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Merrydale Manor - sister venue to Colshaw Hall

Knutsford, Cheshire View map Visit website
Rating 4.9 out of 5
32 reviews
Menus from £49.50
40 to 200 Guests

About

Merrydale Manor is a luxury country estate and wedding venue located in the heart of Knutsford, Cheshire, offering a private and picturesque environment for your celebration. Sister to Colshaw Hall, this venue is ideal for discerning couples seeking an opulent celebration in the countryside. This stately manor can provide a lavish backdrop for your memorable momentous occasion.

Facilities and Capacity

Merrydale Manor is hired exclusively, so you and your guests will have the entire estate to yourselves. The estate comprises a grand sweeping driveway that leads you through luscious parkland and manicured gardens. An exquisite manor house and a serene lake provide idyllic views while you say ‘I do,’ or as you sip your favourite drink and mingle among guests. This scenic estate is surrounded by rolling hills, offering plenty of gorgeous photo opportunities while you and your loved ones wander the verdant grounds. The sophisticated venue also features luxurious get-ready rooms. The Makeup Suite and The Cave provide calming ambiences as you relax and prepare for the big day ahead. This manor prides itself on its purpose-built Merrydale Suite and Bar, where you can raise a toast, indulge in delectable dishes, or dance the night away. This contemporary space maximises views of the courtyard gardens and tranquil lake. There is a range of boutique-style bedrooms onsite, so you won’t have far to go to rest your head after your festivities. Each room is uniquely decorated, offering luxuries such as walk-in showers, Egyptian cotton towels, and a refreshing breakfast the following morning. There are also five beautiful Woodland Lodges for your guests.

Services Offered

The dedicated team at Merrydale Manor would love to welcome you to their excellent venue. To-be-weds can host their entire day here, from the pre-marital preparations to the very last dance. The professional wedding planners will be on hand to help coordinate your day, ensuring everything runs smoothly.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
Chapel on Premises
In the Country
Sporting
Stately Home
Historic
Landmark
Civil Ceremony Licence
Outdoor License

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Corkage Option
Alcohol Licence
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Entertainment Licence
Evening Reception Facilities

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests

Venue Staff Assistance:

Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Wedding Coordinator

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Helipad
Confetti Permitted

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    Emma Married on 26/02/2022
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    10 outta 10

    Brilliant, made everything stress free. Very relaxed staff made our day perfect

    Merrydale Manor - sister venue to Colshaw Hall's reply:

    Hi Emma. Glad to hear your day was perfect. Thank you for choosing us for your Wedding Day. Thank you, Merrydale Manor.
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    Abby Married on 24/11/2019
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    The venue is magical

    Thank you SO much to Hattie, Jess and all the team at Merrydale who helped make our wedding on 24th November the best day of our lives!
    From the first meeting, right through to the day itself, nothing was too much trouble for anyone and the whole team went above and beyond.
    The venue is magical and all of our guests were talking about how amazing it was! I only wish we could do it all over again. It really was the most incredible day and I would recommend Merrydale to anyone looking for a venue with the WOW factor!
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    Abby and Ben Solomons

    Merrydale Manor - sister venue to Colshaw Hall's reply:

    Hi Abby and Ben. Thank you for your review. We're really glad you had the best day and your guests did too. Thank you, Merrydale Manor.
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    Clare Married on 17/11/2019
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    I would highly recommend Merrydale Manor!

    We had our English wedding/one year anniversary here, and we can not recommend it enough to anyone thinking of having their day here. The ceremony room and Merrydale are just stunning, the venue is so well thought out, and just looks beautiful. Our guests are still commenting on how perfect the venue was!
    The food and drinks provided by Barrett’s was outstanding, so many lovely comment from guests regarding the food and so generous with their canapés! Each staff member was so helpful and friendly.
    Jess was fantastic on the day, ensuring everything was exactly how we had thought, and we didn’t have anything to worry about. We were able to completely enjoy the day, knowing that she and the whole team had everything under control. When my brother & sister-in-law could not get the heating to work in their room, the night manager ensured it was working, even offering to move them if needed. A small but very kind gesture at the end of the night.
    We can’t thank Jess, Shelley, Hattie and the rest of the team enough, for making our day so special as well as being so helpful on the run up- ensuring everything was organised. I would highly recommend Merrydale manor!
    We cannot thankyou enough.

    Merrydale Manor - sister venue to Colshaw Hall's reply:

    Hi Clare. Thank you. We're glad to hear Jess was a great support on the day, also Shelly and Hattie. Barratts will also be pleased to hear the comments about the food and drink. We apologise for the problem with the heating, but glad that was sorted for you also on the night. Thank you, Merrydale Manor.
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    Katie Married on 26/10/2019
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    Thank you all from the bottom of our hearts

    I just wanted to say thank you to the whole team for making our wedding day the best it could possibly be! I could go on with praise, but you already know you've got a great team there. We could not have been happier with the entire experience with Merrydale, we've loved coming to every open day and will really miss being part of the furniture!
    Everyone has said how amazing the venue was and how the food was the best they've ever had at a wedding!
    So thank you to you all, Merrydale is obviously a beautiful venue, inside and out, but what makes it such a special place is the people involved from start to finish and we really do thank you all from the bottom of our hearts for giving us the most memorable of Wedding Days!

    Merrydale Manor - sister venue to Colshaw Hall's reply:

    Hi Katie. Thank you, we're so glad we could make the day memorable for you. Thank you, Merrydale Manor.
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    Sarah Married on 13/10/2019
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    Go and see this beautiful venue

    I can't believe it's taken me so long to write this but finally sitting down to try and express my gratitude to this amazing wedding venue. I think I'm only just starting to come back to reality. Paul and I fell in love with Merrydale the day we visited almost a year ago. It was cold and dark outside but that couldn't diminish the shine from Merrydale. We left after being shown around by Michael and made our decision before we made it back out through the gate. It turned out to be the perfect decision. Our ideas wove together over the coming months and the morning of our wedding I arrived at Merrydale and it was like someone had lifted our vision and laid it out before us. The day itself flew by like a dream and I know that was down to the team at Merrydale making sure everything went to plan. I have to especially mention Jess who went over and above throughout the whole day. I also have to mention Ken, he was spectacular, always in the right place at the right time, making sure we were taken care of and our guests so many of whom have expressed their gratitude since. I could go in to so many details but I think I might loose readers before the end so I will finish by saying a HUGE thank you and to say to anyone reading this, go and see this beautiful venue, meet the lovely family and team that are there, you won't regret it.

    Merrydale Manor - sister venue to Colshaw Hall's reply:

    Hi Sarah. Thank you, we're glad to hear this and especially how Jess and all the team supported you. Thank you, Merrydale Manor
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    Geraldine Married on 18/08/2019
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    The service was exceptional

    Everyone at Merrydale Manor made our wedding day the most fantastic day I could have ever wished for! The service was exceptional! Kirsty was the most calming and loveliest wedding coordinator that I could have ever wished for. The toast master was fantastic too. Thank you also to Hattie and to Micheal for providing the most amazing wedding venue to make all our dreams come true

    Merrydale Manor - sister venue to Colshaw Hall's reply:

    Hi Geraldine! Thank you, glad to hear your feedback and that we could help to make your dreams come true. Thank you, Merrydale Manor
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    Barbara Married on 16/08/2019
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    Pasquale and Arron Moore

    My daughter got married here last month. What an amazing venue totally stunning but more importantly you couldn't ask for more attentive staff . A big shout out to the wedding coordinator Kirsty absolutely brilliant she deserves a pay rise for what she did for us that day ,without her organisational skills on the day it could have been a very different story. Thank you Merrydale Manor for giving us the perfect day . I would highly recommend this venue and their staff don't look any further.....

    Merrydale Manor - sister venue to Colshaw Hall's reply:

    Hi Barbara. Thank you so much. We're glad to hear you would recommend us. Thank you, Merrydale Manor
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    Mr Married on 11/08/2019
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    It was the most perfect day ever

    We had our wedding on Sunday 11th August! It was the most perfect day ever! The venue, the grounds everything is just beautiful! The staff Michael, Hattie & the team are the best! We had Kirsty co-ordinating our day, she is honestly amazing! I wish we could do it all again! Best venue! Best people! Thank you so much for everything
    Lots of love
    Mr & Mrs Redshaw

    Merrydale Manor - sister venue to Colshaw Hall's reply:

    Hi Mr & Mrs Redshaw! Thank you very much. We loved hosting your Wedding Day, glad it was the perfect day for you. Thank you, Merrydale Manor.
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    Claire Married on 10/08/2019
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    All of the team were brilliant

    A huge huge thank you to all the team at Merrydale for making our wedding day truly perfect. We chose Merrydale not only for it being a beautiful venue but also for the team being so professional and welcoming. We knew that no matter what happened on the day the team would deal with it and having that confidence was a big reason for choosing Merrydale. Plus obviously the venue and food being amazing was a big plus too! All of the team were brilliant, on and before the day, but a special thank you has to go for Hattie for being so helpful and answering my many questions ?? and Kirstie for managing the day so well. Thank you everyone so much

    Merrydale Manor - sister venue to Colshaw Hall's reply:

    Hi Claire! Thank you for your review - We're so glad to hear this, Hattie and Kirsty especially. Thank you, Merrydale Manor.
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    Anna Married on 14/07/2019
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    Absolutely everything was incredible!

    Absolutely everything was incredible!
    We both fell in love with the look and feel of the venue over pictures alone and when we actually got to see the venue, we were absolutely blown away by the picturesque surroundings. The ‘keys to the Manor’ was a perfect package for us and our requirements.
    The whole place has a magical feeling to it. My husband and I had both civil and Indian ceremonies which added to the complications of organising a wedding, however they nailed both.
    People often ask us what was the best part about our wedding day and for both of us the best part about the day was that we didn’t worry about anything. Kirsty and Stefan work very closely with the vendors they recommend and for good reason. Their operation is smooth and slick, the co-ordination they have with their staff and vendors is astonishing. It was an incredible feeling to know that we could relax and enjoy our day knowing everything was going smoothly and our guests were all enjoying themselves. We never had to keep track of time.
    All our guests had wonderful things to say. They commented on how unique and special our wedding venue was. Reflecting back on our special day I wouldn’t change a single thing. The venue was stunning, the staff were amazing and looked after us so well the whole day.
    We would like to express our heartfelt thanks and sincere gratitude to all the staff at Merrydale Manor and to all those involved in our gorgeous wedding – thank you for making our magical wedding day so very, very special.

    Merrydale Manor - sister venue to Colshaw Hall's reply:

    Hi Anna! We're so happy to hear your feedback and glad we could help in making your day magical and special for you. Thank you, Merrydale Manor.
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    Mrs Married on 28/06/2019
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    Everyone from Merrydale was excellent

    Merrydale, quite simply, is the birthplace of wedding dreams and fairytales.
    Throughout our daughter’s wedding planning journey, we were shown nothing but warmth, friendliness and hospitality - from our initial ‘show round’ (still a building site) through to us stacking up our cars with wedding remnants and happy memories following the most perfect and magical day.
    Everyone from Merrydale was excellent but I have to say extra special thanks to Kirsty who was just amazing. She perceived everything, from discreet tissues, to zip mending, to sorting out the boys (well done on that!) and that’s only the stuff I know about.....she really touched our hearts. You are very special Kirsty and we won’t ever forget your kindness and your compassion.
    Merrydale will forever be locked in the hearts of this family as the most special and precious place. It’s not just about the fabric of a building, though that is truly spectacular, it’s the love, warmth and joyfulness you breathe into it and Merrydale - you smashed it.

    Merrydale Manor - sister venue to Colshaw Hall's reply:

    Hi! Thank you so much for your kind words. We were so happy to host you for your special day. Thank you, Merrydale Manor.
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    Ashley Married on 09/06/2019
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    Everything was perfect

    We got married on Sunday 9th June at Merrydale Manor. Everything was perfect and all the guests commented on how amazing the venue is.
    The staff who helped organise everything were unbelievable and helped put us at ease so we could enjoy our day. Michael, Hattie and Kirsty all went the extra mile to organise and arrange every detail to be perfect. On the day Kirsty and Toast Master Ken were amazing and helped keep everything on track.
    Once we looked around Merrydale we knew it was where we wanted to get married, it blew all other venues out the water and it definitely delivered on the day!

    Merrydale Manor - sister venue to Colshaw Hall's reply:

    Hi Ashley. Thank you, I'm glad it delivered on the day and you enjoyed your special day. Thank you, Merrydale Manor.
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    Sean Married on 03/05/2019
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    Brilliant

    My daughter got married to her partner at this venue Merrydale Manor.
    This review is too easy to compose.
    It’s absolutely 5 star excellence.
    The ambience, location and the rooms cannot be faulted in anyway at all.
    The attention to detail throughout the whole day wowed all our guests.
    The staff were truly amazing, courteous and so professional throughout the day
    Feed back from family and friends was outstanding.
    Well done to all the staff at Merrydale and a big thank you from Father and Mother of the bride.
    Thank you so much all of you
    Sean and Dai XX
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    Mr Married on 26/04/2019
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    Merrydale is truly the venue of dreams

    We want to echo all the previous excellent reviews. Merrydale is truly the venue of dreams. Thank you to Micheal who initially showed us round prior to the venue opening. The minute we drove down the drive and saw the stunning landscapes we knew it was a truly special venue. We got married back exactly 2 months ago in April and it truly was magical from start to finish. We were lucky enough to spend the evening before at Merrydale. We had a lovely meal at the dog - all transport was provided and the lovely Margaret brought us to and from the venue. It allowed us all to relax and not worry about driving. Steve was also very attentive and made sure we had everything we needed. Waking up in the beautiful bridal suite on the morning made the morning feel so relaxing. The make up room was a great facility and it was lovely for the bridal party to get their hair and make up done there. Margaret and the team were there in the morning to look after us again being so attentive to our every need. A huge thank you to Hattie & Kirsty for making the day feel super organised and for answering all our queries leading up to our special day. A special mention to Ken our Toast Master, he tended to our every need and made us smile all day. He truly made our day. Our guests complimented how amazing the service was, how beautiful the venue was and how professional the staff were. The food was truly gorgeous - from the canapés to our wedding breakfast. A big thank you to Barrett’s and their staff - no glass was left empty! Attention to detail was second to none.
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    Hannah Married on 06/04/2019
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    I genuinely could not recommend Merrydale any more

    We've just had our video back from our wedding on 6th April and relived what was just a perfect day over and over again. I genuinely could not recommend Merrydale any more to anyone who is getting married, everything is simply amazing. The venue is just stunning and the staff are next level amazing! Every venue needs a Kirsty, she made everything run so so smoothly and nothing was too much trouble. The attention to detail was incredible and every member of staff went above and beyond any of our expectations. Our toastmaster Steven was brilliant, so funny and engaging and again helped the day to run smoothly. I don't think you'll find a better venue than Merrydale - I only wish we could do it all again! Thank you so much to all of the team for making it the best day of our lives - Hannah & Stephen Dean

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Chelford Lane WA16 8UG Knutsford (Cheshire)

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