So, you’re getting married and you and your partner want to pick a wedding venue that breaks with convention.

There’s no need to stick to boring registry offices and done to death hotels, check out 10 of the most unusual wedding venues you can get married in the UK.


1. Cley Windmill, Norfolk

Cley Windmill, Norfolk

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It’s right by the beach so is perfect for a summer wedding, just think of all the gorgeous photos you could get. This wedding venue is only suitable for small ceremonies though, as the windmill has a capacity of 20 people. There are also rooms available if you’d like to stay over.

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2. Hampton Court Palace, East Moseley, Surrey

For brides that dream of feeling like a princess on their big day, this wedding venue is perfect, plus, how many people can say that they got married in an actual castle? The venue boasts 60 acres of land, perfect for photographs, and there’s even a maze.

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3. The Edwardian swimming pool, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester

The Edwardian swimming pool, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester

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This one is really out there and is perfect wedding venue for quirky couples. Sit your guests in the large Gala Pool for the ceremony and then choose from a number of different options within the building for the reception.

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4. Pinewood Studios, Iver, Buckinghamshire

If you and your partner love nothing more than snuggling up and watching movies, you’ll love this option, which gives couples the chance to say I do in a film studio. It’s perfect for a retro-glam occasion and will be a real talking point amongst guests.


5. The Alnwick Garden, Northumberland

The Alnwick Garden, Northumberland

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If you love nature and dream of a venue that allows you to stay close to it, this venue is perfect for you. Get married in a gorgeous treehouse in the woods. With greenery, twinkling lights and plenty of wooden decking for socializing, any wedding held here is likely to be a show stopping affair.

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6. The Gherkin, London

If it’s breathtaking views you’re after, rent out this private member’s club in central London for an evening your guests will never forget. Gaze at the cityscape from 39 floors up as you dance into the early hours.

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7. Nash Point Lighthouse, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales

Nash Point Lighthouse, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales

Fan of the seaside? Get married in this lighthouse then, just be sure that you are happy to keep the wedding list small, this place has a capacity of 25.

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8. The Aquarium, Plymouth, Devon

The National Marine Aquarium can seat up to 130 guests, so is perfect for larger weddings. Guests will love the views of sea life while they eat and then dance.

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9. Bournemouth Beach, Westbourne, Bournemouth

Bournemouth Beach, Westbourne, Bournemouth

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A beach wedding in Britain? With its miles upon miles of award-winning beaches, classic Victorian architecture and quintessential vibe is a great choice for a retro seaside soiree.

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10. Wookey Hole Caves, Wells, Somerset

Fancy a wedding underground? This cave is said to be great for live music and there’s also a restaurant above ground for receptions.

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