20 great wedding ideas for your big day in the North-West

PUBLISHED: 16:25 04 September 2013 | UPDATED: 16:25 04 September 2013

Mottram Hall

Mottram Hall


In need of inspiration for your big day? Many of our local businesses are the go-to solution


The Bowdon Rooms

The Firs, Bowdon

Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2TQ

0161 926 8992


The Bowdon Rooms is 10 years old and hosting great weddings and parties every weekend. Do you want a well managed, private party in the Edwardian splendour of a superb local venue ? Pop along and meet the event management team, and take a look at some previous wedding and party photographs. You can email karen@thebowdonrooms.co.uk or visit www.thebowdonrooms.co.uk They would love to show you around. Open Evening is Weds Sept 11th from 7.30pm FREE Entry

The Cinnamon Club

The Firs, Bowdon

Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2TQ

0161 926 8992


With so many brides and grooms getting married abroad, The Cinnamon Club is the perfect place to host the party. Great sound system, stage and lights mean the party really can go with a swing. Dancing for up to 300, chefs on site, your own band or DJ and superb event management. Call the team on 0161 926 8992 for wedding parties, 30, 40 and 50ths and corporate events. Open Evening is Weds Sept 11th from 7.30pm FREE Entry 0161 926 8992

Lymm Hotel

Whitbarrow Road, Lymm,

Warrington Cheshire, WA13 9AQ

0844 879 9047


Lymm Hotel is set in the historic village of Lymm in the beautiful Cheshire countryside; a stunning, romantic and peaceful setting for 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.

Mottram Hall

Wilmslow Road,

Mottram St Andrew SK10 4QT

0871 222 4686


A stunning venue, outstanding well-maintained grounds, beautiful reception rooms, mouth-watering catering, personal and professional service are all you need for your special day.

Why not come and visit at one of their open evenings the last Thursday of every month - or the Wedding Fayre on Sunday October 6th.

Statham Lodge

Warrington Road,


Lymm WA13 9BP

01925 752 204


Statham Lodge is licensed to host Civil Wedding Ceremonies in a choice of rooms and for a ceremony with a difference outside in the stunning Garden Terrace Gazebo. All are beautifully furnished and filled with natural daylight and some are fully air conditioned. The beautiful gardens are the perfect setting for photography whatever the season and the hotel takes great pleasure in designing a reception around the couple’s particular budget and special requirements.



23 Church Road, Cheadle Hulme,

Cheshire, SK8 7LD, Tel 0161 485 3154


When the high street has let you down and you want something that’s worth more than one wear to a wedding go along and enjoy a warm, friendly and helpful shopping experience.

Crissan has two separate floors of beautiful ladies fashions from weddings to versatile occasionwear to cruise and casual separates.

She Devil

2 High Street, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire,

ST5 0JB, 01782 710998, www.shedevilclothing.co.uk

The boutique specialises in outfits for mother of the bride or mother of the groom. Designers include Ann Balon, Joseph Ribkoff, Frank Usher, Linea Rafaelli, Condici and Libra to name a few. They also stock a large array of hats, fascinators, bags and jewellery to compliment your

look and with sizes 10 to 28 and alterations on site there’s something here for most women.

Susie Blues

73-75A Park Lane, Poynton, Cheshire, Sk12 1RD

01625 858365, www.susieblues.com

At Susie Blues there are special outfits for mother of the bride or mother of the groom and also affordable beautiful outfits for attending guests, that are versatile enough to be worn for other events.

Vicki Allen

205, Ashley Road, Hale, WA15 9SQ

0161 941 1627, www.vickiallen.co.uk

Offering something different for today’s modern woman, Vicki Allen in Hale has a great mix of classic clothes with a twist with a wonderful selection of unique jewellery, scarves and handbags to complement any outfit. Whatever the occasion, Vicki and her team will endeavour to help you look the part. Fashion may be available on the

internet, but the wealth of experience, product knowledge and unrivalled personal service is something only to be discovered in independent boutiques such as Vicki Allen.


FRISØR | Salon & Wellness

4 Broomfield Lane, Hale, Cheshire, WA15 9AQ

0161 941 5217, www.frisor.co.uk

For all your wedding hair needs, the team approach every guest’s requirements with care and attention. By listening and collaborating with each individual they will create a bespoke plan to suit their lifestyle. The

aim is to inspire and educate guests to bring wellness and beauty into their lives whilst at the same time encouraging environmental sustainability. Using botanically based, environmentally conscious Aveda products, they invite you to join them for an unforgettable sensory experience which promises to restore tranquillity to body and soul

Body Lounge

26 Victoria Rd, Hale (@Cutting Lounge), Hale,

0161 903 9315 / 07936 500090

Finding it difficult to lose those extra inches for your special day? At the Body Lounge there is help at hand for brides and grooms who want to to feel confident as they walk down the aisle. They offer the latest

technology in fat removal, cellulite reduction and skin tightening. Free consultation, treatment and complimentary power plate training with all courses booked.

Baguley’s of Cheshire

The Cutting Lounge, Victoria Road, Hale WA15 9AD

T:0161 233 0222 www.baguleysofcheshire.co.uk

Baguley’s of Cheshire specialise in 100% natural hair extensions, in a wide variety of textures and colours.

They use a revolutionary new solution for session styling and instant makeovers. Specially fitted and cut to suit your individual wedding style

Hale Acupuncture Clinic

2 Carr Rd, Hale, Cheshire, WA15 8DX

T: 07800-571809, E: pam@hale-acupuncture.co.uk

If all your wedding planning has left you slightly out of sorts then you will benefit from a visit to Hale Acupuncture. The aim of the clinic is to provide a comfortable and calm environment in which to receive

acupuncture, ensuring that you leave feeling rested, rebalanced and confident that you have chosen the right complementary therapy to help you on the road to well being.

House of Finesse

5-6 Goose Green, Altrincham, Greater Manchester,

WA14 1DW, www.houseoffinesse.co.uk

House of Finesses provides makeovers and makeup for many occasions, specialising in weddings...they believe that having a professional hair and makeup artist for your wedding day is a luxury that every bride



17 Cecil Road, Hale, Cheshire,

WA15 9NZ

0800 077 8092, www.


Considering a surgical or non surgical procedure before your wedding? Then come to visit re-enhance. Whether you are after a major change or you are just in need of a freshen-up they are sure to

have a treatment for you.

Cosmetic physician, Dr Martin James Kinsella MBChB,BDS,BACD is a fully qualified medical doctor, and a qualified dentist (the youngest double-qualified medical professional in the country) giving you the assurance that you are in great hands before your big day! To discuss your requirements and to

arrange a free consultation, please call the clinic in Hale on 0800 077 8092


Christopher Evans Jewellers

92 Park Lane, Poynton, Cheshire SK12 1RE

Tel: 01625 850 545 poynton@christopherevansgoldsmiths.com

39 London Road, Stockton Heath, Warrington WA4 6SG

Tel: 01925 269 292 warrington@christopherevansgoldsmiths.com

The ring’s the thing at any wedding – both the bride’s and the groom’s. Make it special and make it bespoke at Christopher Evans Jewellers – master craftsmen and Cheshire’s finest goldsmiths.


13 Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AE

01625 416 330, www.prestonsdiamonds.co.uk

Prestons have been famous for diamond engagement and wedding rings since 1869 – it’s no coincidence that they are known as The Diamond Centre of the North. Two beautifully appointed showrooms in Bolton and Wilmslow

are open seven days a week and they have the friendliest staff to help you choose the perfect ring.


Confetti Queens

PO Box 307, Manchester M22 2BZ

0161 498 9046


Confetti Queens classic, contemporary and chic style of wedding fayres and events will inspire you with fresh and innovative ideas for your special day. From exclusive boutique venues to traditional favourites, tailor-made travel, fabulous flowers, twinkling tiaras, perfect pageboys, cute cupcakes to perfect lingerie, Confetti Queens will show it all. The sparkle doesn’t stop there.

With over 15 years of wedding and event experience, Confetti Queens can also help you find your perfect venue, organise your hen, stag or sten do or be there on the day to ensure all your dreams come true. Visit the Wedding Fayre at the Lowry Hotel on September 22nd to find out more.


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 are on hand to tailor-make every aspect of your dream Honeymoon to your own precise specifications, easing the pressures of wedding planning and allowing you to simply begin enjoying the rest of your lives together


Knutsford Wedding gallery

11/13 Minshull Street, Knutsford WA16 6AG, 01565 633333

A unique experience encompassing all aspects of your wedding, with origial, creative award-winning collections. And on October 18th you are invited to join them for their Pronovias La Sposa trunk show

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