Wedding Venue inspiration from rustic luxury to historical grandeur.

East midlands wedding venues

Choosing the perfect wedding venue is for most couples, the first step in your wedding planning journey. Your choice sets the tone and ambiance for your special day. From rustic barns to opulent ballrooms, the East Midlands offers loads of variety on your doorstep.

I’ll feature a few of more my favourites on a regular basis in my blog, check out the blogs directory for new posts.

Today’s post explores what’s on offer at three local wedding venues:

Unique, Rustic, Luxury

Whatton House offers a charming and unique setting with its stunning tipi tents that create a rustic festival vibe. Set in the heart of the countryside, the venue provides a tranquil and idyllic backdrop, perfect for couples seeking a natural and relaxed wedding setting.

Photo Opportunities
Gorgeous forest glades set the scene for golden hour, a quaint little arching bridge over the garden pond & an adult sizes swingset are my three favourite spots for couples photos

Capacity: 150 Guests
Ceremony options: Ceremony tipi
LGBTQ+ Friendly?: Yes
Dog Friendly? Dogs allowed on leads

Idyllic, Relaxed, Rustic

Exclusive countryside wedding venue combining rustic charm with contemporary elegance. Surrounded by cornfields and accessed through a long and winding single track road leading to the 16th Century farm house.

Photo Opportunities
Confetti shots in the courtyard, a moment away from the madness to stroll down the farm path hand in hand, and of course the famous couple shot amongst the corn crops in the field.

Capacity: 100 Guests
Ceremony options: Indoor
LGBTQ+ Friendly? Yes
Dog Friendly? Dogs allowed in the grounds only with advance permission requested.

Elegant, Stately, Timeless.

Prestwold Hall exudes historic grandeur with its elegant architecture and meticulously maintained estate, providing a regal setting for your wedding day. It’s Grade I listed and boasts 19th Century architecture.

Photo Opportunities
Pristinely pruned gardens to wander through, a confetti shot on the lawn and a walk down the gravel path with the hall as the backdrop are perfect moments to capture.

Capacity: Up to 140 guests for ceremonies, up to 200 for receptions.
Ceremony options: Indoor, Outdoor or Church (situated in the grounds)
LGBTQ+ Friendly? Yes
Dog Friendly? Dogs allowed with advance permission requested.