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9 great wedding venues in Lancashire and the Lake District

PUBLISHED: 11:42 26 March 2019 | UPDATED: 11:19 27 March 2019

Plan your wedding down to the finest details (c) Getty Images/iStockphoto

Plan your wedding down to the finest details (c) Getty Images/iStockphoto


If you are planning to tie the knot in Lancashire or the Lake District, these locations will help you enjoy a memorable day.

The Coppermines Mountain Wedding VenueThe Coppermines Mountain Wedding Venue

The Coppermines Mountain Wedding Venue

A memorable wedding starts with a memorable location. Welcome to The Coppermines Mountain Wedding venue, a venue like no other in the English Lake District.

Situated in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, set amongst bubbling becks, waterfalls and rugged crags. Our unique and exclusive Mountain Wedding Venue occupies a commanding position overlooking The Coppermines Valley down to Coniston Water below.

Originally restored from a Victorian sawmill, the venue features four warm and welcoming cottages which interlink to form one large house, sleeping up to 22 people. There’s four reception rooms, 10 en-suite bedrooms and even four outdoor hot tubs for your private use.

We are licensed to hold civil marriage ceremonies within our cottages and also within our recently restored copper barn. The outside space available is also perfect for various sizes of marquee/tipi. From your arrival our venue is exclusively yours and you have the freedom to decide how you wish your celebration to unfold. We can guarantee that no two weddings held at The Coppermines are ever the same.

The Estate Office, The Bridge, Coniston LA21 8HJ

T: 015394 41765 | E: info@coppermines.co.uk | W: www.coppermines.co.uk

Eaves Hall (c) Madion PictureEaves Hall (c) Madion Picture

Eaves Hall

Welcome to Eaves Hall, without a doubt one of the finest exclusive use wedding venues in the North West. A glorious building surrounded by beautiful gardens set amidst the simply stunning countryside of the Ribble Valley.

From the moment you pass through its wrought iron gates and sweep up the tree lined driveway, Eaves Hall will instantly have you in its thrall.

From the grand staircase to the ornate fireplaces, the stunning interior design complements the splendour of the original features with an air of contemporary country house luxury and has brought this magnificent building back to life with a bang.

But Dream Weddings aren’t just made of a big and beautiful building, they are also made of fabulous food and wine from our chefs and cellars, a superb service from happy and helpful staff and an all-encompassing attention to detail.

Eaves Hall, Eaves Hall Lane, West Bradford, Nr Clitheroe Lancashire BB7 3JG

T: 01200 420831 | E: events@eaveshall.co.uk | W: www.eaveshall.co.uk

Lancaster HouseLancaster House

Lancaster House

Lancaster House, with impressive refined décor, beautiful landscaped grounds and courtyards, is fully deserving of its 4 Star rating and its reputation for being the perfect venue for that very special day.

With meticulous attention to detail, and the finest cuisine proudly created by our award winning chefs, we ensure that from your initial enquiry to your wedding day, you will be relaxed and have fond memories to cherish in the years ahead.

The hotel boasts an extensive leisure complex where you and your guests can take advantage of the feature pool, spa, steam room, sauna, solarium, gymnasium, fitness studios and hair and beauty salons.

Green Lane, Ellel, Lancaster LA1 4GJ

T: 01524 585175 | E: weddings.lancaster@englishlakes.co.uk | W: englishlakes.co.uk/lancaster-house/weddings


Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa (c) Dave GreavesLow Wood Bay Resort & Spa (c) Dave Greaves

Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa

Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa is a world class resort with one of the most enviable lake-shore settings for a wedding celebration in the Lake District. What better backdrop to create beautiful wedding photographs and memories that will last forever?

Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa is perfectly placed to make the most of those views. Take a stroll down to the lake for pictures on the private jetty, or charter a private lake cruise with family and friends. The hotel lawn is ideal for celebratory drinks with the whole wedding party and the lakeshore perfect for your first quiet romantic moment as a married couple.

Every couple who chooses Low Wood Bay is assigned a dedicated wedding coordinator. They will use their expertise from beginning to end, from helping you to decide on a top table floral arrangement to organising menus, flowers, entertainment and much more.

The hotel itself is looking pretty special too. A multi-million-pound expansion at the resort has created fantastic new facilities including a new dining experience, Blue Smoke on the Bay and The Spa, the newest Lake District Spa with luxury treatments and breath-taking views over Lake Windermere.

Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1LP

T: 015394 39479 | E: weddings.lowwood@englishlakes.co.uk | W: englishlakes.co.uk/low-wood-bay/weddings

The Midland, MorecambeThe Midland, Morecambe

The Midland

Classic Art Deco style meets modern day glamour in our iconic wedding venue. As an internationally renowned art deco building, The Midland is a hotel with history, having been restored for the 21st century by designer Oliver Hill and finished off with interior decoration by Eric Gill.

The Midland is more than just a wedding venue, it is an iconic place to help create amazing wedding memories with your friends and family. Impress your guests with the modernist vision of marble, mosaics and curvaceous shapes such as the sweeping staircase and indulge in the stunning suites. The Midland truly is a unique hotel, which is perfect for your big day.

If the inside wasn’t enough to tempt you, experience uttering your vows looking out at the magnificent view across Morecambe Bay. Hold your champagne reception, surrounded by art-deco style and allow the shoreline to create a naturally beautiful backdrop to your wedding photos.

Our expertly created food and beverage packages can be tailored to create the exact menu you envisaged for your big day. The Midland is the jewel in the crown of the British coast and is a very special venue in which to say your vows.

Marine Road West, Morecambe LA4 4BU

T: 01524 428370 | E: weddings.midland@englishlakes.co.uk  | W: englishlakes.co.uk/the-midland/weddings

Mitton Hall (c) UrbanphotolabMitton Hall (c) Urbanphotolab

Mitton Hall

Mitton Hall is a magnificent 15th Century Manor House set in its own grounds in the beautiful, rolling countryside of Lancashire’s Ribble Valley. Effortlessly beautiful and unashamedly romantic - the perfect wedding venue.

Both historic and contemporary, a unique combination that has earned a reputation that is second to none and established Mitton Hall as one of the best wedding venues in the area.

But creating the ultimate wedding venue requires so much more than a fabulous building in a beautiful location.

Experience and expertise are really what matters most, and never more so than with hosting the perfect wedding breakfast. At Mitton Hall we employ the best chefs, using the finest ingredients, to create simply sensational dishes. The service is everything you would hope for too. Professional, and timely yet friendly and informal.

Mitton Hall, Mitton Road, Whalley, Nr Clitheroe Lancashire BB7 9PQ

T: 01254 827 181 | E: events@mittonhallhotel.co.uk | W: www.mittonhallhotel.co.uk

The Punch Bowl InnThe Punch Bowl Inn

The Punch Bowl Inn, Crosthwaite

The Punch Bowl Inn offers a relaxed and informal, but chic and stylish Lake District wedding venue, which is the ideal choice for your ceremony or to simply celebrate your wedding day.

If you are looking for something away from the ordinary, this is a perfect venue, small and exclusive, offering tailored menus to your taste.

The Punch Bowl is licensed to host your ceremony for up to 48 people when the Inn is taken over exclusively and can cater for small celebratory meals of 18 guests and less without the need for exclusive use of the Inn.

A maximum of 48 people, including children, can be served if you are having a three course wedding breakfast. For larger celebrations for up to 70 people can be catered for with a buffet.

The Punch Bowl Inn, Crosthwaite, Lyth Valley, Cumbria, LA8 8HR

T: 015395 68237 | E: info@the-punchbowl.co.uk | W: www.the-punchbowl.co.uk/weddings

Thornton Hall Country Park (c) StellaphotographyThornton Hall Country Park (c) Stellaphotography

Thornton Hall Country Park

Nestled within 250 acres of idyllic countryside offering outstanding views, is an exclusive new wedding venue – Thornton Hall. Thornton Hall is the perfect location to share your wedding day or special occasion. The stunning venue and breathtaking views are just the beginning.

For something unique, include a visit into the award-winning Farm Park for an opportunity to really make your day extra special! Their dedicated Farm Guides can take the children (& grown ups!) onto the Country Park for animal encounters, rides, play barn and hay-bales of indoor & outdoor farm fun!

Thornton Hall offers a personalised, high quality service to help create a truly memorable day for you and your guests: • A private entrance into the exclusive, state-of-the-art, stone built venue • A private courtyard and terrace • Stunning apex feature window • Stylish Bar and Snug • Delicious, locally sourced, award-winning catering with the utmost attention to detail • A selection of menu packages to suit individual needs and themes • Dedicated, experienced wedding co-ordinators • The opportunity to have some unique photography with some amazing animals at Thornton Hall Country Park – red deer, ponies, llamas and alpacas • Extensive parking facilities

Capacity for 120 Late availability for 2019!

Thornton Hall, Thornton in Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23 3TS

T: 01282 841148 | E: weddingsandevents@thorntonhallcountrypark.co.uk | W: www.thorntonhallweddings.co.uk

The Wild Boar, WindermereThe Wild Boar, Windermere

The Wild Boar

The Wild Boar lies in the heart of the Gilpin Valley and boasts an incredible woodland setting, complete with beautiful tarn, perfect for distinctive and intimate wedding celebrations in the Lake District. The peaceful tranquillity of 72 acres of private woodland is a wonderful escape for a few moments of wedded bliss and to have some photographs taken amongst the beautiful scenery. Borrow our wellies to walk up or we will drive you up in our Wild Boar 4x4.

Inside the Inn, oak beams, log fires and a comfortable lounge enhance the olde world ambience, which in turn is complimented by thirty-six well-appointed rooms with distinctive character and style which will wow your guests and you. Featuring oversized copper baths, luxurious fabrics and furnishings, we aim to make your wedding night one to remember.

Savour our scrumptious food from locally sourced produce and choice of smoked dishes prepared in our on-site smokehouse. We also have our very own ale, brewed especially in our on-site microbrewery.

This unique, romantic retreat boasts a quiet, cosy and informal atmosphere - the perfect place to create your special wedding day memories.

Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF

T: 015394 45225 | E: weddings.wildboar@englishlakes.co.uk | W: englishlakes.co.uk/the-wild-boar/weddings

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