Still searching for UK wedding venues? Emily Berryman has rounded up 50 of the very best! Part 1 explores gorgeous garden venues and manor houses, while part two reveals the best hotels, castles and rustic barns. Let’s find your perfect location for love…

Lanwades Hall, Suffolk

Home to the Animal Health Trust, all funds raised from this magical wedding venue are ploughed straight back into the charity for a major nuptial feel-good factor. Capacity: 150, Cost: Hire starts at £4,250


Stoke Park, Buckinghamshire

Countless films have been shot in this hotel’s majestic grounds – including the mini-break scenes from Bridget Jones’ Diary and two Bond films, no less! Capacity: 146, Cost: Wedding packages start from £155pp


Parklands at Quendon Hall, Essex

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With 100 acres of deer park, weddings at Parklands range from romantically rustic to awe-inspiring grandeur. Capacity: 650, Cost: £POA


National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire

Home to the world’s largest single span glasshouse, this jaw-dropping dome will provide a green and glamorous venue for your nuptials. Capacity: 270, Cost: £POA

Danesfield House, Buckinghamshire

This beautiful Tudor-style mansion is nestled within 65 acres of country estate. Your guests can take in views of the Chiltern Hills and River Thames during the Champagne reception. Capacity: 250, Cost: Wedding packages start at £160 per person


Rivervale Barn, Hampshire

This contemporary oak barn boasts a stunning beamed interior and charming honeymoon cottage complete with an inglenook fireplace. Capacity: 150, Cost: Wedding packages start from £2,100

Alrewas Hayes, Staffordshire

Picturesque grounds and lavish décor make this Grade II listed Queen Anne residence the perfect backdrop to your vintage-inspired civil ceremony. Capacity: 750, Cost: £POA

Kew Gardens, Surrey

This iconic attraction on the banks of the River Thames is sure to fill your guests with green-fingered anticipation. If you want a floral theme to your day, this has to be the perfect venue. Capacity: 200, Cost: Wedding packages from £2,000


Fennes, Essex

Silk-lined pavilions, starlight ceilings and 100 acres of peaceful countryside? Yes please! Fennes in Essex is a real favourite with our real-life brides, with exceptional staff and excellent attention to detail. Capacity: 400, Cost: Wedding packages start at £5,200


Hestercombe, Somerset

With 50 acres of lakes, temples and tranquil woodlands at your disposal, weddings at Hestercombe in Somerset are always picture perfect. The beautiful Edwardian gardens designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll. Capacity: 150, Cost: Wedding hire starts at £725


St. Audries Park, Somerset

Voted ‘Best UK Wedding Venue’ in 2013 by the readers of Wedding Ideas, this iconic wedding venue knows how to do ‘I do’ like no other. Its  orangery is our favourite place to exchange vows in Somerset. Capacity: 250, Cost: Prices start from £5,000


Stapleford Park, Leicestershire

Stapleford Park strikes the perfect balance between old-world charm and modern comfort, we couldn’t help falling in love with this venue. Capacity: 200, Cost: Wedding packages start from £128pp

Leez Priory, Essex

Another twice-winner of our ‘Best Wedding Venue’ prize at the Wedding Ideas Awards, this splendid Tudor mansion is one of the most sought-after venues in the country. Book early! Capacity: 250, Cost: Wedding packages start at £5,000


Gosfield Hall, Essex

An award-winning wedding venue that was once a royal residence – you are sure to feel like a bridal queen here. Capacity: 250, Cost: Wedding packages from £5,000


Davenport Green Hall, Cheshire

A favourite for society and celebrity weddings alike, make sure you check out The Grand Pavilion and Glass Ballroom at Davenport Green Hall. Capacity: 500, Cost: Wedding packages start from £5,000

Springkell, Dumfriesshire

Just six miles from Gretna Green, this sprawling mansion’s perfect wedding rooms will have you cooing like loved-up pigeons. Capacity: 250, Cost: Wedding packages start from £4,300


Trafalgar Park, Wiltshire

Trafalgar Park is a gorgeous country house situated neatly between Salisbury and Southampton with a magnificent baroque hall for your wedding ceremony. Certainly a statement venue with big impact! Capacity: 120, Cost: Wedding packages start from £2,500

Eastington Park, Gloucestershire

Step foot in this 18th century manor house and you will be overwhelmed by its refined charm. An exclusive-use venue, you can exchange vows inside or in the gardens, under the pergola. Capacity: 200, Cost: £POA


Hintlesham Hall Hotel, Suffolk

Whether you want an A-list extravaganza or prefer to keep things small and chic, this 16th century listed Ipswich country manor house will accommodate. Capacity: 135, Cost: Wedding packages start from £4,950


Braxted Park, Essex

Whether your guest list is 50 or 300, weddings at this stunning venue always stand out. Owned by the experienced Country House Weddings team, your big day is sure to be faultless here. Capacity: 300, Cost: Price on application


Once you’ve found your perfect wedding venue, here are the questions you’ll need to ask!