Weddings can take place from April 12th, but only in places of worship and in public buildings.

Other venues were hoping to reopen but were told they would have to wait for hospitality to reopen in May.

The rules state that from April 12th, weddings can take place in premises that are allowed to be opened or where a more extensive exception applies, e.g. B. in places of worship or in event suites for hotels.

“Wedding receptions can only take place outdoors.”

Now that people can start planning their weddings with a little more confidence, let’s take a look at some of the top rated venues in Cumbria.

Cote How Lake District Weddings


Rated 4.9 stars on Google.

The About Me page says, “Amazing, award-winning, all-inclusive, exclusive, lakefront, cottage and barn weddings in the heart of the Lake District National Park amidst the romantic and breathtaking landscapes of Wordsworth.”

One review said, “prefect place for a small intimate wedding.”

The garden in Eden

Crosby-on-Eden, Carlisle

Rated 4.6 stars on Google.

The website says, “The Garden at Eden is idyllically situated on the banks of the River Eden, with panoramic views over a lighted water garden and the surrounding Lake District Fells. It is a truly magical Carlisle wedding venue.”

A review on Google said, “The Garden of Eden is a great place for Carlisle to get this close. I love shooting weddings here, not just for its reasons, but also for the friendly staff that always happy to help. ”

Calthwaite Hall

Near Penrith

Rated 4.3 stars on Google.

The wedding section of the website states, “We offer a variety of indoor and outdoor ceremonial and celebration rooms. The formal drawing room has a grand piano, wood-burning stove and bronzes that add a sense of grandeur to the occasion. A unique spiral staircase features Certainly a unique ceremony and a wealth of photos to remember your day. The arched stone portico has the advantage of being outdoors but covered. The portico can be decorated with flowers and garlands of your choice. “”

A review on Google said, “What a great place we went to Debrah and Patrick’s wedding dinner were excellent lodges. Something else had brilliant temporary staff. The owner couldn’t do enough, all in all flawless, highly recommended. On the Looking for a wedding location. ” then look no further. ”

Low hall The lakes


Rated 5 stars on Google.

The website states, “Choose from four incredibly romantic areas that are approved to hold your civil ceremony, or let your ministry look out over the hills or the magical forests. Licensed areas include: downstairs in the Barn between the old cow stands, up under the beautiful eaves, in the old but super stylish library of the farmhouse or in front of the fire in the cozy cosiness. If you dream of an outdoor wedding, do it. ”

One review said: “Dream days are made in the Low Hall … I don’t think you could find a nicer setting to stay or have a party. The rolling mountains provide a breathtaking backdrop for a beautiful venue. The barn and House are decorated and finished in top taste. ”



Rated 4.8 stars on Google.

The website says, “In the heart of England’s Lake District, amid the iconic landscape that inspired a generation of romantic poets, the private, family-run Graythwaite Estate is a memorable place to tie the knot.”

A review on Google said; “Silverholme itself was the prettiest building and couldn’t have been a better place for a wedding.”


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