Want to know our favourite wedding venues in Bedfordshire?
When planning your big day in Bedfordshire, you’re absolutely spoilt for choice when it comes to magical wedding venues. When you're surrounded by lush countryside, historic buildings and unique settings', it can be hard to narrow down your options. So we thought we’d do that for you!
The local Brides & Bustles team have picked our 5 favourite wedding venues in Bedfordshire that tick all of our boxes! Manor houses, castles, and ceremonies in unique locations – prepare to be start making venue visits!
The Best Wedding Venues in Bedfordshire
Eggington House is a beautiful manor house in the quintessentially English village of Eggington
With stunning formal gardens, enchanting woodland and wild pastures, Eggington House is the perfect setting for your special day. With sole use of the property, Eggington House can offer you the perfect place to create an event unique to your wishes down to every last detail. Eggington House sits on the edge of the beautiful village of Eggington, surrounded by 35 acres of land. It was built in 1696 and is a much loved family home, not an over-used commercial venue turning out hundreds of weddings a year. This makes it very exclusive and gives it a warm, intimate atmosphere. Looking for an intimate venue of great beauty to celebrate your wedding, then look no further!
A boho wedding paradise in Milton Keynes
Looking for somewhere big enough or intimate enough so that your wedding flows with ease and grace can be a difficult place to find. With Moggerhanger Park, you have just that. The Grade 1 listed house has unique history and inspiring architecture, the Walled garden offers a more bohemian offering, while the parkland can cater for much bigger numbers in a mini festival style or large marquee. The location offers space for you to stay along with accommodation for your guests.
See more at moggerhangerpark.com
A unique location in historic grounds
At this Georgian manor, you will find a stunning choice of three stunning function suites, all licensed for civil ceremonies, and able to host a variety of celebrations up to 58 guests. Need more space? They will erect an elegant marquee in the grounds, creating the stage for a gloriously traditional country wedding.
At the Hallmark Hotel Flitwick Manor, they have a team of experienced wedding planning specialists who'll make sure everything is perfect, down to the smallest of details. Working with an award-winning kitchen that bring its two AA Rosette skills to bear on a range of banquets, buffets and brilliant canapés. This Bedfordshire wedding venue also has a choice of 19 lovely historic rooms should your guests wish to stay over. And a luxurious honeymoon suite for the lucky couple, offering true indulgence on your wedding day.
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WOBURN SAFARI PARK
A unique location that your guests will never forget!
Have you dreamed of getting married on Safari? How about The Safari Lodge at Woburn Safari Park in Bedfordshire? Although not quite the Maasai Mara, it still provides one of the most exciting and characterful venues for a wedding reception in the region!
Soak up the delightfully different and informal atmosphere in the Safari Lodge, a setting that offers something undeniably special and out of the ordinary for your wedding photographs. Overlooking Swan Lake and Desert Springs, the Swan Boats and meerkats are just a few of the nearby attractions that could provide the backdrop for your big day! To add to the enjoyment, you can arrange a Safari Drive for you and your guests, with great photographic opportunities: a truly adventurous end to a never-to-be-forgotten day. T
he Safari Lodge is a fun and unusual venue for weddings and receptions, and can accommodate up to 200 guests. Alternative dining choices include barbecues on the terrace, to buffets and banqueting; with a range of traditional and modern menus to choose from.
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THE BARNS HOTEL
An award-winning venue & riverside location
From the moment you arrive at The Barns Hotel, you will be in awe of it's stunning riverside location, and the hotel's beautiful 13th century Barn. Set in three and a half acres of landscaped gardens and with its views over the Great River Ouse, this venue offers a magical backdrop for those treasured shots of your big day. The stunning barn, complete with original features and bar, is nestled in the main gardens overlooking the 16th-century Manor House. It can accommodate 90 guests for the ceremony and wedding breakfast, and up to 120 guests for the evening reception. You and your guests will also have access to the Riverside Tavern and Terrace during the day. Ideal for hosting a drinks reception and staging photos, with its sweeping bay windows and riverside terrace reaching down to the river’s edge – the perfect spot to watch the sun set!
See more at barnshotelbedford.co.uk
There you have it, our shortlist of the best wedding venues in Bedfordshire. We could go on forever as there are so many options… but our brides won’t find their perfect wedding dresses without us!
We hope this post was helpful and that you aren’t even reading this because you’re already on the phone to one of the above, booking your dream wedding venue in Bedfordshire. Remember the golden rule – Book the Wedding Venue first, then the Wedding Dress. When you’re ready click here and book your appointment.