And there is without a doubt, one series that has caught everyone’s eye (here’s looking at you Hastings); enter Bridgerton. A divine combination of history, romance, drama and the most exquisite backdrops the eye has ever seen, this is one series that just deserves to be devoured.
The set spoils viewers with an array of heart-stoppingly beautiful locations and it’s got us wishing we could join the Bridgerton gang dancing at one of their grand balls. With that in mind, we’re offering you a selection of Bridgerton-inspired wedding venues that will make you feel like you’ve stepped back in time…
Assembly Rooms, Roman Bath and Pump Room
Set in Bath (where much of Bridgerton was filmed) is one of the South West’s most prestigious wedding venues. Assembly Rooms is a Grade I Listed building featuring 18th century Whitefriars crystal chandeliers, high ceilings and stunning portraits, making it a truly historical setting for an extravagant celebration. With four splendid rooms as well as a Fashion Museum, all of which provide a splendid space for you to wine, dine and dance the night away. The forecourt outside the main entrance also offers an arrival worthy of a period-drama. But it doesn’t end there! If you want something with endless grandeur, look no further than the award-wining Roman Baths and Pump Room. This is without a doubt one of the most distinctive buildings in the country and has always been a place for entertainment and celebrations!
North Mymms Park
Say hello to Hertfordshire’s very own hidden gem! North Mymms Park is a 16th Century Mansion House where Elizabethan splendour meets 21st Century expectations. This elegant wedding venue boasts characterful rooms, picturesque backdrops for photographs, period features and fine art, as well as several hundred acres of countryside. The Marble Hall and Long Gallery are just two of the magnificent spaces on offer, while the glass Pavilion has capacity for up to 400 guests. It really is one of Britain’s finest country estates and it’s ready and waiting for your celebration.
116 Pall Mall + RSA House
Situated in the heart of London’s West End, 116 Pall Mall is the ultimate wedding venue if you want city glamour for your special day. You can expect a superior service, elegant interiors and a grand location on the site of the former Royal Palace. The rich history of the setting shines throughout your event, with an astounding selection of artwork, exquisite features and grand staircases. The eight function rooms have capacity for up to 400 guests, so if you want an elaborate affair with plenty of dancing, this is the place for you. Not only will the service make you feel like royalty, the setting is effortlessly majestic, ensuring you feel like ‘Lord and Lady’ of the mansion for the duration of your stay.
Voted as one of London’s best wedding venues by the Evening Standard, RSA House has hosted spectacular celebrations for nearly 300 years. With corridors that have been walked down by Charles Dickens, you’ll find magnificent marble floors, sweeping staircases and spaces filled with the masterpieces of famous artists. It’s your very own historic gem to enjoy for the duration of your wedding day. You’ll have the option of the Great Room (which is the epitome of Georgian grandeur) to the candlelit Vaults – both of which offer traditional features and a truly iconic location. We’re getting all the Bridgerton vibes with this one!
When it comes to wedding venues with a rich history, it doesn’t get much better than Pynes House. This luxury country house in the Devonshire countryside is believed to be the inspiration for Barton Park in Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility. Built in the 1700s, Pynes House has recently undergone an extensive restoration and refurbishment, and is now used for exclusive use weekend weddings. Intimate or large, celebrations here are guaranteed to be unforgettable thanks to the elegant Ballroom, light-filled Drawing Room and picturesque gardens. Plus, you have the bonus of 12 individually designed bedroom suites for your loved ones to enjoy!
An exclusive country home set within a 3,000-acre estate in the Devon countryside, Ugbrooke House features a sweeping driveway, formal gardens and an array of jaw-droppingly beautiful wedding photography opportunities. The parklands and grounds were designed by Lancelot “Capability” Brown and are Grade II listed, while the rooms have been thoughtfully designed by Robert Adam. Intimate or grand, the spaces are the perfect fit for a Bridgerton-esque celebration. This quintessential English country estate is a delightful fusion of elegance, history and luxury, designed for classic weddings.
Everything about Davenport House will leave you feeling enchanted. This exclusive country estate and Georgian house is set in picturesque Shropshire countryside, with elegant artwork, characterful rooms and breath-taking views. The photo opportunities are in abundance at Davenport House – from the secret garden to the magnificent staircase. The Drawing Room in particular will catch your eye thanks to its original panelling, wooden flooring and large windows that overlook the gardens. All of the spaces connect so that there is a natural flow throughout your special day, from the ceremony to the first dance, right through to the evening when your guests can retire to the luxurious accommodation. It is the definition of historic decadence.
Another actual shoot location for Bridgerton (and The Crown!), we adore Somerley House in Hampshire. As well as the obvious grandeur this beautiful space offers, there are plenty of options to suit your individual taste and style.
Embrace stylish luxury in the Main House, go boho in the Walled Garden or embrace the magic of a woodland wedding in the heart of Somerley Woods. Surrounded by glorious countryside on the edge of the New Forest, there are plenty of outdoor ceremony options and the formal gardens are a dream for those important couple shots! Your photographer will be thanking you for having such exquisite taste in wedding venues.
Sibton Park at Wilderness Reserve
Whether you’re seeking an intimate gathering with just your closest friends and family or a large and lavish celebration, Sibton Park at Wilderness Reserve is one of Suffolk’s most sought-after wedding venues. Set within a 4,500-acre private country estate, you can call this Grade II listed Georgian manor house your own for your quintessential English country wedding. Dating back to 1827, Sibton Park is an array of architectural delights, with rolling parkland, country cottages and even a butler! It’s the perfect setting for a period romance to take place…
Located in the heart of Leicestershire’s most beautiful countryside, Prestwold Hall is a Grade I listed exclusive-use venue set within 100 acres of parkland and manicured formal gardens.
At Prestwold Hall, they have three elegant locations to say I do – in their library, outside in the formal gardens or in their Church located just 100 yards from the front door. Whichever you decide to choose, the elegant rooms and rose garden will provide a distinctive backdrop to your wedding.
A grand country manor, The Langley sits in a former royal hunting ground with landscaping originally designed by England’s greatest gardener, Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. This Buckinghamshire wedding venue is surrounded by formal gardens and parkland, with elegant backdrops aplenty for you and your guests to celebrate in total historical luxury. Say ‘I Do’ in their beautiful Winter Garden, spoil your guests with an exquisite banquet for your reception and dance the night away as newlyweds.
Hampton Court House