The Most Beautiful Wedding Venues For Your Big Day In Yorkshire

Planning your big day is an exciting time, but it can easily become a stressful one too. From finding a venue, picking the perfect dress/suit, seeking out a caterer and gathering the final details (read: the all important bar!) – there’s a lot to do. If you’re looking to say ‘I do’ up North, there’s no prettier place to do so than beautiful Yorkshire. From modern barn weddings to the ultra glamorous stately home, we’ve created a guide to some of the best wedding venues in Yorkshire. The only issue now is that you can only choose one…

The Normans

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πŸ“ Where is it? The beautiful countryside of Bilbrough, York

πŸ’’ What do they offer? The Normans keeps it pretty simple when it comes to helping you arrange your wedding. Packages include the barn ceremony, use of all areas and of course, the big celebration with your guests. There’s places to eat, dance and drink – all you have to do is arrange the caterer, entertainment and any extra bits and pieces such as decor that you’d like to make your day extra special.

πŸ€΅πŸ‘° What’s the capacity? 140 guests for the ceremony and 180 for the celebration.

πŸ’€ Will I need a hotel? The bride and groom can enjoy a cosy cottage, which can be used by the bride ahead of the wedding to get ready with her bridesmaids, and after the big day for the wedding night. The Normans also have a list of recommended accommodation nearby for your guests.

The Sun Pavilion, Harrogate

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πŸ“ Where is it? The historic spa town of Harrogate.

πŸ’’ What do they offer? Married couples to be can have both their ceremony and celebration at The Sun Pavilion, with bespoke packages designed to suit individual needs and ideas. From wedding breakfasts to huge parties (with their very own pizza van!), there isn’t much they can’t offer.

πŸ€΅πŸ‘° What’s the capacity? 150 guests.

πŸ’€ Will I need a hotel? Yes.

Goldsborough Hall

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πŸ“ Where is it? Picturesque Knaresborough.

πŸ’’ What do they offer? The 5* venue is conveniently located close to Harrogate, and offers a church wedding, followed by a reception of your choice with full use of the Hall and Staterooms/gardens. The venue can help with bespoke requests, and have their very own recommended suppliers if you need some help in other areas.

πŸ€΅πŸ‘° What’s the capacity? 150 guests.

πŸ’€ Will I need a hotel? Goldsborough Hall offers a number of rooms, so both the happy couple and their guests can stay the night after the wedding.

Thicket Priory

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πŸ“ Where is it? By the stunning Weldrake Ings Nature Reserve in Thorganby, York.

πŸ’’ What do they offer? Thicket Priory offers acres and acres of idyllic surroundings, providing a lavish backdrop to those looking for a more glamorous venue. Tie the knot in the beautiful gardens or opt for a wedding in their private chapel – with a beautiful ballroom to celebrate in afterwards.

πŸ€΅πŸ‘° What’s the capacity? 200 guests.

πŸ’€ Will I need a hotel? Up to 72 guests can stay at the venue, including the bride and groom – with 35 en-suite bedrooms available.

White Syke Fields

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πŸ“ Where is it? Tucked away outside of York in Sand Hutton.

πŸ’’ What do they offer? White Syke Fields offers a wedding with a more quirky feel to it, offering up an incredibly characterful space that’s the perfect backdrop for those with their own vision. The venue is licensed for both the ceremony and the reception, so you can use it as a blank canvas for your dream wedding. If that wasn’t quite enough already, there’s even the woods up on offer to use as your very own outdoor event space.

πŸ€΅πŸ‘° What’s the capacity? 100-400 guests, dependant on whether you choose The Piggery or The Wheelhouse.

πŸ’€ Will I need a hotel? Yes. White Syke Fields offers a venue only.

Sandburn Hall

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πŸ“ Where is it? The pretty little village of Flaxton, York.

πŸ’’ What do they offer? Sandburn Hall offers a beautiful, bright and airy setting with fantastic views of the golf course and lakes. The venue is licensed for ceremonies, so you can say ‘I do’ in front of their huge arched window, before enjoying the rest of your special day with your loved ones. In addition to their gorgeous indoor ceremony option, Sandburn Hall also have a White Rose Garden, where ceremonies are held under a folly which is surrounded by flowers. Catering can also be arranged with the venue.

πŸ€΅πŸ‘° What’s the capacity? 60 guests for the ceremony and up to 220 for the evening celebration.

πŸ’€ Will I need a hotel? There’s a number of woodland lodges for both the newlyweds and their guests to stay in.

Wharfedale Grange

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πŸ“ Where is it? On the outskirts of Leeds in lovely Harewood.

πŸ’’ What do they offer? A barn wedding with a luxury twist. Wharfedale Grange can host both the ceremony and the reception, with a bridal suite for getting ready, a beautifully lit ceremony room and a huge barn space with a mezzanine for the big celebration. There’s also a lot of decorational extras included.

πŸ€΅πŸ‘° What’s the capacity? Up to 250.

πŸ’€ Will I need a hotel? There is a farmhouse on site to stay in, however guests will need to find somewhere alternative to stay.

Birdsall House

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πŸ“ Where is it? The countryside in Malton.

πŸ’’ What do they offer? Birdsall House is truly beautiful, boasting grandeur inside and out. Tie the knot in beautiful hall-like rooms with a sophisticated air, or opt for a church wedding in St. Mary’s Church. Blessings are also available on the grounds. The estate can offer bespoke packages, with your pick of the rooms and a number of different wedding styles catered from – from small sit down dinners to larger scale celebrations.

πŸ€΅πŸ‘° What’s the capacity? Up to 250.

πŸ’€ Will I need a hotel? There is a handful of rooms in the house, including a bridal suite. Most guests will need to find their own accommodation.

Danby Castle

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πŸ“ Where is it? Deep in the North York Moors close to Whitby.

πŸ’’ What do they offer? With the beautiful backdrop of the North York Moors, Danby Castle offers a lovely, rustic barn wedding venue that’s seeped in history. Breakfast, the ceremony and the celebration can all be hosted here, with a number of packages available including a vintage afternoon tea offering, a pie and mash package, a more sophisticated three-course meal menu and a winter wedding package. All options include the ceremony, a sit down meal and the night do.

πŸ€΅πŸ‘° What’s the capacity? 50 guests. Additional guests incur extra costs.

πŸ’€ Will I need a hotel? Yes. There is no accommodation on site.

Carlton Towers, Goole

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πŸ“ Where is it? A rural part of East Yorkshire, near Goole.

πŸ’’ What do they offer? A very lux offering, with parkland, beautiful state rooms, and a number of options to choose from. Get married in the Venetian Drawing Room, The Picture Gallery or the intimate Card Room, before enjoying a tailored menu with your guests. The home has a number of halls and rooms to use for your evening celebration, with full use of the gardens included, too.

πŸ€΅πŸ‘° What’s the capacity? 150 guests.

πŸ’€ Will I need a hotel? There’s accommodation for up to 31 people.

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