Venue inspiration from Your Cheshire and Merseyside Wedding

Deciding on your ideal wedding venue is an key part of your wedding planning.

There is a huge choice of different venue types in Cheshire and Merseyside including hotels, barns, country manor houses, romantic castles as well as chic city and town centre locations.

Check out these stunning wedding venues and those further afield in our listings below.

Wedding Venue Inspiration: Cheshire View, Christleton

Cheshire View, Christleton

The highlight of this wedding venue, hence it's name, is undoubtedly the beautiful uninterrupted views across the Cheshire countryside. The venue is surrounded by large terraces and well-maintained gardens from which to make the most of the outlook and is delightfully situated on the outskirts of a quintessentially English village. It's a modern and light venue with chic, neutral décor throughout allowing you to shape the day of your dreams. You'll also be gifted a bottle of prosecco on or around your wedding anniversary when you book a table at one of the venue's organised dining functions.


Wedding Venue Inspiration: Runcorn Town Hall, Runcorn

Runcorn Town Hall, Runcorn

The Grade II-listed White Civic Building is a two-storey Italianate Villa with belvedere tower. This grand building makes quite a first impression as a big-day wedding venue! Guests enter via the Tuscan portico with open balustrade above, and the entrance to the Boston Suite is via the Register Office in the more modern annex.


Wedding Venue Inspiration: Forest Hills Hotel, Frodsham

Forest Hills Hotel, Frodsham

This hotel is a modern build with a stunning location atop Frodsham Hill offering panoramic views over Cheshire, Liverpool and Wales. Part of the beauty of this wedding venue is its contemporary-styled interior, which will easily complement any colour palette. Forest Hills offers no less than five licensed ceremony rooms and two outside areas. So you're well and truly spoilt for choice here! Alternatively, if you opt for church vows there are plenty of green spaces both to the front and rear of the hotel utilising the surrounding views for wow factor wedding shots.


Wedding Venue Inspiration: Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows

Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows

Haydock Park Racecourse is a renowned sporting, weddings and events venue and is well versed in hosting spectacular events. The suites here can accommodate everything from small, intimate weddings to large celebrations. Alongside the exceptional planning and detail, which goes into every wedding, the views across the 127 acres of beautiful parkland make the venue a truly romantic setting. Location will be a key consideration for you if you want to spend W-day surrounded by your nearest and dearest, so it's good to know that this venue is located just one mile from junction 23 of the M6 and is easily reached from Liverpool, Manchester and Wigan.


Wedding Venue Inspiration: The Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

The Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

The Everyman Theatre sits in the heart of the Georgian Quarter on Hope Street, Liverpool and is also a big-day wedding venue. It opened between two iconic cathedrals in 2014 after extensive redevelopment, which produced a Stirling Prize winning building. All of the spaces available for hosting your wedding day are modern, stylish and light. The balcony is accessible from the theatre bar and holds the instantly recognisable Everyman sign, providing a great feature for wedding pics. Hope Street itself is steeped in Georgian history and stands on the site of the old Hope Chapel. The home of theatre in Liverpool, it's surrounded by creative spaces.


Wedding Venue Inspiration: Frederiks, Liverpool

Frederiks, Liverpool

Located between Liverpool's two cathedrals on the city's iconic Hope Street, Frederiks has been open to the Georgian Quarter since 2013 and is also a big-day wedding venue. The restaurant holds a fabulous reputation for food and all wedding catering is prepared in-house to guarantee exception standards. It offers a variety of menus from formal three-courses to relaxed finger-food and nibbles. Specific dietary menus can also be tailored to meet your guests' requirements. The extensive drinks menu includes an impressive wine list, cocktails, gin serves and craft beers, amongst many other option


Wedding Venue Inspiration: The Oak Tree of Peover, Knutsford

The Oak Tree of Peover, Knutsford

Set in the heart of the Cheshire countryside The Oak Tree of Peover boasts a beautifully secluded setting for weddings. The bespoke oak-framed design is a hidden architectural gem. From the interior you benefit from the stunning views of the surrounding countryside as well as bright, natural light during the day and subtle fairy lighting in the evening. There's slate flooring throughout with underfloor heating and you have the use of an open fire during winter months. The Acorn Bar is located in the central hub, which creates a friendly, relaxed ambience with comfortable seating. Guests can take refreshments on the outside terrace or take a stroll around the grounds and enjoy the tranquility of the waterfall. The large pond, nature trail and meadow all offer stunning backdrops for those all-important photographs.


Wedding Venue Inspiration: Abode, Chester

Abode, Chester

With unparalleled views of England's oldest working racecourse, the contemporary Abode Chester offers a wedding venue in the heart of the city, complemented by exceptional brasserie-style dining and sophisticated design. The hotel will offer you complimentary accommodation for your wedding night as part of your wedding package. You'll also be treated to a menu tasting, gratis on booking.


Wedding Venue Inspiration: Oddfellows, Chester

Oddfellows, Chester

The gorgeous Georgian townhouse wedding venue is set on one of the loveliest streets in Chester, only moments from the River Dee. Its interior is delightfully idiosyncratic and whimsical, where nothing is as it seems. The Secret Garden is set at the rear of the hotel and provides a magical setting for photography against seasonal planting, oversized lamps, water features and outdoor fires.


Wedding Venue Inspiration: Tatton Park Old Hall, Knutsford

Tatton Park Old Hall, Knutsford

Wedding venue Tatton Park's Medieval Old Hall survives as its oldest building and is Grade II listed. Built at the turn of the 15th and 16th centuries, the single storey Great Hall, hung with tapestries, and lit by tallow candle and flickering fire still retains the mysterious atmosphere of the Medieval and Tudor periods – a fabulous and dramatic backdrop for photos. If Tatton Park is a jewel in the crown of Cheshire, then the Old Hall is its hidden gem. The building stands tall within its own walled grounds, amongst a quiet wooded area complete with the ancient, thatched Cruck Barn, and plenty of space for tipis and marquee. The site itself is a scheduled ancient monument, and as such is considered an area of significant historical and archaeological importance in the North West.


Wedding Venue Inspiration: St George’s Hall, Liverpool

St George’s Hall, Liverpool

Recognised as one of the finest neoclassical buildings in the world, the Grade I listed wedding venue St George's Hall opened in 1854 as an outstanding expression of the confidence and ambition the Victorian's had for Liverpool. You have the difficult choice two spectacular spaces for your day. With its impressive chandeliers, huge bronze doors and marbled walls adorned with statues and stained-glass windows, the Great Hall simply oozes magnificence, leaving your weddings guests undoubtedly enthralled. It can host an impressive 800 loved ones for the "I dos" and 550 for the celebrations.


Wedding Venue Inspiration: The Little Fox, Wirral

The Little Fox, Wirral

The Little Fox is a tastefully decorated modern wedding venue hung with a delightfully eclectic group of paintings. Located in the heart of Thornton Hough Village, it's nestled alongside The Red Fox pub. With its private garden and courtyard, it really does have that charming countryside feel.


Wedding Venue Inspiration: St Helens Town Hall, St Helens

St Helens Town Hall, St Helens

St Helens Town Hall is a beautiful building and wedding venue with stunning Victorian features. Whether you're looking to get married or form a civil partnership your ceremony here promises to be something special.


Wedding Venue Inspiration: Tower Hill Barns, Wrexham

Tower Hill Barns, Wrexham

Tower Hill Barns is an exclusive-use, luxury wedding venue beautifully secluded and nestled amongst 10 acres of the North Wales countryside, close to Cheshire and The Wirral. These idyllic surroundings offer a laid-back ambience and the team are passionate about offering first-class hospitality with a personal touch.


Wedding Venue Inspiration: Delamere Manor, Cuddington

Delamere Manor, Cuddington

On the other side of wrought-iron gates, at the end of a driveway flanked by lime trees, sits the award-winning Delamere Manor, one of Cheshire's most exclusive and luxurious wedding venues. Set in over 100 acres of rolling Cheshire countryside it overlooks a stunning six-acre lake and boasts a number of sensational options for your wedding ceremony and reception.


Wedding Venue Inspiration: Suites Hotel & Spa, Prescot

Suites Hotel & Spa, Prescot

Situated in the heart of the North West, just a stone's throw from Liverpool, wedding venue Suites Hotel & Spa offers you and your guests a cosy place to relax, dine and celebrate. The recently upgraded interior provides residents with the opportunity to unwind in modern calming surroundings. This award-winning hotel is also home to The Spa @ Suites Hotel, a tranquil haven, which boasts luxury treatment rooms ideal for some pre-wedding pampering.


Wedding Venue Inspiration: The Richmond, Liverpool

The Richmond, Liverpool

Once the home Merseytravel, this stunning listed Grade II building is recognised for its architectural beauty. Located in Liverpool city centre, this wedding venue offers plenty of nearby picturesque photo opportunities from St John's Gardens, the Pier Head, The Royal Liver Building, Royal Albert Dock and St George's Hall all on the doorstep. You'll have the opportunity to attend a wedding breakfast tasting, complete with wine. Plus, the hotel offers a complimentary room for you both for the night of the wedding, as well as a 20 per cent discount on accommodation for your guests.


Wedding Venue Inspiration: Talhenbont Hall, Gwynedd

Talhenbont Hall, Gwynedd

Talhenbont Hall is a privately run, family-owned estate nestled in the Welsh countryside on the Llyn Peninsula, and built in 1607 it's rich in history. The Hall was constructed by William Vaughan as a wedding present for his new wife Ann. The grounds are simply stunning, featuring an ancient woodland and formal garden, which couples get exclusive use of. The pergoda, where you can exchange vows with no limit on numbers, is positioned on the terrace overlooking the River Dwyfach, which flows through the estate. The position of this venue is certainly enviable, situated as it is in an area of outstanding natural beauty, just two miles from the beach.


Wedding Venue Inspiration: Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa, Chester

Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa, Chester

From the opulent reception with its feature chandelier to the inspired design of 75 bedrooms, this four-star hotel wedding venue represents the height of modern elegance. The impressive red-brick exterior of the original building dates back to the late 19th-century, juxtaposed with the modernity of the sleek reception. The superbly romantic grounds include the beautiful Asian sensory Garden, the picturesque lake with a quaint wooden bridge and the charming thatched gazebo, all set against a backdrop of the charming Cheshire countryside. The Lakeside Gazebo is an ideal spot for romantic al fresco nuptials in the warmer months.


Wedding Venue Inspiration: Thornton Hall Hotel & Spa, Wirral

Thornton Hall Hotel & Spa, Wirral

Thornton Hall offers a wonderful combination of classical country house style with a modern twist. The former family home of the Bamford family, it has been restored over the years to create a wedding venue that still has the feel of an elegant stately home. Nestled in acres of tranquil grounds, this hotel is surrounded by the finest Wirral countryside. The Garden Pagoda and Garden Lake Arbour are stunning spots for al fresco vows, and you're not limited on guest numbers.


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