Wedding venue inspiration - Hotels

Deciding on your ideal wedding venue is an key part of your wedding planning.

There is a huge choice of different venue types in Gloucestershire and Wiltshire including hotels, barns, country manor houses, romantic castles as well as chic city and town centre locations.

Check out these stunning wedding venues and those further afield in our listings below.

Hotels: Gray Manor Hotel, Cholderton, Wiltshire

Gray Manor Hotel, Cholderton, Wiltshire

This quirky hotel and exclusive-use wedding venue sits in five acres of land and boasts a pretty exterior with jasmine and clematis trailing the walls during summer. Inside, there are plenty of Instaworthy touches with its shabby chic styling and 25 chic comfortable bedrooms that include a sumptuous bridal suite decorated in black and gold. Ceremonies take place in a choice of two function rooms. The Elisabeth Suite is an elegant space seating up to 120 guests while the Gray Suite, with its large bay windows showcasing views of the grounds, offers a more intimate feel for up to 60 loved ones.


Hotels: The Red Lion Hotel, Salisbury, Wiltshire

The Red Lion Hotel, Salisbury, Wiltshire

This 800-year-old hotel wedding venue marries historic features with everything you would expect from a modern hotel. Accessed through impressive gates, the picturesque courtyard provides a fantastic backdrop for big-day photographs with its ancient statues and fountains, and a Virginia creeper vine with beautiful foliage covers the entire courtyard. Being just a five-minute walk from Salisbury Cathedral, this iconic building is another photographic backdrop option. Ceremonies take place in the Marlborough Suite, the largest of the function rooms and one of the two rooms which make up the Courtyard Suite. It has its own access from the courtyard making it very private, away from activities in the main hotel. A lovely bright room with natural daylight, it also features its own bar and dancefloor. The Marlborough Suite can seat up to 60 guests for a wedding breakfast.


Hotels: Stanton Manor Hotel, Nr Chippenham, Wiltshire

Stanton Manor Hotel, Nr Chippenham, Wiltshire

This historical wedding venue is steeped in history dating back to Doomsday. The manor house offers a traditional yet rustic feel with its original fireplace and character features and is home to 23 contemporary en suite bedrooms with luxurious double beds. The hotel is surrounded by open fields and sits in two acres of picturesque gardens including a vegetable garden maintained by the head chef. Look carefully and you'll spot carp and frogs in the pond, a tranquil spot for big-day photographs. Outdoor ceremonies take place in the pagoda situated in the pretty Cherry Gardens. This structure looks stunning draped in white linen and the venue's outdoor licence is unlimited so couples can invite as many guests as they wish.


Hotels: Sudbury House Hotel & Restaurant, Faringdon, Oxfordshire

Sudbury House Hotel & Restaurant, Faringdon, Oxfordshire

Nestled on the edge of the Cotswolds in nine acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and surrounded by woodland sits this recently refurbished, Grade 11 listed, four-star hotel. The main part benefits from a contemporary design while the neighbouring Old House, formerly a Georgian family house, has been restored to its former glory and is a popular choice for weddings with its antique furnishings, sculptures, artwork and magnificent wooden staircase combined with an elegant red carpet.


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