Country Retreats

Ox Pasture Hall is the most romantic and magical of venues in which to hold your wedding. It is beautiful, historic and picture postcard perfect. As one of the premier wedding venues in Yorkshire, we pride ourselves in helping make your special wedding day, truly memorable. Nothing matches the sheer elegance of a wedding at Ox Pasture Hall, with its romantic setting and stunning panoramic views of the North York Moors National Park, which you provide a truly breathtaking setting for your civil ceremony, drinks, reception and those all important wedding photographs. Set in 17 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds, this unforgettable luxury country house hotel will provide the perfect backdrop to your wedding celebrations. Evoking the timeless romance of the English countryside, this fabulous wedding venue is ideally suited to those seeking a really unique venue for their wedding celebrations.

Middleton Lodge, Richmond. Nestling in the midst of rolling Yorkshire countryside, the Lodge and its 250 acre Georgian estate offers the perfect setting for a traditional country wedding party – with a slightly modern twist. At the Lodge, they hold Civil Ceremonies for up to 120 guests, using three different locations, including Yorkshires only licensed outdoor space. For more intimate receptions they use the house function rooms seating up to 65 dinner guests. For larger numbers between 65 and 180, they use their own permanent marquee set within the grounds.

East Riddlesden Hall , Keighley – With a romantic barn festooned in twinkling lights, intimate gardens and the historic house reflected in the pond, East Riddlesden Hall could be the perfect Yorkshire wedding venue for your special day. The rustic barn is seeped in history but has all the modern touches under one roof from underfloor heating to a waterfall of fairy lights.  Inside the main house, the 400 year old Great Hall is perfect for more intimate wedding ceremonies.

The KP, Your wedding day is the one day that has to be perfect, as tailored to you as your suit and dress. Our award-winning wedding planners work closely with you to create the bespoke event you’ve been dreaming of, providing you with inspirational ideas and insider tips from an enviable little black book of amazing contacts. Our dedicated team are here to support you from the moment we meet to when the last guest leaves, and we guarantee yours will be the only wedding that day: after all, it is your day.

Hazel Brow, Richmond – A great place to tie the knot or celebrate tying the knot. Ideal for small and bespoke celebrations, surrounded by family and friends, to make those special memories and take those special photographs. Talk to us about your dreams and ideas and we’ll do our best to make it happen.

Denton Hall is a truly magical place to host your wedding. Classic Georgian architecture and timeless décor provide an ideal setting for an intimate ceremony for you and your guests. Surrounded by the beauty and elegance of the majestic Georgian Hall your wedding will be unforgettable. The venue offers a number of bespoke packages, giving you the opportunity to plan a unique day built around your exact requirements. For an effortless day after months of planning, let the celebrations flow seamlessly from the ceremony to the reception by hosting your entire wedding at Denton Hall. The Hall will be made exclusively available only to you and your wedding party, giving you the freedom and privacy that you desire.

The Box Tree Restaurant – One of Ilkley’s oldest buildings.The Box Tree, Set in an old Yorkshire stone farmhouse cottage which dates back to around 1720 and has been well known for its high standard for food and service for over 40 years.With the extensive award winning wine list and menus to choose from, food lovers will be able to create their own unforgettable meal for their memorable day.

Skipbridge Country Weddings, We are small family run business, between Harrogate and York. Our venue is very unique and picturesque; we host a range of country wedding options from our own traditional marquees to beautiful Tipi’s. We can also offer camping and glamping facilities for wedding guests. Our wedding venue is part of our small holding and we really do have all creatures great and small, guests can meet and greet horses, donkey’s, goats and alpaca’s to name a few, and the resident peacocks often wander around looking very regal, excellent for a photo opportunities. We have on site electric and luxury toilets, and a fabulous award winning Bed and Breakfast to cater for the bridal party.

Escrick Park Estate – Giving you the freedom to shape your day, the Parkland lane dire allows your to build your wedding in a very personal and bespoke way. With 9 acres of pasture land, there is plenty of space for your wedding reception party celebrations at any time of the year. There is also space for guest camping where friends and relatives can stay on site overnight in their own tents. The site works beautifully with the Little Theatre for your civil ceremony or the Woodland area. At Escrick Park, they will recommend to you all the suppliers you will need to make your day perfect, from Marquee to taxi service.

Thicket Priory – A dream location for any gathering, from a corporate event to a family celebration, this Victorian masterpiece is the perfect setting for a truly memorable wedding.

Crab & Lobster, near Thirsk – The perfect venue for your wedding in the heart of North Yorkshire. In a serene little corner of God’s own country, Crab Manor near Thirsk in North Yorkshire offers acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, fountains and terraces (even a courtyard with a hot tub and a sauna – perfect for a spot of well earned self-indulgence!). We will provide you with a fairytale wedding at a location that will take your breath away.

Dunedin Country House, Patrington – Our Georgian/Victorian House is full of charm and character and is the perfect venue for your wedding. Set in mature terraced lawned gardens, full of photographic opportunities to capture those special moments, we pride ourselves on being dedicated to making sure your day runs perfectly.

The Hideaway @ Baxby Manor – Want something a little different, more personal, something to make your friends go wow? We can provide you with the perfect venue for your Big Day; be it a marquee amongst the wildflowers or giant Teepes in the vintage apple Orchard! We work on a ‘you hire the whole site’ basis which means The Hideaway is yours with our Bell tents and Eco-pods plus all the remaining grass pitches and fire pits for your friends and family to come and pitch their own tents, camper vans, Tipis, etc! We can put packages together for you which include the site and marquee hire, the food and the bar – just contact us for a chat.

Rudding Park, near Harrogate Award winning Rudding Park is a privately owned luxury hotel, spa and golf venue set in beautiful parkland. The Grade 1 listed Regency House, set in mature gardens, is an idyllic and unique civil ceremony or wedding reception venue. Our flexible wedding packages offer the ability to accommodate every individual requirement whilst maintaining our renowned and award winning high standards.

Manor House Lindley, Huddersfield – A wedding at Manor House Lindley is more than an expression of your love for one another. It is a statement; of your own personal style and sophistication, making it one of the most popular wedding venues in Huddersfield. The beautiful colours, textures and design of Manor House will enhance your wedding day, adding elegance and drama to an already perfect occasion. Our highly trained team of events professionals will ensure the day runs smoothly and that you experience the day of your dreams.

The Coniston Hotel, Skipton is a privately owned, award winning, luxury hotel and  spa set on a beautiful 1,400 acre estate. A wedding venue unlike any other nestling in stunning Yorkshire Dales scenery. The estate is one of the most romantic settings imaginable for a perfect rural setting. As the hotel only holds one wedding per day, couples are guaranteed to be the focus of attention. The hotel’s wedding co-ordinators assist in the planning of the big day from your initial show round to the day itself. A range of packages ensure that we have something for every couple and for all seasons and days of the week.

Natural Retreats Yorkshire Dales – This truly magical location boasts luxury accommodation and a personal wedding planner all in one place. Offering bespoke and unique weddings that are individual to you, Natural Retreats can take care of everything from arranging spa treatments for the bridal party to hiring caterers and photographers, and their on-site luxury residences allow family and friends to fully share your special day. Natural Retreats Yorkshire Dales is also the ideal place for honeymoons, anniversaries and pre-nuptial celebrations.

Bowcliffe Hall: Every wedding held at this unique and decadent country estate is given fully exclusive use of an unparalled choice of event space, all set in 38 acres of spectacularly landscaped grounds. Grade II listed Bowcliffe Hall is home to both the elegant and opulent Ballroom, with its glittering chandelier and art deco bar, and the Bowcliffe Room, which has beautiful period features and doors opening directly onto a sunny south facing terrace overlooking the formal gardens. The uber-stylish and multi-award winning Blackburn Wing stands in ancient woodland at the heart of the estate. Shaped like an aeroplane wing, this copper and glass treehouse has great views and a contemporary feel. For a more intimate feel, check out the Bowcliffe Drivers Club – a private members club by day – with décor inspired by the glamorous 1920’s and the Golden Age of Motoring. Bowcliffe believe exceptional food and outstanding service should be a given and whilst they do offer wedding packages, the highly-experienced events team love to take a bespoke approach, creating a day that is perfectly tailored to your exacting requirements. Costs start at £4,950 for venue hire (reduced rates available for weddings held between October and March), plus a per guest charge starting at £84 per person. See website for full details.

Utopia, Skipton – Located on the Broughton Hall Estate in Yorkshire, Utopia is an award winning building designed by Sir Michael Hopkins. Set within theoriginal walled garden, which has been redesigned and restored, Utopia is a peaceful haven that can be booked exclusively for weddings.

The Devonshire Fell, Burnsall The Devonshire Fell can be booked exclusively, offering you the luxury of enjoying the whole 12 bedroom hotel for the duration of your wedding celebration, including 16 bedrooms and stunning views across the Dales.

The Devonshire Arms, Bolton Abbey  With its quintessential country house character, The Devonshire Arms is the perfect location for your dream wedding.  From open fires to a romantic four-poster bed, every last detail is designed to ensure your day exceeds every expectation.

Aldwark Manor, York – Elegant and traditional wedding venue with stunning grounds. Beautiful architecture and jaw-dropping views provide plentiful photo opportunties, as well as an idyllic setting for your big day. We even have our own helicopter pad for guests that like to arrive in style! Our experineces team of wedding planners are here to guide and advise you every step of the way – sit back, relax and let us look after you here at Aldwark Manor.

The Black Swan, Helmsley – The Black Swan is a wonderfully, romantic coaching inn dating back to the fifteenth century. Today, the Black Swan has been transformed into a beautiful boutique hotel, which boasts an eclectic mix of unique antiques and artwork with classic contemporary design creating the perfect place for a unique country wedding venue. Each and every wedding is special at the Black Swan and is treated in a completely individual manner. Our dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator is devoted to ensuring that each couple has their dream day and leaves the hotel with a huge smile.

Crathorne Hall Hotel – A magnificent Edwardian country house set in 15 acres of stunning grounds and gardens. Just add our award winning food and friendly service and you have the ultimate wedding or civil partnership venue in Yarm. Our North Yorkshire wedding venue is licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships and yours will be the only wedding on your chosen date. We leave nothing to chance and our dedicated co-ordinators will advise on everything from cars to caviar. When the big day arrives, an experienced member of our team will be there from start to finish. All you need to do is relax, mingle with your guests and enjoy the moment.

Wood Hall Hotel , Wetherby – A magnificent country house set in stunning grounds and gardens, Wood Hall Hotel & Spa is the ideal venue for your fairytale wedding. Let us make your dream wedding come true, a magnificent country house set in stunning grounds and gardens Wood Hall is the ideal venue for your fairytale wedding, complement this with our unique contemporary style, fine dining and superlative service you have the ultimate venue for your wedding.

Tankersley Manor, Barnsley – For a trip leaving you full of smiles and contentment, the Tankersley Manor Luxury Hotel, Sheffield won’t disappoint. This is probably because we’re situated in a quaint 17th century manor house, with the rolling scenery of the Yorkshire Dales and Peak District at our doorstep.

The Woodman Inn, Huddersfield – The Woodman Inn is fully licensed to hold civil ceremonies, and for your special day, you will have exclusive use of our intimate wedding venue, beautifully tended gardens and accommodation for your guests. Our wedding suite includes the gorgeous piano bar complete with a wonderful baby grand – perfect for welcoming drinks – as well as the main reception room, which will be ideal for your marriage service and wedding breakfast.

Waterton Park Hotel, near Wakefield – 18th century Georgian mansion, situated on an island surround by a 26 acre lake and access via a wrought iron bridge. This is truly a magical place to hold your wedding.

Selby Town Hall is a newly licensed venue to hold Wedding Ceremonies, Renewal of Vows Ceremonies and Baby Naming Ceremonies.  It is a fabulous venue, built in 1862, with two rooms and disabled access. There is also a private car park suitable for the Wedding Car.  There is also a small kitchen area and toilet facilities for both rooms. We also have a PA and Lighting System available on request, at an additional cost.

Storthes Hall Park is a magical venue set in fabulous Yorkshire scenery. The perfect place to make memorable moments that will stay with you for years to come. At Storthes Hall Park we are hosting wedding celebrations from small and intimate to receptions up to 150 guests, we can accommodate your every need. Our dedicated and experienced wedding co-ordinators will guide you through the stages of planning your wedding, where we can assure you that from your initial enquiry to your special day, you will feel relaxed and have peace of mind that you are in safe hands.

York House at The Talbot is a 300-year-old building located in the heart of Malton.  Set in the gardens of The Talbot, this stunning wedding and events venue boasts views over the lawn, as well as the magnificent River Derwent, which flows through the grounds.  York House is exclusively yours on your special day, allowing you to completely take over an impressive 17th century home.  Steeped in history, York House it is reputed to be where Charles Dickens resided whilst writing “A Christmas Carol”.   Start with Reception Drinks in the historic building before moving into the stunning marquee for your wedding breakfast and dancing into the evening:  An ideal venue for a unique wedding, filled with fun and laughter.  

Gisborough Hall Hotel, Guisborough – Set against the backdrop of Guisborough Forest and the Cleveland Hills, Gisborough Hall Hotel is one of the most romantic wedding venues in North Yorkshire.  A sweeping driveway leads you to the ivy clad façade of our Victorian country house – a beautiful backdrop for your wedding day photographs.  This hotel and its grounds change with the seasons; blossom trees offer natural confetti in spring time, rose gardens bloom in the summer and the hotel is enveloped in burnt red ivy in autumn, while log fires roar in the winter.  Whatever time of year you choose to get married, Gisborough Hall Hotel is magical.

The Manor Rooms – These will be sympathetically built with a rustic yet luxurious feel, with features including exposed beams and stone walls, a feature bar and, of course, bi-fold windows with stunning and picturesque views across the fields and Yorkshire Wolds. They will be able to accommodate up to 150 seated guests, for a wedding breakfast, and up to 225 guests in total for the evening reception. They also have a full music licence for your chosen entertainment.

Sutton Park is a spectacular setting for you to celebrate your special day. This elegant house offers a unique experience suited to an intimate celebration. Wedding venue hire here includes exclusive use of the gardens where there is a designated area for a marquee and although they do not have space for all your guests inside the house, they would be delighted for the bridal party and the bride and groom to stay at Sutton Park before and after your wedding day so that you can relax and enjoy yourself in style. The elegant rooms and carefully tended gardens will provide a beautiful back drop for your photographs.

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