11 Cotswold wedding venues with beautiful views

If you're looking for breathtaking backdrops for your wedding photographs then look no further - we've found 11 of the most glorious Cotswold wedding venues with beautiful views, so that you can take your pick.

From rolling countryside to hillside views and luscious lawns, the Cotswolds is brimming with beautiful wedding venues, boasting some of the most impressive views around. To get those stunning wedding photographs, we’ve handpicked our favourite venues with amazing views for you to take your pick.


1. Elmore Court


Boasting beautiful views of the surrounding Cotswold hills, Elmore Court provides picture-worthy spaces and glorious gardens too.

Rolling luscious lawns and glorious outdoor spaces make the venue an ideal spot for themed celebrations or for simply enjoying the peaceful setting in the heart of the Cotswolds.


2. Tewkesbury Park


Nestled in the idyllic setting of rolling countryside and with views that stretch to Cheltenham, the Severn Valley, Welsh Mountains and the Malverns, Tewkesbury Park is a luxurious setting for a dreamy Cotswolds wedding.

With panoramic views from the private wedding terrace as well as floor-to-ceiling glass windows in the Cotswolds Suite itself, your guests can enjoy breath-taking views whether inside or out.

Carefully positioned heaters, a wood-fired pizza oven and oil-drum barbeques make the wrap-around terrace perfect for your wedding photos on a sunny summer’s day, or crisp winter’s night…and if you’re looking for a photo opportunity away from it all, just hop on a golf buggy to find one of the secluded spots tucked away in the hotel’s 165 acres.


3. Cripps Barn


Just a stone’s throw from the quaint Cotswolds town of Bibury, Cripps Barn is immersed in the rolling countryside.

The rural setting will look beautiful in photographs all year round, and the enchanting garden and fire pits make for an atmospheric setting to enjoy your wedding celebrations.


4. Glenfall House


Charming gardens and a secluded setting earn Glenfall House’s place in our round of Cotswold venues with beautiful views.

From the sweeping drive as you pull up at the venue, to the ceremony space on the lovely lawns, Glenfall House offers gorgeously green views every way you look. What’s more, the garden terrace is a great spot for taking in the view with a glass of bubbly after the ceremony.


5. Cowley Manor


55 acres of grade II listed gardens wrap around the grandeur manor house that is Cowley Manor. Enchanting gardens, towering trees and manicured lawns everywhere you look make this a wedding photographer’s dream venue.

Even on colder days, the views from inside are breathtakingly beautiful, and in the summer, guests can spill outside for a sun-drenched barbeque while younger guests explore the magical gardens.


6. Clearwell Castle


Set in the magical Forest of Dean, Clearwell Castle stands grandly as an impressive backdrop to your wedding pictures.

Meticulously manicured gardens, grandeur castle walls and water fountains make the venue an incredible choice for a fairy tale wedding. With views all around, guests will see the magical setting come to life.


7. Painswick Rococo Garden


Promising the perfect spot to tie the knot in the hidden valley of the Cotswold countryside, Painswick Rococo Garden is a wonderful whimsical venue with twisting trees, flourishing flowers and simply stunning spaces.

Natural aisles lead to spectacular views and idyllic spots to say ‘I do’. Whilst the bride and groom can enjoy having their photos taken amongst the magical setting.


8. The Great Tythe Barn


Boasting a spectacular 200 acres of Cotswold countryside, The Great Tythe Barn is wrapped up with green grounds and period buildings on the magnificent estate.

With the charming barn offering rustic and cosy Cotswold charm, the tall glass doors allow plenty of opportunities to soak up the gorgeous views.


9. Sudeley Castle


Acres and acres of grounds surround the historic Sudeley Castle. Romantic ruins and award-winning gardens give this venue the real wow factor.

Couples looking to play king or queen of the castle can enjoy the picture-perfect grounds, and enjoy the cosy corners and towering turrets in the background of their wedding photographs.


10. Hilles House


Dramatically positioned high on the Cotswolds hill, Hilles House offers breathtaking panoramic views across the Stroud valley.

Guests can enjoy use of the grandeur house or use the Palace Yurt, which even has view holes in the sides to take in the view during the reception.


11. Merriscourt


Promising to provide plenty of Cotswold charm and impressive views to match, Merriscourt oozes rustic style and a peaceful setting.

With a flower-filled courtyard, spacious surroundings and rolling countryside views, the venue is formed of sympathetically restored barns.


By Sophie Bird

© SoGlos
Tuesday 01 October 2019

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