unique atmosphere that's guaranteed to delight and impress your guests.

The space is totally versatile and the neutral colour scheme means that any wedding theme will fit right in here. All of your catering and entertainment wishes will also be possible here thanks to the team's creative catering expertise and endless options for added extras such as sweet trucks and late night bites, plus their state-of-the-art sound system. Parties are sure to memorable here!

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21. Kingswood Arts CIC - Sydenham, South East London

Grey exterior of stone-bricked wedding venue which has original tall windows, character features and a washed exterior along with a ground floor terrace and pretty lawn

Formerly known as Kingswood House, this beautiful Grade II-listed Victorian manor have rebranded themselves and opened to the public as Kingswood Arts CIC. Offering a refreshing blend of classic and contemporary, this South East London wedding venue is a true hidden gem. 

You'll find a number of recently renovated ballrooms here, which can host wedding dinners of up to 150 guests and receptions of up to 200. If a more intimate wedding ceremony is what you're after, then you and your partner can tie the knot in one of the beautiful function rooms. 

Another big draw is that Kingswood is a non-profit company, so all profits made from private events like weddings will be reinvested into the community. 

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Now you’ve chosen your shortlist of brand new wedding venues for 2023, you need to know what to ask at your viewing. Here are the questions you should ask your venue before booking.