2024 availability and special offers – Find out more

2024 availability and special offers – Find out more

2024 availability and special offers – Find out more

Captivating weddings at Old Palace Chester

Welcome to the enchanting world of weddings at Old Palace Chester. This distinguished venue sets the stage for unforgettable celebrations of love and unity in the historic city of Chester.

From the moment you step through our grand entrance, you will be captivated by the timeless beauty and picturesque surroundings that make Old Palace Chester an exceptional setting for your special day. With our dedicated team of experienced professionals, meticulous attention to detail, and a commitment to delivering personalised experiences, we take pride in crafting weddings that reflect your unique love story.

Morning Preparations

Step into The Morning Room at Old Palace Chester. This dedicated dressing room has been purpose-designed with ample natural light, hair and make-up stations, a full-length mirror and a luxurious shower room. This hideaway is all yours for the morning.

The Palace Suite, our breathtaking honeymoon suite, is also yours to use from midday, and its spectacular windows make it the ideal place to capture photos just before making your way down to the ceremony. We also have an additional space, The Den, that your partner can make use of in the morning. This space has a shower room, sofas and plenty of space for them and their party to get ready in.

If you are feeling peckish in the morning, you can order one of our delicious grazing boards to share with your wedding party along with bottles of beer, champagne or prosecco.

Your Chester Wedding Ceremony

Whilst you are making your final preparations, we will provide your guests with the warmest of welcomes as they start the celebrations in the Peploe Lounge & Bar. Once you are ready and your guests are all seated you can make your way to your ceremony space where your loved ones will be eagerly awaiting your grand entrance.

Choose from the light-filled River Room or the larger Ballroom for an indoor ceremony. If you would prefer an outdoor ceremony, The Garden Terrace is enclosed in lush private gardens. The choice is entirely yours.

An exquisite dining experience

At Old Palace Chester, we believe that culinary excellence is an integral part of your wedding celebration. Our talented team of chefs is dedicated to crafting an experience that delights the senses and exceeds your expectations.

You can work with our chefs to shape the menu entirely to your tastes and preferences. We pride ourselves on using locally sourced, high-quality ingredients to create dishes that showcase creativity and taste. At Old Palace Chester, it is more than just a meal, it is an experience.

Wedding Photos

From every angle, Old Palace Chester is a truly stunning setting that makes a wonderful backdrop for your wedding photos. We have put together some of our favourite snaps from over the years to offer you inspiration for the photo opportunities that you can make the most of on your big day.

Evening Celebrations

Cheers to the newlyweds! Now that you are officially married it is time to celebrate in style. As twilight descends, our venue becomes a captivating setting for the best party of your life. Enjoy drinks in the Peploe Lounge & Bar, delicious evening food outside in the River Kitchen and dance the night away in the Ballroom. 

Stay the night

As your evening reception draws to a close there’s no need to book a taxi, you can stay right here at Old Palace Chester! 

Escape to the Palace Suite, Old Palace Chester’s opulent honeymoon retreat. With breathtaking views this enchanting suite offers a haven of tranquility.  

Meanwhile, your nearest and dearest can stay in one of our 23 stylish ensuite bedrooms and you can enjoy breakfast all together the next morning. 

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.