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Written by Agnes Los Last updated: December 1, 2015
Quintessentially English, Cheshire is an historic and stunning county in England’s Northwest. We’ve hand-picked 15 of the most beautiful wedding venues in Cheshire, all suitable for your dream wedding. Whether you fancy playing lord and lady of the manor, having a more regal affair in a country garden or heading to the races, you’ll be sure to find something for everyone.
If getting married in a castle is your dream, then Peckforton Castle could be the magical place you’ve been looking for. Fully licenced for both civil ceremonies and civil partnerships, it can accommodate wedding parties from 10 to 170, whilst offering guest accommodations in 48 rooms, spa treatments, and even a Falconry Experience for that touch of something different. This 19th century building is the only intact medieval style Castle in the country. There are special deals available for midweek weddings from Monday to Thursday.
Golf venues never fail to deliver, and it’s never truer than with the Macdonald Portal Hotel with its panoramic views over the greens and the nearby countryside. The venue accommodates up to 250 guests in a choice of two reception rooms, and three choices of hotel rooms to sleep the guests in 4-star luxury. The reception rooms each have their own bar and reception areas, and fabulous views. The venue’s Spa has everything the couple, the bridal party and the guests need for pampering, including a swimming pool, and of course golf is available for the couple and the guests to enjoy. They offer two very special Whirlwind Wedding packages, for those who just can’t wait!
This charming venue surprises in the most unusual way, due to being hidden behind a farming façade, guaranteed to impress! Heaton House Farm’s beautiful countryside location offers fantastic views across three counties. Working on exclusive hire basis, they focus on creating completely bespoke weddings instead of set packages. Their three barns are all licenced for civil ceremonies and able to accommodate weddings from 20 to 450 guests, and the couple may have a rehearsal for the ceremony beforehand. Your photos will look beautiful taken in the scenic surroundings and water gardens. Due to an abundance of space, you may even invite more guests to the evening party, as they can all be accommodated.
No other venue has the unique setting quite like Haydock Park. Set in 127 acres of beautiful parkland, Haydock Park Racecourse is a unique wedding venue for the most romantic of occasions – nestled in the heart of North West England. Whether you’re planning a small intimate wedding reception or a larger, more elaborate affair, they’ll use their unique suites and expertise to make sure you have the perfect day to remember!
Crewe Hall, Cheshire, is a spellbinding and historic 400 year-old Jacobean mansion in the heart of Cheshire. With its lavish and opulent interior, luxury accommodation and a level of personal service that will exceed even your greatest expectations, this is your perfect wedding venue.
Cheadle House in Cheadle, Cheshire, part of the award winning De Vere group of hotels, is a magnificent Victorian mansion which has been sensitively restored to its former glory making it perfect for your civil ceremony. The reception area retains the original old wooden beams across the open atrium, beautifully complimented by the modern decor. A short stroll away is the picturesque lake, complete with bridges and a fountain, providing the perfect backdrop for your photos.
Wychwood Park in Weston, Cheshire, is the perfect place to hold your Wedding ceremony, Wedding Breakfast or Evening Reception
The hotel believes your wedding day should be just as you have always dreamed. That means they don’t just offer the setting, their experienced team will also help take care of all the little details. Whether it’s your reception, your ceremony or both, the Wychwood Park will make sure your day is as individual, exciting and memorable as you have always imagined.
The Oak Tree of Peover, Cheshire is a unique contemporary wedding venue is set in the heart of Cheshire surrounded by stunning countryside views. Oak beams and lots of natural light makes this venue fresh and bright whilst subtle lighting in the evening gives it a magical, romantic feel. Guests may take drinks in the bar area or on the surrounding terrace. This venue is impressive with or without the use of extra decorations, however the building is so versatile it looks equally stunning dressed in themes from vintage and shabby chic to traditional.
With it’s Romantic Fountain Lawn, wonderful gardens, beautiful architecture, stunning views and stylish banqueting suites, it’s hard to imagine a more perfect wedding venue than Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa, Cheshire.
Set in 38 acres of romantic and beautiful lawns and gardens in the Cheshire countryside, Rookery Hall boasts a contemporary and stylish Wedding Breakfast room for up to 160 guests with stunning floor to ceiling views, 70 bedrooms and Suites, a Health Club & Spa and a 2 AA rosette Restaurant.
Walton Hall is a stunning Elizabethan mansion set in 32 acres of picturesque parkland near Warrington, in Cheshire. Offering flexible rooms and packages for both traditional and contemporary celebrations of all sizes it is a wedding venue that .has something for everyone.
The De Vere Carden Park Hotel Golf Resort and Spa, Cheshire set admist 1,000 acres of Cheshire countryside is the wedding venue of your dreams.
1000 acres of beautiful Cheshire countryside awaits you and your wedding guests. With over 10 wedding venues to choose from including the Carden Gazebo for an outside wedding ceremony they specialise in weddings of all sizes from intimate occasions with 10 guests to large celebration with 350 guests.
Originally an Edwardian country house, Mere Court Hotel is a beautiful Grade II listed 4-star hotel set in 7 acres of gardens with an ornamental lake for stunning photos. The venue hosts weddings from 10 to 200 guests, including accommodations in 34 individually designed and furnished bedrooms. There is a choice of 5 rooms to hold a civil ceremony, and you may take advantage of special midweek rates for Monday-Thursday weddings. Exclusive hire is available, as are special reduced rates for guests staying after the wedding.
Away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, in the picturesque Cheshire countryside is Cottons Hotel and Spa – Shire Hotels. They are a premier wedding venue in Cheshire and their dedicated wedding team have years of experience. Whether you want an intimate ceremony or an extravagant celebration, they give each wedding the care and attention it deserves. If you have your wedding at their hotel you never have to worry about a thing as they have everything you need all under one roof; stunning ceremony rooms, award winning dining options, 108 guest rooms, luxurious spa and the undivided attention of their dedicated wedding coordinators.
Wrenbury Hall is an idyllic exclusive wedding venue in the heart of the beautiful South Cheshire countryside. As you drive through the gates of Wrenbury Hall you will be captivated by the breath taking beauty of this historic, mellow sandstone manor house.
Davenport Green Hall, part of Tailormade Venues, is a privately owned Grade II listed historical estate in the heart of Cheshire. For your photographs, there are 16 acres of stunning grounds including a Japanese water garden. The venue is fully licenced in all their rooms, including the Cheshire Barn, the Grand Pavilion and the Glass Ballroom among them, and can accommodate up to 250 guests. They even have facilities to receive helicopter landings! There are complimentary food tastings for the bride and groom, and the team of in-house chefs can create wonderful bespoke menus for the wedding breakfast and reception. They also offer special packages for midweek and off-peak weddings throughout the year, and all weddings are bespoke.