Why choose Penrith for your Cumbria wedding venue

28th September 2015 • Under: News


Cumbria and the Lake District, year after year voted as the most romantic destination in magazines, newspapers and online. Whether it’s for a romantic weekend break, a place to pop the big question, a location to get married or for a honeymoon, the Lake District has been renowned at the place for romance for decades.

And decades it really has been for the Lake District was a hugely significant location within the Romantic Movement with the Lakes poets of Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Robert Southey leading the way.

But to more modern times and scenery, period properties, facilities and photo opportunities at every angle is why the Lake District and Cumbria is wedding heaven, the problem is just, where to choose.

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The View from Roundthorn Country House Hotel

With wedding guests coming from far and wide, choosing a location with easy access is one of the top criteria. Penrith, just off the M6 yet with the Lakeland fells on the doorstep and the Eden Valley surrounding it means the happy couple and guests are all super happy.

Photographic memories with a backdrop of the Eden Valley and Lakeland fells are right there and none more so than at the Roundthorn Country House Hotel. When it comes to food during the day then Penrith is lucky enough to be surrounded by high quality producers and suppliers including Appleby Creamery for cheese, local farms for organic chicken, lamb and beef as well as the heritage and origin of one of the most popular deserts of all time and most definitely of the moment, the famous sticky toffee pudding all of which can be chosen from the varied wedding breakfast menus available at the Roundthorn. Enjoy a bright summer wedding or a magical winter wedding in Penrith. Visit to view all of the Roundthorn wedding packages, services and images.