Gay Friendly Wedding Venues In The North West

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Couples in The North West of England are blessed with an impressive host of wedding venues in a range of stunning locations.

For most people, the venue is the foundation upon which the wedding will be built, so it's important to choose a venue that works well both on an emotional and financial level.

We say emotional because most couples recognise their perfect venue by the way it feels to them. It isn't the same as picking out a new carpet for the hallway or deciding on which takeaway to have. It's a cliche, but the venue has to feel right to the couple.  Finding that perfect space, however, is not always easy, so we've raided our directory to showcase some of our favourites.

For more North West venues keep an eye out for Part II 

The text and pictures below have been taken from our directory but have been written by the venues themselves.The pictures are the hotels own, too. You can find contact information by clicking the link at the bottom of each section.

Village Urban Resort, Manchester, Bury


Planning a civil partnership can seem like a daunting experience. Nice is not an option when it comes to the biggest day of your life. You want a function room that can not only provide the perfect background but can transform into the surroundings you always envisaged.
There is a selection of tailored packages that can be adapted to suit all tastes and budgets at the Village, and whichever package you choose, you will not be disappointed. Why not call and arrange a meeting with one of our planners to get started with planning the celebrations.

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The Park Royal, Warrington

In the heart of the Cheshire countryside, The Park Royal is everything you have ever dreamed of in a wedding venue. The stylish setting and beautifully landscaped gardens provide the perfect backdrop to your wedding photographs. As the perfect setting for arrival drinks, they'll allow you to mingle at leisure with your guests whilst sipping on a glass of fizz.

Once inside the hotel, the wow factor continues. From large extravagant weddings to more intimate celebrations, we can cater for any event, plus a number of our rooms are licensed for civil ceremonies. The grand setting of the Royal Suite is perfect for large celebrations, seating up to 250 guests for a wedding breakfast and with plenty of space for that all important dance floor. Alternatively the Garden Suite is a bright and airy room with its own exclusive terraced garden where you and 98 of your friends and family can tuck into the delicious wedding breakfast.

We’ll take care of every detail to ensure your special day exceeds all expectations and lives long in your memory. 



The Beech Hill Hotel


Choose the Beech Hill Hotel as the venue for your dream wedding day, and you are assured of the highest standards of service. Your Personal Wedding Co-ordinator will be on hand throughout your big day as well as in the weeks ahead of your wedding to carefully plan every detail to make certain everything runs without a hitch.

Your wedding reception room will be laid out specifically for your requirements for up to 120 guests, with no hire charge for parties of over 60 guests. We have a private bar, a dance floor and can arrange entertainment and discos for every budget. 

Why not take a cruise on the Lake as an unusual extra to your day. Following your drinks reception and photographs, you will be taken down to the hotel's private jetty where you can take a 1 hour cruise around the Lake. Cruises take place onboard beautiful mahogany boats with brass fittings, that can carry up to 35 guests. Should your party be larger than these two cruises can be booked simultaneously.
Or as it gets dark why not consider setting off some fireworks from Rockets to Roman Candles our terrace makes a great vantage point for all guests to see the light show!
And as a finishing touch, you and all your guests will enjoy discounted rates on accommodation.


Soughton Hall


Everyone gasps when they look down our long tree lined drive and catch their first glimpse of Soughton Hall. The ivy clad hall looks beautiful in every season, and our gardens are the perfect backdrop for wedding photography as well as a stylish setting for champagne, cocktails and canapes. Our interiors are just as impressive. Period features, antiques and curios blend with modern comforts and fifteen sumptuous bedrooms are available for your guests (some with four poster beds). In addition, our florist will co-ordinate the entire house with your colour scheme or theme to create a traditional or contemporary ambience.

Within our elegant dining rooms, we offer specially tailored wedding menus featuring the finest modern British cuisine. To complement your menu, our extensive wine list is hand picked by our owners John & Rosemary Rodenhurst.

And to ensure your day is everything you hope and more, Jane, our manager will help calm and prepare you while her team of professional staff will look after your guests every requirement.

As we only hold one wedding a day, you and your guests can make our home yours for your wedding day.


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Arley Hall & Gardens

Arley is a perfect and romantic wedding venue for grand weddings, civil weddings and small intimate celebrations. With friendly, professional and relaxed staff your day will go without any hitches; it can be intimate and peaceful or full of grandeur and vitality, it's your choice.

It is a magical venue with enormous character, charm and interest. Guests arriving at the Estate will be struck by the warm and intimate atmosphere and the feeling that Arley is a much-cherished family home. Set amidst breath-taking surroundings, Arley Hall is an impressive example of a Victorian Country House built in the Elizabethan style and is one of the most interesting and attractive stately homes in the country. The lavish ceilings, elaborate carvings, plasterwork and stained glass windows create a wonderful feeling of grandeur and add to this perfect setting for any wedding celebration.



Are you familiar with these venues? Have you visited them before? We'd love to hear from you, and don't forget that there's plenty of other venues over at the Pink Wedding Days website.










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