Bannatyne Hotel Darlington

Georgian Gorgeousness Meets Modern Luxe: Weddings At Bannatyne Hotel Darlington

The perfect choice for the contemporary couple seeking an air of glamour with a nod to tradition.

When it comes to showcasing our highly sought-after Venue of the Month, we like to delve into every little detail of the property before making an informed decision as to why it is uniquely special. The Bannatyne Hotel Darlington has THE whole package. Winning our hearts in every aspect, we are delighted to choose this simply splendid hotel as our March 2017 Venue of the Month.

A beautiful Georgian Grade II listed building in the heart of Darlington Town Centre, its rustic brickwork and charming old world facade will captivate you from the offset. Exuding warmth, its classical period style windows offer a glimpse of the sheer elegance awaiting inside. The historical characteristics of the building’s exterior are perfectly marred with a delightful contrast of stylishly modern decor inside. Original marble fireplaces, dramatic patterned wallpaper and sophisticated ornaments make for a show-stopping backdrop for the trendsetting bride.

Maxine’s Restaurant, which has coveted a stellar reputation for serving top notch dishes over the years, is both intimate and inviting for a smaller wedding of up to 80 guests. For larger celebrations, the Wilbur Suite caters for 150 friends and family during your reception meal. The Wilbur Suite opens on to a beautiful lawn; a little pocket of heaven where you can mingle with your loved ones and toast to your new marriage.

Best known for his appearance on the BBC’s Dragons’ Den, the Bannatyne Hotel Darlington is entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne’s signature hotel. And in keeping with the chain’s renowned status, that means only the highest standard of service will be provided on the most important day of your lives. Each staff member will go above and beyond to ensure you and your guests enjoy the most exceptional experience. The hotel’s Wedding Coordinator, Jade MacGillivray, is the main point of contact for each couple throughout their planning journey, and without a doubt the shining star when it comes to weddings. Having worked her way up to the position of Wedding Coordinator, Jade has a wealth of knowledge and ideas to help inspire you. A good rapport is essential from your first dealing with your wedding planner. Bright and bubbly, Jade is a pleasure to deal with and she understands the importance of every last detail. You can be rest-assured that your stress levels will be kept to a minimum in the final run-up to your big day at Bannatyne Hotel Darlington. Communication is a constant priority, with Jade placing a huge importance on promptly responding to each and every couple and any queries they may have.

For newly-engaged couples or those still on the search for their dream venue, the Bannatyne Hotel Darlington has limited availability remaining for 2017 dates. Don’t miss their fantastic Late Availability Offer from £2,995. This limited offer includes; a three course wedding breakfast and drinks package for 40 guests, an evening buffet for 60 people, use of the bridal suite on the night of the wedding and much more. T&C’s apply.

Our Favourite Features:

  • The Relaxing & Indulgent Spa For A Low-Key Hen Or Pre-Wedding Pamper Session
  • The Charming Exterior
  • Renowned Reputation For Customer Service

For more details on weddings at Bannatyne Hotel Darlington, you can call their Wedding Coordinator, Jade MacGillivray, on 0844 248 3832 or email You can also check availability for your preferred date on their WeddingDates listing here.


Ciara Moore is the Blog Editor & Social Media Manager at WeddingDates HQ. Anything you want to know about weddings and what is on trend - she's your woman!

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