Dibbins Wood at Deene Park Northamptonshire
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17 Beautiful Woodland Wedding Venues in the UK


Dreaming of a wedding venue with a woodland for your special day? There are so many wedding venues around the UK that have forests, woods and copse on their grounds and nearby. So, whether you want to tie the knot in a romantic woodland clearing, enjoy your drinks reception with forest views, or have your wedding photos surrounded by tall trees and greenery, you'll definitely want to add these locations to your wedding venue shortlist...

Dibbins Wood at Deene Park, Northamptonshire

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Looking for a stunning outdoor wedding venue with the most magnificent backdrop? Deene Park Estate in Northamptonshire is a luxurious outdoor wedding setting offering a wide variety of tipi and marquee sites that are designed for purpose, beautifully maintained, and managed by experts! Brand new to the Deene Park Collection is Dibbins Wood. Secluded in a 90-acre wood and surrounded by a field of wildflowers, this venue offers the very best woodland or festival vibe weddings around! Fully serviced and licensed for legal ceremonies amongst the trees – Deene Park Estate really has it all and not a single tree has been harmed in the design!

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Fairyhill, South Wales

Groom lifts and embraces his bride in woodland clearing at Fairyhill wedding venue in WalesImage courtesy of Fairyhill

Set in the heart of Gower, Britain's first area of outstanding natural beauty is Fairyhill. This exclusive wedding venue near Swansea is ideal for couples wanting a little of everything. With both a traditional Georgian country house on site and a stunning, contemporary extension - the K Room, this space overlooks the venue's beautiful grounds, including their enchanting woodland. Fairyhill is simply perfect for any couple wanting to celebrate their wedding surrounded by nature during their wedding ceremony and reception celebrations.

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The Woodlands at Hothorpe, Leicestershire

Wedding ceremony setting in the woods at Woodland at Hothorpe Leicestershire wedding venueImage courtesy of The Woodlands at Hothorpe

The Woodlands at Hothorpe is a unique venue nestled within expansive grounds and of course, woodlands. Set on the Leicestershire and Northamptonshire border, this rustic and romantic venue is ideal for couples who want the experience of an outdoor festival wedding, with the benefit of somewhere warm and dry to celebrate! You can say "I do" amidst the trees and toast to your newlywed status in their contemporary forest wedding venue. With a sleek and modern design and wood panel exterior, the building blends perfectly into the woodland surrounding. Plus, you can complete your experience in their beautiful treehouse, an ideal newlywed suite.

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Talenbont Hall, North Wales

Talhenbont Hall in Gwynedd North WalesImage courtesy of Talhenbont Hall

Can you think of anything more romantic than a wedding venue hidden away amidst stunning woodland? At Talhenbont Hall, you will experience the most beautiful and secluded setting in 100 acres of enchanting woodlands, so you can have a true fairytale wedding with photographs to match. This 17th Century manor house offers the option for you to use the venue exclusively for up to three days. So, you and your guests can wake up and enjoy the lush green leaves of the forest on your special day. 

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All Manor of Events, Suffolk

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Planning your wedding in Suffolk? All Manor Of Events is a barn wedding venue with the additional beauty of a woodland wedding ceremony space. The clearing in the trees is just a short walk from the main venue and is perfect for those wanting to say "I do" in stunning natural surroundings. Being located in such a peaceful, rural location, All Manor Of Events is able to be flexible to help you achieve your dream wedding day. Plus, their beautiful barn accommodates from 30 up to 220 guests for a formal wedding reception, so it's ideal for both small weddings and larger celebrations.

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Kippilaw House, Scottish Borders

Kippilaw House Woodland Wedding Ceremony Setting Scotland

Hidden in the enchanting, unspoilt woodlands of Kippilaw House is a wedding ceremony location like no other! This gorgeous country house wedding venue in Melrose on the Scottish Borders is simply perfect for a couple wanting to marry under a cathedral-like canopy of trees and celebrate in a setting that is grand and ornate. Plus, the giant and ancient copper beech tree provides the perfect focal point for up to 120 of your guests to watch you say "I do".

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The Pumping House, Nottinghamshire

Pumping ouse photo of groomsmen in Sherwood forest near the venueImage by Agnes Black Photography

Looking for the perfect combination of industrial chic and natural beauty? Well, do we have the venue for you! Located in the heart of Sherwood Forest is The Pumping House. This stunning Grade II red brick wedding venue is distinctive and easily accessible for all your guests from major towns and cities like Sheffield, Mansfield, Lincoln and Nottingham. The six-acre site is ideal for couples wanting to combine natural with industrial. The Pumping House also offers a truly fabulous setting for your wedding photos in the trees.

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Colshaw Hall, Cheshire

Colshall Hall Wedding Venue with WoodlandsImage by Sweet Blossom Snaps

Colshaw Hall is one of Cheshire's most sought-after wedding venues. This Grade II listed venue is set within a 300 acre estate, giving you beautiful grounds and woods to have as a backdrop for your wedding photographs. As you go from the ceremony room to the Peel Suite, you are able to walk past a glorious fountain and you can then follow on to the Japanese, Magnolia and Walled Gardens. Capture every aspect of the outdoors in your wedding day at Colshaw Hall.

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Mitton Hall, Lancashire

COuple taking photos in Mitton Hall woodlandsImage by Nick English Photography

Mitton Hall is a beautiful hotel wedding venue in Lancashire. Couples love this venue because of its fabulous reputation, the personal touches and their extensive photo opportunities. This includes the stunning gardens which have an enchanting woodland at the back. So, as you utilize the woodlands on the grounds of Mitton Hall for your wedding photographs, your friends and family can enjoy overlooking the nature while sipping their fizz and eating canapes during the drinks reception.

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Notley Abbey, Buckinghamshire

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Wanting to have your civil ceremony outdoors amongst all of the beautiful woodland? Notley Abbey radiates a medieval yet charming character which is perfect if you are looking for a true woodland wedding venue. You are able to have your civil ceremony outside at this wedding venue so the views of the tranquil grounds will be unmatched. However, if you're still wanting to have your ceremony inside, you can opt for the country house which is surrounded by picturesque gardens... perfect for saying "I do".

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Thicket Priory, North Yorkshire

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Thicket Priory is a romantic country house wedding venue set in the North Yorkshire countryside. Surrounded by 18 acres of stunning grounds and a nature reserve, this wedding location feels like it's straight out of a fairytale. In particular, their garden bandstand is ideal for outdoor ceremonies and overlooks stunning trees and woodland. Plus, with a shimmering lake, bridges, a boathouse and a gorgeous variety of flora and fauna, Thicket Priory sounds perfect for nature lovers!

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Pentillie Castle, Cornwall

Pentillie Castle Cornwall Woodland Wedding Photo SettingImage by Younger Photography

Looking for coast meets woodland? Pentillie Castle is a stunning wedding location on the Cornish coast. The privately owned estate is ideal for couples wanting somewhere impressive and exclusive to tie the knot. The extensive grounds offer a wide variety of breathtaking indoor and outdoor ceremony settings. Plus, a beautiful woodland features within the grounds of this stunning and historic estate; ideal for your wedding photos in natural and romantic surroundings.

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Clearwell Castle, Gloucestershire

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Clearwell Castle is set within the beautiful Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, offering you the most picturesque views for your wedding day and loads of fabulous wedding photo opportunities. This castle wedding venue has two stunning locations for you to host your civil ceremony; the exquisite ballroom and the idyllic terrace. Whether you want to say "I do" inside or outdoors, you have both options as this venue is exclusively yours for the day, meaning you'll be able to enjoy the grounds and views of the forest completely undisturbed.

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Weston Park, Staffordshire

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Weston Park is one of Staffordshire's finest stately home wedding venues. Originally built as a family home, this stunning 17th Century building is one of a kind. Enjoy the peace and tranquility brought to you by the picturesque grounds and stunning woodland. You and your guests can take in the view of the trees when enjoying some canapés, plus their adventure playground is a brilliant place for children to play. The combination of beautiful greenery, a shimmering lake and well-maintained gardens is perfect for those all important wedding photos.

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The Matara Centre, Gloucestershire

Woodland Wedding at Matara Centre TetburyImage by Fear Photography

Looking for the perfect wedding venue in the Cotswolds? The Matara Centre in Tetbury, Gloucestershire is a stunning country house wedding venue with gorgeous grounds and, of course, a beautiful woodland. The Matara Centre provides couples with an unparalleled opportunity to make their wedding day as unique as they are. Not only can civil ceremonies be held in the beautiful woodland clearing, but if you want a church ceremony, Matara's woodland connects directly with the local church, allowing you and your guests to wander back through the trees to the venue for your reception following the church ceremony.

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The Great Barn, Oxfordshire

Bridge at the Great Barn Aynho surrounded by woodlandsImage by Potters Instinct Photography

Set on a 250 acre Oxfordshire estate, The Great Barn in Aynho provides a stunning backdrop to any couples' special day. This romantic and rustic location features beautiful woods and lakes that are really popular for those all important wedding photos. Plus, wedding couples get to have exclusive use of The Great Barn and grounds on the day, meaning you will have uninterrupted privacy to celebrate your wedding day with your nearest and dearest friends and family.

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Finnebrogue Woods, County Down

Finnebrogue Woods woodland wedding venueImage by Campbell Photography

Northern Ireland has some gorgeous woodland wedding sites and one of our favourites is Finnebrogue Woods. This magical setting is ideal for couples wanting a relaxed vibe for their big day. The venue offers wedding ceremonies in a breathtaking glade above the lake. So, you'll say "I do" somewhere that is intimate, peaceful and totally surrounded by the beauty of nature. Following the ceremony, you can celebrate in a romantic and luxurious tipi within the woods. Just imagine your day having an utterly romantic and rustic atmosphere at this venue!

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