If you’ve always dreamt of your wedding taking place in a picturesque and private location, you’re going to love these wonderful waterside wedding venues! Providing incredible views and an unbeatable peaceful atmosphere, we can’t think of much better than tying the knot next to an idyllic lake a trickling river. Read on to see some of our favourites!
1. Sandhole Oak Barn, Cheshire
In the heart of rural Cheshire lies the enchanting Sandhole Oak Barn. Sat on the banks of a private lake, this charming setting offers a romantic backdrop to your whole day. You can even say ‘I do’ al fresco just a few steps from the water.
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2. Delbury Hall, Shropshire
Offering an exquisite combination of traditional grandeur and contemporary style, Delbury Hall is one waterside wedding venue that you won’t want to miss. The lake and its resident family of ducks makes a delightful spot to catch a few moments alone together and some more intimate photos too.
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3. Rivervale Barn, Hampshire
Imagine exchanging your vows in the dappled shade of impressive trees, with the sound of a trickling waterfall in the distance. Well that’s exactly what you’ll get when you choose Rivervale Barn’s brand-new outdoor ceremony space – The Spinney. Stroll along the banks of the lake and through the stunning gardens to let the moment sink in.
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4. Morden Hall, London
With its serene, picture-perfect location, you might be forgiven for thinking that Morden Hall is in the beautiful countryside. You’ll actually find it in South London, easily accessible from the tube but nestled in pretty National Trust parkland. With the River Wandle lazily drifting through the grounds, there’s no more perfect place to celebrate in the capital.
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5. Combermere Abbey, Cheshire
The impressive house and charming Walled Gardens of Combermere Abbey are amazing enough, but add in the tranquil mere as your backdrop and you’ve got the perfect waterside wedding venue. Retire to your honeymoon suite (the whole North Wing of the house!) and relax with views out over the water.
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6. Bassmead Manor Barns, Cambridgeshire
Bassmead Manor Barns really does have a lot going for it. Not only does this award-winning venue boast a breathtaking ceremony barn, a chic reception space and luxurious accommodation for you and your guests, it even sits contained in a moat that gives a unique and picturesque setting. Couple shots on the bridge are hard to beat!
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7. Gisburne Park Estate, Lancashire
It’s all about location at the stunning Gisburne Park Estate! Set in the Ribble Valley with the river winding through the grounds, you’ll have a magical backdrop to your whole day. Make the marquee truly your own and celebrate all night long in this naturally beautiful spot.
8. Tyn Dwr Hall, Denbighshire
North Wales has some incredible countryside, and Tyn Dwr Hall is surrounded by it! You’ll find delightful views at every turn, a fusion of history and contemporary style and wealth of photo opportunities inside and out. Our favourite? The little waterfall in the grounds where it’s so shallow you can actually stand in it for that magical shot!
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9. The Mill Barns, Shropshire
No one does waterside weddings quite like The Mill Barns! This purpose-built venue sits above the water, with dedicated spaces for each part of your day and idyllic views at every turn. The exposed beams and vaulted ceilings make the interior just as special too.
Still not quite found your perfect place to tie the knot? Then take a look at all of our waterside wedding venues for more fantastic options!