Choosing the perfect North East wedding venue is an exciting part of your wedding planning. There is a huge choice of venue types in the North East covering Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham, Middlesbrough, Tyneside and Northumberland including hotels, barns, country manor houses, romantic castles as well as chic city and town centre locations.
Take a look at North East wedding venues and those further afield in our listings below.
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A beautiful 12th century manor house and church, Grade 2 listed stable block and estate grounds are the unforgettable setting for your memorable day. The contemporary White Room is licensed to hold civil ceremonies and partnerships. For a more traditional church service take a peek into Brinkburn Priory. Humanist celebrations can take place in The White Room, in the woodlands or in the architectural grandeur of the un-restored manor house. We have the perfect spot for your ideas
Situated in Seaham, County Durham, Dalton Old Pump House was built between 1873-1879 and has remained virtually untouched since WW2. The building has now been meticulously restored and re-established as a sophisticated and modern wedding venue steeped in Victorian character and architectural splendour.
The most spectacular setting for the most special day... High Force Hotel and Waterfall is one of the most unique venues in the country. The hotel is set in the midst of scenic Upper Teesdale and is surrounded by some of the most stunning, unspoilt natural scenery. In fact, it is so special it is classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Langley Castle is the ideal castle wedding venue for the perfect fairy tale marriage. Its medieval grandeur opens up limitless options. Let your imagination run wild when planning your dream Northumberland wedding. We are not just the choice of brides from Northumberland but of couples from across the UK and the wider world too. They recognise that what we offer is wholly unique and want their place in the history of one of Britain’s best castle hotels.
Choosing a wedding venue is one of the most exciting things you’ll ever do. If you’d like a romantic, charming and intimate wedding – The Bosk can give you all that and more.
We can cater for up to 60 guests and they can all stay on site in our beautiful holiday cottages and luxury B&B.
The Little Haven Hotel is uniquely situated on the Beach in South Shields, The hotel boasts extensive views of the busy River Tyne and Little Haven Beach, yet is within a 20 minute drive of Newcastle's City Centre and is only 35 minutes away from Newcastle Airport.
The historic venue, which was once an old School House, is truly beautiful inside and out.
Large windows fill the room with natural light, stone arches frame the entrance to the main dining hall and soft, tasteful decoration gives the perfect ambiance for a romantic evening celebrated with friends and family.
Newly refurbished with all history restored, Webster's Ropery built in 1793 is the perfect place to 'Tie The Knot’. Let our naturally beautiful 18th century building and surroundings inspire you, with the best service to match from our highly experienced wedding team!
County Weddings Magazine has teamed up with The Rose and Crown Hotel to give our readers the chance to win a 'One Night Luxury Four Poster Hotel Break for Two' in their 700 year old hotel. The lucky winner will receive a voucher which can be redeemed any time in the next 18 months. Also included is a bottle of champagne waiting in your room on arrival, breakfast in the morning, early check-in and late checkout, and a delicious three course dinner in their onsite restaurant
Posted: 5 January 2023
Your head really will be in the clouds when you marry at Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa! It's all down to the wedding venue's latest offering, with you now being able to say 'I do' in Dove; the latest in a flock of treehouses within Ramside's 350-acre grounds. Perfect for intimate weddings and whimsical elopements, expect reception drinks on the terrace, sublime wedding menus and sommelier-selected wines for you and your guests, set under ambient lighting and fairy-tale foliage. Ramside Treehouse weddings are perfect for couples looking for something a little less ordinary. Whether it's an elopement for just the two of you, or a celebration for up to 40, their dedicated wedding team will be with you every step of the way to help guide you through the planning stages and create your perfect day.
Posted: 27 December 2022
Fancy taking your mam or bestie for a relaxing spa escape prior to your wedding? Say hello to one of ESPA's newest spa partners, County Durham's The Retreat at Redworth Hall. Set in the tranquil surroundings of the Hall, the stunning Retreat leisure club and spa is a fabulous place to unwind with a treatment. Tucked in the North East countryside and set within Redworth's 26-acre estate, the spa is home to an indoor heated swimming pool, poolside terrace, calming treatment rooms, relaxation and tranquillity room, and the stylish Retreat Lounge for light meals, including afternoon tea and drinks.
Posted: 20 December 2022
Engaged couples searching for somewhere to tie the knot should consider Newcastle's Great North Hotel, which opened its doors to the public last year following a £7.5m development. Now welcoming weddings, it boasts a purpose-built function suite and three packages designed to relieve couples of all the pressure of planning. Central to the hotel's appeal for wedding parties is its Ouseburn Suite, with private bar, which can cater for between 25 and 80 guests and can be sub-divided to create a smaller space for more intimate celebrations.
Posted: 13 December 2022
The festive season is almost upon us, bringing with it all that sparkles, from decorative baubles to candles, crackers, and colourful lights. But as December approaches, it's easy to let the time run away. So, The QHotels Collection list their top five ways to keep the sparkle alive, bring a little twinkle to your eye and warmth to your heart in the run-up to the holidays. 1.Start a countdown to Christmas - who says advent calendars are just for the kids? Extend the Christmas fun over the whole of December by finding a special way to countdown to the big day. Why not play a different Christmas song each day on your commute? To really get in the festive spirit why not book a festive activity for every weekend in December? It could be anything from making homemade wrapping paper to heading out to see the panto or enjoying a festive-themed afternoon tea with your mates.
Posted: 9 December 2022
An AA Inspector's Choice Red Star hotel, Judges Country House Hotel in Yarm is rated as being one of the very best hotels and restaurants in the UK and Ireland. With its welcoming atmosphere, twenty-one beautiful guest bedrooms and the unique Courtyard Suite in a setting rich with Victorian charm, guests have come to depend on the Judges Hotel's gracious hospitality and superior, unobtrusive service. Recent winners of the 2021 Good Hotel Guide's Editors Choice for Weddings in the UK and Ireland, Judges Country House Hotel is the perfect location for your wedding. From an intimate gathering to a large party we have the setting, the history and the magic to ensure a truly memorable occasion.
Posted: 29 November 2022
The North East is jam-packed with an impressive line-up of places to start your happily ever after, with Reivers Northumberland one to consider. An estate at the top of the Tarset Valley, in the heart of the largest dark sky park in Europe, it's surrounded by the Northumberland National Park and Kielder Forest. Accommodation for up to 30 is available on the estate, and comes as part of the package, with its rustic wedding barn including a fully licensed bar and dancefloor. Weddings involve exclusive hire for a weekend – or two days midweek – with the emphasis on a relaxed event that's tailored and unique to each couple.
Posted: 1 November 2022
Your North East Wedding is pleased to reveal that five-star boutique hotel Seaham Hall has scooped Small Hotel of the Year 2022 in the recent Visit England Awards for Excellence. "We're thrilled to have been recognised for this prestigious accolade," says Seaham's Managing Director Ross Grieve. "Seaham Hall is very much a destination it its own right, and we proudly champion the region, promoting the beautiful heritage coastline, the city of Durham and the many reasons to visit and spend time in the North East of England." Seaham Hall is a luxury hotel situated on Durham's heritage coast, with 21-suites, plus two additional luxury lodges with hot tubs – the Bungalow Suites, which launched in spring 2022; together with two restaurants and an award-winning spa.
Posted: 27 October 2022
Searching for a wedding venue with a great package for under £5K? Consider County Durham's Beamish Hall, with their Love Story offering ticking plenty of boxes and more. Starting at just £4,795, it includes full day hire of their function suite, use of the beautiful grounds for photographs, a reception drink, cake stand and knife, Chiavari chairs with coloured sash, white table linen and napkins, and top table decoration and table centrepieces. But that's not all – you'll also enjoy a three course wedding breakfast, hot evening buffet, DJ and disco, bridal suite with breakfast, plus five classic bedrooms for guests to take advantage of. Available seven days a week from November 2022 to February 2023, it's based on 40 daytime and 60 evening guests – however, additional guests can be added for an extra charge.
Posted: 18 October 2022
Here in the UK we're truly blessed with ample gorgeous wedding venues offering couples tying the knot in this country such variety; from historic castle to beach-side hotels, Victorian manor houses to tree houses and woodland weddings - the options really are endless. The wedding financial experts at money.co.uk analysed TripAdvisor to reveal the venues with the most mentions of 'weddings' in their reviews and then used Instagram data to discover which ones have been shared the most on the platform and ranked them from highest to lowest to reveal the most popular in the UK.
Posted: 4 August 2022