- Wedding Advice
- Wedding Advice
Effortlessly stylish – this elegant venue offers so many options for your classical bridal celebrations – inside the house and out – you and your photographer will be spoilt for choice!
Northumberland, , england
Doxford Hall has been hosting stylish celebrations for the last 200 years or so. On top of stunning looks and period elegance, Doxford Hall has been awarded 4 red stars*, and is the only venue in Northumbria which boasts this crème de la crème AA rating.
(* ‘red star’ status is granted only to the very best properties in British Isles delivering excellence throughout and an outstanding level of hospitality within each of the star categories)
A Georgian Manor house, crafted from mellow stone, and designed by sought-after architect, John Dobson, best known his work on Newcastle Railway Station. With its formal gardens and manicured lawns, featuring a yew tree maze and a secret walled garden with espaliered fruit trees, Doxford Hall is a dreamy, romantic and very photogenic venue set within 10 acres of grounds. There are so many places to capture the romance of your day, in this charming setting.
Inside there are so many beautiful reception rooms to choose from, whether your wedding is an intimate affair or a grander full-scale celebration – everyone will have their favourite room is the House which captures their imagination and which is a beautiful fit for them.
‘The Flower Room’ is ideally suited for a ceremony up to 20; or ‘The Kennedy Room’, an elegant ballroom which accommodates up to 200 guests; ‘The George Runciman’ suite, with its grand fireplace and elaborate chandeliers; ‘The Library’, with superb garden views and stained-glass decorative ceiling light; The light-filled ‘Northumberland Room’, with Chinoiserie period detailing, pretty garden views; or oak-panelled ‘Frank Henry Mason’, perfectly suited to a candlelit reception dinner.
The Aqueous Spa enjoys a full range of facilities including indoor pool, steam, sauna and Jacuzzi and five treatment rooms, delivering holistic and vegan-friendly ‘Ytsara’ spa treatments inspired by the Orient, including one which has a double facility for his n hers pampering.
We can also offer a ‘bridal pampering suite’ – dedicated to the bride and her entourage from 7am on the big day itself, where breakfast, ‘elevenses’ with bubbles, and getting ready for the wedding ahead is good girly fun and of course a place to capture the girls on film!
Accommodation is 36 stately rooms and suites, all individually decorated in country house style, and including four-poster suites, which are often favoured by the bridal couple – The Coach House and The Head Gardener’s Cottage provide additional accommodation for guests, ideal for families and close to the main Hall. All of the rooms bestow guests with the authentic country house ambience.
With bespoke approach to weddings and wide range of choices, a Classical wedding at Doxford Hall may be more reasonable than you may at first anticipate. Doxford Hall has policy of hosting only one wedding per day, to ensure that exclusivity and the utmost attention is lavished on each couple. You may even wish to take over the whole estate for one or two days so that privacy and exclusivity is assured for you and your guests –why not pop in and meet us, to see what sets us apart as the finest of Northumbrian venues.
Please click here for a link to our wedding brochure