Fleece at Ruleholme Wedding Guide – Everything you should know in 2023.

Discover the Fleece at Ruleholme Wedding Guide, your go-to resource for perfecting your wedding celebration; combining rural charm with contemporary luxury, the Fleece at Ruleholme provides a stylish, idyllic setting for your big-day celebrations.

Having captured the beauty of Fleece at Ruleholme as a local wedding photographer, I'm now sharing my insights with you. The aim is to assist you in creating an unforgettable experience. This comprehensive guide unveils the venue's remarkable features and highlights why selecting it for your special day is a decision you won't regret.

Where is the Fleece at Ruleholme?

The Fleece at Ruleholme is located very close to the border between Scotland and England. The closest city to the venue is Carlisle, which is about 15 minutes away.

The closest airport to the venue is Carlisle Airport, around 5 minutes away. But the nearest main airport to the venue is Newcastle, around an hour away. The venue is semi-remote, but you can get taxis from Carlisle quickly. 

Why choose Fleece at Ruleholme Wedding Venue for your wedding ceremony? 

The Fleece is the perfect venue for couples looking for a rustic barn wedding with a modern, contemporary design. With fantastic motorway links, it is straightforward to get close to Carlisle. 

How many guests can it hold?

uleholme's Fleece stands out as an extraordinary choice for a wedding venue, boasting an impressive capability to accommodate up to 200 guests. This makes it an ideal option for individuals who dream of a large and expansive celebration. The substantial capacity enables couples to extend invitations to many family and friends, fostering an inclusive and joyful ambience for their special day.

Spaces inside Fleece at Ruleholme.

top table set in ceremony room at fleece at ruleholm

The venue has a variety of wedding venues, each with its character and charm. 

The main wedding room

The room in the Fleece is divided up to be set as different parts of your wedding day. With room dividers, the room splits off into your ceremony room for the first part of the day, then after the ceremony, the room fully opens up to the open-plan wedding breakfast room. This is how it stays for the evening, with a few tables moved for the dancefloor and band area.

Accommodation at the Fleece at Ruleholme Wedding Venue.

fleece at ruleholm group shoot

Fleece at Ruleholme has lots of modern accommodation on the second floor with 26 rooms, which will hold over 50 guests during the wedding.

There are many other accommodation options close by on Airbnb and in Carlisle and Gretna, too, all of which are less than 20 minutes from the venue.

Best timing for your wedding.

The ideal timing for a wedding at Fleece at Ruleholme depends on various factors that cater to personal preferences and desired ambience. Spring and summer weddings offer blooming flowers and lush greenery if you envision a vibrant and lively celebration. For those desiring the rustic charm of changing foliage, Autumn weddings are a charming choice. Winter weddings, with the potential for snowfall, can create a cosy and enchanting atmosphere.

Unique Locations for your couple's photos.

My favourite part of weddings is the couple's photos after the ceremony. Knowing the best places to go allows us to spend your time wisely and return you to your guests as quickly as possible. ! 

Surrounded by farmland, there are many unique fields just a few minutes walk from the venue, and a beautiful old bridge and river are just a few minutes away. I also love the inside of the venue, as there are many unique spaces upstairs for some fantastic photos! 

Why should you consider booking the Fleece at Ruleholme for your wedding?

couples portraits in the fields next to fleece at ruleholm

Booking the Fleece at Ruleholme for your wedding offers a range of compelling reasons that contribute to creating a memorable and enchanting celebration:

  1. Impressive Capacity: The venue can accommodate up to 200 guests, providing ample space for a grand and spacious celebration. This allows you to invite a significant number of family and friends, fostering an inclusive and joyous atmosphere for your special day.
  2. Picturesque Setting: Ruleholme's Fleece is known for its picturesque surroundings. The venue's charm and aesthetic appeal provide a beautiful backdrop for your wedding, creating stunning photo opportunities and lasting memories.
  3. Flexibility: The venue offers flexibility regarding event spaces, allowing you to customize the layout to suit your preferences. Whether you envision an indoor or outdoor ceremony, the Fleece at Ruleholme can cater to your specific needs.
  4. Seasonal Beauty: The venue showcases seasonal beauty depending on the time of year. From blooming flowers in spring and lush greenery in summer to the rustic charm of changing foliage in fall, each season brings unique charm to enhance your wedding experience.
  5. Experienced Staff: Booking a venue with experienced and dedicated staff is crucial for a smooth wedding day. The team at Fleece at Ruleholme likely has expertise in coordinating weddings, ensuring that your day runs seamlessly.

Do you want to get married at the Fleece?

Here is a gallery of a recent Fleece at Ruleholm Wedding.

If you want to book the venue for your big day, here is a link to the website.

If you're interested in having me help be a part of your fantastic Wedding and capture all those beautiful moments as your photographer, I'd love to get to know you better! First, check my pricing, then contact me to check availability and schedule a video chat.


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