LAST UPDATED: 19 May 2015 at 12:40pm

On the hunt for an urban soirée? This charming Victorian schoolhouse is just a stone's throw from Manchester's buzzing city centre, and comes complete with scenic skyline views, higgledy-piggledy historical appeal and 30 stylish bedrooms.


Book the rooftop terrace and lounge, Playground, for a laidback affair.

Reception only;

LAST UPDATED: 2 August 2012 at 7:13pm

Between the bars of Deansgate and the Coronation Street set (yes, really), this converted Victorian schoolhouse is a fine example of city boutique chic.

Exchange vows in the Headmaster's Office or one of the classrooms before celebrating in a marquee on the rooftop.

Ceremony capacity: 70; Food cost per head: £47; House wine: £20; Corkage: £15; Marquee available

Great John Street; 0161 831 3211;