Steeped in history, the centuries-old Black Swan Hotel at Helmsley dates back to Tudor times and is a charming country wedding venue that simple oozes character.
Set in the heart of one of North Yorkshire’s most picturesque market towns, there is always a warm welcome here. This delightful hotel once a coaching inn, boasts period features including inglenook fireplaces and dark oak beams, with antique furniture tastefully blended with contemporary, colourful design touches and original artwork.
With its delightful ‘Garden Room’ (hosting up to 70 guests) enjoying direct access to the hotel’s English walled gardens with churchyard views. The locally hand-crafted, oak gazebo, bedecked with fresh flowers and fairy lights is also a dream for brides who want to add ‘al fresco’ magic to their summer wedding; whether for the ceremony itself, serving drinks and canapés or simply some picture-perfect moments.
There are four reception rooms in total, other options are ‘The Crosland Room’, which suits cosy celebrations of up to 16 people, ‘The Gallery’, a larger reception room catering for up to 90 guests; and ‘The Tudor Lounge’, with its thick stone walls and inglenook fireplace, bestfor intimate weddings, just ten guests.
Head Chef, Alan O’Kane serves a delicious selection of dishes using the best North Yorkshire produce wherever possible, and with the hotel’s award-winning 3 AA rosette rated restaurant, this is certainly an opportunity to sample Yorkshire’s best.
There are 45 bedrooms, each decorated with modern country style chic, huge comfortable beds, crisp quality bed linen make for a comfortable stay, with smart en suite bathrooms, thick fluffy white towels, robes and Molton Brown amenities.
Whether you are looking for somewhere to tie the knot, or to celebrate your nuptials, the emphasis here is on quality, first class service, attention to detail and warm hospitality.
For more information - www.blackswan-helmsley.co.uk 01439 770466