By ULTIMATE WEDDING MAGAZINE
We absolutely love seeing pets at weddings, they are so cute! If you’re planning on having your pet with you on your big day, these venues will be able to accommodate you!
Pictured above: Brympton House – Photo Credit Aurelia Allen Photography
Newhall Estate, Scotland
Newhall House, set within the grounds of the 1,100-acre Newhall Estate is a stunning Baronial home all within easy reach of Edinburgh. A truly idyllic venue to say ‘I do’ in front of friends, family, and your four-legged friend – after all, your furbaby is family too!
Say your vows in one of three stunning locations including the newly refurbished Coach House, with a capacity of up to 160 of your closest friends and family – not forgetting your pet pooch! Newhall Estate provide a plethora of caterers to choose from and can even provide flowers grown by the family on the estate!
When it comes to lights out, the estate can accommodate up to 40 guests, along with 3 self-catered cottages.
For further information, tap here to visit, newhallestate.co.uk
Brympton House, Somerset
Brympton House is a magical exclusive-use venue, set within the heart of its own 32 acres of undulating picturesque Somerset countryside, providing a backdrop to create memories that will last a lifetime.
The Great Hall forms the heart of this wonderful Elizabethan House, with great mullioned windows providing amazing light for fantastic photos. Your guests can enjoy pre-ceremony drinks in the Library Bar and Morning Room before proceeding to one of three magical spaces for your ceremony, including The Medieval Chapel which forms part of the romantic Castle House, seating up to 200 guests, or the onsite 13th Century St. Andrews church if you opt for a religious ceremony, or why not say your vows outdoors at the open-sided temple, featuring the house on one side and beautiful grounds and lake on the other.
Your wedding breakfast can take place in the Ballroom dating from 1640, for up to 228 guests, or the Salon which is celebrated as one of the most spectacular rooms in the house for up to 100 guests, or for a more intimate dinner, why not choose the wonderful silk-lined State Dining Room for up to 60 guests.
Brympton House understands the importance of furry loved ones too and warmly invites your four-legged friend to enjoy your special day with you – they also have some wonderful advice to ensure your pooch enjoys every second of your wedding day too!
When it comes to the end of the night, Brympton House can accommodate up to 72 of your guests in 30 guest rooms as well as the happy couple in the property’s exquisite Honeymoon Suite.
For further information, tap here to visit, brymptonhouse.co.uk
Newton Hall, Northumberland
A fantasy destination specialising in outdoor weddings where a beach celebration means champagne barbeques, vintage-style beach huts and wedding parties draped over one another.
Four-legged friends are a very big deal at Newton Hall, where the breathtaking coast and country are heaven on earth for any creature with fur, four legs and a wet nose. From Dachshunds to Dalmatians, Chihuahuas to Catahoula leopard dogs (yes, really!), Newton Hall loves them all.
If you want to include your dog in your wedding ceremony (doesn’t everyone?) the team at Newton Hall are more than pleased to accommodate canine guests, four-legged ring bearers and doggy guards of honour. All the accommodation is individually designed to put the luxe into luxury, with irresistible charms like four-poster beds and roll-top baths… and, of course, they have two dog-friendly bedrooms at the Joiners Arms, they can even enjoy a luxury stay meaning they never have to leave your side.
Your dog can even get married at Newton Hall in one of their special canine-friendly ceremonies. Just telephone in advance to discuss the dog-friendly accommodation, activities and weddings.
For further information, tap here to visit, newton-hall.com
The Swan at Lavenham Hotel & Spa, Suffolk
With its picture-perfect half-timbered façade, a wealth of oak beams, inglenook fireplaces, a minstrels’ gallery and a medieval courtyard, the 15th-century, Swan at Lavenham Hotel & Spa is a magical place for fairytale weddings all year around.
Set in the heart of Suffolk’s beautifully kept medieval village, the quintessentially English hotel combines a deep sense of heritage and occasion with contemporary sophistication and luxury.
It’s licensed for civil wedding ceremonies so you can plan your entire celebration at one romantic venue, whether yours is a smaller, intimate gathering or a lavish affair for up to 100 guests. For larger weddings, The Swan can also be booked exclusively.
Forty-five enchanting bedrooms and suites and exquisite AA two-rosette food paired with fine wines will ensure every detail is perfect for your special day.
Dogs are welcome to share their owner’s room with registration cards for both two and four-legged guests; a selection of special treats await their arrival along with an in-room doggy dinner menu. Dogs on a lead are also welcome in the lounge, where they can curl up in front of the cosy open fire, or outside in the courtyard.
For further information, tap here to visit, theswanatlavenham.co.uk