De la Mas
Dreaming of an industrial chic and big wedding? Well this will definitely be a venue to see. Voted as the up-and-coming wedding venue of 2018, it is only fitting to include De la Mas in our list. The venue was designed and built to accommodate most themes and colour schemes. With whitewashed bricks and beautiful blue barn doors, this venue is sure to create magical photos and memories. Their spacious reception hall can accommodate up to 200 guests, and still give you a dancefloor. For the men, the venue has built a man cave where the groom and groomsmen can relax before the ceremony, while the beautiful ladies get all dolled up in the romantic honeymoon suite.
Get away from the bustling city and say your ‘I dos’ out in the country at Rosemary Hill, which is situated on beautiful farmland just 10 minutes away from Pretoria East. Country weddings at Rosemary Hill are truly one-of-a-kind, so why not pay them a visit to suss out the venue and discuss what you had in mind for your big day? The wedding coordinators at the venue are able to customise your wedding, ensuring that it’s exactly what you and your soon-to-be spouse envisioned for your special day. For summer weddings, imagine your ceremony being held in the Pavilion, located at the centre of their beautiful maze. And during the cooler months, how about a unique ceremony conducted in the Green House?
Every woman wants her wedding day to be a fairy-tale come true. So, why not have your wedding at a stunning castle? The Riverside Castle is the epitome of romance and African tranquillity, located right where the Highveld becomes Bushveld in Zwavelpoort. The castle boasts stunning architecture and lavish gardens, offering the perfect setting for you to marry your Prince Charming, as well as a beautiful backdrop for your wedding photos. There are various venues for you to choose from, including the Chapel, the Conference Room and Main Reception Hall, the Bush Boma or set up in their stunning gardens.
Monte de Dios
For a picturesque wedding, visit Monte de Dios to take a look at their Spanish-inspired architecture. Their Spanish Equestrian Villa is nestled against mountains. The venue encapsulates various venues named in Spanish, each being able to accommodate their own amount of guests. The biggest venue, Majorka, can seat up to 400 guests, their Fuente patio area can seat 100 guest and their smallest venue, Capilla, can seat approximately 60 guests.
Lace on Timber
Nestled in a luscious forest, this industrial wedding venue is one of dreams. The white accents of the outdoor chapel and the steel doors against white walls creates the perfect balance between elegant and edgy – as the name suggests. For those who are indoor people, the chapel is a piece of art. Big windows allow for natural light and allow guests to take sight of the magnificent forestry. With industrial reception themes and outdoor chapels being big wedding trends, it’s definitely a great idea to give Lace on Timber a look.
Lombardy Boutique Hotel
For an intimate wedding, Lombardy Boutique Hotel should definitely be on your shortlist. With various packages to choose from, Lombardy makes organising your wedding day an absolute breeze. This 5-star venue offers multiple venues on the property to choose from. Lombardy promises to deliver distinct excellence and quality on your big day.
Venue Nouveau can be found nestled in the Bronberg mountains and is the the perfect destination for all seasons. Their beautiful gardens, adorned with age-old trees, are perfect for a summer wedding. In winter, you’ll find fireplaces burning with a romantic atmosphere. This is a venue for old souls with an interest in historical architecture – as this is not your modern venue, but rather one which tells a story. Venue Nouveau has a French provincial ambience in an open countryside setting.
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