Getting To Know The Folly at The Farmhouse at Mackworth…
The Folly, situated in what was once an 18th century farmhouse, is a stylish venue located on the outskirts of Ashbourne and Derby, the gate way to the Peak District, making it an idyllic space to say ‘I do’.
Joining on to The Farmhouse At Mackworth restaurant and bar, The Folly has its own exclusive entrance, terrace and bar making it the perfect place for your celebration. Each couple has their own experienced and dedicated Wedding Planner to assist with the planning process and tailor making your own unique day.
The Folly is fully licensed to host your entire day from the civil ceremony through to your wedding reception. It is designed as a blank canvas for couples to create a day to match their style and visions. The space accommodates a wedding breakfast of up to 130 diners and evening receptions of up to 200 guests. A more intimate wedding can also be created using the Library and dividing the Folly.
As such an important part of the day our kitchen team take great pride in offering a delicious selection of dishes and using the finest freshest ingredients for your guests to enjoy while overlooking the picturesque views. To complement the food, The Folly also has its own sleek bar stocked with the most premium range of spirits, wine, beers and soft drinks.
The Folly’s high ceilings and feature windows overlooking the terrace and gardens provides the perfect backdrop for your photographs and for guests to mingle whilst enjoying a cocktail or champagne reception against this beautiful setting.
For a fun-packed evening, wedding guests can dance the night away in style as there is plenty of space for a DJ or live band.
With The Folly handily adjoining The Farmhouse At Mackworth, wedding guests have the convenience of 10 beautifully styled boutique bedrooms, each offering understated elegance and charm. The very essence of ‘country-living’, the décor boasts a pastel colour palette of blues, pinks and lilacs accented by luxurious soft furnishings. Slip between the fine thread-count sheets and heal any hungover heads.
For a truly special stay for the newly-wed couple, the romantic Napoleon suite boasts a freestanding roll-top bath, ultra-soft super king bed and spacious lounge. Three family rooms are complete with comfy sofa bed and a relaxing super king, ensuring space for those members of the family travelling with children.
You can find out more about The Farmhouse at Mackworth here!