The Inn on the Lake has three approved suites for the civil wedding ceremony, offering flexibility when it comes to numbers - from smaller more intimate gatherings to much larger celebrations.
Situated in our magnificent grounds overlooking Lake Ullswater, seating available for up to 120 guests.
With a delightful view to the lake and landscaped gardens with doors that lead onto the terrace, for up to 70 guests.
With two large bay windows overlooking the gardens to the lakeshore, ideal for larger parties, with seating for 110 guests.
We offer a totally unique and memorable location for your wedding which ever venue you choose. Alternatively, the charming nearby church of Patterdale provides an excellent setting for a religious blessing.Many couples now favour a civil ceremony for a variety of reasons and we can accommodate civil ceremonies throughout the week subject to availability of the registrar. In this way you and your guests can let us look after your every need from start to finish.
Legal civil ceremonies must be non-religious in content, so cannot include hymns, religious readings or prayers. The marriage must take place at a licensed venue to be legally valid in England and Wales.You can marry at licensed premises outside your area. First, contact the hotel where you wish your marriage to take place, discuss the arrangements and timings with the wedding coordinator and make a provisional booking.
Contact the Superintendent Registrar, who will be conducting the ceremony to ensure his or her availability, on 01768 212106 (Monday to Friday 9am until 4.30pm). Make an appointment to give Formal Notice of Marriage at the Register Office(s) in the district(s) in which you live. This must be done by each party in person. Giving Notice means you are declaring that you are lawfully free to marry each other. The notice must be carried out in person and is valid for one year.
Certain original documents will be required, photocopies will not be accepted:
» Proof of identity (birth certificates or passports)
» If divorced - a Decree Absolute stamped by the court. If divorced abroad bring your original divorce documents, which will need to be translated if not in English.
» If widowed - a death certificate for your late spouse.
» If under 18 - proof of parents' or guardians' consent will be required
For more information please
contact our wedding co-ordinator
on 017684 82444 or email