The award-winning hotel’s investment has seen the complete renovation of The Barn to create a bright, welcoming space that gleams with soft natural light and is large enough to be partitioned into two self-contained rooms.
In addition, the lobby of the Grade II listed Manor House has been tastefully renovated in keeping with last year’s improvements, which also saw the investment of a five-figure sum.
The restoration of The Barn’s authentic rustic charm saw the hotel working closely for a second time with renowned Lake District-based interior designer, Sarah Jane Nielsen.
The newly renovated space provides a graceful, subtle palette for weddings, along with a broad range of social events, such as gala dinners, charity fundraisers, exhibitions, conferences, and corporate occasions.
Philip Wharton, general manager at Stanley House Hotel and Spa, commented: “This most recent programme of works reflects our family’s passion and commitment to provide an unrivalled service and truly memorable experience for all our guests. The investment reaffirms that Stanley House truly is a destination of choice in the North. We’ve given guided tours to our forthcoming brides and grooms and we’re proud to see the joy on their faces.
“The Barn project has created a space that reflects what modern brides want most of all from a venue – neutral colours, with soft light and an air of understated luxury.
“Our guests have been deeply impressed by the way the main window is now a major feature that creates a space that fills with natural light. We’ve also added an expanse of mirrors and chandeliers to create the sense of a large room designed in the grand style. As a result, brides can use the Barn as the perfect canvas for their wedding designs.”
The renovation means the Manor House rooms and function suites have been brought up to a standard in line with the international class of the hotel’s Woodlands and Spa building. Some rooms feature original windows which hold snug seats, offering unrivalled views out to the rolling Ribble Valley countryside.