Tie the knot in your own little world with this hand-picked edit of the most intimate venues for your wedding
An intimate wedding is a wonderful way to spend your special day with your nearest and dearest, and there are plenty of wedding venues around the country that specialise in providing stunning settings for celebrations on a smaller scale. We take a closer look at nine breath-taking intimate wedding venues.
#1 Curradine Barns, Worcestershire
For countryside romance, this idyllic barn venue is a fantastic choice. The chapel-like ceremony space boasts an incredible atmosphere, while the picturesque courtyard and surrounding gardens are delightful places to spend time with your friends and family.
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#2 Morden Hall, Central London
Tucked away from the bustle of the capital within stunning National Trust parkland, this chic and romantic country house provides a secluded and peaceful escape. The exquisitely decorated ceremony location and breathtaking reception space are ideal for a more relaxed celebration.
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#3 Mapperton, Dorset
The grounds of this impressive manor house provide a setting like no other for an intimate wedding. Celebrate in the beautiful Orangery and unique Garden Pavilion and drink in the enchanting garden and views of the Dorset countryside with an evening reception in a high-quality marquee.
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#4 Oxnead Hall, Norfolk
This stunning venue near Norwich provides everything you could wish for on your wedding day. With a wealth of ceremony options inside and out, including on the edge of a private lake, picturesque gardens, and luxurious accommodation for your nearest and dearest, you'll have an unforgettable time celebrating here.
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#5 Kirtlington Park, Oxfordshire
A Grade I Listed manor house that boasts history and grandeur for an intimate wedding of the highest quality. Dine in style in the elegant Hall before dancing the night away in the stunning Saloon. Your guests are sure to love a drinks reception out on the terrace overlooking the landscaped grounds.
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#6 Bartholomew Barn, West Sussex
This romantic barn venue in the rolling countryside provides an idyllic setting in which to tie the knot. If the weather is good, exchange your vows in the wonderful courtyard before wining and dining in the remarkable traditional barn. For an intimate country escape, there is no better place.
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#7 Appleby Castle, Cumbria
It's rare for a castle to provide an intimate wedding setting, but this magnificent venue on the edge of the Lake District offers several traditionally-decorated ceremony options that cater for a wide range of wedding sizes. With stunning views and a rich history, this castle is a joy to behold.
#8 Tredudwell Manor, Cornwall
Cornwall is renowned for its breathtaking landscape and this beautiful wedding venue makes full us of it. Say ‘I do' in the charming garden overlooking a dramatic valley, or inside the characterful manor itself that boasts intimacy and splendour. The new Pavilion has been lovingly built to host relaxed receptions with the most amazing views.
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#9 Iscoyd Park, Shropshire
This Georgian mansion on the border between England and Wales can cater for weddings of all sizes, but those looking for an intimate celebration are in for a treat. Exchange your vows in the light-filled Garden Room before dining in the Drawing Room, complete with far-reaching views and a delightful traditional décor.
And there you have it. Nine of our favourite wedding venues that are just perfect for an intimate wedding. We hope you enjoy looking at them as much as we do!
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