Welcome to Thornton Manor

This stunning country house is the perfect celebration and wedding venue in Cheshire.

First built in the middle of the 19th century, Thornton Manor has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed building. Within the Manor House there are three fabulous locations where you can stage wedding ceremonies, as well as a choice of wonderfully ornate rooms and outdoor settings where you can entertain your guests.

Whether you are planning your wedding, looking for the perfect wedding venue in Cheshire, looking for a place to stay whilst on business or a cottage for a country getaway – Thornton Manor is the perfect venue to relax and unwind.

Stunning venue and we highly recommend it to anyone who is considering it.

What a superb venue, great staff. Very professional, keep up the outstanding work.

Thank you for giving us the most amazing Wedding day I could of ever imagined.

We had an amazing day, the staff were very attentive and could not do enough for us.

Fantastic venue, I couldn’t have dreamed of anywhere better to get married

What a day to remember! The whole day was magical from start to finish.

The Manor House

The Manor House

The stunning country house is one of the most popular celebration settings and wedding venues in Cheshire.

Within the house there are three fabulous locations where we can stage wedding ceremonies as well as a choice of wonderfully ornate rooms and outdoor settings where you can entertain your guests.

The early Georgian inspired Dining Room creates a stunning setting with its beautiful walnut paneling and incredible plaster work. The dining room creates the perfect setting for an intimate wedding and in the summer months the doors are opened to reveal one of the spectacular lime tree avenues, making it a very sort after wedding venue in Cheshire.

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Waterside Pavilion

Waterside Pavilion

This exquisite secret garden location is set in Thornton Manor’s magical woodland dell.

The Waterside Pavilion is one of the most traditional English wedding venues on the Wirral. Have a village fate style wedding decorated with country bunting, pastel colours, an alternative to a tipi or Moroccan tent.

Adjacent to the Waterside Pavilion, is a three bedroom, luxury Thatched Cottage, which can be used in conjunction with the Waterside Pavilion.

This alternative marquee venue is suitable for all types of vintage events from Victorian, Edwardian, 1930's, 1940's, 1950's Rock and Roll & 1960's and festivals or party's, which can be tailor made to suit your day.

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Lakeside Pavilion

Lakeside Marquee

This picturesque waterside location is a fabulous outdoor venue to entertain your wedding guests.

Tucked behind a steeped wall in Thornton Manor’s extensive grounds, the lakeside marquee is a popular choice for marriage celebrations, it creates one of the most fantastic and unique wedding venues for warm summer days.

Nestled at the side of the lake, which was created for the first Viscount during the early part of the last century, is one of the North West’s most unique wedding venues, an elegant and luxurious white marquee that will cater for up to 400 guests.

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Walled Garden Pavilion

Walled Garden Marquee

Set within our secluded 2 acre walled garden, Thornton Manor is one of the grandest North West wedding venues.

Thornton Manor provides a stunning back drop to our luxury Walled Garden Marquee – an impressive £1.5 million investment in this purpose built structure makes it one of the North West’s most exquisite marquee wedding venues.

The Walled Garden Marquee is spacious, elegant, timeless and is an impressive setting. Encircled by a beautiful Victorian red brick wall, established trees and filled with seasonal planting, the Walled Garden is a secluded setting, allowing you and your guests to have complete privacy.

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Multicultural Weddings

Multicultural Weddings

Thornton Manor boasts Cheshire’s stunning and refined surroundings making it one of the most renowned Asian wedding venues.

The beautiful country house is a very popular setting for Shaadi and Walima events. This picturesque waterside location is a fabulous outdoor venue for your Hindu or Indian needs.

At Thornton Manor we cater to all cultures, whether its Greek, Jewish, Chinese and African Caribbean to name just a few.

Thornton Manor Estate combines the grandeur of the Manor house with the versatility of the three luxurious marquees ideally placed within the grounds to provide a fabulous setting for a wedding celebration for 100-1000 guests.

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Thornton Manor Accomodation


If you are attending a Wedding in the Manor House or Marquee, please contact the office to enquire about availability. The Bedrooms and Cottages are held exclusively for the guests attending Weddings.

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Thornton Manor Suppliers


If you feel that you need any additional support we have a preferred list of contacts who can provide various services including, photographers, car hire, make up artists, DJ’s, toastmasters and even baby sitters.

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