Top 10 North East Wedding Venues
Planning on tying the knot in the North East? From historic castles to rustic barns, discover our top 10 favourite wedding venues from across the North East.
Nestled amongst 550 acres of rolling green fields in Northumberland, Doxford Barns is a beautiful private country estate. The venue comprises the Threshing Hall, Great Barn, Cart Shed, and Forge. These all seamlessly link together to create a harmonious flow as you move through the day. Doxford Barns combines traditional 18th-century outbuildings with modern architecture to deliver a contemporary twist. This creates ideal spaces for both intimate weddings and larger celebrations amid the luxurious amenities provided.
The Threshing Hall is a traditional stone and oak barn that has been lovingly restored to create a striking ceremony setting. The Threshing Hall retains original features such as hand-carved stone walls, a grand fireplace, an exposed balcony, and a flagstone floor. Modern touches enhance the barn, such as vast chandeliers and Festoon lighting. The Great Barn has views overlooking rolling green meadows, creating a beautiful backdrop to your celebration. The Great Barn decor is sure to wow your guests, with festoon lights and dried hops hanging from vast rustic oak beams. This charming venue also includes impressive outdoor spaces, perfect for outdoor wedding ideas. So, with bespoke wedding options, you are sure to discover a perfect location for your North East Wedding.Get in touch with Doxford Barns here.
Built in the 17th century with an imposing Jacobean style, Redworth Hall Hotel is a secluded stately home. Surrounded by 26 acres of peaceful woodland and beautiful landscaped grounds, this hotel is a tranquil, atmospheric setting, perfect for a dreamy County Durham wedding. The licensed spaces in the glamorous hotel ooze romance and grandeur. The Great Hall is a stunning space boasting a minstrels’ gallery, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floor and ornate stone fireplaces that provide an unforgettable character and charm. The Hall also opens out onto the beautiful Knott Gardens which provide the perfect backdrop for your photographs.
The sophisticated Prince Bishop Suite boasts stunning chandeliers with mood lighting, creating an ambience that is complemented by a modern, contemporary decor. Perfect for both small and large celebrations, the Suite has its own private bar that can be decorated to suit your individual style and tastes. A gorgeous Summer House is also available throughout the summer months. Set in the ground of the hotel, the historic building sets the perfect scene for your dream ceremony. A truly romantic, venue for your big day, Redworth Hall Hotel is sure to host a wedding you will ever forget.Get in touch with Redworth Hall Hotel here.
Nestled right in the heart of Newcastle, Newcastle County Hotel combines 1930s grandeur with contemporary elegance and luxury The landmark Grade II listed hotel is filled with original features including high ceilings and large windows, creating a picturesque setting to provide an idyllic backdrop for your dream wedding. There are a variety of fantastic suites for your wedding celebrations. The largest space is the traditional oak wood panelled Mozart Suite, overlooking the stunning 19th-century architecture of Newcastle Central train station
The County Suite boasts stunning features such as high ceilings and stained-glass windows. The intimate Strauss Suite, with its period fireplace and library, provides a romantic setting. The hotel offers a bespoke service so that you can have a wedding that is uniquely yours. A wedding planner is available to offer support throughout the planning process. So, your wedding in the North East can go off without a hitch.Get in touch with Newcastle County Hotel here.
Tucked away in the picturesque countryside lies Charlton Hall, a romantic wedding venue set within an 18th-century stately home. Charlton Hall is set within a private 150-acre estate with views looking out towards the Northumberland coast at Beadnell Bay. This gorgeous venue offers complete privacy for exclusive indoor and outdoor weddings. The magnificent Charlton Hall encompasses vibrant and bold designer interiors for a stunning ceremony and wedding reception.
The hall includes a library, dining room, bar, underground vaults and a stunning glass function room. The art-deco ceremony hall originated as an 18th-century stable barn, which has since been modernised to create an enchanting hall to say your vows, lit under a sky of fairy lights and traditional oak beams. For outdoor ceremonies, the grounds overlook uninterrupted views across country fields towards the coast, with outdoor ceremony options including the lakeside or lawn. Weddings at Charlton Hall are completely bespoke, so your dream North East wedding is guaranteed to come true.Get in touch with Charlton Hall here.
A hidden jewel in the heart of Newcastle, the Vermont Hotel is an elegant and timeless wedding venue. Filled with period features but recently refurbished, you really can have the best of both worlds. The interior features mirrored pillars and tables, luxurious soft furnishings and crystal dripped chandeliers, which add glittering accents to the dark colour palette. With three spectacular function suites, every wedding truly is different as each couple creates their own perfect day.
The ultimate WOW-factor is the Sky Lounge, sitting over 200 feet above the city. High above the rooftops of Newcastle, the suite is bright and airy with panoramic views across the iconic skyline and ideal for both ceremonies and receptions. Or, the Ballroom is full of history and character. Whether you choose to glide up the aisle beneath the incredible chandelier or wave to your wedding breakfast from the balcony, the Ballroom offers grandeur and fun. Finally, the Gold Room is a light and stylish space with the luxurious feel of the 1920s. The Vermont Hotel is the perfect location for a lavish North East wedding.Get in touch with The Vermont Hotel here.
Lumley Castle Hotel provides a stunning luxury seeing idyllically set in rolling parkland in County Durham. Centuries of tradition and history, the luxury and opulence of years gone by and attention to every last detail – that’s the promise of Lumley Castle Hotel. This 4-star historic castle has 73 individually designed bedrooms, fine dining, and 9 State Rooms available to host intimate weddings or large scale receptions. Lumley Castle also has a civil licence for your wedding ceremony including in the Castle State Rooms or outside in the fabulous Barons Garden.
Lumley Castle is an unrivaled backdrop for your wedding day. Imagine having a historic Castle all to yourself with a team on hand to pander to your every need. You can create your own royal wedding with bespoke wedding planning. Lumley Castle believes that planning the perfect wedding is something personal, intimate, special, and unique. So, a dedicated wedding coordinator can assist you create a totally unique experience tailored to the exact vision you’re looking for. So, make your dream North East wedding a reality at this fairytale venue.Get in touch with Lumley Castle Hotel here.
Dreaming of a fairytale wedding? Durham Castle is one of the premier venues for wedding receptions in the North East. Situated in the heart of Durham, the Castle, along with Durham’s world-famous Cathedral, forms part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The magnificent Great Hall, which dates from 1284, can take wedding breakfasts of up to 200, with guests able to enjoy an arrival drinks reception in the Courtyard of the Castle or the Tunstal Gallery. For smaller occasions, the intimate Bishop’s Dining Room is absolutely perfect.
The Castle is also licenced for civil ceremonies and can offer both indoor and outdoor ceremonies on site. Dedicated staff ensures that the quality of planning and service will match the unrivalled setting. This is a beautiful, historic building, and is sure to offer a unique wedding in the North East you won’t forget.Get in touch with Durham Castle here.
Ideally situated on the seafront, the Grand Hotel Sunderland is a picture-perfect location for your wedding in the North East. The hotel’s sleek and open reception area is filled with light and frames a stunning staircase, a popular place for wedding shots. There is a choice of five versatile reception spaces, many of which have impressive views of the beautiful coastline.
Throughout your celebrations, a team of experts will be on hand and work closely with you to ensure no detail or desire is overlooked. From the table settings to the first dance, the team will work to create an unforgettable celebration that’s truly yours.Get in touch with The Grand Hotel Sunderland here.
Backworth Hall is a Grade II listed building dating back to 1780. This hidden gem provides a truly magnificent backdrop for your wedding day. With a sweeping staircase and two magnificent function rooms looking out across the garden, there are plenty of photo opportunities and places for you to explore.
The Newton Room is ideal for wedding ceremonies and intimate weddings; the Grey Room, with its tall ceiling and breathtaking view, is ideal for your wedding breakfast and evening reception. Also, wedding packages at Backworth Hall all include venue hire, wedding coordinator, toastmaster, decoration, food and drink. This Tyne and Wear wedding venue has a flexible approach to weddings, so your big day can be unique to you and exactly as you have always dreamed!Get in touch with Backworth Hall Weddings here.
Grand Hotel Gosforth Park is a luxurious hotel in Tyne and Wear surrounded by 12 acres of picturesque parkland views. Whether your dream wedding is a grand celebration or an intimate gathering, there are various suite options. These include the Racecourse Suite, Classics Suit, Grandstand Suite and a romantic gazebo in a beautiful garden setting.
Passionate wedding planners will ensure your special day is perfect, with bespoke wedding packages to match your requirements and budget. This North East wedding venue is dedicated to providing friendly expertise that will make your wedding day all you’ve dreamed. So, Grand Hotel Gosforth Park is a stunning venue that is the perfect setting for your special day.Get in touch with Grand Hotel Gosforth Park here.
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