Two hands clinking red wine glass in a Vineyard during sunset.

To celebrate English Wine Week, wedding experts unveil nine of the UK’s best vineyards that couples can get married in for as little as £1,495

  • The average cost of a wedding venue is now £8,800 as cost of a wedding rises to £20,700, with 65% of couples now spending at least £15,000 on their wedding
  • The most popular venues are farms and barns, with more than a fifth choosing a rural venue for their ceremony and more than a quarter opting for a rural reception venue
  • Google searches for ‘unusual wedding’ soar by 69% in the last three months while searches for ‘wedding ideas’ are up by 35% in the same time period

The latest National Wedding Survey revealed that the average cost of a wedding venue is now almost £9,000, with 65% of couples spending at least £15,000 on their dream wedding. For the first time, insights show that more couples opted to hold their weddings in barns and farms (21%) than in hotels (19%), with fewer weddings held in religious buildings too (16% compared to 20% in 2022).

Now, as Google searches for ‘unusual wedding’ up 69% more than normal and ‘wedding ideas’ up by 35% in the last three month according to Google Trends, the wedding experts at leading wedding planning website have compiled a list of unusual venues that are perfect for English wine-loving couples.

Top Rated Vineyards

Denbies Wine Estate – Surrey

Denbies Wine Estate in the heart of the Surrey Hills boasts incredible views of Box Hill and the North Downs, and this 265-acre property is the largest vineyard in England and one of the finest wedding destinations in all of Surrey. If couples are looking for breathtaking backdrops and an atmosphere unlike any other, with 80 five-star reviews from real-life newlyweds who’ve already been there, done that, then Denbies is certainly the right place.

Menus from £135 – see deals here.

Stanlake Park & Vineyard – Berkshire

This charming property, nestled amidst acres and acres of beautiful countryside, dates back to centuries before the Tudors. The centrepiece of the estate is the magnificent Coach House, a Grade II listed building with an airy, romantic atmosphere that’s sure to take your breath away and fill your heart with warmth and happiness such as you have never experienced before. This impressive vineyard property has been awarded two Hitched Wedding Awards for the continued outstanding service offered to newly-and-nearlyweds.

Prices from £6,600 – see deals here.

Wickham Estate Vineyard – Hampshire

Wickham Estate is a unique wedding venue set amongst a beautiful 40-acre vineyard just outside of Southampton. The vineyard has a relaxed, romantic atmosphere that flows beautifully through the day and is the perfect combination of outside and inside. Couples can enjoy the amazing sunsets over the vines and stay cosy and warm in the Old Winery. Whatever your dream wedding is, this Hitched Award Winning venue can bring that to life.

Prices from £2,500 – see deals here.

Devon Properties

Old Walls Vineyard

With spectacular views of the coast, this unique destination is an idyllic place to celebrate your nuptials with all your loved ones. From the moment guests step foot onto the property, they will be awed by the immersive, sophisticated air of Old Walls Vineyard. With uninterrupted scenic views of the countryside, unrivalled photo opportunities, and a classy indoor event space, this venue has it all.

Menus from £15 – see deals here.

Froginwell Vineyard

The beauty and location of Froginwell Barn and Vineyard in Exeter leads many couples into conduct their wedding ceremony within the barn itself, exchanging vows and ‘I do’s’ under the beautiful oak beams, before stepping out into the vineyard to celebrate, while the interior of the barn is transformed for the wedding breakfast. Come rain or shine, Froginwell Vineyard is the perfect place to host a vineyard wedding.

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London & The South Venues

Renegade Urban Winery – East London

Renegade is a Walthamstow-based urban winery that makes its wine in London, with grapes from across England and Europe. Industrial and bright with both a ground floor housing the working winery and barrels, and a newly-renovated mezzanine with a bar, kitchen, and restaurant seating. The venue also features outdoor space with picnic tables in front of the venue, as well as a secret, tucked-away garden in the back with a stunning view of the wetlands.

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Rathfinny Wine Estate – East Sussex

Situated on the 600-acre Rathfinny Wine Estate in the foothills of the South Downs National Park, is the beautifully restored Flint Barns and Tasting Room restaurant which hosts just eight weddings each year for couples seeking a truly unique and exclusive venue in East Sussex. Couples can host every aspect of their wedding on our Estate; from the ceremony and reception to accommodation and hospitality,  the packages are perfect for food and wine lovers.

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La Mare Wine Estate – Jersey

Discover the enchanting possibilities for hosting your wedding ceremony at La Mare Wine Estate, where every location is a canvas for your love story. The verdant vines, ancient apple orchards and perfectly manicured lawns provide a naturally charming backdrop for your wedding photos, transforming each image into a work of art that captures the essence of your love against the backdrop of nature’s canvas.

Prices from £450 – see deals here.

Yorkshire’s Best

Yorkshire Heart Vineyard – North Yorkshire

Nestled in the verdant countryside of Moor Monkton, Yorkshire Heart Vineyard is an idyllic wedding venue offering picturesque views over 35 acres. This rural setting will provide the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of city life for your momentous occasion. An award-winning family vineyard, the Spakouskas family tend to 22,000 vines year-round and produce fine English wine. This stunning venue is an excellent choice for a truly unique wedding immersed in nature.

Prices from £1,495 – see deals here.

Zoe Burke, leading wedding expert and editor of says: “You think of a vineyard wedding and you probably think of the hot French or Italian countryside, and the additional costs and hassle of having your guests travel overseas…

“However, this no longer has to be the case. The UK is home to some incredible vineyards and you can have a wedding celebration with all the rustic romance of the Champagne region, without having to leave the UK. 

“Not only does a vineyard wedding result in beautiful scenery and amazing photographs, you’ll also be completely spoilt for choice when it comes to serving wine to your guests, and with English wine really having a moment right now, there’s never been a better time to consider it.”

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