Where better can you think of to get married than one of the North of England’s greatest natural sights?

A Waterfall Wedding at High Force in County Durham is quite unique. The hotel is set within the North Pennines (AONB) Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty beside High Force Waterfall, arguably England’s most spectacular falls, surrounded by some of the most stunning unspoilt natural scenery in the country. We are blessed to be one of the most romantic wedding venues in the North East.

Our ten individually designed en-suite bedrooms combine country charm with fresh, modern facilities and the very best of guest service from our team, who are committed to making your stay relaxed and enjoyable. For your wedding, we offer exclusive hire of our perfect country inn, to make this the most memorable of celebrations.

All-Season Venue

All year round you will find elements of natural beauty at High Force Waterfall, from the song birds in spring to the bright sunshine and flush green leaves of summer, the golden autumn colours and the crisp winter woodland walks and open fires within our hotel.  It doesn’t matter what time of year you decide to celebrate your marriage, our beautiful hotel and stunning location in Upper Teesdale will make your wedding a perfect day you will never forget.

Your day, your way

Your wedding day is unique to you and we can help you find a package that works, from a formal ceremony in our beautiful function room to a rustic outdoor waterfall wedding or riverside gathering with your friends and family. Whatever you’re looking for, we can help you to achieve it.

The Hotel

Our hotel is licensed for civil wedding ceremonies and our team at High Force is one of the most experienced in the North East, having hosted wedding receptions of all types in various settings and luxury locations. We are committed to ensuring every element of your special day is perfect.

By taking this idyllic country retreat exclusively for your celebration you will have private use of a number of beautiful spaces including the waterfall itself, our elegant Garden Room, cosy bar and snug area and the gardens and courtyard.

The Waterfall

The most unique setting for a blessing or simply a private photoshoot. High Force Waterfall can be made available especially for you.

The Garden Room

Traditional and elegant; The Garden Room is the perfect location to relax and celebrate with those closest to you. Whether you prefer a more traditional wedding breakfast or something more informal, The Garden Room is the ideal place to entertain.

Gardens and Courtyard

Enjoy a cocktail reception in the sunshine of the garden or indulge in a hog roast buffet around fires in the courtyard. Fairy lights and soft music in the early evening, make this the most magical of places.

Bar and Snug

Open fires, tweed armchairs and weathered floorboards provide a comfortable, charming location for pre-ceremony drinks or relaxing with a brandy after the celebrations are over.


Get in Touch

Please allow us the opportunity to discuss your individual wedding requirements. We will be delighted to make sure all the personal touches are just right for you.

Contact us now on 01833 622336 or email us at highforcehotel@raby.co.uk to receive our wedding brochure.

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