Best Lake District Wedding Venues For Your Wedding Celebration

Where are the best wedding Venues in Cumbria & The Lake District?

Couple Proposal in the Lake District

With new Lake district wedding venues popping up all the time, and older ones sadly passing away into times forgotten I thought I would list some of the best wedding locations in Cumbria & The Lake District.

After photographing 100’s of weddings across the UK I can happily say that Cumbria and the Lake District not only boasts some of the best landscape in the UK, if not the world, but it also hosts some of the best wedding venues and locations I have ever visited. Making sure that your wedding day is a special day for you and your loved ones to witness your marriage at your unique wedding venue.

Lake District weddings offer a distinctive atmosphere and charm, with venues ranging from rustic barns to luxurious hotels.

Our fantastic Lake District wedding venues that cover: Stately homes, Rustic barns, modern hotel and spa, castles, and small country venues. A lot of venues also offer exclusive use, even some of the big hotels, meaning you can guarantee every guest is close for a more inclusive family feel. Many offer Lake District Wedding Packages along side completely bespoke pricing as well.

This list is subjective as everyone will have their favourites and as said before the list of Cumbria wedding venues changes often! But they all offer incredible wedding photo opportunities for your wedding photographer of choice.

Have a look through and Enjoy the stunning 5 star wedding venues that Cumbria & The Lake District has to offer for your wedding day, wether its a small intimate wedding or a huge 200 people wedding, cumbria will have a venue to suit your needs.

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Best Stately Home Wedding Venue In The Lake District & Cumbria

Ever wanted your perfect day to be in a stunning stately home? Well, the Lake District has plenty, from Armathwiate Hall on Bassenthwaite lake, to Storrs Hall on Lake Windermere. Or what about Askham Hall & Bank Barn just outside of Penrith? Askham Hall & Bank Barn, recognized as Cumbria Tourism's Wedding Venue of the Year 2022, offers a picturesque setting for unique celebrations. Cumbria has so much to offer. See just a few of them on the links below!

Abbey House Hotel | Armathwaite Hall Hotel | Askham Hall & Bank Barn | Forest Side Hotel | Irton Hall | Lingholm Estate | Low House | Ryebeck Country House & Restaurant | Silverholme Manor | Storrs Hall (Check out my Storrs Hall Page)| Underley Grange | The Villa

Best Rustic Barn Wedding Venue In Cumbria

When I think of Cumbria, I think of the incredible working landscape that has been farmed for years. You can get married some local barns on working farms! The stunning Three Hills Barn in the north, or what about Yew Tree Farm, which was owned by Beatrix potter and still has some of her furniture in!

Cote How | Eden Wedding Barn | Low Hall The Lakes | Skitby | Yew Tree Barn | Holesfoot | Long Acre Barn

Best Hotel Wedding Venue In The Lake District & Cumbria

Maybe you would like a modern hotel wedding in the English Lake District? Cumbria has a huge list of incredible hotels ready to host your wedding celebrations. From The Halston in central Carlisle to the Michelin star wedding hotels like the Gilpin Hotel & Lake House. The Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa in Keswick offers panoramic vistas, deluxe suites, and award-winning cuisine, making it an idyllic location for both intimate and grand celebrations.

Abbey House Hotel | Armathwaite Hall Hotel | Belsfield Hotel | Briery Wood Country House Hotel | Broadoaks Country House | Daffodil Hotel & Spa | Ennerdale Country House Hotel | Forest Side Hotel | Gilpin Hotel & Lake House | Greenhill Hotel | Halston Aparthotel | Heather Glen | Inn on the Lake | Langdale Chase Hotel | Leeming House Hotel | Low Wood Bay Resort and Spa | Ryebeck Country House & Restaurant | Samling | Sawrey Country House Hotel | Scafell Hotel | Silverholme Manor | Storrs Hall

Best Castle Wedding Venue In Cumbria

Who doesn't want to get married in a castle?! Cumbria has a few! From the haunted and famous Muncaster Castle in the south overlooking the amazing local landscape to Appleby Castle in the East of Cumbria. If you want a castle wedding, Cumbria might be just for you!

From Michael and Bethan's Midsummer Muncaster Castle Wedding

Appleby Castle | Augill Castle | Muncaster Castle

Best Small Country Wedding Venue In The Lake District & Cumbria

Cumbria and the Lake District is covered in amazing country house wedding venues. They range in size from small elopements to huge 200+ guests, some even have onsite accommodations for hardcore party goers. From Merewood Country House overlooking Windermere to the family-run Blaithwaite House just outside of Carlisle, with its stunning driveway (as seen below).

Blaithwaite House | Briery Wood Country House Hotel | Broadoaks Country House | Cote How | Edenhall Estate | Hidden River Cabins | Low Hall The Lakes | Low House | Merewood Hotel | Roundthorn Country House Hotel | Skitby | Stoneybeck Inn | The Wild Boar | The Villa | Wasdale Head Inn | Farlam Hall

Some Other Incredible Wedding Locations in Cumbria

Ever wanted to get married in a Yurt? Marquee? A Wooden Lodge? Or a museum? Well in Cumbria you can! From unusual wedding venues in the lakes to wedding venues near lakes. From yurts to wooden lodges, Cumbria offers a variety of charming wedding venues that provide a romantic and enchanting setting for your special day.

Brockhole on Windermere | Castletown Woodland Weddings | Copper Mines & Lakes Cottages | Eden Golf Club | Hidden River Cabins | The Wild Boar | Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery |  Wordsworth House & Gardens


Bride and Groom who eloped in the Lake District standing near Raven Crag overlooking a lake

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