Your Cheshire and Merseyside Wedding - November/December 2022 (Issue 66)

MARITIME MUSEUM 0151 478 4780 | Located in the heart of the historical Royal Albert Dock, Maritime Museum tells the story of one of the world’s greatest ports. From the large HMS Conway anchor at the building’s entrance to the ship models in our spacious galleries, the Museum forms a unique part of Liverpool’s history and is an iconic place to get married. The Museum overlooks the Royal Albert Dock, one of the largest groups of Grade I listed buildings in England and boasts an impressive outdoor space on the waterside Colonnades. This is an ideal spot to enjoy drinks receptions, evening buffets and barbecues with 200 guests – you could even hop on a boat and sail off into the sunset. Say “I do” in the Maritime Dining Room surrounded by 200 loved ones. This is a flexible and private space with high ceilings and stunning views over the Dock and Pier Head. For your reception head into the Maritime Museum Events Suite, which also has space for 200. Features include stylish exposed brick walls and large windows, complete with breathtaking views. GROSVENOR PULFORD HOTEL & SPA 01244 570 560 | The interior of this four-star hotel is steeped in modern elegance and boasts an impressive red-brick exterior dating back to the 19th century. It’s bursting with character and has a rich heritage with links to the Grosvenor estate of the Duke of Westminster. The grounds include a beautiful Asian Sensory Garden, a picturesque lake with a quaint wooden bridge, and a charming thatched gazebo, all set against the glorious Cheshire countryside and Welsh hills. The grounds offer a wonderful backdrop for those all-important photos. Exchange your vows in the opulent Grosvenor Suite, which has a capacity of 200 guests. Or say “I do” in either Belgrave or Westminster Suites, both recently-refurbished and capable of holding 50 nearest and dearest. In the warmer months, the licensed Lakeside Gazebo is the ideal setting for romantic outdoor nuptials. All three ceremony suites can be transformed into your reception space, complete with creative lighting and a dancefloor. Maximum capacity is 150 for the wedding breakfast and 200 for the evening revelries. The hotel offers a free food tasting for you both and you can also enjoy a complimentary stay in a superior bedroom on your wedding night. What’s more, to commemorate your first anniversary you’ll be invited to indulge in a romantic break at the hotel at an exclusive discount. © Joe Jord Photography 23 CITY VENUES