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#1

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.
#2

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
#3

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.
#4

Hilltop Country House

Hilltop, Flash Lane, Prestbury, ,, SK10 4ED, Cheshire, Cheshire
Hilltop Country House is a beautiful and exclusive wedding venue in the heart of the Cheshire Countryside.
Nothing is standard at Hilltop; we offer you the freedom and flexibility to create your own style. We are a family-run business and the close relationship we form with all our couples ensures that we can translate your ideas into a seamless realisation of your perfect day, leaving you free to relax and enjoy it - without having to think about a thing.


We believe that the planning process should be carefree and pleasurable. We can bring a wealth of experience as event planners and offer you as much support as you need to ensure you enjoy the whole experience.
#5

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
#6

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.
#7

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
#8

Capesthorne Hall

Congleton Road, Siddington, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9JY, Macclesfield, Cheshire
Up to 400 guests
Capesthorne Hall is a beautiful family-owned stately home which can be your exclusive Cheshire wedding venue for your dream wedding day. Set in 100 acres of the beautiful picturesque Cheshire countryside, this truly unique Cheshire wedding venue overlooks 3 lakes and stunning formal gardens.

The team at Capesthorne Hall are dedicated to making sure your wedding day is as special as you always hoped it would be.



As every wedding is different and every couple wants their day to be uniquely special, we are happy to be flexible and work around your requests.


We aim to give you a truly attentive service, with help and advice always on hand. It is our attention to detail that helps make Capesthorne Hall one of the most desirable wedding venues in Cheshire.


Civil ceremonies are held in the elegant Drawing Room with its magnificent chandeliers and Italian paintings.


Drinks receptions take place in the Saloon which opens out onto the Terrace leading to the West Lawn.


The Queen Anne Room, with its ornate fireplace is used for wedding breakfasts.


To the south west side of the Hall lies a beautiful Georgian Chapel where a Blessing can be conducted after a Civil Ceremony in the Hall.


The Victorian Theatre, not generally open to the public, is also licensed for ceremonies and provides a unique location for couples wanting a Cheshire castle wedding venue with a difference.


The contemporary Lakeside Wing can be used for larger lakeside wedding ceremonies, wedding breakfasts and evening receptions. It is south facing and has wonderful views of the Lake and formal gardens. Guests can enjoy lawn games, such as croquet when the weather is fine.


The Milanese gates opposite the Chapel open up to the gravel pathway which is bordered by colourful perennials. This path leads to the Lakeside Gazebo, a stunning location for outdoor weddings and romantic photographs.


Capesthorne’s extensive gardens and lawns lend themselves to marquee weddings for larger numbers of guests. These beautiful gardens are unrivalled by any other Cheshire wedding venue.


• Exclusive use available for your big day

• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies in the Hall with the option of a Blessing in the private Chapel (by arrangement)

• Option to hold your ceremony outside by the gazebo, overlooking the lake and gardens

• Marquee on the grounds for larger weddings

• Elegant interiors and stunning grounds

• Ample free paring for guests
#9

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
#10

Colshaw Hall

Stocks Ln, Over Peover, WA16 8TW, Knutsford, Cheshire
Up to 150 guests
Colshaw Hall is the perfect choice for a sumptuous wedding venue or prestigious event in Cheshire. What’s more, the estate is always exclusive to you throughout your event, so it offers complete peace and privacy. From the moment you enter the gates and drive along the elegant driveway, you and your guests will know that this will be a day to remember.

Before you reach the hall itself, you will pass the gorgeous Japanese style garden and miniature lake, which adds to the splendour of this luxury wedding venue. Also located in the grounds, the light and spacious Stables is a dedicated ceremony room, complete with oak beams and marble flooring, which seats up to 180 guests.


For parties and wedding receptions, the magnificent Peel Suite is an 180 capacity banqueting hall, complete with a stylish bar overlooking beautiful walled gardens. The suite offers contemporary comfort and state-of-the-art facilities in a classic countryside setting, making Colshaw Hall one of the most luxurious and exclusive wedding venues in Cheshire.
#11

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.
#12

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.
#13

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
#14

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.
#15

Sandhole Oak Barn

A34 Manchester Rd, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 2JH, Congleton, Cheshire
Up to 140 guests
A grand piano sits at one end, perfectly positioned for music during the ceremony or to be heard while guests enjoy drinks on the adjoining verandah. If you would like a religious ceremony, there are many beautiful churches just a short drive away.

The high ceilings and oak beams lead through to The Dining Barn, an impressive space that can be curtained off from the ceremony area during your nuptials. With a wall of French doors opening onto the verandah, you can thoroughly appreciate the countryside setting. The décor is elegant and neutral with wrought iron chandeliers and wall lights crafted by our local blacksmith. A versatile area, the barn can easily accommodate 140 for a wedding breakfast, and yet is also perfectly suited for more intimate celebrations. Following your wedding breakfast, you and your guests can enjoy coffee or drinks on the verandah or at the licensed bar before dancing the night away on the dance floor.
#16

Heaton House Farm

Coppice Side, Rushton Spencer, SK11 0RD, Macclesfield, Cheshire
Arrive by helicopter or a horse-drawn carriage; get married in a barn or celebrate with an outdoor ceremony; fill the dancefloor with flowers or the stage with musicians – whatever you desire, we will help make it possible. Everything you need for your countryside wedding at Heaton House Farm is right here – and our super-friendly, dedicated team will be on hand to help with stress-free planning, every step of the way.
#17

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.
#18

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.
#19

BEST WESTERN Pennine Manor

Scapegoat Hill, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD7 4NH, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£3500
Up to 150 guests
With stunning panoramic views over the West Yorkshire countryside and the Pennines, BEST WESTERN Pennine Manor hotel offers a truly picturesque venue to host the country wedding of your dreams.

Situated just outside Huddersfield on the beautiful Scapegoat Hill, our wedding venue provides a spectacular rural setting, yet it is within easy reach of Huddersfield, Halifax, Leeds and Manchester.


With its uniquely elevated position and own helicopter pad, the venue offers the opportunity to really wow your guests with a spectacular entrance.


With a choice of two beautiful wedding suites licensed to hold your wedding ceremony, Pennine Manor has earned an excellent reputation for its personal approach and outstanding guest service. We would love to show you what we have to offer, so please download our wedding brochure and get in touch to arrange a visit.


The Ceremony


Tie the knot in relaxed, warm and beautiful surrounds. We would be delighted to host your wedding ceremony in either our Branson Suite or Hilltop Restaurant, which can accommodate any style of wedding, large or small. The Hilltop provides a lovely space for a civil ceremony, with its modern country interior and doors opening onto breathtaking rural views. Located on the first floor, the Branson Suite enjoys stunning, elevated views over the West Yorkshire Pennines. With its traditional interior, it provides the perfect backdrop for both summer and winter wedding ceremonies.


Stay With Us


When the dancing is done, you and your guests can relax in one or our 31 beautiful newly refurbished hotel bedrooms. As well as preferential accommodation rates for your wedding guests, our wedding packages offer a complimentary executive bedroom for the wedding couple, plus two complimentary standard bedrooms (or an extended stay for the wedding couple), all including full Yorkshire breakfast. Choose to hire the hotel on an exclusive basis and you and your guests can enjoy all the personal service and privacy that sole use of the hotel offers. We will also give you 25% off our usual wedding bedroom rate.


• Complimentary menu tasting for up to 3 people prior to your wedding

• Complimentary four poster accommodation for the bride and groom on the night of the wedding, including full Yorkshire breakfast.

• 2 complimentary double standard bedrooms for the night of the wedding, including full Yorkshire breakfast.

• Preferential accommodation rates to guests attending your wedding.

• Extensive hillside and beautiful grounds to provide a backdrop to your photography.

• Helipad Available
#20

Brookfield Manor

Brookfield Manor Main Road Hathersage Hope Valley, S32 1BB, Derbyshire, Derbyshire
The Pavilion’, Brookfield Manor, Hathersage is an exclusive and unique venue set in the beautiful Derbyshire Dales.

Nestling in its own gardens and surrounded by mature trees in the private 130 acres of the historic Brookfield Manor, the newly restored ‘Pavilion’ is the perfect setting for a ‘special’ occasion, such as your wedding day or anniversary party!


The romantic setting offers uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside and among the tree lined vistas are hidden treasures for ‘the perfect’ photo opportunity. The historic setting and mile long private driveway will only add to your guests surprise and delight.

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