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

  • “Delightful setting and atmosphere.”

    A. Sutton
  • “One can not improve on perfection! Excellent day out.”

    Angela Smith
  • Dear Mark & Team.The meal was excellent and the staff were very efficient, Bill & Brenda Leech

    Bill & Brenda Leech
  • Just returned from a lovely lunch with friends. The pub is spotless and very welcoming. All staff without exception were polite, helpful and happy. The food was delightful. There were five of us and everyone enjoyed their food. We thoroughly enjoyed everything about our visit and would certainly return without hesitation.

    Jaybsunny, via TripAdvisor, November 2018
  • Our wedding was a fantastic day in a wonderful venue with amazing food and service, thank you again.

    Rebecca and Phil
  • Lovely food and steak cooked perfectly. We often go here after a day out in the area as we live some thirty miles away and have never had a bad experience. The grounds and flowers are perfect on a sunny day to sit and relax with friends. Latest visit on a Sunday nearly every table was reserved but without signs on the table- had already purchased drinks and sat down for a good ten minutes with menus before being told this. Enjoyed the food and will return again.

    Reviewer1624, via TripAdvisor, October 2018
  • “The fresh flowers were an absolute delight.”

    Mr & Mrs Liversage, Oxon
  • Party of 6 celebrating a Birthday on a Saturday lunchtime. Given the excellent tripadvisor reviews, booked a table in advance – we were not disappointed! It was fairly quiet when we arrived but soon became very busy. Service was quick and efficient and they looked after us with regards to a surprise birthday cake which we had taken along. The menu choice is good and the roasts are not limited to Sunday, therefore I opted for roast lamb dinner – gorgeous! It is the best roast dinner I have eaten for a long time in a pub! Other members in the party had chicken, pie, salmon and all enjoyed their meals and very reasonably priced for the quality of food. It is also a lovely drive out and we will definitely be returning again!

    EdwardsBlue, via TripAdvisor, October 2018
  • The local surroundings are lovely and set in Cheshire countryside, greeted at door immediately on entering and shown to our table, drinks order promptly taken, and furnished with menus. Quick but not rushed service we are off to a good start. The only disappointment was my duck was cooked right through and I would much preferred it to be much pinker. This made what otherwise would have been a superb dish only a good one. But still a good one. Desserts were lovely, service fantastic, so very very nearly a five star rating I look forward to returning.

    Barry J, April 2018, via TripAdvisor
  • “We would just like to thank you and the staff at the Swettenham Arms for the really splendid 80th birthday celebration we had on Sunday afternoon, 7th February. The banqueting room looked magnificent and the meal was out of this world – our guests all remarked on the quality. Glyn organised the proceedings very well so everything ran very smoothly. Compliments to the chef and the kitchen staff and the ladies waiting on table were just lovely. Thank you Fran for suggesting Roy Peters he was just great with the music during the meal and throughout the afternoon. It was a really memorable day for us and thank you all very much for making it so. We will have to visit you in the summer when the sunflowers and lavenders are out!”

    80th birthday party, February 2016
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