This World Wedding Photography | Venues


We are delighted to recommend the following hotels for their superb wedding day facilities


Slaley Hall Hotel | Hexham | Northumberland 

Slaley Hall is an Edwardian mansion set in 1,000 acres of Northumberland countryside perfect for an idyllic short break, magical wedding venue or place for business. Slaley Hall is formerly a De Vere Hotel in Northumberland which is now operated by QHotels, a leading luxury hotel provider with a collection of 26 four-star hotels across the UK. With a range of fantastic activities, both on-site and in the surrounding countryside, you can be sure to find lots of fun things to see and do nearby that will entertain all.

Slaley Hall Hotel
NE47 0BX

Tel 01434 673 350


 Judges Hotel | Yarm | Stockton

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With its welcoming atmosphere, twenty-one beautiful guest rooms, the unique Courtyard Suite, 31 acres of idyllic, landscaped gardens and woodlands, graceful lawns that sweep down from the Hall’s sunny terraces to the tiny river, which meanders across the estate via waterfalls and under ornate bridges, Judges offers a truly memorable setting for your wedding.


Judges at Kirklevington Hall
North Yorkshire
TS15 9LW

Tel 01642 789000


Manor House Hotel | West Auckland | County Durham

The Manor House Hotel is a beautiful location for your wedding, our heritage building providing a stunning backdrop for photographs and the services of our dedicated wedding team to ensure your special day runs smoothly from start to finish.

The Knights Hall is an impressive function room, and has everything guests could hope for in a medieval manor, from dark oak panelled walls and leaded windows to an imposing stone fireplace. The hall, which is perfect for both large and small weddings, accommodates from as little as 30 to 120 guests.

Manor House Hotel
The Green 
West Auckland 
County Durham 
DL14 9HW

Tel 01388 834 834


Linthwaite House Hotel | Bowness on Windermere

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The Lake District is rightly famed for its romantic landscape and unparalleled views. We believe there are none better than from our country house hotel’s heavenly hilltop setting, where guests can enjoy picture-postcard vistas of Lake Windermere and the fells beyond.

Linthwaite is an inspired choice for couples in search of a unique location for their special day. Our 14 acres (5.7 hectares) of private landscaped gardens include an idyllic tarn, providing a timeless backdrop for photographs, while the terrace with panoramic views is ideal for alfresco receptions.

We offer two options for getting married at Linthwaite House – Intimate Day Weddings or Exclusive Use Weddings – and our beautifully appointed Billiard Room and summer house overlooking our private tarn are licensed for civil ceremonies (including same-sex marriages).

Linthwaite House Hotel
Crook Road
LA23 3JA

Tel 01539 263 798


The Morritt Spa Hotel | Barnard Castle | County Durham

You’ve made one of the most important decisions of your life – to get married – and now you need to plan for your big day.

The historic and beautiful Morritt Country House Hotel, set in fantastic gardens and at the heart of stunning Teesdale countryside should be your first stop.

The Morritt is one of the North Easts wedding venues of choice, we’ve planned and hosted more than 1000 wonderful weddings and receptions – and we have lots of lovely testimonials from grateful brides and grooms.

The Morritt Country House Hotel & The Garage Spa
Greta Bridge
Nr. Barnard Castle
Co. Durham
DL12 9SE

Tel 01833 627232

Website:- The Morritt Arms Hotel

Jesmond Dene House Hotel | Newcastle | Tyne & Wear

We have a licence to hold civil ceremonies so you can both marry and celebrate here. If you marry elsewhere, of course you can still come here for your wedding reception. Whichever, you have the freedom to put together a truly individual day.

We have both grand rooms and intimate spaces, so you can be as low-key or as flamboyant as you like. The Apartment is a quiet setting for a ceremony for up to 10 guests. If you’re thinking bigger – up to 120 people – you can enjoy the grandeur of the wood-panelled, Great Hall. We have other rooms to suit wedding parties in-between, plus terraces and gardens for drinks and photographs.

Jesmond Dene House Hotel
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE2 2 EY

Tel 191 212 3000 


Hardwick Hotel | Sedgefield | County Durham 

Our experienced wedding team applies perfection as standard and values every bride and grooms individual requirements and tastes. With superb attention to detail and expertise they are on hand every step of the way.

Whether you’re planning a civil ceremony, a small intimate wedding or a large-scale celebration, from tasteful and traditional to unique and quirky few places in the North East of England rival Best Western Plus Hardwick Hall Hotel.

Best Western Plus Hardwick Hall Hotel is the North East's ultimate wedding venue. The breathtaking elegance and style of each room enables us to offer you a truly memorable and enjoyable wedding. Our selection of beautiful suites and our licence to hold civil ceremonies makes Hardwick Hall Hotel the perfect venue for a wedding of any size.

Hardwick Hall Hotel

Co. Durham,
TS21 2EH

Telephone: 01740 620 253


Walworth Castle | Darlington | County Durham

Imagine having your dream wedding in a 12th century castle. BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel is the premier wedding venue in Darlington and prides itself of superb customer care, a high quality venue with food that is second to none. Set in 18 acres of beautiful lawns and woodlands, our hotel makes any wedding album one you will want to view again and again. We have NO VENUE HIRE, which makes booking your dream venue even more affordable.

Included in your tailor made wedding package

We only host ONE wedding per day, ensuring that you are the only bride and groom at the hotel.

A personalised service tailoring your wedding reception to your exact requirements.

Services of our toastmaster throughout your special day, making sure everything runs smoothly.

A red carpet welcome for you and your guests.

Exclusive use of the castles grounds for your photographs, making the perfect backdrop for your photos

Room of your choice for your wedding breakfast and evening reception.

Use of a cake stand and knife

Complimentary bed and breakfast for the bride and groom in a four poster room

Special accommodation rates for your guests

BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel     
County Durham
TEL - 01325 485470


South Causey Inn | Stanley| County Durham 

South Causey Inn is a friendly welcoming independent hotel which is lively & bustling with life. Set in 100 acres of the beautiful Beamish Valley South Causey Inn is an adaptable venue for a host of different events from a family get together, a Wedding to remember, a meeting place for colleagues or a relaxing overnight stay.We are splendidly situated only 6 miles from Durham City and 6 miles from Newcastle.

Beamish Burn Road
County Durham

Tel 01207 235555


Gisborough Hall | North Yorkshire


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.  Our 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.

Whitby Lane
North Yorkshire
TS14 6PT

Tel  0344 879 9149

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Lumley Castle | Chester le Street | County Durham 

For more than 600 years the magnificent spectacle of Lumley Castle has dominated the County Durham landscape. Set within nine acres of parkland overlooking the River Wear, Lumley Castle Hotel is a fairytale place to get married. We invite you to hold your wedding ceremony, reception and evening celebrations in our unique surroundings.

Whether you are planning an intimate wedding reception or larger celebration, we are sure that our magnificent state rooms and sumptuously decorated intimate dining rooms will not fail to impress. An exciting blend of heritage and splendour, superb food and outstanding service will make your day one to cherish and remember forever.

Lumley Castle Hotel
Chester le Street
County Durham

Tel: 0191 389 1111