Unique Cheshire Wedding Venue

Layout 1Nestling in the heart of the Dane Valley countryside, our 16th century inn is a spectacular setting for your wedding. Visit our wedding gallery page to see some photos of previous events, and there’s plenty more on our Facebook page.

You can also click here to see a video of our wedding venue in action.

Lovell suite

Our tastefully decorated Lovell Suite, now beautifully refurbished with new curtains and crystal chandeliers, is surrounded by gardens and open countryside and in the summer months, the lavender and sunflower meadow in full bloom.

The Lovell Suite can comfortably hold up to 120 guests for a traditional ceremony and wedding breakfast, with up to 150 guests in the evening.  We can accommodate more should you wish to use our outdoor space where we have ample room for a marquee, which is a lovely summer option with which you may consider a BBQ as something totally different to the normal wedding breakfast.

Perfect photo opportunities

The Quinta Aboretum & Nature Reserve, accessible to the side of the inn, has a beautiful lake, an abundance of trees and greenery, making our wedding parties rather spoilt for choice with photo opportunities – whatever the time of year! New for 2016 is our gazebo in the lavender field, a perfect choice for photos or even for the ceremony itself.

Civil ceremony or traditional Cheshire wedding

We are fully licensed for civil wedding ceremonies, both in the Lovell Suite or in our stunning grounds. St. Peter’s Church opposite is over 700 years old and perfect for anyone considering a traditional church wedding.

To find out more about the availability and cost of the registrar please contact Macclesfield Registry Office, Park Green, Macclesfield, Cheshire. SK11 6TW. Telephone 01625 423463.

For more information:

Please call  Frances Cunningham or Glyn Williams on 01477 571284 to discuss how we can help you arrange the day you’ve dreamed of…

Keep an eye on our events page for details of our next wedding fayre.

Click here to view our 2019 Wedding Pack

  • Thoroughly enjoyed our evening meal in this hidden gem. We had the Swettenham Arms recommended to us as we were staying nearby. We hadn’t booked as being a Thursday night we thought it would be fairly quiet, but it was almost full. The friendly manager found us a table and informed us that they still had a half price meal deal on… which greatly surprised us! The dining room was pleasant and cosy, and our drinks and food arrived and we certainly weren’t disappointed. All the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. We will definitely return very soon….and hopefully the half price offer will still be on!

    DelLancashire, March 2018, via TripAdvisor
  • “Very welcoming and totally enjoyable.”

    Adrian A. Coast
  • Called for lunch , sat outside in the lovely sunshine. Food was really nice and didn’t have to wait long even though busy. All staff very good and pleasant. Enjoyed a nice walk in the arboretem.

    Lynn O, April 2018, on TripAdvisor
  • Stopped here for lunch on our way for a few days’ break in the Peak District, beautiful location, lovely gardens and internal decor, plus dog friendly which is why we stopped here. Good menu choice and polite efficient staff.

    Jacqueline S via TripAdvisor, May 2018
  • Just to say we had an excellent day and really enjoyed a lovely meal, beautifully served.  The service was wonderful and everyone made us feel welcome.  We were particularly appreciative of the high level of efficiency and professionalism amongst such young staff and are mindful of the fact that a lot goes on in the background to make the day go smoothly and for our enjoyment which we do not see. We are not regular customers but as trueborn Swettenham folk really enjoy coming home and it being so worthwhile.  We will see you next year.

     

     

    Chris Edwards, December 2017
  • “First class food and service. Thanks.”

    Miles O’Brian
  • “On behalf of the members of the Cloud Group of Women’s Institutes, I wish to thank you and your staff for providing us with a superb day on July 1st, helping us to celebrate 100 years of the WI. The lunch was most enjoyable and the weather was perfect, in fact a little too perfect,- being the hottest day of the year!!  Your staff were wonderful and very attentive and members thank them for the endless jugs of iced water they supplied to them. We all had a great day, and many thanks again to yourself and the team for their total efficiency.  It is wonderful to have a great team who take pride in the work they do.”

     

    Sue Clark, secretary, Cloud Group WI
  • “To all the staff at the Swettenham Arms. thank you so much for making our wedding day so special.  All our guests commented on how amazing the food, service and venue was.  It was perfect, we could not be happier with how our day went. Lee and Kimberley Thompson.”

     

    Kimberley and Lee Thompson, 20th August 2016
  • “The fresh flowers were an absolute delight.”

    Mr & Mrs Liversage, Oxon
  • Lovely place. Food is beautiful and the decor is wonderful. Prices are quite high but the portions and quality make it entirely worth it. Staff are excellent. Lavender worth seeing during summer also – so beautiful!

    Greg C via TripAdvisor, August 2018
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