It's easy to see why this picturesque venue won the AA's award for Most Romantic Hotel.

It wins on the location alone, set on a hilltop overlooking Lake Windermere.

Exclusive use gives you access to the hotel's 30 recently refurbished luxury bedrooms, conservatory (ideal for a ceremony) and terrace. Pick the Loft Suite with its retractable glass roof for stargazing.

Ceremony capacity: 62; Food cost per head: £57; House wine: £22; Corkage: £20; Marquee available; Countryside setting

Linwaithe House Hotel; 01539 488600;