Old Palace Chester

Overlooking the River Dee and with Roman ruins behind, Old Palace Chester offers a location like no other. Enter this secluded venue and you’ll discover a world of elegance and exclusivity, with everything you could wish for and more all in one place. Rich history meets contemporary style to make a truly unique place to celebrate, and now it’s your turn to become part of our story.

You could even reach the venue by boat to make a truly memorable arrival on your wedding day.

Celebrate in style in this private and prestigious haven before retiring to the most luxurious and spacious of honeymoon suites. Your loved ones can spend the night too, extending the festivities until breakfast the following morning.

Want to see more venue options in the Cheshire area for your wedding day? Check out our Top Wedding Venues Cheshire post.

Old Palace Wedding Venue Chester

Arrive by boat for a truly unforgettable start to your day, make your way along the waterfront and through private gardens, and enjoy the seclusion and scenic views as you approach this exclusive venue.

You’ll find a number of beautiful ceremony spaces to choose from at Old Palace Chester. The light-filled River Room is a dedicated ceremony room, while the Ballroom is ideal for larger gatherings. If you’d prefer to soak up your surroundings when you say ‘I do’ then the Garden Terrace is just the place. It’s peaceful and private, with views over the river and fields as your backdrop.

There are plenty of churches in and around Chester too if you’d prefer a religious ceremony. The impressive Church of St John the Baptist is just a few steps away, so perfectly located for celebrating the rest of your day at Old Palace Chester.

Jennifer + Sam

Total costs range from as little as around £5,300 for an off peak, weekday wedding without accommodation costs, to around £29,000 for a peak day wedding with 150 daytime guests with the premier food and drink package, and all 21 guest rooms. With your choice of wedding day, guest numbers and food and drink options, you can create the perfect wedding at Old Palace Chester to suit your budget.

Jennifer + Sam

The Old Palace boasts 21 stylish bedrooms split over the first and second floors, available to your guest, alongside one of the most captivating honeymoon suites imaginable! 

Formerly the saloon of Old Palace Chester, The Palace Suite lives up to its name and reputation as one of the most enchanting and luxurious honeymoon suites in Cheshire and beyond.

Magnificent features include its Italian listed plasterwork ceiling, opulent furnishings, lavish bathroom (this has to be seen to be believed!) and incomparable views across the River Dee. You might never want to leave.

Subject to availability, up to 10 bedrooms can be made available for those nearest and dearest to you to spend the night before including meals and access to the luxurious Peploe Lounge bar.

Jennifer + Sam

The Old Palace, is perfectly sited to fulfil any wedding story dreams. While the venue and ground offers almost limitless possibility for photography, its location offers even more!  Chester city centre, its city walls , and Roman gardens are all within a short distance walk. Head down the historic River Bank and the band stand, Old Dee Bridge and Queens Park Bridge are all options available, with Grosvenor Park just beyond 

Jennifer + Sam
Jennifer + Sam
Jennifer + Sam
Old Palace 


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