Have you recently got engaged and are looking for a DIY Wedding Venue? Shropshire is a perfect location to get married.  Whether you have links to the County or are looking somewhere in the middle of the Country that is easily accessible for all your friends and family.

Where to have a DIY Wedding in Shropshire

One of the fantastic reasons to have a barn or Marquee (Or Tipi) wedding is that you can add your own personal touches to your Wedding Day making it unique to you both as a Couple.

The question is though where to have a DIY Wedding in Shropshire?

Here are top 10 Shropshire Barn and Marquee Wedding Venues – they are in no particular order of preference at all.

Where to have a DIY Wedding in Shropshire  Barn Weddings

The Haybarn, Near Church Stretton (The best of both worlds)

Brand new for 2020, a rustic barn that has been beautifully converted from an old cattle shed.  A complete blank canvas to add your own touches for your Special Day.

The barn itself can take up to 100 Guests,


The added extra of this Wedding Venue is that outside, there is an additional 10 acres of Ground for you to add extra space in the form of a marquee, tipi or yurt.

There is ample beautiful space to hold a Celebrant led Ceremony.

Malthouse Barn, Shrewsbury

Also built brand new for 2020, Malthouse Barn combines a rustic look with an industrial feel.

The Malthouse Barn can cater for up to 150 Guests.

For more information on Malthouse Barn, have a look at a recent blog post I wrote after I visited there.

Malthouse Barn Blog

Camlad Barns, Bishops Castle

Gorgeous views over the Shropshire Hills and Mid Wales.

Camlad Barns has lots of alternative spaces to maximise your Wedding Day.

Licenced for Civil Ceremonies.

Can cater for up to 100 Guest for a formal dining experience, or up to 200 for buffet or hog roasts.

Camping facilities available for your Guests

Delbury Hall, Craven Arms

Set in the grounds of a beautiful Georgian manor house, there are lots of fantastic photo opportunities within the grounds.

The Coach House, with in the Grounds of the Hall, is a purpose-built Wedding Barn and can seat up to 150 Guests

Licenced for outdoor ceremonies in the gardens, there is the mezzanine balcony of the Coach House as an alternative.  For those looking for a traditional wedding ceremony, there is the Village Church of St. Peters, accessible through the garden.

Limited on-site accommodation for some of your Guests.

The Bridal Barn, Claverley, Near Bridgnorth

Licenced for civil ceremonies

Perfect for a woodland wedding, set within 100 acres of woodland

Space for up to 150 Guests in the barn

There is the addition of two tipi’s for chill out areas or celebrant weddings in the Woodland.

Bromwich Park, Near Oswestry

Perfect for that alternative wedding in a unique rustic space

The Cow Barn can seat between 100 and 250 Guests and the bohemian Milking Parlour has a 4am license for late night dancing

The Courtyard Garden and the Moated Field are beautiful spots for an outdoor Celebrant wedding.

MARQUEE WEDDING VENUESWhere to have a DIY Wedding in Shropshire

Cheswell Grange, Near Newport Shropshire

Situated on a secluded lakeside with views of the Wrekin and Lilleshall Hill

Licenced for Civil Ceremonies, in the purpose-built Boathouse

The marquee can hold up to 200 Guests

There is the Bridal Suite, which is a self-contained annexe of Cheswell Grange House with a huge bedroom, perfect for getting ready with your Bridal party on the morning of your Wedding.

Ludlow Castle

If you’re looking for a fairy-tale wedding set in the grounds of a castle, this is the perfect venue for you.

Licenced for Civil Ceremonies

Available for weddings of all sizes, there is the Beacon Rooms that can accommodate up to 60 Guests, or for larger weddings there is the opportunity for a marquee in the grounds.

Alderford Lake, Whitchurch

A beautiful setting for a marquee wedding on the banks of the lake

There is the added extra of spending your wedding night in the glamping pod with access to your own rowing boat on the private jetty.  Perfect for a moonlit sail across the lake!

Henley Hall, Ludlow

Henley Hall has the best of both worlds – The beautiful house which can seat up to 70 guests, or for larger weddings, there is the option of a marquee in the grounds.

Licenced for Civil Ceremonies in the gorgeous Italian Painted Room or in the beautiful gardens.

The beautiful rooms inside the Hall and the gardens, with wildflower meadows and woodlands offer amazing photo opportunities.

There is accommodation on site for the bridal couple in the Orangery and some of your Guests in the cottages and apartments in the grounds.

Hopton Court, Cleobury Mortimer

Situated on the Shropshire/Worcestershire border, Hopton Court is a complete blank canvas to have your choice of structure whether you prefer a marquee, tipi or yurt.

Set in 1800 acres of parkland

Currently, Hopton Court is not licenced for civil ceremonies, however there are plenty of spaces for celebrant weddings including the Victorian Conservatory, and we have our very own recommended Celebrant, who can help you to personalise your Ceremony here at Hopton Court.


There are many more places where to have a DIY Wedding in Shropshire and surrounding counties which offer similar facilities.  If none of the Venues listed in this feature aren’t for you, contact me and I can give you details of other places that may suit you. Drop me an email info@lmsweddings.co.uk or give me a call 07980 679575.

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