For a guest list that reads 'nearest and dearest', make a beeline for this turreted mansion in a quiet corner of the Lake District.

With just 11 rooms, and space for 30 guests, this welcoming hotel is sandwiched between picturesque mountains and peaceful lakes inits own 18 acres of gardens and nursery woodland.

It's all yours for the night, for a flat fee of £5,750, which includes accommodation, award-winning cuisine, a late-night bar and even a slap-up breakfast the next morning. You won't want to leave.

Ceremony capacity: 30; Packages per person: £191

Overwater Hall; 01768 776566;