Venue inspiration from Your East Anglian Wedding

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

There is a huge choice of different venue types in East Anglia 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.

Wedding Venue Inspiration: Huntingdon Town Hall, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

Huntingdon Town Hall, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

For something out of the ordinary for your big day, how about a former court house? Built in 1745, Huntingdon Town Hall is a beautifully restored Grade II* Georgian building offering a distinctive setting for a wedding with a difference. Set in the heart of Huntingdon in the historic Market Square, the landmark venue has two renovated court rooms, both licensed for ceremonies, ideal for intimate weddings. For larger ceremonies and receptions, the elegant Assembly Room and Council Chamber cater for wedding parties of up to 120 family and friends.

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Wedding Venue Inspiration: Cley Windmill, Cley-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

Cley Windmill, Cley-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

Enjoy a romantic big day at this magical wedding venue location. Cley Windmill is a local landmark on the north Norfolk coast, surrounded by reeds and marshland with the sea in the distance, it's an idyllic setting for those in search of an original venue with bags of charm. You can take over the whole place for your big day, tie the knot in the cosy candlelit dining room with up to 25 of your nearest and dearest and celebrate afterwards with an intimate wedding breakfast. Full of character, the round, beamed sitting room at the bottom of the tower provides a welcoming space, complete with a roaring open fire in the winter and comfy sofas for your guests to relax and unwind. There's space for up to 16 people in the windmill's fabulously quirky bedrooms with extra accommadtion available in the self-catering cottage and The Old Cart Shed on site.

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Wedding Venue Inspiration: The Bull Hotel, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

The Bull Hotel, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Dating back to the 17th century, this Grade II listed building has been carefully renovated to its original glory. The Bull Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western is located in Westgate, in the heart of the historic city of Peterborough and offers a range of great wedding spaces. You can tie the knot in the Cardinal and romantic Lincoln Suites, both ideal for intimate weddings. For larger affairs, the spacious Broadway Suite, adds a sense of grandeur to the occasion. Lavishly furnished, complete with a stage, traditional paintings, chandeliers and soft lighting, you can say 'I do' and celebrate afterwards with a reception for 140 guests and evening celebration for up to 200 family and friends. It has its own bar too, so you can party in private.

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Wedding Venue Inspiration: Great Yarmouth Racecourse, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Great Yarmouth Racecourse, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Situated just a few minutes' walk from the beach, this seaside wedding venue is a front-runner in the wedding stakes; great for horse racing fans and for those looking for a coastal location. Set in vast grounds, it offers flexibility and a wide choice of rooms and suites for weddings of all sizes. The Lord Nelson Grandstand boasts modern suites licensed for weddings, there's a wealth of standout photo opportunities, views across the track and out to sea, plus several on-site marquees with private lawns so you can make the most of the setting. Available for exclusive use, you can invite as many as 250 loved ones for the wedding breakfast and up to 400 for a buffet-style evening do. What's more weddings can also be held on race days so your guests can enjoy all the thrills of the sport. Just a stroll away from the popular resort's main entertainment and attractions, there's also plenty of accommodation nearby for those looking to enjoy a weekend-long celebration.

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Wedding Venue Inspiration: The Imperial Hotel, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

The Imperial Hotel, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

If a traditional seafront hotel is what you're looking for for your big day, this long-established venue ticks all the boxes. Located on the quieter side of Great Yarmouth's seafront, opposite North Beach and the newly refurbished Venetian Waterway Gardens, it's a picture-postcard location for a coastal-themed wedding.

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Wedding Venue Inspiration: Holkham Estate, Holkham, Norfolk

Holkham Estate, Holkham, Norfolk

You'll be spoilt for choice for where to wed at this jewel in the region's crown. Perfectly situated on the north Norfolk coast, where stunning coastal landscape meets one of England's finest estates, it provides a breathtaking backdrop for weddings. Surrounded by parkland with a vast lake, there's no end of spectacular settings for those all-important photos. The hall itself is an elegant 18th-century Palladian house. Step inside and be prepared for plenty of stop-stare moments from the spectacular Marble Hall with its dome ceiling, perfect for a grand ceremony, to the magnificent state rooms full of original furniture, tapestries, paintings and ancient statues.

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Wedding Venue Inspiration: Elton Hall, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Elton Hall, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

If you're looking for a one-of-a-kind setting for your big day, this part-Gothic house could well fit the bill. Amazing architecture, works of art and glorious gardens combine to create a magical, atmosphere and set it apart from the crowd. The building has evolved over the centuries, resulting in a fascinating mix of styles from Medieval to Victorian. An exclusive big-day destination, each wedding enjoys sole use of the beautiful grounds. Couples can tie the knot in either the stunning lantern-ceiling Victorian Billiard Room, which holds up to 70 people, or the romantic Orangery in the gardens; ideal for intimate 'I dos'. Post-vows, celebrate in style with a marquee reception for as many as 250 family and friends.

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Wedding Venue Inspiration: Brampton Park Golf Club, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

Brampton Park Golf Club, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

You can be sure of wonderful views at this modern wedding reception venue. Set in the village of Brampton, the spacious club house has a light and airy event space on the first floor overlooking the lush golf course. Wedding parties have exclusive use of the whole of the first floor including a large balcony, bar and all amenities. The flexible space can be made smaller or opened up to seat around 110 people with room for a band or disco. There's plenty of parking and a wealth of great photo opportunities too.

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