summer wedding

Finding the perfect venue for your big day can be one of the most difficult decisions to make as there are so many to choose from. To make the process a little easier for you, we have devised a list of some of our all-time favourite summer wedding venues that are guaranteed to make your dream wedding a reality.

The Summer Wedding Venues You Need To Know About

With seasonal food and flowers, glorious weather and nature’s bright colour palette, it is no surprise that summer is the most popular season to tie the knot. However, this means venues can get booked up very quickly, so it is imperative to do your research fairly far in advance and ensure you are not left disappointed when trying to book your perfect venue. Once you have found your dream wedding location, you need to think about how you can decorate it to match your desired theme, as well as additional features that will make the day more enjoyable for you and your guests. Having provided services for weddings across the country, we know exactly how to make your special day a success. Using our wedding photo booth hire in Milton Keynes, you can feel confident that you and all of your guests can enjoy hours of entertainment taking funny pictures that promise to make all the memories come flooding back when looking at them in years to come. We want to cater for as many romantics as possible, which is why our services are not limited to just Milton Keynes – take a look at our wedding photo booth hire in London and party photo booth Chelsea for more entertainment inspiration.

The Gallivant

Based in the East Sussex area, this coastal venue is both enchanting and intimate thanks to its secluded sea views and fairy-lit reception room. Boasting a New England beach house style, this venue is ideal if you are planning on having a beach themed wedding. Being just minutes away from an extraordinary sandy beach, a summer wedding at The Gallivant is guaranteed to be a magical affair. All wedding packages at The Gallivant are catered to make the most of the local surroundings. For example, you and your guests can enjoy being served drinks and canapés on the nearby beach or being photographed in the magnificent dunes. Moreover, if you want the food served to be as memorable as the big day itself, then The Gallivant is the ideal choice. Your three-course, locally sourced, gourmet wedding feast can be enjoyed in the Beach Hut marquee before spending the evening, drinking champagne with soft sand beneath your feet.

Botleys Mansion

Botleys Mansion is a breathtaking 18th-century venue which is undeniably romantic both inside and out. If you are planning on having a large wedding, then this venue is perfect as it can accommodate an impressive 500 guests. Having been fully restored in the early 2000s, Botleys Mansion is the perfect combination of historic charm and modern style, with stunning photo opportunities around every corner. From elegant fountains, sweeping stone staircases and sparkling chandeliers, this venue is the epitome of classic elegance that promises to mesmerise you and your guests. It is also worth noting that Botleys Mansion is just one of the six romantic wedding venues owned by Bijou, which operate only on an exclusive use basis. This means you, your partner and your guests can treat the venue as your home for the duration of the celebration. Consisting of 11 private ensuite bedrooms plus a luxurious bridal suite, your wedding party can prepare for the big day in a calm environment as well as enjoying a delicious breakfast the following morning.

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Deer’s Leap Retreat

Located on the edge of the picturesque Exmoor National Park, Deer’s Leap is one of the most unique wedding venues in the country. The accommodation on offer at Deer’s Leap is hard to compete with as the beautiful farmhouse features private hot tubs and saunas, space for 19 guests and a one bedroom bridal cottage with its own private hot tub. A summer wedding here also gives guests the option to stay in one of the five luxury bell tents which can accommodate an additional 16 people. Of course, the ultimate summer wedding wouldn’t be complete without an outdoor ceremony, which is just what you can enjoy at Deer’s leap. You and your partner can exchange vows in a stunning handcrafted lakeside gazebo which acts as the perfect spot to watch the sunset over the lake in the evening. When it comes to evening entertainment, you are spoilt for choice as the venue offers a dance floor, live band facilities, DJ facilities and even permits fireworks for a truly magical experience.

The Italian Villa

The Italian Villa is one of the UK’s favourite wedding venues, and it’s not hard to understand why. This one-of-a-kind luxury venue is nestled amongst 10 acres of beautifully manicured gardens – the perfect backdrop for some stunning wedding pictures. Blending classic design with modern touches, this venue promises to give your guests the wow factor and is one of the most magical places to say “I do.” In fact, the villa itself consists of an off white render exterior, pillars and statues which reflect its Roman exterior, making it that little bit more exotic for the perfect summer wedding. Furthermore, the three-storey villa also features a sweeping staircase, supported by an intricate bannister, leading to the grand arched entrance and a balcony overlooking the grounds. Did someone say Romeo and Juliet vibes?


Tucked away in an undeniably tranquil setting, Fennes is a magnificent Georgian manor that is renowned for hosting unique summer wedding ceremonies. Full of heritage, Fennes has a personal, homely and inviting feel to it despite having an indoor dining capacity of 600! If you want to make the most of the glorious sunshine for your summer wedding, then an outdoor ceremony in the gazebo is an absolute must. The white wooden structure with grey slate roof provides the most romantic fairy-tale inspired spot to exchange vows as you can overlook the lake and white wooden bridge. Celebrations at Fennes can continue late into the evening in a number of reception rooms and areas the venue has to offer. Simply take your pick from an elegant drawing room, intimate parlour, comfortable library, spacious banqueting hall and a stunning pavilion with a starlight ceiling and chandeliers.

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Newton Hall

Specialising in quirky outdoor ceremonies, Newton Hall doesn’t just provide a venue, it creates the ultimate wedding experience. When it comes to outdoor summer weddings, Newton Hall goes above and beyond anything you could have ever imagined. From hog roasts on the terrace, champagne barbecues on the lawn and beach celebrations, there is no better duo than summer and Newton Hall (aside from you and your partner, of course) As the first venue to offer beach weddings in the North of England, it’s only right to make use of their new beach celebrations service. Featuring a magnificent coastal panorama with the ruins of 14th century Dunstanburgh castle in the background, a beach ceremony with Newton Hall is nothing less than breathtaking. If you want to feel the golden sands of the Northumberland coastline under your feet, surrounded by the soothing sound of waves in the distance, then a beach wedding at Newton Hall will really be a dream come true. Alternatively, you can celebrate in the beachside wildflower meadow, which is surrounded by natural blooms.

The Perfect Summer Wedding

The venue is one of the most important factors of any wedding day, so finding the right one to compliment the summer season perfectly should be a top priority. No matter where you decide to say your “I do’s” we want to make sure you capture every single moment of your special day. So, why not take a look at our extensive range of wedding booth packages and parties and celebrations photo booth and allow us to introduce an entertaining element to your big day.

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