The UK’s Best Wedding Venues


  1. Kensington Palace, London. Prices start from £12,500+VAT, exclusive of catering. Built in 1704, Queen Anne originally intended to winter her orange trees here; instead it was frequently used as a venue for lavish balls and celebrations. Popular year-round, this romantic venue’s palatial interior décor, Portland stone terrace and tranquil surroundings make it one of London’s premier wedding venues.

    Kensington Palace

    Kensington Palace

  2. Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire. The Great Hall, Saloon and Long Library with dancing in the Water Terraces. Maximum capacity 300 guests. Prices: Sunday – Thursday £29,520, Friday, Saturday and Bank Holiday Sunday £33,000. Offers a grand location for your perfect wedding. Whether you’re planning a large extravagant wedding, or something more intimate, we have an experienced events team on hand to help. Our dedicated wedding planners will provide an outstanding service to create a bespoke wedding package to suit you and your dream wedding requirements. The venue provides a spectacular setting for your wedding. Its 18th Century baroque architecture, over 2000 acres of picturesque landscaped parkland and award-winning Formal Gardens, make it the perfect backdrop for photographs.

    Blenheim Palace

    Blenheim Palace

  3. Shakespeare’s Globe, London. Capacity Seated (dinner or theatre style): 70. Standing: 120. Prices from £2,500.00 plus VAT. Offers the most beautiful, romantic and versatile spaces for a perfect wedding. Located in the heart of Bankside with stunning views of the River Thames and St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Balcony Room and Underglobe are licensed to hold weddings and civil ceremonies. The in house Swan events team have years of experience planning weddings and can support in planning every last detail.

    Shakespeare's Globe

    Shakespeare’s Globe

  4. Warwick Castle, Warwickshire. Cost per head: £138. From magnificent wedding breakfasts to knights in shining armour and our amazing birds of pray, the stunning beauty of Warwick Castle is the perfect backdrop for your fairytale wedding. Begin the most memorable day of your life by having your ceremony in the exquisite surroundings of our magical State Dining Room as our glittering chandelier hangs overhead. Your guests will then be escorted to our Conservatory terrace to enjoy the tranquil and serene surroundings of our Capability Brown landscaped gardens. Guests can look on as you pose for pictures in this most romantic of settings. During colder months guests are invited to explore the ornate and magnificent State Rooms.

    Warwick Castle

    Warwick Castle

  5. Tower Bridge, London. From £7,500. Few settings for your perfect day could be more iconic and memorable than Tower Bridge. The high-level Walkways and the North Tower Lounge are licensed for weddings and civil partnership ceremonies and offer idyllic sceneries to tie the knot and to celebrate with family and friends. Wedding packages to hold both a ceremony and evening reception at Tower Bridge are also available. In addition to the panoramic high-level Walkways and North Tower Lounge, the enchanting Victorian Engine Rooms provides an unforgettable setting in which couples can celebrate their big day and entertain guests in stunning style.

    Tower Bridge

    Tower Bridge

  6. The Savoy, London. Royal Suite from £7,500. Renowned wedding planner Bruce Russell and his expert team are behind Savoy Weddings, which offers an entirely personal and expert approach to the most memorable of occasions from beginning to end. Whether you are considering a lavish wedding or an intimate occasion for immediate family, The Savoy’s impressive rooms and spaces allow for any style of event. The iconic Lancaster Ballroom accommodates up to 300 guests for a dinner dance, while the River Room is ideal for a glamorous cocktail reception for up to 400 guests. The Abraham Lincoln room can host a ceremony of up to 300 guests or a dinner/dance reception for up to 120.

    The Savoy

    The Savoy

  7. Kingston Maurward. Package (based on 70 adult guests) for only £5,799. Exclusive use of all State Rooms for your wedding ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening reception.

    Kingston Maurward

    Kingston Maurward

  8. The Ritz, London. From £210 per person. In 2002, The Ritz London was awarded a Royal Warrant by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales for Banqueting and Catering Services, becoming the first hotel in the world to receive such an honour. Event rooms at The Ritz London can hold up to 120 guests for a reception, feature high ceilings with plenty of natural daylight and three of them have amazing views over the picturesque Green Park. Whether it is a ‘fairy tale wedding’ of classic glamour, meeting over a business merger at lunchtime, or celebrating a special occasion with a fittingly grand evening soiree, The Ritz London will ensure that all private events are a resounding success.

    The Ritz

    The Ritz

  9. Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich. THE PAINTED HALL | £7,800.00 (Saturdays & Bank Holidays) | £6,800 (All other days). Wedding license for ceremonies of up to 250 guests. THE ADMIRAL’S HOUSE | £3000.00 . Wedding license for ceremonies of up to 80 guests. The Old Royal Naval College can offer you two magical ways to celebrate the most important day of your life. Choose the Painted Hall for grand opulence and drama. Choose the Admiral’s House for intimacy, versatility and tradition. No matter the size of your wedding, Wren’s baroque wonder will delight your guests and leave you with memories to treasure for a lifetime. Marrying at the Old Royal Naval College allows you to take photographs within our marvellous grounds and with our stunning architecture as your backdrop.

    Old Royal Naval College

    Old Royal Naval College

  10. Number Sixteen, South Kensington. Cost per head: £50. Located in the heart of South Kensington, Number Sixteen is the perfect location for a stylish city wedding. The hotel has a beautiful tree-filled garden and The Orangery which can be hired for a civil wedding ceremony, chic cocktail reception or intimate wedding breakfast.

    Number Sixteen, South Kensington

    Number Sixteen, South Kensington.

  11. Cliveden House, Buckinghamshire.

    Cliveden House, Buckinghamshire

    Cliveden House, Buckinghamshire

  12. Inverlochy Castle Hotel, Fort William, Scotland. Exclusive use from £8,459.

    Inverlochy Castle Hotel, Fort William, Scotland

    Inverlochy Castle Hotel, Fort William, Scotland

  13. The Goodwood Estate, West Sussex.

    The Goodwood Estate, West Sussex

    The Goodwood Estate, West Sussex

  14. Kew Gardens, Surrey. Venue hire from £1,250.

    Kew Gardens, Surrey

    Kew Gardens, Surrey

  15. Beach Weddings Bournemouth, Dorset.

    Beach Weddings Bournemouth, Dorset

    Beach Weddings Bournemouth, Dorset

  16. Amberley Castle, West Sussex. Cost per head: £62.

    Amberley Castle, West Sussex

    Amberley Castle, West Sussex

  17. Burgh Island, Devon. Exclusive use from £15,710 per night.

    Burgh Island, Devon

    Burgh Island, Devon

  18. The Berkeley, Knightsbridge.

    The Berkeley, Knightsbridge

    The Berkeley, Knightsbridge

  19. Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire.

    Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire

    Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire

  20. Fforest West Wales. Cost per head: £57.

    Fforest West Wales

    Fforest West Wales

  21. Sedgeford Hall, Norfolk.

    Sedgeford Hall

    Sedgeford Hall

  22. Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Oxfordshire. Deluxe room from £553, Blanc de Blanc suite from £1470. Exclusive use from £57,500; eternal wedding package from £399 per person; minimum 25 guests; Sun-Thurs, 40 on Fri-Sat.

    Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

    Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

  23. Thornbury Castle, Gloucestershire. Cost per head: £79.

    Thornbury Castle

    Thornbury Castle

  24. C17th Castle. £6,000 per night on weekends, Mon-Thurs £4,000 per night.

    C17th Castle

    C17th Castle

  25. Henry Moore Foundation, Hertfordshire.

    Henry Moore Foundation, Hertfordshire

    Henry Moore Foundation, Hertfordshire

  26. National Railway Museum, York.

    National Railway Museum, York

    National Railway Museum, York

  27. Gilpin Lake House, Windermere, Lake District. Exclusive use from £8,505.

    Gilpin Lake House, Windermere

    Gilpin Lake House, Windermere

  28. Silverholme, Cumbria.

    Silverholme, Cumbria

    Silverholme, Cumbria

  29. Fanhams Hall Hotel.

    Fanhams Hall Hotel

    Fanhams Hall Hotel

  30. Eshott Hall, near Morpeth, Northumberland. Exclusive use from £8,400.

    Eshott Hall

    Eshott Hall

  31. Hintlesham Hall, Hintlesham, Suffolk.

    Hintlesham Hall

    Hintlesham Hall

  32. Kirtlington Park, Oxfordshire.

    Kirtlington Park, Oxfordshire

    Kirtlington Park, Oxfordshire

  33. Aynhoe Park, Oxfordshire. Cost per head: £75.

    Aynhoe Park

    Aynhoe Park

  34. Leez Priory, Essex.

    Leez Priory

    Leez Priory

  35. Horwood House.
  36. Alnwick Castle, Northumberland.
  37. Crockwell Farm.
  38. Shangrai-La At The Shard, London Bridge. Package cost per head: £190.

    Shangrai-La At The Shard

    Shangrai-La At The Shard

  39. Down Hall Country House Hotel, Hertfordshire and Essex border.
  40. Northbrook Park, Surrey.
  41. Foxhill Manor, near Broadway, Cotswolds. Exclusive hire from £9,000 per night.

    Foxhill Manor, near Broadway, Cotswolds

    Foxhill Manor, near Broadway, Cotswolds

  42. Bartholomew Barn, West Sussex.
  43. Delbury Hall, Shropshire.
  44. Dartmouth House, Mayfair, central London.
  45. The Ivyseat Estate. 2 nights from £9,450 (weekends) or £6,050.

    The Ivyseat Estate

    The Ivyseat Estate

  46. Ellingham Hall, Northumberland.

    Ellingham Hall

    Ellingham Hall

  47. Sparkford Hall, Somerset. Cost per head: £65.

    Sparkford Hall, Somerset

    Sparkford Hall, Somerset

  48. Tyn Dwr Hall, Llangollen.

    Tyn Dwr Hall

    Tyn Dwr Hall

  49. Cairns House. 2 nights from £12,400.
  50. Baltic Gallery, Newcastle.