Between the lush rolling hills and the charming market towns, Warwickshire is a stunning place to get married. Little-known writer William Shakespeare (heard of him?) was proud to have put down roots in Warwickshire and, specifically, nearby Stratford-Upon-Avon. Warwick Castle is magical, endowed with a history you’ll want to learn about. Elsewhere in the Warwickshire universe, Coventry has been awarded UK City of Culture for 2021.
Suffice it to say that Warwickshire has everything going for it. You couldn’t have picked a better location! However, now it’s time to pick the venue and we’re going to help. Here are 10 of the most sensational wedding venues in Warwickshire.
Moxhull Hall Hotel
By day or night, Moxhull Hall Hotel wedding venue is simply beautiful. Set in the delightful Warwickshire town of Sutton Coldfield, this wedding venue consists of 20 rooms (reserved for you once your booking is made) and a magnificent eight acres of gardens which your party can make full use of.
We’ve not mentioned the building yet! Moxhull Hall Hotel is a classic Victorian hall, with gorgeous red brickwork, large bay windows, and carefully maintained gardens. It really is a sight to behold. What’s so great about this venue is how it caters for what you and your partner want. You have the choice of marrying outdoors (Calliope’s Garden is resplendent) or indoors (the Grove Room has a roaring fire and amazing views of the surrounding woodland).
When it comes to wedding venues in Warwickshire, Moxhull Hall Hotel has it all. It’s suitable for large and small celebrations, there are marquees available, the interior decor is gorgeous, and the wedding organisers are faultless. Take a look!
Ettington Park wedding venue is an awe-inspiring Gothic mansion with a history that goes back as far as 900 years – it’s a real historical landmark. It’s also a masterclass in extravagance and taste; the interiors have been adorned with painstakingly ornate designs while the lawns are manicured with skill and precision. This venue looks absolutely gorgeous on photographs.
Ettington Park has a few different spots where you can get married, and they’re all beautiful in their own ways. First, you can tie the knot in the Library (an intimate spot for smaller parties) or the larger South Room. If you’d like to marry outside, you also have two spots to choose from. There’s the Orangery which you’ll find in the vast gardens or the beautifully-aged Bell Tower.
Ettington Park is great if you’re looking for impressive architecture, a bit of history, and a lot of luxury. There are 30 bedroom packages available, a relaxing spa, plus a wedding menu prepared by an award-winning team of chefs.
Shustoke Farm Barns
Nestled at the heart of rural Warwickshire and its countryside meadows, Shustoke Farm Barns is an 18th-century barn that has been gloriously transformed into the wedding venue of your dreams. Its location is accessible from Coventry and Birmingham and is found just east of Coleshill.
Wedding venues aside, Shustoke Farm Barns is an architectural masterpiece. The elevated timber ceiling lends a sense of magnitude to proceedings, while the huge oak beams and ornate glass details evoke an almost religious, palatial atmosphere. It all makes for an incredibly special, and quite unique, wedding day. Elsewhere at Shustoke Farm Barns, if you exit the barn via the huge arched doors, you’re greeted by a courtyard and lines of years-old olive trees. There are also fire pits where you can watch the team of chefs cook on giant outdoor BBQs. It has an intimate atmosphere perfect for those quieter, more reflective moments…
Finally, the venue can accommodate 140 guests (ceremony and food), 200 guests for dancing, and an additional 60 guests which you can invite for the evening.
Ashton Lodge Country House
The stunning Edwardian building at Ashton Lodge Country House wedding venue is found at the Warwickshire / Leicestershire border and is accessible for those living in either county – it also boasts a gorgeous dressing room, 14 en-suite bedrooms, and a luxurious honeymoon suite. The Ashton Lodge Country House is one of the most spacious venues in our selection – it accommodates up to 150 seated guests for the wedding breakfast as well as 200 for the evening reception.
You also have a huge three acres of gardens to explore. This is your prime photograph opportunity! This country house combines sweeping views of the countryside with some gorgeous interior spaces – perfect for romance.
What’s more, the wedding team at Ashton Lodge Country House are excellent. This modestly-sized team will endeavour to make your wedding day the happiest day of your life by taking care of all the details – big and small.
Warwick Castle wedding venue is an extraordinary wedding venue that will have your guests talking for years. From knights in shining armour and glittering chandeliers to charming courtyards and magnificent halls, Warwick Castle will set the scene for the best, most memorable, day of your lives. With 1,100 years of history behind it, your guests won’t have been to a wedding quite like one at Warwick Castle.
There’s a vast choice of rooms in which you and your partner can tie the knot. The gorgeous State Dining Room is perfect for larger wedding parties, while the Peacock Garden can accommodate for more intimate groups. After the service, you will be escorted to the beautiful Conservatory where you’ll be surrounded by the romantic Warwickshire scenery.
With exclusive use of the licensed State Room and range of wedding packages according to budget, Warwick Castle is a perfect venue for a wedding venue in Warwickshire.
Swallows Nest Barn
Found on the edge of the Cotswolds in the stunning Warwickshire countryside, Swallows Nest Barn is an idyllic 19th-century barn that makes for a wonderful wedding atmosphere. The venue accommodates up to 120 guests for a lavish wedding breakfast and up to 150 for evening celebrations. Also, you’ll be served an outstanding array of food from their team of in-house chefs.
About the barn itself: Swallows Nest Barn is truly breathtaking. Combining the traditional and modern, the barn has high and impressive windows, exposed beams, charming brickwork, and an overall rustic feel. The views of surrounding Warwickshire are gorgeous, and it definitely adds to the magic of the day. If you’re looking for a Warwickshire wedding venue with a little drama, Swallows Nest Barn is the one for you.
Ardencote Manor Hotel
You’ll find the Ardencote Manor Hotel within the vast 83 acres of landscaped Warwickshire grounds that surrounds it – this is a sprawling venue that accommodates hundreds of guests for the day and evening festivities. The settings are elegant and understated, with two main spaces in which you can get married. Firstly, there’s The Manor House which offers the traditional English country house setting, complete with the Palms Conservatory where you can soak up some sun. Secondly, you have The Lakeside which overlooks a beautiful three-acre lake and can accommodate up to 150 guests for the wedding reception.
There are also some charming banquet rooms where your guests can enjoy food, have a drink, and socialise. The team at the Ardencote Manor Hotel are incredibly helpful and will help you to create the perfect wedding day – take a look at the numerous wedding packages!
Compton Verney House
As a stunning Grade I listed Georgian mansion, Compton Verney House wedding venue lives and breathes history. Surrounded by an impressive 120 acres of lush parkland, Compton Verney began its life as a renowned art gallery and has in recent years been made available for weddings. Whether you’re art buffs or not, this wedding venue in Warwickshire is a visually stunning venue that will give your guests a day they’ll never have experienced before.
Following your wedding service, you will be escorted to the Adam Hall, one of Warwickshire’s hidden gems and a simply exquisite spot for larger weddings. There’s also an outdoor space, the Georgian Portico, where wedding ceremonies can be held.
Your wedding will be in safe hands with the organisers at Compton Verney House – nothing is too big of an ask and they offer various wedding packages that can be tailored to your needs.
Coombe Abbey Hotel Crowne Plaza (Stratford Upon Avon)
Whether you have an intimate wedding in mind or you want a grand spectacle, the Coombe Abbey Hotel Crowne Plaza Wedding Venue can do it all. Beautifully restored to its former glory, the 12th century Cistercian Abbey is a magnificent wedding venue which offers both grandeur and intimacy in equal measures.
Their beautiful marquee accommodates up to 500 guests. The Courthouse (a restored tennis clubhouse) accommodates for 120; The Abbeygate (medieval settings by candlelight) accommodates for 120; The Cloisters (grand ballroom) accommodates for 80. As you can tell, there are plenty of options for you!
With its charming setting, rich history and exceptional location, this wedding venue has everything you could ever wish for. There’s also a stunning lake and lush garden views that you will love. Take a look!
Nuthurst Grange Country House Hotel
This is a classic country house with spacious interiors, vast surrounding grounds, and an impressive 19 bedrooms – Nuthurst Grange Country House Hotel wedding venue really does have it all. It combines the contemporary with the traditional, giving you plenty of choice as to the vibe and atmosphere of your big day. Along with the excellent organisers at the venue, you’ll be able to realise your dream wedding day for you and your partner.
Whether it’s a summer wedding or a cosy wintertime function, this venue will look perfect whatever the weather. The rooms are luxurious, the outdoor spaces are beautiful and, all in all, you’d be hard-pushed to find such an agreeable wedding venue for such agreeable prices. Take a look for yourself!
Where will you spend your special day?
There you have it! Some of the UK’s most sought after venues are in Warwickshire, so you’re spoilt for choice! If you’re looking a little further afield, there are also plenty of great wedding venues in Oxford.
In the meantime, use our wedding venue tool so that you can find your dream venue.