A striking position overlooking the Durham coastline is the real selling point of this restored Georgian manor house, dating back to 1791.

THE BEST COASTLINE WEDDING VENUES

If it's a traditional religious ceremony you're after, make sure you get hitched at the church next door - it's one of the oldest in the country. Oh, and Seaham Hall was even the choice of venue for hopelessly romantic poet (and infamous rogue!) Lord Byron. We're sold.

Ceremony capacity: 80; www.seaham-hall.co.uk