UK Wedding Destinations: Top 10 Yorkshire Venues
From the stunning natural beauty of the Yorkshire Dales and the Yorkshire to the cosmopolitan charm of Leeds and York’s ancient cobbled streets. Steeped in history, Yorkshire is a county full of character and charm. The ideal backdrop for your dream UK wedding! So, discover our favourite Yorkshire venues, ready to host your perfect day…
Rescued from neglect in 2015, Falcon Manor was restored into a romantic wedding venue in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. This rural venue is glamorous and stylish with lots of contemporary twists. The magnificent interiors include a grand sweeping staircase as well as the stunning Garden Room for up to 80 guests. A light and airy function room, opening out onto immaculate terraces and gardens. This, with the Yorkshire Dales, combines to create a breathtaking venue, perfect backdrop for unforgettable wedding photos. This fairytale, romantic Yorkshire venue set against the wilds of the Dales is something right out of Wuthering Heights!
Close to the North York Moors and stunning Yorkshire coastline, the Talbot is a beautiful, 17th-century coaching inn. With its own private riverside grounds, beautiful reception rooms, exceptionally good food and a wedding marquee seating up to 150, The Talbot promises a perfect wedding day. Adjacent to the Talbot, York House is an impressive, 300 year old building. This is where Charles Dickens wrote many of his novels! Enter through a grand doorway into a beautiful reception hall, perfect for drinks and canapés. So, this romantic wedding venue on the River Derwent creates a simply stunning backdrop for your big day!
Want to feel like royalty on your big day? Cave Castle Hotel & Country Club is a fairytale castle nestled in a breathtaking landscape. Brimming with charm and unique character, this Yorkshire venue offers a choice of majestic banqueting suites. Originally the Castle’s ballroom, the Balmoral Suite is filled with natural light, overlooking the beautiful lake and lawns. The Sandringham Suite was originally the Castle’s courtyard, retaining some authentic walls and arches. The beautiful grounds also make for memorable wedding photographs! So, whether you are planning an intimate, romantic wedding or a lavish affair, Cave Castle is the idyllic country retreat for a fantasy wedding.
Situated in the Yorkshire Dales, Broughton Hall Estate offers three stunning and completely unique venues on one, 3000-acre private estate. Eden has extensive space and a dramatic landscape, ideal for intimate summer barbecues on the terrace and large celebrations where it becomes your own private party house! Utopia perfectly combines contemporary style and country chic. With floor to ceiling glass windows and timber frame, Utopia also has its own private red-bricked walled garden. Then, there is Broughton Hall itself. This 17th century stately home oozes tradition, opulence, classic style and comfort. All these venues appeal to a different type of wedding, allowing you to turn your celebration into a magnificent memory.
Holiday Inn Barnsley perfectly combines the finest cuisine and attentive service with charming and modern surroundings. Each space has character, charm and elegance, accommodating from 2 to 400 guests. The Hamilton Suite is an elegantly decorated room. With chandeliers and large arched windows, it also has views overlooking the hotel gardens. The Wilkes Suite also boasts large arched windows, flooding the room with natural light. The O’Hara Suite is stylish, combining grandeur with intimacy, creating an elegant ambience. Most unique, the ‘Secret Garden’ provides a spectacular backdrop for your special day. With bright flowers, stone gazebo and walkways, the garden was inspired by the gardens of Italy, offering luxurious grandeur as well as peaceful intimacy.
Steeped in romance and charm, the Priests House is a small, exclusive wedding venue in the heart of the stunning Yorkshire Dales. The Priests House was originally a 16th-century chapel which consists of the House together with the “Old Chapel”. The Priests House itself is perfect for a small, intimate celebration for immediate family and friends. Lovingly restored, it has retained many of the medieval features. For example, the open fires, fabulous log beams, and quaint dressers. There is also the Old Chapel, which stood empty for over 75 years. It has since been beautifully restored back to its former glory. With the magnificent backdrop of the ruined Grade I listed Barden Tower and the Wharfedale valley, this historic Yorkshire venue provides endless photo opportunities.
Nestled in the rolling countryside of South Yorkshire, this 16th-century ivy-clad mansion is surrounded by 20 acres of stunning gardens & grounds. This elegant venue has several wonderful wedding spaces. Firstly, the Whitley Suite is at the heart of the historical country retreat. The original stone encased leaded windows, wood-panelled walls and a majestic fireplace bring this room to life. The historic Parker Suite has a unique feature. An original Yorkshire stone wall running the length of the room, engraved with its construction date! Civil ceremonies take place overlooking the courtyard followed by a drinks reception on the private heated terrace area. It also boasts its own lake and pier complete with a small bandstand area for those idyllic photographs!
This venue was once a goods shed by the railway line in the heart of picturesque Wetherby. Since renovated, this Grade II listed building is now a truly unique venue. There are two beautiful venue spaces. The stunning Mezzanine has high ceilings and exposed beams, flooded with natural light. The stylish Main Room also has plenty of space. A bar and a dance floor make it perfect for a larger wedding of up to 120 guests. At this fun, Yorkshire venue, you can really let your creativity and imagination run wild!
Located in the heart of Bradford, this Grade II listed landmark hotel perfectly combines urban chic with traditional splendour. Combining old character in the form of 1800’s grandeur with contemporary elegance and luxury, the Great Victoria has several beautiful suites to choose from, catering for both parties large and small. A dedicated wedding coordinator is available to guide you every step of the way, ensuring unforgettable memories.
The Sitwell Arms is a beautiful 18th-century former Coaching Inn, set in six acres of magnificent grounds. The large Banqueting Suite has high ceilings, chandeliers, luxury carpets and drapes. On the other hand, the modern Sitwell Suite with wooden floors and a large conservatory with patio, provides lots of natural light. So, a true blank canvas ready to be transformed! The rear of the hotel is where the true beauty awaits. A Lilly Pond & Rose Orchard Garden, Fishing Lake & Fountain and a Secret Garden, all create a beautiful backdrop for your wedding photos!
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