Venues & Receptions

Stunning 16th century wedding barn at Bolton Abbey opens its doors for weddings summer 2018

Wedding Barn Bolton Abbey

Located amidst the magnificent surroundings of Bolton Abbey in North Yorkshire, The Tithe Barn has started taking reservations for 2018 and is set to become another fabulous venue for wedding barn operator, Cripps. 

Built in the 1600s, The Tithe Barn is located in one of the most romantic settings in England, with a breath-taking backdrop overlooking the Priory ruins and the River Wharfe. Being one of the biggest timbered aisled barns in the north of England, the barn will provide one of the largest, most spectacular exclusive-use spaces in which to get married.

Cornwall’s Award Winning Pentillie Castle

Pentillie Castle

Pentillie Castle, the stunning location for Sky One’s stunning romantic drama Delicious, starring Dawn French, is the perfect place to say, ‘I do’. Set in the beautiful Cornish countryside, Pentillie Castle is the perfect setting for your fairytale wedding.

Set on the banks of the beautiful Tamar Valley, with over 55 acres of gardens and woodland, this private estate has a choice of four stunning locations to celebrate your big day.

Pentillie CastleCouples could choose to marry in the grandeur of the Georgian castellated house itself and its beautiful Loggia on the South terrace with far-reaching views across to Dartmoor.

A unique wedding venue in the heart of London

Wedding Venue

In July 2017 the National Gallery welcomed its first bride and groom for an intimate wedding breakfast. Celebrating with a joyful gathering of family and friends, the couple held a very special wedding ‘breakfast’ (this time it was actually breakfast, being hosted before public opening) in the stunning surroundings of the Gallery’s glass-domed Barry Rooms. The pair chose the National Gallery as their wedding venue for their personal love of art and for the opportunity to have the paintings and beautiful spaces all to themselves as part of their wedding celebrations.

Three Perfect wedding venue Locations…

Brocket Hall wedding venue

Brocket Hall: the ideal wedding venue... Since the 18th Century the Brocket Estate in Hertfordshire has been one of the most fashionable and romantic locations for weddings and grand celebrations. Full of exciting incident, glamour and intrigue it possesses a sense of drama and anticipation that is felt immediately upon arrival at the gates and which builds as the journey to the illustrious ancestral home is travelled. Few other venues can offer such far reaching and magical amenities and private entertainment only 40 minutes from Central London.

Get hitched at a venue that’s (literally) fit for kings

Scone Palace Wedding Venue

The next Royal wedding will no doubt have many knock-on effects on those getting hitched in 2018, from dress styles to themes to venues.

And for those wanting a venue with a royal flavour, it doesn’t get better – or more authentic - than Scone Palace. Situated in the heart of Highland Perthshire, on the outskirts of Perth, the palace is truly a fairytale place – and one steeped in history.

A wedding destination with sublime surroundings

Imagine a palatial hotel wedding destination that exudes elegance and grandeur situated in over 1,065 acres of glorious parklands with lush meadows and exquisite gardens. Grade I-listed Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa, located on the Hertfordshire/Bedfordshire border, is that destination. Highlights of the hotel include the fine-dining Wernher Restaurant, with interior design reminiscent of the Palace of Versailles, an ESPA spa and wellness facilities, a 7,107-yard, par 73 golf course and club house, as well as a separate private events venue, Warren Weir, which overlooks a lake. The sublime surroundings, 1,065 acres of grounds, largely landscaped by capability brown provide a picture-perfect backdrop for any wedding celebration.

Three-day weddings are all the rage at country hotel!

Dunkery Wedding Venue

COUPLES getting married are going for extended weddings with celebrations lasting a few days says one award-winning Somerset venue this month.

Dunkery Beacon Country House Hotel near Dunster, which is a boutique hotel with a multi-award-winning restaurant, says it is seeing an increase in interest for three-day celebrations. 

Jane Bradley, who co-owns the business with her husband John, explained: “Newlyweds wishing to spread the fun are going for an extended party. It’s getting very popular for couples to want the event to go on for a few days, rather than just focus on one BIG day.

Getting Married in Moroccan Splendour 

Moroccan wedding

If you’ve been dreaming of a colourful, bohemian wedding or your style is more simple and charming, Es Saadi Marrakech Resort can ensure a dream wedding in Moroccan paradise.

An opulent resort set in 20 acres of palms, banana trees, roses, bougainvillea and bird-song, the Es Saadi Marrakech Resort is an oasis of Moroccan splendour in the heart of Marrakech’s Golden Triangle.  Couples looking for an exceptional and beautiful setting for their wedding need look no further, Es Saadi’s setting looking out onto the snow-capped Atlas Mountains, near the bustling souks and Jemaa El Fnaa square, is the ideal location for a destination wedding.

Have You Dreamed of a Tropical Island Wedding?

Phi Phi tropical wedding

From a flower archway on the beach to a floating stage over the resort’s swimming pool, Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort is leading the way for a tropical island wedding destination promising to exceed all expectations for your special day.

Dramatic scenery framed with swaying palm trees, 800 metres of untouched white sand, traditional long-tail boats and the aquamarine expanse of the Andaman Sea; Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort reveals itself as an unparalleled setting for romance and couples to wed across the globe providing a picture perfect setting for the greatest tropical island wedding.

The Aegean's Coolest Wedding Venue

D-Resort Gocek

A James Bond style getaway with a sunset DJ performance and Izakaya style contemporary Japanese cuisine… A perfect wedding venue

Situated in a quiet fishing village, D-Resort Göcek is a charming paradise within an archipelago of islands amidst picturesque mountains. With its own private beach, a setting framed with lush gardens and mountains beyond, this hotel is a hidden gem ideal for couples looking to mark their love for each other in an unforgettable setting.  

A grand wedding in the heart of York

The Grand York

Situated in York’s most iconic Edwardian building, The Grand Hotel & Spa provides the perfect setting for your special celebration and an impressive backdrop of York Minster for those all-important photographs. You will have a grand wedding at The Grand York.

Steeped in history, the Grade II-listed building was originally constructed in 1906 as a ‘Palace of Business’ for what was then the North Eastern Railway headquarters. Today it is Yorkshire’s only AA-rated five-star luxury hotel and has established a global reputation for its first-class services, impressive bedrooms, and unique historic atmosphere.

Former wedding venue given a new lease of life

Wedding venue

Pinchinthorpe Hall, the award-winning grade II listed former wedding venue near Guisborough in Cleveland, has been leased to a local operator through specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co.

Situated near the edge of the North York Moors National Park and overlooking the Roseberry Topping, Pinchinthorpe Hall dates back to the 12th century. Boasting six character en suite rooms, four formal reception rooms, a self contained two bedroom flat and cottage and 10 acres of land including a paddock it is surrounded by natural woodland and even has its own moat and medieval gardens, which are listed as Ancient Monuments and are noted to be of national importance.

A leading luxury hotel and wedding venue in Yorkshire

Rudding wedding venue

In the heart of the Yorkshire countryside, Rudding Park is perfect for an idyllic escape with a loved one. The leading luxury hotel and wedding venue is home to the UK’s very first roof top spa and garden, complete with an outdoor hydrotherapy infinity pool, garden sauna cabin, herbal infused steam and spa bath.

Wellness of mind, body and soul form the foundations of Rudding Park Spa, with an emphasis on bringing the best of the outdoors inside. The revolutionary new spa is perfect for a pre-wedding pampering treat or hen party from the organic treatments inspired by nature to head chef Murray Wilson’s kitchen garden cuisine at Horto. With experiences ranging from Moorish mud treatments to the herbal bath steam room and sauna, guests will truly be spoilt for choice.

Looking for a city wedding in Manchester

City wedding

The stunning art deco façade of luxury 5-star boutique Hotel Gotham, situated in the bustling heart of mid-town Manchester, is one of the city’s grandest buildings and the perfect location for a city wedding. A former bank premises dubbed the ‘King of King street’ due to its grandeur and castle-like design, the building was designed by Edwin Lutyens and referenced in Pevsner's Architectural Guide. Guests are greeted by glamorous Manhattan-inspired interiors, combining modern luxury interiors with an unmistakably vintage style, and housing 60 opulent rooms and suites. Hotel Gotham is situated in Manchester's most upmarket shopping district with boutiques such as Hermès, Whistles, Emporio Armani, Agent Provocateur, Mulberry, Thomas Pink, Reiss and Crombie.

Warm up your wedding with LPG

LPG in weddings

Every bride or groom is looking for that magic ingredient to ensure their event is extra special. After the dress, a top-notch location and an excellent menu are among the top priorities when planning a wedding. With liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) used by more than 13,000 outdoor caterers in the UK as well as by rural hotels and spas, there are very few limits on where you can hold your wedding reception and what food can be served up to hungry guests. 

LPG has even been used to cook on the highest slopes of Mount Everest and so the happy couple can rest assured that they can indulge on their favourite food regardless of where they plan to celebrate their nuptials.