1. The Pear Tree
Tucked on the edge of a charming Cotswold village where time seems to stand still, it’s hard to believe that The Pear Tree is just 10 minutes from Swindon. Inside this historic house, there’s an atmospheric Library, light-filled Ceremony Room and adjoining contemporary Orangery, surrounded by gardens and vineyards that will take your breath away.
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2. Blackwell Grange
Old meets new in romantic, rustic style at this wedding venue in the Cotswolds. Say ‘I do’ surrounded by history in the 16th-century Thatch Barn, beneath oak beams and stone walls that have stood for centuries. Then it’s onto the purpose-built Orchard Barn to party the night away!
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3. The Barn at Upcote
Bright and airy but packed with charm, the Threshing Barn at The Barn at Upcote gives you Cotswolds character aplenty. Set in the rolling Gloucestershire countryside, enjoy a relaxed drinks reception on the lawn or beside the contemporary bar. There’s also the Grain Store for more intimate celebrations and a luxurious Honeymoon Suite.
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4. Owlpen Manor
Cotswolds wedding venues don’t get more majestic than Owlpen Manor. The 15th-century Tudor manor house can set the scene for an intimate wedding, while the Cyder House caters for up to 100. A private and picturesque backdrop, there’s 215 acres of woodland and formal gardens to explore, as well as charming cottage accommodation.
5. Shustoke Farm Barns
You’ll fall in love with Shustoke Farm Barns before you even step from the courtyard through the huge timber door. Over 200 years old, this red brick barn has stunning traditional brickwork patterns and an impressive glass entrance. Inside, the barn oozes rustic chic, with a copper-topped bar, iron chandeliers and restored oak beams.
6. Cripps Barn
If you’re on the hunt for wedding venues in the Cotswolds that combine romance with flexibility, you’ve found it at Cripps Barn. Exchange vows outside in the dreamy Woodland Glade or indoors in the original stone barn, then move into the Oak Room for a fairy-tale reception complete with an antique chandelier, fairy light canopy and fire pits outside.
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7. Kirtlington Park
Promising an exclusive country house wedding, Kirtlington Park presides over the neighbouring Chiltern Hills, just a few miles from Oxford. Prepare in the Bridal Suite, then descend one of two grand staircases to your ceremony in the ornate Saloon. Dome ceilings and opulent mirrors make the Great Hall a magnificent reception space.
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8. Clearwell Castle
There are many Cotswolds wedding venues with elegance and charm, but few of them are castles. Make Clearwell Castle yours for the day and celebrate with up to 150 guests in the glamorous Grand Ballroom and Main Hall. Capture photos by the lake and play croquet on the lawn, then retire to your very own four-poster bed.
9. The Tythe Barn
Tradition meets the 21st century at The Tythe Barn, just an hour from both London and Birmingham. Stonework and thatch sit side by side with expansive glass doors for a warm, romantic and a refined take on rustic. Plus, there’s a dreamy preparation suite and the chic Cowshed bar.
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