Intimate Wedding Venues in the UK

Choosing a wedding or event venue can be a minefield but fear not – here at Further Afield, we’ve done some of the hard work for you. If you’re looking for a more personal, intimate venue for your big event, which welcomes everyone, we’ve got it covered. Here are some of our favourite intimate wedding venues in the UK where – incredible location aside – we know you’ll have the most unforgettable of days.

Barton Court, Herefordshire

This is somewhere truly special. The principle house is a classic Georgian country house which lies at the heart of the estate. Beautifully decorated and furnished it has room for lots of guests and beautiful principle rooms perfect for an intimate wedding in the UK. But what adds to its “special” is the converted outbuildings across the estate which house extra guests, dedicated event space and general loveliness.

Find out more about the wedding services on offer at Barton Court 

Nantwen, Wales

The natural, rustic simplicity of this wonderful venue is the ideal backdrop to any event. Options for up to 8, 20 or 50 and Daniel and Jemma will go out of their way to help you plan the day to reflect what it is that YOU want it to be. Just lovely.

Find out more about the wedding services on offer at Nantwen 

Tuddenham Mill, Suffolk (20 bedrooms)

A romantic, intimate, stylish venue surrounded by 12 acres of stunning Suffolk countryside. The food and wine are first rate, as is the seamless service. Everything is incredibly laid-back but their expertise means you’ll have a truly fantastic experience.

Find out more about the celebration services available at Tuddenham Mill

The Elm Tree, Hundleby, Lincolnshire (5 bedrooms)

How about a wedding during afternoon tea at The Elm Tree? Your hosts are superb chefs so guaranteed to have the best cake ever!

Find out more about this 5 star B&B in Lincolnshire

The Punch Bowl Inn, Cumbria (9 bedrooms)

The Punch Bowl Inn is right in the heart of the Lyth Valley and the pub setting is perfect if you want an informal but stylish setting for your celebration, hosting up to 48. Having won Cumbria’s dining pub of the year three times, you know the food will be excellent too!

Find out more about the celebration services available at The Punch Bowl

Hop Pickers House, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire

Hop Pickers’ House is part of the fabulous Brook Farm, owned by Steven and Stephen. They’ve begun holding intimate and unique events in their grounds, including their own blessing in 2018. Spend your first night in Hop Picker’s after a wonderful day, your way.

Find out more about their events on our blog here and on their website here 

The Old Rectory, Hastings (8 bedrooms)

Whether it’s a gourmet BBQ in the beautiful walled garden, an elegant, sit-down wedding breakfast or a posh picnic on the lawn, the team at The Old Rectory offer a fabulous, bespoke service, meaning your day is completely unique.

Find out more about their celebration services

Loch Awe Boathouse, Argyll, Scotland

If you fancy an exclusive, spectacular lochside setting for your wedding, look no further. With a maximum of six guests, the boathouse is perfect if you’re hankering after an intimate celebration surrounded by some of the most breathtaking scenery in Scotland. You can actually get married here with a celebrant too!

Find out more about their celebration services

Crafty Camping, Dorset (7 tents and 1 treehouse)

A magical woodland setting in beautiful Dorset woodland offering guests a special, unforgettable experience. Could there be a better honeymoon suite that the Woodsman’s Treehouse? For serene, uber relaxed vibe, this could be your perfect setting for any celebration.

Barsham Barns, Norfolk (sleeping up to 50)

A dreamy and secluded spot, perfect for a relaxed, country wedding. Whether you want tipis and hay bales or a marquee with a red carpet – every detail can be arranged to suit your individual style, allowing you the freedom to create an unforgettable day.

Find out more about their celebration services 

Trelugas Cottage, Looe, Cornwall 

As part of Treworgey Farm, Trelugas Cottage could host five guests attending your intimate Cornish celebration. There are churches and civil venues nearby and you can opt for a marque for 80, themed events in the grounds or a smaller event inside the Georgian farmhouse. A truly bespoke option.

Find out more about their celebration services 

Like our pick of intimate wedding venues in the UK, but considering heading overseas? Check out our pick of European wedding venues.


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