The Cart Shed


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The Cart Shed is an unspoilt and authentic country barn offering you the opportunity to turn your dream wedding day into a reality.

The Cart Shed is blank canvas venue available over the summer months from May until the end of October.

Here at Park Farm we realise the importance of having a blank canvas in order to create your own bespoke memorable event and as such we have created ‘The Cart Shed’ a totally unspoilt and authentic rustic barn offering you the opportunity to turn your ‘perfect day’ into a reality.

From wedding receptions to family parties, we can tailor your day to suit and can offer inspiration, guidance and expertise along with a list of local suppliers who will all be happy to help you with your big day.

The Cart Shed is a stunning authentic rustic barn and is a wonderfully romantic space ideal for weddings. With the addition of our spacious 9m x 8m frame tent, we have the capacity to seat 120 guests comfortably. Panoramic views of the historic, rolling countryside, wonderful rustic timbers wearing fairy lights, a glowing fire pit, floating candles on the pond all add to the atmosphere of this truly unique space.

For quieter moments, when you need a little peace and quiet we also have the Lambing Shed which is a relaxed and informal space for guests to retire to when perhaps the weather isn’t on your side for outdoor activities. The space is also ideal for a drinks reception or even a blessing should you want to keep everything under one roof.

We would love to have the opportunity to show you round and share our enthusiasm for a great addition to Park Farm.

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Blank canvas venue enabling you to create a bespoke and memorable. event Open from May until the end of October. An unspoilt and authentic country barn. Marquee attached to beautiful barn. Lambing shed available for blessings or a drinks reception. Civil license for all your wedding requirements. BarnCeremony LicencePackageOn The Day Wedding CoordinationOnsite ParkingOutdoor Space View More
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Any remaining 2020 dates have a 10% discount taking the venue hire price for an exclusive two day period to just £4500.00! Contact Jill for more details! Telephone number 01327 702325

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Hayley Marie
Wedding Date
01 Jun 2018
Amazing Day
I got married here yesterday and had the best day of my life
Jill and Tim are so lovely and helped my day run smoothly
Most amazing venue ever
Response from The Cart Shed
It was an absolute pleasure to host your wedding! We’re so glad you and Joe enjoyed your day.
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Amanda Bonjour
Wedding Date
13 Sep 2018
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts
We cannot thank Jill and Tim enough for hosting our wedding at Park Farm, it was just perfect. It allowed us to create our wedding to reflected our personalities and we were beaming from ear to ear seeing all of our guests enjoy the day as much as we did. Communication with Jill was fantastic and she was so flexible which allowed us just to have the most perfect day. The venue is just gorgeous. Thank you again from the bottom of our hearts. Amanda and Andrew
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Kathrine Brooks
Wedding Date
16 Sep 2017
Perfect setting for our special day
It took us nearly 15 years to take the plunge and get married, and on the 16th September 2017, Park Farm provided the perfect setting for our special day. So many of our guest commented on how fabulous the venue was, and how lucky we were to find somewhere that was so completely 'us'.
Response from The Cart Shed
Thank you Kate and Ryan and must say your photos all look fab!
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Abi Holtam
Wedding Date
21 Aug 2018
Wonderful Day
Thank you so much Jill and Tim. Park Farm is a beautiful wedding venue and we had such a wonderful day. It wouldn’t have been the same without such a great place to host it and your advice and tips whilst planning were invaluable.
The shepherds hut and b&b rooms were all perfect and breakfast was appreciated by everyone on Sunday morning!
Mr & Mrs Holtam
Response from The Cart Shed
Thank you so much, it was an absolute pleasure and we are so glad that you all had such a wonderful time.
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Christina Alejandra
Wedding Date
29 Aug 2017
A beautiful venue
What a hidden gem! We found this completely by chance and fell in love. Jill and Tim were fabulous - giving us recommendations, ideas and support whenever we needed. We had the use of the whole farm and were able to decorate and lay it out exactly as we wanted. The whole day went perfectly, from breakfast for the bridal party, to games in the paddock, to the fire pit after the speeches and finally champage breakfast for the newlyweds! A beautiful venue!
Response from The Cart Shed
You were both a pleasure to work with, thank you both for the lovely review
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Becky Moore
Wedding Date
06 Oct 2018
Lifetime of memories
We chose park farm for our wedding for the views and the fact that you had the option of putting your own stamp on the wedding so it felt completely personal to you as a couple and that is exactly what we got! Jill and Tim were very helpful and thought of the things that I hadn’t! All of our guests loved the venue and some even to say it was the best wedding they had ever been to! We thoroughly enjoyed all it had to offer including the accommodation and breakfast. It is full of rustic charm which is the style we wanted, despite the wind a rain it was perfect in every way and made for some different and funny photo opportunities! Thank you Jill and Tim for a lifetime of memories, Becky and Phil Moore 06/10/18 xx
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Mr & Mrs Berrisford
Wedding Date
23 Oct 2017
Wish we could do it all again
The moment we arrived on Park Farm we knew it was the one! We only viewed three venues, but Park Farm had such a special feeling. There is so much character in the buildings, but it's essentially a blank canvas to decorate as you wish (Jill has a comprehensive prop list to help). You can use the Lambing Shed, Cart Shed and even the paddock if the weather holds. Jill is really easy to get hold of, we must have visited 3 or 4 times in the run up.
We used Taste to do our catering and bar, as recommended by Jill, and the day ran seamlessly. The setting makes for some beautiful photos. The fire pit was a popular place to chill and catch up or to take a rest from the high energy Ceilidh dancing!
We opted for a midweek wedding which allowed us to plan in 6 months.
Wish we could do it all again.
Thanks so much!
Mr & Mrs Berrisford
Response from The Cart Shed
Thank you Sarah and Rich for your great comments, we're so pleased your day was such a success and am really looking forward to seeing your lovely photos!
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Bethan Angwin
Wedding Date
11 May 2019
Absolutely Perfect
If you are planning to get married, look no further. This venue is absolutely perfect, the views of the countryside, the B&B accommodation, Jill and Tim's relaxed nature, the use of Sir James's church and the flexibility to put your own stamp on your day. We will look back fondly on our weekend for the rest of our lives. Thank you Jill and Tim
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Bobby Etsuo Galbraith
Wedding Date
22 Jul 2018
Best day of our lives!
We chose Park Farm for its seclusion, amazing views and the fact that we felt we could put our own stamp on it- it turned out to be everything we expected!

Living in Tokyo we were a little worried about organising everything from afar but Jill was able to recommend some great suppliers (Taste Events for catering and Jeannie for the flowers) who were very proactive and organized which made our lives a lot easier! Jill and Tim were super supportive, very responsive to emails and always available to answer questions and give us advice.

The day itself was perfect. The caterers were already set up, Jeannie was on hand to apply the finishing touches to an stunning floral display and Jill and Tim were available for any support if needed. The venue was incredible- the rolling meadows and sheep, the fire pit, the vintage props, the all came together beautifully and this was also beautifully captured by our photographer.

All in all a big thank you in particular to Jill and Tim, Jeannie (flowers), Andy and Katherine (Taste Events) and Gillian (vicar) for making the best day of our lives so perfect and unforgettable!
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Ira Kleine
Wedding Date
26 May 2019
Fabulous Wedding Weekend
Park Farm is a wonderful wedding venue that we would recommend to anyone, especially those who love the rustic, countryside feel. From the moment we saw it, we knew it was for us - the drive up from the main road to the farm, through beautiful fields with sheep and cows, already had us sold! The barns have a beautiful, rustic character and the outdoor scenery is simply stunning. The two barns, paddock and courtyard area (with fire pit - so cosy in the evening!) provide a diverse space for all to enjoy themselves.

Jill was incredibly helpful during the planning process: she responded to questions quickly, was flexible around our plans (including having a small event on Friday, in addition to the main event on Saturday) and provided valuable advice on caterers (Taste Events) and a florist (Jeannie Williamson). Jill and Tim did a fantastic job on the weekend of the wedding, and everything ran perfectly. The rooms and breakfast were also great!

Jeannie did an incredible job with the flowers and we can't thank her and her team enough for making our floral ideas a reality (especially the ceremony arch!)! Andy and Katherine (Taste) were also fantastic from start to finish. It was so reassuring to have them recommended by Jill, knowing that both knew the venue well and that they would work with Jill and Tim seamlessly to make everything as planned.

Thank you for facilitating such a fabulous wedding weekend. We will treasure the memories forever!

Ira & Joe
Response from The Cart Shed
Thank you Ira and Joe for your kind words. It was a pleasure to host your wedding and we’re so pleased that you were happy with our recommended suppliers as we always like to promote local businesses, they always do such a fab job!
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Park Farm, Upper Shuckburgh, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 6DS

The Cart Shed

  • Park Farm
  • Upper Shuckburgh
  • Daventry
  • Northamptonshire
  • NN11 6DS
  • United Kingdom

Meet the Wedding Coordinator

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Jill Perkin

Hi, my name is Jill and together with my husband Tim we started Park Farm Weddings in 2017. We are very fortunate to live at Park Farm and wanted to share it's unique charm and location with others, so we set about creating The Cart Shed from a disused barn on the farm. We have taken a great deal of pleasure from the wonderful compliments we receive and have enjoyed hosting all of our many varied weddings. I am your point of contact from your initial enquiry through to the morning after your wedding and will help guide you through the many possible pitfalls of wedding planning!