Rutland Water has to be one of the most beautiful places to get married in the UK, and the iconic Normanton Church is Rutland's most famous landmark and a perfect place to hold your fairytale civil ceremony!
The Venue is full of light with many windows showcasing the picturesque views across the water making a stunning backdrop to saying your vows.
Couples getting married at Normanton Church can choose to get married at either end of the church. If you prefer the traditional option then the front end is definitely more suited to you, where you will even have historical tools on display on the wall behind you. The back end of the church has a lovely, bright, spacious arch which makes a lovely fresh backdrop to saying "I do!"
Hiring Normanton Church for your wedding ceremony costs £670 for 2 hours and can seat up to 102 people. The ceremonies must be strictly non-religious in nature and last between fifteen and twenty minutes. Hire of the venue also includes blue and gold chairs, ten church candles and a blue table runner to match the chairs. Two beautiful bay trees are places either side of the church entrance, and also included are five silk-flower arrangements of white and beige flowers with gold sparkles, which are made to perfectly compliment the building's interior.
There are also many beautiful venues to hold your reception in & around Rutland Water. Choosing to get married at Rutland Water means you are not short of options to choose from amongst the stunning venues.
Funky Tents and Events work in partnership with Rutland Water to create breathtakingly special marquee receptions. These beautiful marquee receptions can be held at four different locations along the banks of Rutland Water; Barnsdale View, Whitwell Glade, Whitwell Point and Sykes Lane.
After holding your fairytale ceremony at the beautiful Normanton Church you can then sail across to your chosen marquee location on the Rutland Belle, which can hold up to 110 people.
Hi5 Fireworks can also organise one of their spectacular firework displays from £710 to really give your day that extra touch of something special.
The hire of one of the gorgeous venue sites for your marquee reception costs £1,000, with additional costs for the marquee and fitting it out.
Barnsdale Hall Hotel stands in sixty-five acres of stunning parkland overlooking Rutland Water. Barnsdale Hall can cater for all sizes of wedding reception from the small and intimate, to the larger party with wedding breakfasts of up 160 guests, and evening buffets for 200 are accommodated for here. The hotel has a choice of rooms available for your reception, and hire will cost from £500 to £1,150, depending on the size of the room required.
Barnsdale Lodge is a converted farmhouse on the north shore of Rutland Water. The Lodge has a variety of private function rooms and can cater for wedding parties from twenty to two hundred people. A bespoke package for Winter 2016/17 for sixty guests starts at just £3,000, and includes the wedding breakfast and use of the honeymoon suite. Extra guests can be added for £60 per head.
The William Cecil Hotel is situated on the edge of the Burghley Estate in historic Stamford. Comprising of three separate listed building it gives a choice of lovely romantic reception venues, including the stunning outdoor marquee. Packages offered include the Spring & Autumn package based on sixty day guests and ninety evening guests for just £5,995. This includes a three-course wedding breakfast, room hire, a master of ceremonies, a DJ, evening nibbles and use of the bridal suite.
Post written by Aimée Thompson