wedding venues

How to create the perfect tipi wedding

large tipi
By Donna Taylor, Taylored Plans.

There are so many options when it comes to wedding venues and styles, that it can be overwhelming for even the most wedding-savvy couples.  A purpose-built event space, such as hotel or hall, may not be your idea of the perfect space and something more bespoke may be more appealing. 

Starlight Tipis, based North-east Scotland, offers spectacular tipi weddings. We have compiled some top tips for you to ensure you are completely prepared, and you and your guests have an unforgettable day! 

Budget is important! 

Why a blank canvas venue is ideal for creative couples

Blank canvas venue with a view of london

Every soon to be wed couple will have a vision in their minds of what they expect their big day to be like. Whether it’s an intimate family celebration, or a lavish soiree with hundreds of guests, its important to go with what works for you as a couple. While there are always small touches which you can use to personalise your big day, nothing works better for creative couples, than a blank canvas venue.

Landed Weddings: top country house venues in the UK

Landed Weddings - Springkell

Landed Weddings offer an impressively luxurious portfolio of country house venues. You will find country house venues to suit all budgets, from large moated manor houses to country cottages.

Also, many properties offer flexibility and allow couple to host their wedding indoors or in a marquee. 

So all you'll have to do after you've chosen your venue is polish your tiara and tell the butler to pop the Champagne on ice!

We take a look at a selection of venues from across the UK  – prices start from the below and are based on bookings for an entire weekend.

 

Vine Hotels Launches New Vegan Wedding Breakfasts

Vegan Watermelon Starter

Ahead of National Vegan Month in November, Vine Hotels has introduced tantalising new vegan wedding menus across six of its UK hotels and wedding venues.  Couples can enjoy a delicious new choice of vegan dishes that have been developed by Vine’s team of expert chefs to ensure that the growing number of three million vegans* in the UK have a wedding breakfast that perfectly suits their tastes.

The venues featuring new vegan wedding menus include Double Tree by Hilton Sheffield Park, Mosborough Hall, Whirlowbrook Hall, Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel, Best Western Cresta Court and Kenwood Hall. Hotel & Spa.

Imagine Getting Married in A Castle? Imagine No More

Couple getting married in a castle

Eastnor Castle Opens Doors for Wedding Showcase & Everyone Is Invited

It's for good reason that Eastnor Castle in Herefordshire has earnt itself a reputation for being one of the finest castles for weddings anywhere in England. What's more, not only can you hold your ceremony there, there are beautiful state rooms to host your reception and you can even stay overnight in this magical castle as it has 12 luxurious bedrooms.

Wedding Showcase - Sunday 7th October - 11.30am-3.00pm

There's no need to imagine what your wedding at Eastnor might be like as the castle is opening its very large doors for a Wedding Showcase on 7th October.

North Wales’s newest luxury wedding venue is now open

Caer Rhun Hall is now open

North Wales’ newest luxury wedding venue and accommodation, Caer Rhun Hall, is now open. The Grade II listed building has undergone an extensive, multi-million pound refurbishment, creating a lavish event space plus 32 bedrooms in exclusive surroundings. The hotel, a three-storey, late-Victorian mansion with a private house atmosphere, will add further rooms in the grounds, growing to 76 by the end of 2019.

Nestled in the heart of the Conwy Valley, the hotel is surrounded by magnificent countryside, with uninterrupted views of the mountains of North Wales and bordering Snowdonia National Park – yet just 15 minutes from Llandudno Junction railway station for travelling guests.

Cresta Court Hotel's Ultimate Twilight Wedding Guide

Cresta Court, Twilight Weddings

There’s a growing trend amongst couples to opt for a truly romantic twilight wedding.  The setting of the sun combined with atmospheric lighting and music gives the whole ceremony a beautiful feel.  And it’s not specific to a certain time of the year either.  Twilight weddings are gathering a pace all year round, and here are Cresta Court Hotel's top tips to making it a romantic wedding day.

1 – Book a venue that has access to natural light. You and your guests will want to see the change from late afternoon to night time.  It will help create a romantic setting and add to the excitement of the day.  Also consider the lighting in the room.  You want to create an intimate atmosphere so need to be able to adjust lighting.

Get the look: a festival wedding at Careys Manor

Get the look: a festival wedding at Careys Manor

Delicate floral crowns, silver birch arches, tealights twinkling as the sun goes down, and dancing under the stars. With the festival season in full swing, it’s easy to see how that laid-back festival vibe would work wonderfully for a relaxed woodland wedding. 

With more celebrities like Kate Moss and Matthew McConaughey opting for bohemian-style weddings, Careys Manorhotel in the beautiful New Forest has pulled together a few ideas for couples wanting a festival wedding full of charm and personality.  

1 A woodland setting

Titanic Hotel Liverpool

Titanic Hotel Liverpool

Titanic Hotel, Stanley Dock, Liverpool is all about the restoration of one of the city’s most historic and iconic buildings.

Set within a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the stylish and spacious 153-bedroom hotel, unique event space West Bay, Stanley’s Bar and Grill, Rum Bar, Maya Blue Wellness and adjoining the incredible Rum Warehouse, has been the catalyst for change in the north of the city.

Titanic Hotel is an experience less ordinary. 

Wedding venues tailored to your special day at Titanic Hotel Liverpool

Top five tips for picking a perfect wedding venue

Osbourne House

Traditionally, it is the summer in which most weddings take place, but we must not forget it’s the winter when we see the most proposals. Chillisauce, an international event agency, has found that it’s during the festivities in the Christmas period which drum up the most engagements all year, ready for those summer weddings. If you are one of these newly engaged couples, it is likely you will be starting the search for your ultimate wedding venue.

Married in 1989? Hallmark Hotels Seeks Orchid Anniversary Couples

Married in 1989? Hallmark Hotels Seeks Orchid Anniversary Couples

Did you know:

 
1. On their 28th wedding anniversary a couple will have been married for 10,220 days or 245,280 hours or 14,716,800 minutes, which is over 883 million seconds.

 
2. The modern theme for a 28th anniversary is the orchid.

 
3. 28 is the new official number of hotels in the Hallmark Hotels portfolio located across the UK, following the addition of 8 new hotels to the group.