Pink Weddings Magazine Pink Weddings Summer 2018 | Page 15

Venues Happiness ahoy! Set sail for married life with these magnificent venues… All Aboard! Captain’s favourite Celebrate one of the best days of your life in the unique style and sophistication of this white-laced wedding venue in the heart of Dorset, the Captain's Club Hotel & Spa. Start as you mean to go on – in laid-back luxury complemented by a unique setting. No couple is the same and the team here believe no wedding should be either, so they go all out to ensure that every one held here is different but equally special. This is your big day, and nothing’s too much trouble. They are licensed for civil ceremonies and have designed different wedding packages laced with lots of little luxuries. Happiness is on the horizon – let’s crack open the fizz! Brunel’s SS Great Britain, the world’s largest ship when first launched in 1843, is now beautifully restored and lies in the heart of Bristol’s Harbourside. You can make it the memorable venue for your wedding ceremony and reception – all the ship’s wonderful saloons and decks are open for you and your guests to enjoy. A dedicated wedding coordinator assists each couple, while the ship’s steward can act as MC, providing talks or guided tours, and strives to ensure your every dining request is met. The Promenade Deck, with honey-toned timber panels, beautiful mirrors and a glass skylight, is the picture- perfect location for your ceremony. Enjoy a champagne reception either there or on the Weather Deck, which boasts one of the region’s most striking views. The food is all freshly cooked on board and served in the First-Class Dining Saloon, where you will be enchanted by the best in early-Victorian design. And for afters, The Hayward Saloon has its own bar and dance floor. Shore-side delight This 18th century stone courtyard hotel set on the shores of Rutland Water makes a beautiful backdrop to your wedding day. With its spectacular and romantic lakeside views, the Best Western Normanton Park Hotel offers everything for a fairytale wedding reception. It is situated within five acres of gardens and parkland overlooking Rutland Water – the perfect surroundings for those all-important pictures. At the hotel the emphasis is always on quality of service, whether they are helping to arrange your whole wedding or simply hosting your reception. Their dedicated and experienced wedding coordinators well help guide you through planning your big day so it is everything you wished it could be. They appreciate how important it is to get the smallest detail right for your special day, so everything is taken care of in this amazing setting. pink weddings magazine » 15