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Nestled in the heart of Wark Forest and situated within the Gold Tier Dark Sky Park, we invite you to celebrate your special day in this unique setting surrounded by nature and peace.
With a wealth of wildlife and with the nearest neighbours over a mile away, this private and secluded venue affords you the opportunity to have a special, bespoke, rustic wedding that will create wonderful memories for you all to enjoy.
Choose to hold your ceremony in our gardens, woodland, riverbank or field area, then cross the beautiful River Irthing for your wedding breakfast in our rustic tipis overlooking the river, moor and forest. Guests can relax and enjoy the natural beauty of Paddaburn and then dance the night away under the shining stars.
Accomodation is available for up to 22 people in our luxurious bell tents situated individually throughout the grounds. Equipped with log burners, seating, double beds and individual camp kitchen, these tents provide an opportunity to relax and unwind in the forest.
Dogs are welcome with well-behaved humans throughout our site and training advice, in advance of the day, can be given to couples who wish to have their very own canine ring bearer!
Located near Gilsland, Northumberland, Paddaburn is a one-of-a-kind wedding venue.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Unusual weddings
Marquees and tents
Woodland and festival
Outdoor license
Tipis and yurts
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Corkage option
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Marquee available
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Exclusive use
Car parking
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Paddaburn House, Gilsland, Northumberland CA8 7BB Carlisle (Cumbria)
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