Your East Midlands Wedding - October/November 2023 (Issue 58)

PLUM PARK MANOR 01327 811 515 | Plum Park is a spectacular boutique manor just outside of Towcester, offering couples exclusive use of its wedding grounds. The property is a wonderful example of Victorian architecture and is replete with features that exemplify that period. The 12 surrounding acres of beautiful grounds provide countless opportunities for great photos and guests to breathe in the fresh air of the Northamptonshire countryside. The newly constructed Orangery is a bright, contemporary and sophisticated space for ceremonies with 120 people. Loved ones can enjoy drinks receptions within the manor house foyer before heading into the elegantly draped marquee for wedding breakfasts and evening receptions with 200 loved ones. In addition, the tree-lined driveway and immaculately manicured grounds will provide a stunning backdrop and countless opportunities for memorable photos. For more intimate weddings, the Grand Hall can host the vows with 40 people. Plum Park Manor includes 12 bedrooms on-site, meaning guests don’t have to travel far after dancing the night away. The main building has been gracefully restored to its former glory, while the courtyard stables have been sympathetically converted to offer stylish, well-equipped accommodation for loved ones to enjoy. LAMPORT HALL 01604 686 272 | Lamport Hall offers an elegant backdrop to events in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside, close to the Leicestershire border, with excellent travel networks via the A14 and M1. The country house makes for spectacular arrivals with a classical frontage and Victorian additions, including a main entrance flanked by columns. The property offers stunning views from the elevated spot across the valley in an unspoilt corner of the county. The 10 acres of formal gardens are kept immaculately turned out by the team of gardeners, as are the woodland garden and acres of parkland. Inside this English country house is a beautiful collection of furniture, paintings and ceramics to create a decadent wedding backdrop. Al fresco celebrations occur in the Walled Garden with 250 loved ones, or three indoor spaces are available. The large Edwardian Carriage House with a beamed ceiling is perfect for rustic nuptials with 170 people. The High Room is perfect for 64 people who will love the ornate plaster ceiling and marble furniture. Alternatively, The wooded-panelled Oak Room has an array of portraits and access via a sweeping staircase for 70. The Victorian Dining Room, complete with portraiture and church views, is ideal for receptions with 60 loved ones. For larger events, the blank canvas Carriage House converts nicely into a dancing space for 200 people to enjoy. For ultimate celebrations, why not celebrate in the beautiful parkland with the backdrop of the Hall for marquee receptions with 500? The venue’s packages include a complimentary menu tasting session, a night’s stay in the holiday cottage, a personalised seating plan, place names and menus. Scan to view video 17 LOCAL VENUES