National award for Newton Hall

Two Northumberland wedding venues have been named the UK's best. Le Petit Chateau, at Otterburn, was Best Country Venue, and Newton Hall, at Newton-by-the-Sea, Best Coastal Venue in the UK Wedding Awards 2017.

Thursday, 16th March 2017, 13:32 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 09:55 am
Reception and administration manager Adele Goodchild, general manager John Parker and assistant general manager James Martin at the award-winning Newton Hall. Picture by Jane Coltman

John Parker, general manager at Newton Hall, pictured with staff members Adele Goodchild and James Martin, said: “It is a massive team effort, year-on-year, which is why we are delighted to achieve this legendary status.”

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The winners, across 22 categories, received over 83,000 votes after being shortlisted by a panel of industry experts* from hundreds of entries.

Recognising the very best of the UK’s bridal industry, the UK Wedding Awards, in its second year celebrates all aspects of the wedding industry, focused around five key areas - Fashion, Venues, Suppliers, Travel and Gift Lists - with 22 categories from fabulous venues to beautiful dresses, incredible jewellery to dream honeymoons.

Zoe Jobson, Immediate Media Weddings Publisher says: “We are delighted at the level of engagement The UK Weddings Awards have generated – both inside the wedding industry with an incredible level of entries and among brides and bridal-party members who voted in staggering numbers. Our aim was to celebrate and showcase the excellent companies and individuals who make the wedding experience such a memorable one for thousands of UK couples – and we’re thrilled to recognise their commitment, creativity and exemplary service as we announce the winners list.”