Wedding Hire

Set within the heart of the Borrowdale Valley, the Borrowdale Institute is an ideal setting for a rural wedding. 

Our large Main Hall, with a seated capacity of 1oo people is accompanied by the Community Room which offers a fully fitted kitchen and lounge area. Our upstairs area (accessible by either lift or stairs) completes the building. This floor houses the Herdwick Suite that features a balcony with breathtaking views of the valley and beyond - the perfect place for a celebratory glass of bubbly. 


The Main Hall

Our Main Hall measures approximately 12.2 metres x 8.4 meters and has a seated for dining capacity of 102 people. Though comfortable numbers are recommended around 90 people. 

The Hall is decorated in a neutral colour scheme that lends itself perfectly to be decorated in line with any colour scheme for your wedding day. Complete with wooden floors, high ceiling with exposed beams and a total of five large windows, the room is 

gh ceilings with beams 

- Large room (SIZE)- capacity of  102 seated for dining, 204 standing/dancing 

- Optional indoor marquee 

- 5 large windows - lots of light and makes the most of the views at this side of the building 

- Point of access straight from the road 

- 2 other doors - 1 into community room and one into main hall 

- Self contained bar - additional cost to hire - can be stocked and staffed

- Neutral decor - solid wood floor 

- Sound systems and hearing loop

  • 4 x Large Round Tables (6ft) 

  • 5 x Large Trestle Tables (76cm x 182cm)

  • 7 x Smaller Trestle Tables (61cm x 182cm)

Have a question?

If you have any questions at all, then please get in touch.

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