Making Your Dream a Reality

Located on the edge of the beautiful English Lake District the Appleby Manor Country House Hotel is set in a beautiful location overlooking Appleby Castle with the Lake District Fells as a backdrop.

From the delicate scents and scenery of a budding spring to the glory of a Lakeland summer, from the rich auburn and gold of autumn to the majesty of snow-capped winter fells nowhere offers such a romantic setting. This former Victorian Gentlemen’s Residence could not be any more special whatever the season. 

Our dedicated wedding co-ordinator is at hand from your first visit through to your wedding day offering advice from cars to cakes and menus to music.

From Intimate Reception to Exclusively Yours

Appleby Manor Country House Hotel offers beautiful surroundings for your special day. You'll find rooms that are perfect for any size of wedding celebration, from a wedding breakfast for twelve to booking the whole hotel to accommodate up to sixty two people and have exclusive use! A Country House Hotel just for you and your party to celebrate and dance the night away.

Exclusive Seasonal offers

We can offer special rates for Winter or Autumn Packages, call us now for more information.

Why not contact us now on 017683 51571 and speak to our wedding coordinator.

Wedding Packages

  • Wedding Ceremonies
    At Appleby Manor we know the importance of making sure your wedding day is one of the most memorable days of your life (and memorable for the right reasons). Our wedding coordinator will manage all your arrangements, from ceremony to reception, so that you can make the most of your precious day and not worry about a thing. Furthermore for complete freedom and flexibility the Hotel can be hired for your exclusive use.

    Why not make the most of your wedding day and make a weekend of it? You can choose to hire the hotel for your exclusive use for the weekend and enjoy both the wedding ceremony itself and your reception at Appleby Manor. In this way, you have the opportunity to say when, where and for how long - we can be most flexible regarding the times of ceremony and wedding breakfast because the hotel is yours!

  • Accommodation
    We have thirty one bedrooms, so can accommodate up to 78 residents including children. For the bride, why not spend your final night as a single woman in our Heelis Suite, while we keep your groom tucked up somewhere else in the Hotel - just for the one night! And be joined by him on your wedding night...

  • The Wedding Ceremony
    Your wedding ceremony can take place in the elegant surroundings of our Restaurant, Garden room or our Conservatory, the windows of which overlook Appleby Castle and the Eden Valley.

  • After The Ceremony
    Your guests can enjoy a relaxing drinks reception on the sunny Hotel terrace while admiring the award winning gardens and views over the Eden Valley. Alternatively, we can serve drinks in our Conservatory or Lounge.
  • Ceremony and Wedding Breakfast
    Only You can hold your ceremony and wedding breakfast, and book one or two bedrooms at the Hotel without having exclusive use. The wedding ceremony can take place between 11.00am and 12.30pm. The wedding breakfast can be held from 1.30pm until 5.30pm. During your time at the Hotel, you have sole use of the restaurant and Garden room for your ceremony and wedding breakfast.

  • Reception only
    We can provide that special venue for your reception after a church or registry office ceremony. The timings for the wedding breakfast are as above. We are also happy for your wedding photographer to accompany you to the reception, so you can take advantage of the award winning gardens.

  • Wedding Breakfast
    We can offer a variety of menus and we can easily cater for vegetarians or any special dietary requirements. Please see Wedding Menus for sample of options.
    Call our wedding coordinator for further details 017683 51571 or email:

Wedding Menus

Wedding Breakfast

There is no more romantic place for your Lake District wedding, than Appleby Manor. Picture your wedding in the magnificent surroundings of a 19th century Victorian Manor House, photographs and a delightful drinks reception in award winning landscaped gardens, dining in magnificent splendor, with an attentive, efficient service that leaves you relaxed and free to enjoy the occasion. Once you have decided on your special day, please contact us on 017683 51571 to discuss your individual requirements. We will then be delighted to arrange a guided tour to show you all that Appleby Manor has to offer.

Weddings on the edge of the Lake District are a truly memorable affair at Appleby Manor Country House Hotel. We offer a wide range of restaurant arrangements catering for a formal banquet style wedding breakfast or a slightly less formal dressed buffet. Midday wedding breakfasts can be offered for up to 30 people in our Oak Room Restaurant – The original dining room of the house which is a beautiful oak panelled room with magnificent views of our Award Winning Gardens and the Lakeland Fells.

Numbers up to 62 guests can be catered for in our Conservatory Restaurant and can be offered to weddings from midday through to late afternoon.

Take exclusive use of the Hotel for maximum flexibility and the timings can be whatever you wish. Your own Country House for you and your friends and family to hold your very own House Party, what could be better?

Our aim is to provide you with a fine dining experience, by offering a selection of dishes that are based on modern cooking, but with a classical influence. The following samples of our wedding menus and drinks packages are just a guide, all menus and packages can be changed to give you a bespoke wedding day. Should you have any vegetarians or special dietary requirements, please inform us and we will be delighted to cater for these needs. To help assist the many choices of your special day we have also put together suggested drink packages which include a reception drink, half a bottle of wine per person and a glass of champagne for the Toast. (Non alcoholic drinks package available)

For more information please call our wedding coordinator on 017683 51571

Romantic honeymoons on the edge of the Lake District National Park

Appleby Manor is a magnificent Country House Hotel offering luxury accommodation on the edge of the Lake District for a relaxing romantic honeymoon.

There are no shortage of things to do in the area, whether it is simply relaxing in the hotel and soaking up the breathtaking view over the Eden Valley, a walk amid the Lakeland fells, or a pleasure cruise on an old fashioned steamer on Lake Ullswater, the Lake District has lots to offer.

Appleby Manor has thirty one individually designed bedrooms, including a luxury honeymoon suite and deluxe rooms . All hotel rooms have private bath and shower, satellite TV, direct-dial telephone, trouser press or iron and ironing board, tea and coffee making facility, hairdryer, mineral water, and luxury toiletries. There are also several luxury executive deluxe rooms.

For that extra romance Appleby Manor offers guests a luxury romantic package, that's available for a stay in any room and the cost of the package is added to your final bill. The romantic break package comprises of a bottle of house champagne, a box of luxury handmade chocolates and a bouquet of Flowers. All are placed in your room ready for your arrival.

The Lake District is a romantic setting for your honeymoon and Appleby Manor provides the ideal base for exploring: with award-winning restaurant, friendly laid back staff, and a central location for easy access to the Lake District, North Yorkshire Dales and Pennines. There's cozy lounges with real log fires, Cumbria in bloom award winning gardens, well appointed rooms with huge comfortable beds for a luxury honeymoon break.