Finding the perfect wedding venue is one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make for your big day. For many, the opportunity to reconnect with nature in the tranquillity of the great outdoors holds great appeal.

Fall In Love with Waterside Wedding Venues

With calming views and sublime settings, waterside venues are one of the most sought after. Be it the sea, the estuary or large ponds, here we uncover outer sanctums for all your waterside wedding dreams.

Could there be a more seductive setting than a summer house by the lake? Built in the early fourteenth century, Hilton Hall is a prestigious property found within 25 acres of unspoilt parkland.

At its centre, the lake provides a central focus whatever time of year you descend. From the autumnal falling of leaves, to the crisp freshness of winter, it always provides a welcoming fixture for newlyweds to swoon over.

Exclusively available for weddings and private functions, it can even extend its warm welcome to up to 650 guests with a marquee in place.

With its privileged coastal position, Tunnels Beaches offers a magnificent outside location for saying ‘I do’ in style.

Accessible only through a hand-carved tunnel, the outdoor terrace is set on a stretch of private beach; the ideal spot for exchanging vows. Uniquely positioned, and perfectly secluded, there’s just the gentle lapping of the sea and the coo from the birds above to break the silence.

Indoors, the contemporary bijous building provides extended views of the coast, for soaking up all those oh-so romantic views.

One of the prime venues in the North, Ripley Castle feels like a fortress surrounded by its own estuary. This provides the perfect backdrop for being your own King and/or Queen for the day.

This classic venue, over 700 years old, fuses tradition with grandeur to create an elegant setting for your wedding day. Set within the estate is The Boar’s Head, a luxury residence with 24 bedrooms for guests to enjoy. Stay for the weekend and take advantage of the immaculate grounds, including the lake – accessible by canoe, kayak and raft. What better way to start your foray into married life!

Wed by the water in this magical outdoor venue, made for free-spirited couples.

Accessed exclusively via the woods, this fairy tale location is designed for getting back to nature, and uncovering all that is great about the British landscape.

Every outdoor consideration has been taken care of, this includes a bespoke river boat for exclusive use of the couple which you can beautifully decorate with flowers, as well as the woodland pavilion set close to the water for the wedding ceremony itself.

With water flowing in from the wild Atlantic Coast, there’s a freshness in the air, as the stream takes you on a gentle journey through the woods and past its pretty meadows. What’s not to love!?

Keep those shabby-chic vibes alive, with this quintessential British property, under the care of the National Trust.

With many of its original features still intact, this 17th century manor house is surrounded by tranquil gardens, and an outdoor barn – perfect for your rustic celebrations. At the heart of the property is a large delightful pond – the perfect backdrop for hosting group photos, or for just adding a touch of elegance to the big day.

Views can be enjoyed from every corner of the property, making it a standout feature for many that marry here.

Unique and magical, Oaklands is a one-of-a-kind venue, nestled in the secluded countryside. Yet, there are nods to both Asian and Nordic influence here, least of all because of its charming pavilion and jetty, framed by the natural beauty of the wilderness.

With the opportunity to say your vows on the river, it’s a popular choice for couples seeking outdoor refuge on their big day. As if that wasn’t enough, the venue includes a shooting lodge complete with log fire and cosy snug, for next-level romance. Complete your stay with a riverside tipi, Nordic style.

As the only beach in Cornwall where you can officially exchange vows, Lusty Glaze is a popular choice for soaking up those beachside vibes.

With its glorious weather, this Newquay setting offers dreamy views and heavenly sunsets, with its famous golden sand to sink into. Protected by its alcove position, this private venue means that this piece of the world is all yours – if even just for one day.

Fancy glamping with a side of romance? Live out all your wedding dreams in 360 acres of unspoilt greenery, all yours for the day.

Best of all, the venue is licenced for outdoor lakeside ceremonies, allowing you to say I do with nature at your toes. There’s also an indoor barn venue, should the weather turn.

This first-class farmhouse adds a touch of luxury to any wedding celebration, and even offers guests the chance to sleep under the stars.

Loch Goil provides the perfect Scottish wedding venue and escape, bringing five-star luxury to this ethereal waterside setting. The striking venue stands on the foot of the Loch, looking out to perfectly tranquil waters framed by mountains, trees and the majestic woodland.

Here all your waterside dreams can come true, as you enjoy complete custody of its grounds in this natural beauty spot. Best of all, the venue boasts a private treehouse lodge on the cusp of the Loch, reserved for the happy couple to soak up its uninterrupted views.

Even from the realms of the mansion, it’s hard to miss, inviting you to linger just a little longer.