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Weekend Weddings

exclusive use of Broad Leys for up to 200 guests

With its stunning lakeside location, the Club provides a breathtaking backdrop for your special day. Imagine exchanging vows surrounded by the tranquillity of the water and the beauty of the surrounding landscape.   The Club's grounds offer ample opportunities for capturing stunning photographs that will be cherished for a lifetime.

For larger weddings up to 200 the Club offers the option of setting up a marquee on the large croquet lawn adjacent to and accessed directly from the Clubhouse.  This flexible space allows you to create a unique and personalised setting that perfectly reflects your vision. From elegant and romantic to rustic and bohemian, the marquee can be transformed into the wedding of your dreams.

Choosing the Windermere Motor Boat Racing Club as your wedding venue means embracing history, natural beauty, and a sense of adventure. It's a place where your love story can unfold against a backdrop of timeless charm and captivating scenery. Create memories that will last a lifetime at this truly unique venue.


Every wedding we host is tailored but this template illustrates how you can devise your event at Broad Leys

What's included

The following items are included in the weekend wedding package

  • Exclusive use of Broad Leys (The House) including all of the public rooms including the hall, bar and dining room from 2pm on Friday until 11am on Sunday

  • All six club bedrooms for both Friday and Saturday night

  • Exclusive use of the terrace and lawn adjacent to the house

  • Set Up of Venue

  • Bar staffed between 12 noon and 11.30pm (thereafter staffing to be agreed with the Manager)

  • Use of tables and chairs to seat up to 80 guests within the Clubhouse

  • Seating capacity for dining is 30 in the dining room and 50 in the hall

  • Use of white linen cloths, napkins and matching stainless steel cutlery for up to 80 covers

  • Car parking

Details to tailor to your specific needs

The following items are not included and charges for these are to be agreed with the Club

  • Catering and beverages

  • Formal Ceremony - current licence is held for the house only

  • Marquee options

  • Hire of all tables and chairs used in a marquee

  • Crockery, cutlery and linen hire for catering of Events with over 80 covers

  • Table-centre decorations, candlesticks, candles and vases

  • Chair covers or sashes

  • Cake stand and cake knife

  • Music / Band

  • Staff required outside the period of 12 noon to 11.30 pm

  • Pre-wedding tastings

  • Event planning/liaising with external suppliers

  • Clearing up in the event of outsourcing of catering

The Club can provide more detailed notes on all these options

Most of these can be tailored to your exact choices and the Club Steward can provide advice and suggested suppliers

The charges for a weekend wedding cover the exclusive venue hire as described in 'What’s included' above and two nights accommodation in all rooms

  • in the Clubhouse (capacity for up to 80 guests) - £7,500 incl VAT

  • in the Clubhouse and Marquee (for up to 200 guests) - £9,500 incl VAT

Contact the Club Steward for more details
and to discuss if Broad Leys could be the right choice for your special day

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