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#1

Ashfield House

Ashfield Park Dr, Standish, WN6 0EQ, Wigan, Greater Manchester
#2

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.
#3

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.
#4

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.
#5

The Olde England Kiosk

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

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


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


#6

Astley Bank

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

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


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


The restaurant seats up to 100 plus people and we also have smaller private dining rooms for those special occasions. Othello’s restaurant takes its name from the magnificent stained glass window on the first floor, which features a scene from the Shakespearean play ‘Othello’. If you would like to read a review of Othellos Restaurant written by Tom Bridge, please click here
#7

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
#8

Hoghton Tower

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


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


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


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


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


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


View our wedding gallery Hoghton Tower Weddings.
#9

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
#10

Beeston Manor

Quaker Brook Lane, Hoghton Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0RA, Preston, Lancashire
Beeston Manor is a family run and owned venue set in 140 acres of land at Hoghton near Preston. Our venue is a beautifully converted 16th Century barn complete with oak beams and sandstone walls. See our history page for more info about the fascinating story of how Beeston Manor evolved. We have fourteen en-suite bedrooms available, a licence to hold civil ceremonies, a restaurant and two function rooms which have the backdrop view of stunning panoramic views. The venue is also close to the M6, M61 and M65 motorway networks and also has the facility of a helicopter pad.
#11

Beestong Manor

Quaker Brook Ln,, PR5 0RA, Preston, Lancashire
Beeston Manor is a family run and owned venue set in 140 acres of land at Hoghton near Preston. Our venue is a beautifully converted 16th Century barn complete with oak beams and sandstone walls. See our history page for more info about the fascinating story of how Beeston Manor evolved. We have fourteen en-suite bedrooms available, a licence to hold civil ceremonies, a restaurant and two function rooms which have the backdrop view of stunning panoramic views. The venue is also close to the M6, M61 and M65 motorway networks and also has the facility of a helicopter pad.
#12

Samlesbury Hall

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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

• Civil ceremonies can be arranged for up to 120 guests

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

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

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

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.
#14

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.
#15

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.
#16

The Holford Estate

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

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


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


PLACE TO STAY


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


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


STROLL AROUND HISTORY


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


GREAT OUTDOORS


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


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

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

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

• West facing astro-turfed Terrace

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

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

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
#18

Sparth House

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

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


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

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.

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