So you may have not ever dreamt nor imagined of getting married in a school… But it is most definitely a modern option, so take a look at the following venues and you will be sure to change your mind. These academic venues double up as wedding and event venues, they are transformed so can provide you with the perfect location for your wedding. There were so many academic venues to choose from, that we have had to split up this post – welcome to Part One!
Set in 50 acres of beautiful grounds, Taunton School offers the perfect combination of 19th century Gothic features along with modern 20th Century additions. It is also home to a range of rooms as well as its own beautiful Chapel – all of which are approved for Civil Marriage Ceremonies; along with their resident professional chefs who are able to provide you with a delicious bespoke menu to compliment your day.
RNLI believe in excellence with everything that they do – not only do they save lives but they also delight brides. You will experience a venue that is like no other as you will be provided with the perfect waterfront setting at RNLI College, along with your own Wedding Coordinator and a choice of menus available for fine dining, which is all provided from their attentive and friendly waiting staff.
The University of Nottingham
Nestled amongst 330 acres of beautiful parkland, The University of Nottingham provides you with stunning landscapes in a traditional setting – perfect for those scenic photos. With rooms that can be transformed to create a bespoke atmosphere for your special day combined with their skilled operational team including your own Wedding Coordinator as well as their award-winning chefs, they will make sure that your day is as perfect as you imagined it.
Pitchside at Test Park, Southampton Solent University Conference Centre
With a number of celebration packages on offer, Pitchside at Test Park, Southampton Solent University Conference Centre provides all that you need to make sure that your wedding day is a day to remember. Features include the complete exclusivity of their venue, a variety of catering options plus you will have your own dedicated Wedding Coordinator to make sure that your day is as how you want it to be.
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