Wedding Venues Greater Manchester

Guide to wedding venues in Greater Manchester: in our listings you will find the best venues to celebrate weddings and other events like anniversaries, birthdays, christenings and other unforgettable special occasions. You can take a look at prices and wedding packages in addition to the best offers in wedding receptions in Greater Manchester.

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The Vermilion Hall
The Vermilion Hall
Unique Wedding Venues, Manchester, Greater Manchester

If you are looking for a stunning venue at Manchester, The Vermilion Hall is one of the most sought after wedding destinations. This well-maintained space with excellent decor and customised services will create the desirable ambience and setting for you most special occasion. From delectable... (Cheap reception venues Greater Manchester)

Menus from £20
Guests 100 to 800
Chetham's Library
Chetham's Library
Unique Wedding Venues, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Looking for a unique venue that feature medieval buildings, beautiful gardens and tranquil surroundings, look no further! Chetham’s Library, founded in 1653, famously claims the title of being the oldest library in the English-speaking world. Located in the heart of Manchester, Chetham’s Library,... (Wedding reception Greater Manchester)

Capacity 80
Albert Hall
Albert Hall
Unique Wedding Venues, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Originally designed as a church and subsequently renovated for the celebration of weddings and other events, Albert Hall is Grade II listed building and is licensed to hold wedding ceremonies, meaning you can have the ceremony, the drinks, the feast and the party all under one beautifully restored... (Wedding venue Greater Manchester)

Menus from £120
Guests 150 to 300
Airport Inn Manchester Hotel & Spa
Airport Inn Manchester Hotel & Spa
Hotel Wedding, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Planning your big day and looking for an elegant venue, your search ends here! Airport Inn Manchester offers an ideal, beautiful setting for celebrating your special occasion. From inviting function spaces to comfortable accommodation to friendly service, the hotel has everything you are looking for... (Venues Greater Manchester)

Menus from £9.95
Guests 1 to 160
Elizabeth Gaskell’s House
Elizabeth Gaskell’s House
Mansion Wedding, Manchester, Greater Manchester

A venue like no other in Manchester. At Elizabeth Gaskell’s House they can provide a unique and stunning backdrop for your wedding ceremony and celebrations. Enjoy your big day surrounded by history and elegance! Arrange a visit today if you would like to view the house for your wedding or would... (Cheap reception venues Greater Manchester)

Starting at £500
Guests 4 to 35
Manchester United FC
Manchester United FC
Unique Wedding Venues, Old Trafford, Greater Manchester

If you are seeking a unique venue that will impress friends and family, look no further. The world famous Manchester United FC stadium offers you a dream venue with several banquet suites. The venue can serve small or large weddings, depending on your needs, and provide you with superb service for... (Wedding receptions Greater Manchester)

Starting at £840
Guests 40 to 900
Cloisters
Cloisters
Hotel Wedding, Bolton, Greater Manchester

Consider Cloisters as your ideal wedding setting and enjoy its efficient and luxury facilities in addition to legendary level of customer service. This is the perfect venue for brides and grooms looking for a special venue for their wedding day with friends and family in the Greater Manchester area.... (Venue for hire Greater Manchester)

Starting at £2,000
Guests 20 to 300
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Ordsall Hall Weddings
Ordsall Hall Weddings
Unique Wedding Venues, Salford, Greater Manchester

Having been voted 'Small Visitor Attraction of the Year' in 2012 and winning the top prize at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Awards in 2012, Ordsall Hall is a grade 1 listed Tudor mansion located close to Salford Quays that will undoubtedly make a great choice for unique weddings in... (Wedding venues Greater Manchester)

Starting at £1,850
Guests 4 to 88
AJ Bell Stadium
AJ Bell Stadium
Unique Wedding Venues, Eccles, Greater Manchester

Home to rugby teams Sale Sharks and Salford Red Devils, your wedding at AJ Bell Stadium will transform the normal atmosphere to one of elegance with their winning combination of highly professional staff and amazing banqueting facilities. Whether you are a fan or not, the amazing Manchester skyline... (Wedding receptions Greater Manchester)

Menus from £12.50
Guests 35 to 750
The Lowry Art & Entertainment
The Lowry Art & Entertainment
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· Unique Wedding Venues, Manchester, Greater Manchester

A savvy, suave, and culturally sophisticated setting, The Lowry Art & Entertainment is a trendy and unique spot to host a dream wedding celebration. The facilities are state-of-the-art, the service exceptional, and the experience incomparable. Located in Greater Manchester near great shopping, art,... (Cheap reception venues Greater Manchester)

Starting at £960
Guests 50 to 150
Museum of Science & Industry
Museum of Science & Industry
Unique Wedding Venues, Manchester, Greater Manchester

The Science and Industry Museum is based in Manchester. The museum is stretched through five buildings and is part of a charitable trust. SIM's galleries and collections create a historical atmosphere with creative and unique backgrounds for wedding photos. The staff at SIM have a vision and a... (Wedding reception Greater Manchester)

Menus from £90
Guests 50 to 450
Manchester Art Gallery
Manchester Art Gallery
Unique Wedding Venues, Manchester, Greater Manchester

A superb and memorable venue for weddings and civil ceremonies. The galleries and artworks provide a romantic backdrop for wedding pictures which are second to none. Get married at Manchester Art Gallery and you will be ensured a day to cherish for the rest of your lives. Facilities and... (Wedding venue Greater Manchester)

Menus from £35
Capacity 120

Greater Manchester Wedding Venues: Your Wedding Venue Planning Guide for Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester is a thriving metropolis anchored by the vibrant city of Manchester, often considered Britain's "Capital of the North." Manchester possesses a lot of bragging rights, including some of the best sports teams in the UK along with a busy airport, tons of great eats, and plenty of trendy hotels. This city is often a hotspot of counterculture movements and has a way of leading the rest of the country into the future.

Of course, Greater Manchester is more than just its central city. The many towns that make up this area each have their own unique character and charm, including Audenshaw, Bolton, and Old Trafford. If the hubbub (or price tag) of Manchester gets too high, you can still find plenty of wonderful wedding venues outside its city limits.

Search for Greater Manchester Wedding Venues

If you know that you want to hold your nuptials in Greater Manchester, one of the first big decisions to make is whether you want a city wedding or something in the calmer suburbs outside of Manchester. The city has a lot to offer, including many top-notch hotels that know how to throw a glamorous wedding. The city's airport and many cultural features also makes it a great option for out-of-town family and friends. In Manchester, you are also more likely to find unique wedding venues, like a town hall or even a trendy conference center. (Don't knock it until you've seen it!)

However, an urban wedding isn't for everyone. If you'd like a more tranquil ceremony, head to the surrounding towns of Greater Manchester. Here, you are more likely to find boutique hotels where you will receive personalized attention, as well as charming manor houses that can add style and posh to your ceremony.

Before you begin your wedding venue search, it's always a good idea to "run the numbers," so you can eliminate any options that would drain your savings. This handy wedding budget planner can help you figure out exactly what type of Greater Manchester wedding venue you can afford.

What to Expect During Your Greater Manchester Wedding Venue Tour

Once you've narrowed down your wedding venues in Greater Manchester to a few top choices, it's time to take the next step and schedule a venue tour. Typically, a venue coordinator will guide you through the location and give you a well-rehearsed sales pitch. Don't be swayed by slick words. Your venue will be the cornerstone of your wedding, so make sure you get as much information as possible before you make your decision.

That means asking a lot of questions. For starters, ask about whether you can bring in your own vendors. Some wedding venues require you to use their vendors or to choose from an approved vendors list. Make sure you check out the bathrooms and the prep rooms. If you have a specific vision for how the ceremony and reception will look, be very clear about it and ensure that the venue can accommodate you. Finally, we all know that the English weather doesn't always cooperate, so ask about what happens in the event of rain or high winds.

Finding a wonderful wedding venue in Greater Manchester is just one step on the way to wedding bliss. For help with compiling your guest list, building your wedding website, hiring the best vendors, and more, check out all the great tools offered by WeddingWire.