What Makes Northumberland a Great Place to Get Married?

If you’re looking for an atmospheric castle, grand hall or stately home, Northumberland is where you should look to get married. Many of the venues in Northumberland are licenced for civil wedding ceremonies and they can all host a perfect wedding reception. Northumberland is a natural beauty, with many picturesque spots for wedding photos, it also makes for the perfect outdoor wedding in the spring, summer and even autumn or winter!

Historical value

Maybe you’re looking at having a more historical themed wedding, and would like to incorporate some aged features into your wedding day? Northumberland offers a wide variety of landmarks and interesting sites. Arguably one of the finest castles in England is to be found here at Alnwick, which has been home to many of the Dukes of Northumberland since 1309. Alnwick Castle is the second largest inhabited castle in England, and has featured in many TV shows and movies, including the ‘Harry Potter’ films!

Another historical must-see of Northumberland is Hadrian’s Wall. Full of history, it is exceptional. It still remains a must-see attraction with the wall stretching nearly 80 miles from one side of the country to the other.

Beautiful beaches

When choosing a wedding venue to tie the knot in, you want to know what the surrounding area is like for photo opportunities! Northumberland definitely doesn’t disappoint. Full of amazing beaches and home to a huge coastline stretch – ranging from sandy to pebbled.

If you’re hoping for a dog-friendly wedding, then most of the beaches in Northumberland are actually dog-friendly – just make sure you check before you go, to see which beach your dog is allowed on, especially in the summertime. As well as this, Northumberland is home to some amazing wildlife! Every year, more than 1,500 grey seal pups are born on Farne Islands. With plenty more amazing wildlife, you can find in this great county, you’ll never be disappointed.

Dog-friendly wedding venues

As Northumberland is a place of the countryside, it is almost a must that there is plenty of dog-friendly venues. If you’re looking for a dog-friendly bed and breakfast for after the wedding, or perhaps a wedding venue where your four-legged friend can actually take part in the ceremony – then Northumberland is the place for you!

Wedding Venues in Northumberland…

Le Petit Château

Le Petit Château is a renowned wedding venue in Northumberland, with a quirky atmosphere they can definitely make sure your big day has a lasting impression in your guests’ mind. At Le Petit Château, there are multiple wedding venue spaces to suit the style of your wedding – whatever it may be! They also have an array of wedding packages and special offers; if you think a wedding at Le Petit Chateau is for you then why not come to one of their open days for more details!

Newton Hall

Newton Hall is the UK’s coolest and quirkiest, luxury hotel and wedding venue. Situated in the North East’s Northumberland county, Newton Hall prides itself on delivering an exceptional and one-of-a-kind wedding experience, specialising in unique outdoor weddings and spectacular corporate events.