He asked… you said yes… so next step on the engagement ladder is the quest for the perfect wedding venue for both of your ‘I Dos’…
Valentine’s Day 2018 has been and gone and we sincerely hope you’re still high as a kite, floating somewhere on cloud nine. Undoubtedly, the numbers of those newly engaged is bound to have swelled post February 14th – very many congratulations! So this post is dedicated to all you newly brides-to-be out there; because there’s no time like the present to get organised and start planning. And your stunning wedding venue is number one on the To Do list. Fortunately, we have teamed up with the very brilliant and wondrous wedding venue experts, Country House Weddings, to make this decision easy peasy, and to bring you the cream of the crop…
FEATURED IMAGE: Clearwell Castle, Ballroom Ceremony
Perfect for a quintessentially British ‘To the manor Born’ theme, this impressive venue is the perfect backdrop for your wedding photos. With a ceremony and wedding breakfast capacity of 116 people, and an evening reception capacity for a whopping 250 people, the gorgeously Georgian Gosfield Hall is the ideal setting for throwing the party of the year. The happy couple can hire out the venue’s cosy cottage the night before, and in-house chefs allow for flexible catering options. Although tremendously stately, Gosfield Hall is family-owned and run giving it an intimate and accessible feel.
For full-on drama and breathtaking photographic opportunities, Leez Priory in Essex is truly a sensational wedding venue choice. In decadent Tudor-style, Leez Priory can provide overnight accommodation for up to 34 guests and has a ceremony and wedding breakfast capacity of 100 people. But with space for up to 250 people in the evening, this is another wonderful party venue. Just over an hour away from Central London, Leez Priory comes with over 25 years’ experience of creating the day of your dreams.
If your theme is ‘fairytale princess’ then this magical fairytale castle in the Forest of Dean will make your dreams come true! This stunning venue comes with a magnificent ballroom for the ceremony complete with a 75-foot aisle! The sensational facade affords perfect photo opportunities and the venue can accommodate up to 87 people for a more intimate ‘let’s make a few days of this’ bonanza, or 150 people for a traditional ceremony and wedding breakfast, with space for 250 guests in the evening.
St Audries Park
Choose to say your ‘I dos’ in the spectacular and picture-perfect Victorian Orangery at St Audries Park. The venue can accommodate up to 100 guests overnight and is happily situated, nestled in amongst an 100-acre deer park. Exclusively for weddings, this beautiful venue in Somerset guarantees a fine-dining experience and first-class hospitality.
To see more of these fabulous wedding venues, visit countryhouseweddings.co.uk