Choosing your ideal 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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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.
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.
AND SO YOUR ADVENTURE BEGINS… On the stunning shores of Lake Windermere, sits the Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa. A former Georgian residence located in the heart of Bowness village, this elegant Victorian mansion boosts stunning views of the Lakeland fells beyond thus providing a stunning location for your wedding.
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.
Dating back to 1655 is the Grade II listed Hyde Bank Farm. The stone barn has a rich history and once belonged to Anne Hyde, the Duchess of York, who married James II. Lovingly converted and furnished to a high quality with oak beams, stone walls and heaps of character, the property is situated within acres of rich countryside and is the perfect setting to take those all-important photographs. The Ann Hyde Suite is a gorgeous space that's overflowing with character, with a fully licensed bar and room for 110 guests during the day and 150 in the evening.... read more
Posted: 19 October 2021
Hundhowe is a new wedding venue that's been decorated to create a homely yet elegant feel. The beautifully painted pale exterior features a grand doorway, formal balustrades, leaded windows, trailing roses and wisteria. Each section of the intimate garden has been lovingly cared for to produce glorious blooms and stunning photo spots. The terrace looks down the valley, while the Billiard Room has a seating terrace overlooking the pond and fountain. Although the venue is not registered, blessings can take place in numerous places, including the Main Hall, which has an impressive fireplace, wood-panelling and room for 50 friends and family.... read more
Posted: 12 October 2021
Wedding dreams of being kings and queens of the castle for the big day? Lucky for you, this fairytale ending can come true as the UK is blessed with a whole host of romantic castle wedding venues. Engagement ring specialists at Steven Stone analysed a comprehensive list of castles on wedding planning websites and using hashtag data from Instagram to reveal which venues has the highest number of posts to inspire your big-day wedding venue choice.... read more
Posted: 7 October 2021
Hotel Brooklyn MCR is a world-class multi-award-winning luxury hotel situated on Portland Street in Manchester. Inside is a cool, contemporary space with lots of natural light and high ceilings crafted from a palette of lavish greenery and playful touches. Guests will be impressed not only by stylish bedrooms and suites but also Runyon's bar and restaurant that add to the uber-luxe experience. Brooklyn Heights on the 9th floor overlooks the city and offers amazing views. Designed and dedicated to delivering fabulous weddings and high- end dinners, it's the perfect space for delivering once in a lifetime events.... read more
Posted: 5 October 2021
As UK hotels and restaurants have started to welcome visitors back, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants have launched a new service using postcards to reconnect friends and loved ones who were kept apart by the pandemic. Specially designed Kimpton Stay Human postcards are available outside Kimpton Clocktower Hotel in Manchester and select neighbouring outlets, free of charge, to send to someone special to prompt plans for a meet-up. The postcards are also available to send digitally. Recipients can also redeem a special perk when they visit a Kimpton hotel in the UK and bring their Stay Human postcard with them.... read more
Posted: 30 September 2021
Designed by the iconic 19th-century architect Ewan Christian, the Casterton Grange Estate is a gorgeous wedding venue steeped in English heritage. Originally built for the Reverend Barclay Bevan, a member of the Barclays Bank family, the house has now been restored and updated to combine classic style with modern luxury. Created with entertainment in mind, the flexible spaces and interconnecting rooms make the property perfect for hosting parties and events. Inside is the Billiard's Room, spacious sitting rooms with open fires, a magnificent conservatory and enough private space to ensure guests can escape the party for a moment of calm if needed.... read more
Posted: 28 September 2021
To celebrate the return of the wedding season, Three Little Words inManchester is offering its premises to couples for free! ManchesterGin's owners Seb Heeley and Jen Wiggins met over their love for gin and tonic and have cancelled their wedding three times due to COVID-19 restrictions but are now looking forward to their new date in 2022. Jen tells us: "We know how difficult it is to secure a wedding venue with so many cancellations meaning that properties are booked up years in advance, leaving limited options for those who have missed out this past year."... read more
Posted: 23 September 2021
Situated on Blackpool's glorious seafront, the Imperial Hotel Blackpool boasts sweeping views of the Irish sea and a dramatic seascape that looks stunning as the sunsets. The venue's palatial décor is befitting of the royalty, stars and statesmen that have visited over the years. Built in red brick with cream accents, the Grade II listed Victorian gem has retained its historical integrity with beautiful chandeliers and filigreed mouldings. The Churchill Room, Winston Churchill's private lounge during his time at No.10 is an intimate space with lushly appointed dark wood and space for 40 guests.... read more
Posted: 21 September 2021
Hidden in plain sight in the centre of a traditional Cumbrian village is Calthwaite Hall. This Gothic stone country house has a sweeping driveway, accessed through a majestic wrought iron gate, which leads to a arched stone portico. Outside is a secret garden, historic terraces, curvaceous borders and lots of birds and wildlife. This lovingly restored and private property is perfect for exploring the wilderness of the Lake District, the Cumbrian coast and the turbulent history of the Scottish Borders and Hadrian's Wall.... read more
Posted: 14 September 2021
The North Lakes Hotel & Spa is located on the edge of the picturesque town of Penrith and is easily accessible from the M6 motorway. Just a short walk from the hotel is the historic Penrith Castle and a wonderful selection of shops, cafés and restaurants. The venue's beautiful décor was chosen to reflect the rustic environment and rural heritage that makes the region so well known. Inside is a gorgeous spa that has been designed with luxury and comfort in mind, with exposed wooden beams, low lighting and a range of treatments.... read more
Posted: 7 September 2021