6 Top Wedding Venues Lake District - 2020

In this wedding venues Lake District guide, you will find information for wedding venue capacity, location, wedding packages and some wedding photos I took through the years.

The Lake District is known for its natural beauty, excellent backdrop, and relaxed atmosphere – makes it one of the preferred places for weddings where couples say “I Do”.

As a wedding photographer in the Lake District, I have been photographing weddings for many years and here is my guide for the top 6 wedding venues in the Lake District – 2020.

Wedding Venues Lake District

The Inn on The Lake

Inn On the Lake - wedding venues the Lake District, Cumbria
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Inn On the Lake - wedding venue in the Lake District, Cumbria

Situated on the shore of the lake Ullswater, The Inn on the Lake offers outstanding views, and it makes it the perfect location for exceptional wedding photos. Not far away from the hotel is the steamer to have a romantic cruise through the lake.

  • Location – Glenridding, Penrith CA11 0PE
  • Nearest Lake – Ullswater
  • Packages from £4 500

North Lakes Hotel & SPA

North Lakes Hotel - wedding venue in the Lake District, Cumbria
North Lakes Hotel - wedding venue in the Lake District, Cumbria
North Lakes Hotel - wedding venue in the Lake District, Cumbria

The North Lakes Hotel is situated on M6 J40 (Penrith), and A66, and is 5 miles away from Ullswater and Pooley Bridge. Ideal location if your guests are arriving from different parts of the UK. The hotel offers many facilities for small and large weddings.

    • Location – Ullswater Rd, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 8QT
    • Nearest Lake – Ullswater
    • Packages from £4 175

Hundith Hill Hotel

Hundith Hill Hotel - wedding venue in the Lake District, Cumbria
Hundith Hill Hotel - wedding venue in the Lake District, Cumbria

The Hundith Hill Hotel is snuggled in the Lorton valley between two scenic lakes – Bassenthwaite Lake and Crummock water, which makes it ideal for picturesque wedding lovers. With its tree-lined driveway and large garden, you will have plenty of photo opportunities.

  • Location – Lorton Vale, Cockermouth CA13 9TH
  • Nearest Lake – Bassenthwaite lake, Crummock Water
  • Packages from £20.50 per adult and 14.75 per child
  • A capacity of 160 during the wedding breakfast to 200 for your evening reception.

Langdale Chase Hotel


Langdale Chase is an exceptional wedding venue with its character and is a Winner of ‘Best View in Britain’ Award. I truly love this country house hotel with its style and atmosphere. Catering weddings from 2 to 120 guests with 29 bedrooms, you and your guests will be spoiled by a fantastic lake and mountain views along with 3 acres garden.

  • Location – Ambleside Rd, Ecclerigg, Windermere LA23 1LW
  • Nearest Lake – Windermere
  • Packages – bespoke
  • Capacity – 120 guests

Greystoke Castle

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Greystoke Castle is a just 6 miles away from Penrith, offering calm atmosphere and exclusive use of its garden including two lakes and waterfall. It’s a perfect opportunity for amazing wedding photographs. The venue offers two licensed places for civil ceremonies – Great Hall and the Drawing room and seat up to 56 people for a wedding reception if your wedding has many guests a marque can set it up, including dance floor and bar.

  • Location Greystoke Castle, Greystoke, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 0TG
  • Nearest Lake – Ullswater
  • Packages – bespoke
  • Capacity – 56 people at the Great Hall, additional space available at the marque.

Muncaster Castle


If you are looking for astonishing views in the Western Lake District, don’t miss Muncaster Castle. It has to offer 5 licensed rooms for a civic ceremony and a church nearby. Catering weddings from 2 to 100 guests along with the exclusive use of the castle on your wedding day (it will be only your wedding on that day). Plenty of accommodation for your guests at Coachman’s Quarters or nearby affiliated hotels

    • Location: Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass, Cumbria, CA18 1RQ – if travel by car and use sat. nav, use postcode CA18 1RD
    • Nearest Lake – Wast Water
    • Packages – bespoke
    • Capacity – 2 to 100 guests

I hope you found this wedding venues Lake District guide useful for you.

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