FAQs

Q: Visiting Us

We offer site visits throughout the year. Just contact us to arrange.

Call us on: 01386 841939

or

Email us at: info@mickletonhillsfarm.com

We look forward to talking about your wedding day in more detail.

Q: How To Book

Contact us for our booking package.

We’ll send over our:     Welcome LetterTerms & ConditionsBooking Confirmation Form and Wedding Detail Form

To secure your booking please read our Terms & Conditions and return your completed Booking Confirmation Form to us at info@mickletonhillsfarm.com.

When we have received this along with your payment of the non-refundable deposit via cheque or direct bank transfer, we will then officially confirm your booking.

Q: Costs And What's Included

Our wedding package includes:

  • Exclusive use of the venue and wedding barns
  • The ‘Wool Store’ Honeymoon Suite Cottage for the evening of the wedding, and the preceding two nights before.
  • Use of up to 15 6ft Round Tables and up to 150 Chairs for the wedding breakfast.
  • Full use of the grounds for drinks reception, photos etc.
  • Access to decorate the barn during the preceding two days before your wedding if required.

All weddings booked in the year 2018, for any future date, are offered at a reduced rate of £5,500 (including VAT). After our new barn is completed in January 2019 we will have to increase our prices accordingly.

Q: Capacity, Parking And Access

Q. Maximum Capacity
A. Our new Oak-Framed Dining Barn will comfortably seat up to 150 guests. It has been carefully designed so that weddings from 80 to 150 will all feel comfortable in the space.

Q. Parking
A. Our purpose built car park will accommodate 150 guests with separate supplier parking.

Q. Larger Vehicles
A. Our country drive gives access to larger vehicles such as ‘wedding special’ busses, florist fridges and catering trucks up to 30 foot long. Please enquire for special parking arrangements.

Q. Do you have Disabled Access?
A. Our gravel turning circle allows a drop off in front of the barns with level access.

Q. Wedding Cars?
A. Wedding Cars for the couple are welcome to park in front of the barns for photos and drop off.

Q. Horse Drawn Carriages?
A. As we have cattle grids please check with your carriage company before booking. Most can bring boards to put down over the grids to allow easy access.

Q: Music, Bar & Catering

Q. Music and Entertainment:

A. We welcome all DJ’s and acoustic live bands and musicians.

Music must finish at 12 midnight.

Live music can only be played outside if it is unamplified and outside music must finish by 8pm.

Q. Bar & Alcohol

A. We do not charge corkage on champagne or wine for your welcome drinks reception and dinner (half a bottle of wine and champagne per guest). Serving of these drinks are carried out by your caterer.

We do operate a cash bar for your evening celebrations. You can put an amount behind the bar for your guests to enjoy if you would rather.

Service of alcohol must finish by 23:30.

Q. Caterers

A. Unlike almost every other venue we allow you to bring your own caterer. This gives you much more freedom with style and costs.

We do not have an in-house caterer, but can recommend some excellent ones!

We have a commercial kitchen on site for your caterer to use at no additional cost.

Q: The Ceremony

From 2019 we will be able to hold ceremonies in our 18th Century Barn. Please enquire for further details.

Q: Accommodation

Included in your wedding package is 3 nights in our honeymoon suite the Wool Store. This cottage sleeps 2 people with a sofa bed available for 2 additional guests on request.

Q. Do you have additional on-site accommodation?
A.We have a further 3 cottages available for friends and family to rent.

Shepherd’s Snug – Sleeps 2

Ewe Cottage – Sleeps 5

Lamb’s Lodge – Sleeps 3 (Additional sofa bed available)

Q. Is there further accommodation available nearby?
A. Chipping Campden has a wide range of accommodation available to meet every need from holiday cottages to hotels. We are also close to many other beautiful cotswold towns within a 15 minute drive.

Q: Decorations, Confetti and Furniture

Q. Can I access the barns to decorate before my wedding day?
A. You can access the barns as follows:
2 days before : 12 noon – 6pm
1 day before : 10am – 6pm
Wedding day : 10am onwards

Q. How can I decorate the barn?
A. The barn can be decorated however you like provided it doesn’t damage or mark our walls or beams.

Q. Can I hang things from the beams/ceilings?
A. Yes, but we only allow specialist contractors with safety equipment to hang paper lanterns and lights on our ceilings.

Q. Can I have confetti at my wedding?
A. Of course. We just ask that all confetti is bio degradable.

Q. Can I have real candles and table crystals?
A. Unfortunately we do not allow real candles for safety reasons or table crystals as they can get under high heels and scratch our stone floors.

Q. Can I have fireworks or Chinese lanterns?
A. As we have grazing paddocks next to our barns we cannot allow fireworks or lanterns as they can frighten and harm our animals.

Q. Do you provide tables and chairs for our wedding breakfast?
A. Yes, we can provide up to 15 round tables and 150 chairs. Additional sofas or service tables must be hired separately.

Q. How do I have to leave the barn when we’re finished?
A. We ask the barn is returned to it’s pre-hire state by 2pm the day after your celebration.

Q: English Weather

Our 2 barn set up means you can have a perfect day whatever the weather.

Unlike many venues we have enough space to accommodate all parts of your wedding celebrations inside if needed and our large windows still let you enjoy the countryside views around you.

There is no need to clear your tables and chairs as you can simply move into our second barn to continue your celebrations.

Q. Timings Of The Day

Q. When can I set up?
A. Our 4 day package allows you to access the barns to set-up 2 days before your celebration.

Q. What time can I access the barns on the day?
A. You can access the barns from 10:00am

Q. What time can I have my ceremony?
A. The ceremony is booked with Gloucester Registration Service. They will book a time subject to availability. Their contacts details are:
Phone: 01452 425060
Email: ceremonies@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Q. What time does the bar close?
A. Our bar closes at 11:30pm

Q. What time does music finish?
A. Music must finish by Midnight

Q. When do my guests have to leave?
A. Our site must be vacated by 00:30am. Carriages at Midnight gives people time to say goodbye

Q. What about guests staying in the cottages?
A. The site must be vacated by all guests not staying in our cottages by 00:30. All guests staying in our cottages remaining on site are asked to keep noise to a reasonable level after this time. Access is not permitted to the barns after 00:30.

Q. When do I have to clear the barns the next day?
A. We’ll open the barns the day after your celebration at 10:00am to allow your friends and family to take away your flowers and decorations. The barns must be returned to their pre-hire state by 02:00pm.

Ask Us a Question

If you have a question about Mickleton Hills Farm please don't hesitate to get in touch we're happy to help

info@mickletonhillsfarm.com
01386 841 939
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