Furness Abbey

Nestled in the ‘Vale of Nightshade’, the romantic ruins of Furness Abbey are a breath-taking location for your wedding blessing. As water from Mill Beck trickles by and the wind sighs through the trees, declare your love and commitment to one another within this tranquil setting.

For more information on Outdoor Blessing at the Furness Abbey, please contact the Abbey House Hotel & Gardens Wedding Team.

Inspiring painters and poets alike, the soaring red sandstone ruins of Furness Abbey are the perfect backdrop for your photographs. Absorb the serenity of these majestic remains and take a moment to savour the beginning of your story together.

Spend up to 2 hours exploring this medieval monastery and find your picture-perfect setting in the ornately carved cloisters, under the vaulted infirmary ceiling, or perhaps by the stream. Capture memories that will last a lifetime. By choosing to hold a photo shoot at Furness Abbey, you’ll be helping to keep the story of England alive for future generations. Your £200 booking fee will help us to care for over 400 historic sites across the country.

Alternatively, you can capture your images on the outskirts of the main entrance to the Furness Abbey. This area is in full guardianship of English Heritage, therefore, requires a £50 booking fee.

We can help you to arrange everything in advance – just email celebration.photography@english-heritage.org.uk to complete the booking form and check availability.