LAST UPDATED: 10 June 2013 at 4:40pm

What is it about floodlit ruins that is just so romantic? Whatever it is, Fountains Abbey has it in spades.

Your marquee can be set up just steps from the abbey, so why not make the most of the views with a windowed tent?

Hidden among Georgian water gardens with miniature temples and follies ideal for photographs, there's also the spectacular Great Chamber for ceremonies, with its carved fireplace and ornate ceiling.

Ceremony capacity: 80; Packages per person: £50

Fountains Abbey; 01765 608888;

LAST UPDATED: 25 July 2012 at 5:40pm

This World Heritage Site, bordering the Yorkshire Dales, incorporates the soaring ruins of a 12th century abbey amid 800 acres of deer park and impressive Georgian water gardens.

Ceremonies take place in the 400-year-old Fountains Hall in the Great Chamber with its immense fireplace and ornate ceiling.

Don't miss a photo call in the enchanting floodlit abbey ruins.

Ceremony capacity: 80; Food cost per head: £42; House wine: £15; Marquee available; Outdoor Option

Fountains Abbey; 01765 643198;