Venues & Receptions

Wellness Weddings at Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort

Spa Pool

Radiating romance across the Kassandra peninsula, Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort is Halkidiki’s new answer for those seeking the ultimate romantic getaway, providing a health-boosting backdrop for couples affirming their love. Whether you’re planning a traditional ceremony with your nearest and dearest, a holistic honeymoon experience or wining and dining within the resort's stunning surroundings, Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort helps to create treasured memories that will last a lifetime.  

 

Multiple award wins for North East wedding venue

wedding venue

CHAMPAGNE corks are popping at a top North East wedding venue after it scooped four major awards in just three months.

 

Newton Hall, which overlooks the award-winning Northumberland coast and specialises in innovative and creative outdoor weddings, has seen off competition from across Britain to be named Best UK Coastal Venue at the UK Wedding Awards.

 

And the win follows hot on the heels of a trio of regional triumphs, including Best North East Countryside Wedding Venue of the Year at the Wedding Industry Awards, Best Wedding Venue at the North of England Wedding Awards and Best North East Venue at the Bridal Book Awards.

 

Historic charm at the Tetley, Leeds

Sophie & James wedding

Described by the London Evening Standard as the ‘heart and soul of Leeds’ art scene’, The Tetley on Leeds’ South Bank is a renowned venue for weddings and celebrations.

Founded by Joshua Tetley in 1822, the Tetley name represents one of Leeds’ oldest brewing dynasties and has been synonymous with the city for over 200 years. It retains many of its original art deco features including the wrought iron scissor lift and the Board Room with its original furniture and paintings of former Chairmen.

Nottingham wedding venue launches unique Shepherd Hut bridal suite and guest accommodation

Shepherd Hut bridal suite

The Carriage Hall in Nottingham has launched a unique new bridal suite for its brides-to-be in the form of a luxury double shepherd hut. Created by Blackdown Shepherd Huts from Somerset, the double hut, named The Great Oak, this quirky bridal suite and two additional huts are fitted out with all the necessities to create a luxurious and chic setting for brides and their guests.

Multiple award wins for North East wedding venue

Wedding at venue

CHAMPAGNE corks are popping at a top North East wedding venue after it scooped four major awards in just three months.

 

Newton Hall, which overlooks the award-winning Northumberland coast and specialises in innovative and creative outdoor weddings, has seen off competition from across Britain to be named Best UK Coastal Venue at the UK Wedding Awards.

 

And the win follows hot on the heels of a trio of regional triumphs, including Best North East Countryside Wedding Venue of the Year at the Wedding Industry Awards, Best Wedding Venue at the North of England Wedding Awards and Best North East Venue at the Bridal Book Awards.

 

Gisborough Hall wedding venue

Gisborough Hall

Gisborough Hall is one of the North East and North Yorkshire’s most prestigious wedding venues combining its 19th century charm with exceptional 4-star service- it also recently became the region’s newest, luxury, independent venue.

 

The Hall is now fully-owned and managed by the Gisborough family and it’s long-serving team, having parted company with the Macdonald hotel group to allow for major growth plans for its 15thanniversary year, including investment in its Revival Zone spa.

 

Get hitched without a hitch with Maritim Mauritius

Maritime Resort wedding

For those looking to get hitched without a hitch, the white sandy beaches and turquoise depths of the Indian Ocean surrounding the island of Mauritius is one of the few places on earth to rightfully claim the mantle of ‘‘paradise’’. With over 27 years’ experience in delivering bespoke fairy-tale weddings, the 5-star Maritim Resort & Spa Mauritius offers specialised multi-lingual staff to provide unparalleled facilities, experiences and service when saying ‘I do’.

 

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.

Got the Brollie Ready?

Ruth preparing for her wedding in the complementary Bridal Room at Hylands House

Thomas Harper, Hirings Team Leader at the award-winning wedding venue Hylands House, gives tips on how to beat the great British weather.

Rain in the morning, hot and sunny in the afternoon, storm clouds in the evening – this could be just one day of weather conditions in the UK.  Every cloud can have a silver lining though as long as we are prepared.  Here are a few tips to ensure your wedding shines through despite the rain.

• Select a venue that has space and beautiful backdrops for photography both inside and out.  Pick one that has lovely garden vistas and rooms that look stunning on their own, even without a theme.

Pennsylvania castle estate launches twlight weddings for the 2017 season

castle

Pennsylvania Castle, one of the South West’s most sought after wedding destinations, launches its Twilight Wedding Experience for the 2017 wedding season.  Situated along the beautiful Jurassic Coast, on the Isle of Portland, Pennsylvania Castle offers an extraordinary setting for weddings.  The Twilight Wedding Experience taps into the trend for more informal, yet intimate weddings – something the events team at The Penn is seeing more and more of.  

Summer Weddings at The Black Swan

Summer Weddings at The Black Swan

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.

Host your dream day at Hoar Cross Hall

For a truly memorable wedding day you need a truly memorable setting and Hoar Cross Hall, set in the heart of rural Staffordshire, is certainly somewhere that can't fail to impress. You’ll cherish your wedding photos with the magical backdrop of this magnificent stately home, with its striking architecture and beautiful gardens. Set in 50 acres of quintessential English countryside, including mature woodland, rolling parkland and a unique Italian water garden, this Grade II listed country retreat is certainly a place where wedding dreams can come true.

Memorable weddings at newly refurbished Crowne Plaza Felbridge

Crowne Plaza Felbridge

The elegant wedding and banqueting suites at the Felbridge Hotel and Spa at East Grinstead, Sussex are undergoing a stylish top-to-toe refurbishment in line with its £3million rebranding as the Crowne Plaza Felbridge.

Whether planning a small intimate wedding or a more lavish affair, the hotel has luxurious rooms catering from 10 to 500 guests, and all numbers in between; it’s also licensed for civil ceremonies so the entire wedding day can be held in one beautiful place. The courtyard and gardens also provide the perfect backdrop for wedding photographs creating lasting memories of a special day.

D Resort Gocek is a perfect spot for a wedding

Spa

When thinking of the ideal place to pledge your lives together – why not look towards ahidden paradise of the Mediterranean known as Gocek, which is home to a most extraordinary hotel.  Boasting an archipelago of beautiful islands and a luxurious, yacht dotted marina, D Resort Gocek is a stunning destination with a backdrop of dramatic forest-clad mountain ranges unique coves, picturesque islands, fascinating historical sites, superb beaches and traditional market towns - this is the perfect destination to celebrate your wedding.