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2020 Wedding Venue Ideas

10 December 2019
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From brand new rural locations to modern hotels, these luxury wedding venues are sure to provide inspiration for an unforgettable ceremony in 2020.

With the trend indicating that more wedding ceremonies are taking place in venues than within churches, they're certainly a popular choice. However, how do you choose a unique venue that exudes luxury when so many couples are getting married outside of places of worship?


If you're looking to get married in 2020 and would like some wedding venue inspiration, then you may wish to consider some of the following luxury locations, which are likely to be in high demand next year.. 


1. Crumplebury, Herefordshire 

When searching for a unique venue that will form part of an unforgettable wedding, why not opt for an entirely new venue? Nothing says exclusive more than a luxurious location that enables you to be one of the first couples to wed within the venue.


Open for weddings from October 2019, the Crumplebury is the perfect venue. Set in rural Herefordshire across 1500 acres, the Crumplebury is capable of hosting up to 200 wedding guests. The idyllic venue offers both indoor and outdoor ceremony locations, so you can choose to tie the knot in the middle of the picturesque woodlands or in the modern great hall.


The Celebrations can Continue

Priding themselves on excellent customer service, the exclusive venue also offers 13 luxury bedrooms that provide the perfect retreat. So, if some of your wedding guests have travelled a great distance to reach the venue, they needn't search far for a gorgeous place to stay. 


2. Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London

Beginning on level 34 of this iconic landmark, Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London is the city's highest wedding venue. This unique feature of the hotel means that it also enables guests to access the exclusive infinity pool, which is situated on the 52nd floor, making it Western Europe's highest hotel pool.  



Guaranteed to create an unforgettable wedding ceremony, the hotel occupies 18 floors of The Shard. Despite its considerable floorspace, the venue is best suited to catering for up to 100 wedding guests, making it the ideal setting for an intimate bespoke wedding with a spectacular atmosphere. There are also 202 elegant rooms and suites available, each equipped with floor-to-ceiling windows that enable guests to fully appreciate the panoramic skyline views of the capital city.


3. Charlton Hall, Northumberland

A Grade II listed building, Charlton Hall is a private 150-acre estate, which can accommodate up to 140 guests for a luxury wedding ceremony. A beautiful stately home dating back to the 18th century, its restoration means the location offers a unique blend of original architecture and modern elegance all within a grand setting. 


This gorgeous venue became available for exclusive hire for weddings in 2018. It offers couples a range of wedding packages to suit their preferences and budget, including either getting married in their Ceremony Hall or marrying in a church and hiring their venue purely for a sophisticated reception


4. Hever Castle and Gardens, Kent

For an alternative historic venue and a smaller wedding, Hever Castle in Kent offers the perfect venue. 


The home of Anne Boleyn, this historic location features stunning original building aspects and includes three different but equally impressive venues. Each venue offers a unique atmosphere with the Inner Castle providing antique furniture and a large working fireplace, whilst the Tudor Suite overlooks the Inner Castle and can accommodate up to 60 guests.


During the Summer, the Italian Gardens provide an idyllic location for a wedding ceremony, as they overlook a stunning 38 acre lake. You can enjoy a drinks reception on the Piazza whilst admiring the gorgeous backdrop of a Trevi-inspired fountain.


5. Foreign Destinations

If you'd prefer a destination wedding further afield, ceremonies outside of the UK offer the opportunity to select an exotic and phenomenal venue.


For an unforgettable ceremony, Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa is a luxurious location in the heart of Mauritius. The five-star resort includes a spa offering treatments inspired by India's long-established expertise on health and wellness. So, if you're hoping to get married abroad and seeking a wedding venue that provides a relaxing setting, Maradiva Villas could be your ideal location.


If you're currently seeking the perfect wedding ring for your future wife or husband-to-be, contact us today and an experienced member of our team will be able to provide expert advice. Alternatively, our staff are also available to assist you face-to-face should you wish to visit our Birmingham, London, Manchester, Glasgow or Cardiff branches.