RECOMMENDED SUPPLIERS

RECOMMENDED SUPPLIERS

Below you can find some of our fantastic recommended suppliers who we’ve worked with in the past. We’ve put them under separate headings so it’s easier to find the recommended suppliers that your looking for.

Alternatively you can use the search bar on our site to look for specific recommended suppliers for; food, marquees, venues, decorations and much, much more!

We hope you find our list of recommended suppliers useful in planning your event and look forward to working with them.

VENUES

PORTLAND HOUSE c1870

YOUR GORGEOUS GENTLEMAN’S RESIDENCE

Portland House c1870 is the place to be! Having the most complete location on the edge of Matlock Bath, Peak District Derbyshire near Chatsworth

BEYOND 5 star

Whether there are 10 or 24 of you, enjoy exclusive use and so much more. Toast Master Fox in the Bar Room or drift away on beds endorsed by the Queen, at Portland House c1870 everything is an unexpected pleasure

From self-catering to fully catered, away days to weekends away, Juliet is here to help you plan your best ever event

“This is where English eccentricity mixes with the Best of British design”

TOP 5 FEATURES:

13 servants bells, 2 BBQs, 1 bar room

12 bedrooms (1 GF) & 12 bath/cloakrooms

185 attractions, Michelin food & CAMRA pubs

catering, food delivery & fun activities

10+ private car parking. Central location

Portland House c1870 – where your life’s worth celebrating!

ELTON OLD HALL c1668

ENJOY YOUR OWN COUNTRY HOUSE!

Elton Old Hall – Grade II Listed Manor – big holiday house, Peak District Derbyshire near Chatsworth. Group luxury self catering 5* Gold party house – exclusively yours!

“Top 10 UK Country Houses for a Getaway”

“Winner! 2014 2013 2012 2011”

Peak District Derbyshire

Whether there are 6 or 14 of you, at Elton Old Hall you can enjoy your own country house – exclusively.

5 KEY FEATURES:

restored Grade II listed manor of Elton.

comfortably seats, dines & sleeps 14 together

food delivery, catering & custom activities

Michelin gastro pub & CAMRA pubs

Small Village of Year – Peak District Derbyshire

Life’s worth celebrating at Elton Old Hall c1668

BROSTERFIELD FARM

Upon seeing Brosterfield Farm we immediately fell in love with it and realised it was a very special place. We knew that we wanted to create a wonderful family home with high quality accommodation for guests to come and stay and enjoy everything the Peak National Park has to offer. Over the next two years (and many sleepless nights), we have carefully and lovingly restored the farm, the stables and small barn into a beautiful home and a luxury getaway for guests.

Stretton House

STRETTON HOUSE

Stretton House, dating back to the 17th century and greatly extended in Victorian times, is an imposing Derbyshire country house, with historic links to the building of the local mainline railway connecting London to Leeds.

The private gravel driveway leads to an impressive residence sitting in its own formal gardens and parkland overlooking an ornamental lake.

Stretton House provides an idyllic rural retreat for large gathering of friends and family. Stretton House comfortably accommodates up to 30/32 guests in luxurious surroundings, for that special weekend or mid-week break.

The whole party can comfortably dine at a single table in the conservatory which seats up to 30/32 guests. There is also an alternative dining option in the formal reception room seating 30/32 guests. Pre and post dinner drinks can be taken in the library, drawing room or the bar. In good weather, you can dine alfresco on the terraces with plenty of seating for all and cooking on the large charcoal BBQ.

Privacy and tranquility can be enjoyed by all members of the family with croquet on the lawn, Pimms on the lake terrace and activities for the children.

Stretton House offers a formal sitting room with log fire, library with an open coal fire, bar lounge, movie room with projector, conservatory and kids art room (including DVD and book library) as well as a games annex in the former coach house. With all this to offer Stretton House is the ideal large holiday home and retreat for family and friends accomodating up to 30/32 guests.

Horsleygate Hall

HORSLEYGATE HALL

Horsleygate Hall (built in 1783 and extended in 1879), it’s self-catering holiday cottages, beautiful gardens and lush green fields nestles in the bottom of the Cordwell Valley, amongst rolling hills on the edge of the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire, just 10 minutes from the Chatsworth Estate and Sheffield City alike.

Steeped in history, built in Derbyshire stone, surrounded by bounteous wildlife and happy free-range chickens, bird-song and glorious prize-winning gardens, this is a truly quintessentially rural English place to come to and get away from it all. However, excellent pub restaurants, pubs and an amazing authentic Thai restaurant are within walking distance from here too. You get more for your money here as few self-catering accommodation properties in the area offer the same level of customer-service, on-site 24 hour help and wonderful gardens that are free for you to explore. We welcome pets, children, special interest groups too as there is something for everyone here.

Heathy Lea

HEATHY LEA

The property dates back to the 17th Century and over the years has seen many uses including gamekeepers cottage, smallholding, and more recently the home to the Duke of Devonshire’s agent. It has now however been converted into a holiday accommodation centre offering luxury bed and breakfast and self catering accommodation.

Situated just off one of the main access roads to the Peak District and only 20 minutes drive from the MI it is a superb base for further exploration of one of Englands most beautiful areas.

 Herds of Red and Fallow deer graze in the park in front of Heathy Lea and there is direct access into the 1100 acres of parkland from the property. Chatsworth house itself is a 5 min drive away or alternatively an idyllic 20min walk through the park.

THORNLEIGH HOUSE

A large Victorian self-catering house right in the heart of central Matlock with accommodation for 12 people over 4 floors.

Ideal for large groups, reunions, family gatherings, hen parties, walking and cycling holidays.

Hot tub, Sauna, Family Games room, Wi-Fi, Parking for 3 cars, Woodburner and Freeview TV and storage for bycycles.

Ideal house for exploring the Peak District but within minutes of restaurants, bars, shops, leisure centre and the facilities of central Matlock.

CROW PIE COTTAGE

Large group holiday accommodation on the edge of the Peak District

Matlock Bath, Derbyshire Dales – sleeps up to 14 people

The cottage has good access to a wide range of local facilities including pubs, restaurants and attractions (all within walking distance) as well as good access to a range of public transport links to Derby, Chesterfield, Sheffield and Manchester.

This holiday house on the edge of the Derbyshire Peak District is in the perfect location for discovering dozens of local attractions including Chatsworth House, Hardwick Hall and Haddon Hall as well as the UK’s most popular theme park, Alton Towers; the historically important Derwent Valley Mills where Sir Richard Arkwright started the Industrial Revolution an much, much more.

DERWENT HOUSE

Welcome to Derwent House

Derwent house is a grade ll Georgian listed building, beautifully appointed, self-catering holiday accommodation sleeping 12 guests in six bedrooms situated in Matlock, Derbyshire.

Set in the heart of Matlock surrounded by the rolling hills and moors of Derbyshire and the Peak District, Derwent House is the perfect destination for a holiday, short break or weekend away, any time of the year. The house is also perfect for family or friends celebrations, reunions and get togethers, with plenty of space for you to relax and unwind.

Derwent House is located in a quiet area of picturesque Matlock, next to Hall Leys Park, just a hop, skip and a jump away to local pubs, restaurants and shops. Set on the edge of the Peak District National Park we are ideally based to explore the sights and sounds of this wonderful area in the heart of the country.

Woodthorpe Hall

WOODTHORPE HALL

Woodthorpe Hall is a private 17th century country house set in 2.5 acres of spectacular formal gardens in a very secluded corner of North Derbyshire on the edge of the Peak District, but conveniently close to Sheffield (South Yorkshire), and Chesterfield (north Derbyshire)

We offer the gardens as a venue for your special day, giving you the choice of marquee style, catering arrangements and any other service you may require. We hold events with exclusive use for you and your guests, allowing access during the previous week for preparations.

Our aim is to support you to arrange your day in whatever way you want, and we consider very careful and detailed planning is essential for the smooth running of your event. We offer every assistance with this. Each event is individually tailored to your wishes and we are happy to accommodate any more unusual requests.

We no longer offer to hold a legal ceremony here, but we are able to offer an unusual purpose-made location for any non-legal ceremony in our Cider Press. This is a stone open fronted building incorporating a 19th century ciderpress still very much in use. 80 guests can be seated under a covered area with ample extra space for guests willing to stand.

The gardens provide a superb backdrop for your photographs and can accommodate a marquee reception for up to 150 guests.

We are also able to offer free basic camping space for any guests who wish to stay after the festivities. (This includes caravans/camper vans)

With respect to our neighbours, we can no longer allow the use of fireworks, and we ask that bands and disco’s finish by 11.00pm but allowing music to continue at garden level through our own system till midnight.

MARQUEE & TIPI HIRE

Peak Tipis

PEAK TIPIS

Based on the edge of the beautiful, rural Derbyshire Peak District, Peak Tipis are the Midland’s original, multi-award winning and experienced specialists in the hire of utterly gorgeous and distinctive giant Kata Tipis – a unique and breath-taking alternative to a traditional Wedding marquee.


Peak Tipis have delivered just shy of 300 memorable Weddings, Special Occasions and Corporate events for lots of shiny, happy people throughout the UK and are now about to go into their seventh exciting season in 2017. Peak Tipis are extremely proud to have won the ‘Best Marquee Provider in the East Midlands‘ award two years running, at the Wedding Industry Awards too, so you can rest assured your event or special day is in the hands of the experts who have been creating inspirational spaces and magical memories, guaranteed to WOW guests since 2011.

Tipi and Kata

TIPI AND KATA

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CATERERS

Hazels quality catering

HAZELS QUALITY CATERING

From the simplicity of freshly made sandwiches, to more involved formal silver service luncheons, Hazel’s Quality Catering sets new standards for creative, affordable corporate and special event catering in the South Yorkshire, Derbyshire & Trent Regions.

Hazel’s Quality Catering is a family run business with over 20 years of catering excellence. We take pride in our solid reputation for our dependability and the high quality of our products and services. Our menu’s are all freshly cooked and prepared where possible on the day of the function, and we use only the freshest and finest quality ingredients at all times.

  • Menus to Suit All Tastes & Budgets
  • Professional & Courteous Waiting Staff
  • Personal Chefs
  • Hire of China, Glassware, Cutlery & Linen
  • Champagnes, Wines, Cocktails & Ice
  • Assistance with Marquees, Flowers & other arrangements

 

Whether catering for a corporate cocktail reception for 200, a child’s first birthday or an intimate five-course gourmet dinner, we strive to provide you with an extraordinary experience.

Whatever your individual needs are and whatever your budget we are always delighted to discuss your requirements and to give advice on menu options or the various services we offer.

Zest 4 events

ZEST 4 EVENTS

Zest 4 Events & Catering is a company based in Matlock in the beautiful Peak District, specialising in creating wonderful and unique events whilst also providing outstanding catering in and around Derbyshire.

Enjoying a combined fourteen years’ experience, Natalie and Helen are able to make your special occasion memorable. Zest will provide a personal, stress-free service – whatever your budget or the size of your event! Whether for your wedding day or your company’s team building event, Zest will make your day a complete success.

We at Zest believe that the devil is in the detail and will go that extra mile to ensure that no detail is ever overlooked and that you, the client, receive the highest quality of service creatively, stylishly and with maximum efficiency.
Take a moment to look at our website and please don’t hesitate to contact us – you will be pleasantly surprised at the service we offer! No one else cuts it quite like Zest 4 Events…

FLORISTS & VENUE DRESSING

Avant Garden

AVANT GARDEN

Derbyshire based wedding flower and venue decoration specialists dedicated to bringing your wedding dreams to life.
We are absolutely passionate about weddings and everything that goes with them; from bridal bouquets to buttonholes and candelabras to corsage’s. In fact, weddings are all we do which allows us to spend more time with each individual couple, bringing to life any theme or style imaginable.

We offer a range of props that will expertly set the character of your special day and fabulous flowers to fill every space with fragrance. We also offer a full design and venue decorating service for couples looking to source all their styling in one place.

With experience of dressing everything from marquees, teepees, boutique hotels and grand country houses, we have worked at many of the most prestigious wedding venues in the Midlands.

Our Belper showroom is a really creative space, where you can browse our beautiful range of wedding décor, from rustic to vintage and everything in between. We love getting to know our brides and feel it’s a privilege to help transform your dreams into a reality.
Consultations are available by appointment only, so if you want to take advantage of our bespoke wedding flower design service, prop hire or full design and venue styling services please get in touch today.

We believe that every wedding is unique and – just as no bouquet we make is ever the same – you can rest assured that your wedding will be like no other.

We will fill your day with character and emotion, inspired by you and brought to life by us.

JJ's Flowers

JJ’S FLOWERS

The florist with a difference… here at JJ’s  everything is designed and made with you in mind.

I want to create a bespoke service for all my customers to suit their needs.  I work with fresh and artificial flowers for weddings and events, we try to cater for every budget.

Creating a lasting impression with beautiful floristry for Weddings and Events… I am someone who loves flowers and what I can create with them.

At my studio I work by consultation, offering appointments to suit you – day time, evening and weekends, just give me a call or drop me an email. We can get something in the diary to start making your floral dreams come true. I love that my customers tend to come as strangers and leave as friends, Around 80% of my work is recommendation. I truly love my job and feel it’s reflected in my work. I love what I do and I would love the pleasure of doing it for you.

Hasland Fruit & Flowers

HASLAND FRUIT & FLOWERS

Hasland Fruit and Flowers are a friendly, well presented florist based in the heart of Hasland Village, Chesterfield.

We specialise in all aspects of floristry to very high standards, whilst the speed and efficiency of our delivery service comes second to none. Same day, local, national and international deliveries are available.

Fresh Ideas Florists

FRESH IDEAS FLORISTS

Sam and the team at Fresh Ideas have been delighting customers with the variety, freshness and quality of their arrangements for years. Specialising in weddings and funerals, this local florist, located in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, take orders for collection and local delivery. You can contact Sam on 01246 275757. Opening hours are Monday to Friday 0730-1700 and Saturday 0730-1530.

FURNITURE HIRE

Poppy trading company

THE POPPY TRADING COMPANY

At ‘The Poppy Trading Company’, we provide beautiful, unique vintage furniture to brides, event planners, photographers, designers and stylists looking for something to give their event originality and style.

Constantly growing the collection, Oliver spends any spare time travelling up and down the country looking for the next piece of one-of-a-kind furniture ready for your special day.

We can provide wonderfully chic wooden mis-matched chairs for your ceremony or reception, as well as gorgeous decorative items that will add something special to your big day.

Whether you need a few small additions to add that special something to your décor, or you need a full styling service to completely theme your occasion, Poppy Trading can help.

PHOTOGRAPHERS

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