This year, Rock My Wedding has decided to let you in on a little secret…what venues are our couples loving? Well, we’ve made it easy for you and put together our top 10 most popular wedding venues. In no particular order, we’ve listed some of the most enquired with to the most featured venues on our site. All of these amazing Recommended Venues can be found on our Recommended Supplier directory. Are you ready? You might just find the perfect backdrop for your ‘I Do’s’... 

Rock My Wedding's 10 most popular wedding venues of 2023 

The Giraffe Shed

Featured in 4 incredible real weddings this year, The Giraffe Shed in Central Wales definitely one of our most popular venues of 2023. Why? The Giraffe Shed is simply one of a kind. The alternative wedding venue has a unique industrial character that makes it the perfect blank canvas for couples to add their own spin to. This Wales wedding venue is built for everyone. They’re pet-friendly, family-optimised, and accessible too! With room for up to 100 guests, it’s built with unconventional couples in mind, welcoming lovers from all communities and cultures.

Middleton Lodge

Next up, we have Middleton Lodge Estate. This is a wedding venue that’s a constant in our minds. Also featured in 4 jaw-dropping real weddings we’ve shared this year, Middleton Lodge Estate in North Yorkshire is a classic Georgian country house wedding venue with a contemporary twist that makes it ideal and adaptable to many wedding themes. The restored Walled Garden & Fig House are particular favourites of ours, we’ve seen many unforgettable couple portraits and wedding tablescapes here. 

100 Barrington

Located in Brixton in South London, 100 Barrington is the dream city wedding venue. With original brickwork, high ceilings, exposed beams, and an open floor plan, this wedding venue is dripping with industrial charm. The natural edgy character of this wedding venue makes it a fast favourite for us. Not to mention the incredible transport links and the standout light fixtures in the venue that make a striking backdrop for your wedding photos. OBSESSED! 

Hidden River Cabins

If a stunning view is essential for you, then look no further than Hidden River Cabins in the Lake District. In no less than 5 of our real weddings this year, this venue is surrounded by flowing rivers and sweeping nature. A Hidden River Cabins wedding in Cumbria will never fail to wow us. With alpine-esque log cabins, luxury accommodations overlooking the river and plenty of hot tubs, Hidden River Cabins proves that your wedding can simultaneously be the most magnificent and the most calming day of your life. 

Cripps Barn

Dazzling us in 6 real weddings this year is Cripps Barn. This enchanting Cotswolds wedding venue was an obvious choice to include in our most popular wedding venues of 2023 roundup. That incredible foliage hanging installation in the barn is the signature of Cripps Barn. Allowing for up to 150 guests, this barn wedding venue is ideal for every kind of couple. 

Askham Hall

Askham Hall is another popular Lake District wedding venue that had to be on this list. Home to a Michelin-starred restaurant, it’s clear that everything Askham Hall does it absolutely does to the highest level. You can be rest assured here that the majestic medieval hall, rustic wedding barn and picturesque gardens and grounds, are all timeless, elegant and exclusively yours. The Lake District is one of the UK’s most sought-after destination wedding locations, so why not make it yours for a truly special day?

Garthmyl Hall

It’s truly no surprise to anyone that Garthmyl Hall made it into this most popular wedding venue roundup because this luxury country house wedding venue truly blows us out of the water. And the reason for that? Garthmyl Hall is open to pretty much anything you might suggest. They’re all for making your day your own and that shows. Located on the Welsh border, this venue will also wow you with some divine countryside views.


We have another Lake District wedding venue in this roundup. It’s clear that this enchanting location is a clear favourite for our couples. Holesfoot is a Grade II listed 19th-century country house wedding venue in Cumbria situated in the spectacular Eden Valley. You’re surrounded by the best of the British countryside here. This venue is the epitome of quiet luxury and is perfect for couples looking for a retreat out of reality and into wedded bliss.

Elmore Court 

Now, Elmore Court has a special place in our hearts. This country house wedding venue has such a warming positive vibe to it. Originally established as a home in the 13th Century, Elmore Court in Gloucestershire has a certain magic when it comes to bringing people together. The house and gardens will be exclusively yours. The best part of your day here will be wandering across to The Gillyflower for dinner and dancing. It’s a beautiful sight. 

Silchester Farm 

When you want rustic charm to the max, this is your venue. Silchester Farm in Hampshire has some of the most unreal lighting fixtures we’ve ever seen in the 400-year-old barn. How cosy and magical does this wedding breakfast look? All the love in the room is heightened by this romantic ambience and understated rustic vibe. If there’s one thing Silchester Farm knows, it’s weddings! 

One step closer to your happily ever after

Before you even get close to saying your vows and driving into the sunset, you need to book the perfect venue. Take a look at our Recommended Supplier directory for a curated list of dream wedding venues.

Find venues near me

Loving our most popular wedding venues? Then you should head to our top real weddings of 2023 article for some more incredible inspiration. We’ve got something for everyone with rustic barn weddings, colourful theme park weddings, timeless country house weddings and some truly beautiful destination weddings too! But what about 2024? Well, you can check out our 2024 Pantone Colour of the Year article to see the top trending colour for weddings…


Leah Blundell

Written by Leah Blundell

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