Wedding venue inspiration - Hotels

Deciding on your ideal wedding venue is an key part of your wedding planning.

There is a huge choice of different venue types in the North East including hotels, barns, country manor houses, romantic castles as well as chic city and town centre locations.

Check out these stunning wedding venues and those further afield in our listings below.

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The Grand Hotel Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

The Grand Hotel Sunderland is a wedding venue perfectly located by the sea, as well as the picturesque Roker Park. Inside the hotel's light and modern reception area showcases the venue's grand staircase, providing the perfect spot for pictures. Choose from five rooms, all licensed for civil ceremonies, including some that benefit from stunning sea views.

Roker Hotel, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

With outstanding views of Roker coastline and its calming seaside exterior, wedding venue the Roker Hotel offers contemporary unique interior decor with a tempting choice of food and drink. Quirky and different, their motto is to never host two weddings the same. From huge celebrations in its grand ballroom to intimate ceremonies in its boutique bistro, the Roker can make it happen.

Slaley Hall Hotel, Hexham, Northumberland

Discover the extraordinary experience of wedding at Slaley Hall Hotel, a magnificent hotel set in 1,000 acres of gorgeous Northumberland countryside. The four-star hotel offers a complete escape from everyday life with every moment being about having fun. Whether lovebirds want to plan every detail, or just let the team take care of everything while enjoying the day, they can relax knowing that they're in safe hands. From table decorations to the menu and suppliers, the premises will help as much or as little as desired.

Crowne Plaza Newcastle - Stephenson Quarter, Tyne and Wear

Located in Newcastle's Stephenson Quarter, Crowne Plaza Newcastle is the perfect Newcastle city-centre venue. Situated at the top of forth banks in an area steeped in history, the hotel looks out over the surrounding area and is just a five-minute walk from the Quayside and its historical bridges.

The Grand Hotel, Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear

The Grand Hotel is a perfectly situated wedding venue overlooking one of the most picturesque locations in the North East: Longsands Beach. Tynemouth Priory and St Mary's Lighthouse are both a short distance from this historic hotel, which was built in 1872 as a summer residence for the Duchess of Northumberland. Traditionally Victorian with a modern twist, the grand sweeping staircase showcases the magnificence of the building, while the roof-top terrace is a hidden gem – think a beautiful outdoor space where your guests can enjoy drinks while taking in the sea view.

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Rivers Hotel, Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Located in Gateshead, the Rivers Hotel is a 28-bedroom boutique wedding venue space with an American diner and bar and a newly refurbished function suite. A hidden gem situated on the banks of the River Tyne, the hotel's outside decked area is the perfect spot for a picturesque drinks reception. The American diner bus is also a great talking point if you're looking for a slightly different way to impress your guests.