The Black Swan


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The Black Swan is an independently owned bar and restaurant situated in Idridgehay Derbyshire; close to the surrounding areas, Ashbourne, Matlock, Derby, and Belper.

The Black Swan is an independently owned bar and restaurant situated in the small village of Idridgehay Derbyshire; close to the surrounding areas, Ashbourne, Matlock, Derby, and Belper. The village of Idridgehay hosts a stunning, quaint Church, situated with just a 2 minute walk from The Black Swan, meaning your civil
ceremony can be held within walking distance from your wedding venue, with full use of our car park for your guests.

Naturally, you want everything to be ‘just perfect’ on your wedding day, which is why, at The Black Swan – Idridgehay, we ensure everything is just that from the moment you and your guests arrive. Our beautiful venue is situated in the quiet village of Idridgehay and overlooking the picturesque Ecclesbourne Valley. Our Orangery dining area boasts stunning views for miles with an outdoor patio and garden area for you to enjoy with your special guests. Our devoted team of staff will work to make your day everything you’ve dreamed of.

Our interior is the perfect blend of rustic & contemporary. We offer two main dining areas; a conservatory and orangery room, which are conveniently linked together with large glass windows, meaning your guests are never too far away. Both rooms are naturally lit with stunning views of the rolling Derbyshire hills.

Situated to the back of the building is our large garden space and raised garden terrace. A peaceful, relaxing area for you and your guests to enjoy their day – stunning on a summer’s day and beautifully lit as the night draws in on a winters evening.

After your ceremony, you can mingle with your guests in our intimate bar area where a welcome drink will be to hand for everyone. If your day is blessed with sunshine, our picturesque garden area is the perfect place to enjoy reception drinks and canapes. The outdoor bar will be open for you and your guests to keep the drinks and celebration flowing. Enjoy your day with stunning views and allow your photographer to capture magical moments and memories that will last a lifetime. Create the perfect drinks package for your guests to enjoy. Make the most of our late venue license and celebrate your special day late into the evening.

Our raised terrace boasts a perfect backdrop of the Ecclesbourne Valley and can accommodate a large marquee if required. Outdoor dining and drinks can be arranged or just another great space for a dance floor and live acts on the evening of your perfect day. The options for something different on your wedding day here are endless.

The Black Swan at a Glance

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Price Range
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Type of Venue
Orangery Weddings
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Seated Capacity
Up to 120
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Reception Capacity
Up to 300
Independently owned Close to surrounding areas, Derby, Nottingham, Matlock, Ashbourne, Belper Team of 10, Owner/General Manager Dan Tomlinson, Restaurant Manager Faye Goodwin Situated looking over the Ecclesbourne Valley Naturally lit orangery/conservatory, beer garden and terrace, bar and snug area. Dining capacity, 120 / General Capacity 250/300 Orangery

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Certificate of excellence – 2018 and 2019
Certificate of excellence – 2018 and 2019


UKbride Approved Supplier
UKbride Approved Supplier


Black Swan, Wirksworth Road, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 2SG

The Black Swan

  • Black Swan
  • Wirksworth Road
  • Belper
  • Derbyshire
  • DE56 2SG
  • United Kingdom

Meet the Key Person

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Jolene Wimbledon

Hello, I am Jo, Wedding & Events Coordinator at The Black Swan Idridgehay. On behalf of The Black Swan I will be your main point of contact, answering any quires you may have regarding our venue or your special day. It would be my pleasure to plan your big day and I hold great pride with the venue and facilities we have available to you. We are happy to offer complete bespoke weddings by working with you to build your dream day together; after all there is nothing more magical then helping you achieve your dream day here at The Black Swan Idridgehay. We look forward to welcoming you!