Why choose the Lake district for your wedding day:
There is a reason up to 16 million visitors descend on the Lake District every year. With over two thousand square km of the most stunning scenery, tranquil lakes and majestic peaks along with its history, wildlife and unique culture, it’s no wonder it is hailed as one of the most beautiful places in the entire world.
Not only is it beautiful but it’s also wildly emotive. The Lake District evokes love everywhere you look making it the perfect location for your wedding day.
The blue waters and the rolling green hills provide a picturesque backdrop for the most memorable wedding day, not to mention awe inspiring photographs for you to keep forever.
If you have been pondering about getting married in the Lake District here are 5 reasons that might just sway your decision:
The Lake District is renowned for its breathtaking scenery, its stunning lakes and rugged mountains. Picture the two of you flanked on either side by mountainous peaks and gazing over the tranquil waters celebrating your love.
Whether you’re after a more rustic outdoor wedding, a romantic lakeside ceremony, or an intimate gathering in a historic building, the Lake District has it all.
From the majestic peaks of Helvellyn and Scafell Pike to the waters of Windermere and Ullswater, the Lake District provides the perfect backdrop for your special day.
Perfect for Outdoor Weddings
If you’re a lover of the great outdoors and want to celebrate your love in the great outdoors, then the Lake District is the perfect place for you.
With so many beautiful venues to choose from, including rolling country estates, rustic barns, and idyllic gardens, you are sure to find a location that suits your style and budget. Outdoor weddings in the Lake District are popular, and you will find many wedding planners and suppliers who specialise in this type of wedding, including me! I LOVE capturing vows in the great outdoors or post wedding photos high on a mountain.
Imagine saying "I do" with the stunning views of the mountains and lakes then celebrating with all your closest family and friends in a reception under the stars - sounds pretty idyllic to me.
Plenty of Accommodation Options
The Lake District is not short on accommodation options for you and your guests from luxury hotels, cosy cottages and quaint camping sites.
If you're more of a modern boutique hotel kinda couple it's got you covered. Or if you're nuts about history and long to stay in a historic country house you will be spoiled for choice in the lake district.
There are many venues that offer accommodation onsite or if you're opting for something a little more wild there will always be plenty of accommodation options close by.
Delicious Local Cuisine
From traditional Cumbrian dishes like Cumberland sausage and Herdwick lamb to artisan cheeses and homemade chutneys, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
The Lake District is renowned for its delicious local cuisine, and your wedding guests will be in for a treat. Many wedding venues in the Lake District use locally sourced ingredients in their menus, giving you a taste of the region on your special day.
Many couples also choose to have a wedding cake made with local ingredients, such as damson jam or gingerbread - sign me up!
Relaxing Honeymoon Destination
Why not get married where you choose to honeymoon. Whether you've pictured you and your new spouse relaxing at a spa hotel or hiking Wainwright's summits is more your style you have all the options for staying on for a romantic getaway after your wedding.
Enjoy a romantic cruise on one of the lakes, take a scenic drive through the countryside, or kayak one of the lakes. With so much to see and do, you will have the perfect honeymoon destination right on your doorstep.
I could go on forever as to why the Lake District is the perfect location for your wedding, whether you're planning a small, intimate ceremony or a grand celebration with all your friends and family you will not be disappointed by all that the Lake District has to offer. I would love to chat about capturing your special day here in this special part of the world. I can also offer recommendations and advice for venues, places to stay and all your wedding day must haves. Get in touch below I would LOVE to hear your plans.