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Weddings at Darlington Hotel

This stunning Grade II listed townhouse hotel is the ideal setting for your special day. With character, style and warmth from the moment you step through the front door, and a service tailored to your every specification will assure you of perfection from start to finish. Our ultimate desire is for you to enjoy your special day so we have created the perfect setting, with superb cuisine and impeccable service, allowing our devoted staff to provide everything that you need to make your wedding, truly wonderful and unforgettable.

Seeing is believing so we would love to invite you to join us for a showaround, allowing you to experience the hotel for yourself.  This will also allow you to meet with one of our Wedding Coordinators, who will happily discuss your requirements further so please, contact us at any time on eventsteam.darlingtonhotel@bannatyne.co.uk  or call to 01325 365858 organise a time to suit you. 

Take a look at our venue in Belle Bridal Magazine!

2024 Wedding Offers

Wilbur Room Reception Offer -  From just £1500 based on 80 people attending. Includes DJ and Buffet - Find out more

What we provide...

Contemporary in style and design, Maxine's Restaurant with its marble fire surrounds and large windows with views of the garden is a beautiful space for smaller, more intimate weddings. The bright and spacious Wilbur Suite is the perfect backdrop for larger celebrations, with Georgian-style windows and doors opening onto our stunning garden.

A professional, attentive and friendly service will be paramount from your initial enquiry, with guidance every step of the way from a team dedicated to making your wedding day truly unique. So relax, and let Bannatyne Hotel Darlington make your wedding one to remember.

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Maxine’s Ceremony Room 

Ceremony - up to 90 guests | Wedding Breakfast - up to 55 guests

For a wedding ceremony of up to 80 guests, we offer the classic Maxine’s Restaurant which is charming yet dramatic. It is where the traditional meets contemporary, with original marble fireplaces and original Georgian windows.

The Wilbur Suite 

 The Wilbur Suite

Ceremony - up to 90 guests | Wedding Breakfast - up to 90 guests | Evening Reception - up to 120 guests

For the modern-day couple, the elegant and spacious Wilbur Suite offers a light, airy and spacious setting for up to 120 ceremony guests which can house every element of your wedding day.

The Pavilion

The Pavilion

A unique backdrop to an outdoor ceremony, located in our beautiful gardens.

The Study

Overlooking the garden, the Study offers a private Wedding Breakfast option for up to 18 guests, The Study is enhanced by impressive original features and elegant decor.


Those choosing to celebrate every aspect of their day with Bannatyne Hotel Darlington (including ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening reception) can enjoy a range of complimentary added extras including: an overnight stay in The Bridal Suite for the wedding night; floral centrepieces for the top table and guest tables; complimentary room hire for both the wedding breakfast and evening reception; and menu tasting in Maxine’s Restaurant in the run-up to the day itself.

Each wedding is designed to suit your exact requirements, ensuring that all packages are bespoke and tailored to the most intricate degree.

Special Touches

With menus designed to your exact specification, and fine wines sourced from around the world, you can be sure that your personal tastes are reflected throughout every aspect of the day. A dedicated Toastmaster will be on hand to ensure the day runs smoothly and effortlessly for all attending; overseeing everything from the preparation of the function suites (finished with your own personal touches and adornments) followed by greeting the wedding couple and guests prior to the ceremony; coordinating food and drinks service throughout the wedding breakfast and making sure the party atmosphere is planned to perfection for your evening festivities.

Guest Accommodation

Guests can make the hotel their home for the day or full weekend, while you can relax safe in the knowledge that yours is the only wedding taking place that day, making you and your guests the hotel’s absolute priority.

Civil Partnerships

Here at Bannatyne Hotel Darlington, we are licensed for Civil Wedding Ceremonies and can accommodate all your needs to provide you with the perfect day. 



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