When you’re choosing your wedding venue, take into consideration what the bridal suite is like – you’ll spend your first night of your married life there so it needs to be amazing! We’ve rounded up some of the very best bridal suites from across the country so you can go to sleep and wake up in style.
If you want even more inspiration, don’t miss our edit of the best honeymoon suites from around the world.
Gosfield Hall, Essex
The beautiful Gosfield Hall is a stunning Georgian manor house in Essex. It used to be a royal residence, making it the perfect choice for the couple who are looking for a glamorous wedding venue. You’ll fall in love with the Rococco Bridal Suite, which features white and gold detailing and has a four poster bed and a spa bath.
The Bell Inn, East Sussex
The incredible bridal suite at the Bell Inn in Ticehurst gives a whole new meaning to the word ‘love nest’. The Love Nest bridal suite at the Bell is a cosy lodge in the garden of the inn, complete with a huge bed, a copper bath, a wood burner, double shower and a private roof terrace. It’s quirky and cosy and we adore it!
The Crazy Bear, Oxfordshire
The Crazy Bear is a glamorous wedding venue with a range of stunning bedrooms, each one more decadent than the last. Whether you want dramatic velvet lined walls and a sumptuous silver bed, or calming cream tones with a deep bath just at the foot of your bed, you’ll be spoilt for choice at this Oxfordshire venue.
Spitbank Fort, Hampshire
What could be cooler than a wedding at a private fort in the middle of the ocean? The bridal suites there, that’s what. We love the glamorous detail in the bridal suite at Spitbank Fort and how the elegant touches contrast with the exposed brickwork. There’s also a more masculine suite too, which is ideal if the bride and groom stay over the night before.
Manor by the Lake, Gloucestershire
If the thought of silver detailing has piqued your interest, but you’d like to keep your feet on dry ground, consider the Manor by the Lake in Gloucestershire. This luxurious venue has a lavish bridal suite with a seriously stylish silver four poster bed – we want to move in!
Achnagairn Castle, Inverness
This enchanting castle looks like a wedding venue from a Disney film. There’s even a magnificent vaulted ballroom (pick out the perfect Disney wedding song to have your first dance to there…). We are head over heels in love with the bridal suite at Achnagairn Castle, which features a white four poster bed and a corner bath.
30 James Street, Merseyside
30 James Street is one of Liverpool’s most luxurious wedding venues, and we can see why. This venue is the perfect choice for couples who want a decadent setting for their wedding. The triple-width bed is amazing – and ideal for a bridesmaid slumber party the night before. There’s also a padding alcove to sip champagne in and a ridiculously cool black mosaic tiled bath.
The Earl of Doncaster Hotel, South Yorkshire
This four star hotel in South Yorkshire is a unique choice of wedding venue – it’s ideal for couples who want to make a statement. After you’ve partied the night away at the Earl of Doncaster you can choose from a selection of gorgeous bedrooms to relax in, all of which are elaborately decorated.
Queens Hotel Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
By picking this elegant hotel in Cheltenham you’re choosing a wedding venue that is stylish and sophisticated. The glamorous décor at the Queens Hotel Cheltenham is consistent throughout the beautiful building, right through to the classically decorated bridal suite, which boasts a smart four poster bed behind a partition wall to give even more privacy.
The Laura Ashley Belsfield Hotel, Cumbria
You know a Laura Ashley hotel is going to have a beautiful bridal suite, and the Belsfield Hotel is no exception. There are chic touches throughout the hotel, but the bedroom you’ll spend your first night as husband and wife in is something else – the calming neutral colour palette guarantees a good night’s sleep and the bath is perfect for soaking in as you sip champagne.
Pennyhill Park, Surrey
This beautiful spa hotel in Surrey is an idyllic setting for a fairytale wedding. Book your wedding here and stay over in the dramatically decorated Heywood Suite and take advantage of the spa facilities Pennyhill Park is famous for. The suite boasts a spacious lounge area, huge king sized bed, glass roll top bath, walk-in steam shower and private balcony overlooking the Lilly Pond terrace.
Wasing Park, Berkshire
If you’re looking for a wedding venue with accommodation so all your guests can stay in style, you have to take a closer look at Wasing Park. This Berkshire wedding venue boasts Europe’s biggest bed, custom-made to allow newlyweds to stay in comfort. If you don’t fancy the classic bridal suite, there are plenty of other gorgeous rooms on site to choose from, each with a different theme.
Goldsborough Hall, North Yorkshire
This gorgeous stately home wedding venue has a classically decorated bedroom which is perfect if you want to start your married life in a refined setting. Stay in the carved wood four poster bed, complete with floral drapes, at Goldsborough Hall and you’ll feel like royalty.
St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London, North West London
This wedding venue is a Victorian masterpiece – the gothic architecture is like something out of a fairytale. If you choose to get married at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel, you are allocated the Sir John Betjeman Suite, named after the man who saved the building. The spacious suite has floor to ceiling windows that flood the room with natural light, and a standalone bath as well as butler service. If you fancy something different, there are 38 other suites to choose from at this historic wedding venue.
Combermere Abbey, Cheshire
If a bridal suite isn’t enough for you, what about an entire wing? The North Wing of Combermere Abbey is home to the Salamanca Room, a recently redecorated suite of rooms that are perfect for newlyweds. You have your own private entrance, a plush bed and a free standing bath as well as champagne on ice and butler service. Bliss!
Shangri-La Hotel at the Shard, South East London
The stunning Shangri-La Hotel at the Shard is London’s highest wedding venue – it’s ideal if you want to make a statement by choosing an unusual London wedding venue. There’s a 24-hour marriage license so you can host your day at a time that suits you – then relax in the luxurious bridal suite with panoramic views across the capital and a personal butler on hand to make sure your every whim is catered to. From the 1,000 thread count bed linen to the free standing bath – you’ll never want to leave.
Iscoyd Park, Shropshire
This Grade II listed building is a picture perfect setting for your wedding. You can hire Iscoyd Park for up to three days, meaning you could have a family BBQ the night before and brunch for your wedding party the day after. All of the bedrooms at this Shropshire wedding venue are stunning but we especially love the four poster beds and the vintage style bath.
Clearwell Castle, Gloucestershire
Have you always dreamed about tying the knot at a beautiful castle wedding venue? Clearwell Castle, which is set within the tranquil Forest of Dean, could be the one for you. We love the exterior of the building, but the bridal suite is even better. You’ll feel like king and queen of the castle in the sumptuous suite.
Stanbrook Abbey, Worcestershire
If you are looking for a large capacity wedding venue Stanbrook Abbey could be the one – it can host up to 400 guests and it’s also a wedding venue with a chapel on site. There are two bridal suites to choose from – the Cardinal Suite and Brides Manor. The Cardinal Suite is beautifully decorated and boasts views across the historic Abbey, whilst Brides Manor is perfect for those with a bit of an entourage – it has five bedrooms and a self-catering kitchen too.
Springkell, Dumfries & Galloway
Couples searching for the perfect Scottish wedding venue should take a closer look at the Palladian mansion that is Springkell. It’s just six miles from elopement destination Gretna Green making it the ideal place to party after! There are 18 stunning bedrooms onsite, including the lavish honeymoon suite.
Marleybrook House, Kent
Brides and grooms wanting a tranquil and peaceful beginning to married life should consider Marleybrook House. The bridal suite has recently been revamped and it now boasts a large dressing area with a beautiful full length mirror to help you get ready for the big day, as well as a king size bed and a hot tub on the terrace.
The honeymoon cottage at Fennes is seriously stunning. You can end your wedding day in your own little paradise, sipping champagne in the Jacuzzi bath before relaxing in the four poster super king sized bed. You’ll never want to check out of this luxurious suite.
Luton Hoo Hotel Golf & Spa, Bedfordshire
This gorgeous five star hotel will provide the perfect backdrop to your wedding day, and the magnificent bridal suite will be the dream setting for your wedding night. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh frequently visited Luton Hoo in their early years of marriage to celebrate their anniversaries - if that's not reason enough to marry there and spend the night in that gorgeous suite, we don't know what is!
If you're worried about where your guests will stay, make sure you read our edit of wedding venues with accommodation.