Your Herts and Beds Wedding - February/March 2023 (Issue 96)

THE BEDFORD SWAN HOTEL 01234 346565 | Located in Bedfordshire, The Bedford Swan Hotel is the ideal venue for weddings of all sizes. The stunning red brick exterior and arches are the perfect backdrops to photographs. Couples are sure to create their dream wedding with multiple function rooms to pick from. The Coach Room is well-suited to ceremonies but can be rearranged for wedding breakfasts with 120 people and receptions with 150. The magnificent room has all the benefits of a separate entrance, a private bar space, a reception area for arrival drinks and a large dancefloor. Meanwhile, The State Room is filled with natural lighting and striking chandeliers. A large fire place adds a hint of cosiness to the sophisticated décor, and guests will love the picturesque views overlooking the river. The room can accommodate 80 for the vows and 100 in the evenings. Alternatively, the modern and bright Library is the perfect ceremony space for intimate weddings with 20 people. Once the festivities have drawn to a close, the newlyweds and guests can retire in some of the hotel’s 113 rooms for a restful night. Complimentary menu tasting sessions are offered to nearlyweds as well as a first-anniversary stay and suite for the wedding night when they book one of the venue’s wedding packages. BRICKENDON GRANGE GOLF CLUB 01992 511 258 | Located within 160 acres of Hertfordshire countryside, Brickendon Grange Golf Club is the perfect venue for wedding receptions. As couples enter the picturesque tree-lined driveway, they’ll be blown away by the scenery and the magnificent 19th-century clubhouse, which boasts stunning views of the countryside and golf course. Couples can use the decorated golf buggy to go onto the course to get stunning pictures and also enjoy a red-carpet arrival. Dreamworthy receptions occur in The Grange Suite, which offers an exclusive bar, a wrap-around terrace, toilets and a dancefloor. The space can host 132 seated guests and up to 200 evening attendees. Alternatively, The Oak Room is a striking space that can host 24 seated loved ones and 40 evening guests for more intimate gatherings. Watch this space as the venue will be able to host civil ceremonies from April! 26