You might know Warwickshire in the West Midlands as the birth place of William Shakespeare, the home to Warwick castle or perhaps for its beautiful, rolling countryside. Whether you want an intimate celebration, or a wedding in an unusual space, it's this historic and rustic allure that makes it so appealing as a location for a wedding venue.
There's just so much on offer, you'll be spoilt for choice. No matter the size of your budget or the length of your guest list, you're bound to find a fabulous wedding venue in Warwickshire that will make your dream day a reality.
Located within travelling distance of Birmingham, you'll get all the benefits of being near a city centre while still enjoying the tranquillity that comes from this rural setting.
In order to help you pick the perfect place, we've narrowed it down to 22 of our favourite Warwickshire wedding venues. From gothic mansions and grand castles to rustic barns and festival-ready fields, there's something for every couple.
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1. Ettington Park Hotel - Stratford Upon Avon
Ettington Park Hotel is a neo-gothic mansion that's as enchanting and romantic on the inside as it looks from the outside.
Boasting grand and decedent décor throughout, you can marry in the intimate Library room surrounded by an array of historic literature or in the spacious Hathaway Suite overlooking the Norman Chapel.
If you're planning an outside ceremony, the stunning Orangery situated in the wedding venue's gardens won't disappoint.
With the River Stour and ancient Bell Tower as your backdrop, it will be a truly magical space to say your vows.
2. Shustoke Farm Barns - Birmingham
When it comes to a fabulous wedding venue the devil really is in the detail, and Shustoke Farm Barns - in the heart of the Warwickshire countryside - has ticked every box.
From the gothic timber and glass arched doors to the copper topped bar and their state-of-the-art lighting system it's perfect if you love all things rustic.
No matter what time it is there will be an enchanting ambience to your wedding. You can illuminate the room with candles and fairy lights in the day, spotlight tables during dinner and switch on colour changing LED lights for the dancefloor when the party starts.
3. Bourton Hall - Princethorpe
With a wealth of character and history, Bourton Hall is a gorgeous Italianate-style mansion set in the heart of Shakespeare Country.
There are a number of elegant spaces on offer for your big day, including the grand Banqueting Hall, striking Vault Disco & Bar and spectacular Former-Catholic chapel with its ornate wood and gold leaf ceiling.
With ample accommodation on site, you and your guests can stay the night in one of their 21 luxurious rooms. Complete with contemporary en suites, crystal chandeliers and four poster beds, you'll feel like royalty!
4. Ardencote - Warwick
Tranquil, idyllic and picturesque are the three words that best describe Ardencote, a luxury hotel in Warwickshire.
Not only is this wedding venue nestled within 83 acres of gorgeous grounds, it features a stunning lake with a waterside wedding pavilion that can be used for ceremonies between April and October.
They offer a brilliant wedding package that includes a romantic stay in the Bridal Suite on the night of your wedding reception, plus a delicious full English breakfast the next morning.
And if that isn't enough, how does a red carpet, Champagne and flaked chocolate truffles on arrival sound?
5. Ragley Hall - Alcester
Ragley Hall is a historic house that'll make an ideal location for your wedding day if you're after grand interiors and picturesque grounds.
The décor here is breathtaking. The illustrative South Staircase features beautiful paintings of exotic animals, locations and portraits, making it the perfect backdrop for your drinks reception. Plus, it'll make a brilliant statement in photographs and a great conversation starter for guests!
Outside, you'll find 26 acres of formal gardens designed by landscaper Robert Marnock. If you have a larger guest list, a marquee can be set up in the grounds to accommodate.
6. Warwick House - Southam
Warwick House is a versatile wedding venue that gives you the space to create the day of your dreams, no matter what your theme or taste.
Surrounded by beautiful cherry blossoms, fabulous feathery pines and a landscaped terrace the location is the ideal balance between being homely and elegant - ensuring you and your wedding party will feel comfortable throughout your celebrations.
At the end of the day you and your partner can retire to the luxury Honeymoon Suite to enjoy your first night as newlyweds. With a lavish four poster bed, jacuzzi bath and walk in shower, you'll be relaxing in style.
7. Compton Verney - Warwick
Art loving couples rejoice, renowned gallery Compton Verney has opened its doors as a unique setting for your wedding day, allowing you to get married among an impressive collection of world class art.
The Grade I Georgian Mansion is also surrounded by 120 acres of picturesque Warwickshire parkland so there'll be beauty no matter where you look.
The best bit? When you book your wedding at Compton Verney you will receive a 12 month membership to enter the parkland and galleries, giving you the opportunity to visit this fabulous venue time and time again!
8. The Barn at Stratford Park - Stratford Upon Avon
Warwickshire is home to picture perfect countryside and a barn wedding venue like The Barn at Stratford Park really makes the most of this wonderfully rustic and rural setting.
The Elizabethan barn provides a warm and romantic ceremony setting. You and your guests can then make your way to the courtyard and terrace for drinks while your banquet is prepared.
As for what's on the menu, if you have a specific dish or meal you would love to enjoy on your special day, the chefs are happy to accommodate using a delicious range of local products. Perfect for foodie couples!
9. Twycross Zoo - Atherstone
When you tell your guests you're getting hitched at a zoo they might not believe you, but thanks to Twycross Zoo in Atherstone, Warwickshire, you actually can!
As you take a walk down the aisle, you'll be walking on the wild side too, sharing your special day with over 800 animals. You can even take a private tour or have a personal animal encounter.
This wedding venue has a whole host of unique locations for drinks and your evening reception including the Gibbon Forest enclosure and the Himalaya with views of the snow leopards. Your wedding day won't get more memorable than that!
10. Wootton Park - Henley In Arden
You'll find Wootton Park nestled in a 360-acre valley surrounded by landscaped grounds, gardens, woodland and even a lake - meaning magical lakeside ceremonies can take place.
The wedding venue offers a whole host of features that'll make one of the most exciting days of your life extra special. We're talking helicopter entrances, hot air balloon rides, fairground rides and ice cream trikes.
Even the on site accommodation is totally unique and luxurious. You and your guests can stay in their luxury Glamping Pods, which include TreePods complete with private hot tubs, en suites and underfloor heating!
11. Kingstanding Farm - Warwick
Calling all boho brides and festival loving couples, Kingstanding Farm in the Warwickshire countryside is the perfect location for your fun filled wedding day.
The venue is a blank canvas to make your own with access to power and water, so if you want fire pits, food trailers, straw bales and more it can all be arranged.
There's even a fabulous mobile bar which will be a wonderfully unique way to serve your guests drinks throughout the day.
If the weather isn't on your side fear not, with a choice of marquees or tipis to set up rain won't get in the way of the celebrations.
12. Billesley Manor Hotel - Alcester
If you're after a wedding venue that's a little more traditional, Billesley Manor Hotel is a Grade II listed Elizabethan manor that will take your breath away.
There are three fabulous function rooms, including the Great Hall that can hold up to 100 guests.
As well as exquisite interiors, this wedding venue also boasts a 100-year-old topiary garden. Its landscaped flower beds and manicured hedges make the perfect place for you and your partner to take stunning wedding photographs.
Plus, there are are a whopping 72 bedrooms available for overnight stays, so all your loved ones can lay their heads in luxury.
13. Weston Hall Hotel - Coventry
It doesn't get more romantic and whimsical than getting married in a foliage-adorned 16th century Manor House, and Weston Hall Hotel offers that and more.
The hotel has four fabulous function rooms, including the decadent Dubarry Suite and the contemporary Middlemarch Suite. However, if you're planning a larger wedding of 300 guests, the garden marquee is ideal.
With three pre-set wedding packages available, this venue takes the stress of planning off your shoulders so you can enjoy every step of your journey.
We think this venue would be a magical space to host a winter wedding - just look at those enchanting table decorations!
14. Ashton Lodge Country House - Princethorpe
From elegant and sleek ceremonies with chandeliers and white décor to playful and bright marquee receptions with fairy lights, Ashton Lodge Country House is a flexible wedding venue that can cater for all themes whatever you have in mind for your big day.
The picturesque Edwardian property combines grand period features with state-of-the-art modern touches creating a beautiful yet functional backdrop.
We adore the three acres of gardens that truly make the most of the Warwickshire countryside - you'll have views of gorgeous greenery and rolling hills throughout your special day!
15. The Jephson Gardens Riverside Glasshouse - Leamington Spa
You and your wedding party will be stepping into a breathtaking tropical dream if you choose to marry at Jephson Gardens Riverside Glasshouse.
With calming views of the River Leam, garden fountains and the tropical Temperate House on show while you say your vows, it'll feel like you've been whisked away to paradise.
Seating up to 120 guests, the function room is fresh, airy and oh so pretty. If you're planning a summer wedding, the outside terrace is the perfect place to sip drinks and celebrate.
Plus, we can't forget the food. Offering the gold standard of catering, expect a delicious display of the very best ingredients.
16. Sheepy Meadows - Atherstone
Cool and conscious couples will love getting married at Sheepy Meadows - this wedding venue is committed to environmentally-friendly practices, including a zero-waste-to-landfill policy.
Set on 150 acres of historical land (once thought to be the last campsite of Richard III's army before the battle of Bosworth), you'll have access to three large kapta tipis and one kungs tipi for your wedding day.
Once the night falls, this wedding venue only gets better. Celebrate and dance with friends, family and your loved one under twinkling fairy lights, keeping warm next to flickering firepits.
17. The British Motor Museum - Gaydon
Car lovers look no further, we think we've found your perfect wedding venue - The British Motor Museum.
This impressive space ensures an unforgettable day, boasting expansive windows and skylights allowing natural light to stream in as you exchange your vows in the rooftop Sky Suite. With panoramic views of the Warwickshire countryside, it'll be as romantic as it is dynamic.
Filled with historic British cars, you and your partner can pose next to some fascinating artefacts, and guests can explore the museum during a drinks reception.
A wedding hosted here won't be forgotten in a hurry!
18. Coombe Abbey - Binley
Coombe Abbey is a fairy tale wedding venue set against spectacular parkland, manicured gardens and a tranquil lake.
From the stone archways to the intricately decorated rooms, the former 12th century Cistercian Abbey is magnificent and will make a beautiful statement in your wedding photographs.
Coombe Abbey has even won Best Hotel Bedroom in the UK, and we can see why. Whether you're getting ready with your squad for the big day, or enjoying your first night as newlyweds, expect stylish and luxe bedrooms with decadent four poster beds and charming wooden details.
19. Dunchurch Park - Rugby
Dunchurch Park is an Edwardian Manor House set within 72 acres of gorgeous grounds and gardens, making it a magnificent place to get married if you have a larger guest list.
The Mawson's Marquee can host up to 450 guests, with a private bar, starlit canopy and washroom facilities.
The wedding venue also boasts 91 luxury bedrooms including two bridal suites, so no one will have to travel far after the celebrations.
If you can't wait to tie the knot, Dunchurch Park even offers a late availability package.
20. Wroxall Abbey Hotel & Estate - Warwick
Wroxhall Abbey Hotel & Estate is a spectacular, historic wedding venue full of character and charm.
Set within the walls of the beautiful Warwickshire countryside, expect antique clock towers, abbey ruins and 27 acres of landscaped gardens.
But that isn't to say it doesn't have all the modern facilities you could want for your special day. With an on site leisure club and spa you can relax and get pampered ahead of the wedding.
The venue also boasts its own breathtaking cathedral if you are planning a religious ceremony.
21. Brandon Hall Hotel & Spa - Warwick
If you're looking for a modern yet traditional wedding venue to get hitched in, Brandon Hall Hotel & Spa is a fabulous choice.
From the moment you walk in, you and your guests can expect elegant décor, excellent attention to detail and spectacular contemporary rooms.
You'll have a dedicated wedding planner on hand so you can have your dream day with none of the stress.
With chic fittings in the bedrooms and an award-winning spa you won't ever want to leave!
22. Warwick Castle - Warwick
We couldn't finish up our round up of best Warwickshire wedding venues without adding Warwick Castle.
Regal and romantic, ceremonies can take place in the castle itself or outdoors in the beautiful gardens.
After you've exchanged vows, you and up to 120 guests can feast on a delicious banquet in the Great Hall before retiring to one of their Tower Suites for an overnight stay.
If you'd rather a more intimate affair, the State Rooms are an ideal setting. Think gold framed oil paintings, grand fireplaces and crystal chandeliers. It truly is one of a kind!
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