The Fox & Goose Inn on Pudding Pie Hill

£600 - £6999 for a package
Up to 100
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
Pudding Pie Hill has the most breath-taking panoramic views of the Peak District and Derbyshire. A countryside venue licensed for ceremonies with a private function suite and Marquee / Tipi facilities
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
12:00 PM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 PM


Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-Site Parking
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space

Ceremony & Reception

Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
Our venue incorporates the historic Fox & Goose Inn, one of the oldest hostelries in Derbyshire with an abundance of charm and character. It was presented to the Monks of Beauchief Abbey in a license granted by Richard II in 1392. We have maintained some of our original features which are still visible throughout the venue, making it one of the most historical and idyllic venues in Derbyshire and the surrounding areas for your wedding day. For those of you who don’t want to miss a moment of our beautiful surroundings and stunning views, not only do we have the Abbey Suite, the Orangery and the Priory Room, we have the perfect setting on Pudding Pie hill for an intimate occasion or a spectacular Marquee or Tipi wedding for up to 250 guests and anything in between. We understand that Marquee weddings may traditionally be held during the warmer months, but our facilities and impeccable attention to detail allows couples and guests to enjoy the surroundings whatever the weather may be. Our marquee is framed by our impressive woodland area and enjoys the benefit of its own outside seating area, with our manicured lawns, a sublime spot for your guests to enjoy the views of Derbyshire and when the evening draws in you and your guests will be blown away by the most breath-taking sunset. Every Marquee wedding can be tailored to suit your personal tastes and vision for your day, because after everything, it is YOUR day. You and your guests will be the Crowning Point of Pudding Pie Hill.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Craig Lynch, Proprietor
Thank you for taking the time to view our venue. We offer a personalised service to couples who would like to create their own special day and can offer 3 guarantees : 1. Panoramic Views of the Peak National Park to create stunning memories. 2. Exclusivity - you will be the only bride and groom at the venue on your day. 3. The very best attention from my team at all times.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Adrian and Carla
Married in August 2018
January 2019
Our Wonderful Wedding
We held our wedding on the 27th July at The Fox and Goose and it was the most perfect day! The whole day from start to finish was faultless and we wouldn’t have changed a single detail. The venue was so romantic and the views picturesque. The whole staff team were professional, friendly and helpful. Sadie, our wedding planner, was amazing and we can’t thank her enough for going above and beyond to make our day so perfect. Tristan, our MC, was professional and so well organised and calm. Fantastic. The food was spectacular and our guests are still talking about it now! If you are considering venues for a wedding we would recommend The Fox and Goose without reservations. We have such beautiful memories of our special day and can’t thank The Fox and Goose staff enough
Martin and Frank
Married in July 2018
January 2019
Fabulous Day
We held our Wedding here on 7th July. What can I say..FANTASTIC! From the moment we arrived till the very end of the day the staff were excellent. They were very friendly and helped make everything run so smoothly. A special thank you to Sadie Chapman who is the Wedding planner. Sadie bent over backwards to make our day run perfectly and contantly looked after us. Sadie was always on the end of the phone either by call or text to answer any questions. She gave us really good advice on everything from food, drinks, seating, timings throughout the day and much much more (including handing us a drink of Dutch courage prior to the ceremony..2 large gins..LOL The food was fantastic! From the Wedding breakfast through to the evening buffet. We had the beef for the main course as part of our Wedding breakfast and it just melted in your mouth. To get that quality for over 50 people is no mean feat. The vegetarians all said how much they had enjoyed their food also. Compliments to the Chef(s). We opted to have a partly italian flavor to the evening buffet. Scrumptious yet again with choices of pasta, lasagne, pizza and various other alternate sundries (the quality was second to non). Thanks to the DJ also who made the evening swing. I gave him a list of do's & dont's prior to the day and he was spot on. Don't think the dance floor was ever empty. Friends and family all said how much they had enjoyed the day which we found quite heartwarming. The atmosphere throughout the day was so relaxed. We have to say the Fox and Goose did us proud. Thank you from F&M.
Tina and Tom
Married in May 2018
January 2019
Beautiful Wedding Venue for a Perfect Day
We got married and had our reception here at the beautiful Fox & Goose a month ago and we had hoped for a wonderful day, but it was actually a million times better than we had ever dreamed it could be! Sadie is their wedding planner and nothing was too much to ask in the 4 months while we planned our big day. She was always only a text away and was so reassuring, helpful and full of great advice, tips and ideas. She even offered to help keep our toddler distracted if he had one of his tantrums! We opted for the hog roast & BBQ with 85 guests and everyone had a wonderful time and loved the food. I still get friends telling me how much they loved the food! The staff were so kind and helpful, and treated us like royalty on the day. Nothing was too much for them and Sadie even helped us get the best prices on things such as local florists, her wealth of knowledge and desire to help is fantastic! The scenery around the Fox & Goose is simply stunning with incredible views of the peaks & we got some great pictures. We liked the place from the first time we visited and we came for several meals in the run up to our big day, each meal was absolutely perfect - we highly recommend their SteakWich! Cooked to perfection! If you are thinking of having your wedding here, please do not hesitate to book. There are no sneaky hidden costs, everything is included and Sadie is great at making up a plan to suit you and your budget. The location is beautiful, the views breathtaking, the building is cosy and romantic, the staff are all fabulous and the food is flawless. Thank you F&G for giving us the best day of our lives.
Location & Contact Details


Wigley , Derbyshire, England

Nearest Town

Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M1, Junction 29

Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport

East Midlands

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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

We had a Wedding in April 2018 where 2 local paramedics got married. A few months before the wedding the Brides dad suffered a cardiac arrest and the groom did CPR until the ambulance arrived and saved his now Father in Laws life. Their wedding was a local news story as her dad was able to walk her down the aisle. It was a very emotional and beautiful day and was actually on the local news. I still stay in contact with this couple.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Always make sure you listen to your hearts and do what you want to do, not what everybody else thinks you should do.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

Homemade cake pops for every guest..... the bride spent hours making 100's of cake pops.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Scenic, Rural, Versatile,

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Up on the hill with breath-taking views of the Peak District

What’s your favourite canapé?

Pulled Pork Nacho

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Chip Butties

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Panoramic Views

What part of your business are you most proud of?

How our wedding business is expanded over the last few years.

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook Discount5%
Bridebook GiftFree Bottle of Champagne