The kind of rustic wedding venue you like will depend on your style, but whichever you choose, you’re guaranteed a joyful, relaxed day in beautiful surroundings. What's more, you don't necessarily have to travel to the middle of nowhere in order to find a romantic, rustic wedding venue - you'll be surprised to know there are plenty of locations hidden in cities as well.
21 of the Most Charming Rustic Wedding Venues in the UK
To help you narrow down your choices, we’ve put together our pick of the most charming rustic wedding venues in the UK. From rustic wedding venues in Scotland and rural venues to rustic barn wedding venues and some nestled in big cities - we have something for every kind of couple.
So, if you're dreaming of fairy light filled rooms, wooden beams and stone washed walls, you're guaranteed to find a gorgeous rustic wedding venue near you!
1. Crockwell Farm – Northamptonshire
Set among the rolling Northamptonshire countryside, Crockwell Farm is a pretty farmhouse wedding venue surrounded by beautiful gardens. The 18th century oak-beamed, vaulted barn is the epitome of rustic chic, with exposed brick walls and flowers hanging from the beams.
You can also have an outdoor wedding under their pretty wooden gazebo or in their permanent marquee which has stunning views across the open valley. They’ve partnered with Ross & Ross catering who have a simple, unfussy approach to delicious food which fits with the venue’s relaxed, rustic atmosphere.
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2. Marshwood Manor - Dorset
Marshwood Manor is a dream come true for anyone searching for rustic wedding venues in Dorset! This exclusive-use wedding venue offers weekend hire, meaning you'll truly be able to make the most of your celebrations, in the most wonderful surroundings.
The outdoor ceremony setting is simply magical - a wooden bower in ancient woodland, where you and your guests will cross the 'living bridge' over a burbling stream, before everyone takes their seats in an atmospheric amphitheatre. The wildflower meadow also provides the perfect space for a marquee, making it an excellent choice if you're hoping for a festival style wedding.
There are also six cottages on site, so you can really prolong the festivities with your wedding party!
3. The Glasshouse at ANRAN – Devon
Proving it's not just barns that can pull off a wonderful rustic wedding look is the magnificent Glasshouse at ANRAN. It’s a luxury rustic wedding venue but with a simple, nature-inspired look and welcoming atmosphere. The unique glasshouse, which can hold up to 200 guests, is bursting with exotic plants and wows with very little extra decoration.
You can also host a ceremony or cocktails on the lawn by the lake or have a hog roast in their Hay Barn. ‘The Hut’ is a favourite at Hitched – a cowshed with an underground bar feel where you can party late into the night and sit around a firepit while strumming the guitar.
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4. Gate Street Barn – Surrey
A rustic barn wedding venue doesn't have to mean it won't come with modern amenities and Gate Street Barn near Guildford offers the ideal combination of rustic romance and contemporary features. Crafted in traditional style using oak trees lost in the 1987 hurricane, this luxury green oak barn is a stunning choice for rustic wedding themes.
The Gate Street Barn is a wedding venue with accommodation for up to 28 guests and if you are planning a whole wedding weekend your loved ones can kick back and relax around the outside pool and terrace area. Though this may feel like a rural wedding venue, Surrey has excellent transport links so your guests won't have any trouble getting here.
5. Tipis at Beaumont Hall – Hertfordshire
Both the Grade II-listed Beaumont Hall farmhouse and the tipis in its grounds truly embrace a rustic theme. These rustic wedding venues offer versatile and beautiful options that couples can transform with their own wedding décor. The tipis are our favourites, coming with fairy lights strung round the poles and fire pits outside.
Beaumont Hall is in the heart of Hertfordshire, St Albans, so it has excellent transport links to London. You wouldn’t believe you can find this kind of rustic farm wedding venue so close to the hustle and bustle of the capital.
6. Eden Barn – Cumbria
From the picturesque scenery and traditional barn features to the charming décor and canopy of fairy lights, there isn’t a rustic wedding venue out there that feels more magical than this one. Take a peek through the oak barn doors and you’ll see exactly what we mean
7. Hayne Devon – Devon
If you want a wedding venue with soul, Hayne Devon is ideal. Set among rolling hills and surrounded by green fields, this Grade II-listed rustic wedding venue was restored with the help of English Heritage and local craftsmen to create a magical venue.
The house is light and spacious, with a magical walled garden, sun terrace and Threshing Barn, perfect for weddings and to act as a backdrop to your photos.
Hayne is a passion project for owners Tim and Milla, two musicians who provide wedding entertainment and are committed to sustainability. They grow their own sustainable flowers on site and offer a florist service as well as having an extensive list of local suppliers who believe in their vision. You’ll have 48 hours exclusive use so enjoy a relaxed, free-spirited celebration with friends and family.
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8. Knightor Winery – Cornwall
A winery is a unique wedding venue and the Knightor Winery set just above St Austell Bay in Cornwall is about as rustic as they come. The vaulted threshing barn has space for you to marry with up to 90 guests, surrounded by beautiful stone walls and wooden beams. Or, how about heading outdoors into the great Cornish countryside to enjoy the 3 acres of land this wedding venue has?
As the sun starts to set the charming courtyard at this rustic Cornwall wedding venue makes a homely location for up to 160 guests to gather for a relaxed BBQ or hog roast, sitting on haybales and keeping warm by firepits. This charming, rustic wedding venue has no neighbours near by so you and your friends and family can party well into the night.
9. Dewsall Court – Herefordshire
Located in the picturesque Hereford countryside, Dewsall Court is the rustic wedding venue of your dreams. The atmosphere in this grade II listed country house wedding venue is romantic and welcoming and the surrounding 12 acres offer the same gorgeous ambience.
Stylishly decorated rooms, open fires and more await you inside, while outside you can enjoy views across the breath-taking mountains. If combining a rustic wedding venue with modern décor and themes sounds like your idea of heaven, Dewsall Court may well just be the wedding venue for you. It also comes with accommodation for two nights for 20 people!
10. Cripps Barn – Gloucestershire
Cripps Barn is one of the most beautiful rustic wedding venues in Cirencester, and has been open for parties since 1990. The traditional brick barn can hold up to 150 seated guests and has outdoor space too if you’d prefer an al fresco ceremony.
The grounds and décor aren’t the only selling point at Cripps Barn. Their menu is pretty incredible too with an indoor BBQ and rotisserie available all-year-round to add some theatre to your reception dinner. All in all, this is the perfect venue to make all your rustic wedding dreams come true.
11. Cain Manor – Surrey
Cain Manor is a stunning, exclusive rustic wedding venue in Surrey. The manor house was restored in the early 2000s and, despite having capacity for up to 150 wedding guests, has a cosy and romantic feel to it. Of course, rural wedding venues aren't complete without wood-beamed ceilings and a beautiful barn ceremony room and Cain Manor ticks all the boxes.
It’s a beautiful country house and barn wedding venue complete with 14 guest bedrooms, unbeatable views, and Bijou’s experienced wedding coordinators on hand to make your day run smoothly.
12. The Normans – North Yorkshire
If you and your partner are hopeless romantics and want your wedding day to reflect that, why not consider The Normans in North Yorkshire? This magical farm wedding venue is bursting with charm and contemporary rustic décor. Featuring an enchanting wall of cascading fairy lights to marry in front of, it epitomises ‘country cool’.
From the festoon lighting-filled courtyard to the unique marquee housed inside an old farm building, the list of quirky and special features at The Normans is never-ending. Their furniture and tables are made from reclaimed wood for that natural, aged look which will really stand out in photos. You won't want to miss out on this rustic wedding venue in Yorkshire.
13. Grange Barn – Cheshire
When it comes to attention to detail the Grange Barn in the heart of Cheshire's countryside has thought of every little touch to make this wedding venue magical wherever you are. From the festoons of fairy lights and the wooden bar, to the corrugated steel bathrooms and tarnished metal sinks, the whole wedding venue encompasses rustic décor.
Indoor ceremonies at this rustic Cheshire wedding venue are held in the main barn where your guests can sit under a canopy of bunting and greenery, or if you wish to marry in a traditional church wedding venue, simply head down the road to the local lakeside location.
14. River Cottage – Devon
Could you see yourself getting married at a wedding venue in the countryside? River Cottage in Devon is a gorgeous countryside and coastal wedding venue, located just a short distance from the beautiful Jurassic Coast. With 65 acres of farmland to explore and unspoilt views of Devon’s rolling countryside, this rustic yet modern wedding venue is a perfectly picturesque place to say ‘I do’.
Naturally – being owned by chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall – the food is a major draw here. Complement your rural setting with a menu of the finest home-grown, local, organic and seasonal ingredients, cooked with love by their talented in-house chefs.
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15. The Granary Estates – Suffolk
With flint walls, original timber beams and surrounded by picturesque cornfields, it’s an idyllic spot to tie the knot. The open glass walkway that links the two barns also leads to a private courtyard – the perfect place for sunny reception drinks in the summer months.
16. Trevenna – Cornwall
Unlike some rustic wedding venues in Cornwall, the gorgeous Trevenna offers couples exclusive hire for up to three days. With that, you’ll have free roam of the garden venue and Threshing Barn here, plus there’s 142 acres of Cornish countryside to explore and a handcrafted oak and slate Arbour to marry under outside.
Their barns look stunning all-year-round and you’ll find a magical space to celebrate with up to 150 guests regardless of the weather. In keeping with the local, homey feel, your menu will be created on the day by Trevenna’s kitchen from that day’s produce. The bars are stocked with local ales, lagers, ciders and a range of Cornwall-made spirits.
17. Healey Barn – Northumberland
Unlike many rustic wedding venues, Healey Barn was only restored and launched as a venue in 2015 - but this gorgeous barn wedding venue has plenty to shout about. The Long Barn is lit by 100 candles and fairy lights for a stunning ceremony space, plus it has a large roaring fire in the winter, while a courtyard transforms into an enchanting evening space with firepits and lanterns.
Not ready to have just one day in the charming exterior and grand interior of Healey Barn? They’ve just opened accommodation for up to 34 people in the recently renovated Healey Hall so you and your nearest and dearest can celebrate with breakfast too. If you’re looking for a new wedding venue that’s bursting with style, Healy Barn could be the one for you.
18. Notley Abbey – Oxfordshire
Notley Abbey is a glamorous yet rustic wedding venue in Oxford that dates back to the 12th century and was once the home of Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh. Set on the Oxfordshire-Buckinghamshire border, this beautiful, rustic wedding venue is one of the finest around.
It still holds onto its monastic history with your wedding breakfast whipped up by their world-class banqueting team and served in the restored Monks’ Refectory, parts of which date back to 1192 and which used to host the daily meals of the monks.
Inside the house, you’ll find the grand Abbott’s Hall, an oak-beamed reception rooms featuring warm, open fire places. Upstairs are nine luxury bedrooms.
19. Old Gore Barn - Gloucestershire
If rustic is what you want, then you should check out rustic wedding venues in Cirencester. With it's woodburning stove, exposed beams and greenery, Old Gore Barn is guaranteed to give your wedding an idyllic pastoral feel that will be amazing to look back on for years to come.
After tying the knot, you and your guests can really get the party started over in the courtyard, with dreamy views over the Cotswolds. Canapes and prosecco will whet your appetite for the main meal, served in the Long Barn, which will soon be turned into the dancefloor for you and up to 200 guests.
It's all about the thoughtful little touches here, and Old Yore Barn offers quirky perks such as late-night savoury doughnuts, Asado fire pit and company pub to keep your wedding party satisfied throughout the entire night. There aren't many rustic wedding venues in the Cotsowlds that beat this one.
20. The Ashridge Great Barn - Devon
No matter whether you want an indoor wedding, outdoor wedding or woodland wedding, The Ashridge Great Barn will be able to help you out. This charming rustic wedding venue in Devon can be found nestled in a picturesque green valley and boasts an impressive history of over 500 years.
The team here are more than happy to give couples free reign to decorate the venue to their tastes, giving you the chance to go crazy with your candles and fairy lights. The beautiful barn can host 140 seated guests or 200 standing guests, giving you plenty of room to throw a lavish party.
If you want to escape from the noise, you can chill by the fire pit or snug area - the perfect way to round off your big day.
21. Kinkell Byre - Fife and Angus
Scenic coastal views, a convenient location and a history that stretches back to the 1700s make Kinkell Byre a dreamy rustic wedding venue in Scotland. It's perfect for larger weddings, accommodating up to 450 guests.
Kick things off by entering through the magical entranceway before holding your ceremony underneath a canopy of twinkling lights. The Long Shed is the perfect place to host a drinks reception before moving your guests into the main dining room for food and drinks.
Kinkell Byre is a blank canvas venue, giving you the space to make your ideas come to life. Not only that, the team here have 16 years experience in event planning and will be on hand throughout the planning process to help you out.
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