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On Hitched.co.uk since 2023

Last update: March 2024

Tucked away in the British countryside near Blacko in Lancashire, Stirk House is a wedding venue specialising in creating those perfect memories for momentous occasions. Dating back to the 16th century and set in the heart of the Ribble Valley, this manor house features unique traits such as stone-mullioned windows and a lovely cottage garden. With exquisite food to indulge in and an idyllic setting for your romantic escape, celebrate your dream wedding in this charming venue.

Facilities and Capacity

Stirk House can accommodate intimate ceremonies with your nearest and dearest to big luxurious parties for 250 guests. No matter how big or small your wedding is, the team will consistently give you the utmost attention and ensure everything runs smoothly on the day. The multi-purpose function suite means you can make the most of the space whilst keeping certain areas closed off for a more personal feel. The function suite has its own bar, bathrooms, and a private lounge area, meaning you can enjoy the exclusivity of your chosen setting. Equipped with a late license, there's no need to worry that the party will end too early. And once the main event has finished, the lounge bar is open to all residents wanting a peaceful nightcap. There are 33 bedrooms on site, sleeping between 85 and 90 people if all extra beds/sofa beds are used. The Seasons restaurant is open for you to come and try the exquisite food beforehand. It's also where you can dine the night before the wedding and have breakfast the day after - another excellent opportunity to catch up with loved ones.

Services Offered

The Stirk House Hotel's award-winning team, who have years of experience between them, are ready to assist with every detail tailored specially to you and your big day. We welcome any new ideas you may have - we pride ourselves on doing everything possible to ensure your vision comes to life. The wedding itself is not just limited to a one-day experience. Couples are welcome to come in and meet with the wedding team any time, from wedding fayres to private appointments and tasting sessions.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Historic

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Evening reception facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
Changing room for wedding guests
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100% Recommended by couples
Nicola
Nicola Sent on 07/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Best day EVER!!

Had the most amazing day for our wedding last week on 01.09.23. Stirk house was outstanding from start to finish, thank you to the wedding coordinators Danielle, Lucy & Elisha for answering my endless questions and making sure everything went seamless.
Food was incredible and had so many compliments, all food came out so quick and no table was without while others ate which is a rare thing at weddings and we was very impressed.
Dave is just amazing, he made sure the day ran smoothly and kept everyone in the know, nothing was too much and the energy was kept high throughout the whole day!
Just wish I could do it all over again, THE perfect wedding venue and will be visiting each year on our anniversary to relive this magical day!
Thank you for everything, Mr & Mrs Gori (Mr & Mrs G) xx
Chantele
Chantele P. Sent on 17/06/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Spectacular

All members of staff at Stirk House Hotel are fabulous, they are very professional and they kept me at ease through out all the planning. On the day, dave the toast master made sure everyone was where they were meant to be at the right time. He made everyone laugh and always had a smile on his face whenever you saw him.
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Sharon M. Sent on 29/10/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Everything we could have wished for!

Absolutely fantastic from the first initial enquiry right through to the wedding day. Honestly cannot recommend these guys enough! Beautiful venue, awesome staff (shout out to Elisha, Danielle & Dave) delicious food! Everything was just spot on 🥰 thank you so much for making our special day extra special xx
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Ashlea H. Sent on 01/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Best day of our lives

We got married at stirk house on the 30th July
Our wedding from start to finish was flawless and perfect. The weddings team were so organised and perfectly organised ready for our big day, they all made me feel so special.
The biggest shout out I have to give is to Dave. Dave is stirk houses master of ceremonies and he will forever hold a very special place in mine and my husbands heart. I have never met a more kind genuine and lovely person in my life, nothing was too much trouble for Dave he made sure everything went perfectly and just wanted to make sure we was well looked after, he made sure me and my husband was eating and always had a drink as the day can be a bit overwhelming and it is something we wouldn’t of had chance to do without Dave. No words will ever be enough thank Dave, all our guests commented on how amazing you was. Stirk house are so lucky to have you your worth your weight in gold xx
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Charlotte Sent on 05/06/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Absolutely amazing venue with absolutely amazing staff

Our wedding at Stirk House was hands down the best wedding we’ve ever been to…! The staff there are absolutely amazing, and go above and beyond to ensure the day runs as smoothly as it can. If there were any hiccups - I certainly weren’t aware of them! Beautiful location, but it is definitely the staff that make this place as great as it is ❤️❤️❤️
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Jessica S. Sent on 03/06/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Simply the best

Wow! Where to even begin, our day was phenomenal and one we certainly won’t forget!
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Stirk House Hotel Real Weddings

Halima & Adam
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Chantele & Dylan
16 photos · 14/04/2023
Cassandra & David
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16 Apr
Open Door

Join them for 2 open evenings this April on Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th April 2024.

This is the perfect opportunity to view Stirk House for your dream day. The venue will be dressed by Creative Venue Stylist, but they will not have other suppliers in attendance. This will be a relaxed evening for you to see the venue in a different light, and you will have the opportunity to speak to their award winning weddings team on the evenings.

They look forward to meeting you then!

Date: From 16/04/2024 to 16/04/2024 Schedule 17:30 - 20:00
Place: Gisburn Road, Clitheroe, Lancashire

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Map

Gisburn Road BB7 4LJ Clitheroe (Lancashire)
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