Once the home of William Wordsworth's landlord, the Samling has breathtaking views of Lake Windermere, which makes a gorgeous backdrop for a wedding. All 67 acres can be yours exclusively for the day, plus a Michelin-starred chef can create wedding fare to suit your style.

GUEST LIST 24 in the main house, 50 in the barn venue THE BILL Exclusive use from £6,000, all inclusive LICENCE? Yes CONTACT 01539 431922; thesamlinghotel.co.uk.