Gay-Friendly / Same-Sex / LGBTQ Wedding Venues in the Lake District
Reasons to Get Married in the Lake District
Welcome to our blog detailing just one of the great places to get married in England. If you are a lucky new fiancé, then congratulations! This can be both an exciting and daunting time, but don’t worry, we are here to help. We specialise in gay-friendly wedding venues, including some of the most beautiful and atmospheric venues around. So, if you’re location hunting for yourself, a friend, or just having a browse, you’re in the right place.
The Lake District is England’s largest national park in the North West region of England. It is a fantastic location for those who enjoy long bike rides, a stroll around a beautiful lake, a hike up rocky terrain, or a ride on a steam train. Essentially, it is paradise for explorers, but you don’t have to be outdoorsy to enjoy the Lake District. It is also home to an old-fashioned picture house cinema, Wray Castle, Lakeland Motor Museum and indoor climbing. Truly something to do for everyone!
This fantastic wedding location is famous for its vast, beautiful lakes and breath-taking scenery. Nowhere could be more picturesque for so many miles in every direction. To be precise, there are 26 miles of coastline and estuaries! The Lake District is also home to Scafell Pike – the highest mountain in England. Imagine standing on the edge of a huge, glistening lake, with forests and rolling hills as far as the eye can see, holding your partners hand and feeling at one with nature. If this is your idea of a dream wedding, then the Lake District is the place for you.
Facts about the Lake District:
- Beatrix Potter was inspired to write her books here, including Peter Rabbit. You can visit her former home, Hill Top, which she left to the National Trust so long as they agreed to leave everything exactly as it was.
- It is home to the best preserved Roman Fort, Hardknott fort, and 14,560 archaeological sites and monuments (A real historian’s paradise!)
- There are on average, only 18 people per square kilometre, but a huge number of sheep! Specifically the Herdwick breed, who are known for being strong in tough weather conditions.
- On that note, although idyllic views, the Lake District is a fairly wet place. Due to westerly winds picking up large amounts of moisture across the Atlantic Ocean, this national park contains the wettest inhabited place in England (Seathwaite in Borrowdale, averaging 3,300 millimetres of rainfall a year).
For information on the legalities of getting married (Eg. Informing the registrar of your "Intent to Marry") please look at the Cumbria Council's Website