Ashbourne Self Catering specialise in the hire of luxury venues in Derbyshire. You have the freedom to create your own special weekend, choosing caterers, marquee, flowers etc. We can help with recommended suppliers, but you are welcome to pick best for you. A wedding coordinator is included as part of our wedding package, so that you can relax and enjoy the day.

* Exclusive Use
* No Corkage Charge
* Self-Catering

The fairytale venue of Shiningford is situated down a private tree-lined drive, just a stone's throw from Carsington Water. It offers complete privacy for your celebrations, in the most peaceful of surroundings.

Shiningford is comprised of a large Manor House with 8 bedrooms & 6 bathrooms, The Tack Room with an additional 2 en-suite double bedrooms, and The Stables with 5 double bedrooms.
The whole complex can sleep 34 guests.

All the properties are fully equipped for self catering, furnished in a contemporary style, yet still reflecting the history of this Grade II listed venue.

Hang the bunting, roll out the red carpet and sprinkle some magic! You can have your dream wedding and be inspired by our local suppliers to create your perfect day.

Whether traditional or casual, Shiningford can provide the venue for you to add your little bit of magic to the special day.

Choose you ideal caterer - street food, hog roast, ice cream van? Fairground theme, summer wedfest theme, fancy dress theme? There are no limits at Shiningford. Amongst the wildlife and flora, Shiningford is the perfect choice for a beautiful outdoor wedding.

Shiningford is situated at the side of Carsington Water, 4 miles from Ashbourne. In the central location of Derbyshire, Shiningford is easily accessible for guests from all over.

Exclusive but not elusive, Shiningford offers something different for everyone and the space for all of your guests to enjoy. Summer or winter, the venue provides a great backdrop for your event.
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Venue Details

  • Venue Type:
  • Civil Ceremony Licence
  • Chapel on Venue
  • Exclusive Hire
  • Manor House
  • Outdoor Licence
  • Tipis and Yurts Permitted
  • Marquees and Tents Permitted
  • Woodland
  • Capacity:
  • Intimate (2-20)
  • Nearest & Dearest (20 - 40)
  • Simple Surety (40 - 60)
  • Party People (60 - 150)
  • Accommodation
  • For Wedding Couple
  • For 1 - 10 guests (dependent on availability)
  • For 10 - 20 guests (dependent on availability)
  • For 20 - 50 guests (dependent on availability)
  • Dining
  • Seated Meal Facilities
  • Buffet meal facilities
  • Allows private catering
  • Alcohol licence
  • Corkage option

Additional Info

  • Evening Reception Facilities
  • Marquee Available
  • Dance Floor
  • Entertainment Licence
  • Live Band Facilities
  • DJ Facilities