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Choosing your wedding venue is probably the most important thing you'll tick off your wedding to-do-list and it's definitely one of the biggest decisions you'll make during the wedding planning process. After all, it's going to be the setting where you will celebrate your love story with your friends and family, so you want to make sure that it feels absolutely perfect.
To help you along the way, we've picked out some of our favourite venues from our Cream of the Crop Wedding Directory. Whether you're a boho bride-to-be or you want something classic, you're guaranteed to find a venue that will steal your heart. Let the search begin!
The Hidden Hive
The Hidden Hive hit the wedding scene in 2018 and it’s as beautiful as ever! Set in the heart of the Derbyshire National Forest, this secluded setting is made for those wild at heart loves who want scenic surroundings, wildflower meadows and views that seem to go on for miles. With tipis from Peaktipis, you can wine and dine under the stars with your guests while enjoying a magnificent feast. You’ll also be spoilt with gorgeous backdrops everywhere you look – just imagine the wedding photographs!
An idyllic outdoor country wedding venue, Dove Bank Farm is located on the border of Derbyshire and Staffordshire, and is surrounded by a beautiful yet secluded meadow. It sounds rather dreamy, doesn’t it? Rural and romantic, it really is the perfect place to create your dream outdoor wedding.
Exclusively yours to enjoy, you can make the most of your wedding for up to three days with your loved ones – there’s even glamping available! Adorn the trees with fairy lights and lanterns, roast marshmallows around the fire pit and celebrate under the stars.
One of the most sought-after country house wedding venues in the East Midlands, Stubton Hall promises the perfect day. The house and grounds are yours to hire exclusively, and you’ll have a choice of three swoon-worthy rooms for a civil ceremony. The stunning Orangery can seat up to 200 guests for a mouthwatering wedding breakfast, while the outdoor terrace is a lovely setting for your guests to mingle and sip champagne in the sunshine. Let’s not forget the 25 sumptuous bedrooms for you and your closest friends and family to enjoy once the celebrations are over!
Wollaton Hall is a firm favourite at Save the Date HQ and we can’t get enough of this breathtaking wedding venue in Nottingham. A Grade I listed 16th-century Elizabethan mansion, you will be spoilt with 500 acres of parkland for the most picturesque celebration you can imagine. Say, ‘I Do’ in The Great Hall, surrounded by original features, hand-carved stone screen archways, hammer beam ceilings and so much more…
The Riverside Gallery
For style-conscious couples who want a chic city wedding, look no further than The Riverside Gallery. From your ceremony right through to your evening reception, the team welcome your unique ideas and preferences so that you create your dream wedding say. Here, you will find fabulous food, stunning riverside views and one-of-a-kind service.
If you want a wedding venue with industrial vibes, Haarlem Mill in Derbyshire will be right up your street. Boasting a rich history with tonnes of style, you can invite up to 180 guests to celebrate with you in this fabulous grade II listed building.
Expect deep red exposed brickwork, light-filled industrial windows, wooden beams and plush seating areas – it’s raw, edgy and undeniably cool. So if you’re a fashion-forward couple who want a totally unique space to say, ‘I Do’, you’ve found it.
Aswarby Rectory in Lincolnshire is all kinds of lovely. This exclusive-use country house wedding venue has an understated style yet everything about it is utterly elegant. A brand new venue to hit the block, it focuses on intimate weddings with a home-from-home feel. It’s surrounded by parkland, paddocks and private gardens, with the option of an indoor or outdoor wedding ceremony. Step inside and discover its charm…
A modern countryside wedding venue in the heart of Staffordshire, it’s almost impossible not to fall in love with Alrewas Hayes. Subtly luxurious and exclusively yours, this really is a magnificent backdrop to your big day. You will find contemporary interiors, beautifully appointed bedrooms and first-class service.
In The Stix
Let us introduce you to In The Stix, one of the coolest outdoor wedding venues around. This is the perfect fit for you if you want a wedding with festival vibes and want to reconnect with the great outdoors. Sound like you? Then listen up folks! Their unique domes are functional yet luxurious, so transport yourself to a rural paradise and spend uninterrupted time with your loved ones. It’s really rather dreamy!
Oaktree Farm Weddings
Whimsical and rustic, Oaktree Farm Weddings is a stretch tent wedding venue with a relaxed outdoor country vibe. Nestled in between the Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire countryside, you will be joined by sheep, alpacas and cows on your wedding day, so friends and family of all ages will be entertained by the resident guests.
Imagine illuminated festoon lighting adorning the trees, marshmallows and fire pits, and cosy couches for those who want to relax with a glass of bubbly. The best news? The venue is exclusive-use so it’s all yours to celebrate for as long as you wish!
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We love to spoil our Save the Date Brides & Grooms, so don’t forget to check out the rest of our lovely venues over on our Cream of the Crop Wedding Directory. You can save your favourite venues to your notebook too, so get sharing with your friends and family. Happy wedding planning!