Lowther offers facilities for weddings and receptions in the beautiful exclusive Lowther Deer Park.
Decoy Lodge, a 17th century hunting lodge, has a dramatic lakeside situation with views to Blencathra, the mountains of the northern Lake District and the Pennines. It is licensed for civil weddings. Nearby, Lowther Church is available for church weddings and blessings.
We have teamed up with Karen Rhodes Catering, one of the most popular caterers and event organisers in Cumbria, to provide unique weddings at Lowther. Karen Rhodes has catered for some of the most high profile clients and events in the UK and enjoys an unrivalled reputation in the Lake District. Her friendly and helpful team will make all the necessary arrangements. In addition to providing food and service of the highest quality, they will also book a marquee and any necessary infrastructure. They will advise and look after you throughout, recommending tried and trusted local suppliers and ensuring that your wedding day runs perfectly.
The 800 year old Lowther Deer Park, with its ancient oak trees and spectacular Lake District setting is an ideal site for a marquee reception. Karen Rhodes Catering can source anything from a clear-span aluminium framed marquee or a traditional English canvas bunting-adorned tent, to a stunning Kata Tipi, with fire braziers, hand carved benches and trestles and reindeer skins.
The Deer Park is completely secure with gated entry, private road access, sites suitable for helicopter landings , offering complete exclusivity. It is suitable for weddings and celebrations of up to 500 guests. The Deer Park is equipped with its own loos and power supply.
We recognize that good food is such an important element of your wedding day, which is why we have teamed up with Karen Rhodes Catering to act as our exclusive wedding caterer at Lowther. We want to ensure that you not only receive the best possible food and service but also a range of menus that cater for all tastes and budgets.
Whether you want to a simple summer buffet, a lavish served banquet or a delicious barbeque, our caterers are flexible and always use the best fresh and local produce, wherever possible.
Karen Rhodes Catering also offers a sensibly priced wine list or you can bring your own wines and champagnes, in which case you will be charged a modest corkage charge
The Lowther Deer Park is a venue where you can let your imagination run fee. Whatever your ideas, we will be delighted to help you make your dreams come true.
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Directions by car:
The Lowther Deer Park is situated on the Lowther Estate, 4 miles from Penrith and Junction 40 of the M6.
Entrance is from the village of Hackthorpe, just off the A6 between Shap and Penrith.
Directions by public transport:
Penrith train station is 4 miles away with fast links to London, The Midlands and Scotland