Wedding Venues York
Choosing the ideal setting for your big day is one of the biggest decisions a couple can make whilst wedding planning. York is home to some fabulous venues to cater for all tastes, from the kind of historical sites the city is known for to the sophistication of York's famous racecourse. Did we miss out another wonderful wedding venue? If so then contact us at email@example.com.
Nothing quite says "fairytale wedding" like a venue that was once home to the Grand Old Duke of York! At Allerton Castle (HG5 0SE), fantasy becomes reality as this vast stately home becomes yours for the evening. Fully licensed for ceremonies held in the opulent Great Hall, Allerton Castle provides a regal wedding experience. Guests can while away the hours taking in the pristine gardens, lounging in the drawing room or even taking up a spot of billiards - all the perfect precursor to a first dance back in the Great Hall. Prestige caterers work with the venue to ensure the finest food to fit the sumptuous surroundings, and fabulous photo opportunities lie behind every door. Allerton Castle has its roots in the past but remains a venue perfect to start any couple's future together.
The Normans (York, YO23 3PQ) is the kind of cool, contemporary venue that is perfect to stamp your own identity on. Situated in stunning countryside but with York only 20 minutes away, this 18th Century farm has been transformed into a sleek 21st Century space. From the beautifully manicured courtyard to a marquee with a difference, The Normans is a flexible space. Couples can decorate the venue themselves or use the in-house team to bring their visions to life. The original Georgian barn is a unique setting for the fully-licensed ceremonies, and guests can unwind in the artfully converted cow stalls for when the barnstorming fun gets a little too much. For a venue you can truly make your own, The Normans is fantastic way to craft into your own image.
If you want a truly winning wedding day in York then York Racecourse (York, YO23 1EX) is surely the odds-on favourite. This famous venue - one that has played host to dignitaries such as Her Majesty the Queen and even Pope John Paul II - opens its doors for wedding celebrations of up to 500 guests. The Racecourse offers a number of packages, all with choices of modern or traditional rooms, wonderful homemade food and an experienced event manager to oversee your special day. Couples can also tailor these packages to create a unique reception, giving fantastic flexibility and attention to detail. The venue is also fully licensed for ceremonies, so couples can tie the knot whilst looking out across the spectacular racecourse, and even across to York Minster. York Racecourse is a front-runner when it comes to wedding venues of all shapes and sizes in York.
All aboard the wedding express! The National Railway Museum (York, YO26 4XJ) promises an unforgettable wedding experience. With space for over 500 revellers, the museum can provide a number of different spaces to cover all requirements. From ceremonies held alongside Queen Victoria's carriage to dining aboard a Pullman-style carriage, the unique exhibits are all utilised to create your perfect wedding. You can even hire a road train to bring you to your wedding in style, full-steam ahead from York Minster. If marriage is a journey, then the team at the National Railway Museum promise to "pull out all the stops to make sure it's as smooth a journey as possible." For show-stopping surroundings, first-class service and a plethora of photo opportunities, the National Railway Museum is on the right tracks whatever the wedding.