26 Oct 2023

Top 10 Country Club Wedding Ideas

Wedding At Foxhills

Dreaming of a picturesque wedding that blends elegance, natural beauty, and timeless charm? Look no further than a country club wedding.

Country clubs offer the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable marriage celebration, with their sprawling grounds, stunning landscapes, and luxurious amenities. What’s more, they can be perfectly tailored to your personality, making it even more special for you and your future spouse.

Whether you’re envisaging a traditional wedding or a contemporary and relaxed ceremony, a country club could be the ideal place to celebrate your special day, alongside family and friends, so you can create special memories that last a lifetime.

What is a Country Club Wedding?

From breathtaking outdoor ceremonies to sophisticated ballroom receptions, the possibilities are endless when it comes to creating your perfect wedding celebration at a country club. The main advantage of a country club wedding over a traditional church wedding is that the venue’s extensive amenities and services can cater to both the ceremony and reception, offering couples a convenient and comprehensive experience in one location.

Whether you choose to embrace the scenic landscapes, indulge in gourmet cuisine, or incorporate golf-themed details, a country club wedding will be an unforgettable occasion that will leave lasting memories for you and your guests.

Country clubs also offer a personal touch, often associated with private clubs, and boast a range of amenities such as golf courses, tennis courts, swimming pools, spa facilities, dining areas and event spaces. They are renowned for their elegant and luxurious settings, making them a popular choice for couples who desire a sophisticated and refined wedding experience.

So, step into the world of timeless charm and create your love story in style at a country club wedding.

Top 10 Country Club Wedding Ideas

Holding a wedding at a country club allows couples to combine natural surroundings, bespoke facilities, and high-quality service to create a personalised and memorable celebration.

Country clubs often have dedicated event staff who specialise in wedding planning and can assist in creating a personalised and memorable celebration.

When hosting a country club wedding, couples and their guests can take advantage of the first-class amenities provided by the venue. These may include beautifully landscaped grounds, stunning backdrops, professional event coordination services, exquisite dining experiences, and access to recreational activities such as golf courses, tennis courts, swimming pools and spa facilities.

The options are endless with country club weddings, so here is our top 10 list of country club wedding ideas.

1. Idyllic outdoor garden ceremonies

Enjoy the fresh air, sweet smell of flowers, and stunning scenery as you take advantage of a country club’s beautifully manicured gardens. Then, amid this gorgeous backdrop, exchange vows with your partner in an enchanting outdoor ceremony. Adorn the space with floral arches, romantic lighting, and stylish seating arrangements to create a truly magical ambiance.

2. Elegant reception rooms

Country clubs are renowned for their elegant interior spaces from grand reception rooms and ballrooms to quieter drawing rooms and orangeries. Personalise your reception rooms with luxury drapes, stunning centrepieces, and adorable table settings to create a refined atmosphere for your guests to enjoy. Where a country club has a golf course, you could even host your reception in a clubhouse, if one is available, for added privacy.

3. Lakeside Romance

A scenic lake or waterfront is often located in the grounds of a country club. Take advantage of this serene feature by embracing the romantic ambiance and incorporating it into your wedding. Consider an idyllic lakeside ceremony as the sunlight glistens off the clear waters or provide a cocktail hour with a breathtaking view for your guests while the happy couple have official photographs taken in front of the romantic backdrop.

4. Magical marquee receptions

For couples who desire an outdoor reception with a touch of elegance and sophistication, consider hosting a marquee wedding celebration in the glorious grounds of a country club. You could customise the marquee to your specific taste with twinkling lights, flowing drapes, and beautiful floral arrangements for that build a perfect romantic and intimate atmosphere for you and your guests.

5. Picturesque Golf Course Opportunities

Country clubs often boast lush green golf courses laden with seasonal flowers, woods, lakes, and stunning parkland vistas. A golf course can provide a picturesque setting for capturing the most cherished moments of your special day. From romantic sunset shots to playful poses on the fairway, the natural beauty of the golf course can enhance your wedding album with images and experiences you’ll never forget.

6. Gourmet culinary delights

Exquisite food and first-class catering are often the pride of country clubs, especially on a wedding day. Country clubs often have renowned culinary teams that can create an exceptional dining experience for you and your guests. Collaborate with the executive chef to design a personalised menu based on special memories, ensuring a gastronomic journey that will leave a lasting impression on everyone’s taste buds.

7. Spa and wellness amenities

Treat your bridal party and guests to some genuine pampering by taking advantage of a country club’s spa and wellness facilities. Offer spa packages, yoga sessions, or rejuvenating treatments to ensure everyone feels relaxed and indulged on your special day.

A visit to the spa in the run up to your wedding is guaranteed to make your guests feel special and look their very best. Similarly, a spa session with treatments is also an excellent way to relax and wind down after the excitement of the wedding day.

8. Children’s activities and entertainment

If children will be attending your wedding, consider providing a dedicated kids’ area with fun activities and entertainment. Face painting, games, and a supervised play zone will keep the little ones engaged and occupied while the rest of the wedding party enjoys the ceremony.

9. Golf-themed weddings

Incorporate subtle golf-themes details throughout your wedding to pay homage to the glorious country club setting. From golf ball-inspired place card holders to golf club-shaped wedding favours for your guests, these small touches add a unique and personal element to any wedding day.

Arranging a pre-wedding round of golf followed by a group meal in the clubhouse is also a great way for guests to socialise and mingle before your special day.

10. Post-wedding brunch

Your celebrations do not have to end at the conclusion of your wedding day. Extend the festivities by hosting a post-wedding brunch for your guests at the country club. Gather your loved ones together for a relaxed and intimate meal as you reminisce about the special moments from the previous day while savouring delicious cuisine prepared by gourmet chefs.

Can we Help You Create Your Special Country Club Wedding?

Set in a stunning 400-acre Surrey estate, Foxhills has everything you need for a perfect country club wedding. Contact us today for availability or download our wedding brochure.