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#1

Downing College

Regent Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1DQ, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Up to 168 guests
Downing College sits amidst 20 acres of lawns and trees, yet it is within half a mile of the historic centre of Cambridge. The buildings date back to the beginning of the 19th century and are predominantly neo-classical in style conveying a sense of elegance and spaciousness. Downing College offers a flexible venue with facilities suitable for conferences, meetings, Weddings, Gala Dinners and Private Dining. We also provide accommodation to suit a range of budgets.

Downing College is an idyllic venue for your Wedding day. With a combination of beautiful architecture, tranquil gardens and landscaping, our wedding couples can relax and enjoy their day knowing they are in safe and experienced hands.


The Howard Building offers a classical and elegant venue for your Civil Ceremony. The Assembly Room, which is situated on the first floor, is a spacious room with decorative scrolls, an abundance of natural light and a balcony overlooking the West Lodge Garden. Situated on the ground floor is the Drawing Room with patio doors opening out on to the West Lodge Garden. An ideal area for a drinks reception and photographs following your ceremony.


Couples have the opportunity to enjoy their Wedding Breakfast in our stunning neo-classical College Hall. Seating up to 168 guests, you can dine in a beautiful, vibrant and warm room filled with rich character. After your four course Wedding Breakfast is served, we invite our guests to then enjoy a drinks reception in the Senior Combination Room and the Fellows Garden to further unwind before the Hall is transformed into an evening entertainment venue.


• Dedicated wedding co-ordinator

• Elegant, impressive venue set within beautiful gardens

• Central location in historic Cambridge

• Downing College Wedding Package

• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies

• Flexible venue with excellent service and facilities
#2

Scorrier House

Richard & Caroline Williams Scorrier Estate Scorrier House Scorrier Redruth, TR16 5AU, Cornwall, Cornwall
Scorrier House is a family run country house and estate in the very heart of Cornwall where weddings and memorable events unfold in a mystical setting.

Moments from Cornwall’s north coast, Truro and Redruth and surrounded by its famous gardens, Scorrier House is one of the most romantic wedding venues in Cornwall.


As a licensed wedding venue, Scorrier can provide civil wedding ceremonies, small wedding venues, outdoor wedding venues and, with the ability to seat 120 people in one room, large wedding receptions.


More than just a wedding venue in Cornwall, Scorrier House is also available to hire as a private party venue, business or corporate meeting place or for bigger events.
#3

The Inn on the Lake

Lake Ullswater, Glenridding Cumbria, CA11 0PE
Up to 150 guests
The Inn on the Lake is the perfect Lake District wedding venue set in 15 acres of landscaped grounds with sweeping lawns to the Ullswater lakeshore. We have stunning suites, ideal for an intimate ceremony, larger wedding parties or evening events and a stunning Lakeside Gazebo. This really is one of the finest wedding venues in the Lake District.

Ceremony and Reception

The Inn on the Lake is licensed to hold civil wedding ceremonies and offers an exceptional setting for your special day, any day of the week. We have many years experience carrying out these wonderful ceremonies, you can choose a selection of approved rooms or our stunning Lakeside gazebo, offering flexibility when it comes to numbers - from smaller more intimate gatherings to much larger celebrations up to 150 guests.


Lakeside Gazebo

Situated in our magnificent grounds overlooking Lake Ullswater, seating available for up to 120 guests.


Glenridding Suite

With a delightful view to the lake and landscaped gardens with doors that lead onto the terrace, for up to 70 guests.


Ullswater Lounge

With two large bay windows overlooking the gardens to the lakeshore, ideal for larger parties, with seating for 110 guests.


Evening Reception


Candleroom

A lofty and bright oak beamed room is a stunning glass fronted extension to Ramblers Bar. Classically modern with aubergine, plum and pewter grey plush fabrics, comfy dining chairs. The beams are adorned with church candles hanging, lending themselves to fairy lights and garlands, it won’t take much imagination to make this space the perfect fit for your wedding. The Candleroom is available for up to 80 guests.


Ramblers Bar and Candleroom

For larger weddings up to 150 guests, we can also include Ramblers Bar which is adjecent to the Candleroom. With its Lakeland stone walls, wooden floor and beams; Ramblers is a perfect venue for a disco or live music.


Glenridding Suite

Ideal for an informal gathering for up to 50 people, no disco or live music allowed in this venue, just background music.


• Lake Frontage with 3 private jetties, including the famous Mel Allen jetty

• Beautiful gazebo for outdoor ceremonies

• 2 AA rosette award-winning cuisine

• A range of stunning function rooms for ceremonies, dining and evening reception seating up to 110 guests

• Stylish accommodation for your bridal suite and your wedding guests

• A photographer's dream with exceptional wedding picture opportunities for you to treasure
#4

Little Mollington Hall

Little Mollington Hall, Parkgate Rd, Mollington, CH1 6NY, Chester, Cheshire
 
Here at Little Mollington Hall we understand that you want a unique and individual setting for your special day, and what better place than a 400 year old historic building?

Steeped in history with visits from Oliver Cromwell & Queen Elizabeth II and tastefully decorated, Little Molly Hall is the perfect venue for your wedding or funeral reception.


We will tailor your day to suit your tastes and budget, giving your event a personal touch. This might include a champagne reception or perhaps a glass of Pimms in our sunny courtyard- whatever it take to ensure you and your guests have a good time.


Whether it be a celebration or corporate event, our friendly and dedicated staff would love to help you have a great time.


Whatever your event, our venue comes with a bar staffed throughout the evening, fully stocked with all the best quality beverages. If a bit of catering will make your day perfect, we can also offer a buffet at request- filled with fantastic, locally sourced produce.
#5

The Oakley Court

Windsor Road, Water Oakely, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 5UR, Windsor, Berkshire
Up to 160 guests
We know that every happy couple wants their wedding day to be unique; present the wow factor to be remembered for a lifetime and become the legends who threw that unforgettable party. At The Oakley Court, you can have all of that and much more. You have a magnificent country house hotel with a cosy collection of bedrooms to indulge the before and after, plenty of spaces to host the ceremony and 33 acres of spectacular grounds to plan a show-stopping reception.

Your wedding will be like no other, beautiful, intimate and enchanting – our magical surroundings with a wealth of historic character and elegant style will help with that. We provide the luxury, make sure the photographer has the camera and together we will unveil a scene of bespoke natural beauty – unspoilt, tranquil and blissfully remote all year round. Our landscape will create an enchanting backdrop for all those special moments captured on camera that will form the memories of your perfect wedding day at The Oakley Court.


• Picturesque riverside location with its own private jetty

• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies

• Wedding breakfasts for up to 150 guests

• Indoor heated pool, tennis courts, gym, 9 hole par 3 golf course

• 118 bedrooms, some boasting beautiful river views

• Victorian gothic-style mansion
#6

Kilver Court

Kilver Court, Kilver Street, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5NF, Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Up to 120 guests
From special seasonal welcome drinks to your wedding breakfast, we can help you to plan a reception to your exact specification.

The Mulberry Room

Exposed beams, white washed floorboards and windows running the length of the room on both sides create a light, warm and authentically stylish setting for your wedding reception. The Mulberry Room is an ideal space for a sit-down wedding breakfast for up to 80 guests.


The Jardines Ballroom

This grand ballroom room has a fresh, clean colour palette providing a beautiful setting for larger wedding parties that can be decorated to personalise your day. With room for up to 120 guests at a sit down meal, the ballroom is framed by the beautiful Victorian windows and French doors that open out to the gardens.


• Gorgeous gardens, perfect for your drinks reception and photos

• Spaces for both large and small weddings

• Intimate ceremony in the Dovecote

• Fantastic catering, ranging from afternoon tea to five course meals

• Can accommodate up to 120 guests. For longer guest lists, the marquee has more space

• Dedicated event manager
#7

Farington Lodge

Stanifield Lane, Farington, Lancashire, PR25 4QR, Preston, Lancashire
rington Lodge Hotel is a beautiful grade II listed house - the ideal Lancashire wedding venue and perfectly located for Preston and Leyland.

Licensed for civil ceremonies and civil partnerships for up to 150 guests, we can offer you a complete wedding package or a reception-only event.


Magnificent landscaped gardens and enchanting woodland provide a picturesque and memorable backdrop for photographs, and we’re conveniently located for guests travelling by road, rail or air.


Choose from a range of elegant rooms, including our Garden Room and our dedicated Jubilee Suite, decorated in keeping with this traditional Lancashire setting and with the grandeur of the original building. Our expert team will help you plan the perfect wedding reception and be there with you so you have an unforgettable day. Our Garden Pavilion, set in our quiet gardens, is the most romantic venue to take your vows, surrounded by friends and family.
#8

Knockerdown Cottages

Carsington Water,, DE6 1NQ, Ashbourne, Derbyshire
Explore the dramatic Peak District National Park from the comfort of our unique Farm cottages. We are 5 minutes walk from Carsington Water, a superb well known windsurfing and sailing centre.

There is also excellent fishing, walking, cycling and shopping nearby. Good food is on hand by visiting the popular Knockerdown Inn just across the road, families very welcome. Our superb 3 & 4 star Farm Holiday Cottages with on site indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, games room and children's play area provide the ideal base to explore the beautiful Derbyshire Dales countryside. Visit stunning scenery, limestone caverns, quaint old towns & villages with a wide range of exciting local Peak District attractions.
#9

Syrencot

Figheldean,, SP4 8LB, Salisbury, Wiltshire
A Georgian house, luxuriously restored. A contemporary barn, stylishly designed. A restored cob-walled garden, once again filled with blooms. Syrencot is transforming into one of the most romantic wedding venues in Wiltshire, with weddings taking place from spring this year.

Fringed by forest and tucked at the end of a meandering driveway, Syrencot offers a self-contained world of its own. Just 20 minutes from Andover, make this rare, secluded escape yours for the day and invite your favourite people to share it with you.


With 11 luxurious bedrooms and an indulgent Master Suite, your celebrations won’t end with the last dance. Dream the night away as newlyweds, then awake to a sociable breakfast, ready to reunite and relive every magical moment all over again.
#10

Tunnels Beaches

Bath Place, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 8AN, Ilfracombe, Devon
Up to 100 guests
Tunnels Beaches is a uniquely designed coastal wedding venue – accessed via a hand carved tunnel through the cliff and with its own private beach!

Fully licensed for wedding ceremonies within a thatched gazebo overlooking the sea, or inside our contemporary and stylish bespoke venue building – ensuring there are no concerns about the UK weather! Invite up to 120 day guests and up to 160 evening guests following our newly completed venue extension...


This unique and stunning location is an ideal venue for your special day – beautiful scenery, private secluded beaches with spectacular sunsets and offering a relaxed, informal and friendly atmosphere. Our rugged coastline make for a dramatic backdrop and awesome photos!


Offering a fully intergrated, built-in sound and lighting system within our fully air conditioned building, plus our own additional quirky add-ons available 'To Hire'...

Ice Cream Tricycle, Cake of Cheese, 4ft Rustic 'Love' Letters, Giant Deck Chair and

VW Wedding Guest Shuttle. It couldn't be simpler to plan your special day with us!


• • Coastal venue with private beach

• • Stylish indoor function rooms and bars

• • Outdoor beach side ceremony within thatched gazebo

• • Relaxed & informal gourmet barbecues

• • Stress-free, weather proof facilities - see our website for AMAZING TESTIMONIALS!!!

• • Shortlisted for the 'Best Coastal Wedding Venue' Award in 2016!
#11

Greenwood Grange

Higher Bockhampton, DT2 8QH, Dorset, Dorset
Up to 100 guests
Where better to let your imagination run wild. Seven acres of glorious countryside. Your own private village of 17 stone-built cottages sleeping up to 78 guests. A unique venue in rural Dorset. Wedding receptions, anniversary and birthday celebrations, team-building weekends, mini conferences, training days, residential courses… Imagine.

Dorset has some wonderful villages, towns, bays and beaches, to wander round, plus some extraordinary natural formations to wonder at. A number of the places listed here (and it’s certainly not an exhaustive list) are considered the very best in England.


• Rural venue located in the gorgeous Dorset countryside

• Assortment of stone-built cottages

• Local caterers can supply food and drinks tailored to your requirements and taste

• Spacious grounds for marquees and outdoor events available

• Lots of activities for the younger children

• Special discounts from our recommended suppliers
#12

Chartridge Lodge

Chartridge Lodge Chartridge Lane Buckinghamshire, HP5 2TU, Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Chartridge Lodge is one of the most romantic and charming period country houses in Buckinghamshire. Breath-taking views across 25 acres of tranquil grounds provide a magnificent backdrop for your perfect wedding day.
Take your vows inside and then enjoy your celebration ceremony al fresco between 1 March and 31 October! You can create the day of your dreams built around a legal ceremony conducted inside in our licensed indoor room, combined with a ceremony outside, weather permitting of course!


Our popular wedding venue is set in 25 acres of parkland at the heart of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Chartridge Lodge has proved popular for both grand gatherings and smaller intimate parties.


From a simple soiree to civil partnerships and traditional Asian weddings, it is probably the most perfect all year round wedding location.


We can cater up to 100 guests for your wedding breakfast in the elegantly decorated Lodge. For your evening reception we can accommodate up to 150 guests in the Orangery, overlooking our delightful grounds.


Immediately adjacent to the wedding reception rooms of the Lodge are beautiful landscaped gardens. Consequently this is an ideal location to enjoy drinks. The gardens also provide an ideal picturesque setting for stunning wedding photos.


Whatever your requirements, our experienced wedding co-ordinator will support you every step of the way to ensure you have a perfect day. So don’t hesitate, come and take a look, you won’t be disappointed. Most of all an event manager will be on hand on your big day to ensure all runs smoothly and will act as master of ceremonies if required.
#13

Avington Park

Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1DB, Winchester, Hampshire
Up to 100 guests
Avington Park is a privately owned stately home, which has all the grace and elegance of a fine Country House and provides the most marvellous setting for both a wedding reception and/or ceremony. The house stands in beautiful secluded grounds and yet is conveniently located 5 miles from the historic city of Winchester, 10 minutes from Junction 9 of the M3 and just over one hour from London.

As you drive through the wrought iron gateway and down the long avenue of lime trees, the approach opens out onto well tended lawns bordering the River Itchen and the elegant Palladian facade.


Your guests may enter through the main entrance into the painted hall, where in winter they would be welcomed by a roaring log fire, and then move on into the library, which leads out onto the south lawns. The library and conservatory will seat 100 people comfortably. Larger parties can be accommodated by using a marquee off the library.


Exclusive use of the house and grounds is offered, so the house really is yours for the day.
#14

Hylands Estate

London Rd, Writtle, CM2 8WQ, Chelmsford, Essex
Hylands Estate – an award winning, stunning Grade II* listed mansion and contemporary Grand Pavilion – is the perfect setting to host your wedding. Set in 500 acres of landscaped parkland, the traditional, lavish ceremony and reception rooms in the house offer stunning views of the Essex countryside whilst the sleek Grand Pavilion accommodates both intimate and large wedding parties.

With a rich history dating back to 1730, Hylands Estate has built a reputation for impeccable service and for accommodating all types of weddings. Our experienced wedding team is on hand at all times to make your wedding the most special day of your life. For weddings, receptions, civil ceremonies and cultural weddings – Hylands Estate plays the perfect host.


Situated close to the heart of Chelmsford with excellent transport links to London, Hertfordshire, Suffolk, Kent, and London Stansted Airport, Hylands Estate is a convenient and gorgeous venue for your wedding.
#15

Prested Hall

Feering, Colchester Essex, CO5 9EE, Colchester, Essex
Up to 150 guests
Prested Hall is a charming exclusive wedding venue in Essex. A beautiful 15th century part-moated manor house, Prested is probably one of the county’s best kept secrets. Set in 75 acres of beautiful parkland, Prested is relaxing, stylish and peaceful.

Whether you are looking for a relaxing boutique hotel, a spa day in Essex, or an exclusive wedding venue in Essex, Prested Hall delivers. With stylish interiors, beautiful grounds and friendly accommodating staff, it remains unequalled in north Essex.


In contrast with many other wedding venues, when you hold your wedding at Prested you’ll have exclusive use of the whole manor house. This enables you to really relax and make Prested your own.


Not Just A Hotel

Prested has hosted many weddings, celebrations and special occasions. Our brides regularly refer to us as “just perfect” due to our emphasis on making everyone feel relaxed and looked after. Other than your guests and staff, no one else will have access to Prested on your special day. The 16 beautiful bedrooms and lovely period reception rooms are exclusively yours.


Adjacent to the Hall itself stands the health club & spa. Prested has a large well-equipped health club, a 20 mtr pool and sauna. For those who like to be pampered, there is also an Elemis spa and holistic treatment rooms and a variety of racket sports including real tennis and Padel tennis. All hotel guests are welcome to use the health club facilities, as well as booking treatments in the spa.


Exclusive wedding venue in Essex

Most importantly, at Prested, we’re committed to you having the best day ever. Each and every one of our weddings has a personal wedding manager assigned to look after them. Experienced and professional, they’ll liaise with your suppliers and confirm timings and schedules for the big day.


Consequently, our wedding managers keep everything running smoothly, leaving you to enjoy the day. Certainly nothing is too much trouble for us, we are here to help and keep your stress levels to a minimum. Furthermore, every wedding is of equal importance to us. Whether you are rocking the marquee with 140 guests or enjoying an intimate package with just 34, you’re more than just another booking to us.


Prested is just off Junction 24 of The A12, near Kelvedon and Feering. Within easy reach of the A12 yet a world away from the stresses of life. Come and see for yourself, a warm welcome awaits you at Prested Hall.
#16

Devonshire House

293-297 Edge Ln, L7 9LD, Liverpool, Merseyside
The Devonshire House Hotel is a warm & welcome haven set in the heart of the North-Wests Commerce & Leisure Attractions and based just over 1 mile away from the centre of a city steeped with Heritage & Culture. Whether you be traveling for Business or Pleasure, Liverpool is the City for you! Why not let our hotel help you enjoy your visit in comfort??

Originally built in 1856, we were first created as a seminary that was run by The Nun’s of The Immaculate Conception including their own dormitories. After becoming The Holly House Ladies College in 1906 with the power of awarding degrees to it female students, it was then converted in 1995 to become the beautiful hotel that is today, still surrounded by the Gardens that were originally sculpted & created in the 19th Century.
#17

Double Locks

Canal Banks, Exeter, Devon, EX2 6LT, Exeter, Devon
Up to 150 guests
Located on the Exeter Ship Canal, you cannot beat the Double Locks for its location.

We now have the perfect location for you to celebrate your wedding day, with the space to accommodate approximately 100 people seated and room for an extra 50 evening guests.


The Marquee is a permanent, fully heated and covered structure with a paved floor. It has its own fully stocked bar, with specific recommendations available. If you don’t know about the Double Locks, we are located by the canal and surrounded by the largest beer garden in the area, with a great kids play area for the young ones so there are lots of things to keep your guests entertained! If you are getting married in the winter, we do have additional heating to make sure you’re nice and warm.


hire charge for the wedding day for the marquee is only £400


For something special on your wedding day why not get the boat from exeter quay to the double locks, makes some great pictures and memories contact exeter crusies direct fo information.


The marquee is yours to set up however you would like to. We do recommend hiring the day before too so that you have plenty of time to decorate and sort out any last details.


The marquee will be yours for the entire day and can be set up from 9am. It also comes with a barrier around it for private use, with some outside benches for your guests to sit on a lovely Summers day. The bar is available up until 11.30pm when music must finish too. Taxis are recommended to be booked in advance.


For more information or to arrange a viewing, please get in touch with us today!


• Located on the Exeter Ship Canal

• Can accommodate up to 100 seated guests and room for 50 extra evening guests

• Permanent, full heated marquee available

• Fully stocked bar with recommendations available

• Surrounded by the largest beer garden in the area

• Marquee can be set up from 9am
#18

Newbury Racecourse

The Racecourse, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 7NZ, Newbury, Berkshire
Up to 1000 guests
Newbury Racecourse is one of the most distinguished wedding venues in the South of England with glorious views over 300 acres of Berkshire countryside.

Whether you are planning a civil ceremony, traditional church service or civil partnership, we will look after every detail, from your ceremony, through to your wedding breakfast and evening reception.


Each of our elegant suites has its own distinct character and ambiance. You can choose between the traditional Royal Box, the spacious Racegoers Suite or the contemporary Hennessy Suite.


Every wedding is different and we are dedicated to making your special day and individual as possible. Whilst we offer a range of exciting wedding packages, we are also flexible and happy to discuss your specific requirements. To add to your special day, why not combine your wedding with one of our racing fixtures, when you and your guests can soak up the atmosphere of a raceday.


• Spectacular 300 acre countryside setting

• Accommodates wedding parties of 20 - 1,000 guests

• Award-winning in-house catering, offering both set packages and bespoke menus

• Fully licensed to hold civil ceremonies

• Excellent motorway, train links and free parking

• 36 bedroom hotel on site
#19

Low House

Low House, Armathwaite, Carlisle, CA4 9ST, Cumbria, Cumbria
Low House offers a small but perfectly formed venue for corporate and other events in Cumbria. Ideal for meetings, conferences, team-building, training days and corporate entertainment with exclusive use guaranteed. This tranquil and secluded venue with personal and discreet service, will ensure that all your needs are met, enabling you and your colleagues to concentrate on the important decisions at hand.

The House itself offers four meeting rooms with the option of creating breakout areas as required in the Old Dining Room, Drawing Room, the smaller Library along with the vastly impressive Main Hall. The Main Hall is also a great space for that celebratory dinner after a long and productive day. The Courtyard and Front lawns offer a stunning outdoor alternative for breakouts, meetings and/or drinks with views across the Eden Valley. The lawns also provide an ideal space for a marquee to be erected for product launches or larger corporate events in Cumbria.
#20

Sopwell House

Cottonmill Ln, AL1 2HQ, St Albans, Hertfordshire
Set in 12 acres of picturesque Hertfordshire countryside, nestled on the edge of the Roman city of St Albans and just half an hour away from London, our stunning Georgian country house with its elegant period architecture, beautiful interiors and picturesque gardens create a stunning backdrop for your special day.

Whether you are planning a grand-scale, formal affair or an intimate and relaxed ceremony with your nearest and dearest, our dedicated Wedding Coordinators are on hand throughout the planning process to ensure that your dream day turns into a reality.

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