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#1

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.
#2

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.
#3

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.
#4

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
#5

West Tower

Mill Lane, Aughton, L39 7HJ, Lancashire, Lancashire
£4000
Up to 140 guests
A romantic hideaway amidst rolling Lancashire countryside, West Tower is dedicated entirely to weddings. Built as a family home in 1885, we invite you to enjoy every moment of your special day here, in your home away from home. Say ‘I do’ in your chosen ceremony space, dine and celebrate in the stunning Ballroom, and spend the night in our beautiful bedrooms.

Exclusively yours, we want to create your day, your way. From stunning views over the fields beyond, to characterful spaces, elegant décor and exceptional dining, West Tower is the perfect blank canvas for your wedding day.


Welcome… to West Tower.


• A country house, exclusively yours on your wedding day

• Indoor and outdoor ceremonies, with up to 140 guests seated in the Ballroom

• Seated dining for up to 140 guests in our light-filled Ballroom

• In-house caterers, experienced in offering exceptional dining experiences and flexibility with menu choices

• A Cellar Bar – the perfect place for pre and post ceremony drinks, and for breakfast the morning after your wedding

• Luxury accommodation for up to 43 guests in 18 bedrooms (one with wheelchair access). Further accommodation within easy reach of the venue
#6

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!
#7

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.
#8

Ashfield House

Ashfield Park Dr, Standish, WN6 0EQ, Wigan, Greater Manchester
#9

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.
#10

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
#11

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.
#12

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.
#13

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.
#14

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.
#15

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.
#16

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.
#17

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
#18

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
#19

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.
#20

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

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