The Coniston Hotel

(141 reviews) 141 5
Coniston Cold Skipton North Yorkshire North Yorkshire BD23 4EA
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About The Coniston Hotel

Coniston Cold, Skipton
North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire, BD23 4EA

For a romantic country wedding celebration, the Coniston Hotel is a simply stunning choice. Nestled within 1400 acres of beautiful Yorkshire Dales' countryside and set against a picturesque 24-acre lake, the Coniston Hotel’s incredible scenery provides the most spectacular backdrop for your important wedding photos.

The breath-taking location isn’t the only thing that makes the hotel a true hidden gem; the warm Yorkshire welcome and dedicated service at Coniston is second to none. You will enjoy full, exclusive use of the hotel venue, meaning that you and your wedding will be the main focus of our attention. From your very first enquiry to the big day itself, you will enjoy the services of our wonderful wedding co-ordinator who will offer help and support every step of the way. Nothing is left to chance and every detail will be taken care of to provide you with your perfect day.

We have two fantastic ceremony spaces to choose from, each with their own distinct character and charm. After your romantic service, the conservatory and garden terrace offer ideal settings for a relaxed drinks reception and photographs ahead of your wedding breakfast and evening reception.

We have an excellent reputation for our dining experiences. Where possible, all of our menus are created using the finest, locally sourced ingredients. Each delectable dish is complemented perfectly by an outstanding selection of wine.

As well as our fantastic wedding services, we offer you and your guests a little more. The estate offers a large selection of exciting activities, from falconry to 4x4 off-road experiences. For a more relaxing stay, guests can also make use of wonderful spa facilities.

We look forward to meeting with you to discuss your dream day. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch. 

• Stunning countryside surroundings in the Yorkshire Dales • Delicious food and wine selection • Exclusive use – we only hold one wedding per day • Dedicated wedding co-ordinators on-hand to help and advise at each step of the process • Complimentary Bridal Suite for your first night of married life • State of the art Spa including Aromatherapy Steam Room, Finnish Sauna and Outdoor Infinity Edge Spa Bubble Pool

Facilities at The Coniston Hotel

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Chapel on Premises
Exclusive Use
In the Country
Large Hotel
Outdoor License
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Venue Leisure Facilities :
Swimming Pool
Health Suite
Fitness Centre
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol Licence
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Pets Welcome

The Coniston Hotel Location

The Coniston Hotel, Coniston Cold, Skipton, North Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, BD23 4EA

Coniston Cold Skipton North Yorkshire North Yorkshire BD23 4EA
01756 748080
141 5

The Coniston Hotel Reviews (141)

Nothing was too much trouble
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By Mr & Mrs Evans, on 07 Sep 2017Date of Wedding - 13 Aug 2017

We would like to thank The Coniston Hotel & their amazing staff for helping us create the most perfect day for our Wedding. Nothing was too much trouble and the attention to detail was fantastic. From the moment we arrived at the hotel we felt no stress and had no worries at all as everything was taken care of by the wedding events team. A personal thank you to Sharon who coordinated our day. Sharon thank you so much your professionalism. Your fantastic personality really did shine through and our day went without a hitch. You made us both feel so relaxed knowing that everything was in your capable hands. Thank you so much! The food was absolutely fantastic! The canapés, the starter, main and the dessert WOW! Chocolate brownie was a massive hit with everyone! Our guests all gave us great compliments about all of the food. The Coniston Hotel is such a gorgeous setting and we are so pleased we chose here to start our life together and celebrate with our family and friends. The views were such a hit with all of our guests and with us! It is simply stunning inside and out. Thank you Coniston for making our day so perfect and making our dreams a reality! We will remember our special day for the rest of our lives together and we will definitely be visiting whenever we can! We would recommend The Coniston Hotel without any doubt at all!

Planning a wedding from overseas
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By Mr & Mrs Peters, on 07 Sep 2017Date of Wedding - 06 Aug 2017

Planning a wedding from the other side of the world in Australia was not something I was looking forward to at all after the excitement of the engagement died down! Upon meeting with Sharon firstly over SKYPE she filled me with confidence from the get go that she and her team were the girls for the job! I had a virtual tour of the venue as myself and my partner were not going to be back in the country for some time Sharon was able to give me all the information I needed to make the decision to book The Coniston for our wedding in Aug 2017. Every step of the way throughout the planning Sharon and her team were unbelievably helpful and accommodating making everything really simple, I never had to wait longer than 12 hours for any responses to my questions or concerns. On the weekend of my wedding Sharon and her team took over everything, leaving me and my bridal party to really enjoy the Spa facilities and genuinely relax, I almost needed reminding I was getting married the next day! Sharon ensured the day ran to plan along with her team and made sure the guests were in the right place to get all the pictures I wanted, we were just left to enjoy the day and take it all in. I would highly recommend the Coniston as a venue not only is it a beautiful location but the staff and the facilities are incredible. I cannot thanks Sharon, Sophie and Kristina and the rest of her team enough for giving me and Declan a truly perfect day. ?? ??

Perfect setting for our special day
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By Mr & Mrs Bradley, on 07 Sep 2017Date of Wedding - 21 Jul 2017

It was the first venue we visited and we felt that it would be the perfect setting for our special day. However, we decided to visit a few more venues over the coming weeks but during these visits we always ended up comparing them to The Coniston... Needless to say we ended up booking for Friday 21st July 2017 with the help of Sharon, who was excellent throughout the booking process and was totally transparent about all the pricing. From the moment we booked, all the wedding coordinators were readily available and extremely quick in responding to all our questions/queries via email and phone. After a few months we found out that our designated wedding coordinator would be Sophie - we cannot praise and thank Sophie enough. We felt that she constantly went above and beyond her role, accommodating all our requests and often making herself available at short notice to meet with us. She constantly put us at ease and calmed our nerves on the run-up to the big day. She was particularly attentive to the finer details - such as the 'finishing touches' and decorations on the day that made it a truly special and personalised experience. Nothing ever seemed like too much trouble and she was always calm and reassuring, even when we were unloading our cars full of table decorations, bunting (180 metres!), signs, table plans and large pieces of wood in varying sizes! She also assembled out wedding cake, and did a beautiful job. A special thank you also has to go to the member of staff who looked after us during our evening celebrations. All our guests seemed to enjoy the day as much as we did, and were constantly praising the venue and how beautiful it was.

The Best Day Ever
Venue Service

By Mr & Mrs Lemon, on 07 Sep 2017Date of Wedding - 02 Jul 2017

Sean and I cant thank Sharon and the girls enough for making our Wedding Day the best day EVER!!!!! All the staff were friendly, the venue was set out beautifully, the surroundings were out of this world and the day went smoothly from start to finish. Everyone of our guests has commented saying it is the best wedding they have ever been to. We had just under 2 years to plan the wedding which we thought was plenty but the days soon flew by! Sharon and the girls were always on hand answering any questions we had, replying to emails as soon as possible, always willing to meet up for a chat. We were made to feel as though we were the only ones getting married at The Coniston, the personal touch from the girls was fantastic and we cant thank them enough. We would recommend anybody wanting to book to attend an open day as this gives you a chance to see the rooms dressed in all their glory, and WOW you will not be disappointed. It also gives you a chance to meet their recommended suppliers who are all brilliant in what they do. We honestly can not have imagined a more perfect day and we want to thank everybody at The Coniston for making it happen. Especially Sharon you were calm, patient and reassuring, meaning we had no stress throughout the whole planning process and on the actual Wedding Day. Wish we could do it all again as it goes too quick!!!! Thank you so much :) xxx

We had the most wonderful day
Venue Service

By Mr & Mrs Taylor, on 07 Sep 2017Date of Wedding - 19 May 2017

Thank you so much to Sharon and all the team at The Coniston Hotel & Country Estate for all your help and services throughout our wedding. We had the most wonderful day which ran smoothly all because of the amazing staff who helped make it so special, all the stress was took away from us and we were able to relax and enjoy the day. The way you looked after not only us but our dog Buster who was a big part of our day was second to none. We have received some brilliant feedback about the wedding and the venue with some guests already rebooking for a weekend. We are looking forward to coming back for the weekend soon!

Instantly fell in love with the venue
Venue Service

By Mr & Mrs Yates, on 07 Sep 2017Date of Wedding - 12 May 2017

We visited the Coniston Hotel as the first venue to look at following our engagement and instantly fell in love with the venue, atmosphere and staff! We looked no further and every step of the way the wedding team were always on hand to answer questions and make us feel welcome. Nothing was ever too much to ask and from using a big yellow tractor as our wedding transport to walking our dogs down the aisle as ring bearers there was nothing that the team wouldn't make possible for us! The team worked above and beyond to create the wedding we truly only imagined we would have and honestly made our day a perfect one. The other hotel staff are always welcoming and again cannot seem to do enough for you and it is truly highly recommended. We cannot thank you enough for making our day so special. We wouldn't change a thing about it and it will be a day we will truly never forget. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you all soon.

We had the best time!
Venue Service

By Sam and Greg Smith, on 10 Nov 2016Date of Wedding - 28 Oct 2016

Dear Sophie and Sharon, I just wanted to send a little note to thank you both for everything that you did to make our wedding day so special. We had the best time. All of the wedding guests said that it was the most amazing venue and that the staff were all great. Sophie the room looked amazing – I have no idea how you understood my rushed mumbling! It was better than I could have imagined and was the most perfect chilled out party! Sam and Greg x

It was amazing.
Venue Service

By Olivia and Kim, on 10 Nov 2016Date of Wedding - 27 Oct 2016

Hi Sharon and Sophie, We would like to thank you and all the staff for Thursday, it was amazing thanks to you guys. We couldn't have had anyone better than the two of you. Thank you so much. Lots of love from, Kim and Olivia

Thank you for all of your patience.
Venue Service

By Lucy and Will Saville, on 10 Nov 2016Date of Wedding - 08 Oct 2016

We just wanted to say a big thank you for helping us organise our wedding. Thank you for all of your patience with us and for answering all of our emails! We had the best day of our lives and Sophie you did such a fantastic job making it truly special for us. We cant thank you enough. Lucy And Will x

Our day was amazing from start to finish!
Venue Service

By Mr and Mrs Utley, on 13 Dec 2016Date of Wedding - 17 Sep 2016

Thank you for making our day amazing from start to finish. It really was the best day of our lives and we cant thank you enough for your kindness and help. You are amazing!

We wish we could do it all again!
Venue Service

By Becky and Ryan Utley, on 10 Nov 2016Date of Wedding - 17 Sep 2016

Thank you for making our day Truly unforgettable, from the minute we came to view Coniston to now the service we have received has been amazing. You must plans 100's of weddings a year yet you made us feel like ours was the only one!! The venue was stunning, the room set up was gorgeous and on the day everything went like clockwork. Sharon you went above and beyond for us. The food was amazing, the service by all the staff to the little extras of chocolates and prosecco in our room. To top it off the fabulous weather making our photos stunning!!! I can't thank you enough for all your help, we had an amazing day and wish we could do it all again!!!!! Lots of love, Becky & Ryan Utley xxx

hank you very much for making our day so special
Venue Service

By Sarah and Phil Sutcliffe, on 10 Nov 2016Date of Wedding - 09 Sep 2016

We just wanted to say thank you very much for making our day so special. It was exactly how we had pictured it and we wouldn’t have changed a single thing and a lot of that was down to you and how helpful and organised you were. Thank you again for helping make our day perfect. Love, Sarah and Phill

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