Immerse yourself in the romance and beauty of England’s smallest county on your wedding day!

Getting Married In Rutland?

The pretty Rutland countryside provides a fabulous backdrop for your celebrations with stunning locationsgorgeous venues and a huge variety places to stay. Choose to have your wedding photographs taken by one of our award winning local photographers at numerous iconic locations around the county.

If you’re looking for Rutland wedding venue ideas, then look no further .. we’ve got the lot! From historic castles, grand country houses, luxury hotels, natural garden settings and even right on the water with a magical Rutland Water cruise! Your wedding guests will be amazed by the creativity and detail put into your special day by Rutland’s finest wedding planners. Take a closer look at the incredible variety of exceptional services available to make your special day unforgettable:

Barnsdale Gardens’ stunning location makes a perfect and romantic setting for your wedding day. The Paradise Garden offers a charming pagoda, sheltered conservatory and pretty water feature which provide an intimate venue for your wedding vows and gorgeous backdrop for your wedding photographs.

Oakham Castle is one of the finest examples of late 12th century architecture and is licensed for Civil Partnerships and Marriage ceremonies. The Great Hall accommodates up to 125 people and has an incredible history. It’s home to a large collection of lucky horseshoes that have been given by Peers of the Realm over the centuries (including members of our current Royal Family), making a beautiful backdrop for your ceremony.

Normanton Church is Rutland’s most famous landmark which was saved from the depths of the reservoir and now offers a unique wedding venue on Rutland Water accommodating 102 guests. The history of this building, along with the superb location and the elegant architecture, make it a fantastic venue for your special day.

Rutland Water Golf Course also offers numerous opportunities for a wedding with spectacular views of Rutland Water. A new marquee-lined barn and courtyard are available for 180 guests but you can take advantage of their bespoke wedding package to design the perfect day with an alternative Tipi as well as full catering services.

For a truly fairy-tale wedding, choose from the many historic houses, grand hotels and even castles around Rutland that can offer you an unforgettably romantic wedding day, including:

Rockingham Castle South of Uppingham | Burghley House near Stamford

A fabulous town centre venue to host your wedding reception in Oakham, just a short walk from Oakham Castle, is Victoria Hall, a Grade II listed building with lots of character and charm.

You can also choose from numerous charming Rutland hotels for wedding receptions (many offering the ceremonies too!);
Barnsdale Hall Hotel | Barnsdale Lodge Hotel | Greetham Valley Hotel | Hambleton Hall The Falcon Hotel, Uppingham | Normanton Park Hotel | The Wisteria Hotel, Oakham

For information on booking a registrar or registering a marriage, here is the link for the Rutland Register Office.

Rutland Wedding Specialists

We have many local businesses to help make you day perfect;

Rebecca Couture Millinery for all your headpiece needs, made right here in Rutland.

Get your refreshment supplies from Oakham Wines or Bat & Bottle Wine Merchants

Use a Rutland mobile events bar with Grainstore Brewery



Hotel sizes

Rutland Hall Hotel has 66 bedrooms | civil ceremonies & wedding breakfasts from 30-120
Barnsdale Lodge has 46 bedrooms | civil ceremonies & wedding breakfasts from 20-180
Redwings Lodge has 40 bedrooms |
Greetham Valley Hotel has 35 bedrooms | civil ceremonies 20-100 | wedding breakfasts up to 180
The Falcon Hotel has 25 bedrooms | civil ceremonies and wedding breakfasts up to 130 in The Garden Terrace and up to 28 in The Oak Room
Wisteria Hotel has 25 bedrooms | Barn Suite and Barn Lounge for up to 100 guests
Hambleton Hall has 17 bedrooms | civil ceremonies and wedding breakfasts for up to 60 guests