Perfect Small Wedding Venue COTE HOW LAKE DISTRICT WEDDINGS Classic Small Wedding Ceremonies Small and Intimate CLASSIC ELEGANT TIMELESS Rustic Barn Wedding Venue Rustic Barn Weddings OUTDOOR WEDDING CEREMONIES Elope Lake District Romantic Elopements IN THE PLACE THAT YOU LOVE Humanist Lawn Wedding Ceremonies Lawn Ceremonies STUNNING LANDSCAPES Small wedding breakfast in the barn Small Family Weddings TRADITIONAL LAKELAND BARN Two Brides Just Married by Lake Shore Picture Perfect STUNNING NATURAL BREATHTAKING Historic Private Lakeland Wedding Venue Exclusively Yours... IN THE HEART OF THE LAKES Twilight Weddings Magical Twilight SPECIAL MOMENTS TO TREASURE

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We are thrilled that you are here and we hope that our website and brochure will fire your imagination and give you a taste of what we offer here at Cote How – An historic Lake District Country House Wedding Venue and wedding barn, set in one of the most romantic locations in the UK…. Naturally secluded by river, lake and fell. 
We specialise in very selcet, small and intimate Lake District weddings, we create luxury bespoke weddings with a wonderfully cosy, relaxed and family focused atmosphere.

We are as far from corporate as you can imagine and pride ourselves on personally guiding you along your wedding planning journey

But don’t take our word for it, check out our fabulous Wedding Testimonials

What's YOUR Style?


Elope to the Lake District

Elope to the UK's most romantic destination. Choose either a simple wedding ceremony Add a romantic picnic afterwards Stay overnight in your elopement hideway. For up to 6


Our ultimate day wedding, fully styled for you; Classic wedding ceremony Drinks and canapes reception Toast for speeches Three course wedding breakfast Wedding Cake and Fresh Flowers. For up to 24

Christmas Wedding Breakfast

A variety of options available with or without accommodation. Elope, Afternoon Tea, Mid week and Weekends For up to 24

Civil Wedding in the Fairfield Ceremony Room

In a choice of FIVE licensed ceremony spaces to suit oyur style: Indoor classically styled or outdoor rustic barn weddings amid the stunning Lakeland Fells. Extend for drinks and canapes. For up to 32

Wedding Couple kissing in front of Cote How

This is our ultimate wedding and includes the whole weekend with exclusive use of Cote How and it’s stunning grounds. You can bespoke as much as you wish with endless food choices, drinks options and of course your evening reception in the wedding barn. For up to 32

A Vintage Afternoon Tea Wedding in the Barn at Cote How

The quintissentially English afternoon tea served on ecclectic vintage china in the house or barn;
Seasonal options available. For up to 24

Unique Destination Wedding Venue

The Lake District is the UK’s No.1 romantic destination and, with it’s stunning scenery, is why many wedding couples travel here to get married. Our range of small Lake District weddings have been carefully crafted to offer maximum flexibility, style and budget, with convenience in mind allowing you to relax, leave the planning to us. Arrive, relax, celebrate, and leave for your happily ever after!

Each Cote How Wedding is:

  • Exclusively Yours – total exclusivity for the duration of your wedding, no matter how small
  • Versatile and Flexible – a choice of five individually styled ceremony locations – Indoors or out
  • An Award Winning wedding venue
  • Independent and Family Run by experienced professionals who are on hand throughout to guide  you
  • Small and Intimate  – our wedding  speciality
  • A Hidden Gem – A stunning central Lake District location with our very own lake shore
  • Historic Venue – 16th century country house and barn set in a magnificently tranquil landscape

Naturally Secluded and Uniquely Romantic

The Best Experience Ever

Two Brides - Real Lake District Barn Wedding - LGBTQ+ Wedding Highlights
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"From the moment we contacted Caroline to arrange a viewing we felt at ease. Her genial and welcoming nature was one of the fundamental factors in choosing Cote How as the venue for our wedding."
Simone and Abbie
Simone and Abbie
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