When it comes to choosing the details for your wedding, it can often be the easiest choice to go with something simple and understated. In fact, classic, simple weddings are becoming more and more common. But how do you organise a simple wedding in the UK? The location is always a good place to start, and so we’ve gathered together a few of the best locations around the UK for a simple, affordable wedding and minimal fuss.
Chart Hills Golf Club Resort, Biddenden, Kent
This simple yet stunning venue gives you the opportunity for a simple wedding without the need to opt for a bland, white-walled hall. With the simple yet charming interior and awe-inspiring gardens and views, this rural location near Biddenden in Kent is the perfect location for a simple wedding, and the well-known location makes it accessible to the best caterers and Wedding DJ Essex has to offer. With the capacity to hold up to 140 guests for a formal reception and 120 for a civil ceremony, Chart Hills Resort offers full-day or evening-only packages depending on what you would like or need.
The White Swan Hotel, West Sussex
The White Swan Hotel takes pride in offering an attentive service at their charming inn set against beautiful countryside. Ideal for photographs, this hotel on the outskirts of Arundel has a bit of everything, from amazing food to a traditional beer bar and room to host up to 90 guests. They even offer a wedding planner to take some of the strain off of your shoulders. They are licenced for civil ceremonies, and even have 20 bedrooms for guests that may want to stay the night, as well as the bride and groom.
Lyde Court, Herefordshire
Hereford’s wedding venue of the year in 2016, Lyde court offers a simple yet interesting approach to hosting your wedding. This indoor and outdoor venue dates back as far as the 14th century, and is set in a private, isolated valley in Herefordshire while only being two miles from the city centre. The surroundings are idyllic, with the weddings taking place in the 17th century stone barns next to the main house and gardens. This unusual venue for your wedding is an original approach to a simple wedding, and can be affordable to most.
Brooksby Hall, Leicestershire
This manor house might not seem simple at first glance, but the charm and elegance of the place also comes alongside a wedding planner and plenty of packages to cover any need you might have. They have a dining capacity of 180 inside, or up to 500 in their marquee. With a honeymoon suite and guest accommodation to boot, they really do supply everything a venue should. The gorgeous location is light and airy, and with wooden floors and a stunning chandelier, there are plenty of perfect photo spots too.
Sandhole Oak Barn, Cheshire
This charming oak barn sits alongside water, making for a picturesque venue for your wedding. The medieval-inspired oak-beamed barn isn’t the only charm of the venue, however. The decked veranda makes for the perfect place to enjoy the views, and the clock tower adds extra charm to the location. Registered for civil ceremonies, it is accessible to all. The outdoor capacity is 150, the indoor dining capacity is 140, and with Sandhole’s Small Barn also available, there is plenty of room to welcome guests.