Allow us to Introduce Ourselves
We boast Northumberlands most awe inspiring wedding location and exclusive use estate. Steeped in history, our Tower & grounds present a picturesque backdrop to your perfect day. Delicately blending tradition and contemporary flourishes, nature and grandeur.
The estate which dates back to 1257 sets the stage for the most memorable occasion of your lives. Accompanied by fairytale cottages, beautifully tended gardens, rolling green fields, and ancient woodlands we strive to provide an unforgettable experience for you, your friends, and family.
The Power of Dreams
Our purpose is to provide a spark, to ignite your imagination, and allow you to believe your wedding day dreams can be achieved in every sense. We’re not here to say what you can’t do, instead what can we do to ensure we surpass all expectations.
Our estate is nothing short of magical, and we strive to frame moments to last a lifetime, from welcoming the bridal party with use of our exclusive spa, all the way to your first dance as a married couple surrounded by your closest friends and family. Every moment is precious, and we’ve perfected our offering over seven hundred and fifty years.
Nestled within the Northumberland countryside our grounds boast a completely secluded environment for your ceremony and celebration. Along the private driveway, amidst rolling green hills and ancient woodlands our walled gardens and outdoor areas reflect our passion for the nature we nurture.
With numerous backdrops, textures, and colours our grounds provide the perfect stage for capturing your day on photo and film. You have the choice of where and how your day plays out, utilising the full estate for your ceremony. Seat thirty within the Tower itself or up to one hundred and fifty in the gardens.
Master of Ceremonies
Utilise the diverse areas and spaces within the estate to achieve the perfect look and feel for your ceremony. From inside to outside, formal or informal, by utilising the Tower reception room or walled gardens we create a traditional English setting for you to make it official. Seat up to thirty within the Tower or up to one hundred and fifty in the gardens or woodland function room. Be it up close and personal or surrounded by all your friends and family we aim to make anything possible.
Wedding Breakfast &
Northumberlands newest stand alone function room. Situated within the estate, this organic structure blurs the line between the ancient woodland, the historic grounds, and your special day. By utilising an abundance of glass and natural materials we provide the perfect bubble for your celebration. The ideal housing for your wedding breakfast and evening reception, make memories without compromise with up to one hundred and fifty by day, and two hundred and fifty by night.
Food and Drink.
It’s all about making it special for you, we all have different tastes and preferences especially when it comes to food. We boast traditional, contemporary, and street food packages however we’re fully supportive of specific requests, dietary needs, regional variations, and international influences. It all starts with a conversation. Similarly with drink options, we want to make it perfect, our aim is to weave your ‘best’ day from start to finish. Want to add a cocktail from your first date? or a wine region from your favourite holiday? That’s exactly what we want to talk about.
Pricing from £44.95ph for food packages / £26.95ph for drinks packages.
The Keys to The Tower.
Our accommodation has one sole aim; to surround you and your loved ones in quintessential English luxury, glamour, and comfort. Every corner of the Shortflatt Tower estate has been considered for your experience, both in appearance but also in practically. Lose yourself in the magical twists and turns of the tower, the stunning views, idyllic scenery, breakaway nooks, and many social spaces. Raise a glass in the formal dining space, welcome loved ones in the ancient Tower reception room, and utilise the exclusive use of our bridal suite and spa the night before the big day.
Bridal Suite & Spa
Shortflatt boasts a dedicated bridal suite which stands as the jewel in the crown of the estate. The grandest and most imposing room in the 13th century Tower, featuring extravagant four poster bed & stand alone roll top bathtub. All to the backdrop of view across the entire estate.
Nothing gets you ready for the big day like exclusive use of an onsite spa suite for the entire bridal party. Arrive in good time and adapt our pace for doing things, wind down in absolute comfort whilst you indulge in a number of treatments for you and your bridesmaids. Make yourself at home, utilise our open plan kitchen and living area, allowing you to get ready at your own speed for the most important day of your life.
The Shortflatt Tower estate boasts a mixture of 2 bed, 3 bed and 5 bed properties that have been lovingly restored and renovated to provide the ultimate rural hideaway. All our beautiful cottages boast en suite king size bedrooms, modern kitchens and appliances, and plush living areas. Step outside your front door and enjoy our vast original communal courtyard, perfect for alfresco dining, reciting stories, and making new memories surrounded by your nearest & dearest.
Elegant, sophisticated and incredibly grand, Shortflatt Tower’s main residence consists of The Manor House & The Annex which between them provide 15 bedrooms with accommodation for 30 guests.
The Manor House boasts 10 beautifully traditional and individually styled rooms with views overlooking the formal gardens and rolling Northumberland countryside, whilst The Annex is home to a further 5 luxury en-suite rooms complete with rainfall showers and classically styled baths.
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