Cote How Lake District Weddings
£1125 - £12750 for a package
Up to 54
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Exclusive, unique and romantic Lake District Weddings, naturally secluded by river fell and woodland, set amongst the most stunning scenery in the UK. Note Maximum capacity is 50.
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All weddings are bespoke and range from a simple 2 hour ceremony for just 2 - to a formal weekend wedding for up to 54 Our pricing incl...
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Bridal Changing Facilities
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony & Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Sound System Available
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Elopement Weddings for TWO
The Lake District - The UK’s Most Romantic Destination Cote How specialises in quality, discreet and exclusive weddings. From smaller more intimate weddings including elopement weddings for "just the TWO of you" to barn weddings for up to 50 guests. Exclusive use of our historical 16th century venue is guaranteed regardless of weddings size; 4 acres of grounds with 7 acres of wild flower meadow leading directly to the shores of Rydal Water. A picturesque wooden footbridge leads to Rydal church just 200m away. There are few Lakeland venues with such a picture perfect location for your wedding photographs. Cote How is a family run business with designer and owner Caroline at the helm. With more than 30 years' experience in the wedding and hospitality business, you are assured of the best possible service, with attention to detail and expert planning second to none. Your wedding is individually designed to suit your own unique style. No two weddings are ever the same! Traditional Weddings - Choose from the Fairfield ceremony room with it's oversized gilt mirrors and crystal chandeliers or an outdoor wedding in the historic and rustic barn. Elopement Weddings - Weddings for Just the TWO of you are our speciality. The newly developed Wordsworth ceremony room is perfect for weddings of up to 12. Barn Weddings - Our 16th century barn is unique, romantic and approved for civil ceremonies. So, you can now get married under the eaves of the barn with your congregation inside, or outside with spectacular views of the surrounding fells. Lawn Weddings - Never a more stunning location, completely surrounded by the spectacular and the most romantic landscapes here in the heart of the Lake District National Park. Gay Weddings - Cote How is delighted to offer marriage ceremonies to same sex couples and is one of the premier destinations for equal weddings in the Lake District. Civil partnerships are, of course, available and the choice is yours.
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Caroline
Every wedding couple we meet is unique and have their own ideas of how their wedding should flow. We don't sell packages, but rather design your bespoke wedding with you. Every wedding whether for 2 people or 54 people has totally exclusive use of our venue. Make an appointment to come and see me, we can discuss ideas and tour around our magnificent venue together.
Year Business Was Established
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More than 50
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Roxy & Andy
Married in May 2018
Beautiful venue and very helpful owners!
Wedding: December 2018
A lovely intimate Wedding
We loved playing for the Ceremony and Afternoon Tea at Angharad and Rob’s Wedding at the beautiful Cote Howe Lake District Weddings. It is a beautiful setting in the Lake...
Married in December 2018
Completely perfect day!
We’ve just returned from our winter wedding at Cote How and it was everything we could have hoped for and more. We were a party of 14, Caroline and Steve took care of ev...
Wedding: June 2018
3weddings at Cote How
I’ve photographed 3 gorgeous weddings here, it’s one of my all time favourite venues and a total gem!
Wedding: December 2018
Beautiful and unique venue
Great hosts and lovely to work with in such a beautiful place. Really relaxed and a pleasure to work with!
Wedding: September 2018
Attended a wedding here earlier this year. Great venue, very friendly staff. Would 100% recommend!
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Press & Awards
Press & Awards (1)
Country File, Hitched, For Better For Worse, GWedding Directory
Accreditations / Associations (2)
5 Star Visit Britain
Industry Awards (1)
Green Tourism Gold Award
Preferred Supplier List
Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
So hard to choose one - They all vary so much. The small and intiamte family wedding for Lynne and Graham last Summer. Brilliant sunshine all day with an intimate house ceremony for 24 people in the stunning Fairfield ceremony room, clad with gilt mirrors and crystal chandeliers followed by drinks and canapes on the terrace. Photos by the lake shore followed by an intimate 3 course dinner in the rustic 16th century barn. The barn doors open and decked with pretty apple blossom and fairy lights. The evening sun set as the bride and groom smooched at dusk to backing songs played via Sonos thoughout the venue.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Take your time, pre plan your dream wedding then try to find a venue that can offer you that. You need to trust your venue provider, and they need to listen to you and offer flexibility.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
One couple requested that each guest provide a photo of themselves as a baby. These were distributed to all guests who then had the task of finding their owner. That guest then wrote a wedding message on the back and hung it on the photo peg line in the gazebo for all to see! It was an amazing ice breaker and great fun!
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Unique, intimate, exclusive, stunning, flexible
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
In the flower meadow looking towards the lake or back to the house - Stunning skies and lake district fells all around. Wordsworths county!
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
A few secret ones!
What’s your favourite canapé?
Beef and horseradish on mini Yorkshire puddings
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Cheese and homemade biscuits
What is your venue's most unique feature?
The C16th Barn and spinning gallery on the house
What part of your business are you most proud of?
The wedding services we provide
Bridebook GiftFree Bottle of Champagne
Bridebook Special OfferFree bottle of champagne for every couple who book their wedding via Bridebook