Taste of Excellence 2021 – Celebrate your big day in style and safety

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July 2021

For those that have been waiting to celebrate their wedding day with more than a very restricted number of guests, there is now leeway to plan once again and here we have a list of some of the county’s most amazing venues. They will have some busy months ahead but if you are recently engaged these venues are ready to welcome you to discuss your big day.

Lincolnshire Life is still looking towards later in the year and the prospect of running the 25th Taste of Excellence Awards. We hope that by November 2021 we will be welcoming you to celebrate your company and loyal staff.

Petwood Hotel
Stixwould Road, Woodhall Spa LN10 6QG
Set within 30 acres of landscaped gardens, the Petwood offers a selection of rooms for weddings of all sizes. From small intimate weddings for two to larger wedding parties, we are fully licensed. Our temple garden offers the ideal setting for an outdoor ceremony. The beautiful newly landscaped award winning gardens and the splendour of the hotel provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding day.
T: 01526 352411
W: www.petwood.co.uk
F: facebook.com/PetwoodHotel

Hirst Priory
Belton Road, Crowle, Belton, Doncaster DN17 4BU
Set in its own private grounds, Hirst Priory is a luxuriously exclusive place to host your wedding. The regally charming country manor house is inviting, naturally light and neutrally decorated so your own style and theme create a truly personal feel. For the perfect ceremony there is also the magical woodland glade, the lawned gardens and the vaults to choose from.
T: 01724 488652
W: www.hirstpriory.co
F: facebook.com/Hirstpriory

Howell Manor
The Manor, Howell, Sleaford NG34 9PT
Our Saxon church exudes history and charm. Move seamlessly from your ceremony into the grounds for celebratory drinks before moving into your marquee or tipi for your reception. Whether it is bales of hay or a more formal look, we provide the space and amenities to make your dream day a reality.
T: 07761 406914
W: www.howell-manor-events.co.uk
F: facebook.com/howellmanorevents

Thonock Park
The Belt Road, Gainsborough DN21 1PZ
Thonock Park has two beautiful ceremony rooms and the perfect arrangements to cater for intimate celebrations or grand weddings. With eight boutique guest rooms, a selection of wine and food menus and access to our trusted suppliers of florists, photographers, musicians and DJs, we’ll ensure that everything you need to create your perfect day is right here for you.
T: 01427 613088
W: www.thonockpark.co.uk/weddings
F: facebook.com/Thonockpark

Hemswell Court
Lancaster Green, Hemswell Cliff, Lincolnshire DN21 5TQ
When you choose Hemswell Court, it is exclusively yours! Complete with wedding licence, we can look after every aspect of your important day: whether it is the ceremony itself, fine cuisine for your guests, splendid settings for your photographer, or a luxurious bridal suite at the end of a perfect day.
T: 01427 668508
W: www.hemswellcourt.com/weddings
F: facebook.com/HemswellCourt1

Washingborough Hall
Church Hill, Washingborough, Lincoln LN4 1EH
Washingborough Hall is an elegant, Grade II listed Georgian manor house within three acres of meticulously kept gardens. To have your wedding in such a delightful period property, you’d imagine travelling into the middle of nowhere but Washingborough Hall is situated conveniently just two miles outside of Lincoln with its own private entrance into the village church.
T: 01522 790340
W: www.washingboroughhall.com/weddings
F: facebook.com/washingboroughhall

Goltho Gardens
Lincoln Road, Market Rasen LN8 5NF
At Goltho Barn Weddings, we’ll make sure the vision for your special event becomes a reality and goes off without a glitch. The 16th-century Barn at Goltho Gardens has been newly restored and converted to an exclusive and atmospheric wedding venue. We are a family business and we pride ourselves on offering everything you need to create the stunning occasion you and your guests will always remember. When you choose Goltho Gardens as your wedding venue, you can be assured of the personal attention of our wedding team for your perfect day.
T: 01673 857768
W: www.golthobarnweddings.com
F: www.facebook.com/golthobarnweddings

The White Hart Hotel
Bailgate, Lincoln LN1 3AR
The White Hart Hotel has the pleasure of hosting weddings all year round and is the ideal setting for your wedding. We have years of experience and our extensive range of rooms means that we can offer a bespoke environment for a truly memorable day. We cater for intimate, family affairs and can also host larger functions with live music, banquet dinners and buffets. With its historical ambiance and contemporary styling, we believe we offer a unique venue, tailored individually for your dream wedding.
T: 01522 526222
W: www.whitehart-lincoln.co.uk/weddings
F: facebook.com/whiteharthotellincoln

Dower House Hotel
Manor Road, Woodhall Spa LN10 6PY
The Dower House Hotel is the perfect choice for weddings in Lincolnshire, offering a delightful choice of setting, whether your wedding is a small intimate affair or a larger celebration. Inside, the atmosphere of The Dower House Hotel creates a sense of romance and charm. Our fabulous Folly in the beautiful hotel grounds is licensed for civil ceremonies, and our elegant Orchard Suite will accommodate you and your guests for your delicious wedding breakfast meal.
T: 01526 352588
W: dowerhousehotel.co.uk/weddings
F: facebook.com/thedowerwoodhallspa

DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln
Brayford Wharf N, Lincoln LN1 1YW
DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln offers a contemporary setting to hold your wedding celebrations in style. This modern wedding venue in Lincoln is located on the picturesque Brayford Marina in the heart of the city. With panoramic views of Lincoln Castle and Cathedral it makes a unique backdrop for your treasured photographs. Host in either the contemporary fifth floor Cathedral Ballroom or the stylish Aspen Suite, both with stunning terraces and breathtaking views of the Lincoln cityscape.
T: 01522 565180
W: www.hilton.com

Cleatham Hall
Manton, Gainsborough DN21 4JS
We are very proud of our sterling reputation for quality in all that we do and Cleatham Hall has been named as historic ‘Wedding Venue of the Year’ for the East Midlands in the prestigious and ubiquitous Wedding Industry Awards (2021). Cleatham Hall is a Grade II Palladian mansion surrounded by ancient parkland. Exclusive use of the venue and grounds provides you and your loved ones with an idyllic setting to make it a truly unforgettable celebration. Our dedicated team are on hand to take care of every detail, providing everything that will deliver you the day you’ve dreamed of.
T: 01652 649402
W: www.cleathamhall.com/weddings/weddings-at-cleatham-hall
F: facebook.com/CleathamHall

The Granary
Elms Farm, Boardsides, Hubberts Bridge, Boston PE20 3QP
The Granary Wedding Barn is a beautiful early 18th-century Grade II listed barn with a vaulted roof, exposed brickwork and original beams. Gather your family and friends for a relaxed country weekend wedding; enjoy exclusive use of Granary Barn with its stunning honeymoon suite in the loft plus eight of our award-winning holiday cottages at Elms Farm for two nights over a weekend. The Granary is licensed for civil ceremonies or civil partnerships with the wedding barn and cottage accommodation both set around a pretty courtyard garden.
T: 01205 290840
W: www.weddingbarnvenue.co.uk
F: facebook.com/GranaryWeddingBarn

Oakland Hall Hotel
The Oaklands, Barton St, Laceby, Grimsby DN37 7LF
Built in 1877, this stunning Victorian Country House Hotel, with 46 well appointed bedrooms, is found nestling within 5 acres of landscaped parkland at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds. We are your Country Estate for the day, offering individually designed Four Poster Feature Rooms, spacious Family Rooms, delightful Executive Doubles and superb Standard Doubles. We are licensed to hold civil ceremonies in our three suites and can do so 7 days a week, subject to availability.
T: 01472 872248
W: www.oaklandshallhotel.co.uk
F: facebook.com/bwohh1

Boston Guildhall
South Street, Boston PE21 6HT
Boston Guildhall is a unique wedding venue located in Boston, Lincolnshire which offers a range of different spaces to host your special day. This Grade I listed property dates back to the 1390s and offers the Banqueting Hall with its magnificent vaulted ceilings and tracery window. This space can then be completely transformed for your wedding breakfast. With direct access to Fydell House Gardens, this venue is perfect for all seasons.
T: 01205 365954
F: www.facebook.com/bostonguildhallweddings

SouthView Park Hotel
Burgh Rd, Skegness PE25 2LA
If you’re looking for a place to host your special day, Southview Park Hotel has wedding expertise, gorgeous suites, beautiful surroundings and a range of menu options to ensure you have a day you’ll remember forever. We offer two amazing suites including the intimate Hamilton suite, which is fully licensed for civil ceremonies. We also offer the grand Trafalgar suite with a large dancefloor. The hotel’s surroundings are a photographer’s dream, so you’ll be able to create pictures to treasure from your special day. We offer luxurious penthouse suites, perfect for a wedding night with a four poster bed, lounge, balcony, spa bath and a walk-in shower.
T: 0333 207 6695
W: www.parkdeanresorts.co.uk



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