London Ontario & the surrounding area has some of the most beautiful outdoor and heritage wedding venues in Ontario. From small intimate weddings to larger celebrations, these venues are gorgeous locations for bringing your wedding vision to life.
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From estates and lovingly restored spaces, to dreamy outdoor options and everything in between, London offers some gorgeous wedding venues for every style and budget. The following London, Ontario wedding venues are a round-up of the most beautiful wedding venues within a one-hour-or-so radius of London. These venues include mix of old world flair, modern romance, and a display of an oasis of nature!
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Elsie Perrin Williams Estate represents the elegance and gracious living of the early 20th century. Nestled by 68 acres of parkland and the romance of gardens, this beautifully-maintained estate promises to transport you with a most memorable experience for you and your guests. Whether you plan for an intimate soiree or a larger celebration, Elsie Perrin Williams Estate caters to your vision. With perfect getting ready rooms onsite, the charm of decor and spaces from a bygone era, and both indoor and outdoor options for your wedding, it's a London Ontario wedding venue that delivers in spades.
Historically enchanting, Idlewyld Inn & Spa is a landmark estate in the London area. The architectural detail of this mansion paired with the modern elegance it provides is unmatched. Perfectly suited for weddings up to 50 people, Idlewyld Inn is known for excellence in service to provide a day that flows with ease. Enjoy in-house catering a dedicated coordinator, beautiful surroundings for your portraits, and even onsite accommodations for yourself and guests. Why not add-on the use of the estate's Rolls Royce Phantom for a perfectly elegant and classic addition to your celebration?
Located in a small nearby town surrounded by beautiful farmland and fields, Cranberry Creek is a gorgeous wedding venue that is privately tucked away. Known for its lovingly restored historic white chapel and breathtaking grounds in every season, Cranberry Creek also offers a newly updated rustic barn for your reception and lush surrounding gardens for gorgeous portraits. Everything you need is available for ease of experience, including onsite accommodations and full-serve wedding day options. From elopements to larger celebrations, Cranberry Creek is a magical venue that will be a top favourite from the moment you visit.
Perfectly pulled away from the hustle and bustle of downtown London, the Old Court House is one of the most picturesque historic wedding venues in the city. Modelled after the Malahide Castle in Dublin Ireland, this gem was built in 1827. This castle is the perfect space for a romantic wedding with climbing castle leaves that change colours brilliantly in all seasons. The Old Courthouse accommodates space for up to 225 guest with multiple seating arrangement possibilities and catering provided by Culinary catering, one of the most trusted names in catering.
Arlington Hotel, a boutique hotel, is one of the most charming wedding spaces in the city. With historic architecture, views of the Grand River, and city chic vibes, Arlington Hotel is an experience you'll never want to end. Coupled with its culinary genius and the refined comforts you'd expect in accommodations, it is a getaway that isn't far at all. With so many breathtaking backdrops, this riverbank venue includes access to the historic Dominion Telegraph Event Centre as well for an elegant soiree that consistently receives the highest rating.
Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre provides on of the most picturesque estate backdrops for a wedding day. Accommodating up to 180 guests, this Georgian estate is famous for their historic architecture, stunning gardens, delicious farm-to-table menu, and onsite accommodations. With complete flexibility to have an indoor or outdoor venue and multiple seating arrangement possibilities, Ivey Spencer provides a classically elegant space to share your life vows.
Stonebrook Farm, also called Bakkerlane Stonebrook Farm, is a unique romantic venue that is perfect for elopements and intimate weddings with upto 40 people. Known for its beautiful stone ruins, this venue has history and charm in spades, with modern conveniences including onsite accommodations. at the Stonebrook Cottage. Also available are helicopter transportation for adventure-seeking couples that want to celebrate their big day with a private charter.
Bellamere Winery is one of the finest in the city. Known for modern rustic elegance, it is notorious for its stunning display of natural beauty. With 16 acres of lush gardens, orchards and beautiful landscapes, the backdrop opportunities are truly endless. Bellamere Winery's highly rated service and support for their couples is a guarantee for an exceptional experience from first inquiry to the final moments of your wedding day celebration.
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Whistling Gardens is a breathtaking wedding venue. With 20 acres that have been sectioned into 6 major gardens and collections., this venue is truly a romantic getaway. From its collection of over 1200 peony varieties, to sculpted French gardens with wheelchair accessibility, this venue will transport you and your guests. There is also a bird aviary onsite and resident swans, providing connection with nature that you will want to come back to time and time again.
Arrowwood Blueberry Farm is a precious gem in the London area. This venue has a rustic feel paired with the elegance of rows upon rows of orchards, a manicured garden with a romantic swing, and forest land. They serve home cooking that is food for the soul at onsite The Harvest Table.
Sydenham Ridge Estate is well-loved for its over 50 acres of private forest, field, trail, and pond. It's truly a fairy tale wedding venue for nature lovers. The estate features a 200 year old oak tree, the perfect focal point for an outdoor ceremony. With their climate controlled century barn, year round weddings are hosted in comfort, whether on a hot summer day or a wintery day. The cozy blue bungalow is a retreat for up to 10 people and includes getting ready rooms, a full kitchen, and deluxe bathrooms for the perfect place to unwind and prepare for your big day.
Nestled in Norfolk County, Burning Kiln Winery boasts rolling hills of vines, elevated casual local fare, and plenty of fresh air alongside award-winning aged wines. Burning Kiln includes truly memorable and charming onsite accommodations filled with plenty of modern rustic character and elegance. And nestled by surrounding forestland, it's the perfect venue for nature lovers who also have a penchant for savouring their moments with their most loved family and friends.
Founded in 1993, Widder Station is a stunning nature-inspired venue that accommodates celebrations ranging from intimate weddings to celebrations with upwards of 300 people. Including the newly renovated Tap House, serving the finest craft drinks, alongside a scenic gold course, Widder Station is the perfect setting for a truly memorable rustic celebration.
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This venue combines stunning rolling landscapes, tree-lined pathways, and gorgeous manicured outdoor ceremony views that will take your breath away. The newly renovated Ballroom is a true gem, with plenty of natural light, and modern French country details including high ceilings and chandeliers that make the space truly memorable.
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The Mercato is a stunning light-filled venue that is a perfect space for an elevated modern soiree. It's perfect for a light and airy feeling. With outdoor ceremony options as well, this wedding venue is surrounded by 48 acres of rolling greenspace, offering an overload of beautiful photo backgrounds as well!
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