Private Hire

Our 19th Century Lock Keeper’s cottage is available for venue hire

Home away from home

Attic & Study Bar

A large cavernous room consisting of a dance floor, window cove and a separate study bar area, this spectacular space is our most popular for venue hire.

With a capacity of 50 to 120 guests (dependant on furniture configuration), private toilets and air conditioning, this elegant space can host any event including wedding receptions, birthday parties, baby showers, networking events, presentations, team building evenings, charity fundraisers, quiz nights, graduation parties, battle of the bands, wrap parties, product launches, fashion shows and Christmas parties.

Table Reservation Only

Reception Bar & Drawing Room

The heart of our 19th Century cottage, the Reception bar and Drawing Room is where you’ll find all our Regulars.

Serving a variety of real ales, lagers, spirits, wine and home crafted cocktails (as well as all the classics) this quaint space is perfect for informal gatherings with friends and family or both!

The Reception bar and Drawing Room is NOT available for private hire, we only accept table reservations.

Victorian drinking den

The Parlour

A vintage Victorian drinking den with its own private balcony over-looking the Rochdale and Pennine Canal, located within a few feet of the Reception bar, our Parlour room is the perfect space for large table bookings, or small parties of 15 to 25 guests.

For exclusive room use bookings are made for a 2hr period, as with all bookings a pre-paid bar tab deposit is required to secure the room. Please bear in mind when booking, the room may be rebooked after you reserved time.

If you’re looking for a room for Day Hire click on the link below.

*All reservations are subject to a non-refundable bar tab deposit required on booking to secure the room.

Canal-Side Terrace

The Lounge Bar & Terrace

A home-from-home feel and an accompanying outdoor canal-side terrace makes the ground floor of our cottage one of the most in-demand and exclusive venue hire spaces in Manchester.

Featuring church pews, vintage wooden coffee tables, a traditional fireplace and gilded framed oil paintings, the Lounge is a comfortable and welcoming space.