From roaring open fires to frosty walks and mulled wine, we love everything about winter and if you’ve chosen to get hitched during the chillier months, we’re guessing you do too. To pull together the magical winter celebration of your dreams, you’re going to need to track down the perfect wedding venue. The ideal winter wedding venue will offer a cosy retreat from the chilly conditions outdoors as well as beautiful outdoor views that make the perfect snow-capped backdrops for your wedding photography. Scroll through our top winter wedding picks below and get ready to plan a truly enchanting seasonal celebration.
Here are the most beautiful winter wedding venues.
Hoghton Tower, Lancashire
Picture original 16th century stone walls, open fires and mullioned windows and you’ve got something like Hoghton Tower. This incredibly grand wedding venue played host to King James I, William Shakespeare and Charles Dickens and invites you to become a part of its history with a ceremony within its walls.
Wood panelling and candlelight make this the perfect venue for a grand winter wedding with up to 120 guests.
Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire
Surrounded by 2,100 acres of parklands landscaped by Capability Brown, Blenheim Palace boasts an unparalleled setting. The vaulted ceilings, chandeliers and pillars of the Marlborough room make it the perfect backdrop for a candle-lit winter ceremony.
The wedding venue also offers the magnificent Orangery, giving you the chance to host a spectacular wedding disco under the stars.
Ironmongers’ Hall, London
For the feel of a grand country house in the heart of the city, you can’t beat Ironmongers’ Hall. The 1920s built, Tudor-style building is a truly opulent setting for your winter wedding celebration. Wood-panelled walls lit with grand chandeliers and lanterns give this wedding venue a truly magical ambience for special celebrations.
You can hold both your ceremony and reception here, allowing you to make the most of every moment of the day.
The Pilgrims Rest, East Sussex
The Pilgrims Rest is serious winter wedding goals. Here you can hold a romantic, candle-lit ceremony, with guests seated on benches padded with cosy throws. Following on from the ‘I dos’ you can host a decadent wedding breakfast next to the venue’s inglenook fireplaces and authentic wooden beams.
The stunning, characterful interiors mean you need to do very little decoration, just some candles and fairy lights are enough to create winter magic here.
The Barn at Berry Fields, West Midlands
If you’re looking for a more contemporary wedding venue for your winter celebration, you’ll love The Barn at Berry Fields. Chic spotlight and simply stylish décor let the stunning views from the floor to ceiling windows take centre stage.
This elegant venue is the perfect space for smaller celebrations with up to 50 seated guests or 70 for a drinks and canapé reception.
The Highfield House, Yorkshire
Dating back to the early 1800s, The Highfield House is an exclusive use wedding venue, open for a limited number of special celebrations a year. Here you can become Lord and Lady of your very own manor for the day, enjoying the opulent and characterful interiors of this magnificent building.
The Highfield House boasts its own team of expert chefs, ensuring a memorable wedding breakfast, you can also host a cocktail hour at the venue’s stylish bar after your meal.
The expert wedding team at Beaulieu offer a range of venues, each completely unique and offering something totally different to couples. For winter weddings, we love Beaulieu Abbey Domus with its barn-like features including rustic stone walls and wooden beams.
Mullioned windows and impressive tapestries give this venue an authentic, historic feel that makes for the perfect backdrop for your very own fairy tale.
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