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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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! Browse all of our Cotswold holiday homes and filter your requirements by location and facilities to suit your wedding requirements. Or call us on 01993 259 444 if you would like to speak to our specialist team.