Venue inspiration from Your Cheshire & 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.

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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.... read more

Oh Me Oh My, Liverpool

Oh Me Oh My, Liverpool

Brought to you by the team behind Leaf on Bold Street, wedding venue Oh Me Oh My was established in 2013 when the team stumbled across the beautiful hidden city centre venue and fell in love with it. Located opposite the city's iconic Three Graces and world heritage waterfront, the venue lives in the heart of downtown Liverpool. Built in the 1920s it was once home to the prestigious former Bank of West Africa House.... read more

Arley Hall & Gardens, Northwich

Arley Hall & Gardens, Northwich

Wedding venune Arley Hall and Gardens is a place of enormous character, charm and interest, immediately exuding the atmosphere of a cherished family home. The gardens, which are amongst the finest in Britain, are celebrated for their vitality, variety and historical interest. Created over the last 250 years by successive generations of the same family, the gardens offer an unusual blend of traditional design paired with modern ideas. The double herbaceous border is the best-known feature, thought to be the first of its kind planted in England. This, along with the Quercus Illex columns, pleached lime avenue of trees and the furlong walk, make the most glorious of gardens. Exchange vows in The Hall, Cruck Barn or the gardens. The ensuing celebrations can also be held in The Hall or alternatively in the Olympia Building. The venue recommends a maximum capacity of 100 for a sit-down meal with round tables.... read more

The Isla Gladstone Conservatory, Liverpool

The Isla Gladstone Conservatory, Liverpool

A traditional Victorian conservatory, wedding venue The Isla Gladstone offers a sun-flooded interior that breathes warmth and drama into any occasion. Both a significant cultural and architectural piece of history the impressive structure dates back to the 1800s. Nestled amidst picturesque rose gardens, glistening lakes and historical sandstone pavilions the splendor of the venue provides a glorious backdrop bringing the outside in and allowing your imagination to run wild in creating the day of your dreams. The conservatory itself is packed with wonder and charm and is flooded by natural daylight. It can hold 300 guests. The beautiful bandstand offers a fairytale setting for your vows, it lights up in the evening, providing a wonderful photo opportunity for some spectacular couple shots.... read more

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.... read more

Chester Racecourse, Chester

Chester Racecourse, Chester

Flanked by the River Dee, wedding venue Chester Racecourse is nestled on the edge of Chester's city walls. A picturesque setting rich in heritage, it's set in thirty acres of breathtaking space. The racecourse's iconic façade is complemented with contemporary interiors and surrounded by beautifully manicured lawns. The talented team of caterers at Horseradish will work collaboratively with you to deliver an indulgent menu for your guests and in the past have provided everything from Bloody Mary bars and lavish barbecue hog roasts to seaside-style fish and chips.... read more

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa, Chester

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa, Chester

This wedding venue, paired with the historic city of Chester, offers a fine combination for your wedding day in the region. Situated between the M53 and the city centre, it offers easy access to Manchester and Liverpool International Airports, as well as Chester railway station – ideal if you're welcoming guests from all over. With a stunning and lovingly restored 18th-century manor house, Grade II listed English Heritage conservatory, and a converted stable barn, you're ensured a special day that's both magical and memorable.... read more

Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool

Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool

The Grade I listed Merseyside Maritime Museum boasts an impressive location on the Royal Albert Dock. This wedding venue is steeped in industrial history, making it an iconic landmark in Liverpool. Transformed from a storage warehouse where valuable shipping cargo was stored over 100 years ago, features of this characterful space include stylish exposed brick walls and large beautiful windows. Fascinating objects and artefacts are displayed in spacious galleries, which run throughout. The venue still boasts many of its original features, including stunning colonnades, which overlook the water. This outdoor space is an ideal area to enjoy drinks receptions, evening buffets and barbecues. It even offers you the opportunity to hop on a boat and sail off into the sunset.... read more

Knowsley Hall, Prescot

Knowsley Hall, Prescot

Knowsley Hall is a wedding venue steeped in history with original features that date back to the 14th century. From the moment you drive into the private estate, which is home to The Earl and Countess of Derby, you'll find yourselves captivated. The Hall provides a magical backdrop for your big day having welcomed royalty and distinguished guests since it opened its doors in 1495. Despite its grandeur, Knowsley Hall offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere facilitated by the dedicated staff who will ensure you have a big day full of memories to last a lifetime.... read more

One Fine Day, Liverpool

One Fine Day, Liverpool

Timeless and romantic, One Fine Day is a wedding venue steeped in history. Located in a striking Grade II listed building, its classic interior is a nod to its historic past. The magnificent marble pillars and high decorative ceilings have all been lovingly restored to reveal the extraordinary beauty of the venue's former life. Ideal if you're looking for a reception venue in the hearty of Liverpool, it simply oozes understated elegance with a contemporary twist. You'll also be able to enjoy a complimentary wedding breakfast tasting.... read more

Thornton Manor Estate & Gardens, Wirral

Thornton Manor Estate & Gardens, Wirral

Thornton Manor is a Grade II listed Elizabethan-style manor house wedding venue built in the middle of the 19th century. Located in the village of Thornton Hough, the historic estate is set amongst an oasis of rural calm and beautifully presented countryside, with gardens designed by Thomas Mawson. Originally built for Charles William Potts, and occupied by the late Lord Leverhulme, this grand venue exudes enchantment and charm.... read more

Meols Hall Tithe Barn, Southport

Meols Hall Tithe Barn, Southport

The Tithe Barn wedding venue is situated amongst the stunning grounds of Meols Hall, Southport's historical manor house, which dates back to the 12th century. Full of rustic charm it has been sympathetically restored by local craftsmen using traditional methods, and features a gorgeous open-beamed ceiling. This 400-year-old candlelit space has a wonderful warm atmosphere and can host anywhere from 50 to 120 guests for your ceremony and dining, with 150 evening guests. Alongside the bar is the tastefully resorted original Coach House, with large French doors opening out onto the picturesque cobbled courtyard complete with patio tables, chairs and lanterns. This is an ideal spot for your drinks reception. What's more the venue can provide a complete package of catering, bar service, master of ceremonies and entertainment.... read more

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.... read more

Hillbark Hotel, Wirral

Hillbark Hotel, Wirral

The smallest five-star hotel in the UK, this Grade II listed Elizabethan-style mansion has 18 individually designed bedrooms and suites, a luxurious spa and Riviera Restaurant and is a wedding venue. Located in 250 acres of parkland in Royden Park on the Wirral, it overlooks the Welsh Hills, and the setting is overflowing with historic architecture and photo opportunities.... read more

The Tabley House Collection, Knutsford

The Tabley House Collection, Knutsford

Tabley House is a beautiful and one-of-a-kind wedding venue. Built in 1767 by John Carr of York, the elegant, light Georgian state rooms display original paintings and furniture collected over the centuries by the Leicester Family, which will fill you with wonder. Artworks include some fine examples by Turner, Lawrence and Reynolds, while furniture by Gillow, Bullock and Chippendale is also on display.... read more