Weddings in the UK
The United Kingdom is a political union made up of four constituent countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. With a multitude of wedding venues, the UK offers variety and diversity among a myriad of exceptional choices.
One of the most popular places to tie the knot is in the Lakes District. The Lake District National Park is the largest in England, covering numerous lakes, villages, towns and beaches. In the Skiddaw and Ashness Bridge area, there are breathtaking views, miles of public trails to hike or climb, and small towns full of interesting shops, pubs and eateries.
There are a variety of Bed and Breakfast accommodations, hotels that range from small family owned properties to larger luxury establishments. Rent a boat to fish or simply relax and enjoy the rugged countryside!
Also in the Lake District, Cumbria is one of the most romantic destinations to be found anywhere, often described as a fairytale wedding destination.
Keswick is the North Lake’s most popular holiday and day trip destination. Snuggled between the Skiddaw Mountains and Derwentwater Lake, it boasts a variety of shops, pubs, cafes, tearooms and restaurants. There are several hotels, cottages and campsites to suit the preferences of every vacationing couple. Attractions in the Keswick and the North Lakes area include the delightful Theatre by the Lake, public parks, museums, climbing walls and an abundance of galleries.
There are also numerous lavish and historic castles in which a marriage celebration can be enjoyed throughout England.
A castle has stood in the grounds at Rowton for nearly eight hundred years. Primarily a family home, the Rowton Castle has been transformed into a luxury country hotel, retaining its authentic finery while offering superior amenities expected by the most discerning guests. Rowton Castle is a beautiful 17th century structure, set in 17 acres of tranquil grounds, located six miles west of the historic town of Shrewsbury.
The town of Hertford is loaded with Georgian shops and wonderful old pubs. The Hertford Castle is filled with stunning gardens and creeks. There are community events within the Castle and on the grounds, which include ‘Hertford Castle Fun Day’ and ‘Rock at the Castle,’ a charity rock festival.
Conveniently situated minutes from the vibrant Manchester city centre, the Monton House Hotel Manchester offers great accommodations as well as conference and banqueting facilities. Just outside the city, the well-known Trafford Centre offers a wide range of shops and boutiques. Also nearby are Salford Quays, Trafford Park and for football and cricket fans, Manchester United Football Club and Old Trafford Cricket ground are nearby.
There are a multitude of other Castles, Stately Homes, Museums, Rustic Barns, City Centres, Award Winning Gardens or Traditional Inns in which couples can enjoy a ceremony or reception throughout England.
Dundas Castle is one of Scotland's most gorgeous and historic castles. Built in 1818 by the renowned Scottish architect, William Burn, the Castle is now the home of Sir Jack Stewart-Clark and his wife, Lady Lydia. It is available for bookings for weddings, receptions, group visits, private dinner parties, or for a romantic weekend just for two. Secluded in the peaceful countryside of its own 1000-acre grounds, Dundas Castle is only eight miles from Edinburgh.
Situated within four acres of beautiful woodland grounds overlooking the royal and ancient town of Peebles, Scotland, lies the Castle Venlaw. This country house combines relaxed informality with the elegance of another age.
Choosing the United Kingdom as a wedding destination will make finding your dream wedding venue easy as there are so many from which to choose. What can be more romantic than exchanging vows amid lush surroundings and stately castles?