1. Combermere Abbey, Cheshire
A brilliant Cheshire wedding venue for autumn, jewel tones colour Combermere Abbey's fruit tree maze as fruits ripen on the vines. This creates the most romantic view from the Edwardian Glasshouse, where you can tie the knot with a garden view whatever the weather.
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2. Syrencot, Wiltshire
As autumn arrives at Syrencot, the Walled Garden still offers a picturesque scene of late-season blooms and the purpose-built Great Barn and restored Bothy come into their own. Statement lighting casts the luxurious Great Barn in an enchanting glow for your reception, illuminating the metal rafters and timber detailing perfectly. Outside, guests will love to congregate around the Bothy's fire table, while the chefs cook up a feast.
3. Blackwell Grange, Warwickshire
The best autumn wedding venues can offer you everything on site, from your ceremony room to your honeymoon suite. Blackwell Grange offers all of this and more, promising a magical day come rain or shine thanks to its oak beams, stone walls and modern luxuries. The roaring fire with a copper canopy to say 'I do' in front of is sensational.
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4. Bassmead Manor Barns, Cambridgeshire
In the heart of the Cambridgeshire countryside, Bassmead Manor Barns has oodles of appeal when it comes to all-in-one wedding venues for autumn. Encircled by a majestic moat, the wooden beams and exposed brickwork across the venue's collection of character barns perfectly complements autumnal decor, like rustic hessian, rich dahlias and glowing fairy lights.
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5. Sandhole Oak Barn, Cheshire
From the first welcome to the last dance, Cheshire's Sandhole Oak Barn offers couples a warm, inviting and atmospheric venue. Welcome guests into the charming Small Barn before they take their seats beneath the Ceremony Barn's vaulted timber ceiling. Then it's on to the Dining Barn, where French doors make the most of the evening light and underfloor heating keeps the barn snug.
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6. Bartholomew Barn, West Sussex
Autumn wedding venues don't get more romantic than Bartholomew Barn. Steeped in history and surrounded by acres of West Sussex countryside, the barn offers an enchanting blend of restored stone and brickwork coupled with contemporary glazing. Combined with atmospheric lighting and wooden rafters overhead, it's a charming, warm space that is perfect for the season.
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7. Holkham Hall, Norfolk
The trade off for autumn's incredible foliage is the increased risk of rain. That makes it essential that autumn wedding venues offer as brilliant an experience inside as they do out. Norfolk's Holkham Hall certainly does that. The Marble Hall will stop you in your tracks with its distinctive stone detailing, grand columns and impossibly high ceilings.
8. Notley Abbey, Buckinghamshire
Perched on the border between Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, Notley Abbey welcomes weddings large and small. The Grade I listed building's honey stone is imbued with romance in autumn's golden light. Inside, there are impressive fireplaces, exposed stone walls and heritage beams.
9. Upwaltham Barns, West Sussex
This barn venue has bags of appeal with its flint facade, timber cladding and views onto the South Downs. But what makes it one of the best wedding venues for autumn are the character barns. Set around the sheltered courtyard, light floods both spaces, promising a stylish, rustic wedding year-round.
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