Planning 101 11th October 2022

10 No Corkage Wedding Venues You Need to Consider

A well-known fact in the wedding world is that if you want to save money where you can and still have a wonderful wedding day, it’s often a no brainer to choose a no-corkage wedding venue. Usually also the venues that give you flexibility around the suppliers you choose too, a no corkage venue means you can bring in all your own alcohol at no extra charge and not have to buy the wine directly through them. 

Below we’ve listed 10 of our current favourites that are both ridiculously beautiful and have the perk of no corkage too!

1. Huntsham Court 

huntsham court

Set within the rolling hills of the Devonshire countryside and on the borders of the Exmoor National Park, Huntsham Court is a beautiful ‘home away from home’ wedding venue, that you can fill with all your friends and family for the weekend. With the ability to sleep up to 92 people across 40 bedrooms, Huntsham Court encourages you to celebrate all the moments that surround your wedding, not just the big day itself. Wonderfully encapsulated on their website, they explain that “it’s not just about the big formal moments. What about, the quick cuppa in your PJs in the library. Or, a midnight snack in the Butler’s Pantry with your best mate. No forgetting, nipping into see Nana in her luxury bedroom when she is having a quiet break from the excitement.” The venue can host up to 130 guests and enables you to bring all your own suppliers, food and of course - booze! 

2. The Glasshouse at ANRÁN


Originally a walled garden, ANRÁN is a stunning wedding venue that’s been converted into a glasshouse, with many locals likening it to a ‘mini eden project’. With the glasshouse forming a lovely backdrop for your day, it’s also home to lots of tropical plants and trees, with the ability to seat up to 180 of your guests for dinner. Alternatively they do also have a pretty lily pond that is an equally scenic spot to have your wedding breakfast or welcome drinks alongside. 

3. The Ashes Barns and Country House

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Tucked within a 50 acres estate at the foothills of the Peak District National Park, The Ashes Barn and Country House is a private, family run wedding venue filled with beautiful spots in which to host your wedding moments. From lush lawns and an idyllic pond and lake, to apple orchards and babbling brooks, it’s a dreamy set up that can seat up to 150 of your guests. Get ready in the special dressing room on site before the wedding, host both the ceremony and reception in the barn and enjoy your drinks reception in the flagstone courtyard. 

4. Hampton Court House

hampton court house

The picturesque Hampton Court House is located opposite the world renowned Hampton Court Palace and is surrounded on all sides by beautiful royal parkland, including a heart shaped lake that’s home to a many a swan! With acres of 18th century gardens, the venue can host up to 150 guests, with the ceremony taking place in the Grand Hall and the reception within the majestic Picture Gallery. Dance the night away in the pretty conservatory and enjoy lots of lovely drinks outside on the patio garden. 

5. Bruisyard Hall 


Located close to the Suffolk coastline, Bruisyard is a privately owned estate that is lovingly looked after by Robert and Teresa Rous, a longstanding Suffolk family. This luxury 5* venue is set within a whopping 700 acres of informal grounds and can host up to 140 of your guests on your wedding day within the barn. For more intimate weddings, you are able to host your reception for up to 28 guests within the Hall’s Dining Room. With accommodation for 28, they also offer concierge services that can organise unique experiences for your guests, from hot air balloon rides to clay pigeon shooting. 

6. Ramster Hall

ramster hall

A picturesque and traditional country house wedding venue, Ramster Hall is nestled within the Surrey Hills and is surrounded by 20 acres of woodlands that are known for their gorgeous rhododendrons and azaleas. The venue spaces connect seamlessly, from an open beamed 17th century converted barn, leading through into the drawing room, entrance hall and quintessentially English countryside. The venue can host up to 160 guests and as a family owned and run business, they are focused on delivering a relaxed, personal and friendly experience which is why they don’t charge a corkage fee. 

7. Sopley Mill

sopley mill

Sopley Mill is a wonderfully historic building that dates back to 1066 and offers couples a great amount of privacy, as a renovated watermill that is surrounded on both sides by the Avon River. It has stunning uninterrupted views from its vantage point and can seat up to 100 of your guests, with a further 40 able to join in the evening. 

8. Godwick 


Situated in the lost village of Godwick, this lovely venue is a 450 year old Grade II listed barn in Norfolk that describe themselves as ‘quirky, eccentric, glorious’ and we highly agree. The epitome of laid-back cool, the great barn has retained it’s rustic authenticity but has been updated to include facilities such as a posh loo, modern kitchen and a reception area with a bespoke bar. The venue can seat up to 150 and guests are able to stay within Godwick Hall and their nearby Shepherd’s Huts.  

9. The Barn at Upcote

barn at upcote

A beautiful space for both intimate and large weddings, The Barn at Upcote can seat up to 110 guests and is really flexible about letting you use the space as you wish. You have the option of hosting your ceremony within their Threshing Barn or outside, and you can hold your wedding breakfast wherever you’d prefer. 

10. The Green Cornwall 

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Tucked in a wonderfully secluded spot surrounded by lush hills, river valleys and a lovely patchwork of orchards and meadows, The Green Cornwall is a ready made wedding village. It is made up of multiple barns, an on-site bar, the main house and cottage all surrounded by pretty grounds and can accommodate up to 42 guests. The venue is exclusively yours for two nights to do as you wish, so get creative as to how you can use the varying barns.