The U.K.’s North West may have been the place where the industrial revolution took place – but the days of towering smokestacks are long gone. Today the region attracts hordes of visitors due to the stunning scenery and serenity of the Lakes District, the rugged and unspoiled beauty of Lancashire’s Trough of Bowland and vibrant cities such as Liverpool and Manchester, as well as the charm and history of places such as the Roman city of Chester.
The varied delights of the North West have also made it a favourite for those seeking the ideal wedding destination. the sheer number of world-class wedding venues in the region can make choosing an ideal destination a challenge – but to make that choice easier here are some of the best.
- Samlesbury Hall.
Although only minutes away from the M6 (meaning easy guest access) this venue is far removed from the hustle and bustle of city life. The stately 700-year-old manor is set among wonderful wooded grounds, with rolling lawns which are perfect for wedding photography. The wedding party can be accommodated in any one of 28 fully en-suite Shepherd’s huts (the name does not do them justice). The resident chef and his highly skilled team are at hand to ensure that dining will be a highlight of any wedding reception.
- Eaves Hall.
Eaves Hall in the Ribble Valley of Lancashire is a splendid Georgian manor which is the perfects setting for a sophisticated wedding experience. The bride and groom are given the choice of four spaces to share the special day. Two are outdoors and another two sheltered in the splendour of the manor itself. the venue is perfect for wedding parties of any size and can cater to parties of up to 250 guests. The 13 acres of garden is the perfect setting for wedding photography. 30 bedrooms mean that smaller parties can all spend the night under the same roof.
- Abbey House Hotel & Gardens.
In the heart of the Lake District, this four-star luxury venue is perfect for those in search of something special. The 14-acre grounds are the perfect setting for wedding photography and an exceptional choice for those who want a picture-perfect outdoor wedding ceremony.
The UK North West is an idyllic setting for any celebration of marriage. Whatever your individual style and requirements – there is a venue that will meet and exceed expectations. It should be on anyone’s wedding bucket list.