The best wedding location ideas for a dream UK summer wedding

Whether you are looking for a romantic woodland venue to make your big day special or a secluded venue to tie the knot in style, the UK offers all that and more. The UK is home to some of the finest wedding locations in Europe. From chic city hotels to luxurious country mansions and majestic castles, there is no shortage of breathtaking wedding location ideas for a dream UK summer wedding. Take a look at our top location picks for the perfect summer wedding venue.

The Dairy at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Nowhere spells romance in UK quite like The Diary. The Diary is an enchanting, 18th century private building on the Waddesdon Estate created for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild. Set amidst beautiful botanic gardens in a serene waterside setting, The Diary is a premier venue for wedding ceremonies and one of the most exciting wedding location ideas for a dream UK summer wedding.

The venue offers artistically pleasing and comfortable rooms restored to their original 18th century splendour and a distinct, wide terrace with two pavilions projecting out into the lake. The diary has won many hearts as the perfect wedding venue for elegant shaded summer drinks receptions of about 110 people with an additional 50 evening guests.

For more information about The Diary, visit waddesdon.org.uk.

The Italian Villa at Compton Acres, Dorset

The Italian Villa set within the beautiful grounds of Compton in Dorset is yet another stunning location for the perfect summer wedding. Featuring the spectacular Italian Gardens, the villa offers couples an intimate romantic setting to turn that special day in to a memorable occassion.

The Italian Villa performs marriages and civil partnerships and is ideal for small wedding receptions of 40. The villa can, however, also cater for several hundred guests when the whole garden is used.

For more information about The Italian Villa, visit the-italian-villa.co.uk.

Kensington Roof Gardens, London

Closing our list of best wedding location ideas for a dream UK summer wedding is the stunning Kensington Roof Gardens, which is London's equivalent of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. It offers a fantastic indoor venue to tie the knot celebrity-style and beautiful themed rooftop gardens to host memorable reception parties for 50 to 500 guests.

With three gardens covering over 1.5 acres having fruit trees and full grown oaks, Kensington Roof Gardens is one of central London's best kept secrets for glamorous weddings. The venue has a flowing stream stocked with fish 100ft above street level and even flamingoes wondering around!

For more information on Kensington Roof Gardens, visit roofgardens.virgin.com

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