About Askham Hall
Askham Hall is a real gem that promises to make your special day truly unforgettable.
Askham is a beautiful 13th-century country house, surrounded by lush gardens and rolling countryside. A perfect fairytale wedding venue in Cumbria.
Where is Askham Hall?
Askham Hall is located in the village of Askham, near Penrith in Cumbria, England. It is a historic country house that has been transformed into a luxury hotel and restaurant.
The hall is set within beautiful gardens and offers a peaceful and idyllic setting for guests to enjoy, a perfect wedding venue.
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What makes Askham Hall unique?
Askham stands out as a truly unique wedding and elopement venue for several compelling reasons:
- The historic hall itself is a beautifully restored country house, full of elegance and character. The surrounding gardens, with beautiful lawns, vibrant flowers and ponds provide a stunning backdrop for wedding ceremonies and for your photographs.
- Whether you chose an intimate elopement or a grand wedding celebration, there are various indoor and outdoor areas to choose from. From the elegant main hall to the charming barn, each space has its own unique feel, allowing couples to create their dream wedding setting.
- The dedicated wedding team at Askham works closely with couples to ensure that every aspect of their special day is perfect. From personalised menus crafted by award-winning chefs to assistance with floral arrangements and decor, the staff at Askham Hall goes above and beyond to create a memorable and seamless wedding experience.
What is the best time to get married at Askham Hall?
- If you prefer a romantic outdoor ceremony, the spring and summer months (April to September) can provide pleasant weather and the opportunity to take advantage of the stunning gardens. I have had the pleasure of covering beautiful weddings at this time of year.
- For those who prefer a more intimate indoor setting, winter months (October to March) can create a warm and inviting atmosphere. The hall’s elegant interiors, combined with the possibility of a crackling fireplace, can create a charming ambiance for your wedding.
- Ultimately, the best time to get married at Askham Hall depends on your personal preferences, the availability of the venue, and any specific themes or seasonal elements you wish to incorporate into your special day. I recommend reaching out to Askham Hall directly to discuss your preferences and explore the available options for your desired wedding date.
The Medieval Hall
- This historic and atmospheric space features exposed beams and a grand fireplace, creating a unique setting for a ceremony.
The Bank Barn
- A converted barn with rustic charm, the Bank Barn provides a picturesque backdrop for an indoor ceremony.
- Askham Hall boasts stunning gardens that can serve as a romantic outdoor ceremony location, surrounded by nature and beautiful landscapes.
Best Wedding Photography Locations
Askham Hall has some amazing photo locations for you to capture your special moments. Here are some of my favourites:
- The Gardens
- The Hall Itself
- The Barn
Looking for a Askham Hall Wedding Photographer
Hello, I’m Christopher Ian and I am a wedding photographer that covers the Cumbria region and I adore weddings at Askham Hall!
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