Venues Archive

  • The Search for the Perfect Wedding Venue Part 2: The Runners Up.

    The Search for the Perfect Wedding Venue Part 2: The Runners Up.

    As many of you know, we FINALLY booked our wedding venue last week. I’m very excited. It took me AGES to decide and we can finally start planning all the super fun details that make the day just that much more special. YAY! I’m extremely pleased to say that we booked the Assembly Rooms in [...]

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  • MOB: The Search for the Perfect Wedding Venue

    MOB: The Search for the Perfect Wedding Venue

    I think it might be easier training to join the army….you are prepared once you are in the armed services. They flog you, make you go without food and water, they make you crawl on your belly through dangerous territory, they may even have you face the enemy. BUT you have been trained. I am [...]

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  • Lewtrenchard Manor – Devon, UK

    Lewtrenchard Manor – Devon, UK

    I’m no sure what it is about ornate ceilings that gets me so excited. Maybe its when the decor extends down onto the surrounding walls? I don’t know. But the ballroom in Lewtrenchard Manor is my new favorite place. I love it. Sit down meals for 65 are possible within the house, which can be [...]

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  • Ston Easton Park – Bath, UK

    Ston Easton Park – Bath, UK

    Licensed for both civil ceremonies and receptions, Ston Easton Park is a beautifully restored stately home near Bath. With a maximum capacity of 160 people for a seated meal, this is one of the bigger venues I have come across with indoor space. The venue is also available for exclusive hire which includes all the [...]

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  • Ickworth Hotel – Suffolk, UK

    Ickworth Hotel – Suffolk, UK

    As you would expect with a National Trust property, the Ickworth Hotel is pretty impressive. With a variety of function rooms, it can accommodate between 30 – 60 people for a ceremony and reception. I really like the retro feel to the interior, it definitely sets it apart from some of the other stately homes [...]

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  • OMG Venue – Lower Slaughter Manor – Gloucestershire, UK

    OMG Venue – Lower Slaughter Manor – Gloucestershire, UK

    Hello more beautiful interiors and ceilings! I really LOVE the moulded ceilings in this venue – they are so intricate and beautifully maintained. Capacity for this venue is 74 in the restaurant for a reception and / or ceremony, however if you require more than 22 guests, they require you to hire the whole venue [...]

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  • OMG Venue – The Royal Crescent – Bath, UK

    OMG Venue – The Royal Crescent – Bath, UK

    I’m a sucker for good interiors and I haven’t seen anything quite like the Royal Crescent. Impeccable restored ceilings and gorgeous detailed finishes are one thing, but what about the amazing lime green dining area?! The use of such modern colours and decor brings this venue out on top for combining the old with the [...]

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  • OMG Venue – Samling Hotel – The Lake District, UK

    OMG Venue – Samling Hotel – The Lake District, UK

    Another one of the impressive Von Essen Hotels, the Samling is located in the lake district and offers a beautiful backdrop for your wedding. Definitely suitable for a more discreet and intimate wedding, the hotel has 11 bedrooms which are all individually styled and decorated to suit a number of different tastes. You can have [...]

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  • Orchardleigh House

    Orchardleigh House

    Orchardleigh is a huge private gated estate 10 miles south of Bath offering expulsive banqueting and luxurious accommadtion for up to 165 guests or a marquee for up to 400. This family run venue has a beautiful grounds for photos and loads of things to do for your guests including golf, horse riding and shooting. [...]

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  • Dalhousie Castle – Edinburgh, Scotland

    Dalhousie Castle – Edinburgh, Scotland

    Based in Scotland with a hotel and gorgeous spa, Dalhousie Castle offers a variety of rooms and amazingly decorated bedrooms for your perfect wedding weekend. You can hire the venue exclusively, just use their chapel and function rooms. I’m absolutely loving some of the ceiling details. Lastly, and a big reason for this post, is [...]

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  • Wrest Park – Bedfordshire, UK

    Wrest Park – Bedfordshire, UK

    No need to thank me. More info here: http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/ Like Unlike

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  • Parkstead House – Roehampton, London UK

    Parkstead House – Roehampton, London UK

    Another one of my favs, Parkstead House has a great ballroom called the Manresa Hall. Suitable for larger receptions and ceremonies, the high ceilings definitely add a bit of drama. More info here: www.parksteadhouse.co.uk Like Unlike

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  • Eltham Palace – Greenwich, UK

    Eltham Palace – Greenwich, UK

    Recently featured in Cheryl Cole’s music video Parachute, this Art Deco venue has a lot of amazing history behind the many rooms you might want to have your wedding in! With the circular skylighted Entrance Hall perfect for a ceremony, the Great Hall for your ceremony or the private dining room with original Art Deco [...]

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  • Clandon Park – Surrey, UK

    Clandon Park – Surrey, UK

    Clandon Park was one of the first venues I found when starting my never ending search for the perfect place to have my wedding ceremony and reception. Apart from its impressive exterior and block like structure, I fell in love wit the Marble Hall. I really don’t think I’ve seen anything more magnificent. Without knowing [...]

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  • Amberley Castle – Von Essen Hotels – Amberley, UK

    Amberley Castle – Von Essen Hotels – Amberley, UK

    One of the beautiful classic set Von Essen properties. Like Unlike

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  • Kenwood House – Central London

    Kenwood House – Central London

    Kenwood House is located on the crest of the ridge linking the villages of Hampstead and Highgate. It has maintained it’s unique and iconic interiors to serves as a beautiful location for a wedding. I am absolutely in LOVE with the Adam Library – just look at the ceiling!. Exclusive hire of this exquisite venue [...]

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  • De Vere Uplands – Buckinghamshire, UK

    De Vere Uplands – Buckinghamshire, UK

    Set within 18 acres of landscaped grounds, De Vere Uplands offers a variety of wedding packages and sizes. You can choose to have both your ceremony and reception here with the option of hiring the venue exclusively, or just renting out specific rooms / the grounds. With a variety of rooms, De Vere can accommodate [...]

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  • Cliveden House – Berkshire, UK

    Cliveden House – Berkshire, UK

    After a few months of venue research, I am happy to make my very first post about the most fabulous wedding venues in the UK! First up is the beautiful Cliveden House in Berkshire. Cliveden House is part of the Von Essen Hotel chain and is one of the larger venues they offer. With extensive [...]

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