Outdoor Wedding Receptions in Suffolk

Outdoor Wedding Receptions in Suffolk


Suffolk is a beautiful county with fantastic scenery from countryside to coast so you may well be tempted to celebrate your wedding day outside, and we've gathered a number of venues that have areas perfect for your outdoor wedding reception.


The beautiful Tudor Kenton Hall offers some wonderful outdoor options with their bespoke packages. This grand hall, makes a very private and picturesque backdrop to your wedding, surrounded by several acres of countryside. They are open for exclusive use weddings between April and September so you can hold your whole day here. You can have a woodland wedding blessing to make the most of the beautiful scenery, plus a marquee on the lawn, giving your guests the chance to roam. And if you want to go the whole hog and sleep under the stars - you can do so in great style in the honeymoon yurt, There are also shepherds huts and bell tents for your guests to join you! Kenton Hall also offer Hen weekend Glamping packages. Find out more about their services, by clicking the link above.

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The 16th century Ravenwood Hall just outside Bury St Edmunds makes a fairytale wedding and reception venue. Set in 7 acres of beautiful lawns and landscaped gardens, you can choose to have your ceremony alfresco in the fully licensed 'Summer House' by the pool and underneath the large parasols, perfect for up to 80 guests. Then head over to the grand marquee on the lawn which can accommodate up to 500 for a an evening celebration. With 14 luxury double rooms on site for you and your guests, you could even have your honeymoon here! Click the link above to see more pictures and see details.



High Lodge, Saxmundham - Outside Weddings in Suffolk

Set in 120 acres of parkland, the wedding packages available from High Lodge, Saxmundham, offer The Champion Suite as the main reception room, which includes rest rooms, bar, lounge as well as outdoor patio area. This patio area offers plenty of seating exclusively for you and your guests to sit and relax whilst admiring the views across the golf course and lakes. This also provides a wonderful backdrop for photographs and with exclusive use, your guests can enjoy a walk through the scenic grounds. There are also lodges for guest accommodation including a luxury honeymoon lodge with hot tub for the happy couple.

Outdoor Wedding Receptions in Suffolk


Woodhall Manor, Sutton - Outside Weddings in Suffolk

Woodhall Manor, Sutton, is a magnificent, dream-come-true wedding venue. The Manor's grounds have various spaces licensed for Civil Ceremonies & Partnerships, and a marquee can be hired for large, outdoor wedding receptions.



Trinity Park, Ipswich - Outdoor Weddings in Suffolk

Trinity Park, Ipswich, can cater for your needs no matter how big or small a celebration you are planning. The venue is located within 350 acres of lovely landscaped grounds, perfect for photographs, and there is a private courtyard garden for reception drinks and barbecues.

Wedding Photographers from Suffolk

Wedding Photographers from Suffolk

If you are having a glorious outside wedding reception you will want to capture every moment of it! Wedding Photographers from Suffolk will do just that, allowing you to treasure your memories for a lifetime. Please click on the link above to read more.


Outdoor Wedding Receptions in Suffolk


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Anglia Coastal Marquees offer a high class, flexible Marquee hire service whether you are planning a small, intimate gathering or the reception to end all receptions! Anglia Coastal can provide everything you need including furniture, generators & catering equipment, and your marquee will be adapted to your individual wants in terms of size, colour and layout, so give these experienced professionals a call now & see what they can do!

Wedding Reception Accessories from Suffolk


Find perfect wedding reception accessories to make your outside wedding even more special. Choose from sound, lighting, wedding favors, Toastmasters and even balloons! Click on the link above for full details.


Helmingham Hall Gardens - Outdoor Weddings in Suffolk


At Helmingham Hall Gardens you will discover a moated Tudor Hall with awe-inspiring Grade 1 listed gardens, set within a 400 acre deer park. A marquee can be situated in front of the Hall for reception celebrations. It is also possible to simply just use the gardens as a backdrop to your wedding photos - please click on the link above to enquire.

Outdoor Wedding Receptions in Suffolk


Weddings at the magnificent Hintlesham Hall Hotel, Ipswich are truly grand occasions providing you with memories to treasure for a lifetime. The extensive and secluded grounds are beautiful and can be used for your celebration drinks and canapés.

Have you held an outdoor wedding reception in Suffolk? If so please tell us all about it by emailing us at suffolkguides.admin@suffolktouristguide.com!

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