Wedding venue inspiration - Venues

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.

Venues: 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.


Venues: 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.


Venues: 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.


Venues: The George Hotel & Brasserie, Buckden, Cambridgeshire

The George Hotel & Brasserie, Buckden, Cambridgeshire

This 18th-century coaching inn wedding venue provides a warm welcome and attention to detail to make your day truly special. Whether it's a formal affair or something more relaxed, the independent boutique hotel offers a tailor-made service. Located in High Street, Buckden, it's been beautifully restored and refurbished and boasts 12 individually designed bedrooms, a wine bar and brasserie, private dining and meeting rooms. With two licensed ceremony spaces, you can host your whole day here. The Reading Room is ideal for intimate weddings or you can opt for a red-carpet entrance at the Orangerie, which comfortably seats 57 guests. Or if you're planning to have a religious service, there are three churches, all within walking distance of the hotel. All food is freshly prepared on the premises and you can enjoy anything from a delicious sit-down meal post-vows, to a barbecue in the private garden for something less formal.


Venues: 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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