Venues & Receptions

Start your love story with London Hilton on Park Lane

London Hilton

Steeped in elegance, London Hilton on Park Lane is the perfect option for sophisticated wedding of any size. From bright and airy rooms overlooking Hyde Park and Knightsbridge to the magnificent Royal and Presidential suites, there is something to suit every taste. 

London Hilton on Park Lane’s commitment to the finer details ensures all weddings held at the hotel are memorable for guests as well as for the happy couple. Celebrate in style in the dazzling Grand Ballroom with up to 1,250 guests, have an intimate affair in the Crystal Palace Suite, gaze out at the spectacular panoramic views of Park Lane and Hyde Park in the Wellington Ballroom and Harvest Suite or recite your vows while over-looking the London skyline from the iconic Galvin at Windows.  

Lartington Hall a heart-stoppingly beautiful wedding venue

Wedding at Lartington Hall

Lartington Hall is heart-stoppingly beautiful. We’d heard the rumours about ‘brides to be’ literally crying with happiness when they found Lartington Hall. Owner and interior designer Shona Harper-Wilkes reveals to Vows and Venues why Lartington is the venue to be seen at. Oh yes, and just why it makes brides cry.

Built in 1635, Lartington Hall is a private and exclusive hire venue, nestled in 75 acres of romantic and beautifully landscaped parkland, providing a dream wedding setting. Wonderful all year round, there is so much space to enjoy, both inside and out. The very definition of luxury, Lartington is beautiful, refined and every element is of the best quality; from the designer furnishings to our exceptional food.

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.

Weddings at Penshurst Place & Gardens 

married couple walking hand in hand

Penshurst Place in the Weald of Kent is a grand family home and gardens, welcoming up to 40 weddings per year to the 11 acres of formal grounds, and 2,500-acre wider estate. 

Dating from 1341 and at the heart of the house is the original medieval Baron’s Hall, which is available to couples for both ceremonies and receptions. It is adjoined by a further two historic reception rooms and a third outside space that can be also be used for ceremonies or entertaining. The private Inner Courtyard, which is only available for use by weddings, is a beautiful area to welcome guests for a drinks reception in summer, and in the winter, a lined-marquee can be erected as an additional reception option. 

Jimmy Doherty's top 100 wedding venue

Couple dancing at Jimmy's farm

Nestled in the heart of the Suffolk countryside sits a unique and charming wedding venue that is certain to leave a lasting impression on all who are lucky enough to be part of your special day. 

Owned by TV presenter and one of the UK’s best known farmers, Jimmy Doherty, Jimmy’s Farm has recently been awarded one Conde Nast’s top 100 wedding venues in the world, and it’s not hard to see why. 

The White Hart launch novel breakfast and reception venue

White Hart Venue

THE WHITE Hart in Weston In Gordano is officially launching its stunning, novel and contemporary wedding breakfast and reception venue for newlyweds this March 2018.

The Somerset gastropub has a 10-metre high tepee with firepit in its all-weather garden that can host events for more than 100 people and this year it is opening it up for wedding parties.

The Engine Shed a truly unique venue

The Engine Shed

The Engine Shed is based in the heart of picturesque Wetherby and began its life as a goods shed on the Harrogate to Church Fenton railway line. Now a Grade II listed building, The Engine Shed has been superbly renovated to create a truly unique venue.

The Engine Shed Wetherby is a family-run business and is renowned for its friendly service. Your wedding day is only limited by your own creativity and imagination, so let us be a part of the wedding of your dreams.

The Engine Shed is licensed to hold Civil Ceremonies, offering a unique alternative to the Registry Office. Our wedding co-ordinator can provide advice on timings and seating layouts

The Mezzanine

One of the country's most magical wedding venues in Northumberland

Alnwick Wedding

Planning a special occasion next year or the year after?  Magical Alnwick Castle is one of the country’s most romantic and magical wedding venues.

With three enchanting venues to choose from here, endless wedding styles are possible and no two celebrations are ever the same. From a magnificent, traditional marriage in the Castle, or a fun, Harry Potter themed wedding complete with broomsticks, to an exquisite ceremony within the old, atmospheric Hulne Abbey, or an intimate celebration at Friars Well – the choice is yours. 

Mayor Opens New Hampshire Outdoor Wedding Venue

New Hampshire outdoor wedding venue

Historic country house hotel, Audleys Wood Hotel in Basingstoke, launched its new outdoor wedding venue on Sunday 25th February, with the Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane, Cllr Paul Frankum, marking the official opening.

The official ceremony took place at 1.30pm with Cllr Frankum joining the hotel’s Deputy General Manager William Robertson (pictured) and his team to cut the ribbon on Audleys Wood’s brand new Gazebo.  The beautifully-finished, hand-built wooden Gazebo is located within the hotel’s picturesque estate just a few steps from the classic Victorian mansion house and the contemporary Garden Pavilion and is now one of only a handful of luxury wedding venues in Hampshire to be fully-licenced for outdoor civil ceremonies and partnerships.

A summer wedding in the North East

Redworth inside

THE North East will be firmly on the map this year as Newcastle and Gateshead prepare to host Great Exhibition of the North, making the region one of the most talked about places in the UK to tie the knot in 2018. On-trend brides planning a summer wedding can align their nuptials with the huge cultural celebration, which will be taking place from 22 June to 09 September, and need look no further than the region of the moment to find their perfect wedding venue. 

A unique wedding location for your special day

Couple at roller disco

As more and more people search for a unique wedding location for their special day, Dreamland Margate - Britain’s vintage amusement park by the beach, is celebrating Valentine’s Day by launching a brand-new wedding offering. 

The multi-faceted cultural attraction had a complete design revamp in May 2017, which saw the amusement park totally re-landscaped. With a multitude of stylish and alternative venues available and carefully designed food and beverage menus, Dreamland provides an entirely bespoke experience for brides, grooms and their guests, and brings all fun of the fair - with a twist!

New Festival Wedding Package launched

Girls sat in glamping tent at wedding

The wedding industry in the UK has seen an increase in demand for a festival wedding. Celebrities such as Jade Jagger, Kate Moss, Kate Halfpenny and Lily Allen have lead the way by having festival style weddings with camping and music at the heart of the event.

South Coast Glamping have provided alternative luxury wedding accommodation at such weddings and recently launched a festival wedding package to encompass everything a bohemian bride may need to create a Festival Wedding.

The perfect wedding venue for a musical wedding

Wedding couple

When it came to the most important day of her life Danielle Walsh ensured that everything was planned perfectly and that her wedding would include all the things that she and her partner Richard really loved. The fairy-tale white Georgian Grade II* mansion, Hylands House in Essex was chosen for the wedding venue. Drinks were served in the exquisite red and gold Banqueting Room as well as on the Terrace for the 116 day guests. The party had free rein of the house as the couple wanted everyone to see inside the immaculately restored interior.

A picture perfect wedding venue in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire wedding venue

Situated in South Gloucestershire’s countryside lies an idyllic, 20th century house that paints the perfect picture wedding venue for your special day. Drakestone House is a hidden private 10-acre estate, in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Steeped in history, it was one of the last country houses to be built before World War One. Reflecting the influence of the Arts and Crafts movement, the house resonates with period features, secret gardens with sculpted hedges and one of the most fabulous Cotswold Yew gardens designed over 100 years ago. It offers the perfect place to capture memories that will last a lifetime.