Nestled away in the heart of the Peak District, Darwin Lake is a truly magical wedding venue in Derbyshire. Licenced for civil wedding ceremonies, it’s the perfect place to exchange your vows and hold your reception – all in one superb venue.
Our unique and exclusive grounds include a private lake, as well as the charming, stone-built Darwin Hall, which has recently been redesigned to include two large function rooms (with the flexibility to increase to 3 when required). The Hall interior has recently been designed by our interior design architects and presents a unique, high quality venue for your special day.
The hall – which can seat up to 130 people on either floor – sits adjacent to the lawns, which can easily support a large marquee. These run down to the lake and babbling brook.
We also have 17 quaint, four-star, stone-built cottages at Darwin Lake. These can accommodate groups from 30 to 110 guests, meaning that you and your guests can all relax in the comfort of our beautiful surroundings for the duration of your wedding.
10 Nov 2017
Fabulous location, great venue for a family wedding – we booked all of the cottages over the weekend & it made the wedding even more special, had the complete area…
12 Sep 2017
I had my wedding venue here and family and friends stayed on site for 3 nights. An amazing location and venue. Big spaced and modern cottages. A very relaxed and…
2 Aug 2015
Friends recently rented the accommodation at Darwin Lakes for their wedding. It was very much a DIY affair and as one of the Bridesmaids I was in the ‘Preparation Team’.…
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