Ashover Parish Hall

Where. In deepest Derbyshire, near Matlock, near the M1, but in lush, green, rolling countryside of the Amber Valley.

What. A wonderfully modern, flexible village hall with a professional manager (Amy) and a very warm welcome.  There is a huge cricket field at the back and wonderful views of trees, fields etc.

Weddings. The village hall makes a perfect reception venue with all you could need as part of the price.

Who. Contact Amy on 01246 590005.

www. Go to www.ashoverparishhall.co.uk

 

Swainsley Farm

Where: perched halfway up the amazing Manifold Valley in the deepest depths of darkest Derbyshire.. superb views.

 

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What: The Snook family have converted their stone farm complex into an idyllic holiday hide-away, and are now offering a marquee site that fits neatly into the complex as well. Lots of wonderful accommodation for the wedding party and a level, dry marquee site with power and water.

Weddings: Not licensed – – yet!!

Who: Contact Chris or Liz Snook on 01298 84530

Web: www.swainsleyfarm.co.uk

Egginton Hall

Where: In the lush lower Trent valley in the village of Egginton, which is between Burton on Trent and Derby, easy for the A38 and M1 etc.

What: Historic Egginton Hall has sweeping grounds and a lake and makes the perfect setting for a marquee wedding. It also has cottage accommodation nearby sleeping 52 people. Exclusive use for your wedding.

Weddings: An outdoor summer house by the lake is licensed for weddings.

Web: Go to www.gainsboroughretreats.co.uk 

 

 

Hollowgate Farm, Froggatt

Where: In a low, lush river valley topped by stone cliffs, in the heart of the Peak District near Buxton.

What: Great marquee site with parking and luxury accommodation for bride and groom.

Weddings: Not licensed for civil ceremonies.

Who: Katie Molyneux runs the site with her husband. Contact her on kate@hollowgate.plus.com

Web: www.hollowgatefarm.com

Yeldersley Hall

yeldersley hall derbyshireWhere: In the rolling hills south of Ashbourne, Derbyshire.

What: Large private manor house with huge courtyard. You hire a suite of dedicated wedding rooms for the weekend and you get 4 self-catering suites thrown in. As a bonus you also get lots of superb lawns, 2 walled gardens and the exclusive use of an external hot tub!

Weddings: Licensed for weddings and with lots of great spaces for you to play with. You hire the place for the weekend and then paint your own perfect wedding onto a blank (but very striking) canvas.

Who: Contact the ever-helpful owner Andrew Bailey on 01335 343432 or e-mail him at info@yeldersleyhall.co.uk

Web: www.yeldersleyhall.co.uk

Stoop Farm

stoop farm derbyshireWhere: In the wild, wild hills south of Buxton.. think crags, undulating sheep country.

What: a remote farmhouse B&B with a marquee in the most astounding location yet. Even the approach is wild up a deep, craggy limestone valley. You need to see this location to appreciate its wildness.

Weddings: A room in the farmhouse is licensed for weddings.

Who: Karen Beresford will look after you.. call her on 01298 23618

Web: www.stoopfarm.co.uk

Osmaston Park

Osmaston ParkWhere: Between Ashbourne and Derby.

What: A huge stately estate with everything apart from the big house.. so think sweeping lawns, ornamental lakes, perfect terraces etc. etc.

Weddings:  A huge marquee has been erected on the site (and is included in the price). Its sited where the big house was, so the views across the lake and the woods are world-class, and will take your breath away. Its not licensed for weddings but Ashbourne Town Hall is only 3 miles away.

Who: contact enquiries@osmastonpark.co.uk

Web: www.osmastonpark.co.uk

Locko Park

locko park derbyshireWhere: Just east of Derby.

What: Another magnificent, privately-owned stately home in landscaped ancient parkland with stunning views and lakes.

Weddings: Two rooms licensed for weddings with space for marquees for your reception. The venue only ever accepts one wedding on one day, so the site is exclusive to you.

Who: Nina Grant may be telephoned on 01332 662785, or e-mail her on nina.grant@lockopark.co.uk

Web: www.lockopark.co.uk

Meynell Langley

Where: A superb country estate in southern Derbyshire, Near Kedleston, between Ashbourne and Derby.

What: Big house in landscaped deerpark and views that go on forever.

Weddings: Two ancient and characterful rooms within the house are licensed for weddings. You then have an amazing flat lawn to the side of the house for a marquee.

Who: Contact Helen Meynell on 01332 824815

Web: www.meynell-langley.co.uk

Knockerdown Cottages

Where: Near Carsington Water in Derbyshire.

What: 16 stone-built cottages (accommodating up to 90 people) with facilities which include indoor heated swimming pool, children’s playground, a games room, sauna, spa, a meadow for outdoor activity and two big function rooms for a wedding reception. Turn this into your very own ‘wedding village’.

Weddings: Licensed for weddings.

Web: www.gainsboroughretreats.co.uk