Wedding Venues in Cheshire: Our Pick of the Best

There are so many wedding venues in Cheshire to choose from. Take a look at our favourites!


Whether you’re dreaming of a rustic barn wedding venue, contemporary hotel or elegant stately home wedding venue, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to wedding venues in Cheshire.


From its quaint market towns and rolling countryside to its close proximity to Manchester and Liverpool, there is so much about this county which makes it the perfect place to host your wedding day.

Unsure where to start? We’ve rounded up our favourite wedding venues in Cheshire to take some of the pressure off.

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Owen House Wedding Barn – Mobberley

Owen House Wedding Barn is a rustic, family-run farm wedding venue which was lovingly converted in 2013.

It can host ceremonies for up to 150 people and evening receptions for 190 guests, and boasts paddocks and orchards aplenty for the all-important wedding photographs.

Our favourite part of this venue is the endlessly stylish bridal preparation room. It has been designed like a salon, complete with hairdryers, mirrors, seating, a fridge and shower.

There’s also the recently opened “BaaBER Shed”, a bespoke room for the groom and groomsmen with barber chairs, table football, a beer fridge and showers. One thing’s for sure – the entire wedding party will be getting ready in style!

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Styal Lodge – Styal

Styal Lodge is a family-run wedding venue in the heart of Cheshire which prides itself on offering totally personal and tailor-made weddings to every couple.

They don’t work with packages, meaning you’ll have complete flexibility to create your own celebration from scratch.

Styal Lodge is a blank canvas – it is open-plan, bright and spacious and can accommodate up to 160 guests.

For your wedding breakfast, you can choose from the venue’s selection of fantastic caterers depending on your preferred style of culinary experience. All caterers host tastings before the big day, meaning you can be sure everything will be perfect!

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Delamere Manor – Cuddington

Delamere Manor is a multi-award winning wedding venue – and we can totally see why!

Overlooking a gorgeous six-acre lake and set within over 100 acres of rolling countryside, Delamere Manor (once owned by musician and songwriter Gary Barlow!) is the country house wedding venue you’ve always dreamed of saying “I do” in.

There are several spaces both inside and outside for you to say your vows and after the knot has been tied, you can enjoy a glass of champagne on the terrace.

If that wasn’t enough, after your wedding breakfast, doors will be opened to the venue’s own on-site nightclub! It was once Gary Barlow’s recording studio and has been converted to feature a dance floor, state-of-the-art sound equipment and a professional bar. What a treat!

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Stock Farm – Ashley

Set within beautiful farmland on the edge of Tatton Park, Stock Farm Wedding and Events Barn offers the most beautiful setting for your big day.

You’ll have complete privacy if you get married here. You’ll enjoy exclusive hire of the venue either as a blank canvas or a specially curated space… Stock Farm’s venue stylists can help create your dream vision!

The Barn can host up to 220 people for a wedding breakfast and 350 for the evening reception, and there is a neighbouring farmhouse offering the perfect overnight accommodation for you and your guests. What more could you wish for?

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Sandhole Oak Barn – Congleton

Sandhole Oak Barn is a gorgeous barn wedding venue set in the heart of the Cheshire countryside. It is the perfect place to celebrate and will be exclusively yours on your wedding day.

The venue can be split into two parts – tie the knot in the Ceremony Barn with views of the lake behind you, before heading through to the Dining Barn for your wedding breakfast and party.

Throw open the Dining Barn’s French doors in the summer to let the breeze drift in, or create a cosy and atmospheric winter wedding venue with underfloor heating and fairy lights to decorate.

Whatever the season and whatever the size of your guest list, Sandhole Oak Barn will be the perfect place to spend the most memorable day of your life.

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Nunsmere Hall Hotel – Nantwich

Located in the heart of the Delamere Forest, Nunsmere Hall is a stunning hotel wedding venue set in an Edwardian building and surrounded by a beautiful lake.

The property exudes class and elegance, and thanks to its parkland and sunken Italian gardens, there will be plenty of opportunities for your treasured wedding photographs.

Within the house there are a number of dining rooms with the capacity to hold 80 guests. For a larger wedding, there is plenty of room for a marquee in the grounds.

The property also boasts 28 bedrooms and eight luxurious suites which will be perfect for the couple and their overnight guests. All of the rooms are individually designed and will guarantee a perfect night’s rest.

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Pryors Hayes Gold Club – Chester

This stunning venue is just a short distance from Chester and is set within 120 acres of golf course and gardens.

Pryors Hayes Golf Club is a newly-created event space with exposed Cheshire brick, oak beams and simple yet elegant interiors. It is the perfect blank canvas for the wedding day of your dreams.

You’ll have the choice between tying the knot outside during your summer wedding, or inside one of the cosy, candlelit function rooms in the winter.

What’s more, there’s plenty of choice for your wedding breakfast, and the dedicated team of chefs will ensure your menu is personalised and totally fitting to your taste.

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Peckforton Castle – Tarporley

Always dreamt of getting married in a castle wedding venue? If you choose Peckforton Castle Gallery, your dreams will become a reality. This place is guaranteed to have you feeling like a princess for the day!

This venue can be spotted on the Peckforton Hills from quite a way away, and as you pass up the drive and through the magnificent gate house, you’ll know you’ve made the right decision.

Over the years, Peckforton Castle has been used for the filming of various shows such as Dr. Who and Sherlock Holmes thanks to its stunning exterior.

The striking façade is now complemented by a stylishly refurbished interior which houses 48 bedrooms and a selection of magnificent function suites.

Head to one of the venue’s monthly open evenings to meet with the wedding coordinators and view the property fully dressed.

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Combermere Abbey Estate – Nantwich

Sitting on the border of Shropshire and Cheshire is Combermere Abbey Estate, a gorgeous wedding venue which is steeped in history and romance.

The grounds of Combermere are truly enchanting, and we can’t imagine anything more perfect than exchanging vows in the stunning, natural light-flooded Glasshouse. To follow, drinks and canapés in the fruit tree maze will be a lovely post-ceremony touch.

You and your guests will then wander through the gardens to the Pavilion, an elegant space which boasts a well-stocked bar, versatile dining options and a dance floor with glass doors opening directly onto the gardens.

Once the excitement of the day dies down, the married couple can stay in the North Wing of the Abbey itself, with a private entrance and butler service. You might never want to leave!

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Willington Hall Hotel – Tarporley

How beautiful is this country house wedding venue? Set within 17 acres of stunning Cheshire countryside, Willington Hall Hotel is one of the county’s best kept secrets.

It is located just 10 minutes outside of Chester, meaning it is easily accessible by major road links from Chester, Warrington, Manchester and the Wirral.

The Main Hall is decorated with chandeliers and crystals and boasts intricately painted ceilings. What’s more, floor-to-ceiling mirrors reflect the grand staircase creating the most beautiful spot for your entrance.

You can host your ceremony in either the intimate Gainsborough Room which overlooks the gardens, or in the extravagant Richmond Room. The Ballroom will be perfect for your evening reception.

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Alcumlow Wedding Barn – Astbury

Barn wedding venues are one of the most popular styles in the country, and Alcumlow Wedding Barn is up there with the best.

This rustic wedding venue is perfect for couples looking to host an untraditional and more relaxed wedding day.

It doesn’t get more unique than saying your vows outside in the stunning White House. It is a chapel-like structure with suspended windows and flower-filled window boxes – how cute!

Inside, there is a high-spec sound system for your speeches and music, plus a quirky bar stocked with a wide selection of drinks, and a super-stylish bridal dressing room free for the bridal squad to use to get ready and for touch-ups throughout the day!

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Merrydale Manor – Knutsford

Merrydale Manor is a luxury country estate located in the heart of Cheshire. It is the perfect choice for glamorous couples looking to host an unforgettable and exclusive event in the countryside.

Since Merrydale is only ever hired on an exclusive-use basis, you and your guests will have the entire estate to yourselves.

The highlight of this venue is the brand new, purpose-built Merrydale Suite and Bar where you can raise a toast and dine on delicious dishes, or simply dance the night away!

If that wasn’t enough, there’s a lake which will be a beautiful backdrop for your wedding photographs, and a range of boutique-style accommodation on-site. You won’t have far to go to rest your head!

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Hilltop Barn – Stockport

Hilltop Barn is a magical setting for your bespoke, totally affordable and rustic wedding day.

Within the barn you will find everything you could ever need: a bar, dance floor, seating area and fireplace, and space for up to 120 guests for a wedding breakfast.

The 92-acre farm provides an abundance of photograph opportunities, and there is even the option of on-site camping for your guests who are willing to brave the great outdoors!

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Dorfold Hall – Nantwich

Available to hire exclusively, Dorfold Hall is enchanting and romantic. There is a tree-lined driveway, a lake, luscious gardens and uninterrupted views as far as the eye can see… how idyllic!

You can tie the knot in the beautiful gardens, in the Hall or in the Coach House – a building which lies in the shade of a 1,000-year-old Spanish chestnut tree.

There are also plenty of local churches, if you’re dreaming of a religious ceremony.

When your day draws to a close, you can spend the night in the King James I bridal suite. Designed for the King in the 1620s, it features original wood panelling, plasterwork and glorious views of the English countryside.

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Belle Epoque – Knutsford

Belle Epoque is an iconic grade II-listed building situated in the heart of Knutsford, Cheshire which celebrates all things unique.

Art Nouveau fireplaces, Venetian handmade glass floors and the Mediterranean roof garden are among the most striking of features in this unusual wedding venue.

Luxury and opulence radiates throughout the stylish décor creating a dramatic backdrop for your ceremony and celebrations.

This venue caters for all types of wedding, from an intimate 20 guest celebration to a lavish 135-person ceremony, so whatever you’re after, Belle Epoque can deliver.

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The Holford Estate – Knutsford

The Holford Estate will have you and your guests wowed from the moment your drive along the tree-lined avenue to reach the property.

Holford’s 18th century barn has been restored to combine modern style with original features, and the results are breathtaking.

There is a loft-level floor accessed by a stunning double-sided staircase, a balcony gallery, bridal room with luxury en-suite bathroom, washrooms and a garden terrace.

There is also a moat which surrounds the Old Hall, adding to the overwhelming sense of exclusivity.

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Tower Hill Barns – Trevor

Tower Hill Barns is an exclusive countryside wedding venue set in 10 acres of beautiful gardens and with far-reaching mountain views.

Renovated in 2015, Tower Hill is a venue which has been designed specifically with wedding celebrations in mind. It combines both light and airy spaces with cosy, intimate corners to create the perfect atmosphere for your wedding day.

This venue limits the number of weddings it holds each year, so to focus on each celebration and ensure they’re all the best they can be.

You’ll have endless choices for your food – from formal three-course wedding breakfasts to wood fired pizza and barbequed lamb kofte in the evening. Your expectations are sure to be exceeded.

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Looking to widen your search? Why not take a look at our favourite country house wedding venues in the country? From this selection of luxury venues which still have an intimate feel, there’s bound to be something you love.