Stunning UK Wedding Destinations for Summer!
June 28, 2018
Have you decided that a summer wedding is for you? Maybe this time next year? If so, then you need a stunning venue in order to highlight this beautiful time of year. Whether you are looking for venues for an outdoor wedding ceremony or fancy a marquee in a garden of an elegant country house, take a look at what we would suggest for the perfect summer wedding.
London’s iconic heritage site, Kew Gardens, offers a variety of stunning wedding venues especially for summer, all set within over 300 acres of breathtaking botanical gardens. So, if you are a real nature lover then this venue will be beyond perfect. Intimate weddings will suit the beautiful Kew Palace whilst larger numbers can be hosted in the Nash Conservatory, the Princess of Wales Conservatory and the Orangery.
If you are looking for a summer wedding venue that can host a fabulous marquee reception, then Prested Hall in Essex could be your answer! The 15th-century manor house is pretty much like a fairytale with its part moated exterior. Prested Hall also has a range of lovely rooms for an indoor reception as well as a pretty gazebo for those outdoor ceremonies.
Johnny Depp himself has labelled it as ‘the most amazing place’ after he filmed scenes for Mortdecai at this exact place, Hedsor House is a spectacular venue that has featured in a number of high profile films and TV shows. The house also has been showered in countless wedding venue awards, with 100 acres of historic parkland and Grade II listed gardens on offer, you won’t be spoilt for picture opportunities here.
Sidmouth Harbour Hotel
If you’re on the search for a stylish wedding venue with a sea view, then look no further than the Sidmouth Harbour Hotel in Devon. Following its recent refurbishment, the hotel now boasts a stunning new suite for wedding receptions along with a complete private bar. If the sun is shining, you can jump in the outdoor pool for a pre-wedding swim and enjoy a champagne breakfast on the sea view terrace.
The Gallivant is a coastal venue in the East Sussex area has an enchanting and intimate feel to it, especially with its fairy lit reception room and secluded sea views, Styled to feel like a New England beach house, this venue is perfect for any type of beach themed wedding as you are able to mingle with your guests on the sand dunes whilst you sip on your champagne.
The Horn of Plenty
Rustic wedding venues are all the rage at the moment and perfect for a celebration in the summer. You can choose to tie the knot in an outdoor ceremony at this elegant country house, plus the surrounding Tamar Valley makes for a break taking photo backdrop. A marquee that holds up to 200 guests can also be set up on the lawn if your planning a lavish celebration.
This Cotswold stone barn has a stone roundhouse in its sunken garden which is perfect for outdoor ceremonies. The surrounding meadows lawns and the garden provide lots of picturesque photo opportunities, so be sure to make the most of this if the sun is shining. The serene location makes this venue the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
If you dream of getting married in a spectacular Palladian mansion, then allow us to introduce you to Botleys Mansion. The superb 18th-century venue is romantic both inside and out, with a variety of spaces on offer depending on your preferred wedding style. Couples are invited to treat the mansion as their own on their wedding day and a staggering 500 guests can be accommodated here, although intimate celebrations can be arranged too.
Careys Manor Hotel & Spa
Careys Manor Hotel has an enviable location in the heart of the scenic New Forest National Park. So, if you fancy a complete alternative to an indoor wedding, then the manor offers its beautiful English walled gardens to couples. Holding your wedding in the flower-filled Cedar Garden is a great way to add some wow factor to your day, plus its one of the few venues in the New Forest that actually offer an outdoor wedding option.
The Italian Villa
If you and your partner are looking for a luxurious getaway for your summer wedding, then the Italian Villa would certainly tick the box. Seeing as it was voted as the ‘World’s Most Popular Wedding Venue’ in 2015, you can rest assured that your wedding here will be something special. Nestled amongst 10 acres of immaculate Italian style gardens.