Grange Road, Darlington,, DL3 8QH, County Durham, County Durham
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WELCOME TO BLACKWELL GRANGE HOTEL
From the moment you catch a glimpse of the wonderful 1693 Georgian façade, you know you are somewhere special.
The Blackwell Grange Hotel is a stunning 17th Century mansion, which enjoys an enviable setting in the beautiful County Durham countryside.
Nestled in wooded parkland on the outskirts of Darlington and located between the North Yorkshire Moors and the Pennines, yet only forty-five minutes from the historic cities of York and Newcastle, Blackwell Grange provides a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
After a busy day exploring the North East, or a day of hectic meetings, relax in the leisure club situated on-site at Blackwell Grange. You can enjoy a dip in the heated swimming pool, spa, solarium, sauna and gym – or enjoy a pre-booked treatment in our beauty salon.
Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington, Durham, DL2 2DU, Darlington, County Durham
Up to 250 guests
Fall in love with Rockliffe Hall, the ultimate wedding venue...
Boasting beautiful bedrooms, secluded grounds, award-winning food, a world-class spa, championship 18 hole golf course and sublime service, Rockliffe Hall is a wedding venue like no other. As the only AA-rated 5 red star resort in the north, it is the first choice for couples aspiring to have the ultimate five star wedding.
Set within 375 acres of stunning grounds, our luxury resort offers an exquisite choice of settings for wedding celebrations. We aim to deliver a unique and bespoke experience for each and every one of our couples. Our experienced team can arrange all the extras too and, because no two weddings are held on the same day, it truly is your wedding day.
• Five-star luxury hotel
• One Wedding Only Per Day
• Fully licensed for civil ceremonies
• Victorian South Facing Orangery Ceremony Room
• Luxury, award winning
• Three Restaurants
Coatham Mundeville, Darlington, Durham, DL1 3LU, Darlington, County Durham
£5500 Up to 80 guests
We realise that every couple is unique and we want each wedding to be as individual as you are. In order to cater for all budgets and tastes, the experiences we provide are tailored to your needs; we don’t oer one-size-fits-all wedding packages. Our dedicated team will go the extra mile to ensure nothing is overlooked. As a family-run business, we lovingly care for our venue and it is beautifully decorated throughout; guests cannot help but be charmed by the warm, rustic, luxury feel. Our contemporary function suite provides the ultimate backdrop for weddings of varying sizes, seating up to 110 people for formal dining and hosting evening receptions for 200. With a picture-perfect setting and state-of-the-art fibre-optic star lighting and starlight backdrop for top table, we can give your wedding day a magnificent atmosphere. Our garden house marquee leads onto a beautiful enclosed landscaped garden. The 19th century period bar area, which is stocked with a diverse variety of wines and ales, conveys a contemporary feel whilst retaining its character and oering a romantic, relaxing atmosphere. Thoughtfully creating mouth-watering dining experiences using the best local quality produce, by our team of exceptionally talented chefs. Included in your booking is a complimentary overnight stay for the happy couple in our exclusive honeymoon suite, ending your special day in style.
• All-inclusive wedding package starting at £5500
• Stunning grounds for photographs
• Special rates on accommodation for wedding guests: 15% off
• Outdoor ceremonies in the Secret Garden
• You can build your own wedding package
• Your own wedding host
Walworth, Darlington, Durham, DL2 2LY, Darlington, County Durham
£4395 Up to 150 guests
Imagine having your dream wedding in a 12th century castle. Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel is the premier wedding venue in Darlington and prides itself of superb customer care, a high quality venue with food that is second to none. Set in 18 acres of beautiful lawns and woodlands, our hotel makes any wedding album one you will want to view again and again.
• Grade I listed castle located in Darlington, North East England
• 32 Beautifully decorated bedrooms including 4 poster beds and double jacuzzi baths
• Civil Ceremony License for Indoor and Outdoor Ceremonies
• On site Weddings Manager who will guide you through organising your special day
• Bespoke wedding menus to suit your requirements
• Only one wedding hosted per day to ensure you and your guests are our number one priority
Redworth Hall, Surtees Rd, DL5 6NL, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham
Redworth Hall is a stunning 17th century Jacobean Manor House situated in the blissful tranquility of its own 26 acres of landscaped grounds. Part of The Cairn Collection, our signature four-star hotel is home to 143 bedrooms, The Retreat fitness and beauty rooms as well as a number of function rooms hosting up to 250 guests, making it the perfect destination for business or pleasure.
Our stunning Retreat leisure club & spa is a fabulous place to escape the every day. Whether you want to unwind with a spa treatment, clock up a few miles on the treadmill or dive into the pool for a few laps The Retreat at Redworth offers unrivalled facilities matched with service that's second to none.
New Coundon, Bishop Auckland, Co. ., DL14 8QB, Durham, County Durham
Welcome to the Park Head Hotel & Bishops Grill
A family run hotel, grill, conferencing & events venue situated in the heart of County Durham.
Renowned for it's friendly atmosphere, service & delicious, locally sourced home made food.
Market Pl,, DL14 7NP, Bishop Auckland, County Durham
We have a range of facilities and the expertise to help you make it a success.
The function suite (the Eden room and Laurel bar) is fully equipped to provide everything for up to 180 people.
Whatever your requirements, our experienced and professional team are always on hand to discuss and assist in the planning of your function to ensure that you are able to relax and enjoy the occasion to the full.
Wellington Drive, Wynyard, TS22 5QJ, Durham, County Durham
£4500 Up to 150 guests
Wynyard Golf Club is a luxury wedding venue for Hartlepool, Stockton on Tees, Middlesbrough and County Durham couples and offers the perfect wedding setting for civil wedding, partnership and renewal of vows ceremonies, daytime wedding receptions and evening wedding celebrations.
Weddings at Wynyard Golf Club are held in The Wellington and Dukes Suites. The Wellington is a modern and contemporary venue and can accommodate up to 120 guests with dancefloor. It includes a private bar, separate entrance, private washroom facilities and paved terrace area with seating. The Duke Suite is ideal for smaller, more intimate Wynyard weddings including civil weddings, partnership and renewal of vows ceremonies. It caters for up to 80 guests (ceremony) and 40 guests (reception) and includes a walkout terrace with panoramic views over the golf course.
Wedding and function room facilities at Wynyard Golf Club are available to members and non-members and there is free parking.
• Luxury wedding venue surrounded by beautiful mature parkland on the exclusive Wynyard Estate
• Bespoke and all inclusive wedding day packages (with or without civil wedding ceremony) available
• Civil wedding, partnership and renewal of vows ceremonies available
• Choice of fine dining, buffet and carvery menus and drinks menus
• Dedicated and experienced events coordinator to help you with all wedding requirements
• Two modern function suites catering for up to 120 guests
Hutton Rudby, North Yorkshire, TS15 0JN, Hutton Rudby, North Yorkshire
Up to 160 guests
Experience elegance and style in this venue of distinction where time stands still and privacy is priority. A sophisticated yet homely and relaxing setting to be enjoyed for family celebrations, vow renewals, birthdays and anniversaries. At Rudby Hall, everything is in the detail, from the exquisitely polished heritage decor to the finest service from our excellent private Chef and friendly House Butler.
The country mansion, including the 13 bedroom suites and the stunning grounds, becomes completely yours. The perfect place for small intimate gatherings or celebrating and hosting up to 150 people in the grand statement rooms of the Entrance Hall, the Library, Drawing Room and Lounge.
Choosing the venue to celebrate your Wedding is one of the biggest decisions you will make. Acklam Hall is one of the most beautiful wedding venues in the North East of England, and as the only Grade I listed building in the Tees Valley, Acklam Hall creates a unique and stunning backdrop for your wedding.
The majestic setting of Acklam Hall is enhanced by the manicured grounds and gardens which provide many fabulous locations for your wedding photographs. Hold your wedding ceremony in the elegant Parlour and enjoy your wedding breakfast in the grand Drawing Room which can hold up to 120 guests.
You and your guests will dine on sumptuous dishes prepared by our chefs using the finest fresh local produce, while enjoying views overlooking our luxurious surroundings.
Our dedicated team at Acklam Hall will provide you with unparalleled service and attention to detail, everything to make your big day special, whether you prefer an intimate or large celebration. To arrange a viewing to experience this wonderful venue please contact the Acklam Hall team.
Front Street East, Coxhoe, DH6 4DB, Durham, County Durham
Coxhoe Village Hall is a vitally important, established and real community hub which is providing a fantastic service to our local community
The Village Hall is effectively a true community facility and was gifted to the community last century. It is now run by a largely young and vibrant Management Committee for the charitable trust. The Management Committee have done a magnificent job in keeping making significant improvements to the Hall since taking over its running a couple of years ago . The Management Committee have set out from day one to bring the Hall into the 21st Century and provide a sustainable future. They have sought out and implemented plans to move forward and through hard work and securing available grant aid are well down the path of achieving their vision. There have been key improvements to the building including redecoration, new lighting and very importantly a new efficient and effective heating system. From September 2015, the Management Committee have been able to take on a part time manager, Claire Anderson, who is now helping the Village Hall to improve even further.
Ladgate, Lane Ormesby, TS3 0SR, Middlesbrough, Cleveland
£3500 Up to 150 guests
For Ever, For Everyone
The Ormesby Estate, once owned by the Pennyman family, is one of few places in Middlesbrough with acres of open space. At the heart of the estate, situated in 200 acres of countryside, lies the house, filled with charm and character - the most picture-perfect venue to marry.
The house is nestled in its own enchanting gardens, dreamlike, elegant and filled with an array of gorgeous flowers. Photograph opportunities are uninterrupted, with wonderful views across Teesside and towards the iconic Transporter Bridge.
The Entrance Hall was once used by the Pennymans to entertain their guests before fabulous dinner parties. Imagine making that entrance yourself into the grandeur of the hall, your guests lining the way and your loved one waiting in the arches. Your vows take place in the historic house, oozing authenticity and antiquity.
The Entrance Hall is licenced for civil ceremonies and partnerships for up to 80 guests.
Whether you will arrive following your ceremony at a local church, or whether you have married in the authentic Entrance Hall, the grounds at Ormesby Hall lend themselves perfectly to a drinks reception and photographs. You can welcome your guests and achieve those forever photographs, capturing you and your loved ones enjoying your day in the very special surrounds of rural Teesside.
Whether you see your day as a formal, extravagant celebration or an informal, rustic, countryside chic affair, Ormesby Hall could be just the venue you are seeking. Your reception will take place in a marquee on the grounds, leaving you with a blank canvas to theme the day around yourselves.
Hire of the beautiful grounds at Ormesby Hall starts from £3,500. All of our packages are tailored to your individual requirments, providing you with complete flexibility.
Our comfortable restaurant offers a wide range of food ranging from mixed grills, griddled steaks, seafood and more. We also have a frequently changing specials board, which offers a range of our tempting speciality dishes, plus some great value meal deals. Our Chef cooks all dishes in house, frequently complimented on his delicious, juicy steaks, all served with real homemade chunky chips, onion rings, mushrooms and salad.
On Sundays, we serve a traditional Sunday lunch with a choice of 3 roasts or Chicken Breast, homemade Yorkshire pudding, three vegetables, roast and mashed potatoes and REAL gravy!
You can view our current menu below*
Not looking for a bit to eat? Our bar serves a wide variety of ales, spirits and wines as well as a selection of soft drinks. Call in at any time!
Sally Williams, Hall Manager, DL81AA, Bedale, North Yorkshire
Bedale Hall is licenced for weddings and civil ceremonies; the Ballroom can accommodate up to 120 guests and the Drawing Room offers a more intimate space for up to 60 guests.
You can put your personal stamp on the room with flowers, chair covers, lights and music or just let the stunning 18th century plasterwork by Guiseppe Cortese be the backdrop to your vows.
Bedale Hall is your stately home for the day. You can have exclusive use to create the wedding of your dreams. Nothing is packaged; you decide on how you want the Hall to look, the food to be served and the music to be played. You can decide on luxury or economy, either way, Bedale Hall will make a great impression on your guests. If you need assistance we can provide details of local companies to provide all you need, from flowers to cars or even organise the whole event for you.
Have a look at our price list to see all the facilities that are included. Please note we do not charge corkage if you want to bring your own wine. This can add a significant amount at other venues.
Lartington lane, Lartington, DL12 9BW, Barnard Castle, County Durham
Up to 220 guests
If you're looking for a venue like no other, then look no further. Lartington Hall is special. It's like entering a perfect world which captures the heart. Nestled in 75 acres of romantic rolling parkland, it's an idyllic setting - think the Great Gatsby with Downton Abbey thrown in. One visit and you'll be captivated.
With twelve beautiful ensuite bedrooms, ballroom, grand corridor, chapel and romantic gardens, there's plenty to take your fancy. So, wallow in your free standing bath, take a stroll through the grounds, throw a penny in the fountain, relax in our sumptuous drawing room surrounded by designer silk, play snooker in the 17th century games snug or take dinner cooked by your personal chef. Think of Lartington Hall not as a hotel but as your very own private countryside hideaway.
Lartington Hall is a grade 2* listed country house, which in addition to its beautiful landscape, famous statues and setting, has an important heritage and association with famous architects & historical figures such as Ignatius Bonomi and Joseph Hansom, who invented the Hansom Cab for which he is famous, whilst working at Lartington Hall. That is why our entrance today is still the fabulous Greek Temple Porte Cochère & carriage platforrm.
Lartington Hall is a special place and it is yours, and yours alone, for the duration of your stay. You even get your own butler. Located in rural Teesdale, 2 miles from the vibrant market town of Barnard Castle, Lartington Hall is in the perfect location for a unique country house experience.
The Town House is an opulent Grade II-Listed Georgian town house located in Durham’s charming Old Elvet area. The 18th century town house has 11 bespoke bedrooms, each offering a very different experience, including three exclusive rooms in the garden with their own private hot tub.
This really is the perfect indulgence in a romantic break right in the heart of the city, with Durham Cathedral and the 11th-century castle within 10 minutes' walk, should you decide to leave the room.
Alongside the vibrant cocktail bar, The Town House Restaurant serves locally sourced food, specialising in steaks and seafood. Light lunches are also available and guests can enjoy a drink on the garden terrace.
Passion. It is quite often impossible to summarise the experience created within a restaurant with just one word. Passion. Passion to produce the best food possible with the freshest and finest ingredients we can scour the world to find. Passion to strive to be the best. Passion to ensure that our customers remember. Passion to cater for people from all walks of life and give them a lasting memory of our restaurant.
We’re not going to tell you about how we have stunning river views with outdoor dining set in a 13th Century cellar conversion. We’re not going to bore you with how difficult we are to find. We want you to come here, seek us out, walk down those narrow steps, be surprised by what lies beneath and leave wishing you had found us sooner. We’re not perfect, we’re not the best in the world, but we strive to be the best we can and evolve every day, so come join us on our journey.
Thief Hole Lane, Thornton-le-Moor, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 9EH, Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Up to 400 guests
Thief Hall is your perfect blank canvas venue for you to put your own unique stamp on, choosing your caterers, bar, entertainment and additional décor. Gaining access to the venue on Friday at 10am until Sunday at 4pm offers you both the chance to relax with family and friends and make your wedding weekend truly magical!
This may seem daunting so we offer a wedding-coordinator who will share their valuable experience with you. Also our pricing is simple- we do not base our prices on guests and we certainly do not charge corkage fees! We have fixed prices for the whole venue including accommodation and all of its extras (power, heating, toilets, parking, outside land, tables and chairs)
We also understand that wedding planning can seem quite overwhelming, for those who have something specific in mind, we can tailor our venue to your requirements.
The venue can hold up to 100 guests for an indoor ceremony, seat up to 120 guests for an indoor wedding breakfast and party up to 180 guests. These numbers can be exceeded if a marquee is hired.
An experienced team are on hand from start-to-finish to support your every need & make sure your special day runs like clockwork. We welcome you to meet our team, view our facilities & start planning your dream wedding!
A blank canvas venue
Enjoy exclusive hire of the venue
Seat up to 120 & party up to 180 guests in the hall
On site luxury cottages sleeping up to 26 guests
Fully licensed to hold civil ceremony weddings seating up to 100 guests indoors
No restrictions or stipulations
Beautiful country setting with stunning views
Newby Wiske, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 9ER, Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Up to 250 guests
Imagine your wedding day at Solberge Hall.
Tucked away in the charming North Yorkshire countryside, Solberge Hall Hotel is a specialist exclusive use wedding venue, located in the ideal setting for your perfect day. The elegant Georgian mansion is nestled within nine acres of gorgeous gardens, lawns and woodland, providing the most stunning backdrop for your special occasion.
The venue is licensed to hold civil ceremonies, allowing you and your guests to spend your whole wedding day here. The Hambleton Suite can accommodate up to 250 guests. The impressive, naturally-lit suite has its own bar, and boasts panoramic views over the stunning grounds and countryside. In the summer months, you and your guests can socialise on the terrace before enjoying a delicious, carefully prepared wedding breakfast.
The Hambleton Suite can be reduced into The Beech Room and Dales Room to accommodate smaller occasions with up to 180 guests. Alternatively, the Drawing Room is ideal for smaller celebrations. The Drawing Room is located in the original part of the Hall, adjacent to the Garden Room and bar which are perfect for drinks and canapé receptions.
We are delighted to be able to offer a truly unique and romantic outdoor space for your wedding. You can choose to exchange your vows in the Wedding Pavilion, surrounded by your nearest and dearest. The Pavilion sits within the hotel’s delightful private gardens, offering a beautiful backdrop for your ceremony. Afterwards, you and your guests can head to one of the reception rooms for your wedding breakfast and evening festivities.
Why not come along to one of our wedding fayres to see the wonderful venue for yourself? It's a fantastic opportunity to take a look around our function rooms and stunning Wedding Pavilion to start picturing your big day here.
• Fantastic variety of wedding rooms, including an outdoor ceremony space
• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies, catering for wedding celebrations with 10-180 guests
• Dedicated wedding co-ordinator on hand
• Situated between the Yorkshire Moors and the Yorkshire Dales, within nine acres of lawns, gardens and woodland
• Bespoke and wedding package options to suit a variety of requirements and budgets
• Exclusive Use