Weddings in the South Lakes

The Dunes Hotel offers only the best setting for weddings in the South Lakes.
Whether it’s an intimate ceremony or an elaborate affair, the Dunes will help create a wedding to remember comprising your personality and taste.

One of the best cumbrian wedding venues...

Bespoke Wedding Options

Stunning lawns, exquisite facade and modern décor complete your dream wedding location. We toast newlyweds all year round in our countryside setting and with the recent addition of a covered outdoor terrace and Tipi’s through Spring and Summer, we are best placed to make sure your wedding is as special as you deserve.

North West Weddings Awards have received nominations for The Dunes Hotel to be recognised as the ‘Best Cumbrian Wedding Venue’ of 2022. As well as this, we are nominated for the “Best Cumbrian Wedding Venue” of 2023.

Why not book an appointment with our General Manager to see if the Dunes Hotel is the perfect venue for your special day?!

The Perfect Place To Say "I Do"...

We specialise in providing the complete tailored wedding experience, by happily taking care of every detail. Our team have designed options perfectly adaptable to you. Whether a modern, traditional, exclusive, or elaborate wedding, we can create your dream day. 

“We promise is to work tirelessly to create your perfect wedding, utilising the stunning Roanhead Suite and luxury grounds, custom built and carefully designed to create any ambience you desire’’ – The Wedding Team 

A Wedding That's Tailored to You...

At the Dunes, we promote our bespoke wedding options and tranquil venue, as we can host any style of wedding, for all personalities and sizes. We have the best team of wedding planners available to help with the smallest detail, making your wedding journey relaxed and enjoyable.

We have decades of experience hosting the perfect weddings for our stunning guests. We undertake all special requests for the event and will accommodate you, your partner, family & friends to ensure everybody has a fantastic, memorable and enjoyable experience.

With Beautiful Countryside Views...

Our venue is equally stunning inside & out. You and your guests can enjoy the gorgeous views of the South Lakes on our Outdoor Terrace. Have you ever had table service in the sun? Perfect for any style wedding, we’ll help decorate the space & ensure your guest are catered to at all times.

For that picture-perfect day, our team will ensure every minor detail is taken care of both inside & out. Our weddings are bespoke and tailored to your exact request… whether it’s a summertime outdoor event or a cosy winter wedding, we’ll make it special for you. 

With Excellent Food & Beverages

Coast Bar and Restaurant offers an elegant & unique dining experience. Our top-rated chefs provide an exceptional variety of food and drink. Using only the finest ingredients and produce from high-quality local businesses. Events can customise their menus or use the finest set menus.

The diverse range of exquisite libations is available during your celebration and stay at Coast Bar. Our expert bar staff are ready to pour bold and exciting drinks of your choice. The bar hosts wine, beer, and cocktail menus however we can create your bespoke drink upon request.

Unique Summertime Tipi Weddings

A wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with your partner, so why not make it even more memorable with an outdoor tipi wedding? Our large tipis can host up to 120 guests. All of which will have access to our indoor space too.

Make the most of a beautiful South Lakes setting with stunning countryside views. Our wedding coordinator will help you create the best perfect day for you, your partner, family & friends.

Enjoy a Massage on your special day...

Experiencing a massage by a trained professional has a range of benefits, especially on or before a Wedding day. We provide a range of massage therapy treatments that will help reduce stress & anxiety:


Will Your Guests Be Staying?

The Bridal Suite comprises a deluxe king-size bed, his and hers robes, slippers and bathroom accessories to match. We look to accommodate extra special requests.

Our rooms focus on comfort and luxury with delightful views. Moreover, all rooms have modern décor and stylish fixtures and fittings and complimentary accessories.

We offer preferential rates included in wedding packages for guests, with a range of optional extras available upon request.

Speak To Our Team

Over the years, Dunes Hotel has been a place where special memories are made. The hotel is available for exclusive use to make your wedding a more intimate occasion for you and your guests or if you prefer you can use as much or as little of the hotel as you require.

Now, it’s your turn to create experiences to treasure forever. We have a dedicated wedding coordinator on hand every step of the way – taking care of the smallest detail leading up to the actual day itself. Speak to us today to find out how we can help create the perfect wedding for you!

2024 Wedding showcase

  • 20% discount on roast dinner on the day when booked in advance. 
  • Prize draw at the end of the day for the winning couple to receive a complimentary overnight stay in the bridal suite.

10% off 2024 wedding if booked and deposit paid on the day.