Your West Midlands Wedding - December/January 2023/2024 (Issue 89)

STOCKTON HOUSE, TF11 9EF 01952 730 894 | Stockton House is a beautiful Grade II* listed building nestled in 8,500 acres of Shropshire countryside on the Apley Estate. Stockton has been newly renovated, transforming what once was a family home into a boutique wedding venue. The 18th-century building is full of history, and during the renovation, the team wanted to preserve the original features and architecture the house has to offer and pay homage to the history and heritage this amazing house has. Celebrate in style St. Chad’s Church is an 11th-century church, just a short walk from Stockton House. With stunning architecture and historic features, St. Chads is perfect for religious ceremonies or blessings. The Walled Garden Dining Room is a purpose-built 100-seater secret dining space. This incredible open-plan room is licensed for civil ceremonies and can host your wedding breakfast and evening party. The building has four and a half-metre-high walls and, to your guests, looks like a secret garden. When you open the grand, double doors, you will be transported into a large open space with a double curved ceiling, chandeliers, and open windows to the gardens and grounds at the back of the house. Exchange your vows outside underneath the tree canopy in The Victorian Turning House. Your guests will take their seats on the lawn and watch you say your vows, surrounded by striking views. We love... The intimate vaulted cellar is available for you and your wedding party during your stay. The team can host an exclusive tasting where you will select champagne and wines. Served alongside delicious canapés or cheese board selections, this tasting experience can be a magical addition to the night before your wedding day or before you retire to one of the seven luxuriously designed bedrooms in the main house. STRATFORD MANOR HOTEL, CV37 0PY 01789 731 173 | Stratford Manor Hotel is a spacious 104-bedroom venue with newly refurbished rooms in the peaceful Warwickshire countryside. The modern retreat in the heart of Shakespeare Country is just three miles from Stratford-upon-Avon and boasts modern surroundings, extensive facilities, and an expert team who care passionately about planning your occasion perfectly from start to finish. The contemporary design and facilities at the Stratford Manor Hotel make it a fantastic place for unforgettable celebrations. From romantic and intimate to large and contemporary, the hotel has three rooms for you to choose from. Celebrate in style The largest event space, The Stratford Suite, has an adjacent bar, high ceilings, and large windows. The suite can hold up to 250 of your guests for a banquet or 220 with a dancefloor and disco. Doors lead out onto a terrace area, providing the perfect setting for reception drinks and canapés or, if the weather permits, a delicious barbecue. Salmon & Avon is ideal for more intimate celebrations or can be used as one larger room for up to 70 of your loved ones. The Leamington has a maximum capacity of 100 friends and family, an abundance of natural daylight, and an adjacent bar. We love... At the Stratford Manor Hotel, a dedicated team of chefs will create a mouth-watering selection of food for you and your guests. From delicious canapés to sumptuous dining, they combine contemporary cuisine with familiar home comforts. All dishes are made with the best possible ingredients and tailored to your requirements. The QHotels Collection The QHotels Collection 20