For a flexible and individual reception space, marquees are always popular. And it’s easy to see why. You can to design the space and create a truly unique mini-venue for your celebrations. However, every marquee needs a gorgeous backdrop that offers other spaces and options for your wedding. To help you plan, we’ve put together this list of 11 fantastic marquee wedding venues, all of which you’re sure to love.
1. Pauntley Court, Gloucestershire
Hidden in the Gloucestershire countryside, this venue has it all. It’s a home away from home for the weekend and you can be sure that the views from your marquee will be absolutely stunning. We love the gardens at Pauntley Court and you can host up to 150 in your marquee here.
2. Braxted Park, Essex
The Pavilion marquee at Braxted Park is beyond perfect for weddings. Romantic silk drapes cover the walls, the LED-lit dancefloor is so stylish and you can style the space to suit any theme. Guests can wander the immaculate gardens and you can be sure that they’ll remember your big day forever.
3. Ardington House, Oxfordshire
The Lakeside Garden Marquee at Ardington House has it all. Space for up to 220 guests, amazing countryside views plus a full fairy-light ceiling not to mention the cool chequerboard dancefloor and custom-built bar. If you’re looking for a great party space, this is it.
4. Holbrook Manor, Somerset
With 20 acres to call your own at Holbrook Manor, you’ve got space, beauty and lots of options to create a marquee wedding that’s all about you. You’ll love the gardens, the woodland and the feeling of being ‘at home’ in this stunning Georgian country estate.
5. Combermere Abbey, Cheshire
There’s only one word for Combermere Abbey – incredible. We love the Walled Garden Pavilion that can accommodate up to 150 guests. The terrace is perfect for relaxing and the huge dancefloor, under the starlit ceiling, is the most memorable location for your first dance.
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6. Guyers House, Wiltshire.
For true country house style, Guyers House has it all. The purpose-built marquee gives you lots of extra space if you’d like a big wedding in the Wiltshire countryside. Enjoy the gardens with your guests and then, stay overnight in the luxurious on-site accommodation.
7. Holme Pierrepont Hall, Nottinghamshire
Grand and traditional, Holme Pierrepoint Hall, is a very special place for your celebrations. With space for a really huge marquee, there’s no need to cut back on your guest list. Invite everyone you know to your reception at this historic and exclusive venue.
8. Crockwell Farm, Northamptonshire
If you’re looking for rustic romance, Crockwell Farm is a venue to love. You’ll have this idyllic spot all to yourself for two days and nights and the marquee here can even host your civil ceremony if you like. Don’t miss the views across the valley from the marquee, particularly as the sun is setting.
9. High House Weddings, Essex
Set among meadows and gardens, High House provides a gorgeous backdrop to your day. The marquee looks out over the lake and it’s a very special setting for your reception. Elegant and impressive, this is the place for a stylish marquee wedding.
10. Fontwell Park, West Sussex
The Paddock Suite at the historic and impressive Fontwell Park offers you everything. It’s beautiful, spacious, and most importantly, can be decorated to suit your wedding style, whatever that may be. You’ll love the feeling of luxury here and it’s so perfect for celebrations.
11. Brinsop Court, Herefordshire
Brinsop Court is a hidden gem that will absolutely take your breath away. Host your reception looking out over the moat, ancient woodlands and rolling countryside. This really is a magical place and you just won’t want to leave.
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