The Whitehall Hotel

£3000 - £7000 for Venue Hire
Up to 140
15 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Furniture included
Wedding coordinator available on the day

(total price)

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
2 Inclusive Packages available - Appropriate one dependant on date.
What is included in this pricing:
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Couple accommodation included
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Furniture included
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 Extension

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Halal Catering
Alcohol Licence

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted


Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Open Flame Permitted
Marquee Permitted
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Full Description
May we take this opportunity to congratulate you on your forthcoming marriage; we are delighted that you are considering ourselves to host your special day. Originally built as a private residence in 1898 the Whitehall has been lovingly restored into a fine country house hotel, set in 4 acres of mature gardens and woodland. With extensive event facilities, we are able to accommodate small or large weddings and provide an idyllic setting. You can rely on being treated with care and receiving the attention to detail expected on your special day. • Food prepared with passion • Mature gardens and woodland • Elegantly-styled reception suites • Sweeping staircase and spectacular crystal chandelier • Ambience of a Victorian manor • En-suite bedrooms with spa baths • Spacious bridal suite with a 4 poster bed and twin bath • Something that little bit different - Bridal Pamper Room & On-Site Gin Distillery where you would be able to make your own gin which you may give your guests as your unique wedding favor! It's a fact that it rains for at least 150 days, almost half a year....don't worry we are the perfect venue for all seasons - rain or shine!

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Tracy or Neil
We would be delighted to show you around the stunning venue and discuss your big day with you - please call 01254 701595 to arrange an appointment. You will not be disappointed! We are delighted to announce new for 2021 our bridal pamper room is now completed which is perfect for brides to get ready before their ceremony. Includes Hollywood dressing tables with full lenght mirrors and perfect lighting for hair & make up. Oh and let's not forget the mini fridge for keeping the fizz nicely chilled


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 30 and 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Carole B
Wedding: December 2019
December 2019
Magical Wedding
Yesterday our daughters wedding was held at this hotel. Firstly I would like to say my husband and I have stayed here before when visiting our daughter so were confident that the services would be perfect. The wedding day from start to finish was the most magical experience, Dave , Anita and their fantastic team looked after us (bridal party) from arrival on Saturday, for the wedding on Sunday until we departed today (Monday) at lunchtime. Food was delicious, plentiful, hot and served properly. Rooms were comfortable and housekeeping excellent. So thanks again Dave, Anita and your fabulous team. See you soon.
Mr & Mrs Lord
Married in November 2019
November 2019
Couldn't have picked a better place
myself and Luke had our wedding day here this weekend 10/11/19 and we couldn't have had a better day. everyone has been so helpful and friendly and the hotel itself is absolutely gorgeous. we couldn't have picked a better place. thank you so much to Dave Anita and Adam for all your help over the last few months and on our special day ❤️
Mr & Mrs Richardson
Married in November 2019
November 2019
It was amazing
To all of the staff at The Whitehall Hotel. Thank you so much for helping our special day run perfectly. It was amazing. Lots of love Mark & Jo (Mr & Mrs Richardson)
Mr & Mrs Gill
Married in October 2019
October 2019
The most amazing day
Had our day here yesterday and it was the most amazing day. From the moment we booked the wedding the team at Whitehall have been amazing. All our guests commented on how amazing the food was which my husband and I definitely agree with. Thanks for making it a truly wonderful experience xx
Thomas Drinkwater
Wedding: October 2019
October 2019
Amazing venue for a wedding
From the time when we booked my daughters wedding everything was handled very professionally and yesterday we had a fantastic day , the venue is superb , the whole day was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone who attended ,the wedding breakfast was excellent and all your staff did a Brilliant job ensuring that the day went without a hitch , I would recommend to anyone looking for an amazing venue for a wedding visit the Whitehall you won't be disappointed.
Wedding: July 2019
July 2019
Five out of five
First can I just say my wife organised the wedding with the great help of David from start to finish everything went fantastic the staff and setting was fantastic the food was terrific we couldn’t fault anything and the entertainment was great I wish we could have the recipe for the canopies everyone loved them we would highly recommend this hotel to everybody I give it five out of five
Location & Contact Details


Springbank Ross Street, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 2JU, England

Travel Notes

Easilly accessible from the A666 and less than 5 mins off junction 4 from the M65.

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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (2)

Industry Awards (1) - outstanding accommodation 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

Wow - where do we begin? So many to mention - Pink fairytale or our joint mother & daughter wedding to name but a couple!

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Take 30 minutes privately away together as the day will go so quickly. Take a trip to our nearby Whitehall Park and have pictures together in The Victorian band stand before your wedding breakfast.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

CD's with the bridal couple's favourite love tunes and used as place cards.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Friendly - professional - flexible - established - quirky

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Top of the staircase on the chez long by the chandelier - classy!

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

We are not one to name drop but .......... a good few X

What’s your favourite canapé?

Mini beef & Yorkshire pudding.

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Beef Taco garnished with salsa, guacamole, lettuce, onion and grated cheese - awesome!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our team!!!!!!! Soon to be our very own gin distillery where our bridal couples will be shown how to make their own gin of which can then be used as wedding favors X

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Springbank Suite - simply stunning without being over the top & providing a perfect blank canvas for any colour scheme.

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