27 Budget Wedding Venues That Won’t Break The Bank
We all know that a wedding budget is key to keeping on track with the planning of your big day. What if the budget won’t stretch for a venue you like? Don’t stress, Bridebook.co.uk is here to help!
We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite budget wedding venues that are affordable but don’t compromise on beauty. Feel free to start your own Venue Search – just remember to click the style filter ‘budget’ to find some of the best bargains around (and of course, use this alongside our handy budget feature!)
This venue looks far from budget! Best Western Forest Hills Hotel is a modern setting with panoramic views out over the hill as you dine in style. Prices start at just £25 per head, so it’s the ultimate budget venue if you’re having an intimate wedding!
With package costs starting at £2,500 for a party of 120 and including the whole decoration shebang, we’d say this venue is a bit of a bargain! Hardewick Hall Manor Hotel boasts a recently refurbished function room, gorgeous bedrooms and plenty of infectious charm.
A romantic wedding ceremony is totally affordable at Masa at The Old Chapel. From £600, this Grade II listed Chapel could be all yours, including the long traditional bridal path, and it has an adjoining fine dining restaurant to tantalise your tastebuds.
Get wed with a budget and in style at the wonderful blank canvas of The Charlecote Pheasant Hotel. The flexible Hampton Suite dates back to the 16th Century and is the ideal place to carry out your nuptials without breaking the bank – for as little as £40 per head.
The Grade II listed Lynton is a venue with plenty of originality and tradition. Features of Gothic and Tudor decor is present (and while your guests are admiring the setting, you’ll only have to fork out £25 per head with their in-house caterers…what a deal!).
With all the classic features of an Ocean Liner and offering bespoke packages, The Liner Hotel at Liverpool might save you a lot of cash. Depending on the suite you choose, venue costs are between £500-800, leaving you more money to make the rest of your wedding incredibly special.
Imagine this as your wedding entrance! The spectacular Grade I listed Todmorden Town Hall allows you to do as you please for your big day despite your budget. Be flashy, grand or plainly simple at this budget setting – costing only £1,500 for the venue.
The stunning stone-fronted St George’s Hotel with on-site spa facilities is a little piece of wedding luxury without the luxurious prices. It boasts 6 venue rooms of a variety of sizes – and the cheapest is priced from £250. What a steal!
9. The Quayside Exchange, Tyne & Wear
With venue hire starting from a little over a grand, the glorious Quayside Exchange is steeped in history, and choices of settings! From the sophisticated Grand Room with Georgian windows to the nautically-themed Quayside Suite, and not forgetting the Vaulted Suite with exposed brick in the basement! We feel spoiled for choice!
Castle views, a gorgeous Bridal Suite and the cosy Castle Suite are on the cards at The Sun Hotel. But there’s no fretting over extortionate pricing here – packages start at just £13 (yes £13!) per head. You might want to pinch yourself if you visit this venue!
Venue hire at this Grade II listed brewery starts at just £470. Add on your catering costs, perhaps a few minimal decorations (and a few quid for beers, of course!) and you’ll be on the way to your own DIY budget wedding in the beautiful Essex countryside at Great Dunmow Maltings!
Arrive by boat to The London Canal Museum, where you can enjoy your romantic day in a setting of urban beauty. With no corkage fees and typical weddings costing less than £3,000 at this venue, you’re definitely onto a winner if you’ve got a tight budget and fancy an unusual venue.
Wander through the Lavender Meadow towards your gorgeous 16th Century wedding setting – which turns out is a pretty affordable option! The Inn is situated in the idyllic Cheshire countryside and with beautiful grounds to explore, you can’t go wrong at The Swettenham Arms.
Buxton Palace Hotel boasts 5 acres of beautiful gardens on top of wonderfully ornate interiors. With packages starting at £30 a head, you can dine like royalty in Victorian grandeur (but without the royal expense, of course!).
Venue prices at Enterkine House Hotel start at just £500, where you have the choice of a traditional house wedding or a quaint outdoor wedding in the stunning gardens. This luxury four-star country house hotel is sure to look after you and your guests and be within your budget.
16. Beechdown Club, Hampshire
At Beechdown Club, the in-house catering is flexible and affordable to give you the best dining options on your wedding day. From just £15 per person and with venue hire costs starting from £200, this gorgeous contemporary setting and 3 acres of grounds could be all yours!
17. Forrester Park, Essex
Expect a 16th Century Barn, a glorious ceremony area on the Millenium Lawn and traditional country house at Forrester Park. This venue offers top quality and service for an affordable price and helping to make your planning as stress-free as possible. That’s what we like!
18. The Dukes Head – Putney, Greater London
A great way to save on your venue costs is by only paying for your ceremony room – and this is exactly what The Dukes Head offers. By getting the venue free for the rest of your wedding, and with food and drink packages from £36pp, you can sit back to enjoy riverside views and the historic Victorian building.
19. Rayleigh Windmill, Essex
If you’re after an intimate ceremony in a wonderful setting that will save you a few pennies, Rayleigh Windmill may be the one! This Grade-II listed Mill will save you more than a few pennies though, as it will only cost £200-£400 for a small ceremony at the top of the building! With a nearby reception venue for all your other celebrations, you can’t go wrong.
The 20th Century White River House Hotel has 2 function rooms, beautiful surroundings and unrivalled food to charm you and your guests alike. Packages are from £25 a head, and the venue comes free of charge! Bargain!
The newly-refurbished Donnington Manor Hotel has two beautiful suites in which to hold your celebrations, plus the venue will provide the reception flowers for you! Lush grounds, a grand exterior and picturesque countryside are all part of the wedding day package, starting at £34pp.
22. Dunsilly Hotel, County Antrim
At Dunsilly Hotel, enjoy the magnificent Laburnum Suite or an outdoor ceremony in the patio garden during warmer months. But there’s one thing for sure…the prices here certainly aren’t silly! This Northern Irish charm costs around £200 to hire, while food and drink packages start at £38. So much more affordable than we thought!
23. Kenton Hall, Greater London
Kenton Hall is a delightful setting for a budget wedding and makes a great choice for a dry hire venue. Choose your own catering and drinks options here, where everything is flexible in order to create the most perfect day of your dreams.
Packages start at an incredible £13 per head at Roundwood, meaning your celebrations could cost little over £1,000! Surrounded by beautiful woodland and views over the Wensum Valley, you’re in for a treat at this Norfolk delight.
Located within the Brecon Beacons National Park, Myddfai Community Hall is a new build with a bargain price tag! The £1,200 venue hire price allows you to use the site from Friday through to Sunday, making your wedding day an entire weekend in this beautiful scenery.
From simple finger buffet to 3-course sit down meal, Oakham Suite can cater for it all – and at the ultimate budget price! Packages are between £10-£23 per head, plus a small venue hire charge. And with the super stylish ambience, you’ll need to get your skates on to book this one!
27. The Freight House, Essex
Make The Freight House as glamorous or as simply stunning as you wish, as the rock-bottom prices at this venue will leave you plenty more cash to spend on decorations (and having the party of a lifetime, no doubt!). Perhaps you might want to put the balloon net to good use and release 100 balloons on the night to surprise your partner?!
Yikes! There were some ultra-affordable yet stunning venues there, and if it’s inspired you to find your own perfect budget venue, don’t hesitate! Visit Bridebook.co.uk and start a Venue Search, using the style filter ‘budget’.
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