Wedding venues in the North West

Choosing the perfect North West wedding venue is an exciting part of your wedding planning. There is a huge choice of venue types in the North West covering Manchester, Preston, Lancashire and the Lake District including hotels, barns, country manor houses, romantic castles as well as chic city and town centre locations.

Take a look at North West wedding venues and those further afield in our listings below.

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Bowness Bay Brewing

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Fun, different, unique… here at THE VENUE we believe this is what any couple wants and deserves.

If you are ready for something a bit different then come and celebrate with us.

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Didsbury House Hotel

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This luxury Victorian villa hotel is a statement of individual design bringing influences from around the world to the trendy urban village of Didsbury, Manchester. The seamless merging of old and new offers the perfect setting for a traditional wedding with a modern and unforgettable twist…

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Edgar Wood Victoria Park

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Edgar Wood Victoria Park is an exciting, romantic venue in the City of Manchester standing in over acre of gardens. It’s stunning Art Nouveau architecture is perfect for weddings and dinners. Located only ten minutes from St Peters Square and Manchester Piccadilly Station.

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Halle St. Peter's

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Hallé St Peter’s is situated in the centre of Manchester, at the heart of the resurgent area of Ancoats, a unique venue. Following a multi-million-pound refurbishment and extension project the space reopened in November 2019. The deconsecrated church and new Oglesby Centre have been transformed into an elegant venue ideal for weddings.

This Grade II listed building is also the principal rehearsal and recording venue for the Hallé Orchestra, Choir and other Hallé Ensembles.

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Holland Hall Hotel

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An idyllic venue for a perfect Wedding Day

Holland Hall, set in the fabulous landscape of Lancashire’s rolling countryside, offers a private and exclusive location for your special day. The historic Grade II listed building and attractive gardens provide a stunning backdrop for those all-important wedding photographs.

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Red Hall Hotel

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Located on the outskirts of Bury overlooking the stunning hills of Ramsbottom, the Red Hall Hotel is a contemporary, stylish and welcoming hotel.

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Skitby House

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A Beautiful Barn Wedding Venue nestled within the Cumbrian Countryside...the perfect location to say "I DO..."

At Skitby We can guarantee to Provide your DREAM DAY whatever that may be...

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Stanley House Hotel & Spa

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Whether your dream wedding is a small, intimate celebration where every element of the day is about privacy, perfection and that ‘personal touch’ or a grand country wedding on a lavish scale that is breathtaking in every spectacular detail, Stanley House is the venue for you.

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The Spread Eagle

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Nestled in the beautiful village of Sawley, The Spread Eagle is a delightful country inn. The gorgeous riverside setting offers picturesque photo opportunities to create memories that last a lifetime. Our Abbey Room where our weddings are held has the perfect balance of grandeur and modern country inn charm.

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Tullie House Museum

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Situated in the heart of Carlisle, Tullie House Museum offers a stunning, unique setting for your special day.

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Wedding venues in the North West - Related Wedding News

Kimpton Clocktower Hotel has revealed a collection of gift ideas

Kimpton Clocktower Hotel has revealed a collection of gift ideas with a wide selection of gift vouchers, stay and dine packages that will be the perfect luxury experience.

At Kimpton Clocktower Hotel, you can treat yourself to the From Manchester With Love experience. Explore the magic of Manchester with an overnight stay in one of the hotel's stylish rooms or suites, as well as a beautiful flower bouquet specially created by their in-house florist Giraffe Flowers, a Gin & Tonic tipple and a sweet delicacy waiting in the room. Plus a £50 credit to spend on in the hotel's destination restaurant The Refuge, and daily breakfast, From Manchester With Love package, is the ultimate getaway.

Fancy an afternoon treat? The Afternoon Tea Package includes three tiers of delights in The Winter Garden. Settle into a velvet chair in the leafy heart of Kimpton Clocktower Hotel, and sip on a cup of tea or a refreshing cocktail as you take in the wondrous surroundings.

Posted: 19 May 2022

Get married at The Shireburn Arms

Part of the James' Places Group, The Shireburn Arms is a quintessential 17th-century country inn boasting a blend of period and contemporary décor. The building has a charming exterior and offers incredible views from the south-facing terrace of the Ribble Valley and beyond. The gardens are perfect for drinks receptions and look wonderful in those all-important photographs.

Looking out onto the gardens, The Ribble Suites are beautifully decorated spaces with room for up to 100 friends and family for the ceremony and 150 for the evening reception.

Posted: 17 May 2022

Discover more about Stanley House Hotel & Spa

Stanley House Hotel & Spa is a 17th-century property situated within 54 acres of Ribble Valley countryside. The Grade II listed manor house boasts original brickwork, modern features, a restaurant, a spa and incredible views.

The Barn Suite is an elegant space with a mirrored ceiling, exposed beams, elegant chandeliers, a stone wall and room for 180 loved ones.

Boasting neutral tones throughout, The Stables Suite has an exposed stone wall and can accommodate 90 nearest and dearest.

Adjacent to the bar area is The Lodge, which has a wall of floor-to- ceiling windows and views of the gardens and courtyard.

Posted: 13 May 2022

Storrs Hall is offering its guests skippered cruises on its new addition, the ‘Abigail Leah’

This spring, Storrs Hall, a luxurious wedding venue on the shores of Windermere in the Lake District, will be offering its guests skippered cruises on its new addition, the 'Abigail Leah' – a beautiful Freebody Slipper Launch, handcrafted in 2005 by the famous boatbuilder Peter Freebody & Co.

Guests can take in the spectacular landscapes around England's largest lake on a two-hour cruise with chilled prosecco. Lavish picnic lunches are possible too, perfect for proposals and celebratory occasions.

Posted: 12 May 2022

Say 'I do' at The Dunes Hotel

The Dunes Hotel is situated in the South Lakes close to Barrow, Ulverston and Dalton. The family-run property has 45 bedrooms, all of which are made up of double, twin and family options; these include en-suite bathrooms, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. The on-site restaurant, The Coast, offers a welcoming and relaxed dining experience with excellent food using locally-sourced products, perfect for families, couples and groups. Private dining is also available for special occasions.

The hotel has a new tipi available for weddings and functions, a new children's play area and exciting plans to utilise the extensive grounds over the coming months.

Posted: 10 May 2022

The Crown Hotel has kicked off 2022 with a refurbishment

The Crown Hotel, in Wetheral, Carlisle, has kicked off 2022 with the refurbishment of its 61 bedrooms, hotel lounges and other public areas. The property has also re-launched its fitness centre, consisting of two state-of-the-art gyms, a heated pool, a fitness studio, a sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and lounge areas. The full refurbishment is set to be complete in spring 2022.

The experienced team offer packages that take away the stress of wedding planning. Couples can choose from inclusive packages from just two guests

Posted: 9 May 2022

The Alchemist has had an extensive refurbishment of its flagship Manchester venue

The Alchemist is returning to its roots with an extensive refurbishment of its flagship Manchester venue, The Alchemist Spinningfields. Set to re-open in March, the refined refurbishment will be a significant evolution in design for The Alchemist.

The cosmic-inspired renovation of the all-day dining and cocktail space will include the addition of two new private areas that will be perfect for late-night cocktails or hen and stag dos.

Simon Potts, the CEO, said: "The Alchemist footprint has spread across the UK over the last few years, as we've taken our hospitality brand down to London and up to Scotland, but we've always remained a Manchester company at heart.

Posted: 5 May 2022

Tie the knot at Hoghton Tower

Steeped in fascinating history, Hoghton Tower is a family-led, independent charitable trust that dates back to circa 1105. This historic, fortified, hilltop manor house was re-built in 1565 by Thomas Hoghton and sits mid-way between Preston and Blackburn, with magnificent views of Lancashire, the Lake District and North Wales.

Tilted sweeping lawns flank either side of the drive at the front of the gatehouse, leading to the outer courtyard with picturesque sandstone walls and cobbled floor.

Discover three separate and very different walled gardens. The Wilderness Garden, with its large lawn, herbaceous borders and topiary have parapet walls separating the garden and ancient woodland beyond. The Rose Garden is the most formal yet intimate of the three with an abundance of colourful and wonderfully scented roses and lines of clipped yews.

Posted: 3 May 2022

Dance the night away at Crow Wood Hotel

Positioned within the Crow Wood Resort, the Crow Wood Hotel has all the grandeur of a bygone era with sleek and modern lines that create a contemporary twist. Situated within 40 acres of landscaped grounds, the property is a stone's throw away from the Woodland Spa and has 76 luxurious bedrooms and suites. The venue's prime position and floor-to- ceiling windows afford spectacular views of Pendle Hill and the rolling hills surrounding it.

Crow Wood Hotel can cater for outdoor and indoor ceremonies, and once the formalities are over, guests can dance the night away in the Lakeside Suite. There's space for a live band, and the extensive gardens provide the perfect space to take a little time out.

Posted: 27 April 2022

Find out more about Gibbon Bridge Hotel

Gibbon Bridge Hotel is nestled within 23 acres of award-winning gardens and is situated within the Forest of Bowland and Ribble Valley. Surrounded by rolling fells and farmland, it's adjacent to the River Loud, which looks stunning in photographs. Privately owned, the Gibbon Bridge Hotel has been hosting weddings for more than 30 years and has an experienced team of wedding professionals. Inside is an eclectic mix of old and new with 30 bedrooms and comfortable and welcoming surroundings. There's a spacious dining room overlooking the terrace and gardens, which is the perfect setting for an exclusive wedding with ceremony areas inside and out for whatever the weather.

Indoor civil ceremonies are held in the light and airy Orangery with seating for up to 100 guests. The room is decorated with a flower wall, blossom trees and voiles, which creates a fairytale setting for any couple.

Posted: 26 April 2022