Choosing the perfect venue for your wedding is one the first and biggest decisions you will make as an engaged couple. With so many venues to choose from it can be hard to know where to start. The contrasting landscapes, historic buildings and cultural institutions of the UK provide many breathtaking venues in which to get married. To make your job a little easier we have compiled a list of the top ten most breathtaking places to get married in the UK.
#1 Corsewall Lighthouse Hotel – Stranraer
Corsewall Lighthouse is a fully functioning lighthouse that is also a unique hotel and restaurant. It has bags of charm and romance and feels very intimate with views to die for!
#2 Castle Howard – North Yorkshire
Castle Howard was the setting for Brideshead Revisited and is a treasure trove of inspiring architecture and interiors, as well as world-renowned collections. It is an awe-inspiring for setting for a magical wedding.
#3 The Barbican – London
Within the Iconic Barbican Theatre is a spectacular conservatory that contains a hidden tropical oasis that is home to exotic fish and over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees. A tropical wedding in central London – Who needs Barbados!
#4 Ashmolean Museum – Oxford
The Ashmolean Museum is a memorable and impressive backdrop for those who are looking for an unusual wedding venue.
#5 Preston Court – Kent
Preston court is an enchanting venue set in a secluded private estate surrounded by ornamental lakes and gardens. With its eclectic features including a 17th-century barnyard, carousel rides and steam engines, it’s a bohemian brides dream.
#6 Highclere Castle – Newbury
The iconic Highclere castle or ‘Downton Abbey’ as it’s more famously known, is the stuff wedding dreams are made of!
#7 Tunnels Beaches – Devon
Tunnels beaches is a gorgeous venue by the sea offering beautiful scenery, private secluded beaches with spectacular sunsets and a relaxed, informal and friendly atmosphere. What more could you ask for!
#8 Forde Abbey – Dorset
Forde Abbey is a breathtaking historic house overlooking a tranquil lake. The Abbey is set within perfectly preened gardens and is home to the country’s highest powered fountain. Guests can expect romance, elegance, grandeur and beauty in abundance!
#9 Polhawn Fort – Cornwall
Get married by the sea at Polhawn Fort – this spectacular fort is positioned on a cliff on the Cornish coast. Sun, sand and the Atlantic ocean stretch as far as the eye can see.
#10 Spitbank Fort – Hampshire
Spitbank is a magnificent 19th-century fort off the coast of Portsmouth. It has been transformed into a luxury Island retreat with eight bedroom suites, a bar, hot pool and sauna. You can have the whole Island to yourself!
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