Celebrating Weddings for over 40 years

Weddings - Ceremonies - Banqueting

Briars Hall is one of the finest country house settings in West Lancashire specifically adapted to hold all aspects of gatherings from weddings and civil ceremonies, charity galas and fund raising events through to smaller family special occasions and celebrations.

The hotel has gained a tremendous reputation for providing tailor made wedding celebrations varying between personal tastes and styles.

Event management

Should you be considering holding a wedding or any other event at the hotel, we have three Banqueting Managers with over 20 years experience at Briars Hall between them.

Dedicated Wedding Co-ordination Team

Karen Dobson is our designated wedding co-ordinator.

She has been arranging weddings at Briars Hall for over 10 years and is always available to help with anything relating to your event at the hotel.

Karen's personal assistant is Jayne Higham. Jayne’s role is to help Karen liaise with our excited couples and help collate all event information making sure everything is exactly as you have requested.

Ellerbrook suite

Beautifully presented in traditional country house style with a mix of oak panelling and pastoral coloured walls. This is the largest suite the hotel has to offer and overlooks the orchard lawn at the rear of the hotel.

This room holds between 65 and 170 for banqueting and up to 200 buffet style.

Licensed for civil ceremonies up to 200 people

Stones Restaurant

Located in the original building and slightly smaller than the Ellerbrook suite.

This room is beautifully set out with a lounge and conservatory area, which overlooks the water garden and parkland belonging to the hotel.

This room holds between 40 and 100 for banqueting and up to 140 buffet style.

Licensed for civil ceremonies up to 110.


This room is south facing and has been designed to let as much natural light in as possible giving a slightly more modern feel. The Orangery opens out on to the terrace and is ideal for smaller gatherings and exceptionally popular for civil ceremonies.

This room holds between 20 and 60 for both banqueting and buffet style events.

Licensed for civil ceremonies up to 110 people

For more information please call or e-mail a member of our team.