Manley Mere is a beautiful and tranquil lake side venue sitting in the heart of Cheshire. The former milking parlour and farm has been in the family for over 100 years, in 1984 the decision was made to build the lake and covert the large barns into the chameleon Bar and Restaurant. The renovated venue offers a unique range of locations while keeping the charm and character of its past. At Manley Mere we have a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces; our rooms are beautifully styles featuring authentic exposed beams and romantic scenery.

All of our rooms are fully licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships meaning you can exchanges vows with the perfect backdrop. Our venue allows us to cater for both smaller intimate wedding ceremonies as well as larger wedding parties, surrounded by greenery Manley Mere provides you with a romantic oasis for your special day!

Cheshire Wedding Fair 26th April

Manley Mere has joined up with Red events Weddings. This amazing business hosts and organises Wedding fairs all across the north west. Their goals is to help local wedding suppliers and venues connect with couples looking to have their wedding in the north west.

26th April | 12pm - 3pm | Free entry

  • Meet up to 30 local and friendly wedding businesses, with years of experience in the wedding industry they are professionals at planning your dream wedding!
  • Free entry, prize draw, competitions and exculsive ‘on-the-day’ offers and discount!
  • romantic Live Music throughout the day
  • Be inspired and see the very latest in 2020/2021 wedding trends and fashion
  • Free wedding magazine in your goodie bag
  • Parking on site (£2 for the day


Here at Manley mere we have a selection of beautifully appointed rooms available for hire. Each location is highly versatile and customisable for you to create your bespoke and memorable day. 

Manley Mere is simply stunning in every season from our sunlit gardens through to the warm glow of log fires. If you would prefer an outdoor wedding venue at Manley Mere we hold a full licencee allowing your wedding ceremony to be conducted in our Summer House which is located amongst weeping willow trees, creating the ideal country backdrop. The venue offers beautiful locations throughout for you to take photographs and capture your special day.


The Summer House

Located in our extensive private gardens. The summer house is accessed across a bridge over a Lilly ponds. This Calming hideaway is the most romantic spot to exchange vows.

The Lakeside Octagon

The rustic octagon provides a truly unique venue with space from up to 150 guest. This setting surrounds you in greenery and offers stunning lake side views.

Lake Side Conservatory

Offering panoramic views of the lake this room is a perfect location for a more intimate affair and ideal for less formal wedding receptions and dining experience.

The Garden Room

The room boats rustic beams showing character and atmosphere, providing a charming location for a wedding.

The Chameleon Room

The Chameleon room is a large barn conversion that is perfect for larger civil ceremonies with access to the Manley Mere private gardens you can relax and feel secluded with the people that matter the most. Its white walls provide a blank canvas for you to create a bespoke and memorable day.


At Manley Mere our aim is to create an experience which is personal to your needs. Our in house catering service are able to offer a more formal dining experience as well as a more casual atmosphere.

For larger wedding parties we are in partnership with local catering companies who will work with you to prepared an individually designed  menu.

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Manley Mere Catering

At Manley Mere we are passionate about providing genuine, caring and flexible hospitality. Our aim is to combine the finest food with the highest quality service.

Our dedicated wedding co-ordinator will offer expert advice and invaluable supplier contacts to ensure that every aspect of your day is well considered and perfectly executed.

Vanilla All Season's

“An awarding winning catering company passionate about providing genuine, catering & flexible hospitality. Company owners, Adam Evanson and Simon Bailey have over 30 years combined experience in international 5 star hospitality. We draw on this knowledge and experience to ensure our clients receive the highest standards.”

Samuel James

“One of Cheshires’s finest events caterers specialising in bespoke catering for weddings, events and private parties. We serve up contemporary, creative and innovative dining experiences, just for you!”


All our drinks are provided by Manley Mere and served by our trained bar staff. Beverages are individually priced for you to select from our current list.

We offer a Bronze, Silver and Gold drinks package however we are more than happy to create a bespoke package that compliments both your requirements and your personalised menu.


The Bridal Cottage

Ease into married life with a stay in our Bridal Cottage on the night of your wedding followed by a cooked breakfast brought to your door. The cottage is located onsite and is inclusive of your wedding package.

Manley Mere Apartment

Our two bedroom apartments is located onsite and provides the perfect stay for wedding members on the day of your wedding. With an open plan kitchen/diner there is plenty of space for the bridal party to get ready. Please book online at


Gone are the days of struggling with complicated tents and cramped conditions, after a night of partying you can relax in a luxurious tipi! We can provide space for quest who wish to stay on site and hire clamping tipis.

To organise a visit or talk Call 01924 870 243

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