Press releases

Combermere Abbey Supports St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice with Garden Open Event

Combermere Abbey Estate is to support an important local Cheshire charity on the afternoon of Wednesday September 24th.   They will donate funds to St Luke's Cheshire Hospice, a remarkable local charity supporting patients and their families in the Mid and South Cheshire regions. 

Open Garden Event in support of Burleydam Village Hall Trust

Combermere Abbey Estate is to host a special Open Garden Event on the afternoon of August 21st to benefit the Burleydam Village Hall Trust. This donation will support a specific project for the reinstatement of the script on the village war memorial.

Weekend Exclusive Use Wedding Parties

Your wedding day is one of the most important in your life, a day of dreams come true, so to share it with your family and friends in a completely private and beautiful space, looked after from start to finish will be high on your wish list.

At Combermere Abbey, where privacy exists at the end of our mile long drive, our ‘Exclusive Use Weekend Wedding' allows the bridal party to live this dream and enjoy their wedding celebrations during a whole two-day exclusive use at our historic estate venue. You would also imagine that such a dream might be out of your budget range but no, it can be yours for an all-inclusive cost of £10,500 on Friday and Saturday's from 1st September - 1st May (2014/15). 

Great-Grandfather’s Crossley Motorcar Returns to the Abbey

Like a set from Downton Abbey, a smart, navy blue vintage motorcar roars along the long drive home towards Combermere Abbey......the scene is not fiction but a ‘dream come true' for Combermere Estate's owner, Sarah Callander Beckett. The car in question is a 1927 Crossley 20.9 Saloon, manufactured by Sarah's great-grandfather, Sir Kenneth Crossley.

Wedding Open Day - Sunday 15th June 2014

On Sunday 15th June, Combermere Abbey will be hosting a complimentary Wedding Open Day to showcase the venue to prospective bridal couples. The event will be held from 11am - 4pm. 

Stroll through the Abbey's enchanting Victorian walled gardens, view ‘The Glasshouse' in the heart of the fruit tree maze and ‘The Walled Garden Pavilion' with its dazzling starlit ceiling. The venue will be dressed as though for a wedding, highlighting the ambiance of this extraordinary and unique venue.