Wedding venues in the North East

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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Brinkburn Northumberland

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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

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Dalton Old Pump House

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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.

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High Force Hotel and Waterfall

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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.

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Langley Castle Hotel

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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.

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Newcastle Castle

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Newcastle Castle is a venue that gives you the opportunity to host your wedding event in one of the North East’s most iconic and historic buildings. There have been very few alterations to the Castle Keep since Edward I spent Christmas here in 1292!

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Okana Newcastle

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Okana is the perfect place to say “I do”. The picturesque venue in the heart of Newcastle with plenty of character hosts an entire upstairs with the capability of being kitted out exactly to your liking. With our grand staircase for that perfect photo opportunity, to a private bar for you and your guests, get in touch today to find out more!

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St Marys Heritage Centre

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St Mary’s Heritage Centre is a former medieval church, fully restored to showcase the original beauty of the stonework and pillars, but blended with modern improvements.

The main hall offers a grand, light and unique wedding reception space with plenty of character. The smaller adjacent space, the Chancel, provides additional reception space or bar area.

The light oak hardwood floor and large glass panels tie together the architecture of this historic building.

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The Bosk

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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.

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The Little Haven Hotel

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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.

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Webster's Ropery Ltd

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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!

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Wedding venues in the North East - Related Wedding News

The UK's most popular wedding venues

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 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

Wedding to be won in charity raffle

Weddings are the most magical day for most couples, but a charity raffle organised by a prestigious north Yorkshire venue is offering the ultimate prize for any engaged couple – a £25,000 wedding package including reception in an enchanted barn, and a replica of Hagrid's cottage as the bridal suite! North Shire is an events venue near Saltburn-on-Sea, just up the coast from Whitby in north Yorkshire, and is hosting the raffle – which ends on 28th August – to raise up to £25,000 for the Gurkha Welfare Trust, to bring clean water to remote villages in Nepal.

Posted: 2 August 2022

New stay and dine package with INNSiDE and Gino D'Acampo

Exciting lifestyle hotel, INNSiDE by Meliá, part of Meliá Hotels International, has launched A Sunday Well Spent, a new stay and dine package with Gino D'Acampo. Available on Sundays throughout July and August, at INNSiDE's Liverpool, Manchester and Newcastle sites, for just £150 per couple guests can enjoy an overnight stay, a bottle of wine, a delicious breakfast and £75 to spend on food and beverage.You could be sipping cocktails in the Gino D'Acampo 360 Sky Bar in Liverpool, or exploring Newcastle from the city's historical Quayside or starting your trip in Manchester's coolest neighbourhood. INNSIDE by Meliá has three stunning properties for you to choose from in the UK.

Posted: 29 June 2022

Durham's Seaham Hall Hotel wins award

The North East's top tourism businesses were celebrating last night after picking up Bronze, Silver and Gold awards at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence. Seaham Hall Hotel, County Durham, was named England's Small Hotel of the Year when they won Gold at the awards.This success was followed with two Silver awards for Hotel Indigo Durham in the Large Hotel of the Year category and Triple A Food Tours, Newcastle, for the New Tourism Business Award. Seaham Hall Hotel beat off stiff competition from No.15 by GuestHouse in Bath and The Idle Rocks, Cornwall, who both received silver.

Posted: 9 June 2022

Langley Castle experiencing a boom in ‘elopement-moons'

Logged on to Your North East Wedding with thoughts of the two of you eloping?

Consider Northumberland's Langley Castle, currently experiencing a boom in 'elopement-moons' – that's an elopement wedding and honeymoon rolled into one. Located in Langley-on-Tyne, near Hexham, the venue has seen a surge in enquiries for its'Weddings for Two' package, a speciality at the Medieval castle since creating its How to Enjoy the Perfect UK Elopement guide. This means you can marry at Langley and then stay on for your honeymoon, having no guests to escape from or stress of getting to the airport on time. The 14th century fairy-tale castle has many romantic nooks and crannies to explore, including raised window seats in the drawing room and castle bedrooms perfect for 'we' time. The 2AA Josephine's dining room has tables nestled in alcoves, ideal for an intimate candlelit dinner, while you can also enjoy the 10-acre grounds, choosing to say 'I do' in the woodland weddings area, adorned with fairylights and decorated with floral bouquets.

Posted: 26 May 2022

Award-winning Middlesbrough venue - and special offer to boot!

Still searching for the perfect wedding venue? Step forward Middlesbrough's Acklam Hall, voted the number one romantic space to get married in the English Wedding Awards.

The only Grade I listed building in the area, the Hall was built in 1683 and underwent a multi-million-pound makeover in 2016. Its most recently updated space, the Queen's Room, was completed in February, and has now been transformed into an elegant bridal suite, with both four-poster bed and freestanding bath.

Acklam Hall also houses the award-winning Tomahawk Steakhouse as its resident restaurant, with menu options including the Tomahawk Feast for steak lovers, or more traditional wedding cuisine.

Posted: 24 May 2022

Award win for Northumberland wedding venue

Situated in Northumberland, Ellingham Hall has been awarded Event Team of the Year at The Wedding Industry Awards 2022.

The event took place at The Vermont Hotel and highlighted talented companies from England, Scotland and Wales. Set in eight acres, the hall has been offering exclusive weddings for more than 15 years and has a team of 40 hardworking individuals.

General manager David Fordham-Scott says, "The award is not just an accolade for the event team; it acknowledges the tremendous effort that every single member of staff makes for our couples. We're now excited about going through to the national finals."

Posted: 5 May 2022

New Northumberland wedding venue - Marshall Meadows Manor House

Situated in Northumberland, Marshall Meadows Manor House is a stunning new Georgian venue that has opened after being recently renovated.

The team has been working hard behind the scenes to create the perfect luxury hotel that provides a tranquil setting for customers. Couples can tie the knot in the beautiful Coast House, dine in The Lowry Room, enjoy drinks receptions and canapés in the tranquil gardens and after a full day of celebrating, guests can relax in the stunning bedrooms that sleep up to forty people in total.

This property will wow all guests with breathtaking sea views that provide plenty of photographic opportunities.

Posted: 26 April 2022

Discover this countryside wedding venue in Northumberland

Located in the tranquil countryside near Corbridge in Tyne Valley, Healey Barn is a luxurious wedding venue full of character and charm. The original building was converted by Cripps & Co back in 2015 and still includes many historical touches. The Long Barn features an impressive-raised cruck roof, three giant candelabra, wall-mounted candle holders, a canopy of fairylights woven into the oak ceiling and an open fireplace, which creates an enchanting and romantic atmosphere. This location is perfect for ceremonies with 144 guests and gets transformed in the evenings for beautiful receptions with a dancefloor.

Posted: 15 February 2022

Don't miss Newcastle Cathedral's wedding exhibition

After substantial remodelling in 2021, Newcastle Cathedral will host its first large-scale exhibition from February 16th to March 24th, 2022. A Century of Wedding Gowns will showcase wedding dresses and accessories from the last 140 years collected and curated by Sunderland-based Kevin Thornhill. He studied Art and Design at Manchester University to work in theatre wardrobe. After serving his time with London theatres and the Emanuels where he was a member of the team making Diana, Princess of Wales, wedding gown before returning to the North East to run his own wedding business.

Posted: 10 February 2022