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Getting married in Knutsford – the best places for a Knutsford wedding

With beautiful, rural surroundings, excellent transport links and a range of venues to suit every budget and type of wedding it’s no wonder that thousands of couples choose to get married in and around Knutsford each year. Here are just some of the wedding venues that Knutsford has to offer:

Tabley House, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0HB

Tel: 01565 750151, www.tableyhouse.co.uk

This Grade 1, listed mansion set in Cheshire parkland is suitable for civil ceremonies for up to 100 guests. Built in 1767, the elegant, light Georgian rooms also include breathtaking views, opulent Chippendale furniture and original artwork and breathtaking views – alongside fully licenced suites.

Ceremonies are usually conducted in the Gallery or Portico room, which is also a great setting for a champagne reception. Couples can also set up a custom built marquee on site to host their guests, maximising the amount of space available for your wedding party.

Prices for venue hire start from just £900 for less than 20 guests, with wedding dates available throughout the year and on any day. Catering can either be organised externally or through using one of Tabley House’s catering partners – they are not able to provide “in house” catering for weddings.

The Mere Court Hotel, Warrington Road, Mere, Knutsford, WA16 0RW

Tel: 01565 831000, www.merecourt.co.uk

Originally an Edwardian country house, Mere Court Hotel is a beautiful 4 star hotel set in seven acres of gardens with an ornamental lake.  Offering an elegant and picturesque setting for your wedding, The Mere Court Hotel – weather permitted – can also host outdoor ceremonies in a purpose built pagoda in their beautiful landscaped gardens.

Wedding days at The Mere Court include a dedicated wedding coordinator, a red carpet welcome, toastmaster, wedding suite, cake stand and cake knife, wedding breakfast menu tasting and bridal suite with breakfast for the happy couple on their wedding night.

They offer weddings in their Arboreum Suite, which hosts up to 75 people for a civil ceremony and up to 60 people for a reception, or The Conservatory, which hosts up to 150 people for a civil ceremony, up to 160 people for a reception or up to 220 people for an evening reception.

Cottons Hotel, Manchester Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0SU

Tel: 01565 650333, www.thwaites.co.uk/hotels-and-inns/hotels/cottons-hotel-knutsford/

Cottons Hotel offers a range of ceremony and banqueting suites including the Verandah Suite for up to 160-200 guests or the Restaurant and Courtyard which can accommodate up to 120 people. Both of these self-contained facilities feature a private bar, lounge and terrace access.

Rooms are also available on site for your wedding party, with over 100 bedrooms available at a reduced rate to the wedding party. They also pay for your invitation postage costs if they can advise guests of hotel prices and availability.

They offer a range of wedding packages and special offers to suit most circumstances and budgets.

The Belle Epoque, 60 King Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6DT

Tel: 01565 632661, www.thebelleepoque.co.uk

Located in the heart of Knutsford, the Belle Epoque is a unique venue with original Art Nouveau architecture and an opulent interior. It features beautiful private dining rooms, nationally acclaimed food and romantic candlelit civil ceremony rooms.

They offer bespoke hire (tailored to individual requirements and with exclusive use), all inclusive wedding packages or the more informal Mediterranean grill through the week. Able to cater for up to 120 people with a fully bespoke range of menu and wine options, it’s worth noting that this venue comes with a minimum spend depending on the type of wedding package that you go for. There are also discounted menu tastings available in the restaurant prior to your booking.

The Mere Golf Resort & Spa, Chester Road, Mere, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 6LJ

Tel: 01565 830155, www.themereresort.co.uk

Offering grand weddings or intimate celebrations in the heart of the Cheshire countryside, The Mere resort offers stunning lakeside views, the choice of six luxury event suites and is able to accommodate up to 550 guests.

As well as a team of wedding experts on hand to support your wedding planning, they also offer a range of menu packages and an award-winning chef to ensure that the food at your wedding is served to impress. The venue was voted ‘Best Wedding Venue in South Manchester’ in the Eat, Drink and Sleep awards and hundreds of coupled get hitched there each year.

The Oak Tree of Peover, Back Lane, Lower Peover, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 9SG

Tel: 01565 723337, www.oaktreeofpeover.co.uk

The Oak Tree of Peover is a charming venue, surrounded by beautiful countryside. With oak beams, a terrace area and plenty of natural light, the venue makes for beautiful photographs.

Nominated as ‘Best Countryside Venue North West’, The Oak Tree of Peover can accommodate 92 seated guests and up to 130 evening guests with additional outdoor space for a marquee or tipi available. For those of you who want to make an entrance, helicopter landing is also available by arrangement. They offer a range of packages to suit you.

Leicester Warren Hall, Bexton Lane, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 9BQ

Tel: 01565 651199, www.leicesterwarrenhall.co.uk

A truly private Cheshire-brick barn conversion with exposed timber roof trusses and a wealth of features and gardens, this exclusive-use venue has capacity for 120 guests and up to 160 at a reception. They also offer space for an outdoor reception.  They also have a church-style ceremony room where couples can get married by candlelight.

They also have in house catering and a range of budget friendly options to tailor your wedding day to your needs – there is no venue hire charge for the hall (there is for the ceremony room) so it makes it a good choice if you’re looking to get the most for your money.

All of these premises are approved for marriages by Cheshire East Council, who can also provide a list of approved wedding venues in Knutsford where a registrar can marry you on site.