COTE HOW WEDDING BROCHURE

 wedding styles & pricing 

Always Exclusively Yours

wedding venue in the Lake District

DAY WEDDINGS

Our Day weddings for up to 24 people include our ‘Classic’ 6-hour and  ‘All-Inclusive’ 7-hour. Our ‘Luxury’ 8-hour Saturday wedding offers our magnificent Bridal Beauty Suite plus lots more… 

Prices start from £8,991

MICRO WEDDINGS

Our intimate Micro weddings are available for up to 24 guests. Choose from our 3-hour ‘Short but Sweet’ or indulge a little more with our ‘Afternoon Delight’ including flowers and a delicious grazing table…

Prices start from £3600

ELOPEMENT WEDDINGS

We have three different Elopement wedding options: ‘The Runaways’, ‘The Adventurers’ and ‘The Indulgers’.
The question is… which one are you?

Prices start from £1950

our wonderful LAKE DISTRICT weddings

Our weddings are truly special. Each one has exclusive use of the venue and is set in the magical location of Rydal.

We will be with you throughout every step of your wedding journey and can witness your wedding if you want to keep it super small. 
At Cote How, we are specialists in small, intimate weddings, focusing on the two of you and your extra special family and friends.

Our weddings range from 2 to 24 people (max 12 in winter), and all have a choice of ceremony locations and a range of options to suit every budget. If you value privacy, quality, exclusivity and personalised service, then Cote How is the perfect venue for you.

Day Weddings

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Day Weddings

CLASSIC DAY WEDDING

This beautiful, relaxed daytime wedding includes all the classic elements; arrival drinks, your ceremony in a choice of locations, and post-ceremony drinks with canapes. Enjoy a delicious 2-course meal with wine in our stunning wedding barn. 

From 12 – 6 pm, this 6-hour wedding is available from May to October for up to 24 guests. Mid-week only.

ALL-INCLUSIVE DAY WEDDING

Extend our classic day wedding by one hour, from 12 – 7 pm.
Enjoy a little extra time at Cote How to relax after your meal or explore Rydal Caves following your ceremony. 
Beautiful fresh venue flowers are included, with 15 vases to decorate your ceremony and reception. 

Choose a fresh flower bouquet and buttonhole (two bouquets or two buttonholes optional) to compliment your theme.
Our delicious, freshly baked wedding cake is served as your third course, as part of this timeless wedding style.

LUXURY INDULGENT DAY WEDDING

The ultimate in luxury. All the previous elements are included, plus our couple enjoy an overnight stay. Arrive together on your wedding day to prepare in our luxury honeymoon and beauty suites. We welcome up to 3 special guests to help you get ready. Your wedding will begin at 1 pm until 9 pm. 

Choose a delicious 3-course meal, with wine. At supper time, delight your guests with a first dance al-fresco on the barn terrace. Enjoy your wedding cake as the sun goes down and the festoon lights dance in the breeze.
Option for a 2pm – 10pm wedding on Saturdays for the Luxury package only

Optional extras available:
Premium Wine upgrades
English Sparkling Wine
A la Carte dining options for intimate weddings of up to 12 only.

Bride getting ready for the wedding
Decorating for a unique wedding venue
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Luxury SATURDAY Wedding

For 12-24 people
from £14,220 For 12 people plus £150 per person
  • Available on Saturdays only
  • 8 Hour wedding 13:00 - 21:00
  • Honeymoon Suite and Continental Breakfast
  • With a 14.00 Ceremony
  • Bridal Getting Ready Room included
  • Arrival Drinks
  • Classic wedding ceremony in a choice of locations - indoors or outdoors
  • Post-Ceremony Prosecco & Canapes
  • Time for Photographs in the grounds and along the lake shore
  • Three Course Meal served in Barn
  • Tea and Coffee served with Dessert
  • 2 Glasses wine, 1 glass prosecco for toast
  • Wedding Cake served after first dance
  • Fresh Venue Flowers
  • Fresh Bouquet & Buttonhole
  • Wedding night stay for Bridal Couple with continental breakfast
  • Upgrades available - Additional flowers, Premium wines, later wedding 2-10pm with 3pm ceremony (no children)
  • Pay in interest free instalments

ALL-INCLUSIVE MIDWEEK

For 12-24 people
from £10,530 for 12 people plus £150 per person
  • Available Mon - Thurs
  • 7 Hour wedding 12:00 - 19:00
  • With a 13.00 Ceremony
  • Arrival Drinks
  • Classic wedding ceremony in a choice of locations - indoors or outdoors
  • Post-Ceremony Prosecco & Canapes
  • Time for Photographs in the grounds and on the shores of Rydal Water
  • 2-Course Meal served in Barn
  • Wedding Cake, served as third course - stand and knife
  • Tea and Coffee served with cake
  • 2 Glasses wine, 1 glass prosecco for toast
  • Fresh Venue Flowers
  • Fresh Bouquet & Buttonhole
  • Upgrades available - Additional flowers, Premium wines Later wedding - 14.00 - 21.00 with a 15.00 ceremony
  • Pay in interest free instalments

CLASSIC MIDWEEK Wedding

For 12-24 people
from £9,000 for 12 people plus £150 per person
  • Available Mon - Thurs
  • 6 Hour wedding 12:00-18:00
  • With a 13:00 Ceremony
  • Arrival Drinks
  • Classic wedding ceremony in a choice of locations - indoors or outdoors
  • Post-Ceremony Prosecco & Canapes
  • Time for Photographs in the grounds and on the shores of Rydal Water
  • 2-Course Meal served in Barn
  • 2 Glasses wine, 1 glass prosecco for toast
  • Upgrades available - Fresh flowers, Wedding Cake, Premium wines
  • Pay in interest free instalments

The prices SHOWN are ARE for LOW SEASON Midweek 2024

Luxury Lake District Weekend Wedding Honeymoon Suite

MICRO Weddings

Micro Wedding

Our Micro Weddings are perfect for those who prefer a smaller, more intimate celebration, but still want to celebrate with their loved ones. Choose either a 3 or 5-hour wedding, depending on your preference. 

For up to 12 people (Nov-Apr)
For up to 24 in summer (May-Oct)

LOVED ONES

Our intimate 3-hour afternoon wedding for up to 8 people includes those most dear to you, who you cannot imagine being without on your wedding day. Perfect for when you want to elope, but need up to six very special guests to share your joy.

SHORT BUT SWEET

The 3-Hour Classic Micro Wedding includes arrival drinks, an intimate wedding ceremony indoors or out, and a post-wedding drinks reception on the house terrace. From 9-24 people.

AFTERNOON DELIGHT

The Afternoon Delight is an extended 5-hour wedding with lunch, including fresh flowers for the bride and groom and six vases of venue flowers to decorate the aisle and ceremony table. A beautiful array of continental-style food is presented as a grazing table in the barn.
For up to 24 in summer (May-Oct only)

The prices SHOWN are ARE for LOW SEASON Midweek 2024

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Afternoon Delight

For 12-24 people
from £6,336 for up to 12 people plus £120 per person
  • 5 Hour Wedding 12.00 - 17.00
  • Arrival Drinks - Pimms
  • Ceremony Time 13:00
  • Classic wedding ceremony in a choice of locations
  • Post-Ceremony Prosecco
  • Delicious Grazing Table of delights
  • Time for Photographs in the grounds and on the shores of Rydal Water
  • Fresh Flower Bouquet & Buttonhole
  • 6 Vases Fresh Venue Flowers
  • Pay in interest free instalments

SHORT BUT SWEET

For 12-24 people
from £4,140 for up to 12 people plus £90 per person
  • 3 Hour Afternoon Wedding - 14:00 - 17:00
  • Arrival Drinks - Pimms
  • Ceremony Time 15:00
  • Classic wedding ceremony in a choice of locations
  • Post-Ceremony Prosecco
  • Time for Photographs in the grounds and on the shores of Rydal Water
  • Pay in interest free instalments

LOVED ONES

includes up to 6 guests
from £3,600 for up to 8 people
  • 3 hour Afternoon Wedding 14.00 - 17.00
  • Bridal Party check-in Beauty Suite 13.00
  • Arrival Drinks - Pimms
  • Ceremony Time 15.00
  • Classic wedding ceremony in a choice of locations
  • Post-Ceremony Prosecco
  • Cote How Signature Cocktails - The 1535 Martini
  • Time for photos of your loved ones on our private grounds with stunning backdrops followed by a stroll, just the two of you, to the lake shores of Rydal water with your photographer to capture your treasured memories
  • Pay in interest free instalments

ELOPE Weddings

Elope

‘The runaways’

Our 2-hour morning ‘Runaways’ wedding is perfect for those who want a simple, relaxed, and romantic wedding in a special place. Your ceremony will take place mid-morning, leaving you the rest of the day to enjoy how you choose. 

‘the adventurers’

The 3-hour afternoon ‘Adventurers’ wedding is perfect for fun-loving, adventurous couples. Head off with a photographer to explore our amazing landscape, following an intimate, relaxed ceremony.

‘THE INDULGERS’

Experience the ultimate in luxury with our VIP ‘Indulgers’ elopement. Enjoy exclusive access to our private Beauty Suite to prepare for your afternoon ceremony. Stay overnight to make the most of our beautiful surroundings, relaxing in the house or grounds. Savour a private breakfast in your suite the following morning.

A family elope together and celebrate with confetti

THE INDULGERS

Luxury overnight
from £4,975 Overnight with 3 hour wedding
  • Just the TWO of you
  • Check in from 11.00
  • Welcome Drinks and light lunch
  • Use of our luxury getting ready room and honeymoon suite
  • Cote How Signature Cocktail - The 1535 Martini
  • Wedding 14.00 - 17:00
  • Classic wedding ceremony in a choice of locations
  • Post-Ceremony English Sparkling Wine / Champagne
  • Real petal confetti for your outdoor photographs
  • Time for photos on our private grounds with stunning backdrops followed by a stroll to the lake shores of Rydal Water and Rydal Caves with your photographer to capture your treasured memories
  • Pay in interest free instalments
  • Luxury overnight in our Honeymoon Suite with a private Continental Breakfast

the adventurers

Just the TWO of you
from £2,745 3 hour afternoon wedding
  • Just the TWO of you
  • Welcome Drink
  • Wedding 14.00 - 17.00
  • Classic wedding ceremony in a choice of locations
  • Post-Ceremony Prosecco
  • Real petal confetti for your outdoor photographs
  • Time for Photographs in the grounds and on the shores of Rydal Water before departing for a hike to Rydal Caves
  • Pay in interest free instalments

LITTLE ONES

You two plus your little one
from £2,238 2 hour morning wedding
  • Just the TWO of you
  • Up to TWO small dependant children
  • Welcome Drinks
  • Wedding 10.00 - 12.00
  • Our selection of toys and books to delight your little ones
  • Classic wedding ceremony in a choice of locations
  • Post-Ceremony Prosecco and Juice
  • Real petal confetti for your outdoor photographs
  • Time for Photographs in the grounds and on the shores of Rydal Water
  • Help to organise and support where possible
  • Pay in interest free instalments

the runaways

Just the TWO of you
from £1,950 2 hour morning wedding
  • Just the TWO of you
  • Welcome Drink
  • Wedding 10.00 - 12.00
  • Classic wedding ceremony in a choice of locations
  • Post-Ceremony Prosecco
  • Real petal confetti for your outdoor photographs
  • Time for Photographs in the grounds and on the shores of Rydal Water
  • Pay in interest free instalments

The prices SHOWN are ARE for LOW SEASON Midweek 2024

HAPPY TO MARRY IN THE NEXT 12 WEEKS?

We have some amazing ALL INCLUSIVE wedding deals with special offers and free upgrades…

Pricing EXPLAINED

We believe that pricing should always be fully transparent, but in many cases, it is not straightforward. We have seasonal variations, guest number variations, plus optional extras. If you need any help working out your total price, please book a chat with us. 
We will go through availability and work out your price for you based on your reserved wedding date, then email you a comprehensive electronic quote with clear line items, so that you can see exactly what your wedding includes and excludes.  

Wedding Pricing
The prices shown are inclusive of VAT @20% and are for Midweek Weddings for 2024.

Payment Plans: Pay in interest-free instalments
All weddings require a booking fee of £750 (Elopes & Micros) or £1500 (Day Weddings) to secure the date. This is due on booking.
The remainder of the interest-free payments are then spread across the remaining time available, with your final payment due 3 months before your wedding.

Seasonal Adjustments: Summer dates from May to October inclusive include an outdoor ceremony option outside the barn in good weather and a backup inside the house.
Winter dates are for a ceremony in the house only. 
We close to weddings every January for seasonal refurbishments but still offer show rounds. The office is open as usual for enquiries.

  • High Season: May to Oct and Dec, plus all school holidays
  • Low Season: Feb, Mar, Apr, Nov
  • Closed January
  • The barn is only open from May – October inclusive, when our capacity is 24
  • From October – April inclusive, our maximum capacity is 12
  • All prices shown below are for up to 12 people
  • For 13-24 people there are supplements to add which range form £90 – £150 per person above 12 (May – Oct only) 
  • Midweek is Monday – Thursday
  • Friday Supplement +£500
  • Saturday Supplement of £1500 is applicable for any wedding other than the “Luxury Saturday” 
  • Children: We welcome up to 3 children under ten years of age for weddings that finish by 21:00

2024, 2025 and 2026 SEASONAL PRICING

WEDDING STYLE LOW SEASON 2024 HIGH SEASON 2024 LOW SEASON 2025 HIGH SEASON 2025 LOW SEASON 2026 HIGH SEASON 2026
ELOPE - Runaways (2 People)
£1,950
£2,148
£2,025
£2,250
£2,120
£2,360
ELOPE - Little Ones (up to 4 people)
£2,238
£2,448
£2,295
£2,550
£2,400
£2,675
ELOPE - Adventurers (2 People)
£2,748
£3,024
£2,870
£3,190
£3,015
£3,350
ELOPE - Indulgers (2 People)
£4,980
£5,478
£5,175
£5,750
£5.440
£6,040
MICRO - LOVED ONES 3 Hrs (8 people)
£3,600
£3,960
£3,735
£4,150
£3,920
£4,360
MICRO - SHORT BUT SWEET (12 People)
£4,140
£4,554
£4,300
£4,780
£4,520
£5,020
MICRO - AFTERNOON DELIGHT (12 People)
£6,336
£6,972
£6,500
£7,300
£6,900
£7,665
DAY WEDDING - CLASSIC MIDWEEK (12 People)
£9,000
£9,900
£9,360
£10,400
£9,825
£10,920
DAY WEDDING - ALL-INCLUSIVE - 7 Hrs (12 People)
£10,530
£11,586
£10,800
£12,000
£11,340
£12,600
DAY WEDDINGS - LUXURY SATURDAY - 8 Hrs (12 People)
£14,220
£15,642
£14,580
£16,200
£15,300
£17,010

Next Steps

VIRTUAL SHOW ROUNDS – If you’re short of time, we have a range of virtual show round videos, and we can direct you to these during the chat. That way, we can save you time and money if you live a long way from us or don’t have time in your busy lives to come and see us in person.

VIRTUAL TOUR OF HOUSE


VIRTUAL TOUR OF BARN

BOOK A CHAT – Whether you know you want to book your wedding with us right now, need more information, or would like a show round, we always arrange a chat first to:

  • Chat through your wedding plans, including your likes and dislikes, to  get a flavour of the style and vibe of the wedding you are looking for 
  • Discuss budget/pricing options, guest numbers and advise on the best wedding styles for you
  • Reserve your wedding date in our diary while you check out the availability of the Registrars and other suppliers
  • Book a show round appointment to come and meet us, either in-person or online via Teams or Zoom

THE BENEFITS OF BOOKING A CHAT AHEAD OF YOUR SHOW ROUND

By chatting with us, we can help you discover if Cote How is the right venue for you as a couple. We give helpful tips on what you need to do next, with links to more information on our website, including our blogs.
We explain the next steps to booking your wedding, including the legalities: when and how to go about arranging your Registrar and how to give notice to marry.
We can also advise you about how to find your wedding suppliers, photographers, accommodation, etc.  

Arrange an informal, no-obligation chat… we can’t wait to meet you!

TO BOOK A CHAT – USE the link above – OR refer back to our initial email and click on the “BOOK A CHAT” button. 

A bride and groom dance outside on a barn terrace whilst their guests look on in the distance
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