We’ve chosen five beautiful UK wedding venues as the ideal places to celebrate your love…
Following the completion of Phase 1 of its huge restoration, the doors to Hawkstone Hall – a Grade 1 listed, 18th Century mansion in Shropshire – has recently opened, revealing what is set to be one the UK’s most prestigious hotel and wedding venues. The country estate offers a spectacularly romantic backdrop for some of the UK’s most memorable weddings.
Since its refurbishment, an additional 25 bedrooms have been added, bringing the total number of bedrooms to 37. The perfect amount to sleep an entire wedding party for the weekend. Accommodating anything from 40-700 guests, with both exclusive and non-exclusive wedding packages available, Hawkstone Hall offers a wide range of options for couples with varying budgets. Menu packages are entirely bespoke to each couple’s requirements and menu design meetings take place with the Hall’s executive chef throughout the wedding planning process. Hawkstone Hall is marked to be one of the UK’s leading destinations as a prestigious country hotel and events venue. You can find further information on the Hall and all its upcoming events at hawkstonehall.co.uk.
In a spectacular setting on the seafront, the Hythe Imperial in Kent is the perfect wedding location with the option of outdoor ceremonies held at the venue’s beautiful gazebo. Home to the impressive Imperial Ballroom with its breathtaking views over the English Channel, the Hythe Imperial caters for civil ceremonies, traditional church services, civil partnerships and everything in between. Couples planning on getting married can see all it has to offer, meet local suppliers and take a tour at its next Wedding Open Day between 10am and 2pm on Sunday June 30th. Book a 2020 wedding by October 31st and receive 50% off a Champagne Afternoon Tea in the hotel’s traditional Tea Parlour. The price includes one glass of Champagne per person, a traditional afternoon tea, and access to the hotel spa facilities. For more information, visit hytheimperial.co.uk.
A magical castle in the Forest of Dean makes fairytale brides’ dreams come true! The castle’s sensational facade is instantly transportive and speaks only of Prince Charming and his one true love. Despite its elegance and glamour, Clearwell Castle is truly warm and inviting; an additional twenty bedrooms of the Clear Well building, as well as the fifteen bedrooms in the Castle, means guests can let themselves get swept away by a ‘let’s make a few days of this’ mentality. Stand-out style: statement brides get ready… the venue boasts a 75-foot aisle! See clearwell-castle.co.uk for more information.
St Audries Park
The picture-perfect Victorian Orangery at St Audries Park in Somerset is a dazzling-bright way to become man and wife. Featuring sensational views over the Quantock Hills, this venue’s ephemeral, all-year round natural light will capture your heart and imagination – there’s so much scope to work with the expertise of the wedding team on hand to make this venue your own. Stand-out style: only one wedding venue we know is also home to a 100-acre deer park… the photo opportunities here are staggering! Visit audries-park.co.uk for more information.
Set in acres of magnificent historical parkland, Wasing Park is a gem hidden in the West Berkshire countryside. With unrivalled options for your wedding, including a medieval church for a religious ceremony, and The Garden Room and The Victorian Summerhouse for civil ceremonies, Wasing Park can deliver your dream wedding. The Castle Barn is the perfect blend of history and formality, while the 26 bedroom boutique hotel, exclusive to you on your wedding night, means your nearest and dearest can be with you. Wasing Park are currently offering 25% off the venue fee and Galloping Gourmet fine food packages on remaining dates until the end of March 2020. To find out more, visit wasing-weddings.co.uk.