Your North East Wedding - January/February 2024 (Issue 60)

THE BOSK, NE66 4LW 01665 660 129 | The Bosk is a burnt-larch-cladded building set in the grounds of Breamish Valley Cottages. A modern take on country living with handmade tables, wooden sliding doors and gable glass ends to show off the surrounding Cheviot Hills, it includes a bar made from wine boxes, a full-height ceremony room, a private garden and a stone-built pizza oven. Celebrate in style Ceremonies of up to 60 guests can take place in any of the outdoor areas within Breamish Valley Cottages or inside the main area of The Bosk itself. Receptions are then held in The Bosk, seating 60 friends and family on long tables. We love... Be sure to take advantage of the 11 holiday cottages available to hire, which can sleep up to 54 guests, as well as the site’s very own swimming pool and Jacuzzi. BLACKTON GRANGE, DL12 9UX | In the heart of the North Pennines, between the picturesque towns of Middleton-in-Teesdale and Barnard Castle, yet only an hour’s drive from Newcastle and Durham, lies Blackton Grange. Situated on a designated Dark Sky Discovery Site and boasting spectacular views over reservoirs and secluded moors, it really is the perfect destination for a wedding. Celebrate in style The Celebration Barn at Blackton Grange is fully licenced to hold wedding ceremonies and provides an exclusive space with stunning views overlooking secluded moorland. If you choose to get married at Blackton Grange, you will have exclusive access to the whole estate for two or three nights, depending on the option you choose. This includes the eight-bedroom luxury farmhouse, the Celebration Barn and access to the surrounding 11 acres of land. You also have the option to host your ceremony and celebrations in the farmhouse or grounds. Blackton Grange is a dry-hire wedding venue, so you’re free to choose which caterer tickles your fancy and whatever tipples you desire. We love... When tying the knot here, you will receive the help of a wedding coordinator as standard. They will guide and help you in the run-up to your celebrations, as well as be there to coordinate on the day. Blackton Grange can also provide details of third-party suppliers that can offer you an array of services and itineraries. These range from private chefs to quirky bars, grazing tables and entertainment. Whatever you can imagine, the team at Blackton Grange will help ensure your wedding dreams come true, no matter how quirky they may be. 20