The Dunes Hotel

South Lakes

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The Dunes Hotel is Modern wedding venue, with lots of open space, excellent food, talented staff and not far from the beach.

The Dunes Hotel offers the perfect wedding location, set just over one mile from the beautiful Roanhead beach with its sand dunes and nature reserve, on the edge of the of the English Lake District. No matter what size of wedding you are looking for we have a room to suit. Small intimate weddings can take place in the champagne room or we have the light and airy terrace for weddings of up to fifty guests. For larger weddings our Roanhead suite is just perfect.
Your Wedding ceremony can take place outside in the wedding garden or in one of licensed rooms if you wish, which means that your special day can take be held in one place. The grounds are a beautiful setting for your wedding photographs with manicured lawns and palm trees, You can also take the opportunity to get away from all the hustle and bustle by having some time out for a beach photo shoot.
There is plenty of space for your guests to mingle both inside and out, and the onsite children’s play area will keep the little ones entertained.
Our wedding breakfast menu selector gives you the option to tailor the perfect wedding menu for your special day. Our Head Chef and his team promise you an exquisite meal produced with locally sourced ingredients for a real taste of Cumbria.
The Hotel boasts forty bedrooms, so there is plenty of accommodation for your guests to stay overnight, so they can make the most of your celebrations. The Bridal couple of course get a complementary room for the night of the wedding included in wedding packages. Many of our brides opt to stay the night before the wedding too, so they can get ready for their big day in the relaxed surroundings.
The Dunes events team are on hand to help make your wedding day the day you have dreamed of, your wedding day is about you! We have a comprehensive list of local suppliers and services that can literally put the icing on the cake. If you are planning your wedding, then why not make an appointment to come and meet the team and see for yourself what the Dunes Hotel can offer you.

The Dunes Hotel at a Glance

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£120 - £60
Three function rooms available catering for different sizes of weddings. Licensed for Civil Ceremonies and partnerships both indoor and outdoor Roanhead beach is just 1 mile away and is a great place to have a wedding day beach photo shoot Our chefs prepare and cook locally sourced produce to make exquisite meals. 40 onsite bedrooms including a choice 2 bridal rooms The Dunes has a great staff team that will ensure your day is just perfect. Pricing Category : AffordableReception Capacity ( Indoor / Outdoor ) : 150Seated Dining Capacity ( Indoor or Outdoor ) : 100Has AccommodationBridal Suite : Honeymoon SuiteSleeps No Of People : 2 View More
Wedding Contact : Diane PalmerNo of Weddings Hosted : Number of Weddings Hosted - Betwen 30 and 50 Location : CoastalNearest Town : Barrow-in-FurnessNearest Airport : Manchester, Liverpool or Carlisle Nearest Motorway : M6 j36Nearest Train Station : Barrow-in-FurnessAffordableCasualClassicFormalIntimateConfetti PermittedCeremony LicenceAlcohol LicenseAlcohol ProvisionBartendingIn House CateringIn House Wine ListClean UpSeated MealSet UpStaff ProvidedTables And Chairs ProvidedTableware ProvidedSound Systems Available Reception MusicPackageOn The Day Wedding CoordinationMaster Of CeremonyPublic Liability InsuranceBridal Changing FacilitiesDisabled AccessExclusive UseIn House Wedding CoordinatorLandscaped GardensOnsite ParkingOutdoor SpacePet FriendlyBlank CanvasLovely GroundsModern RomanticStylishGarden OutdoorHotelSame-Sex View Less

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Natalie and
Pandemic problems
My venue has been amazing throughout this whole pandemic. I have had to move our wedding date 3 times since May 2020 and all the even planning team have been so accommodating and understand. They were all so quick to reply to my questions and put my mind at ease about changing dates
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Kelly and Luke
Our dream wedding
We wed in 2023 but the venue is beautiful, bridal suite, amazing scenery to capture the most special moments of our lives. As soon as I saw the photos of the venue I knew that was where I wanted to get married.
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Jenna and Adam
Over and Above Everytime
My venue has gone over and above everything I have contacted them. Nothing is ever too much trouble. I can't wait until our big day finally arrives.
Response from The Dunes Hotel
Thank you for your kind review. We know that the current pandemic situation causes uncertainty and stress for our couples. We what to make things as easy as possible, to change and adapt to an ever changing situation, while still giving you both a day to remember.


Roahead Beach, Hawthwaite Lane, South Lakes, Cumbria, LA14 4QH

The Dunes Hotel

  • Roahead Beach
  • Hawthwaite Lane
  • South Lakes
  • Cumbria
  • LA14 4QH
  • United Kingdom