Summer wedding venues with wow factor
We count down the hottest outdoor wedding venue s in the UK
The tranquil lakeside wedding setting at the Dairy in Waddesdon Manor
5. Cornish Tipi Wedding, North Cornwall
Get back back to nature with a ceremony under canvas. This wedding pavilion is hidden deep in the heart of a 16-acre secret valley, clothed in ferns and bluebells, ancient oaks and meadowsweet. They’ll arrange your fairytale day for 20 to 220 people, with a matchless backdrop of woodland and sky, shimmering lake water and magical Cornish countryside.
4. The Italian Villa at Compton Acres, Dorset
Within the beautiful grounds of Compton Acres, this elegant Italian Villa performs marriages and civil partnerships. It offers couples a stunningly romantic setting to celebrate their special occasion, and free rein of the spectacular Italian Gardens. The villa caters for small, intimate wedding receptions for 40, or can provide a relaxed setting for several hundred guests when using the whole Italian Garden.
3. The Temple of Apollo, at Stourhead, South West
The Classical temple, overlooking the 18th-century landscape, is the perfect choice for a romantic ceremony. With its graceful stonework and unparallelled views, it was once described by Horace Walpole as 'one of the most picturesque scenes in the world'. Stourhead is at the heart of a 2,650-acre estate of chalk downs, ancient woods and. The temple can hold 30 guests, and more can stand outside.
2. Kensington Roof Gardens, London
Tie the knot in our stunning indoor wedding venue, then host a party to remember for 50-500 guests in their beautiful themed rooftop gardens. There are three gardens sprawling over 1.5 acres including fully grown oaks and fruit trees, and a flowing stream stocked with fish and wildlife – there are even flamingos wandering around outside!
1. The Dairy at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire
The Dairy offers a wonderfully romantic backdrop for summer weddings. Nestling in a tranquil waterside setting amidst glorious gardens, it’s an enchanting private building on the Waddesdon Estate created for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild in the 19th century. The waterside setting amidst glorious gardens offers architecturally elegant rooms, roaring log fires in winter and a wide terrace with two pavilions projecting out into the lake – perfect for shaded summer drinks receptions. The venue holds 110 for the ceremony, with an additional 50 evening guests. It’s certainly won Perfect Wedding’s heart!