What are Britain’s Best Stately Home Wedding Venues?

If you’ve ever wondered what Britain’s most breath-taking stately homes are, here’s our pick of the cream of the crop for a wedding with a touch of class…

1.      Hatfield House, Hertfordshire

Hatfield House is the home of the 7th Marquess and Marchioness of Salisbury and their family. Complete with stunning Jacobean craftsmanship throughout the house and several gardens to explore, this is the perfect wedding venue for a couple who want to host the most romantic, elegant wedding there ever was!

2.      Manor by the Lake, Gloucestershire  

Manor by the Lake is a stunning Victorian Manor set in spectacular grounds in the beautiful Cotswolds. The Manor has 12 individually designed guest rooms featuring four poster beds and ensuite bathrooms and freestanding baths. With gorgeous function rooms and exquisite food, the Manor by the Lake is an idyllic setting for a memorable day for all.

3.      Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire

Berkeley Castle makes for one of the most impressive wedding venues in the UK. Exclusive use of the castle and a reception in one of their stunning rooms such as The Great Hall or The Long Drawing Room – what’s not to love?!

4.      Hedingham Castle, Essex

Wedding ceremonies at Hedingham Castle are held within the candlelit majesty of the Banqueting Hall beneath a Norman arch. Where Kings and Queens once sat in state, there’s room for one hundred guests, with 30 more looking down from the Minstrels’ Gallery. Hedingham Castle is perfect for you if you’re after a wedding with the wow factor.

5.      Polhawn Fort, Cornwall

Polhawn Fort – a cliff-top fort in the South West of England sitting above the secluded beach of Polhawn Cove – is a truly magical wedding venue. Whether it’s a large wedding, or a small intimate gathering, Polhawn Fort is the perfect backdrop for a dream day.

6.      Addington Palace, Surrey

This breath-taking Grade II listed Palladian- style mansion is situated within 168 acres of Surrey’s beautiful countryside. The grounds are also home to the Royal Marquee, which hosted the Queens Royal Jubilee visit. For a grand, glamorous wedding, it has to be Addington Palace.

7.      Woodhall Manor, Suffolk

From the magnificent reception rooms of the Manor House, steeped in history, to the Banqueting Suite and Long Bar for your evening reception, Woodhall Manor has everything you need for the perfect wedding day.

8.      Langdon Court Hotel, Devon

A luxury, boutique wedding venue located near Plymouth in South Devon, Langdon Court Hotel is burrowed away in the rolling South Hams countryside. With a stunning Jacobean garden and lakeside setting, Langdon Court makes for a beautiful, tranquil wedding backdrop.

9.   Knowsley Hall

Of course we’re biased, but we couldn’t complete the list without mentioning Knowsley Hall – step into another world and welcome your guests to a magically magnificent stately home in North West England that promises to make everyone feel at home for the most special of days!

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