Darwin Lake Weddings

£4399 - £16999 for Venue Hire
Up to 130
51 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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Choose the unique dream wedding at our venue, Darwin Lake offers Darwin Hall for your ceremony, reception and wedding breakfast, with up to 17 cottages sleeping 110 guests for weekend or midweek
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
The prices include: · Cottages to accommodate 30-34 (up to 80 guests in total for the wedding reception) / 50-54(up to 100 guests) / 100-110 (up to 150 guests) guests staying for 2 nights · The bride and the groom to stay for 3 nights · The hall for the weekend · 11x Round tables (5'6") · 5x Trestle Tables (6ft) · 130x Chairs
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Lakeside Venue
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
Asian Catering
In-house Catering
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol


Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Water View
Marquee Permitted
Bridal Changing Facilities
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Open Flame Permitted

Ceremony & Reception

Wedding Licence
Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available

Cultural Specialists

Full Description
The Hall has 3 separate rooms, all licensed for marriages, the largest of which can seat 130 for your wedding breakfast. We can supply caterers, bar and decoration choices or leave you free to make your own catering, bar and decoration choices. Call Sana or Genna for a viewing on 01629 735859.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Abby and Zoe
If you want a wedding that isn't just a one day event, if you want to spend time with your family and friends over a weekend and if you want to make your special day unique to yourselves, then Darwin Lake could be the perfect place for you.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Janet Smith-Harrison and Andy Russell
Married in May 2018
November 2018
Magical weekend wedding
We had the most amazing wedding, Darwin Lake is a very special location. Elegant yet relaxed, spacious yet intimate, anything is possible in such a versatile and unique venue. We had a magical weekend we will treasure forever
Location & Contact Details


Jaggers Lane, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5LH, England

Travel Notes

Follow directions at our main website www.darwinlake.co.uk

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

Alfreton M1 28 or Chesterfield M1 29

Nearest Train Station

Matlock and Chesterfield (main line)

Nearest Airport

East Midlands

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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (1)

Channel 4 Four in a bed

Accreditations / Associations (1)

Visitengland 4 Star rated

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What is your venue's most unique feature?

Can have over 100 overnight guests and highly picturesque with beautiful lakeside

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Customer Service