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Langley Castle’s Guide to Elopement Weddings
What could be more perfect than eloping to Langley Castle and enjoying an exquisite, intimate wedding for two, full of mindfulness and a true expression of love for each other, forsaking all others?
We think the answer is ‘nothing’, which is why we’re making our move to be the number one wedding venue for eloping couples in the UK, whether they are a bride and groom or a same-sex couple.
Langley is such a fairy-tale castle and profoundly romantic place that couples have already recognised there is nowhere more idyllic for an elopement wedding. We’ve built up some true expertise in weddings for two (and shed many a tear, when acting as witnesses), so an eloping couple is in very safe hands when they choose Langley Castle for their elopement wedding.
We’ve even gone further than that, highlighting the most romantic things to do, here at the castle, as well as in wider Northumberland, once you’ve tied the knot!
Elopement weddings (weddings for two) and smaller weddings were hugely popular here during the height of the pandemic and we also created the UK’s first ‘Bubble Wedding’. Read our guide and you will soon see that we deeply care about creating the extraordinary and truly memorable smaller wedding for you (or a much larger exclusive-use wedding, if you prefer). Call us on01434 688888, to arrange yours.
Langley Castle Gives Kids ‘Hairy History’ Fun
Langley Castle has set the bar for the UK ‘edu-staycation’ - letting kids learn, whilst on holiday, catching up on time lost in the classroom.
Located just a few miles from both Hadrian’s Wall and medieval Hexham, Langley can not only give children an amazing stay within walls that have seen 7 centuries of history but also serve up some engrossing (and gross!) history, in fun fashion.
We’ve interpreted our dramatic and turbulent history (and a little bit of Roman history before that), in a humorous, vibrant and edgy way, in our very own ‘Hairy History’, downloadable here https://www.langleycastle.co.uk/en/history-for-kids/
Much of it links to topics covered by the history syllabus’s various Key Stages and you can learn of local Roman History (BL (Before Langley), as we call it, before discovering much more. ‘Think’ turbulent life on the Anglo-Scottish border in ancient times, Gunpowder Plot and Jacobite Rebellions, not to mention Henry IV, Henry VIII, the Black Death, crime and punishment and the fearsome Border Reivers!
There are some jokes and challenges along the way and any kid can make use of this guide, whether they stay here or not. If they do stay, however, the buildings and landscape will come to life in a super-cool way.
They can also build on this knowledge through our daily Battlement Tours, learning more about the architecture and history of the castle as they tour from top to bottom.
Fantastic local tour guides – Ancient Britain– can provide guests with optional tours, proving what walking encyclopaedias of historical knowledge they are, whether you ask them to focus on Roman, Iron, Stone Age or Jacobite (Stuart) history. They can pick you up and take you to key historic sites, to do everything from tasting Roman-style food, to handling weaponry.
Where else can your kids study like this, without even realising that what they are learning about is all great historical stuff that will help them back at school? Grab Hairy History now, get their little grey cells working and then book a room and make it all come to life!