If contemporary and unique is your style, then you are going to love these modern wedding venues! With a spritz of chabaz and a touch of the avant-garde, these venues are perfect for hosting your trendy wedding celebrations.

Contemporary wedding venues

Dreaming of toasting your vows overlooking city skylines, walking down the aisle in a light filled studio or partying with a designer cocktail bar nearby, then our latest venue shortlist is just for you.

Eclectically styled and brimming with industrial elements, we’ve rounded up 8 of the top modern wedding venues in the UK;

Cool and trendy, The Shack Revolution is the definition of modern wedding day style. An industrial venue located in the heart of Hereford city centre, it’s the perfect space for making your own. Creative indoor and outdoor areas can host up to 150 people in a setting of urban chic.

A quirky Lean-To and Workshop offer idyllic modern backdrops of characterful exposed brickwork and dark metal frameworks for enviable wedding photography. When it comes to feeding your guests, be as adventurous as you like with the option to bring in your own caterers.

A unique rural country house where tradition playfully meets eccentricity, Grade II listed Charlton Hall is certainly unlike any other, the exclusive wedding venue of luxury in Northumberland has an interior designed around imaginative fun.

With impressive quirks as standard, you can expect the unexpected, say hello to George the giraffe guarding the staircase and bedazzle your guests with the bold interior statements. Be a non-conformist and say ‘I Do’ in a world class stately home transformed into a glamourous modern wonderland.

Looking for something different and trendy, then head over to East London to discover the chic, industrial blank canvas venue of Shoreditch Studios. Featuring over 6000-square-feet of exposed brick warehouse space set across two connected railway arch studios, you can party to your hearts content.

Exclusivity a given, you and your guests can indulge in celebrations, select the outside caterers you want and supply your own alcohol, no corkage added! Remember to head outside, where you’ll be rewarded with stunning city views from the large courtyard, perfect for toasting your first drink as Mr & Mrs.

For bold, statement interior look no further then Netherybres House, located within an hour of Edinburgh, you and your guests will be enthralled by the modern restoration.

Don’t be fouled by its classic stately exterior, with dramatic pops of colour, opulent furniture and contemporary décor throughout, this exclusive grand house is the epitome of an ideal modern wedding venue hosting memorable style focused weddings year round.

A collection of rustic barns brought to the modern age through an alternative and unique twist, Wharfdale Grange is utterly one of a kind exhibiting a breathtaking panoramic vista of all that is Yorkshire.

Family run with an extra special touch, you can expect a ton of fairy lights, epic chandeliers, a designer cocktail bar and an outrageously pretty Oak Arbour, ideal for picturesque outdoor ceremonies.

Opt to stay onsite at the opulent 5 star boutique hotel The Farmhouse with your intimate wedding party and you’ll be stepping into married life with all the contemporary glamour you deserve!

Back to the capital city and we head to the state of the art Loft Studios, featuring 5 interlinking loft and warehouse spaces proving the perfect North West London blank canvas wedding venue.

The combination of exposed brickwork, oak flooring, high vaulted ceilings and abundant daylight make this industrious space an ideal modern wedding day choice. With 3 suites onsite, your bridal preparations and makeup touch ups can be suitably accommodated.

Dream big when it comes to innovative wedding décor as the venue offers a a complete creative production service, where you are the staring role!

It’s fun, creative and in fact a restored Unitarian chapel, Fazeley Studios is the optimal blend of historic charm and contemporary design. Located in the industrious trendy Birmingham neighbourhood of Digbeth, the fresh modern vibe of this venue is infectious.

Throw away the stuffy wedding rule book and have your wedding, your way. Dress the light filled garden room to your personality and when the British weather is kind opt for a sumptuous BBQ in the studios pretty courtyard. A truly unique venue ideal for couples looking for somewhere completely different to host their big day.

If you want an iconic modern wedding with a view, Searcys at the Gherkin is the one for you. With panoramic cityscape to gaze out at, you and your guests can take over the event spaces located on levels 39 and 40 at one of the most recognisable skyscrapers in the world.

Be it a modern micro-wedding or an extravagant 260 reception, Searcys will certainly impress. With champagne celebrations at the ready you can watch the sun set and London transform as the skyline lights up. The ideal choice for couples wanting a much needed ‘wow’ factor on their big day.

What to look for in a modern wedding venue

Personality, style and creativity are all excellent traits of a modern wedding venue but most importantly choose a venue that can host your overall wedding vision. Many modern venues offer blank canvas spaces waiting to be dressed your way but you don’t need to go it alone, speak to onsite coordinators and planners on how you can achieve your desired look.

Exclusivity alongside quirky catering options are strong requirements when it comes to contemporary styled UK weddings. Fully discuss with your venue partial or full exclusivity entitlements and when it comes to food there’s nothing more exciting then quirky street food vendors, a perfect addition to evening parties.

Modern venues offer a collection of areas or spaces for your wedding day, discuss the best options when it comes to the unfolding of the days events and don’t be afraid to mix up the days proceedings to suit your requirements. A welcome toast before the ceremony, go for it! Speeches before food, why not!

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