Cote How - The Ultimate in real Lake District Weddings

Cote How is a family run business established in 20016 specialising in intimate weddings from 2 - 70 guests. We aim to offer a unique Lakeland wedding experience with lasting memories shared with close family and friends. Our ethos is based on sound business and environmental considerations and places much emphasis on the service we offer. Our experience ensures that we have all of the details covered so that you can relx and enjoy your day, and have a little fun planning along the way. 

Caroline is on hand throughout you planning process, from your initial contact right through until the moment you check out. Please take the time to read some of our lovely comments from our happy couples in the testimonials above.

Our full wedding brochure and show around requests available by completing our Simple Wedding Enquiry Form here.

Gay Weddings Lake District 


Straight or Gay we specialise in creating a magical day for you and your partner, whether that be a small, chic and intimate ceremony or a larger celebration. We have hosted many equal weddings here at Cote How and received many reviews from happy couples.

Lawn Weddings Lake District 

HUMANIST WEDDINGS - Available in any of the above styles or add on an outdoor ceremony

All our weddings can be conducted as a Humanist Ceremony using a celebrant of your choice. In addition to the licensed areas of the house and barn you may wish for an al-fresco wedding on the lawn with wonderful views of the Fairfield Horseshoe, or our own meadow on the shores of Rydal Water... 

Short Notice Weddings Lake District 

SHORT NOTICE WEDDINGS - Available in any of the above within 90 days

If you are keen to be married within the next 3 calendar months then we may be able to offer you any of our wedding styles as outlined above on any day of the week, provided we have availability - this includes weekend days too!  


We have two rooms in the house plus our barn, which is licensed for both Civil Ceremonies and Gay Weddings.
The Fairfield Room at Cote How is licensed for up to 50 people (including children, Bride and Groom)
The Lounge is licensed for up to 20 people and the Barn for up to 70 people, with your congregation seated indoors or out (weather permitting)

Live music can also be arranged and the Barn is an ideal venue for more energetic weekend celebrations!

Every wedding is unique, and as experienced wedding planners and event organisers, we are on hand to ensure that your day is exactly as you wish it to be. With limitless energy and creativity, you can count on us to guarantee that your special day is realised, whatever your inspiration.

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Get in touch

Cote How Lake District Weddings
Rydal, Near Ambleside
Cumbria, LA22 9LW

Tel: 015394 32765 (9:00 - 17:00)

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