Askham Hall

Askham Hall, Askham CA10 2PF Penrith (Cumbria) Map
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Menus from £60
Number of guests 100 to 150
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About Askham Hall

A multi-award winning, family run wedding venue the best choice for your wedding in Penrith, in Cumbria. Unique facilities, professional services, delicious food, perfect accommodation choices... Askham Hall, a thrilling new approach of country house hotel and wedding venue in the Cumbria and the Lake District areas.

Facilities and capacity

Within the grounds, a lovely Grade II listed building, the Bank Barn, has been sympathetically restored into a versatile high class venue for up to about 150 seated guests. Stone walls, an open beamed oak ceiling, modern lighting, elegant decoration, large glass doors... It is an absolutely special setting for your big day.

Services offered

They are licensed to host civil wedding ceremonies, either in the barn -perfect for larger parties at weekends, the outdoor pavilion (weather permitting) the medieval hall or in the main house -more suitable for smaller parties during the week. Tables, chairs, linen, crockery, cutlery, glasses are all provided inclusive of the venue hire fee. Besides, many reliable florists, hair and make-up stylists, dressmakers, photographers, cake makers, music bands and other wedding suppliers can be recommended.

Cuisine

Different catering choices are available from their on-site kitchen, using locally sourced produce, much of from Askham Hall itself or the eight century old family estate, the Lowther Estate. Enjoy the exquisite creations of the popular skilled chefs from their sister establishment The George and Dragon, in Clifton -winners of the Cumbria Tourism Taste Awards. In addition, a fully stocked bar can be personalised based specifically on your needs in the main room.

Accommodation

For your convenience, you and your guests may consider any of their 19 stylish en-suite bedrooms; or any of the 11 bedrooms at their nearby property The George and Dragon. Options include:

  • Pele Tower Master
  • Pele Tower Superior
  • Superior
  • Standard

Location

St. Peter's Church is situated a stone's throw away. A lovely and romantic walk will take you from the church through a secret door into the gardens and onto the wedding barn. 13th century St. Michael's Church, with its historic Lowther family connections and lovely views over Askham Hall, the River Lowther and Lowther Castle, is also very near.

  • Menus from £60
  • Guests From 100 to 150
  • Facilities Gardens, marquees, dance floor, parking
  • Services Banquet, ceremony, photography, music, transportation, decoration, drinks and beverages, catering
  • Location In the countryside
  • Accommodation Yes, 12 luxury en-suite bedrooms with private spa, restaurant and reception rooms at the venue, exclusive…View more
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More information about Askham Hall

  • Do you celebrate more than one event per day?
    No
  • Is it possible to only rent the venue, without the catering service?
    No
  • Do you have your own caterer/kitchen?
    Yes
  • What kind of cuisine do you offer?
    Seasonal
  • Is it possible to adapt/modify the menu?
    Yes
  • Do you offer special menus?
    Vegetarian
    Vegan
    Gluten-free
    Diabetes
    Low-sodium
  • Do you also offer a wedding cake?
    No
  • Can I bring my own wedding cake? Is there a surcharge?
    Yes, no surcharge for wedding cakes, except for wedding cheesecakes which incurs a £100 surcharge, unless Askham Hall provide the sundries
  • How does the open bar work?
    Pay per drink
  • Is there a time limit for celebrations?
    Yes
    , 02:00
  • Private photographer?
    No
  • Do you provide your own music?
    No
  • Private catering?
    Yes
  • Is there a fixed payment for the location?
    No
  • What is the charge for not reaching the minimum?
    £50 + VAT for each guest below 100
  • What are the forms of payment?
    All
  • Do you provide disabled access?
    Yes

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