This beautiful county is well known for its mix of historic towns and quaint villages, the meandering River Thames and picturesque gardens and countryside. Couples will also be glad to hear that there are plenty of breathtaking wedding venues in Berkshire and the surrounding areas, so you’ll be able to find the perfect place for your special in this wonderful part of the world. Take a look at our favourites!
1. Wasing Park
Wasing Park has everything you could wish for to make your big day complete! Choose from beautiful ceremony spaces indoor and out, celebrate with drinks and canapés in the glorious grounds and share an unforgettable wedding breakfast in the Castle Barn with your loved ones. This Berkshire wedding venue’s accommodation really sets it apart from the rest, with a heavenly honeymoon suite and plenty of individually-styled cottages and rooms for your guests.
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2. Marlston House
For a wedding day full of grandeur and elegance, Marlston House is the place to be. This unique setting is delightfully traditional and comes complete with a wealth of antique furniture and period features for that authentic feeling. 60 acres of rolling parkland provide a wonderful backdrop to your wedding, not to mention your photos!
3. Lillibrooke Manor and Barns
Lillibrooke Manor is a stunning venue in the Thames Valley and gives you the opportunity to say ‘I do’ both inside or out, making the most of the charming cloistered courtyard and peaceful gardens as well as the impressive Great Barn. The latter is a truly remarkable space, boasting exposed beams, traditional brick walls and wrought-iron chandeliers for that authentic rustic feel.
4. Rivervale Barn
Take a short drive into Hampshire and you’ll find this enchanting barn venue. Rivervale Barn is a contemporary setting built in a traditional style, meaning you get the perfect blend of country charm and modern luxury. Sunlight pours in through the floor-to-ceiling windows while you exchange your vows before enjoying the finest food and drink from the expert in-house caterers. Rivervale’s gardens give you so many places to capture your wedding photos too.
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5. Clock Barn
Another magnificent venue just over the border into Hampshire, Clock Barn is truly incredible and ideal for a romantic and rustic day. The barn is simply breathtaking, with exposed beams and white walls making a wonderful place to celebrate. Bunting, fairy lights and vibrant flowers really bring this venue to life, setting the tone for a country wedding perfectly. At the end of the night, a private honeymoon suite and characterful farmhouse mean you and your nearest and dearest can spend the night in style.
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6. Pamber Place Gardens
The stunning Pamber Place in Hampshire is all about authentic character and elegance, with the impressive manor house creating a remarkable setting for your special day. Friendly and intimate, it’s ideal for smaller celebrations, and in spring and summer the gardens are bursting with colour. You couldn’t ask for a more delightful place to spend time on your wedding day.
7. Lains Barn, Oxfordshire
If you don’t mind a short trip into Oxfordshire, then you should check out Lains Barn. This venue boasts an unbeatable combination of quintessentially English charm and an exquisite rural setting, making it a scenic and relaxing place to tie the knot. With incredible caterers and a dedicated events team, you can rest assured that your day will be unforgettable for all the right reasons.
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So there you have it! Seven magical wedding venues in Berkshire and nearby that are definitely worth a closer look. If you still haven’t found your dream location, take a look at all of our exclusive wedding venues in the south east. There are so many amazing places to choose from!