A special day requires a special place and at Armathwaite Hall Country House Hotel and Spa we understand this well. This striking 17th century former stately home, set in 400 acres of delightful grounds on the edge of Bassenthwaite Lake, in the beautiful English Lake District could not be any more special, whatever the season.
There are four approved rooms for Civil Ceremonies, offering flexibility when it comes to numbers – from smaller gatherings to larger celebrations of up to 150 guests.
A choice of buffet or formal menu is offered for wedding breakfasts and the celebrations can continue into the evening in The Broad Water Suite offering state of the art sound system, dance floor, bar and floor to ceiling retractable windows ideal for those balmy summer nights.
The Hall has 42 bedrooms of individual style, from luxurious Studio Suites with lake views to newly appointed Spa rooms featuring plasma T.V’s above the baths and individual garden patios.
The extensive grounds of the Hall offer amazing photo opportunities as well as country walks, cycle rides or visits to Trotters World of Animals Wildlife park.
For those who prefer relaxation to recreation, The Spa at Armathwaite Hall is the perfect opportunity to indulge. Free to hotel residents, the award winning Spa features a 16 metre infinity pool with indoor waterfall, thermal zone with hydrotherapy pool, sauna, aroma room and steam room, state of the art fitness suite and outside a large hot tub overlooking a landscaped garden. Upstairs there is a dance studio, 10 treatment rooms, a tranquility room, manicure and pedicure area plus a private lounge.
After all the planning for the ‘big day’, you may need to turn your attention to having a bit of fun. Armathwaite Hall is the perfect place get away for a romantic hideaway, a relaxing pre-wedding spa break, or for a fabulous ‘Girls or Guys Day Out’ with a group of friends.
The Spa at Armathwaite Hall is an award winning facility free to residents or open for day spa. perfect for pre-wedding events with the girls, make up and hair on the day or relaxing honeymoons.
•16 metre infinity edge pool
•Thermal suite to include hydrotherapy pool
•Heated bench and experience showers
•Outdoor hot tub overlooking landscaped garden
•State of the art gymnasium
•The 'hush' tranquillity room
•Ten treatment rooms to include a couples room
•A range of exercise classes daily
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Directions by car:
Armathwaite Hall Country House Hotel and Spa
By car from East:
M6 to Penrith, leave the motorway at junction 40, A66 to Crossthwaite roundabout at Keswick then A591 signposted Carlisle. Go 8 miles to Castle Inn junction, turn left and Armathwaite Hall is 300 yards ahead.
By car from West:
A66 towards Cockermouth and Keswick. After approximately 2 miles after passing the turn off for the village of Embleton, turn left and immediately right onto B5291 following signs for Castle Inn, Dubwath and the brown tourist attraction signs for Trotters World of Animals. Cross over Ouse Bridge to the right and the signs for Armathwaite Hall will be further along the road ignore first junction as it is the exit, take the next sharp turn left through entrance gates.
By car from South:
From M6 follow instructions travelling from the east. Travelling through the lakes on the A591 to Keswick, exit from Keswick onto A66 towards Cockermouth. Approximately 7 miles after dual carriageway finishes turn right and immediately right again, onto B5291 following signs for Castle Inn, Dubwath and the brown tourist attraction signs for Trotters World of Animals. Cross over Ouse Bridge to the right and signs for Armathwaite Hall will be further along the road ignore first junction as it is the exit, turn sharp left through entrance gates.
By car from North:
From M6 follow instructions travelling from the east. From Carlisle turn right at Bothel and follow signs for A591 to Keswick. Approximately 7 miles turn right at Castle Inn and Armathwaite Hall is 300 yards ahead.
Please note that if travelling by coach, it is best to approach the enterance of Armathwaite Hall via the A591 from Keswick than over Ouse Bridge.
Directions by public transport:
To Carlisle (20 miles) or Penrith (20 miles) Continue by taxi or hire car. By commercial airline to Newcastle (90 miles) Manchester (120 miles). Continue by hire car or commercial shuttle service.
By private aircraft:
To Carlisle Airport (25 miles). Continue by taxi or hire car.
We have our own helipad in the grounds of the hotel.
N5440.90 W00314.00 89/207324
300ft AMSL DCS 115.2 129 4.3
Lawned area 150m x 100m x 80m south of hotel
Caution 60ft trees flanking east and west sides and cables 500m east