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Weddings At Blaithwaite House

Find the perfect venue for your celebration

At Blaithwaite we pride ourselves on being unique! A wedding venue with a difference, not easy to say in Cumbria with so many fantastic venues… but here is why…

The choice is yours!

We are a DIY Venue, not a hotel. This gives you the time, opportunity and flexibility to have your wedding day exactly how youve dreamed it would be! You can choose the style, timings, suppliers, dining and numbers with out any restrictions…

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Beth Faulder

Four of the best

We are blessed to have 4 amazing, (and completely different!) locations for your wedding ceremony here at Blaithwaite.

One comment we hear time and again is “how wonderful it is to have the whole day in one place, removing the stress of timings and logistics” and many of our wedding days are in one of our fabulous settings…

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Space and exclusivity!

Where else can you sleep up to 200 people at one venue? In a range of self catering accommodation – Here, you can hire a private Country house venue sleeping 40 of your Besties…

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Acres of grounds and gardens

 (literally!! Over 80 acres!) 

Feel totally at peace in the private formal Edwardian gardens, ornate summerhouse on ornamental water and walled Rosegarden, accessed directly from Blaithwaite Country house.

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Food glorious food

And with absolutely no restriction on what you can choose let your imagination run wild and your tastebuds be fulfilled! Whether it’s a formal five course meal, barbecue, hog roast, pizza, Jamaican street food, afternoon tea, buffet or bangers in a bun!

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Drinks and dancing

If there’s one thing we know how to do well, its party!

And we know it’s an important part of your wedding celebrations. The infinity terrace at the front of house with its glorious green backdrop makes for a chic drinks reception. Whilst the old threshing barn – one of the tallest in Cumbria – has an amazing atmosphere…

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Taste and tailor it

Every couple is invited to make their day that bit more bespoke, with winetasting and tailoring their bar choices. With so many awesome local and craft breweries in Cumbria, why just have what everyone else has?…

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Add that special touch for your guests

  • fabulous and favourites

    Each of our suppliers offer a friendly and professional experience in helping you achieve your dream wedding, event or celebration!

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  • Accommodation

    Blaithwaite estate can offer accommodation to suit all tastes, numbers and budgets! From a tent pitch to a country house.

    So whether you’re packing a sleeping bag and Cagoule or your plus fours and complimenting pheasant finding Labrador, we’ve got the perfect accommodation for you!

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  • Get in touch

    Want to talk to someone or looking for something you couldn’t find?

    Then get in touch via phone or email.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Got a question? Check our FAQs or message us in the form below

  • What is the capacity for a wedding?

    At our venue you can have anything from 2 guests upward. Our maximum capacity in the Old Threshing Barn for an evening reception is 200 and for a seated meal 130 plus the conservatory which can seat 40 people. Marquee and tepee weddings are only dictated by your choice of hire and budget.

  • Can I bring my own alcohol on my wedding day?

    At Blaithwaite we have a superb fully licenced bar and all the stock and staff are included in the hire. You are allowed to bring 1 drink per person for your toast. Blaithwaite provides your first celebration drink after your ceremony as a gesture of goodwill from our team.

  • Do you have in-house caterers or can I bring my own?

    Yes you can bring your own choice of caterers as we do not have our own chef being a self-catering, DIY venue. We can recommend some fabulous catering suppliers for your wedding day.

  • Do you have disabled/lesser mobility accessible rooms?

    Yes we do, our self-catering Stables accommodation has 2 dedicated rooms for this purpose and there is ramp access.

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  • "We will remember the memories made on our beautiful wedding day at Blaithwaite House forever"

    Molly & Dan