Bentley Brook Inn

(11 reviews) 11 5
Fenny Bentley Ashbourne Derbyshire DE6 1LF
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Dovedale Suite Blue 1
Luxury buffet 2
Dressed table 3
Confetti 4
Walking around the gardens 5

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About Bentley Brook Inn

Fenny Bentley, Ashbourne
Derbyshire, DE6 1LF

Make your day a beautifully rural one, at a venue wrapped within the famously picturesque Derby-shire hills. Bentley Brook Inn is a small, countryside wedding venue with a traditional and authentic feel.The Tudor style facade immediately creates an old English look which will be charming on your wedding photos.

Embrace the rustic trend with this venues' gorgeous low hanging beams and exposed stone walls, this truly is a special and unique place. The team are on hand to help you plan everything from florists to food, which should help with all that wedmin!

You will see that we have an all inclusive packages which a lot of our brides use as a base from which to work; moulding it to suit their requirements.  Others create their own unique menu, theme etc. for their special day.  We are able to offer a wide range of menus to suit any budget and we would be delighted to discuss options further and show you around our venue.  With over 30 years experience, we pride ourselves in a very personal service, getting to know each couple and their family so that all the arrangements blend together to create a very special day for everybody.

  Our “Exclusive” Wedding Garden is proving a great success, adding a “Wow” factor to our wedding ceremonies. This private outside garden is licensed for civil ceremonies leads off the function suite and offers magnificent views over the countryside as a backdrop to your wedding.  And,  with the sun setting over the garden, it is the perfect place for both day and evening guests to enjoy. This year we have added sails across the seating area of the garden to protect guests from showers allowing this area to be used on even more occasions despite our wonderful British weather!

 We are delighted to announce that we have twice been finalists and last year WON the East midlands best wedding venue of the year as voted for in the I Do Wedding Magazine. What is so nice, is that we were voted for this award by brides who have had or are having their weddings here... which are the most important people to us!

We are also delighted to announce our Winter Wonderland Package for any brides looking to getting married in January, February and March. For more details about our winter wonderland package please contact us direct.

Winter Wonderland available dates;

January 2019

5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

March 2019

2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

• Rural Country Inn • Beamed "Barn Style" Function Suite • Beauitful Garden and Scenery • Exclusive Wedding Garden

Facilities at Bentley Brook Inn

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
In the Country
Small Hotel
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Marquee Available
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol Licence
Capacity :
150 to 250 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster

Bentley Brook Inn Location

Bentley Brook Inn, Fenny Bentley, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1LF

Fenny Bentley Ashbourne Derbyshire DE6 1LF
01335 350 278
11 5

Bentley Brook Inn Reviews (11)

Daughters wedding may 5 th 2018
Venue Service

By Tina webster, on 06 May 2018Date of Wedding - 05 May 2018

My daughter got married yesterday at Bently Brooke and it was a perfect day. The sun shone and the day went well. The venue is set in lovely surroundings very comfy and clean and rooms nice. The staff friendly and couldn’t do enough for you nothing was too much trouble. Wendy the wedding coordinator made sure the ceremony went to plan and I didn’t have to worry about anything. The wedding was outside in the garden which is pretty with lovely views and then we had our meal In the divedsle duite. The food was very good with good size portions and device very good. The buffet in the evening was varied and there was plenty and the disco was good and our guests had a good day. Thankyou to Wendy and our team who made my daughters day and her new husbands day

Wendy Livingstone, Wedding Co ordinator at Bentley Brook Inn responded to this review on 08/05/2018 19:01:23

Thank you for taking the time to review your daughters wedding. WE all enjoyed being a part of their special day and the sun shining was the icing on the cake! We look forward to welcoming you all back at some point to enjoy a drink or meal and reminisce over what was a perfect wedding day.

An fantastic wedding venue
Venue Service

By Mr & Mrs Millward, on 25 Oct 2017Date of Wedding - 30 Sep 2017

Bentley Brook is without a doubt one very beautiful wedding venue. We had a brilliant day and will never forget how friendly the staff are and how they made us feel at ease with everything leading up to and on our wedding day. Bentley Brook offers everything and nothing is ever too much trouble. We are so happy we chose Bentley Brook to be our wedding venue.

Mr and Mrs Thomas
Venue Service

By Laura, on 26 Oct 2017Date of Wedding - 04 Aug 2017

The Bentley Brook is a beautiful venue with a lovely relaxed atmosphere. We got lucky with the weather and got married outside in their new wedding garden, the views are just stunning. Wendy is a lovely lady and made sure our day ran smoothly, thank you to her and the rest of the team.

Perfect day for a wedding!
Venue Service

By Hannah Salt, on 26 Oct 2017Date of Wedding - 29 Jul 2017

I simply cannot write an adequate review of this venue - stunning and amazing value for money. We got married here at the end of July 2017, in the beautiful wedding garden and had the reception in the function room. Wendy and her team exceeded all expectations; knowledgeable, helpful (including helping set up and take down the decorations!), always available....and most importantly made you feel unique and special. The day itself ran so smoothly, the food was amazing and all of our guests loved the venue - so much so quite a few have already been back! I would really, really recommend this venue if you are thinking of getting married.

The Perfect Wedding!
Venue Service

By Anita and Dionne de Klerk, on 27 Oct 2017Date of Wedding - 22 Jul 2017

My wife and I got married in July 2017 in possibly the most perfect of settings in the most perfect venue with the most perfect staff. The whole experience from planning to execution was effortless with the help and guidance of Wendy and her staff. The day itself exceeded our expectations. It was seamless and perfect. We cannot thank Wendy and her staff enough for making our special day so absolutely perfect!

Incredible wedding venue!
Venue Service

By Holly Leathers, on 22 Jul 2017Date of Wedding - 01 Jul 2017

I can't iterate how pleased I am that we chose the Bentley Brook Inn to host our wedding reception this summer. Wendy and the team went above and beyond to make sure our day was perfect. The Dovedale Suite was stunningly decorated, and there is great flexibility to decide how exactly you'd like your tables etc. The food was unbelievably delicious and the day ran so smoothly, with every detail attended to. I am not over-exaggerating here when I say that I can't count the number of positive comments I had from our guests about the wonderful food, venue, down to the quality of the house wine. To top it off, the Bentley Brook is so well priced compared to the competition in the area. And the Beresford Suite has the comfiest bed in the world!

Country side outdoor wedding
Venue Service

By Emma, on 20 Jul 2017Date of Wedding - 17 Jun 2017

Absolutely brilliant service from all the staff at Bentley brook. They go above and beyond to accommodate any requirements you have making it a stress free experience from start to finish. Amazing price, no hidden costs and very good value for money. I managed to get great weather so was able to get married outside in their beautiful private ceremony garden with a stunning view of the Derbyshire countryside as a back drop. Their large function barn is a great canvas to accommodate any theme and has plenty of space. Drinks aren't over priced and the food is beautiful. All round amazing experience and so pleased we chose Bentley brook as our wedding venue.

Amazing wedding venue
Venue Service

By Mr and Mrs McKinlay, on 26 Nov 2017Date of Wedding - 27 May 2017

We couldn't thank The Bentley Brook Inn enough. The service we received before and during our special day was nothing but exemplary. Nothing was too much trouble, food intolerances and health needs taken into consideration and dealt with, with no qualms or stress for us. The food was to die for. They dealt with everything we needed quickly and calmly and the venue was beautifully decorated. The staff were friendly and nothing was ever too much trouble. Highly recommended for anyone's special day.

Magical Wedding Venue
Venue Service

By Chris and Coco Mercer, on 21 Jul 2017Date of Wedding - 06 May 2017

I've always wanted a grand country hall or an old extravagant hotel wedding. So when Chris suggested the quaint pub on the other side of town, I told him there's no chance we're getting married in our local pub! However, I entertained the idea and went along to see the venue. I was absolutely blown away how beautiful this building and its surrounding countryside is, how well kept the gardens are, how polite and friendly the staff are and how welcoming the owners, Wendy and Jo, made us feel. I do admit, coming from a hospitality background myself, I am normally a hard lady to please. I've been told many times my standards are too high. But by the time we left the charming inn, I was as giddy and excited as a toddler with candy. From there, I kept finding myself surprised time and time again at how easy Wendy made everything, how stress free it was to query things (there was a mountain of queries!) and the finer details of making the magical event our very own and personalised. The quality of service utterly surpassed my expectations, from the food, the help setting up, the organisation of everything, attention to detail and looking after guests (both on the day and ones staying the weekend) to even helping us clear everything up after. I can't thank Wendy, Jo and their team enough for all they have done for us. They truly are amazing! You can honestly tell they love doing what they do and see just how passionate they are. Chris and I felt so looked after from start to finish. On top of it all, we didn't need to remortgage the house to pay for it like we would have done going anywhere else of that quality!!

Wendy Livingstone, Wedding Co ordinator at Bentley Brook Inn responded to this review on 21/07/2017 18:01:44

Thank you once again for such a great review. It was indeed our pleasure to be a part of your special day and we are delighted you and your guests enjoyed your wedding day and celebrations. We try hard to make each and every couple achieve the day of their dreams without breaking the bank! All the very best for your future together.

Amazing day at a beautiful venue
Venue Service

By Steph Shaw, on 17 Jul 2017Date of Wedding - 13 Apr 2017

We came to view the venue without booking an appointment and a member of staff was more than happy to show us around and was very accommodating - this formed a great first impression. All communication regarding choices, prices etc was timely received and all very clearly explained and documented. On the day the staff could not do enough for us or our guests. It was the little things that made a difference - they brought me my own Yorkshire pudding as mine did not originally come with one, our glasses were never empty. Everything you needed they were already doing it. The honeymoon suite is a beautiful room and was a pleasure to stay in after an amazing and magical day. There is nothing at all we could pick them up regarding - we were the first couple to get married using the outdoor space - which is a beautiful asset to the venue. If you choose to get married here it will be choice you wouldn’t regret? xxx

A perfect day
Venue Service

By Sarah & Mike O'Loughlin, on 19 Dec 2016Date of Wedding - 07 Nov 2015

We looked at several wedding venues but when we went to look around the Bentley Brook Inn, it ticked all the boxes and we knew we wanted to get married here. The setting on the edge of the Peak District is beautiful, it has a warm and inviting feel about it and value for money is also great. As we had many guests coming from abroad we also wanted somewhere with nice rooms for people to stay in. All the rooms looked very clean, newly refurbished and tastefully decorated and the Beresford Suite is a lovely room to get ready in on the wedding morning and stay in after. Our wedding day went perfectly and so many people told us afterwards what a great day they had, complimenting the food and Wendy and the team. We were lucky and got a bit of sunshine after the ceremony (in November) so that we could take photos outside and enjoy canapés on the terrace. Then everyone was asked to go into the Dovedale Suite for the wedding breakfast and even though we had been decorating the room the day before, seeing it all lit up with all the guests waiting to welcome us was quite a moving moment. Everything looked stunning. The evening party was great fun too, with a hog roast everyone enjoyed and lots of dancing. We couldn't recommend the Bentley Brook Inn more, thank you for all your help in making our day so special!

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