22 great wedding ideas in Cheshire and Manchester
PUBLISHED: 00:00 12 March 2014
Spring is here and it is now time to think about romance. Here is our guide to amazing local suppliers and businesses to help you create the perfect day
The Bowdon Rooms
The Firs, Bowdon, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2TQ - 0161 926 8992 www.thebowdonrooms.co.uk
Enjoy a private party in Edwardian splendour at The Bowdon Rooms. This superb local venue has hosted great weddings and parties for the past 10 years. Pop along and meet the event management team, and take a look at some previous wedding and party photographs. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.thebowdonrooms.co.uk.
The Cinnamon Club
The Firs, Bowdon, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2TQ - 0161 926 8992 www.thecinnamonclub.net
Getting married abroad is becoming an ever popular trend, so The Cinnamon Club is the perfect place to host the party upon your return. It has a great sound system, stage and lights, meaning your party really can go with a swing. With dancing for up to 300, chefs on site, your own band or DJ and superb event management, this is the ideal venue for your celebration. Call the team on 0161 926 8992 for wedding parties, birthday celebrations and corporate events.
Whitbarrow Road, Lymm, Warrington CheshireWA13 9AQ - 0844 879 9047 www.macdonaldhotels.co.uk/our-hotels/the-lymm-hotel
Set in the historic village of Lymm in the beautiful Cheshire countryside, Lymm hotel is a stunning, romantic and peaceful setting for your wedding celebrations.
You can choose to wed in the hotel’s unique Cheshire Suite or Bridgewater Suite or in one of the village’s quaint churches. They have a range of special offers and packages available to suit plans and pockets. Alternatively, you are welcome to book for the exclusive use of you and your guests during your wedding.
Gilpin Hotel & Lake House,
Crook Road, Windermere, The English Lake District, LA23 3NE - 015394 88818 www.thegilpin.co.uk
At the heart of Gilpin Hotel & Lake House is a very passionate family and team, dedicated to creating lasting memories for their guests. Warmth and friendliness are balanced with extraordinary service, exquisite décor and stunning culinary experiences at these two luxury country houses spanning two estates in the beautiful Lake District.
At Gilpin Hotel, fourteen of the twenty bedrooms lead directly onto the gardens, six with private decking and cedarwood hot tubs, all with lovely views. Just a mile away Gilpin Lake House is, put simply, a sanctuary, where just six suites enjoy exclusive access to 100 acres of private grounds, including a stunningly beautiful private lake, boat house, hot tubs and spa treatment room. Where better to soothe pre wedding nerves or enjoy a sublime minimoon?
Wilmslow Road, Mottram St Andrew SK10 4QT - 0871 222 4686 www.devere.co.uk
Your big day is like no other and should be unique. Mottram Hall endeavours to give you the perfect day in an iconic location. Your journey together begins here.
Their newly refurbished St Andrew’s Suite offers the perfect setting for your church or civil wedding reception. Visit their Wedding Fayre on Sunday 6th April 12pm – 4pm for a chance to see what this venue has to offer.
Swettenham Village, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 - 01477 571284 www.swettenhamarms.co.uk
Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Cheshire countryside you’ll find one of the county’s favourite wedding venues, the Swettenham Arms, steeped in history and dating back to the 16th century.
The tastefully decorated Lovell Suite is surrounded by a pretty backdrop of gardens and open countryside and in the summer months, the lavender and sunflower meadow is in full bloom.
327 London Road, Hazel Grove, Stockport, Cheshire SK7 4PS - 0161 487 1679 www.florentynadawn.co.uk
Florentyna Dawn is the largest stockist of special occasionwear in the UK. With outfits hand picked from around the world in sizes 6 to 40+, they guarantee you will be completely spoilt for choice with their enormous selection of beautiful clothes and own label wear.
23 Church Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, SK8 7LD - 0161 485 3154 www.crissanclothes.co.uk
Crissan offers you a warm, friendly and helpful shopping experience when searching for the perfect occasionwear. With two separate floors of stunning ladies’ fashions, you’ll find something that’s worth more than one wear to a wedding with their versatile outfits from cruise and casual separates.
205, Ashley Road, Hale, WA15 9SQ 0161 941 1627 www.vickiallen.co.uk
Vicki Allen fashion boutique has an array of spring and summer collections, suitable for whether you’re going to a special occasion, dressing causal or going on an evening out. They also have fabulous accessories to compliment the perfect outfit.
73-75A Park Lane, Poynton, Cheshire, Sk12 1RD - 01625 858365 www.susieblues.com
At Susie Blues you’ll find special outfits for everyone, whether that be mother of the bride or mother of the groom. Their affordable, beautiful occasionwear is also perfect for attending guests, and can be worn for other events.
234 Hospital Street, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 5RP - 01270 620 015 www.wallstreetclothing.co.uk
Wall Street is a ladies’ boutique that offers luxury brands for the stylish and fashion conscious woman. Friendly and helpful staff are happy to help you find just the right outfit. The clothing range caters for everyone, from high street labels to unique fashion brands with craftsmanship in every hem and stitch.
92 Park Lane, Poynton, Cheshire, SK12 1RE 01625 850 545 www.christopherevansgoldsmiths.com
At Christopher Evans, you’ll find beautifully hand-crafted jewellery, made by goldsmiths on the premises. They also stock a stunning range of unique and limited edition jewellery collections and watches from top designers. For something more personal, their goldsmiths can design and create pieces bespoke and individual to you.
Upper Peel Avenue, The Trafford Centre, M17 8AA - 0161 747 7666 www.tsjewellerymanchester.co.uk
Visit Ti Sento Milano, the UK’s first flagship store of the luxury Milan jewellers. Based in the Trafford Centre, their helpful assistants will aid you in picking the perfect jewellery from their new 2014 Spring/Summer collection. Inspired by the feel of long, hot Italian summers, this vibrant new collection is inspired by the colours of Italian beaches and resorts terrace, set with crystals in white, pink, nude and blue tones. Perfect for your special occasion.
Six Star Holidays
Unit 4 Moorland Gate Business Park, Cowling Road, Chorley, PR6 9FE - 020 7980 8440 www.sixstarholidays.co.uk
The specialist honeymoon concierge at Six Star Holidays is on hand to tailor make every aspect of your dream Honeymoon. Designed to your own precise specifications, they aim to ease the pressures of wedding planning and allowing you to simply begin enjoying the rest of your lives together.
Horgans Wedding Cars
Gatley Rd, Cheadle, Cheshire SK8 4AA - 0161 491 5087 www.horganscars.co.uk
Travel in the luxury in an award winning Beauford, Regent or Imperial Limousine. Arrive at your wedding in style whilst being driven by chauffeurs wearing their smart 1930s style vintage uniforms. These vehicles will ensure you have a day to remember.
36 Woodford Rd, Stockport SK7 1PA - 01625 855 855 prestburytravel.co.uk
For couples seeking bare-foot luxury and dream-like locations, Prestbury Worldwide Resorts are specialists in tailor-making romantic escapes to all four corners of the world. Luxurious beachside resorts, favourable climates, tropical surroundings and incredible value for money appeal to those who dream of an overseas wedding or an idyllic honeymoon. Ensure you have once in a lifetime experience.
ART & GIFTS
Sandbach Road, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 2DQ - 01782 820500 www.moorcroft.com
Since the late 1920s, anemones have been a constant source of inspiration for Moorcroft designers. For the modern bride, Emma Bossons has designed the perfect gift, bringing these flowers back into the 21st century by providing a dark blue backdrop for a stunning display of pink and soft yellow petals, gently blushed with tints which might have come from a wild rose. This design contains the key elements of Moorcroft’s enrapturing style; colour, dimension and the promise of a very good tale.
Art of Interiors
22 Victoria Road, Hale, Cheshire WA15 9AD - Tel: 0161 929 4040 www.artofinteriors.co.uk
Cherish your wedding memories with a unique and personalised ‘ArtBlocks’ gift. With permission from your photographer, Art of Interiors will handcraft your wedding photos into the ultimate gift. Using a totally unique process, Artblocks are a specialised Photographic Encaustic process based on an ancient practice of mixing Beeswax with Damar Resin, which is used to encase the print and adds a unique presentational layer that enhances and preserves your artwork.
BEAUTY & WELLBEING
The Cutting Lounge
26 Victoria Road, Hale, Cheshire, WA15 9AD 0161 233 0222 www.cuttingloungeonline.co.uk
Achieve the perfect tan at The Cutting Lounge. They offer the full range of St Tropez’s award winning professional spray tans, including St Tropez’s newest Express Bronzing Mist which can be showered off after an hour, to give a sun kissed everyday glow - perfect for Brides who would like a natural golden glow rather than a deep tan.
For your individual Bridal Tan Consultation, please call 0161 233 0222.
65 Park Lane, Poynton, Stockport, Cheshire East, SK12 1RD - 01625 877875 www.serenitypoynton.co.uk
Beauty is often simply about having the confidence to be yourself, and the Mii cosmetic line at Serenity Poynton that allows you to do just that. Let the team create a look that is uniquely, completely, unmistakably you. Serenity offers make-up for those special occasions, from weddings to prom nights - they can create the right look for you.
11 Stamford Place, Sale, Cheshire, M33 3BT 01565 873 358 www.cheshirecaci.co.uk
Whether a bride, bridesmaid, mother of the bride or groom, or simply a guest, Cheshire CACI Clinic offers you the best results-driven treatments to ensure you look good on the big day. They offer the full range of CACI Facials, Endermologie Body Treatments, Endermolift Facial Treatments and Fake Bake Professional Spray Tans.
For a complimentary wedding consultation for face, body and tan, please call Cheshire CACI Clinic on 0161 282 9533.
The Laserina Clinic
24a Washway Road, Sale, Cheshire, M33 7QY - 0161 969 4190 www.laserina.co.uk
The Laserina clinic offers professional beauty treatments, pamper parties for special events and packages for weddings within the comfort and privacy of their clinic. Your wedding is a very special occasion and requires both careful planning and attention to detail. So sit back, relax and put the most special day of your life in the hands of the Lazerina professionals.