Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa

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P.O.A
Up to 230
175 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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COVID-19 Update
At the moment the hotel is closed in line with government guidelines, and fortunate to be looking after key workers in the hotel. We are working hard on ensuring the hotel is as safe as possible when we do reopen. We are OPEN for taking bookings for the end of the year, 2021 & 2022. Get in touch Stay safe
With its tree-lined drive, turrets and porticos, Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa makes for a dream wedding venue.
Pricing & Costs
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Hotel
Dining Capacity
230
Reception Capacity
400
No. of Bedrooms
175
Sleeps No. of People
350
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
8:00AM
Usual Finish Time
1:00AM
Late Night Extension
Yes

Ceremony & Reception

Confetti Permitted
Sound System Available
Dancefloor Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Alcohol Licence
In-House Wine List

Venue

Spa On-Site
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Ballroom

Cultural Specialists

Muslim Wedding Specialist
Asian Wedding Specialist
Full Description
Not sure if you know, but we have just completed a £4m refurbishment of the hotel, you could be one of our first couples to use our brand new space! From every aspect you are greeted with charming views over the grounds and surrounding countryside. In true manor house style there’s a courtyard and secluded garden, a spiral staircase leading down to the lawn and even a fountain. Inside is even more impressive, with high ceilings, stylish furnishings and a sweeping 18th century staircase. So whether your wedding day is sunny or showery, you can be sure of plenty of stunning backdrops for those all-important wedding photos. It's offers that perfect combination between history and romance with it's 700 year old manor house and wonderfully modernized suites and spa facilities. It's quintessentially English and beautifully unique with stunning parklands and gardens giving you that perfect backdrop for your magical wedding.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Karen (Events Manager)
We appreciate that no two weddings are the same and so we would be delighted to arrange an appointment under no obligation for you to view our magnificent building and discuss what is is important to you on your wedding day. We are excited to announce that just completed a £4m refurbishment of the hotel and we cant wait to show you our brand new function rooms and bedrooms. Please get in touch to arrange an appointment 01254 303 400/h6617-sb@accor.com

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1950
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
Reviews
(1)
Habiba
Wedding: December 2019
February 2020
Excellence Service
I just wanted to thank you Joanne and all the staff at Dunkenhalgh for providing an excellent service for my brothers wedding. A special thanks to you, Khrishna (Duty manager) and Daisy- each of you were extremely helpful, friendly and very accommodating, nothing was too much to ask. The wedding was perfect, many guest complimented the venue and I would highly recommend you. Please pass on our thanks from my family to all the staff, you all did a great job!!

Wedding Open Day

12th January 2020
The perfect opportunity to view our amazing venue Come along to our wedding open day between 12pm and 4pm and speak to our wedding planner about how we can make your dream wedding a reality
Location & Contact Details

Address

Blackburn Road, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 5JP, England

Travel Notes

Via the M6, exit at Junction 29 and follow the signs for the M65 Blackburn, Burnley. Exit at Junction 7 and turn left at the roundabout. At the traffic lights turn left. The hotel is 100 m further along on the left.

Nearest Town

Blackburn

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M65 Junction 7

Nearest Train Station

Accrington

Nearest Airport

Manchester

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FAQ
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Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Our grand staircase which dates from the early eighteenth century

What’s your favourite canapé?

Smoked Salmon Blini, chive cream cheese, kata Caviar

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Kebab pitta pocket, chilli chicken, garlic sauce

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The Rich history of the Dunkenhalgh Hotel. The name ‘Dunkenhalgh’ comes from Roger de Dunkenhalgh who built the house, Dunkenhalgh first appears in recorded history in 1285!!