Capesthorne Hall, built between 1719 and 1732 and set in 100 acres of picturesque Cheshire parkland, has been touched by nearly 1,000 years of history.
The Hall has a fascinating collection of fine art; marble sculptures; porcelains; tapestries and English, European, Far Eastern and American antique furniture collected by family members.
In the grounds enjoy the family Chapel, the 18th century Italian Milanese gates, the beautiful lakeside gardens and woodland walks.
The Hall and Gardens are open to visitors between March and October each year. They offer superb facilities for wedding ceremonies and receptions, special occasions and celebrations, day conferences, business meetings and dinners, corporate hospitality, marquee events, concerts, shows and fairs.
1 March to 31 October: Sundays, Mondays and Bank Holiday Fridays.
Hall: 1.30pm - 4pm (last entry 3pm).
Gardens and chapel: 12pm to 5pm.
Tearoom: 12pm to 4.30pm.
Between Congleton and Macclesfield on the A34. 30 minutes south of Manchester. Near M6, M60 and M62.
No access via public transport.
Car park on site
Historic Houses members visit free.
Sundays & Bank Holidays
Hall, Gardens & Chapel Adult £10.00, Child (5-16 yrs) £5.00 Senior £9.00, Family £27.50
Gardens & Chapel Only Adult £7.00, Child (5-16 yrs) £3.00, Senior £6.00
Park, Gardens & Chapel £12.00 per car
Hall Entrance £3.00 per person
- Guide dogs welcome
- Accessible parking
- Wheelchair ramps/routes
- Accessible toilets
Group discounts available.
Everyone has commented on such a stunning place and we can’t recommend it enough to family and friends for any future celebrations and weddings.
For 100+ people. Civil ceremonies are held in the elegant Drawing Room with its magnificent chandeliers and Italian paintings.
Queen Anne Room
The Queen Anne Room, with its ornate fireplace is used for wedding breakfasts.
Drinks receptions take place in the Saloon which opens out onto the Terrace leading to the West Lawn.
To the south west side of the Hall lies a beautiful Georgian Chapel where a Blessing can be conducted after a Civil Ceremony in the Hall.
Capesthorne’s extensive gardens and lawns lend themselves to marquee weddings for larger numbers of guests. These beautiful gardens are unrivalled by any other Cheshire wedding venue.
The Victorian Theatre, not generally open to the public, is also licensed for ceremonies and provides a unique location for couples wanting a Cheshire castle wedding venue with a difference.
The contemporary Lakeside Wing can be used for larger lakeside wedding ceremonies, wedding breakfasts and evening receptions. It is south facing and has wonderful views of the Lake and formal gardens. Guests can enjoy lawn games, such as croquet when the weather is fine.
The Lakeside Gazebo is a stunning location for outdoor weddings and romantic photographs.
Appearances count… but there are times when appearances really count. Looking for an exclusive country location, there can be few more elegant corporate venues.
Capesthorne Hall’s distinctive Jacobean style house with delightful gardens and lakes is set in over 100 acres of parkland. That coupled with the elegant interior of the Hall and the contemporary feel of the Lakeside wing, make Capesthorne an ideal venue for anyone wanting to create the right impression.
We can accommodate visits from both primary and secondary schools tailored to their requirements.