Your Wedding Ceremony
Your wedding day will be enhanced with a touch of history. A fascinating connection links the famous Antarctic explorer, Sir Ernest Shackleton to Channings. From 1904 until July 1910 Shackleton and his wife Emily lived at number 14 South Learmonth Gardens, which now occupies our events suites, The Kingsleigh and Library.
The Kingsleigh and The Library elegant traditional Edwardian suites adorned with marine memorabilia which brings the Shackleton connection back to life. The sense of history and adventure creates a romantic atmosphere making them the ideal location to hold your wedding ceremony. Your guests' chairs can be positioned to create an aisle for you to walk down and meet your partner, ensuring you have the perfect entrance. Channings can accommodate up to fifty people for a ceremony.
Your Wedding Reception
After the ceremony, begin the celebrations with a champagne reception in our classically styled lounges or out on our sun deck. You will have plenty of photo opportunities, From your luxurious suite to our gorgeous country housed style garden terrace. We can even arrange access to the tranquil South Learmonth Gardens. Channings offers a selection of backdrops which will capture the romance of your special day. Return to the beautiful and intimate surroundings of The Kingsleigh Suite for a wedding feast to remember.
For larger parties (up to fifty guests) take exclusive use of Channings Restaurant, a stunning contemporary conservatory which can create either a summer ambience or a cosy winter retreat.
Your Wedding Night
And at the end of your special day, prolong the experience by pampering yourself and your loved one with a night in one of our stunning Shackleton Suites. Individually designed, the rooms boast the largest bathrooms in the city, measuring up to twelve metres squared. Under floor heating, standalone roll topped baths, giant shower heads and attic windows overlooking the city that ensures absolute luxury.
The suites are full of character with ink sketches and mural depicting famous scenes from the life of our former resident- Sir Ernest Shackleton.
Your Wedding Co-ordinator
We know that you will want to make your wedding day unique and special so we understand that you may have extra requirements. Throughout the planning process of your wedding, our dedicated Wedding Coordinator will provide with assistance to ensure your day is perfect in every way. Your Wedding Coordinator will be delighted to organise wedding extras – from your photography, car hire and wedding cake to flowers, favours a string quartet just to add that something special to your day.
Room Hire Tariff
Please find our room hire prices for weddings below, each area of the hotel has been priced individually for your convenience.
Private Dinning/Restaurant: £300.00