There's plenty of tranquil, rolling countryside in this part of the of the country and, as a result, there are some truly beautiful barn wedding venues too! With stunning settings in Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire that will provide you with an unforgettable wedding day, we think you're going to love taking a closer look at our favourite barn wedding venues in the East Midlands.
1. Mythe Barn
This stunning contemporary barn sits in a vast expanse of green fields, providing a wonderfully secluded and private place to enjoy your special day. Say ‘I do' in the light-filled Oak Barn or outside underneath the gazebo, surrounded by a colourful blooming garden. With luxurious accommodation for you and your nearest and dearest, it's got everything you could possibly need and it’s only 30 minutes from central Birmingham too!
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2. Crockwell Farm
This romantic barn wedding venue provides a delightfully intimate feel for your special day, with a breathtaking vaulted hall and a grand marquee offering two fantastic settings for your ceremony and reception. With exposed stone walls and old-fashioned wooden beams, it's a lovely, rustic spot that both you and your guests will love spending time in.
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3. Dodmoor House
For a quintessentially English country venue, look no further than the award-winning Dodmoor House. With two beautiful and carefully restored barns, an idyllic courtyard for enjoying drinks and the company of your guests, and exquisite gardens, it's perfect at any time of year. We personally love it in the evening when the whole courtyard is lit up with fairy lights for a touch of magic on your big day!
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4. Dodford Manor
This collection of barns combines authenticity with contemporary touches to create a venue that offers the best of both worlds. The stunning Mortain Barn is ideal for a memorable ceremony location, especially with the minstrel gallery allowing for some unique wedding photos, while the Oak Barn provides a wonderful setting for receptions of all sizes. It’s just half an hour from Coventry and Milton Keynes to so it’s very easy to get to!
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5. The Granary at Fawsley
The barns at this stunning East Midlands wedding venue date back to the 17th century but have been lovingly restored to create chic and stylish places to hold your special day. The neutral décor will work with all colour schemes, and you and your guests will enjoy dancing the night away under the twinkling star lights at this hidden gem in Northamptonshire.
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6. Brampton Grange
This wonderful rural country house is just a short drive from Northampton yet offers beautiful countryside views for a peaceful and laid-back day. There are three barns that can accommodate all sizes of wedding party as well a traditional courtyard and an exquisite walled garden in the grounds that's perfect for some intimate wedding photos.
7. Hazel Gap Barn
Opening soon, this incredible barn wedding venue is certainly going to be a popular choice. Set on the Welbeck estate, Hazel Gap Barn will provide a peaceful and secluded setting and will boast two restored barns, complete with striking towers, either side of a wonderful courtyard where you can celebrate in style. For that traditional, rustic wedding venue, this setting could easily be just what you were looking for, and what’s more, it’s only 45 minutes from Sheffield and Nottingham!
So there are seven of our favourite barn wedding venues in the East Midlands. We think you'll agree that they all offer something very special!
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