Venues & Receptions

Wedding Open Day - 21st October - 15th century Swan at Lavenham Hotel and Spa

Wedding Open Day - 21st October - 15th century Swan at Lavenham Hotel and Spa

Brides-to-be can explore the romance of the 15th century Swan at Lavenham Hotel and Spar the historic venue’s wedding open day on Sunday, 21st October between 11am and 3pm.

With its picture perfect façade, oak beamed interiors, open fires and medieval courtyard gardens, the stunning hotel is a magical venue for weddings large and small all year around. It’s also licensed for civil ceremonies throughout the building so you can plan your entire celebration from start to finish at one romantic venue.

Go along on 21st October and enjoy a complimentary glass of sparkling prosecco with some delicious canapés, while you view the banqueting rooms, dressed for a wedding breakfast and have an informal but personal chat with the wedding planners. 

Cheshire’s Wedding Venue of the Year

Cheshire’s Wedding Venue of the Year

Leading Cheshire country estate Carden Park has been voted ' Wedding Venue of the Year ' at the Marketing Cheshire awards beating off stiff competition from the region.

The winning formula was based on quality of work, testimonials and an ability to cater for unique and often time sensitive requests. Carden Park focus on high quality customer service as well as taking full advantage of expansive facilities and on-site catering. Carden Park offer menus designed by award winning chef Graham Tinsley.

Contributing towards the award win was Carden Park’s effort to continually prove that they provide the best wedding journey for couples and ensure a personalised experience from start to finish. All done with a spectacular backdrop of the Cheshire countryside.

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.

Tie the knot in style with EXCLUSIVE weddings at Bowburn Hall Hotel

Bowburn Hall Hotel

A COUNTY Durham hotel is giving loved-up couples the chance to wed like the rich and famous with exclusive access to the whole venue for their special day.

Bowburn Hall Hotel, part of the Ramside Estates group, already promises to only ever host one wedding per day, but now it is giving bridal parties the opportunity to have the whole venue to themselves.

This includes the grounds, all 20 bedrooms, the restaurant and public areas with the hotel closing its doors to any other visitors or customers on the day.

Set in five acres of landscaped gardens, Bowburn Hall Hotel is just two miles from Durham City. Originally built as a country house for the village’s first colliery agent, it was converted to a hotel in the early 1960s.

North Wales’ Newest Luxury Wedding Venue: Now Open

North Wales’ Newest Luxury Wedding Venue: 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. 

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

Leeming House offers dramatic scenery and choice of entertaining spaces

Leeming House

Hotel review: Macdonald Leeming House, Ullswater, Penrith – by Editor Victoria Galligan

If, like me, you live relatively close to the Lake District but don’t get the chance to visit often, then stop. Drop everything. And go! As we drove up through Cumbria and along the winding roads approaching Ullswater, I was reminded of previous visits filled with pottering around lakesides, visiting tea shops and feasting in country pubs. I also found myself wondering why we don’t visit more often.

Say ‘I do’ at The Deck 2018 wedding packages

Say ‘I do’ at The Deck 2018 wedding packages

The National Theatre, one of London’s most prestigious and iconic landmarks, has unveiled its new wedding packages. These will be available at the soon to launch rooftop events space, The Deck, available to book now for events taking place from 6 August 2018. 

Set against the iconic urban architecture and statement concrete backdrops of the theatre, the stunning new venue offers breath-taking panoramic vistas across London.

The new space boasts a large reception area wrapped with floor to ceiling glass panels which can be retracted on warmer days to create a free-flowing space onto the private outdoor terrace, meaning the spectacular view can be enjoyed whatever the weather.

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

Five-star Seaham Hall, introduces summer weddings with a difference for 2019

Five-star Seaham Hall, introduces summer weddings with a difference for 2019

It’s unlikely that Seaham Hall requires an introduction. This glorious Georgian manor house, situated on County Durham’s heritage coast, is one of the UK’s most special and sought-after wedding venues. 

New for 2019: Couples keen on having a ‘destination wedding’, yet mindful of the logistics and costs involved for their guests, can have the best of both worlds.

Outdoor wedding ceremonies, overlooking the beach

Summer BBQ weddings 

Build Your Own Weddings At Shireburn Arms

Build Your Own Weddings At Shireburn Arms

As the vogue for weddings embraces a more relaxed approach, the Shireburn Arms at Hurst Green near Clitheroe is becoming the go-to destination for the new-style nuptials.

The idyllic country inn, which has long been a favourite for English country weddings, has launched a brand new programme of ‘build-your-own weddings’. Now couples looking to tie the knot can do so in a less formal way with everything from summer barbecue receptions to ones featuring afternoon tea or classic pub food.

A Royal Surrey Wedding - Epsom Downs Racecourse

Epsom Downs Racecourse

Yvonne Goodright, Conference & Events Marketing Manager at Epsom Downs Racecourse

Weddings can be expensive and we’re keen to help couples who want to take inspiration from the event and are looking to host their very own ‘Royal’ wedding, so here are a few of our top tips and preferred suppliers that can help create a royal affair to rival Harry and Meghan’s. 

Bringing the outside in

Harry and Meghan are big advocates of the great outdoors so we’re expecting to see inspired nods to nature throughout the day, be that through the decorations, cake, colour scheme or photo opportunities.

Cheadle House

Cheadle House

Cheadle House is surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens that offer a secluded and tranquil retreat from the City of Manchester during the summer. Nestled at the side of the lake, itis equipped with a graceful and elegant marquee. The stylish marquee comes complete with a decked porch area with a China hood and glass front. The versatile structure holds endless opportunities for a wide variety of summer Weddings and special events.

The Marquee is available in August 2019 & 2020 an elegant and modern marquee which can accommodate up to 200 guests perfect for a warm summer Wedding day.