Best places in Manchester to tie the knot

UKBest places in Manchester to tie the knot

Getting ready to pop the question? Getting married is one ofthe most memorable milestones of a lifetime, so your wedding venue should be as personal as it is unique.

You don’t need to travel to another country for the perfect ceremony. If you and your partner have some special memories in Manchester, what better way to mark the occasion? There are plenty of remarkable wedding venues in the city – and we’ve listed just a few below. 

Our top 5 wedding venues in Manchester

1. Whitworth Gallery

Did you know that you can also have your wedding at the beautiful Whitworth Art Gallery?

If you’re looking for a contemporary venue with a twist, this exceptionally light space is perfect for creatives. You can hire the space for private use, including the lovingly restored Jacobean-style Grand Hall, which can seat up to 200 people. Escape the city centre and immerse yourself inthe luscious green parkland lined with ancient trees, the perfect backdrop for your wedding. 

2. Manchester Piccadilly Hotel

For couples seeking an extravagant wedding reception with hundreds of guests, the Manchester Piccadilly Hotel could make a perfect choice.

Conveniently close to Manchester Piccadilly station, it’s an ideal meeting point for friends and family. Choose between the Internation Suite, a fully accessible self-contained suite for up to 1000 guests, or the more intimate Park Suite with magnificent views across the Gardens. It’s the dream location to show off your engagement rings for your first dance.

3. Elliot House

Looking for that perfectly romantic wedding venue in the city centre?

Ideally located in Spinningfields, the bustling financial quarter nestled between Manchester’s biggest train stations,Elliot House offers an oasis among chaos. It’s also next door to Gusto Restaurant, so it’s easy to book world-classcatering served directly to your guests. With a beautifully light and characterful ceremony and reception room, this wedding venue seats up to 60 people.

4. The Monastery

Looking for that ethereal feel without using a religious venue? 

Standing just under 30 metres tall, The Great Nave at The Monastery provides a dramatic and inspirational space for a wedding. With tall stained-glass windows and majestic stone columns, this cathedral-style venue is fully licensed for civil ceremonies. It’s available to everyone, and there’s no need to have a religious ceremony either. You can choose to work with the venue’s own planners, with breakfast and dinner catering possible too. 

5. Kimpton Clocktower

Finally, built in 1912, this charming Grade II listed building exudes opulence and offers the perfect setting for relaxed, contemporary weddings. Where artisan craftsmanship meets Victorian design, this venue gives you ultimate creative freedom.

Fully licensed for civil ceremonies with up to 700 guests, the Clocktower boasts the largest ballroom in the Northwest. If you’d like an exuberant evening of dancing and an exclusive private kitchen, this could be the venue for you. With room packages available too, it’s the perfect choice for large families travelling from across the UK.

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