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Wedding Destinations

The UK & Ireland play host to an endless supply of country house hotels and gorgeous grown-up city retreats that are the perfect place to host a wedding – big or small – and even stay on afterwards for your honeymoon. From boutique bliss at London hotel, Blakes, to country-chic with haute cuisine at Le Manoir, browse our selection of properties that will be the best backdrop to your perfect day.

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Aldourie Castle

Straight out of a fairy tale, the beautiful Grade A listed Aldourie Castle is located directly on the scenic banks of Loch Ness. A major social hub for house parties...

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Ballyfin

Frequently toasted as the grandest hotel in Ireland, and a firm Ampersand favourite, Ballyfin is just 80 minutes’ drive from Dublin airport, making it perfect to extend on to trips...

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Blakes

Discreetly tucked-away behind its chic black Victorian townhouse exterior near South Kensington, Blakes, which can boast being the world's first boutique hotel, is a true hidden gem. Opened in 1978...

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Four Seasons Hampshire

The perfect hotel in which to practise traditional British country pursuits, the Four Seasons Hampshire is a beautiful Georgian manor set in vast grounds. The 133 rooms are a seamless...

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Gleneagles

When it opened in 1924, Gleneagles, inspired by a belle-epoque grand palais, was described as a 'Riveria of the Highlands'. This spectacular hotel, set amidst 850 acres of stunning Perthshire countryside,...

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Le Manoir Aux Quat'Saisons

A wonderfully preserved 15th century Chiltern Manor House located just outside Oxford in the small village of Great Milton, Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons combines world-class cuisine, beautiful rooms and working...

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Lime Wood

A beautifully converted Regency manor house situated in the New Forest National Park, Lime Wood is one of Britain's finest country retreats. This beautiful hotel manages to combine levels of...

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Loch Ness Lodge

Perfectly located overlooking the mysterious Loch Ness and surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens, Loch Ness Lodge is a luxurious and intimate restaurant with rooms. Family run and with only 7...

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Lucknam Park

A beautiful Palladian mansion house dating from 1720, Lucknam Park is a luxurious spa and country retreat just outside Bath on the fringe of the Cotswolds. Surrounded by 500 acres...

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The Royal Crescent Hotel

Classically beautiful both inside and out, the Royal Crescent hotel is housed in two Grade I listed townhouses at the centre of Bath's Royal Crescent. A neo-classic Georgian splendour, the...

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