Hotels have long been a popular choice for weddings, and it's easy to see why. They offer a convenient all-in-one solution for a ceremony, reception, and accommodation for guests. Most hotels have experienced event planners who can help you with every detail of your celebration, from menu creation to decor. Additionally, hotels often have outdoor spaces, ballrooms, or banquet halls, which can cater to various wedding themes. The professional staff can take care of everything, leaving the couple with less stress and more time to enjoy their special day.
"When it comes to wedding venue trends in 2023, one trend that is sure to be popular is rustic or country-chic settings. Couples looking for an idyllic outdoor reception are increasingly drawn to properties like Bickley Mill Inn. Our charming and rustic environment offers couples the chance to celebrate their special day outdoors with picturesque views of rolling country hills while surrounded by tranquil gardens. We also provide an intimate and memorable space for wedding ceremonies as well as a unique variety of essential amenities needed for a stress-free event experience."
-- Vanessa Woodleigh-Smith, Owner Bickley Mill Inn
Barn weddings have grown in popularity due to the rustic and charming aesthetic that they provide. Barn venues offer flexibility, allowing couples to create their perfect setting with decorations and lighting. Barns also provide an opportunity to incorporate nature into the wedding theme. With plenty of open space, couples can choose to have outdoor ceremonies, cocktail hours, and receptions in one location. The rustic setting provides an idyllic backdrop for photos, making them a photographer's dream. While barn venues may not be able to accommodate large guest numbers as hotels can, they offer an intimacy and cosiness that other venues might lack.
Country houses are perfect for couples who desire a grand setting, privacy, and exclusivity. These grand venues often provide an entire estate for the bridal party to use exclusively. Country houses have large gardens, grand rooms and stunning architecture, ensuring a picturesque backdrop for the couple's special day. The seclusion of these properties guarantees privacy, and the exclusivity provides ultimate flexibility for the couple to make their own bespoke wedding theme. They usually offer full catering and accommodation facilities, providing a luxury wedding experience for all guests.
Choosing a wedding venue is one of the most important parts of wedding planning. Young women planning their dream wedding have a lot to choose from in 2021. Among the most popular today are hotels, barns, and country houses, and each has its own unique advantages. Hotels offer convenience and comfort, while barns provide rustic charm and intimate settings. Country houses, on the other hand, provide grandeur and exclusivity for your wedding experience. Whatever couples may choose, they must ensure the venue matches their style and theme, making it a day they and their guests will remember for a lifetime.
Interested to learn more about the wedding experience we offer at Bickley Mill? Get in contact with the team.