Merewood Country House Hotel

Windermere, Lake District  (Cumbria) LA23 1LH Map · Telephone · Website
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Menus from £79
Number of guests 50 to 120
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About Merewood Country House Hotel

Situated in the scenic Lake District in Cumbria, Merewood Country House Hotel is a charming wedding venue that dates back to 1812. Set atop a gentle slope, this picturesque property overlooks the longest lake in England, Lake Windermere. Here, you and your beloved can enjoy an abundance of natural beauty, elegant event spaces, and all-inclusive packages for your wedding celebration.

Facilities and Capacity

Merewood Country House Hotel offers an array of beautiful indoor event spaces to choose from to host all aspects of your wedding day. Several rooms here are licensed to host civil ceremonies, giving you the freedom to stage your entire day at this location. For intimate elopement ceremonies, both the Library and the Drawing Room provide delightful spaces for a heartfelt vow exchange. The Drawing Room benefits from ample natural light that pours through the windows within this space. The Library is ideal for winter wedding ceremonies as it offers a warm and inviting ambience accented by rich wood tones. Mid-size ceremonies of up to 55 seated guests or relaxed rehearsal dinners can be held in the Arboreal. This space features high ceilings and gorgeous views of the grounds to serve as your event backdrop. The Conservatory Bar is a delightful setting for a relaxed drinks reception. This space opens out onto the grounds during summer months, allowing your guests to explore their surroundings and take in the view. The spacious event suite here can serve as the setting for your wedding breakfast and evening reception. Up to 122 guests can be comfortably accommodated for a seated meal, with maximum capacity increasing to 200 for your evening celebration.

Services Offered

The attentive and experienced staff at Merewood Country House Hotel aim to provide for all of your wedding needs. Their wedding packages have been designed to suit all celebration styles, ranging from guest lists of just two to parties of 200. Their Coleridge package includes exclusive use of the entire hotel and grounds for your event, a dedicated wedding coordinator, Master of Ceremonies, and discounted room rates for your guests wishing to stay the night here. A selection of beverages, full event catering, linens, and a cake stand are also included with this package. No matter your vision for your day, the elite events team at this location look forward to working with you.

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14 Reviews for Merewood Country House Hotel

Recommended by 100% of couples


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  • Quality of the Service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value for Money 5.0
  • Response time 5.0
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    Roger · Married on 10/09/2020

    5.0
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    • Responsiveness:
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    • Value for Money:
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    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Everything was perfect

    Booked a 2 night 'just us' wedding package at the Merewood along with close family members. Cannot praise them enough. Everything was perfect for us both. The hotel itself is fabulous in a beautiful part of the Lakes. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff. Special mention must go to Helen the wedding planner. Helen went above and beyond to make our day a happy one. Thank you so much Helen from both myself and Joy. Special mention also to Mikey. Great guy. Great service. Again, thank you. All our family members were so happy with their rooms and restaurant. Our Bridal Suite (room number 2) was excellent. Food was also first class. Compliments to the chef for the Eggs Benedict at breakfast and the Lamb Henry at dinner. The lamb was a definite hit!! Definitely worth a return visit for a few nights rest and recuperation in such peaceful surroundings.  

    Sent on 14/09/2020

    Merewood Country House Hotel's reply:

    Dear Roger and Joy,

    On behalf of all the team here at Merewood and specially from Helen and Mikey I would like to thank you for taking the time to share your positive feedback relating to your recent stay with us here in Windermere. I am glad to read that everything was to your liking and we are delighted to read you enjoyed our 'Just Us' Wedding package . I hope you will make plans for a returning visit on your first anniversary. Thank you once again.

    Ramon
    Assistant Manager
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    Donna · Married on 29/07/2019

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    • Value for Money:
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    • Flexibility:
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    A special time made perfect

    We had the best few days of our lives at Merewood this week. The food was outstanding, as was the customer service, staff were simply amazing - nothing was too much trouble.

    Otto, was fantastic on the day, he has lovely people skills and also photography skills. We are thrilled with the photos he took for us and we will be forever grateful.

    Our families were as expected, shocked and nobody had guessed. They've all said how happy they are for us for finally getting around to tying the knot and think what we did was definitely the best way to get married. They thought the Merewood looked beautiful and could see why we chose to marry there.

    I know I keep saying it, but we had a very special time made perfect from all of yours and other staffs help and attitude. We've never came across such amazing staff at a hotel and made to feel so welcome and special.

    We will definitely be back for our anniversary next year - but might manage an autumn break before that.

    Sent on 23/09/2019

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Merewood Country House Hotel FAQ

  • Venue Type:
    Exclusive Use
    In the Country
    Small Hotel
    Historic
    Civil Ceremony Licence
  • Dining Options:
    Seated Meal Facilities
    Corkage Option
    Alcohol Licence
    Buffet Meal Facilities
    In House Catering
  • Evening Entertainment:
    Dance Floor
    Entertainment Licence
    Live Band Facilities
    Evening Reception Facilities
    DJ Facilities
  • Overnight Accommodation:
    Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
    Overnight Accommodation for Guests
  • Venue Staff Assistance:
    Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
    Wedding Coordinator
  • Venue Leisure Facilities:
    Hairdresser
  • Other Features:
    Disabled Facilities
    Car Parking
    Confetti Permitted
    Pets Welcome

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