9 Beautiful Outdoor Wedding Venues in the UK
In the UK, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to breathtaking scenery and nature of all kinds. From open meadows to wild enchanting woods, rivers, lakes and all that’s in between. For many, the option to host a ceremony in the heart of nature is the perfect backdrop to a wedding day.
With the current situation regarding Covid-19, outdoor weddings are becoming popular as couples look for an intimate ceremony outside.
Outdoor Garden Wedding Venues in the UK
We have rounded up some stunning UK wedding venues where you can say ‘I do’ outdoors. These venues have lots of options and are great ideas for couples looking to get married in the great outdoors.
From the coast of Cornwall to the dales of Yorkshire, we share nine of our favourite outdoor wedding destinations for all to enjoy.
If you’re looking for a stylish setting tucked in the deep of the wilderness, this budget-friendly find is everything! Able to accommodate large parties, you’ll say ‘I do’ in the heart of the forest, and dance under twinkly lights and stars all night. Complete with champagne shack bar and shepherds hut, there’s plenty of hubs within this glamping meadow that give it a unique feel for guests to explore.
Within close reach to the lake, there’s also a conveniently located woodsman’s cabin available for couples to say their vows.
In keeping with the boho vibes, there’s space for up to 54 guests to ‘glamp out’. This includes a massive Emperor tent, with the sounds of the forest soothing you to sleep.
Have your cake and eat it in the great outdoors. In fact, you might want to go full-on picnic mode in this idyllic valley, nestled in the Norwich countryside. And why not with capacity for up to 250 guests.
Designed around the magic of the woodlands, the grounds boast a secluded private island set upon a lake. There’s no greater romantic spot where two can become one.
As the party goes into full swing, guests will love the ‘party barns’ for the evening celebrations. Fully equipped to host your late-night shindig, you’ll party in paradise, all night long.
The Green, Cornwall
Cornwall, United Kingdom
All the trappings of luxury, with all the beauty of nature – that’s what you can expect from a wedding at The Green.
Gather around the open-air wedding arbor by the lake where you’ll exchange wedding vows. The stunning backdrop immortalised forever in your wedding album. Wander back slowly through the woodland and luscious rolling hills. It might belong to Bodmin Moor, but for one special day and night – it’s all yours to enjoy.
Take the celebrations indoors as evening approaches to its beautifully decorated rustic barn. And when you’re all partied out, you won’t have far to stumble, to its on-site five-star digs.
Your wedding, your way – that’s the ethos behind the ‘go with the flow’ owners of Arnos Vale Nothing is too subtle, nor grand for their team to deliver to your desires. And with 45 acres of woodland to take-over, they’re not short on space either.
Couples have the option to ‘mix and match’ venues, which compromise indoor and outdoor spaces for your big day. Deep in the woods, the Underwood Centre brings all your camping dreams to life, while the Grade II listed Anglican Chapel has a more formal feel – all yours for the taking.
The on-site caterers can rustle up dishes of your fancy, or better still can organise local supplies of cider and pizza to be served up to guests!
Surrounded by the beauty of nature, it’s the perfect spot for saying ‘I do’.
Bask in the beauty of Bore Place, which is frankly anything but a bore! Get back to nature in this charming estate set in 500-acres of countryside, overflowing with citrus trees, beautiful gardens and a Jacobean manor house as its backdrop.
Designed with modern-weddings in mind, this eco-friendly venue is committed to organic farming and sustainable measures. Expect nothing but the best from its organic menu serving up local produce in the form of canapes and your wedding breakfast.
Already able to accommodate 150 guests, couples have the choice to also erect a marquee or tipi, to extend a warm welcome to larger parties. And with the private estate all to yourself for 48 glorious hours, why wouldn’t you!? There’s free accommodation included in the price, for up to 29 guests after all.
In the tranquil and rural farmland of East Sussex likes Wicerkwood Farm – a tipi wedding venue for those with a sense of adventure.
Lined by tall trees and shrouded by the luscious woodlands, you’ll feel protected from the world around you. What better place to form your marriage union.
All of its three-acres offer spellbinding views, full of character to capture on the most important day of your lives.
An exclusive and spectacular woodland retreat, Larmer Tree delivers an unforgettable setting for your ceremony.
The 11-acre gardens provide a dreamy space for your nuptials and celebrations. There’s also the Victoria Jubilee Hall, Italian Roman Temple and Nepalese Indian Room on site, as well as nearby church for religious ceremonies.
With capacity for up to 250 guests, the evening party can be hosted in one of two venues. Wherever you choose you’ll be able to soak up views across the Wiltshire countryside. Sheer bliss.
Hidden in the Yorkshire woodland, Camp Katur offers a private Idaho for your wedding party to unravel in. Designed around your needs, there’s plenty of space to spread out and enjoy the open-air setting with loved ones.
Appealing to hipsters and boho-brides, the venue is protected by tall pine trees and rustic features, helping you to be at one with the world around you.
With a glamping and camping village on-site, there’s plenty of room to explore and stay.
With bijou and microweddings all the rage, Treseren is the perfect tucked-away terrace for intimate ceremonies.
If you’re looking for a quintessentially British setting, you’ll find it here. The country house offers classic elegance, offset against perfectly manicured lawns adorned with vibrant flowers.
It brings all the grandeur of a stately home with the tranquillity of Cornwall’s open space. Small yet, stylish – certainly.