Wedding venue inspiration - Hotels

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.

Hotels: 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.


Hotels: The Bridge, Prestbury

The Bridge, Prestbury

Situated in the pitcturesque village of Prestbury, The Bridge is a Grade II listed country pub and restaurant with luxurious accommodation that combines quirky décor and country comforts for your wedding venue. Its 26 bedrooms are split across the historic half-timbered part of the building and the Whiteside Wing, with six new signature suites.


Hotels: 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.


Hotels: The Racquet Club Hotel, Liverpool

The Racquet Club Hotel, Liverpool

Located in Liverpool's commercial district, the Racquet Club is perfectly positioned for local facilities. Close to the famous Liverpool Waterfront, it's a fabulous location for your wedding day. Built in 1859 by Sir James Picton it served as the headquarters for Sir William Brown, an American shipping merchant. It was designed in the style of an Italianate palazzo and has carved plaques above the windows including Isabella I who gave permission and funding for Columbus' voyage, Columbus, Spanish adventurer Bernejo, Vespucci, Cortez, Queen Anacoana and Fransisco Pizarro.


Hotels: 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.


Hotels: Titanic Hotel, Liverpool

Titanic Hotel, Liverpool

Wedding venue the Titanic Hotel is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Set on Liverpool's Stanley Dock, it's steeped in illustrious heritage. The grounds hark back to a previous era paired with contemporary luxury to provide one of the most spectacular wedding venues in the city. The luxury four-star hotel boasts views over the Mersey estuary and Tobacco Warehouse, complete with original exposed brick arches, reflecting the hotel's rich history.


Hotels: Leverhulme Hotel, Wirral

Leverhulme Hotel, Wirral

Set in the picturesque village of Port Sunlight, only a short distance from Chester and Liverpool, wedding venue Leverhulme is a true gem overflowing with historical architecture and spectacular photo opportunities. Once the model village's cottage hospital, having originally opened its doors in 1907, the exterior is in keeping with its quaint surroundings, and has received critical acclaim following its high-standard 2008 restoration. Now a Grade II listed boutique hotel this venue offers the ultimate in luxury, sophistication and style. The Art Deco accents offer an air of elegance and flair, bound to impress your guests.


Hotels: The Kings Gap by Wildes, Holiday Inn Express Hoylake

The Kings Gap by Wildes, Holiday Inn Express Hoylake

Wedding venue The Kings Gap by Wildes can be found just a short stroll from the beach in Hoylake. Attached to the Holiday Inn Express, it's an ultra-modern venue blessed with oodles of natural daylight, and offering all the facilities you could wish for from such a contemporary space. The venue boasts a beautiful garden with patio area, great for al fresco "I dos." What's more you and your loved ones can even enjoy the great outdoors inside, as the bi-folding the doors in the reception space open up wide to let the outside in.


Hotels: 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.


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