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  • Dodford Manor - Barn Wedding Venue

    Dodford Manor is a barn wedding venue nestled in the gorgeous countryside of Northampton, England. This award-winning destination has become a highly...Read more sought-after spot for celebrating romantic milestones. Its breathtaking stone and oak barns have been impeccably restored to let in natural light...

  • Thorpe Garden

    Thorpe Garden is a botanical-chic wedding venue located in Tamworth, Staffordshire. Set within a 3,000-acre private estate that has belonged to the...Read more Inge family since 1631, this lovely walled garden abounds with magnificent trees and beautiful flowering plants. Facilities and Capacity Thorpe Garden...

  • Negus 747

    Nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds at the Cotswold Airport, Negus 747 is a unique wedding venue for couples wanting to add a special touch to their...Read more big day. If you're an aviation enthusiast, this venue is a dream come true. Based on a 532-acre site, this retired British Airways plane is ready for...

  • The Deck 747

    Based at Barton Aerodrome at Manchester, England, The Deck 747 serves as a unique venue for weddings and events. The team works to give couples an...Read more upper-deck experience with their 747-400 aircraft and private hangar giving it an industrial setting. With the custom packages and versatile setting,...

  • Smiths at Gretna Green

    OUR STORY Nestled just north of the border between England and Scotland sits the historic village of Gretna Green, Dumfries Galloway & Ayrshire, home...Read more to what is widely recognised as one of the most famous wedding venues on the planet - the Famous Blacksmiths Shop. A unique setting with a rich...

  • The Royal Hospital Chelsea 

    The Royal Hospital Chelsea is a historic wedding venue in the heart of Chelsea, South West London. The hospital was founded in 1682 by King Charles II...Read more and transformed into the grand setting it is today by Sir Christopher Wren. Built as a haven for veterans, it has provided care for former soldiers...

  • Frieda And The Moon

    A quirky venue quite unlike any other — Frieda And The Moon specialises in small weddings and elopements for romantic individualists - with a maximum...Read more guest number of 12.A handfasting ceremony in a candlelit circle of hornbeams down in the woods — no problem. Figgy the Owl or Fleur the Alpaca to be...

  • The Ballroom at Hetty & Betty

    The Ballroom at Hetty & Betty is a unique boutique wedding venue nestled in the seaside town of Whitby, in England's North Yorkshire region. This...Read more stylish and contemporary space is ideal for couples seeking an intimate celebration with their nearest and dearest. Since 1928, its timeless interiors...

  • Blackton Grange

    Blackton Grange is a unique wedding venue located in the beautiful North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in County Durham. Boasting open,...Read more uninterupted views across rolling hills & reservoirs, it really is a distinctive setting for those who love to be close to nature. This rustic space...

  • The Subscription Rooms

    Nestled in the charming town of Stroud in Gloucestershire, The Subscription Rooms is a unique Grade II listed venue, perfect for weddings, parties,...Read more and other events. The architecture of this beautifully maintained Georgian building reflects nearly two centuries of history. The interior has timeless...

  • Elms Meadow Tipi Weddings & Events

    Elms Meadow Tipi Weddings & Events is a picturesque wedding venue nestled in the heart of Pytchley in the Northamptonshire countryside. Invite your...Read more loved ones to this tranquil, secluded setting and celebrate your love in peace and quiet. Bookings include four interlinking tipis, ideal for couples...

  • The Verve Hall

    Introducing The Verve Hall, a stunning historical wedding venue situated in the heart of Manchester. The origins of this property date back to 1412,...Read more and the space has been lovingly restored to be the beautiful work of art you see today. Originally a schoolhouse, the building has stood the test of...

  • The Vines of Rochester

    Boutique wedding venue located in the centre of historic Rochester, Kent. A fantastic newly developed property with warm welcoming public spaces and...Read more sumptious bedrooms. As a wedding venue in Kent it has amazing transport links to London, a quick 35 minute train journey and you and your guests will...

  • Abbey Hill Golf Centre

    Abbey Hill Golf Centre is an elegant wedding venue and golf club located in Two Mile Ash, Buckinghamshire. The seasoned staff here love helping...Read more couples plan and execute their dream celebrations. Clair Roberts, the dedicated in-house wedding coordinator, will provide guidance and assistance...

  • The Great Hospital

    The Great Hospital is a breathtakingly beautiful wedding venue located in Norwich, Norfolk. Founded in 1249, this estate is brimming with historic...Read more charm that will add a decadent touch to your occasion. Set in Norwich’s ancient Cathedral Quarter on seven acres of land, this location is home to 15...

  • The Kings Court Centre

    Situated in the lovely Chandler´s Ford in Eastleigh, Hampshire, Kings Court Masonic Centre is a magnificent and stunning venue that serves as a great...Read more space for wedding receptions. Guests will be in awe of the gorgeous scenery and elegant inside decorations. This centre includes elements from both...

  • Glewstone Court Country House

    Glewstone Court Country House is an award-winning wedding venue situated in Ross-On-Wye in an area of natural beauty. This hidden Herefordshire gem...Read more received the AAs highest accolade for outstanding quality and service in 2023 and won Best Wedding Venue in the 4 Counties Matrimony Awards. The...

  • Silver Fleet

    Woods' Silver Fleet proudly offers two large river yachts and a gorgeous riverside wedding venue for exceptional celebrations on the Thames in Tower...Read more Hamlets, South West London. Unrivalled in service and style, weddings hosted within the Woods' collection promise immeasurable quality and an utterly...

  • The Tank Museum

    The Tank Museum is a museum wedding venue located close to the Jurassic Coast in Bovington, Dorset. This registered charity establishment houses the...Read more world’s finest collection of historically significant tanks. Here, you and your beloved can wed surrounded by unique pieces of history and scenic...

  • Cambridge Marina

    Cambridge Marina is a breathtaking waterfront wedding venue located in St. Ives, Cambridgeshire. This event space sits on 17 acres of carefully...Read more manicured grounds and offers stunning views of the River Ouse, creating a truly magical setting for any celebration. Facilities and Capacity Cambridge...

  • Aviator

    Located on the Hampshire and Surrey border overlooking the private Farnborough Airport, Aviator is one of Hampshire’s most unique venues. With its...Read more sleek contours inspired by the shape of a propeller, Aviator sets the scene for a statement occasion. Facilities and Capacity A dedicated events wing,...

  • Waterside Country Barn

    A muti-award winnning, exclusive, and one-of-a-kind lakeside wedding venue. Nestled between the Blackdown and Quantock hills in the beautiful Somerset...Read more countryside. Waterside Country Barn is the perfect backdrop for your special celebration. Set in magical grounds, overlooking a large lake. We have a...

  • The Station Kitchen

    The Station Kitchen is a unique wedding venue in the heart of West Bay, Bridport, Dorset and a few steps from the sandy beach and famous golden...Read more cliffs. These beautifully restored WWI train carriages a a perfect choice if you're looking for a blend of quirkiness and luxury that commands attention and...

  • The Fishpond

    If you are looking for a pub and restaurant turned dynamic wedding venue, dive into The Fishpond in Matlock Bath, Derbyshire. This exciting location...Read more has served various purposes in the past, including stables in the early 1800s, a hub for bus tours or charabancs travelling to Chatsworth and Dovedale,...

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Unique Wedding Venues

If you want an impressive and unusual setting for your wedding, you’re going to fall in love with these unique wedding venues. Most couples find themselves tying the knot around the same period in life as their friends, which means it can be tough to find a venue that feels personal to you and hasn’t been used by one of friends before. The way to find somewhere that stands out is to go for a unique and quirky venue that lets your personalities shine through.

From zoos and working railways to piers, boats, converted churches, wineries, cool museums, alpaca farms, caves, historic halls, cutting-edge barns and far more, you’re spoilt for choice with unique wedding venues in the UK.

Not everything on the list is weird and wonderful, but they all have a non-traditional twist that your guests will love - from majestic staircases where you’ll walk in the footsteps of royalty to magical glamping sites that are completely out the ordinary. Anyone who wants an alternative wedding venue will find exactly what they’re looking for in our pick of unique venues.

Are Unique Wedding Venues More Expensive?

They don’t have to be! Unique doesn’t mean expensive. In fact, lots of these unique wedding venues are rustic and relaxed and many are family-run. You can find small shepherd huts that are ideal for an intimate elopement right through to magnificent castles. Whatever your budget, you can find a striking, one-of-a-kind wedding venue.

Before you begin your search, it’s worth knowing rough guest numbers and the theme you want. Even if it’s very broadly knowing you want a rustic wedding, a boho wedding, a modern and minimalist wedding, or a vintage wedding. This will guide what unique wedding venue is right for you.

What Are the Best Unique Wedding Venues in London?

You might think unique wedding venues are harder to find in London for a good price. However, London is bursting with quirky venues, from breweries to bowling alleys, that you can find if you do your research. Handily, we’ve done the research for you, so make sure you check out our guide to the best unique wedding venues in London.

Frequently asked questions regarding Unique and Unusual

What kind of unique and unusual venues can I choose for my wedding?

If you're not sure what kind of venue you'd like to celebrate your wedding at, look no further than the unique and unusual venue category on Hitched. You can find castles, parks, barns, unique historic buildings, extravagant ballrooms, museums, even caves!

What factors should you consider when choosing a unique wedding venue?

Since unique venues come in many shapes and sizes, you may come across unique obstacles or challenges. It's important that when you are considering a venue, that you visit it with your photographer and caterer. If your decorator and musician or DJ can visit, even better. This will allow them to scan the spaces and detect any possible issues that should be handled ahead of time. This may include needing better access to electricity, stairs or areas that make access for suppliers difficult, or any number of challenges. You should also communicate your wedding vision with the venue before booking so that they can let you know what will or won't be possible.

Why choose a unique or unusual wedding venue?

Sometimes a traditional or conventional wedding venue just doesn't reflect your personal style, or the vision you have for your wedding. That's why, lucky for you, we created this special category, so that you can find the most unique location to celebrate your big day, in a way that reflects the exact style and feeling you have always wanted for your wedding.

Unique and Unusual with real weddings published

Clearwell Castle

5.0 out of 5 rating, 80 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . Cardiff

Manor by the Lake

5.0 out of 5 rating, 233 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant

5.0 out of 5 rating, 174 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . Halifax, West Yorkshire

Dodford Manor - Barn Wedding Venue

5.0 out of 5 rating, 224 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . Oxfordshire

Pendrell Hall Exclusive Country House Wedding Venue

5.0 out of 5 rating, 144 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . Worcestershire

The West Mill

4.9 out of 5 rating, 78 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . West Midlands

Rowton Castle

5.0 out of 5 rating, 48 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Bredenbury Court Barns

5.0 out of 5 rating, 50 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . West Midlands

St Audries Park

5.0 out of 5 rating, 155 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . Taunton, Somerset


4.2 out of 5 rating, 16 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . Salisbury, Wiltshire

Sandhole Oak Barn

5.0 out of 5 rating, 152 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . Congleton, Cheshire

The Venue At Sandy Cove

4.9 out of 5 rating, 77 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . Ilfracombe, Devon

Old Thorns Hotel & Resort

5.0 out of 5 rating, 52 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . South East London

Brinsop Court Manor House and Barn

5.0 out of 5 rating, 89 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . Hereford, Herefordshire

Bourton Hall

4.7 out of 5 rating, 25 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . West Midlands

Delamere Manor

5.0 out of 5 rating, 43 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . Northwich, Cheshire

Tunnels Beaches

5.0 out of 5 rating, 73 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . Cornwall

Swancar Farm Country House

5.0 out of 5 rating, 39 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . Chilwell, Nottinghamshire

Manor House Lindley

5.0 out of 5 rating, 3 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Combermere Abbey

5.0 out of 5 rating, 26 reviews
 · Unique and Unusual . Nantwich, Cheshire

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