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Choose the wedding that You want to have, Darwin Lake offers the Darwin Hall for your ceremony, with up to 17 cottages sleeping 100 guests for weekend stay, the rest is up to you!


  • Seated Dining Capacity: 130
  • Reception Capacity: 150
  • # Bedrooms: 50
  • Sleeps # of People: 100
  • Usual Access Time: 09:00 AM
  • Usual Finish Time: 0
  • Late Night Extension Available: Yes
  • Bridal Suite: Honeymoon Suite


  • Exclusive Use
  • In-house Wedding Coordinator
  • Outdoor Reception Space
  • Disabled Access
  • On-site Parking
  • bridal Changing Facilities
  • Marquee Permitted
  • Open Flame Permitted
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Water View
  • City view
  • Grade I/II Listed Building
  • Ballroom
  • Spa On-site

Ceremony and Reception

  • Licensed for Weddings and Civil Ceremonies
  • Outdoor Ceremony Licence
  • Church Within Walking Distance
  • Sound System Available
  • Dancefloor Available
  • Fireworks Permitted
  • Confetti Permitted

Food and Drink

  • In-house Catering
  • External Catering Permitted
  • Alcohol License
  • In-house Wine List
  • Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
  • No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol

Cultural Experience

  • DIY


    Detailed Description

    The Hall has 3 separate rooms, all licensed for marriages, the largest of which can seat approx 130 for a wedding breakfast. We leave you free to make your own catering, bar and decoration choices. Call Yvonne for a viewing on 01629 735859.

    Personal Message from the Manager

    Name of Wedding Contact: Yvonne

    If you want a wedding that isn't just a one day event, if you want to spend time with your family and friends over a weekend and if you want to make your special day unique to yourselves, then Darwin Lake could be the perfect place for you.


    • Year Business Was Established: 2013
    • # Of Weddings Hosted: Between 10 and 30
    • # Of People In Team: 6
    • Public Liability Insurance: Yes

    Getting here

    • Address:
    • Jaggers Lane, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5LH, England
    • Nearest Town:
    • Matlock
    • Nearest Train Station:
    • Matlock and Chesterfield (main line)
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction:
    • Alfreton M1 28 or Chesterfield M1 29
    • Nearest Airport:
    • East Midlands