Le Petit Chateau – A Fabulous French Inspired Wedding Venue in Northumberland

by Michelle
Le Petit Chateau

Le Petit Château is a stunning and truly unique wedding venue. Fabulously French inspired, it’s  bursting at the seams with originality and deliciously decadent features. This exclusive use venue is so breathtaking and original that you really must visit it for yourself and soak up its grandeur.

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Le Petit Chateau is a great example of contemporary shabby chic, blended with a one of a kind, almost quirky elegance. Tastefully traditional or daringly different, whatever you choose, Le Petit Château is exclusively yours for yourselves and your wedding party to enjoy inside and out.

So whether you have set your heart on a contemporary or traditional theme, grand or intimate, rustic or chic, relaxed or formal, or anything else you have in mind, Le Petit Chateau is the  perfect setting to create your dream day. Over to the team now to tell us more.

Tell us about your venue

Le Petit Château is a fantastical French-inspired venue that’s bursting to the seams with originality and splendour. This exclusive use venue is so breath taking, that all you have to do to appreciate it, is visit for yourself and soak up its grandeur.

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Boasting cascading curtains, crystal chandeliers, antique gold furniture, a giant marble fireplace, a fantastical fire on water feature and much more, your guests will wander awestruck through the majestic grounds and boutique bedrooms.

We wanted to create a venue everyone would love, regardless of taste and there are a variety of beautiful and different spaces where you can create unique experiences for you and your guests Le Petit Château is all yours for your wedding day – no golfers, ladies that lunch or gate crashers to get in the way of your perfect wedding.

Do you offer civil marriage and civil partnership ceremonies?

Yes both!

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Do couples & their wedding party have exclusive use of your venue?


Venue capacity – How many guests can attend the day ceremony, if applicable, wedding breakfast & the evening reception?

Le Petit Château has the capacity to cater for any party between 30 and 160 daytime guests, and even more for an evening reception!

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Tell us just a little about any wedding packages you offer

Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean you can’t have the best! With various pricing levels, plus our all-inclusive packages, we really do have something for everyone; whether it’s a late availability deal or one of our exclusive Winter packages.

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Our dedicated team of wedding co-ordinators will really help you feel in safe hands as they share their valuable experience and provide you with that personal touch to help plan the day of your dreams.

Do you have in-house catering, or preferred suppliers or are couples free to choose their own caterers?

All our catering is done in house. Handpicked for their skill, flair and imagination, our chefs cater to your every whim so let your imagination run riot. They can create everything from vintage tea parties to fine dining; posh finger buffets to meadow picnics: hog roasts to Asian banquets – anything is possible!

Can couples supply their own alcohol for the evening? Is there a corkage fee?

We we don’t allow any outside alcohol to be brought on site.

Are couples completely free to choose their own wedding entertainment & do you have a specific sound system?

We have recommended supplies we work with however the couple are free to choose and supply their own band or DJ if preferred.

Do you offer accommodation on site? If so, for how many guests?

There are also 25 individually designed bedrooms for your guests to relax in after the main event.

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Some even have roll top baths and secret roof top gardens.

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Do you have an in-house wedding co-ordinator?


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How far in advance can couples or their wedding stylist, florist etc have access to the venue in order to decorate it?

Usually access is the morning of the wedding for suppliers, our venue staff will be more than happy to set up any favours, paces cards signs etc. for you so you and your bridesmaids can sit back relax and enjoy the morning and nor rush around dressing the venue.

Do you have gardens or an outdoor area for wedding photographs?

Le Petit Château’s Mediterranean Terrace provides the perfect backdrop to celebrate your marriage out in the open – regardless of what the Great British weather may throw at you!

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This contemporary inside/outside space is uniquely spectacular with its retractable roof. What better way to get married than with an open sky above you? And with its outdoor firepits you and your guests can enjoy an al fresco reception at any time of year.

What’s your best advice to couples when choosing their perfect wedding venue?

We believe that there are 10 essential points to the perfect day – and we believe we have them all! So here goes…

Safe Hands; it’s critical that there is a trusting relationship between the venue and the happy couple.

Fun, Fun, Fun.

Just you, no other weddings.

Options for every budget

Flexibility; It’s your day, so have it your way.

Dance yourself Dizzy; don’t split up your evening guests into separate rooms for drinks and disco.

Table Options; having the right furniture can really make a difference to your big day.

Outdoor Weddings.

Stunning Accommodation.

Fabulous feasts & crazy cocktails; we’re experts in the tastefully traditional or daringly different.

And finally, what are your favourite moments from previous wedding you’ve been involved with?

One of the best moments was getting to experience it on the other side and have my own wedding at Le Petit Chateau last summer! The guests were in awe of the venue, it felt like we were abroad out in the gardens and the whole day was simply phenomenal!

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All images courtesy of Le Petit Chateau


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