Having been lovingly restored, this beautiful 300 year old building has kept most of its original charm. You are welcomed by flag stone floors, roaring open fires and an eclectic mix of furnishings. With panoramic views across the stunning peaceful valley, the setting could not be more idyllic for your most cherished day.
All of our event rooms are licensed for a civil ceremony allowing you to move seamlessly from ceremony to reception.
The George Ridley Room, Gallery Bar and Terrace is an intimate room for your ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening reception. Featuring stone walls, two open fires, high ceilings and bare oak beams, this stunning room with attached gallery bar and heated outdoor terrace with panoramic views of the rolling countryside truly is a magical location for your special day. This room can accommodate a maximum of 54 guests for a ceremony, 45 guests for a wedding breakfast and up to 80 guests for your evening reception.
The Black Horse Beamish is set among 33 acres of beautiful countryside, giving us the ability to offer a stunning setting for The Orchard Marquee. It's one of the few permanent marquees in the north east and offers a bespoke grand venue, giving the chance to add a personal touch, creating your ideal completely unique experience. With stunning panoramic views of the beamish conservation valley, complemented by glorious landscaped gardens and apple orchard, our incredible 250-seater marquee is the ultimate location for your special day.
The space is furnished with dance floor, stunning 8ft chandeliers, up-lighting and fully integrated sound system - consider it a blank canvas to make your own. The versatile venue has a reception area for arrival drinks and greeting guests, plus plenty of space for dining and evening celebrations. We provide everything you eat in our onsite kitchen, everything you drink in our well stocked bar – we even provide a wonderful in house team to serve you.
For the special wedding feast, the team of expert chefs in the black horse beamish kitchen will prepare a multi-course gastronomic showstopper befitting the event. We take pride in the fact that all our food is freshly cooked using only the finest, locally sourced ingredients wherever possible.
Wedding receptions at black horse beamish are personalised, not packaged, at every level. Everything – fresh flowers, décor, drinks, menus, music and more – can be tailored to your tastes. We offer you are starting point and price based on 40 guests for the George Ridley room; 60 guests for The Orchard Marquee and the opportunity to build your dream day.
Black Horse Beamish also has self-catering accommodation onsite with Huckleberry Cottage. We are currently working on renovating the original Red Row cottages to create an additional 12 stylish rooms which are expected to be some of the most luxurious the region has ever seen.