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Chapel Wedding Venues: 15 UK Venues with Churches Onsite

If you want a religious wedding or a blessing and your reception at the same venue, we have a list of venues with chapels that can do that for you!

A couple embrace in the doorway of a red chapel while the sun sets

A couple embrace in the doorway of a red chapel while the sun sets

If you love the thought of having your ceremony and reception all in one place, but also adore the idea of a traditional church wedding, why not look at wedding venues with chapels? This will allow you to get the best of both worlds and takes away the added pressure of organising transport for your guests. 

From cute country churches to grand city chapels. we’ve rounded up some of our favourites wedding venues with a church on site to help you out. Whether you want a religious ceremony or a blessing after your civil ceremony, or you love the idea of a deconsecrated chapel for the look and feel, you’ll find lots of picture-perfect ideas here. 

Discover more about booking a church wedding ceremony here.

15 Idyllic Wedding Venues with Chapels in the UK

1. Stanbrook Abbey - Worcestershire

Interior of a traditional church with stained glass windows and wood details

Those looking for a historic wedding venue will adore Stanbrook Abbey! The venue was home to the closed order of Benedictine nuns from 1795 to 2009, and the chapel on the premises was built in the 1800s, by the sons of Augustus Pugin in their signature gothic style. The former church is a stunning setting for your ceremony.

Both intimate and larger scale ceremonies can be celebrated here, and the venue is licensed for every part of your wedding celebration. There's also an excellent selection of accommodation so you and your guests can spend a restful night. 

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2. Kent Life - Weavering, Kent

A couple embrace in the doorway of a red chapel while the sun sets

Kent Life is a unique wedding venue with three different locations for your ceremony and reception, including the Old Wedding Chapel, a charming chapel building made for romantic rustic weddings

After the vows have been said, you can make full use of the beautiful grounds to create some truly memorable wedding photographs. When it comes to the reception, you can choose between two equally lovely spaces: Ulcombe Village Hall and the Wagon Store, both perfect for dancing the night away.

Not only that, but Kent Life's expert wedding planners will be on hand throughout the entire wedding planning process to help and advise you in any way you need. 

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3. Wasing Park - Aldermaston, Berkshire

Picture of venue taken from across a lawn with manicured gardens and red brick building

Wasing Park is a gorgeous country wedding venue which boasts a variety of options for your wedding celebrations, including a secluded woodland for festival weddings and the Castle Barn. The picturesque parish Church of St Nicolas is within the grounds, and is a stunning ceremony backdrop complete with authentic stained glass windows. 

Wedding parties can then continue to the Castle Barn, where sheepskins, candle, fairy lights and a fire pit make it the perfect place to eat, drink and be merry. 

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4. Balmer Lawn Hotel & Spa - Brockenhurst, Hampshire

A cow sat on a lawn gazes at the exterior of the venue

Balmer Lawn is a privately owned, four star hotel in the heart of the New Forest. This stunning venue boasts an AA Rosette restaurant, two recently refurbished suites to celebrate your wedding in and a newly built outdoor oak beamed chapel – ideal for foodie couples who also love nature. This truly is one of the most unique wedding venues with a chapel in the UK!

That's not all this venue has to offer. It's prime location in the beautiful New Forest means that all your wedding photos will be set against an incomparable backdrop of the English countryside. Balmer Lawn also offers a variety of wedding packages and the assistance of a professional on-site wedding coordinator.

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5. Fawsley Hall Hotel - Hellidon, Northamptonshire

Aerial view of venue exterior surrounded by luscious green gardens

Fawsley Hall Hotel is a historic mansion house with an extensive courtyard in the picturesque Northamptonshire countryside. Here you'll find a whole host of locations you can say your vows in, including the Georgian Valentine Suite, the Salvin Longroom and the Salvin Boardroom. Plus, the venue is only a short walk from a breath-taking parish church wedding venue.

Fawsley Hall Hotel only hosts one wedding a day, offering couples exclusive use of the venue. They also boast some impressive unique features, such as a 29-seater cinema, as well as an outdoor space for drinks and outdoor wedding games

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6. The Old Royal Naval College - Greenwich, South East London

White exterior of building with lawn and lampost

This iconic landmark wedding venue is the ultimate riverside wedding location. The Old Royal Naval College has its own chapel which you can marry in (with the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Special Marriage Licence), dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul.

This venue also has an award-winning caterer and plenty of beautiful locations for wedding photographs. If you want a city wedding venue with some stunning skyline views, then this could be the venue for you. 

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7. Capesthorne Hall - Macclesfield, Cheshire

Exterior of Gothic red brick building with green lawns and a blue sky

Beautiful gardens, elegant interiors - this venue is ready to host the stately home wedding of your dreams!

You can host both your wedding ceremony and reception at Capesthorne Hall, and they can accommodate larger wedding parties in a marquee onsite, complete with a starlit canopy. There is a private family chapel at the wedding venue where you can have your marriage blessed following your civil ceremony. 

Dinners and receptions can be celebrated in the Lakeside Wing, with the ability to host 160 seated or 180 standing guests. The Garden Room is another great option for guests and couples looking to celebrate late into the night.

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8. Oxnead Hall - Reepham, Norfolk

Ceremony layout with white chairs and green foliage lining the aisle

This beautiful country wedding venue is midway between Norwich and the coast, making it a pretty location that's also convenient to get to. The 14 acres of land Oxnead Hall sits within are near to the banks of the River Bure, so you’re guaranteed some pretty amazing scenery for your wedding pictures.

There is a choice of ceremony and reception options, including the rustic barn, the pretty Orangery or a marquee in the grounds. There is also a 13th century church, St. Michael’s Church, onsite for those who want a religious wedding ceremony at a wedding venue with a chapel. 

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9. Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club - Edinburgh - Lothian & Borders

Grey exterior of venue with large double staircase, lawn and driveway

If you’re looking for a Scottish wedding venue, consider this stunning Marriott venue, Dalmahoy. It’s a former Georgian Baronial Manor set within 1,000 acres of parkland. There are plenty of wedding packages to choose from and there’s also an on-site church dating back to 1850 for religious wedding ceremonies.

The Dalmahoy function suite is the ideal place for some post-vows unwinding and celebrating - it holds up to 250 guests and boasts plenty of space for a live wedding band and/or DJ. And when it's time to turn in, guests can stay in one of the many en-suite rooms on site. 

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10. Delta Hotels by Marriott St. Pierre Country Club - Sedbury, Monmouthshire

Grey church venue with adjoining graveyard

This 14th century manor house, set within 400 acres of picturesque Welsh countryside, also has an 11th century church set in the grounds. Marriott’s St Pierre offers marriage services and special ‘marriage anniversary’ services in the church, while civil ceremonies can also take place at the hotel.

Wedding breakfasts can be held in a variety of locations throughout the venue, including the Chepstow Room, which boasts an outdoor terrace, as well as throughout the landscaped gardens. 

Additionally, the venue can be found beside the M4, making it very easily accessible from both Bristol and Cardiff. 

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11. St Audrie's Park - Taunton, Somerset

Shot of venue from a nearby hill surrounded by trees with a group of deer in front of it

St Audries Park is located within 100 acres of parkland complete with deer – perfect for bringing all your wedding photo ideas to life! The venue also offers incredible sea views, elegant lawns and a picturesque backdrop of historic buildings.

Nearlyweds can choose to tie the knot in the Orangery or at the beautiful onsite chapel, St Etheldreda's, located just a short walk from the main house. The Great Hall is the ideal venue for a lavish wedding reception, with it's mezzanine, vaulted ceiling, and cocktail bar.

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12. The Chellington Centre - Bedford, Bedforshire

Aerial view of grey church building with spire surrounded by green countryside and lakes

The Chellington Centre is an award-winning church conversion dating all the way back to the 12th century. Both wedding ceremonies and receptions can be hosted here, and the venue prides itself on being an inclusive setting that prioritises local couples. 

Ceremonies can be held both outside and inside in a variety of spaces, including the main hall and the glass Ibbett Room, which boasts panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. You can also find practical and reasonably priced accommodation here for up to 30 guests. 

Other advantages include no corkage fees - ideal if you're looking for a dry-hire wedding venue

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13. Grand Junction - Kensington and Chelsea, West London

Chapel interior set up for a wedding meal with round tables, floral centrepieces and purple lighting

Grand Junction is a London wedding venue with a difference. This striking setting can be found in St Mary Magdalene's Church, Paddington, and was even used as a filming location for the 2012 adaptation of Les Mis (perfect for anyone searching for a TV or film wedding venue!)

This versatile venue has numerous event spaces ready to be transformed for your vows. The Nave is a stunning example of 19th century architecture available to host 270 seated or 400 standing guests, while the Garden is right beside Little Venice, perfect for arrival drinks and canapes. 

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14. Farnham Castle - Farnham, Surrey

Exterior shot of red brick Farnham Castle with green lawn and blue sky

Originally founded in the 12th century by the Bishop of Winchester, Farnham Castle today is a beautiful castle wedding venue with a variety of indoor and outdoor ceremony spaces. There are two on-site chapels, The Norman Chapel and The Bishop's Chapel, both with authentic stone arches and wooden details. There is also Lantern Hall for those holding a civil ceremony. 

Evening receptions take place in the Great Hall, a magnificent space with stained glass windows, gilded portraits and a grand fireplace. 

No matter your plan for the day, you can be assured you're in great hands. This 900-year-old estate has a famous history of soirees, parties and events, and the team are eager to help you handle every detail of your day. 

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15. Coats Paisley - Paisley, Central & Glasgow

Red and grey brick Gothic exterior of Coats Paisley with spires and surrounding trees

Couples looking for a historic wedding venue in Glasgow should definitely check out Coats Paisley. This former gothic revival church was built in 1894 and its magical architecture and beautiful gardens make it a truly unique wedding venue

Elevated vaulted ceiling, statues, spectacular steps, mosaics - this truly is a space like no other. Those having a larger wedding will be pleased to discover that Coats Paisley can hold up to an impressive 800 guests. More intimate ceremonies can make use of the smaller side rooms, while evening banquets of up to 200 guests can be held in the ballroom. 

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Fancy checking out some other wedding venues steeped in history? Check out our roundup of the top historic wedding venues in the UK