Best 5 Wedding Venues in Birmingham

July 1, 2015 / Leave a comment

Organising wedding party may be a very hard and time consuming task for couples who decided to spend the rest of their life together. Yes, the whole process is very exciting, especially for brides, usually they are planning the big day before they even meet that one and only… From experience gained working as Birmingham Wedding Photographer  I know that to plan everything, book all the services, flowers, catering, band or DJ and obviously best wedding photographer is not an easy job.

Choosing best wedding venue Birmingham

One of the most important decisions engaged couples have to make is choosing the venue for their wedding reception. And believe me this choice affects the whole final appearance of the day. For example, the perfect place must be nice and romantic, full of antique furniture and that unique vintage atmosphere. But at the same time it has to be safe and comfortable for wedding guests. Couples definitely don’t want to live their family and friends with a feeling of distaste about the chosen venue and wedding itself.

I hope it would not be tactless to mention that a venue has also huge impact on the final look of a wedding photo album. Places with plenty of windows and natural light would work best. High ceilings and bride walls are great for colours on photographs. If those conditions are meet you may stay assured that a skilled photographer will be able to capture wonderful moments of your big day and present them beautifully.

5 best wedding venues Birmingham UK

As Wedding Photographer Birmingham I can recommend to you five of top wedding venues in our city which in my opinion deserve booking consideration. There are outdoor as well as indoor locations, city centre and country side, and I hope my selection will help you to make the right choice for your best wedding venue Birmingham.

1. Birmingham Botanical Gardens


The Birmingham Botanical Gardens is the perfect setting for the special day. Naturally beautiful, it is an alternative place for lovers of fauna form all around the word. On 15 acres of beautiful gardens you can find 3 unique event spaces which will definitely make an impression on your guests. The Garden Suite is approached through the magnificent Tropical House and Terrace Glasshouses, and is the perfect choice for the large celebrations of between 180 and 400 guests. The magic gardens are a dream location for romantic pictures of Bride and Groom. Choosing Botanical Gardens as your perfect wedding venue contributes to charity and help to keep the place thriving.

2. Fazeley Studios

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Situated in the heart of Birmingham’s creative quarter of Digbeth, Fazeley Studios is a one of the best wedding venues in Birmingham. It is  ideal for couples who seek a city centre setting with a difference. The place with it’s variety of stunning spaces may be the only choice to make your special day truly memorable. Fazeley Studios has recently reached the Regional Finals at The Wedding Industry Awards 2014 and has appeared in the pages of British Vogue and listed in Wedding Magazine’s Top 100 venues.

Unusual interiors, mix of modern architecture and traditional decorations, beautifully restored Unitarian Chapel, magical Winter Garden with an abundance of natural light and much more will be exclusive to you on your big day. You may be sure that wedding in those premises will be remembered forever!

3. New Hall Hotel & Spa


At 800 years old, New Hall Hotel & Spa in the West Midlands has a long history of providing discerning guests fine hospitality and would be a great choice for more exclusive wedding venue. It is offering 26 acres of elegant grounds and  is widely reputed to be the oldest inhabited, moated manor house in England and the most perfect of wedding venues in Birmingham. You can find here very flexible wedding packages, exclusive use and luxurious pre-wedding spa treatments and time to time they organise open days & evenings where the hotel is prepared as it would be for a wedding party.

I am sure that New Hall Spa in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham would impress you with it’s elegance and noble style. It is a proposition which definitely had to have it’s place in my selection of Birmingham wedding venues.

4. Best Western Premier Moor Hall Hotel


The Hotel is a four star country house in Sutton Coldfield, set in beautiful parkland yet within easy reach of Birmingham, the NEC Group/LG Arena and the major rail and motorway links. Beautiful grounds and sunken garden provide a unique and picturesque backdrop for your wedding photographs, which are, of course the permanent reminder of a very special day. Again, the place has that traditional feeling with lots of history behind. fact that there is a choice of two restaurants, seven conference rooms and extensive leisure facilities including an indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room, aerobics room and spa with three treatment rooms makes the venue a real relaxing centre for newlyweds. I have never yet shoot in there but hope to have a chance in the near future.

5. The Belfry Hotel Sutton Coldfield

For the last proposition on my list I have chosen the venue I was shooting in one of my most enjoyable weddings ever. The place is peaceful and naturally beautiful. Their huge 550 acres of breathtaking English countryside offers perfect romantic backdrop for couples looking to situate their wedding in one of the most relaxing venues in Birmingham.

The hotel invested £26 million for major refurbishment and you can’t miss what impact the fact had on the general appearance of this incredible place. Marvellous interiors dazzle with their beauty and surrounding magical grounds makes you feel like standing in the heart of a wonderland. The Belfry Hotel is perfect choice for those who may prefer mix of stunning nature and luxury.

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