Gorgeous Wedding Venues in the South East

On the hunt for the perfect wedding venue in the South East of England? Look no further than the selection of country houses and gardens here

Waddesdon Manor Gardens wedding credit Mark Sisley

Looking for the perfect place to stage your wedding day? There are few better places to get married than in a country house, and here we look at some of the most beautiful places in the South East of England where you can exchange your vows.


Combe Manor front

Combe Manor, Hungerford

Combe Manor and its barns are set in the stunning picturesque hills of Combe, and make a perfect wedding venue for couples looking for stunning views amid a picturesque historical rural setting.

The L-shaped position of the two great barns offer very flexible space. It has a stage at the angle of the barns ideal for bands, discoteque etc. We have a licence with West Berkshire Council to conduct civil ceremonies in the Barns.

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Dorney Court wedding at a historic house

Dorney Court, Windsor

With its fairy tale gabled roofs, landscaped gardens and charming 12th-cntury church, Dorney Court is one of the UK’s most beautiful and complete country house wedding venues.

Your entire wedding day can unfold on the estate, from the ceremony to late night partying in the perfectly renovated Coach House Barn.

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Englefield House is a beautiful historic house

Englefield House, Reading

From intimate dinners to spectacular garden marquee events, Englefield House is a unique and prestigious venue which will delight and enchant your guests.

Set in 14,000 acres of beautiful West Berkshire countryside, Englefield House has easy links to London, Reading, Newbury and other parts of the Thames Valley.

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Highclere Castle is the home of Downton Abbey in Hampshire, UK

Highclere Castle, near Newbury

In a beautiful and dramatic setting such as Highclere Castle, your wedding day could be a real life experience as glamorous and magical as any depicted on Downton Abbey.

Our dedicated team of friendly and professional staff are ready to help you with every detail to ensure you have a wonderful day.

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Chenies Manor House

Chenies Manor House, Chenies

With history stretching back over 600 years, the privately owned Chenies Manor is tailor-made to make your day special. Chenies Manor House is a beautiful historic backdrop for civil ceremonies and receptions. We allow you the freedom to organise your unique celebration as only a private family home can; flexibility to tailor-make your special day.

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Hampden House

Hampden House, Great Missenden

The private and exclusive atmosphere of Hampden House offers the perfect location for a civil ceremony amongst family and friends. For a Church wedding, the beautiful 13th Century Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene epitomises the traditional wedding, and is conveniently located along the Hampden House drive.

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Nether Winchendon House in Buckinghamshire

Nether Winchendon House, Aylesbury

Nether Winchendon House is a stunningly romantic Medieval and Tudor manor house set in seven acres of tranquil gardens and surrounded by 600 acres of parkland on the Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire border.

Nether Winchendon House has been an Exclusive Wedding Venue for over 25 years.

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Waddesdon Manor Gardens wedding credit Mark Sisley

Waddesdon Manor, near Aylesbury

This splendid mansion, built by Ferdinand de Rothschild in the style of Louis XIV, boasts an extensive art collection and immaculate furnishings. The collection, built by successive members of the Rothschild dynasty, includes Dutch Masters, works by Reynolds, Gainsborough and others, and outstanding furniture. Waddesdon Manor is the perfect place to celebrate your wedding day.

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Beaulieu Palace House, Hampshire

Beaulieu, Brockenhurst

The historic Domus is an original building from 13th-century Beaulieu Abbey and now provides a unique venue for wedding ceremonies and receptions.

For a more unusual setting, ceremonies and receptions can be held in the National Motor Museum. While a more intimate setting is Palace House, the ancestral home of the Montagu family.

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Breamore House

Breamore House, Fordingbridge

Breamore House is a simply stunning venue for your wedding celebration and we offer a variety of receptions tailored to meet your needs.

You can choose to hire the Great Hall, which can comfortably seat up to 120 guests for your wedding breakfast. Or you may prefer to have a marquee erected within the grounds for a more informal celebration that still takes advantage of this fabulous setting.

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Houghton Lodge Gardens in Hampshire

Houghton Lodge Gardens, Stockbridge

Houghton Lodge is a stunning location for weddings and is one of the most romantic Historic Houses in Hampshire.

Overlooking the famous chalk stream of The River Test, with panoramic views over the water meadows and along the Test Valley.

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Stansted Park in Hampshire

Stansted Park, Rowlands Castle

This historic Edwardian house, with its elegant interiors, classical architecture and sweeping parklands can be yours exclusively for your special day.

Whether you dream of a small, intimate gathering in the house itself or a large, lavish celebration for all your family and friends in the grounds, our dedicated team will be with you every step of the way to create a bespoke experience you will treasure forever.

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Micklefield Hall in Hertfordshire

Micklefield Hall, near Rickmansworth

Micklefield Hall is the perfect Country House Wedding Venue. The privately owned house and the extensive gardens – with their traditional herbaceous borders and enchanting water features – are yours exclusively for the day. Every wedding is tailor-made to suit the requirements of the bride and groom.

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Camden Place, Chislehurst

Camden Place provides a unique location for your special day. The mansion is set away from the road in 70 acres of beautiful grounds that exude peace and tranquility. High ceilings and architectural details, a sweeping staircase and picturesque grounds ensure you will have stunning photographic memories of your day.

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Chiddingstone Castle

Chiddingstone Castle, near Edenbridge

Set within the idyllic village of Chiddingstone with far reaching views of the Kent countryside, we offer exclusive use of our wedding venue throughout the day. Surrounded by large lawns, a rose garden, woodland and a lake with a bridge, there are many magical spots for photographs.

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Hever Castle and Gardens in September

Hever Castle, Edenbridge

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. With this in mind, Hever Castle is proud to offer a selection of award winning venues.

Whether it’s the stately grandeur of the castle itself, the classic, country house atmosphere of the Astor Wing or the stunning lakeside location of the Italian Garden, Hever Castle offers a wedding venue to suit all your wedding day dreams.

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Hole Park plinth in the garden

Hole Park, Cranbrook

We host weddings both in the gardens and at The Great Barn, a dedicated wedding venue some 3 miles from Hole Park.

The venues can be used separately or in combination. Both venues are registered for Civil marriages and we offer great freedom, permitting brides to choose their own contractors and suppliers.

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Mount Ephraim Gardens topiary

Mount Ephraim Gardens, Faversham

Mount Ephraim offers a unique, classically romantic venue for your wedding or civil ceremony. Our beautiful gardens are renowned across the South East, and the manor house offers an Edwardian sense of style and grandeur perfect for a wedding celebration. From the views of the estate on the front lawn, to the elegant sweeping staircase leading into the main hall where we often host receptions and ceremonies, we can offer you a memorable experience to make the big day extra special.

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Rose Walk at Riverhill Garden

Riverhill House & Gardens, Sevenoaks

Riverhill is the perfect setting for your quirky and quintessentially English wedding. A hidden gem (we do only a handful of weddings each year) offering you the opportunity to have both the wedding ceremony and a marquee reception in the beautiful gardens – a fantastic country venue to welcome your friends and families and, should you choose to include them in your big day, even your dogs!

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London & Middlesex

Charlton House Library

Charlton House, Charlton

Built during the reign of James I and one of the finest examples of Jacobean domestic architecture in the country, the mansion enjoys a fascinating history of intrigue and romance. Our beautiful wedding halls and reception areas are rich in period detail, featuring original fireplaces, wood panelling and intricate strapwork ceilings.

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Fulham Palace east facade in spring, Credit Kajsa Kax

Fulham Palace, Fulham

A grand historic venue on the banks of the Thames, Fulham Palace is a magical place to celebrate your union with family and friends.

We have four beautiful rooms that are licensed for civil ceremonies, while our chapel is a charming space for a blessing.

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Grove House in London

Grove House, Roehampton Lane

The property itself offers elegant Georgian interiors for both civil ceremonies and receptions with many of the original features still on display.

The lawn area and rose gardens are a perfect setting for welcome drinks and with four acres of grounds, there are plenty of backdrops for your photographer to capture your special day.

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Ironmonger's Hall venue

Ironmonger's Hall, Barbican

Hire of the Hall for Weddings is permitted – exclusive hire provided for the whole day, providing our couples with their own Country Home in the heart of Barbican. Using our onsite catering team, the Hall provides a stunning mock-Tudor Style backdrop for your special day along with award winning catering.

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Spencer House in London

Spencer House, St James' Place

This unique 18th century private palace combines magnificent works of art with subtle personal touches that together provide a perfect backdrop for private and corporate events, receptions, state room weddings, meetings and presentations.

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Syon Park house in Middlesex

Syon House, Middlesex

Syon is justly proud of it reputation for hosting wonderful celebrations. The main season runs from April to mid-October for beautiful ceremonies, parties and receptions. During the winter months (November to March), it is possible to host a ceremony with us, but not a reception.

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Ardington House

Ardington House, Wantage

Ardington House is an idyllic venue for weddings, we offer the House, formal gardens, parkland, river, Temple Island and a fully fitted marquee on an exclusive use basis. This combination of both large indoor and outdoor areas set alongside a river provides an exceptional venue for any event. Included within the venue hire rate, we provide an elegant marquee with the capacity for up to 200 guests.

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Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock

The Palace is surrounded by over 90 acres of Formal Gardens including the Water Terraces, Rose Garden and the Duke’s Italian Garden, which provide a romantic and charming backdrop for your special occasion. The landscaped Parkland with the “finest view in England”, Vanbrugh’s Grand Bridge and the Column of Victory also make breathtaking locations to capture your magic moments.

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Kingston Bagpuize House in Oxfordshire was a film location for Downton Abbey

Kingston Bagpuize House, near Abingdon

Kingston Bagpuize House is available as an exclusive use venue for wedding ceremonies and receptions, allowing every bride and groom to have their wedding celebration custom made. Exclusive use of the venue including the summer marquee (April to October) which can seat up to 150 guests.

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Stonor Park historic house in Oxfordshire

Stonor Park, Henley-on-Thames

Less than an hour from London and set within a dramatic, sweeping valley in the heart of the Chilterns, Stonor Park provides an idyllic setting for a wedding.

For over 850 years the house and gardens have been host to celebrations and weddings for family and friends, making it the ideal venue for your perfect day.

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Limnerslease wedding at Watts Gallery

Limnerslease, Compton

Watts Gallery/Limnerslease is the perfect venue to host your civil ceremony or wedding reception. Whether you are planning an intimate ceremony or a large event, our experienced team will work with you to create the perfect day. Take your vows in the stunning Grade II* listed gallery, followed by a drinks reception surrounded by magnificent works of art. Dine in the historic galleries or in a marquee on the lawn, with this beautiful Victorian building as your backdrop.

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Loseley Park wedding couple

Loseley Park, Guildford

Every aspect of Loseley Park is tailor-made to make your day special. Whether you want an intimate or a grand celebration, Loseley Park has the unique character from which beautiful memories are made. When you hold your marriage celebrations here, Loseley House and Gardens are yours to enjoy, from the elegant drawing room for small gatherings, to the jewel of the house – the panelled Great Hall, a magnificent backdrop for larger ceremonies.

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Painshill Park in Surrey

Painshill Park, Cobham

Set across 158 acres, Painshill is a beautiful venue suitable for weddings, private parties, corporate meetings and conferences as well as large and small scale events throughout the year. There is a choice of function rooms, all within a natural setting and within easy reach of the M25 and A3, offering a free on-site car park.

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East Sussex

Firle Place offers beautiful weddings

Firle Place

Firle Place is the perfect setting for any wedding reception. We can accommodate a wide variety of wedding requirements and have a range of options available for parties of any size.

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Folkington Manor is a beautiful East Sussex wedding venue

Folkington Manor, Folkington

Folkington Manor is a stunning venue with a very romantic history making it an ideal venue for weddings. Licensed for civil ceremonies and receptions in a stunning location, Folkington Manor will make an elegant, picturesque backdrop to the special day.

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Glynde Place wins Restoration Award

Glynde Place, Lewes

Glynde Place is the perfect backdrop for couples looking for a touch of old school glamour combined with classic elegance.

The venue offers use of the stunning Elizabethan House for part of the celebrations, including the impressive Gallery and Long Hall, and then its beautiful grounds for the wedding breakfast and party.  The grounds are completely private with unparalleled views of the South Downs.

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Michelham Priory historic house

Michelham Priory, Upper Dicker

You will never find a more romantic venue for your special day, with excellent service in an historic and peaceful setting. The stunning Elizabethan Barn can seat up to one hundred and thirty, yet smaller groups can comfortably be accommodated in its atmospheric and flexible space. Michelham Priory is set in the beautiful Cuckmore Valley in East Sussex close to the South Downs. Wedding ceremonies and receptions take place in the grand grade listed Elizabethan Barn full of original features and charm.

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Pashley Manor House and Gardens

Pashley Manor Gardens, Ticehurst

Pashley is a reception venue only where you have the freedom to choose and organise your own preferred caterers, suppliers and marquee company so your big day can be tailor-made to create your ideal wedding reception. The award-winning 11 acre gardens provide an idyllic romantic backdrop for those treasured wedding photographs and a beautiful setting for you and your guests to relax and enjoy the day.

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West Sussex

Bignor Park

Bignor Park, Pulborough

Bignor Park is a dream venue for wedding ceremonies and receptions, offering romantic, rural elegance.

Your wedding at Bignor Park will be a uniquely special experience, because the versatility of our setting means you can choose exactly how you want it – a day that is yours and yours alone.

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Goodwood House in West Sussex

Goodwood House, Chichester

With an authentic heritage in hospitality, our experienced in-house butlers and chefs form part of a team who are passionate about what they do.

You are not simply with us for your wedding day, but welcomed into the Goodwood family.

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St Mary's Bramber in West Sussex

St Mary's House & Gardens, Bramber

St. Mary’s is an enchanting Grade I Historic House with beautiful gardens in the pretty downland village of Bramber. The romantic surroundings make it a perfect venue for your wedding.

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West Dean House and Gardens in West Sussex

West Dean Gardens, Chichester

Celebrate your wedding day in style at West Dean Gardens. Marquee wedding receptions for up to 200 guests are held on the picnic lawn or front lawn. The historic West Dean House makes an impressive backdrop and the features of the Gardens and beautiful surroundings create a perfect venue set in picturesque South Downs countryside.

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