The Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa

(26 reviews) 26 4.96
Blackburn Road Clayton Le Moors Accrington Lancashire BB5 5JP
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Dunklaw & Garden Room Civil cermony  2
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Towneley Suite  4
Towneley Suite  5
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About The Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa

Blackburn Road, Clayton Le Moors, Accrington
Lancashire, BB5 5JP

At Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa, we understand that every wedding is a unique and special occasion and we want you to enjoy every second of your big day. We take a flexible approach to weddings, tailoring each event to suit the desires and requirements of the couple. During your plans and preparations, our dedicated wedding planner will be on hand to offer all the guidance you need to create your dream day.

The hotel itself is simply stunning. The 700-year-old building embraces its past with original turrets and wood-panelled rooms yet also boasts the modern style and facilities you would expect from 21st-century hospitality.

The hotel boasts a variety of elegant suites for your celebrations. Whether you’re planning a small, intimate affair or a grand event, the hotel has the perfect setting for your day. The Pendle suite has its very own dance floor and high ceilings, perfect for your evening reception with up to 300 guests.

You and your guests can enjoy the beautiful views across the Lancashire countryside and surrounding grounds from almost every point in the hotel. While the surroundings offer a glorious setting for your day, the courtyard and secluded garden provides a beautiful backdrop for your important wedding photos.

A complimentary night’s stay for the happy couple is included in our wedding package. You also have the option to upgrade to our Bridal Suite, which boasts a four-poster beds and a luxurious free-standing bath. Your guests can enjoy preferential rates on their overnight accommodation.

During your stay at Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel, you can make full use of the Health Club and Spa to ensure you’re feeling your best. The spa has a fantastic variety of facilities including a Rock Sauna, steam room, swimming pool, Jacuzzi and more. 

• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies • Executive bedroom for the happy couple with preferential rates available for wedding guests • A bespoke wedding service • All Inclusive Wedding Packages available for select 2019 dates from £58.00 per person • Wedding Openday taking place Sunday 6th January 2019 12pm - 4pm • Wedding Fayre taking place Sunday 27th January 2019 12pm - 3pm

Facilities at The Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Large Hotel
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Venue Leisure Facilities :
Swimming Pool
Fitness Centre
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Option
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
250 to 400 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Changing Room for Guests
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking

The Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa Location

The Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa, Blackburn Road, Clayton Le Moors, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 5JP

Blackburn Road Clayton Le Moors Accrington Lancashire BB5 5JP
01254 303 400
26 4.96

The Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa Reviews (26)

The best day of our lives
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By Mr and Mrs Keneally, on 11 Oct 2018Date of Wedding - 17 Aug 2018

The wedding was honestly the best day of our lives. It was above and beyond our expectations and we had a ball. Edwena was absolutely fantastic and I can’t thank her enough for what she did for us. You were amazing too!!! The wedding was outstanding and flowed amazingly. Everyone was so helpful and friendly and a lot of guests said it was the best wedding they had ever been to. The food was exceptional aswell, honestly we are so so pleased. Thank you so much

Thank you
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By Mrs Khan, on 11 Oct 2018Date of Wedding - 12 Aug 2018

Hi Joanne, I just wanted to drop a quick email to thank you for all your support with my wedding event on the 12th August. Mark Braysford was extremely supportive and handled everything really well, from announcements and ensuring everything ran smoothly!

Thank you
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By Mr and Mrs Lord, on 18 Jul 2018Date of Wedding - 07 Jul 2018

We had an amazing day and everything ran wonderfully. Thank you very much for all your help running up to the wedding and to Peter who did an amazing job on the day. He worked so hard to ensure it ran smoothly and hopefully he enjoyed the entertainment as well

Highly Recommended
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By Duane Houghton, on 11 Oct 2018Date of Wedding - 30 Jun 2018

Hi Joanne Hope you are well Apologies it has taken some time to get back to you married life as been very manic :) The wedding couldn't have gone any better the day was absolutely amazing. I really can not say one thing wrong. Peter the duty manger was great he was by our side the all day and the guys worked so hard it was truly noticed. Everyone who came to the weeding commented on the food, service and attention detail that this was the best wedding they had been to. We would highly recommend using you guys for future events and i have attached a few photos from the photographer. Thank you again for all your support and countless emails and phone calls i made haha Many Thanks Duane and Gareth

Amazing Day
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By Mr and Mrs Wilde, on 27 Jun 2018Date of Wedding - 12 May 2018

We genuinely have no words that will match how amazing Peter was on and running up to our wedding day! What an amazing gent. Made us feel so at ease and REALLY looked after us on our day. Went above and beyond.

A Perfect Day
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By Mr Smith, on 27 Jun 2018Date of Wedding - 05 May 2018

I was the father of the bride at the Riley - Smith wedding last Saturday and I would just like to congratulate you on an excellent wedding venue. The decorations were beautiful, the staff were smart, efficient and attentive and led by the excellent Edwina who patiently saw me through all my duties on the day. Also I would like to thank the kitchen staff for the meals and canapés throughout the event and of course we were very lucky with the weather and could enjoy the private grounds around the Towneley Suite. I will unreservedly recommend you as an excellent wedding venue and thank you for making it in the words of the song ‘ a perfect day’.

Perfect Wedding Day
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By Mr and Mrs Smith, on 27 Jun 2018Date of Wedding - 05 May 2018

Hi Joanne, We cannot thank the Dunkenhalgh enough for our wedding. Everything went very smoothly and all the staff were fantastic on the day. Edwena was brilliant nothing was too much trouble, from organising the groomsmen with their button holes to turning the rooms around in super quick time. Everybody loved the day, we would just like to say a huge thank you to everyone who helped us to realise our perfect wedding day. Thank you again The Smiths x

Thank You
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By Mr Thompson, on 10 Jan 2018Date of Wedding - 31 Dec 2017

Joanne, We just wanted to write to you to thank you for all your efforts over the past few months in helping to organise Charlotte and Matthews wedding reception which was held on Sunday 31st December. All your efforts and input certainly paid off which helped make it the success that it certainly was. So again, many thanks for your professionalism and care throughout. We also wanted to add thanks for the care and attention showed to us by Neil Wardally and Edwina McDonough who were extremely thorough in their care and attention on the day preceding of the wedding when we came over to set up etc and on the day itself. Many of our guests commented on the excellent service received initially by those waitresses serving canapes and drinks and latterly how professional and polite all waiters and bar staff were throughout the afternoon and into the evening. I would be grateful therefore if you could relay our comments to the staff and to their managers. Thanks once again and best wishes for 2018.

Thank You
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By Margaret Parrish, on 10 Oct 2017Date of Wedding - 02 Sep 2017

I am the very proud mother of Becci who married Danny on September 2nd. I have been away on holiday since then, so, now that I am home, I want to thank all the staff of the Dunkenhalgh who helped to make the wedding day so memorable. We received a lot of help with accommodation, especially with regard to appropriate provision for my grandchild. The organisation of the day was efficient and yet relaxed; and we were blessed with a warm and dry day which enabled full use of the outdoor areas. The food was delicious; many guests commented upon this. The room was attractively set and managed throughout the day. I would especially like to mention the special contribution made by Peter, our Master of Ceremonies. He ensured that everything came together as planned, even when we were running a little late. His manner was warm and friendly, yet thoroughly professional. He was clearly committed to making sure that the day was a success. Please share this “Thank you” with all the staff who were involved. We would definitely recommend the Dunkenhalgh as a wedding venue. I just wish that we could do it all again! Best wishes

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By Becci and Danny, on 13 Sep 2017Date of Wedding - 02 Sep 2017

We had an absolutely amazing day and married life is wonderful!! Please pass on our thanks to all the team, but especially to Peter! He was just fantastic!! I can't thank him enough for all his help and being the lovely smiling friendly face for all our questions! Our guests had a wonderful time, we were complemented many times on the food and very much enjoyed it ourselves!

A Big Thank You Joanne
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By Aneesa and Adam, on 13 Sep 2017Date of Wedding - 18 Aug 2017

Hi Joanne , Apologies for the late reply . I'm away at the moment. But I wanted to say a big thank you for your help and assistance for my wedding day . Thank you for being patient with my family and making my day very special. aneesa x

Thank You
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By Julia and Ryan, on 13 Sep 2017Date of Wedding - 11 Aug 2017

Hi Joanne, Apologies for the late reply. Yes, our wedding was amazing thanks! Better than we could have imagined! All the staff were great, we didn't have to think of anything on the day. The only downer was the one thing we couldn't plan for... the weather!

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