Top 5 Wedding Venues in the Yorkshire Dales

Unique Woodland Weddings at Bivouac

Unique Woodland Weddings at Bivouac

Are you searching for that perfect winter or summer country wedding venue. Here’s where iknow can help with 5 spectacular highly recommended wedding venues in the Yorkshire Dales either with luxurious accommodation onsite or nearby. The Dales specialises in country estate weddings and some fabulous quirky venues too with packages available at an affordable price.

The Old Town Hall Guest House near Bolton Castle - luxury accommodation perfect for honeymooners or wedding guests.

The Old Town Hall Guest House near Bolton Castle – luxury accommodation perfect for honeymooners or wedding guests.

Romantic Bolton Castle, Wensleydale

Romantic Bolton Castle, Wensleydale

1. Wensleydale Weddings at Bolton Castle near Leyburn

This spectacular castle wedding setting in Wensleydale was voted the 17th Best Wedding Venue in the UK by The Independent and is licenced for Civil Ceremonies. If you’re looking for the ultimate romantic last minute winter wedding venue, Bolton Castle is it with some fantastic Winter Wedding package offers through November and December.

Stay at The Old Town Hall Guest House, a 5 Star Gold Award B&B within half a mile of Bolton Castle. This stunning guest house features three luxury suites and rooms including a French style four poster room. Extra special touches range from spa baths and cosy open fires to award-winning breakfasts, afternoon tea on arrival and romantic extras such as flowers and chocolates in rooms.

A Wedding Venue Unlike Any Other - The Coniston Hotel near Skipton

A Wedding Venue Unlike Any Other – The Coniston Hotel near Skipton

2. The Coniston Hotel & Country Estate – Fairytale Weddings

Your fairytale wedding venue and more, The Coniston Hotel near Skipton is an ivy clad country hotel with the real ‘wow factor’. Superior service and luxury rooms come as standard at this Yorkshire Dales country estate, a wedding venue unlike any other! The Coniston specialises in intimate tailor-made packages for up to 150 guests.

Winter Wedding Packages at Swinton Park, Ripon

Winter Wedding Packages at Swinton Park, Ripon

3. Swinton Park, Ripon – Weddings on a Private Island

This castle hotel is a magnificent stately home estate covering 200 acres of parkland in the Yorkshire Dales. Choose a wedding package to suit you from intimate wedding groups of 2 to 10 to large scale events for 250 guests with marquee. Licenced for Civil Ceremonies, Swinton Park has a choice of beautiful function rooms including a private island on one of their parkland lakes with Georgian summerhouse.

4. Unique Woodland Weddings at Bivouac on the Swinton Estate in Nidderdale

Situated on the 20,000 acre Swinton Estate, Bivouac is one of the Yorkshire Dales’ most unique and quirky wedding venues. A magical woodland wedding paradise, stay in rustic tree lodges or Meadow Yurts and stroll around the impressive Druid’s Temple. The site is licensed for weddings and Civil Partnerships and is perfect if you’re looking for a chilled, laidback setting for your special day!

Hire a Vintage Bus for your Dales Wedding Party

Hire a Vintage Bus for your Dales Wedding Party

5. Swaledale Weddings in the Georgian Burgoyne Hotel

Book this Georgian hotel gem exclusively for your dream wedding in the Yorkshire Dales. Romantic extras in rooms are happily arranged. Book a local vintage bus for your wedding party and enjoy exclusive use of the hotel’s dining room and sitting room for the day. The Burgoyne is a lavish and intimate Yorkshire Dales wedding venue available to book at a great value price.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.