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#1

The West Mill

Darley Abbey Mills, Darley Abbey Derbyshire, DE22 1DZ, Derby, Derbyshire
£3450
Up to 160 guests
The West Mill is a magnificent Grade I Listed former industrial mill dating back to the early 1800’s. The mill has been restored and converted into a beautiful wedding venue creating a magnificent setting for your wedding day.

Originally built as a cotton spinning mill, the building played an important part in history and the industrial revolution. Having laid empty and derelict the four-storey building has been lovingly restored back to life.


The mill’s renovation has retained all of the industrial architecture of the 1800’s and the building is positioned in a superb setting on the riverbanks of the River Derwent. Inside, think barrel-vaulted ceilings, exposed brick walls, cast iron columns and beams, all a stone’s throw away from the breathtaking waterfalls of the weir.


The West Mill is licensed for civil weddings and wedding receptions. The building is positioned in a superb setting on the riverbanks of the River Derwent and the waterfall over the historic weir.


Every bride should feel special on her wedding day and having exclusive use of your wedding venue makes it feel truly special.


Not to stress any timid brides out there but you and your lucky fellow are the main focus of the whole day and having exclusive use of the venue means that not only are all your guests relaxed but your Events Manager and all the catering staff are solely focused on ensuring your day is amazing.


We do not have to juggle the needs of several brides simultaneously, you are the sole focus of our attention and we have the time to ensure that everything is perfect for you and only you.


It’s your big day, why not ensure it’s your venue for the day too!


• Unique & original venue, available for exclusive hire.

• Grade I listed historic venue with warehouse loft & industrial feel

• Family-run wedding venue

• No corkage policy – we provide high quality catering and service

• Civil ceremonies and wedding receptions for up to 160

• Great access to the M1 & Derby train station
#2

The Kedleston Country House

Kedleston Road, Kedleston, DE22 5JD, Derbyshire, Derbyshire
£3000
Up to 250 guests
Nestled into the rolling hills of the Kedleston Estate, just a hop, skip and a jump from the heart of the Peak District, we have taken great pride in restoring this beautiful Georgian, Adams designed house back to its former glory, creating a unique modern country house for you to enjoy.

At The Kedleston Country House, we understand that it’s the little touches that can make your wedding day magical. Every one of our dedicated, experienced staff is committed to bringing your dream to reality.


From organising the perfect bridal bouquet, to lighting each flickering candle for your tables, to brewing your own special beer for your guests to drink on the day, or take home as wedding favours. We can help you add the unique details that will make your wedding individual and forever memorable.


Renowned for our flair for individuality, quality and dedication, The Kedleston Country House team are here to help in any way we can. If you have a dream for your wedding, let us know, and we can help make it happen.


• Stunning Grade II listed building

• Set in beautiful countryside

• Dedicated wedding team to help with every detail

• Idyllic Orangery for your wedding ceremony

• Licensed for civil ceremonies and wedding receptions

• Grounds for marquee weddings
#3

Kedleston Hall

DE22 5JH, Derby, Derbyshire
£7000
Up to 175 guests
Mixing history and modernity, from an Italian renaissance building dating back to 1872 comes our newest offering, King Street Townhouse. A desirable and versatile wedding venue that's able to accommodate anything from an intimate gathering for close friends and family, to an extravagant wedding breakfast for 100 and reception for 150 guests on the 6th Floor and heated South Terrace which offers incomparable views over Manchester.

Licensed for civil ceremonies in several areas

Formal sit-down wedding breakfast

Informal wedding breakfast to include BBQ's, hogroast or afternoon tea

Create your own unique package for Manchester's most inimitable of venues


Private hire areas include:

6th floor lounge and South Terrace with stunning views over the city can accommodate for ceremonies and receptions for up to 150

1st floor Work and Social Hubs with dark, solid wooden floors and wall panelling can accommodate smaller weddings for ceremonies and receptions for up to 80

Within this space both the large and small hubs can be reserved for intimate ceremonies and private dining.
#4

Elkstone Manor

Ilkeston ,, GL53 9PD, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Built in 1873, this beautifully maintained private Cotswolds Manor country House venue is located on the edge of a pretty hamlet seven miles south of Cheltenham, and benefits from having an exceptionally flexible venue layout. Consequently, all manner of events can be successfully staged to suit both the budget and the numbers. There are eight acres of grounds, including woodland, wild, formal and informal gardens.


So whether your need is for a marquee-based event for up to 200 guests, or a private house party for twelve, give us a call: we may well be able to give you exactly what you are looking for!
#5

Knockerdown Cottages

Carsington Water,, DE6 1NQ, Ashbourne, Derbyshire
Explore the dramatic Peak District National Park from the comfort of our unique Farm cottages. We are 5 minutes walk from Carsington Water, a superb well known windsurfing and sailing centre.

There is also excellent fishing, walking, cycling and shopping nearby. Good food is on hand by visiting the popular Knockerdown Inn just across the road, families very welcome. Our superb 3 & 4 star Farm Holiday Cottages with on site indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, games room and children's play area provide the ideal base to explore the beautiful Derbyshire Dales countryside. Visit stunning scenery, limestone caverns, quaint old towns & villages with a wide range of exciting local Peak District attractions.
#6

Hilcote Country Club

Hilcote Ln, Hilcote, Blackwell,, DE55 5HR, Alfreton, Derbyshire
#7

Blotts Country Club

Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG12 2LU, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£1000
Up to 300 guests
Family owned since 1981, Blotts Country Club has over 30 years experience in hosting wedding receptions.

Whether it's an intimate civil ceremony for fifty people or a large society affair for hundreds, weddings are our speciality and Blotts enjoys an unrivalled reputation for making your special day extra special.


Under the personal supervision of Geoff and Jim Blott, we ensure that every detail of your wedding is meticulously taken care of and that your special day is the most memorable of your life.


Setting The Scene

Situated in beautiful open parkland with its mature Cedar and Redwood trees in the idyllic hamlet of Holme Pierrepont, South Nottinghamshire, Blotts is the perfect setting for your fairy tale wedding.


With recently refurbished function rooms, the venue offers extensive private on site parking while Nottingham city centre and train station are ten minutes drive away with Derby, Leicester, Lincoln, Sheffield and nearby East Midlands Airport easily accessible


With the choice of two luxurious and elegant suites and complete exclusivity, we create a warm and friendly ambience for your wedding. Personally supervised and with an in house master of ceremonies to conduct the formalities, you can relax and enjoy your special day.


Our largest reception room caters for between 80 to 300 seated guests. The Crystal Room is lavishly adorned with regal drapes and features a stunning 20 foot oval crystal chandelier as it's centrepiece.


Fully air-conditioned with a large stage, dance floor and licenced bar, the Crystal Room is ideal for live music, disco and entertainment.


French windows open out onto beautiful lawns that act as the perfect backdrop for capturing those precious photographic memories.


The Lincoln Suite

The Lincoln Suite is our smaller reception room and is also adorned with regal drapes, crystal chandelier and decorative wall murals.


It is fully air conditioned with its own licenced bar

With seating for up to 80 guests, The Lincoln Suite is perfect for more intimate receptions or for civil ceremonies for up to 120.


The Lincoln Suite can also be used as a pre reception area for larger weddings dining in the Crystal Room and also overlooks our picturesque gardens.


• Two Beautiful Rooms Seating from 40 - 300 guests with total exclusivity for you and your guests.

• Blotts Country Club Is Licensed To Conduct Civil Weddings, including outdoor Al Fresco Weddings.

• Large Free Car Parking for up to 150 cars

• Two Licensed Bars

• Fully Air Conditioned

• Master Of Ceremonies Organises Your Day
#8

Cockliffe Country House

Burntstump Country Park, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 8PQ, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£3500
Up to 80 guests
An enchanting house. A beautiful wooded landscape. Here’s the ideal backdrop to your day.
You deserve nothing less than the most beautiful setting on your wedding day. At Cockliffe House Hotel, we bring the magic to make your special day memorable in every way.


Help and support: we’re fully licensed to host civil ceremonies, and we can help as much or as little as you like. From invitations to flowers, from music to photography, we’re here to give you the day of your dreams.


Summer or winter: Drinks and canapes on the lawn and garden terrace in the summer, or log fires to keep you and your guests cosy for a winter wedding.


Menu planning: Our chef will work with you to create a menu that fits your wedding theme, catering for smaller, intimate celebrations up to larger weddings with up to 100 guests.


• Civil ceremonies, catering and receptions for up to 120 guests

• 11 bespoke rooms for your overnight guests

• Four-poster bridal suite

• Bespoke weddings available

• Seasonal packages

• Conveniently located between the A60 and A614
#9

The Nottinghamshire Golf & Country Club

Cotgrave, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG12 3HB, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£24
Up to 96 guests
Step on board our traditional Pullman style carriages and be transported back in time to an age where to dine by train was the height of sophistication. Enjoy first class service and fine dining behind one of our historic steam engines whilst journeying through the charming Lancashire countryside soaking up the picturesque panoramas as you go.

With a range of options from a silver service four course gastronomic delight to a quintessentially British Afternoon Tea, there is something for every appetite and occasion.


• The first step towards your wedding day is choosing The Nottinghamshire…

• Set within 240 acres of beautiful countryside for a peaceful and private wedding

• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies, catering for up to 140 day and 200 evening guests

• Exclusive use available for your wedding, with flexible suites and plenty of natural daylight

• Specialist wedding co-ordinators to tailor a package to suit you

• Top-quality, delicious dishes created using locally sourced ingredients
#10

Darwin Lake

Darwin Lake Jaggers Lane Darley Moor Derbyshire, DE4 5LH, Matlock, Derbyshire
Nestled away in the heart of the Peak District, Darwin Lake is a truly magical wedding venue in Derbyshire. Licenced for civil wedding ceremonies, it’s the perfect place to exchange your vows and hold your reception - all in one superb venue.

Our unique and exclusive grounds include a private lake, as well as the charming, stone-built Darwin Hall, which has recently been redesigned to include two large function rooms (with the flexibility to increase to 3 when required). The Hall interior has recently been designed by our interior design architects and presents a unique, high quality venue for your special day.


The hall – which can seat up to 130 people on either floor - sits adjacent to the lawns, which can easily support a large marquee. These run down to the lake and babbling brook.


We also have 17 quaint, four-star, stone-built cottages at Darwin Lake, each with modern interiors and many with recent design by our interior designers. These can accommodate groups from 30 to 110 guests, meaning that you and your guests can all relax in the comfort of our beautiful surroundings for the duration of your wedding.


Set amongst the rolling hills and pine forests above the quaint village of Two Dales, Darwin Lake is three miles from Matlock and just 25 miles from the M1. Our enchanting grounds and contemporary facilities can be booked throughout the year.
#11

Haddon House

The Peacock at Rowsley, DE4 2EB, Derbyshire, Derbyshire
Haddon has been described by Simon Jenkins as ‘one of the most perfect houses to survive from the middle ages’ and certainly the setting is dreamy and brings to mind fairy tales with happily ever after endings. This will be the first year that we shall hold civil ceremonies at the hall, as we have recently been granted licences for the solemnization of marriage in the Elizabethan Long gallery overlooking the walled gardens and the beautifully panelled Tudor parlour, adjacent to the magnificent banqueting hall. We have a designated team to assist with the planning of your event at Haddon and we have compiled an excellent team of outside consultants whose expertise will make your ceremony beautiful and memorable. You are welcome to discuss using the Tudor gardens designed by celebrated landscape designer Arne Maynard for champagne and canapés after the ceremony or why not be driven in a vintage car to our award winning hotel, The Peacock at Rowsley for your celebration lunch or dinner.
#12

Alrewas Hayes

Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 7DL, Burton On Trent, Staffordshire
Up to 650 guests
Nestled alongside the picturesque Fradley in Lichfield, you will find Alrewas Hayes, a Grade II listed manor house and countryside wedding venue. Located in Staffordshire, between Lichfield and Burton on Trent, Alrewas Hayes can be your exclusive wedding venue to enjoy.

Exclusively yours for the day, this Queen Anne residence will sit perfectly as the backdrop to your big day. Their modern, contemporary interior and stunning accommodation will offer you and your guests an unrivalled level of comfort, style and beauty in Staffordshire.


Their light and airy converted barns and marquee are well suited for both intimate and grand weddings, accommodating 20 to 650 guests. The in-house chefs have created the ultimate fine dining menu to enjoy during your wedding reception.
#13

East Lodge Ch Hotel

EAST LODGE COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL & RESTAURANT Rowsley,, DE4 2EF, Matlock, Derbyshire
East Lodge Hotel, a VisitBritain 4 star gold award winner, is set amidst 10 acres of beautiful landscaped water gardens an d one of the closest hotels to Chatsworth House, With 12 delightful, luxury bedrooms, a multi award-winning restaurant and convivial Garden Room bar, East Lodge is the perfect venue. East Lodge is an ideal Exclusive Use Venue for weddings, family celebrations, banquets, re-unions, and business meetings
#14

Pudding Pie Hill

Pudding Pie Hill,, S42 7JJ, Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Here at The Fox and Goose, we offer a unique venue for your business meetings, seminars and conferences. We have our beautiful, self-contained Abbey Suite which seats up to 100 delegates for a seminar and 60 delegates for a meeting or conference and boasts stunning views of the peak district creating the ideal atmosphere for you to communicate with your audience. The Abbey Suite is fully equipped with audio visual equipment and free wifi for your event. We have free car parking and an extensive outdoor area should you be looking to conduct any team building activities.

We have a number of catering options available to you.


We look forward to hosting you and your team.


If you are looking for a smaller meeting and conference room, please see the link to our sister venue, The Manor at Brampton conveniently located close to Chesterfield Town Centre.
#15

Hawkesyard Estate

Armitage, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS15 1PU, Lichfield, Staffordshire
£4500
Up to 150 guests
We’ve taken the very best of essential modern luxury and merged it with the eclectic style of heritage and historic character.

Hawkesyard Estate provides a romantic setting for your Wedding celebrations, located on the edge of Cannock Chase countryside and one of Staffordshire’s premier venues for wedding celebrations. Just 10 minutes from Lichfield and 20 minutes from Stafford and Cannock, Hawkesyard Estate boasts a magnificent Grade II listed building dating back to the 13th Century.


• Grade II listed building

• Affordable and generous

• Highly regarded venue

• Located among private grounds with beautiful landscaped gardens

• Stress free experience
#16

Chatsworth House

Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1PP, Bakewell, Derbyshire
Up to 150 guests
The Stables is the perfect venue for your wedding with beautiful rooms for your ceremony and reception, designed by James Paine in 1758.

Chatsworth has a long history of hospitality and entertaining. The house has been open to visitors ever since it was built and has been the home of the Cavendish family for more than 450 years. Our civil ceremonies, civil partnerships and receptions are held in beautiful rooms situated in the impressive Stables courtyard.


Chatsworth couples really do make an entrance with exclusive access to the stables via Lodge Hill in their chosen wedding car or carriage.


The Hartington room is our largest ceremony space and has recently undergone a full refurbishment. The room is bright and welcoming and contains the original features from the stables. It is the perfect venue for our larger weddings, holding up to 80 guests.


The Racing room, originally the tack room, is perfect for smaller, more intimate weddings and is decorated with paintings from the Devonshire Collection.


If you are looking for something extra special, then the Chatsworth House wedding is perfect for you.


The spectacular Painted Hall is now licensed to hold civil ceremonies and civil partnerships.


Chatsworth couples will be able to say "I do" on the steps of the Great Stairs in this truly magnificent setting.


This is a small intimate wedding for 40 guests.


If your guest list is a little larger, then we are able to offer you a magnificent marquee situated on the private South Front Lawn where you will enjoy your wedding breakfast and evening party.


• Chatsworth is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family

• Historic building set within 1000 acres of stunning parkland

• Can cater for both large and small wedding celebrations

• Award winning chefs

• Exclusive use of the rose garden for photographs

• Dedicated wedding and event team
#17

The Old Vicarage Boutique Wedding Venue

Westhorpe Southwell, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0NB, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£1500
Up to 80 guests
The Old Vicarage is a family run business, which makes this wedding venue very different from all of the rest. We aim to make each wedding individual and we value the uniqueness, intimacy and exclusivity that our beautiful building offers. Our boutique wedding venue is set in the heart of the historic town of Southwell, Nottinghamshire. At The Old Vicarage we have found our niche; our small Vicarage is the perfect place for your intimate wedding.

It’s time to plan your special day… And we believe there is no one who would love to bring your dream to life more than our dedicated wedding planners. Here at the The Old Vicarage, we are one of the East Midlands best kept secrets. Over the years we have become experts in providing perfect weddings, delivering a highly tailored, exceptional service, with a focus on creativity and individuality.


While weddings are one of the most beautiful celebrations you will experience, planning them comes with a pinch of stress. Even if the idea of planning a stress-free wedding seems like a fantasy, it isn’t impossible… Especially with our assistance.


• Set in the historic town of Southwell in Nottinghamshire, The Old Vicarage Boutique Wedding Venue is one of the areas best kept secrets.

• you and your guests will have exclusive use of the whole venue and its grounds.

• eight individually designed bedrooms. Each room is carefully planned out to be luxurious and tasteful

• Executive Head Chef who is michelin trained and has worked in restaurents across the world

• We even have the opportunity for you to get married outside
#18

Packington Moor

Jerry's Lane, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 9QB, Lichfield, Staffordshire
£1000
Up to 160 guests
Packington Moor is in a stunning rural setting yet easily accessible from the major road networks of the Midland area. With views over the distant Cannock Chase, this venue enjoys a peaceful rural location.

Civil weddings and partnership ceremonies take place in the Oat Barn for up to 120-seated guests. The Oat Barn has a dramatic vaulted ceiling and is dramatically lit providing a wonderful backdrop for your ceremony. The minstrel's gallery adds grandeur to this essentially simple building.


The Malt Barn, with its exposed brickwork, oak beams and "star-lit" dance floor provides an extensive dining area for up to 160 guests and can accommodate up to 180 guests in the evening for entertainment and dancing.


Packington Moor uses the very best locally sourced and produced ingredients, including Packington Free-Range Pork and Lamb if required. Menu selections can be tailored to individual tastes and budgets and barbecues and hog roasts are a specialty.


The glamorous and stylish Walter's Cottage is available, if required, for the honeymoon couple on the night of the wedding and additional accommodation is also available if required in four double rooms, which are ideal for parents, family or close friends.


The beautiful gardens with shaded arbours, gravel paths, large herbaceous borders, neatly clipped hedges and mature trees provide plenty of photographic opportunities. The romantic wisteria walk is the central feature of the secret garden where the two of you can escape to capture those special moments of the day.


The courtyard is a lovely sheltered area with wooden outdoor seating, a central fountain and topiary pots.
#19

Swinfen Hall Hotel

Swinfen, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 9RE, Lichfield, Staffordshire
Up to 150 guests
The most beautiful wedding venue in Staffordshire
Swinfen Hall was built in 1755 by Benjamin Wyatt for a family of three and 55 servants. No expense was spared in the construction and although historians may view it as a magnificent example of Georgian architecture, we would simply describe it as the most beautiful wedding venue in Staffordshire and the West Midlands.


During the summer months a Champagne reception can be held on the terrace overlooking the gardens and ornamental ponds with rolling views of our private deer park and the lake beyond. This picturesque setting makes a lovely backdrop for photographs and a stunning start to your special day.


Winter weddings also have their charm, with soft candlelight, glittering chandeliers and log fires crackling in the grates. During December, the hotel is swathed in festive Victorian garlands and a 20-foot Christmas tree lights up the ballroom.


The Hotel is licensed to hold civil wedding ceremonies, civil partnerships and renewal of vows providing a complete service. There are a variety of rooms available for the wedding breakfast from a private dining room for 10-20 guests to the ballroom which will comfortably seat 50-110 guests.


We have a dedicated Weddings Manager who will help you every step of the way to ensure that the planning and organisation is stress-free and no detail is missed and a very friendly and experienced management team who will turn your special day into a dream wedding.


• Prestigious, award winning hotel

• Fabulous photo opportunities in a Grade II listed building set in 100 acres of grounds

• Exclusive Use Available

• Licensed to hold civil cermeonies and partneships in a choice of rooms

• Complimentary Bridal Suite (subject to minimum numbers)

• Dedicated Weddings Manager
#20

Norwood Park Country House

Norwood Park, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0PF, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
£1200
Up to 100 guests
Wedding ceremonies and wedding celebrations have been performed here at Norwood Park since the late 1650's. With more than 350 years of experience, you can trust us to host your unique, bespoke and remarkable wedding celebration.

Wedding at Norwood Park come in all shapes, sizes, and styles. We can transform the House, Gardens, and Gallery into a wonder of different styles from traditional fairy tale affairs, to roaring 20's soirees and whimsical tea parties. Norwood Park weddings can be tailored to your style and personality, reflecting both your cultural and religious preferences.


Norwood Park embraces all styles of weddings and with our extensive local and national contacts we can deliver exactly the wedding you are hoping for.


Indoors and outdoors? Norwood Park is licensed to hold civil ceremonies in the Drawing Room which seats up to 75 guests. Following the ceremony, we can also hold a dedication outside in the Gazebo for up to 180 guests.


Or if you are looking for a traditional wedding ceremony look no further than the Southwell Minster or Starkey family church, St Michaels in Halam.


Big or small, that is the question? Here at Norwood Park, you may choose to have your wedding reception in the Dining Room for an intimate gathering of between 18 - 50 guests.


Alternatively, you may choose to hold your wedding reception in the Gallery for larger affairs seating up to 180 guests.


Once the vows are spoken, speeches delivered, dining done and formal photos complete, it's time to party with your family and guests.


The Gallery at Norwood Park is an ideal and spacious venue to celebrate in style with up to 200 guests. With ample room for bands, a large dance floor, full bar and outside courtyard for relaxing (cooling off), Norwood Park has all the facilities you need for a unique and memorable Wedding Party.


• The house was awarded its Civil Marriage Licence in 1998 and has since become renowned for wedding parties wishing to combine the Ceremony and Wedding Reception in one stunning location.

• Norwood has orchards born from the original Bramley apple; the Old Apple Store and family Stables, have been converted into a charming Palladian style Gallery and enclosed Courtyard.

• In winter, we attach a marquee to the Gallery at no extra cost to you, to ensure you have enough space to enjoy your day, without fear of the English weather!

• Celebrate your special day with EXCLUSIVE use of this imposing Georgian Family Home. At Norwood, we want you to feel special. This is your day, so we want you to enjoy it in total privacy with your guests, and your guests only.

• All the weddings at Norwood enjoy Exclusive use of the Grand Hall and sweeping staircase, Drawing Room, Ante room, with idyllic views across the lake and private estate, use of the fabulous Garden, Palladian Gallery and Courtyard.

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