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With Poptop, you can find a magical stately home for your event without the hassle! We have 107 romantic, elegant and historic stately homes based near Bolton, Greater Manchester for you to consider.
#1

Ridgmont House

Chorley Old Rd, Horwich, BL6 6RF, Bolton, Greater Manchester
Up to 120 guests
Set in five acres of private grounds, with mature trees and lawns, Ridgmont House is a charming country retreat with a great sense of history.

Ridgmont House was built In the early 17th Century by the Pilkington family who were landowners from Rivington. It was originally called The White House until 1801 when Joseph Ridgway J.P., D.L. of Lancashire bought and extended the house to its present size. Joseph Ridgway owned the bleachworks on the opposite side of Chorley Old Road.


Due to the size and flexibility of the building Ridgmont House is currently one of the most sought after locations for wedding, christening, dinner, special occasion, funeral and conference venues in Bolton.The present occupiers mix a balance of old and new which is complimented with excellent cuisine and superb service.


We are proud to be one of the most unique wedding venues in Bolton, Lancashire, combining elegant surroundings, delicious food and impeccable service in a historic setting. The decor is light and classy, creating a perfect backdrop for any colour scheme.


The Ridgway Suite will hold up to 160 people for a buffet, and 120 seated. It opens onto a patio area, constructed from traditional flagstones. A splendid staircase leads to the upper floor, where the Willoughby Suite continues the light and elegant theme. This room has six windows on two walls and an impressive bay on the third, making a light and airy setting for a function. Comfortably accommodating up to 80. Chandeliers throughout the building add that touch of class.


Dinner dances for up to 130, ladies evenings and executive seminars where up to 120 can meet. There is also provision for presentations, excellent catering - and the use of the refreshing gardens.
#2

Astley Bank

Bolton Rd, BB3 2QB, Darwen, Lancashire
Up to 170 guests
The Astley Bank is complemented with a highly experienced team to assist with your wedding plans and make your special day as memorable as possible. Wedding breakfasts can be provided for up to 120 people seated or 170 people in an informal buffet style.

The Astley Bank is also available for private and sole use and we are licensed for civil ceremonies can be provided for up to 100+ people seated and evening functions up to a maximum of 170. We have 37 individually designed bedrooms and don’t forget our beautiful four poster bedrooms. Our beautiful gardens make an ideal setting for the photographs of a most memorable day.


In Othello’s Restaurant we offer a standard of cuisine to rival four or even five star hotels. The Chef takes great pride in preparing your menu with fresh ingredients selected daily from the markets. Othello’s Restaurant at the Astley Bank Hotel and Conference Centre.


The restaurant seats up to 100 plus people and we also have smaller private dining rooms for those special occasions. Othello’s restaurant takes its name from the magnificent stained glass window on the first floor, which features a scene from the Shakespearean play ‘Othello’. If you would like to read a review of Othellos Restaurant written by Tom Bridge, please click here
#3

Flixton House

Flixton Road, Flixton, M41 5GJ, Lancashire, Lancashire
Up to 100 guests
This beautiful, Grade 2 listed building includes a grand ballroom and a light filled conservatory provides a romantic, intimate venue boasting a magical, secret garden – perfect for slipping away

to share those special first moments of married life. As of 2017, we can now hold ceremonies in our lovely garden.


Our beautiful ceremony room will accommodate up to 80 of your nearest and dearest friends and family, whilst our stunning ballroom can hold up to 100 of your special guests partying the night


away.


Flixton House is licensed to hold 80 guests for ceremonies, and 100 for evening receptions.



Everything that you might need in terms of ceremony and banqueting hall decoration, magical grounds, and fine food is all here and very ably coordinated via their experienced staff who will give you the warm and friendly welcome that your guests will expect from such a noble house.


• Grade II listed building

• Landscaped gardens

• Licensed for civil ceremonies

• Retains original features

• Variety of rooms available

• Do not allow more than one event per day
#4

The Olde England Kiosk

Sunnyhurst Wood, BB3 0LA, Darwen, Lancashire
£3000
Up to 100 guests
We are a small family run business and our reputation means everything to us so please be assured that your special day is in the most caring of hands. We have great value packages to guide you on your way, but we also understand that your day is unique to you and have the time and enthusiasm to tailor any aspect of your day or create something truly bespoke just for you. We are a fully licensed marriage venue and you can hold your ceremony here with us if you so choose or we can also provide stand alone reception and/or evening celebrations . If you are looking for a wedding with a wow we would love to help you create your dream day. Contact us anytime to arrange to pop in for a cup of tea and a chat with no obligation or pressure to book.

The Olde England Kiosk is nestled in the heart of Sunnyhurst Woods, 85 acres of beautiful protected woodland. The Venue has been a popular host of wedding receptions since 1920. The Grade II listed building is fronted by a brook, flowing from a lake and down several waterfalls presenting beautiful photographic opportunities.


The premises are licensed for Civil Ceremonies with a maximum of 75 guests permitted to attend the ceremony, we can therefore offer an attractive alternative to the registry office. The room hire fee for this facility is £175 (already included in some packages) with the registry office having their own scale of charges dependant on the day the ceremony is to be held. Please contact Blackburn Registrar Office to make all official arrangements. Alternatively blessings and handfastings are also most welcome.


#5

Ashfield House

Ashfield Park Dr, Standish, WN6 0EQ, Wigan, Greater Manchester
#6

The Old Grammar School

Boarshaw Road, Middleton, M24 6BR, Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester
£3000
Up to 150 guests
• 600-year-old stone and oak Grammar School
• Can cater for up to 150 guests for a wedding breakfast

• Wedding packages starting from just £3,000

• Bespoke wedding reception, tailored to you

• Sole use of the venue for your whole wedding day

• Central location yet private setting
#7

Hoghton Tower

Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, Nr Preston, PR5 0SH, Preston, Lancashire
Up to 200 guests
Steeped in history and commanding breathtaking views across Lancashire, Hoghton Tower offers something for everyone at all times of year.
Plan your fairytale wedding, take a tour round the house, wander through the gardens, sample local produce at the Farmers’ Market, or just call in for coffee and cake to soak up some history!


The magnificent Banqueting Hall, where King James I knighted the loin of beef ‘Sir Loin’, is perfect for your ceremony and wedding breakfast. By day, the room enjoys natural light through four thousand panes of glass. By night, an open log fire and music from the Minstrels’ Gallery create a truly memorable experience.


The dramatic King’s Hall is transformed into an elegant bar, whilst coffee is served in the cosy Smoking Room with impressive stone fireplace and club fender surround.


The Tudor Gardens are a photographer’s dream. Clipped yew trees lead to the ramparts, castellated walls, fountain and fairytale turret with commanding views across Lancashire, the Lake District and North Wales.


We work with a range of carefully selected event management and catering companies who will work closely with you to make your day unforgettable.


Hoghton Tower is quite simply unique – the perfect setting for your fairytale wedding.


View our wedding gallery Hoghton Tower Weddings.
#8

Beestong Manor

Quaker Brook Ln,, PR5 0RA, Preston, Lancashire
Beeston Manor is a family run and owned venue set in 140 acres of land at Hoghton near Preston. Our venue is a beautifully converted 16th Century barn complete with oak beams and sandstone walls. See our history page for more info about the fascinating story of how Beeston Manor evolved. We have fourteen en-suite bedrooms available, a licence to hold civil ceremonies, a restaurant and two function rooms which have the backdrop view of stunning panoramic views. The venue is also close to the M6, M61 and M65 motorway networks and also has the facility of a helicopter pad.
#9

Beeston Manor

Quaker Brook Lane, Hoghton Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0RA, Preston, Lancashire
Beeston Manor is a family run and owned venue set in 140 acres of land at Hoghton near Preston. Our venue is a beautifully converted 16th Century barn complete with oak beams and sandstone walls. See our history page for more info about the fascinating story of how Beeston Manor evolved. We have fourteen en-suite bedrooms available, a licence to hold civil ceremonies, a restaurant and two function rooms which have the backdrop view of stunning panoramic views. The venue is also close to the M6, M61 and M65 motorway networks and also has the facility of a helicopter pad.
#10

Sparth House

WhWhalley Road, Clayton le Moors, BB5 5RP, Lancashire, Lancashire
Up to 160 guests
Sparth House is ideal for exclusive weddings, intimate weddings, and even vow renewals. Sparth House can be hired to celebrate only your special occasion, with no interference and full exclusivity. It’s the perfect Lancashire wedding venue.

Experience the elegance, tradition and grandeur of Sparth House with 16 stylish guest bedrooms, spacious function rooms and excellent cuisine for all of your guests to enjoy.


Sparth House was originally a family home and is now run by a loving family who each go the extra mile to deliver a bespoke wedding service unrivalled by hotels in and around the whole of Lancashire. Their wedding bookings are crafted to suit the dreams, visions and expectations of the happy bride and groom.
#11

Farington Lodge

Stanifield Lane, Farington, Lancashire, PR25 4QR, Preston, Lancashire
rington Lodge Hotel is a beautiful grade II listed house - the ideal Lancashire wedding venue and perfectly located for Preston and Leyland.

Licensed for civil ceremonies and civil partnerships for up to 150 guests, we can offer you a complete wedding package or a reception-only event.


Magnificent landscaped gardens and enchanting woodland provide a picturesque and memorable backdrop for photographs, and we’re conveniently located for guests travelling by road, rail or air.


Choose from a range of elegant rooms, including our Garden Room and our dedicated Jubilee Suite, decorated in keeping with this traditional Lancashire setting and with the grandeur of the original building. Our expert team will help you plan the perfect wedding reception and be there with you so you have an unforgettable day. Our Garden Pavilion, set in our quiet gardens, is the most romantic venue to take your vows, surrounded by friends and family.
#12

Samlesbury Hall

Samlesbury Hall, Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0UP, Preston, Lancashire
A magnificent location to host the most memorable day of your life

At Samlesbury Hall, the grand splendour of the Great Hall, the intimacy of the beautiful Whittaker Room and the gorgeous setting of your own private gardens will be yours exclusively for the day.


Together with an exquisite menu and wine list, designed especially for you, a Samlesbury Hall wedding fulfils every dream, and will ensure that your special day is as perfect as can be.


The Hall is available on Fridays and Saturdays for weddings and other days by special arrangement.


The income helps to maintain and keep this stunning 14th century historic building open to the public and also allows guests as well as visitors to enjoy the magic of Samlesbury Hall - one of the most fabulous wedding venues in Lancashire.


The Hall can be privately booked and the happy couple have exclusive use of the Hall and all the grounds. Together with our brilliant chef and his team, the celebration will be one to remember!


Civil Ceremonies for up to 90 can be held in the Whittaker Room, in the Great Hall for up to 120 and we also have the Parlour, which is perfect for smaller ceremonies. If you would like more details about civil ceremonies please visit the Preston Registrars website.


Wedding Breakfasts for up to 150 can be catered for, and more are welcome in the evening. The Hall is licensed until 12 midnight. A later licence can be obtained upon request..


• Samlesbury Hall is available on Fridays and Saturdays for weddings and other days by special arrangement

• Civil ceremonies can be arranged for up to 120 guests

• We can cater for a maximum of 150 guests at your wedding breakfast and up to 200 for your evening reception.

• With our beautiful grounds and stunning choice of indoor spaces, we can adapt to suit any weather

• Our four star guest lodge is available within the grounds
#13

Oddfellows On The Park

Bruntwood Hall, Bruntwood Park, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK8 1HX, Cheadle, Cheshire
£12000
Up to 100 guests
We promise to make the most important day of your life as individual as you are…

Oddfellows on The Park is an unusual, inspiring and intimate venue offering a beautiful charmed and enticing backdrop for your special day. Whether you're planning a more natural affair, a really posh bash or an informal celebration, your wedding at Oddfellows on The Park will be tailored just for you.


We offer our brides and grooms a totally unique, wedding planning service - no two weddings are the same and no-one else will get married on your special day. As we will be fully licensed for weddings and civil ceremonies, your entire wedding can take place all under the one roof. You'll enjoy full use of the The Parlor Rooms at Oddfellows situated on the ground floor with stunning views to the park, your wedding ceremony can take place in this striking room, followed by reception drinks in the adjacent private bar and onto the outside terrace. Civil ceremonies and private dining for up to 60 guests and parties for 80.


Our food is glorious. Wedding breakfasts, afternoon teas, fabulous finger food and picnics. You will work with our chefs to make the menu all your own and your special day as unique as you are. Our wedding planner is your first port of call - we understand weddings like nobody we know and can hold your hand all the way to saying 'I do'.


• Oddfellows On The Park's extraordinary décor, ambience and style provides a truly unique setting for your Wedding

• Stunning park landscape views, our three flexible spaces can seat up to 60 guests and 80 evening guests can suit any event.

• Bridle Suite is set over three luxurious levels

• 22 contemporary bedrooms for guests, every room is wonderfully decorated, each with its own quirky twist

• Wedding menus designed around seasonal and local produce

• Dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator
#14

The White Hart

51 Stockport Road, Lydgate, OL4 4JJ, Oldham, Greater Manchester
Up to 90 guests
The Dining room was refurbished in August 2015, the Dining room offers an unforgettable and contemporary setting for couples. You can tie the knot as well as host your wedding breakfast and evening reception in the trendy setting.

The Dining room can cater up to 80 guests for your civil ceremony, 55 guests for your wedding breakfast and up to 90 guests for your evening reception.
#15

Northcote Manor

Northcote Road, Langho, BB6 8BE, Blackburn, Lancashire
Up to 90 guests
Managing Director Craig Bancroft together with Executive Head Chef Lisa Goodwin-Allen and the team are dedicated to their vision of ensuring the perfect experience at Northcote - a renowned small luxury hotel with a Michelin star restaurant situated on the edge of the Ribble Valley, in the heart of Lancashire.

The hotel, a member of the exclusive Relais & Chateaux and Pride of Britain Hotels, offers 26 individually styled luxurious bedrooms. Northcote's restaurant is renowned for its fine cuisine and serves traditional Lancashire recipes with a modern twist, created from local produce. To add to the experience, the Chef’s Table, in the kitchen, offers insights into how the kitchen really operates, and the Cookery School provides a unique and intimate experience where you can learn new skills and dishes in a Michelin star kitchen.
#16

The Holford Estate

Chester Road, Plumley, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0UA, Knutsford, Cheshire
Up to 100 guests
The Barn:

A totally new state of the art entertainment and business venue set within our private, secluded location and surrounded by the backdrop of lovingly tendered fields and gardens. This recently restored 18th century Barn brings something truly inspirational to the event world. The restoration has given us the opportunity to keep many of the original features that add to an authentic and magical atmosphere.


This diverse and flexible space includes a mezzanine floor, accessed by a dramatic dual staircase, luxurious en-suite dressing room, male and female washrooms, disabled bathroom, sustainable underfloor heating, log burning stove, atmospheric lighting and in-house music and PA system. With a west facing astro-turfed terrace that gives you the longest of those balmy summer nights, outside lighting and fire pit all of which can be tailored to your specific occasion or function.


PLACE TO STAY


There has been a working water mill here since the 16th century in its own unique setting. The Mill pond and cascading waterfall, overlooking ancient woodland and rolling landscape makes for a truly romantic backdrop.


Our newly renovated Mill House is set in over 4 acres of private grounds with breath taking views from the south facing Terrace of the gardens and pond. The entire house is available for accommodation, consisting of 2 master suites with bathrooms, one with a balcony; 3 double bedrooms with on-suite shower rooms; Guest lounge with fireplace; French windows onto Terrace; Kitchen, Dining Room, Garden Conservatory; Downstairs W/C and Entrance Hall. Available as a 3, 5 or 7 day package.


STROLL AROUND HISTORY


Crossing the ancient stone bridge over the moat brings you to our stunning gardens surrounding the old Hall. Nearly thirty years ago this area did not resemble anything like you will see today. Lovingly cultivated and tendered into a series of formal garden rooms showing an array of all year round trees and shrubs, including the awe inspiring knot garden, all combine to make this the perfect site for outdoor civil ceremonies and photographic opportunities.


GREAT OUTDOORS


Surrounding Holford are arable food growing fields; we are real foodies that’s why we have chosen to work with one of the best catering companies in the UK for that farm to fork experience. Alongside are 35 acres of old woodland, a bubbling trout stream, horses grazing in their paddocks, fantastic nature trail walks, all of which add to the experience of this wonderful setting.


• Privately owned country house located among 130 acres of Knutsford countryside

• Recently renovated 18th century Barn available for all your celebratory events and civil ceremonies

• Diverse and flexible area within the Barn includes a mezzanine floor and double sided staircase

• West facing astro-turfed Terrace

• Stunning gardens available for outside civil ceremony and/or drinks reception and photographic opportunities

• Easily accessible from M6 and plenty of car parking space
#17

Bramall Hall

Hall Rd, Bramhall, SK7 3NX, Stockport, Greater Manchester
Up to 60 guests
With traditional stained glass windows and authentic stone flag flooring, your ceremony will take place in front of the impressive grand fireplace.

The Great Hall can accommodate up to 75 people for a civil ceremony only, or up to 60 people for a civil ceremony in conjunction with a wedding breakfast.
#18

Shireburn Arms

Whalley Road, Hurst Green, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 9QJ, Clitheroe, Lancashire
Up to 150 guests
From the moment you step inside the Shireburn Arms, you can rest assured the wedding of your dreams will come to life.

The Shireburn Arms is the quintessential English country inn, in the perfect country village. A stone’s throw from Stonyhurst College with far reaching views over the most glorious Ribble Valley countryside. The Shireburn has a civil ceremony license, fabulous function room with its own bar and is complemented by 18 beautiful bedrooms.


Weddings at the Shireburn Arms, although a little smaller in overall numbers, share the same attention to detail on every aspect from gardens, grounds, interior design and décor, to the menus food and drink and of course service as bigger sisters Mitton Hall and Eaves Hall. The Shireburn Arms lends itself to truly bespoke weddings, civil partnerships and other family parties and celebrations.


It is little wonder the Shireburn Arms has a long and unrivalled reputation for hosting the perfect country pub wedding. Following a change of ownership a few years ago, and a major overhaul, the décor, the Menus and the Wine Lists have all been revamped bringing this historic 17th century inn bang up to date making it a stunning bijou wedding venue perfect for your special day.


• Character-filled 17th Century Lancashire Coaching Inn

• Licensed for Civil Ceremonies

• Capacity for 100 seated guests

• Stunning terrace and gardens

• Perfect for a country pub weddings

• 18 bedrooms
#19

Best Western Plus Pinewood on Wilmslow

Wilmslow Road, Handforth, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 3LF, Wilmslow, Cheshire
Up to 150 guests
Best Western Plus Pinewood on Wilmslow is the perfect hotel, conference and wedding venue for businesses and visitors to the South Manchester area.

The Hotel has 89 bedrooms and is set in attractive gardens in Handforth within minutes of Manchester Airport and is close to the M6, M56 and M60. Guests have the choice of en-suite executive or family rooms, with a superb restaurant and spacious bar lounge offering a stylish and informal environment in which to dine and relax.


For business travellers this excellent hotel provides the accommodation and conference facilities you need, and is only four miles from Manchester International Airport. Free car parking and free Wi-Fi throughout makes catching up on emails or having meetings whilst away from the office very easy. From sales meetings to conferences and team building events, the Pinewood has a wide choice of rooms and facilities with the option of using our landscaped grounds for relaxation, team building and entertainment. Our dedicated conference team will be on hand to ensure your meeting or event runs efficiently and professionally.


As a wedding venue, Best Western Plus Pinewood on Wilmslow is very popular with couples wishing to marry in the Wilmslow and Handforth area. The hotel holds a full civil ceremony license to host your wedding in one of our function rooms, and whether you're planning a big celebration or prefer a smaller, more intimate wedding, our beautiful gardens will provide the perfect backdrop to mingle with your guests, toast the occasion with Champagne, and take photographs.


Conveniently located for local attractions, and only a few miles from the airport and all major motorways, leisure travellers staying at the Pinewood will also enjoy its peaceful and stylish setting. Make the most of a day's shopping at the Trafford Centre or visit the nearby Tatton Park National Trust House and Gardens.


• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies and civil partnerships

• Elegant, traditional ceremony rooms available to be dressed to your specifications

• Two function suites for your reception

• Four-star, overnight accommodation for guests at special rates

• Wedding breakfast created using award-winning ingredients from local suppliers

• All hotel residents can enjoy free leisure club membership.
#20

Mitton Hall

Mitton Road, Whalley, Nr Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 9PQ, Clitheroe, Lancashire
Up to 400 guests
We are a country house hotel providing luxury accommodation at the heart of the fabulous Ribble Valley.

Our big idea for bringing this magnificent 15th Century manor house back to life was to take it back to its roots and make it feel like a home again. Somewhere that looks and feels like it belongs to somebody. Stunning interior design and decoration perfectly complement the ancient architectural features to create a contemporary country house hotel. Both effortlessly beautiful and unashamedly romantic. 


The ambience is quite unique. It is certainly luxurious and feels exclusive but the luxury and exclusivity are open to all.


Built during the reign of Henry VII, the Hall house attracted the attention of historians and artists alike over the years. And now you can make it part of your story.


Located right in the heart of the stunning Ribble Valley, the mansion has a host of unique features. A breathtaking oak-panelled Great Hall, gorgeous conservatory and idyllic riverfront terrace. This and much more gives Mitton Hall has an ambience that is both luxurious and welcoming.


Join us for a life-changing wedding with loved ones or life-affirming drinks with friends. We’ll make sure you experience magical moments every time you visit Mitton Hall.

How to choose Stately Homes in Bolton for your event

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