Searching for that perfect venue ideal for your summer wedding? Bridebook.co.uk have done the hard work for you by listing the top 100 best wedding venues for the summer! These are the best of the best – and they suit sunny weddings down to the T.
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The stunning manor house of Fennes set in the countryside of Essex is home to breath-taking gardens, perfect for hosting a summer ceremony. The bridge over the lake makes for incredible photo opportunities!
2. Sopley Mill, Dorset
The wonderful Riverside Sopley Mill offers views over the Avon meadow lakes and a grade II listed mill. Let the summer reception begin!
3. East Quay Venue, Kent
The shabby-chic style of East Quay Venue is perfect for a summer seaside theme. With a shingle beach and beach huts right on its doorstep, this makes it one of the best wedding venues in the UK!
Boasting landscaped gardens, luxury hotel suites and specialising in unique outdoor ceremonies, Newton Hall is great for a sunny wedding.
The grand Hedsor House sits on spectacular grounds that will brilliantly suit any summer wedding. Just add fireworks and you’re set!
With a magnificent lawned courtyard, the oak-beamed Lains Barn is a wonderfully restored venue. Let the barn dance commence!
Let your dreams be reality with the elegant Moor Park manor house, alongside golf club grounds for the perfect summer view.
The Granary Estates offer two incredible barns with a central private courtyard, this is one of the best wedding venues on the list, and it’s ideal for hosting a summer outdoor wedding reception.
As a former dairy farm, Heaton House Farm is home to rustic sandstone barns and infinite rural views, making it a brilliant setting for an outdoor ceremony. If a farm sounds like the perfect place to get married, check out 20 farm wedding venues we’ve put together for you!
10. Hengrave Hall, Suffolk
Hengrave Hall is a stunning Tudor mansion in the Suffolk countryside and is a gem of the area’s medieval history. If you dream of a castle wedding on a summer night, this is the venue for you.
The 14th Century venue The Hospitium overlooks the ruins of St Mary’s Abbey. Stun your guests with these incredible views during the summer months.
12. Leez Priory, Essex
An outdoor wedding ceremony wouldn’t be complete without the backdrop of Tudor venue Leez Priory. 40 acres of parkland will ensure you have stunning surroundings on your special day.
Within the Hampshire countryside, Old Thorns offers a regal estate and a picturesque scene for your dream wedding.
14. Great Fosters, Surrey
Elizabethan country house Great Fosters is set in 50 acres of beautifully romantic gardens with lakes galore. A summer wedding dream!
Always dreamt of a castle wedding? Let the turrets and surrounding farm landscape of Cooling Castle Barn be your wedding venue.
While we’re on the theme of castles, this one is hidden in an enchanted forest. If you’ve always had the idea of a summer fairytale venue, check out these UK castle wedding venues!
17. Boreham House, Essex
Boreham House is a striking venue with gorgeous lake views and gardens that are ideal for elegant outdoor drinks receptions in the warm weather.
18. Woodlands Hotel, Leeds
With a beautiful setting and astonishing lawned grounds, Woodlands Hotel would be a great venue for a summer outdoor wedding.
This truly unique venue offers heaps of character and class with plenty of stunning surroundings. Doxford Barns is perfect for a summertime wedding!
This grand castle is fit for a King and Queen, with spectacular views across the Kent countryside. Feel on top of the world with a sunny wedding at Lympne Castle!
The incredibly impressive Fanhams Hall is a Jacobean mansion with a modern interior and endless fairytale gardens.
22. Iscoyd Park, Shropshire
Heaps of character, history and warmth come with award-winning venue Iscoyd Park. The beautiful grounds are ideal for summer games and outdoor entertainment to charm your loved ones. Certainly one of the best wedding venues in the UK.
The barns of Priory Cottages are the ideal setting for a more intimate wedding party, without compromising on style or beautiful countryside views!
This white Palladian mansion boasts a 19th Century chapel and 40 acres of grassy surroundings, making Beaumont Estate perfect for your summer celebrations.
25. High House, Essex
Set on 6 acres of meadows, High House showcases itself to be a striking summer wedding venue. With a Monet-inspired bridge over the pond, your wedding photos will look impressive!
The 750-year-old Elmore Court overlooks the Cotswolds and the River Severn, making it a great location to host a grand wedding.
The beautiful country house comes complete with exquisite decor and high ceilings to make your special day feel like a dream. With Warwick House, you can dream away!
28. Bury Court Barn, Surrey
The stunningly converted Bury Court Barn has plenty of rustic charm, and sits within the hilly countryside of Hampshire.
With 100 acres of surrounding parkland to feast your eyes on, you and your husband-to-be can plan a fairytale wedding at Parklands Quendon Hall.
The Lawn is an elegant Georgian mansion with beautifully kept gardens, and is an ideal setting for an outside ceremony.
Flagstone floors, an open fireplace and heaps of character encompass Cripps Barn. With fire pits and sunny gardens, this is the ideal venue for the ultimate summer wedding.
32. Quantock Lakes, Somerset
As Somerset’s number one venue, Quantlock Lakes boasts striking barn conversions and magnificent views across the water.
Kilminorth Cottages is a beautiful wedding venue completely surrounded by countryside. So romantic! If you can picture yourself getting married in a setting like this, check out these 20 beautiful barn wedding venues!
34. Symondsbury Estate, Dorset
Symondsbury Estate is comprised of a 14th Century barn in a truly tranquil setting. The whole location echos vibes of a warm wedding!
Skitby offers original beams and stone with a contemporary chic feel. In the heart of rural Cumbria, this venue can bring a lot to the party!
A stunning red brick Tudor courtyard is the grand entrance to Fulham Place, a beautiful country house with lovely surroundings. You’ll forget you’re in London if you host your summer wedding here!
Dodmoor House is an award-winning grade II listed barn venue with four acres of grounds and a rustic courtyard, perfect for a breezy wedding celebration.
38. Winkworth Farm, Wiltshire
As a restored stone barn, the light and airy space of Winkworth Farm offers an ideal location for a wedding in the summer months – not to mention the 200 acres of organic pastureland!
At the end of the magnificent driveway stands Chicheley Hall, a grade I listed Georgian country house that awaits your summer wedding!
40. The Old Vicarage, Dorset
On the edge of The New Forest National Park, The Old Vicarage is a country house and versatile outdoor space, which would be the ultimate venue for wedding garden games.
41. Braxted Park, Essex
As one of the finest wedding venues in Essex, Braxted Park provides surroundings of grandeur and elegance for your special day.
42. Hunters Hall, Norfolk
Set on a secluded farm in rural Norfolk, Hunters Hall is a barn venue that brings tons of character and romance to your big day.
The lush gardens of The Bull Hotel, in Gerrards Cross, is a superb location for a quaint summer ceremony.
44. Hayne House, Kent
As a traditional country house with plenty of immaculately landscaped gardens, Hayne House is a brilliant venue for celebrating in summer.
With a boutique interior and Georgian features, Nonsuch Mansion is excellent for an outdoor wedding – and you’d half expect to see something similar in a Disney movie!
Woodhill Hall is a truly unique venue full of character. With quirky outdoor features and stylish bedrooms, this location is perfect for a totally bespoke wedding.
47. The Kings Oak Hotel, Essex
If you’re after a venue that’s rich in glamour and luxury, The Kings Oak Hotel may just be the one. Set in Epping Forest, the gorgeous building and outdoor pool are perfect for partying on a summer night.
48. Highfield Park, Hampshire
The 17th Century Queen Anne style Mansion House of Highfield Park stands elegantly among 35 acres of countryside and stunningly polished gardens. A perfect venue for a regal outdoor wedding.
49. Maiden’s Barn, Essex
Echoing a combination of rural simplicity and modern luxury, Maidens Barn is ideal for hosting your summer wedding.
50. Clevedon Hall, Somerset
Stunning grounds surround the immensely grand Clevedon Hall. With lake views and rural landscapes, this venue makes a great choice for a wedding in the summer months.
The wonderfully rustic yet romantic feel of Stratton Court Barn is ideal for your bespoke wedding theme. Party into the night with plenty of space on the barn grounds!
The 17th Century manor house Greenwoods Hotel & Spa is set in dazzling extensive grounds, ideal for a picture perfect wedding day. Choose to get married in the summer under the pretty gazebo and you’ll create a memory that will never be forgotten!
Boasting a stylish interior, a striking backdrop and a spa, Barnham Broom Hotel is a great venue for a relaxing wedding day.
54. Lyde Court, Herefordshire
The 400-year-old barn of Lyde Court is a beautifully preserved venue. With a quirky interior and versatile outdoor space, this is a unique location to help your dreams to come true.
In the rolling Cheshire countryside sits Sandhole Oak Barn. With it’s lakeside location and decked outdoor space, it is an idyllic venue for a wedding in warm weather!
A sweeping driveway and incredible gardens are just the beginning of what Pembroke Lodge has to offer. This Georgian mansion also has remarkable views to enjoy on your special day.
57. The Ashes, Staffordshire
Fifty acres of stunning landscape is located on the edge of the Peak District, and comes in the form of rustic yet romantic wedding venue The Ashes.
58. Gosfield Hall, Essex
The Georgian mansion of Gosfield Hall has scenic grounds and a very grand interior. It is the place to be if you want a rather royal wedding!
Set near the Peak District, Ringwood Hall Hotel offers plenty of impressive landscapes and an elegant interior, perfect for a summer celebration.
The red brick 18th Century buildings of Shustoke Farm Barns are striking on the outside and inside. The gorgeous courtyards are ideal for celebrating with your loved ones in the summer months.
The beautiful Down Hall Country House Hotel dates back to 1322, and has lush lawns, perfect for a picnic or outdoor games on your wedding day.
With a striking exterior and riverside surroundings, the 13th Century barn at The Barns Hotel is a wonderful location for your special day. If getting married in a hotel sounds about right, check out these hotel wedding venues we’ve put together for you!
Made up of a country house, pavilion, and picturesque gardens, Ladywood Estate is ideal for making your summer wedding bespoke.
64. The Garden Barn, Suffolk
An amazingly restored 18th Century barn is set on stunning grounds and provides heaps of character and charm for your wedding day. This venue is The Garden Barn!
The award-winning Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa is home to countryside backdrops, an Asian Sensory Garden, and a gorgeous lake. What more could you possibly want from a venue?
The characteristic exterior and lawned grounds of Albright Hussey Manor Hotel is perfect for a sunny wedding ceremony. What a beauty!
Lumley Castle Hotel offers 9 acres of parkland, river views and an inner courtyard with plenty of shade. Perfect for a sizzling wedding!
68. Belle Epoque, Cheshire
With it’s Art Nouveau architecture and stunning decor, Belle Epoque is a really unique venue for a classy celebration.
69. Wotton House, Surrey
The grounds of Wotton House have stone pillars, water fountains, and a rather grand building to match. Where else would you want to host your summer wedding?
The 18th Century historic mansion of Oatlands Park Hotel sits within 10 acres of scenic parkland and was once home to Kings and Queens! Very posh.
The picturesque lake and river surround Q Vardis & The Mallard Suite. It’s interior is contemporary, meaning you can party in style!
The Jacobean Manor of Holdsworth House Hotel has enticing gardens, rooms full of character and 3 acres of stunning grounds. Wake up and smell the flowers – quite literally!
The distinct buildings of Knockerdown Cottages, along with a countryside vibe, will make your wedding a truly special one.
With the idyllic Hertfordshire countryside as a backdrop, London Shenley Club is a unique summer venue that will bring your wedding to life.
China Fleet Country Club exudes tranquillity and romance for your big day. Sitting on the banks of the River Tamar, you also get magnificent views wherever you roam.
Complete with regal features and 30 acres of spectacular land, the Victorian manor house of De Vere Tortworth Estate is fit for the finest King and Queen!
A gravel driveway and elegant grounds lead you to the spectacular Brampton Grange Estate, where you’ll enjoy finding great spots for your wedding photos!
Compromising a classic house with a contemporary barn, Hyde House & Barn is definitely one of the best wedding venues on this list! Imagine your summer night party going ahead here.
Oozing tons of grandeur and luxury, Wood Hall Hotel & Spa really delivers for a summer wedding day – but why stop there? Make it a wedding weekend and take full advantage of the spa.
Offering 2 wedding venues and 500 acres of private parkland, Orchardleigh House & Estate is an elegant stately home that can cater for the ultimate summer wedding.
81. River Cottage HQ, Devon
A 65-acre organic farm is where River Cottage HQ resides. With plenty of versatile indoor and outdoor space, this is a great venue to host the wedding bash of the season.
Traditional stone farm buildings and a wonderful sheltered courtyard belong to Healey Barn, an ideal setting for the most romantic of summer celebrations!
The pretty stone exterior of Crockwell Farm radiates rustic beauty, while the gardens give you the perfect location to celebrate with loved ones and enjoy the sun.
The 17th Century Cockliffe Country House Hotel is enchanting and decadent, and surrounded by sunny grounds where you can celebrate your big day.
The elegant manor house of Dumbleton Hall Hotel is situated alongside the lake and backs on to extensive gardens with views of the Cotswolds. A perfect summer venue!
This 16th Century country house offers traditional charm with a contemporary twist. Your summer wedding at Swancar Farm Country House is sure to be one of romance and elegance!
The 200-year-old Threshing Barn and original rustic features, along with a modern vibe of the outdoor Collecting Yard, give you all you need to host the perfect summer night celebration at Southend Barns.
88. Hintlesham Hall, Suffolk
The long, grand driveway invites you in to the Grade I listed Hintlesham Hall. It has a charming interior and is nestled in the serene Suffolk countryside – brilliant for a tranquil wedding experience.
With multi-award winning catering and a breath-taking setting, Brasted’s will stun your guests as they turn up to your summer wedding!
This spectacular purpose-built marquee sits within Painshill’s private gardens and has a glamorous feel inside. Not forgetting The Conservatory‘s fabulous outdoor space to entertain your guests!
Surrounded by the Staffordshire countryside, and with a fishing lake right on it’s doorstep, Blakelands Country House is a one-of-a-kind venue that will make your wedding day truly unforgettable.
The grand country house of Moor Hall is set on lush lawns and beautiful landscapes, perfect for enjoying your special day in the summer months. The unique sunken garden is a great photo opportunity!
Within Wales’ Brecon Beacons lies the magical wonderland that is Peterstone Court Hotel. Overlooking the Pen Y Fan mountain range, you can spend your summer wedding day enjoying the breath-taking country landscape.
94. Château Rhianfa, Isle of Anglesy
Just off the North coast of Wales, Chateau Rhianfa and it’s architectural beauty stand tall over beautiful gardens and sea views. Let your dream come alive with a summer wedding here!
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95. Prested Hall, Essex
The stylish country mansion of Prested Hall is surrounded by stunning parkland and tranquil waters. Spend your wedding day here in the summer and you’ll have the most magical backdrop for your celebrations.
The Venue at Kersey Mill is set in the Suffolk countryside and offers many versatile spaces to make your wedding bespoke. Beams and original brickwork are displayed, and the Kiln Room is the perfect space for an intimate and romantic ceremony.
Perfectly-preened lakeside gardens could be the setting to your summer ceremony. The 16th Century Rookery Manor Hotel not only brings beauty and class, but plenty of luxury too – in the form of a spa!
The spectacular Birtsmorton Court has it’s own moat, so while you’re getting stunning photos taken, your guests can enjoy drinks in the sun and picturesque views from the court.
The Victorian country building and it’s lush gardens belong to Trunkwell House, which offers a luxury marquee for all of your guests and a truly unforgettable outdoor ceremony set up.
The Georgian Friern Manor boasts perfectly manicured lawns and exquisite menus to celebrate your first day as Mr and Mrs!
So, that’s our top 100 summer wedding venues to take into account when planning your celebrations within the summer months, wherever you are. Make sure you check out the rest of our wedding planning tools too – we’ve got a really powerful budget tool, an awesome guestlist function, and a directory overflowing with amazing suppliers to give you the day of your dreams.
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