15 April 2014: Premier Cottages’ luxury self-catering collection ( features a range of flexible accommodation for wedding guests. Some properties are also licensed for weddings and offer beautiful settings complete with special ‘first night’ romantic hideaways for the happy couple.


Combermere Abbey in Whitchurch, Shropshire, is an enchanting and unique licensed wedding venue set within an ancient 1,000-acre private estate.

The property’s ‘Glasshouse’ can be used for a ceremony for up to 120 guests and an intimate reception for up to 60 guests. The Walled Garden Pavilion is used for larger receptions and can seat up to 150 guests for a wedding breakfast.

Combermere can accommodate up to 49 guests in five-star cottages and the newly weds are given their own private hideaway - Stone Lodge, the estate’s Gothic gatehouse.

Engaged couples can hire the Glasshouse for up to 60 guests from £1,995. Hire of the Glasshouse and Walled Garden Pavilion starts from £4,500 (available March to December).

Venue hire includes: furniture for the ceremony and reception, outdoor furniture, existing floral arrangements, music system in The Glasshouse, dance floor, chandelier lighting and starlight ceiling throughout the Pavilion. Quality suppliers provide catering, bar and drinks service. Combermere is offering couples a saving of £500 off available wedding dates during September and October 2014. To enquire visit: or call the owner on 01948 871662


The Bodnant Estate, near Colwyn Bay, North Wales, offers a stylish licenced wedding venue within a strikingly beautiful private estate set in hilly and wooded countryside in the lower reaches of the Conwy Valley.

Whether engaged couples are looking for a venue for a civil ceremony, a wedding breakfast, evening reception or all three, the Bodnant wedding team is on hand to ensure every wedding day is individual and special.

The property’s Pochin Room can be used for a ceremony of up to 100 guests and benefits from stunning views of the Conwy estuary. It can also be transformed for a wedding breakfast seating up to 80 guests. For larger weddings, the Hayloft Restaurant can accommodate up to 100 guests for a seated wedding breakfast and for intimate weddings of up to 12 guests, the River Room can be used for both the ceremony and private dining. The Tearoom and courtyard is one of the finest private party venues in North Wales and creates the perfect backdrop for an evening reception of up to 150 guests.

Rustic Welsh food with a modern twist is produced on site – the Bodnant dairy provides the butter, ice cream and cheese, the butcher prepares all meats and the baker creates the rolls. Hog roasts can also be arranged. Wines and Champagne can be selected from Bodnant’s wine expert’s recommendations.

The Bodnant Estate holiday properties can house up to 51 guests across eight five-star properties and the Furnace Farmhouse. For something extra special, the Bodnant Garden Wedding Package includes: exclusive use of the Pin Mill for a civil ceremony, photography fee, entry to the garden for up to 60 guests, drinks served after the ceremony, seating and parking. To enquire visit: or call the owner on 01492 650562



Barsham Barns in North Barsham, Norfolk, provides a dreamy and secluded rural spot for a relaxed and intimate country wedding reception.

While the property doesn’t have a licence for wedding ceremonies, there is a choice of gorgeous venues within a few miles drive including: grand and glorious Holkham Hall or the more intimate Bayfield Hall with its romantic lakeside setting and church.

The property’s meadow offers the perfect spot for a reception in a marquee, or perhaps the more informal tipis.

The bride and groom have exclusive use of Barsham, which can host up to 80 guests, 50 staying in five-star luxury accommodation in the brans, and the adventurous opting for luxury glamping in fully equipped bell tents. The property owners can also recommend local caterers, florists, photographers, make-up artists and a wedding planner. To enquire visit: or call the owner on 01328 821744



Orwell View Barns near Ipswich, Suffolk, provide a unique and breathtakingly beautiful riverside setting for a wedding celebration. The site is flexible, creative and personal, making it ideal for couples looking to create an individual wedding celebration.

Exclusive hire weekend packages start at just £950 including the use of Havelock Barn, courtyard and grounds. A BBQ facility for up to 30 people is available. To enquire visit: or call the owner on 01473 788497

Situated between the south Devon coast and Dartmoor, Fletchers Combe is ideal for a private ‘DIY’ marquee wedding in a beautiful setting.

The property owner provides the site for a marquee, power, water, waste and recycling collection and parking for over 50 vehicles for a charge of just £150 on top of the cost to hire the four-star luxury accommodation for up to 22 guests. To enquire visit: or call the owner on 01548 821644



The Green in Liskeard, Cornwall, is a stunning 14-acre private estate set in the heart of Cornwall with magnificent views that is licensed for weddings of up to 120 guests.

This five-star property, which sleeps up to 32 people, can be hired exclusively for a three-night weekend. Wedding vows can be exchanged inside in a wedding barn or outside under an arbour.

An all-inclusive package is available comprising: drinks served after the ceremony, wedding breakfast, and evening entertainment with a DJ or band. This package, based on 100 guests for a weekend in March 2015, and starts from £10,900. To enquire visit: or call the owner on 01579 362253


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