If you’re looking for a wedding venue with a difference take a look through our pick of some of the alternative wedding venues located in and near Gloucestershire.
An unusual and alternative wedding venue is a great way to ensure your wedding will be totally unique, not to mention providing the perfect setting for some unusual wedding photography!
Unusual wedding venues, Gloucestershire
Westonbirt, near Tetbury
Westonbirt, The National Arboretum near Tetbury, is one of the most spectacular tree gardens in the world. The Great Oak Hall is available for exclusive-use hire for wedding ceremonies, receptions and evening entertainment. Catering is provided by Relish Events. Visit website
Perrygrove Road, Coleford
Perrygrove Railway in Coleford is a unique, private railway that has room for a marquee for wedding reception celebrations. Visit website
Beaufort Polo Club
From May until September matches are played at Beaufort Polo Club every weekend and even on some week days, offering Beaufort Brides a sporting edge to their celebrations. The Club, set in the heart on the Cotswold countryside, provides a secluded venue yet is only a short drive from the beautiful and historic market town of Tetbury in Gloucestershire. Visit website
The Matara Centre is an uplifting oasis of beauty and calm in the unspoiled Cotswold countryside that will capture your heart in an instant.
Set in 28 acres of outstanding natural beauty. When holding your wedding or special celebration at Matara, you will be given exclusive use of the centre and the gardens on the day. Visit website
Unusual wedding venues, near Gloucestershire
Clifton Pavilion at Bristol Zoo
The Clifton Pavilion at Bristol Zoo provides a unique setting for wedding celebrations of up to 120 guests. Licensed for civil ceremonies and packages include access to the zoo gardens, offering plenty of stunning photo opportunities. Visit website
The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford is a world-famous venue boasting magnificent architecture and rich collections, which provide unique backdrops. Licensed for civil ceremonies and wedding receptions, with preferred caterers. Visit website
Brunel’s ss Great Britain
Great Western Dockyard, Bristol
Brunel’s ss Great Britain, situated at the Great Western Dockyard in Bristol, is an iconic ocean liner dubbed ‘the ship that changed the world’. Provides a unique setting for seafaring brides and grooms to tie the knot, with capacity for up to 100 guests. Visit website
Church Farm can be found at the heart of the beautiful Cotswold Village of Kington Langley situated in one of the most quintessentially English and unspoilt regions of England.
Hidden behind Church Farm is Kings Meadow, a stunning seven acre wild flower meadow surrounded by mature trees and hedges providing you with the privacy and intimate atmosphere for a truly romantic and memorable wedding day – the perfect start to the rest of your life together. Not only a beautiful venue, this meadow bears its own medieval history. Visit website