Looking for Wedding Venues in Derbyshire? Choose the Lion for the Perfect Day

The Lion Hotel is one of the most charming wedding venues in Derbyshire. A landmark building in one of Derbyshire’s most historic towns with the Peak District on its doorstep, it truly is a unique setting for your big day. This stunning venue is brimming with character and traditional charm, offering the warmest welcome and home to an irresistible setting to celebrate your wedding.

There is no better place to be on your wedding day, and our aim is to provide you with a flexible service to work closely with you and ensure all of your requirements are taken care of.

Discover One of The Leading Wedding Venues in Derbyshire

Preparing for your wedding should be one of the most exciting experiences of your life and there are many ways to make your day really special. Because we are one of the leading wedding venues in Derbyshire based in Belper, we will provide you with everything you need for an unforgettable experience that you, your partner, and guests will remember forever.



Of course, when choosing wedding venues in Derbyshire you want to have a tour around and see if the venue feels right for you… I would be more than happy to show you around The Lion Hotel and discuss your plans further! You can do this simply by contacting me (Victoria Williams – Events Co-ordinator) on 01773 824033 or by email

Register Office: Market Place, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3BT      Telephone: 01773 841380

Two Perfect Rooms at Our Wedding Venues in Derbyshire

Please not that both rooms can accommodate for fully licensed establishment for the solemnisation of marriage and civil partnerships!

To find out more about our wedding venues in Derbyshire, be sure to take a look at our brochure and packages below

The Strutt Suite

A more intimate room can seat up to 50 guests for a civil wedding or partnership or 35 guests for an intimate wedding breakfast.

The Arkwright Suite

Our main suite ideal for wedding receptions of up to 80 guests for the wedding breakfast and a civil wedding or partnership and 120 for an evening reception.

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Allergens and Intolerance

This website is to be used as a a best faith effort to inform you of our allergen and intolerance policy,  and may not be 100% accurate, or may be out of date at the time of reading, you should always advise your server on any dietary requirements, including intolerance & allergies. All our dishes are prepared in our kitchens where allergens are present. We therefore cannot guarantee that all our dishes are free from traces of allergens. You must assess your own level of risk, based on your personal circumstances before consuming any of our food or drink. Close