Your Yorkshire Wedding - May/June 2023 (Issue 60)

THE YORKSHIRE HOTEL 01423 706700 | The Yorkshire Hotel has stood as a beacon of elegance in the heart of Harrogate since 1818. Boasting a privileged position overlooking the stunning Stray, and in close proximity to the picturesque Valley Gardens, the historic building has been masterfully restored and rejuvenated, preserving its timeless charm while offering all the modern comforts you’d expect. The newly renovated Sky Suite is set to make your day magical, and is the perfect space to say your vows in front of 100 guests. It’s here you’ll also host your wedding breakfast and evening reception, accommodating 100 guests for a traditional sit-down meal, or up to 150 for an evening party. Afterwards, enjoy an overnight stay in The King Balcony Room, featuring a private sitting area and sweeping floor length windows that frame the spectacular views of Harrogate itself. Your guests can also stay in one of the many beautiful bedrooms, taking advantage of special accommodation rates when you choose to wed here. MIDDLETONS HOTEL 01904 611570 | Steeped in history and with a variety of unique wedding spaces, Middletons Hotel provides the base for a truly magical celebration. From the Victorian stained-glass windows to original wooden beams, there’s an abundance of character wherever you choose to host your nuptials. Combing 17th century architecture with 21st century luxury, the newlyweds can spend their first night in either the Bridal Suite or the recently renovated suites in the hotel’s iconic Lady Anne building. If choosing to wed in the Organ Factory, up to 24 guests will be wowed by this intimate room, which boasts natural light and stained-glass windows. There’s also the rustic in design Sawmill Suite (40 guests), or the Sun Lounge – tucked away at the back of the hotel, it’s home to some fascinating pieces of history and is a light and airy space for up to 40. Receptions then take place in the Conservatory (50 seated), or back in the Sawmill Suite (60 capacity). 17 LOCAL VENUES