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

THE CONISTON HOTEL COUNTRY ESTATE & SPA 01756 748080 | Weddings at The Coniston Hotel Country Estate & Spa sees plenty of enchanting event spaces to accommodate your guest list. Here you’ve private grounds and woodland to explore, a barn for small and intimate affairs, plus a modern and contemporary space for larger gatherings. With acres of grounds, majestic lake complete with candlelit jetty, and historic church; weddings at The Coniston are truly romantic. Choose the Garnett Room to say ‘we do’ – flooded with daylight, it seats 80 with room for a grand entrance. Winston’s 17th century Barn (60 guests) boasts original features including exposed beams; or say your vows by the picturesque 24-acre lake (100 guests). There’s also a spectacular Wedding Terrace where up to 100 will watch you wed with breath-taking estate views – or you can even enjoy an intimate woodland ceremony for up to 10 at sunset or dusk. WHIRLOW BROOK HALL 0114 250 5600 | Whirlow Brook Hall is located within 39 acres, creating the perfect backdrop for those all-important photos. There’s the manicured lawn with the Hall sitting proudly in the background, pond and rockery areas adorned by wildflowers, or sprawling woodland for those wanting a rustic setting. Originally a manor house built in 1906, Whirlow Brook Hall sits high on an elevated terrace overlooking the gardens, creating a ‘wow’ factor as guests arrive via the long driveway. Here you can marry in front of up to 80 in the Oak Room, a beautiful oak panelled space featuring an original fireplace. For ceremonies of up to 120, choose the Garden Suite, which boasts views of the gardens and is full of natural daylight. Your breakfast and evening reception is then held again in the Garden Suite, with doors leading onto a private terrace where guests can enjoy drinks or take in the evening air. 25 THEMED VENUES