There are countless reasons to consider holding your wedding in the beautiful county of Wiltshire. Not only is there an abundance of history in these parts (from the well-known Stonehenge site to the marvelous medieval city of Salisbury), around half of Wiltshire sits in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, so can expect picture perfect views for your special day.
If you’re on the lookout for a wedding venue in Wiltshire, our guide will help to narrow down the available options to some incredible venues in the area. We have highlighted some truly spectacular wedding venues around Wiltshire that are bound to catch your attention.
1. Marsh Farm Hotel
Just a stone’s throw from Swindon, on the outskirts of the lovely market town of Royal Wootton Bassett, Marsh Farm Hotel Wedding Venue is a stunning Grade II listed country house set in two acres of picture perfect grounds. Pull up outside the ivy-clad front and you will instantly fall in love with the charm of this lovely venue.
With room for 120 wedding breakfast guests and 170 evening reception guests, Marsh Farm Hotel could be a fantastic wedding venue for your special day. What we love about Marsh Farm Hotel is how gorgeous it looks in all seasons. Take a stroll through the ground during your viewing and you’ll soon see just how special this Wiltshire wedding venue is.
2. The Pear Tree at Purton
The Pear Tree at Purton is a breathtakingly beautiful wedding venue on the outskirts of Swindon, Wiltshire. Step into the enchanting grounds and admire the 400 year old honey coloured vicarage – you’ll find it almost impossible not to fall in love with this magical setting.
If you’re dreaming of a quintessentially British wedding day, The Pear Tree at Purton could certainly play a big part in creating your perfect day. What’s more, with the addition of a brand new orangery set to open in 2020, this idyllic wedding venue is about to become even more incredible. The orangery will provide a bright and airy space to enjoy your wedding breakfast and evening reception, offering ample views out to the grounds that stretch into the distance.
3. Casterley Barn
Casterley Barn Wedding Venue offers a unique setting in the heart of Wiltshire, perfect for a truly picturesque wedding day. The barn itself provides a contemporary setting, with huge glass windows looking out to the endless countryside outside. Inside, you’ll find spacious rooms with high vaulted ceilings that can accommodate large and small weddings.
We love how adaptable Casterley Barn is as a wedding venue in Wiltshire – you can really make your wedding your own in this particular space. What’s more, it makes a fantastic wedding venue all year round. Enjoy spectacular views for miles on bright, sunny spring or summer days, or make the most of the cosiness of the setting in autumn and winter.
4. Grittleton House
This has to be one of the most magnificent wedding venues in Wiltshire, and you’re bound to be blown away by its impressive sights and offering. Grittleton House Wedding Venue is a tremendous Victorian mansion abundant in history and picture perfect charm. Set in 35 acres of private gardens, you’ll have plenty of space to make the most of your big day at this incredible wedding venue.
We’re fascinated by the grandeur of Grittleton House, from the long driveway and impressive front of the mansion, to the gorgeous gothic features and high ceilings within.
5. The Manor Barn
History fanatics can look forward to having their dream wedding set right next to the Stonehenge World Heritage Site, when hosting their big day at The Manor Barn! This large restored barn is set in the gardens of a 17th Century manor. The interiors are absolutely gorgeous and are suitable for any and every wedding theme. Head outside and you can immerse yourself in some truly romantic settings, from the old wooden bridge across the water, to the secluded paddocks that are perfect for some wedding group photography.
The gorgeous stone and flint barn and its gardens are available to be booked for 3 days per wedding, so you can really make the most of your special occasion without the worry of being rushed.
6. Cholderton Charlie’s Farm
For a wedding with a little rustic charm, you can’t go wrong with the offering at Cholderton Charlie’s Farm as a wedding venue in Wiltshire. No matter how large or small you’re planning your wedding to be, this is certainly a venue that can cater to anyone.
Get wed in the rustic barn, before capturing your special day with some photographs in the nearby woodland and vineyard. The space can be set up exactly how you would like it, and this can easily be changed from the wedding breakfast setting to what’s needed for the evening reception!
You and your guests can even enjoy the other activities that the farm offers, including petting and feeding the animals!
7. Old Wardour Castle
For a truly memorable wedding in a historic setting, look no further than Old Wardour Castle for your castle wedding venue in Wiltshire. The medieval castle ruins provide the ultimate backdrop for any romantic occasion, and the lake and grounds are the cherry on top of an already beautiful scene. Heading towards the castle by car, you’ll be blown away by the picture perfect landscape that surrounds the eye-catching ruins. This really is a truly beautiful place to host your wedding at any time of year.
8. The Medieval Hall
If you’re looking for a picture perfect wedding venue in Salisbury, Wiltshire, make sure to book a viewing at the stunning Medieval Hall Wedding Venue. This 13th Century building was originally the banqueting hall for the Deanery of Salisbury Cathedral, and it certainly offers a fantastic setting for special celebrations today.
Enjoy the large spacious interior for your ceremony, with high beam ceilings creating an airy space for your vows to be heard by all of your guests. Head outside and you have some lovely photography opportunities to capture one of the most important days of your life.
Stunning weddings venues to choose from
Here we have provided a sample of the incredible wedding venues available in Wiltshire for your special day, but there are plenty more on offer throughout the county that could be exactly what you’re looking for. Use our wedding venue finder, where you can browse a variety of wedding venues in Salisbury and the county of Wiltshire, each of which have their own amazing qualities that make them fantastic venues for such a special day.