Weddings at Ford Park by Base

A wedding venue with a difference –

As one of Ulverston’s ‘hidden gems’, Ford Park provides a wonderfully unique setting for a wedding.

Nestled under Hoad Hill, upon which stands the iconic Sir John Barrow Monument, the park offers acres of beautiful open space and gardens – creating a range of stunning backdrops to your special day.

For the all-important ceremony, couples can choose to say ‘I do’ in our beautiful Fernery, located within the Kitchen Garden. Hand-carved oak seating, abundant flower beds, herbs and fruit come together to create a magical, intimate outdoor space.

Alternatively, ceremonies can be held in our grade-two listed Coach House. This delightful venue offers the Williams Room – a wonderful open space on the first floor of the building, with a magnificent roof terrace overlooking the orchard with far-reaching views up to the Sir John Barrow Monument and out over Morecambe Bay.

The flexible layout of the Williams Room enables the Coach House building to be used for the ceremony, followed by celebratory drinks, dining and dancing, or a combination to suit your event.

Eat, drink and be merry

With an emphasis on local seasonal food and making the most of organically grown produce from our own Kitchen Garden, Mark can create superb celebration menus to suit all dietary requirements.

Each celebration or ceremony is unique and Mark Satterthwaite, talented local chef and owner of Base contemporary restaurant at Ford Park, can offer a wide range of wonderfully diverse food and drink options.

Your special day –

Ford Park really is a unique venue for a wedding – take a look at our image gallery below, or even better, why not come and see for yourselves?

Mark Sattherthwaite will be more than happy to meet for an informal chat, provide a tour of the venue and discuss those all-important first steps to making your special day a reality.

For more information, or to arrange a visit, please call 07825 785735 or email


‘We just want to say a big thank you for our wedding day. All staff were amazing and the food was also gorgeous’ –
Mr and Mrs Harkin, May 2019

‘Thank you to Ford Park for the amazing service on our wedding day. All the staff were amazing, special thanks to Diane, Roy and Laura! I was let down last minute for my wedding cake and Roy the chef stepped in and whipped up a vegan chocolate cake on the day! Thank you so much for all your hard work and for helping ensure our day ran smoothly’ –
Mr and Mrs Birkett, June 2019

‘Last week we had our wedding at Ford Park and we had the most perfect day! It’s a place very special to us (we had our son’s naming day here too) The day went perfectly from start to finish thanks to the organisation and hard work of the team of staff. After our ceremony they changed the room round in no time and before we knew it, we were all sat down having a gorgeous afternoon tea. The drinks were topped up and tables cleared quickly. We had pie and peas for the evening do which was delicious and got a big thumbs up from all the guests (as did the afternoon tea!)
The bar was well stocked and the day ran like clockwork! (big thanks to Di in planning and Roy in the kitchen!)
The staff were fantastic and nothing was too much trouble, they were really attentive and made sure everything ran smoothly. They even helped us clear the room the next day (thanks Laura!)
Ford Park is a stunning venue and we can’t recommend them highly enough.
The team delivered exactly the wedding we wanted and we had the perfect day, thank you so much to Di, Roy, Laura and co!’

Mr and Mrs Moore – October 2019