Askham Hall and Bank Barn

Historic Askham Hall is a distinctly different place to say ‘I do’. Sitting on the edge of the Lake District, this grade I listed hideaway is the former home of the Earls of Lonsdale. Suitable for weddings of all sizes with a stunning converted Barn a Medieval Hall, a garden Pavilion and a Gypsy Caravan. All set amid 12 acre gardens with uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside.
Askham Hall offers menus with ingredients straight off the Lowther family estate, has two stunning churches nearly and is licensed for civil ceremonies. With 18 unique bedrooms and a spa lap up the unpretentious luxury of this 13th Century retreat.

Wedding Open Afternoon on Sunday 11 November, 1 – 4pm. A chance to view the facilities, see our main wedding space Bank Barn set up fo a wedding and meet the staff!

Magical Winter Weddings. Askham Hall is the perfect place for a winter fairy tale with its unique setting, castellated 12th century Pele Tower hall as well as a medieval feel with cosy warm spaces with roaring log fires. Offers are available, as well as discounts for remaining 2018 dates.

Winter photography by Richard Perry Photography

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Information about the services provided by Askham Hall and Bank Barn are outlined below

Accommodation Onsite


Bridal Suite

Ceremony Capacity


Church / Chapel


Exclusive Use

Available on request, additional cost.


Stunning grade II listed gardens, perfect for wedding photographs.

In House Catering

In house catering using ingredients grown and reared at Askham Hall itself and on the 800 year old family estate.

Late License

Licensed For Marriage


Reception Capacity


Use External Suppliers

For decoration and music, flowers etc. external suppliers can be recommended.

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