01773 812 000
Carter Lane East, South Normanton, DE55 2EH
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About Us

Holiday Inn South Normanton M1 Jct.28, offers 11 flexible event spaces, perfect for everything from training sessions, meetings, and conferences to weddings and celebrations. Our dedicated conference and events team will help make planning your occasion a breeze.

The hotel is perfectly placed for exploring the scenic Peak District, Derbyshire Dales and the historical villages of Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton and Matlock.

Newstead Abbey, formerly an Augustinian priory and the ancestral home of Lord Byron, is 25 minutes’ drive away, while Creswell Crags, a limestone gorge with caves to explore, is a 30-minute drive away.

Chatsworth House — the stately home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire that sits in 1800 acres of grounds and ornamental gardens, and made famous as Mr Darcy’s residence, Pemberley in the film adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice — is a 35-minute drive from the hotel, and Sherwood Forest (the legendary home of Robin Hood), Bolsover Castle and Hardwick Hall are also within 35 minutes’ drive.

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Guest Room

20 square metres
2 Adults
1-3 Beds

Charming and cosy, our Guest rooms are thoughtfully furnished to create a relaxing environment after a long day. 

Prices are based on 2 adults only. For family rooms there is a £10 supplement per child for bed and breakfast and any additional children’s meals will be charged as taken. 

Late Check-out Fee

Please be aware that check-out is 11am. Late check-out can be arranged at reception for a charge of £20.00 per hour.

Room Details

Beds Room Size Occupancy
1 double 20 sq. m 2
2 singles 20 sq. m 2
1 double and 1 sofa bed 20 sq. m 2
1 double and 1 roll out bed 20 sq. m 2
1 double adapted 20 sq. m 2

Superior Room

25 Square metres
2 Adults
1 Bed

Unwind and relax in a comfortable, luxurious setting. Our larger Superior Rooms offer additional space, providing the ultimate balance of comfort and convenience.

Room details

Beds Room Size Occupancy
1 double 25 sq. m 2


Enjoy a relaxed meal in our comfortable restaurant with mouth-watering menus, freshly prepared and cooked to perfection by our talented chefs. Choose from a delicious variety of starters and salads, main courses, chef’s recommendations and desserts. We also offer a kid’s menu, full of tasty options for the little ones. Using local produce and inspired combinations, all of our menus reflect seasonality and a commitment to culinary excellence.

At the bar, the extensive wine list features favourite wines and modern newcomers. Feeling peckish? Take advantage of the extensive lounge menu, with delicious light bites, gourmet deli burgers, pizzas and traditional mains. 


Mon - Fri: 6.30am – 9.30am
Sat: 7.30am – 10am
Sun: 8am – 11am 


6:30pm – 9:30pm            


8am – 1am                         


Room Service
Wine List 

Dinner, Bed and Breakfast

Enjoy a 3-course dinner, bed and breakfast stay.


Leisure Club

Pamper, relax, refresh and workout

Holiday Inn South Normanton M1 Jct.28 Leisure Club is the perfect space to relax and unwind. With a fully equipped air-conditioned fitness suite, spa pool, Jacuzzi, steam rooms and sauna.

Pamper yourself with a visit to one of our spa treatment rooms, where you can choose to indulge in a facial, massage, beauty treatment, and a range of pamper days. After your treatment, our tranquillity room provides the ultimate in relaxation.

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To contact the leisure club please email derbyshireleisure@hithederbyshire.co.uk


Spa Pool & Fitness Suite
Mon – Sun: 6:30 AM – 21:30 PM

Spa Treatments

Monday to Sunday 9am – 5pm


With a leisure club membership at Holiday Inn South Normanton M1 Jct.28, you’ll be able to take advantage of our fitness room, spa pool, steam room, sauna, jacuzzi, and lounge facilities year-round. To get you started, we have a fully qualified health and fitness team on hand to offer guidance and support, and who can design a fitness programme for you to achieve your goals.

There are also many additional benefits to being a member of the leisure club including:

- 10% off spa treatments

- 30% off food and beverage in the lounge

- 10% off Speedo swimwear products

- Great discounts on selected treatments and monthly offers

- Free one-on-one fitness program planning session

- Full fitness suite induction

- Monthly lucky dip with a chance of winning great prizes

- Reduced rate accommodation (subject to availability)


Stylish interiors and contemporary features create the perfect backdrop for your wedding day at our modern wedding venue near Derby.


At Holiday Inn South Normanton M1 Jct.28, we have two wedding suites that are picture-perfect for your wedding day. The William Duesbury Suite, with direct access to the gardens, accommodates up to 180 guests for a ceremony and 250 for a reception, while our octagonal Pavilion Suite is an excellent choice for more intimate ceremonies and receptions. Both venues offer a blank canvas on which to create your dream look and compliment your colours, themes and atmosphere.

Your guests will love the accommodation and leisure club facilities, and you’ll love our all-inclusive wedding package options, including winter weddings. Our highly experienced in-house team is on-hand throughout the wedding planning process to keep things running smoothly.

To make an enquiry please contact our Wedding Coordinator, on 01773 814638 or email derbyshireweddings@hithederbyshire.co.uk

At a glance

- Direct access to our beautiful gardens, perfect for photograph opportunities

- Two bright and airy wedding suites; the Pavillion Suite and William Duesbury Suite

- Private bar and reception room

- Easily accessible from the M1 and close to Derby and Nottingham

- 157 stylish bedrooms for you and your guests

- Access to the hotel’s leisure facilities

Wedding brochure

Wedding Fayres & Open Days 

Wedding Fayre and Wedding Dress Sale by Edward Lewis Weddings

High quality designer dresses with up to 85% off the Price!
Huge reductions for one day only!
Wedding Dresses from just £99!
Changing rooms available on the day.

Free copies of Your East Midlands Wedding Magazine courtesy of @CountyWeddingMagazines

Wedding Fayre. 8th September 11am-3pm

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Open Evening

Thursday 18th July 17:00-20:00
Thursday 12th September 17:00-20:00

Chat to us about your wedding plans and meet a few local suppliers!
Look forward to seeing you there!

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Wedding Boot Sale

It is the perfect opportunity for Brides and Grooms to find items to style their big day and newly weds to sell their pre loved wedding items!

Sunday 27th October 10:00-12:00

Free entry for buyers!

Stalls available from £5 and must be pre-booked

Meetings & Events 


Conference and meeting venue in Derbyshire.

If you’re looking for a modern relaxed setting for your event, then Holiday Inn South Normanton M1 Jct.28, Derby is your perfect choice. Getting here couldn’t be easier with our location northeast of Derby, just off junction 28 of the M1.

Our meeting spaces are some of the most stylish and highly sought after in the East Midlands and we have all the facilities you’ll need to host a successful meeting, training, or team-building event. Our focus here is on your needs, and our friendly team have the know-how to create the perfect bespoke business experience just for you.

Choose from 11 flexible spaces with state of the art facilities for up to 250 delegates. Your guests will love the dining options, leisure club with spa pool and comfortable accommodation. So join us at Holiday Inn South Normanton M1 Jct.28 where our dedicated team will make your event a real success.

- Just off junction 28 of the M1

- 11 meeting rooms that are flexible event spaces for up to     250 delegates

- 157 comfortable bedrooms

- Free, superfast Wi-Fi with a maximum bandwidth of     100Mb is available throughout

- Audio visual equipment available with trained experts on     hand to support

- Energy stations with free flowing tea, coffee,     cappuccinos, lattes, mineral water, biscuits, fresh fruit

- Indoor spa pool, fitness suite, sauna, steam rooms,     Jacuzzi and treatment rooms

- Restaurant, bar and room service

- Love 2 shop voucher reward scheme available 

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Contact Us

Holiday Inn South Normanton M1 Jct.28

Directions from Google
Carter Lane East, South Normanton DE55 2EH

The closest train station, Alfreton station is 5 miles away and 10 minutes by taxi. We are 2 hours by rail from both London and Edinburgh

Holiday Inn South Normanton M1 Jct.28, Derby can be easily accessed by Junction 28 of the M1. Parking is extensive and free for guests of the hotel, conference venue and leisure club.

The nearest airport is the East Midlands airport, 25 miles away. We are happy to arrange a taxi for you; the fare is approximately £30.

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Wedding Late Availability 

Late Wedding Availability
Planning to tie the knot sooner rather than later? Contact our team for special offers on the following late availability dates…

May-Friday 10th Sunday 12th, Saturday 18th
June- Saturday 1st, Friday 14th, Sunday 23rd
July- Sunday 7th, Friday 19th
August- Saturday 3rd, Friday 9th, Sunday 18th
September- Saturday 7th, Friday 20th, Sunday 29th
October- Sunday 13th, Friday 25th, Saturday 26th
November- Sunday 17th, Friday 22nd, Saturday 30th

2019 Offer

Wedding Testimonials 

"Would just like to say a huge thank you to all involved in our beautiful wedding at Holiday Inn South Normanton M1 Jct.28 with a special thank you to Beth for making it perfect. Special thank you also to Ryan who was amazing and making sure it all went to plan. Constantly asking if we needed anything and just being so lovely and of course last but not least Barry, he’s just the best. We loved him from the moment we met him on Valentines, so helpful, caring and a lovely man, look forward to seeing him again."

Mr & Mrs A
June 2017

"We would just like to say a massive thank you to our wedding planning Beth. It was lovely to work with you. Nothing was ever to big or small for you to help us with. She's a great wedding planner and this company is lucky to have Beth in their team."

Mr & Mrs M
June 2017

"Thank you for taking over as coordinator of our recent wedding and for coming in on the day. Please pass our thanks to everyone involved. The organization of which was superb. Please express our sincere thanks to our lady master of ceremonies."

Mr & Mrs M
February 2017

Room Arrangements

Room Name Floor Theatre TS with BP Cabaret With FP Boardroom U-Shape Diner Reception
William Duesbury GF 250 200 130 120 x 220 220
Red Aves GF 65 45 40 25 25 40 100
Gold Aves GF 60 40 40 20 20 40 80
Old Aves GF 75 55 48 25 25 50 100
Chatsworth GF 15 x x 12 12 12 20
Matlock GF 40 x 24 18 20 10 30
Bakewell GF 40 x 24 18 20 10 30
Hardwick GF 40 x 24 18 20 10 30
Sherwood GF x x x 10 x 10 15
Signature Room GF x x x 14 x 14 20
Pavillion GF 100 x 80 x x 100 100


Christmas at Holiday Inn South Normanton M1 Jct.28, Derby

Holiday Inn South Normanton M1 Jct.28 Christmas Parties & Breaks

Located near the beautiful Peak District and Derbyshire Dales, just off junction 28 of the M1, Holiday Inn South Normanton M1 Jct.28 offers a wonderful location for your Christmas celebrations.

Whether you’re looking to host a classic party night, a Christmas lunch with all the trimmings, or even an exclusive festive dinner; with stylish event spaces, great food and a dedicated event team to craft the detail, we will ensure your Christmas is an extra special one.

To make an enquiry please call 01773 812000