Wiltshire is a magical county, offering up a unique blend of picturesque countryside and enchanting prehistoric attractions. While the county's impressive credentials make it a hit with holidaymakers of just about every persuasion, it's a particularly popular venue for weddings. Throw in a healthy smattering of wedding hotels and it's easy to see the appeal of this stunning county for brides and grooms.
Beautiful Hotel Grounds
If you're planning a wedding in the spring or summertime, there's a good chance you and your guests will be keen to spend at least part of the wedding outside. In this case, large and pretty gardens should be high up on your list of criteria when picking out a hotel for your special day.
Stanton House Hotel is a beautiful building set in gorgeous grounds. As part of the vast Stanton estate, guests can enjoy extensive gardens and even a marvellous lake, which makes the perfect backdrop for those wedding photographs. The hotel can cater for weddings for up to 80 guests.
On your special day, it's important that all your friends and family can be present. While some prefer the intimacy of a small venue, a lot of people seek out a large space which can accommodate everyone on the invitation list.
The Village Hotel, on the edge of Swindon, houses some 147 rooms, meaning there's room for all the family and more. The large conference space also doubles up as an excellent space for weddings, while the proximity to central Swindon makes travel easy for your guests.
There's so much to see and do in Wiltshire that your guests are likely to head out to explore in the days leading up to your wedding. With this in mind, it could be worth booking somewhere with plenty of nearby attractions when you're looking at hotels in Wiltshire.
Salisbury city centre features the best concentration of exciting attractions, from Salisbury Cathedral to the city's numerous art galleries. If you're keen to have your wedding in a rural location, consider hotels in the Stonehenge area, or near the mysterious stone circles at Avebury.