A venue that takes inspiration from its local surroundings feels truly authentic and just that extra bit special – which is exactly what your wedding day should be.
Mercure’s gorgeous venues have this sense of locality down to a fine art. Beautiful buildings stand in harmony with the people and places around them, and everything from the décor to the service is inspired by their lovely locations.
Mercure has a wide range of properties across the UK for you to choose from and offers unique wedding packages that can be personalised, so you can really make the venue your own for your big day.
To showcase its wonderful selection of wedding venues, Mercure is giving five lucky couples a free one-night stay at one of five of their hotels. Each prize includes breakfast and an appointment with a wedding planner. Discover more about the chosen hotels below.
Set at the foot of Box Hill in Surrey, this charming four-star hotel has everything you could need for your special day. Licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships, it has two gorgeous function suites, along with beautiful landscaped gardens that are perfect for your drinks reception and wedding photos.
The unique medieval Tithe Barn has a high vaulted ceiling and rustic oak beams and can entertain up to 200 guests, while for smaller wedding parties, there’s the intimate Garden Room, which has access to its own private garden.
Whichever venue you choose, you can tailor your day to suit your needs entirely, from designing the menu to offering special rates for guests who stay the night.
Something of a hidden gem, this 18th-century Manor House is rich in historic character, nestled in 15 acres of landscaped grounds deep within the beautiful Shropshire countryside. Its idyllic lake and ornamental fountain complete the picture and provide the ideal backdrop for your wedding photos.
You’ll have your own dedicated wedding planner on hand to help you organise everything, so your dream day is guaranteed to run smoothly. Plus, the hotel can also offer your overnight guests a luxurious stay in one of the its 87 stylish and modern rooms, along with use of its fantastic spa.
This lovely hotel offers weddings with a difference. Its experienced team will create a bespoke wedding package for you to ensure your special day is everything you’ve always dreamt it would be, no matter how big or small.
The elegant 18th-century Georgian Manor house, located in the pretty Berkshire countryside, is licensed for civil ceremonies, which means you can host your entire day there from start to finish. There’s a choice of rooms and suites, along with 16 acres of gorgeous gardens and woodland and lavish guest bedrooms, so it’s really up to you how to enjoy the venue.
Whatever you have in mind for your wedding, the hotel is completely flexible and is more than happy to discuss your requirements with you.
If you’re dreaming of a Cotswolds wedding, this grade-II listed Georgian country house hotel will be perfect for you. The hotel, which combines period charm with modern elegance, is surrounded by 12 acres of lovely park and woodland.
There are two stunning suites for civil ceremonies: The Lakeside Suite for up to 100 guests, and The Ambassador Suite for up to 60. For the reception, there’s a delicious range of food and drink for you to choose from for your menu, and at the end of the day, your guests can retire to one of the 72 bedrooms.
What’s more, you’re guaranteed to be the only wedding taking place at the venue on your chosen day.
At this 19th-century baronial mansion, you can experience a wonderful mix of Scottish hospitality and contemporary luxury.
The venue is only three miles from Aberdeen’s city centre, but still enjoys 30 acres of rural surroundings with fantastic views of the River Dee, offering an unrivalled backdrop for your wedding photos.
There are a number of elegant function suites to suit all your wedding needs from wedding breakfasts to civil ceremonies. You’ll have full use of the Bridal Suite, while your guests can enjoy special rates on the remaining 119 bedrooms on site, as well as complimentary use of the leisure facilities within the spa.
That's why Mercure is offering five lucky couples the opportunity to enjoy an overnight stay for two, including a delicious breakfast and a meeting with an experienced wedding planner, to showcase everything on offer at one of its fantastic selected hotels.
How to enter
Open 01/02/19 to 31/03/19
To be in with a chance of winning, simply answer the following question:
TERMS & CONDITIONS: Prize consists of one night’s accommodation in a classic room with breakfast for two people at a randomly selected Mercure hotel from the following list: Mercure Box Hill Burford Bridge Hotel, Mercure Albrighton Shrewsbury Hotel, Mercure Newbury Elcot Park Hotel. Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel, Mercure Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel. The stay is subject to availability at time of booking, and does not include black-out/peak seasonal dates, i.e. 13/02/19 to 17/02/19 and 18/04/19 to 24/04/19. Please be aware that for some hotels there is a restriction on Saturday night stays, so please check with the hotel when booking. All other costs and expenses, including but not limited to, drinks, travel and room service, will be the responsibility of the Winner. The prize does not include additional expenses i.e. travel costs, room telephone costs etc. Any additional extras or persons will be charged on departure. The prize is non-transferable, has no cash value and no change or other substitution will be given. The winner is strictly prohibited from selling the hotel prize stay to a third party. The Promoter will not provide any refund or compensation in the event of any cancellation or postponement