The Whitehall Hotel & Distillery

£3000 - £7000 for Venue Hire
Up to 140
15 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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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 availability

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

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Halal Catering
Alcohol Licence
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 length 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
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Mr & Mrs MJ Mercer
Happy couple married in November
November 2022
Incredible Day X
Absolutely Wonderful Day X
Rebecca and Paul
Happy couple married in May
June 2022
Stress free day
Was such a beautiful day, a heartfelt thanks from me & Paul to you Anita, Dave, Blake (especially) & all the Whitehall team you helped make our day amazing and stress free ❤️ xx
Mr and Mrs Barnes
Happy couple married in May
June 2022
The best day !
We had the BEST day and night 💗 I’m still hungover and my feet are still in bits. Thank you all so much for making our day so perfect, you took control of the whole day and we didn’t have to worry about a thing. We honestly can’t Thank you all enough ❤️ We will be back to visit especially to celebrate our anniversaries xxx
Mr and Mrs Albin
Happy couple married in May
June 2022
Thank you for an amazing day
It was a lovely day, made extra special by the attentive, well mannered staff, who worked very hard all day 💕 We had the perfect day ❤️ Thank you all so much 💕 x Excellent Venue great day great food great staff thanks again
Mr and Mrs Whitter
Happy couple married in May
June 2022
Mr and Mrs Whitter got married
The best day from start to finish!
Mr and Mrs Maher
Happy couple married in March
June 2022
You wont be dissapointed
I got married at the whitehall Hotel 9n the 25th March 2022. Our original date was 25th June 2020 the whitehall accommodated all changes and helped out throughout as stressful as it was and sometimes me feeling things were unfair they were as fair as they possibly could be in such hard, uncertain times. On the run up to the wedding I had meetings and calls with Dave & Anita at the whitehall who were very professional and helpful and no question was too small. They couldn't do enough to ensure our day went ahead exactly how we wanted it, even let me take all my things 2 days before the wedding, dresses, venue dressing things and stored it all. On my arrival with my bridesmaids and mum's the night before, Anita had set up a table with prosecco and put girlie music on for us and was so helpful, let us practise walking down the aisle and couldn't do enough for us. We all had a meal which was lovely and spent some time in our pj's in the bridal pamper room which is a great addition to the hotel. The morning of the wedding Dave & Anita went through everything with me to ensure everything was perfect and as the day went ahead they kept checking all was OK, got involved with our guests, it was absolutely amazing from start to finish, the rooms looked stunning ans our guests said it was the best wedding they had been too. I can't thank Anita, Dave and the staff at the whitehall Hotel enough for all their hard work to ensure our day was amazing. It was well worth the wait. Pick Whitehall for your big day.. You won't be disappointed the. Thanks again the new Mr & Mrs Maher xxx
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)

Four in a bed - winners

Industry Awards (1) - outstanding accommodation 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020

Bridebook Awards (1)


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!!!!!!! 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.

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook GiftBridal Pamper Package
Bridebook Special OfferBridal Pamper Package