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How to plan your wedding at Cartmel Old Grammar


Book the venue


Once you book our venue you have exclusive use of our beautiful house & gardens from 9am on your wedding day (with the option to stay the night before) until 12pm the day after. This includes the complementary use of the Bridal Suite on the wedding night.

The venue capacity is 94 day guests with a small number of evening guests (subject to Covid restrictions)

Book your registrar


If you would like to get married at Cartmel Old Grammar you simply contact Cumbria County Council to book a 'Traditional' service for an indoor ceremony or a 'Bespoke' service for an outdoor ceremony.  

Depending on the service you book you can use our beautiful Victorian lounge, Georgian dining room, sun-terrace or formal garden for an additional room charge of £350.

Registrars are booked and paid for by the couple through Cumbria County Council.


Book your caterer


You now need to choose your wedding caterer which can be from our recommended suppliers or your own choice of professional caterer. You have the flexibility to make your day truly unique - from street food style to Michelin starred cuisine - the sky's the limit.


Book our rooms


Your friends and family book our guest bedrooms so you can enjoy your whole day with your nearest and dearest and make the most of every moment. This includes a relaxed Full English Breakfast and late check-out the day after.

Choose your drinks

We have a fully licensed bar and offer bespoke drinks packages to suit any taste, style and budget.

Style your day

Included in your venue hire are your tables, chairs, & glassware. Your caterer should provide crockery, linens and cutlery so all you need to do is decide on the fun stuff: decorations, favours, flowers, photography etc. Checking out our recommended suppliers is a great place to start.

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