£3500 for Venue Hire
Up to 160
10 Bedrooms
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COVID-19 Update
We are delighted to be able to resume wedding viewings in person from 12th April. These are being restricted to two people at present for your safety and that of our staff. Disposable masks and hand sanisiter will be provided but we aim to make the viewings as relaxed and friendly as possible. Please contact us by phone on 01625 861221 or by email on info@capesthorne.com to request a viewing.
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The majestic Capesthorne Hall, with its stunning gardens, is without doubt one of the most prestigious Cheshire wedding venues.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
Venue Hire of the Hall and/or Lakeside Wing, including use of the delightful formal gardens
What is included in this pricing:
External caterers not permitted
Furniture included
Exclusive use
Couple accommodation included
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Stately Home
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Standard Room
Usual Access Time
Usual Finish Time
Late Night Extension

Food and Drink

Asian Catering
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Halal Catering
Alcohol Licence
Kosher Catering


Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Water View
Marquee Permitted
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted
Full Description
The grandeur of Capesthorne Hall with its opulent rooms plus the contemporary Lakeside wing with glorious panoramic views will be exclusively yours for the day, a stunning historic Cheshire venue offering high class facilities. The estate is a tranquil haven of wildlife, parkland and formal gardens. Through the Milanese gates, opposite the chapel, alongside the estate’s chain of lakes, merge colourful perennials with more unusual 18th century plants, maples and cherry trees. A magnificent country house wedding venue set in the heart of the Cheshire countryside – the epitome of Jacobean style architecture. This truly romantic and picturesque setting is an ideal location to celebrate your special day, with the extensive grounds providing an exquisite backdrop for those all important memorable photos and videos. The team at Capesthorne Hall are dedicated to making sure your wedding day is as special as you always hoped it would be. We aim to give you a truly attentive service, with help and advice always on hand. Luxury on-site accommodation for up to twenty-four guests situated adjacent to the lakes.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Christine Mountney
The team at Capesthorne Hall are dedicated to making sure your wedding day is as relaxed and special as you always hoped it would be. As every wedding is different, and every couple wants their day to be uniquely special, we are happy to be flexible and work around your requests. We aim to give you a truly attentive service, with help and advice always on hand. It is our attention to detail that helps make Capesthorne Hall one of the most desirable wedding venues in Cheshire.


No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Lauren & Adrian
Married in May 2021
May 2021
You made our day perfect
We just wanted to say thank you so much for our wedding day. It was amazing and the sun came out for our photos. Everyone was so impressed with the accommodation and loved it. You made our day perfect.
Sam & Matt
Married in January 2021
January 2021
Wedding Date Change Due To Covid
Honestly this is so helpful, it's really just taken a huge weight off my mind. Thank you doesn't seem enough but honestly you have been so helpful and I cannot thank you enough for this. (Wedding date change from 2021 to 2022)
Ysabelle & James
Married in October 2020
November 2020
Looking forward to doing it all again next year
Thank you for all your help and support in organising our 2020 wedding. Looking forward to doing it all again next year hopefully with more guests!
Wedding: October 2020
October 2020
Breathtaking views - Stunning Venue
We at Sue Le Bonne catering are fortunate enough to be one of the chosen caterers you operate at Capesthorne Hall. One of Cheshire’s finest wedding venues (if not theee finest!) Beautiful location, with a fabulous backdrop for all your photographs and videos. They have a professional wedding team with a wealth of knowledge to glide you through your special day. As a supplier we find them extremely helpful and accommodating and we are always happy when a Bride chooses us to cater for her wedding at Capesthorne
The Potting Shed
Wedding: October 2020
October 2020
A fabulous Cheshire venue!
We love Capesthorne Hall weddings; beautiful historic surroundings, a helpful in-house wedding team, and always such lovely Brides and Grooms get married here!
Barretts Evenet Caterers
Wedding: October 2020
October 2020
Stunning venue, amazing team!!
It has been our pleasure to cater at this stunning venue for over 20 years. The house and grounds are beautiful and so well kept, a perfect backdrop to a perfect wedding. The team are so helpful and friendly and will do anything to make your day magical.

Wedfest 2021

26th September 2021
Capesthorne Hall will be transformed into a wedding festival! There’ll be huge sail cloth tents, chill out areas, street food vendors and much more. Free entry for brides and their bridal party.
Location & Contact Details


Congleton Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9JY, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Alderley Edge

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M6 Jnt 19

Nearest Train Station

Alderley Edge

Nearest Airport


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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

All of our weddings are special to us as we only hold 30 - 40 per year and we have been lucky enough to have some amazing couples. From the most understated wedding to the most expensive, they all have something magical about them.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

View your venue before booking to get a real feel for the place.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

There has been too many to mention !

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Impressive, Friendly, Picturesque, Relaxed, Exclusive

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

The Lakeside Gazebo

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Our last celebrity guest was Joe Lycett.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Salmon blinis with creme fraiche

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Cheese on toast

What is your venue's most unique feature?

We have so many unique features as the venue is over 300 years old, including a stunning family Chapel within the grounds that can be used for Blessings.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

The personal service given to our couples and their family to ensure they have the most amazing day possible.

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