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We are a unique community venue with fabulous grounds, a variety of indoor spaces that can be used as a blank canvas to style as you wish. We work with you to create your perfect event.
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Community Building
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Changing Only
Usual Access Time
08:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 PM
Late Night Extension


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

Ceremony & Reception

Confetti Permitted
Sound System Available

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Asian Catering
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering
Full Description
Our building, The Hub, has been open since 2010. We pride ourselves on being a unique and friendly space for people to plan their events within. Our building is modern, light and open plan meaning it can be used for a wide variety of events and lends itself well to customer's diverse styles. The actual Hub building houses a dance studio, drama/events hall, main communal atrium, Kitchen and Café area, small lakeside room, hair and beauty salon, music studios, workshop and accommodation for up to 33 people. Our outdoor space includes a fishing and canoeing lake, a nature lake, skate park, community garden, outdoor staging area and picnic tables with pizza ovens and BBQs. We can host up to 500 people across the whole site. Couples can hire the whole site exclusively or book specific spaces depending on your needs. The interior of the building is a blank canvas and we welcome couples who wish to style the spaces to their own tastes. We are a community business and our commercial income is used to support community activities such as music lessons for local young people, community transport and room hire for dance and fitness classes. Couples who book their event with us will know that they are investing in the community and giving something positive to the charity we run. We can offer full catering that can include three course meals, tapas, canapes, indian and Italian buffets, BBQs and wood fired pizzas. We can also provide a wide range of hot and cold buffets and snacks. Our menus and rustic and down to earth and we aim to use as much locally produced ingredients as possible, sometimes even from our own gardens. We are happy to work with outside caterers and hire out our kitchen space. We can also provide a full bar and work with local brewers and distillers. We are a small team and get to know each of our couples well resulting in a truly personal experience.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Vicky Taylor
We can't wait to work with couples and your family and friends to plan your perfect day. We are a friendly team and we love to get to know our customers and ensure your day is truly unique and personal. We are very happy to offer tours and talk informally about what we could offer you.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Less than 10
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Michael & Jenny
Married in March 2019
April 2019
Just what we imagined!
Thank you for everything you did for our wedding day, it was just as we hoped!
Wedding: February 2019
April 2019
Special day
Thank you to all the staff at the Hub for making my daughters wedding day so special. Everyone was so helpful and it was just a lovely, chilled, relaxed day! Thank you so...
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Amazing place!
Wedding: February 2019
April 2019
Hidden Gem
What a beautiful venue, spacious, modern and gorgeous views. Thank you to all the Hub team for a wonderful day, it was perfect and we had a ball.
Kirsty, Cake supplier
Wedding: February 2019
April 2019
It was all perfect
As a guest (who also made the wedding cake!) it was a lovely day, everyone worked so hard to make sure we all had a great time. It was so relaxed and a fab atmosphere thr...
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Wedding: February 2019
April 2019
Overnight stay and Wedding guest
We had a comfortable stay in the on site bedrooms. Staff were friendly and couldn't have done more to make us feel welcome. Would definitely recommend the Hub.
Sarah & Claire
Married in March 2019
April 2019
Thank you
Lovely to meet you at the Hub Wedding Fair Vicky, we are very interested in booking the hub for our wedding in 2020. We have finally found the perfect Venue, it's so exci...
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Location & Contact Details


Barnard Castle DL12 8D, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8DT, England

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction


Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport

Durham Tees Valley

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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

The best wedding was a couple who hired the whole venue and hired teepees to cover the outdoor grounds. Their friends and family used the accommodation and set up luxury bedrooms within some of the teepees to create a truly unique party.

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

Don't be afraid to ask what we can do - anything is possible!

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

Friends and family producing all the decorations for the wedding including fresh foliage garlands, a huge papier mache dragon, table decorations and a woodland themed entrance to the reception room.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Fun, Quirky, Stunning, Welcoming, Peaceful

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Next to the lake

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

We treat everyone like a celebrity here!

What’s your favourite canapé?

Mini Yorkshire puddings with beef and horseradish

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Sausage Sandwiches or homemade pizza

What is your venue's most unique feature?

We are a community business so couples are investing in the local community in more ways than one by choosing us as their venue.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Giving our commercial profits back to the local community and enabling people to achieve their dreams.

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook Discount10%
Bridebook GiftBottle of Prosecco on payment of deposit to book your special day with us.
Bridebook Special OfferComplimentary 60 minute outdoor activity for up to 10 guests if staying in accommodation as part of the wedding.
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