UK Barn Wedding Venue of the Year

Caroline Langham



We are so proud to have won our first award and can now claimed that covetted title as UK barn wedding venue of the year.

Caroline and Steve are absolutely thrilled to announce that Cote How Lake District Weddings has been awarded UK Barn Venue of the year 2019 in the prestigious Bridebook Awards.  

Award Winning Weddings - UK Barn Venue of the Year

Bridebook 2019 Awards - UK Barn Venue of the Year

Bridebook: Couples and wedding professionals across the country left over 25,000 reviews and testimonials for their beloved wedding venues & suppliers. After careful consideration and a thorough evaluation of this year’s entries, the 2019 Wedding Award Winners have now been crowned in their respective categories!
Read the Bridebook full article here

Small Barn Wedding Venue
Award Winning Small Wedding Barn

What the award means to us

Caroline and Steve are absolutely thrilled at winning the Bridebook Award for UK Barn Venue of the year 2019. Caroline says,  “We see this award as industry recognition for the many days and long hours of hard work and dedication in providing our lovely wedding couples with the best wedding we can possibly deliver. This year is the first time that we have entered any awards and are thrilled that as a very small independent venue we have been recognised for our efforts.”  
They see the award as a celebration of the many happy couples that have held their wedding at Cote How over the last 5 years. They hope that this award will help to promote the business to a wider audience and send out a message to all smaller businesses that with a lot of effort and determination it is possible to offer couples an unforgettable wedding experience.
Caroline and Steve would like to thank the many clients, friends and family who have had their weddings here, plus all those yet to celebrate their big day, plus all of our hard-working and loyal suppliers that have supported Cote How in winning this fabulous award. To read all of our wonderful reviews here is a link to our Bridebook page

Small wedding ceremony outside the rustic barn
Small wedding ceremony outside the rustic barn

About Cote How

Once a Roman look out post overlooking the Rydal Valley, Cote How is now a privately-owned prestigious wedding venue set in the very heart of Wordsworth’s romantic Lake District, surrounded by magnificent and majestic breath-taking views.
Cote How is a family-based destination wedding business, delivering the very best in bespoke, exclusive and unique weddings, civil marriages, civil partnerships and humanist celebrations. With every wedding enjoying our full attention we guarantee discretion, privacy, flexibility and of course full exclusivity of our 16th Century country house and barn. With four acres of gardens and seven acres of wild flower meadow leading to the lake shores of Rydal Water, this unparalleled natural beauty provides the very best picture-perfect location for all your cherished photographs. The River Rothay with its own pretty wooden footbridge leads to Rydal Church just 300m away.
At Cote How we specialise in smaller, more intimately styled weddings from 2-50 guests, offering a variety of ceremony locations including our award-winning rustic barn, our elegantly styled Wordsworth Room or the panoramic Fairfield Room.

Luxury Micro Barn Wedding ceremony in the Lake District
Luxury Micro Barn Wedding ceremony in the Lake District

About Caroline and Steve

Caroline established Cote How in 2006, extending the business into wedding ceremonies in 2013. Renowned for her attention to detail, and with Caroline’s 30 years’ experience as bridalwear designer then hotelier, Caroline guides our clients every step of the way, from initial enquiry through to their wedding day and beyond with her expert planning service.
Steve joined the business full-time in February 2017 to help strengthen the team as the business expanded, bringing over 20 years of consultancy and business management experience with him. Steve has a very hands-on role focusing on venue management and wedding delivery.
Together Caroline and Steve form an effective family-team to make their client’s wedding a truly unforgettable and magically unique lifetime experience.


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Wedding Breakfast set up in the wedding barn at Cote How
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The Country House and Wedding Barn illuminated at dusk
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