Seven of Yorkshire’s Award-Winning Wedding Venues

The annual Hitched Wedding Awards are back, and Yorkshire has once again shone brightly in the spotlight of the UK wedding scene. With over 1,400 small businesses clinching the accolades, Yorkshire proudly boasts 64 winners, showcasing the region’s dedication to excellence in the wedding industry.

These awards, now in their third year, recognise the crème de la crème of wedding vendors across the UK, chosen based on the glowing reviews of couples who utilized Hitched to plan their special day in 2023. From the picturesque countryside to the bustling cityscape, Yorkshire’s winners span a diverse range of venues and services, each leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of newlyweds.

Amongst the esteemed winners are seven Yorkshire wedding venues that have captured the hearts of couples with their charm, elegance, and impeccable service. Let’s take a closer look at these gems:

Tithe Barn at Bolton Abbey

Credit: The Tithe Barn, Bolton Abbey

Situated in the quaint town of Skipton, the Tithe Barn at Bolton Abbey exudes a fairytale allure that captivates all who set foot within its historic walls. Dating back to the 16th century and nestled within the Duke of Devonshire’s majestic estate, this Grade II listed barn stands as one of the largest exclusive-use wedding venues in the UK. Its restoration has seamlessly blended original charm with modern luxury, earning it a third Hitched Wedding Award in as many years.

York Barn at Villa Farm

Just a stone’s throw away from the heart of York lies the rustic splendor of York Barn at Villa Farm. Set amidst 15 acres of verdant landscapes, this venue offers a harmonious blend of rustic ambiance and contemporary flair. With indoor and outdoor spaces that enchant with their beauty, it’s no wonder York Barn has secured its second Hitched Wedding Award, delighting over 40 couples with its impeccable service.

The Beverley Barn

Credit: The Beverley Barn

Nestled on the outskirts of Beverley, The Beverley Barn exudes a unique charm that resonates with those seeking a high-end rustic wedding experience. Formerly a dairy farm, this venue boasts original features lovingly refurbished to create a luxuriously rustic setting. With panoramic views of Beverley Minster and the Yorkshire Wolds as a backdrop, it’s no surprise that The Beverley Barn has garnered rave reviews, clinching its first Hitched Award.

Holmfirth Vineyard

For those dreaming of a romantic celebration amidst rolling vineyards, Holmfirth Vineyard offers the perfect blend of sophistication and countryside charm. Set within a picturesque seven-acre vineyard, this family-owned venue promises warm hospitality, exquisite cuisine, and outstanding service. With three Hitched Wedding Awards under its belt, Holmfirth Vineyard continues to enchant couples with its timeless elegance.

Goldsborough Hall

Steeped in history and nestled amidst 12 acres of landscaped gardens, Goldsborough Hall stands as a tranquil oasis for couples seeking a romantic wedding setting. As a private family home, it exudes a warm and welcoming atmosphere, making every celebration truly memorable. With two Hitched Wedding Awards and over 150 five-star reviews, Goldsborough Hall exemplifies timeless elegance and unparalleled hospitality.

East Riddlesden Hall

Credit: East Riddlesden Hall

Managed by the National Trust, East Riddlesden Hall offers a historic backdrop for couples seeking a touch of old-world charm on their special day. Surrounded by romantic gardens and illuminated by fairy lights, its barn and formal gardens provide the perfect setting for a magical celebration. This year marks its first Hitched Wedding Award, a testament to the exceptional service it provides.

Camblesforth Hall & Grange

Tucked away in the heart of Yorkshire lies Camblesforth Hall & Grange, a unique barn wedding venue brimming with history and sophistication. Its Grade I listed hall and barns exude rustic allure, complemented by picturesque surroundings that enhance its romantic atmosphere. With bespoke lighting and intimate spaces, it’s a hidden gem for couples seeking old-world elegance with a contemporary twist.

With Yorkshire’s wedding scene bustling with such exceptional venues, it’s no wonder that the region continues to be a top choice for couples tying the knot. As Zoe Burke, leading wedding expert and editor of, rightly notes, Yorkshire’s rich and vibrant wedding scene offers something for every couple, ensuring that their special day is nothing short of extraordinary. Cheers to the winners and here’s to many more years of wedding bliss in the heart of Yorkshire!

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