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Tucked away in the idyllic beauty of the North Pennines in Blanchland, Durham, Lord Crewe Arms welcomes couples to enjoy a countryside escape on their wedding day. This historic hotel and bar dates back to the eleventh century and features charming details that reflect its centuries-old story. From the vaulted chamber pub to the cosy cottage-style bedrooms, there is plenty for you to explore and adore.

Facilities and Capacity

Lord Crewe Arms is licensed for civil ceremonies in the main house and garden and offers couples exclusive use of the site for their wedding day. From elopements and intimate weddings of up to 16 guests to grand parties of 120, there are plentiful beautiful backdrops for your ceremony and reception. You and your guests can enjoy a seated meal lovingly prepared by the on-site catering team. They specialise in designing menus that grow and change with the seasons, using fresh produce from the kitchen garden. Whether you are craving a traditional roast or delicious late-night snacks, they can create something mouthwatering and memorable. Before the wedding, you will be invited to the venue for an exclusive and complimentary food and wine tasting to enjoy the delectable delights. There is ample room throughout the property for evening entertainment from a live band or DJ, and you can enjoy outdoor celebrations in a marquee in the gardens. Once you are worn out from all the fun, you can retire to one of 26 beautifully appointed guest rooms, where ancient charm meets modern comfort.

Services Offered

Lord Crewe Arms has a variety of packages available for weddings of all shapes and sizes. Throughout your wedding journey, you will have the full support of the wedding and events team, led by an expert wedding coordinator. From finding the perfect vendors to MC skills during your reception, they will keep you at ease as you enjoy everything Lord Crewe Arms offers.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Small hotel
Marquees and tents
Outdoor license

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Corkage option
Alcohol licence

Evening entertainment:

Marquee available
Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Exclusive use
Car parking
Confetti permitted
Changing room for wedding guests
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Lord Crewe Arms, The Square DH8 9SP Blanchland (Durham)
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