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Weddings and Civil Partnerships

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Tying the knot with ChesterBoat

Our friendly Sales Team can help you to plan your last night of freedom, your perfect wedding day, or both! We have a wide range of ideas for you as you start to plan the rest of your lives together:

  • Hen Parties:

    Enjoy your last night of freedom with your girlfriends on a Party Nights Afloat cruise, Private Hen Party Charter or daytime Vintage Afternoon Tea Cruise. Click here for full details of our options for your floating hen party.

  • Wedding Receptions:

    One of Chester’s most unique wedding reception venues, offering ever-changing views and first class service.

  • Wedding Carriage:

    We can even provide transport for your wedding guests from the Groves in Chester to Ecclestone and/or Et Alia at the Red House.

Wedding Receptions

ChesterBoat offer a wedding reception venue with a difference in Chester; a unique venue with constantly changing views, cruising from Historic Chester and beyond through stunning rural Cheshire.

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Our fleet of luxury river boats are available for wedding and civil partnership receptions in the daytime or evening all year round.

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We can accommodate between 40 and 120 guests on board our fleet and arrange the perfect bespoke wedding package for you both with a wonderful selection of welcome drinks, delectable catering menus ranging from canapés to exquisite formal dinners and entertainment options such as professional DJs, bands and even roulette tables.

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Your boat will be immaculately presented on the day with complimentary decorations consisting of nautical ‘Just Married’ life rings and banner and a white ribbon on the bow. You can also choose from our selection of balloons and floral displays. Full details can be found in our Private Hire brochure and our Catering Menus available for download here.


Your skipper and crew will go above and beyond to ensure that you and your guests have a celebration and a cruise that you will remember forever. Our friendly and professional Private Charter team would be delighted for you both to visit our office for a private viewing of one or more of our fleet and to discuss your special day with us over a coffee. Alternatively you are welcome to complete our online booking form and one of our team will give you a call. We look forward to welcoming you aboard.

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Wedding Carriage

We can provide transport for up to 120 guests from the Groves in Chester to the beautiful village of Eccleston, home to an incredibly popular church for Chester weddings.

Enjoy a one hour cruise with drinks and canapés as we get you to the church on time.

Alternatively, we can also deliver your wedding party to Et Alia at the Red House in Chester.

And of course, we can pick you up from either of these destinations as well.

Terms and Conditions of Carriage

Before taking a cruise with us, please ensure that you read our Terms and Conditions of Carriage; we want all of our passengers to enjoy their cruise in a safe environment. Thank You.