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

Stately Home Weddings

A Country House Exclusively Yours

Weddings at Knowsley Hall

A Magnificent Wedding Venue

Knowsley Hall is a grand stately home which is home to The Earl & Countess of Derby.  From the minute you drive through the imposing iron gates and venture into the private walled estate and along the long sweeping driveway, you will be completely captivated by the sheer size and beauty of the Knowsley Estate. Our remarkable venue, boasting 17 stunning bedrooms and enchanting gardens, becomes your exclusive haven on your wedding day, providing utmost privacy and sanctuary like atmosphere.

Nestled within an expansive 2,500 acres of historic parkland, Knowsley Hall is the most luxurious country house wedding venue in the North West region . Its 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 savor drinks and canapés on the terrace. 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 Hire Options

To help you plan your perfect fairytale wedding, we have meticulously curated all-inclusive seasonal wedding experience packages for you to select from. Whether you envision a splendid Summer celebration, a romantic Spring/Autumn affair, a magical Winter wonderland, or a festive Christmas wedding, we have tailored packages to suit your preferences.

Discover the enchanting details included in our seasonal all-inclusive wedding packages below, designed to make your special day extraordinary.

To ensure an exclusive and extraordinary experience, we limit the number of weddings hosted at Knowsley Hall each year. This means that your wedding day will be truly unique, granting you and your loved ones memories that will last a lifetime.

Venue Hire at Knowsley Hall

For those seeking enhanced flexibility, we offer the option of venue hire, granting you complete exclusivity of Knowsley Hall and its splendid gardens from 8am on your wedding day until 11am the following day. With a capacity to accommodate up to 132 guests for a seated meal, this option ensures a truly personalised and intimate experience.

We have established partnerships with two esteemed external caterers: Horseradish Catering and Carringtons Catering. You have the freedom to choose between these exceptional providers, allowing you to select the culinary team that best aligns with your vision. In the event that you require specialised catering for religious reasons, our dedicated events team is readily available to offer recommendations for external caterers who can accommodate your needs. Find out what’s included in our venue hire pricing.

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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