2024 availability and special offers – Find out more

2024 availability and special offers – Find out more

2024 availability and special offers – Find out more

Say ‘I do’ to historic grandeur

For one of your life’s most romantic, memorable experiences, there’s nothing like tying the knot at Old Palace Chester.

You will find a number of beautiful ceremony spaces to choose from at Old Palace Chester. The light-filled River Room is a dedicated ceremony room, while the Ballroom is ideal for larger gatherings. If you would prefer to be outdoors whilst exchanging your vows, then the Garden Terrace is just the place. It is peaceful and private, with views over the river and fields as your backdrop.

There are plenty of churches in and around Chester, too, if you prefer a religious ceremony. The impressive Church of St John the Baptist is just a few steps away, so perfectly located for celebrating the rest of your day at Old Palace Chester.

The river room

Formerly the chapel of the bishop’s palace, the River Room seats up to 110 guests for your civil ceremony. This beautiful space is filled with natural light, timeless décor and a statement chandelier lighting down the central aisle.

Outdoor ceremonies

Overlooking the River Dee and enclosed in lush private gardens, outdoor weddings at Old Palace Chester are truly unforgettable. The Garden Terrace provides a showstopping backdrop to your vows while your guests are seated on the lawn. Enjoy an al fresco ceremony, surrounded by nature before celebrating in style.

Be a part of our story

Our doors are open so come and find out why this spectacular wedding venue in Cheshire is the perfect place to celebrate your special day. Check our available dates and prices, browse our gallery for ideas, or arrange a visit to see Old Palace Chester for yourself.