What makes Darwin Lake the perfect choice for your One Day Wedding?

  • Flexibility: Book your One Day Wedding on any day of the week.
  • Convenience: Enjoy the ease of having everything in one place - ceremony, reception, and celebrations!
  • Exceptional Catering and Bar: Delight in fantastic catering and bar options tailored to your preferences.
  • Accessibility: Benefit from easy access and complimentary parking.
  • Rustic Charm: Embrace the rural and rustic ambiance for your special day.
  • Stunning Photo Opportunities: Capture lakeside pictures to treasure forever.
  • Spacious Venue: Accommodate up to 150 guests comfortably.
  • Personalized Experience: Design and tailor your perfect day according to your vision.
  • Extended Access: Gain access to the venue from 12pm onwards for ample preparation time.

We are here to help plan and organise your vision for your perfect wedding day with us. We're excited to help bring your dream celebration to life amidst the rustic charm and scenic beauty of Darwin Lake.

Nestled within the heart of the Peak District, Darwin Lake stands as a truly enchanting wedding destination in Derbyshire. Our venue holds a Civil Wedding ceremony license, offering the perfect setting for both your vows and wedding reception, all within the splendid Darwin Forest and Peak District beyond. Imagine the unique charm of exchanging vows by the picturesque lakeside during our outdoor ceremonies or indoors in our newly decorated hall venue; truly an unforgettable setting for your special day.

Our exclusive grounds boast a private lake and a serene babbling brook, complemented by the elegant stone-built Darwin Hall. This stunning venue features two spacious function rooms and a versatile interior design, allowing the chance to tailor the ambience and aesthetic to perfectly match your vision. For a one-day wedding, our hall within the Darwin Forest caters to your needs, ensuring a unique and high-quality experience for your special occasion.

Our next Wedding Fayre and open day is 25 February 2024  - come along and let us show you around our unforgettable venue and accommodation, just call us on 01629 735859 or email enquiries@darwinlake.co.uk to book in ! 


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Visiting The Peak District

The stunning Peak District National Park remains one of England’s top tourist attractions. A place of outstanding natural beauty, it includes seemingly endless places to explore for outdoor activities and is a haven for walking, climbing, hiking and cycling. From picnics in tranquillity, to hikes across demanding terrain, there is something to satisfy every taste here. Nestled outside the village of Two Dales, our Holiday Village at Darwin Lake is the perfect base from which to explore it all.

  • Covers more than 555 square miles
  • Brings more than 22 million visitors each year
  • Stretches into Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Cheshire, Greater Manchester & Staffordshire
  • Great for outdoor activities
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