Located in Clayton Le Moors, Lancashire, Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa is a historic wedding venue in England. Dating back to the twelfth century, the majestic stone exterior of the castle provides a fairy tale backdrop for memorable occasions. This large hotel is ideal for Asian weddings, intimate elopements, and pre-wedding celebrations. Arriving via the tree-lined avenue, loved ones can explore the picturesque grounds and courtyard before enjoying an evening banquet inside.
Facilities and Capacity
Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa is part of the Mercure Hotel group and so is synonymous with elegance and excellent customer care. This venue accommodates small gatherings for just 20 loved ones and grand wedding breakfasts for over 380 guests. The hotel is licensed for civil ceremonies, so you can exchange vows on the grounds or inside the Dunklaw and Garden rooms. Couples may host a cocktail reception in the courtyard, take photos by the classic fountain, and stroll through the gardens. Evening receptions are held in the Towneley Suite ballroom, a lofty space characterised by antique furnishings, luxuriant decor, and chandelier lighting. The standout feature of this castle hotel is an eighteenth-century spiral staircase that adds a regal aesthetic to any soirée. There is ample space on the dance floor for a night of partying, while live entertainment and DJs can make use of on-site facilities. Before or after your special day, family and friends can relax at the hotel spa, complete with gym and leisure facilities and beauty treatment rooms.
The in-house wedding coordinator collaborates with couples to plan every detail from start to finish. Joanne Pilling and her expert team delight in bringing couples’ wishes to life. You can select an external caterer of your choice or opt for in-house catering. From buffets and canapés to formal dining, the choice is yours when it comes to curating the perfect party.
Newlyweds are treated to a night in the executive bedroom. Guests can avail of discounted room rates at this destination. The rooms are a combination of traditional sophistication and modern comfort. Complete with ensuites and contemporary amenities such as televisions and WiFi, the overnight accommodations have everything guests need for a restful stay.
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Blackburn Road BB5 5JP Clayton Le Moors (Lancashire)