Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa

Luxury (£££)
Up to 230
175 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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With its tree-lined drive, turrets and porticos, Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa makes for a dream wedding venue.
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
Usual Finish Time
Late night availability

Ceremony & Reception

Confetti Permitted
Sound System Available
Dancefloor Available
Wedding Licence


Spa On-Site
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Alcohol Licence
In-House Wine List

Cultural Specialists

Muslim Wedding Specialist
Asian Wedding Specialist
Full Description
Not sure if you know, but we have just completed a £4m refurbishment of the hotel, you could be one of our first couples to use our brand new space! From every aspect you are greeted with charming views over the grounds and surrounding countryside. In true manor house style there’s a courtyard and secluded garden, a spiral staircase leading down to the lawn and even a fountain. Inside is even more impressive, with high ceilings, stylish furnishings and a sweeping 18th century staircase. So whether your wedding day is sunny or showery, you can be sure of plenty of stunning backdrops for those all-important wedding photos. It's offers that perfect combination between history and romance with it's 700 year old manor house and wonderfully modernized suites and spa facilities. It's quintessentially English and beautifully unique with stunning parklands and gardens giving you that perfect backdrop for your magical wedding.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Karen (Events Manager)
We appreciate that no two weddings are the same and so we would be delighted to arrange an appointment under no obligation for you to view our magnificent building and discuss what is is important to you on your wedding day. We are excited to announce that just completed a £4m refurbishment of the hotel and we cant wait to show you our brand new function rooms and bedrooms. Please get in touch to arrange an appointment 01254 303 400/[email protected]


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Wedding: December
February 2020
Excellence Service
I just wanted to thank you Joanne and all the staff at Dunkenhalgh for providing an excellent service for my brothers wedding. A special thanks to you, Khrishna (Duty manager) and Daisy- each of you were extremely helpful, friendly and very accommodating, nothing was too much to ask. The wedding was perfect, many guest complimented the venue and I would highly recommend you. Please pass on our thanks from my family to all the staff, you all did a great job!!
Location & Contact Details


Blackburn Road, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 5JP, England

Travel Notes

Via the M6, exit at Junction 29 and follow the signs for the M65 Blackburn, Burnley. Exit at Junction 7 and turn left at the roundabout. At the traffic lights turn left. The hotel is 100 m further along on the left.

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M65 Junction 7

Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport


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Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Our grand staircase which dates from the early eighteenth century

What’s your favourite canapé?

Smoked Salmon Blini, chive cream cheese, kata Caviar

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Kebab pitta pocket, chilli chicken, garlic sauce

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The Rich history of the Dunkenhalgh Hotel. The name ‘Dunkenhalgh’ comes from Roger de Dunkenhalgh who built the house, Dunkenhalgh first appears in recorded history in 1285!!