The most unusual wedding venues from around the world

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Why get married in a church or at city hall when there are so many creative, fun and quirky venues out there? So below, we round up 10 unusual wedding locations that make for truly memorable ceremonies.

We know weddings aren’t the easiest (and definitely not the cheapest) events to plan, but if you’re thinking of jetting off to the other side of the world, we can perhaps make it a little bit easier. lets you search for the cheapest flights, hotel and car hire deals around.

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The Eden Project, Cornwall, United Kingdom

photo credit: jax10289 via iStock
photo credit: jax10289 via iStock

Set in Cornwall, one of England’s most charming areas, the eco-friendly Eden Project is the world’s biggest indoor jungle. Celebrate your wedding in a Rainforest or Mediterranean Biome, surrounded by sustainably sourced flowers. Guests can then tuck into sustainable and locally-sourced food.

Roulotte Retreat, Scottish Borders, United Kingdom

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Roulotte Retreat is a collection of luxury caravans, located in the Scottish Borders. With all the character and scenery you’d expect of a Scottish country wedding – think wildflowers and meadows – the Roulottes’ quirky decor has a very much instagrammable vintage feel.

Underwater weddings, Florida, United States

photo credit: monsterliza via Flickr
photo credit: monsterliza via Flickr

Thrill-seekers can don their scuba diving finest (white wetsuit for the bride, naturally) and wed underwater near Ft. Lauderdale. Specialised technology means all participants can speak clearly while submerged.

Igloo Village, Lapland, Finland

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This winter wonderland location in the Arctic Circle accommodates ceremonies in a snow chapel, glass tepees, or even on the surface of a frozen lake.

Glacier, Alaska, United States

Ice caves in Iceland

Brought in by helicopter, guests can wed on one of Alaska’s impressive glaciers. After the ceremony, wedding parties can embark on sightseeing tours of the ice fields.

Voodoo Doughnuts, Portland, Ore., United States

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photo credit: @voodoodoughnut

Edgy, tattoo-adorned, and dessert-loving couples will want to venture to the notorious Voodoo Doughnuts in Portland for their sweet-toothed-friendly ceremony. Famous for making bacon-topped confections, Voodoo offers different packages that include doughnuts and coffee for the whole wedding party.

Coney Island Roller Coaster, New York, New York, United States

Coney Island

Part of New York’s classic Coney Island boardwalk, the Cyclone Roller Coaster attracts a few dozen weddings each year. The informal ceremonies occur in the boarding area, and then wedding parties celebrate with a loop around the ride.

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The most unusual wedding venues from around the world was last modified: June 27th, 2019 by Claire Bullen
Author: Claire Bullen (3 posts)

Globetrotter, chowhound, travel writer for Hg2 | A Hedonist’s guide to... and contributor to Cheapflights Travel Blogs.