Wedding venue inspiration - Country havens

Deciding on your ideal wedding venue is an key part of your wedding planning.

There is a huge choice of different venue types in the East Midlands including hotels, barns, country manor houses, romantic castles as well as chic city and town centre locations.

Check out these stunning wedding venues and those further afield in our listings below.

Country havens: Fawsley Hall Hotel & Spa, Daventry, Northamptonshire

Fawsley Hall Hotel & Spa, Daventry, Northamptonshire

Wedding venue Fawsley Hall Hotel & Spa is a historic architectural gem nestled in the Northamptonshire landscape and packed full of period charm and character features. The venue instantly makes couples feel like they've stepped back in time, yet the original features blend seamlessly with contemporary décor and a modern style. The Tudor Great Hall at the heart of the venue is the jewel in its crown, with a huge vaulted ceiling, beautiful leaded windows, an impressive stone fireplace and tapestries draped on the walls.


Country havens: Stapleford Park Country House Hotel, Nr. Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Stapleford Park Country House Hotel, Nr. Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Secluded in the heart of some of England's most picturesque and enjoyable countryside, wedding venue Stapleford Park Country House Hotel and sporting estate is a magnificent 17th-century house with a relaxed country home atmosphere. Enveloped within Lancelot 'Capability' Brown's calming landscape of the 1770s, the grounds at Stapleford Park are naturally enchanting. Take in the manicured parterres, the walled garden and 19th-century ha-ha, which provides both a protective barrier and an unbroken view of the tranquil landscape beyond.


Country havens: Losehill House Hotel & Spa, Hope, Derbyshire

Losehill House Hotel & Spa, Hope, Derbyshire

Losehill House Hotel & Spa is situated in the heart of the Peak District National Park, in a secluded spot on the side of Lose Hill. With stunning views overlooking Win Hill, the hotel's embraced by the countryside near Hope, equidistant from the wonderful villages of Castleton and Edale, all in the midst of some of the best walking and outdoor activity countryside in England. Couples can discover an intimate country house venue with exceptional facilities, from the swimming pool, sauna, steam room and hot tub on the terrace, to the lift to the two floors of bedrooms. The public areas are spacious and luxurious, including the reception area and lounge bar. People fall in love with the beautiful panoramic views from the Grafene Restaurant, which offers light from all corners of the orangery. This room is available for a civil ceremony and the lounge areas for entertainment in the evening. The orangery caters for up to 90 people, while The Moorgate suite caters for up to 40 guests – both are ideal for a civil ceremony and reception. A marquee on the croquet lawn will create a fantastic venue to accommodate up to 120 guests for a sit-down meal. If lovebirds are looking for something more private, then the dining room is perfect.


Country havens: Weddings at Brackenhurst, Southwell, Nottingham

Weddings at Brackenhurst, Southwell, Nottingham

Brackenhurst resides within 500 acres of beautiful countryside in the heart of Nottinghamshire; a rustic and relaxed rural estate that offers the perfect setting for an outdoor wedding. By combining the picturesque setting and a handpicked selection of incredible suppliers, couples have the opportunity to customise each element of the day and create a completely bespoke experience. The venue currently holds receptions only and can advise couples on several places to legally marry nearby – it is planning to get a civil ceremony licence for 2021. The wedding reception will be hosted in the Main Hall garden with the Grade II listed Main Hall providing the perfect backdrop to the day. The immaculately manicured lawns edged with woodland and secluded lake provide the perfect setting for any outdoor structure such as tipis, marquees or sailcloth tents. The beautiful lake and woodlands surrounding the reception area provide the perfect opportunity for photos and guests to explore.


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