Top 8 Chester Wedding Venues 2023

Planning your special wedding day and looking for that perfect wedding venue in Chester?

As one of the most popular wedding bands in Chester, we’ve seen and played at more Chester wedding venues than most.

We’ve filled the dance floor at almost every venue in the Chester and wider Cheshire area, so we know our stuff when it comes to recommending your dream wedding venue in the heart of historic Chester city! Chester is the perfect location to celebrate your wedding all year round and there is so much to take advantage of.

You can find a range of packages and venue styles including hotel & spa venues, exclusive-use halls, the zoo, and more. We absolutely love performing for Chester-based couples and are more than happy to advise on which wedding venues you should consider for your big day, especially if having a Cheshire wedding band is important to you.

Our experience in working alongside these venues and fellow suppliers allows us to give you a real insight into the top wedding venues in Chester for your wedding day.

We’re here to make your wedding planning and venue search smooth and easy.

If you do happen to contact any of the venues listed, let them know we sent you! And of course, if you want some amazing live party music on your wedding night, you know where we are!


1. Old Palace Chester

Old Palace Chester is a second home for us. Overlooking the famed River Dee, this luxury wedding venue in Chester is the perfect place for a city centre wedding day.

It’s an exclusive-use wedding venue with elegance, charm, and multiple rooms that you can implement your own style on! Guests have many places to enjoy your special day, as well as a charming outdoor area with a pizza oven at night!

Find out more about our experience at Old Palace Chester here from our real wedding blog.

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2. The Chester Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa

Begin married life with one of the most popular wedding venues in Chester, and one of the best wedding venues in Cheshire county!

No matter your wedding planning ideas or style, this wedding venue is the perfect setting and location for any couple.

It can accommodate civil ceremonies with various suites, gardens, and rooms that offer amazing packages. These suit all kinds of couples looking to create a perfect day for themselves and their guests.

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3. Crabwall Manor Hotel & Spa

We’ve performed as a wedding band with Saxophone many times at Crabwall Manor House!

Weddings at this Chester venue offer all-inclusive packages with all the essentials, midweek and winter options, to keep things as simple as possible.

If you’re looking for a Cheshire venue with charm to host your perfect day, Crabwall Manor Hotel & Spa has to be on your list of of potential wedding venues to visit!

Read more about our experience performing at Crabwall Manor here!

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4. Chester Zoo

For a unique wedding day in Chester, why not get married at the Zoo?!

This really is a one-of-a-kind Cheshire wedding venue with some of the most incredible surroundings imaginable. For animal lovers, this location has to make the shortlist.

Chester Zoo has been a city landmark for years and has so much history to offer you and your guests.

The Oakfield and The Square are two event spaces that are set up for weddings here. It goes without saying but you and your guests can explore the zoo throughout your wedding day for an unforgettable experience!

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5. Soughton Hall Hotel

On the border of Cheshire and North Wales, if you’re looking for wedding venues near Chester then you need to check out Soughton Hall.

This wedding venue is impressive upon arrival and certainly doesn’t disappoint once you enter its landscaped gardens and exclusive use hall! With a long tradition of catering for all types of events, this venue will absolutely look after you and your guests with glorious food and drink options!

Despite it technically not being in Chester, this wedding venue is certainly close enough for couples searching for a luxury exclusive-use venue in this location.

6. Oddfellows

Oddfellows in Chester promises to make your wedding day as individual as you are!

This really is a Chester wedding venue with a difference. For quirky, unique, and unusual couples looking for something different, this venue and its suppliers are sure to add all those little details to make a big difference!

The décor promises some awesome photo opportunities and this makes it one of the most unique wedding venues in Chester and the UK!

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7. Chester Racecourse

Recognised as the world’s oldest racecourse establish in 1539, get married in a historic Chester wedding venue.

Surrounded by the River Dee, it doesn’t get much more Chester than this! With a huge range of rooms available from large to small, Chester Racecourse has many options for many sizes of weddings.

With an on-site hotel and plenty of parking space for guests, you should definitely book your place at an open day at this venue soon to secure any potential dates!

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8. Rowton Hall Hotel & Spa

Looking for your dream Cheshire or Chester wedding venue? One look at the photos from this spectacular space is enough to make you fall in love.

The venue is exclusive use and is nestled in acres of stunning Cheshire gardens and grounds just a few minutes from the centre of Chester.

For the best of both, this venue offers a beautiful countryside location with all the benefits of a city wedding at the same time.


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