Venue Hire

If you’re looking for special location with all of the standard facilities you’d expect from a conference facility, Blackwell is a great option. We have a flexible space (known as the Education Room) that is available to hire, and catering options to suit your needs.

Configured as a board room or a conference room, the Education Room can accommodate up to 14 and 27 people respectively and is equipped for presentations, meetings or training events.

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Standard room hire is :
£70+VAT for a half day (9.00am-1.00pm / 1.00pm-5.00pm)
£140+VAT for a full day (9.00am-5.00pm)


We can offer you a variety of locally produced and freshly prepared special set lunches, morning break and afternoon teas, which will be served in the welcoming Tea Room. You can choose from the following set menus:

Menu A: £8.00 per person

Available all year
Roast tomato soup with basil
A selection of sandwiches made on both wholemeal and white bread:

  • Chicken with tarragon mayonnaise
  • Ham with Dijon mustard
  • Lancashire cheese with Victorian chutney
  • Prawn with Marie Rose sauce
  • Avocado, apple and walnut

Teas and coffees.

Menu B – spring & summer: £8.00 per person

Available April – September
Mediterranean vegetable quiches served with potato salad and green lettuce.

Teas and coffees.

Menu C – autumn & winter: £8.00 per person

Available October – March
Rich homemade stew served with Blackwell’s freshly baked foccacia bread.

Teas and coffees.

Morning or afternoon break: £3.55 per person

Available 10.00am – 12.00pm & 2.30pm – close
A cup of tea or coffee served with a selection of Blackwell chocolate nut brownies and Blackwell tea bread.

Blackwell afternoon tea: £3.55 per person

Available 2.30pm – close
A cup of tea or coffee served with a freshly baked scone, strawberry jam and cream.

Visit the House

Make the most of the unique room location at Blackwell and add house admission to your booking for the reduced group price of £6.00 per person, saving up to £2.80pp.

Wedding Photography

If you are interested in hiring our beautiful house or gardens for wedding photography, please complete an enquiry form and we’ll be get back to you as soon as possible.

Car Parking

Car parking is free and coach parking is also available. Space in our car park is a little limited so we do ask that cars are kept to a minimum and shared where possible.

Booking & Deposit

Complete an enquiry form or call us on 015394 46139 to check if your preferred date is available. To secure your booking, we will require a deposit covering 50% of the room hire.

Prices include VAT where applicable

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