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: Timeline From Booking To Wedding Day, Booking Confirmation Form, Wedding Couple’s Terms & Conditions and Drinks Details. 

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

When we have received this along with your deposit payment via 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 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

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

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

• 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 throughout our season are offered at the same rate of £8,000 (including VAT).

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 celebrations at 9am. The barns must be cleared to their pre-hire state by Sunday 12 midday.

 

Q: Music, Bar & Catering

Q. Music and Entertainment?

A. We welcome all DJ’s, live bands and musicians and require them to play through our in house Yamaha sound system and complete our Supplier Booking Form before confirming a booking. Full details on our Supplier’s Rules and Forms page. 

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/contactless bar for your celebrations. You can put any amount behind the bar for your guests to enjoy if you would rather.

We offer all our couples a complimentary wine tasting to help choose any pre order wine and champagne. 

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 full commercial kitchen on site for your caterer to use at no additional cost.

We welcome any caterer at Mickleton Hills Farm. We require all caterers to complete our Supplier Booking Form prior to confirming a booking.  All caterers must be covered by their own Public Liability Insurance and comply with all food safety standards and licensing.

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 your guests seated facing your ceremony within our Grain Barn.

Please contact the Gloucester Registration Service when confirming your booking with us to ensure their availability to hold your ceremony at your chosen date and time. 

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 cottage 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 – £180 per night.

Lamb’s Lodge – Sleeps 3 – 1 double bedroom and 1 single bedroom – £200 per night.

Ewe Cottage – Sleeps 5 – 2 double bedrooms and 1 single bedroom £240 per night.

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 spa hotels. Please visit our Guests section of our website for our Recommended Local Accommodation List and also our taxi and travel details.

Q: Decorations, Confetti and Furniture

Q. When can I access the barns outside of my Saturday wedding day?
A. You can access the barns as follows:
Thursday before : 1pm – 6pm
Friday before : 10am – 6pm
Sunday after: 9am – 12 midday 

Q. How can I decorate the barns?
A. The barns can be decorated however you like provided it doesn’t damage or mark our walls or beams. Please see our Rules For Visiting Florists & Decorators on our T&Cs page.

Q. Can I hang things from the beams/ceilings?
A. Yes, but we only allow specialist contractors with their own safety equipment and insurance to hang installations and decorations from our beams/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. Unfortunately we cannot lend ladders or allow self installations at these heights.

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 walled courtyard adjacent to our ceremony barn.  We do not allow glitter, confetti cannons, or smoke grenades to be used. 

Q. Can I have real candles and table crystals?
A. Unfortunately we do not allow real candles or open flames for fire 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 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 barns to be cleared to their pre-hire state by 12 midday on the Sunday after your celebrations.

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 from barn to barn to continue your celebrations.

Q. Capacity and Parking

Q. Maximum Capacity?
A. Our Grain Barn and Oak-Framed Dining Barn will comfortably seat up to 150 guests for your ceremony and meal. Our venue 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 up to 72 seater coaches. Please enquire for special parking arrangements.
Q. Disabled Access?
A. Our gravel turning courtyard allows a drop off in front of the barns onto solid ground with level access. We also have two disabled parking bays outside the barns with level access into the barns from there. 
Q. Wedding Cars?
A. Wedding Cars for the couple are welcome to park in front of the barns for photos and drop off.

 

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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