Askham Hall is a magical place to say 'I do'!. They make each couple's special day as unique as you are. The venue is majestic yet tranquil, hidden in a secluded part of the idyllic Lake District. A 13th century grade I listed hideaway and the former home of the Earls' of Lonsdale, offering unpretentious luxury.
What makes Askham Hall a unique wedding venue?
They are an award-winning family run venue with 19 bedrooms, a restaurant, gardens, spa, wedding barn, medieval hall and outdoor pavilion. Luxurious, intimate, unpretentious, up-to-date and full of charm. They can offer somewhere really unique, together with outstanding personal service.
Their latest awards include Visit England's 'Taste of England' bronze and Cumbria Tourism's 'Guest Accommodation of the Year' finalist.
What is a typical wedding like at Askham Hall?
Stunning 18th century Bank Barn, which has been sympathetically converted, provides the perfect space for both wedding receptions and ceremonies. The Medieval hall and the garden pavilion provide alternative options for smaller, mid-week and outdoor weddings, there is even a Gypsy Caravan for couples to sign the register. All set amid stunning 12 acre grade II gardens with uninterrupted views of the River Lowther and surrounding countryside, and with exquisite food and plenty of accommodation on site and nearby.
Catering options utilising produce grown and reared at Askham Hall itself and on the family estate.
What Wedding Packages does Askham Hall offer?
We offer fully bespoke service, as each wedding and couple is totally unique, no two weddings are the same. From larger barn weddings to intimate mid-week weddings in the house, from 2 to 250 people.
What Extra facilities does Askham Hall have to assist couples to have the perfect day?
Florists, hair and make-up stylists, dressmakers, photographers, cake makers, music bands and other services can be recommended.
They are licensed for civil ceremonies throughout.
St. Peters Church, Askham is located a stone's throw from the venue. A romantic walk takes you from the church through the gardens and onto the wedding barn. Thirteenth century St. Michael's Church with its strong family connections, overlooking Askham Hall and with views of Lowther Castle, is also close by.
Where is Askham Hall located?
Askham Hall in Cumbria is situated in a quiet and picturesque village within easy access (about ten minutes drive) from Penrith and junction 40 of the M6. Follow the brown tourist signs signposted Askham Hall Gardens.