This lakeside barn combines a traditional oak-beamed design with contemporary comforts (think underfloor heating and all-mod-cons sound system).

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THE BEST RUSTIC WEDDING VENUES

There are floor-to-ceiling windows, cartwheel chandeliers made by a local blacksmith and a grand piano. Plus, there's a cottage for your first night, with asuper-king-sized bed and a verandah overlooking the gorgeous lake.

Ceremony capacity:150; Outside catering; www.sandholeoakbarn-weddings.co.uk