Top 10 Wedding Venues: Coastal Edition

1) Bamburgh castle: Bamburgh castle as a wedding venue is the stuff of fairy tales, it overlooks the miles of beautiful coastline creating that spectacular scenery for the most important day of your lives. It will certainly wow your guests and the wedding photographs will be treasured for years to come.


2)  Le Petit Chateau: Le Petit Chateau can only be described as a little slice of heaven that has been placed in the spectacular area of Otterburn in Northumberland. In all of its French chateau glory we couldn’t fault it, within a coastal area, every part of the venue is undoubtedly photogenic. The décor is so intricate, it’s almost as if you blink and find yourself in France. Faultless.

3) Newton Hall: Sister venue to Le Petit Chateau, describes itself as being “bold, romantic and fantastical” and it really is. They specialize in unique weddings so if you’re looking for something a bit different, this could most certainly be the place for you. Being a luxury hotel at the heart of Northumberland’s wonderful coastline, they have everything you could possibly need for your big day and so much more.


4) St Mary’s Lighthouse: Again a more unconventional location, but how many couples can say they were married at a lighthouse? And it doesn’t get more coastal than this. Miles of ocean view will surround your wedding party if you choose this idyllic spot on the North East Coast. Couples can also choose to have the ceremony inside the lighthouse before stepping outside to take in the views.


5) Raven Hall Country House Hotel: Located in Ravenscar, this dreamy hotel is fast becoming one of the most popular venues on the North Yorkshire coast, sublime views of Robin Hood’s bay will leave you and your guests speechless. It certainly has the more traditional feel, perfect if you really want that fairytale-esque wedding.


6) The Grand Hotel: It is a privately owned hotel on the Tynemouth coastline so they take great pride in helping couples make their special day everything they could possibly hope for, with that personal touch. Views from the window show award-winning Longsands beach which is, of course, a great backdrop for your wedding photographs.


7) Victoria Hotel – Robin Hoods Bay: Stunning sea views will surround your wedding day if you choose to tie the knot at this glorious location. On the North Yorkshire coast, it provides a paradise-like scene for a wedding ceremony. The hotel itself overlooks the quaint fishing village of Robin Hoods Bay, perfect for creating the memory of a lifetime surrounded by your loved ones.


8) Spa Hotel Saltburn: A family run business located in Saltburn by the Sea. A venue that is sure to supply a breathtaking backdrop for those all-important wedding pictures, after all, they’re going to be around for the rest of your lives. The big day doesn’t need to come to an end after the wedding reception either, as your guests can enjoy the luxuries of the hotel as they have twenty-six bedrooms all available for the wedding guests.


9) Hardwick Hall Hotel Durham: The original estate dates all the way back to 1183, so if you have something traditional in mind, this could be the one for you. The Hall’s Coleman Suit has however recently been refurbished to a luxury standard, accommodating 380 seated guests it makes for a spectacular space for your wedding reception. Luxury is the predominant word with this one, the venue boasts glamorous crystal chandeliers which will be sure to knock any bride’s socks off.


10) Secret Seaview: Another venue which is located in the blissful area of Robin Hoods Bay, however, this spot provides a more unique feel as a pose to the traditional wedding setting. The chapel has an unlimited view of the sea, as well as the lovely streets of the bay. It’s a more alternative choice, but it has its own element of magic.