Country vs. City Weddings: Manchester

Manchester is a beautiful place filled with wedding venues inside the city centre and in the surrounding areas. If you’re unsure whether to get married slap bang in the middle of town or slightly further afield, we’ve selected three stunning city weddings and three on Manchester’s periphery so you can decide for yourself!


City Wedding Venue #1: King Street Town House

This beautiful venue only hosts a limited number of weddings a year and provides exclusive use! They’re very flexible on what you like whether that’s a banquet, barbecue or afternoon tea. On the first floor, there are two separate areas to hire or you can hire them together to accommodate up to 80 guests. For up to 160 guests, head on up to the 6th floor and heated south terrace for phenomenal views across the city of Manchester.

Find more information about King Street Town House here.

A very beautiful city centre wedding.
A very beautiful city centre wedding venue.


City Wedding Venue #2: Great John Street Hotel

Once a Victorian school house, Great John Street Hotel has been transformed into a chic luxury town house. They invite you to create a unique package for your wedding day and can accommodate up to 150 guests on the third floor rooftop lounge and playground. It’s a beautiful place that is rich in history.

For more information, click here.

The beautiful rooftop lounge at this venue.
The beautiful rooftop lounge at this venue.


City Wedding Venue #3: The Monastery

This wedding venue is unlike any other! It’s really unique with breathtaking architecture and a phenomenal wedding backdrop. This venue was transformed into what it is today by the The Monastery of St Francis & Gorton Trust. The building was in a state of dereliction on the World’s 100 Most Endangered Sites List next to the Taj Mahal, but it’s now an award-winning wedding venue with so much to offer a prospective couple.

Discover more about the Monastery in Manchester.

Look how incredible the setting is for your special day!
Look how incredible the setting is for your special day!


Country Wedding Venue #1: Chadkirk Chapel

Further out of Manchester in Romiley, you will come across the beautiful quaint little Chadkirk Chapel. It’s licensed for ceremonies and it’s a great backdrop to your wedding photos. Inside, this little church has an old barn look about it so it’s a great location for couples looking to get married in a barn. It’s also surrounded by beautiful grounds and greenery.

Click this link to discover Chadkirk Chapel in Romiley.

Chadkirk Chapel.
Chadkirk Chapel.


Country Wedding Venue #2: Bramall Hall

70 acres of parkland and marquee options available make Bramall Hall in Stockport a classic country wedding venue, and something you may want as opposed to a big city centre townhouse. You can use this venue exclusively with a reception capacity of 90 and seating for 60. The Tudor styling is present throughout the country manor. It really is a beautiful find.

For more information, visit Bramall Hall’s UKbride supplier page.

The stunning exterior of Bramall Hall in Stockport.
The stunning exterior of Bramall Hall in Stockport.


Country Wedding Venue #3: Bolholt Country Park

How about a waterside location? Bolholt Country Park in Bury is a great location for up to 150 guests and features swimming pools, steam room, sauna, gym, 61 ensuite bedrooms with WiFi and a discounted room rate for guests staying over for wedding parties. Rooms are newly refurbished too! It’s an idyllic country getaway.

Find out more information here.

The beautiful Bury venue.
The beautiful Bury venue.


So which will it be? Country manor or city townhouse? Make sure to click the links on each venue you like to discover more about it!


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