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Can you get married at Escape to the Chateau's Dick and Angel Strawbridge's home? Costs, details and more

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Chloe Best
Chloe BestLifestyle Features Editor
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Love Escape to the Chateau stars Dick and Angel Strawbridge's beautiful home, Chateau De La Motte Husson? Good news for future brides and grooms, the wedding venue is once again open for business after almost three years!

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The TV stars got married at their beautiful 19th-century castle back in November 2015, and they have been meticulously renovating it since then, making it into a fairytale backdrop for other couples' wedding pictures. It boasts twelve acres of parkland, a moat, an Art Deco orangery, a walled garden, stables and, of course, the 45-room chateau.

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Interested brides and grooms will have to plan ahead, though, since the property's exposure on their television programme combined with the coronavirus pandemic means there is a huge backlog of weddings.

Their social media accounts, which are run by their team at the Chateau, recently shared a snap of the couple's two children, Arthur, nine, and Dorothy, eight, along with the caption: "The Chateau has been buzzing lately! The Strawbridge's hosted their first wedding in three years, the first Chateau under the Stars of the year, and the first Day of Decadence."

See everything you need to know about the idyllic wedding venue…

Can you get married at Escape to the Chateau's Chateau De La Motte Husson?

Yes, although their official website still states: "We are currently on a two-year weddings 'catch-up’, we will re-open enquires as soon as can!" They explain that their combined expertise makes them the perfect wedding planners.

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Angel has over twenty years of hospitality experience and is known for her signature vintage styling, while Dick has impressive culinary knowledge and was a finalist on Celebrity MasterChef, making him capable of preparing your wedding breakfast.

Dick Angel Strawbridge escape to the chateau© Photo: Channel 4

Dick and Angel Strawbridge host weddings at Chateau De La Motte Husson

How much are weddings at Escape to the Chateau?

According to The Sun, it can cost anywhere between £19,000 and £38,000 to book the chateau for your wedding depending on what package you choose, and how many wedding guests you have.

The Orangery, which has an authentic Art Deco style, can seat 80 guests for a wedding breakfast. Or if you're hosting an intimate wedding following the coronavirus lockdown, the salle à manger can host twelve guests for a sit-down tasting menu.

Dick and Angel married at the chateau in 2015

Dick and Angel established the chateau as a wedding venue by hosting their own wedding there back in 2015, which featured in the first series of the Channel 4 show.

Angel recently admitted to HELLO! she sobbed on her big day as the couple had spent the past several months working day and night renovating and restoring the neglected property in Martigné-sur-Mayenne. "We were engulfed with exhaustion," she explained. "It was the first time I’d had a bath and I had a little sob.

"We'd been working 18, 20 or 22 hours a day and were flying high on adrenaline and couldn't lose our focus. Most of the house wasn't done."

The couple announced weddings at the chateau have begun again

She added: "But there was a moment, before people started arriving, when it just didn't matter. Our mental state changed. We put flowers around the place and knew everything was going to be okay."

The couple bought their 45-room chateau for just £280,000 in 2015. However, the property had stood empty for 40 years, and with no electricity, heating or running water, they certainly had their work cut out for them.

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