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 on the day of your wedding.

• The ‘Wool Store’ Honeymoon Suite Cottage for the Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights.

• Exclusive booking ability for all four on-site cottages.

• Use of up to 15 x 6ft round tables, 1 x 3ft round cake table and up to 150 chairs for the wedding breakfast and ceremony (if booked)

• Full use of the grounds for drinks reception, photos etc.

• Access to decorate the barn on the Thursday and Friday before your wedding if required.

• Full Yamaha sound system for background music and wireless microphones for speeches.

• Full commercial kitchen included for use by any caterer*.

• Free choice of any band with full sound system for band set-up provided.

• Full bar stocked and staffed for day and evening celebrations.

• Adaptable lighting system in our Party barn, customisable to match your day.

• Licensed Barn for Civil Marriages and Civil Partnerships (additional £250 fee)

All wedding dates for 2021, are offered at the same rate of £8,000 (including VAT).

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. All drinks must be purchased through Mickleton Hills Farm.

We operate a cash/card bar for your 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.

We welcome any caterer at Mickleton Hills Farm. Couples are free to book any caterer on our recommended suppliers list. We require to communicate directly with any caterer not on our list prior to them being booked to confirm insurance requirements and to make sure we are able to meet all power or brought equipment needs. *We reserve the right to refuse any caterer prior to booking subject to our caterers terms and conditions, which all caterers are bound by.

Q: The Ceremony

Mickleton Hills Farm has been granted approval for the solemnisation of Civil Marriages and the registration of Civil Partnerships. Conducted by the Gloucestershire Registration Service.

We are able to accommodate all 150 guests seated facing your ceremony within our brick barn. 

Please contact the Gloucester Registration Service. Once you have chosen your date with us you are able to book a ceremony to suit your day with the Gloucestershire Registration Service. We encourage all couples to book early to make sure they get time of ceremony they would like.

Gloucestershire Registration Service
01452 425060 (option 3)
ceremonies@gloucestershire.gov.uk

We charge £250 to hold your ceremony with us here. All chairs and 2 ceremony tables are provided.

We take responsibility for clearing and moving chairs after your ceremony and will be on hand to assist with registrars arrival, interviews and ceremony logistics.

Q: Accommodation

Included in your wedding package is 3 nights in our honeymoon suite the Wool Store. This cottage sleeps 2.

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 – 1 double bedroom

Ewe Cottage – Sleeps 5 – 2 double bedrooms and 1 single bedroom.

Lamb’s Lodge – Sleeps 3 – 1 double bedroom and 1 single bedroom.

Q. Is there further accommodation available nearby?
A. Chipping Campden and the surrounding villages have 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. We are also on the doorstep of Stratford-upon-Avon, only 22 minutes away.

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:
Thursday before : 1pm – 6pm
Friday before : 10am – 6pm
Saturday wedding day : 10am – 00.30am (Sunday)

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. We do offer a hanging service at £40 per hour for 2 x people and ladders. This is only available for simple hanging and must be discussed in advance.

Q. Can I have confetti at my wedding?
A. Of course. We just ask that all confetti is bio degradable and that it is thrown in our stone walls courtyard outside our Grain Store.

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 x 6ft round tables, 150 x chairs and 1 x 3ft round cake table . Additional furniture or service tables must be hired separately. Please note our furniture cannot be used outside.

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 12 midday 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 of my wedding?
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 12 midday.

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
Mickleton Hills Farm, Chipping Campden

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