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Best Wedding Venues in Leicestershire

Do you envision your wedding taking place amidst lush, rolling hills? This green gem, which is well-known for its cheeses, pork pies, and rural atmosphere, provides enough wedding venues to suit your needs.

Leicestershire offers the picturesque location you are looking for, so here are 5 of the best wedding venues in Leicestershire!

bride and groom intimate wedding photo

Top 5 Wedding Venues in Leicestershire

Castle View Farm and Stables


Kilworth House Hotel

Haybales Barn

The Hall Barns at Prestwold


Castle View Farm and Stables is a wedding venue in Leicestershire, Great Easton and is a small, family-run wedding venue set in the picturesque countryside.

The working farm offers stunning views of the Welland Valley, creating the ideal setting for your dream intimate wedding. Couples can escape to this rural location for their wedding, surrounded by the rugged charm of an authentic farm experience and elegant event spaces.

Every inch of this property exudes relaxed sophistication, and future newlyweds will undoubtedly enjoy every minute of planning their big day here. This wedding venue in Leicestershire allows you to celebrate one of the most important days of your life in style, with its rustic barn and country charm.

There are several event spaces on-site for civil ceremonies and wedding breakfasts, allowing you to create a day that is uniquely yours. For outdoor ceremonies, they have a patio and it provides direct access to the barn and stables for the remainder of the evening.

The ceremony can be held inside the barn during more unpredictable seasons. You have the same options for the wedding breakfast and evening festivities. On a summer day, a dining area can be set up inside the barn, covering the lower and upper levels, or outside under the night sky.

bride and groom happy and fun wedding photos at castle view farm and stables venue
wedding breakfast room cosy rustic fairy lights at castle view farm and stables venue

Located in a rural area on the border of Leicestershire and Northamptonshire, Hothorpe is a magnificent Georgian country manor house. For your wedding, The Hothorpe Estate provides two exquisite locations in stunning settings.

The Woodlands is a charming countryside wedding venue in Leicestershire, Lutterworth area. It is licenced for both indoor and outdoor ceremonies, giving you the best of both worlds.

You can truly make the most of your surroundings with features like floor-to-ceiling glass doors and plenty of outside space, including a Tipi and a fire pit area.

The venue is divided into three large and well-lit rooms, with a bar and lounge area in the centre. For bands and other acts, there is also a dedicated dancefloor section with DJ and live entertainment facilities.

The space is ideal for celebratory drinks and lawn games when it is open to the public. Surrounding the venue are several lodges, snugs, and The Treehouse, an enchanting overnight stay nestled within the estates' surrounding forests.

The charming Garden Cottage can be rented for your pre-wedding night.

Take advantage of the venue's all-inclusive wedding breakfast packages, which were created with your convenience in mind. They range from three-course dinners to a grazing board.

hothorpe wedding venue outdoor ceremony woodlands rustic
hothorpe wedding venue outdoor ceremony treehouse unique natural beautiful

Kilworth House Hotel is a wedding venue in Leicestershire and is a place of timeless warmth, elegance, and gracious living located within 38 acres of rolling parkland.

The lavish bedrooms and delectable food are combined with attentive employees who are aware of how to make each guest feel special. Every wedding is distinct, unique, and customised to the couple's particular needs.

You don't even need to bother about a separate location or ceremony because it has its own Civil Wedding Licence. From the exchanging of vows to a private late-night romance, you can experience a complete fairytale day in the comfort and seclusion of a country-house estate.

bride and groom relaxed intimate wedding photos outdoors bench

Haybales Barn is a country wedding venue in Leicestershire, in the beautiful countryside, close to Leicester and Market Harborough.

You are free to host your own rustic day in their incredible three-hat tipi. Plus, the in-house events team is ready to assist you in creating your vision, providing all the guidance required to design and execute your spectacular bespoke wedding day.

Designing a colourful wedding day? Check out my blog for guidance!

You will have exclusive use of the accommodation, surrounding grounds, and wedding venue at Haybales Barn. You have the option of holding your ceremony on-site or at one of three picturesque churches located nearby.

A new mini tipi bar, which blends in with the surrounding aesthetic, is also available for post-ceremony drinks. If you want to fully immerse yourself in this setting, the venue's tipi provides a stylish blank canvas on which to create your own theme.

The property also offers a variety of lodging options for destination or weekend weddings.

The Hare Furrow is a stunning standout option surrounded by a beautifully landscaped garden and immersed in wooden beams.

It's a welcoming space for getting ready with your wedding party or spending your first night as newlyweds, with an open-plan kitchen and dining area, outdoor seating, and a luxury hot tub.

Under Willows, on the other hand, is a charming shepherd's hut that offers a luxury glamping experience complete with a hot tub, chimney, and relaxing hammock.

tipi wedding venue outdoorsy relaxed fun festival

The Hall Barns at Prestwold is a unique and quirky wedding venue in Leicestershire, near Loughborough tucked away in the idyllic Leicestershire Wolds countryside.

Built in 1889, the barn and grounds have been fully restored and are now a fully-fledged, Instagram-worthy Leicestershire venue, ideal for a laid-back, festival-style wedding.

The Salon, a chic and cosy space with exposed white brick walls and vintage furnishings, will be the starting point for your wedding preparations. It's the ultimate 'getting-ready' spot for the morning of your wedding, complete with hairdryers, mirrors, and wardrobes.

After you have dressed, proceed to the Crewyard, which is licenced for civil ceremonies. With its dreamy wooden beams and timber flooring, this covered pavilion can seat up to 70 guests and is the ideal place to say your vows before heading to the rustic 19th-century barn for your wedding breakfast.

The barn is bright and airy, with room for up to 150 people to dance the night away - if you're looking for a cool, party wedding venue in Leicestershire, The Hall Barns is the place to be.

bride and groom having fun during their golden hour portrait session in the fields

Plan Your Leicestershire Wedding!

Now I've revealed some of the best wedding venues in Leicestershire, it's time to choose which type of venue is best for you and it won’t be hard with what this area has to offer.

I have created a wedding planning checklist to help you with your planning needs as well as a list of wedding suppliers you need for your day.

Your wedding venue is quite possibly the first supplier you will book, especially as these tend to get booked up the earliest, so don't leave it too late if you have a specific time of the year for your big day!

If you would like to enquire about your wedding photography, I'm a Leicestershire wedding photographer and you can contact me here!


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