The White Hart is set in the rolling hills of Saddlewoth, located in the picturesque village of Lydgate, with incredible views across the Pennines.

For your special day, nothing could be more idyllic than saying “I do” in one of our stunning rooms. With the ability to cater for small intimate weddings, or going all out with 200 guests, The White Hart is the perfect venue for any bridal couple’s ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening entertainment.

The Library

The Library is the smallest of our rooms, with the high ceilings and the Oak beams it makes a perfect setting for your civil ceremony and wedding breakfast.

The Library can cater from 2 guests to 55 for your civil ceremony and for your wedding breakfast up to 36 guests.

The Oak Room & Pavilion

Your guests will arrive through a private entrance in to The Oak Room which was built in 2005 using green oak timbers, the stunning vaulted ceiling design with central glass atrium is light, airy and unique and allows you and your guests to flow effortlessly from ceremony to reception drinks and the wedding breakfast.

If you are planning a grand affair, The Oak room can cater up to 180 guests for your wedding breakfast and 230 for your evening reception.

The Dining Room

The Dining Room was refurbished in August 2015 and offers an unforgettable and contemporary setting for couples. You can tie the knot as well as host your wedding breakfast and evening reception in the trendy setting.

The Dining Room can cater up to 80 guests for your civil ceremony, 55 guests for your wedding breakfast and up to 90 guests for your evening reception.

Civil Ceremonies

If you would like to hold all the elements of your special day in one place, we have 4 licensed rooms to ensure that the most important day of your life runs smoothly and memorably.

Church Weddings

If your preference is to get married at a church we are ideally located opposite from the picturesque church St Anne’s Lydgate as well as being located within a short distance of several other churches.

Should your preferred church be further afield we are more than happy to be flexible and work around your timings on the day.

St Anne’s Church offers a warm welcome to all, whether this has been your regular place of worship or your first visit; to contact St Anne’s Church the contact telephone number is 01457 879977.

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Civil Ceremony Details

When you have made your provisional reservation at The White Hart, you need to contact the Superintendent Registrar at:

Oldham Registry Office,
Chadderton Town Hall,
Middleton Road, Chadderton,
Oldham, OL9 6PP
Telephone 0161 770 8960,

Notice must then be given, in person, to the Superintendent Registrar in the area where each member of the couple lives (as soon as possible, but within 12 months of the marriage). This notice must then be collected and delivered, by a member of the couple, to the Registrar attending the ceremony, if not in the Oldham district. Only a non-religious ceremony, music and readings are permitted by the Registrar.

Copyrights for music used and for any readings, etc. is the couple’s responsibility.