Wow factor wedding venues in Lancashire and the Lake District
03 May 2019
Ensure your Lancashire or Lake District wedding is memorable for all the right reasons with a beautiful venue to celebrate in style
The Belsfield, Bowness-on-Windermere
Located on the edge of Lake Windermere, Laura Ashley Hotel The Belsfield is a fine example of Victorian Italianite architecture, delivering mesmerising panoramic views over an area of natural outstanding beauty. Venture inside and you'll discover the elegance of Laura Ashley. Each room showcases the signature style of this much-loved fashion and interiors brand, famed for its muted palette and timeless prints, right down to the carefully-chosen soft furnishings.
From the moment you and your guests enter The Belsfield's striking all-glass reception with views of Lake Windermere, to the time you sit down and enjoy a delicious menu you've selected, you will be swept away by the romance and attention to detail that's so prevalent in a Laura Ashley hotel.
An occasion so special deserves a location that reflects its beauty, and that's exactly what this sought-after escape offers - in abundance. Call the dedicated wedding planners today to arrange a visit to this stunning Lake District hotel.
Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa, Windermere
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?
The hotel 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 is assigned a dedicated wedding co-ordinator who will use their expertise from beginning to end.
The hotel itself looks pretty special too. A multi-million-pound expansion at the resort has created fantastic new facilities including The Spa, the newest Lake District Spa with luxury treatments and breath-taking views over Lake Windermere.
The Wild Boar, Windermere
The Wild Boar lies in the heart of the Gilpin Valley and boasts an incredible 72-acre woodland setting, complete with beautiful tarn, perfect for distinctive and intimate wedding celebrations in the Lake District.
The peaceful tranquillity of the woodland is a wonderful escape 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 and log fires enhance the olde world ambience, which in turn is complemented by 36 well-appointed rooms with distinctive character which will wow both you and your guests. Featuring oversized copper baths, luxurious fabrics and furnishings, the rooms will make your wedding night one to remember.
Savour the venue's scrumptious food and ales from our on-site smokehouse and microbrewery.
This unique, romantic retreat boasts a quiet, cosy and informal atmosphere - the perfect place to create your special wedding day memories.
The Midland, Morecambe
Classic art deco style meets modern day glamour in this 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.
If the inside wasn’t enough to tempt you, experience uttering your vows while looking out at the magnificent view across Morecambe Bay and allow the shoreline to create a naturally beautiful backdrop to your wedding photos.
The Midland is the jewel in the crown of the British coast and is a very special venue in which to say your vows.
Lancaster House, with impressive refined décor, beautiful landscaped grounds and courtyards, is fully deserving of its four-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 award-winning chefs, the team 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.
With your own designated wedding co-ordinator to help plan your day, including being there on the day to help with any finishing touches, Lancaster House is the perfect place to create your special wedding day memories.
Holbeck Ghyll, Windermere
If you are looking for a truly spectacular and intimate venue to say "I do", then Holbeck Ghyll is the place for you.
This elegant former hunting lodge is set in 28 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds, with views without compare, overlooking Windermere, England's largest lake and the rugged Langdale Fells.
Whether it’s an intimate ceremony for two or a lavish and celebration your tastebuds will be well looked after by Holbeck Ghyll’s award-winning three AA Rosetted kitchen.
Holbeck’s luxury surroundings in the heart of the stunning Lake District, elegantly appointed guest rooms, an unstuffy and informal atmosphere, coupled with impeccable service and attention to detail makes it the perfect place to marry.
Meols Hall, Southport
There can be few settings equal to the Tithe Barn situated in the stunning grounds of Meols Hall in Churchtown, Southport’s historical manor house dating back to the 12th Century.
The exclusive 400-year-old candlelit Tithe Barn has been meticulously restored by local craftsmen. You will find the unique atmosphere a very special place to hold your wedding ceremony and reception.
The large unspoilt traditional cobbled courtyard and Coach House are the perfect places for your guests to enjoy. There are wonderful photographic opportunities with the 99 acre estate grounds and the team take pride in ensuring your wedding is as individual as you are. The venue also offers a wedding planner, exclusive use, helicopter landing and car parking.
Askham Hall and Bank Barn, Cumbria
Historic Askham Hall is a distinctly different place to say "I do". Sitting on the edge of the Lake District, this Grade I listed hideaway dates back to the late 1200s and is the former family home of the Earls of Lonsdale.
As well as a stunning Grade II listed barn and a medieval hall, there is a pavilion in the Grade II listed gardens, as well as a gypsy caravan for couples to sign the register. All set amid 12 acre gardens boasting an orchard, formal lawns and a double herbaceous border. Enjoy uninterrupted views of the River Lowther and surrounding countryside. A truly unique setting for a wedding all year round.
Askham Hall offers wedding menus bursting with seasonal style and ingredients straight off the Lowther family estate, has two stunning churches nearly and is licensed for civil ceremonies.
With 18 unique bedrooms lap up the unpretentious luxury of this 13th century retreat.
For more Lancashire and Lake District wedding inspiration, read the latest edition of Lancashire & Lake District Bride magazine.