The Casterton Grange Estate

£10995 for Venue Hire
Up to 250
17 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
The Casterton Grange Estate is a new exclusive hire venue situated on the edge of the Lake District. The venue exudes beauty, romance and privacy.
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Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
Exclusive use of the whole estate for 2 nights (sleeps 32), a grounds fee for a marquee/tipi, and a ceremony onsite starts from £10,995.
What is included in this pricing:
Couple accommodation included
Exclusive use
Day before set up available
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
08:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
03:00 AM


Open Flame Permitted
Water View
Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Marquee Permitted
Bridal Changing Facilities
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence
Confetti Permitted

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol

Cultural Specialists

Jewish Wedding Specialist
Muslim Wedding Specialist
Asian Wedding Specialist
Full Description
The Estate is comprised of a Victorian mansion with nine ensuite double bedrooms, a delightful cottage, lodge house and barn conversion, sleeping a total of 34 guests (extra bedrooms available on request). All properties are decorated to an impeccable standard. Grand or intimate, indoor or out - Casterton Grange is flexible, fabulous and the perfect venue to begin your happily ever after. Facilities include a billiards room with a full size snooker table and bar, interconnecting reception rooms, Sonos speakers throughout and a second kitchen for catering. The grounds are home to a lake, a natural aisle for summer weddings, a tennis court, a walled kitchen garden and an abundance of flora and fauna. There are several sites with enviable backdrops to pitch a marquee or tipi for larger weddings, or even a whole glamping village for extra accomodation! We have a fantastic team of recommended event planners and suppliers to suit all individual tastes. A member of our team will be by your side from the first enquiry, right up until your big day and beyond, ensuring everything runs smooth and your time on The Estate is nothing short of memorable. Once you are inside the gates of The Casterton Grange Estate it feels like a private and isolated haven. However, The Estate is deceptively easy to reach. It is situated just outside the picturesque and up-market town of Kirby Lonsdale, just 10 minutes from the M6 and 20 minutes from the mainline train station at Oxenholme with direct links to all major UK cities.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Anneka
Congratulations on your engagement! I am delighted that you are considering the magical Casterton Grange for your big day. We are a family run business who pride ourselves on ensuring you achieve the wedding day of your dreams. I can't wait to show you around our beautiful Estate and show you the endless opportunities we have here. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me - 07498 216 865 /


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Wedding: September 2020
September 2020
Every comfort has been thought of...
We were fortunate enough to stay at Casterton Grange after a cancellation enabled us to book in very last minute. We couldn’t have been happier with it. The house itself is absolutely stunning and beautifully fitted out throughout. It has the feel of a family home despite its vastness. Every comfort has been thought of from the generous welcome hamper on arrival to high quality linen and towels, comfortable beds and gorgeous roll top baths in two of the en-suites as well as a superbly fitted kitchen. The choice of rooms to relax in meant that even if you were a really large group you would have plenty of space and not feel crowded at all. We enjoyed the cosiness of the snug area next to kitchen / dining room with its beautiful old stove style fire as well as the light and airy conservatory! The full size snooker table and outdoor tennis court kept our kids entertained and the whole house is hide and seek heaven for kids of all ages! If you were feeling energetic there is even a gym room too. The garden was a particular highlight for us too as it had recently been replanted and beautifully landscaped and it was a pleasure to look out onto the grounds from all angles! The addition of a hot tub was a winner with everyone too!! The location of Casterton Grange also sets it apart. It feels as if you are completely secluded in a haven away from it all even though the nearby town of Kirkby Lonsdale is only a few minutes drive away. Walking into the adjacent field and up the hill away from the gardens brings you to the most spectacular view of the countryside. Another 10/15 mins walk away is the River Lune, great for paddling or swimming if you’re brave! On our last night we enjoyed the most breathtaking sunset from the top of the hill which was the perfect end to a wonderful, relaxing and refreshing week away. We can’t thank Patrick and Anneka enough for their hospitality and for being especially helpful with any queries or issues we had which were only ever minor! We hope to return to Casterton Grange again in the future and would highly recommend it!
Wedding: September 2020
September 2020
we felt so comfortable staying there before we even arrived.
We stayed 5 nights as a family last month in the main house at Casterton Grange Estate. The grounds, the house and everything about it is just beautiful. Patrick was so accommodating to our needs and requests that we felt so comfortable staying there before we even arrived. It was such a nice surprise to be welcomed to treats that had been left for us. Everything we needed was catered for including amazing bedding, towels, linen, as well as essentials such like kitchen roll, loo roll even cling film. The heating, lighting, and all the small touches like umbrellas, toiletries, so many different books to read & dvds to watch.. the access to Netflix but also the Sonos sound system just made the experience even better than we had ever expected. The pictures do not do this home justice. The setting is stunning and the living space is so well designed, we were lucky to have some sunny days and utilize the hot tub. I would love to return to Casterton and do it all again as there is so much to explore and appreciate in the home. We would have loved to see the observatory and the wine cellar, and it would be great to have an umbrella or shaded area outside so you can still sit out in the rain (when its warm) and appreciate the grounds if you choose to - hopefully next time :) I wouldn't want anything else to change, it's perfect. Thank you Anneka for all your help while we were there and thanks to both of you for a wonderful stay.
Jen & Feds
Wedding: August 2020
August 2020
Bring on 2021! 🥂
We found Casterton Grange online and fell in love with the idea of our having our Wedding there. We then visited in person and fell in love even more! The accommodation, gardens and setting is stunning and perfect for a Wedding Weekend. Anneka's enthusiam and kindness made the entire booking and planning process so special especially during a tough year. Anneka has supported us all the way, providing her stylish design input and contacts, and has been so accommodating and understanding. Unfortunately we had to postpone due to government restrictions but we can't wait to be able to say our "I dos" at Casterton soon. Sitting tightly waiting for 2021!
Holly & Jack
Married in June 2020
June 2020
Super flexible, supportive and accommodating
The Casterton Grange team are an absolute dream to plan your big day with. Super flexible, supportive and accommodating which has been such a relief whilst planning a wedding during Covid-19! The venue is stunning and just what we were looking for to host our big day. It's a perfect balance of character and modern facilities with plenty of room for our loved ones to stay on the estate too. Thank you Anneka and Paddy, you have been wonderful and we can't wait for our big day (whenever that might be)! Holly Straker & Jack Humphreys
The Randall's
Wedding: March 2020
April 2020
The Most Incredible Time!
We hired out the Casterton Estate for joint birthday celebrations with all of our friends and family and had the most incredible time. Every single thing about the place is amazing; the decor is incredible and every bedroom is so spacious with a beautiful en suite and a lot of space. The house is equipped very well and the communal areas are perfect for large groups wanting to spend time together! We were given great recommendations for the local town which is beautiful and lots to explore within walking distance. Would 100% recommend to anyone wanting a weekend/ week away or a beautiful place for a wedding or another kind of celebration. Would love to come back in summer as the outdoor space is amazing! The Randall’s x
Mr and Mrs Davies
Married in February 2020
April 2020
"you'll genuinely never want to leave"
Our wonderful photographer Tiree first told us about Casterton Grange in our hunt for the perfect wedding venue. We arranged a visit and instantly fell in love…. Casterton strikes the perfect balance between being the grand, elegant country house it is and being a warm and welcoming family home. We spent a magical week in the main house on the run up to our wedding with our friends and family. Patrick, Anneka and Tammy went above and beyond to make sure our every need was met during our stay, paving the way for what culminated in the wedding day of our dreams. We watched with wonder whilst under the guidance of our superstar wedding planner Emma, the house was transformed on our wedding day into the most perfect space to exchange our vows. The beauty of the house and gardens offered up a never ending list of options for amazing wedding pictures and the grounds were just perfect for the wedding party tipi we’d dreamed of! The only down side of a stay at Casterton is that you’ll genuinely never want to leave. We can’t think of a more perfect way of celebrating our anniversaries though, than returning here in the years to come.
Location & Contact Details


Casterton Grange, Casterton, Cumbria, LA6 2LD, England

Travel Notes

It is best to find us on Google Maps, you will then find us behind our spectacular iron gates and down our stunning scenic driveway.

Nearest Town

Kirkby Lonsdale

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M6 Junction 36/37

Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport


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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

We are new to the industry, so can't wait to see all the unique weddings that come out way!

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

Ensure your dream date is available with your registrar/church/celebrant before booking lots of other suppliers.

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

I loved watching our February couple's personalised celebrant ceremony full of stories their journey together.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Magical, Romantic, Private, Fun, Unique

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Casterton Grange's grand staircase, at the top of the tower, by our lakes, in the walled garden, on the outdoor steps under our beautiful cherry blossom trees in spring, next to the fabulous garden roses in summer.... too many to name!

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

We would never tell! We pride ourselves on our private surroundings and hope our guests, whoever they are, can relax and be themselves here. Once you are behind our gates, Casterton Grange is your own private haven to enjoy.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Deep fried olives - one of our supplier's specials

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Champagne, we always have left overs in the cellar !

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Casterton Grange's iconic tower.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

That we are a family business. Hosting events is our passion - anything you want at your party, we'll make it happen. Nothing makes us more proud than seeing people enjoy the magical atmosphere of Casterton Grange. We are so happy to share our special private haven with others.

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook GiftFree Bottle of Champagne
Bridebook Special OfferPersonalised magnum of Bollinger and welcome hamper