A marriage made in

Northumberland

Welcome to Northumberland, a county of historic castles and breath-taking coastlines, of pretty market towns, National Parks and gently rolling hills. If you’re thinking about getting married, this picturesque location is the perfect setting for you.

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COVID -19 update September 2020

Northumberland Registration Service 

At present, weddings and civil partnerships are strongly advised to go ahead only where they can be facilitated in a Covid-19 secure environment.  Ceremonies are also advised to be kept as short as reasonably possible and be limited to the parts of the ceremony required in order for a marriage or civil partnership to be legally binding under the law of England and Wales.  

   
  • From 28 September no more than 15 people can legally attend a marriage or civil partnership (children under the age of 1 are excluded from this number) even where this can be safely accommodated with social distancing in a COVID-19 secure venue. Up until 28 September the gathering limit will be 30. In some instances, due to the size of the ceremony venue room, this number may be less. This is the maximum number for all attendees at the event, including the couple, witnesses and guests. Anyone working is not included as part of the legal limit, for example the Registrars, photographers, security or caterers.
   
  • For the purpose of a ceremony, the number of attendees should ideally be kept to a minimum as far as possible.  The lower the number of attendees, the lower the risk of spreading the virus. 
   
  • All individuals involved in the ceremony should not attend if they are unwell with symptoms of COVID-19.  If either member of the couple have symptoms of COVID-19 the ceremony should not go ahead.
   
  • During any part of the marriage or civil partnership ceremony, all parties should adhere to social distancing guidelines and apply a two metre distance where viable.
   
  • Face covering will be required by all guests at weddings and civil partnership ceremonies taking place in a register office or other approved venues, however face coverings will not have to be worn by the Registrars, the bride, groom or civil partners. 
   
  • Receptions for weddings and civil partnerships can take place, but only in a COVID-19 secure venue with Government restrictions applied. Please talk to your venues for full information.
 

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Explore our Venues

With over 70 to choose from, ranging from our Register Offices to ancient castles and cosy hotels, Northumberland has the perfect location for you.

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Alnmouth Village Golf Club

Alnmouth

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Alnwick Register Office

Alnwick

A quaint register office located in the picturesque market town…

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Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh

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Bardon Mill & Henshaw Village Hall

Bardon Mill

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Barluga

Morpeth

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Battlesteads Hotel

Hexham

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Belsay Hall

Belsay

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Calico Barn

Widdrington

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Capheaton Hall

Capheaton

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Charlton Hall

Chathill

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Clennell Hall Country House

Rothbury

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Coquetvale Hotel

Rothbury

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Cuddystone Hall

Kirknewton

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Dave Stephens Centre

Blyth

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Derwent Manor

Allensford

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Doxford Barns

Alnwick

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Doxford Hall Hotel and Spa

Alnwick

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Ellingham Hall

Chathill

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Eshott Hall

Morpeth

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Healey Barn

Riding Mill

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Hexham House

Hexham

A stunning Register Office located in the heart of Hexham.

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Hexham Racecourse

Hexham

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High House Farm Brewery

Matfen

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Holiday Inn

Seaton Burn

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Horton Grange Country House Hotel

Ponteland

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Hulne Abbey

Alnwick

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Kielder Waterside

Hexham

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Kirkley Hall

Ponteland

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Langley Castle Hotel

Hexham

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Le Petit Chateau

Otterburn

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Lemmington Hall

Alnwick

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Linden Hall

Morpeth

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Lindisfarne Castle

Berwick-upon-Tweed

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Longridge Towers School

Berwick

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Lord Crewe Arms Hotel

Blanchland

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Marshall Meadows Country House Hotel

Berwick

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Matfen Hall

Matfen

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Morpeth Rugby Football Club

Morpeth

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Morpeth Town Hall

Morpeth

Morpeth Town Hall is the perfect location to hold your Marriage ceremony, whether you opt for an intimate gathering or a larger celebration.

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Newton Hall

Newton by the Sea

Exceptional and absolutely one-of-a-kind, Newton Hall is the UK’s coolest…

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Northside Farm

Horsley

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Northumberland Hall

Alnwick

Situated in the heart of Alnwick this beautifully restored hall can be hired for the whole day or just for your ceremony, the choice is yours.

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Otterburn Castle

Otterburn

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Queen Elizabeth High School

Hexham

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Riverside Lodge

Morpeth

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Shotton Grange

Blagdon

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Slaley Hall

Hexham

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St Mary’s Inn

Morpeth

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Stanton Hall

Morpeth

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Sun Hotel

Warkworth

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The Alnwick Garden Pavillion

Alnwick

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The Alnwick Garden- Treehouse

Alnwick

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The Black and Gold

Tweedmouth

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The Blue Bell Hotel

Belford

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The Comb

Tarset

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The Garden Station

Hexham

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The Hub

Seahouses

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The Keel Row

Seaton Delaval

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The Masonic Buildings

Blyth

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The Northumberland Arms

West Thirston

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The Parlour at Blagdon

Blagdon

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The Phoenix Theatre

Blyth

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The Plough

Alnwick

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The Portland

Ashington

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The Riverdale Hall Hotel

Hexham

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The Sill

Bardon Mill

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The Stables

Longframlington

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The Tankerville Arms

Wooler

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The Town Hall (Register Office or Venue)

Berwick

The Town Hall can be booked as a register office…

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The White Swan Hotel

Alnwick

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Three Horse Shoes

Blyth

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Twice Brewed Inn

Bardon Mill

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Tynedale Function Suite

Hexham

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Vallum Farm

Military Road

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Whalton Manor

Whalton

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Woodhill Hall

Otterburn

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Woodhorn

Ashington

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Real stories

Jacob & Joe

Newton Hall

Jacob & Joe were married at the stunning Newton Hall in front of 80 of their closest family and friends on 7th November 2019.

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Chris & Lauren

Doxford Barns

Chris and Lauren were married at the breathtaking Doxford Barns in front of 70 of their closest family, friends and of course their two fur babies; Nellie and Chester!

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Jonathan & Laura

Bamburgh

Jonathan and Laura were married at the impressive Bamburgh Castle, in front of 40 of their closest family and friends, with a very fitting medieval theme!

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Anthony and Katie

Anthony was married to partner Katie, at the beautiful Ellingham Hall,in front of 90 of their closest family and friends.

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Jeff and Sally

Jeff and Sally had a Spring wedding at the elegant Eshott Hall in front of 80 of their closest family and friends.

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Graeme and Stacey

The new Mr and Mrs won their wedding via a competition on Metro Radio. The couple had already looked at Linden Hall and loved it, so they were over the moon when they won the wedding there.

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