Weddings at the Inn


We are a 16th century rural Inn located on the banks of the River Hodder surrounded by breathtaking fells and beautiful scenery in the heart of the gorgeous Forest of Bowland. We have been lucky enough to host fabulous weddings, both large and small, for over 40 years. We are famous for our bedrooms, delicious locally sourced food and our own onsite Vintners.

Our experienced wedding team are on hand from the moment you first step into the Inn, all the way through to your special day. Please scroll down for more information but don’t forget nothing beats conversation, if you have any question please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


To contact the vicar at St Michaels Church, Whitewell, please click here to take directly to the Church’s website.

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Marquee Weddings

Ideal for 60-120 people

Our traditional marquee is the perfect venue for your wedding.

It is light and airy with lovely views of the River Hodder over the valley There is a very attractive built in stone bar and black and white dance floor.  Glass doors to a balcony over the river and separate glass doors to a very pretty private garden with outside furniture and a brassier for cold evenings.

Please call Emma or Andrea on 01200 448222 or enquire here.

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The Orangery

The Orangery can accommodate up to 24 guests.

The Orangery is a unique reception room overlooking the fabulous Hodder Valley and is the perfect option for those looking for a smaller more intimate wedding.

Please call Emma or Andrea on 01200 448222 or enquire here.

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Main Dining Room

The Main Dining Room can accommodate up to 55 guests.

Our main Dining Room has windows on the river side with splendid views of the Hodder Valley, you can even spot the stepping stones!

Please call Emma or Andrea on 01200 448222 or enquire here.

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Food & Drink

Food & Drink

The Inn at Whitewell is well known for the quality and consistency of its food. Many ingredients are on our doorstep. We have lots of menus to inspire you to put together your wedding meal. Our on-site Vintner business means you have an un-paralleled choice of wines, which are hand picked from around the world.



We have 23 bedrooms each individually decorated with designer fabrics, antique furniture and lovely pictures. Our extremely comfortable hand made beds have Egyptian cotton sheets and are a delight to sleep in.

Civil Ceremonies

Civil Ceremonies

We are fully licensed to hold Civil Ceremonies that can be held either in The Orangery for up to 25 people, or the Main Dining Room for up to 80 people. For those requiring space for up to 120 guests we have a special arrangement with a facility in Slaidburn village.

To talk to us about weddings, please call Emma or Andrea on 01200 448222 or alternatively fill in the form on this page.

Enquire about weddings

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