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Waterhead Hotel

Waterhead Hotel


Waterhead is the ideal setting for contemporary and elegant weddings in the heart of the Lake District.

Nestled at the top of Lake Windermere, the venue boasts views across the lake onto the rolling Lake District fells. This stunning backdrop can be fully utilised from adjacent piers, enabling you to jump on a lake cruise to celebrate your day. The hotel cleverly combines traditional Lakeland sophistication with the comfort and luxury of a contemporary town house hotel; this gives your wedding a more intimate and graceful feel.

We know your wedding should be as unique as you, we specialise in weddings for up to 80 guests. Your wedding will be bespoke designed and priced with your budget, our venue is adaptable and can suit your unique needs. Enjoy a Lake District wedding without breaking the budget.


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Venue approved for civil marriageVenue approved for civil marriage


Lake Road,
LA22 0ER


Plan route to Waterhead Hotel using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 376032  Lat: 54.42062 Long: -2.96178

From south leave M6 jct 36 take first exit A591 Kendal/South Lakes. Continue for 8 miles, straight over large roundabout A591 Windermere/Ambleside. As you reach Ambleside set of traffic lights and the Waterhead Hotel is directly in front. Bear left at traffic lights and first right after pedestrian crossing into main hotel car park. From north, leave M6 jct 40 and follow A66 to Keswick, as you near Keswick take A591 to Windermere. Go through Ambleside, keep in left lane, past Hayes Garden Centre on right. As you approach traffic lights, Waterhead Hotel is on the right.

Parking: free

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