The Villa Levens

Brettargh Holt LA8 8EA Kendal (Cumbria) View map

Information about The Villa Levens

  • Price for menu

    From £70 to £90

  • Nº of guests

    From 2 to 200

  • Facilities

    Banquet halls, terraces, gardens, marquees, chapels, kitchen for catering, dance floor, parking

  • Services

    Banquet, ceremony, photography, music, decoration, drinks and beverages, catering, other

  • Location

    In the countryside

Description of The Villa Levens

The Villa Levens is set on 14-acres that will make this venue perfect for your wedding day. Located in Kendal, this 18th century building radiates rustic charm and character to add a unique quality to your special day. Picturesque grounds and architecture sets the most amazing backdrop for photos and for you guests to admire. This venue will truly blow you away.

Facilities and capacity

The Villa has several rooms for you to celebrate your big day in for up to 250 guests. The Hall holds 80 of your family and friends and the Brettargh Room can accommodate 64 people for your wedding breakfast or 42 for a more intimate ceremony. The Pavilion is the perfect space for larger parties and boasts twinkling and coloured lights to help set the mood for your spectacular celebration.

Services offered

The devoted staff will make sure that your special day is one you will never forget. Whatever you want, they will make sure you have it. Pick from their list of suggestions for wedding vendors including photographers, musicians, decorations and caterers.


Choose from seasonal menus created by Chef Bryan Parsons that include a starter, main dish, desert and the option for canapés to enhance the feel of this momentous occasion. Three buffet choices are available for an evening reception. A children’s menu is available to please your younger guests.


22 luxurious bedrooms await you and your guests at a discounted rate to make your celebration even more special. These classic rooms will create a relaxing atmosphere for a peaceful night’s sleep or a quick hideaway. Only the best is offered for guests of the The Villa Levens.


Designed in 1871 by Joseph Bintley, the estate was later made into a home for single mothers in 1946 by the Sisters of the Sacred Heart. The Salesian Sisters of St John Bosco bought the property in 1968 to hold retreats for youth groups. In 2014, Simon Rigby and Stewart and Debbie McIntosh bought the building to make it the premier wedding venue in South Lakes.

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More information about The Villa Levens

  • Do you provide accommodation for guests? Yes, we have 22 bedrooms with a mixture of types, from double and twin rooms to family rooms, and our luxurious state rooms
  • Do you celebrate more than one event per day? Yes
  • What is included in the menu? Drinks on arrival, canapes, 3 course meal, tea & coffee, wine with the meal and champagne to toast
  • Is it possible to only rent the venue, without the catering service? No
  • Do you have your own caterer/kitchen? Yes
  • What kind of cuisine do you offer? Seasonal, traditional, Regional
  • Is it possible to adapt/modify the menu? Yes
  • Do you offer special menus? Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, diabetis, other
  • Do you also offer a wedding cake? No
  • Can I bring my own wedding cake? Is there a surcharge? You are more than welcome to bring your own wedding cake at no extra cost
  • How does the open bar work? Pay per drink
  • Is there a time limit for celebrations? Yes, 00:00
  • Private photographer? Yes
  • Do you provide your own music? Yes
  • Private catering? No
  • Is there a fixed payment for the location? Yes
  • What is the charge for not reaching the minimum? This is dependant on numbers and costs
  • What are the forms of payment? Cash, cheque, credit card, american express and Bacs
  • Do you provide disabled access? Yes
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