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Knowsley Hall

Prescot, Merseyside, L34 4AJ

From entertaining distinguished guests and clients to providing an inspirational backdrop for a sales conference or product launch, Knowsley Hall and the Knowsley Estate offer a venue with incomparable character and refinement.

Set in over 2,500 acres of a private walled estate, Knowsley Hall is home to The Earl & Countess of Derby and has welcomed royalty and distinguished guests since it originally opened its doors in 1495.

The interior of this historic stately home offers a flexible space for a range of meetings and events. From a glamorous client party to a board meeting, the wide selection of rooms offers exceptional variety and choice. The combination of indoor space and outdoor facilities make the Knowsley Estate a really interesting option for all types of events. From archery, paintballing and bushcraft activities and personal tours of Knowsley Safari, there is a diverse mix of outdoor activities to suit your needs.

Knowsley Hall has a strong reputation for exceptionally high dining standards. Consult with our in-house team of chefs to plan your menus which are right for your occasion or event.

If you would like to include an overnight stay, Knowsley Hall really is something special, with a range of 16 bedrooms available for your guests. The team is also proud to say that Knowsley Hall is the only stately home in the country to be awarded 5* gold standard by Visit Britain. For larger parties, the Hall works with carefully selected hotels nearby and can organise your travel arrangements for you.

Breakfast Room
Max Capacity 36

Used for meetings, break out room and receptions

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 36
Cabaret 36
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
11.50 6.10
State Dining Room
Max Capacity 200

This impressive room happily houses presentations, conferences, formal receptions and of course formal and informal lunches and dinners. Featuring walls full of family portraits dating back to the 15th century, an antique gold chandelier and original fireplaces, it really is quite a regal setting.

Used for presentations, conferences, dining and receptions

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 132
Boardroom 40
Cabaret 132
Theatre 200
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
18.00 10.00
Stucco Room
Max Capacity 200

A large, dramatic and flexible space – can be used as successfully for presentations and conferences as it can for large receptions and dinner dances. The ballroom can accommodate theatre style seating and features a beautiful ornate bar at the far end, perfect for post presentation conversation and reflections.

Used for presentations, conferences, dining and receptions.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 132
Boardroom 40
Cabaret 108
Reception 200
Theatre 132
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
14.00 10.20
Music Room
Max Capacity 40

Used for meetings, break out room and presentations.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 36
Boardroom 16
Cabaret 36
Classroom 40
Reception 40
Theatre 40
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
5.00 8.00
Morning Room
Max Capacity 30

Our Morning Room is the ideal space for relaxed breakout sessions or informal meetings.

Used for break out room and receptions.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Reception 30
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
10.25 5.60
Walnut Drawing Room
Max Capacity 80

This is a delightful reception room for a mid-sized gathering. Spacious, comfortable, elegant and overlooking the beautiful terrace and gardens, it is also often used as a break out space.

Used for break out room and receptions.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Reception 80
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
14.46 9.86
Green Drawing Room
Max Capacity 30

This elegant room is the perfect environment for a smaller/select meet and greet – elegant, light and uplifting. As well as making an excellent reception room it’s also often used as a break out space.

Used for break out room and receptions.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Reception 30
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
10.20 6.00
Stewards Room
Max Capacity 60

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 20
Reception 60
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
14.00 6.00
Royal Lodgings - Drawing Room
Max Capacity 20

This part of the Hall was originally built back in 1495 by the 1st Earl of Derby to celebrate the visit of his stepson, King Henry V11. This annexe of the Hall has been restored to its forma glory after undergoing a massive restoration & refurbishment project.

Used for break out room and receptions.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Reception 20
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
5.00 3.00
Royal Lodgings - Dining Room
Max Capacity 30

Used for meetings, receptions and dining.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 20
Boardroom 14
Reception 20
Theatre 30
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
6.00 4.00

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