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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Bolton School

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Be captivated by the striking façade and remarkable soul of Bolton School.

Spanning 32 acres, our impeccably-preserved Grade II listed venue provides the perfect setting for your special day.

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Bowness Bay Brewing

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CELEBRATE YOUR WEDDING AT OUR BREWERY

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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Calthwaite Hall

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Calthwaite Hall is the venue you didn't know existed but you'll be pleased you found it. Hidden in plain sight in the centre of a traditional Cumbrian village, the Hall provides a stunning backdrop for your celebration, staycation or inspirational experience.

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Charnock Farm

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Nestled in the heart of rural Lancashire, the Barn at Charnock Farm blends traditional country side charm with delightfully picturesque scenery, providing the perfect backdrop for a day you'll never forget.

The Barn has been lovingly transformed into a stunning modern wedding venue, with a friendly, family-run team who are passionate about helping you perfect every last aspect of your ideal dream wedding.

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Chorley Golf Club

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Chorley Golf Club is situated less than three miles from Chorley Town Centre in the heart of the North West of England. It is just off the A6 at its junction with the A673 and is easily accessed from both the M6 and M61.

The 18th century Clubhouse offers a beautiful setting for your special day with our Rivington Suite having stunning views over Winter Hill, Rivington Pike and of course our very own Golf Course.

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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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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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Lancashire Manor Hotel

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Fully Licenced to carry out civil ceremonies in our beautiful Great Hall or Lathom Suite the Lancashire Manor hotel is the ideal location for any wedding celebration. Excellent food and drinks, luxurious surroundings, a beautiful landscaped garden – everything you need to make your reception the occasion of a lifetime.

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Long Acre Barn

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Very special weddings happen at Long Acre Barn

If you are looking for a special wedding venue in an amazing location, look no further.


We can offer you the complete wedding package including, an individual ceremony in our authentic barn, accommodation, food & drink, and plenty of parking.

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Red Hall Hotel

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Located on the outskirts of Bury, overlooking the bucolic Ramsbottom countryside, the Red Hall Hotel is a contemporary, stylish, and welcoming hotel. Boasting 37 rooms, an in-house restaurant, and beautiful views, the venue is the perfect location for your wedding celebrations.

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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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The Belsfield

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The perfect venue at a glance…

Here at The Belsfield we want your day to reflect your style and personality, so our dedicated Wedding Coordinator will help to plan every aspect down to the finest detail, ensuring your celebration is unique to you.

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The Den At Four Acre

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If you are looking for a different, laid back, yet breathtakingly beautiful venue then this is for you.

Nestled in the North Cumbrian countryside between the Lake District National Park and the Solway Coast is The Den at Four Acre.

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The Ro Hotel, Windermere

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A new kind of hotel in the heart of the most popular destination of the Lakes, Bowness on Windermere. With stunning views of the lake for the perfect backdrop to your Wedding photos, this is a dream location for your big day.

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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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WEDDINGS THAT GO DOWN IN HISTORY

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

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West Tower Country House Hotel

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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. Every element of your day can take place under one roof and within our eight acres of beautiful Lancashire countryside.

Exclusively yours, we want to create your day, your way. With stunning views over the fields beyond, characterful spaces, elegant décor and exceptional dining, West Tower is the perfect blank canvas for your wedding day.

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Wedding venues in the North West - Related Wedding News

West Tower sits proudly at the end of a secluded driveway and is surrounded by well-kept gardens

Nestled within eight acres, West Tower sits proudly at the end of a secluded driveway and is surrounded by well-kept gardens. Boasting uninterrupted views of the Lancashire countryside, guests will be wowed by the 27 beautifully-appointed guest bedrooms, the luxurious bridal suite, state-of-the-art dressing room, glass skylight, wooden staircase, apex-covered entrance, secluded patio and terrace.

Weddings of up to 145 day and 250 evening guests take place in The Ballroom. Full of natural light, this space has wooden floors, PA facilities, striking views and an elegant décor throughout.

Posted: 24 January 2023

The Forest Side has scooped the award for Best Country Hotel of the Year

The Forest Side has scooped the award for Best Country Hotel of the Year at the Good Hotels Guide 2023, winning one of its 12 coveted César awards. Inspectors singled out this Lake District gem's "Michelin-starred cuisine, elegant bedrooms and red squirrels in the garden" and acknowledged chef Paul Leonard's efforts to "source 90 per cent of produce from a 10-mile radius of Forest Side to create his inventive dishes."

General manager, Alasdair Elwick, commented: "We are extremely honoured to have won this prestigious award. It's a great testament to the team here at The Forest Side who have worked so diligently during what has been an unprecedented few years."

Posted: 19 January 2023

Ribby Hall Village is a five-star holiday destination with plenty of places for guests to explore

Situated in 130 acres of gorgeous countryside, Ribby Hall Village is a five-star holiday destination with plenty of places for guests to explore, including The Spa Hotel, 2AA Rosette dining areas, a health club, an impressive nine-hole golf course and gorgeous bedrooms.

The Summer House is an idyllic setting for al fresco nuptials with vibrant summer blooms and gorgeous greenery, whilst The Garden Room offers a beautifully-lit space with scenic views.

Posted: 17 January 2023

Chorley Golf Club is a 17th-century manor house with a beautiful stone exterior

Chorley Golf Club is a 17th-century manor house with a beautiful stone exterior. The Grade II listed building houses many original features while still having a modern and sleek style. Situated within 124 acres of moorland golf course, the venue is in the heart of Lancashire and boasts impressive views of the surrounding golf course, Rivington Pike and Winter Hill.

The happy couple will host their ceremony and wedding breakfast in the beautifully-decorated Rivington Suite and the drinks reception in the Fairclough Suite.

Posted: 10 January 2023

Win a ‘One Night Luxury Four Poster Hotel Break for Two’ in Essex

County Weddings Magazine has teamed up with The Rose and Crown Hotel to give our readers the chance to win a 'One Night Luxury Four Poster Hotel Break for Two' in their 700 year old hotel. The lucky winner will receive a voucher which can be redeemed any time in the next 18 months. Also included is a bottle of champagne waiting in your room on arrival, breakfast in the morning, early check-in and late checkout, and a delicious three course dinner in their onsite restaurant

Posted: 5 January 2023

Ferrari’s Country House Ltd is a quintessentially English property built nearly 200 years ago

Built nearly 200 years ago by the Earl of Derby, Ferrari's Country House Ltd is a quintessentially English property, which has been tastefully extended to provide flexible event spaces but was purposely built with weddings in mind.

Nestled within six acres of grounds, the award-winning Italianate walled gardens sits alongside the main house and offers a bounty of natural backdrops that look wonderful in photographs.

Posted: 3 January 2023

Castletown Woodland Weddings is nestled in the heart of a secluded woodland

Located on a private estate, Castletown Woodland Weddings is nestled between the Lake District and Gretna in the heart of a secluded woodland. The on-site tipis are decorated with festoon lights, flowers and beautiful wooden carvings, bringing the beauty of nature indoors. What's more there's a wooden dancefloor where guests can dance the night away, a chill-out zone and a fully-licenced bar made from reclaimed wood.

The private grounds are available for wedding parties and make the perfect photo opportunity. From the historical Castletown House and the Solway River views, to the orchard, greenhouse, fountain and vast gardens, there are plenty of places for guests to explore.

Posted: 27 December 2022

Enjoy Christmas afternoon tea with a stunning view of the Lake District

This year Storrs Hall on the shores of Windermere in the Lake District will be offering a festive twist on its traditional afternoon tea, as well as a Beatrix Potter-themed tea for little ones, both served with a spectacular view of England's largest lake, providing an idyllic festive day out – or pre-Christmas break.

The Christmas Afternoon Tea will feature butter roast turkey sliders, crispy camembert with cranberry sauce, pigs in blankets with mustard mayonnaise and chicken liver parfait with onion marmalade. There'll be buttermilk plain and golden raisin scones served with blackcurrant jam and clotted cream, plus Borrowdale tea bread served with Lancashire cheese too. Sweet treats will include lemon meringue mince pie, chocolate santa bellies, cinnamon choux buns and pistachio macaroons, all served with fresh coffee, loose-leaf tea, or hot chocolate.

Posted: 22 December 2022

The barn at Hobbit Hill is a rustic oak-beamed building with bi-folding glass doors

The barn at Hobbit Hill is a rustic oak-beamed building with bi-folding glass doors that span the entire front of the barn, giving couples unbroken panoramic views of the Ribble Valley. The in-keeping natural wood of the barn's exterior perfectly suits its woodland surroundings and looks wonderful in photographs.

Surrounded by woodland and large grassed areas, perfectly suited for garden games, the outdoors at Hobbit Hill is the prime location for outdoor drinks receptions. The Indian flagged terrace has plenty of seating to toast the newlyweds whilst enjoying breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.

Posted: 20 December 2022

The Imperial Hotel Blackpool boasts sweeping views of the Irish sea

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 sun sets. 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. Opulent in gold and cream with exquisite chandeliers, the Louis Room is perfect for fairytale weddings with a statement infinity mirror and room for 50 loved ones for the ceremony and 80 for the reception.

Posted: 13 December 2022