Room Hire and Group Bookings

Unique, flexible, affordable - function room hire in the heart of Kendal.

Your function, your way.

Affectionately known as ‘the Tardis’, you may not be aware of how extensive our wonderful old building is!

With an extensive gastropub area, beautiful Herdwick Restaurant, brilliantly adaptable Wainwright Gallery and cosy Westmorland Suite,  Ye Olde Fleece Inn has the perfect room for whatever you require, business or social.

Let us create the ideal space for you, from the initial impression of the space through to the beautiful menu designed to tie your event together.

With the ability to cater for small groups of 8 right up to larger parties of 75, let us take the worry and work out of your events. Our experienced team are here to make your event the best it can be, with great rates to boot.

We’re situated right in the heart of Kendal, the gateway to the Lakes, and we love to bring the vibrancy we see in our surroundings inside the walls of the Fleece, too.

Whether it’s through our finest, locally sourced produce or our outstanding customer service, your guests are sure to experience the many charms of the Lake District in one of its oldest and most iconic buildings.

Great events happen in great spaces.

We have three well-appointed function rooms available, each with its own unique character.

The Wainwright Gallery

(Up to 70 people or 60 seated)

When it comes to the wow factor, our Wainwright Gallery delivers in spades. With its stunning balcony it is the ideal venue for larger functions, parties and conferences. The room can be set up in a number of configurations for every event from music nights to business workshops, including seating for 60 people in classic conference seating or 54 people around large round tables. A full AV suite with a large 3m by 2m screen connected to a state of the art retractable 6,500 lumen projector, PA system with staging and spotlights are available to suit your requirements.

The Westmorland Suite

(Seating for 12 people)

Classically decorated with an open log fire, this cosy room is very popular with local businesses and private dining. Equipped with a conference table with seating for up to 12  and a 54-inch monitor for wireless projection, it is the perfect venue for those smaller group meetings and family affairs.

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Herdwick Restaurant

(Up to 75 people)

Spread over the upstairs level of the inn, the Herdwick Restaurant is a superb space for larger meals and work gatherings. The original features and character in the restaurant help create an enchanting atmosphere, a reminder to guests that they are dining in one of the Lake District’s most historic buildings.

Picking your package!

We have a number of set packages available to get you started but we want you to get exactly what you need, so we are very happy to tailor something bespoke to your requirements.

Get in touch to discuss your requirements further.

We also offer our spaces, when they are available, as free to use for community groups – get in touch to find out more.