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Askham Hall is an award-winning restaurant with bedrooms and a wedding venue in a beautiful Lake District setting.
The gardens are full of stunning features, including colourful terraces, a 230ft long double herbaceous border, unusual species of plants, formal lawns, kitchen gardens, woodland, meadows and ponds. Take in the views down to the River Lowther and enjoy the secluded spots of the garden.
There are also family-friendly animal trails with a chance to see shorthorn cattle, rare breed pigs, boer goats, ducks and chickens. For the eagle-eyed, the surrounding area is also a haven for red squirrels, rabbits, badgers and pheasants.
Askham’s beautifully remodelled dining area is made up of three exquisite rooms and overseen by renowned head chef Richard Swale. Furthermore there are 15 bedrooms to choose from, each is totally unique and individually named. A Scandinavian influenced private spa is also available.
Suitable for:: Weddings and BanquetsFacilities Overview:
Facilities Information for Hirers:
- Disability Access
There are two stunning churches within half a mile, and we are an approved venue for civil ceremonies.
We can provide a really special setting, luxurious accommodation, exquisite food and a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Askham Hall is ideally suited to your party taking all the accommodation in the house for a wedding party using the Bank Barn, as then you can use the reception rooms and lawns for your drinks reception. We generally only allow one or at the most two weddings per week, so that you have time to decorate Bank Barn exactly as you wish and turn it into your dream party venue.
Within the grounds of Askham Hall, our charming Grade II listed Bank Barn has been sympathetically converted into a first class wedding venue with a capacity for up to 156 guests seated and up to 200 guests for the evening.
With original features, bare stone walls and an open beamed oak ceiling together with contemporary lighting, an oak dance floor and large glass doors, Askham Hall really is a special and unique setting for your wedding.
We also offer the perfect environment for smaller weddings. Whether it is a cosy winter wedding in the house or a summer wedding in the garden, we have plenty of options to suit your requirements…
We imagine the perfect intimate wedding involving getting married in the old chapel or the garden pavilion followed by a wedding breakfast in one of the private dining rooms, followed by a party in the medieval hall.
We welcome same sex and LGBT weddings.Disability Access:
Access statement available
Guide dogs welcome