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31 of the Best Rustic Midlands Wedding Venues - Barns, farms and tipi fields


Wethele Manor Wedding

Did you recently get engaged? If so, congratulations! (and just so you know, admiring your ring at every possible opportunity is totally normal!) Or perhaps you've been engaged for a while, but have decided that now it is finally time to plan your wedding!


So you have a wedding to plan! YAY! First up on your wedmin list is more than likely going to be 'find the perfect venue'! But with so many venues to choose from it can be a little overwhelming. I'm super lucky to have had the opportunity to photograph at some absolutely wonderful wedding venues over the last 9 years. So to help with the overwhelm, I have put together this guide with some of my favourite and recommended rustic style wedding venues in The Midlands area. I hope you find it useful!

I live in Rugby, which is such a great location as it’s right on the border of Warwickshire, so Northamptonshire and Leicestershire aren’t far at all! I photograph weddings all over The Midlands and because Rugby is right on the main road network (M6/M1/A45 etc.), lots of places are easily reached. I include travel within 50 miles of Rugby with all my packages and all the venues on this list are within that radius, so no extra travel costs apply. I do of course travel all over the UK though - so just get in touch for a millage quote if your venue is more than 50 miles from my postcode CV22. Before you start looking for the perfect venue it’s a good idea to start by thinking about possible 'themes' and styles for your day and pick a venue that suits your personalities! Do you know what style of venue/wedding you want - A rustic barn? A farm in the middle of nowhere? A field with a Tipi for a festival vibe? Or maybe a fancy country house that you can style with rustic decor? You’ll find venues that match all of those styles on this list! Other things to consider before you start looking is your budget and also make a rough guest list so you know how many people you need the venue to accommodate.


So, in no particular order, here are my favourite rustic Midlands wedding venues!



Swallows Nest Barn - Warwickshire

Swallows Nest Barn in Warwickshire

Swallows Nest Barn is a gorgeous rustic wedding venue set in the Warwickshire countryside. Near Warwick, it is an exclusive use venue set on a family farm. The main barn has amazing high ceilings and huge windows allowing lots of natural light in. The courtyard is a lovely area to have your drinks reception with your guests and the fields surrounding the venue are perfect for couple portraits!

Swallows Nest Barn wedding

Wedding at Swallows Nest Barn

Wedding at Swallows Nest Barn

Bride & Groom at Swallows Nest Barn

Barn Ceremony at Swallows Nest Barn

BarnCeremony at Swallows Nest Barn

Nighttime at Swallows Nest Barn


Wethele Manor - Warwickshire

Wethele Manor wedding

Wethele Manor is a fantastic venue set in the Warwickshire countryside near Leamington Spa. The venue has an impressive outdoor ceremony area (as well as a beautiful indoor ceremony room) and the marquee is the perfect blank canvas to style to suit your theme. This is such a wonderful venue for couple portrait locations - one of my favourite areas is the pagoda at night which is lit up with fairy lights, creating an amazing photo!


Outdoor ceremony at Wethele Manor wedding

Outdoor ceremony at Wethele Manor wedding

Wethele Manor wedding

Sunset at Wethele Manor wedding

Marquee at Wethele Manor wedding

Wethele Manor wedding

Wethele Manor wedding


Dodford Manor - Northamptonshire

Dodford Manor

Dodford Manor is set in the Northamptonshire countryside. The barns have been beautifully refurbished to create an amazing venue with so much rustic charm! Lets not forget out the incredible views - a epic backdrop for photos, especially at sunset!


Reception Barn at Dodford Manor

Sunset at Dodford Manor

Ceremony at Dodford Manor

Dodford Manor Wedding


The Granary at Fawsley - Northamptonshire

The Granary at Fawsley

Ceremony at The Granary

Ceremony at The Granary

Marquee at The Granary Fawsley

Marquee at The Granary Fawsley



The Barns at Hunsbury Hill - Northamptonshire

The Barns at Hunsbury Hill

The Barns at Hunsbury Hill is Northampton‘s hidden gem! It’s is such a stunning barn venue in Northampton. My best friend got married her last year and it was the most amazing day and the venue staff were amazing! I loved photographing here too!


The Barns at Hunsbury Hill

First dance at the Barns at Hunsbury Hill


Dodmoor House - Northamptonshire

Dodmoor House

Dodmoor House is an amazing barn wedding venue in Northamptonshire. I have loved all of my weddings there. The staff are amazing and it’s an multi award winning venue! With two amazing converted barns, it has so much rustic charm.


Dodmoor House

Dodmoor House

Ceremony at Dodmoor House

Ceremony Barn at Dodmoor House

Dodmoor House

Dodmoor House wedding

Dodmoor House wedding


Warwick House - Warwickshire

Warwick House

Ceremony at Warwick House

Warwick House wedding

Ceremony at Warwick House

Warwick House wedding

Ceremony at Warwick House

Warwick House wedding

Park Farm - Northamptonshire

Park Farm Daventry

Wedding at Park Farm

Park Farm wedding

Ceremony at Park Farm

Park Farm wedding

Park Farm Wedding

Home Farm Events - Northamptonshire

Home Farm Eve

Home Farm Events wedding

Home Farm events marquee

Marquee at Home Farm Events

Home Farm Events

Home Farm Events

Sunset at Home Farm Events


Skylark Farm - Northamptonshire

Skylark Farm wedding

Ceremony at Skylark Farm

First dance at Skylark Farm

Skylark Farm Wedding

Zip wire at Skylark Farm

Zip wire at Skylark Farm

Skylark Farm wedding

Skylark Farm wedding



The Woodlands - Leicestershire

The Woodlands wedding

Outdoor ceremony at The Woodlands

Sunset at The Woodlands

The Woodlands wedding


Ashton Lodge Country House - Warwickshire

Ashton Lodge Country House wedding

Ashton Lodge will always have a special place in my heart as it is where my husband and I got married back in 2016. It’s a lovely venue near Rugby. Set in the Warwickshire countryside, the grounds are gorgeous for photos. The main ceremony room is light and airy - perfect for lovely ceremony photos and the marquee is an amazing blank canvas to style and theme however you want to! We had lots of vintage bunting, rustic wooden logs, flowers in jars, hessian and lace. But it is a venue which can suit so many different styles and themes. The house has lots of rooms for vip guests to stay which we loved as lots of family don‘t live locally.

Ashton Lodge Country House wedding

Ashton Lodge Country House wedding

Ashton Lodge Country House wedding

Ashton Lodge Country House wedding

Ashton Lodge Country House wedding

Ashton Lodge Country House wedding


Hampton Manor - Solihull

Hampton Manor wedding

Hampton Manor

Hampton Manor wedding

First dance at Hampton Manor


Sulgrave Manor - Northamptonshire

Sulgrave Manor wedding

Sulgrave Manor wedding

Bridesmaids at Sulgrave Manor wedding

Sulgrave Manor we


Slapton Manor - Northamptonshire

Slapton Manor

Slapton Manor wedding

Slapton Manor wedding

Slapton Manor wed

Slapton Manor wedding

The following venues I haven’t photographed at yet. Some I’m booked to photograph at very soon and I can’t wait! They all definitely deserve a place on this list though!

The Meadow Barn at Straford Park - Warwickshire

Shustoke Barn - Warwickshire

Blackwell Grange - Warwickshire

Crockwell Farm - Northamptonshire

Mythe Barn - Leicestershire

Cider Mill Barns - Warwickshire

Kingstanding Farm - Warwickshire

Wood Farm at Everdon - Northamptonshire

Newlands Bishop Farm - Solihull

Cattows Farm - Leicestershire

The Hill Farm House - Northamptonshire

Shearsby Bath - Leicestershire

Wooton Park - Warwickshire

Fillongley Hall - Warwickshire

Norton Fields - Leicestershire

Lapstone Barn - Gloucestershire

Mickleton Hills Farm -Gloucestershire

Primerose Hill Farm - Oxfordshire

Dovecote Events - Oxfordshire

Hadsham Farm - Oxfordshire

Hyde House - Gloucestershire

Enchanting Woodland Weddings - Solihull

Bennetts Willow Farm - Worcestershire



 

Midlands wedding photographer

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