Wedding Venues near Derby

For a wedding near East Midlands Airport, nothing else comes close.

Your choice of wedding venue is a huge decision. At Thistle East Midlands Airport, we provide a completely bespoke wedding service, in which every aspect of your day, from the room layout to the wine list, food to flower arrangements, is yours to choose.

At Thistle East Midlands Airport, we have three air-conditioned function rooms, all of which can be arranged and configured to suit your exact requirements. The largest is the Southwell Suite, which seats up to 200 guests; it has its own bar and permanent dance floor, making it the ideal choice for an evening reception.

The light, airy Donington Suite has its own lobby area and dance floor; plenty of natural light from the large windows makes this a popular room for parties of up to 110 guests.

For smaller parties of 60 or so, you might consider our atmospheric Loxley Room, with its imposing open fireplace and medieval-style windows and doors for your wedding breakfast.

Your wedding, your way

From start to finish, we’ll put all our facilities, people and experience at your disposal. Total flexibility, with the peace of mind of an all-inclusive price: choose Thistle East Midlands Airport and you can be sure you’re in the best possible hands.
Please contact us to discuss the various options open to you.

To find out more about our Thistle Wedding Packages click here

Wedding Fayre 2014

Sunday 5th October
11.00am till 3.00pm
Free entry

Come and enjoy our wedding fayre experience with a difference!
A warm welcome from all the team awaits you with
something for everyone to see and do.

Glass of fizz or mini cocktail tasters
Make your own pretty paper pom pom’s workshops
Meet our local suppliers
Canapés, sushi & petit four treats
Live music from the Fentones
Beauty parlour room – free mini treatments
Children's activities and competitions
Decorate your own biscuit favour’s workshop
Wedding trivia quiz
Stag and hen ideas

Why not make an afternoon of it and pre-book classic cream tea
from £7.95 or afternoon tea from £15.95, let the tea and cake flow
while you discuss the plans for the big day!


Our facilities at a glance

  • Three function rooms
  • Maximum party size: 200 guests
  • 164 bedrooms, including Executive rooms
  • Otium Health & Leisure Club with indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, Jacuzzi, sunbed, sauna and steam room
  • On-site car parking (short- and long-term) at additional charge
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