Weddings are the most special day in a bride’s life, she looks forward to this day since her childhood, and it needs to be perfect, just like she has dreamt. Every bride has a dream of being a princess at her wedding, but everyone is not lucky to have an ancestral castle to get hitched like royalty. But, that doesn’t mean you gave up on your dream wedding while you can still hit a wedding fit for royalty.
The UK is a home to some of the world’s most lavish and beautiful stately homes and castles, that can provide you with the most impressive backdrop for your wedding day. Whether you have got Harry & Meghan budget or are just looking for a humble but royal location, here are some of the best royal wedding venues that will make you and your guests feel like royalty for the day.
The Alnwick Garden, Northumberland
Alnwick Garden is quite famous for its truly unique and quirky look. It is right next to the Alnwick castle – a must go venue for aristocratic weddings and also known for starring as Hogwarts in the harry potter series. The venue has 10 different gardens including the cherry orchard, grand cascade and bamboo labyrinth. It is also home to one of the world’s largest tree house, and guests are sure to be surprised and delighted by this imaginative wedding location.
Knebworth House, Hertfordshire
If you are a rock music fan and consider the rock stars as royalty, well then this place is just made for you. The grounds of the Knebworth house have hosted some of the world known rock names including The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Queen and Oasis in the past. The venue itself is no less impressive, and the guests are greeted with a grand house dotted with turrets and gargoyles while coming up the ancient chestnut avenue. Once inside you dine at the banquet where Charles Dickens and Queen Elizabeth I have sat before you. The location of this royal castle is not very far from London and your wedding guests can easily be shuttled in a luxury minibus to Hertfordshire.
Polhawn Fort, Cornwall
If you are looking for a bit more of a private venue for your wedding, then this is it. Polhawn Fort is situated on top of the wild and dramatic rame peninsula of Cornwall. The atmosphere and view of the Cornish coastline make a backdrop unlike any other. You can hold the ceremony in the Napoleonic hall and then come down to the venue’s secluded beach for some beautiful pictures.
Osborne House, Isle of Wight
Osborne House was the family home of queen victoria and has catered to royalty from all over the world. All rooms here have a grand view of the grounds, while the house is full of character, stained glass and more marble than you can ever imagine. This is an excellent option for those looking for true luxury, seclusion and charm.
Leeds Castle, Kent
The Leeds Castle is also known to be the ‘Loveliest Castle in the World’, and the lavish venue is the perfect setting for a wedding. This is a grand location with over 500 acres of parkland that can be converted into the most beautiful venue for your big day, and with 42 bedrooms you can carry on with your celebrations late into the night.
We hope you enjoyed our collection of Royal wedding venues near London. These locations can sometimes be too grand and reaching over to these can be a matter of hassle for your wedding guest. So why not make things more convenient for them with a wedding car hire service and give another awestruck moment of luxury to them.