Getting Married in the North East of England: Everything You Need to Know

There are so many gorgeous wedding venues in the North East of England - here's our favourites from Tyne & Wear, Durham and Northumberland!


Wedding venues in Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and Durham are amongst some of the most beautiful in the UK which is why we have put together the ultimate guide to getting married in the North East of England.

With so much to offer, here are our favourite wedding venues from each area…


Home to some of the greatest landscapes in the UK, Northumberland has so much to offer as far as weddings go. Couples looking for wedding venues that will leave you speechless will enjoy our top picks…

Northside Farm – Northumberland 

Northside Farm is so beautiful to look at. Located in the heart of the Northumberland countryside, this venue offers views that are hard to compete with – making it perfect backdrop for your wedding pictures. If getting married in a farm wedding venue has always been on your list, we highly recommend looking into this venue.

Find out more: Northside Farm

northside farm

northside farm sunset

Ellingham Hall – Northumberland 

Hosting a glamorous wedding? If so, you will love the grandeur of Ellingham Hall. It has the most magnificent 19th century hall which has all the beauty you’d expect from a stately home wedding venue. It’s located just a stone’s throw from scenic coastlines so you can take a trip down to the beach during your wedding stay!

Find out more: Ellingham Hall

ellingham hall wedding venue

ellingham hall northumberland

Healey Barn – Northumberland 

This barn wedding venue has one of the most romantic ceremony rooms in the North East of England. The charming brick walls give Healey Barn all the characteristics of a traditional barn whilst the modern features such as underfloor heating and adorable fairy lights give it the 21st century element which we just love.

Find out more: Healey Barn

healy barn northumberland

healy barn in northumberland

Maften Hall – Northumberland 

Not only stunning from the outside, Maften Hall is also a beauty when you walk through its doors. The Dutch garden which lies within the grounds gives it the totally private element and is perfect for when the couple want to sneak off to shoot some romantic wedding pictures.

Find out more: Maften Hall

maften hall northumberland

maften hall in northumberland

Woodhill Hall – Northumberland 

If you're looking for a bespoke and truly unique wedding venue, you will love Woodhill Hall. It has everything you’d want from a glamorous wedding venue including plenty of natural light and décor that is simply the work of a genius. This Georgian manor house has been restored to the highest level and we wish we could call it home!

Find out more: Woodhill Hall

woodhill hall

woodhill hall in northumberland

Le Petit Chateau – Northumberland 

After featuring in our edit of Disney wedding venues – it was clear to see that Le Petit Chateau is a wedding venue that is in a league of its own. It has the most exquisite French décor theme to it and the owners operate on an 11 tier price package meaning that there is something to suit any wedding budget!

Find out more: Le Petit Chateau

le petit chateau

le petit chateau in northumberland

Newton Hall – Northumberland 

One thing that we love about Newton Hall is the incredibly unique entertainment it boasts. From car racing simulators to fairground attractions and even costume boxes – they can literally make your dreams come true. Specialising in vintage weddings and child-friendly celebrations, couples with an eclectic taste or a guest list full of children should definitely get in touch.

Find out more: Newton Hall

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newton hall in northumberland

newton hall

Tyne & Wear

Brimming with sandy beaches and cultural quayside cities, Tyne and Wear is a fantastic place to tie the knot. It is filled with beautiful wedding venues and other attractions that make it so tempting to couples. Here are our favourites:

The Parlour at Blagdon – Tyne & Wear 

Looking for an incredibly beautiful wedding venue full of charm and personality? Let us introduce you to The Parlour at Blagdon. This establishment has such an enchanting ambiance that will have your wedding day feeling as romantic as it possibly can. Whether it’s enjoying the indoor beauty, or relaxing in the idyllic gardens – you will have the most perfect wedding day here.

Find out more: The Parlour at Blagdon

the parlour at blagdon

the parlour at blagton in tyne and wear

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art – Tyne & Wear 

City wedding venues with true beauty can be hard to find, but the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Arts lacks nothing in this department. One of the most recognised landmarks in the North East, it’s a former flourmill on the banks of the River Tyne which boasts a modern and simplistic décor style.

Find out more: BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Arts

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baltic centre for contemporary arts


Blackfriars Restaurant – Tyne & Wear 

Wedding venues that have a historic element to them can be some of the prettiest on the market and Blackfriars Restaurant proves that. This former 13th century medieval friary has a dedicated wedding coordinator who will make the wedding planning journey as simple and stress-free as humanly possible! Their tailor-made menus are sure to impress you with options ranging from champagne and canapés to evening buffets for all.

Find out more: Blackfriars Restaurant

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blackfriars restaurant


The Vermont Hotel – Tyne & Wear

Elegant, grand and truly breath-taking are the three terms that come to mind when we look at The Vermont Hotel. The sky lounge and garden provide couples and their guests with 360 degree views spanning across the whole of Newcastle’s quayside. How stunning would a cocktail reception at a summer wedding be here?

Find out more: The Vermont Hotel

the vermont hotel

the vermont

The Biscuit Factory – Tyne & Wear

Warehouse wedding venues are proving ever popular in recent years and we can see why. The Biscuit Factory provides couples with the perfect balance between modern, industrial vibes and beautiful attention to detail that keeps it looking super pretty. We love the exposed brick – it’s a really great feature in this wedding venue.

Find out more: The Biscuit Factory

the biscuit factory

the biscuit factory wedding venue

County Hotel – Tyne & Wear 

Our last Tyne and Wear wedding venue is the beautiful County Hotel. Situated opposite Newcastle train station, this hotel wedding venue can accommodate up to 180 wedding guests in its largest space. Couples looking for a smaller celebration space will also be happy to know that this venue also offers its services for weddings inviting as little as 30 guests.

Find out more: County Hotel

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county hotel tyne and wear

county hotel


Bursting at the seams with breath-taking scenery, Durham really is a beautiful place to get married in the North East of England.  

Lumley Castle – Durham 

Grand and beautiful as ever, Lumley Castle is a truly magnificent place to say your vows. This castle wedding venue really has stood the test of time having survived over 600 years. It’s nestled within nine charming acres of parkland and has a fantastic variety of wedding packages on offer.

Find out more: Lumley Castle

lumley castle in durham

durham castle

Seaham Hall – Durham

Located on the Furham Heritage coastline, Seaham Hall was originally built as a grand cliff top home – and is now home to some of the most beautiful weddings. The venue has had over £2million invested into making it what it is today and has a dedicated team who will ensure that your day is faultless in every sense of the word.

Find out more: Seaham Hall

seaham hall in durham

seaham hall

Black Horse Beamish – Durham 

Couples looking for a wedding venue surrounded by acres upon acres of countryside will adore what Black Horse Beamish has to offer. They have plenty of space for you to enjoy your wedding indoors, but also have gorgeous outdoor areas that can turn into a marquee wedding venue where you can extend your guest list to 250 seated guests!

Find out more: Black Horse Beamish

black horse beamish

black horse beamish

Durham Castle – Durham

Make your wedding day a real life fairytale with a wedding venue like Durham Castle. Its grandeur and magnificent presence will take your breath away as soon as you set eyes on it. With space for up to 200 guests and 47 en suite bedrooms, it’s the perfect place for a big celebration.

Find out more: Durham Castle

durham castle

durham castle in durham

Redworth Hall Hotel – Durham

Redworth Hall Hotel is an imposing Jacobean manor house enclosed by untouched private gardens and expansive lawns – perfect for romantic photographs! A real selling point for this venue is the award winning cuisine – it’s a really great choice for couples who are seeking out a foodie venue.

Find out more: Redworth Hall Hotel

redworth hall hotel

redworth hall hotel in durham

Rockliffe Hall – Durham

Looking for an elegant wedding venue to host a traditional wedding? Why not consider Rockliffe Hall, a five star luxury hotel located in the beautiful Durham. It’s a truly beautiful place to get married in the North East of England and has an outstanding range of facilities and packages to tempt you.

Find out more: Rockliffe Hall

rockliffe hall

rockliffe hall in durham

If you're willing to branch out just a little, why not have a look at the gorgeous wedding venues in the neighbouring county of Cumbria!


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