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!

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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Tips For Getting Your Wedding Dress Code Wording Spot On

Tips For Getting Your Wedding Dress Code Wording Spot On

At Hodsock Priory we’re all about making sure everything on your wedding day comes together perfectly, down to the fine details and overall aesthetic. If you’re anything like us you’ll want to make sure your guests know what you expect them to wear; this helps them feel comfortable and at ease on your wedding day, […]...

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Involving your guests in your wedding at hodsock priory

Involving your guests in your wedding at hodsock priory

Congratulations on your engagement! We’re willing to bet that from the moment you announced it, you’ve been inundated with offers from friends and family who are happy to lend a helping hand. Involving your guests in your wedding day can be a lovely way to ease some of the pressure on you and make your […]...

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How To Host A Memorable Wedding Cocktail Hour at Hodsock Priory

How To Host A Memorable Wedding Cocktail Hour at Hodsock Priory

If you’re a lover of a Cosmopolitan, an Espresso Martini or an Old Fashioned you might want to consider hosting a wedding cocktail hour! A cocktail hour really is a wonderful opportunity to welcome all your guests with an extra special drink, and allow everyone to mingle and enjoy the atmosphere after your ceremony. Here […]...

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Must-Have Wedding Photographs at Hodsock Priory

Must-Have Wedding Photographs at Hodsock Priory

Today on the Hodsock Priory blog we’re talking all things wedding photography – something you should never underestimate the importance of. When you’ve chosen your perfect professional and you meet with them to discuss your big day, many of them will ask if there are any key shots that you’d like them to capture on […]...

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Everything You Need To Know About Your Wedding at Hodsock Priory

Everything You Need To Know About Your Wedding at Hodsock Priory

Your wedding at Hodsock Priory takes place in one of the most sought-after venues in Nottinghamshire, steeped in history and seemingly out of a fairy tale. With a license for marriage and sumptuous onsite accommodation, Hodsock can host your ceremony and reception, right through to your evening celebrations.  Whether you love the thought of an […]...

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