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The Kings Head

Keswick, Cumbria View map Visit website
Up to 50 Guests


The King’s Head is a countryside wedding venue situated in the heart of the Lake District in Keswick, Cumbria, in North West England. This historic inn dates back to the seventeenth century and exudes traditional charm, from the white-wash exterior to the cosy interiors. This unique venue marries classic country charm with upscale, modern accents and provides a special backdrop for wedding celebrations. Surrounded by picturesque views of Skiddaw and Blencathra and set at the foot of Helvellyn, it is an idyllic place for celebrating love stories.

Facilities and Capacity

The King’s Head is ideal for micro weddings and intimate celebrations for up to 50 guests. Renowned for their state-of-the-art cuisine, you can look forward to an evening of fine dining courtesy of the head chef and dedicated culinary team at St John’s Restaurant. You can say ‘I do’ in the ceremony suite surrounded by up to 50 loved ones. This splendid space is decorated in luxurious furnishings and antique accents, setting the tone for refined occasions and special moments. Newlyweds may explore the inn and grounds for photo opportunities while guests enjoy a cocktail reception before your breakfast or evening reception. There are plenty of inviting fireplaces and lounge areas for relaxing and socialising before and after your big day.

Services Offered

An in-house wedding coordinator will collaborate with you to bring your unique vision to life. They can assist you at every stage of your special journey, from recommending set menus to arranging evening entertainment and facilities. There are a number of packages to choose from that include everything from kids’ drinks and food to complimentary champagne and supplier recommendations. The talented chefs offer customised solutions and will tailor their set menus and wedding breakfasts to reflect your tastes, from formal dining to relaxed buffet service.


There are 17 luxury en-suite bedrooms at The King’s Head. Each space is characterised by elegant interiors, warming textiles, plush bedding, and scenic views. The rooms and bathrooms have been refurbished to a high-end finish ensuring a comfortable, relaxing, and luxuriant experience for you and your loved ones. Aditional accommodation is available just 1 minute drive away from the king's Head Inn.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
In the Country
Small Hotel
Pub or Restaurant
Civil Ceremony Licence

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Entertainment Licence
Evening Reception Facilities

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests

Venue Staff Assistance:

Wedding Coordinator

Other Features:

Car Parking
Pets Welcome
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