Wedding Ideas

Wedding Ideas

In our blogs, you’ll find the latest wedding trends and top tips to make sure your wedding planning is almost as exciting as the day itself!

The Pros and Cons of an Unplugged Wedding 

The Pros and Cons of an Unplugged Wedding 

At Hodsock Priory, we have hosted all kinds of wedding days. From chic, intimate celebrations to huge weekend-long parties, our luxurious, exclusive-use wedding venue in Nottinghamshire has seen it all. We’ve seen wedding trends come and go, but one thing growing in popularity is the ‘unplugged wedding’. Perhaps you’ve heard of the term and are […]...

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Your essential wedding planning timeline: what to do and when

Your essential wedding planning timeline: what to do and when

You’re engaged – hooray! But now what? Planning a wedding may feel a bit overwhelming, but, trust us, if doesn’t have to be that way. We’ve helped plan and host some of the most incredible big days at Hodsock Priory, so we know exactly what to do (and when) to bring the perfect wedding to […]...

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The hottest wedding day trends for 2023

The hottest wedding day trends for 2023

2022 has been the year that weddings have been firmly put back on the agenda – and at Hodsock Priory we couldn’t be happier about it. We’ve loved seeing happy couples say their ‘I do’s at our stunning county house wedding venue in Nottinghamshire this year and we’re already gearing up for another incredible 12 […]...

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The best last dance songs for your wedding

The best last dance songs for your wedding

Hodsock Priory has hosted some incredible weddings over the years and, when it comes to parties, there really is no better venue that our luxurious, exclusive-use country house. Surrounded by acres of gorgeous Nottinghamshire countryside, a wedding at Hodsock feels like having your own stately home for the day ­– so do it in style […]...

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Mauve wedding inspiration | Colette and Sam

Mauve wedding inspiration | Colette and Sam

If you’re searching for the perfect colour scheme for your wedding, we think Colette and Sam’s gorgeous real wedding at Hodsock Priory will provide all the inspiration you need. The couple filled their summer celebration with touches of mauve, for a classic, romantic and whimsical feel. Spring, summer, autumn, winter; mauve is such a stylish […]...

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How to plan the perfect winter wedding at Hodsock

How to plan the perfect winter wedding at Hodsock

There’s something about a winter wedding that gets us every time. Effortlessly elegant, a winter wedding seems to have that added touch of romance, especially at Hodsock Priory. Our historic country house wedding venue, on the border of Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire, is an unforgettable setting for your big day whatever the season – but […]...

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Glamorous Spring real wedding at Hodsock Priory

Glamorous Spring real wedding at Hodsock Priory

Glamour and Hodsock Priory go hand in hand. As one of the most luxurious Nottinghamshire wedding venues, we think our country house is the ultimate setting for a super-stylish day. Here, we’re very excited to share with you a spring real wedding of the gorgeous Francesca and Ryan. It seriously brought the glamour – and […]...

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12 questions you should ask your wedding venue

12 questions you should ask your wedding venue

Booking your wedding venue is a big decision. It’s typically by far the greatest cost, with couples spending approximately 10-15% of their wedding budget on the venue. But more than this, your venue sets the scene for your big day, creating the ultimate backdrop to your celebrations. It’s where you create memories that will last […]...

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The Ultimate Guide to an Open Bar at Your Wedding

The Ultimate Guide to an Open Bar at Your Wedding

Correct us if we’re wrong, but we think there’s one thing that can really make or break a party…and that’s the bar! Hosting an incredible celebration that all your guests will thoroughly enjoy means ensuring you have a well-stocked, well-run bar. At Hodsock Priory we’ve hosted all manner of celebrations over the years and are […]...

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Hodsock Priory’s Guide To Allocating Your Wedding Budget Efficiently

Hodsock Priory’s Guide To Allocating Your Wedding Budget Efficiently

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – allocating your wedding budget is the least exciting aspect of planning, but it should definitely be at the top of your to-do-list. The sooner you tackle it, the less stressed you’ll be and the smoother your planning process will run! Every couple is different and […]...

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