November 24, 2011. Written by Amy Croffey
Looking for the dream winter wedding venue? There’s plenty around. We’ve picked 10 of the best UK venues to inspire your winter wedding. Anything that made us go ‘wow’. Everything from barns, to castles, manor houses, roof gardens and public houses. Magical, dreamy and wonderful. Dreaming of a winter venue? Find some inspiration here.
1. The Black Swan – Helmsley, North York Moors
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A gorgeous country pub that embraces a good winter wedding. This charming historic coaching inn dates back to C15th. A homely boutique. The hotel has 45 bedrooms each of which have been refurbished with sumptuous fabrics in a moorland palette of colours such as heather, moss and stone. The bar area is also new with a sophisticated decor including a zinc-topped bar, and nature inspired materials including silk, leather and wool plaid.
Winter Deals? Yes. Last minute minute wedding package this year for up to 50 guests. Just £3800 and available Jan, Feb and March 2012. For more details go to …
We Love: The laid back charm and down to earth atmosphere
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Imagine saying your marriage vows with the sun streaming through the stained glass windows, the fire glowing in the background and the candlelight reflecting off the original Minton Hollins tiled floor? A magnificent setting for a wedding with a it also allows you to make a spectacular entrance since you can come in through the original main entrance to the Castle.
We Love: The spectacular entrance to the castle and the 1851 Chapel.
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3. Blenheim Palace – Oxfordshire
Blenheim Palace is offering a fabulous fairy-tale winter wedding package for up to 70 guests in a stunning location including a Civil Ceremony in the Marlborough Room and Wedding Breakfast in the Orangery. Hold your special day at this world-famous venue, and host of many high-profile celebrity weddings
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Winter Deals? Over 50% discount on the normal package price! £6860 including VAT. (Subject to availability, terms and conditions)
We Love: The glass ceiling in the Orangery which creates some striking imagery for photos.
4. The Great Barn – Devon
We Love: The lighting is just so romantic. It will send you all a little weak at the knees.
Winter Deals? Yes and plenty of them. Jan and Feb barn hire for example is £4250 +Vat. And there is an EXCLUSIVE CONFETTI READER OFFER – Book a weekend wedding in Jan or Feb and get a free night (usually worth £350) in The Great Barn’s beautiful cottage, perfect for night before or night of the wedding.
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5. The Roof Gardens – Kensington High Street, London
A picturesque venue with a dazzling colour scheme of white, silver and pink. It has Damask mosaic walls of silver and white with full height mirror panels inside the clubhouse creates a light and airy atmosphere whilst the Silver bar is sensuously lit by a series of chic crystal chandeliers.
Winter deals? Yes. This winter for just £89 per person, when booking for a minimum of 100 guests, couples are given exclusive use of The Roof Gardens including the clubhouse and 1.5 acres of themed gardens with its four resident flamingos. Available from October 2011 to March 2012.
We Love: The space outside gives a great space for a wedding champagne reception.
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6. The Moat House – Stafford
Romance, atmosphere and a caring service, it’s no wonder that The Moat House has been named Staffordshire’s most popular civil wedding venue. This four star, award-winning, privately owned hotel in Staffordshire has a friendly seal of approval. The Grade II listed 15th Century moated manor house is perfectly placed close to junction 13 of the M6.
We Love: The friendly atmosphere and 15th Century details.
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7. Celtic Manor – Newport South Wales
Ryder Cup Venue 2010 – 5 Star Resort with 3 Hotels, 3 Golf Courses, 2 Spas, 6 Restaurants, 7 Bars. This is a really special venue.
We Love: The glorious setting. Perfect for wedding photographs. And the pool. Amazing!
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8. The Bingham – Richmond Upon Thames
Tucked away beside the river, the Bingham in Richmond upon Thames is one of London’s most enchanting boutique hotels. Perfect for a winter, watery setting.
We Love: The unique appeal of the rooms and the river bank backdrop.
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9. The Star at Alfriston
Winter Deal? Special in January/February 2012.
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10. Aikwood Tower, Scottish Borders
If it’s a winter fairytale you wish for then what better than a real romantic 400-year-old stone tower. Cosy yet modern – a simply gorgeous setting for your big day.
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