Wonderful Weddings – Bring your Big Day to Great Malvern

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A bride holding two wedding rings

Head to Great Malvern for your wedding day, where there is something to fit all styles and budgets. Whether you want a quirky micro wedding in an unconventional venue or to go all out with a traditional day including spectacular Victorian architecture Great Malvern is happy to fulfil your wedding day dreams.

The Elgar Room at The Council House

The Council House Weddings

Set in the heart of Great Malvern, against the stunning backdrop of the Malvern Hills, this unique venue is the perfect location for your wedding, civil partnership ceremony or blessing. Walking through the grand entrance into the historic council house, you can admire the intricate stained glass windows, oak staircase and impressive hallway, ideal for your special day. After your ceremony you will step out of this beautiful building straight into a photographer’s paradise. Enjoy a romantic stroll around the Victorian gardens of Priory Park and marvel at some of England’s finest scenery. Priory Park is filled with stunning Victorian features, mature trees and has gorgeous views of the Malvern Hills making it a lovely place for your wedding photos all year round.

The Elgar Room can accommodate parties of up to 50 and there is disabled access to accommodate all of your guests comfortably. To find out more, or to book a viewing of the venue, follow the link below:

Bar Limon

Bar Limon is Great Malvern’s newest, and possibly most colourful wedding venue. An authentic Tapas restaurant by day this quirky spot can also be hired for your micro-wedding. Having had their license confirmed recently Bar Limon can offer the full wedding package, from ceremony to late-night disco. With the cost of weddings spiralling out of control in recent years, Bar Limon offers a great option to couples wanting to bring together their nearest and dearest to celebrate without spending a fortune. With capacity for up to 70 guests this venue can offer a bespoke service, catering to whatever the couple fancies. With plenty of contacts to local suppliers, anything from a sangria bar to your personal Elvis to escort you down the aisle can be sourced.

To find out more about weddings at Bar Limon contact info@barlimon.co.uk or call 01684 438663

The Abbey Hotel

Abbey Hotel Grounds

Set behind the 15th century Abbey Gateway with an impressive 1840’s façade is The Abbey Hotel. Perfect for an autumn wedding, when the Virginia Creeper clad frontage turns red and with plenty of accommodation and function rooms this hotel is ideal for a larger do of up to 250 guests. Begin with Champagne on the lawn and leave the details of your big day to the dedicated staff who will be on hand to make sure everything goes smoothly. The Abbey Hotel is one for foodies getting wed as they offer a flexible menu that comes highly recommended.

Elmslie House

The exquisitely renovated Victorian mansion Elmslie House makes an ideal choice for small but perfectly formed weddings. Well preserved original features sit alongside the contemporary art that the venue is known for – making for a stylish venue with a quirky twist. Brimming with natural light the main hall is ideal for your reception and the art filled garden provides a private and leafy spot for drinks on a warm evening. Used to hosting live music, Elmslie House is perfect for couples hiring a live band as the main hall includes a stage and lighting set up – dancing the night away guaranteed!

The Mount Pleasant Hotel

Mount Pleasant Hotel 1

The Mount Pleasant literally tops off this list of Great Malvern’s wedding locations, sitting at the top of Great Malvern on Belle Vue Terrace this venue provides luxurious weddings with a view. The Georgian building has high ceilings, big windows and bags of original features. Rooms are flooded with light and take advantage of the views over Great Malvern Priory and far across the Severn Plain. Three airy function rooms within the hotel can accommodate up to 100 guests for dining and dancing and comfortable bedrooms are available for guests to book. The hotel is fantastically positioned for guests to access the hills, with the beautifully landscaped garden behind the hotel providing a beautiful place for post ceremony pictures which take in the view.

Further Afield…

The countryside surrounding Malvern is also home to many wonderful boutique hotels and specialist wedding venues…

The Elms Hotel

Exterior Shot of The Elms Hotel

With its secluded countryside location, individually decorated luxury rooms and award winning spa The Elms is a wedding oasis. Available for wedding receptions, private dining of up to 25 guests, there’s no better way to start your life as a married couple than with a stay in one of their stylish rooms and a trip to the lush Greenhouse spa.

Bank House Hotel & Spa

Bank House Hotel 1

Enjoying the Malvern Hills as a backdrop and beautiful gardens including 17 lakes the Bank House Hotel is a magical wedding destination which guarantees memories (and stunning photos) to last a lifetime.

Stanbrook Abbey Hotel

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This artfully restored 16th century monastery boasts dramatic architecture including stained glass windows and stone cloisters. Bedrooms have been comfortably updated whilst still enjoying stunning original features, many with wooden beams, exposed stone, roll top baths and four poster beds. The incredible “Rose” suite provides the wow factor for your wedding night located in the tower and featuring its own stained glass window. Say your vows in the grand original chapel and sit down for a bespoke meal created by their Head Chef.

The Curradine Barns

Restored 19th Century red brick barns providing the boho wedding of your dreams. Food takes centre stage here with seasonal ingredients and top quality hospitality. The large barn spaces lend themselves to personalisation, fill with flowers, fairy lights or other decorations of your choice to make your dreamed of day come to life.

Birtsmorton Court

Oozing with British countryside charm Birtsmorton Court has it all. This Grade 1 listed Medieval manor house is surrounded buy its own moat, beautifully reflecting the countryside splendour and providing a bit of extra grandeur. Outside there’s green countryside and landscaped grounds as far as the eye can see and indoors its all wood beams and impressive period fireplaces. There are multiple spaces to choose from including walled rose garden, great hall and oak framed barn for the ceremony. There’s gorgeous accommodation for the couple and their guests including luxury shepherds hits taking in views of The Malverns and an entire wing of the old manor house.

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