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#1

Little Mollington Hall

Little Mollington Hall, Parkgate Rd, Mollington, CH1 6NY, Chester, Cheshire
£1652 
Here at Little Mollington Hall we understand that you want a unique and individual setting for your special day, and what better place than a 400 year old historic building?

Steeped in history with visits from Oliver Cromwell & Queen Elizabeth II and tastefully decorated, Little Molly Hall is the perfect venue for your wedding or funeral reception.


We will tailor your day to suit your tastes and budget, giving your event a personal touch. This might include a champagne reception or perhaps a glass of Pimms in our sunny courtyard- whatever it take to ensure you and your guests have a good time.


Whether it be a celebration or corporate event, our friendly and dedicated staff would love to help you have a great time.


Whatever your event, our venue comes with a bar staffed throughout the evening, fully stocked with all the best quality beverages. If a bit of catering will make your day perfect, we can also offer a buffet at request- filled with fantastic, locally sourced produce.
#2

Inglewood

Badgers Rake Lane, Ledsham, South Wirral, Cheshire, CH66 8PF, Wirral, Merseyside
Up to 100 guests
From the first sight of Inglewood House, you know you have arrived somewhere truly special. Whether you are seeking a small intimate wedding with close family and friends or a more lavish affair, we have the setting, history and experience to create your perfect day. Weddings at Inglewood House can be tailored to suit your personal requirements and we can arrange everything on your behalf for the most exclusive, individual and romantic wedding in Central Scotland.

Wedding ceremonies and receptions can be held in our stunning Inglenook Room, Grand Hall, Ballroom, Forrester’s Restaurant and our beautifully restored conservatory. Our new wing, designed specifically for weddings and includes our spectacular new Ballroom, Ballroom lounge with large balcony and bridal dressing room


Inglewood House, with our extensive landscaped grounds and duck pond provides a picturesque setting for photographs of your special day.


Inglewood House and Spa was voted the Romantic Venue of the Year 2017 at the Scottish Wedding Awards.


To speak to a member of our wedding team or to find out more information regarding weddings at Inglewood House please contact us by phone or email and we will respond as soon as possible.


• Beautiful grade II listed manor house nestled in 38 acres of gardens, grounds, lawns and terraces

• We host only one wedding per day, ensuring that Inglewood Manor truly feels 'Just for You'

• Spectacular grounds with expansive lakes and formal gardens offer a variety of fabulous photo opportunities

• Can accommodate up to 100 guests for the wedding breakfast

• 29 luxurious bedrooms and a stunning Bridal Suite

• Our aim is to create your perfect day!
#3

Highfield hall hotel

Highfield Hall,, CH7 6AZ
At Highfield Hall we are a primarily a wedding venue in Northop, Flinthsire, North Wales.

We provide exclusive use so you can relax as if you are at home but with the bonus of having us here to look after your every need...


We are licenced for outside garden weddings (weather permitting) but by having exclusive use of the whole hotel there are a multitude of alternative rooms to use if weather is not suitable, or even if you prefer the intimacy of a wedding in one of our elegant rooms.


We provide a wide range of menu ideas but are also happy to discuss your own ideas, with the flexibility to create bespoke packages as we are a family run independent hotel so not tied to a set menu.


With picturesque grounds and elegant function rooms capable of seating up to 140 for a sit down meal, or even more for a buffet we are able to cater for most events.


With the benefit of being in a great location close to the A55 for easy access, but far enough away to be secluded we can provide an excellent central location for people to travel to.between Chester, Liverpool, Wrexham and close to the M56.

We have 15 bedrooms for your main friends and family to stay with us


We have Sunday Lunches every week and afternoon teas upon advance booking unless we have a private event taking place.


We specialise as a wedding venue but similarly are perfect for any special event such as anniversary parties, birthdays, christenings, and also offer peaceful tranquil setting for funeral receptions


If you would like to know more please do not hesitate to contact us for further information or to arrange a suitable time to come and visit us.
#4

The Prince of Wales Suite

Northop Country Park, Northop, Flintshire, CH7 6WA
Up to 150 guests
The Prince Of Wales Suite is located in the North Wales countryside and is the ‘stand out’ venue for miles around. It has a fantastic reputation for it’s classic, yet fashionable ambiance providing the perfect venue for wedding receptions. The outstanding service coupled with in house catering will help provide the perfect end to a perfect day. Of course, you don’t have to be getting married to make use of The Prince Of Wales Suite – It’s a perfect venue for landmark birthday celebrations, Christmas parties, Christenings and all other main gatherings. It doesn’t end there, by day the venue is used by local business for conference events or just simple business meetings.

Being fully licensed to host your civil ceremony or partnership, The Prince of Wales Suite is the perfect venue to hold your entire wedding day.


• Beautiful countryside venue located in the North of Wales

• Fashionable yet classic ambience

• Private balcony and panoramic views over a golf course providing you with a stunning backdrop

• We can accommodate 50 - 150 guests

• Approachable and relaxed planning process with an eye for detail to ensure your day runs smoothly

• Friendly and personable wedding events team that will be on hand from start to finish
#5

Tilstone House

Nantwich Road, Tilstone Fearnall,, CW6 9QQ, Tarporley, Cheshire
Tilstone House combines the grandeur of a stately home with the intimate air of a country residence. Built by Lord and Lady Daresbury in 1888, this luxurious period property was originally used as a hunting and shooting lodge and boasts over 130 years as a hub of socialising in Cheshire. Now, this timeless property acts as your stage to create something truly spectacular, from luxury weddings and private parties to corporate events.

First of all, there’s the element of total exclusivity. From the immaculately landscaped grounds to the sumptuous bedrooms and function rooms, you can look forward to enjoying one of the most impressive Cheshire back-drops in total privacy.


Pair this with our passionate events team, personal butler service and cuisine from our award-winning catering partners, it’s safe to say that ‘indulgence’ is at the core of everything we do. Wherever your main event takes place, you will be served from an in-room bar, featuring an extensive bar menu and a press for champagne button to ensure the fizz is always flowing.



From weddings and christenings to parties and corporate events, your guests will be well and truly wowed.
#6

Thornton Manor

Manor Road, Thornton Hough, Wirral, Cheshire, CH63 1JB, Wirral, Merseyside
£26 
The stunning country house is one of the most popular celebration settings and wedding venues in Cheshire.

Within the house there are three fabulous locations where we can stage wedding ceremonies, as well as a choice of wonderfully ornate rooms and outdoor settings where you can entertain your guests.


The early Georgian inspired Dining Room creates a stunning setting with its beautiful walnut paneling and incredible plaster work. The Dining Room creates the perfect setting for an intimate wedding and in the summer months the doors are opened to reveal one of the spectacular lime tree avenues, making it a very sought after wedding venue in Cheshire.


The stunning Music Room is a wonderfully unique entertainment room. Surrounded by its spectacular wall paneling, carvings, elaborate plaster work and period paintings by Giovanni Cipriani, it will simply take your breath away. With room for up to 200 guests, the Music Room is the perfect location for larger celebrations.


• Total number of bedrooms - 22

• Lakeside Marquee to hold 75 - 300 table dining

• Waterside Pavilion to hold 40 - 120 table dining

• Walled Garden Marquee 100 - 1000 table dining

• Cottages - 14 self catered within the grounds

• Marquees
#7

Sefton Park Palm House

Sefton Park Palm House, L17 1AP, Liverpool, Merseyside
Up to 220 guests
Sefton Park Palm House Preservation Trust is a registered charity set up in 1996 to manage Sefton Park Palm House. Prior to that a committee worked closely with Liverpool City Council to bring together the final stages of the restoration campaign and to set up the Trust. Our committed team of Palm House volunteers work hard to support events and activities. We are very grateful to them all. Please click here for an interesting article written by our campaign and volunteer Jane Baxter ‘Palm House Memories’.

The Trust raises all its own income. This covers the running costs, together with an annual contribution to Liverpool City Council towards the building maintenance of Sefton Park Palm House and supports an events programme that offers many more reasons to visit.


Today the Trust employs a core staff team of 5, who work in specially built offices on site. We also have a support team of 10 Casual Event Assistants who help at Trust events and private functions.
#8

Devonshire House

293-297 Edge Ln, L7 9LD, Liverpool, Merseyside
The Devonshire House Hotel is a warm & welcome haven set in the heart of the North-Wests Commerce & Leisure Attractions and based just over 1 mile away from the centre of a city steeped with Heritage & Culture. Whether you be traveling for Business or Pleasure, Liverpool is the City for you! Why not let our hotel help you enjoy your visit in comfort??

Originally built in 1856, we were first created as a seminary that was run by The Nun’s of The Immaculate Conception including their own dormitories. After becoming The Holly House Ladies College in 1906 with the power of awarding degrees to it female students, it was then converted in 1995 to become the beautiful hotel that is today, still surrounded by the Gardens that were originally sculpted & created in the 19th Century.
#9

Vale Royal Abbey

Vale Royal Abbey, Vale Royal Dr, Northwich, CW8 2BA, Hyde, Cheshire
Up to 200 guests
Weddings
A unique wedding venue set in the heart of Cheshire

Combining elegance, fine cuisine and exceptional service, a wedding or civil ceremony at our splendid 16th century manor promises to be a truly unforgettable experience.


Whether your heart is set on a grand celebration or a smaller, more intimate affair, you’ll find Vale Royal Abbey has the ideal mix of formality, relaxation and romance to ensure your special day is perfect in every way.


Set within 150 acres of stunning countryside, Vale Royal Abbey is without a doubt one of the most beautiful wedding venues in Cheshire.

Guaranteed exclusivity

It’s our policy to allow only one wedding on any given day, giving you the freedom to arrange your day as you choose. In addition, you’ll have the full attention of all our staff, resulting in the personal and attentive service that your wedding day deserves.


A location like no other

Set at the top of a mile-long driveway and surrounded by beautiful countryside, Vale Royal Abbey is grand yet welcoming.


We offer a choice of three beautiful rooms which can be used separately or joined together to create the right atmosphere for your wedding, whether you have 20 guests or 200.
#10

Willington Lodge

Horseman's Green, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 3BZ, Whitchurch, Shropshire
£8000
Up to 400 guests
Overlooking the Welsh mountains and nestled in the borders of Shropshire, Cheshire and North Wales is Willington Lodge; a picturesque grade II listed country house that provides a warm and friendly venue for your big day!

Willington Lodge is home to the Morris family and has been carefully restored in the spirit of the Georgian architecture, retaining original features and now offers a boutique hotel with luxury guest bedrooms for up to 19 guests.


Everybody is considered to be part of the family during their stay! Our venue provides you with a unique setting perfect for your special day, with a formal walled garde
#11

Wrenbury Hall

Wrenbury Hall Drive, Wrenbury, CW5 8EJ, Nantwich, Cheshire
We would first of all like to Congratulate you on your engagement! We would love for you to Celebrate your Marriage with us in our Family Home. Offering Complete Exclusivity to you and your guests for the day of your wedding, ensuring absolute tranquillity in Wrenbury Hall and the surrounding grounds.

Tie the knot in the Oak with stunning hand painted ceilings, in the Orangerie, a perfect contemporary backdrop or under the Rose Pagoda in the secluded grounds.


The Orangerie is a glamorous suite for your Wedding Breakfast and speeches. Combining contemporary décor with timeless elegance, it’s a beautiful space you can make your own. As evening falls is becomes the perfect setting to celebrate and dance the night away


With stylish and Luxurious guest accommodation with stunningly appointed Bridal Suite and Salon. The perfect space to get ready with your Bridal Party before meeting your Groom at the end of the aisle. Wake up to a delicious breakfast with your house guests in the Courtyard before embarking on your journey as Mr & Mrs


Your Wedding is something you have dreamed about for as long as you can remember, now it’s time to turn your dreams into reality and create your own piece of family history
#12

Vale Country Club

Mold Road, Ruthin, Denbighshire, LL15 1SL, Ruthin, Denbighshire
Up to 200 guests
• Stunning farm house venue with views of the Clwydian range
• Inglenook fireplace

• Large panoramic windows

• Can seat up to 200 people comfortably

• Fully licensed to hold civil ceremonies and partnerships

• Available for exclusive use
#13

Iscoyd Park

Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 3AT, Whitchurch, Shropshire
Up to 130 guests
A country house wedding venue and private events venue, exclusively yours to invite your family and friends, full of warmth, happiness, romance and elegance. We hope that you enjoy exploring the house and gardens here and discovering what makes Iscoyd so special and different.

We have grouped the rooms to reflect the different elements of your wedding day so you can get an idea of all that the house and gardens have to offer, the diverse environments and ambiences they create and a sense of the flow of the house – a factor that has been so carefully considered in Iscoyd’s recent restoration.


We welcome civil partnerships, same sex marriages and celebrations of marriage for all religions and faiths.


However you choose to celebrate your marriage, you will find a place of simplistic beauty and understated elegance that matches such an important moment in your life.


GARDEN ROOM – CAPACITY 130

The Garden Room seats up to 130 guests. With its long aisle, series of arches and Portland stone floor, it is almost church-like in feel. Light floods in through huge windows that look out onto the idyllic gardens beyond. Apart from the stunning chandeliers there is little decoration in this room, the beauty lying in it’s simplicity, proportions and minimalist elegance. The purity of the design means that you can really make this place your own: your flowers, your colours, your decorative touches, your style.


DRAWING ROOM – CAPACITY 60

The Drawing Room has a very different feel. A smaller and more intimate space, it is full of character and history. Old family portraits and classical paintings adorn the walls, and the chandeliers, marble fireplace and beautiful wooden floors give this room a romantic elegance that provides a more traditional country house atmosphere. Large Georgian windows give fantastic views across the gardens and park and lift the room with light.


CHURCH WEDDING

Nestled in idyllic and unspoilt countryside on the edge of the estate, it overlooks a little brook. The romantic setting of the church is echoed by the atmosphere inside with the beautiful stained glass windows, family memorials and carved inscriptions. The church has a galleried seating area and can accommodate up to 150 people.


• Exclusive use of the house & gardens including sitting room, dining room, boutique designed bridal suite and additional bedrooms.

• Licensed for Civil Ceremonies two room options seating 60 or 120.

• Available for sit down wedding breakfast & reception, seating for 130.

• Private dining room for use evening before & morning of the wedding.

• Stunning gardens, park and 18th Century library for photographs.

• additional accommodation on the doorstep with local hotels and B+Bs for your guests.
#14

Knowsley Hall

Knowsley Park, Knowsley, L34 4AG, Prescot, Merseyside
£4000 
Set within 2,500 acres of private walled estate, Knowsley Hall has welcomed royalty and distinguished visitors since it originally opened its doors in 1495. It is this heritage that helps to make our stately home quite the most magical warm & surprising of venues.

Arrive through the grand main gates into the private estate, you will have the exclusive run of the Hall’s breathtaking rooms and terrace which offers stunning views across the manicured gardens and lakes.


We look forward to welcoming you.
#15

Combermere Abbey

Combermere Abbey, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 4AJ, Whitchurch, Shropshire
£9995
Up to 150 guests
Licensed for civil ceremonies, stroll through the idyllic fruit maze to say your vows in the Glasshouse. Flooded with natural daylight, the Glasshouse seats up to 120 guests and, with its views over the maze and gardens beyond, boasts the beauty of an outdoor setting with the shelter of being inside.

Outdoor ceremonies can take place in the center of the maze itself, or under the pretty garden arbour surrounded by your guests. For religious ceremonies, there are an abundance of local churches within easy reach of Combermere.


Following your ceremony, enjoy welcome drinks and canapés with your guests around the maze and Glasshouse, before walking through to the picturesque Pavilion lawn. A permanent marquee, the Pavilion’s spacious interior boasts designated areas for your bar, dining space and dance floor with glass doors opening directly on to a terrace overlooking the gardens beyond.


Exceptional food and service are at the heart of every wedding at Combermere Abbey. They work alongside talented catering companies to offer you both choice and quality for your wedding breakfast. As the sun goes down, the star cloth lining and chandeliers in the Pavilion and fairy lights in the trees beyond set the scene for your evening party.


They are delighted to be able to offer overnight self-catering accommodation for up to 49 guests in the converted stable cottages. Meanwhile, the happy couple can spend their first night in the North Wing of the Abbey itself. With private entrance, butler service and views over the mere… you might never want to leave!
#16

Arley Hall & Gardens

Arley, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6NA, Northwich, Cheshire
Up to 150 guests
From grand affairs to intimate celebrations Arley Hall & Gardens is the most romantic and dramatic wedding venue in Cheshire. There are many spectacular locations for your civil ceremony, including our magical garden setting for your “I do’s”. Our friendly, professional and relaxed team are looking forward to working with you from the initial planning right through to the final farewell.

Arley Hall & Gardens is a magical venue with enormous character, charm and history. When your guests arrive on the Estate they will be struck by the warm and intimate atmosphere created by this much-cherished family home. Set amidst breath-taking surroundings the Hall is an impressive example of a Victorian Country House built in the Elizabethan style and is one of the most interesting and attractive stately homes in the country. The lavish ceilings, elaborate carvings and stained glass windows create a wonderful feeling of grandeur and add to this perfect setting for your wedding celebration.


Exclusive Wedding Offer


We have an exceptional and exclusive offer to share with soon-to-be brides. If you book a wedding with us between October 2017 and February 2018, then you can benefit from £2000 off venue hire. In between these months, you can enjoy a magical winter wedding where we’ll cater to your every need to ensure that your big day is perfect.


• Located in Cheshire’s beautiful countryside

• Intimate setting, available for exclusive use

• Beautiful gardens licensed for a civil ceremonies

• Dedicated, experienced team to help with preparations and recommendations

• Arley Hall & Gardens can be tailored to your wedding requirements

• We can make your dream wedding come true.
#17

Pickmere Country House

Park Ln, Pickmere, WA16 0JX, Knutsford, Cheshire
Want to get away from the office and constant interruptions? You can have a small business meeting in the peace and quiet of our guest lounge and dining room – maximum 12 people – boardroom style. We can cater for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Please telephone with your requirements and for tariffs.

Despite the secluded and picturesque area around Pickmere Country House we are also within commutable distance of a variety of business and industrial parks and areas. Nearby parks include Radbroke Hall, Gadbrook Park, Booths Park, Cheshire Business Park at Lostock Gralam, Winnington Business Park, Daresbury, Oasis Business Park Winsford and Birchwood Park Warrington.


Business events or industry conferences can be draining and a picturesque location and accommodation are the perfect way to relieve such stress. Pickmere Country House can offer a unique and affordable alternative for your business events.
#18

Tabley House

Tabley House, Tabley Lane, Chester Rd, Tabley, WA16 0EZ, Knutsford, Cheshire
Tabley is available for hire and is often a chosen venue for photo shoots, filming, and promotional events as well as a number of other private functions.

Whilst it is near excellent transport connections, Tabley still retains a quiet ‘away from it all’ feel.


The light elegant rooms, and view across to the lake, ensures Tabley leaves a lasting impression.


Past film and TV credits have included the Antiques Roadtrip, Flog It, Granada TV’s Forsythe Saga, the TV version of Casanova, and more recently the Last Tango in Halifax, and the top BBC2 series Peaky Blinders.


Events generally take place in the Portico Room and the Gallery. Each can hold up to one hundred people. Food and drink can only be consumed within the Portico Room. No photographs can be taken unless by express permission.
#19

The Oak Tree of Peover

Back Lane, Lower Peover, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 9SG, Knutsford, Cheshire
Up to 150 guests
Set in the heart of Cheshire, The Oak Tree of Peover is a charming venue for your wedding celebrations. The unique and contemporary venue is surrounded by beautiful countryside, providing a stunning backdrop for your special day and important wedding photographs.

The building is versatile, allowing you the freedom to tailor the space to your style or theme. The space looks stunning when decorated traditionally, for a vintage theme or with shabby chic style, however it is equally as impressive without the use of additional decorations. The oak beams and abundance of natural light create a fresh and romantic setting for your celebration. In addition, the charming surrounding terrace or bar area offer a fantastic setting in which your guests can enjoy drinks.


The Acorn Lounge is licensed to hold civil ceremonies. The lounge is run by a small team who take a passionate and friendly approach to creating your perfect, bespoke wedding. Whatever you have in mind for your special occasion, the team will strive to meet your needs and requirements. Similarly, if you are unsure of what you want for your day, the team are happy to discuss your ideas to help. Words alone do not do the beautiful venue justice, so couples are encouraged to come and visit the venue to see all it has to offer.


From caterers and venue dressers to photographers and local accommodation, the venue has an excellent selection of trusted local suppliers on their books.


Having been nominated for the 2015 Wedding Industry awards for the Best Countryside Venue North West, they continue to provide the same high standard to provide couples with a magical wedding day.


All images shown are credited by Tracy Ellis Photography.


• Can accommodate 92 seated guests on round tables, 110 on straight tables and up to 130 evening guests

• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies

• Outdoor space for a marquee or tipi

• Helicopter landing available by arrangement

• Disabled access

• Free car parking available
#20

Crewe Hall

Weston Rd, Haslington, CW1 6UZ, Crewe, Cheshire
£5500
Up to 200 guests
Once a host to royal residents, we're proud to present Crewe Hall - our grade I listed hotel set within the beautiful Cheshire countryside. Accessible via the tree-lined driveway, relaxation is guaranteed from the moment you set foot in the beautiful grounds.

During your stay, you can make the most of the hotel's facilities. From a fantastic spa and health club to the great mix of traditional and modern-styled rooms. Whichever style you opt for, every aspect of your stay is considered by our excellent team.


Crewe Hall also features plenty for business travellers. It's an ideal local spot to host business functions such as conferences and meetings, as well as featuring a state-of-the-art events centre.


With eight acres of land surrounding the hotel, Crewe Hall is ideal for any number of occasions, whether that's a holiday, a celebration, wedding or business event.


What's more, Crewe Hall has also been shortlisted for the both the Hotel of the Year and Wedding Venue of the Year awards at the upcoming Marketing Cheshire Awards. Find out more here.

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