Best wedding venues Berkshire: The prettiest country venues to say ‘I do'

Explore our selection of Berkshire's best wedding venues, from cheerful barnyards to tasteful townhouses.

Updated on 05 March 2024 • Written By Naomi Grant

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Best wedding venues Berkshire: The prettiest country venues to say ‘I do'

Keen to tie the knot in Berkshire? Our guide to Berkshire's best wedding venues includes a wide selection of spots, from grade I-listed locations to magnificent marquees. Simply scroll through them all to get a flavour of what's on offer, then hit 'find out more' to see if it's free on your chosen wedding date! 


Home to some seriously picturesque towns, beautiful countryside and a wealth of iconic landmarks, Berkshire is a prime location for weddings all year round. It's prominent for its connection to the Royal Family and the awe-inspiring Windsor Park, which spans a humungous 5,000 acres of lawns, woods and parkland. While Ascot Racecourse is another major landmark that attracts thousands of visitors every year, especially during the summer months when Royal Ascot takes place.

There is an undeniably regal and romantic ambience to Berkshire, making it one of the most popular counties to visit in the UK. Regardless of the season, this charming area preserves its beauty all year round, making it a highly sought-after location for matrimonial events from January through to December.

Deciding on a wedding venue can be a difficult task, with so many different types, styles and sizes to choose from. Nonetheless, you'll be pleased to hear that Berkshire has something to suit everyone's taste. Whether you're looking for somewhere relaxed and cosy like a rustic barn, or have your heart set on an extravagant reception in a plush hotel, you are sure to find the perfect wedding venue in Berkshire right here. 

While Windsor Castle might not be free for your nuptials, we've got the next best thing with our pick of the very best wedding venues Berkshire has to offer, from cheerful barnyards to tasteful townhouses. Discover the perfect venue for your big day.

The Roseate, Reading

Couple cuddling on red carpet outside of venue

What: The Roseate is a truly magnificent Edwardian-listed townhouse. This glamorous pick boasts luxurious and majestic interiors, including vaulted ceilings, charming fireplaces, and an enormous Italian chandelier. Sashay through its wide hallways over to your spouse and exchange your vows in one of its elegant and bespoke rooms, before you and your guests indulge in an exceptional culinary experience.
Where: 24 The Forbury, RG1 3EJ
Find out more: The Roseate

Coppa Club The Swan at Streatley, Streatley On Thames

Bride and groom holding hands and walking across bridge

What: Nestled within 17 acres of countryside in the Chiltern Hills, The Swan at Streatley is a cosy 17th-century inn that provides maximum discretion and a spectacular backdrop for your wedding day. Head over to its fabulous outdoor terrace for a glass of Champagne after the ceremony, as you socialise with your guests while taking in the magnificence of the nearby water meadows and gardens.
Where: High Street, Streatley On Thames, RG8 9HR
Find out more: Coppa Club The Swan at Streatley

Coppa Club Sonning, Sonning on Thames

Bride and groom kissing on bridge outside of venue

What: Tucked away in the picturesque village of Sonning is Coppa Club. Take in the idyllic riverside views from The Great House before saying ‘I do’, then pose by the water as your guests mingle on the grass to capture some sensational pictures for your wedding album. With a large dining room area accommodating up to 200 guests, spectacular natural surroundings, fresh modern menus and a blend of historic country charm, Coppa Club offers the best of all worlds. 
Where: Thames Street, Sonning on Thames, RG4 6UT
Find out more: Coppa Club Sonning

Wasing Park, Aldermaston

Exterior of Wasing Park

What: Wasing Park is a quintessentially English venue nestled amongst fairytale surroundings. There are three gorgeous ceremony spaces to choose from, so you can tailor your dream wedding to fit your style. Head to the idyllic Victorian Summerhouse for an enchanting ceremony, which boasts an exquisite hand-painted mural of flowers. Once you've said 'I do', get the party started in the Castle Barn, a rustic, red brick space with an alfresco terrace and outdoor kitchen. Wasing Park offers a wealth of phenomenal spaces for couples to unlock the next chapter of their love story.
Where: Wasing Estate, Aldermaston, RG7 4NG
Find out more: Wasing Park

Cliveden House, Taplow

Bride and groom cuddling outside of venue standing near large water feature

What: With French-style dining rooms, elegant marquees, and majestic grounds, this 350-year-old, Grade I-listed stately home has much to offer. Engulf yourself in pure romance with a ceremony and reception hosted in one of its opulent celebration rooms. For large and lavish weddings, you can hire the entire venue exclusively, which includes use of the spa, gym and swimming pool facilities.
Where: Taplow, SL6 0JF
Find out more: Cliveden House

The Windsor & Maidenhead Boat Company – The Georgian, Weirbank Bray

Close up image of wild wedding flowers inside the venue

What: Climb aboard The Georgian for a truly unforgettable experience! The Windsor Boat Company offers flexible spaces for up to 140 guests. With an array of entertainment options and complete access to the top deck, you can dance the night away whilst absorbing the lively atmosphere with a glass of Champagne in hand. Indulge in a selection of canapes and a hot buffet as the evening unwinds.  
Where: Weirbank Bray, SL6 2ED
Find out more: Windsor Boat Company

Lillibrooke Manor and Barns, Maidenhead

Interior of barn decorated with delicate tealights hanging from ceiling and large round tables with wooden seats around them

What: Wander the stunning grounds of this Grade II-listed estate and revel in the charm and natural magnificence of Lillibrooke Manor. Set in Thames Valley, this lovingly restored 15th-century venue features idyllic barns, beautiful outdoor spaces and a set of tranquil cottages – the perfect landscape for your big day. Accommodating up to 220 guests, Lillibrooke is perfect for more lavish weddings. It also offers the ultimate catering experience, with the opportunity to delve into a complimentary tasting menu ahead of the ceremony.
Where: Maidenhead, SL6 3LP
Find out more: Lillibrooke Manor and Barns

Forest Edge Tipis, Newbury

Couple running together holding hands in woodland ceremony

What:  Get ready for a woodland extravaganza! Hidden within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and surrounded by views of the countryside, Forest Edge Tipis is the perfect pick for an adventurer. With a wide set of wedding packages up for grabs, you can choose between a sustainable and secluded woodland wedding, or a space set amidst the rolling countryside.
Where: Welford, Newbury, RG20 8HU
Find out more: Forest Edge Tipis

The Coach House Barn at Dorney Court, Windsor

Couple and guests socialising outside of venue

What: Regarded as one of the UK’s most beautiful venues, Dorney Hall provides a wonderful setting for matrimonial events. Surrounded by lush lawns and pretty flowerbeds, the recently renovated Coach House Barn oozes splendor featuring predated gabled roofs, charmingly landscaped gardens, and a 12th-century church that showcases many wonderful predated features such as a Tudor tower, medieval wall paintings, and graceful stained glass windows.  
Where: Dorney, Windsor, SL4 6QP
Find out more: The Coach House Barn at Dorney Court

Ditton Manor, Slough

Close up[ shot of table decor with light pink and burgandy roses and golden candles layed on white table cloth

What: With a glamorous marquee and fabulous gardens, as well as a lavish atrium, Ditton Manor will charm and enchant you at every turn. This fabulous estate provides a dedicated team of wedding planners who are determined to be at your side throughout the planning and preparation process ensuring your ceremony is truly unforgettable. Whether you are planning a traditional Asian wedding or a winter wedding, Ditton Manor is certain to meet all your expectations.
Where: Royal Berkshire, Slough, SL3 7JB
Find out more: Ditton Manor

Templars Weddings

Wooden seats lined up next to each other inside barn with pink satin tied on the back of seats in a decorative way.

What: An elegant and rustic venue with tones of country charm. If you're searching for a picturesque barnyard wedding day, Templars Should certainly be in your books. Templars is a unique venue located in Hungerford. Nestled within a meadow of 180 trees this fabulous venue truly radiates a wealth of character and rustic charm. Why not stroll about, during downtime, and explore the Parry family farm?
Where: Berkshire, RG17 7AH
Find out more: Templars Weddings

Riverside Marquee

Rows of rectangular wooden tables lined up with matching seats delicatly decorated for wedding ceremony

What: Riverside Marquee can be found in the darling village of Bray on the banks of the Thames situated within 16 acres of well-maintained gardens and private grounds. This flexible event space offers an array of facilities. Devour the mouthwatering sharing platters and polish off your drinks as you natter away with the guests. As the evening unfolds gaze out of the large French windows and encompass the breathtaking views of the lawns and nearby banks of the River Thames.
Where: Berkshire, SL6 2ED
Find out more: Riverside Marquee

Easthampstead Park, Wokingham

Bride and goom kissing outside of venue

What: A majestic and idyllic Victorian mansion set within 80 acres of lawns, gardens, and mature trees. It provides the perfect backdrop for a fun, relaxed, and joyful celebration, with several flexible event spaces for hire and multiple packages to pick from. Choose to tie the knot in either the Terrace Ceremony Room, Orangery or The Wedding Pavilion.
Where: Wokingham, RG40 3DF
Find out more: Easthampstead Park

Great Fosters, Egham

love light sign in the center of wedding venue

What: Nestled amongst 50 acres of parkland, Great Fosters is a dreamy venue bursting with historical charm. Ascend to the Orangery and utter your vows whilst overlooking the magnolia lawn ahead. And if you're considering commencing your honeymoon at this venue, you’ll be delighted to know that Great Fosters offers a selection of rooms and suites to retreat to afterwards.
Where: Egham, TW20 9UR
Find out more: Great Fosters

If you're adamant on a countryside wedding, but Berkshire isn't the place for you, then perhaps Hampshire will work instead? Hampshire is home to a variety of venues rich in country charm. Discover our selection of desirable wedding venues in Hampshire.

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