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With so many stunning country houses, the UK is the perfect place for your fairytale wedding! From ceremonies in the orangery to receptions in the ballroom, country house weddings are luxurious and charming. See some of the country's best stately homes in Bedfordshire here...

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Putteridge Bury Conference Centre and Wedding Venue in Bedfordshire


Putteridge Bury Conference Centre Wedding Venue

Large Wedding Venue in Luton, Bedfordshire.

3 reviews

Bedfordshire, Luton

£5,000 - £10,000

160 guests

Couple holding hands and looking at Ashridge House, their wedding venue, on their wedding day.

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Ashridge House Weddings

Historic, Magical Stately Home and Gardens for Weddings

93 reviews

Hertfordshire, Berkhamsted

£19,710 - £24,660

90-350 guests

Moggerhanger Park Wedding Venue

Exclusive Wedding Venue, Bedfordshire countryside

Bedfordshire, Bedford



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Bedfordshire, Luton

£7,500 - £12,500

300 guests

Shortmead House Wedding Venue

Bespoke Wedding Venue in Bedfordshire.



120 guests

Best Western Moore Place Hotel

Hotel Wedding Venue in Bedfordshire.

Bedfordshire, Aspley Guise

£3,900 - £6,300

50-120 guests

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Moreteyne Manor Wedding Venue

Wedding venue in Bedfordshire.

Bedfordshire, Marston Moreteyne


120 guests

Turvey House Wedding Venue

Turvey House is able to accommodate up to 800+

Bedfordshire, Turvey


120 guests

Shuttleworth Wedding Venue

Timelessly elegant, a venue that is truly unique

Bedfordshire, Old Warden


1000 guests

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If you are wanting a country wedding in Bedfordshire , you can't go wrong with a boutique country house hotel or an elegant stately home wedding venue.

Country houses and stately homes have stunning spaces for both wedding ceremonies and receptions. If you've always dreamed of tying the knot in a picture gallery or orangery before heading to the grounds for cocktails and an evening reception in the ballroom, then a country house in Bedfordshire sounds like the perfect venue for you.

As country manors are houses first and foremost, they can feel like an elegant home-from-home. Some venues will have accommodation on site, usually with stunning decor like roll-top baths and four-poster beds, while others may have smaller hotels or B&Bs in the grounds. This means that you’ll have the advantage of a beautiful bridal suite and accommodation for immediately family or the bridal party on site.

With many country houses in Bedfordshire being set in stunning grounds you will find plenty of options for stunning wedding photography. Many stately homes have rolling grounds and manicured gardens, with many wonderful features like lakes, flower gardens and distinctive fountains and mazes. There are plenty of opportunities for beautiful wedding photos both inside and out - your wedding photographer will be spoiled for choice! Make sure to take in the gardens on your venue viewing, even if you’re marrying in the winter.

Being out in the countryside not only means that you’ll have stunning wedding photos, but also privacy for your wedding day. The peaceful setting and views over the countryside make your wedding in Bedfordshire a romantic getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Country house hotels and stately home wedding venues are perfect for you if:

  • You've always wanted a fairytale wedding day
  • You want an outdoor element to your reception
  • Light and airy spaces appeal to you
  • You want a variety of locations for your photos
  • You need a small amount of luxury accommodation

Frequently Asked Questions on Country House and Stately Home Wedding Venues in Bedfordshire

What would it cost to have a wedding in a country house venue?

As with all wedding venues, costs for stately home and country house weddings vary, but you may be surprised at how affordable some of the options can be! An extravagant budget isn't essential to get your own country house in Bedfordshire for your wedding. If you’re looking to cut costs, then consider a midweek wedding or marrying in the low season, such as early spring or late autumn. Country home venues are ideal for winter weddings, as they often have large fireplaces and cozy wood-panelled rooms.

Is it possible to have exclusive use of a country house in Bedfordshire for the whole wedding weekend?

You will find that there are plenty of country house wedding venues and stately homes that will provide you with exclusive use of the venue on your wedding day. This means that the venue is yours alone for the duration of your wedding. Sometimes this will be for your wedding day alone, and in other cases, you can hire your wedding venue for an entire weekend for you and your guests. This may incur an extra charge, but if you want a luxurious weekend of exclusivity for guests with catering staff on hand, then this could be the perfect wedding weekend for you. You will be able to find exclusive use country houses in Bedfordshire using our venue filters.

If I'm having a country house wedding what type of wedding dress should I wear?

Country houses in Bedfordshire come with plenty of original features, such as grand stairways, impressive statues and glittering chandeliers. Play up the drama of your surroundings with an equally glamorous wedding dress! Floor length veils, impressive trains and princess gowns look right at home in the ballrooms and art galleries of a manor. Lace fabrics and vintage details are perfectly suited, as they're reminiscent of English socialites. Whatever dress you decide to wear on your wedding day, you will be able to find your dream country house in Bedfordshire on Guides for Brides.

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