If you’re searching for rural romance and superb Insta-ready style in spades, then look no further. This gem of discovery in Belsay, Northumberland offers the full wedding experience, and it’s laced with lavish luxury, breakaway nuptial nooks and extra servings of historic grandeur. The estate, which dates back to 1257,
is home to a gorgeous 13th century fortalice tower that can host the day of your dreams. Accompanied by fairytale cottages, immaculate gardens, rolling green fields and ancient woodlands, this exclusive-use stronghold is setting the stage for phenomenal countryside weddings of a more luxurious disposition.
From enjoying welcome drinks on the sprawling luscious green lawn to wandering along the private driveway for the ultimate post marriage photoshoot, there is an abundance of backdrops and natural flourishes to lose yourself in.
Inside, enjoy a taste of country living in comfort and character, with super welcoming interiors exuding indulgence – we’re talking four poster beds, copper roll-top baths and beautiful exposed brickwork. There’s even an onsite spa to enjoy with your bridal party, as well as a luxury bridal suite.
You have the choice of where and how your day plays out, utilising the full estate for the celebration you’ve always dreamt of.
Seat up to 30 within the Tower for an incredible intimate ceremony or up to 150 in the gardens or woodland function room. Be it up close and personal or surrounded by all your friends and family, their trusted wedding coordinators will work with you and aim to make your vision a reality, dressing spaces to suit your tastes and recommending quality local suppliers to bring it to fruition.
Into the Woods
The newly purpose-built Woodland Suite is a triumph for couples seeking a super sleek, stylish and atmospheric space for their day and night celebrations.
This brand new organic structure blurs the line between the ancient woodland, historic grounds and your guests, with full glass walls looking out onto the enchanting grounds and ultra modern touches inside providing the perfect party bubble.
Make memories without compromise with up to 150 by day, and for a go-big-or-go-home revellers, a huge 250 by night.
Dining and Drinking
Boasting traditional, contemporary, and street food packages, Shortflatt is a venue with a huge foodie focus – barbecued meats, delicate canapés, generously-plated great British roasts or indulgent charcuterie boards – your palette knows no bounds.
Work with the coordinators to customise your own dream menu, with regional and international influences aplenty.
Want to add a cocktail from your first date? or a wine region from your favourite holiday? The bar offerings are equally as inclusive.
Stay a While
The Shortflatt Tower estate boasts a mixture of two bed, three bed and five bed properties that have been lovingly restored and renovated to provide the ultimate rural hideaway. Each of the beautiful cottages boasts en suite king size bedrooms, modern kitchens and appliances, and plush living areas.
To discover more about this enchantingly beautiful estate, head to their website and explore the variety of packages on offer.
Country House Garden Historic Woodland
Accomodation Onsite Exclusive Hire No Corkage Outdoor Ceremony Parking Pet Friendly Spa Facilities WiFi