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Beamish Hall Country House Hotel

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Romantic, Elegant & Fun

Beamish Hall Country House Hotel is the perfect venue to celebrate your wedding day. Set in the heart of Durham, the historic family home has been playing host to events for over 700 years, and we hope that your wedding will be the next!

Our experienced, dedicated team are award winners for their customer service. You can be sure that every detail of your big day will be taken care of to the highest standard, exceeding all of your expectations. We strive to fulfil any specific ideas and requirements to create your perfect wedding day, tailored to you.

The venue is available on an exclusive basis; you can hire one of our individual function rooms or enjoy exclusivity throughout the whole venue for a private celebration. We can accommodate wedding parties from 10 to 300 guests in a fantastic selection of rooms, including our beautiful Victorian Winter Gardens Orangery and our wonderful wood-panelled Shafto Hall.

Our striking interiors are complemented beautifully by the stunning parkland and sweeping estate. The grounds provide the most spectacular backdrops for your most important wedding photographs throughout your day.

We would love for you to visit Beamish Hall and see all it has to offer. We offer wedding viewings seven days a week with a fully-trained member of our professional and dedicated wedding team.

  • Four star country house hotel, located between Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Durham City
  • Fully licensed to hold civil ceremonies
  • 42 luxurious bedroom including an Apartment
  • Six function suites catering and outdoor woodland wedding area
  • Bespoke wedding packages tailored to you
  • Award winning wedding venue

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
In the Country
Unusual Weddings
Asian Wedding
Stately Home
Historic
Marquees and Tents
Woodland and Festival
Civil Ceremony Licence
Large Hotel
Outdoor License
Unique Weddings

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Marquee Available
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
Evening Reception Facilities
DJ Facilities
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests

Venue Staff Assistance:

Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Wedding Coordinator

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Helipad
Confetti Permitted

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    Wendy P. Married on 05/11/2011
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    From the very start the Beamish staff were absolutely brilliant; the venue is fantastic, the food was great and the wedding planners were really helpful. We also got married at the hall and I would highly recommend the Shafto Hall if anyone is looking for a civil ceremony venue. Our special day was like a fairytale.
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    Miss J. Married on 29/10/2010
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    Staff were helpful from start to finish from looking around the venue until the end of the ceremony. Very well organised and all staff very professional., Beautiful venue at any time of year. We married in October and the Autumn colours were fantastic. I stayed with my bridesmaids the evening before and then stayed in one of the suites the night of the wedding. Rooms were comfortable and the suite luxurious. Only regret that it was all over far too soon. I have a very good friend getting married this year at the same venue after my experience I want every bride to feel as special and unique as I was made to feel throughout the whole experience and would recommend a viewing of this fabulous venue.
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    Sarah Married on 01/04/2019
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    Overall we are extremely happy with how the day we

    Everything about our wedding experience went extremely smoothly. The wedding team at Beamish Hall were extremely professional, knowledgeable and accommodating throughout. The big day itself ran like clockwork. The food was lovely and very well served. All guests had a great time and several commented on well organised the wedding had been. Overall we are extremely happy with how the day went.
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    Hayley Married on 31/03/2019
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    We would recommend Beamish Hall to anyone!!!

    We would recommend Beamish Hall to anyone!!! The team were so progressional - we first met Rosie and after seeing a few other venues we were instantly struck by her professionalism, her knowledge of the trade and we just felt confident that she would look after us! She really stood out. We then met Hannah further along the line who again was excellent and made us feel confident that everything was under control! The venue is beautiful, that goes without saying. But it really was the team that made the difference, there are plenty of nice venues about but with Beamish you’re getting the whole package. On the day we were so so happy - everything ran seamlessly and we had to do nothing other than enjoy it. Our guests were so complimentary of the service. We could not have been happier! Thank you to the team!
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    Tracy Married on 22/03/2019
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    Perfect from beginning to end and everything in the middle. We did not research any other similar venue prior to booking. Our feeling about how perfect the day was were validated after. We had ca couple of local spa breaks with wedding venues and in all honestly they were not a patch on Beamish, staff and location
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    Dacres Married on 16/03/2019
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    Very big thank you!

    I would love to thank the people who took part to make our day special!
    Very big thank you!
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    Andrew Married on 09/03/2019
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    We had a fabulous day!

    We had a fabulous day! All the staff I had contact with were very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful! We couldn’t of asked anymore of the staff or the venue!
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    Andrew Married on 09/03/2019
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    Fantastic from start to finish!

    We had a fabulous day! All the staff I had contact with were very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful! We couldn’t of asked anymore of the staff or the venue!
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    Gemma Married on 29/12/2018
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    Beamish Hall is an amazing venue for a wedding!

    Beamish Hall is an amazing venue for a wedding! The venue is beautiful and the rooms we stayed in were fantastic. We had an amazing day and everything was perfect!! We would like to say a big thank you to Rosie for all her help and support in the preparations. Also a big thank you to Hannah and the entire team on the day. Hannah ensured everything ran smoothly and made us feel so relaxed about everything. We had so many lovely comments from our guests with regards to the venue and the food- everybody loved the food!! A big thank you to the chefs and everyone involved in making our special day so memorable xx
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    Alex Married on 30/11/2018
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    I will never forget it. Perfect in every way. Xx

    I can’t thank beamish hall staff enough for all the effort they put into our wedding and just how fantastic it was. Everything I needed was done straight away and everyone was really helpful and very friendly. I felt that the whole process of booking and planning our dream wedding was so easy with beamish hall. I have to say a massive thank you to Rosie and our wedding co ordinators as they were utterly amazing! The staff that worked the wedding during the day and night couldn’t have been more helpful and they made everything run so smoothly. I would recommend anyone to get married here as they will not be disappointed. Thank you for making our day one to remember I will never forget it. Perfect in every way. Xx
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    Trish Married on 29/11/2018
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    We had a beautiful wedding at Beamish Hall

    We had a beautiful wedding at Beamish Hall , The Hall had all the requirements we expected , The reception staff are very friendly and helpful nothing was to much trouble as we often visited during the months leading up to the wedding at different times and days just to familerise areselves with the venue and bring family and friends to see Beamish , we ate in the stables bar and enyoyed the grounds with the children
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    Ashleigh Married on 03/11/2018
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    Beamish Hall staff were incredible

    From booking the wedding through to the day itself, Beamish Hall staff were incredible. Rosie was fantastic and professional throughout our wedding journey.

    The wedding day itself was just perfect, the whole day ran so smoothly, the food was perfect, the service was amazing and the Winter Gardens looked simply stunning. I owe a huge thank you to Helen from Beamish Extras who was just fantastic throughout. The Winter Gardens looked stunning. It was everything I wanted it to look like and more. We had several meetings to discuss how I wanted the room, as I kept changing my mind after visiting a showcase day, because it would always be decorated differently each time and would always look amazing. I did tell her they were just too good at their job because I liked everything! Despite this, Helen was always so helpful and patient with me.

    All our guests commented on what a lovely time they had and we still can't believe what an amazing day it was. Natalia did a wonderful job of looking after ourselves and our guests throughout the whole day.

    We couldn't have asked for a better place to get married. We certainly won't forget it!
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    Ashleigh Married on 03/11/2018
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    We couldnt have asked for a better place

    From booking the wedding through to the day itself, Beamish Hall staff were incredible. Rosie was fantastic and professional throughout our wedding journey.

    The wedding day itself was just perfect, the whole day ran so smoothly, the food was perfect, the service was amazing and the Winter Gardens looked simply stunning. I owe a huge thank you to Helen from Beamish Extras who was just fantastic throughout. The Winter Gardens looked stunning. It was everything I wanted it to look like and more. We had several meetings to discuss how I wanted the room, as I kept changing my mind after visiting a showcase day, because it would always be decorated differently each time and would always look amazing. I did tell her they were just too good at their job because I liked everything! Despite this, Helen was always so helpful and patient with me.

    All our guests commented on what a lovely time they had and we still can't believe what an amazing day it was. Natalia did a wonderful job of looking after ourselves and our guests throughout the whole day.

    We couldn't have asked for a better place to get married. We certainly won't forget it!
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    Philippa Married on 02/11/2018
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    The team at Beamish Hall helped to make our weddin

    The team at Beamish Hall helped to make our wedding day the most perfect day! They listened and catered to our every need. I was extremely impressed with the honesty of staff who informed guests when wine that had already been paid for from the meal was still available for free.
    Rosie was extremely helpful with everything and helped us to make decisions based on her own recommendations.
    Overall a superb venue and lovely welcoming staff! Would definitely recommend this for anyone looking to get married.
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    Jodie Married on 27/10/2018
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    Fantastic day!

    Fantastic day! Everyone at beamish each worked so hard to make sure everything ran as smooth as possible and everyone was so friendly! Cannot thank Hannah and Rosie enough for making our day stress free and enjoyable!!

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