Bartle Hall Country House & Coaching Barn

(38 reviews) 38 5
Lea Lane Bartle Preston Lancashire PR4 0HA
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About Bartle Hall Country House & Coaching Barn

Lea Lane, Bartle, Preston
Lancashire, PR4 0HA

Bartle Hall Country House & Coaching Barn is a charming country hotel wedding venue, nestled amidst the beautiful Lancashire countryside. Combining the classic grandeur of a country house with the rustic charm of the coaching barn, Bartle Hall truly offers you the best of both worlds when celebrating such a magical day! Set in 16 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, the hotel is full of charm and character it provides a picture-perfect location for your big day.

With 21 years of experience, Bartle Hall Country House & Coaching Barn is locally renowned as one of the Northwest's premier Wedding Venues.

With a choice of four stunning spaces to say ‘I do’, Bartle Hall can cater from parties of 40 guests right up to 120 and anything in between. Each room offers its own unique style and for those looking for something a little different during the summer months, there is always the option to marry in The Parklands set in the stunning grounds.

Meanwhile, the coaching barn offers a unique counterpoint to the classic grandeur of the country house. Hidden away in the grounds of the Bartle Hall, the barn is a more relaxed setting for your celebrations to unfold.

Offering three packages that cover everything ranging from drink and dining to floral arrangements and strawberries and champagne delivered to the bridal suite, whichever option you choose you are ensured exclusive use of the venue and only the very best of service from all at Bartle Hall.

When the celebrations are over, you and your guests will be able to retire to the hotel’s stylish bedrooms. Bartle Hall prides itself on its stunning accommodation and with a range of beautifully decorated family, four poster and classic rooms, it’s easy to see why.

From the moment you contact Bartle Hall Hotel until the morning after your reception, we can assure you that our dedicated team will be on hand for any questions or advice concerning your special day. We will go above and beyond to ensure every detail is simply perfect for you.

In choosing Bartle Hall Country Hotel for your Wedding Reception, you will be assured of the finest service and facilities available. Contact us today to arrange a viewing.

Thicket Lodge - Start your wedding in style 


Set in the hotel's woodland the lodge offers the perfect retreat for the night before your Wedding.

Arrive to the lodge at 5:00pm the night before your big day, supper and prosecco is served to the lodge at 6:00pm. Pamper and prepare with your friends then relax in the 4 person Jacuzzi bath with folding doors that overlook the woodland.


The next morning you can enjoy a convenient “continental breakfast basket” and your hairdresser and make-up artist can start preparations as early as you wish! At 12:00 we will check out of the lodge and move to the Four Poster in the Country House so you can start to dress to impress. 


• Bartle Hall has been licensed for Civil Wedding Ceremonies since 1994 • We have the facility for you to host your Ceremony in the Gardens when using The Windsor Suite for your reception area • The Windsor Suite accommodates up to 90 guests for the Wedding Breakfast and 200 for the evening reception • The Balmoral Suite accommodates up to 120 guests for the Wedding Breakfats and 260 for the evening reception • The hotel has a total of 15 bedrooms, comprising of Four Poster Suites, Executive Rooms and Classic Doubles • Exclusive Use is available of both the hotel and the charming barn venues!

Facilities at Bartle Hall Country House & Coaching Barn

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Exclusive Use
In the Country
In the City
Stately Home
Small Hotel
Outdoor License
Unique Weddings
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Marquee Available
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Venue Leisure Facilities :
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Option
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Pets Welcome

Bartle Hall Country House & Coaching Barn Reviews (38)

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By Lucy & Dave Prescott, on 01 May 2020Date of Wedding - 07 Mar 2020

We held our wedding at Bartle Hall on the 7th March this year, and the whole experience was just amazing. The Weddings team during the planning process are helpful, supportive and just generally lovely...even when in the week before your wedding you send them about 8 emails a day, Rachel in particular couldn’t have done more for us. Nothing is too much trouble when planning your wedding meal and the trial meal experience is just fab. The actual day was just absolutely amazing and this was down to the organisation, professionalism and lovely personalities that guide you through it. Heather and Paul looked after us on the day, from making sure we got to take 5 minutes to ourselves straight after our ceremony, to the best and most rousing introduction as a married couple to our wedding breakfast guests, these were all the things that just made the day perfect. We couldn’t have felt more special and more looked after, they were just the best. Thank you Bartle Hall - you really are the wedding experts.

It was incredible!
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By Olivia Fairclough, on 15 May 2020Date of Wedding - 15 Dec 2019

We had our wedding at Bartle Hall on the 15th December 2019 and it was incredible! The venue looked stunning and all the staff were extremely helpful and welcoming. They helped to make our day perfect and I honestly cannot recommend them enough! I just wish that we could do it all again!

All your staff are a credit to the hotel
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By Ian and Sarah Nuttall, on 17 Apr 2020Date of Wedding - 01 Nov 2019

We just want to thank the efforts of all the staff at Bartle Hall for helping to make our wedding day so special and memorable. The comments we received off our family and friends confirmed that we chose the perfect venue to host our wedding. Since we made the initial appointment to view the venue and meet with the wedding team, the help and advice we’ve received has been exceptional and this shone through on the day itself. All your staff are a credit to the hotel!

Thank you to all the wonderful staff
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By Victoria Dougherty, on 17 Apr 2020Date of Wedding - 19 Oct 2019

Jude and I just wanted to say thank you to all the wonderful staff that made our day so memorable, everyone was so helpful and efficient, it was perfect. A special thank you to Heather who was on hand on the day to make sure everything was perfect! We have such fond memories of Bartle Hall now and will be back next year for our anniversary.

From start to finish, it was absolutely perfect
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By Elizabeth Monks, on 15 May 2020Date of Wedding - 07 Sep 2019

We had our wedding in the Balmoral Suite at the beginning of September and from start to finish it was absolutely perfect. The room and the garden at the back are beautiful and the food was gorgeous! Special mention to Paul and Heather who did such a good job at making sure the day ran smoothly. You hardly noticed them there but they did such a seamless job. Paul was great at making sure we were happy with everything - we really felt like he cared that our day was as perfect as it could be. And I've never been as happy as when Heather told us she has saved us a bacon butty at the end of the night! Would definitely recommend Bartle Hall for your wedding!

What an amazing venue, so beautiful!
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By Gemma Robinson, on 27 May 2020Date of Wedding - 10 Aug 2019

We had our special day at Bartle on Saturday at the barn. What an amazing venue. So beautiful. The wedding team decorated it beautifully and the food was delicious! The team working were very sufficient and food and drinks were delivered to the guests so quickly. Heather is amazing!! She made me feel so at ease throughout the day, made everything run so smoothly and had such a funny beautiful aura about her. Everything was just perfect and we did not let the rain ruin our day. Would highly recommend Bartle Hall!

Amazing staff, amazing venue, amazing food!
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By Karen Varey, on 27 May 2020Date of Wedding - 20 Jul 2019

Me and my husband got married nearly 3 weeks ago what a day it was. Amazing staff,amazing venue,amazing food...couldn’t fault a thing. Our wedding co-ordinator on the day was his first wedding he was in charge of and he did a great job. The staff were all so friendly. The day was professionally run. Me, husband and all guests had the best time and we just wanted to say thank you for everything, start to finish. The building/barn and grounds are beautiful and couldn’t be happier that we celebrated our day at your venue. Thank you for giving us a brilliant day.

We will be recommending the venue from all aspects
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By Harry Sinclair, on 20 Apr 2020Date of Wedding - 01 Jun 2019

We had an absolutely superb wedding at your venue. We will all be recommending the venue from all aspects of the event. The staff, the chef, the manager, etc was beyond compare. Thank you!

It was relaxed and effortless from start to finish
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By Mr & Mrs Hodson, on 24 Apr 2020Date of Wedding - 25 May 2019

Ryan and I would like to say a big big heartfelt thank you to all the staff at Bartle Hall who made our wedding so perfect! It was relaxed and effortless from start to finish!! We’ve had so many compliments from our guests about the beautiful venue, fabulous canapés and hog roast, and the ginspiration cocktail menu which was extremely delicious and dangerously addictive! We just can’t say thank you enough!

Beyond Perfect
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By Mr & Mrs Williams Burgeen, on 03 Sep 2019Date of Wedding - 18 Apr 2019

We booked Bartle Hall back in January 2017 and had our big day Thursday 18th April 2019. In the whole two years every single member of staff at bartle hall have been incredible not just because of our wedding but even when we randomly went in for food everyone is so friendly and just can’t do enough!! Heather was amazing from our final meeting and then on our big day making sure everything was perfect!! The food was out of this world so a huge thank you so the chef !! The bar staff were loved by everyone for being really friendly and not messing around serving them drinks and I have to do a special shout out to Julie!! She is Wonder Woman!! She is an absolute credit to you and deserves an amazing amount of praise. Thank you so much Bartle Hall and all the staff that were part of our big day it was beyond perfect and better than we ever imagined we go to a lot of venues as my partner is a photographer himself and have never seen such dedication to make a couples day so perfect by every single person honestly I cannot thank you and praise you all enough.

We had our dream wedding
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By Mr & Mrs Blade, on 01 May 2020Date of Wedding - 09 Apr 2019

I don’t think we can thank you enough for what you did for us on Tuesday. We had our dream wedding thanks to the Bartle Hall team. Everything ran so smoothly, the décor was stunning and the staff were so incredibly helpful and assisting to all guests and especially family and the bridal / groom party. All of the staff were so accommodating and made us feel that no request was too big! The food! The food was amazing! Guests were so complimentary of the wedding breakfast and evening food. It was absolutely gorgeous! A big shout out to Heather who kept everything running like clock work on the day and to Georgie and Lyndsey who have helped, supported and accommodated us at every step of the way! We are already excited about returning to Bartle Hall.

We had so many compliments about the day...
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By Natasha & Dean Brookwell, on 03 Sep 2019Date of Wedding - 15 Mar 2019

We had our wedding reception here on Friday, absolutely stunning venue! We had our wedding breakfast in the beautiful coaching barn. The wedding team are brilliant and always on hand to help with any questions or queries. The team of staff as a whole are outstanding... we had so many compliments about the hosts, food, service, bar staff and bedrooms. Thankyou so much Bartle Hall, our wedding day was even more perfect than we could have imagined. The room set-up was truly perfect, the team included all of our personal requests for the room and it was even more amazing than we imagined! Thankyou so much Bartle Hall, could not fault a single thing!! X

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