Featured Historic Wedding Venues in the North West

Abbey House Hotel

At the bottom of the South lakes lies Abbey House Hotel & Gardens which is just a short drive from the Heart of the English Lake District, only 20 minutes from Windermere. Our luxury Cumbria hotel and wedding venue is an ideal base for your special day or the perfect place for you to explore the surrounding area and even Morecambe Bay.

  • Accommodation

Didsbury House Hotel

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…

Eleven Didsbury Park

Upon entry, this exclusive Victorian townhouse creates an air of stylish calm. You hear the sound of people laughing, celebrations in the garden and notes of happiness in the air… rest your imagination and celebrate your wedding day at number Eleven!

Weddings are based on taking exclusive use of the hotel, creating a relaxed house party feel ensuring a private and relaxed atmosphere where you can treat number Eleven as your private residence for your perfect wedding day.

Gretna Green Ltd

Nestled just north of the border between England and Scotland sits the historic village of Gretna Green, home to what is widely recognised as one of the most famous wedding venues on the planet - the Famous Blacksmiths Shop.

The Fountain House

Your special day requires a memorable venue, and The Fountain House is here to make your wedding one of a kind.

The Fountain House, located in the grade 11 listed Memorial Hall building, nestled on the beloved Albert Square is a historic venue designed by the Victorian Architect Thomas Worthington, who founded the Fountain on Albert Square which has been built for over 155 years, outdating the Square itself.

  • Buffet facilities
  • Capacity: 100 seated/130 standing
  • Catering
  • Civil license
  • DJ facilities
  • Dry Hire
  • Entertainment
  • Evening Reception

The Portico Library

Situated in the heart of Central Manchester is the beautiful historic Portico Library, a stunning backdrop for your wedding celebration.

Surround yourself with literature as you hold your wedding ceremony with up to 30 guests in our historic Member’s Reading Room. Follow this with a celebratory drink’s reception in the famous gallery beneath our stunning dome. Canapes can be arranged if required and you can have your cake cutting ceremony under the dome!

  • Alcohol license
  • Buffet facilities
  • Capacity: 60
  • Civil license
  • Exclusive use
  • Onsite Wedding Planner

West Tower Country House Hotel

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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