Wedding venues shortlisted for national awards

Three north Northumberland wedding venues are in the running to pick up a prestigious national award.

Saturday, 21st January 2017, 7:29 am
Newton Hall

Newton Hall, Le Petit Chateau and Doxford Barns have all been shortlisted in the UK Wedding Awards 2017.

Now it is up to the public to vote for their favourites, ahead of the winners being announced this spring.

Newton Hall, at Newton-by-the-Sea, is one of eight venues shortlisted in the Best Coastal Wedding Venue category.

Le Petit Chateau, at Otterburn, joins 11 others in the running for Best Country Wedding Venue.

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Doxford Barns, near Alnwick, is one of 12 on the shortlist for the Best Barn Wedding Venue.

Visit for details to vote.

Meanwhile, a major wedding fair is to be held on February 5, providing the perfect opportunity for couples planning their big day to meet local wedding suppliers and find everything they need for their perfect day, under one roof.

The event is being organised by Northumberland County Council and Active Northumberland from 11am to 3pm at Ponteland Leisure Centre.

Cllr Val Tyler said: “Planning a wedding or civil ceremony can be overwhelming as well as time consuming. The air aims to ease the planning process by providing the opportunity for couples to come along to meet and talk to many local businesses involved in the wedding industry in one venue.”