9 of the most affordable wedding venues in Gloucestershire

Create a fairy-tale wedding without breaking the bank, at a selection of affordable wedding venues in Gloucestershire.

By Eleanor Fullalove  |  Published
Saving up for the big day? Discover SoGloss handpicked selection of affordable wedding venues in Gloucestershire.
Saving for the big day? Discover SoGlos’s selection of affordable wedding venues in Gloucestershire.
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Hilton Puckrup Hall

Located in Tewkesbury, Hilton Puckrup Hall is a Regency manor house set in 140 acres of private grounds on the edge of the Cotswolds. With an elegant ballroom among its many dedicated event spaces, as well as more than 100 guest rooms and picturesque outdoor space like the croquet lawn, the venue is ideally set up for hosting special occasions.

Planning a wedding is never a piece of cake, especially when it comes to picking a venue that meets your budget and expectations.

That’s why SoGlos has scoured the county for the affordable wedding venues in Gloucestershire, so you can enjoy your perfect day without going over budget.

Affordable weddings at Hilton Puckrup Hall

With ceremony room hire at Tewkesbury's Hilton Puckrup Hall starting from £250 and reception room hire from £700 in 2023, couples can choose from an array of spaces at Hilton Puckrup Hall, while enjoying discounts for booking off-peak.

Packages for up to 200 guests include everything from an event host to the menu tasting and table linen, as well as a dance floor in the evening and the bridal suite as standard, for a cost-effective way to get married life off to the perfect start.

Affordable weddings at Glenfall House

Surrounded by landscaped gardens and enjoying stunning views, Glenfall House on the outskirts of Cheltenham is a great venue for wedding planners on a budget – with prices starting from around £1,500 for up to 80 guests.

Accommodating weddings of unlimited themes, couples can choose from a variety of packages – with each designed to showcase the best features of the 18th century stately home.

Affordable weddings at Maisemore Court

Maisemore Court’s lakeside wedding venue near Gloucester is run by husband and wife team Jasmine and Greg Chamberlayne, who were married here themselves back in 2019.

Offering a picturesque location for marquee wedding receptions and an orchard for glamping in, exclusive hire starts from £7,680 for 100 to 200 day guests - with no extra costs for evening guests.

Affordable weddings at Cripps Barn

Situated near Bibury, Cripps Barn provides affordable hire rates, as well as a romantically rustic atmosphere – with fairy lights and foliage decorating the pretty 18th century barn.

With hire rates starting from around £2,000, depending the time of the year, the stone barn surrounded by countryside is a perfect place for an inexpensive Cotswold wedding.

Affordable weddings at Malmaison Cheltenham

Say ‘I do’ at Malmaison in Cheltenham, with first-class hotel amenities at a convenient town centre location, which prides itself on doing things differently - from the eccentric interiors to the imaginative canapes.

Couples hoping for intimate wedding celebrations can enjoy a mix of unique spaces and private dining rooms, with wedding packages starting from £4,650 for up to 50 guests, which includes a drinks package and three-course menu.

Affordable weddings at The Barn at Upcote

Nestled within a secluded rural setting near Withington, The Barn at Upcote offers another Cotswold location for an affordable wedding - with no minimum guest requirements.

Offering indoor and outdoor options, as well as catering for both intimate and larger weddings, The Barn at Upcote is a versatile venue, where hire rates start from £2,900.

Affordable weddings at The Matara Centre

From intimate weddings inside the Grade II listed regency home to larger gatherings under the cloisters in the courtyard, The Matara Centre near Tetbury is a unique – and affordable – Gloucestershire wedding venue.

Situated next to Kingscote Park, hire rates at The Matara Centre start from £3,500, with the centre licensed to hold civil ceremonies for up to 150 guests. The venue also plants a tree on the grounds for every couple that ties the knot.

Affordable weddings at Pauntley Court

Since Pauntley Court in the Forest of Dean was launched as a wedding venue in 2019, couples have been able to hold their big day in the very spot where Dick Whittington was born in 1352.

Packages ranging from the 'micro' (up to 16 guests) and 'petite' (up to 24) to the intimate (no more than 32 guests) and large (capped at 100) start from £5,800 and include exclusive use of the estate for three days and two nights.

Affordable weddings at The Bear at Rodborough

Perched on the top of Rodborough Common near Stroud, The Bear at Rodborough is a great option for weddings on a tighter budget, with packages from £3,300 in November to March or £3,600 in April to October.

Couples can enjoy their special day with up to 90 friends and family at their reception, but may also be joined by some of the more curious free-roaming Belted Galloway cows that share the common!

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