Once a working dairy and beef farm Skitby has since been converted to a stylish country restaurant and award-winning function venue.
The Traditional sandstone and ancient timber work merge with a cool, chic yet elegant contemporary feel, all helping...to create a unique environment. We are happy to tell you that our journey to bring you stylish, elegant events, mouth-watering menus and outstanding service is underway. We believe we will offer you the best possible experience from the moment you meet us to the day we deliver your special occasion. The caring and passionate team at Skitby will always aspire to deliver a professional and seamless service.
Our grounds have plenty of space for marquees as well as beautiful gardens for photographs with views of the lake district and Carrock fells. 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.
Skitby is licensed for Civil Ceremonies, Partnerships And Naming Ceremonies and our quirky barn venue offers full exclusivity for your special day. We pride ourselves in our ability to offer a very personal and bespoke wedding planning experience and view the process as an exciting journey leading to your “Happily ever after!!” We ensure that you have a designated member of the team on hand throughout the day.
We are always delighted to welcome same sex and LGBT Weddings!!!
Our Ceremony room with open fire and stunning period grand piano can accommodate between 80 and 100 guests. Our Main Suite with exposed beams and feature stone wall can accommodate 96 guests.
Both the Main Suite and ceremony room can seat 130 guests. For an evening Reception we can accommodate 180 -200 guests. read more