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Winterfell | Luxury Self-Catering Lakeside House | Lake Windermere

Unique Wedding Venue in The Lake District

An exclusive wedding venue set in six acres of enchanting grounds bordering Lake Windermere, Winterfell's romantic French flourishes melt into a snow white palette of Narnia-esque magic, promising a truly spellbinding wedding day to rival all fairy-tales.

The Venue For those looking to tie the knot in the Lake District, Winterfell offers the most enchanting wedding venue nestled between majestic mountains and forested hills in Cumbria. This stunning venue occupies a secluded location just a short drive from the glittering waters of Lake Windermere; affording couples an enchanting setting for a fairy-tale wedding. Guests can wander within Winterfell's walled gardens which spill out onto four acres of private meadows. 

The Accommodation Sleeping up to 12 guests in six decadently dreamy double bedrooms, family and friends can assist in a stress-free and truly intimate run-up to the wedding. On the wedding morning, the top floor becomes a sanctuary of excitement as the Bride and her entourage commence their beauty regime. Downstairs, the kitchen becomes a breakfast hub of warm pastries providing a kick of sugar to settle those wedding nerves, whilst the library provides a peaceful place for rehearsing speeches!

The Grounds Surrounded by woodland and draped with ivy, Winterfell's hunting lodge exterior will entice goose bumps from arrival. This exclusive wedding venue in the Lake District boasts picture-perfect panoramas to stir the emotions of even the most relaxed of Grooms. Two acres of walled gardens make the perfect setting for a wedding ceremony, embellish the gardens in any way you wish to add personal touches to your special day. Children will love to play garden games, whilst grown-ups enjoy Champagne and canapes on the lawn.

The Ceremony Winterfell does not currently have a civil ceremony licence in place, but the surrounding area boasts some beautiful churches and chapels where a licensed ceremony can be held. St Peter, Finsthwaite is just a two minute drive away.

The Reception The glittering waters of Lake Windermere create the perfect backdrop for al fresco affairs breathing romantic waterside charm. Celebrate your wedding day with an intimate reception in the gardens. Towards the evening, continue to relish and romance in Winterfell’s whimsical charm, dance under the star studded sky and finale with a firework display making a truly sparkling and memorable wedding experience.       

The Cuisine and Wine Treat your wedding guests to a menu driven by seasonal and local produce presented with fine crystal ware, crockery and personalised table arrangements. Whatever your style, Winterfell provides the fairy-tale setting for an utterly romantic wedding. 

The Entertainment The trickling stream with a melody of birdsong creates a unique soundtrack to the most magical Winterfell wedding day. Make an unforgettable entrance to the sound of a soothing harp, and continue to entertain your nearest and dearest from the afternoon through to the early hours of the morning however you wish. Winterfell's secluded location offers guests the opportunity to a night of music, laughter and entertainment

The Facilities Pick from two al fresco dining areas for evening feasts outdoors. Gather family around the fire pit the night before your wedding, recall treasured memories under a blanket of twinkling stars and pop a bottle to help calm pre-wedding jitters. Luxury bathrooms with roll top bathtubs make a calming space for pre-wedding pampering. 

The Practicalities We can recommend tried and tested caterers, tent providers, portable toilet hire and florists on request. Extra tables and chairs may need to be hired depending on your personal requirements. No fireworks are permitted and the music must be turned off by midnight. Private parking is available for ten cars, additional field parking is available on request. There is a minimum of a week stay. In addition to the standard rental charges, there is a venue hire fee from £4000 for up to 70 guests including the standard group size. Marquee hire and catering are in addition to the prices quoted. If you would like to opt for an intimate wedding at Winterfell consisting of 12 guests only, there is a venue hire fee of £1000 applicable. Please note, this option is for strictly the 12 guests who must be staying at the property, and does not include a marquee set-up or additional toilet hire, as all guests would be expected to use the house.

Wedding Planning If you would like further assistance, from advice on caterers to a full wedding planning service, we’d be delighted to provide you with our list of recommended suppliers.


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Disclaimer: These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set as a guideline only. They are intended to give a fair description, but should not be relied upon as being a statement of fact. The photographs appearing on this website show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time when the photographs were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed in the photographs. If there are any points of particular importance that need clarifying before you confirm your booking please do not hesitate to ask.

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