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The Lawrence is a historic wedding venue in Padiham, Lancashire, where couples can host their special day. Located on the edge of Ribble Valley, in the heart of East Lancashire, this 200-year-old grade II property has everything couples need to create the bespoke wedding celebration of their dreams. Nearlyweds will love the romantic and private setting, stunning bridal suite, and warm and welcoming atmosphere. The dedicated team at the hotel prides themselves on providing a blank canvas where clients can indulge their creative spirit in making their wedding vision a reality.

Facilities and Capacity

The Lawrence caters to large and intimate weddings with anything between 15 to 130 guests. There are several indoor and outdoor spaces available for couples to enjoy with their nearest and dearest. Couples can get married in the event room, where the exposed stone walls, hardwood floors, and elegant decor create a serene ambience perfect for wedding ceremonies. Following the marital exchange, the newlyweds can have photos taken in the garden. Here, the bandstand pavilion, mature trees, and landscaped grounds provide an exquisite backdrop for pictures that will be cherished for years to come. When the photographers are satisfied, couples can return inside for the reception. The main ballroom is bathed in natural light from the large bay windows and features a rustic and modern design with inset lights, beautiful stonework walls, and sumptuous decor.

Services Offered

The Lawrence provides a range of services that couples can tailor to their needs. A wedding coordinator and MC are available to ensure each wedding is a seamless and enjoyable affair. Catering is provided by the hotel's team of culinary specialists, who will prepare a menu to each client's specifications. Accommodation is available onsite, and each bedroom features warm decor and comfortable beds. There are live band and DJ facilities on the premises and a large dance floor where guests can boogie. Couples can reserve the entire venue for an exclusive celebration, and there is plenty of parking onsite. The property is also very pet friendly and even has a menu for dogs so couples can enjoy the support of their furry friends as they walk down the aisle.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

Small hotel
Pub or restaurant
Unusual weddings
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

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

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
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:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
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Sarah J. Sent on 28/10/2023
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Perfect in every way

From start to finish the day was amazing. I just didn鈥檛 want the day to end, special mention to josh for being amazing
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The Lawrence Real Weddings

Caroline & Steven
51 photos 路 28/12/2023
James & Abbie
30 photos 路 11/11/2023
Paul & Lauren
21 photos 路 17/06/2023
Sandra & James
21 photos 路 30/03/2023



28 church street BB12 8HG Padiham (Lancashire)
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