Choosing The Lion for your Wedding Venue

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 is a unique setting for your big day.

Congratulations on your forthcoming wedding, and thank you for considering The Lion Hotel as your venue.

The Lion Hotel is brimming with character and traditional charm, offering the warmest welcome and a modern approach, The Lion Hotel is an irresistible setting to celebrate your wedding. Our aim is to provide you with a completely flexible service and our experienced team will work closely with you to ensure all of your requirements and ideas are taken care of.

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. We aim to provide everything you need to enjoy an amazing experience on your wedding day and we understand that the little things can make a big difference to your celebrations.

We will help you plan for your big day, guiding you through the preparations and working closely with you to create the day you have always dreamed of.

I would be more than happy to show you around The Lion Hotel and discuss your plans further, please do not hesitate to contact myself if you have any questions or would like to meet with myself.

I wish you all the best with your wedding preparations and the future.

Kind Regards

Victoria Williams
Events Co-ordinator

01773 824033

We have a choice of two rooms at the hotel which are available for weddings:

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.

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.

Licensed for Weddings and Civil Partnerships

The Lion Hotel is a fully licensed establishment for the solemnisation of marriage and
civil partnerships. You can have a choice of our two function rooms in which to say your vows;
The Arkwright Suite or The Strutt Suite these can cater from 20 – 80 guests for a civil wedding or partnership.
Before confirming a date with us here at The Lion Hotel, you must telephone and check the availability of the Registrar.

Contact details for the registrar are:

Register Office
Market Place

Telephone: 01773 841380

All costs relating to the attendance of the Superintendent Registrar must be paid for in advance, direct to the Registrar.
Follow the link below to view our 2017/18 wedding brochure:

The Lion Wedding Brochure 2017/2018


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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