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The Royal Clifton Hotel

Victorian Hotel Wedding Venue

Merseyside, Southport

£2,495 - £4,995

250 guests

2 reviews

We offer a choice of wedding packages to suit every budget

We have different size suites for different size weddings

Photograph options beside the Marine Lake

We have a late license and we're also Pet Friendly!

Stunning Photograph opportunities in the Kings Gardens

We have accommodation available for all of your 250 Guests!

Prices & Key Facts


Price Band: £ - ££

Typical Price: £3,495

Price Range: £2,495 - £4,995

Our weddings are available as packages for the whole day, or you can break this down to Wedding Ceremony, Breakfast & Reception, with a bespoke option.

Hire Price Range: £500 - £1,500


Guests for a ceremony: 200

Guest Capacity (min/max): 4 / 250

Guests for sit down meal: 4 - 250


Accommodation Rooms: 132

Accommodation Capacity: 270

About The Royal Clifton Hotel

Situated on Southport's Promenade, this Grade II listed hotel is available with a full licensed for ceremonies. With wedding packages available to suit both intimate and larger functions. Located just opposite King's Gardens and Marine Lake, making a quick and easy perfect location for your wedding photographs. We can accommodate up to 250 evening guests, offering indoor suites or our Patio areas, weather dependent. We're here to make your day the very best!

Windsor Suite can accommodate up to 100 guests for a wedding breakfast and between up to 200 guests for your evening celebrations, this suite has the wealth of original Victorian features to give your celebration a unique atmosphere

Balmoral Suite, if you prefer a more contemporary surrounding then this suite is the ideal setting with its art deco features and large swaged windows the perfect backdrop for your top table. This suite also offers a private courtyard, ideal for an outside civil ceremony complete with its own private bar

We are fully licensed for civil ceremonies in all of the above suites along with a license for our Balmoral courtyard which can accommodate up to 80 guests

A complimentary luxury suite is provided for the Bride & groom in one of our four poster suites the perfect end to your special day

The Details

Type of Ceremony

Civil ceremony licensed

Humanist / Celebrant weddings

Outdoor Ceremonies

Receptions Only

Venue Type

Large hotel

Outdoor / Garden


Additional Facilities

Outdoor ceremonies

Honeymoon suite

Dance floor

Live music permitted

Discos permitted

Wedding coordinator

Onsite car parking

Bespoke weddings

Dog friendly

Licensed bar

Wedding packages

Venue Setting





Catering Options


Inhouse Caterers


Special Guides for Brides Offers

Late Availability Offer 2024


10% discount on late availability wedding celebration bookings for 2024 We look forward to hearing from you 🎉💍💐🎊

Terms and conditions

terms and conditions apply, please check with our wedding specialists for specific dates

Contact & Location

The Royal Clifton Hotel

One The Promenade, Southport, PR8 1RB, Merseyside, United Kingdom


Unfortunately as a large hotel this isn't possible, but the area your wedding takes place is yours exclusively.

Yes, we are licenced for civil ceremonies

Of course, we have an outdoor option in our private courtyard

Yes, corkage charges apply, please check with our wedding specialists for more information

Details can be provided on request

Access to the venue can usually be granted the day before the event, please check with our wedding specialists in regards to specific date availability

The event closes at midnight but we do have the option to extend

Details can be provided on request

Unfortunately no

Yes, confetti is allowed

Yes, candles allowed and they are provided on request

Our beautiful bridal suite is available to the couple on the day of the wedding as part of our packages

We have a variety of room options available, we can accommodate up to 270 guests

Yes, we can provide additional accommodation at our sister hotel the Prince of Wales , Southport located 5 minutes walk away

The price depends on the package that you will choose. Our prices start from £2495 to £4995, bespoke packages are available on request, our wedding specialists will be happy to help put together the ideal package for you.

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From The Team

Wedding Specialist Team

Wedding Specialists

Whether hosting an intimate soiree or an extravagant affair, the Royal Clifton Hotel welcomes you. Its wedding packages include an informal announcer, a red carpet arrival, welcome drinks, a three-course dinner, an evening buffet, and much more to bring your vision to life. The professional team will be at your beck and call to take care of all the arrangements, from decorating the function room and organising the seating chart to preparing place cards and creating a bespoke menu.