In the U.K. has some of the world’s best wedding venues. There are manor houses which boast teams of exceptional wedding planners. There are outdoor venues in some of the most beautiful countrysides on the globe. There are venues filled to the brim with history – and that will provide a sense of occasion and romance. In fact, there is something to suit the individual tastes of every couple and their guests. Some of the most exceptional of these venues are hotels. These are the perfect solution for those who want the entire wedding experience to be magical – and avoid the stress that can come from selecting a venue that is not perfect.
If you would like to experience a completely hassle-free wedding – one where you can focus on the simple joy of the occasion – and not worry about the details, here are some hotels that deliver the very best and most professional service.
- The Chilston Park Hotel.
This is the perfect venue for those who want to enjoy a great four-star experience and some exceptional cuisine (they have two AA rosettes to their name). The venue is for your exclusive use during the course of the wedding – and best of all it has 50 bedrooms to cater to guests. The bridal couple will enjoy a four-poster bed for the evening after the reception). Breakfast can be organised for up to 100 guests. The wonderful 17th century period furnishings provide an instant air of romance and the beautifully manicured gardens (and the lake) are perfect for wedding photography. Evenings in front of a roaring fire also lend that extra air of exclusivity and romance to your stay and celebration.
- Cragwood Country House Hotel, Cumbria.
For those in search of that special intimate experience, the Cragwood will fit the bill perfectly. Although on a more petite scale than other larger venues it may be just right for smaller wedding parties. The vine encrusted exterior is simply stunning and the hotel has 23 attractive bedrooms. The 20-acre gardens are on the shores of Lake Windermere adding that extra bit of natural beauty as an option to enhance those wedding photos. The ‘Cragwood Restaurant’ provides fine dining and catering using only the freshest of ingredients. It is another hotel that is the proud recipient of two AA rosettes.
- The Rampsbeck Hotel, Cumbria.
Lake District National Park overflows with sheer natural beauty. The 18th-century Rampsbeck Hotel is housed in an 18th-century country house and is set in the midst of the rolling hills of the region. The bridal couple will be offered the use of the complementary bridal suite and guests can be accommodated on-site in 19 rooms. The hotel which underwent an upgrade and modernisation in 2015 still boasts that welcome and warmth that is the sign of a great wedding venue. Itis a haven from the frantic pace of the modern world – it is perfect for a joyous occasion such as a wedding. Open fires in the foyer and immensely comfortable seating, a bar and formal lounge are there to welcome guests. The on-site restaurant provides exceptional meal options with more than a hint of sophistication – without being stuffy.
With a little research, you will find your perfect hotel venue for that special day. Be patient and you can look forward to making memories that will last a lifetime.