WEDDING VENUE – TABLEY HOUSE, CHESHIRE
Tabley House is a hidden gem that is easing its way into the wedding world as a stunning location for wedding ceremonies. It is a Grade 1 mansion set in delightful parkland in the heart of Cheshire. The dramatic exterior stone curved staircase leads up to elegant rooms overlooking a lake with breathtaking views offering a fabulous, intimate setting for you and your guests. Tabley is the only 18th century Palladian country house in Cheshire.
Tabley House is licensed for Civil Weddings and Civil Partnerships and it is also ideal as a setting for Renewal of Vows. Ceremonies are conducted in a magnificent Gallery described as one of the Great Rooms of Cheshire with its magnificent pictures, furniture and flamboyance. Seeing is believing as when entering this room you really do have the ‘wow’ feeling.
After the ceremony in the Great Gallery couples can entertain in the Portico room with its handsome white chimney piece, using their own suppliers. Drinks and canapés can be served while photographs are being taken and everyone can enjoy the stunning views across the Cheshire countryside. (The maximum number of guests is 100).
A full wedding breakfast is not possible within Tabley House however there are alternative options that Lindsey Harrison is more than happy to discuss with you.
There is an option of using the Grade 1 Tea Room for smaller, informal receptions but you would be tied to using the tea room operator as the caterer – (The maximum number for this venue is 50).
A new option available for receptions is a marquee by the lakeside in Tabley Park. You have complete flexibility on marquee, caterers and other entertainment you can have on site. There is a charge for use of the land which includes provision of a water supply.
Tabley House is in a prime position in Cheshire making it easy to have your wedding ceremony in its grand mansion following by a Wedding Breakfast in a venue nearby.
I recently had a photoshoot at Tabley House wearing a dress from The White Closet in Didsbury. The vintage gown by Charlie Brear suited the setting beautifully. The ornate doors , chandeliers, paintings, grand furniture and fireplaces provided many photographic opportunities.
Photographer – Richard Milnes
Hair & Make Up Artist – Helen Masters
Bouquet – Crystal Bouquets by Tilly
One recent couple described their experience at Tabley House as follows ” We love the fact that none of our guests had been to Tabley before, it was like we’d found a secret place to be married.”
It really is the perfect romantic setting providing something a little different. Very grand, very beautiful and totally unforgettable.
A Note regarding Exclusive Access
During the months April – October The Tabley House Collection is open to the public Thursday – Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays between 2 pm and 5pm.
Most couples therefore chose to have their ceremony before 2pm however Tabley House would be happy to discuss your particular requirements at your viewing as exclusive access can be arranged outside the normal working hours of the house.
Contact – Lindsey M Harrison, Administrator
Tabley House Collection, Tabley Lane, Knutsford, WA16 0HB
Telephone: 01565 750151
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