You’re getting hitched. Congratulations! Your first port of call is probably finding the perfect wedding venue. From barns to hotels, private gardens to castles, traditional or quirky, the options are endless. Choosing the right venue is one of the biggest decisions you will make when planning your big day, (no pressure). It can also be one of the most challenging.
So, take time to find the right one, perfectly suited to you.
Allerton Castle is a picture-perfect Yorkshire Wedding venue to celebrate one of the most important days of your life. With exclusive use of the castle and the 25 acres of grounds and gardens, your guests will be enchanted by the ambience and splendour.
Allerton Castle is the perfect setting for your milestone together; from your arrival through to the last dance, they will endeavor to make your every dream come true. Your expert personal wedding planner will ensure that the day runs smoothly, giving you complete peace of mind that your wedding day is relaxed and unforgettable.
Towering stone mixed with ornate glass, the castle exterior is the perfect backdrop for your big day. Kept to the very highest standard, the sweeping, immense, private grounds are every bit as notable as the castle itself! Their fantastic Great Hall is the ideal location for a ceremony with vaulted ceilings and sweeping staircase. The Ballroom is bright and spacious for a wedding breakfast, and the drawing room is a fantastic spot for photos! Guests can also relax in the cosy Billiard Room! The Palace Suite provides a wonderful space for the pre-ceremony preparations!
Exclusively yours, your dream wedding venue, Allerton Castle.
Allerton Castle, Allerton Mauleverer, North Yorkshire HG5 OSE.
Tel. 01423 330927
A Minimoon that is nothing short of Grand
Standing proudly in the picturesque city of York, The Grand is the perfect place to enjoy your minimoon. Experience that newlywed bliss in the heart of the city, where The Grand’s grade II listed building, which boasts many of its original Edwardian features, is just a short walk from lots of York’s historic gems.
Opt for Blissful Afternoon Tea and spend time in The Grand’s relaxing spa. Enjoy your Afternoon Tea in The Rise Restaurant or on the Terrace with views of the city walls whilst indulging in delicious sandwiches, warm scones with preserve and clotted cream and an exquisite selection of delicate pastries. Follow the award-winning Afternoon Tea with time in The Grand’s atmospheric spa, nestled in the former vaults building where you can make full use of the swimming pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and relaxation lounge. Why not make the experience more indulgent by choosing spa treatments to enjoy together? After an afternoon of luxury, look to the evening ahead and take advantage of dining alfresco in the Terrarium - sip on a celebratory glass of fizz as you toast to your long and happy future together.
*The Terrarium is subject to a booking fee. See website for further details.
Luxury Afternoon Tea In York, The Grand, York www.thegrandyork.co.uk
The beautiful Aldwark Manor was originally commissioned by Lord Walsingham in 1865 as a wedding gift for his beloved daughter and it is entirely fitting that this beautifully restored Manor awaits to host your day of dreams. Whether you are planning an intimate celebration or a lavish party for 200, the Estate offers a glamourous hotel and surrounding 210 acres of Yorkshire countryside.
Boasting various ceremony settings to say ‘I do’, from the traditional Walsingham Suite with classic silken drapes, gold cornicing and a grand fireplace to the Walsingham Garden with its pergola the hotel has a backdrop for every wedding style and season.
With a stunning lake and wedding bridge within the grounds along with all event rooms having direct access to the gardens, guests can enjoy the terraces and lawns, which are a magical space with for receptions drinks, croquet games and those all-important photos. Agatha, the double decker bus can always make an appearance, adding to the fun!
Lavish dining is the hallmark of any celebration and with decadent menus, a cellar full of delectable wines for everyone’s taste, Wedding couples can be sure to enjoy their first meal as a married couple in Aldwark style.
Every wedding needs the perfect setting and Aldwark really is extraordinary, never ordinary!
Aldwark Manor 01347 838146, www.aldwarkmanorestate.co.uk
The Priory Barns and Cottages
Located in the heart of the dramatic North Yorkshire countryside, The Priory Barn and Cottages is a superior and stylish choice for your wedding. With breathtaking views and a picturesque backdrop, this exclusive venue and its seven luxurious cottages are all yours for your wedding celebration. Kick off as Mr and Mrs in style with a drinks reception in the Priory’s beautiful courtyard and barn areas; the perfect settings to celebrate the start of married life with your friends and family. Then effortlessly continue into the marquee for your wedding breakfast and evening party as the team work their magic to ensure your day runs smoothly.
Syningthwaite, Featherbed Lane,
Wighill Park LS24 8BL.
Tel. 01937 833900
Situated on Elizabeth Court in Collingham, Balloon Box is a one stop shop for any special occasion, including weddings. They have a huge range of cards, literally thousands.
A large amount of these are from independent suppliers and as the name suggests, they are mad about balloons. From single balloons to balloon arrangements. Make your occasion extra special with a balloon personalised just for you. Their gift selection is vast, and their unique collection is constantly changing. They are also an official stockist of Kate Loxton.
Balloon Box, 9 Elizabeth Court, Collingham, Wetherby LS22 5JL
Tel. 01937 579549