Newlyweds Bride and Groom walking hand in hand outside the front of a mansion house on their summer wedding day

Stately Home Weddings

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Weddings at Knowsley Hall

A Magnificent Wedding Venue

Nestled within 2,500 acres of idyllic private parkland, Knowsley Hall stands as a magnificent stately home, renowned as the most luxurious country house wedding venue in the Northwest region.

As our special guests, you are invited to enjoy the private home of The Earl & Countess of Derby. From the moment you enter through the impressive gates into the private walled estate and proceed along the sweeping driveway, the sheer grandeur and beauty of the Knowsley Estate will completely captivate you. Our extraordinary venue, featuring 17 exquisite bedrooms and enchanting gardens, transforms into your exclusive sanctuary on your wedding day, ensuring the utmost privacy and a truly magical atmosphere. Our convenient proximity to motorway links ensures easy accessibility while the nearby Liverpool and Manchester Airports cater to seamless travel arrangements.

Knowsley Hall is the wedding venue of dreams! It is the most magical place you can ever imagine to get married in. It was the only venue we had looked at and we didn’t need to look anywhere else because it was so special to us.

Rachael Phythian

The benefits of a luxury stately home wedding venue

Experience a truly remarkable celebration on your special day at Knowsley Hall, an enchanting venue steeped in over 600 years of captivating history. Our majestic stately home offers an atmosphere of grandeur and elegance, creating the perfect backdrop for your wedding.

With exclusive use of the entire stately home and gardens, you and your guests will enjoy complete privacy, ensuring a relaxed and immersive experience free from the distractions of other events or the public. The versatility of Knowsley Hall allows you to host various wedding events, including the ceremony, drinks reception and seated wedding breakfast, in different exquisite rooms, each adorned with opulent interiors.

The stunning gardens and picturesque landscapes surrounding the Hall add a touch of luxury and sophistication to your special day. Whether it’s the sweeping grand staircase, the meticulously manicured lawns, or the ornate Stucco Ballroom, you’ll find a plethora of breathtaking backdrops that capture the essence of your cherished moments.

Our dedicated in-house events team will alleviate all your worries and ensure that every detail is meticulously planned and executed, allowing you to fully embrace and enjoy your wedding day. As an added convenience, Knowsley Hall offers the opportunity for you and your loved ones to stay overnight in 17 of our beautiful bedrooms . Wake up to a sumptuous breakfast, surrounded by your nearest and dearest, and relish in the shared memories of your truly unforgettable day.

A beautiful picture of a Bride and Groom standing next to a lake with the backdrop of Knowsley Hall, on their summer stately home wedding day.

Wedding Ceremony

The Stucco Ballroom was created in the 18th century to link the Royal apartments with the rest of the house. This extraordinary room, adorned with intricate gold-encrusted leaf detailing and an original fireplace, provides an enchanting setting where you and your partner can exchange your wedding vows. With a capacity to accommodate up to 132 guests, the Stucco Ballroom ensures a memorable ceremony filled with romance.

Following your ceremony, particularly during the warmer months, you and your guests can head out to the terrace for drinks and canapés. You’ll be treated to breathtaking views of the manicured gardens, elegant fountain, and serene lake, offering the perfect backdrop for enchanting photo opportunities  Additionally, the rooms within the house itself provide stunning settings to capture beautiful wedding photographs. Imagine enjoying drinks in the Walnut Drawing Room, overlooking the picturesque gardens and tranquil lake, while preserving timeless memories of your special day.

If you are looking to get married in Knowsley Hall, you will need to check availability of a registrar to conduct your ceremony. The registry office for Knowsley Hall is Knowsley Registry Office in Prescot, Merseyside. They can be contacted on 0151 443 2900 or email at Alternatively, you can opt for a wedding celebrant to officiate your ceremony, ensuring that your special day reflects your individuality and personal style. Chat to the team for some recommendations.

Bride and Groom just married looking very happy walking up the aisle greeting their wedding guests on their stately home wedding day.

Exclusive Use Wedding Venue Hire

To help you plan your perfect fairytale wedding, explore our transparent wedding pricing that reflects the attention to detail we pour into making your day truly magical. With a capacity to accommodate up to 132 guests for a seated meal, this option ensures a truly personalised and intimate experience.

To ensure an exclusive and extraordinary experience, we limit the number of weddings hosted at Knowsley Hall each year. We promise complete privacy as our entire stately home and enchanting gardens are reserved exclusively for you. Immerse yourself in the breath-taking surroundings of our magical estate, free from any distractions.

We expected a high standard of service, but to be treated like we were really took it to another level. The precise and close eye kept on staff during the wedding breakfast and marking off what has been given truly shows the attention to detail and level of service not short of royalty.

Mark & Leanne Lockett

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