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The Ashcroft

Type:Wedding Venue

The Ashcroft, Civic Hall, Whitworth, Lancashire, OL12 8DP

Tel: 01706 854 130

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The Ashcroft Room

The Ashcroft, situated in Whitworth and surrounded by natural landscape, can cater to just 12 people or up to 250 guests for any celebration.

With versatile room hire options, from business conference space, training days, and corporate events to theatre performances, weddings, and other celebrations, The Ashcroft truly is a gem.

Say your vows in the licenced wedding chamber and celebrate in style in the idyllic reception space.  With a stage for entertainment and an excellent sound and lighting system, the atmosphere at The Ashcroft will provide you and your guests with unforgettable memories.  The Ashcroft also has a play park for the young ones and beautiful gardens nearby for your memorable photos.

The Ashcroft's team of experienced and dedicated staff go above-and-beyond to ensure your day runs smoothly, leaving you free to enjoy your event. Other services provided include room decoration, chair cover, and table decoration hire, where the team will work closely with you to understand your vision for your celebration.  Not forgetting a selection of special all-inclusive packages to meet every budget. 

Whitworth is a beautiful linear village, nestling within the foothills of the Pennines, at the southerly end of Rossendale Valley, three miles north of Rochdale and only 30 minutes from Manchester.  

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Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)


  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018




  • Fully accessible venue


  • Discounted children's meals
  • Use of cake stand and knife

Establishment Features

  • Countryside setting

Specialist Features

  • Confetti permitted
  • Guide dogs permitted

Venue Facilities

  • Approved For Civil Marriages
  • Dedicated Wedding Coordinator
  • Exclusive use
  • Free WiFi available for guests
  • Licence for Civil Ceremonies
  • Red welcome carpet available
  • Resident entertainment
  • Set in own grounds
  • Table linen included
  • Table number holders available
  • Table plan easel available


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