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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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.
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.
Wynyard Golf Club is a truly special venue situated within the exclusive Wynyard Estate. Set in over 200 acres of mature woodland and rolling parkland, our beautiful and contemporary setting is a blank canvas for your wedding and really is the perfect backdrop. Stepping into Wynyard Golf Club really feels like you have escaped from the hustle and bustle.
Seaham Hall, one of Britain's leading five-star coastal hotels, has launched innovative 'Blue Health' spa and wellness packages at its award-winning Serenity Spa. The new offering is part of Seaham Hall's ongoing commitment to harnessing the mental and physical benefits associated with close proximity to the coast. The packages and treatments have been carefully formulated, taking inspiration from the hotel's stunning surroundings and the natural landscapes of the Durham Heritage Coast. Available from September 2023, Serenity Spa will welcome guests with the opportunity to indulge their senses with a special overnight experience in a Suite Sanctuary - one of the hotel's individually designed rooms - or with a spa day experience, aptly named Heart of the Hebrides, designed to transport guests to the Isle of Lewis - home to some of the purest waters in the world, healing springs and powerful seaweed varieties.
Posted: 17 August 2023
With Summer wedding season in full-swing and the English weather as unpredictable as ever, happy couples across the country may get more than what they bargained for when it comes to wishing for a sunny day. As temperatures across the UK already reaching highs of 30C and the Met Office predicting even hotter temperatures expected ahead, Samantha Gilchrist, former wedding photographer turned cofounder and CEO of The Gilchrist Collection, the UK's largest wedding venue collection, gives her expert advice gathered from over 15 years in the industry.
Posted: 31 July 2023
Wedding invitation company, Aura Print, analysed 70 of the most sought-after beach wedding destinations and discovered the UK's most Instagrammable coastal wedding venues. The stunning spot of Tunnels Beaches in Ilfracombe, Devon boasts over 13k hashtags on Instagram, making this the study's number one pick. Located on the beautiful North Devon coast, Tunnels Beaches is situated on a cliff top with hand carved tunnels down to a secluded private beach. The venue provides a thatched roof gazebo which overlooks the breathtaking Devon coastline for a picture-perfect backdrop
Posted: 26 July 2023
Northumberland's Linden Hall Hotel has seen a substantial rise in elopement weddings in the past months, as more couples opt for a ceremony for just the two of them. Wedding and special events planner Louise McMaster believes it's the desire to avoid family drama and save on costs that's driving the trend. "Covid changed the way we think about weddings, and even though normality has resumed, people's eyes were opened to the romance of a small affair," she says. "I've never seen this level of elopement weddings – it's definitely a big trend of the summer."
Posted: 20 July 2023
Your North East Wedding is delighted to announce that Rockliffe Hall reached the final of the VisitEngland Awards for excellence in the Large Hotel of the Year category.Boasting beautiful bedrooms, secluded grounds, amazing food, award-winning spa, championship 18 hole golf course and first class service, Rockliffe Hall is set within 375 acres and offers a multitude of spaces for civil ceremonies and evening receptions. "We're delighted to represent the region at the national VisitEngland Awards for Excellence," says Managing Director Jason Adams.
Posted: 11 July 2023
County Durham's country house hotel Wynyard Hall has revealed the completion of its new Duke of Wellington Bridal Suite and bedrooms. Tastefully designed to match the style of the estate; beautifully steeped with history; each room has been uniquely styled, with a classic and ornate Victorian style throughout. From floral furnishings and panelled wall details to chandelier style lighting fixtures, rooms also include free standing baths and walk-in showers.
Posted: 6 July 2023
Wedding days are often filled with celebrations with the ones you love the most, so it's understandable that for many people it simply wouldn't feel right to celebrate their special day without their faithful furry companion. "From a 'dog of honour' to a ring bearer, the possibilities of including your pet at your wedding are endless," explains PDSA Vet Nurse Nina Downing. "While bringing your dog along to your wedding can be rewarding, it can also add some complexity so there's lots to think about to make it work." Nina has pulled together her top tips and some things to consider before saying yes to involving your pet on your big day!
Posted: 4 July 2023
There's very little that can beat a sunny, British afternoon and the team behind Seaham Hall are on hand to ensure that guests are able to make the most of the season. With stunning grounds and miles of sweeping coastline just in front of the hotel, Seaham Hall is ideally situated to provide a perfect, summer setting for all to enjoy. Sounds of Summer - live, alfresco music performances - from the 2nd of July, running for six weeks.
Posted: 29 June 2023
Four North East tourism businesses have been recognised at the national tourism awards. Serenity Farne Island Boat Tours and Kidlandlee Holiday Cottages were presented Gold awards, Silver went to Langley Castle Hotel and Rockliffe Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa Resort was awarded a Bronze in the prestigious national finals. The four finalists were selected after winning Gold at the North East England Tourism Awards. In the Experience of the Year category, the Grey Seal and Seabird Cruise by Serenity Farne Island Boat Tours, Northumberland took home the Gold Award. They were competing against Peak District Walking Experience, GuidedWalks, and Make Your Own Gin Experience, Shed 1 Gin Distillery, Cumbria.
Posted: 27 June 2023
Planning your big day is super-stressful – we get that. That's why we've teamed up with five-star County Durham hotel Rockliffe Hall, who are offering an incredible 'Spa Your Way' day for one lucky Your North East Wedding reader! The day includes a tranquillity welcome, plus full use of the spa and wellness facilities – swimming pool, thermal suite, hydrotherapy pool, outdoor hot tub, bucket drench, loungers and experience showers from 9am to 3pm.
Posted: 5 June 2023