Inn on the Lake announced as one of the best wedding venues in Cumbria according to Bridebook

The Inn on the Lake, which is situated on the shores of Ullswater in Cumbria, have been awarded a Platinum Award in the Best of Awards 2023.

The wedding awards recognises venues up and down the country that excel at what they do and the accolade is based on 5-star reviews submitted on by couples who married at Inn on the Lake in 2022.

“It is wonderful to be recognised as one of the finest wedding venues in the UK, not just Cumbria as the team and myself truly do put our all into everything we do. Turning couples’ wedding visions into a reality is what we do best and we cannot wait to see what 2024 and beyond has in store.” – Kerri Barr, Wedding Co-ordinator at Inn on the Lake


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“The UK’s greatest wedding businesses have been chosen! We are so proud of the 450+ winners, especially after a difficult few years for the industry. The awards are based on 5-star reviews submitted by couples who married in 2022. This is a reflection of the incredible service that these businesses provide. They make dream weddings into reality! 71% of UK couples plan their wedding on and we are excited to recommend the best wedding services. Huge congratulations to this year’s winners”. – Hamish Shephard, founder of

The 4-star Inn on the Lake hotel enjoys one of the most spectacular settings in the Lake District, in 15 acres of grounds with lawns sweeping to the shores of Lake Ullswater. The grounds boast a spectacular outdoor gazebo where couples can wed against a backdrop of the lake and the weddings team have over 100 years of combined experience. The hotel also boasts a private jetty and reflection pool to provide couples with unique photo opportunities.


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In 2022 the hotel successfully held over 120 weddings throughout the year. The hotel is also currently redeveloping their outside terrace into a beautiful new drinking and dining area which will open mid-March and be utilised for weddings going forward.

If you would like to book a show-round at the Inn on the Lake and explore what this spectacular venue has to offer, please email or click here to book a time that suits you online.

If you have already booked your venue but are looking for inspiration for your own big day, the Inn on the Lake is also hosting a Wedding Fashion Show on Sunday 14th May. The event includes a complete luxury afternoon tea and a full wedding fashion show. You can see wedding dresses, men’s formalwear, Mother of the bride attire as well as bridesmaid dresses. Tickets cost £40 per person.