2022 saw weddings return with a boom – so our wedding videographers have compiled a list of the best wedding venues off 2022! The perfect wedding venue is the cornerstone to these happy days: the backdrop to your beautiful wedding photos, a place for you to gather with your loved ones, and somewhere you can go back to again in order to relive those wonderful memories. Whether you’re looking for a barn venue or not, there’s plenty of gorgeous wedding inspiration to find in this list.
10 Most Popular Venues on Hitched 2022
1. Brinsop Court Manor House and Barn – Hereford, Herefordshire
Couples who’d like somewhere unique should look towards Brinsop Court Manor House and Barn. This historic estate features a 12th century moated manor house, with over 800 acres of ancient woodland, and a new, modern event barn. Inside the manor are three ceremony rooms, bursting with both character and history. The Banqueting Hall has a vaulted ceiling, oak floor as well as a large fireplace filled with candles to serve as the focal point for your ceremony. The Elizabethan Library is a room with a rich history for a heartfelt vow exchange, and the elegant Queen Anne Dining Room offers picturesque views across the Wordsworth lawn. During the day this venue can accommodate up to 180 guests, and at night this number increases to 250 for dancing and fun. If any guests have a little too much fun, the venue boasts some onsite glamping accommodation.
2. Bredenbury Court Barns – Hereford, Herefordshire
Their spectacular Atrium leads into the airy, 1920s Orangery – the absolute perfect place to exchange your vows. Then it’s time to wine, dine and dance in the rustic Oak Barn, an atmospheric oak-timbered barn with panoramic views over the gorgeous grounds and even beyond to the Malverns. You can reportedly see for up to 12 miles! This magical venue is made for year-round weddings, with the gardens and terraces and ideal spot for al-fresco drinks in summer, and the cosy Atrium and Orangery welcoming you in on those chillier days. Perfect for intimate weddings of up to 40 to grand celebrations of 180, this both friendly and enchanting barn venue is a wonderful spot for weddings. There’s on-site accommodation so you can even continue celebrations the next morning!
3. Dodford Manor Barn Wedding Venue – Northampton, Northamptonshire
You’ll find Dodford Manor’s lovingly restored collection of country house barns among 20 acres of beautiful, rolling Northamptonshire countryside. If you’re searching for the perfect mix of a historic setting with bags of ambience and contemporary style and facilities, this is a wonderful choice. Your day will begin by getting ready in the Grain Store, their luxurious preparation room with large mirrors everywhere for you to get ready with your entourage. The historic Mortain Barn is the idyllic setting for your civil ceremony: a flagstone floored barn with soaring rustic wooden beams and flooded with natural light. They can change up the configuration for the room easily so it’s perfect for small weddings of approximately 30 to large parties of up to 170.
4. Farnham Castle – Farnham, Surrey
With five acres of stunning architecture and gorgeous gardens, Farnham Castle is definitely Surrey’s all-day celebration hotspot. Start off in The Gatehouse or The Pembroke where the wedding party can enjoy the luxury of a private preparation space. The dreamy castle boasts unique locations to say I do – choose between the charming Lantern Room, Winchester Suite, Library, Great Hall, or the luscious gardens – as well as two on-site chapels for couples intending to hold a religious ceremony. The beautiful castle grounds are the perfect backdrop for your romantic wedding photos, before getting the party started in the Great Hall, which is ideal for 200 seated or 300 standing guests, or the Lantern Hall. The luxurious Honeymoon Suite is the cherry on top of a jam-packed wonderful day at this venue.
5. The Ashes Barns and Country House – Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Exclusive hire of a 50 acre estate means that you and your guests will be the absolute focus of everyone’s attention. Personalisation is key here – you’ll have the chance to decorate the venue in your own personal style, with the help of the attentive Estates Team and Event Manager, as well as tailor the menu to the desired tastes of you and your guests. Everything, from the beautiful grounds to the rustic exposed brick venue to the cosy accommodation to the inventive food bursting with flavour is tailor-made for the most perfect wedding ceremony you could imagine.
6. The Mill Barns – Bridgnorth, Shropshire
Brought to you by the award-winning teams behind Staffordshire venues Pendrell Hall and The Ashes Barns, this stunning waterfront venue is formed of three magnificent oak-framed wedding barns. You’ll have exclusive use of all the barns and eight acres of gardens, giving you and your guests plenty of space to explore as well as celebrate. Licensed for up to 170 guests, you’ll begin your day in the ceremony barn, before moving outside or further inside for both drinks and photos. The day then flows onto the stunning wedding breakfast barn and then through to the evening entertainment area. Every detail has been thought through with great care.