Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
When Gary Barlow from the band Take That made a surprise guest appearance and sang to one of our Brides at her wedding reception! We had to keep it top secret but it was worth it seeing the look on the Brides face!
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Compile a folder with all your information so you can keep a log of everything you have planned for your special day. This will definitely take away some of the stress so you can enjoy the run up to your wedding day.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
When a Bride tore her dress just before the ceremony and a member of staff immediately came to her rescue and helped mend her dress for her.
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
Across the lake capturing the couple and the backdrop of the Hall, this is definitely one to take pride of place on the wall at home.
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Lots of celebrities have visited Knowsley Hall from HM The Queen, Bill Clinton, Mo Farah, Cliff Richard, Jurgen Klopp, Kenny Dalglish, Julian Fellowes and David Attenborough to name but a few!
What’s your favourite canapé?
Our food is made in-house by our team of expert Chefs and dishes are personally tasted and approved by The Earl & Countess of Derby before inclusion in our menus . My personal favourite is the Manchego & corn croquettes with green chilli mojo
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Our evening food is served amongst guests on silver platters. Our bacon butties with bacon jam with home made chips have to be my favourite evening treat!
What is your venue's most unique feature?
Knowsley Hall has an illustrious history since it first opened it's doors in 1495. Amongst the exquisite décor, you will find original features throughout the Hall from beautiful fireplaces and wood panelling to magnificent artwork. A huge gold chandelier occupies the State Dining Room.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
How we all work together as one big family to deliver exceptional customer service to our guests from the initial enquiry to the departure of the very last guest. We go above and beyond to ensure every single person is made to feel special and exceed their expectations on the day of their event.