Shiningford Farm

Shiningford Farm, Carsington, Derbyshire, DE4 4PS
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We specialise in the hire of self-catering, no corkage wedding venues in Derbyshire. At Shiningford Farm you can create your unique wedding weekend, choosing the entertainment, caterers, marquee/tipi and decorations. We offer a wedding coordinator service to recommend local suppliers who suit your theme, but you are welcome to pick those perfect for your dream wedding. Shiningford is an exclusive use venue, with stunning grounds and gardens, on which you can place a marquee, tipi or sperry tent to host your wedding celebrations.

In a beautiful countryside setting, Shiningford offers a romantic, private location for a marquee or tipi wedding. Hire includes accommodation for up to 35 people, and runs for a minimum of 3 nights, so that you have plenty of time to spend with your nearest and dearest. In summary, a Shiningford wedding offers:

– 3 night hire with exclusive use of the venue
– The choice of 3 areas to place a marquee, tipi or sperry tent for a wedding reception for up to 250 guests
– Self-catering accommodation for up to 35 guests
– Two hot tubs & an outdoor swimming pool available for the residing guests
– Beautiful gardens and orchard that can host a blessing and drinks reception
– No corkage charge or limits on the catering choices

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£ 7500 - £ 11000
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1.Do you celebrate more than one event per day?


2.What is included in the menu?

You can choose any caterers you like, from fine dining to street food vans

3.Is it possible to only rent the venue, without the catering service?

Yes, it is a self-catering venue

4. Do you have your own caterer/kitchen?

No, you hire a catering tent to go onto the side of your marquee or tipi

5. What kind of cuisine do you offer?

Anything you can think of!

6. Is it possible to adapt/modify the menu?

Absolutely, you choose your own caterers

7. Do you offer special menus?

We can recommend local caterers to suit your preferences

8. Do you also offer a wedding cake?

We can recommend local budding bakers!

9. Can I bring my own wedding cake?


10. How does the open bar work?

We do not charge corkage, so you can either provide your own alcohol or hire a mobile bar

11. Is there a time limit for celebrations?

Live bands must stop playing by 11pm, DJ sets by midnight, and any other amplified music by 1am.

12. Private photographer?

You can choose your own photographer

13. Do you provide your own music?


14. Private catering?


15. Is there a fixed payment for the location?

Prices depend on the dates that you choose

16. What is the charge for not reaching the minimum?

No minimum

17. What are the forms of payment?

Bank transfer, debit or credit card

18. Do you provide disabled access?

Not to the accommodation, but as the reception will be held in a marquee or tipi it is all on one level.