Lancashire is blessed with some of the best wedding venues in the country. There is a vast selection to choose from, we have picked our favourite spots to tie the knot in this beautiful county. We have been lucky enough to photograph many weddings in this picturesque part of the world. Lancashire has grand manor houses, boutique hotels and rustic barn venues. Read on to discover the best wedding venues in Lancashire for your 2020 or 2021 wedding!
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This stunning property is located within the Ribble Valley. Couples and their guests can enjoy exclusive use of the Hall for their wedding day. Set within 13 acres of grounds Eaves Hall offers a beautiful location for Lancashire weddings. Attracting engaged couples who are looking for a touch of Georgian glamour for their special day. With 30 bedrooms there is enough space for the whole bridal party plus extra space on offer in the on-site lodge building. Eaves Hall is a venue with definite ‘wow’ factor. On approach the long driveway leads to the property’s stunning facade. Weddings here are especially beautiful in the summer months. There is the option to host an outdoor wedding ceremony in the grounds of the Hall. Get some inspiration from our collection of Eaves Hall Wedding Photography.
Best For: Grand Lancashire Venue
Given the rural spaces on offer in Lancashire it’s no wonder the area is home to quite a few barn wedding venues. Such spaces have soared in popularity as many couples are looking for a more laid back wedding but still want to take in the amazing countryside the county has to offer. Bashall Barn is a perfect fit with rolling hills and bright indoor spaces. One of the best features of Bashall Barn is the stunning outdoor terrace. This is a fantastic place to capture wedding photos. Modern and stylish the terrace has glass fencing which creates unobstructed views of the Lancashire countryside. Guests can enjoy this space well into the evening with outdoor heating from the chiminea. View our best photos from Michelle and Chris’ Bashall Barn wedding.
Best For: Barn Weddings
Many couples are looking for a grand place to host their special day, Hoghton Tower provides exactly that. The property is Grade I listed and has a history dating back all the way to 1107 AD. One of the reasons why this is one of the best wedding venues in Lancashire is the incredible views. The tower overlooks miles and miles of rolling countryside. Inside the property is a grand banqueting room, the perfect location to host the wedding breakfast. This space is so impressive with huge windows letting in lots of natural light. Take a look at our Hoghton Tower summer wedding photography, which showcases beautiful images of the venue.
Best For: Large Weddings
This farm venue is on our best wedding venues in Lancashire list due to its relaxed and quirky vibe. Aside from beautiful countryside vistas, Wellbeing Farm has a few extra tricks up its sleeve. The bride and groom can have their wedding photos alongside the farm’s llamas! Don’t worry – they dress up for the occasion in adorable brightly coloured bow ties. Couples can host their whole wedding at the venue with a wedding pavilion and main barn available for ceremonies. The reception is held in the barn which is decorated with fairy lights to give ambience. There are lots of quirky decorations dotted around the venue giving it a distinctly rustic feel – great for laid back couples. Check out our Wellbeing Farm wedding photography.
Best For: Quirky Lancashire Weddings
The best feature at Mitton Hall is its newly renovated party room! A huge skylight and large floor to ceiling windows make this a great space for wedding photography. The exterior of the property is grand and gives a sense of occasion with its 15th-century architecture. Couples make the best of the beautiful ceremony space filling it with beautiful flowers. It’s a perfect blank canvas for engaged couples to put their own spin on. Plus the venue has lots of accommodation for guests to stay the night of the wedding.
Best For: Elegant Lancashire Weddings
This wedding venue is both a place of grandeur and opulence as well as offering rustic charm. Couples can choose to enjoy their wedding day in the dramatic Grade I listed Hall or the accompanying Tithe Barn. Aside from the wedding and reception locations there is an expanse of stunningly curated gardens to explore. Wedding photographers can take advantage of the unspoiled views. The area has even been awarded the title Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it’s a truly magical place to get married. View our favourite Browsholme Hall wedding photography.
Best For: Country House Wedding
We love the wedding barns at Wyresdale Park they are full of rustic charm. There are three wedding barns on site each with a different function; the ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening party. Alongside the barns is a stunning courtyard which looks great in wedding pictures. The grounds at Wyresdale are extensive and whether the wedding is during the summer or the winter months they make a beautiful setting for couples photos. This quirky venue also offers a completely unique experience – glamping! They have a selection of bell tents and lodges which would make fabulous accommodation for wedding guests. As for the couple they get to stay in the bridal suite located in the North Wing of the property. It has all the grandeur you would expect on your wedding day.
Best For: Rustic Lancashire Venue
Inn At Whitewell
Couples looking for a traditional venue surrounded by tranquil countryside will love the Inn At Whitewell. The marquee to the rear of the property seats up to 120 guests and overlooks the beautiful Hodder Valley. It’s a lovely spot for photos or simply to look out and take in the views. The property dates back all the way to the 1300s when it was a small manor house. Since then more space has been added to cater to wedding parties and their guests. With on-site accommodation, there is plenty of room for guests.
Best For: Traditional Weddings
Award-winning wedding venue Beeston Manor is among the best in Lancashire. The family-run property is set within 140 acres of land. Inside the manor is characterised by its signature stonework and exposed beams creating charming surroundings for weddings. With 14 bedrooms on offer, there is enough room for the couple and their nearest and dearest to stay on site. A fantastic mix of grand and rustic with the main manor house and the barn to make use of. Over the years a lot of love has gone into restoring the barn to make it fit for couples dream weddings. Great beams overhead line the room and the space lends itself beautifully to decoration. This allows engaged couples to put their own stamp on the barn for their day. Whilst the outside of the building has an expanse of lush green countryside to enjoy. Take a look at our amazing photos from Beeston Manor.
Best For: Countryside Weddings In Lancashire
Stirk House is stunning with its ivy-clad facade. It’s a wonderful location for a wedding day. The family-run business is dedicated to providing excellent service and has been bestowed quite a few accolades over the years for their achievements. Couples know they are in safe hands with the team at Stirk House. There are plenty of opportunities to capture amazing wedding photos in the grounds. If the weather is bad then a fantastic place for photos in the conservatory which lets in lots of natural light.
Best For: Family Run Venue
At Bartle Hall, there are loads of different options available to couples for their special day. Registered for civil ceremonies, couples can host their whole wedding at the venue. When it comes to the wedding ceremony this can be held inside the oak beamed balmoral suite, within the main house or outside in the private garden. The garden is a tranquil spot which would make such a lovely ceremony setting during the summer months. You can even host the entire wedding with a more outdoor feel by making use of the marquee. For total privacy, the entire venue can be hired on an exclusive use basis.
Best For: Elegant Wedding Ceremony
Meols Hall & Tithe Barn
As the oldest Manor House in Southport, Meols Hall has a huge amount of history. The property dates all the way back to the 12th century and features stunning architecture. In addition to the grand main Hall there is the Tithe Barn which is beautifully rustic in its appearance. The barn is fantastic for weddings and looks so stunning in pictures. Characterised by exposed brickwork, wooden beams and towering ceilings. There is also a quaint local church very close by for couples wishing to have a religious ceremony.
Best For: Barn Wedding Venue
Samlesbury Hall really stands out for its stunning architecture. The main of the property is medieval – dating back to the 12th century. Its black and white timber facade is instantly recognisable and looks striking in wedding photos. The grounds have come on a long way since the Hall’s inception, the only relic remaining is the moat which surrounds the property. There is a rich tradition at Samlesbury Hall involving a spooky past of witches and ghosts – great for an October wedding!
Best For: Historical Wedding Venue
One of the best features Charnock Farm has to offer is the stunning bridal suite. We highly recommend couples getting married here to get ready at the venue. The suite has large mirrors are plenty of room – perfect for bridal preparation photography. Lancashire has so many wonderful barn wedding venues to choose from. The barn at Charnock Farm doesn’t disappoint, offering a beautiful rustic setting with charming features such as red brick walls and exposed fireplace. As the property is set on a farm there’s a lot of lands to utilise in wedding photos. We also love ‘pets corner’ with an array of farmyard animals to go and visit! This is fantastic for weddings where there are lots of little ones to entertain.
Best For: Farm Weddings In Lancashire
Fisherman’s Retreat is set within a very secluded spot in the Twine Valley. Couples are drawn to this wedding venue because of its peaceful countryside surroundings. As the name would suggest it started off life as fishing lodges converted from run-down 19th-century barns. The stunning stonework creates a charming feel to the property. Which is great for engaged couples who want rustic styling for their big day. The business is family owned adding to the homely welcome all guests receive at Fisherman’s Retreat. As for the grounds they are extensive and beautiful. This is a tranquil gem right in the heart of Lancashire.
Best For: Smaller Weddings
Right in the heart of Clitheroe is home to the quirky Holmes Mill wedding venue. Located in the Boiler House there is a party room which is available to couples on their special day. The design of the room is rustic and industrial which creates a charming feel to any event. Larger weddings are hosted in The Spinning Block which is also full of rustic charm and quirky features. There is space enough for the bridal party to stay with 39 rooms on site. We love the stripped back rooms and the beautifully curated design throughout.
Best For: Stylish Weddings
We hope this list of the best wedding venues in Lancashire gives you an impression of the amazing places this county has to offer. The North West is lucky enough to have two hot spots when it comes to weddings. Be sure to have a look at our 16 best summer wedding venues in Cheshire which has a mix of country estates and beautiful barn venues. For lots of gorgeous real wedding, inspiration keep up to date with our featured weddings.