Beamish Hall


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One of the most enchanting venues. This twelfth century hidden treasure has played host to some of the North East’s most romantic and elegant weddings, whilst remaining fun and full of character.

Beamish Hall is an elegant picture perfect wedding venue set in the heart of Durham. Surrounded by the picturesque Rolling Hills of the Derwent Hill, Beamish Hall Country House Hotel will play as the perfect back-drop to your dream wedding.

Our experienced, dedicated team are award winners for their customer service. You can be sure that every detail of your big day will be taken care of to the highest standard, exceeding all your expectations. We strive to fulfil any specific ideas and requirements to create your perfect wedding day, tailored to you.

Regarded as being one of the North East’s most romantic and elegant wedding venue, Beamish Hall is regarded as being one of the most enchanting country houses in the North East of England. With an extensive history of family weddings and exquisite events, Beamish Hall opened its doors to Brides and Grooms wishing to get a slice of the fairy tale venue.

With the option to celebrate your wedding at Beamish Hall in complete privacy with our distinctly romantic Exclusive Use Package. Enjoy uninterrupted access to all our wedding function suites, the beautiful rolling parklands and timelessly styled bedrooms. We can accommodate wedding parties from 10 to 300 guests in a fantastic selection of rooms, including our beautiful Victorian Winter Gardens Orangery and our wonderful wood-panelled Shafto Hall.

Our fabulous array of function suites means that you are spoilt for choice as to which will play host for your wedding breakfast and evening reception. From the stunning bay windows in the Monboucher Suite overlooking the acres of parklands, to the spectacular marquee style of the Winter Gardens. Select from several function rooms for the perfect arrival drinks and champagne reception to greet your guests with.

Once the celebrations are over, Beamish Hall offers a selection of timelessly elegant accommodation rooms and suites for you and your guests. With 44 rooms including our Feature suites, premier suites and deluxe and classic.

We would love for you to visit Beamish Hall and see all it has to offer. We offer wedding viewings seven days a week with a fully-trained member of our professional and dedicated wedding team.

Beamish Hall at a Glance

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Exclusive Use Packages starting from £14,000. Including everything you need for 80 guests! An award-winning team that will be on hand, from your very first step planning your perfect wedding, right up to your “I Do”. A Grade II listed Country House stands proudly amongst 24 acres of picturesque parklands Beamish Hall is a picture perfect venue to spend the first day of your new life together. The grounds provide the most spectacular backdrops for your most important wedding photographs throughout your day. Special offers and Packages start from £2,750, including everything you need for 40 guests. Pricing Category : LuxuryMinimum Price : 2750Has AccommodationBridal Suite : Honeymoon SuiteSleeps No Of People : 2Historic View More
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Having a clear plan before you start will help you keep on top of everything and be sure that you don’t forget something important.

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Wedding planning can be stressful but if you find yourself getting too caught up in it all, take a step back and remind yourself what your wedding is really about – you marrying the love of your life!

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The venue is available on an exclusive basis; you can hire one of our individual function rooms or enjoy exclusivity throughout the whole venue for a private celebration.

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Beamish Hall Country House Hotel is the perfect venue to celebrate your wedding day. Set in the heart of Durham, the historic family home has been playing host to events for over 700 years, and we hope that your wedding will be the next!


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Laura and James
Beautiful Venue and amazing Customer Service
We decided to start planning our wedding during lockdown, with having the extra time off together we thought this would be the perfect opportunity and something to keep us busy.
However we sharp found that it was actually really hard as most businesses where closed or currently not taking bookings during this time.
We had our heart set on Beamish as soon as we seen the BeamishHallWeddings Instagram account. We couldn’t be happier when they emailed back with lots of helpful information and even arranged to give us a call to talk further.
When the restrictions where lifted we met with our wedding coordinator Hannah who was so lovely and made our time so special showing us around our wedding venue.
We found planning during lockdown hard to get excited about getting married, but all the staff at beamish made us feel at home and made us so excited.
We can’t wait to meet with the team again to plan more.
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Chloe and Scott
Beamish hall is absolutely beautiful and the perfect location for our wedding. Timeless, classic, romantic.
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Sophie and Adam
Very accommodating
Booked beamish hall after our original venue closed down. As soon as we walked in we loved it even more than our previous venue. Can’t wait for our 2022 wedding!
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Charlotte and Jamie
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Amazing venue, can’t wait to get married here in 2022!
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Ashleigh and Jonathan
Excellent support
Beamish wedding team have been fantastic during the pandemic, we had to change our date from January 2021 and nothing was a problem.
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Andrew and Becky
Fantastic from start to finish!
We had a fabulous day! All the staff I had contact with were very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful! We couldn’t of asked anymore of the staff or the venue!
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Ashleigh and Gary
We couldnt have asked for a better place
From booking the wedding through to the day itself, Beamish Hall staff were incredible. Rosie was fantastic and professional throughout our wedding journey.
The wedding day itself was just perfect, the whole day ran so smoothly, the food was perfect, the service was amazing and the Winter Gardens looked simply stunning. I owe a huge thank you to Helen from Beamish Extras who was just fantastic throughout. The Winter Gardens looked stunning. It was everything I wanted it to look like and more. We had several meetings to discuss how I wanted the room, as I kept changing my mind after visiting a showcase day, because it would always be decorated differently each time and would always look amazing. I did tell her they were just too good at their job because I liked everything! Despite this, Helen was always so helpful and patient with me.
All our guests commented on what a lovely time they had and we still can't believe what an amazing day it was. Natalia did a wonderful job of looking after ourselves and our guests throughout the whole day.
We couldn't have asked for a better place to get married. We certainly won't forget it!
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Karen & Anthony
Excellent service and a fabulous day
Beamish staff looked after us so well from start to finish! Leading up to the day I was emailing very frequently, nervous about different things. The response time was excellent and the girls were great at putting my nerves to rest!!
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Jodie & Christopher
Fantastic Day!!
Fantastic day! Everyone at beamish each worked so hard to make sure everything ran as smooth as possible and everyone was so friendly! Cannot thank Hannah and Rosie enough for making our day stress free and enjoyable!!
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Joanne & John
We cannot fault Beamish Hall from day 1
We cannot fault Beamish Hall from day 1 we have been made to feel so special and nothing has been too much trouble! The actual day went like a dream, your team is amazing with a special shout out to Rosie our fabulous wedding co-ordinator, what an asset to your Beamish Hall family, she's superb at what she does and always goes the extra mile and to Debbie, your Front of House Supervisor who always made us feel like nothing was too much trouble.
Thank you to all at Beamish Hall for making 26th October 2018 a day we will remember forever including our family & friends who are all raving about it!
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Beamish Hall Hotel, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 0YB

Beamish Hall

  • Beamish Hall Hotel
  • Stanley
  • County Durham
  • DH9 0YB
  • United Kingdom

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Beamish Hall Wedding Team

Our wedding team are true romantics. Maybe it’s the setting, or just that we can’t resist a good love story. But rest assured, with a couple of awards under our belts, we can help you create the perfect day that truly reflects you as a couple.