We hate to break it to you but the summer is all but over and autumn is here. Never fear though, as some venues look even better during this wonderful season! When the leaves start to turn and the nights draw in, you want a setting that combines stunning surroundings with a warm and inviting atmosphere so you can have an amazing time come rain or shine. We take a closer look at 17 of the most incredible country house wedding venues that would be perfect for an autumn wedding.
1. Morden Hall, London
This breathtaking country house wedding venue has been given a chic contemporary twist and is a truly enchanting place to spend your big day. With idyllic gardens and National Trust parkland beyond, the venue's surroundings look stunning in autumn, while the stylish Mulberry room is the ideal indoor space to celebrate.
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2. Combermere Abbey, Shropshire
With idyllic gardens and grounds, Combermere Abbey looks amazing in every season, but the rich colours of autumn give a real feeling of magic. The Pavilion will work with any style or colour choice so you can create that wonderful autumnal style that you've dreamed of.
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3. Swynford Manor, Cambridgeshire
This bold and beautiful manor house is a venue like no other around! With its striking black and white exterior, chic décor and inimitable sense of luxury, it's a venue that's perfect for celebrating both inside and out.
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4. Oxnead Hall, Norfolk
This spectacular Norfolk venue has so much to offer; with two indoor ceremony settings, an exquisite reception barn and delightful grounds that are begging to be explored. It's got everything you need no matter what the weather does!
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5. Kirtlington Park, Oxfordshire
This dramatic country house and boasts a rich heritage and provides a setting like no other for an autumn wedding. The views over the colourful parkland stretch for miles while the cosy and inviting Saloon and unique Monkey Room are the perfect places to mingle with your guests.
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6. Braxted Park, Essex
This magnificent manor house makes an instant impression from the moment you enter by the long, torch-lined drive. Tie the knot in the Roman-inspired Orangery before celebrating in the grand Pavilion, nestled amid the beautiful Walled Garden. What could be better?
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7. Axnoller, Dorset
Axnoller provides a unique venue made up of three chic houses, a beautifully-finished barn and incredible grounds to make your own. After a day celebrating, you and your guests can retire to the 34 bedrooms which also boast pools, steam rooms, saunas and hot tubs to make your stay even better!
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8. Crowcombe Court, Somerset
For a wedding day full of history, opulence and traditional luxury, this stunning manor house wedding venue is an excellent choice. The breathtaking Ballroom and unique Vaulted Undercroft are ideal for your ceremony and reception, while the secluded grounds look a real treat in autumn.
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9. Penshurst Place and Gardens, Kent
Another amazing option for a stunning traditional venue, Penshurst Place comes complete with authentic décor and unmissable grounds that look magical in every season.
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10. St Giles House, Dorset
A family-owned manor house that provides an elegant and romantic setting in the middle of the Dorset countryside. The main rooms of the house boast stunning fireplaces and artwork, combined with traditional décor, make it the ideal choice for an autumn wedding venue.
11. Botleys Mansion, Surrey
This spectacular mansion nestled within acres of tranquil grounds has been lovingly renovated to include a chic décor and an incredible reception space in the Atrium. It's ideal for a grand celebration! Its neutral colour scheme means it works perfectly with those colourful autumn tones.
12. Gorcott Hall, Worcestershire
A country house wedding venue that offers a historical and traditional place to say ‘I do', complete with delightful gardens to enjoy in those balmy Indian summer days. Tie the knot within the 16th-century Tudor house before wining, dining and dancing the night away in the rustic barn. It looks just right with some seasonal flowers as decorations!
13. Brinsop Court, Herefordshire
The magnificent Grade I manor at Brinsop Court sits within 800 acres of picturesque parkland and is surrounded by an impressive moat. It's wonderfully traditional and elegant and has that unbeatable welcoming feel for those chillier autumn nights.
14. North Cadbury Court, Somerset
For a spectacular, traditional place to tie the knot, this grand country house venue can't be beaten! The Ballroom is a suitably grand setting for your wedding breakfast and looks delightful autumnal when filled with candles.
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15. Brooksby Hall, Leicestershire
Dating back to the 16th century, this imposing country house wedding venue boasts an exquisite décor that highlights its rich history. The intimate Beatty Room and opulent Old Hall boast a wonderful traditional style that you'll be happy to spend your whole day celebrating in!
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16. Stansted Park, Hampshire
This characterful manor house is elegant and grand for an unforgettable autumn wedding day. Surrounded by beautiful countryside and boasting an delightful authentic style, it's one venue that you simply have to see.
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17. That Amazing Place, Essex
This contemporary wedding venue in Essex boasts a choice of picturesque ceremony settings both inside and out, so you can make the most of your idyllic surroundings. The peaceful grounds are just as stunning in autumn as they are in summer, so get outdoors and take advantage of all the photo opportunities!
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And that’s your lot! 17 incredible country wedding venues that make autumn the best time to get married!
Want to see how you can make your autumn wedding look even better? Then check out The Best Autumnal Wedding Colours for your big day!