The Setting

A Country House Wedding Venue in the heart of the North East, Rockliffe Hall boasts surreal surroundings and a cohesive mix of 18th century Old Hall glamour with contemporary chic additions.

This 5 red star property is nestled away in the sleepy village of Hurworth, bordering Yorkshire and County Durham, and cradled by the banks of the River Tees. Transporting guests is a breeze as the estate is easily accessible via the A1 motorway, Darlington Train Station (on the mainline from London to Edinburgh) and nearby Durham Tees Valley airport. There is also a helipad onsite for those travelling in style.

The resort itself spans across an idyllic 365 acres of parkland and golf course – perfect for outdoor wedding pictures.

The Vibe

The hidden gem that is Rockliffe Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa Resort offers a choice of private spaces for wedding breakfasts, fully-licensed civil ceremonies and evening wedding receptions. The 18th Century Old Hall provides a plethora of perfect places for wedding photos including stained glass windows and sweeping staircases or venture into the grounds for an outdoor wedding shoot that is positively awe-inspiring.

Finishing touches included in the Rockliffe wedding experience are bespoke personalised menus, place cards and a table plan; red carpet reception for arrival drinks or ceremony; white linen, napkins, chair covers and room hire for a wedding breakfast. Choose from the fabulous food offering with a complimentary pre-wedding menu tasting for the bride and groom beforehand. A professional Master of Ceremonies will be on hand to make sure the day itself runs smoothly.

Couples are invited to make the most of the complimentary bridal suite, available as a changing room on the morning and as a much-needed haven on the evening, for a moment or two of peace and quiet. Recover from the festivities with complimentary use of the Spa for the bride & groom the day after your wedding.

The tastefully appointed 61 bedrooms offer ideal accommodation for wedding guests, while the sumptuous spa and championship golf course deliver the ultimate in pre-wedding pampering and pursuits. With only one wedding a day the special couple command the full attention of the wedding team who are there to make every wish come true.