Every year we have the pleasure of photographing at some beautiful venues, and 2019 has been no different. We’ve re-visited some old favourites, and photographed some for the first time. Here’s a full round up of all the venues of 2019, and some extra information about each of them.
315 Bar and Restaurant
315 Bar and Restaurant is a new venue in Lepton. It hosts a variety of rooms for weddings of all sizes. The walk around the building boasts stunning views over the rolling hills, and the windows from the building overlook the same beautiful view. The on-site spa means you can relax both before and after the wedding day (even on the morning of the day itself!)
315 Bar and Restaurant is fully licensed for wedding ceremonies. It can cater for weddings of all sizes and has 18 bedrooms with walk in showers. They offer packages for the spa, and meal options when booking.
Bagden Hall Hotel
Bagden Hall Hotel is a Victorian Country House set in 40 acres of grounds. The grounds have been carefully designed to create some beautiful photo opportunities. The lake and surrounding trees is one of my favourite spots here. The front of the house is equally as stunning, and the rooms inside all have views over the surroundings.
This venue is licenced for wedding ceremonies and can accommodate up to 180 evening guests. There are 36 bedrooms so the whole wedding party can stay the night.
Bluebell Banqueting Suite
Bluebell Banqueting Suite is part of The Fairway Pub in Barnsley. It has its own car park, private bar and secluded garden area giving you everything you need for your day. Their dedicated wedding coordinator will discuss all your requirements prior to the day, then are on hand to make sure everything runs smoothly. The garden area is fully closed off, so families and children can enjoy the space without any fears of escaping the party.
This venue is fully licensed for wedding ceremonies and caters for wedding parties of all sizes. The Fairway has 39 bedrooms including family and disabled access rooms, so everyone can stay together.
Holiday Inn Barnsley
Holiday Inn Barnsley is easily accessible form the M1. The huge variety of function rooms inside means it’s perfect for wedding parties of all sizes. The Secret Garden is my favourite spot in this venue. While it isn’t the largest garden in the world, it has been beautifully designed to give you a variety of backdrops for wedding photographs. The ornate entrance gate makes it seem all the more magical.
Holiday Inn Barnsley is fully licenced for wedding ceremonies, and can cater for outdoor ceremonies too. They have 77 bedrooms available, and can accommodate up to 340 evening guests for your reception.
The Rockingham Arms
The Rockingham Arms is a 19th Century pub in Wentworth. The Rockingham Arms is a 19th Century pub in the heart of Wentworth. The attached barn makes a beautiful rustic backdrop for any wedding day. Suitable for small to medium wedding parties, the barn comes with its own private bar and resident DJ. The private garden area is a perfect spot for photographs, and they even have a BBQ option for outdoor summer weddings.
The Rockingham Arms isn’t licensed for wedding ceremonies. It can cater for 80 day guests, and up to 120 evening guests. There are 11 bedrooms including the bridal suite, some of which are located just across the road.
Tankersley Manor is a beautiful Grade 2 listed building, built in the 17th century. Both the indoor and outdoor spaces of this venue make for beautiful images. While there are no grounds as such, the surrounding area is covered with beautiful trees, flowers and bushes, so there are tonnes of photo opportunities. Their wedding packages cater for both small and large weddings, and the on-site spa is perfect for relaxing both before and after the wedding day.
Tankersley Manor is fully licensed for wedding ceremonies, and can cater for up to 350 evening guests. There are 98 rooms in the hotel, and an on-site spa.
Wath Church – All Saints Parish Church
All Saints Parish Church was built over 1000 years ago, and has been helping the community seek help, worship, pray and giving support ever since. Its name appears in the Doomsday Book, although the exact date of it being built is unknown. There is a car park just a minutes’ walk away from the main entrance, and the church itself is fully accessible. It’s a stunning venue for a religious wedding ceremony.
Wentworth Church is found tucked away off the main path in Wentworth. It is a beautiful building with stunning outside spaces. There is ample car parking both on the lane up to church and in Wentworth car park. The main Sunday service takes place at 10:45 each week with special services throughout the year. The church is also open during daylight hours for visitors to privately worship or take in the history of the building.
Whitley Hall Hotel
Whitley Hall Hotel is a 16th century mansion, covered in ivy. There are numerous photo spots in their grounds, including the impressive front of the house and the lake. If you’re lucky the peacocks that wander around the grounds may even come to say ‘Hello!’ Inside the rooms are all in keeping with the 16th Century feel, covered in wood or original stonework.
This venue is fully licensed for wedding ceremonies, and can cater for up to 100 evening guests. They have 32 rooms in various parts of the building. Each wedding is so separate they even have their own entrance door.
Wortley Hall Hotel
Wortley Hall is set in 26 acres of grounds with huge variety. There’s a lake, statues, woodland and landscaped gardens giving loads of variety for your wedding photographs. The ceremony room looks straight over the grounds via large patio windows. During the day the whole building seems to be used, with different rooms for the ceremony, wedding breakfast and reception. There’s lots of space to move around and enjoy the day.
Wortley Hall is fully licensed for wedding ceremonies, and can cater for up to 200 evening guests. There are 55 bedrooms, and parking is just outside the main door.
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