Hire venues in Greater Manchester

Best Venues in Greater Manchester

#1

East Lancashire Railway

Bury Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury, BL9 0EY, Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester
Up to 150 guests
There is something incredibly special about the romance of steam so where better to say "I Do" that at the award-winning East Lancashire Railway?

Set in the rural heartland of Lancashire, winding over 12 miles through the beautiful Irwell Valley, the railway has been a focal point of Lancastrian life since its original opening in the glory days of the Industrial Revolution. Now, over 100 years later, the railway is a truly unique venue for the most important day of your life.


Whether you wish to get married at one of our traditional stations or historic museum, enjoy an intimate and sophisticated wedding breakfast on board our Orient Express style dining carriages or toast to marital bliss with a champagne reception inside the panoramic Observation Saloon, there are a range of options which can be tailored to make your celebration even more special.


Unmatched in its potential, the East Lancashire Railway is the perfect choice for the adventurous couple about to start on their life’s journey together.


• Licensed for civil wedding ceremonies at Bury Bolton Street Station, Ramsbottom Station & Bury Transport Museum

• Dining options available onboard luxurious Orient Express style carriages

• Beautiful vintage photo opportunities

• Perfect for both intimate and larger affairs (can accommodate up to 132 people)

• A truly unique experience
#2

The Met

Market St,, BL9 0BW, Bury, Lancashire
With two stunning performance spaces, a selection of private meeting rooms and a large rehearsal space we can cater for every event. Situated in the heart of Bury, The Met is within easy access of Manchester City Centre and only a short stroll from Bury’s public transport interchange.

Inside The Met’s spectacular Grade II listed building, all rooms have access to toilet facilities and our modern bar and restaurant Automatic for hot drinks, business lunches and buffet style catering.
#3

The Fusilier Museum

Moss Street, Bury, BL9 0DF, Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester
Up to 150 guests
Choosing your wedding venue is one of the most important decisions you will ever make in your life. We aim to put your mind at ease at The Fusilier Museum and make it as easy for you as possible as well as deliver a memorable day which you will never forget.

Whether you are looking for somewhere to host your wedding reception, the actual ceremony or both then we have some unique spaces which will make the perfect setting for your big day. The Minden Suite can accommodate up to 120 for a civil ceremony and 150 for a wedding breakfast. The same space can then be transformed at night for your evening reception with a self-contained bar also provided.


The Lancashire Fusilier and Royal Regiment of Fusilier Galleries provide unique backdrops for drinks receptions as part of your special day. There is lots to see and do whilst catching up with friends and loved ones as well as finding out lots of interesting facts about both regiments.


The Gallipoli Garden is just outside the museum and would provide the perfect backdrop for the all-important wedding photographs to remember your special day.


The Fusilier Museum is located in Bury Town Centre so it’s easy to get to by car or by public transport. If you need hotels for your guests to stopover then we also have lots of hotels on our doorstep so if you need some contacts just let us know and we will help you all that we can.


• Bespoke wedding service for your perfect day.

• Space for up to 120 guests for a civil ceremony and up to 150 for a wedding breakfast.

• A choice of unique spaces throughout the venue.

• Available for wedding ceremonies, receptions and breakfasts!

• Ideally located in Bury Town Centre.
#4

Bolholt Country Park Hotel

Walshaw Rd,, BL8 1PU, Bury, Lancashire
#5

Village Hotel Bury

Waterfold Business Park, Rd, Bury, BL9 7BQ, Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Our Manchester Bury hotel sits to the north of Manchester, Central Manchester is under half an hour away by car, and we’re also close to Rochdale, Oldham and Bolton. Bury boasts excellent transport links, with a Metrolink tram stop in the town, which will take you into Manchester in half an hour. Manchester is an exciting, vibrant city with great museums, fantastic shopping, a lively arts scene and exciting nightlife. And at Village Manchester Bury there’s everything you want from a hotel, gym, restaurant and bar, all in one location. It’s what Bury’s been waiting for.
#6

Stables Country Club

Bolholt Hotel Complex, Walshaw Rd,, BL8 1PU, Bury, Lancashire
The long winding, tree lined approach to the Stables Country Club instantly lets you know that you have arrived somewhere very special. As you drink in the surrounding views of the 50 acres of lakes and parkland you have a real sense of space and tranquillity.

The country club is perfectly suited for business and pleasure. A short drive from the M60 it combines the cosmopolitan trappings of Manchester on the doorstep with the peace and heritage of the Irwell Valley countryside.
#7

Crimble Hall

Crimble Ln,, OL11 4AD, Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Built-in 1810 by John Fenton, Crimble Hall is a historic multi-purpose venue set in the heart of Rochdale.

A popular destination for weddings and parties, we can comfortably seat up to 360 diners across our three key areas: The Peacock Room, The Conservatory Bar & Grill and Fenton’s Lounge.


Nestled on a 2.6-acre site with stunning countryside views, we also have plenty of outdoor space for alfresco dining and drinks in our famous Secret Garden.


We are specialists in private events, birthdays and weddings. Our dedicated event planners will take away the stress and work with you to ensure your special day is a truly unforgettable one.


Get in touch today to see what we can do for you.
#8

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
#9

The Royal Toby Hotel

Manchester Road, Castleton, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL11 3HF, Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Up to 200 guests
The Rhyddings Suite is a beautifully appointed purpose built function room. With stunning crystal chandeliers, beautifully crafted oak wall panelling, broken up by luxurious fabrics and an intricate carpet, you cannot help but be impressed and charmed by these opulent surrounds.

The venue is self-contained with its own kitchens, bar and cloakroom facilities. This allows us to give you an uninterrupted service away from the hustle and bustle of the main hotel building. The suite is also fully air conditioned to ensure you are comfortable during your special day, whatever the weather.
#10

Last Drop Village Hotel and Spa

LAST DROP VILLAGE HOTEL & SPA, BROMLEY CROSS,, BL7 9PZ, Bolton, Greater Manchester
Whether you are organising a small, sit-down meeting, an event with a more fun-packed agenda or a large, impressive conference for hundreds of people, we have everything you could possibly need.

A stand alone conference centre with all the technology at your fingertips.


The Pennine Suite can hold up to 700 delegates theatre style and we also have 7 smaller function rooms and up 10 breakout rooms.


All of our meeting rooms are on the ground floor and can cater for smaller events or larger gatherings.


We also provide a dedicated team who are always on hand to help with any last minute questions and to make sure your day goes completely to plan.


We are set in three acres of grounds, ideal for team building events or even a lunchtime stroll.


We can offer a range of snacks, tea, coffee, buffets, banquets and gala dinners to keep everyone refreshed and raring to go.


Our friendly pub, The Drop Inn, is perfect for private dining or an end of day celebration. Just ask.


We are well connected and in close proximity to the North West motorway links: M6, M65, M62, M60 and M61.


And having over 450 free car parking spaces on-site makes The Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa a convenient venue for anyone having to drive here.
#11

last drop village hotel

Hospital Rd,, BL7 9PZ, Bolton, Greater Manchester
Up to 700 guests
A fairytale venue for your wedding. The perfect location with a selection of beautiful wedding suites to choose from. Make an entrance with a horse and carriage. We are set in three acres of gardens with plenty of photo opportunities. Strike a pose.
#12

The Wellbeing Farm

Wheatsheaf Hill Farm, Plantation Road Edgworth, Bolton, Lancashire, BL7 0BY, Bolton, Greater Manchester
Specialising in fun, quirky, magical weddings, The Wellbeing Farm is a venue of originality and personality! Located in the stunning Lancashire countryside, the rolling hills make for a wonderful background for photos, and are a vista for all guests to enjoy.

The Farm pride themselves on letting couples have their weddings as personalised as they wish, with a dedication to great service and wedding planning. You have exclusive use of the venue and everything from the food to the styling, to the entertainment can be tailored to your every dream and desire. With their own award-winning butchers and Cookery School, the Farm can cater for formal dinners, buffets, vintage afternoon teas, hog roast suppers and more.


It is a country chic venue where you can relax and enjoy the day’s events comfortably in a warm, homely environment. Included in the hire price is an endless range of fabulous props, perfect for making the venue your own, and for creating fantastic photos.


Even The Wellbeing Farm’s animals like to get in on the action! The llamas, alpacas and donkeys can all be part of your day, and add a child-friendly spectacle.


The Wedding Barn itself is attractive and magical with bespoke décor, lanterns, pretty bunting and four-thousand dainty fairy lights.


There are different Wedding packages the Farm can offer couples, and these themes can be adapted to depending on the couple’s wishes. With delicious food cooked by the Chef and his team, The Wellbeing Farm can pride itself on its service and the attentiveness of its staff.



• Unique farm wedding venue

• Located in the stunning Lancashire countryside

• Rustic barn available for all sizes of events

• Ability to host both indoor and outdoor entertainment

• Great scenery and props to use for wedding photographs
#13

Rochdale Town Hall

The Esplanade, OL16 1AB, Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Up to 100 guests
​​​​​​Your wedding day is a unique and special occasion, which needs to be right for you. At Rochdale Town Hall, we’re proud to offer a flexible and bespoke service to ensure your day is perfect. Walk through your wedding day with us - from start to finish.​

Your wedding ceremony

The most important part of your day deserves a setting which does justice to such a special occasion. ​


At Rochdale Town Hall, you can start your lifetime together against a backdrop of the beautiful Grand Staircase and its fabulous stained glass windows. The Exchange seats up to 100 of your closest friends and family who will all have the best seat in the house as the bride makes her entrance down the staircase in front of them. ​


Alternatively, the adjacent Register Office can seat 4 to 40 guests in a more informal setting.​​


Your memories made​

Capture stunning photos of your big day – whatever the weather. With magnificent features in every room and beautiful gardens surrounding the town hall, there’s no shortage of photo opportunities – inside and out.


Long after the day is over, you’re sure to cherish every moment and every memory captured on camera.​
#14

The Riverside

The Riverside Whitworth Civic Hall Market Street Whitworth Lancs, OL12 8DP
Up to 300 guests
The Riverside is the perfect venue for a range of functions combining the highest quality facilities in a truly lovely environment.

Surrounded by rugged and natural landscape, The Riverside has fantastic facilities where you will find everything you need to make your celebration or event extra special


We can cater for weddings and civil partnership's, conferences, christening's, funerals, corporate events, training days, network events, private parties and much more and we can accommodate parties of up to 300 people.


Our professional and friendly team of event organisers are on hand to ensure that events are meticulously planned and run successfully without a hitch, leaving you free to enjoy your day.


A variety of menu's and wines are available to suit all budgets and all dietary requirements can be catered for to ensure that every member of your party has an enjoyable day.
#15

Bolton School Weddings and Events

Bolton School, Chorley New Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 4PA, Bolton, Greater Manchester
£3500
Up to 200 guests
Weddings at Bolton School – Celebrate in Style

Set in thirty two acres of grounds and with origins dating back to 1516, Bolton School is one of Lancashire’s oldest and finest weddings venues. Our Grade II listed building encompasses all your needs in

terms of ambiance, whilst the mix of tradition and modernity will provide you with a unique atmosphere for your special day.


At Bolton School you can be confident that your day, will be a perfect day. We have many years’ experience of weddings from all faiths and cultures and can easily accommodate your individual requirements, whilst making sure the day is seamless from start to finish.


The Great Hall situated in the main school building and built at the beginning of the last century creates an awe-inspiring atmosphere for a wedding ceremony.


The largest of our licenced rooms boasts a traditional church organ and a stunning vaulted ceiling, which provides a lasting impression that your guests will remember forever. With a capacity for up to 360 guests, you will be ensure to have a room full of your family and friends.


From the moment they first walk in, to the moment they walk out, they will be sure to remember the grandeur of the hall. For a virtual tour of the civil ceremony room, please click here


The Arts Centre Main Hall is the second of our licenced rooms, converted in 1993 from a former school building and reopened by the late Princess Of Wales. This beautifully restored banqueting hall provides the perfect intimate and romantic setting.


• We guarantee exclusivity of the venue and our team’s total dedication to your day

• Combines the traditional and contemporary for a unique feel

• Licensed for same-sex marriages and civil partnerships

• Wedding breakfast for up to 130 guests

• Evening reception for up to 200 guests

• Fantastic food and wine selection
#16

Colehayes Park

Salford, Greater Manchester
#17

Epernay Champagne and Cocktail Bar

1a Watson St, M3 4EE, Manchester, Greater Manchester
Épernay Champagne Bar is one of Manchester’s most sophisticated drinking spots, located in Deansgate, it offer fantastic views from its amazing balcony overlooking the bustling area of the Amphitheatre below. The interior is glamorous and clean cut with fairy lights and candles creating a romantic and serene ambience for drinkers sat in comfy leather chairs around the bar.
Full length glass windows offer visitors a multitude of sights and also make Épernay bright and gives a spacious feel to this stunning champagne bar.
#18

Jamie's Italian

100 King St, M2 4WU, Manchester, Greater Manchester
Set in the heart of the city, Jamie's Italian restaurant in Manchester occupies a magnificent grade II listed building dubbed the 'King of King Street'. It's worth a visit just to see the huge windows and stately pillars – and, of course, for our delicious food!

If you’re looking for something a little bit different, restaurant has several unique private dining rooms !
#19

Waterhouse Suite at Townhouse Hotel Manchester

101 Portland St, M1 6DF, Manchester, Greater Manchester
Up to 30 guests
The Townhouse Hotel Manchester boasts 8 meeting rooms giving you an unparalleled choice for your next city centre meeting or conference. All our function rooms are air-conditioned and vary in size and seating style. Audio-visual equipment and all other meeting room essentials are provided as standard and we can cater for your dining needs to whatever extent you require.
This is a stylish and professional location which will reflect your business aims. We also have 85 bedrooms and suites available for your delegates.


Weddings at the Townhouse Hotel Manchester are sophisticated and elegant in keeping with our style and our carefully designed wedding packages reflect this style.


Working with our Wedding Coordinators you will have the best advice on choosing the package that suits your vision and of course your budget. Our Wedding Coordinators have the experience to advise you on all aspects of your day, from florists and photographers to menus and music. This is what they do and they are very good at it!


We have created a number of special packages which cover all the delights you will wish for your day and your guests.


Contact us now to make an appointment to view the hotel and discuss your plans.
#20

Bijou Club

1-7 chapel street ,, m3 7nj, Manchester, Greater Manchester
£20 
The Bijou Club is undoubtedly Manchester’s hidden gem; Opened in 2009 and well renowned for being a celebrity hang-out the venue is regularly featured in the press for having entertained celebrity guests such as Justin Bieber, Ne-Yo, Rudimental, Drake, Rita Ora, Little Mix and SteffLon Don and having hosted the biggest after parties to take place in the North West including The Soap Awards.

Bijou attracts a clientele that is every bit as stylish, sophisticated and glamorous as the venue; its team strive to deliver a level of superior service to its party-goers and celebrities who demand only the best from their nights out in Manchester City Centre.


The Bijou Club is the only venue in the City Centre to have its very own River Side terrace which has a bespoke made water feature measuring 15 feet, a cascading waterfall, fire pit and landscaped garden. Not to mention a heated seating area, a perfect photo opportunity for all our customers. Ladies and Gentlemen we give you the Secret Garden. Seeing really is Believing

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