What could be more magical than a wedding in the Lake District?
And with unsurpassed views, the King's Head is the perfect venue.

Wedding Services

We would be delighted to host your Wedding Celebrations and are able to offer a fully inclusive package tailor made to your specific requirements. Our experienced team is available to assist you with organizing every aspect of your day from creating your ideal wedding breakfast to making local arrangements for florists. Please contact us to arrange a personal consultation with our Wedding Coordinator.

Civil Ceremony Suite

The Kings Head Hotel holds a license under the Marriages Act of 1994 allowing us to host Civil Wedding Ceremonies on our premises. Our elegant Blencathra Suite provides an ideal venue for your ceremony with seating for up to 50 Guests and beautiful views across the valley.


Our award winning St. Johns Restaurant offers an elegant dining experience with spectacular views toward St. Johns in the Vale, seating up to 50 guests. Our Head Chef and his team offer an extensive menu created from only the finest of local produce. Choose from our range of carefully selected Set Menus or create your individual Wedding Breakfast under the expert guidance of our Head Chef.


The Kings Head Hotel offers 17 bedrooms accommodating up to 36 persons in a combination of double, twin, single and family rooms. A beautifully decorated Honeymoon Suite will be available for the happy couple on their Wedding night.

Additional accommodation is available at our sister properties in Grasmere or Keswick with return transport arranged on your behalf. Please note: a minimum of a two-night stay is applicable on Wedding parties. In addition, we are delighted to offer special accommodation rates for all Wedding guests who would like to extend their stay for more than two nights.

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Ceremony Room Hire

The Blencathra Suite: £350

Wedding Breakfast Room Hire

St Johns Restaurant: £250

Wedding Breakfast

Please see menus for prices.

Drinks Packages

  • Option 1: £22.50
  • Option 2: £27.50
  • Option 3: £29.50
  • Children’s option 1: £6.95
  • Children’s option 2: £8.95
  • Guest Bar Account: Set your own limit

Bedroom Accommodation

Please see our tariff card for accommodation rates. Guests who would like to extend their stay beyond two nights are welcomed to enjoy discounted rates for the extra nights.

Wedding Pack

For all the information you need regarding your Wedding at the King's Head, including our Wedding Breakfast, Legal Requirements and Superintendent Registrar information, please download our Wedding Pack PDF.

The Wedding Pack also contains information regarding the booking procedure, terms and conditions and other useful information such as local suppliers, photographers and stylists, to help you organize your big day.

Bride and Groom Wedding Rings Wedding Flowers Champagne Flute