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Appleby Castle,

This magnificent castle wedding venue in the Lake District combines a rich history, unrivalled luxury, and spectacular surroundings to provide an unforgettable location for couples to tie the knot.

Civil Licence 100
Outdoor Wedding Capacity 100
Indoor Dining Capacity 100

The imposing castle has a lengthy and rich history, with parts of the site dating back to the beginning of the 12th century. Through civil war and countless attacks over the years, the castle has stood strong and hosted a wealth of notable people throughout its time. Couples can now walk the same paths as Lady Anne Clifford and Hugh De Morville, and celebrate in the history of this incredible wedding venue in the Lake District.

When it comes to exchanging your vows, couples will have a choice of locations at this wedding venue in the Lake District that provide enchanting settings. The oak-panelled Ceremony Room, with its grand décor and delightful views of the impressive countryside, offers the perfect location within the castle, while the magical Garden Rotunda sat in the peaceful grounds is a great way to drink in your exquisite surroundings. Both ceremony options can comfortably seat up to 100 guests and provide unforgettable places to tie the knot.

Couples can also arrange a religious ceremony at St Lawrence, a local Anglican church which is just a five-minute walk from Appleby Castle. The church was originally built back in 1150 so brides and grooms can enjoy a wonderfully traditional setting wherever they decide to tie the knot.

After the ceremony, a drinks reception is the perfect way to celebrate the beginning of your new married life together. The courtyard is a spectacular spot to mingle with your guests, with the impressive castle and towering Norman Keep providing unique backdrops, while the Lower Hall and terrace are equally picturesque.

The Great Hall at the centre of the Castle is a breathtaking space and ideal for a grand wedding breakfast. The high ceilings and authentic décor provide an authentic and impressive setting for up to 100 guests, while expert caterers Campbell & Rowley will provide you with a mouth-watering feast that your friends and family are certain to love.

Appleby Castle boasts a stay of the utmost luxury for you and your guests, offering several exquisite bedrooms in the castle. A number of these stunning rooms feature ornately carved four-poster beds and plenty of period features for a truly traditional stay, while the others boast a more contemporary style. This breathtaking castle wedding venue also offers three self-contained cottages within the Inner Bailey, and will be able to provide a further eight bedrooms in the near future.

This magnificent Lake District wedding venue lies in between the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and the North Pennines, so it provides a wonderfully rural setting for couples to tie the knot. Despite this, it's still easily accessible and is just 20 minutes off the M6. To find out more about this stunning venue, download their brochure today.

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