Whatever the weather on your big day your day will shine at Ness!
Choosing Ness is your
guarantee of a truly magical day. Our lovely Gardens have 64
beautiful acres in which to make your promises, create your
memories and capture lovely images... Whether you want a simple
ceremony or a splendid celebration, we can work with you every step
of the way, making sure the day is utterly unforgettable for your
guests... and most of all, for you. Whatever your taste or pocket,
choosing Ness is your guarantee of a truly magical
We have two areas where you can hold your ceremony
or partnership, our Hulme conservatory room with sweeping views of
the gardens and our iconic Rock Garden. The Hulme room offers
the perfect alternative to an outdoor ceremony and can also be used
if the weather isn't on our side on the day. The Hulme is
licensed to seat 100 guests for a ceremony and the Rock Garden can
hold up to 135 standing guests (we can provide chairs if you have
any elderly or disabled guests.)
The Rock Garden
Couples cross the sandstone bridge and are
married in the summer house overlooking our angelic lily pond,
which provides a stunning backdrop for your wedding
photographs. Guests make the short walk from our privileged
car park and enter in the beautiful gardens through adjoining
wrought iron gates to await the arrival of the bridal party. The
ceremony takes place in the summer house and Mosaic our caterers
can provide a canapé and drinks reception in the Rock garden or in
the Hulme conservatory afterwards whilst you are having your
The Hulme is a perfect alternative to an outdoor
wedding and is a popular choice for Winter weddings. If you
opted for an outdoor ceremony our conservatory is immediately
booked out as this room is your Plan B if the weather is not on our
side on the day. We provide the chairs, linen for the
ceremony table, planters for either side of the registrars table
and the heart decoration shown below. You can also use
this room to hold a drinks reception or a wedding breakfast and
WEDDING AND PARTNERSHIP PRICES AT NESS GARDENS 2014
Friday - Sunday - £1100.00
Monday - Thursday - £750.00
Bank Holiday Monday £1200.00
What does that
- 64 acres of magnificent gardens ideal for photographic
- All guests receive admission into the gardens.
- Hire of Rock Garden
- Hire of the conservatory.
- Complete wedding co-ordination of the day.
- Wedding rehearsal
- Capacity of 135 to observestanding.
- Capacity of 100 to observeseatedin the conservatory (chairs
- Table, linen and cushions to decorate the Summerhouse.
- Reserved parking.
- Lighting in the Rock Garden.
- 2 x planters in the conservatory by ceremony table.
- Microphone if required
- Gazebos (if required)
- Stereo player (if required)
- Wheelchair provision and hire.
If you would like to hold your wedding reception at Ness
following your wedding in the Rock Garden then the below hire
Wedding Breakfast and Reception Venue Hire 5.00pm - 12.00pm
Wedding Breakfast and Reception Venue Hire 5.00pm - 1.00am
If you would like to use our venue for your wedding breakfast
and wedding receptiononlythen room hire will apply to the above
venue hire charges. £150.00
Civil Weddings and Partnerships in the Hulme Room - £350.00
What does that
- Hire of Hulme Conservatory
- Wedding Coordination
- Capacity of 100 to seat
- Reserved parking
- 2 x planters for the room
All catering on site will be provided by Mosaic Hospitality. You
can contact their Event Manager Gemma Fish direct
on 0161 273 3469 or email email@example.com to
receive menu and price information.
A provisional booking will be held for one week after which, a
non-refundable deposit will be required.
Full payment of the final balance will be payable two weeks
prior to your wedding day.
Once we receive your completed booking form and deposit, you
will receive a letter of confirmation.
In the unlikely event that you wish to cancel your booking,
written notice of cancellation must be received at least four weeks
before the event. Ness Gardens reserves the right to charge
in full all services as detailed in the confirmation of the
If the weather is inclement on the day a wet weather decision
will need to be made one and a half hours in advance of the
Confetti isNOTpermitted the gardens; it may be thrown in the
Reserve Car Park.
In the event of a hurricane or thunder and lightening the
ceremony must take place indoors. Children must be supervised
at all times.
Charges will vary during bank holidays and bank holiday