Darwin Lake is a truly magical wedding venue in the Derbyshire, Peak District. Licenced for civil wedding ceremonies, it’s the perfect place to exchange your vows and hold your wedding reception,  all in one superb wedding venue in Darwin Forest. Outdoor Ceremonies are also available situated by the stunning lakeside - a unique setting for your Wedding Day

Our unique and exclusive grounds include a private lake and babbling brook, as well as the charming, stone-built Darwin Hall which serves as our wedding venue, with its two large function rooms. The Hall interior has a classy multifunctional design, allowing you to create just the atmosphere and look you seek for your special day.

This hall presents a unique, high-quality venue for entire weekend Wedding celebrations or midweek, one-day weddings to suit your needs.

The hall can seat up to 130 people on either floor and sits adjacent to the lawns, which can easily support a large marquee. These run down to the lake and the crystal clear stream.

We also have 17 quaint, four-star, stone cottages at Darwin Lake wedding venue. Each cottage has modern interiors.  We can accommodate groups from 16 to 127 guests, where you and your guests can all relax in the comfort of our beautiful surroundings for the duration of your wedding weekend.

NEW!! Open Evening Monday 9th September 2024 5pm - 9pm

NEW!!! Attend our next amazing Wedding Fayre and Open Evening with money off your wedding or event and the chance for a FREE STAY WITH US !! All welcome and sample our buffet menu into the bargain!!

We have an extra special offer for Wedding dates booked now for 2025 and 2026, just ask.

The chance for a free weekend break for bride and groom before your big day and to help with your planning.

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Set amongst the rolling hills and pine forests above the Peak District village of Two Dales, Darley Dale, Darwin Lake is three miles from Matlock and just 25 miles from the M1.

Our enchanting grounds and contemporary facilities can be booked annually for your unique ceremony and wedding by the lake.

We offer a complimentary stay for the bride & groom +helpers to visit us overnight and meet with our expert team.

We offer our amazing wedding packages in a variety of size's up to 127 overnight guests, ideal for your superb Peak District Wedding.

Book our inclusive package including catering, bar, decorations and DJ for the super special wedding of your dreams and includes our wedding coordinator to assist you all along the way, to help you create your best day ever.

Wedding packages provide the bride and groom a 3-night weekend break and all your guests a 2-night stay with a late checkout on Sunday.

Also, ask about our new "One Day Wedding Package" at Darwin Lake. We provide bespoke packages for weddings of any size; tailored to your exact requirements.

For more information about bespoke wedding packages and larger group prices, please contact our friendly team on 01629 735859 or email enquiries@darwinlake.co.uk


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NEW!! Open Evening Monday 9th September 2024 5pm - 9pm

NEW!!! Attend our next amazing Wedding Fayre and Open Evening with money off your wedding or event and the chance for a FREE STAY WITH US !! All welcome and sample our buffet menu into the bargain!!

We have an extra special offer for Wedding dates booked now for 2025 and 2026, just ask.

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Enquire about Darwin Lake as your wedding venue

To talk with a member of our friendly wedding venue events team about a wedding at Darwin Lake, please get in touch with our contact form, with the year you are looking to get married. Darwin Lake Amazing wedding venue

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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