LAST UPDATED: 18 July 2014 at 4:14pm

This Elizabethan-style country house is an impressive sight, but not nearly as drop-dead-gorgeous as its 18 acres of award-winning gardens - wedding album heaven!


With the Ilex Avenue of rounded evergreen holm oaks and a wild flower meadow, you'll be spoilt for choice. Although the most beautiful is saved for your ceremony - a colourful 'aisle' of double herbaceous border leads you to The Alcove where you exchange vows.

Ceremony capacity: 100; Plate cost per head: £60;

LAST UPDATED: 14 July 2012 at 3:55pm

Famed for its award-winning gardens, pictured, this country house is one of the finest venues in Cheshire.

Opulent decor with period touches creates an old-world luxe feel. exchange vows in the alcove at the end of the double herbaceous border which glows with colour in summer.

Ceremony capacity: 100; Food cost per head: £42; House wine: £16; Corkage: £10; Marquee Available; Countryside setting

Arley Hall and Gardens; 01565 777353;