Abbey House Hotel & Gardens

£1,995 - £29,950 for a package
Up to 180
59 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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Abbey House Hotel & Gardens, 6 times winner best wedding venue in Cumbria just a short drive from the English Lake District.
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Abbey House Hotel & Gardens Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
01:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 PM

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted


Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Open Flame Permitted
Marquee Permitted
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Asian Catering
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Halal Catering
Alcohol Licence
Abbey House Hotel & Gardens Full Description
Abbey House Hotel & Gardens, surrounded by picturesque woodlands and adjacent to the inimitable Furness Abbey ruin, offers 14 acres of wedding splendour in the Southern peninsula of the Lake District National Park. Whether for an intimate bringing together of families, or the day of your wildest imaginations, Faye & the weddings team are ready to receive your enquiry…

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Laura & Lauren
Hello and thank you for taking the time to view Abbey House Hotel & Gardens on We are here to help turn your dream wedding into a reality, whatever you have envisioned for your special day, our dedicated team will be able to provide and advise you every step of the way! I look forward to welcoming you soon to Abbey House Hotel & Gardens


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Mr & Mrs Townley
Happy couple married in September
September 2022
Amazing From Start To Finish
'My husband and I finally got married at Abbey House 03-09-22, due to Covid our wedding was postponed. When planning a wedding you never expect it to be cancelled, Abbey House relieved us from all the stress and moved the wedding to the date of our choosing. Wedding coordinators Laura and Lauren were amazing from start to finish. Everything ran so smoothly, made us feel so comfortable and stress free, could not of wished for better service! We can not recommend Abbey House enough! Wish we could do it all again'
Mr & Mrs Woodend
Happy couple married in August
September 2022
The Most Beautiful Day
'We had our wedding at Abbey House on 21-08-22. A long awaited wedding that unfortunately had to be pushed back due to covid. I honestly cannot thank the staff at Abbey House enough, Lauren & Laura did everything they could to make our day just perfect! The rest of the staff throughout the day and night as well were just fantastic and really felt a part of our special day! There attention to detail is second to none and every single little thing was just perfect! From the night prior until the morning after, nothing was ever too much to ask! It was the most beautiful day and I honestly cannot than the team enough'
Mr & Mrs Lowe
Happy couple married in August
September 2022
'Spot on wedding venue'
'Laura, Lauren and her team pulled out all the stops to make our day the best it could be. Perfect sun topped the day off. Multiple meetings and clarity throughout. The receptionists were attentive and outgoing and the bar staff were friendly, experienced and positive thoughout the day. They looked after the bride for her entire stay and the summer suite was fantastic, followed by the princess suite was amazing too. Perhaps the only situational downside was the lack of air conditioning during the hottest weekend of the summer that we happened upon, but being in barrow, you would never have expected it anyway. The wedding team were cool, collected and extremely well organised. They were able to facilitate any request and made the day stress free. I would highly recommend anyone to use this as a spot on wedding venue'
Mr & Mrs Fenwick
Happy couple married in July
September 2022
'So Special'
Lauren & all staff at Abbey House made our wedding day so special and the attention to detail was outstanding. We changed our wedding date at short notice and Abbey House were able to move the date easily for us. We had a small intimate ceremony and a large evening reception and it all went so smoothly. We would highly recommend Abbey House if you are getting married. Thank you so much.
Brooke & Hannah
Happy couple married in June
September 2022
Exceptional From Start To Finish
'Exceptional from start to finish. We had a few wedding venues to look at, but this just trumped everything. We booked back in 2018 and had to postpone because of Covid. We heard some horror stories from friends with cancellations and messing about, but Abbey House, helped us throughout the awful times and made us feel at ease and safe, nothing was too much trouble. Fast forward 4 years, Laura & Lauren were unbelievable. We had issues with late additions and family, but nothing was too much even in the last week with some food changes. As a same sex couple, the genuine love for what they do was very evident, we felt so at ease and it felt like they were part of the wedding, always on hand to help out, taking any stress away. They even managed to find two of our family members who got lost on site and returned them to us! We are so unbelievably happy we chose this venue and this team because they are incredible. And the food, honestly wow! We cannot thank Abbey House, Laura, Lauren, the wedding team and all the other staff who smiled, said hello and made us feel so welcome, the groundskeepers, night porters, waitresses, waiters, receptionists and house keepers, you are all amazing and please do not change you are the reason everyone loves it. Thanks again. Brooke & Hannah'
Mr & Mrs West
Happy couple married in June
September 2022
Nothing Was Too Much Trouble
'We have just recently had our wedding at Abbey House and I couldn’t recommend it enough. Nothing was too much trouble, the staff were great and the overall wedding was just fantastic. A big mention of Laura and Lauren who were our wedding coordinators, they helped me throughout the whole process and helped make the day run smoothly. Nothing was too much trouble for them. If you’re planning a wedding then Abbey House is the place to have it. Beautiful hotel and grounds and fantastic staff.'
Abbey House Hotel & Gardens Location & Contact Details


Furness Abbey, Cumbria, England

Travel Notes

Follow our postcode in your sat nav, the hotel is located 200m past where it tells you to turn left!

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M6, jnt 36

Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport

Liverpool or Manchester

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Abbey House Hotel & Gardens Press & Awards

Press & Awards (8)

Belle Bridal
Living Edge
Lancashire Life
Great Northern Wedding
Cheshire Life
Your North West Wedding
County Wedding

Industry Awards (1)

County Brides - Best Wedding Venue - 6 times winner

Accreditations (2)

AA 1 Rosette
AA 4 Silver Star
Frequently Asked Questions

Describe the best wedding that happened at Abbey House Hotel & Gardens?

Every wedding is uniquely special, seeing the couples day come alive is the most rewarding feeling.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Enjoy the planning process, we are here to make it as stress-free as possible.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

A full fairground including Dodgems, Ferris Wheel, Ghost Train, Hook a Duck and even a Coconut Shy.

Describe Abbey House Hotel & Gardens in 5 adjectives

Contemporary, Historic, Beautiful, Heart-pounding, Organised

Where’s the best photo spot at Abbey House Hotel & Gardens?

Furness Abbey Ruins, West Tower or our beautiful woodlands and grounds!

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at Abbey House Hotel & Gardens?

We have had a variation of celebrity visits from soap stars, comedians, sportsmen and even superstars! However, we do pride ourselves on their privacy.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Mini Cheese Burgers or Slow-Braised Pork Belly in a Sweet Asian Glaze.

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Mezze boards - includes a selection of cured meats, breads, olives and hummus.

What is Abbey House Hotel & Gardens most unique feature?

Furness Abbey at the foot of the grounds, amazing unique photography

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our talented hard-working team.