Your North West Wedding - February/March 2024 (Issue 84)

SKITBY, CA6 6DL 01228 675 241 | Skitby is a rustic barn with exposed timber and traditional sandstone walls, surrounded by acres of Cumbrian countryside. Boasting impressive views of the Lake District, the property has a contemporary interior, well-manicured gardens and an outdoor seating area, creating plenty of places to explore and take those all-important photographs. Celebrate in style Ceremonies can take place in the Ceremony Wing, which can accommodate 100 of your friends and family for the service and 45 for an intimate reception, whereas the Main Dining Space can hold 140 of your nearest and dearest. Skitby is an exclusive-use venue, meaning receptions can take place throughout the building. There is also the option to add an external structure to the outside of the property to accommodate weddings for more than 200 of your loved ones. We love... The wedding team at Skitby will organise a menu tasting for you before the big day. SHAW HILL GOLF & SPA HOTEL, PR6 7PP 01257 269 221 | Situated off Preston Road in Whittle-le-Woods, Lancashire, Shaw Hill Golf & Spa Hotel is an award-winning property nestled within 192 acres of countryside. This Grade II-listed Georgian manor has an on-site 18-hole golf course surrounding the building that’s ideal for taking a few minutes away from the wedding and capturing memorable photographs. Celebrate in style There are two rooms licensed to hold wedding ceremonies. Intimate services take place in the Gold Room, which provides breathtaking views over the golf course and has an ornate chandelier, a cosy fireplace and space for 60 nearest and dearest. The Penina Suite can host up to 200 friends and family, with the option of dividing the room into smaller sections if needed. Decorated with fairylight ceiling drapes and glittering chandeliers, this space has a grand and romantic atmosphere, ideal for any wedding. We love... Bespoke packages are available to help you create the wedding of your dreams. 25 GLORIOUS GARDENS