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15th February 2019

6 Beautiful & Historic Places to Get Married in the UK

Searching for the best places to get married can be a little overwhelming, but worry not. At Signature Living Weddings, we’ve rounded up some of the very best wedding venues to say ‘I do’.

Our spectacular places to get married offer something special for everyone. Whether you’re dreaming of an outdoor venue with a fairy tale twist, hidden rooftop location or historic grand hall, we’ve got you covered.

The Best Places to Get Married

So, take a browse of our recommendations for the places to get married…

30 James Street Hotel (Liverpool)

Just a stone’s throw from Liverpool waterfront, 30 James Street is the perfect setting for hosting the wedding of your dreams. Built in the late 1800s, the Grade II* listed venue was once home to the White Star Line Shipping Company.

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Home to rich maritime history, this opulent building was formerly the port of registry for ocean liners including RMS Titanic. Today, 30 James Street stands as a hotel and spa, wedding and events venue and is also home to Carpathia Champagne Bar & Restaurant.

One of Liverpool’s most pretty places to get married, The White Star Grand Hall is sure to sweep you off your feet. Our striking Grand Hall was once the first-class lounge and ticketing office for the White Star Line, and the grandeur of the hall has been carefully preserved. Today, guests are offered the chance to soak up the hall’s unrivalled character and charm.

The Exchange Hotel (Cardiff)

This architectural gem is one of the best places to get married. Located in the heart of Cardiff Bay, The Exchange Hotel is one of the UK’s most historic wedding venues. Formerly known as Cardiff’s Coal Exchange, this iconic building was once home to the world’s thriving coal trade and is a special landmark of Welsh history. The ideal setting for an enchanting wedding, this Grade II* listed venue has been carefully restored following years of dereliction.

The Exchange Grand Hall features many of its most exquisite original fixtures, from the Corinthian columns and the infamous ceiling, to the original clock that adorned the hall in its heyday. Radiating a character, charm and history that simply can’t be found elsewhere, The Exchange Hotel is the most magical setting to get married.

Rainhill Hall (Merseyside)

Rainhill’s Grade II listed Loyola Hall is set to be transformed into a fairy tale wedding venue. Treasured by local people, this luxury setting is being taken back to its roots, embracing its original title, Rainhill Hall.

The grand country house dates back to 1824, and was built by Bartholomew Bretherton. Nestled within scenic grounds and majestic greenery, this versatile space is set to play host to indoor and outdoor celebrations.

Featuring a treetop Bridal Suite and woodland cabins, this unique wedding retreat is already booking up and proving to be one of the most popular places to gar married.

So, why not be one of the first to get married at this exciting new wedding venue? Complete our online enquiry form here for more information!

The Shankly Hotel (Preston)

Once Preston’s famous Old Post Office, The Shankly Preston is a historic Grade II listed building. An iconic landmark of the city, this spectacular wedding venue will proudly open its doors once again later in the year.

The Shankly Preston’s spacious wedding venue will encompass striking period details, ethereal decorations and fantastic views across the Flag Market. What better venue to host an occasion to remember?

Alma de Cuba (Liverpool)

Alma de Cuba is without a doubt one of the most unique places to get married. Formerly St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, this outstanding Grade II listed building was converted into a Cuban-themed bar and restaurant in 2005.

Retaining many of its original features, guests can enjoy the grand altar, ornate glass windows and pew style booths. Enjoy either the upper and mezzanine levels or take over the entire former church for an occasion you’ll never forget.

Showcasing fabulous views across the venue, The Vestry can be tailored exclusively to your wedding celebrations. Alma’s new events space is the perfect spot to host your private event while incorporating live entertainment.

Garden of Eden (Liverpool)

A breathtaking space for the wedding of your dreams, the Garden of Eden is a hidden gem of The Shankly Hotel. This versatile wedding venue is one of the best places to get married if you’re in search of a rooftop wedding venue.

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The Garden of Eden can be tailored exclusively to you. From the centrepieces of your choice to all the finer details, look no further for the perfect wedding venue.

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Our stunning outdoor terrace can also be incorporated into your celebrations. Fantastically spacious, this scenic space is the perfect backdrop to your wedding photographs. We can also craft a fantastic party atmosphere upon the terrace with our bar, seating areas and entertainment packages.

Adding the Wow Factor

At Signature Living Weddings, we love to add a sprinkle of the wow factor to our unique venues. Our wedding coordinators are the experts when it comes to designing the wedding of your dreams.

Whether you want to add a touch of nostalgia with a vintage photobooth or capture every angle by drone videography, we can make it happen!

Not forgetting, our venues can be given a sprinkle of magic with avant-garde entertainment. From aerial performers, fire breathers and samba dancers, to jazz musicians, harpists and fireworks, you can go as big and bold as you like.

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Our team can build a bespoke wedding package exclusively for you, to ensure everything you’re dreaming of is incorporated. So, once you’ve set your heart on one of the best places to get married, we can add the extras!

We hope you’ve enjoyed our list of the very best places to get married. If you’re thinking of planning your dream wedding at one of these beautiful buildings, get in touch with our friendly team today and take the first steps to your perfect day.

You can reach us on 0151 305 3753 or complete our online enquiry form here.

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