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Askham hall is one of many places to fall in lovePerhaps you popped the question over Christmas and New Year, or are looking forward to a romantic proposal over Valentine’s Day. Or maybe you’re already planning the big day with your special someone. When it comes to weddings, look no further than the Lake District, Cumbria, to make your bridal dreams come true.
Find a setting that's youLet your imagination run wild, whether that’s a vow renewal with a sea view, a civil ceremony overlooking a lake or a dramatic reception set against stunning mountain scenery in the UK’s newest World Heritage Site. Spend the evening dancing to a live band in a teepee or cruise down a tranquil lake. As a wedding destination, Cumbria is renowned as a magical and romantic place.
sitting by Ullswater, watching Ullswater SteamersMany couples who marry here also continue to return to the same venue year after year, to reminisce on their special day – so our stunning landscape and diverse wedding venues can genuinely inspire you and your guests for life. Of course, it’s not just about one day either. We have an epic stage for hen and stag dos, mini-moons and honeymoons too.
share a kiss somewhere incredibleHowever you plan to tie the knot, the first-ever Lake District Wedding Fair (23 and 24 February 2019) is here to help you plan your special occasion and make your day truly unforgettable. This new event will be taking place at the Exhibition Hall at the Junction 36 Rural Auction Centre and is one you can’t afford to miss.
Fill your wedding with incredible detailsThe full list of exhibitors already includes around sixty local businesses – and counting – and will range from cakes, flowers and bridalwear to photography, entertainment and specialist vehicle hire.
One of our exhibitors, Willow & FigMeanwhile, ‘The Look’ Fashion Show is sure to inspire you. With four professional catwalk shows across the weekend, each session will create a fun, entertaining atmosphere to show you the diverse range of possibilities the Lake District, Cumbria can offer to prospective brides and grooms.
The Look 2019 Wedding Catwalk ShowA huge teepee will be located inside the main Exhibition Hall - to create a Boho’ area - with a stage, seating area and live entertainment. A diverse range of performers are currently being lined up to entertain the crowds throughout both days. There will also be a special indoor area to give you a chance to view a range of vintage cars, camper vans and modern vehicles available to hire for your big day.
Classic Rebel Car HireAdmission to the Wedding Fair is free although all visitors must pre-register onlineto attend.

Meanwhile, it’s £5 per person to attend ‘The Look’ Fashion Show, with tickets also available online. That includes a glass of Prosecco and canapes, along with a goody bag for the bride. Numbers are limited, so it is first come first served basis.

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