10 Reasons Why a Stately Home Wedding Is for You

Choosing a wedding venue is no small task and, for many couples, this might involve picking two venues – for the ceremony and the reception – so there’s lots to consider!

Stately homes offer a little bit of everything if you’re looking for something that not only you will love as a couple, but your guests will love too. Here are a few reasons why you should book a gorgeous stately home wedding for your special day…

1.       Stunning scenery

First and foremost, stately homes are usually set in some of the most beautiful scenery in the country, what a feast for the eyes…

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2.       Size is no object

The great thing about stately homes is that they can cater for all manner of wedding party sizes. Choose a smaller room for a more intimate gathering, or choose the biggest, grandest room in the house for a larger affair.

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3.       Gorgeous greenery

With a stately home you can expect spectacular gardens. So if you’re having a wedding in the summer time, there’s the option to host reception drinks outside or set up a marquee for extra room! Not to mention the amazing photo opportunities on tap – you can be sure that the photo album will be to die for.

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4.       Short drive into a city centre

Lots of stately homes are easily accessible, being only a short drive away from a town or city centre – ideal if your guests are looking for somewhere more central to stay after the reception.

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5.       Wedding packages

Usually, if you’re getting married at a stately home, the price you’re quoted will include things like crockery, linens, glassware, tables, chairs, and a full team of staff. All your essentials are bundled into a package deal that’s not too hard on the pocket.

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6.       Make it your own

Stately homes offer a great space for you to truly make something unique to you. Whether you opt for something sophisticated and chic, or more of a relaxed, boho feel, stately homes will provide you with all the room you’ll need to put your own stamp on things.

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7.       Romantic setting

Above all else, stately homes offer some of the most romantic settings for your dream day.

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8.       History

Stately homes in the UK are hundreds of years old, meaning they are swathed in history, some boasting stunning Georgian facades and Baroque and Victorian interiors.

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9.       A little luxury

Tall ceilings, elegant detail, beautiful architecture – having a stately home wedding will be a special experience for you and all of your guests.

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10.   Exclusive use

If you hire a stately home for your wedding, it’s exclusively yours for the day – just you, your beloved and your friends and family. You’re guaranteed to avoid random gatecrashers, so you can really relax and enjoy the big day.

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