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 John & Jo have an abundance of experience in planning the perfect wedding day. With a multitude of qualifications ranging from event management to customer service at the highest level, together John, Jo & the team have arranged over 1,000 weddings in their collected history. Rest assured you are guaranteed the best service possible. Now hosting in excess of 150 weddings per year, Abbey House Hotel & Gardens is the venue for your special day.

We’re here to turn the day of your wedding dreams into a reality, nothing is out of the question, if you can think it, we can provide it. Our dedicated wedding coordinators are on hand to offer advice, inspiration and make the coordination of your special day a stress free, pleasurable experience.

As our wedding sales & coordinators, John & Jo are on hand to offer advice, inspiration & make the coordination of your special day a stress free, pleasurable experience. John, Jo & Jess comprise our wedding team, together & individually, go above & beyond to ensure that your day is exactly as you pictured. The wedding team are highly experienced from the point of conception, to the event itself & do their utmost to ensure that your event is one to be remembered. Jo also offers an exclusive bespoke planning service, ask for more details!

We work exclusively with 5 times winner of the ‘Best Wedding Venue in Cumbria’, Abbey House Hotel & Gardens. At the bottom of the South lakes lies the venue which is just a short drive from the heart of the English Lake District, only 20 minutes from Windermere & Coniston water. Our luxury 4 star Cumbria hotel and wedding venue is an ideal base for your special day

Behind the imposing sandstone wall, lies one of Cumbria’s best kept secrets & one of the most romantic venues in the area. As you sweep into the courtyard, the hotel takes your breath away with its dramatic facade and beautiful gardens. Set in 14 acres of stunning gardens & grounds, Abbey House Hotel and Gardens is an ideal setting for your wedding and a picture perfect location for your special day.


Package available Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

For 60 Very Special Guests


  • Personal Wedding Planner to arrange your special day
  • Arrival Drinks Reception & Dinner in Oscars Night Prior – arrive from 4pm
  • Classic Suite Night Prior for Bride & upto 3 Bridesmaids
  • 2 x Classic Suites for 2 Nights For Parents
  • 1 x Deluxe Room Night Prior for Groom
  • 27 Classic/Contempo Bedrooms for up to 54 Guests for two Nights
  • Luxury Honeymoon Suite
  • Stationary Package
  • Exclusive Use of Abbey House Hotel & Gardens Wedding Venues
  • Professional Master of Ceremonies
  • Pre Ceremony Drinks Reception
  • 4 Piece String Quartet for Ceremony & Drinks Reception
  • Ceremony Drinks Reception & Canapés
  • Drinks Reception or Wedding Breakfast Entertainment
  • Bespoke 4 Course Wedding Breakfast
  • Royal Crown Derby Tableware
  • Tailored Wine Service
  • Bespoke Wedding Favours
  • Ceremony & Wedding Breakfast Area Decorations with Red Floral Architecture (£4000 allowance)
  • BespokeDesign Wedding Cake (£750 allowance)
  • Evening Cocktail Reception
  • Abbey House Band & DJ for your Evening Reception
  • Spitting Pig Hog Roast Evening Buffet

2017 • £29,000      2018 • £29,500

Extra All Event Guests £395

Extra All Day Guests £195

Extra Children £95 Extra

Evening Guests £35

Please note that the Platinum Package may require upto 36 months advance booking to allocate all package options

Package available on Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

60 day guests & 60 evening guests


All of the little touches are included here to present a day you will never forget!

The ‘Crystal’ package is what makes your day truly memorable, from fantastic fizz to fireworks, nothing is left to chance. Just want to arrive on the day knowing every last touch is taken care of?

  • Dedicated Wedding Coordinator On Hand To Assist In The Planning Of Your Special Day
  • Menu Tasting for 2
  • String Quartet for your ceremony & drinks reception
  • Ivory Aisle Runner
  • 3 Choices of Canapés to enjoy during your drinks reception
  • Glass Of Pink Prosecco To Celebrate The Beginning Of Your Married Life
  • Professional Toast Master On Hand To Ensure The Smooth Running Of Your Special Day
  • Bespoke Table Plan & Names Cards (up to £200)
  • 4 Course Wedding Breakfast
  • Hand Picked Wines To Compliment each course of your Wedding Breakfast
  • Glass Of Ice Cold Prosecco To Toast The Happy Couple
  • Individually Designed Wedding Cake from Our Expert Cake Maker (up to £350)
  • Evening DJ
  • Starlit Dance floor & Light Up Sign
  • Our Traditional Post Box
  • Evening Buffet
  • 10 Abbey Bedrooms
  • Night Prior Deluxe Accommodation for the Groom


2018 • £12,000      2019 • £12,500


2018 • £10,500      2019 • £11,000


2018 • £11,000      2019 • £11,500


Extra Day Guests £95.00

Extra Day Children £25.00

Extra Evening Guests £15.00

Package Available on Thursday & Sunday ONLY

60 day guests & 60 evening guests


The perfect package for your perfect day.

The ‘Classic’ package covers all the bases keeping everything Whirled up in one place!

It keeps life simple knowing all of your needs are taken care of.

Why not add a seasonal package to add the special finishing touch?

  • Dedicated Wedding Coordinator On Hand to Assist in the Planning of your Special Day
  • Ivory Aisle Runner


  • Master Of Ceremonies On Hand To Ensure The Smooth Running Of Your Special
  • Sparkling Wine to celebrate the beginning of your married life
  • Personalised Table Plan
  • Three Course Wedding Breakfast, Lakeland Tea and Coffee
  • Handpicked wines to compliment your wedding breakfast
  • A Glass of ice cold fizz to toast the happy couple
  • Evening DJ
  • Evening Buffet
  • Newlyweds Accommodation
  • Celebrate your 1st Year Wedding Anniversary with Bed & Breakfast in a Classic Double Room

2018 • £7,000

2019 • £7,500


Extra Day Guests £65.00

Extra Day Children £25.00

Extra Evening Guests £15.00


*Bar Closes at 12pm – £500 for every hour thereafter

Winter Wonderland weddings truly offer the most memorable occasion for you and your guests, if it is the WOW factor your looking to deliver, look no further than Abbey House Hotel & Gardens.

  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Red Carpet & Lanterns Ceremony
  • Drinks Celebration
  • Master of Ceremonies
  • Personalised
  • Table Plan
  • Set 4 course wedding breakfast
  • Wine Service & Top Up
  • Toast Celebration Fizz
  • Christmas Candy Buffet
  • Evening DJ
  • Post Box
  • MR & MRS Light Up Signs
  • Evening Buffet
  • Accommodation Night Prior for Bride & upto 3 Bridesmaids
  • Accommodation Night Prior for Groom
  • Honeymoon Suite

FOR 60 GUESTS • 2017 Friday or Saturday – £7000 Thursday or Sunday – £6000 NYE – £9000 – Includes Fireworks Display!

*Minimum commitment of 20 bedrooms required

Additional guests can be added from £50

Additional Children can be added from £2

We are pleased to be able to offer a various range of exclusive wedding options for that very special touch, including;

  • Total Exclusive
  • Two Day Exclusive
  • Oscar’s Exclusive

Please enquire with one of our dedicated coordinators, who will be happy to describe a package for you

Civil Weddings

Congratulations on your engagement, now for the next steps in planning your special day!

We offer a range of packages to suit all tastes and are a popular gay wedding venue.

Whether it is a civil ceremony, church wedding or a personal celebrant we are able to organize every last detail for you. We specialize in arranging church weddings for those couples living further afield, taking all of the stress out of the ‘red tape’!

Our packages are designed, with you, to offer something out of the ordinary, a unique twist, something special to remember that will make your wedding day the one that is talked about for years to come!

The unique venue we have access too exudes pure class and has been refurbished to the highest of standards leaving no detail to chance. The wow factor is experienced at every turn from the first time you pull into the driveway, leaving your guests in no doubt that they’re about to experience something truly special.



Contact Us

Abbey House Hotel & Gardens
Abbey Road
Furness Abbey
Cumbria LA13 0PA

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T: 01229 838282