Ripley Castle is popular for weddings with its breathtaking lake views. (Image: Bruce Rollinson)
With beautiful rolling countryside dotted with dreamy castles and mansions, North Yorkshire offers many great places to tie the knot.
Here are five of the county’s finest places to meet.
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This 14th-century listed mansion has been a staple of Yorkshire’s most romantic landscape for 700 years. Located to the north of Harrogate, it has been the seat of the Baronets of Ingilby Photos since the castle was acquired in 1309.
The breathtaking views of the Hazel Brow countryside make it an idyllic place to tie the knot. Located in the historic city of Richmond, founded in 1071, Hazel Brow overlooks the River Swale. Enjoy the serene scenery and majestic views while sipping a glass of champagne to toast your future as a couple with all your loved ones around you.
Yorkshire Heart Vineyard & Brewery, Nun Monkton
The seductive atmosphere of this vineyard makes you feel like you are sipping a glass of wine in France. The family business, founded in 2000, now cultivates 22,000 vines all year round. Located in a charming village between York and Harrogate, this is a unique and elegant venue for weddings and within walking distance of a church where you can get married.
The Coniston Hotel, Skipton
This barn dates back to the 17th century and has everything you would expect from a dream wedding venue. from the enchanting Yorkshire Dales countryside to a majestic lake with a boardwalk where you can take lots of photos. The enchanting location offers space for up to 120 guests for a wedding breakfast. Do you need more capacity? Why not include a fairytale marquee?
Hackness Grange Hotel, Scarborough
This impressive 19th century mansion is one of the independent luxury hotels in Scarborough. It is on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors overlooking the privately owned property’s picturesque lake and borders the River Derwent. The area offers space for wedding celebrations for up to 200 guests, but also offers services for more intimate occasions.