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Discover the Perfect Wedding Venue at The Bridge in Prestbury, Cheshire, England

Welcome to The Bridge, a picturesque wedding venue nestled in the enchanting village of Prestbury, Cheshire. Set alongside the tranquil banks of the River Bollin, this charming Grade II listed building is surrounded by captivating gardens, creating a truly idyllic backdrop for your special day. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, the experienced team at The Bridge, part of the esteemed Flat Cap Hotels group, is dedicated to transforming your wedding vision into an extraordinary reality. Your happiness is our top priority, and we are excited to embark on this journey with you.

Stunning Facilities and Capacity

The Bridge offers a selection of exquisite event spaces, each licensed for civil ceremonies. The Riverside, with its elegant simplicity, showcases breathtaking views of the landscaped gardens and the meandering River Bollin. This spacious venue can accommodate up to 80 guests for your civil ceremony and wedding breakfast, as well as 150 guests for an unforgettable evening reception. With a delightful fusion of old-world charm and contemporary design, provides an intimate setting for up to 100 loved ones. For more intimate ceremonies, the intimate Bollin room is perfect for up to 22 cherished guests. Outdoor ceremonies can also be held on the grounds, with a capacity of up to 60 guests. To keep you and your guests refreshed, The Bridge boasts an alfresco bar, ensuring a delightful experience throughout the evening. Additionally, the venue offers 24 thoughtfully furnished guest bedrooms, providing on-site accommodation for your convenience and comfort.

Exceptional Services

At The Bridge, exclusivity is key, as we only host one wedding per day, allowing you to relish the undivided attention and exclusive use of the venue. Choose from their seasonal or bespoke wedding packages, tailored to meet your unique desires and preferences. Indulge in delectable in-house catering skillfully prepared by their talented team of chefs using locally sourced, fresh ingredients. From designing a menu that delights your taste buds to accommodating various dietary requirements, their culinary expertise will leave a lasting impression. As you step into your future together, The Bridge is honoured to be a part of your celebration, ensuring that every detail is executed with impeccable style and care.

Indulge in the Ultimate Wedding Experience with Exclusive Use at The Bridge, Prestbury

Your wedding day is a once-in-a-lifetime occasion that deserves nothing less than perfection. Imagine having an entire venue dedicated exclusively to you and your loved ones, ensuring an intimate and unforgettable celebration. At The Bridge in Prestbury, we offer the extraordinary opportunity of exclusive use, where every corner of our stunning venue becomes your private sanctuary, creating an enchanting ambience that is solely yours.

With exclusive use of The Bridge, you and your guests will have unrestricted access to our remarkable event spaces. Picture exchanging your vows in the romantic Garden Room, a rustic haven that sets the perfect stage for your ceremony. Bask in the natural beauty that surrounds you as you pledge your love in front of cherished family and friends.

Continue the celebration in our expansive restaurant, where an exquisite banquet awaits. With original wooden beams, a grand fireplace, and abundant natural light, this charming space exudes warmth and sophistication. Indulge in a culinary journey of delectable dishes expertly prepared by our talented chefs, ensuring an unforgettable dining experience for you and your guests.

As the sun sets, our Main Bar transforms into a vibrant hub of celebration. Dance the night away on the spacious dance floor while live entertainment creates an electrifying atmosphere that will have everyone on their feet. With exclusive use, you have the freedom to design your dream wedding just the way you envision it, from personalized decor to custom entertainment options.

Begin Your Happily Ever After

Your journey towards your happily ever after starts at The Bridge. Discover the perfect venue to exchange your vows and create lasting memories in the heart of Cheshire. Let our dedicated team of professionals guide you through this joyous experience, creating a wedding day that exceeds your wildest dreams. Embrace the beauty, elegance, and personalized service that awaits you at The Bridge.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Small hotel
Pub or restaurant
Unusual weddings
Marquees and tents
Outdoor license
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

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

Evening entertainment:

Marquee available
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:


Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
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Reviews for The Bridge

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Liam K. Sent on 25/07/2023
5 out of 5 rating

A Truly Brilliant Wedding Venue

My husband and I got married at The Bridge on 1 July 2023, having initially booked the venue in 2021 following the pandemic. We booked the entire venue, albeit you can simply hire the function suite if you don't require exclusive use of all the facilities. At 100 day guests, and 140 evening guests, we decided it would be better to have exclusive use. This included all 26 of the bedrooms on offer which are simply delightful!

The venue is exceptionally versatile. We chose to have our ceremony and wedding breakfast in the Riverside Suite (function room), our drinks reception in the beautiful gardens, and our evening reception in the bar upstairs. There was ample space for a live singer during the day, and a live 5-piece band in the evening, along with a photo booth, giant light-up letters, and a dance floor which we chose to put in the bar area. However, the space is so flexible, you could set it up in a whole number of different ways.

Ellie, our Wedding Coordinator, and the management team were excellent and nothing was too much effort for them. They allowed us to have complete free range of the venue to do pretty much what we wanted to do with it, whilst providing support and ideas along the way. Ellie was incredibly responsive and flexible in her engagement with us and attended the whole day to make sure everything went to plan. In addition, she would always make herself available to meet at the venue or discuss our plans over the phone. She is simply wonderful and a credit to The Bridge.

Service on the day was brilliant and there were ample staff to cater to our guests and needs. Again, nothing was too much effort.

In respect of food, similarly, this was great. We were offered a number of set menus to choose from which, for us, weren't really what we were looking for. That was no issue for The Bridge who allowed us to create a bespoke menu with the Chef who worked with us to get the perfect wedding breakfast for our day.

We would have no reservations recommending The Bridge as a truly brilliant wedding venue. We had a perfect day.
Annie R. Sent on 19/06/2023
5 out of 5 rating

A fabulous Sunday Lunch experience

Fathers Day Sunday Lunch was absolutely delicious. The staff are so friendly and professional. Very attentive indeed. Ambience was very chilled with a lovely solo singer who was excellent.
Lisa F. Sent on 19/06/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The perfect wedding location

If your looking for the perfect wedding venue look no further.
I got married at The Bridge this last weekend and I can not fault it. The service, attentive friendly staff, the incredible food, the beautiful gardens. Everything was well organised, managed beautifully, nothing was too much trouble and the whole experience made it the best day of my life.
We picked The Bridge because we instantly got a great vibe from the place when we first visited for a delicious Sunday lunch. Being dog friendly is a massive bonus (especially for our dog friendly family) and the pooches were well looked after with treats and attention.
I cant fault this amazing place. The bridal suite was gorgeous and we actually stayed in 3 different rooms over the weekend as we kept extending our stay we loved it that much!
Every bed was super cosy and all the rooms were cosy/lovely/clean/quiet.
I highly recommend this place for lunch, dinner, a weekend stay and the breakfast are sublime.
We will be back every year to celebrate as we just feel in love with this place. The perfect location. Its a must visit .. get booking
Beverly P. Sent on 28/05/2024
5 out of 5 rating

The most perfect day.

From start to finish everything and everyone at the Bridge hotel were amazing.
The food was first class and beautifully presented.
Fabulously Romantic setting to our wedding which overlooked the Bridge itself in Prestbury.
Beautiful gardens and scenery to say I Do.
Amazing staff that were so attentive and couldn’t do enough to make sure that we and our guests were well looked after.
I wish I could have stayed in that moment forever!
Thank you xxx
Lauren H. Sent on 30/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Our personal wedding was just perfect!

Since booking our civil ceremony at The Bridge in January, we have been super impressed with the communication. We have emailed back and forth about food, decorations, room bookings etc. and always got a prompt and clear response.

The wedding breakfast menu was really varied and flexible. We required specific food for some of our guests, and the kitchen had no problem catering for us. All of the food was yummy...especially the sticky toffee pudding!

Throughout our day we had a few different decor / table set-ups. The Bridge staff followed our instructions, and the room always looked how we had imagine without us needing to be involved.

The Bridge is in a gorgeous location...Prestbury is beautiful, with the river running through it and plenty of greenery. We got some lovely wedding photos on the day as well.

Overall, the day went just as we had planned, and better!
Jenny G. Sent on 14/02/2021
5 out of 5 rating

With just TWO weeks to go The Bridge came to the rescue!

Throughout 2020 we were adamant that our wedding would go ahead, in whatever shape or form Boris would allow .

With just two weeks to go we found ourselves looking for a new wedding reception (don't ask!) and that was when we came across The Bridge. Nothing was too much of an ask in the run up to the day and on the day itself. Megan at The Bridge did everything she could to help make the whole process as easy and as stress free as possible for us.

Our 15 person wedding reception in The Riverside suite was just amazing. From the way Megan dressed the room, the fabulous food and the great service, we had just the best day. All those in attendance on the day also commented on how lovely the food was and how perfect the venue was.

We can't thank the team at The Bridge enough for making our day just amazing. A special shout out to Luis who managed our reception on the day, with my endless requests for expresso martinis and gin and tonics never being too much of an ask!

We can't wait to be able to return again soon.

Love from the Pecks :-)
Abbey R. Sent on 05/02/2021
5 out of 5 rating


From the moment we chose to have our reception at the The Bridge we were treated exceptionally! Nothing was too much trouble.... the Bollin Room where we had our meal was beautiful and Meghan and Holly went above and Beyond for all our guests. I look back now and still cannot believe how perfect our day was... from Holly remembering my favourite wine and Meghan bringing me much needed Prosecco (bridezilla moment necessary) I just wish we could do it again.
My guests still comment on how perfect it was from the food.... presentation and atmosphere! We cannot wait to return again soon!
Thank you so much
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Megan W. Sent on 21/11/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Getting married in chance! So we thought!

We feel extremely lucky to have been able to say ‘I Do’ this year and what a fabulous day it was.

Our wedding at The Bridge was the most perfect day! Everything from staying the night before, to the morning after was just amazing. So much so we’d love to do it all again, we couldn’t have asked for anything more.

Both myself & my husband are big foodies, so making sure we had decent food, was a big must & oh was just incredible! We celebrated with our closet family & friends, eating the most delicious food & drinking fabulous wine.

We can’t thank Megan, Holly, Gareth & their team enough. Especially when we brought our wedding forward two weeks, with only 5 days notice due to the ever-changing rules and restrictions we’ve all had to live with this year.

Every single person at our wedding felt the over whelming amount of friendliness that The Bridge staff offer, no ask, was too much trouble.

The Bridge will now & always be a very special place to us & we can’t wait to be able to see everyone again soon.

Love & Hugs
Mr & Mrs Walsh. X
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