Here we are again but with the most spellbinding 11 winter wedding venues. We just love the wintertime! Although it’s not always the first season you think of when getting married, let us show why it would make for an unforgettable wedding. Think delicate falling snowflakes, cosy fireplaces, and an air of enchantment…sublime. The UK is home to many things, but, most importantly, it’s home to some seriously stunning wedding venues that look beautiful all covered in frost. From historic castles and rustic barns adorned with twinkling lights to luxurious country estates that exude warmth and elegance, these are the best winter wedding venues. Including the following Recommended Venues, Hidden River Barns, Iscoyd Park, Notley Abbey, Hedsor House, Drumtochty Castle, Hazel Gap Barn, Syrencot, Stone Barn, Silchester Farm, and Cripps Barn.
The best winter wedding venues in the UK
Hidden River Cabins
If you find yourself truly calm and at peace when surrounded by flowing rivers, tall trees and sweeping nature, then spend your big day at Hidden River Cabins wedding venue in Cumbria. Hidden River Barns incorporates old and new features, allowing up to 250 guests. After saying yes at the altar, overlook the 200 acres of ancient woodland and the River Lyne on the mezzanine with a glass of champagne and your forever partner. Whether you’re planning an intimate celebration or a grandiose party, Hidden River Cabins can cater for it all. With alpine-esque log cabins, luxury accommodations overlooking the river and plenty of hot tubs (a must for any winter wedding venue), Hidden River Cabins is the perfect destination for your winter wedding. You’d never know you’re in the UK!
Iscoyd Park is a North West wedding venue with some of the most stunning wedding and event spaces we’ve ever seen. The romantic warmth of The Coach House is literally unparalleled. You’ll be sure to find the perfect vibe for your wedding with all that Iscoyd Park has to offer! With the exclusive use of the venue (whether it be one, two, or three days), you will have all 15 bedrooms reserved for you and have complete control of room allocation. You'll be sure to have full and happy tummies with the Michelin-trained chef at Iscoyd Park. There’s so much fun to be had planning a festive winter wedding menu.
Notley Abbey exudes an inviting ambience from start to finish. Opting for exclusive use of this Buckinghamshire wedding venue guarantees a celebration steeped in luxury, where you and 164 seated or 250 standing guests, children included, can revel in the beauty of this stunning country house and grounds. The in-house bar and catering ensure that you and your guests will dine and drink like royalty. Party all night before heading to one of the nine beautiful guest bedrooms. During the winter season, The Hall and Drawing Room are beautiful spaces for reception drinks and canapés, warmed by open fires. The cosy vibes are off the chart. S’mores anyone?
There’s something about the grand, traditional and elegant aspects of a country house wedding venue that just makes sense for the winter season. Hedsor House manages to do this on a whole other level. With over 100 acres of land, you’ll feel like you’re in your own private world of love and happiness. But the good news is, you’re not in the middle of nowhere. Being a 45-minute drive away from Central London, you can be back in the city in no time. Stepping out of your luxury suite, descending the grand staircase, and into the Centre Hall is a moment you’ll treasure forever! Another reason we absolutely love this venue is their sustainable wedding package, The Alexander Wedding. This country house wedding venue is offering a luxury wedding day that doesn’t cost the planet. So what are you waiting for? Just look how pretty it looks in the snow!
Drumtochty Castle is the ultimate wedding venue if you want that classic fairytale vibe. With the magic of the winter season, you can truly escape into another world at this Scottish wedding venue. The 19th-century castle in Aberdeenshire is full of enchanting history and atmospheric surroundings. Within the 350-acre estate are several gorgeous indoor and outdoor ceremony spaces, you’re spoilt for choice! With exclusive use of the castle, grounds, and accommodation, you can marry in the St. Palladius Church, which is nestled in a glen. A true fairytale moment! When you book this Scottish wedding venue, your bridal party will be welcomed with an afternoon tea, and have a full Scottish breakfast on both mornings. You are truly treated like royalty at this regal wedding venue!
Hazel Gap Barn
Hazel Gap Barn can be found on the Welbeck Estate in Nottinghamshire. This venue offers couples a relaxed vibe with incredible food. The main barn boasts incredibly elegant features, with a unique castle-like entrance and traditional arches that are perfect for a few festive winter wedding decorations. It’s the perfect location for your ceremony, offering lots of natural light and a fantastic view into the exclusive courtyard from the huge windows on either side. Traditionally furnished with a roaring fireplace, fairy lights woven into the ceiling beams and a plethora of delightful quirks and charms. It’s a winter lover’s dream! Once the moon is out, you and your guests can party the night away, as the main barn room can be transformed into a marvellous spot for some late-night laughs.
If you’re looking for a wedding venue that can do it all, then Syrencot is the one for you. Syrencot wedding venue is located in Wiltshire in the South West of England in the sprawling countryside, giving the venue such a secluded and intimate feeling. Have your ceremony in the Glasshouse, your incredible first dance in the Farmshed, and rest your dancing feet in one of the 12 sumptuous bedrooms available for your nearest and dearest to stay in the night of your wedding. With exclusive use of this wedding venue, you and your guests can enjoy all of this to yourself! There is a stunning Walled Garden with gorgeous blooms and even an open-air kitchen and dining experience at the Pump House! Get creative and serve some winter wedding food and drinks! Mulled wine? S’mores? An early Christmas dinner? Do it all!
Stone Barn is an exclusive-use ancient barn wedding venue in the idyllic Cotswolds countryside. This winter wedding venue showcases enchanting gardens and offers awe-inspiring views, meaning that you and 120 seated or 250 standing guests can revel in the natural, secluded beauty together. Imagine how magical all the snow-covered trees will look! The elegant interior of Stone Barn features a welcoming open fireplace, creating an atmosphere of warmth both literally and figuratively. The in-house bar guarantees delicious drinks, and you and your guests can party until 1 am due to Stone Barn’s late licence. Winter is known as party season, after all!
Silchester Farm in Hampshire boasts a 400-year-old beamed Hampshire Threshing Barn! Enjoy a glass of champagne in the stunning Old Henhouse and take your couple portraits with a serene lake and weeping willow backdrop. Our jaws are dropping just thinking about the incredible wedding photos you’ll get here. Highlighting Silchester’s love and passion for craftsmanship, the banqueting areas include cosy wooden cladding, handcrafted tables, and industrial chandeliers. Rain or shine, day or night, your view of the exquisite Silchester Farm and its grounds won’t be obstructed, thanks to the enormous picture window, which is what makes it one of the best winter wedding venues. Aside from this, Silchester Farm is also well on its way to being a sustainable wedding venue!
Cripps Barn wedding venue has absolutely nailed the formula for the ultimate winter barn wedding. With plenty of green foliage, exposed wooden beams, an open fireplace, and fairy lights galore, you’ve got yourself a gorgeous rustic winter wedding. You’ll get treated like royalty with a feast of dreams from the tasty menu! With the detail alone going into the food, you can feel relaxed and comfortable knowing that your wedding is in safe and experienced hands with the Cripps Barn team. Cripps Barn ensures you have plenty of flexibility with a late license so you can party late until 1 am! Stay in cosy cottages in the Cotswolds and enjoy your wedding in serenity. It reminds us so much of The Holiday! Who hasn’t wanted to live in Iris’ magical cottage?!
Wyresdale Park in Lancashire is just perfect for winter. Save the best for last and all that! This winter wedding venue consists of multiple barns! There’s literally a separate barn for each part of your wedding. Have your ceremony in The Ceremony Barn with up to 140 people. This barn is all-white with rustic features and a cosy log burner. So, it goes without saying that this venue is perfect for winter weddings. Have your winter feast in The White Barn or get all warm and fuzzy inside with some mulled cider in The Tavern Barn. That’s right, this venue has its own pub inside! This whole venue is just so charming. Wyresdale Park has even more event spaces, so don’t hesitate to find out more
Walking in a winter wonderland...
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Walking in a winter wonderland…you would be if you decide to book one of these winter wedding venues in the UK
Fallen in love with one of these winter wedding venues? Then you can start thinking about some winter wedding decorations! From Christmas cracker favours, twinkling fairy lights and seasonal wedding flowers, we’ve got all the inspiration you need. Maybe you’re still undecided on getting married in the colder months. Well, let us persuade you with these magical winter wedding ideas. Get inspired by our real couples and see how they made the most of the festive season!