Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Located in the heart of the Lancashire in more than 100 acres of countryside the delightful Ribby Hall is a venue we are thrilled to work so closely with. Their idyllic location is just 10 minutes drive from the beaches of Blackpool and Lytham St. Annes and only a short drive away from the city of Preston. Located in fabulous landscaped grounds they are licensed for civil ceremonies and can cater for receptions for up to 300 people. In addition to three wedding suites and a Summer House for outdoor ceremonies they also have luxury cottages, pine lodges and a new adult-only Spa Hotel.
We decided to interview Ribby Hall's events team to bring to you lots of great information, inspiration and some great images to really give you a feel for what this exciting venue and its sparkling new spa have to offer..
What facilities does your venue boast?
-We are a village covering 106 acres and boast the following facilities:
-Conference & Banqueting centre with 3 large suites and 12 small conference suites
-Unique Tree House facility for meetings
-Wide range of accommodation, detailed below
-9 hole golf course
-Sports & Leisure Centre – swimming pool, badminton, tennis, squash, over 70 fitness classes and gym.
-Entertainment venues – Bar & Grill, Harrisons Bar
-Dining facilities – The Restaurant, Bar & Grill, Starbucks, The Bistro and Papa Johns
Does your hotel cater for weddings? If so, what numbers can you accommodate and what packages do you offer?
Our Banqueting Centre is perfect for weddings, we have 3 suites – The Garden Room, The Rowan Suite & the Woodland Suite. We also have the facility for outdoor ceremonies in the Summer House. We have a range of wedding packages available, depending on time of year and guest numbers. We can accommodate up to 350 guests.
What about events, both large and small, what numbers can you accommodate?
We can accommodate events with numbers from 50 – 360.
Can guests stay over at your venue? What accommodation is on offer?
Yes guests can stay on the village we have the following available:
-New 5* Spa Hotel, adult only with 42 bedrooms
-174 cottages accommodating up to 6 guests per cottage
-6 Scandinavian pine lodges accommodating up to 6 guests, including outdoor hot tub
-The Motel, including 8 suites accommodating 2 people.
-The White House – luxury House accommodating up to 14 guests, including outdoor hot tub
-The Coach House – Luxury House accommodating up to 12 guests
All our menus are created using locally sourced, fresh produce. We also grow our own fruit & vegetables in the
. We can accommodate any dietary requirements and can work with any customer to build their own perfect menu. We have an array of wine, specifically tasted and chosen by our food & beverage managers to ensure that all customers have lots of fine wines to choose from. Ribby Garden
Do you have any sporting/ spa/ golf facilities on site?
Yes we have a 9 hole golf course, mini golf and a New 5* Spa Hotel.
What sets your venue apart from others?
We are a unique venue with lots to offer, Guests don’t just come here for the day; they stay for the whole weekend and enjoy the whole village experience.
Anything special that we should know about the venue?
-New multi million pound Spa Hotel
-3 amazing suites that suit different styles & tastes
-Civil ceremonies, including outdoor in our Summer House
-We grow our own fruit & vegetables in the
-Locally sourced produce for all menus
-Male & female orientated activities on site, perfect for pre & post wedding get togethers
-Heavy social calendar- see website for more details
Where can we get more information/ read more/ contact the venue? (web address and contact details)