The Best Destination Wedding Venues

When the destination wedding dream came to a halt in recent years, couples across the country were no doubt grateful that the UK was dotted with romantic fit-for-purpose wooden barns and a myriad of hotels with lighted ballrooms for dancing the night away. Then there are the stately homes, ready to open their doors to usher in a new era in their corridors of tradition, and, for the brave, the rolling countryside offers opportunities for outdoor celebrations, weather permitting. And while we can’t fault the heartfelt nuptials we’ve attended on this beautiful island over the years, we wouldn’t be the first to let our minds drift to new pastures.

The best destination wedding venues offer something special, something worth traveling to: a combined flavor of distant surroundings, enchanting traditions and beautiful weather, all with the familiar presence of loved ones. Whether it’s an authentic church on an Italian hill or walking barefoot on the white sands at a beach wedding, the world is truly yours when it comes to ethereal backdrops for the grand. day. They say true love sets you free, and nothing could encapsulate that unbound feeling like the vast expanse of the world’s landscapes.

Here we’ve curated a collection of our favorite destination wedding venues in the UK, Europe and beyond…