| WEDDING VENUES | 10 Epic Facts about Hoar Cross Hall
A magnificent Grade II listed statement home hidden away in the Staffordshire countryside, Hoar Cross Hall is fairy-tale wedding venue with picturesque gardens, turreted water towers and Elizabethan architecture. Blending tradition with grandeur, it really is a stunning backdrop to your big day. Want to find out more? We’ve got 10 epic facts for you…
Location: While Hoar Cross Hall is set within stunning countryside, it’s in close proximity to the UK’s major motorways giving friends and family quick access from the Scotland, London and the South West.
Heritage: Commissioned by Hugo Meynell Ingram as a family home, the Grade II Hall was completed in 1871. Elizabethan in style with Jacobean overtones, the lofty gables, turreted water towers, 48 chimneys and mullioned windows are all stunning examples of the period.
Stylish: The hotel has been sensitively designed to bring modern interiors and attentive yet discreet service levels to the architecturally significant building. Hoar Cross Hall is also noted for its wide-ranging spa facilities and is recognised as one of the UK’s hottest spa destinations.
Memories: Set in the grounds is the Church of the Holy Angels which was commissioned by Emily Meynell Ingram as a memorial to her late husband and great love, who sadly passed away in 1871. The onsite church gives brides a stately setting and one of the most photogenic backdrops between their ceremony and celebrations.
Instagram: The Hall has some of the UK’s best backdrops for photography. From summer weddings on the lawns to the rich interiors of the 100-foot-long gallery for a winter wedding. The Hall is plentiful with heritage features and stylish design, a perfect spot for a selfie when the spotlight may momentarily be off the happy couple!
Foodies: An award-winning brigade of chefs are on hand to craft crowd-pleasing menus. From fusion flavours to family favourites our team relish in designing menus, pairing wines and designing table settings that compliment a specific theme or style.
Insta-glam: Boasting one of the UK’s largest spa facilities, pampering and relaxing is the order of the day. Be it a training plan to help brides feel their best in the run up to their special day, a quick fix for the groom, or a day relaxing after the wedding. Hoar Cross Hall offers everything from tranquil pools and soothing water therapies to aqua detox and sensory showers.
Boho v Black Tie: The expansive estate provides multiple opportunities to create a bohemian festival feel; from tipis to marquees or yurts. For a more traditional setting, the ballroom offers an alternative take on VIP glamour.
Sleepover: Accommodation is plentiful at Hoar Cross Hall with many bedrooms having undergone a recent development to create a club like feel to the accommodation. The bridal suite offers vistas across the estate and is a fitting space to start the journey as Mr and Mrs.
Creative: A wedding planner accompanies each couple on their journey to wedded bliss. Each planner is experienced in the latest wedding trends and can offer impartial advice to ensure budgets are well spent and that memories live long.
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