Armathwaite Hall, a stunning country house hotel and spa located on the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake in the Lake District, Cumbria, the hall has a rich and fascinating history dating back to the 11th century.
The first recorded mention of a house on the site of Armathwaite Hall dates back to 1092, when it was owned by the de Bassenthwaite family. The hall passed through the hands of several different families over the centuries, and was extended and remodelled on numerous occasions.
In the 18th century, the hall was owned by James Spedding, a squire to Lord Egremont. Spedding was a close friend of the poet William Wordsworth, and the two men often visited each other at Armathwaite Hall. Wordsworth was so inspired by the beauty of the hall and its surroundings that he wrote several poems about it, including “The Haunted Tree” and “Armathwaite Hall.”
Armathwaite Hall has been a popular wedding venue for many years. It is licensed to hold civil ceremonies, and offers a variety of different wedding packages to suit all budgets and requirements. The hall’s stunning location, elegant surroundings, and excellent facilities make it the perfect place to celebrate your special day.
Armathwaite Hall – Bassenthwaite Lake, Keswick CA12 4RE
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