UK Wedding Destinations: Top 30 Coastal Wedding Venues
You don’t have to travel abroad to have a beautiful wedding by the sea! The UK has plenty of fabulous seaside wedding venues that provide everything you need for a romantic wedding by the sea. Whether you’re after somewhere you can wear your dream beach wedding dress or a clifftop setting, here we have our top 30 coastal wedding venues.
Fairyhill is a picturesque Grade II listed Georgian house, set within acres of glorious gardens. Based in the heart of Gower, Britain’s 1st designated area of outstanding natural beauty, Fairyhill is a truly stunning wedding venue. Fairyhill offers exclusive use of the venue and grounds, so you can fully immerse yourself in the magic of your special day. Consider the house and grounds your own exclusive playground! Fairyhill boasts a unique combination of contemporary and traditional architecture combining ‘something old and something new’ to offer a fairy-tale venue that truly lives up to its name. The K Room offers a sleek, contemporary glass space, licensed for civil ceremonies, with breath-taking panoramic views of the venue’s listed heritage grounds, complete with rolling lawns, walled garden, enchanting woodland and glistening lakes. So, just minutes from the Welsh coast, Fairyhill is a truly enchanting coastal wedding venue.
Located on the St Andrews coast by West Sands Beach, Old Course Hotel is a stunning hotel with many gorgeous ceremony spaces. The light-filled Conservatory is the ideal place to hold your ceremony. With the backdrop of the famous Old Course and its landmarks, it really is a stunning room to say your vows in front of your family and friends. The magnificent ballroom, with its glittering chandeliers, can seat 130. It can also be decorated to match your wedding vision. So, from an intimate, casual exchange of vows to a storybook formal event for hundreds, Old Course Hotel is a truly magical coastal wedding venue.
Nestled within 50 acres of beautiful Welsh countryside, Oldwalls Gower is a renowned, luxury wedding venue. Oldwalls boast a beautiful Oakroom especially designed to host your ceremony, a magnificent marquee and luxury accommodation including a lavish honeymoon suite complete with private garden and hot tub and quirky glamping village. The state-of-the-art, chic marquee is both elegant and functional with glass panelled sides offering stunning views of the lakes and grounds. Oldwalls also offers exclusive use of the grounds and venue. So, you can fully immerse yourself at this gorgeous coastal wedding venue.
Talhenbont Hall is a stunning 17th-century hall with a beautifully restored coach house. Nestled in 100 acres of ancient woodland and secluded gardens, the Hall rests on the stunning Llyn Peninsula. This gorgeous manor house is available for exclusive use for up to 3 days. So, you and your guests can have total privacy for a full weekend celebration! Steeped in history, there are several wonderful locations for your wedding. These include the magnificent Mian Hall, the panelled Court Room and the gorgeous Couch House. There are also delightful terrace areas overlooking the River Dwyfach, perfect for an idyllic outdoor ceremony. Talhenbont Hall offers bespoke wedding services tailored to your dream wedding. So, escape for a magical weekend at a beautiful country estate, a perfect coastal wedding venue.
Located on the edge of Grange-over-Sands overlooking the magnificent Morecambe Bay, the Netherwood Hotel is a beautiful mansion. This fantastic venue has 5 unique rooms available. These include the oak-panelled ballroom with adjoining terrace bar lounge and private garden terrace or a light Deakin Suite. Also, there is the nostalgic library, cosy lounge or the main dining room with panoramic views. Enjoy the mesmerizing exquisiteness of Netherwood with your guests over some celebratory reception drinks and flavorsome canapes, guaranteed to deliver memorable photographic experiences. Your personal wedding coordinator will be there every step of the way. With only one wedding per day, the day is truly yours to savour. Set in a stunning location amidst acres of remarkable surroundings and amazing views, the Netherwood Hotel is a gorgeous coastal wedding venue.
Saltcote Place is an award-winning exclusive use wedding venue in East Sussex. Set in secure elevated private grounds overlooking Rye and Romney Marshes, Saltcote Place offers magical far-reaching views, formal gardens, and exclusive use. You can choose from a selection of elegant dining rooms or a fantastic marquee. An award-winning team will personally be involved in your wedding celebration at every stage. Saltcote Place is dedicated to giving you the time and tools needed to create something magical. So, as a fabulous, private country home, Saltcote Place has everything you need for a dreamy coastal wedding.
Dramatically situated 600 feet above sea level overlooking Robin Hood’s Bay in the North York Moors National Park, Raven Hall has one the most enviable settings for your coastal wedding. Raven Hall Hotel has a choice of banqueting suites, from the original Great Hall to the Viking Suite depending on the number of people. There is also an option for an outdoor ceremony, a truly romantic setting. So, the idyllic location of the Hotel, with its cliff-top views out to sea and over the North Yorkshire Moors, provides the dream location for a dreamy coastal wedding.
Located on the seafront of Lytham St Annes, the Glendower Hotel is nestled a stone’s throw from the beach and sand dunes. A perfect backdrop for a coastal wedding! The hotel is also located behind Ashton Gardens. Perfect for breathtaking images with greenery and water features. The Georgian Suite offers ceiling swagging and fairy lights to accommodate a grand wedding. The Lowther Room is perfect for a more intimate setting, with a maximum of 35 guests. So, the Best Western Glendower Hotel has multiple options for a fantastic coastal wedding.
Built in the Victorian era, the Imperial Torquay is a historic situated on the English Riviera. High on the clifftop overlooking Torquay Bay, The Imperial Torquay is a spectacular, romantic setting for your wedding that provides incredible views and a breathtaking backdrop in all seasons. Vibrant, contemporary design blends seamlessly with the hotel’s rich history to welcome guests into a classically elegant seaside retreat. The six beautiful function rooms all offer a unique and charming space, for small and large parties. With delicious food, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and 152 bedrooms, it is the perfect wedding venue for a coastal wedding.
Once the family home of Queen Victoria, Osborne House is an iconic, historic wedding venue on the Isle of Wight. Whether you are planning a small, intimate gathering or a more extravagant affair, Osborne House has a number of inside and outdoor ceremony locations.
The Duchess of Kent suite, a pair of adjoining rooms, is ideal for small ceremonies whilst overlooking expansive views of the grounds, the Solent and beyond. Once Queen Victoria’s private chapel, the Victoria Hall is a spectacular dining room, full of characterful features, such as the exquisite stained glass windows and the arched windows overlooking the charming garden terraces. Boasting magnificent Indian-inspired carved white plaster ceilings and walls, the Durbar Room provides you with the perfect setting, surrounded by some of the treasures given to Queen Victoria. The illuminated house also provides a breath-taking background for a marquee celebration on the Durbar Lawn. With spectacular views across grounds down to the sea and its own private beach, Osborne House is the perfect location for your coastal wedding.
The Marine Hotel & Spa is a 19th-century Victorian building which offers a unique and elegant venue for a romantic coastal wedding. The hotel boasts many stunning features that will enhance your day. For example, the beautiful wood-panelled library, gorgeous hotel grounds and breathtaking views across the Forth. The Marine Hotel can cater for all size wedding parties from intimate celebrations of 10 guests in the Library Suite to lavish celebrations for 180 in the Bass Rock Suite. The hotel has 84 bedrooms to accommodate your guests and includes luxury Suites for the newly married couple.
Standing proudly on the Cornish headland, Pendennis Castle overlooks the Falmouth skyline. This historic venue has several unique ceremony spaces. You can exchange vows in the atmospheric surroundings of the circular Keep, contained within an outer wall and surrounded by a secluded grassy Chemise. For more intimate weddings, ceremonies can be held inside the Melvill Room inside the Royal Artillery Barracks. This beautifully bright room is covered by large windows with amazing sea views. For larger weddings and receptions, a marquee can be set up within the grounds, wowing your guests with panoramic views around the castle. The outstanding sea views provide a beautiful backdrop for your coastal wedding. Also, a gun crew can even fire two of the historic big guns to make your celebrations go with a bang!
Swansea Marriott Hotel is moments away from the golden sands of Swansea beach. From small, intimate ceremonies to grand celebrations for up to 200 guests, this beachside location provides an unforgettable backdrop. Contemporary, elegant function suites offer you privacy and exclusivity for your special day. Also, the beautiful outdoor gardens and patio area make a tranquil setting for your wedding drinks reception. A professional team, including a dedicated Memory Maker, is passionate about bringing your coastal wedding visions to life.
The Worthing Dome is a beautifully restored Edwardian building on the seafront in Worthing, just minutes from Brighton. This historic venue provides a unique setting for your special day with period rooms. The Worthing Dome Lounge and Atrium are both beautiful, decorative rooms with period features and stunning views out to sea. The Lounge has access to an outdoor first-floor terrace with panoramic views. Intimate wedding parties can also be catered for in the split level space of The Whispering Gallery and Atrium Bar. With the beach and sea as your backdrop, the Worthing Dome is a perfectly unique venue for a coastal wedding.
With glorious sea views and landscaped gardens, The Falmouth Hotel is an idyllic coastal wedding venue. There are five stunning rooms to take your pick from, each offering something slightly different. The hotel offers a range of packages to suit various budgets and styles. The team can even provide a tailor-made package, helping you plan your special day the way you’ve always imagined it. You can also enjoy your first night of married life in the beautiful bridal suite with those all-important special touches. With unrivalled views right across the glistening bay to Pendennis Castle on the headland, The Falmouth Hotel provides the perfect backdrop to enjoy your special day.
Set in a beautiful manor house, with original features and set in 23 acres of well-kept grounds, Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort makes the perfect wedding venue in the New Forest. You can host your ceremony in one of the elegant function rooms. Alternatively, exchange vows outside on the veranda with views across to the Solent making the most picturesque setting. Later, you can enjoy your reception drinks and pose for photographs on our beautiful Queen Mary lawn. Then, enjoy a superb 3-course meal in the grand and elegant Ballroom. With spectacular views of the Solent Coast, Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel & Resort is an incredible coastal venue.
Steeped in history, Clevedon Hall is set in stunning surroundings with idyllic grounds. The versatility of Clevedon Hall allows you to create the perfect setting for your celebrations. Large, lavish gatherings are ideally accommodated in the Great Hall. On the other hand, the Snug is perfect for smaller gatherings. The passionate team at Clevedon Hall is dedicated to creating stylish, elegant occasions for couples who prefer a personal approach. With views across Salthouse Bay, Clevedon Hall is a gorgeous venue for a coastal wedding venue.
Nestled in the heart of the English Riviera, the Grand Hotel has been Torquay’s landmark wedding venue hotel for over 130 years. Beautifully appointed ceremony rooms include the Chatsworth for small intimate gatherings, the Cavendish Suite for up to 50 guests and the Devonshire for large sparkling events. The Grand Hotel also offers exclusivity, holding only one wedding per day. With the flexibility to create your own bespoke package, the Grand Hotel is ideal for a memorable coastal wedding.
With five elegant banqueting rooms, a garden gazebo and a stunning chapel, St Augustine’s can cater for every wedding! You may choose to have your civil wedding in the Drawing Room, Oak Room, Board Room, Amber Room, Ruby Room, the distinctive, elegant outdoor Gazebo or the magnificent Chapel. The magnificent French-style Chapel at St Augustine’s was built in the early 1900’s and contains 350-year-old carvings from Paris. Not only creating an impressive setting for your blessing but ensuring an unforgettable occasion. With huge flexibility, St Augustine’s can tailor a package to suit your particular needs and budget, whether it be an intimate gathering or for 200 guests. So, perfect for a sophisticated coastal wedding!
Perched on the clifftop with sweeping views of Bournemouth Bay and its seven miles of golden sands. The 4* Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel is the ultimate setting for your coastal wedding. Perfect for intimate occasions or grander affairs, the Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott’s wedding suites add a touch of elegance for weddings of all shapes and sizes. For a truly special ceremony, the hotel has an enchanting wedding gazebo. Nestled amid landscaped lawns, the wedding gazebo has panoramic views of Bournemouth Pier and the stunning coastline.
Situated beside the gorgeous Estuary and nestled in woodland, the Cumbria Grand Hotel is a sprawling Victorian building. A team of wedding experts, including a master of ceremonies, will ensure you and your guests are looked after. The Victorian ballroom has its own private bar, large grand theatre-style stage area and access to the lawn and decking area. There are 124 bedrooms, many with bay views and balconies and a selection of suites and family rooms. A four-poster bedroom for the bride and groom on the wedding night are also included. So, perfect for a grand coastal wedding celebration!
With endless views of the south Devonshire coastline, the Royal Beacon Hotel is a romantic setting for a coastal wedding. The Grand Ballroom, with its ornate ceilings and crystal chandeliers, add an air of romance and opulence to your big day. The Royal Beacon’s splendid Regency styling continues into the 52 stylish, luxury rooms for the wedding party. The hotel also has a private terrace overlooking Exmouth beach. So, the Royal Beacon is ideal for a coastal wedding celebration.
Perfectly positioned on Bournemouth’s clifftop, The Royal Bath Hotel boasts beautifully manicured grounds and majestic sea views. A south coast landmark, The Royal Bath Hotel’s historic architecture captures the charm of a bygone era. The Royal Bath Hotel boasts a range of unique settings to host your Big Day. The Bay View Suite enjoys fantastic views of the sea, while the Mirabelle Suite transports you back in time with hints of Titanic splendour. The Mezzanine has sea views and is a modern and elegant space, with plenty of natural light. In 1923 The Kings Hall was described as one of “the most unique and beautifully appointed Dancing Rooms in the country” and today it retains the astounding grandeur of this sophisticated time. So, for a lavish, elegant coastal wedding, the Royal Bath Hotel is absolutely perfect.
Located in the heart of Blackpool, the Grand Hotel Blackpool offers stunning views of Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool Tower. At the Grand Hotel Blackpool, a dedicated events team will guide you through the process from start to finish ensuring that your wedding day is a memorable one. Comprehensive wedding packages also feature optional enhancements to make the occasion truly exceptional. So, at Grand Hotel Blackpool, you are guaranteed a memorable coastal wedding day.
The Hythe Imperial is a beautiful, classically styled hotel right on the beautiful Kent seafront and is one of the largest venues in the county. The location itself is romantic, and the building is spectacular. Elegantly styled suites, including the Imperial Ballroom with its views over the English channel, contemporary décor and high ceilings, make it a venue perfectly suited to creating life-long memories. So, the Hythe Imperial is elegant and sophisticated, perfect for an unforgettable coastal wedding.
Located on New South Promenade, the Boulevard Hotel is the latest coastal wedding venue to arrive in Blackpool. Boasting beautiful designs & architecture, this hotel is a stunning, luxurious beachfront property. There is a selection of wedding packages to cater for your special day. These include the ceremony, wedding breakfast and high-quality accommodation. An experienced team will assist you with all your requirements. Finally, spend your wedding night in one of the stunning suites with amazing ocean views, the perfect end to your coastal wedding celebration.
Perfectly situated right on the seafront, the Cavendish Hotel has several stunning settings for a coastal wedding. Choose between the beautiful Library, Sussex Suite or the Marine Restaurant, all with shimmering sea views. A dedicated wedding coordinator will ensure that the most important day of your life will be perfect, with a number of packages to choose from, including a bespoke option. The Cavendish hotel’s surroundings will enhance your wedding reception giving a unique style and presence to form the foundations for your special day.
Southend Cliffs Pavilion is an iconic venue that sits in an idyllic location on Southend on Sea’s famous cliff top. The unrivalled setting offers spectacular panoramic views of the Thames Estuary and beautiful backdrops for your treasured wedding photographs. The venue’s beautiful paths will lead you and your guests to the stunning scenic gardens and down to the seafront. Cliffs Pavilion has an exceptional team of dedicated and experienced wedding specialists on hand to help throughout. Also, there is a fantastic selection of wedding packages available for your event. Southend Cliffs Pavilion is the perfect setting for your coastal wedding. Offering a unique wedding experience with a fantastic location, stunning views and the perfect combination of coast and countryside.
The Abbey Sands Hotel offers an exceptionally beautiful setting for a dreamy coastal wedding. The Secret Garden is beautiful for outdoor weddings on the luscious green lawns of the hotel. Follow the red carpet down the aisle to the gazebo draped in flowers and enjoy a stunning alfresco ceremony. The Ballroom overlooks the Secret Garden, also perfect for a fabulous wedding celebration. So, Abbey Sands has beautiful options for your coastal wedding.
Nestled in 5 acres of gardens, Bron Eifion is a luxury country house hotel with stunning sea views. Built in 1883, elegant Bron Eifion is exclusively yours for the day. This unique and beautiful hotel has 17 individually designed bedrooms and 2 suites licenced for wedding ceremonies. These include the stunning Garden Suite, the charming Llechwedd Suite or the Wedding Gazebo offers a beautiful outdoor ceremony setting. From intimate to extravagant, traditional to unexpected. Bron Eifion is dedicated to creating an unforgettable coastal wedding that is uniquely yours.
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