Right on the shores of Ullswater, this beautiful country house is one of the Lake District’s most romantic wedding venues with arguably, the best location and most idyllic views of all the hotels in Cumbria. 

The first ever country house hotel, set in 12 acres of pretty lakeside with manicured lawns and an ornamental water features, this is the perfect luxury country house hotel for an exclusive and intimate wedding on Lake Ullswater.

The pretty village church is just a short drive from the hotel and three beautiful rooms are licenced to hold civil ceremonies. There are so many wonderful spots for photographs including the lakeside terrace, the hotel’s private jetty and in the old boathouse.



There are a number of opulent dining rooms available for the wedding breakfast and whether you choose a small intimate ceremony or a lavish celebration with family and friends, you will be provided with a dedicated and experienced Events Manager to assist with the plans for your big day from start to finish.

If you are looking for complete privacy, the hotel can be hired in its entirety on an exclusive use basis where the only people in the hotel are you and your guests.

...most idyllic views of all the hotels in Cumbria.


Exclusive Use

Sharrow Bay is also available for Exlusive Hire giving you and your guests total privacy and exclusivity of the whole hotel. With Exclusive Hire, Sharrow Bay  is able to cater for weddings and civil partnerships for up to 50 guests in the atmospheric Studio. Sharrow Bay can be your very own Lake District home from home for the time you are with us.

Exclusive Hire includes all 17 double bedrooms on a bed and full English breakfast basis and will be available from 2pm on the day of your wedding until 11.00am the following day. You will also have full use of all our communal lounges, restaurants and conservatory style Garden Room for you and you guests to celebrate your very special day.



Claire from The Wedding Blog:

"Imagine your dream wedding venue, and then imagine if it was a thousand times more spectacular, welcoming and luxurious than that. That’s Sharrow Bay." To read more about Claire's visit with us click here>>