If thoughts of roaring log fires, lakes covered in ice and snow dusted turrets fill you with festive joy, then getting married at a winter wedding venue might be for you.
The perfect spot for your winter wedding will have atmosphere, beauty and year-round charm, so take a look at this list of magical venues which have all three in abundance.
Dewsall Court – Herefordshire
Dewsall Court Gallery is a barn wedding venue which sits in the heart of the idyllic Herefordshire countryside – you couldn’t get more quintessentially British if you tried!
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For the traditional couples among you, there is a charming ancient church just a short stroll from Dewsall Court.
Once you’ve said your vows, you can head back along the lane to the rustic, oak-beamed grade II listed property to dance the night away.
What’s more, this venue offers a two-night-stay offer for 20 of your guests! What a perk.
Spitalfields Venue – East London
Nestled in the heart of vibrant Shoreditch, this landmark venue is a unique and unforgettable backdrop to your wedding day.
If you’re a member of the congregation or live in the parish, you can hold your ceremony there at Christ Church Spitalfields. If not, you can still take advantage of the grandeur of this 18th century Baroque church for your reception and it’s adjoining Hall and Crypt.
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Start your reception with a warming mulled wine as guests come in from the cold. Then enjoy your hearty wedding breakfast in The Nave, a bright, Tuscan-columned hall, which will look stunning dressed up for a winter wedding. Dripping with rich wood and golden chandeliers, it’ll be easy to add wintry touches like trees, fairy lights, candles and foliage to create your wonderland theme. Then end you evening with dancing in their atmospheric Crypt.
With a brilliant London location, this romantic venue is ideal for a winter wedding with guests travelling from afar.
Dorfold Hall – Cheshire
Dorfold Hall is a Jacobean stately home and has plenty to offer when it comes to winter weddings. The white-brick-walled Coach House is the perfect home for a festive wedding, with style and elegance at the forefront of its décor.
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The beautiful venue can also accommodate 20 people for an overnight stay, meaning you and a small handful of your friends and family can spend a cosy night in this gorgeous winter wedding venue after the celebrations are over.
Northbrook Park – Surrey
Renowned as one of the county’s most prestigious wedding venues, Northbrook Park is a listed eighteenth century estate that would provide the perfect backdrop to your winter wedding.
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Hold your entire wedding under one elegant roof and take in the amazing architecture and country garden surroundings.
Aswarby Rectory – Lincolnshire
This stunning Georgian house would make the most beautiful winter wedding venue, thanks to its cosy and rustic interiors.
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Aswarby Rectory is set in 9 acres of private gardens and paddocks (just imagine the wedding photographs!) and it has a selection of stunning bedrooms so that you and your nearest and dearest can spend your wedding night in the tranquil Lincolnshire countryside. This place is dreamy!
Woolaton Hall & Deer Park – Nottinghamshire
Couples looking for a winter wedding venue with fabulous grandeur and breath taking architecture will love Wollaton Hall and Deer Park.
The stylish design of this venue, along with its unrivalled setting, makes it a gorgeous choice for your winter wedding.
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One of the key wedding trends for 2018 is greenery and minimalist, botanical designs, and this wedding venue suits that theme perfectly!
Oxleaze Barn – Gloucestershire
Oxleaze Barn in Gloucestershire is a charming, countryside wedding venue with all the frills.
The rural setting and rustic flare, mixed in with some trendy winter wedding décor, makes for the ultimate romantic wedding backdrop.
The barn is home to a variety of celebration areas including The Coach House, Oxleaze Cottage and The Artist Studio – giving couples the almost impossible choice of deciding where exactly to host their winter celebrations.
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Newton Hall – Northumberland
This multi-award winning venue is everything you could ever want from a winter wedding venue. It is romantic, bold and totally charming.
Sitting in the heart of Northumberland’s spectacular countryside, Newton Hall offers something for everyone.
From the whimsical décor to the chandelier-lit garden room and incredible menu options, you’ll be blown away by how wonderful this place is.
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Birtsmorton Court – Worcestershire
Birtsmorton Court is one of the most picturesque wedding venues in the West Midlands. It is a medieval, moated manor house, and we could not dream up a more perfect winter wedding venue if we tried.
You’ll celebrate your day here in complete serenity, and the stunning terrace which would overlook an icy lake makes for the perfect wedding photo backdrop. As does the aptly named White Garden… and the entrance hall. The possibilities are endless!
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The Ferry House Inn – Kent
For couples who want to host their winter do in a pub wedding venue – let us introduce you to the adorable and charming Ferry House Inn.
This Kent wedding venue not only has gorgeous interiors such as the oak barn room, it’s also home to idyllic surroundings, too.
Couples will enjoy the beautiful farmland location of this venue whatever the season.
Upper House Hayfield – Cheshire
Upper House Hayfield in Cheshire is a magical wedding venue with a festive atmosphere. The stunning grounds will look phenomenal on a crisp, winter’s morning and will also make for a magical backdrop when it comes to your wedding pictures.
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The authentic beamed ceilings and original fireplace give their ceremony room a warm, cosy atmosphere and the rustic lights are a fabulous finishing touch.
St Albans Museum & Gallery – Hertfordshire
For couples looking to hunt down a unique wedding venue, St Albans Museum and Gallery could be the perfect choice. After all, not many people can say they’ve got married in a museum!
This magnificent, Georgian Hertfordshire wedding venue is the ideal choice for a winter wedding, particularly since it has recently undergone a £7.75 million renovation.
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The chandelier-lit Assembly Room looks gorgeous when adorned with festive décor, and can perfectly cater for everything from a small and intimate gathering to a large celebration.
You could even add a museum tour to your day’s itinerary to get your guests mingling and allow you to steal a moment to yourselves.
The Mills Barns – Shropshire
The Mills Barns in Shropshire opened for weddings back in spring 2017 and has quickly become a much loved corkage-free venue with plenty to offer couples.
A barn wedding venue like this one works as wonderfully for winter weddings as it does in the summer, due to the spectacularly bright reception rooms which allow guests to admire your frosty, countryside surroundings from the warmth of the inside.
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The ceremony barn is beautiful and oak framed, whilst the wedding breakfast barn and entertainment spaces are modern and contemporary blank canvases for your own personal touches. Between all three spaces, you’ll find your wedding day flows from one perfect moment to the next.
Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club – East Sussex
If you’re after grandeur and glamour, Ashdown Park in East Sussex could be the winter wedding venue for you.
Nestled in the heart of a 186-acre estate and set at the end of a sweeping drive, your guests will be blown away as they approach this grade II listed mansion!
The large stained-glass windows in the converted chapel make for a romantic wedding breakfast backdrop, whilst the lawns and lakes which surround the house look totally magical when dusted with snow. We love this place!
Carlton Towers – North Yorkshire
Carlton Towers is a privately owned Victorian Gothic-style stately home which is perfect if you’re looking to hold your celebrations in a glamorous wedding venue.
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You’ll have exclusive use of the whole property which includes three grand state rooms, 16 individually decorated bedrooms, the gallery, bar, lobby and dance area.
If that wasn’t enough, 250 acres of parkland surround the house, so you’ll have ample (hopefully snow dusted) photograph opportunities.
Lillibrooke Manor & Great Barn – Berkshire
You can’t get a much more romantic wedding venue than Lillibrooke Manor. The Great Barn can accommodate up to 220 of your friends and family – it has a beamed ceiling and impressive wrought iron chandeliers which make for the most wintry of settings.
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If you’re having a larger wedding, then the adjoining Engine House is bursting with equal amounts of festive character, and can hold a further 80 guests. Just imagine that barn surrounded by a dusting of snow!
As You Like It – Newcastle
Whether your wedding is set to be tastefully traditional or daringly different, this restaurant wedding venue in the centre of wonderful Newcastle is an urban, romantic hideaway and the perfect place to begin your happily ever after.
The quirky and cool interiors lend themselves amazingly to a winter wedding, and if you’re after a foodie wedding venue then the vast menu choices at As You Like It will be sure to tickle your taste buds.
From Geordie sharing plates to Spanish feasts and flaming cocktails, there are so many delicious ways you can impress your guests!
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For even more inspiration, be sure to check out our winter wedding ideas for tips on decor, dresses and lots more!