A unique wedding venue set in the heart of Cheshire
Combining elegance, fine cuisine and exceptional service, a wedding or civil ceremony at our splendid 16th century manor promises to be a truly unforgettable experience.
Whether your heart is set on a grand celebration or a smaller, more intimate affair, you’ll find Vale Royal Abbey has the ideal mix of formality, relaxation and romance to ensure your special day is perfect in every way.
Set within 150 acres of stunning countryside, Vale Royal Abbey is without a doubt one of the most beautiful wedding venues in Cheshire.
It’s our policy to allow only one wedding on any given day, giving you the freedom to arrange your day as you choose. In addition, you’ll have the full attention of all our staff, resulting in the personal and attentive service that your wedding day deserves.
A location like no other
Set at the top of a mile-long driveway and surrounded by beautiful countryside, Vale Royal Abbey is grand yet welcoming.
We offer a choice of three beautiful rooms which can be used separately or joined together to create the right atmosphere for your wedding, whether you have 20 guests or 200.
The grounds of Vale Royal Abbey are simply stunning. The courtyard area provides a magnificent arrival setting and is a great place for your guests to gather. Reception drinks can be served outside on the well-manicured lawns, or in the library if the weather is inclement.
Also, there are ample photographic opportunities around the beautiful grounds and lake. The splendid interior is a fine background for photographs so you’ll still be able to create unforgettable memories, whatever the weather.
The Great Hall
A sight to behold when dressed for the occasion, the Great Hall can seat up to 150 guests. It features two period fireplaces and a beautiful wood floor.
There are large windows offering views of the surrounding countryside. Historic paintings and a beamed ceiling add to the grandeur of this magnificent room.View layout and capacities
A room with a period fireplace and lovely atmosphere for more intimate occasions, The Library can accommodate 50 guests for private dining or up to 120 guests for a civil ceremony.View layout and capacities
A relaxed setting with its own bar, easy chairs and comfortable sofas, the Lounge commands stunning views of the golf course. It’s a perfect choice for smaller parties or for use as a reception room for events in the Library or Great Hall.
Fine food is a hallmark of the Vale Royal Abbey experience. Treat your guests to a fabulous wedding breakfast created by our chef using fresh, local ingredients.
We’ve developed a choice of wedding breakfast and buffet menus for you to choose from, or we can prepare any hot or cold menu you specify, including vegetarian and vegan. We’re proud of our well-earned reputation for our irresistible desserts!
Service you can rely on
Every wedding at Vale Royal Abbey is unique and our team appreciates just how much the smallest details can matter. We’ll offer advice and guidance where required, leaving ample scope to personalise your day.
In the run-up to your wedding, you and our wedding co-ordinators will work together to iron out the finer details. Then, when the big day arrives, you can rest assured knowing that everything is being carefully managed – by people you know and trust.
***We recommend that you check availability with your preferred church or if you wanting to host a civil ceremony please contact Cheshire West & Chester Registrars 01244 972939.
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