Dalston Hall Hotel: Your Dream Wedding Venue in Cumbria

Situated amidst the enchanting landscapes of Cumbria, just a stone's throw away from Carlisle and a brief journey from Scotland, Dalston Hall emerges as an idyllic location for your wedding day. This Grade II listed Mansion is not only steeped in history but also in the beauty of its surroundings and the luxury it offers to those celebrating their special moments. Here's everything you need to know about hosting your wedding at Dalston Hall, a venue where history, elegance, and exclusivity converge to create the perfect backdrop for your vows.

Essence of Dalston Hall

Dalston Hall presents an exclusive setting for your wedding, ensuring that every function room and the sprawling grounds are reserved just for you and your guests. Whether planning a civil ceremony with a cozy gathering of 30 or a grand celebration with up to 100 guests, this venue adapts seamlessly. For evening receptions, the capacity expands to accommodate up to 250 guests, ensuring that no one has to miss out on your joyous occasion.

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Dalston Hall's legacy spans several centuries, from its initial construction around 1500 as a Peel Tower and baronial hall to its extensive refurbishment in the late 19th century. Once a fortified tower for defence, then a magnificent mansion, and now a luxurious hotel, Dalston Hall has evolved while retaining its historical grandeur and charm. Its Grade II* listing in 1984 acknowledges its significance and ensures the preservation of its beauty for generations to come.


Accommodations & Facilities:

- Honeymoon Suite: Begin your journey in matrimony with a stay in our romantic suite, a serene retreat included in all our wedding packages.

- Guest Rooms: Ten elegantly appointed rooms are available for your wedding party, blending comfort with historical charm.

- The Getting Ready Room: A spacious area equipped with a large hair and makeup station, perfect for pre-wedding preparations and photos.

- Culinary Excellence: Our chefs are ready to impress with exquisite menus tailored to all dietary requirements, celebrating the best of local produce.

Exclusive Use: Every wedding at Dalston Hall enjoys the exclusive use of our function rooms and grounds, ensuring a private and personalised experience.

Versatile Spaces:

The Baronial Hall is a grand setting with a minstrel gallery and open fire, accommodating up to 80 guests.

The Luxury Marquee: Featuring angled glass sides, a starlit ceiling, and a built-in sound system, creating an unforgettable party atmosphere.

The Stone Gazebo: For those dreaming of an outdoor ceremony, our stone gazebo in the garden offers a picturesque setting.

The Gardens: The Immaculately maintained all year round beautiful gardens provide a stunning backdrop for your ceremony and photos.

Celebrations and Services:

Indoor ceremonies: Weddings in the Baronial Hall can seat 80 guests, with additional standing room.

Outdoor ceremonies: Weddings at our gazebo accommodate 100 guests.

Evening receptions enjoy a music license until midnight, with a fully stocked bar featuring local and premium beverages.

Access and Accommodations:

Suppliers: Wedding suppliers can access the venue from 9 am on the day of your wedding for setup.

Wedding Guests: Guests are welcome one hour before the ceremony, with guest bedroom check-in at 3 pm

Dalston Hall in Cumbria offers a blend of historical elegance, luxurious comfort, and exclusive service, making it the perfect venue for your wedding day. From the picturesque gardens and unique ceremony spaces to the luxurious accommodations and exceptional culinary offerings, every detail at Dalston Hall is crafted to make your wedding unforgettable. Embrace the opportunity to begin your life together in a venue that echoes with the tales of history and whispers of love stories yet to be told.

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