The Cotswold countryside is a perfect place for a wedding, no matter what time of the year it is, as the quintessential English villages provide a fairy tale backdrop for your wedding day. There are many local wedding venues to choose from, so if you’re wondering where to begin, we’ve rounded up a few of our favourites to guide you in your wedding planning.

Cotswold Wedding Venues

Old Gore Barn

Old Gore Barn is a beautiful wedding venue near the picturesque town of Cirencester. Licensed to hold up to 120 guests for civil ceremonies, the renovated barn offers stunning views across the Cotswolds. Ceremonies take place in the stunning stone barn which later can be used for your reception. Owners Baz and Fred are known for their street food inspired menus, with plenty of options for your guests to be talking about in years to come. We have plenty of properties just a short drive from the barn which can be found nearby in the Gloucestershire Cotswolds.

Wedding Venue The Old Gore

Cripps & Co

Sister venues Stone Barn and Cripps Barn are both beautiful locations for a wedding. Stone Barn can host up to 200 guests for an indoor or outdoor ceremony plus dinner. Cripps Barn is slightly smaller and can host up to 150 guests for the ceremony and dining, but you can add an extra 50 guests on top of this for the evening party. Both venues have a license till 1am so you can party the night away! Cripps Barn is very close to Bibury, Fairford and Bampton and Stone Barn is close to Burford and Bourton-on-the-Water – click on each location to explore cottages nearby where your guests can stay.

Wedding Tables Laid Out at Stonebarn

Wedding Tables Laid Out at Cripps Barn

Blenheim Palace

If you’re looking for an extravagant wedding, look no further than Blenheim Palace. As Sir Winston Churchill’s birthplace, Blenheim Palace is an iconic location for a truly unforgettable day. Within the Palace, there are six venues to choose from, you can even bring your own marquee to celebrate in the 2000 acres of garden space. The Great Hall, Saloon and Long Library are magical and can host weddings of up to 300. The Orangery and Marlborough room are equally as breath-taking but more intimate gatherings. Blenheim also has a dedicated events team who can assist you with your planning. If you have larger groups of guests attending your wedding who’d like to stay together, click here to explore our larger properties – perfect to extend the celebrations over a long weekend.

Blenheim Orangerie with Chairs Arranged for Wedding Ceremony Either Side

Hyde House

Located nearby to Stow-in-the-Wold, Hyde House is a stunning location for your countryside wedding. The Arbour in the garden is the perfect place for a Spring or Summer wedding and the Grange is perfect for those winter months, with large bay windows allowing the space to flood with light. The Barn is great for a party, with plenty of space for a band and a DJ! We have plenty of larger properties located in Stow-in-the-Wold to accommodate your wedding party, click the link here to explore.

Hyde House Wedding Hall and Wedding Garden Arch

Hyde House Dining Area Laid Out With Wedding Reception Tables

Euridge Manor House

Stunning architecture combined with beautiful country gardens, Euridge Manor House is a gorgeous wedding venue nestled between Bath and Chippenham. Within the grounds, there are 6 potential venues for your ceremony so you can choose how intimate or grand you’d like your special day to be. As part of your hire package, you can book the venue for 3 days so you can make the most of your Cotswold getaway with your loved ones. The space can sleep up to 32 people but not to worry if you’re wedding party is larger than this, as we have several properties located near Chippenham such as Guinea Farm and Cottage or Pear Tree Cottage that you could use to house the rest of your guests.

Euridge Manor House Outside With Frosty Lake


Euridge Manor House View from the Water

The Windmill

Surrounded by countryside, the beautiful views from the Windmill will provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding photos. Seating 70 guests for dinner comfortably, this is a great venue for a wedding with your closest loved ones as you can take over the entire venue exclusively. It’s a stone’s throw away from Burford too so your guests can stay nearby at one of our Cotswold cottages.

Wedding Reception Tables Laid Out at The Windmill Venue

Wedding Accommodation Cotswolds

If you would like to arrange wedding accommodation for your guests, or indeed yourselves, externally from the wedding venue… then our collection of StayCotswold homes and cottages could be the perfect solution! You can view a few of our suggestions below, alternatively you can browse all of our Cotswold wedding accommodation and filter your requirements by location and facilities to suit your wedding requirements or call us on 01451 514000 if you would like to speak to our specialist team.