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" the finest stretch of river, fell and scenery in Yorkshire"


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Weddings at the Red Lion

We are privileged to be able to offer you the opportunity to hold your wedding reception and civil marriage ceremony at the Lion.

Our 16thC country inn is idyllically situated on the banks of the River Wharfe, in picturesque burnsall, which still retains the atmosphere of the quintessential English village. Imagine exchanging your vows in this fine setting, either in the terrace, garden or riverside rooms which can accommodate 10 – 120 guests any day of the week.

Toast your new life with family and friends on our lawns and terraces which run down to and border the river – forming the perfect backdrop for wedding photography.

We can help organize your complete wedding. We offer as an option Cake, Flower and Photography. Should you decide on a mid week wedding then the wedding package is offered at a substantial discount.

Weddings at the Red Lion

On booking your wedding reception with us we offer the following with our compliments:

  • Detailed advice on our specially designed packages
  • Special rates for the bride and groom in our honeymoon suite
  • Advice on your special day from our wedding organizer
  • Master of Ceremony Services
  • Boxed cake knife
  • Exclusive use of our riverside terrace
  • Click here to download the Red Lion Wedding Brochure
Weddings at the Red Lion

The high quality of our food is signified by the awarding of AA Rosettes and also our recommendation by many independent food and restaurant guides. We are able to offer an extensive choice of menu for your wedding reception, with 3 choices per course for weddings of up to 60 persons and two choices per course for larger weddings.

We are now able to offer the Civil partnership cermony at the 'Red Lion' , please contact us directly for more information.

Please visit our Weddings Gallery for more images of Weddings held at the Red Lion

Weddings at the Red Lion

For all your wedding day hair and beauty requirements: Visage Make Up & Hair Design will come to the Red Lion and provide their service in the comfort of your own hotel room. See the Visage website at

If you are looking for a Wedding Photographer, we recommend Lifestyle photography, Sycamore Studios, Suzy Mitchell and Karen Ross. We have worked together with them on several weddings at the Red Lion, with excellent results every time.

Wedding favours with a difference, why not try a homemade, local fruit liqueur -

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By The Bridge at Burnsall, near Skipton, N. Yorkshire, BD23 6BU
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