09 Nov The Best Wedding Venues in Liverpool
Liverpool is home to so many beautiful historic buildings, parks, and museums — many of which are available to host your special day. From magnificent stately homes to industrial-chic hotels, and botanical glasshouses to museums, we’ve looked at some of the best wedding venues in Liverpool.
Royal Liver Building
Hold your special day in one of Liverpool’s most iconic landmarks — the Royal Liver Building. Set along the waterfront, the venue provides amazing views of the River Mersey, as well as views across the city from the private outdoor balcony. You can have a lavish wedding reception for up to 200 guests, with a capacity for up to 140 for the ceremony.
The venue has a variety of packages to choose from, depending on the season, even offering a twilight package to enjoy those sparkling city lights. Say ‘I do’ in the bright and spacious ceremony room with tall ceilings and a large bay window, or opt for the more intimate Boardroom — one of the oldest meeting rooms in Liverpool.
The Isla Gladstone Conservatory
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The gorgeous Isla Gladstone Conservatory is a unique example of beautiful Victorian architecture. You can enjoy the classic look with all the modern touches of a wedding venue. Natural light floods the conservatory and the glass walls let you enjoy the natural surroundings while protecting you from the elements.
The conservatory is set among pretty rose gardens, lush lawns, and sparkling lakes — perfect for your couple’s shoot. The quaint bandstand provides a covered location for photos, as well as doubling up as a ceremony spot when the weather is fair. The bandstand can accommodate up to 240 guests, while the conservatory can seat up to 156, making it the perfect choice for a large wedding.
Sefton Park Palm House
Who says floral decorations should be limited to centrepieces or ceremonial archways? You can have the botanical wedding of your dreams at Sefton Park Palm House, surrounded by beautiful flowers and foliage. As if the photo opportunities inside the glasshouse are not enough, you can also venture into the woodlands of Sefton Park.
The venue’s award-winning catering company offers a selection of menus or you can work with their team to develop a bespoke wedding breakfast. When it comes to entertainment, Sefton Park Palm House has a dedicated team to help you plan all the details, or you can source your entertainment suppliers independently.
The Everyman Playhouse is the perfect wedding venue for theatre lovers, or just couples that are looking for a unique place to tie the knot. Take centre stage and hold your ceremony in the theatre room itself and enjoy a show-stopping banquet under the stage lights.
The venue can accommodate up to 200 guests for larger celebrations and you can even opt to have your invitations printed on theatre tickets for that special touch. The Basement Bistro is a stylish room for your wedding breakfast and you can dance the night away in the theatre bar. Whatever you decide, the venue can arrange a bespoke experience for you.
Victoria Gallery & Museum
At the Victoria Gallery & Museum, you can celebrate your love like a true royal couple surrounded by Victorian architectural beauty. There are so many spectacular locations for your ceremony, reception drinks, and wedding breakfast, each with character and historic charm.
The quadrangle outside provides an ideal setting for your wedding photos and videos with the grandeur of the museum as your backdrop. The venue has a team of wedding coordinators that can help you plan every step of your special day and all-inclusive packages are available with drinks and dining.
St George’s Hall
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St George’s Hall is one of the finest neoclassical buildings in the world that has historically won the hearts of many visiting admirers, from Queen Victoria to Charles Dickens. The Great Hall, with its vaulted ceiling and stained glass windows, makes for a spectacular setting for your ceremony, followed by reception drinks outside under the Corinthian columns.
To ensure its preservation, the spectacular Minton Floor is exposed within The Great Hall for a limited time each year. The dazzling display of 30,000 tiles depicts Liverpool’s maritime heritage, making it a unique and impressive spectacle for you and your guests to admire.
Liverpool Town Hall
Liverpool Town Hall is a magnificent Georgian building located in the heart of the city. The building is as impressive on the inside as it is on the outside, with a sweeping staircase and a choice of grand rooms. Your guests will be dazzled by the ornate designs and impressive chandeliers of the Small Ballroom and the Main Ballroom, accommodating up to 80 or 210 guests respectively for your wedding breakfast.
Enjoy a private moment or have photos on the balcony where the likes of the Beatles and the Dalai Lama once stood. In a prime location, there are plenty of options for yours and your guest’s accommodation.
Titanic Hotel Liverpool
Overlooking Stanley Docks, the Titanic Hotel Liverpool offers a cool and quirky waterside location for your nuptials. One of the main function rooms is the industrial-chic Rum Warehouse, which can accommodate a truly titanic 500 guests. Alternatively, you can enjoy brilliant views of the docks from the West Bay function room, still with a generous allowance of 180 guests.
Wedding packages include a night’s stay in a Superior Dockside room for the bride and groom with plenty of accommodation, should guests wish to stay.
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Knowsley Hall has been offering the finest hospitality for centuries, so its dedicated team know a thing or two about organising the wedding of your dreams. You’ll have exclusive hire of this grand stately home and its immaculate formal gardens, which are a wedding videographer’s dream for your couple’s shoot. Drone videography is a must to capture this magnificent venue in all its glory and the extensive grounds.
For your ceremony, the majestic Stucco Ballroom can accommodate up to 132 guests, and the outdoor terrace is a gorgeous spot for reception drinks with views out to the gardens and lake.
The Beatles Story
Well, it is only logical to have a Beatles wedding venue in Liverpool. This permanent exhibition pays tribute to the legendary group, and fans can hire out The Beatles Story for their special day. Ceremonies take place in the Cavern Club replica or in the Imagine Room that comes complete with a white piano. The museum offers in-house drinks and catering with a wide variety of delicious meals.
Your guests will go crazy for the venue’s swinging sixties vibes and Beatles memorabilia. And if something doesn’t go to plan — don’t worry — all you need is love!