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Suffolk Wedding Hotels


Suffolk Wedding Hotels

What is the benefit of marrying in Suffolk? Is it romantic? Extremely so. The rural idyll of Suffolk alone is compelling, and its Wedding venues for tying the knot are an experience in themselves. Suffolk Wedding Hotels are specialists in making your day of vows run to perfection. You can book a glorious suite, or an intimate room; your guests can choose from a wide variety of comfortable accommodation close by, and the staff of your chosen venue for your Wedding or Civil Partnership celebration will attend to every detail, leaving you floating through every moment, collecting happy memories that will last a lifetime.

For more details on planning your wedding in Suffolk, please see our essential Suffolk Wedding Guide.

What could be more wonderful than a coastal wedding in Suffolk? The White Lion Hotel in Aldeburgh overlooks the picturesque shingle beach, and its 38 bedrooms are cosy and inviting, some with sea views as far as the eye can see. The White Lion offers a stunning alternative to conventional wedding and reception venues and is licensed to hold civil ceremonies.

The White Lion, Aldeburgh


The Thorpeness Hotel, Apartments and Golf Club, close to Aldeburgh, is a unique 3 star, 1920's building just a stone's throw away from Thorpeness beach - the perfect backdrop for wedding photos.

Thorpeness Hotel, Wedding Hotel


The Thorpeness offers an exhaustive wedding service, including three fully liscensed ceremony and reception venues, bespoke menus, and seaside-themed weddings are a speciality.

Another lovely coastal, romantic venue is The Brudenell Hotel in Aldeburgh. Treat your wedding guests to one of the Bru's 42 luxurious bedrooms with wonderful views of the River Alde.

The Brudenell Hotel, Aldeburgh


The Bru's sea-facing restuarant would make an ideal venue for a receptions, and the friendly staff are always on hand and more than willing to help with any special additions you require - such as flowers, home-made cakes, champagne - to make your day just that little bit more memorable.


The Bildeston Crown is located in the heart of Suffolk's picturesque countryside, close to the historic towns of Bury St. Edmunds and Ipswich. The Bildeston Crown is an original 15th century coaching inn which has been imaginatively refurbished to restore the building without losing any of the character of its past 600 years. With a function room licensed for weddings, a fantastic honeymoon suite, an award winning chef, and catering for up to 150 people, this is a perfect, romantic venue for that special day.

Wedding Hotels in Suffolk

Weddings, Spas and Golf are all par for the course at Ufford Park Hotel, Gold, & Spa in Woodbridge. Set in 120 acres of historic parkland overlooking the Deben valley, this modern hotel has 87 comfortably appointed en-suite bedrooms, many of which have balconies. There are nine air-conditioned function rooms, and a selection of bars and restaurants to relax and unwind in. Catering for up to 200 people, this is a great venue for weddings in Suffolk.



Needham Market is a graceful town combining elegant Georgian houses in the High Street and excellent examples of Tudor architecture in the centre. Close by is beautiful Suffolk countryside, so too are the historic towns of Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich. Here you will find the charming Limes Hotel (above). Licensed for civil ceremonies, with banqueting for up to 120 in a room with it's own bar and dance floor, and wedding cakes made to order, the Limes Hotel is sure to make your ceremony a great one.

For a more intimate wedding, Milsoms Hotel and Restaurant in Dedham is fully licensed and offers catering for up to 24 people.

This Victorian country house offers private dining and catering, and features a honeymoon suite.


The Ickworth Hotel and Apartments in Bury St Edmunds is a stunning, luxury hotel set within 1800 acres of National Trust Parkland. The Ickworth has a Civil Marriage Ceremonies license and a number of options available when planning your special day. Smaller wedding receptions of up to 40 guests can be held within the hotel, and for larger receptions of up to 250 guests there is the Marquee. The Marquee would be positioned within the beautiful grounds of the terrace, where reception drinks and canapés can be hosted. A sit down meal or buffet will follow within the Marquee, along with your choice of musical entertainment. Each Marquee quote is tailored to your individual requirements.

Wedding Venue Hotels in Suffolk


A 21st Century haven of comfort and friendly professionalism within a Grade 1 Listed Elizabethan Manor House, near Ipswich, Hintlesham Hall Hotel is to be found nestling in 175 acres of rolling Suffolk countryside.
Widely recognised as being one of the loveliest amongst the UK and Ireland's highest rated hotels, the Hall has 33 bedrooms and suites of varying shapes, sizes and styles enhanced by fine fabrics, works of art and antiques which abound throughout the hotel. Fully licensed with a photographer, Master of Ceremonies, floral arrangements available, and wedding cakes made to order, this venue can accommodate up to 140 guests for seated meals, or 250 for buffet style dining. In addition, Hintlesham Hall offers preferential B&B rates for wedding and civil partnership guests.

The Swan Hotel Southwold


Looking for a wedding on the beautiful Suffolk coast? The Swan Hotel in Southwold is a wonderful retreat that exudes timeless style – but still has every modern comfort. The Swan’s 42 unique bedrooms are all beautifully furnished. The peaceful drawing room is the perfect place to chat, read and relax. Catch up with friends and family over a pint of Adnams in the bar or enjoy local produce, beautifully cooked in our restaurant – which has two AA rosettes. With a full license and catering for up to 100, the Swan even offers beauty treatments for the bride to be!

The Swan Hotel Lavenham


The Swan at Lavenham dates back to the 15th Century and must feature as one of the most romantic Hotels in Suffolk today. The Hotel has an AA four star 81% rating and two AA Rosettes so you can be sure of fiorst class service and unbeatable catering arrangements for your Wedding. Ancient oak beams and inglenook fireplaces blend beautifully with rich furnishings and fabrics to create the perfect ambiance for rest and relaxation. The historic Old Bar boasts a wonderful collection of memorabilia, including a wall signed by British and American airmen stationed at Lavenham Airfield during World War II - sure to keep Grandad entertained for hours!

The Swan is a wonderful place in which to celebrate a variety of special occasions, including romantic weddings, christenings and family get-togethers. The Swan offers a full package of wedding assistance, with floral arrangements, wedding cakes made to order, a Master of Ceremonies available, and a Honeymoon Suite for after the big event.

Simple style? Catered for, as extensively. So whether you are planning to say your vows afresh to your loved one, or saying them for the first time, there is guidance and assistance at hand in all matters of marrying in Suffolk.

For more details on the romance of Suffolk, please see our Romantic Hotels in Suffolk guide, and also our Romantic Suffolk article.

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