Choosing the perfect Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire wedding venue is an exciting part of your wedding planning. There is a huge choice of venue types in Berks, Bucks and Oxon including hotels, barns, country manor houses, romantic castles as well as chic city and town centre locations.
Take a look at Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire wedding venues and those further afield in our listings below.
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A Berkshire mansion house wedding
A sweeping drive, a stunning lake, picturesque gardens and an elegant Victorian mansion house set the tone at this leading wedding venue in Reading, Berkshire.
At Donnington Grove Hotel, we aim to meet and surpass your expectations every step of the way to ensure your wedding reception is truly memorable. From small and intimate weddings, to big, grand affairs, we have a choice of beautiful suites and function rooms that can be set up to accommodate the wedding of your dreams and meet your budget.
Macdonald Berystede Hotel & Spa
The Berystede Hotel & Spa is a wedding venue located in Ascot, Berkshire. The historic grandeur coupled with the beautiful gardens offer a romantic setting for your special day. An idyllic location for those who wish to wed away from the bustling city. Combine the ambience of a luxurious rural retreat with the pleasures of an indulgent spa and you have the Berystede Hotel & Spa.
Missenden Abbey has been lovingly transformed with its contemporary feel and unique stained-glass windows. The main house has so much exquisite architectural detail; it has its own natural beauty.
Rackleys Chiltern Hills wedding venue is situated in the heart of the Chilterns and is a beautifully restored farm dating back 300 years. Set in seven acres of landscaped gardens with stunning views over the sweeping Chiltern Hills, Rackleys is the perfect setting for your magnificent wedding photographs.
Waddesdon reveal Joana Vasconcelos: Wedding Cake
Wedding Cake - a 12-metre-high sculptural pavilion in the form of a three-tiered wedding cake, clad entirely in more than 25 thousand ceramic tiles - is a major new work by celebrated Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos opening at Waddesdon in Buckinghamshire on 8 June. Part sculpture, part architectural garden folly, Wedding Cake is an extraordinary, enormous, fully immersive sculpture which combines pâtisserie and architecture. Gleaming and icing-like outside and in, it offers an intricate and richly sensory experience – glazed in pale pinks, greens, and blues, beset with sculptural ornament and complete with the sounds of trickling water and a site-specific lighting scheme.
Posted: 6 June 2023
The 10 most Instagrammed wedding venues are revealed
With more than 278,000 UK weddings expected to take place this year, there's no doubt that couples across the country are scrolling through Instagram in search of inspiration. With this in mind, Aura Print (https://aura-print.com) have discovered the 10 most Insta-worthy and beautiful wedding venues in the UK by searching Instagram to discover which venue was being talked about the most. Luxury wedding venue Hedsor House in Buckinghamshire was no 2 on the list. To find out more about weddings at this property, visit www.hedsor.com
Posted: 25 May 2023
Fireflower Tipis provide the perfect pick for a summer wedding
Fireflower Tipis based in Stow-on-the-Wold in Gloucestershire offer nationwide hire of their magical tipi tents that offer rustic charm and a blank canvas for year-round weddings. Summer celebrations can make the most of the great outdoors with garden games, al fresco drinks, hay bales and firepits. During the colder months, the interior of the tipis looks cosy dressed with fairylights, sheepskin rugs and blankets.
Posted: 23 May 2023
De Vere Beaumont Estate completes multi-million-pound refurbishment
De Vere Beaumont Estate in Old Windsor, part of De Vere's collection of country estate hotels, has today unveiled the final phase of its grand transformation with the completion of refurbishment works to its bedrooms, the Beaumont Restaurant and indoor swimming pool, which concludes a £25 million investment into the hotel. The final stage of work has seen the remaining 28 bedrooms and suites at De Vere Beaumont Estate completely updated, meaning that now all 429 rooms offer a new luxurious, relaxed, and contemporary design while retaining the estate's original features, bringing the mansion house in line with De Vere's distinctly British aesthetic.
Posted: 18 May 2023
Prepare to be pampered at a PoB Hotel
PoB Hotels has recently launched as a collection of carefully curated rooms, the finest restaurants and spas and the most authentic regional experiences across the UK. Formerly known as Pride of Britain Hotels, the new PoB Hotels marks a shift towards an entirely new brand, personality and ethos under CEO Kalindi Juneja. POB Hotels will encompass relaxed, modern luxury and continue to showcase a range of independent properties dotted around the UK which keeps inspiring guests to discover new hotel experiences that are Pampering, Outstanding and British. These include The Relais Henley in Oxfordshire (www.therelaisretreats.com/henley); Hartwell House & Spa in Buckinghamshire (www.hartwell-house.com); The Vineyard in Wiltshire (https://www.the-vineyard.co.uk) and The Headland Hotel and Spa in Cornwall (https://www.headlandhotel.co.uk).
Posted: 16 May 2023
Celebrate the coronation at Coworth Park until 21st May
Coworth Park, Dorchester Collection's luxury country house hotel, is located just moments from Windsor Castle, making it the ultimate place to celebrate the King's Coronation. Surrounded by picturesque Berkshire countryside and home to the famous Guards Polo, where Prince William and Prince Harry have played, the hotel is steeped with tradition and Royal links. Coworth Park's afternoon tea will honour the coronation until the 21st of May, with classic creations and nods to Royal favourites. Finger sandwiches will include Ogleshield cheese with pickled mushrooms and truffle emulsion; Smoked salmon with Darjeeling tea and lemon cream cheese; and Coronation chicken. These will be followed by freshly baked scones with strawberry jam, raspberry, lemon verbena compote, and clotted cream. To finish, celebratory pastries will include an apricot and honey sandwich; lemon curd choux bun; signature chocolate and hazelnut praline, and for an extra-special touch, a strawberry & crème fraîche tart designed into a crown. The Coronation afternoon tea at Coworth Park is available to book from £55 per person.
Posted: 11 May 2023
Celebrate with a Coronation Celebration Escape at Horwood House until 14th May
Once the birthplace of renowned TV gardener Percy Thrower, whose early gardening career saw him work within the royal gardens at Windsor Castle, Horwood House Hotel and its beautiful gardens is the perfect place to celebrate the coronation in style this May and enjoy an escape to the Great British countryside! Available up until 14th May, the package includes overnight accommodation in a Deluxe Bedroom, use of the spa facilities from 12 noon until 11 am plus an afternoon tea picnic hamper to enjoy in the grounds. A £30 per person allowance for dinner in Harry's Bar & Kitchen is also included along with a full and hearty breakfast the following morning. It's priced at £140 per person, £280 per room.
Posted: 9 May 2023
The Loch & the Tyne in Windsor celebrates coronation with special dessert
Is there anything more British than a trifle? The answer is yes, a trifle created for HRH King Charles III's Coronation by the Michelin-starred Chef Adam Handling! The Loch & the Tyne in the Royal Borough of Old Windsor is now serving Adam's strawberry and ginger trifle. Chosen to truly represent the best of British, the trifle uses tasty, seasonal ingredients to create a modern take on one of the UK's favourite traditional desserts. Guests can now try this delicious dessert, called 'The King's Trifle' which is now on the menu at The Loch & the Tyne, aptly (for the occasion) located in Old Windsor just a stone's throw from the plethora of activities happening in the Royal Borough over the coronation weekend.
Posted: 4 May 2023
Chef Adam Handling declared champion on cooking show
The owner of the Adam Handling Restaurant Group which includes the Ugly Butterfly in St. Ives, Cornwall and The Luch & The Tyne in Windsor successfully made his way through to the banquet in this year's highly popular Great British Menu on BBC Two. Following a vote from the banquet guests - members of the British animation and illustration industries - Adam's trifle-inspired 'Food Fight' dessert was declared the best dish at the dinner, resulting in him becoming the Great British Menu Champion of Champions 2023. The dessert was inspired by Dundee publishers, DC Thomson, to mark the 80th anniversary of the Beano and Dandy. With trifle being his favourite dessert, it was only natural for Adam to recreate the chaos with his throwable custard, smashable cake and wobbly jelly. Adam's dishes throughout the 18th series of the programme are based on both classic and contemporary works, with deep-rooted links to his native Scotland. Throughout his menu, Adam created dishes which demonstrate his commitment to sustainability and reducing food waste.
Posted: 2 May 2023
Celebrate the coronation with a Garden Party at Fairmont Windsor Park
Fairmont Windsor Park is thrilled to announce its Coronation Garden Party to celebrate the Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort on the 6th of May 2023, to rejoice in an occasion that will undoubtedly be remembered for years to come. To commemorate this historic moment, a magnificent garden party event that promises to be an experience like no other has been planned at the countryside hotel, showcasing all the action on a large outdoor screen accompanied by a luxurious picnic hamper, live music and more!
Posted: 25 April 2023