There are three crucial ingredients for a successful nuptials: a majestic setting, excellent cuisine and world-class service. Red Carnation Hotels ticks off all three, with each of its destinations providing a beautiful wedding location. Backdrops range from a storybook English village to the shimmering Indian Ocean, while a team of expert planners and caterers are on hand to ensure a smooth order of service. From our global collection, here are our most beautiful wedding locations.


For a day that you’ll treasure forever, it's hard to imagine a more glorious setting than Ashford Castle. Enjoy exclusive use of the 800-year-old castle or exchange vows in a historic local church. For a more intimate event, arrange your nuptials at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, a picture of classic country grandeur where breath-taking views of the estate’s tranquil lough and emerald lawns frame your celebration.


Fresh sea air and sweeping ocean views make The Old Government House Hotel and Spa one of our most beautiful wedding locations. Our walled garden and private patio are decorated with flowers and foliage to suit each individual palette while Champagne and canapés are tailored to your tastes for a sophisticated reception.


Say ‘I do’ in London’s prestigious Mayfair, where quintessential British style abounds. Only the prettiest florals, finest wines, and most delicious dishes are selected for an order of service at The Chesterfield Mayfair. The hotel’s dedicated wedding team has a wealth of experience and executes every last detail with spectacular efficiency and flair.

Meticulous wedding planners, a luxurious spa for pre-nuptials pampering and sumptuous surrounds make a wedding at Summer Lodge Country House Hotel and Restaurant a true delight. Immersed in the postcard-perfect English countryside with excellent facilities, it’s an idyllic location for a beautiful wedding.

Those seeking an intimate reception in the heart of London can host their exclusive ceremony in The Egerton House Hotel’s Dining Room. The stylish enclave can cater for up to 10 guests, with impeccable service, beautifully tailored menus and thoughtful touches to guarantee a memorable day. Dogs are happily invited to join in the celebrations.


Refined interiors and sophisticated service welcome guests at The Chesterfield Palm Beach. Combining British elegance with the charisma of the southern coast, this unique property scores high among Red Carnation Hotels’ most beautiful wedding locations. Intimate ceremonies are conducted in the privacy of The Library, while The Pool Deck is a relaxed venue that accommodates up to 50. For a larger event, the entire hotel is available for exclusive hire.

South Africa

Poised on the Cape’s rugged coastline, The Twelve Apostle Hotel and Spa overlooks the sparkling Atlantic and mighty Twelve Apostles. Needless to say, it’s the perfect location for a ceremony. For a stunning wedding album and cocktails and canapés with a view, the hotel’s Fynbos Garden is the perfect backdrop.

Umhlanga’s prime wedding venue, The Oyster Box offers a choice of its balmy tropical gardens or the glittering shores of the Indian Ocean as a perfect setting. The hotel offers several sumptuous catering options, tailored to your individual needs by an experienced wedding coordinator.