Welcome to Weddings at Ruleholme

Combining rural charm with contemporary luxury, The Fleece at Ruleholme provides a stylish, idyllic setting for your big-day celebrations.


You and your guests will have exclusive access to our beautiful, open-plan Hadrian’s Suite, featuring modern, comfortable furnishings, breath-taking design concepts, and uninterrupted views of the rolling countryside surrounding us.


Should the Cumbrian weather agree, you are also welcome to relax outside in our manicured gardens or under traditional London lamplight on our heated, private veranda.


With an array of delicious food, a refined selection of drinks, and an abundance of dancing opportunities, we guarantee that you and your guests will create cherished memories to last a lifetime.

Our luxury Bridal Suite is included featuring a king-size, 4 poster bed, custom artwork, fluffy robes and slippers, a deep, freestanding copper bath, 24-hour room service, and a Juliet balcony overlooking lush green countryside – you won’t want to leave us the morning after. Especially when we deliver your breakfast in bed.


With 22 guest bedrooms available, and convenient transport links to the centre of Carlisle we guarantee that your friends and family have ample local provision available, allowing them to enjoy a worry-free day and night celebrating by your side.


We have flexible, bespoke wedding packages available to suit any party size up to 200 guests, and our Wedding and Events manager Scott will ensure that your day is nothing short of perfect.

Our Wedding Packages & Special Offers

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Pennine Package

100 Daytime Guests & 150 Evening Guests

Any day of the week.

2021/2022 Prices:


Lakeland Package

70 Daytime Guests & 100 Evening Guests (Sunday to Friday only.)

Sunday to Fridays only.

2021/2022 Prices:


afternoon tea

Afternoon Tea Party

For your guests when they book with us directly

Monday to Thursday only.

2021/2022 Prices:

£40.00 per person

Dining at Ruleholme

Whether you’re in our Pub at Ruleholme or our flagship restaurant, Bridge, we present a sophisticated food and wine menu that promises fulfilment and enjoyment course upon course.

Using seasonal, local, fresh ingredients and innovative cooking concepts our Executive Chef and his team guarantee a dining experience that is unique and unrivaled in the North of England.

Our oak framed seating area is bathed with natural light and diners are able to watch craftsmanship at work with a viewing area of the fast-paced kitchen.

Our Rooms & Suites

An overnight stay at The Fleece at Ruleholme will leave you feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and replenished. Each of our 23 bedrooms have been beautifully designed to deliver comfort, luxury and relaxation throughout every feature and amenity.


Boasting oak beam detailing, farmhouse style doors, Lakeland stone feature-walls, and rolling countryside views – we guarantee that the Fleece at Ruleholme will soon be your regular go-to getaway. 


Each room is unique and intricately finished with inspiration from Georgian, Victorian, or traditional farmhouse influences. Our bathrooms are spacious and modern with deep-fill copper or slipper baths available in select rooms.


While staying with us you’ll enjoy a large, luxurious mattress, soft, fresh linens, fluffy bathrobes, high-quality toiletries, 4k wall mounted TV’s and comfortable seating areas. You’ll also have exclusive access to our atrium lounges where you can relax with a coffee and a good book.

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Classic King

Country View

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Classic Accessible

Country View

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Classic Twin

Country View

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