While some venues come with a clear style and theme already in place, there are some that will give you a blank canvas where you can really let your imagination run wild! These DIY wedding venues are perfect for making your big day unique, so fill them with personal touches and the things you love the most and create your dream setting to celebrate with your loved ones. Here are seven of our favourites.
1. Mythe Barn, Leicestershire
This secluded venue sits within acres of rolling farmland and features a neutral décor in an inviting contemporary style. Splashes of colour and lots of natural decorations really bring this place to life, but you're in charge so do as you wish!
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2. Sandhole Oak Barn, Cheshire
When it comes to picturesque surroundings, they don't come much better than this. The private lake provides a backdrop to every aspect of your day and is ideal for any nature-loving couple. The barn has plenty of character, with its exposed beams and wrought iron chandeliers, but the muted tones mean you could input any style or colour combination you see fit.
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3. Rivervale Barn, Hampshire
This breathtaking barn venue is so beautiful, you could easily just enjoy it as it comes. The white walls and exposed timber frame mean that any colour you decide on will work wonderfully, however. With sunlight pouring in and views of the exquisite gardens through the floor-to-ceiling windows, Rivervale Barn is an incredible place to celebrate.
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4. Combermere Abbey, Cheshire
Combermere Abbey offers the perfect combination of history and elegance, as well being a wonderful neutral wedding venue to make your own. Tie the knot in the charming Glasshouse with the unique fruit tree maze in front of you before hosting your wedding breakfast and reception in the Pavilion. This blank canvas is the ideal place to add your personality to the day.
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5. Braxted Park, Essex
Once you've said ‘I do' in the impressive, enjoyed canapés and cocktails in the idyllic gardens and captured some incredible photos in the grounds, the only thing left to do is celebrate in style! Braxted Park's Pavilion is just the place for a DIY wedding, with plenty of space and a neutral colour which you can really go to town on! You might want to bring in some of the colours of the surrounding garden or go with something totally different instead.
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6. That Amazing Place, Essex
With character and history on display outside and chic décor inside, this awe-inspiring country house wedding venue provides the best of both worlds. The style is all about cool tones and subtle shades so you can either enjoy it as it is or bring it to life with pretty pastels, metallics, or even the current trend of rich, bold colours.
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7. Gisburne Park Estate, Lancashire
If you're looking for an escape to the country, then Gisburne Park Estate is the place for you. Set within the Ribble Valley and surrounded by towering trees and rolling fields, it's ideal for a secluded special day. This marquee wedding venue allows you to decorate any way you like, so make the space unique and dance the night away.
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How amazing do those seven DIY wedding venues look? Perfect if you're looking for a place to truly personalise!
If you're thinking of going down the do-it-yourself route, make sure you read DIY Weddings – The Dos and Don'ts and get our top tips first!