Winners of Top Rated Wedding Venue in Cumbria from 2014 to 2023

We are thrilled to receive the WeddingDates Top Rated Wedding Venue in Cumbria 2023 award. As this award is based on reviews from happy couples who have tied the knot at our venue, we are incredibly honoured to be a recipient.

Nestled in the market town of Kendal our Lake District venue is a luxurious 4* wedding venue set within 14 acres of spectacular gardens and woodlands. With over 50 years’ experience planning and hosting weddings, your wedding team will ensure that your day with us is unique and memorable in every way. We can’t wait to make your wedding dreams come true!

Overlooking Kendal Castle and the Lakeland Fells, Castle Green is Kendal’s only 4* Hotel and boasts an array of contemporary facilities, including ceremony and function spaces to accommodate 25 to 250 guests, in a truly breath-taking setting.

Our original house dates back to 1847 and still contains some of the traditional features for those all-important photographs, as well as our Wedding Gazebo in the gardens for a truly romantic ceremony location.

Our award winning wedding hosts will take the time to understand exactly what you want from your special day, and will suggest one of our carefully selected Wedding Package options to suit your requirements.


Fully Licensed for Civil Ceremonies, both in the hotel and in the gardens

Function spaces to seat 25 to 250 guests…perfect for a wedding of any size!

Our kitchen team crafting locally sourced menus, complemented with fine wines, celebratory fizz and local ales

Dedicated wedding team to offer guidance and ideas in your wedding planning

Useful contacts and key local suppliers to fit any theme or wedding style

Option for pre-wedding celebration in The Greenhouse Restaurant or Alexander’s Pub the night before your wedding

99 tastefully appointed bedrooms with special accommodation rates and no minimum nights or room allocation required

Exclusively your day – we only host one wedding a day at our venue

Health & fitness club with swimming pool, steam room and gym

Onsite Green Rooms Spa offering wedding make-up and pamper packages

An array of beautiful wedding suites for you to choose from for your wedding night

Stunning views giving you the perfect backdrop for all your photographs


Christine Brown our Banqueting Manager has won The Sheila Hensman Award for Outstanding Contribution to Excellence at the Cumbria Tourism Awards!

The award was created in memory of Sheila Hensman who led the way in outstanding customer service during her career at Cumbria Tourism. Christine was elated with her award, commenting “I am totally over the moon and feel very humbled, I would like to thank all the Castle Green staff for their support over the years” , we feel this award was very well deserved, well done Christine!

Christine has been host for our weddings since the Hotel opened in 1997, helping over 800 couples enjoy their special day with us.  So if you entrust your wedding day to us you know you’re in safe hands.


We have a variety of package options to suit your requirements for your special day. Take a look at our Brochure for all the details……… Want to know more? Contact one of our Dream Makers to arrange a viewing of our venue and to chat through your own ideas and wishlist.