5 perfect intimate wedding venues for your 2020 COVID wedding

It’s fair to say Coronavirus has well & truly messed with your expectations for life in 2020, let alone your wedding plans. One minute you were writing out a list of everyone you’ve ever met to invite, the next you were being told that your wedding might not even go ahead. Enter, intimate romantic weddings!

Current guidance is that smaller, more intimate weddings have the green light to go ahead, although the exact guest numbers is an ever changing figure.

BrideFinds have put together a list of perfect venues for your more intimate wedding with fewer guests. And remember, a smaller wedding doesn’t necessarily mean it’s any worse than a bigger wedding, just different. Having to change your plans may mean you look at things you wouldn’t have previously considered and who knows it may end up being more memorable than you could have ever imagined

These venues are all based within 2 hours of Leeds, West Yorkshire

Broadoaks Country House

Broadoaks have always been a good choice for intimate weddings, not just due to the COVID pandemic. Their ‘Small & Intimate Wedding Offer’ not only includes a 5 course wedding breakfast menu but also luxury accommodation & breakfast for up to 15 guests. You can also add on a live streaming option so your nearest & dearest who are far away can watch your special day.

Broadoaks are fully licensed so you can have all of your wedding in one place without having to move between venues. There is also an indoor & outdoor option, so if the weather is on your side you could get married in their beautiful grounds.

One of the Bedrooms included in this offer is ‘The Retreat’ which features a wood burning stove & a sunken bath out on it’s private deck. You’ll be able to have your perfect day & retreat to The Retreat which will feel like a little getaway in itself, just what we all need after this year.

Little Seed Field

Are you upset that Glastonbury got cancelled and now you can’t have your big dream wedding either? Little Seed Field allows you to create that festival vibe with your wedding guests and you & your partner are the headline act!

The ceremonial barn will allow you to fulfill all of your rustic decor dreams and your DIY pieces won’t go to waste. Once you have tied the knot you can celebrate with a tasty afternoon tea before Glamping in true style.

Little Seed Field’s rural location will make you feel like you’re the only 2 people in the world. A truly romantic location which will be made even more special by the intimacy of having a select number of guests.

Check out their Facebook page for more details on their intimate weddings

Ashmount Country House

Ashmount are the boutique intimate wedding specialists. They only ever cater for up to 35 wedding guests so they know how to create that special romantic feeling.

Set in the beautiful surroundings of Haworth, Ashmount offer you the choice of getting married indoors or outdoors in their Victorian Folly. They hold a full wedding license so your wedding will be the done deal as soon as you sign on the dotted line.

If you want to celebrate a little longer and have your guests stay over, their are 12 King size bedrooms, 5 of which come with private hot tubs and some even have their own sauna! How cool (or HOT?!) is that…

Holdsworth House

Holdsworth House is another venue that has always held intimate weddings with high regard. Their website shows a range of intimate wedding packages depending on guest numbers.

Seen on TV programmes such as The Last Tango in Halifax & Antiques Roadshow, Holdsworth House is steeped in history and is a timeless, classic venue to get married in.

All weddings include use of their stunning secluded gardens and historic halls for wedding photographs and drinks receptions. You can choose from a range of food menus to suit the surroundings from a vintage tea party to Four Course formal Wedding Breakfast.

Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel

Rogerthorpe Manor has the ‘Rose Room’ which was created with intimate weddings in mind. They have also recently introduced private hire of their separate on site Jacobean Pub, if you wanted a relaxed feel but with pure exclusivity.

Weather permitting, Rogerthorpe has a stunning outdoor garden temple for you to say your vows under. The beauty extends to their award winning gardens which feature beautiful blooms and even a swing for the perfect photo opportunity.

Rogerthorpe maintain a close relationship with some specially selected local wedding suppliers who are able to offer exclusive discounts to Rogerthorpe wedding couples, they even have their own Wedding Facebook page so everything is all in one place. It couldn’t be simpler.

If you need more wedding inspiration check out our other BrideFinds blogs & Instagram page.

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