When it comes to finding that special venue for your wedding, you shouldn’t settle for second best. The same rule applies when looking for the perfect wedding reception venue. As the venue finding experts, we have compiled a list of the top 10 best wedding reception venues available in the UK. If you are looking for something a little more specific, head on over to our website for our full list of venues.
As one of Surrey’s famous venues, Kew Gardens makes for an idyllic setting for any wedding reception in the UK. In this venue there are several beautiful spaces for your reception, all in which are surrounding by the glorious gardens. With such a magnificent backdrop, it will be hard to turn down all those fantastic photograph opportunities. The spaces available include The Nash Conservatory (an exquisite 19th century glasshouse), the Princess of Wales Conservatory, the light-filled Orangery, Kew Palace and the Queen’s Garden. This venue is perfect for those working with a larger budget.
Nothing is more fabulous than an elegant and extravagant wedding reception at one of London’s most iconic hotels, so if you are looking for some glamour on your wedding day, The Savoy is the perfect venue. With a range of lavish rooms and suites to host your big day in, there is sure to be something here to suit many different tastes. Perhaps one of the best rooms is the Royal Suite, spanning across half of the hotel’s entire fifth floor. With breath-taking views of London’s iconic sights, The Savoy is the perfect place to host a wedding reception against a wonderful backdrop.
Berrow Court is another great wedding reception venue in the UK, especially as it is built in the Arts and Crafts style. With plenty of well-lit rooms that all photographers will love, this venue is filled with plenty of photogenic features, as well as the Gold Room that overlooks the luxurious lawn. For those who would prefer a more traditional sit-down meal for your wedding reception, the Garden Room is a must. Seating up to 75 guests and decorated with white tones, you can add your own décor to personalise the venue for your big day.
For those who are looking for just that little bit extra for their wedding reception, Thornton Manor is the perfect venue. As a Grade II listed building, the manor itself has a variety of different options available to suit each individual’s needs and wants. You can choose from the Manor House, Waterside Pavilion, the Lakeside Marquee and the Walled Garden Marquee as wedding reception venue options, each catering for different capacities. If you are looking for the whole package, the venue has beautiful onsite accommodation for your guests who may be travelling.
As one of England’s oldest family homes, it is no wonder that Elmore Court is one of the most sought after wedding reception venues in the UK. Ideal for those looking for a country house wedding with a twist, Elmore Court has a range of spaces to suit your wedding reception. With eco event space in the garden (including its classic marquee), full of trees, rammed earth and even a meadow on the roof, this marquee is a contemporary space that is full of amazing photograph opportunities. However, if you fancy a more traditional background for your reception, the house itself has many rooms available.
Address: 22 Darley Rd, Eastbourne BN20 7GE
Address: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PS
Address: Butterley Grange Mansion, Derby Road, Swanwick, Ripley, DE5 3QY
Address: Soulton Hall, Soulton, Nr. Wem, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 5RS
Address: Arley Hall & Gardens, Arley, Northwich, CW9 6NA
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