We all want our wedding day to live long in the memory and one way to ensure that happens is to choose a quirky wedding venue that offers something unique that you and your guests will love. We’ve picked out seven of our favourites that all have that wow factor, so have a read and see which one these could be your perfect location!
1. The Oak Tree Of Peover
Nestled in the idyllic Cheshire countryside, this charming contemporary venue provides an air of tranquillity like no other. Lose yourself in the peaceful meadow, wander by the edge of the lake and raise a glass on the terrace overlooking your picturesque surroundings. The stunning oak-framed venue is wonderfully light and naturally beautiful and, combined with the peaceful outside space, is a true hidden gem.
2. Combermere Abbey
The unique Glasshouse set within the Walled Gardens provides a magical setting for your ceremony, while the fruit tree maze and ancient woodland make the most incredible backdrop for your day. The grand Pavilion is a delightful place to hold a memorable wedding breakfast and evening reception and can be decorated anyway you want, but make sure you take some time to explore the beautiful grounds and mere for unforgettable photo spots.
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3. Slaugham Place
Offering the most enchanting of wedding settings, the extensive grounds are home to the striking ruins of an Elizabethan manor house. Say your vows under the spectacular stone arches that exude drama and romance. Wander through the formal gardens, along the river and across a beautiful wooden bridge with stone pillars, for an experience you’ll never forget.
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4. Pentney Abbey
For grandeur, luxury and a backdrop like no other, you have to see this quirky wedding venue in Norfolk. The dramatic Gatehouse stands proudly in the vast estate and can be the setting for your unique ceremony too. For an extra-impressive entrance, use the secret staircase within the stone walls. Celebrate your newlywed status in the Medieval Barn or taking in the views on the patio next to the crackling fire pit.
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5. Bassmead Manor Barns
This breathtaking country venue boasts an incredible mix of traditional and contemporary style. The Rickety Barn is delightfully rustic and full of character, with exposed brick walls, beautiful beams and wrought-iron chandeliers. The atmosphere in here is hard to beat! The idyllic garden and rolling countryside surroundings make it the perfect place to enjoy a wedding day with a difference.
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6. Swynford Manor
Bold, beautiful and stylish, Swynford Manor is unmistakeable and has everything you need for a luxurious wedding day. Tie the knot inside the chic Study or under the relaxing garden Pergola, celebrate in style in the striking Garden Room and unwind in the most opulent accommodation imaginable. The freestanding copper baths are hard to resist! If you This is one venue that you simply must see.
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7. Appleby Castle
This magnificent castle wedding venue sits perched in the Lake District countryside and provides an authentic and awe-inspiring place that can be exclusively yours. This is your chance to enjoy traditional grandeur at its finest, with stunning ceremony and reception spaces and elegant bedrooms throughout the castle. A feast in the Great Hall is what dreams are made of!
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