Country wedding venues: 7 of the finest for history and grand style

Country wedding venues: 7 of the finest for history and grand style
Combining history and elegance, Botleys is a picture-perfect Palladian mansion close to London

These seven country wedding venues combine history, grandeur and superb settings – the perfect combination for a classic wedding in the British countryside

Britain is rich in glorious country wedding venues, and these seven properties offer that winning combination of superb location, glorious grounds and internal spaces steeped in history. In short, the perfect combination for a timeless wedding celebration in the grand style. And in these settings, you’re guaranteed to feel like king and queen for the day.

1. Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace is world famous, and its choice locations for a wedding include the Baroque Little Banqueting House

2. Hedsor House

A wonderful Georgian villa in Buckinghamshire, Hedsor House is exclusive hire for parties and wedding celebrations

3. Hever Castle

Hever Castle is a fairytale castle in Kent, with a fantastic choice of period venues – from Italian to Mediaeval in style

4. Hatfield House

Glorious Hatfield House is a wonderful location for a grand feast – and it was a childhood home of Elizabeth I

5. Coworth Park

Coworth Park is all Georgian grandeur from the outside, but inside its spaces feel cool and contemporary

6. Leez Priory

Leez Priory is a former Augustinian priory with lovely spaces for an exclusive-us wedding party

7. Botleys Mansion

Botleys Mansion has been painstakingly restored to create a fabulous period setting with luxurious spaces and details

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