By Sarah Procter - 2nd October 2015 6:07am
WEDDING OPEN DAY
Sunday 11th October 2015
On Sunday 11th October, Combermere Abbey, one of the North's most romantic country estates will be hosting a complimentary Wedding Open Day. The event held from 11am until 4pm, will introduce prospective bridal couples to this most exclusive of venues.
At the Wedding Open Day brides and grooms-to-be will also have an insight to some exciting developments to our established venue business. Learn of a stunning new four-poster bridal suite opening next spring, with its own reception rooms in the Abbey's Gothic North Wing, part of a hugely exciting restoration project. For winter brides, the option of hosting wedding ceremonies in the Abbey's first floor reception room, during the months of January and February. 'The Library' is an ornate and highly decorative space, like no other, which has been recently restored to its former glory and is both unique and breathtaking.
Explore the Abbey's expansive and beautifully restored Victorian walled gardens ablaze with autumnal shades; discover 'The Glasshouse' in the heart of the unique fruit tree maze, where couples can host their ceremonies, choosing from both indoor and outdoor options and 'The Walled Garden Pavilion' with its dazzling starlit ceiling and dedicated bar area — the perfect space for the wedding party. Dressed in her wedding finery, the venue will enchant and inspire.
The talented and professional weddings team headed by Event Sales Manager, Sarah Hulse, will ensure you get a true Combermere welcome; a personal show round and all your questions answered. Priding itself on the exceptional service enjoyed by each wedding couple, this venue is a photographer's heaven and couples can enjoy a stroll through the beautiful gardens and down to the lake side — with its unique views.
Select suppliers will be also on hand to discuss the fine details and professional service that they can contribute to your special day.
During the event, you may also sample seasonal canapés from the Abbey's nominated caterers, Olive Tree and Pickled Walnut, and enjoy a fruit cocktail, courtesy of nominated bar provider Gorilla Events, which will include fruits from the Abbey's own orchards and maze.
Particularly attractive is the collection of nine cottages, a stone's throw from the venue and sleeping up to 49 guests, luxury award-winning accommodation has been provided within the Abbey's historic stable yard.
The stunning and rare 1927 'Crossley' classic car will be on display, manufactured by the current owner's great-grandfather, Sir Kenneth Crossley. This beautiful navy blue motor car has recently been acquired and is part of the Combermere wedding offer, for couples who marry at the venue to use within the estate.
Combermere Abbey is a privately owned historic estate and is located between Nantwich, in Cheshire and Whitchurch, in Shropshire on the A530. Directions can be found online and should be downloaded. Kindly note satnav is unreliable in this area. Car parking is complimentary and plentiful.
Combermere Abbey, Whitchurch, Shropshire — SY13 4AJ
('Sat Nav friendly postcode' — use SY13 4AN)
For wedding enquiries please contact:
Sarah Hulse on 01948 871662
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