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5 Wedding Venues in Bedfordshire Perfect for Every Couple!
Choosing a wedding venue seems like it should be such an easy thing to do… when you’re not the one getting married. It should be simple, right? All you have to do is find a pretty place in a location you like and you’re set.
If only it were that straightforward.
All you need to do is to look at one venue brochure as a couple before all kinds of conversations get kicked off; How many guests are you going to have? What kind of food do you want? One of you has always dreamt of a country house wedding and the other wants a marquee, so what do we do about that? Why can’t we just do it in a pub?
So we’ve put together a list of 5 great venue options in Bedfordshire to help inspire you and – hopefully – narrow down your list! For details of these and other wedding venues in Bedfordshire, and for a directory of plenty of other wedding suppliers in the area, check out The Wedding Secret https://www.theweddingsecret.co.uk/wedding-venues-bedfordshire
This absolutely stunning venue is located in Silsoe and is run by the prestigious English Heritage Foundation. Built in the style of a French chateau, the 19th century country house is situated within plenty of rolling acres of parkland and has plenty of options for rooms in which to host your big day.
Whether you dream of a small and intimate wedding in the ornately decorated drawing room, or a party of 1000 in a marquee adjoining the house, Wrest Park can cater to just about any type of wedding and is definitely a top pick when it comes to versatile wedding venues in Bedfordshire!
2) Wyboston Lakes
Located in St Neots, Wyboston Lakes is a golf course and four star hotel, able to accommodate wedding parties of up to 200 guests. Surrounded by 380 acres of countryside, this venue is ideal for couples looking for a secluded venue that still has all the amenities you could desire.
The on-site hotel is perfect for hosting you and your guests overnight, catering is provided by the venue’s in-house and highly experienced chefs, and there’s even a spa on the property so you can take advantage of some well-deserved pre-wedding pampering!
3) Moggerhanger Park
This secluded and exclusive wedding venue overlooks the Ivel Valley and is just perfect for couples who dream of having a beautiful and historic estate all to themselves for their big day. Host an initiate affair for up to 70 of your nearest and dearest indoors, or throw a party for up to 400 in a marquee in the gardens. You can also have a Christian ceremony in the estate’s chapel.
This venue also boasts on-site catering, as well as 20 luxurious guest bedrooms, giving you everything you need for your dream wedding day all in one stunning location.
4) Venue 360
For couples looking for a venue in an ideal and easy-to-reach location, Venue 360 is just perfect. Located in the centre of Luton, this venue is a true blank slate and is just waiting for couples with some serious Pinterest-style aspirations to make it their own!
Ideal for parties of 100 guests or more, Venue 360 offers exclusive use of their highly versatile Riverside Suite and its adjacent gardens and offers in-house catering or the ability for couples to hire their own caterers.
5) Warren Weir
Overlooking the River Lea, Warren Weir is a beautiful red brick building containing five elegant function suites and 84 on-site guest bedrooms. It’s also located within the same grounds as the Luton Hoo Hotel, which offers itself as a gorgeous civil ceremony location before you and your guests celebrate and dance the night away in Warren Weir.
This venue can host up to 290 guests and gives you the opportunity to make use of their various function rooms however you see fit. Have the venue’s professional in-house chefs take care of your wedding breakfast, or hire your own caterers. The choice is yours.
We hope this has served as a good starting-point for your venue hunt and that we’ve given you some helpful ideas!