Describe the best wedding that happened at Healds Hall Hotel?
That's too difficult to answer! There are those where you are laughing so much with the couple and you remember the fun, and those where the romance and love in the room is so beautiful you can't help be moved. All our couples mean so much to us, and every wedding is unique and special.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Try to plan in a moment for yourself and your new spouse after the ceremony, to just be the two of you on your own for 10 minutes and enjoy the wonderful new sensation of being married!
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
A couple shared a moment during a ceremony whereby two separately engraved glass jars of sand were dyed to each of the couples favourite colours. These poured by the couple and blended into one jar with both their names engraved symbolising a bond that could never be split.
Describe Healds Hall Hotel in 5 adjectives
Beautiful, Charming, Historic, Romantic and Exclusive.
Where’s the best photo spot at Healds Hall Hotel?
Outside there are the lovely main steps at the hotel front with the back drop of Healds Hall's beautiful ivy covered building. Or the private lawn that's exclusive to couples and their guests.
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at Healds Hall Hotel?
Yes, quite a few! The Hairy Bikers and Ainsley Harriot have dined here, as has Gregg Wallace. Bryan McFadden has stayed the night, and Tony Robinson was a staff favourite.
What’s your favourite canapé?
Delicious home made mini Yorkshire puddings with locally reared beef- so moreish! Though I also love a classic smoked salmon bilinis...too difficult to choose one.
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Anything from the sweet cart...fizzy cola bottles! Or our head chefs homemade brownies, so good.
What is Healds Hall Hotel most unique feature?
The historic staircase that leads up to the bridal suite- it's a grade II listed building and the stairs are really special- a perfect spot to take photos of the bride in her wedding dress.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
The relationships we form with our couples. From the moment they walk in the door to the day they leave as just marrieds, we love taking care of them and making their special day amazing. That and the food...delicious locally sourced and seasonal food!