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Last update: May 2024

Located in the heart of Bolton, Greater Manchester, Cloisters Bolton is a modern wedding venue situated in the town centre. With three chic suites to choose from to host your celebration, you can rest assured you will find the ideal setting for your special day. The team at Cloisters Bolton are highly-trained and would love to help bring your vision to life for your momentous occasion.

Facilities and Capacity

Couples can delight in Cloisters Bolton's stunning architecture and elegant d茅cor throughout its venues. The Cloisters Suite is a converted church that still has its beautiful stained-glass features. Tall, arched windows drench the rooms with natural light, and stunning stone walls and vaulted ceilings can be found throughout this venue. With a large main hall and a private bar and lounge, couples can invite up to 280 of their loved ones. For a more contemporary setting, couples can rent the Ashton Suite. This venue has a modern atmosphere that offers a luxurious ambience and is ideal for sophisticated celebrations. The Churchill Hardie can also be available for intimate gatherings. Each venue can be customised to match your wedding theme and is suitable for ceremonies, drinks receptions, and evening receptions. The team at Cloisters Bolton allow external catering and will be happy to provide space for your caterers to serve your meal. With ample room for live performance facilities and a dance floor, you and your guests can enjoy dancing to your favourite music. With up to 132 comfortable rooms for overnight accommodation and plenty of car parking space, travelling guests can attend your wedding with absolute ease.

Services Offered

Cloisters Bolton offers a variety of excellent wedding packages so you can find exactly what you need for your celebration. They provide a personal wedding coordinator, who will oversee the planning and execution of your special day and ensure everything runs smoothly. An engaging master of ceremonies can also be hired to maintain a vibrant atmosphere for you and your guests. The staff at Cloisters Bolton will endeavour to provide a stress-free experience so you can enjoy this precious time with your loved ones.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

Asian wedding
Historic
Church
Large hotel

Ceremony options:

Fire ceremony
Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Corkage option
Private catering allowed
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Venue leisure facilities:

Fitness centre

Other features:

Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
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Reviews for Cloisters Bolton

4.9 out of 5 rating
4.9 out of 5 rating
33 reviews
98% recommend it
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Rebecca C. Sent on 15/08/2021
4.8 out of 5 rating

Secret Wow Factor in the Heart of Bolton

We were looking for somewhere with personality, and we definitely found that at The Cloisters. We loved that we would be spending our wedding day surrounded by beautiful architecture and stained glass windows, having that "church" feeling without any religious connotations.
All of the staff were amazing and worked with us to make our day special. Nothing was too much trouble. They were accommodating over the pandemic, and made sure we would be able to have our day just as we would want it.
Jackie, Diana, Wesley and Libby are the best team we could have asked for. Wesley was so in control of everything, he was a step ahead all the time and we didn't need to worry about a thing. He really is an asset to The Cloisters Team.
Louise
Louise O. Sent on 17/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Wonderful Venue & Great Staff

I have attended here many times as a wedding photographer and also once or twice as a guest and was blown away by the quality of service provided by all members of staff! Its one of the venues of my list of places to recommend if anyone asks me!

Fantastic venue that comes highly recommended Louise Ogden Wedding Photography https://www.hitched.co.uk/wedding-photographers/louise-ogden-photography_277791.htm
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Falah A. Sent on 05/01/2023
1.6 out of 5 rating

Disappointing

Planned my brothers wedding here, the initial meeting promised lots, however on booking many hidden costs appear. Aside from this we were promised an events manager to help us finalise things which didn't happen. I spent the entire day running around trying to find basic items like milk for the tea/coffee stand we paid for and a cake knife we were promised. Really put a damper on the day, a real shame given the venue itself is beautiful inside.
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Linda Sent on 06/04/2019
5 out of 5 rating

we had an amazing day and have to thank Jackie.

We got married at the Cloisters on Saturday 5th January 2019, we had an amazing day and have to thank Jackie and all her team at the Holiday Inn. Jackie made planning our wedding so easy, everything we wanted was supplied even requests just a couple of days before the wedding. There are too many people to name individually but Keith the chef must be mentioned. We hosted a dinner on the Friday evening for 24 guests and the food was amazing as was everything we had served throughout the wedding. Lisa Jane who dressed the venue, I know we chose all the different elements but WOW doesn鈥檛 do the final finish on the room justice. As I walked in to get married it took my breathe away, it was even better than I imagined it could be. All the staff were great. Our guests could not believe that such an amazing venue exists. Thank you to everyone who made our day so special and have given us such wonderful memories.

Linda and Duncan Barbour
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Zoe Sent on 06/04/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Saturday was everything I could have dreamed of.

**Hi Jackie,
Saturday was everything I could have dreamed of and more. Thank you for making sure everything ran so smoothly and stress free. We had so many wonderful comments. Please pass on are thanks to the chef that day...the food went down a treat and impressed lots of guests. Even though the day went by so fast we can look back on an amazing day and hold those memories forever. Thanks again for helping make our day so special.
Love Zoe & Craig (Mr & Mrs Beckett) xx **
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Amanda Sent on 06/04/2019
5 out of 5 rating

All staff were amazing on the day and made our Day

we had our wedding here on 19th January 19, all staff were amazing and so helpful from first meeting with Libby and then Jackie who took over the role of wedding organiser was amazing and so helpful and friendly. Lisa Jane who does all the decor such as chair covers, table centerpieces, favours, name places and table plan to any other extras you would like. there are different packages you can choose to whatever you would like included. the DJ that Ice entertainment provided which was in our package was brilliant and played genres of music we asked for. All staff were amazing on the day and made our Day even more special, they are so friendly, professional and efficient, everything just flowed and you can carry on enjoying your special day as everything is taken care of. All food was amazing , all our guests said how lovely was and how everything was cooked perfectly. All our guests were amazed at how beautiful the cloisters was . such a Hidden gem. Jackie and her team are all amazing. Thank you again for making our Day so much more special

Amanda & David
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Craig Sent on 10/01/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Win a Wedding

Can I just say we had an amazing time from start to finish, you made the day with your hard work and professionalism. We are very grateful for your help and cannot thank you enough.
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Marisa Sent on 10/01/2018
5 out of 5 rating

First class service

Absolutely amazing, first class service, the venue itself full of character. For Libby and all the staff nothing was too much trouble. The venue was decorated by Lisa Jane celebrations this lady works so hard and would recommend her to anyone. Then of course credit also must go to the head chef Keith the food was amazing he deserves a medal! Thank you, Keith, for a wonderful day and to Libby, Emma and all the staff at the Holiday Inn love to you all.
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Danielle, Sent on 10/01/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Dogs allowed

To Libby and Team, Thank you for the hard work and passion you put into making our big day amazing.
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Charlene Sent on 10/01/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Just a special thank you

Hi Libby just want to say thank you so much for everything you did on our wedding day we loved every minute thank you hun xxxx
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Aisha Sent on 10/01/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Singing waiters

I just want to thank you so so much for the planning what went into our wedding and the preparation you did to make sure our day went so smoothly! Everything went accordingly to plan, thank you so much for taking part within the singing waiters also and all the staff if you could personally thank them.
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Anonymous Sent on 10/01/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Everything ran so smoothly

We would like to thank Libby and all the staff involved in our wedding day on 22nd September 17. Everything ran so smoothly and Libby made sure everything went to plan. The food and the room was amazing. We had so many lovely comments and the day was just perfect. We are pleased we made the decision to get married here. Certainly a day to remember. Thank you again.
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Rachel Sent on 10/01/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Struggle finding a venue as beautiful

We cannot thank Libby and her team enough they are just incredible. The room looked stunning, the food was amazing, they took care of everything for us. Nothing was too much to ask. The cloisters really is beautiful, and the holiday inn make sure your day is as stress free as possible as they do everything for you. I think you'd struggle to find a venue as beautiful and as accommodating. This venue you had it all and if I could do it all again I wouldn't change a thing.
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Clare Sent on 10/01/2018
5 out of 5 rating

massive Thank you

Just want to say a massive thank you for all your help with our wedding, the room looked so beautiful and even more beautiful at night, everything went great and the food was lovely.
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Amy Sent on 10/01/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Team Effort

Just want to thank every single person at the Holiday Inn including Libby and her team down to the bar staff and kitchen staff for their hard work making our wedding incredible. Everyone will agree that you went above and beyond and the cloisters suit is truly a Hidden gem. We couldn't stop smiling from start to finish.
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Cloisters Bolton Real Weddings

Paula & Robert
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Wyn & Barabra
22 photos 路 11/09/2021
Victoria & Andy
11 photos 路 31/05/2019

Events

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Date: From 07/07/2024 to 07/07/2024 Schedule 12:00 - 15:00
Place: 1 Higher Bridge Street, Bolton, Greater Manchester

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1 Higher Bridge Street BL1 2EW Bolton (Greater Manchester)
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