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  • Writer's pictureHeather Butterworth

6 beautiful wedding venues in Yorkshire

Updated: Jul 14, 2019

If you are planning to tie the knot in Yorkshire, these locations will help you enjoy a memorable day.

If you’re planning your wedding, you’ll know that securing the right venue is a biggie, the biggest biggie. Here is a list from your favourite yorkshire wedding photographer on some of the great options to kick off your search... get on the right path to finding the venue to suit you!

Bolton Abbey Weddings

For a romantic Yorkshire Dales wedding, The Bolton Abbey estate, owned by The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, offers a myriad of stylish wedding options:

The Devonshire Arms Hotel and Spa is a classical setting, combining panoramic beauty with period style, this well-loved country house venue has a variety of reception rooms.

The Devonshire Fell is a pretty Edwardian villa, in picturesque Burnsall (well-known for being the film location for ‘Calendar Girls’) boasting fabulous views; with just 16 bedrooms it is ideal for ‘exclusive use’ weddings.

The Cavendish Pavilion enjoys a delightful setting alongside the River Wharfe - this Victorian café/venue is perfect for less formal weddings, embracing the natural beauty of the area. Each venue hosts only one wedding each day ensuring both exclusivity and the utmost in personal attention – we can even incorporate a marquee, deluxe farmhouse accommodation, top-class spa, or even a helicopter departure for the ultimate wedding!

T: 01756 718155 W:

Oulton Hall, Leeds

Oulton Hall is a magnificent and characteristic countryside venue in a glamorous location. They really do understand that every wedding is unique and so offer a really flexible venue offering a choice of traditional or modern spaces for your big day, as well as dedicated wedding co-ordinators to help you through each and every step of your plans.

No guest could be disappointed with locally sourced, delicious food made by an AA Rosette winning Chef. If you prefer you can opt for a self catering wedding and have full control of your day. Whether you are planning an intimate affair or a grand celebration, a long awaited event, or a whirlwind wedding – their experienced team at Oulton Hall are on hand to you make your dreams a reality.

Speak to the Oulton hall wedding co-ordinators on 0113 201 4462 or email to discover what we can do for you.

Rothwell Lane, Oulton, Leeds LS26 8HN. T: 0113 282 1000 W:

Pavilions of Harrogate

These guys seriously love hosting weddings and have a great choice of spaces that are perfect for the wedding breakfast and evening reception.

The Calder, Swale and Aire room are licensed and can accommodate from 40 to 400 guests. Pavilions also offer an outdoor venue for your civil ceremony – The White Pavilion on the Presidents Lawn, for that extra touch of romance. Twinkly lights, candles galore and meters of voile – just perfect

Their wedding packages have been created with you in mind. A perfect combination to suit your dreams and budget.

Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 8QZ. T: 01423 544544 E: W:

Secret Seaview, Robin Hoods Bay

Stunning historic former chapel perched at the edge of the seawall in the chocolate box village of Robin Hoods Bay that provides a unique coastal wedding venue. Fully licensed from 2 people to 100 for a civil ceremony.

The bride can make a dramatic sweeping entrance down the staircase whilst everyone has a great view due to the amphitheatre style.

Followed by a drinks reception in a private garden with uninterrupted views of the sea and North Yorkshire Coast. Added option to stay for the Wedding Breakfast range of packages from Afternoon Tea to Seaside Fish and Chips in the stylish café bar below with its own private terrace overlooking the sea. Now that’s a different Yorkshire wedding !

Visit the Secret Seaview, The Old Chapel, Chapel Street, Robin Hoods Bay, Y022 4SQ

T: 01947 880180, E: W:

Wentbridge House Hotel, Wentbridge

Wentbridge House is an award-winning country house hotel, set within 20 acres of gardens and grounds. The setting is beautiful, ensuring truly stunning photographs and Wentbridge has become one of the finest and most desirable wedding venues in Yorkshire.

Choose to have your ceremony in one of our elegant event rooms or for something extra special, opt for an outdoor ceremony in our romantic Garden Folly. Whatever you decide, you’re safe in the knowledge that on your chosen day, yours will be the only wedding reception taking place with us.

Their team are extremely attentive, experienced and most importantly, friendly and they will work with you at every stage to help you create an unforgettable day that is uniquely yours.

They would love the opportunity to show you around. Contact one of the Wentbridge House Hotel team to arrange a tour. The Great North Road, Wentbridge, West Yorkshire, WF8 3JJ. T: 01977 620444 E: W:

Whitley Hall, Sheffield

Whitley Hall is an ivy-clad 16th century mansion surrounded by 20 acres of stunning gardens & grounds. Nestled in a peaceful valley the hotel is a perfect backdrop for you to create a unique, elegant and unforgettable day for you and your family and friends.

Their dedicated wedding team are there to advise & guide you from the moment you book your wedding until you leave the hotel as a married couple.

Contact one of the Whitley Hall team at to arrange a tour of their facilities. Whitley Hall Hotel, Elliott Ln, Sheffield S35 8NR. T: 0114 245 4444 W:

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