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Combermere Abbey - Wedding venue in Cheshire


Film & Location

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Lights. Camera. Action.
A backdrop of breath-taking beauty

With its extraordinary 900-year history, varied landscape and historical buildings, Combermere Abbey boasts a remarkable canvas of opportunities for video, advertising and photographic use.
Its location at the centre of a thousand-acre estate guarantees the privacy and quiet required for filming.

On the Cheshire & Shropshire Border

Combermere Abbey has been used on numerous occasions as a location for feature films and television as well as magazine fashion and advertising shoots. Just 50 miles from Manchester and 20 miles from Chester and Shrewsbury, Combermere Abbey is easily accessed from road and rail networks and offers plenty of parking.

Subject to availability, award-winning accommodation is also available in nine courtyard self-catering cottages on the estate. All enquiries are handled by our professional, efficient Estate Office. Our experienced onsite House Manager is available to ensure any project and team requirements run smoothly.

The Abbey

With its Gothic features and parkland setting, it offers a treasure-trove of options and architectural styles. Its idyllic location beside a 143-acre lake has been recognised by numerous location scouts over the years. The Library: Just one of several panelled rooms, the Library dates back to the 16th century. Originally the Abbotts Lodge, it is richly decorated with original carvings and painted ceiling.

The Dining Room: A historical gem with its panelling, Gothic windows and ornately carved fireplace. The Porters Hall: Early Gothic style with triple windows at each end, quatrefoil cluster columns and a marble fireplace. You will also find impressive hallways and a variety of elegant rooms and architectural elements throughout.

Filming at The Abbey

If you are interested about using Combermere Abbey as a location for your filming project and would to discuss your requirments, please get in touch.

The North Wing

Newly rebuilt and restored from dereliction, the North Wing offers great possibilities for fashion shoots and advertising.

Other buildings

The estate boasts a remarkable number of characterful historic buildings, from gate houses to brick stable buildings, garden structures and the game larder.


Set in magnificent parkland with ancient oaks, a 143-acre lake and acres of woodland and gardens, the Combermere Abbey estate has been chosen by photographers and film makers on many previous occasions.

Upcoming events at the Abbey