If you’re planning a wedding in the Cotswolds, you’ll no doubt be looking for a beautiful and secluded venue to celebrate your big day. A place for your Cotswold wedding photographer to create those perfect photographs documenting the day with your friend and family. Here are 10 of the best wedding venues to choose from and why:

1. Birtsmorton court

2. Barnsley House

3. Merriscourt

4. Hyde House

5. Matara Centre

6. Cornwell Manor

7. Elmore Court

8. Cowley Manor Hotel and Spa

9. Eastington Park

10. Euridge Manor


1. Birtsmorton Court – Worcestershire

Birtsmorton Court is an exquisite Cotswold wedding venue set with an enchanting moat. With a private entrance and secluded gardens, this venue offers stunning views of the Cotswolds countryside. The intimate setting makes it perfect for intimate weddings with up to 120 guests. Additionally, Birtsmorton Court offers a variety of event services such as catering, photography, and floral design.


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2. Barnsley House – Barnsley | Cotswolds 

Barnsley House and Spa is an exquisite venue for weddings in the Cotswolds. With its stunning surroundings and range of services, it’s sure to make your wedding day perfect. The house has been beautifully renovated and features a lovely garden with plenty of space for ceremonies and receptions both inside and outside. The spa offers a range of treatments, including facials, massages, and body scrubs. Plus, there’s plenty of outdoor space to hold your wedding photos. Use of the gardens on a summer wedding day is the perfect backdrop for your wedding photography. Whether you’re looking for an idyllic setting for your wedding ceremony or reception, Barnsley House and Spa is a perfect choice.

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3. Merriscourt – Chipping Norton Exclusive

Merriscourt is a stunning wedding venue in the Cotswold countryside, set just on the outskirts of Chipping Norton. With its rolling countryside and idyllic setting, Merriscourt offers an unforgettable wedding experience for couples looking for something special. For a quintessentially English wedding, this venue has everything you need. As well as its stunning setting, Merriscourt boasts excellent facilities, including luxury barns for your wedding party both pre and post-wedding day. It also includes the Cotswold cottages for family and friends to stay in. If you are traveling internationally for your wedding along with guests and family members, this is the ideal location to set the true English wedding theme. Whether you are looking for an intimate ceremony or a large celebration with family and friends, Merriscourt is perfect for your wedding day.

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4. Hyde House – Heart of the Cotswolds

Hyde House is a magnificent property located in the heart of the Cotswolds. It offers stunning views across the rolling countryside and its location makes it an ideal choice for a wedding venue. The property has been extensively refurbished and features an elegant Victorian grandeur. It can accommodate up to 150 guests for a wedding ceremony and 120 guests for a reception. With its stunning backdrop for your wedding photography and incredible food for your guests to indulge in, you are going to have a day to remember. 

5. Matara Centre – Gloucestershire, Cotswolds

If you are looking for a unique wedding venue in the Cotswolds, consider a ceremony outside at one of the area’s many charming gardens. From Herefordshire to Gloucestershire, there are plenty of options for your perfect wedding day. Alternatively, if you prefer a wedding venue that will be a talking point, Matara Centre could be just for you. The feng shui gardens will give you a peaceful atmosphere, while the domed ceiling will set the scene for your wedding breakfast and dancing pictures. 

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6. Cornwell Manor – Chipping Norton, Cotswolds

Coming in at number 6 for the Top ten Cotswold Wedding Venues is the beautiful Cornwell Manor is a stunning wedding venue located in the historic Cornwell, Cotswold, England. With its Tudor-style architecture, the manor offers an intimate setting for weddings of up to 120 guests. It may be one of the most charming wedding venues in the Cotswolds. The property also has a number of charming gardens and terraces perfect for photo opportunities with your wedding photographer and videographer. Other features include an on-site catering service and full bar service.

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7. Elmore Court – Gloucestershire

Elmore Court is a beautiful venue with stunning landscape views. The bridal suites are a dream with huge rooms to get ready in with your bridal party and yet enough room away from your partner who will also be enjoying the morning preparation. The staff are very helpful and the food is excellent. There are plenty of parking spaces available and the room choice for your wedding day is fantastic. There are so many options for how you could set up your wedding day timeline with Elmore Court. Even if it rains, you are guaranteed there is a quality photograph with your wedding photographer somewhere inside this stunning wedding venue. 

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8. Cowley Manor Hotel and Spa – Cheltenham | Cotswolds 

Cowley Manor can be found around the sweeping drive through the trees, past the little church and as you roll up to the front doors you know instantly you are in good hands. Cowley Manor is a beautiful wedding venue with plenty of space for all your needs. With acres of gardens and woodland surrounding the manor, you can easily create a dream wedding without feeling confined. The indoor reception area is large and airy, perfect for hosting your guests while the outdoor spaces can be used for photos or cocktails after the ceremony. The team at Cowley Manor is passionate about their work and is always happy to help with any questions you may have.

If you are looking for an intimate ceremony followed by a relaxed reception then Cowley Manor is definitely worth considering as your choice of wedding venue! The Cowley team knows how to create a truly special event that will leave your guests talking about it long after the celebrations have ended. So if you are after luxury and quality – this is your wedding venue. 

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9. Eastington Park – Gloucestershire 

Eastington Park is a lovely location for a wedding. It has a beautiful white backdrop, making it the perfect place to create your own perfect wedding day. There are plenty of options for ceremonies and receptions. Outdoor wedding ceremonies are possible with the longest sweeping walk from the house to the pergola. Your guests will have time to be in awe of your bridal party as they start the walk down. The interior design of the house gives you a lot of space to create beautiful photographs with your wedding photographer inside if the weather is not cooperating. Or if the sun is setting lazily in the sky you could have a snuggle on the tree swing. 

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10. Euridge Manor – Chippenham

You may look at Euridge from the drive and think it looks like a private modest estate, but once you walk around to the back and see the stunning gardens you know you are in for a real wedding venue treat. Euridge is a stunning Cotswold wedding venue, perfect for intimate weddings. The gardens are beautiful and the setting is idyllic. You can have your ceremony here or have your reception on the grounds. The Euridge boathouse is famous for ceremony pictures with your wedding photographer, or brave the boat and go for a romantic ride in the rowboat with your new partner. 

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With all of these idyllic Cotswold settings and luxurious facilities, one of these is easily the most beautiful wedding venue in the Cotswolds for your perfect wedding day. If you are looking for a Cotswold wedding photographer or videographer. please let’s talk in more detail about your day. If you are planning your wedding overseas and would like to arrange a call we can choose a time that works well for you both. 


So! Enjoy the planning, and here’s to a perfect wedding day in the Cotswolds. 


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