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Wantisden Valley

Wantisden Valley

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Wantisden Valley

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  • Romantic countryside venue in the heart of Suffolk
  • Able to cater for any sized wedding
  • Range of licensed areas available
  • Two remarkable catering partners
  • Surrounded by woodland and scenic lakes
  • Exceptional standards of service
  • Perfect for rustic and rural themed weddings
  • Three quaint rooms to choose from

This outstanding rustic venue offers a romantic setting for your countryside wedding in Suffolk. Nestled amongst acres of woodland and stunning lakes, this is the perfect rural backdrop for your special day.

With a dedicated and friendly team who pride themselves on their outstanding service, you can guarantee your wedding day will run smoothly from start to finish.


Wantisden Valley is a stunning countryside wedding venue in the heart of Suffolk, offering the ultimate seclusion for your special day.

With a range of rustic spaces to choose from, Wantisden Valley is packed with plenty of rural charm. From a historic cottage to brick and flint barns, these spaces can be transformed into a quintessential English country wedding.

Each lovingly restored space is licenced and available to suit all wedding sizes and styles. The team at Wantisden Valley pride themselves on catering for all weddings, no matter the requirements.


Shepherd's Cottage

This 18th century thatched cottage is located on the edge of the medieval wood and lakes, offering an ideal location for your intimate ceremony with your nearest and dearest.

This quaint setting is also perfect for couples who desire a cosy and historic wedding venue but without the grandeur of castles and stately homes.

Ceremony capacity - 40 guests
Wedding Breakfast capacity - 40 guests

Main Barn

The main barn is a large open space that has been beautifully restored, featuring exposed oak beams, a licensed bar, stage and dance floor.

This rustic space is perfect for larger celebrations. Perhaps have an intimate ceremony at first, then invite everyone you know for a party to remember.

Wedding Breakfast capacity - 300 guests
Reception capacity - 300 guests

Mixing Barn

The Mixing Barn is a lovingly restored area that can be rented alongside the Main Barn as an additional space for your wedding.

The Mixing Barn is ideal for a large ceremony or as a drinks reception space after you say your I do's. It's rustic exposed brick walls and vaulted ceilings can be decorated with bunting, fairy lights and pom poms.

Ceremony capacity - 170 guests
Wedding Breakfast capacity - 170 guests


Wantisden Valley have direct partnerships with two highly regarded catering companies, Patricia Sharman and Company and Hatfields Catering.

Patricia Sharman and Company have over 30 years of business experience, the team have established a reputable service with their flexibility and fine food.

Hatfields Catering also has over 25 years within the catering business. They can create a range of traditional English dishes like roast beef and salmon fillets and have plenty of choices to suit all tastes and dietary requirements.

Both catering companies offer a range of dining styles from fine dining to a less formal barbecue, suiting the needs of each and every couple. Sample menus are available, however if you are looking for something more bespoke this can be accommodated upon request.

If you are interested in holding your dream wedding at Wantisden Valley, please click the buttons below or to the side of this listing to find more information.

Wantisden Valley
IP12 3PQ


  • Lottie

    Thank you so much to Wantisden Valley for making our wedding day perfect. From the beginning of the planning process to the day itself we couldn't have asked for more! All of our guests commented on how beautiful Wantisden is and everyone had a superb day. Thank you so much.

  • Ellie

    My husband and I married at Wantisden Valley in the Shepherd's Cottage and loved every minute. This is a quirky and picturesque venue which was perfect for our intimate wedding. We couldn't recommend this venue highly enough – thank you!

  • Leanne and Peter

    My husband and I got married at Wantisden Valley and it is such a beautiful venue with so many great locations to have pictures taken. I would still choose this venue if I was to do it all over again and would recommend it to anyone. Thanks again.

  • Amy

    My husband and I got married at Wantisden Valley, in Shepherd's Cottage. The venue was so beautiful, especially with all the snow. During the run up to the wedding the team here were so wonderful and helpful. If we had to do it again we wouldn't change a thing – thank you for all your help.

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