Couples spend 12 months on average planning their wedding, but if you can’t wait to say ‘I do’ there are still lots of wedding venues with dates available much sooner.
We’ve rounded up some of the best wedding venues that still have dates available to book in 2019, including plenty of Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. You can find all the venues with last minute availability here.
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If you’re willing to take on the challenge of pulling it all together quickly, we promise you won’t regret it. Click on the photos of the venue to get in touch and find out their exact available dates.
Denbies Wine Estate, Surrey
You can marry among 265 acres of vines in the heart of the Surrey Hills at this gorgeous working vineyard. Boasting stunning views across Box Hill and the North Downs, Denbies Wine Estate is the perfect spot for a Spring wedding for 30-400 guests and they currently have availability until the end of May 2019 with 20% off set packages.
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Southdowns Manor, West Sussex
This beautiful country house hotel is quintessentially English: the house oozes elegance and charm while the gardens - with wisteria walkways – are perfect for your weding photos. Southdowns Manor is suitable for every season. Pick from one of their grand reception rooms in winter after a service in the nearby St George’s Church, or the romantic garden gazebo in the summer. Packages are available in February, March, and even Fridays and a Saturday in July.
The Alverton, Cornwall
Hidden in the heart of Truro, The Alverton was made for Instagram. From intimate weddings in the Library to the vaulted ceilings and grandeur of the Great Hall, it’s the ultimate spot for a unique wedding day in Cornwall. Dates are available for midweek and weekends all the way through to the end of May.
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The Carriage Hall, Nottinghamshire
Housed in a former Plumtree railway station shed, The Carriage Hall has been lovingly restored into a idyllic wedding venue for up to 120 guests. The focus here is on delicious, locally-sourced, seasonal food for a memorable wedding breakfast, and three hand-crafted luxury shepherds huts as unique accommodation for the bridal suite. Perfect for summer or cosy winter weddings, there are still Friday and Sunday dates until November 2019 and other mid-week dates, with a reduced minimum spend.
Pentre Mawr Country House, Denbighshire
Just an hour away from Manchester and Liverpool, Pentre Mawr Country House is a venue with a twist. While you can choose the gorgeous, traditional house to marry in, they also have an authentic African safari lodge where you can tie the knot, camp out under the stars and enjoy a private hot tub. If you want unique, this wins. Big discounts are available on off peak and mid-week weddings for 2019.
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Tower Hill Barns, Cheshire
With softly glowing candles, twinkling fairy lights and fire pits inviting you to roast marshmallows over, the gorgeous Tower Hill Barns is a romantic and atmospheric setting for a winter wedding (and there’s underfloor heating to keep the cold away). With views across the Welsh mountains, you won’t want to leave. Winter dates through February and March 2019 are available still with no minimum number of guests.
The William Cecil, Lincolnshire
A charming boutique hotel on the edge of the historic Burghley Estate, The William Cecil is an enviable location for intimate weddings, although they can cater for up to 120 with 27 bedrooms on site. Outside there’s a lovely garden marquee and rose-covered archway, while inside there’s a choice of three beautifully-appointed reception rooms. Dates are available up until November 2019.
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The Tudor Barn, Buckinghamshire
Rustic barns make beautiful blank canvases to decorate how you want and you’ll have free rein to go wild with your theme at Burnham’s Tudor Barn. This romantic backdrop to you day has a mezzanine banquet hall, timber beams and six acres of grounds to enjoy. The wedding gazebo is perfect for outdoor ceremonies so it’s ideal they still have dates for a summer 2019 wedding - including Saturdays until July - plus winter offers.
Stubton Hall, Lincolnshire
This sumptuously-decorated country house near Newark is perfect for an elegant, romantic wedding. Accommodating weddings of up to 200 within the house, there’s no need for a marquee at Stubton Hall, and there’s 25 bedrooms for your guests. They currently have offers on spring weddings, and even on August 2019 dates!
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Farington Lodge Hotel, Lancashire
This grade-II listed house offer huge amounts of flexibility for your wedding day: a whole package or just reception-only; rooms from 12 to 135 guests; elegant indoor function suites to an outdoor pavilion. Ideally located for Preston and Leyland, late availability dates are available at Farington Lodge Hotel up to the end of May, and dates with their wedding package deal are available from April onwards.
Turvey House, Bedfordshire
Overlooking the River Great Ouse and the Bedfordshire countryside, this secluded manor house caters for creative, bespoke weddings, whether you want a marquee, tipi or to marry in the 18th century home. Dates are available in March still, and Turvey House is reopening again in summer 2019 after refurbishment with special package prices and dates available.
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Llyn Gwynant Barns, Gwynedd
If you’re on a budget, the Barns at Llyn Gwynant are a fantastic choice. These beautiful rustic venues are available self-catered, with a well-stocked bar, and with fireplaces and wood burners to make it a year-round venue. There’s also a private field overlooking the lake so your guests can glamp for the night. Dates are available up to the beginning of June.
The Boat House at Aston Marin, Staffordshire
Yes, you can have a waterside wedding in the landlocked county of Staffordshire! Surrounded by beautifully landscaped grounds and views across the Trent & Mersey canal, the Boat House is a wonderful spot for nature-loving couples and even includes the option of an outdoor wedding. With the Marina’s award-winning kitchen providing the food and a licensed bar, you’re set for the evening. There’s availability until the end of April, and a special package available on the last few remaining dates in May and June 2019, including some Saturdays.
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Hardwick Hall Hotel, Durham
A former country estate transformed into a luxury 51-bedroom hotel, Hardwick Hall Hotel is perfect for large or Asian weddings. Able to accommodate up to 1,500 guests in a large marquee in the summer months and 380 seated in the lavish Coleman Suite, dotted with crystal chandeliers, there’s also the option to say ‘I do’ in the summer in their Tuscan alcove with stunning lake views. Their bridal suite has an outdoor hot tub too. Dates available throughout 2019, with special summer marquee offers or 10% off.
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Remember wedding venues can book up quickly so if you’re interested in a 2019 date, enquire as soon as you can with the venue.
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