Venues & Receptions

Historic venue offers perfect pairing for luxury wedding events

Hindu Ceremony at Historic London Venue

An historic London venue is throwing open its doors to wedding planners and Brides and Grooms to be this Autumn in an event which showcases the full potential of its expansive site.

The Royal Horticultural Halls Lindley Hall, which regularly hosts events for London Fashion Week, international car launches and even played host to President Obama’s Town Hall speech, is a popular venue for luxury events. With its expansive and prestigious backdrop, the space allows for beautiful grand scale weddings.

The wedding showcase event, planned for Saturday 1st October will feature demonstrations of lighting, draping, furniture and floral displays, enabling visitors to experience the full potential of the Georgian-featured, glass vaulted ceilinged space.

You will never guess where this is?

Le Petit Chateau wedding venue in Otterburn

 

Palm Trees, check. Lavender, check. Cascading red geraniums off wrought iron balconies, check. Spectacular fountains with fire balls on water, check. The sound of crickets, check. Is this a faraway exotic location? No, this is the recently opened Le Petit Chateau in Otterburn, quite simply the newest, coolest, and most original hotel and wedding venue in the UK.

The multi-million pound transformation of a derelict hotel into Le Petit Chateau, a French country manor, surrounded by a breath taking, palm tree filled, Mediterranean garden is the brainchild of North East entrepreneur Duncan Fisher and his award-winning leisure company, which own many popular North East venues including Newton Hall, As You Like It, and The Joiners Arms.

Natural History Museum offers North Hall as exclusive wedding space for summer 2017

Natural History Museum offers North Hall as exclusive wedding space for summer 2017

From January until August 2017 the Natural History Museum will offer couples the exclusive opportunity to host their wedding reception in the majestic North Hall as Hintze Hall temporarily closes its doors to make way for a new installation.

To begin the celebrations, couples can host a relaxing drinks and canapé reception in the museum’s tranquil Darwin Centre courtyard. The strikingly contemporary space is easily adapted to suit specific themes and offers the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.

En route to North Hall, guests will be taken on a spectacular journey through the world class exhibits that the musem has to offer.


Pennsylvania Castle

Pennsylvania Castle

Situated along the beautiful Jurassic coast, on the Isle of Portland is one of Dorset’s top wedding venues Pennsylvania Castle. Catering for both indoor and outdoor weddings, with idyllic gardens, stunning sea views and a fairy tale castle, the Penn provides the most wonderful setting just perfect for an intimate bespoke wedding.

Estate Manager Jo Peters talks through the growing trend of mid-week weddings, something The Penn has recently introduced. “Traditionally weekends have always been the most in demand for us at The Penn, however more and more we were receiving enquiries regarding midweek weddings and we knew this was something special that we could offer.”

Could this former monastery be your perfect wedding venue?

historic Stanbrook Abbey Hotel in Worcestershire grade II listed Pugin Abbey

Brides, grooms and their wedding parties are being invited to take a tour of the historic Stanbrook Abbey Hotel in Worcestershire later this month at the venue’s upcoming wedding fayre. Once home to a closed order of Benedictine nuns, the stunning grade II listed Pugin Abbey will be opening its doors on Sunday, May 29th to future husbands and wives so they can explore the venue and its extensive grounds at their leisure. 

During the day the hotel’s wedding coordinators will be on hand to answer any questions and offer advice and top tips to the brides-to-be.

Weddings at Hoghton Tower

Hoghton Tower wedding venue Lancashire

Imagine travelling up the long enchanting driveway on your special day and arriving to celebrate at the breathe-taking manor house, Hoghton Tower. Visited by the likes of King James I, William Shakespeare and Charles Dickens, it offers a perfect balance between Romance and Lancastrian Heritage. Making the picturesque elegance of 16th century Hoghton Tower, the ideal venue for you to take your first steps into marriage as well as history.

Being the ancestral home of the de Hoghton family, it allows you exclusive hire of the impressive manor house and remarkable grounds and a chance to experience your big day in a relaxed, romantic atmosphere.

Weddings at Weston Hall

Weston Hall, wedding venue in the heart of Staffordshire Countryside

Located in the heart of the Staffordshire countryside, Weston Hall is a magnificent grade II* listed building surrounded by 20 acres of breathtaking scenery. The Hall retains many of its Elizabethan features including open stone fireplaces and oak beams in many of the rooms. These charming original features combined with custom-designed, elegant decor result in a truly magical setting for your wedding day celebrations.

Your wedding represents a single day in complete contrast from everyday life, a celebration that creates the precious memories you will hold forever. It takes more than luck to create such a memorable day, at Weston Hall we pride ourselves on providing you with people you can trust.

Port Sunlight Village Trust - Wedding Venue Hire

Port Sunlight Village Trust The Dell Bridge

Built in 1894 the Old School Room at the Lyceum was originally the main Village School and Church in the historic 19th century garden village of Port Sunlight. When school numbers increased to over 1,200 pupils, the Lyceum building became stretched to capacity and so new larger buildings werebuilt by village founder William Hesketh Lever for his villagers.

The Lyceum with distinctive red brick façade, high mullion windows, vaulted arched ceiling and parquet flooring is the perfect venue for a handcrafted wedding! Adjacent to the building stands a picturesque sandstone bridge which once spanned a creek and now highlights a pretty sunken garden providing a picture perfect location for your wedding album.

Beautifully restored Garthmyl Hall opened its doors to 100s of brides and grooms-to-be at the official launch weekend.

Garthmyl Hall, Powys, Wales, beautifully restored exclusive wedding venue

An extensive restoration project lasting six months has transformed a fading Georgian country family home in Powys into Wales' newest, exclusive wedding venue. 

In excess of 500 people visited the official launch weekend, which proved a great success for all involved. The beautiful sunshine and live music added to the magical atmosphere for visitors to soak up as they wandered through the grounds. Visitors could see firsthand the work done to-date and the exciting future plans for the walled garden.


The Woburn Estate gives couples the opportunity to have their perfect wedding day

The Woburn Estate gives couples the opportunity to have their perfect wedding day

 

From a small intimate gathering of close friends and family to a lavish reception for up to 250 guests, The Woburn Estate gives couples the opportunity to have their perfect wedding day.

The Sculpture Gallery is set in the beautiful grounds of Woburn Abbey and was constructed by Henry Holland during the 18th Century for the fifth Duke of Bedford. It is one of the most majestic and elegant settings for any ceremony or reception, and with its own private gardens overlooking the Camellia Lake, it guarantees exclusivity. 

Things to consider when choosing your wedding venue

Things to consider when choosing your wedding venue from Hallmark Hotels

 

Almost anywhere can be considered a potential wedding venue for the magical day - from tree houses to seafronts, castles and hotels to farmyard barns and school halls, and everything in between. However, before you make your final decision, here are some key factors to consider before putting down the deposit on your wedding venue.

Hallmark Hotels is a 28 strong and growing portfolio of hotel wedding venues situated across the UK from city centre locations to rolling countryside settings and manor house style venues.


A wedding blessing overlooking one of the world’s most beautiful sunsets

Pool at the Alantur Hotel, Turkey to delight all members of your wedding party

A wedding blessing overlooking one of the world’s most beautiful sunsets along the Turkish Turquoise Coast, a long stretch of wide-sanded beach bedecked with roses and lanterns on which to say your ‘I Do’s ‘, Alanya’s loveliest hotel, the newly refurbished Alantur Hotel is sure to delight all members of your wedding party.  

Nestled elegantly on a wide swath of inviting beach fronting the deep blues of the Mediterranean Sea in the shadow the majestic Taurus mountains, this modern resort,  just steps from the water, is in an ideal location.  Set within a naturally rich botanical garden, Alantur Hotel is an oasis of calm and beauty -and the perfect starting point of the rest of your lives.

WEDDING SCENTS – UNBRIDLED PERFUME MAKING IN THE COTSWOLDS

Ellenborough Park has partnered with The Cotswold Perfumery to launch the new Unbridled package

 

Choosing a perfume for a loved one is a tricky task in any relationship, which is why Ellenborough Park has partnered with The Cotswold Perfumery to launch the new Unbridled package. Tapping into the personalisation trend, brides-to-be, newlyweds and couples can design a bespoke scent to wear on the big day or treasure as the ultimate mini-break keepsake.

Chief perfumer John Stephen, one of only six independent scent creators in the UK, will lead small classes for Ellenborough Park guests on making one-of-a-kind perfumes from his 300-year-old workshop in Bourton-on-the-Water.


Myweeteepee – Little Spaces for Little People

Myweeteepee – Little Spaces for Little People

 

When planning a wedding, it is sometimes difficult to find little things for children that not only let them have fun, but which also fits within the whole look of the day. For children the day can feel long and parents want to enjoy themselves too, so it is important to make sure they are entertained and occupied so everyone can have a great time.

Beautiful in design, the Myweeteepees offer children a perfect hideaway to play in, read in or chill out in whilst looking so stunning they look great in any room, garden or wedding setting.

Wrenbury Hall has been making bride’s dreams a reality for the past 18 years

Wrenbury Hall Wedding Venue - Sarah and Shaun

 

Wrenbury Hall, an idyllic 16th Century country residence in the heart of the breathtaking Cheshire countryside. This little piece of paradise has been making bride’s dreams a reality for the past 18 years, welcoming over 1000 wedding partiesand more recently introducing a stunning Laurent Perrier Bar, that oozes style and sophistication. As such, they know a thing or two about how to realise the ultimate day of love.

Here they give some top tips on how to plan a wedding:

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