Castle Green Hotel

£2195 for a package
Up to 250
99 Bedrooms
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We are open and are taking enquiries. If you would like to get in touch to discuss your dream day and arrange a show round - here is our number: 01539 734000
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Seasonal Offer Available
Just £2195
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Midweek Offer Available
Just £2395
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Intimate Wedding Package
Just £1095
A luxurious 4* wedding venue set within 14 acres of spectacular gardens and woodlands. With over 50 years’ experience planning and hosting weddings.
Pricing & Costs

(price per head)

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
Minimum Number of Guests
Priced from £3750 - 40 adult guests Our Signature Wedding Package includes: - Dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator to assist with the planning of your wedding - Personal wedding host for the day - The red carpet welcome - Your choice of seasonal reception drink - Selection of four canapes - Use of our extensive gardens for your photographs - Complimentary hire of a private function suite and bar - Three course set wedding breakfast - Half a bottle of wine per person - A glass of bubbly for the toast - Table flowers with colours and styles to complement your day - Table linen to suit your colour scheme - Fitted chair covers and bows to suit your colour scheme - Voile top table and cake table skirt with bows to suit your colour scheme - Choice of cake stand and knife - Evening buffet – pulled pork ciabattas, hot dogs, fish & chips or one pot menu options - Our special wedding present – a bridal suite for the night (subject to minimum numbers of 40 adult guests) - Special accommodation rates for your guests with one or two night stays with complimentary use of our Health & Fitness Club
What is included in this pricing:
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Furniture included
Couple accommodation included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Canapés included

(total price)

Prices Start At
Number of Guests Included
A great package for those looking for an informal day with a late ceremony moving into a Prosecco drinks reception and evening party. Based on 40 adult guests for Day and Evening, this Package includes: Ceremony Room Hire Mulled Wine drinks reception Selection of Canapes Two Course Set Wedding Breakfast Crystal Candelabra Glass of wine with your meal One glass of prosecco Evening Supper of Hot Pulled Pork Barms Valid on 30th December 2021. New bookings only. Additional guests £52 Day and Evening. £11 Evening only
What is included in this pricing:
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Furniture included
Canapés included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Features & Capacity


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


Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Spa On-Site
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted
Full Description
Overlooking Kendal Castle and the Lakeland Fells, Castle Green is Kendal’s only 4* Hotel and boasts an array of contemporary facilities, including ceremony and function spaces to accommodate 25 to 250 guests, in a truly breath-taking setting. Our original house dates back to 1847 and still contains some of the traditional features for those all-important photographs, as well as our Wedding Gazebo in the gardens for a truly romantic ceremony location. Our award winning wedding hosts will take the time to understand exactly what you want from your special day, and will suggest one of our carefully selected Wedding Package options, priced from just £2,695 from 2021 onwards, giving you the flexibility to manage your guest numbers and budget according to your requirements. We also have seasonal Wedding Packages available priced from just £2,195 for next year, or we have our brand new Intimate Package that's based on up to 15 guests attending, and is a perfect option for couples looking to say their 'I Do's' amidst the current government guidelines or beyond. Take a look on our website for full details. AT A GLANCE Fully licensed for civil ceremonies Function spaces to seat 25 to 250 guests…perfect for a wedding of any size! Award winning kitchen team crafting locally sourced menus, complemented with fine wines, celebratory fizz and local ales Dedicated wedding team to offer guidance and ideas in your wedding planning Useful contacts and key local suppliers to fit any theme or wedding style Option for pre-wedding celebration in The Greenhouse Restaurant or Alexander’s Pub the night before your wedding 99 tastefully appointed bedrooms with special accommodation rates and no minimum nights or room allocation required Health and fitness club with swimming pool, steam room and gym Onsite Green Rooms Spa offering wedding make-up and pamper packages Complimentary menu tasting on selected wedding packages Exclusively your day – we only host one wedding a day at our venue

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Nicola Postlethwaite & Claire Laughton
We are passionate about weddings and enjoy meeting and helping all our couples plan the biggest day of their lives! We can ease the burden by liasing with suppliers and offer honest advice about how your day will run as well as inspiration to enhance the occasion. We keep on track with the latest trends and enjoy filling our Pinterest scrapbook with great images on different themes. In short - your perfect day . . . our part in your love story!


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Mr & Mrs Smith
Married in October 2020
November 2020
We both had a fantastic day
We both had a fantastic day. We were absolutely chuffed with how my parents had managed to keep the decoration a secret and it looked beautiful! Christine was lovely too so it was nice to have her on hand to check everything was running smoothly. I do apologise if we kept her/other staff waiting for us to decide when we were actually going to sit down and eat, and also in between courses! The food was so filling for the main we needed a long break before dessert. (The food was scrummy btw) 😊 Other than that I can’t think of any feedback really – just keep doing what you’re doing! It would have been nice to have met Nicola in person as I dealt so much with her before the big day. And there was a slight hiccup with the rooms on checkout – each of the party was asked to pay when it was actually settled by me beforehand but I believe that’s sorted now. Many thanks for being so accommodating and helping us to finally have a reception in amongst all the constant changes! Anna and Paul x
Mr & Mrs Hyde
Wedding: September 2020
November 2020
The hotel and its staff were fabulous.
The hotel and its staff were fabulous. All the safety aspects re COVID-19 were well thought out and made our stay even more pleasurable. We had a small intimate wedding reception for our son and his bride and they could not have made it any more special. Nothing was too much effort. We’ll definitely be coming back.
Mr &Mrs Mazzola-Randles
Married in February 2020
November 2020
What an incredible team of wedding planners
We had our wedding here! What an incredible team of wedding planners (Amanda, Nicola, Claire, and the team) was amazing from the first meeting, they took all the stress out of planning the wedding .... communication was excellent and every whim was catered for! The whole day went smoothly thank you to Christine for being our host and looking after our guests! The food was incredible, the staff was always helpful! I would not change a single thing
Jordan & Ian Loi-Mason
Married in November 2019
November 2019
Thank you for an amazing day
My partner and I after months of planning finally got married on Sat 26th October. The venue was amazing with plenty of friendly staff and what astounded us was the willingness to help. One or two mentions here one particularly to Nicola Poselthwaite your amazing and thought provoking help in putting together our amazing day you certainly deserve all the awards as in our eyes you were an angel. Second to Christine our host for the day you are efficient caring and compassionate in all you do. The food was amazing to and nobody went hungry the service second to none. You all ought to be so so proud of yourself xxxx
Reece & Zoe Duncan
Married in December 2016
December 2016
Food was amazing
Hi Janine, Just wanted to say thank you again to you, Christine and the whole team for our wedding on Friday. Everyone had a lovely day and the food was amazing. Thank you Reece and Zoe
Married in September 2016
September 2016
From when we first enquired about a wedding to the...
From when we first enquired about a wedding to the moment we checked out the morning after our wedding, the staff team were amazing. They were professional and helpful every step of the way, which helped to take the stress out of planning for us. The fact that they had such good suppliers included within their packages was perfect for us. The flowers and lighting was organised and delivered with such little fuss. Overall it meant that we could enjoy our day totally relaxed.
Location & Contact Details


Castle Green Lane, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6RG, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M6, J37

Nearest Train Station

Oxenholme Lake District - Northern, Transpennine Express, Virgin Trains

Nearest Airport

Leeds Bradford

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Press & Awards

Accreditations / Associations (1)

Cumbria Tourism - Large Hotel of the Year 2015

Industry Awards (2)

Brides Magazine - 2016 Top Wedding Venues, Regional Finalist TWIAs 2017 & 2018
Winners of Top Rated Wedding Venue in Cumbria from 2014 to 2018

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

Every wedding is the best wedding we've ever done as they are all so different! However, we really enjoy the one's where the couple have really personalised their wedding as it gives us an insight into their personality and their journey from their first date to their wedding date.

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

To be organised, enjoy the wedding journey but most importantly have fun!

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

Personalised favours for guests - everyone had something completely different and it was obvious that the Bride & Groom had really thought about who was attending. The guests loved it!

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Friendly, professional, beautiful, welcoming, memorable

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Must be our Summer house in the Gardens. Stone built in around 1920 it provides a fantastic 'mantlepiece' shot.

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

We had ex Newcastle goalkeeper Shay Given at a wedding in March 2018.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Cartmel Valley smoked salmon and horseradish cream

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Anything chocolate!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our Gazebo in the grounds, fully licenced for ceremonies and great for an informal family ceremony

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our staff who are professional yet fun and unstuffy with their service to give the feeling that this is the couples home for the day.

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook Special OfferWhen love just won't wait! Special Price of £4,040. Dedicated Wedding host Ceremony Room Hire Drinks reception for you and your guests white table linen Three course set Wedding Breakfast One glass of house wine per person with top up One glass of Prosecco per person for your toasts Complimentary Bridal Suite for the happy couple Bacon and sausage buns with chips Resident DJ. Available on selected dates until 31st October 2021 for minimum 50 adult day guests and 100 evening guests. New Bookings Only.