Skitby Weddings: Award-Winning Wedding Venue

A Dalston Church wedding with the bride and groom standing under a tree at night.

Discover Skitby House

In the heart of the tranquil North Cumbrian countryside, just outside of Carlisle, lies Skitby House, a picturesque setting for the perfect wedding. This former working farm has been meticulously transformed into a chic country restaurant and an award-winning function venue. With a blend of traditional sandstone, ancient timber, and a modern, sophisticated, contemporary design, Skitby House stands out as the quintessential location for a countryside wedding. It promises an unmatched experience from the initial meeting to the joyous day when couples see their dream weddings come to fruition.

The Skitby Wedding Journey

Exclusively yours, Skitby House is renowned for providing a beautifully seamless wedding day experience. Its dedicated and passionate team is committed to offering a professional service, paying meticulous attention to every detail of the special day. The venue boasts countryside grounds for photography, featuring mesmerizing views of the Lake District and Carrock Fells, making it an idyllic setting for those searching for a north Cumbria Wedding Venue.

Conveniently located near the Scottish Borders, the M74 motorway, and merely 6 miles from Carlisle, Skitby House is easily accessible, with private parking available for guests coming from near and far.

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As you can imagine, as a wedding photographer, I go to alot of venues! Skitby is well up there with their team and Katherine who heads it all up and runs the day. Its with no doubt that they deserve all the awards and praise that they get. Here's just a few awards they have been awarded!

Hitched Wedding Awards 2024 | Best Venue in Cumbria 2019 & 2020 at County Brides North West Wedding Awards

Check out some Skitby Weddings below.


Scottish Kirk & Skitby House Wedding

November 13, 2019

Dalston Church Wedding & Skitby Wedding Reception

July 31, 2019

Kirsty & Alex Skitby House Wedding

August 30, 2018

Luci & Ste Traditional Carlisle Church Wedding

August 17, 2018
Skitby House: An enchanting brick building with tables and chairs outside on a rainy day.

Wedding Ceremonies at Skitby

Licensed for Civil Ceremonies & Partnerships, Skitby House offers an exclusive barn venue for wedding days. The venue prides itself on its personal and bespoke wedding planning services, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable journey to the "happily ever after." The ceremony room, adorned with an open fire and a stunning period grand piano, alongside the Main Suite with its exposed beams and feature stone wall, provides a stylish and comfortable setting for guests.

Culinary Delights at Skitby

The wedding breakfast at Skitby is an event in itself, crafted by a skilled catering team dedicated to creating the perfect menu from the finest ingredients sourced from select local suppliers. With a range of options from traditional to premier and informal menus, Skitby offers bespoke culinary experiences designed to reflect each couple's tastes and personality.

Memorable Evening Receptions

As the night falls, guests are invited to the dance floor to celebrate. Skitby accommodates 180 to 200 guests for evening receptions, assisting in the selection of the perfect entertainment, be it a disco, a band, or a ceilidh. With a Master of Ceremonies and a dedicated team at the helm, Skitby ensures a smoothly run event from the grand entrance to the first dance and beyond.

The Beauty of Skitby

With its private garden area for intimate photographs and access to nearby fields perfect for capturing the golden hour, Skitby House is a photographer's dream. The outdoor seating area provides a lovely setting for guests to relax and enjoy the warm summer evenings.

Why Choose Skitby for Your Wedding

Skitby Weddings represent a harmonious blend of elegance, tradition, and the distinctive charm of the North Cumbrian countryside. Couples are invited to contact Skitby House to start planning their dream weddings, surrounded by the venue's breathtaking beauty and unparalleled service.

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A bride and groom standing next to a vintage car at their traditional church wedding.
Skitby House: An enchanting brick building with tables and chairs outside on a rainy day.

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