The Peak District National Park is becoming an increasingly popular place for marriages, civil unions, and civil partnerships. There are a number of licensed venues which can carry out weddings as well as a number of different venues which include hotels and country houses which are perfect for wedding receptions. All of the necessary services for carrying out weddings are available within the Peak District from hotels to florists and caterers.
One of the best-licensed venues for weddings is Chatsworth House in Bakewell. Chatsworth House is capable of providing for up to 150 wedding guests and can provide food and drink from its award-winning on-site chefs. Prices of weddings at Chatsworth House begin at £3600 and include the ceremony, reception, and photography in the houses outstanding gardens. Chatsworth House can tailor wedding packages to individuals needs and has significant experience in carrying out wedding ceremonies. Another licensed venue for marriages is the East Lodge country house hotel which can be fully booked for the exclusive use of wedding parties. The East Lodge country house hotel also won the award for the best small hotel of the year in 2009, so visitors can be sure that they will be well looked after. The stunning grounds and surrounding scenery provides the perfect backdrop for memorable wedding photos and countryside walks.
There are also a number of places available for wedding receptions within the Peak District. One of these is the National Brewery centre which has a number of function rooms which are set in an interesting and historical environment. There are numerous other venues available for wedding receptions within the Peak District, which consist of a number of hotels and historical houses. Hotels within the Peak District also offer a range of honeymoon packages, as well as activities for stag and hen nights.