There’s nothing more charming than the great outdoors and in the UK we are blessed with some of the greatest views and natural landscape.

So it comes as no surprise that a growing number of couples are seeking wedding day refuge in the open plains of England’s rolling hills and natural woodland.

Best Woodland Wedding Venues

Woodland wedding venues are perfect for all manner of wedding themes. From bohemian brides through to rustic whismical vibes, if you’re looking for wedding venue inspiration, here’s eight of the finest settings across the UK.

Exclusively yours for the day or across a weekend, Two Woods Estate can be transformed to host your dream wedding. Featuring the impressive redwood forest for magical outdoor celebrations, a blank-canvas barn with a light-fillled orangery and fully licensed bar plus 10 acres of meadows for games and guest camping.

Choose between a stylish octagonal cabin ‘The Larch’ with views out across the meadows to say your vows or opt for an indulgent outdoor ceremony in The Meadow Circle at Wellington Wood, the most picturesque spot offering the flexibility to set up as you wish.

Giant tipis are featured on the meadow complete with gorgeous rustic furniture, ready to host your wedding celebrations and there’s even an array of accommodation options from the forest cottage to eco-luxe shepherds huts and even bell tents.

If you’re more glamping than camping, this fairytale setting will bring all your wedding dreams to life. This mini-resort, tucked away in Norfolk, is a stunning location for getting back to nature, with a side of glamour. 

Bringing romance and charm, this private outdoor venue comes with its own lake and bridged island, as well as glamping digs for guests. Ideal for both licensed and humanist ceremonies, happy couples can exchange vows on the private island, in the enchanting forest, or even its undercover barn. It also means that all eventualities are covered, whatever the weather.

Let all your wilderness wedding wishes come true, in this rustic location near Canterbury. Reconnect with nature and find joy in the beauty of the natural world. It’s the ultimate place to say ‘I do’. With tranquil water meadows, lakes and woods, it’s hard not to feel like you’ve been transported to another place and time.

So enamoured will your guests be, that they’ll wonder why they haven’t slept under the stars sooner! Even those who aren’t familiar with glamping will be taken aback by the spacious bell tents to snuggle up in.

Best of all, there’s two locations suitable for your ceremony. Choose from an outdoor vintage ‘Boat-Zebo’ surrounded by the splendour of the woodlands, or the mighty Woodsman’s Cabin and Chapel tent, perfect for festival style weddings. Either way, you’ll feel like the stars are shining just for you.

Bringing a boutique feel to your woodland wedding, The Green is a simply enchanting backdrop for saying ‘I do’ in style. With jaw-dropping views of picture-perfect Cornish countryside, it’s hard not to be swept away in the majesty of it all.

The ready-made wedding village requires little investment of your time or effort, in naturally decorated surroundings. Customised for wedding celebrations, this secluded spot is rife with luscious hills and unspoilt views of orchard and meadows melting into the horizon.

Uniquely, for an outdoor venue, the property also boasts five-star accommodation, allowing you to make the most of the on-site house, cottage and wedding barn.

For the best of both worlds, Arnos Vale offers an outstanding indoor setting, with acres of private woodland to extend the celebrations.

Ideal for intimate or grand gatherings, this sprawling estate brings a hint of gothic-chic to proceedings. As a Grade II listed building, the Anglian Chapel never fails to impress, making it a popular choice for hosting ceremonies. Its giant wooden doors open out to luscious grounds with the backdrop of the impressive pillars of the Spielman Centre lingering.

A beautiful setting for gathering with guests, it promises magical wedding photos and a day to remember, that will stand the test of time. It’s the perfect marriage of indoor elegance and outdoor charm coming together. 

Teetering on the Welsh borders, Lower House Farm is a chic and charming wedding venue. Making the most of its privileged position, set amongst 70 acres of rolling hills, open orchards and wood-lined walkways, it’s hard not to be in awe of its spectacular grounds.

With warm hospitality, reserved for family-run businesses, you can expect your every whim catered to. Surrounded by unobstructed views and lawns for miles, there’s plenty of space to gather.

When the sun sets over the farm’s pastures, the 17th century barn is the answer to your evening escapades. Turn up the music and party away, with sheepskin benches and timber beams reminding you of its remote and special surroundings. 

If you go down to Camp Katur’s woods today you’re in for a real treat! Nestled in the heart of the woods, giant pine trees and luscious greenland rise up to greet you in this vast space.

Spanning 250 acres, indulge your senses in all that is great about the English countryside. Complete with its own glamping and camping village, the forest canvas awaits your personal stamp. Immerse yourself in nature and wow guests in this luxury outdoor retreat for groups of all size.

The unidomes make outdoor living fun and accessible, as well as an inviting spot for celebrating your union. If you’re looking for an alternative wedding venue in a magical setting, this might be it.

All that is great about outdoor living can be found in Ashridge Barn. Whether you choose the Magic Circle garden room, or the Great Barn, you’ll be pleasantly hit by Devon’s laid-back vibes.

Let their wedding planning team take care of all the details, as you immerse yourself in the magic of your big day. The barn itself brings a cosy welcoming vibe, with its own fire-pit, snug area, and tempting wood dance floor.

Whether you choose to marry inside or outdoors, the facilities are well-considered for wedding parties, meaning you can be as flexible as your heart’s desire.

The fact that it’s set on a working farm, just adds to the charm, as this rustic-venue brings all your vintage wedding-day dreams to life.

Spherical wood cabins, a gigantic tepee, and awesome forest domes are just some of the treats that lie ahead in FForest. 

With wellness at its core, this 200 acre woodland venue attracts likeminded others with its sustainable ethos and holistic approach to living. You can even host a vegan wedding, should you desire.

Transforming a forest setting into a magical wedding venue, there’s nature at every turn. From the nearby Teifi river, to the local nature reserve. This is a place where romance coexists with wildlife, and you’ll fall in love all over again.