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16 Sumptuous Wedding Venues to Book Now
Weddings
September 2021
Reading time 15 Minutes

Setting the scene for the wedding of your dreams

Here are 16 sumptuous wedding venues to book now.
GRAND GET-TOGETHERS

GRAND GET-TOGETHERS

AT WESTFIELD FARM

 THE VENUE

Situated halfway between the quaint market town of Malton and the seaside town of Scarborough, you’ll find beautiful landscaped gardens adjoining 10 acres of idyllic parkland – making this the perfect escape for your wedding.

WHAT’S ON OFFER?

Grand Get-Togethers give you complete control and flexibility for your nuptials. For an intimate ceremony of up to 60 guests, opt for the indoor courtyard room or the stunning outdoor garden gazebo – but if you did want to go larger, the venue can point you in the right direction of marquee and tipi hire, to host up to 200 guests. Accommodation takes the form of a stunning former granary, which sleeps up to 14 guests, plus a further 32 guests in two properties down the road, with camping also available on-site.

WHY WED HERE?

With so much flexibility at this venue, your wedding will certainly have an intimate feel. This quaint yet pragmatic venue allows you to host a totally unique DIY wedding. Westfield Farm is also fully licensed for civil partnerships and marriages.

Malton, YO17 8EW
07854 818532
grandgettogethers.co.uk/weddings

SWINTON PARK

 THE VENUE

Beautifully situated within the picturesque Yorkshire Dales is the luxury hotel and parkland grounds of Swinton Estate. This impressive venue boasts a historic and grand backdrop for your wedding, with the friendly and professional team helping you every step of the way to tie up the perfect day.

WHAT’S ON OFFER?

The breathtaking wedding rooms at Swinton Park are like something out of a fairytale – and there’s a variety to choose from – each with idyllic views overlooking the sweeping grounds of the hotel. Alternatively, you may wish to opt for a more rustic, al fresco wedding at the delightful Deer House, for something a little more out of the ordinary. With a variety of sumptuously-furnished bedrooms for guests and an array of packages to choose from – Swinton Park will help you to make your dream day a reality.

WHY WED HERE?

Whether you’re going big or small, Swinton Park can offer just about anything you want – from an intimate, two-person ceremony to an exuberant celebration with 250 guests. And if you are planning on going big, Swinton Park can be all yours for the day – with exclusive use of all the bedrooms, grand public rooms and gardens.


Masham, Ripon HG4 4JH
01765 680972
swintonestate.com

Spanish City Plaza

SPANISH CITY

 THE VENUE

Sitting on the seafront at Whitley Bay, Spanish City is a stone’s throw away from the beach and offers panoramic views of St Mary’s Lighthouse and the coast.

 WHAT’S ON OFFER?

With stunning views over the seafront, Spanish City will wow your guests. Opt for the St Mary’s Lighthouse Suite which can cater for 150 wedding guests, or for a more intimate ceremony say ‘I do’ on the rooftop with 60 guests by your side. Offering a range of packages which can include wedding breakfasts, canapés on arrival, as well as a traditional afternoon tea celebration, Spanish City has all your wedding needs covered. Tailor your special day with the help of the wedding team here who can offer a bespoke service, creating a day you will never forget.

WHY WED HERE?

Originally built in 1910, the iconic Spanish City has a whole lot of history behind its walls. The building boasts period features, as well as impressive modern touches to give each wedding the wow factor. If you’re looking for a venue that combines period style and iconic architecture with spectacular sea views, look no further.


Spanish City Plaza, Whitley Bay NE26 1BG
0191 691 7090
spanishcity.co.uk

JESMOND DENE HOUSE

 THE VENUE

Renowned for its stunning location and delicious food, Jesmond Dene House offers a variety of wedding packages that include everything you could need for a day to remember. You’ll feel as though you are tucked away in the countryside, yet you’re just minutes away from the city centre at this stunning venue.

WHAT’S ON?

The team at Jesmond Dene House think of everything so you don’t have to. Exchange vows in the Grade II-listed building where the atmospheric Great Hall can accommodate 130 guests. Or take the celebrations outside and say ‘I do’ in the enchanting Secret Garden with the sound of the Armstrong Waterfall as background. Hosting wedding blessing for up to 100 guests, this latest location within the grounds is the perfect place to create your own garden soirée and barbecue.

 WHY WED HERE?

With multiple venue options in and around Jesmond Dene House, there is no need to look any further for a memorable and unique day. Choose from Opulence, Indulgence or Elegance packages which include everything from reception drinks to three-course meals, canapés and Champagne toasts. Once the partying is all over, rest your head in one of their 40 individually-designed luxury bedrooms, or for something extra special, the happy couple can stay in the Apartment Suite which boasts a private roof terrace.


Jesmond Dene Road, Newcastle NE2 2EY
0191 212 3000
jesmonddenehouse.co.uk

JESMOND DENE HOUSE
JESMOND DENE HOUSE

BYLAND ABBEY INN

THE VENUE

The ruins of Byland Abbey offer a stunning backdrop for a truly bespoke wedding, surrounded by beautiful open countryside on the edge of the North York Moors. The setting is truly romantic, with a choice of informal elegance for your ceremony within the dining rooms or picturesque marquee.


WHAT’S ON OFFER?

Byland Abbey Inn provides the option to get married in Byland Abbey, with exclusive use of the grounds, making for an exceptionally memorable day. The team also work with the finest suppliers to bring you the wedding of your dreams, with bespoke packages on offer. Hosting 60 guests inside and up to 200 guests outside in the stunning marquee, the venue give you total control – and even offer quirky picnic-style weddings, posh BBQs and gourmet menus to choose from.


WHY WED HERE?

If you’re looking for a historic wedding venue, Byland Abbey is steeped in history and was once one of the greatest monasteries in England – so you needn’t look any further for unique and memorable day.


Coxwold, YO61 4BD

01347 868204

bylandabbeyinn.uk

​uniquetentco.co.uk

UNIQUE TENT COMPANY

 THE VENUE

Whether you’re dreaming of vintage luxe, boho-rustic vibes or contemporary chic for your big day, the Unique Tent Company cover all bases with their tipis and marquees. Wherever your dream wedding location is, they have the perfect structure for you.

 WHAT’S ON OFFER?

Choose between the Tidewater Sailcloth tent or the Vintage Marquee to host your big day in, and decorate your portable venue with stylish accessories, dance floors and bars. If you want something extra special, why not include fire pits, garden games and mood lighting? Offering a one-to-one design consultation included in the service, the Unique Tent Company are on hand to help you organise the wedding of your dreams. 

WHY WED HERE?

No matter which season you choose to wed in, the Unique Tent Company offer a range of packages with stylish props and furnishings to suit any theme. If your big day is in winter, try the Chillout Tipi package fit complete with fire pits perfect for marshmallow toasting, and wow your guests with hot chocolate liqueurs.


2a Coopies Field, Coopies Lane Industrial Estate,
Morpeth NE61 6JT
0800 133 7907
uniquetentco.co.uk

KIDLANDLEE HOLIDAY COTTAGES

 THE VENUE

Nestled in the heart of Northumberland’s National Park, the little hamlet of Kidlandlee sits 1,400 feet above sea level and is surrounded by the rolling landscape of the Cheviot Hills. This off-grid location is the perfect place to host an exclusive wedding, in harmony with the natural surroundings.

 WHAT’S ON OFFER?

In partnership with the Unique Tent Company, Kidlandlee Holiday Cottages have 36 acres of land for you and your guests to enjoy. Take advantage of the stunning marquees and tipis available and create a bespoke wedding setting to celebrate your big day.

 WHY WED HERE?

Offering enchanting and breathtaking Northumbrian scenery, Kidlandlee Holiday Cottages provide the perfect location for any celebration. Guests can stay in the luxurious stone cottages which cater for up to 28 guests, including the bride and groom who can opt for the couple’s lodge, The Hemmel. Hospitality baskets including local produce and fresh flowers will be waiting in each cottage on your arrival.


Kidlandlee, Harbottle, Morpeth NE65 7DA
01669 650472
kidlandlee.co.uk

KIDLANDLEE HOLIDAY COTTAGES
KIDLANDLEE HOLIDAY COTTAGES
​tennantsgardenrooms.com

THE GARDEN ROOMS AT TENNANTS

THE VENUE

Set amongst the rolling Yorkshire Dales, and conveniently placed just an hour from both Newcastle and Leeds, The Garden Rooms are an idyllic, one-of-a-kind location for your big day. Having taken inspiration from charming French chateaux and Mediterranean architecture, they’ve created a breathtakingly romantic setting.

WHAT’S ON OFFER?

The Garden Rooms not only offer up a tranquil setting for your wedding, but the venue also brings a hint of style and glamour with high ceilings, crystal chandeliers, ambient lighting and huge gilt mirrors. With handy accommodation for guests nearby, cleverly-thought-out packages and a choice of layouts within the venue, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

WHY WED HERE?

The Garden Room is perfect for a larger wedding, hosting up to 320 guests – but if you’re looking for an even bigger, blowout wedding, all the venue’s rooms can be brought together seamlessly as one incredible space for up to 550 guests. Alternatively, you can also host a more intimate day – with the rooms being tailored to you and your guests to create an atmosphere that’s perfect for your special day


Leyburn DL8 5SG
01969 621146
tennantsgardenrooms.com

​breamishvalley.co.uk

THE BOSK

THE VENUE

Say ‘I do’ at the foot of the beautiful Cheviots with Breamish Cottages’ romantic and intimate wedding venue, The Bosk. This new building is a rustic yet modern country venue that will make you feel right at home on your special day.

WHAT’S ON OFFER?

Looking out onto spectacular views of the Cheviot Hills and surrounding countryside, the buildings huge glass front, as well as burnt larch cladding exterior, allows it to blend perfectly into the environment, making you and your guests truly feel at one with nature. This large yet elegant space is the ideal location for a countryside wedding, and can cater for up to 60 guests.

WHY WED HERE?

Book your guests into the 12 five-star cottages for a restful night’s sleep after your day of celebrations. Or book into the luxurious on-site B&B which will guarantee exclusive use of The Bosk, accompanied by full leisure facilities including a gym, swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna and steam rooms.


Breamish Valley Cottages, Branton West Side, Alnwick NE66 4LWT
01665 578263
breamishvalley.co.uk

KIELDER WATERSIDE TIPI WEDDINGS

 THE VENUE

If you’re looking for a location that is wildly romantic in the heart of the Northumbrian countryside, look no further than Kielder Waterside. From laid-back bohemian decor and festivalstyle chic, to rustic, traditional and timeless wedding themes, Kielder Waterside cater for all your special day requirements.

 WHAT’S ON OFFER?

Aside from the unparalleled backdrop of woodlands and water, Kielder Waterside Tipi Weddings offer a unique wedding package that can be tailored to your style and taste. Hosting up to 120 guests, this tranquil beauty spot is the perfect location for anyone looking to embrace nature on their big day. Kielder Waterside offers everything from canapОs and wedding breakfasts, to hot sandwiches, buffets and sizzling barbecues for evening celebrations.

 WHY WED HERE?

Not only are these Nordic tipis nestled beneath the woodland canopy in a stunning waterside location, Kielder Waterside also offer a range of luxurious accommodation that allows you to extend your stay in this slice of wild Northumbrian paradise – there is no better place for a newly-wed couple to wake up.


Kielder Waterside, Hexham NE48 1BT
07710 779943
kielderwaterside.com

KIELDER WATERSIDE TIPI WEDDINGS
KIELDER WATERSIDE TIPI WEDDINGS
THE WOODMAN INN

 THE VENUE

In the foothills of the South Pennines, this 18th century inn sets the scene for a romantic, fairytale wedding. Offering exclusive use of the beautifully-tended gardens and woodlands, The Woodman Inn offers a stunning visual backdrop and a memorable setting for your big day.

 WHAT’S ON OFFER?

Whether you’re looking for a cool and contemporary summer wedding, or a warm and welcoming wedding in winter, the inn is extremely adaptable and ready to deliver the picture-perfect wedding. With the highest quality produce from hand-picked suppliers, you can also have the wedding breakfast of your dreams – all carefully curated by the talented and experienced on-site chefs. The venue can host between 40 and 60 guests by day (dependent on your choice of package) and 120 guests at night.

 WHY WED HERE?

The professional team will help you design your perfect day, with a dedicated wedding planner on-hand ready to create a personalised wedding package and menu just for you. The venue has been beautifully refurbished and offers unrivalled attention to every detail.


Kirkburton, Huddersfield HD8 0PX
01484 605778
woodman-inn.com

THE WOODMAN INN
THE WOODMAN INN
​newcastlecastle.co.uk

NEWCASTLE CASTLE

 THE VENUE

Embark on your first steps in married life at Newcastle Castle, where you can add a little medieval magic to your special day. Whether it’s guards to greet your guests, or cannon fire to announce your marriage, Newcastle Castle is the place to wed.

 WHAT’S ON OFFER?

Set in the heart of the city, Newcastle Castle offer a range of different locations to say your vows, and the wedding team are on hand every step of the way to ensure your day is extra special. Seat up to 50 guests in The Harbottle Suite before capturing your special day in photographs taken on the romantic Juliet balcony. For a smaller ceremony, choose to wed in the castle’s Chapel which caters for up to 30 guests, and then walk through the royal ceremonial doors of the majestic 43-feet-high Great Hall for an evening reception of live music and delicious food.

 WHY WED HERE?

This unique venue has lots of character, making it the perfect location for any couple looking to get married in a different location. Celebrate like kings and queens of old in the atmospheric Grand Hall, giving you and your guests a day to remember.


Newcastle Castle, The Black Gate, Castle Garth, Newcastle NE1 1RQ
0191 230 6300
newcastlecastle.co.uk

DALTON OLD PUMP HOUSE

 THE VENUE

This Grade II-listed Victorian Pump House has been transformed into an ultra-glamourous wedding venue which will take your breath away. With the original pumps from 1879 still in place, it will definitely give you the wow-factor for your big day.

 WHAT’S ON OFFER?

Each wedding package comes with your very own personal wedding co-ordinator who will work with you to perfect your big day. For autumn and winter weddings, the Candle Light package – for an intimate, budget-friendly wedding – is great for those looking for fuss-free elegance. For couples wanting to go all out on their wedding day, The Dalton Platinum package, which includes a five-course wedding breakfast and a three-tier cake would be perfect. Hosting up to 120 guests in the Pump Room, or 250 in the Engine Room, there is something for every wedding size, including the option of a large evening reception with up to 360 guests.

 WHY WED HERE?

From the Victorian architectural elegance to the sophisticated and super-glamorous transformation of the Engine Room, your guests will be in awe. With sparkling statement chandeliers and organic flower decorations, this venue creates the perfect ambience for your wedding day. The Bridal Suite is the perfect place to relax and get ready before the ceremony begins and the multiple makeup stations and comfortable sofas are ideal for a Champagne breakfast for you and your bridesmaids to begin the big day.


Stockton Road, Dalton-le-Dale, Seaham SR7 8RQ
0191 580 0830
daltonoldpumphouse.com

​daltonoldpumphouse.com
​daltonoldpumphouse.com
​highparadise.co.uk

HIGH PARADISE FARM

THE VENUE

High Paradise Farm lives up to its name, providing the ultimate wedding-with-a-view destination. This traditional moorland farmhouse is located in the North York Moors, with sweeping views for miles over the rolling hills and peaceful forests.

WHAT’S ON OFFER?

This rustic 16th century farm makes use of the best that Yorkshire can offer – all tailor made and bespoke to your wishes. The venue not only gives you the option to host your reception, but you can wed here too – with the choice to say your ‘I dos’ from the romantic Woodland Glade, or have a stunning archway courtyard ceremony, with the picturesque farm making for the perfect setting.

WHY WED HERE?

This is a completely unique location to host your wedding – with the venue only offering up their setting to 10 lucky couples every year. So with unparalleled views and so much flexibility and control, you’ll certainly be able to say your wedding was in paradise.


Boltby, Thirsk YO72HT
07739 498255
highparadise.co.uk

​haltongrove.co.uk

HALTON GROVE

 THE VENUE

Halton Grove is a brand new wedding venue in the heart of the Tyne Valley, offering quintessentially British surroundings ideal for any bride and groom looking to host their wedding next summer.

WHAT’S ON OFFER?

The venue will be offered to wedding parties on an exclusive basis, giving you and your guests full use of the estate. This includes overnight accommodation for 22 in the Victorian farmhouse and the enchanting Bridesmaid’s cottage. For your wedding reception, dine in the charming stable extension that will wow up to 200 guests.

 WHY WED HERE?

This newly refurbished, idyllic venue has been designed by renowned interior designer Kerry Lockwood and will be hosting spectacular weddings from summer 2022. Situated in the heart of Northumberland countryside, Halton Grove is only a stone’s throw away from the historic Roman town of Corbridge in the picturesque Tyne Valley, and within easy reach of Newcastle.


Halton Grove, Corbridge NE45 5PY
01434 505500
haltongrove.co.uk

HORTON GRANGE COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL

THE VENUE

Say your wedding vows at this charming Grade II-listed country house, which offers a distinctive mix of contemporary and traditional decor and more than four acres of beautiful grounds. They also offer exclusivity of the stunning house and grounds for your fairytale day.


WHAT’S ON OFFER?

With everything from the venue itself to the delicious food, service and organisation of the big day, the Horton Grange wedding team will be on hand every step of the way to ensure your wedding is a day to remember.


WHY WED HERE?

With three different ceremony areas at your disposal, including the option for garden ceremonies under the gazebo, there is no better place to say ‘I do’. Catering for up to 150 guests, Horton Grange is a stunning backdrop for your dream wedding.


Berwick Hill Road, Ponteland NE13 6BU

01661 860686

hortongrange.co.uk

HORTON GRANGE COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL
HORTON GRANGE COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL

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