Feast your eyes on these five historic wedding venues complete with picturesque ruins.
Located just 15 minutes from Salisbury, this castle was partially destroyed during the civil war. These ruins, are set in a romantic landscape, beside a secluded lake. Marry in one of the two rooms licensed for civil ceremonies then have a drinks reception in the stunning castle courtyard.
For a spectacular listed Georgian Mansion, be blown away by this venue in Kent. Westenhanger Castle sits amongst the ruins of an impressive 15th Century fortress once owned by Henry VIII. This castle has Norman origins and by the mid 17th century, it was one of the largest houses in this county. Now a fabulous wedding venue which can accommodate up to 300 people and with outdoor ceremony facilities, this is a dream venue in the South East.
Nestled on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors, Danby Castle is steeped in history and character and is an award winning wedding venue. Each wedding at this venue is individual and designed around you. Their vintage tea party wedding packages are famous.
As a National Trust property, the Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal estate offers magnificent surroundings for a wedding day. A summer wedding reception held in these grounds is the picture of romance. There are 900 hundred years of history here. The ruins of the medieval monastery standing in the background of your day add a real sense of grandeur and mystery. A World Heritage Site, by holding your wedding here you will be helping to preserve this historic landmark.
This beautiful venue is a four-hundred-year-old Grade II listed ruin of a stunning Elizabethan manor house. Slaugham Place has been restored under the supervision of English Heritage. Exclusively yours for the day, up to 250 people can be accommodated for a sit down meal inside a fully equipped luxury marquee.