Hotel wedding venues in England

Hotel wedding venues in England

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Rothay Manor

Rothay Manor - 20% Discount Special Offer

Ambleside

The flower-bedecked balconies at this manor house hotel offer spectacular views to Wansfell Pike. Dating from 1823, it stands in wooded grounds on the edge of Ambleside.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • gourmet
  • wi-fi
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • horse_riding
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Hartwell House

Hartwell House - £94.50 Per Person Per Night Special Offer

Aylesbury

‘The three generations were happy with the day. We relaxed over croquet, some played tennis, and we had the library for ourselves.’ Praise this year for this Jacobean-cum-Georgian mansion in an Arcadian landscape, from readers who celebrated a significant anniversary there.
From £200 per night
  • gym
  • weddings
  • golf
  • garden
  • spa
  • wi-fi_
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
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The Cavendish

The Cavendish - 'Chatsworth Experience' Special Offer

Baslow

‘Comfortable, pretty and very English’, the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire’s smart hotel on the Chatsworth Estate delighted readers this year.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • gourmet
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • weddings
  • wi-fi
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • great_breakfast
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Woolley Grange

Woolley Grange - Autumn Break Special Offer

Bradford-on-Avon

The first of Nigel Chapman’s Luxury Family Hotels (see also Fowey Hall, Fowey, and Moonfleet Manor, Fleet) occupies a ‘pretty, rambling’ Jacobean manor house in ‘lovely grounds’ with ‘views across the Wiltshire countryside’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • baby-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
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The Horn of Plenty

The Horn of Plenty - Two Night Signature Tasting Menu Getaway Special Offer

Tavistock

What do Jennifer Saunders and David Bowie have in common? Both have stayed at this ‘superbly relaxing’ spot overlooking the Tamar valley.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
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Hambleton Hall

Hambleton Hall - Summer Breaks in Rutland

Oakham

'I find it difficult to make any original comments,’ writes a Guide regular after this year’s visit to Tim and Stefa Hart’s much-loved hotel (Relais & Châteaux) with celebrated grounds reaching down to Rutland Water. ‘All the superlatives have been used by other guests.'
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • activities
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • gourmet
  • parking
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • walking
  • romantic
  • golf
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • electric_charging_point
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Lewtrenchard Manor

Lewtrenchard Manor - Autumn Retreat Special Offer

Okehampton

A ‘wonderful hotel’ with that ‘special feel’ of family ownership, Sue and James Murray’s manor house delights with its 'history, beauty and style’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • golf
  • for_wine-lovers
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wi-fi
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • bird_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
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The Goring

The Goring - Three Nights for Two Special Offer

London

‘We enjoyed our very expensive one-night stay,’ writes a reader who pushed the boat out at Jeremy Goring’s grand Edwardian hotel, the last of its kind in London to be run by the founding family.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gourmet
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • for_wine-lovers
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - 4 Nights for the Price of 3 Special Offer

New Milton

‘My four-year-old loves Chewton as much as I do, it’s always a struggle to leave.’ ‘We stayed to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary, and it exceeded expectations.’
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • with_cooking_school
  • baby-friendly
  • horse_riding
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
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Star Castle

Star Castle - 20% October Discount Special Offer

St Mary’s

With 'epic' views across to Tresco and Bryher, the Francis family’s ‘really good hotel’ combines ‘a great setting’ with ‘fabulous historic features’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • view
  • wi-fi
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Soar Mill Cove Hotel

Soar Mill Cove Hotel - 3 Nights for the Price of 2 Special Offer

Salcombe

‘We rate this very highly in almost every respect.’ Praise from a reader for Keith Makepeace’s much-loved, family-run, family-friendly, dog-friendly hotel in a ‘gorgeous’ coastal setting.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
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Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

Middlethorpe Hall & Spa - Tailor make the break of your choice

York

Handy for the racecourse, this William and Mary mansion, built for Sheffield cutler Thomas Barlow ‘in the Italian mode’, operates as a hotel and spa, ‘ideal for those seeking individual attention and pampering’.
  • weddings
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
  • disabled
  • romantic
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • dog_friendly
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The George of Stamford

The George of Stamford - Sumptuous Sundays Special Offer

Stamford

‘Another excellent stay,’ reports a Guide regular this year, after returning to Lawrence Hoskins’s ‘very traditional’ town-centre hotel, once a coaching inn on the old Great North Road.
From £195.00 per night
  • wifi
  • weddings
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
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Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Bedruthan Hotel and Spa - Complimentary Lunch Special Offer

Mawgan Porth

It is not that they’ve put away childish things at this contemporary hotel set into the hillside above Mawgan Porth beach. It remains very family-friendly, but there is plenty for adults.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • baby-friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • surfing
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Lords of the Manor

Lords of the Manor - 'Idyllic Autumn' Special Offer

Upper Slaughter

A golden stone Carolean manor house-turned-rectory in an ‘idyllic setting’ is run as a 'welcoming, comfortable and relaxing' hotel, under highly experienced manager Michael Obray.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • parking
  • romantic
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
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Cliveden House

Cliveden House - Three for Two Short Break

Taplow

Meghan Markle spent the night before her wedding at this 'magnificent' Italianate mansion in 'glorious' National Trust grounds on a bluff above the Thames.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
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Montagu Arms

Montagu Arms - 'Escape to the Country' Special Offer from £179 per room

Beaulieu

‘Our sixth visit, and a wonderful end to our holiday,’ write readers who stopped over at this wisteria-smothered hotel in an unspoilt New Forest village.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
  • view
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • for_wine-lovers
  • spa
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
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The Peacock at Rowsley

The Peacock at Rowsley - 25% Discount Offer

Rowsley

They get so much right at Lord and Lady Manners's 17th-century manor house hotel. Expect a ‘friendly welcome’, ‘good ambience’, housekeeping 'beyond reproach' and 'interesting old paintings', many of members of the owners' family.
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
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The Old Bridge

The Old Bridge - 2 nights for the price of 1

Huntingdon

When the proprietors are a Master of Wine and an interior designer, you can count on a smart bedroom and a decent vino. So it is at Julia and John Hoskins’s ivy-clad hotel, centred on a Georgian house, with the Great Ouse flowing just behind.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • wine
  • for_wine-lovers
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
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Park House, Hotel & Spa

Park House, Hotel & Spa - Sunday Spa Break Special Offer

Midhurst

‘All aspects of the hotel hit the standard: staff service, decor, food quality, ambience.’ New endorsements for this Edwardian country house hotel under the South Downs.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • activities
  • wine
  • value
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
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Titchwell Manor

Titchwell Manor - 10% Midweek Discount Special Offer

Brancaster

‘A log fire was burning in a small sitting room’ when our inspectors arrived on a rainy night, at Eric Snaith’s Victorian farmhouse hotel overlooking field and marsh to the sea.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • baby-friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • good_value
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Widbrook Grange

Widbrook Grange

Bradford-on-Avon

‘The place abounds with creative uses of old, mainly farm, paraphernalia.’ Guide inspectors enjoyed Nick Dent’s diverting Georgian farmhouse turned dog-friendly hotel with most rooms in converted outbuildings.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
  • boutique
  • gourmet
  • for_wine-lovers
  • country_house
  • historic
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Judges

Judges - Autumn and Winter Special Offer from £125 B&B

Yarm

‘Everything about Judges smacked of class and excellence.’ Readers this year loved this smart hotel on the edge of the North Yorkshire moors.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • conference_meeting
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
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The Gallivant

The Gallivant - Midweek Spa Escape

Camber

‘Great to cross over the road to an incredible beach where you can stroll for miles,’ writes a reader who spent ‘a great weekend’ at Harry Cragoe’s restaurant-with-rooms.
  • weddings
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gourmet
  • seaside
  • wi-fi
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • golf
  • eco-friendly
  • walking
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Dart Marina

Dart Marina - Indulgence Break Special Offer

Dartmouth

‘Yet again, everything was of the highest standard.’ Regular visitors once more praise Richard Seton's spa hotel overlooking the River Dart (come by boat, by all means).
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • weddings
  • mooring_available

Hotels not in the Guide that you may want to consider

Hotel wedding venues in England

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Brooks Country House

Brooks Country House

Ross-on-Wye

‘An impressive building', this Georgian manor house ‘stands at the top of a valley, overlooking fields, rivers and bucolic bliss’.
  • bird_watching
  • walking
  • outdoor_pool
  • parking
  • wi-fi
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • good_value
  • for_wine-lovers
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • weddings
  • gym
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Hotel du Vin & Bistro Tunbridge Wells

Hotel du Vin & Bistro Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells

Close to the station, a hotel and restaurant inside a Grade II-listed 18th-century sandstone mansion. Intimate and clubby, there is an open fire in the bar, and Gallic-influenced dishes in the informal restaurant. Alfresco dining on the terrace. Modern bedrooms (some overlooking Calverley Park) have plenty of perks: a capsule coffee machine, fluffy bathrobes, chic toiletries for indulgent bathing. Within walking distance of the Pantiles.
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  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • conference_meeting
  • boutique
  • wine
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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Stanton Manor Hotel

Stanton Manor Hotel

Chippenham

Set in seven acres of beautiful grounds, a historic manor house listed in the Domesday Book, and once owned by Elizabeth I’s Lord Treasurer, Lord Burghley. Rebuilt in 1840, it still features an original fireplace in the galleried hall. Casual dining, snacks and afternoon tea are served in the Restaurant and on the large terrace overlooking the garden. The hotel is in the village of Stanton Saint Quintin, four miles from Chippenham.
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  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • historic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • weddings
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Glewstone Court

Glewstone Court

Ross-on-Wye

Smartly refashioned into a stylish modern country house hotel, a Grade II-listed Georgian manor in glorious Herefordshire countryside, just beyond the town.  Popular for weddings and special events, the family-run hotel has bedrooms with garden views, and a fine-dining restaurant.
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  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • weddings
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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The Belmont

The Belmont

Leicester

On leafy New Walk, this welcoming family-owned town hotel is formed from a row of Victorian residences. It is within easy reach of the city and station, the King Richard III Visitor Centre and the University.
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  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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Wynnstay Hotel & Spa

Wynnstay Hotel & Spa

Oswestry

In the town centre, a family owned hotel in a renovated and extended Georgian building, overlooking a historic Crown Bowling Green. Neat bedrooms have modern bathrooms. The old coaching house has been converted into a gym and spa with beauty treatments and a heated indoor pool. In a former grocer’s, Wilsons Bar & Restaurant has comfy booths, a courtyard garden and conservatory and Mediterranean dishes on the menu.
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  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • weddings
  • indoor_pool
  • spa
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • gym
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The Walnut Tree Inn

The Walnut Tree Inn

Northampton

Convenient for Silverstone, the hotel once served as a stopover for Victorian railway travellers: high speed trains still run along its front. The restaurant is popular for rib eye steaks and seasonal menus. Bedrooms are straightforward; breakfasts are tasty. Music and comedy events are regularly held. On the outskirts of Blisworth, 6 miles from Northampton,
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  • wi-fi
  • garden
  • child_friendly
  • baby-friendly
  • parking
  • weddings
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Grey Street Hotel

Grey Street Hotel

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE

A former bank, the Georgian building (Grade II listed) has a handsome array of arched windows, ornate stonework and pediments. Inside, the hotel is modern, enlivened with bright splashes of colour. Stylish and dog-friendly bedrooms have high ceilings, a lap top safe and tea- and coffee-making facilities. Beauty treatments are available. No on-site dining at the moment, but a ‘Grab and Go’ breakfast bag is offered, and nearby bars and restaurants are plentiful. On one of the city’s finest streets (some traffic noise), the railway station, metro and quayside are all a short walk away.
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  • weddings
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • dog_friendly
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The Old Hall Hotel

The Old Hall Hotel

Buxton

Reputed to be England’s oldest hotel, the characterful building dates back to 1573, and has accommodated many illustrious Elizabethans, as well as the hapless Mary Queen of Scots. Today’s guests appreciate its blend of tradition with modernity and its great location opposite the beautiful Pavilion Gardens and Buxton Opera House.
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  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
  • weddings
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One Warwick Park

One Warwick Park

Tunbridge Wells

Near the Pantiles, a former brewery and school house is now a modern hotel with sophisticated, neutral-toned bedrooms and suites (some in the neighbouring Townhouse are more contemporary and have a separate entrance). Breakfast is buffet-style. Informal dining as well as a la carte menus are served in Seventeen restaurant. Situated by Cumberland Walk, al fresco morning snacks, cocktails, and light bites can be enjoyed on The Terrace.
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  • wi-fi
  • weddings
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • spa
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • child_friendly
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Stanbrook Abbey

Stanbrook Abbey

WORCESTER

Rich in history and notable architecture, a hotel (Hand Picked Hotels) on the outskirts of Worcester that was originally inhabited by a community of Benedictine nuns. Guests today can wander the Abbey’s calming stone cloisters and 26 acres of gardens. Peaceful bedrooms (some in an adjoining manor house) may have a four-poster bed, or Gothic-shaped headboards. Private parties and weddings are held in the former chapel. George’s Bar, contemporary in style, with views over the lawn and terrace, serves refreshments throughout the day.
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  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • garden
  • weddings
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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The Rutland Arms Hotel

The Rutland Arms Hotel

Bakewell

Well located in the town, a comfortable hotel in a handsome building dating back to 1809. It makes a good base for hikers and visitors to Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall nearby. Bedrooms (some recently refurbished in the main house; some with a 4-poster bed) are also in a courtyard building across the road. Dining is in the elegant Square Restaurant or in the lively Juniper Pizza and Gin bar.
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  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • weddings
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • walking
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Victoria Hotel

Victoria Hotel

Whitby

On a clifftop, this comfortable, old-style hotel affords glorious coastal views over Robin Hood’s Bay.
  • wi-fi
  • garden
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • parking
  • weddings
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Oulton Hall

Oulton Hall

Leeds

Occupying an 18th-century mansion this large hotel (part of QHotels group) sits in beautifully landscaped gardens, SE of Leeds. It has a spa, conference and wedding facilities, and a 27-hole championship golf complex in its grounds. Leeds train station is 5 miles away.
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  • spa
  • weddings
  • wi-fi
  • country_house
  • parking
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The Eaton Hotel

The Eaton Hotel

Birmingham

Established for over 30 years, a friendly, family run hotel 2 miles outside the city centre. Simply furnished bedrooms have modern bathrooms. Steaks are a speciality in the traditional silver service Regency restaurant; a three-course set menu is available during the week. There is outdoor seating in the pretty patio garden.
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  • weddings
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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Great Northern Hotel

Great Northern Hotel

Peterborough

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  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • historic
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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Woughton House – M Gallery

Woughton House – M Gallery

Milton Keynes

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  • garden
  • child_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • baby-friendly
  • parking
  • weddings
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Home Farm Bed & Breakfast

Home Farm Bed & Breakfast

Milton Keynes

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  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • b&b
  • garden
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
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Dunster Castle Hotel

Dunster Castle Hotel

Dunster

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  • dog_friendly
  • parking
  • weddings
  • wi-fi
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Warwick Hall

Warwick Hall

Carlisle

Stroll along the river Eden, fish for salmon, brown trout and grayling, or just relax in the inviting fire-lit drawing room of this imposing country house; a lovely terrace overlooks the water. Informal and dog-friendly, the B&B has immense, well-appointed rooms with spectacular views of the grounds. Breakfasts feature home produced and local fare; a three-course dinner may be pre-booked. On an estate with a large walled garden, four miles outside Carlisle.
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  • wi-fi
  • garden
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The Upper House

The Upper House

Stoke-on-Trent

Set in 10 acres of landscaped gardens and woodland, this country house was built in 1845 for Josiah Wedgwood’s grandson. It is now a family-owned hotel and popular as a wedding venue. A grand staircase leads to characterful bedrooms, some with a balcony; others are in an annexe. A wood-panelled lounge has stunning views across the valley. Open to non-residents, home-cooked food is served for brunch, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. 4½ miles S of the city; 10 minutes off J15 on the M6.
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Potbank

Potbank

Stoke-on-Trent

Converted from former design studios of the Spode pottery works, a modern aparthotel with an on-site café. Spacious suites are kitted out with a kitchen area and comfy sofa. The industrial-design café has bare brick walls, large windows and interesting repurposed features. It is open (Mon-Sat 10am-4pm; Sun 11.30am-4pm) for breakfast, snacks, lunches and afternoon tea, and can be hired for weddings and functions. A short distance from the town centre. On-site parking is available.
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RNLI College

RNLI College

Poole

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St Elizabeth’s House

St Elizabeth’s House

Plymouth

In Plympton St Maurice, on the edge of the city, this Georgian manor was once a convent. Now a hotel and events venue, tranquillity remains in calming, modern bedrooms and in the surrounding nine acres of gardens and sweeping lawns. Local and regionally sourced produce appears on the restaurant’s fine dining menus: perhaps curried white crab with pea panna cotta, pink grapefruit and fresh pea shoots; Tournedos Rossini – fillet of Devon beef on crispy crouton with chicken liver parfait, dauphinoise potato, wild mushroom and baby onion jus.
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It is such a broad topic to talk about hotel wedding venues in England because from Devon and Dorset to London and Manchester, the breadth of style and opportunity is as vast and diverse as the couples planning their big days.

English hotels come in all shapes and sizes, that will come as no surprise, but when you’re trying to choose one for a wedding, the details become all the more important.  England’s history comes to life in some of its spectacular country house hotels such as Hartwell House in Aylesbury, which was once the home of an exiled Louis XVIII of France, while somewhere like Budock Vean capitalises on a contemporary seaside renovation, spotless hospitality and a spectacular waterside location.

Style and numbers are invariably the starting points when planning a wedding, and England’s hotels offer variety in both.  Whether you’re planning to get married at the hotel in question or simply have your reception there, intimate environments somewhere like centre of Oxford or sweeping estates on the remote cliffs of Devon are all opportunities worth exploring and many of them have wedding planners within their teams who can help to make the planning processes that much easier as well.

Food is a high priority at any wedding, juggling cost and quality is a headache most of us would rather avoid, and once again this is something your hotel can help with.  Delightful details such as locally made wines (English wines appear to be having their moment in the spotlight) and local delicacies such as seafood in the South West at hotels including Burgh Island are the details that make these hotels stand out as wedding destinations.

Last updated: September 25, 2019