£2000 - £6000 for a package
Up to 140
Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
booked
A unique chic venue with a modern contemporary feel coupled with ancient beams and stone. We tailor make your special day to suit your requirements.
Pricing & Costs

Packages
(total price)

Prices Start At
£2,000
Maximum Price
£6,000
We Create your day in a way that is bespoke to you and to achieve this we do not have set packages but have provided a total inclusive price bracket. Our menus are all priced per person.
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Furniture included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Barn
Dining Capacity
140
Reception Capacity
200
Usual Access Time
9:00AM
Usual Finish Time
1:00AM
Yes

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted

Food and Drink

Asian Catering
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Halal Catering
Alcohol Licence

Venue

Open Flame Permitted
Exclusive Use
Marquee Permitted
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Cultural Specialists

Other
Full Description
We are a “hidden gem” set amid the North Cumbrian Countryside that guarantees to provide your dream day…….whatever that may be!! Skitby is an award winning venue that is licensed for Civil ceremonies and offers venue exclusivity to all of its couples. As Well as this we have beautiful grounds and gardens and a designated member of the team on hand throughout the day! We are a beautiful venue as our guests inform us “filled with fun, love and twinkly lights” From the point of viewing Skitby for the very first time we create a relaxed and flexible environment for our couples. Our flexible approach to our menus and ideas means that our couples do not need to compromise their outlook on their dream day; we do our very best to make sure their visions become a reality. We offer a very personal and bespoke wedding planning experience as we view the planning process as an exciting adventure we are travelling on along side each couple as they begin their “happily ever after!” Hosting your special day at Skitby we promise will be the Best Day Ever!!!

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2010
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
35
Reviews
(58)
R
Rachael and James Dixon
Happy couple Married on December
January 2022
Amazing Wedding Day
Thank you again for such an amazing wedding day. Your reassurance, support and overall organisation really made our day what it was - perfect!
D
Daisy Flower
Wedding: December
January 2022
Winter Wonderland
Best wedding venue ever..staff were so helpful...the place was decorated like winter wonderland..food excellent..can't recommend enough
S
Sheila Hogarth
Wedding: November
January 2022
Amazing Service and Friendship
WOW WOW WOW....THANKYOU to all at Skitby House for the amazing service, friendship, fantastic staff, chefs and all who were involved with the Hogarth ( Scott & Brookes ) Wedding Sat 20/11/21 Everything was 5* plus, and we can't thank you all enough. It is just the most magical, fabulous venue ever especially by starlight.❣ Thankyou again love from all of us xxxx
C
Charlotte and James
Happy couple Married on July
January 2022
Magical
Thank you so much for making our day so magical. Thank you for all of your hard work, emails, calls and meeting and thank you for helping us with all of our date changes. We really will miss speaking with you.
S
Suzanne and David
Wedding: July
January 2022
Memories
We would like to thank the team at Skitby for making Emily and Dan's wedding day so very memorable. A fabulous day was had by all.
A
Aimee and Callum Thomson
Happy couple Married on July
January 2022
A Dream come true
Thank you SO much! You made our wedding dreams come true and we are beyond grateful. You have been wonderful through this crazy time and we cannot thank you enough!
Location & Contact Details

Address

Skitby House, Kirklinton, Cumbria, CA6 6DL, England

Travel Notes

We are situated a short distance from the Scottish Borders and M74 motorway and only 6 miles from Carlisle Lake District Airport, Carlisle and junction 44 of the M6 motorway with private car parking available.

Nearest Town

Carlisle

Nearest Motorway & Junction

Junction 44

Nearest Train Station

Carlisle

Nearest Airport

Carlisle Airport

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FAQ
(10)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

Each wedding at Skitby is so very unique and magical. We love working with our clients to incorporate their personality into their day and seeing the happiness encapsulating a couple and their guests on the day as all of the planning comes together is just AMAZING!!

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Enjoy and have FUN!!

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

So many special moments but one has to be when a Bride's son steps into the shoes of his grandfather and walks his mum down the aisle.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Homely, warming, friendly, cosy,

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

The Meadow - Perfect at that Golden hour

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Tara Palmer Tomkinson

What’s your favourite canapé?

Brie and red onion chutney Filo tarts

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

A Frothy coffee and a pick and mix but sometimes we love a bacon Sandwich!!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Rustic Beams, sandstone and modern décor = different and we love it!!!

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our Outstanding team everyday exceed expectations and go above and beyond to deliver for every client!!