Your West Midlands Wedding - August/September (Issue 81)

THE DURHAM OX, CV35 7AY 01926 842 283 | The Durham Ox is a country pub located within five acres of land. The grounds are home to five classic tan Nordic weatherproof tipis which are decorated with wooden beams, fairylights, round tables and white chairs or picnic tables. The grounds have two outside bars, The Little Ox has its own covered terrace, and the horsebox bar, which is located on the front terrace, has extensive seating. CELEBRATE IN STYLE The venue isn’t licensed for ceremonies, but drinks receptions, wedding breakfasts and dancing can take place in the five tipis. The Little Ox bar can be used as a further seating area, and there’s a chill-out tipi for guests to relax in. WE LOVE... There’s a love swing on the front lawn and a large car park available. The venue also offers a range of catering options, from budget-friendly packages to platinum options. DOUBLETREE BY HILTON STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, CV37 6QQ 01789 271 000 | Set in enclosed private gardens, DoubleTree by Hilton Stratford-uponAvon is located conveniently within the town centre. The four-star hotel reflects Stratford’s historic character retaining the old clock tower from the original building whilst accommodating modern elements that represent the Hilton brand. CELEBRATE IN STYLE Couples can tie the knot in the Henley Suite, an intimate space with room for 60 guests for the ceremony and 40 for the wedding breakfast. Alternatively, the main function space, the Ragley Suite, has a light and airy feel and can accommodate 160 loved ones for the service and 120 for the banquet. WE LOVE... DoubleTree by Hilton Stratford-upon-Avon offers couples a free menu tasting, a complimentary bridal suite on the night of the wedding and an anniversary meal. 16