Wedding Press Release
Weddings with Premier Cottages
Country weddings from Premier Cottages
May: Premier Cottages’ luxury self-catering collection (www.premiercottages.co.uk) features a range of fabulous flexible accommodation for wedding guests. A number of properties are also licensed for weddings and offer beautiful settings complete with special ‘first night’ romantic hideaways for the happy couple.
Favourite wedding venues include:
Lanyon Holiday Cottages in Cornwall
Lanyon Holiday Cottages, comprising Lanyon Manor, Coswyn Barn and The Coach House, are located at the end of a picturesque private drive in the heart of an Elizabethan estate in Cornwall - the ideal spot for a private and peaceful wedding. This five star accommodation sleeps 30 guests.
Lanyon offers a variety of ceremony options. Couples seeking a traditional church wedding can marry in the local St. Gwinear Church. Those opting for a civil ceremony can wed in the front porch under the Lanyon coat of arms or in the light and airy conservatory. The Cart House is also available for civil ceremonies and or wedding receptions. This blank canvas can be dressed or themed to suit the happy couples requirements. A marquee extension can be added to the Cart-House for larger weddings or if preferred the couple can opt for a marquee in the meadow.
Prices for a two night stay start from £3,310 including accommodation for 30 and the hire of the Cart-House or meadow. To marry at Lanyon there is an additional charge of £550
Lanyon has also teamed up with Absolute Canvas and the Round Kitchen to offer a mid-week wedding special in low season (not in July and August). The special packagThe special packag The special packagThe special packag The special packag The special packag The special packagThe special packag The special packag The special packagThe special package includes one night’s accommodation for 30, Cart-House hire and decoration, marquee extension, tables, chairs and a sit down meal for up to 50 guests. Prices start from £6,115. For more information visit www.premiercottages.co.uk or call the owner on 01736 850795.
Westwood Lodge Ilkley Moor, Yorkshire Dales
Westwood Lodge Ilkley Moor is a Grade II Listed country house on the edge of the world-famous Moor now offering small, intimate wedding receptions. Just two minutes from the Victorian Spa town of IIkley, Westwood Lodge Ilkley Moor is also close to picturesque Bolton Abbey, where the priory church is a popular choice for wedding ceremonies. Wedding guests can even be transported to and from the church in a classic vintage bus.
The private dining room comfortably seats 20 for a wedding breakfast, with views across Ilkley Moor and top quality local catering can be arranged.
Accommodation in The Main House is available for up to 20 guests in seven double and family bedrooms with views across Wharfedale and The Yorkshire Dales National Park. The wedding suite itself is spacious and comes with complimentary chilled champagne and chocolates.
Accommodation in additional cottages and apartments is also available for guests. Prices start from £1849 for 20 people staying four nights off-peak. For more information and for wedding package prices go to www.premiercottages.co.uk or email the owners, Tim and Paula Edwards firstname.lastname@example.org.
Combermere Abbey Cottages, Shropshire
Quoted as “One of the most romantic places in Europe” by Empress Elizabeth of Austria, Combermere Abbey Cottages is ideal for a wedding ceremony and reception. The elegant fan shaped Glasshouse is full of style and drama and sits at the heart of the world’s only Fruit Tree Maze. This light, airy room offers 180-degree views of the gardens and seats up to 120 guests for a ceremony and reception drinks. Wedding breakfasts can be held in both the Glasshouse (seating up to 60 guests) and the Walled Garden Pavilion (seating up to 150 guests).
The beautiful Walled Garden Pavilion is a marquee-style, semi-permanent structure. With its floor to ceiling windows, sprung floor and interior wall lining throughout, it has excellent temperature control and soundproofing. The Pavilion has an indoor reception area, bar, stunning white dance floor, starlit ceiling, chandeliers and up-lighting throughout. For the newly-weds ‘Stone Lodge’ provides the perfect romantic hideaway situated at the grand entrance of Combermere Abbey. Guests wake up to birdsong and peaceful views and a wonderful hamper of post wedding breakfast goodies.
Accommodation for 49 friends and relatives in the nine luxury cottages can be booked for a special two-night package price. For further information regarding wedding prices, special offers and availability please go to www.combermereabbey.co.uk or contact the weddings team on 01948 871662.
Orwell View Barns
Orwell View Barns nestle at the end of a private country lane in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on a 700-acre conservation award-winning farm.
Orwell View Barns features three barns and guests can enjoy a variety of walks from their door around the farm as well as river bank strolls past hidden creeks to the Butt & Oyster pub at Pin Mill and to Shotley Marina.
Orwell View Barns offers a small number of weddings each year on a DIY basis. Couples can hire the property’s Havelock Barn for a Blessing and/or reception for just £800 + VAT. Hire of the Barn, flat grass area and the whole site for a reception up to 160 people (Friday to Monday) costs £1200 + VAT. Guests also need to book all the self-catering accommodation, which caters for up to 17 guests. Accommodation prices (Friday to Monday) cost from £1450. Guests are also required to book the three bedrooms in the Bed & Breakfast at Hill House, for the Saturday night. These rooms cost £80 per night including breakfast. A maximum of 20 guests can camp on site free of charge. For more information consult: www.premiercottages.co.uk or call Hazel or Richard Wrinch on 01473 788497, 07887 941921
Wolfen Mill Country Retreats, Lancashire
Wolfen Mill Country Retreats offers a stunning venue for an intimate wedding. The charismatic 300 year-old country mill lies on the edge of a wooded dell in the Forest of Bowland, an area of outstanding natural beauty. It is located in the historic Chipping village, voted Britain’s third prettiest and home to the oldest trading shop in the UK.
Wedding ceremonies for up to 50 guests are conducted in the courtyard against the romantic backdrop of the stunning fells and the bubbling Chipping brook, waterfall and Koi Carp lake. Wedding receptions can be hosted for up to 70 guests in a marquee and up to 28 guests can be accommodated overnight. The two larger cottages sleep up to six and the remaining eight cottage-apartments sleep just two. All properties are fully equipped with TVs, hand built kitchens with granite worktops, dishwashers, bathrobes and exquisite bathrooms. A beautiful lakeside lounge is also available for all guests to enjoy.
Accommodation prices start from £365 for one of the two person cottages and £710 for the six person cottages, per week. For more information and for wedding package prices go to www.premiercottages.co.uk or call the owner on 01253 675633.
The Green, Cornwall
The Green offers the perfect location for a Cornish wedding. The property is set in 14 acres of lush green countryside and surrounded by apple orchards, meadows, a lake, and the stunning skylines of Cornwall’s iconic mining heritage.
The House at The Green is no ordinary retreat. Right on the fringes of Bodmin Moor, it offers total peace and seclusion with breathtaking views from every room and ample airy living spaces bathed in natural light. Standing in its own grounds, The House sleeps 12 – making it an ideal for an intimate wedding celebration. There is a choice of six different locations for vows including: a gorgeous outdoor arbour and two stunning function rooms and the whole of the property’s 14 acres is licensed for drinks so that couples can enjoy the local cider in the orchard where the apples grew! In winter couples can marry in front of a roaring fire! For larger wedding parties, The House can be rented in conjunction with any of the other holiday cottages accommodating up to 32 with additional glamping for 15 in a Bell Tent Hotel. Weddings for up to 120 can be arranged with DIY options or all-inclusive packages available.
A ready-made wedding village, The Green is a wholly private and endlessly pretty place to get married. Whether it’s a large-scale traditional affair, a cosy DIY country celebration or a laidback festival-style party, the ethos is one of flexibility.
Accommodation prices start from £360 for one of the two person cottages and £1400 for the sleeps 12 house, per week. For more information and for wedding package prices go to www.premiercottages.co.uk or call the owner on 01579 362253.
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