Skylark Farm

(24 reviews) 24 4.88
Shuckburgh Rd Staverton Daventry Northamptonshire NN11 6JY
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About Skylark Farm

Shuckburgh Rd, Staverton, Daventry
Northamptonshire, NN11 6JY

You’ll be assured of a warm welcome and a stunning location when you choose Skylark Farm for your wedding day. This very special venue that is perched above the Northamptonshire countryside, and offers unbeatable views across the rolling hills. 

Our beautiful barns are purposely designed to provide the perfect setting for your wedding day and we offer you the very best of service. The great thing about our venue is it is adaptable for you to make it look however you wish. There are two full time event planners at Skylark meaning we can plan as little or as much of your day as you wish. We can also recommend trusted suppliers for anything you need so that you can let any pre wedding stresses melt away.

For that all-important wedding breakfast you can choose from our extensive menu, or if you prefer to tailor your own menu then we can create something just for you. We cater for all tastes and budgets and you’ll be provided with an array of delicious food that is locally sourced (the eggs always come from our own hens!) and prepared onsite by our team of talented chefs. 

Our price packages include everything you need for your special day.

• A beautiful backdrop of your wedding day in a location high up in the Northamptonshire countryside with spectacular views • Family owned farm dedicated to giving your wedding the special Skylark treatment • We can arrange the music, decorations or anything else that you need • Our wonderful barns are purposely designed to cater for weddings • We have a range of fixed price menus available or you can create your own bespoke one • Contact us and we'll work with you to organise your dream wedding

Facilities at Skylark Farm

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Exclusive Use
In the Country
Outdoor License
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Other Features :
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Pets Welcome
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Option
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator

Skylark Farm Reviews (24)

Lindsay & jovan's wedding
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By Peter Trickett, on 25 May 2019Date of Wedding - 04 May 2019

We attended the wedding of our good friends Lindsay and Jovan, my daughter had an accident where she had a minor cut on her head which bled a lot. Sam was an absolute Star, she took us away from the rest of the guests and cleaned her up and then back to the local hotel in her car and even waited to bring us back to he venue so we didn't need to get for a taxi. The whole day was amazing! I can not fault the venue or the customer service that we had on that special day. Well done everyone at skylark

Perfect Day
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By Jovan and Lindsay, on 13 May 2019Date of Wedding - 04 May 2019

From the moment we met Sam and saw the beautiful scenery at Skylark we knew this was the venue for us. Sam is so personal and professional. Skylark is nothing like other venues where you feel like they will take as much money off you as they can, at Skylark we felt like our day was the most important thing to Sam and she could amend/cater for anything we asked. From booking to the day before the wedding Sam was organised and aware of every detail. On the day she and the team were fantastic and worked tirelessly to ensure everything ran smoothly. Our guests were always attended to and were never left waiting around, many of our friends and family have said it was the most beautiful and enjoyable wedding they have been to. The food was brilliant and filling, we had a large guest list and the speed of service and quality was exemplary. We cannot recommend Skylark enough.

Our perfect wedding day 18.4.19
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By Megan and Liam Brown, on 19 Apr 2019Date of Wedding - 18 Apr 2019

We booked our wedding at skylark farm in May 2017, after a two year wait we finally had our wedding day on April 18th 2019. On the run up to the wedding Sam was always in contact and keeping us up to date with all things important and was always there for a chat with anything I need to query! All the staff at skylark are very friendly and helpful! We are so glad we chose skylark as our wedding venue, it is absolutely faultless, everything about the venue is perfection. I cannot think the team enough at skylark for everything! Affordable, stunning views, great food, spacious, great for kids too. I would recommend !!! It is amazing

Our perfect day
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By Ann-Marie and Emma, on 30 May 2018Date of Wedding - 28 May 2018

From the moment we met Sam and her team we knew, without a doubt, that our wedding would be everything we wanted. Sam took time to get to know us so that she could provide us with the day we wanted and not a set wedding from a set venue. We are still reeling from just how amazing the day was, Sam managed to create a really smoothly run event, so relaxed and charming that just remembering it makes us smile out loud! The food was delicious, the drinks flowed and the whole venue was set out exactly as we had pictured it. The ceremony itself felt so personal and the room was wonderfully laid out. The garden looked beautiful - Sam put out bales, fire pits, blankets and cushions. We had the best fireworks and the most delicious wedding cake. All of our guests loved the hog roast and the cheese was delicious. In short, nothing was too much trouble and it was the perfect day, we will not just remember it, but cherish it forever. We were not sure what we wanted at first, but Sam listened carefully and tailor made our day. I know we are biased but we got exactly what we wanted... Thank you Skylark!

The most perfect venue
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By Emma and Ronnie Prestwood, on 11 Apr 2018Date of Wedding - 07 Apr 2018

I do not even know where to start to explain how much we loved this venue. We had looked at a number of venues and Skylark was both affordable and picturesque, then we met Sam to discuss wedding packages and that was that we were absolutely sold. Sam could not have done anything more, she feels like part of the family helping to organize the wedding rather than the venue owner. Sam was always available to respond to my many questions (some of which were a bit stupid) and this really meant a lot because I was planning the wedding from overseas so we could not go in and meet as much as normal couples may do. As for the day it ran absolutely smoothly, we loved that Sam came to the church to see us in which was a nice personal touch! We really appreciated all the little things that meant so much like reminding us to eat and making us a snack box to take back to the hotel at the end of the night! Dave and Sam were always working with photographer to ensure we were able to get great shots. I really just cannot express how much of a perfect day and venue it was! We had so many compliments on the venue, the food (especially the canapes), how stunning it was, and how amazing Sam, Dave, Jake and the team were. We would highly recommend this venue to anyone, our day was perfect and we could not have asked for anything more. Thank you so so so much Lots of love Mr & Mrs Prestwood xxx

The perfect place for a wedding!
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By Becki, on 01 Apr 2018Date of Wedding - 20 Mar 2018

Sam and her team at Skylark Farm are just incredible! They made our day absolutely perfect. Sam is always on hand when ever you need her, whether it is for advice or asking about the little details, nothing is ever too much for her. As for the venue, it is utterly perfect. The scenery and views are incredible and the barn filled with drapes, chandeliers and twinkly fairy lights (not forgetting the amazing dance floor) is just perfect for anyone’s wedding scene! Not one of our guests (including ourselves) could not fault a single thing! They were all overwhelmed by the venue, the gorgeous food and the friendly staff and atmosphere! We could never thank you enough for making our day so perfect and special ... so thank you Sam and the Skylark team! Lots of love Becki and James xxx

A venue that the wedding industry must hate!
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By Poppy & Charlotte Heale-Holmes, on 04 May 2018Date of Wedding - 17 Mar 2018

When my partner and I began the search for our wedding venue, we were worried. The wedding industry seemed full of venues that charge vastly inflated prices for dull rooms and average food. Luckily, we found Skylark! Skylark is a beautiful setting for a wedding, with rolling countryside on all sides and fantastic views. The barn (used for receptions) and ceremony room are simple, but really adaptable, allowing your taste as a couple to shine through. The ceremony room is full of light because of the full-length windows along one side, and was a beautiful setting for the start of our day. The barn is different - a big space, that somehow manages to be intimate - but in a good way, providing a cosy atmosphere for a reception. Although we didn't have the weather for it (Snow! In March?!) there is also outdoor space available if required. The setting was enough to turn our heads, but it was Sam, Dave and the rest of the Skylark family that really sold this venue to us. Sam's dedication and attention to detail meant that every moment of our wedding was planned to perfection. She was flexible, cooperative and open to our ideas, knowing when to offer advice and when to leave us to make our own decisions. Her willingness to meet with us on a number of occasions in the 18 months before our big day meant we never had to worry about any of it! Finally, a review of Skylark wouldn't be honest and true without a mention of the incredible food. The amazing pie that was served as our main course was mentioned by almost all of our guests in the aftermath of our wedding. The food cannot be adequately described by the humble written word alone!

Absolutely stunning
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By Ellen and Dan Taylor-Dyer, on 02 Sep 2017Date of Wedding - 31 Aug 2017

Sam and her team at Skylark are absolutely one in a million! Not only is the venue beautiful, they provided flawless service throughout the day to ensure that every guest was catered for every moment of the day, and we didn't have to worry about a thing. We can't thank Sam enough for all the help she gave and putting our minds at ease every step of planning our wedding at Skylark. All of our guests commented how stunning the venue is and how everything was perfect. Thank you Sam and team for making our day everything we dreamed of and so much more!

Amazing Day
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By dean hedges, on 28 Oct 2017Date of Wedding - 19 Aug 2017

From start to finish the day was perfect from the food to facilities all excellent, Sam's planning help was second to none, the day went without a hitch (excuse the pun) every guest I spoke to said that the atmosphere and venue couldn't of been better in any way, I will certainly never for get our wedding at skylarks.

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By Emma Anderson, on 15 Aug 2017Date of Wedding - 12 Aug 2017

Skylark Farm made all our dreams come true and more! From the moment we went to look at Skylark we fell in love & knew it was the venue for us ! The venue is beautiful and views are breathtaking, but the thing that made it so appealing to us was the welcome we received from Sam & Dave. Sam is approachable, friendly, down to earth and was always willing to help & answer any questions we had with a quick response. The day it's self, was everything we dreamed of! The service we received was fantastic, food was delicious, all of our guests commented on how nice the food was, service was prompt and we felt like they couldn't do enough for us and our guests. The staff paid special attention to our little guests and the children were spoilt and well looked after. A special mention to Hazel as she was fantastic on the day in making sure they were OK at all times. Thank you Hazel. There was an outside bar for our guests after our ceremony, this was something we hadn't asked for and we were really pleased with as it enabled our guests to stay outside and enjoy the sunshine and kept the reception room secret and untouched before we went into eat. These are the small touches that Skylark think of for you and really make the day run smoothly. Over all we had the most amazing day and if we could would do it all over again! I would recommend this venue to anyone, Sam and Dave and there staff are what make it so special and nothing is too much trouble!

Our perfect wedding day
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By Robert and Kelly Whitfield, on 21 Aug 2017Date of Wedding - 07 Aug 2017

We knew instantly that Skylark Farm was the reception venue for us. Sam is so warm and welcoming (as are Dave and the rest of the staff). The venue is on a working chicken farm and we love the reindeer and sheep who live there too. The zipwire was enjoyed by many of the guests too! The views are stunning and they can actually be enjoyed all day and night as the outside area is covered, lit, has ample seating and blankets are thoughtfully provided for when it gets chilly. The barn is amazing - a lit-up dance-floor, great lighting and the freedom to move furniture and add whatever decorations you wish. The food was amazing-we attended a tasting evening so were able to try so many things before deciding. All of our guests loved the food-but particularly the vegans! There was an unfortunate road accident outside of our venue on our wedding day that blocked the road outside Skylark for at least 7 hours. When it got to midnight and guests were still struggling to leave the venue to get to the local hotel, Sam, her husband and another member of staff took it upon themselves to drive all of our remaining guests and ourselves the half hour trip around to get to the hotel that was really only 5 minutes away. We knew that we could trust Sam completely to make our wedding day so special and we were right-even when things beyond their control went wrong, they stepped up to help us. We can't recommend Sam and her team at Skylark enough. She really cares about her weddings and her couples and our guests also have so much praise for this fantastic venue and hosts.

5th August 2017
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By Stuart & Charlotte McClarty, on 25 Aug 2017Date of Wedding - 05 Aug 2017

We had the pleasure of having our wedding at Skylark Farm on 5th August 2017. We first visited this venue 18 months prior and was blown away by the views. We had visited several venues before our visit here but no venue came close to the scenery, venue and staff. Sam & Dave are genuine people who have a real passion for their farm and will do anything possible to ensure you have that one special day. We had some unusual requests when we booked the venue and they were able to accommodate every one. The day it self was as magical as we expected and with the help of Sam and the staff everything ran as smoothly as possible. Sam & the staff are experienced in Weddings with this venue being booked up for years ahead. The food we experienced at the tasting evening and on the day was of high quality and service was swift throughout. The major selling point of this venue is its flexibility. You will never be just another wedding to them. Nothing is ever too much trouble and you have that peace of mind knowing that everything will be dealt with professionally.

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