This historic castle wedding venue is exclusively yours and provides everything you need and more to make your big day unforgettable.
Make the most of every aspect of Appleby Castle and begin your day in the Lemishin Suite; our wonderfully-furnished bridal preparation room on the first floor of the castle. When the time comes to tie the knot, couples can choose between two impressive locations. The delightful Ceremony Room, with its stunning oak-panelled walls and sense of grandeur, or the Garden Pagoda, an enchanting setting for an outdoor ceremony with exquisite views all around.
Toast your newlywed status with drinks on the courtyard lawn, with the towering Norman Keep as your backdrop, or mingle with your guests indoors in the traditionally-styled Old Great Hall in the colder months. A magnificent wedding breakfast is the ideal way to celebrate your marriage in style and the breathtaking Great Hall is the perfect opulent setting. Enjoy a mouth-watering feast prepared by expert caterers, Campbell & Rowley, before taking the celebrations downstairs to the Old Great Hall. This charming space, decorated with intricate plaster ceilings and complete with the adjoining Tavern, offers plenty of space for you and your guests to dance the night away, as well as ample room for any live entertainment.
Once the festivities have drawn to a close, what could be better for you and your nearest and dearest than retiring to luxurious accommodation within the castle walls? With seven authentically-furnished rooms on the third floor, complete with ornate four-poster beds and intricate hanging tapestries, and four newly-refurbished rooms on the fourth floor, this spectacular Lake District wedding venue provides a relaxing night’s stay for you and your guests. And with a further three cottages within the grounds, Appleby Castle can provide the perfect accommodation for families or groups too.
Spend your special day at this distinctive and unusual wedding venue in the Lake District
For further information about weddings, celebrations, or private use of Appleby Castle, why not download our brochure or arrange a visit to take a look around? You can also check available wedding dates for your upcoming celebration using our online form. We look forward to hearing from you.