Terms and Conditions

Here at Mickleton Hills Farm we have tried to make our terms and conditions as simple as possible. If however you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

In paying the deposit and returning the booking form to us, you are agreeing to accept all the terms and conditions below.


Payment Terms

A non-refundable deposit of £1,000 must be paid to secure the booking. Payment of the remaining balance must be received in full via cheque or direct bank transfer to the account details provided, along with the completed Wedding Detail Form, no later than 8 weeks prior to the date of the wedding. This amount is non-refundable once paid.

To secure your booking please 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.

The Venue

Your event must adhere to the following conditions laid out in the premises license, licensing act 2003 for Mickleton Hills Farm Limited.

The wedding barns must be vacated and the site must be vacated by all guests not staying in the holiday cottages by 00:30

We require notice of the number of guests who will be onsite at your event to ensure that numbers do not exceed the maximum capacity as set by Health and Safety and Fire Regulations.  Our maximum capacity is 150. If guests numbers exceed the maximum capacity then the event will be terminated. No refund will be given in these circumstances.

Smoking is not permitted within any of our cottages or barns under any circumstances. Smoking is permitted outside the buildings, in a designated area and guests must ensure that cigarettes are extinguished before returning to the buildings. Electronic cigarettes are also prohibited within our buildings.

Windows and doors must be kept clear of decorations and displays in order to allow a safe exit in the event of a fire.

All work to attach ceiling decorations must be carried out by a competent professional who must provide their own insurance.  All lighting and electrical equipment brought in must have been PAT tested.

When leaving the premises all guests must be considerate to local residents and leave the premises as quietly as possible.

The wedding party must take every precaution not to damage property at Mickleton Hills Farm. The wedding couple will be responsible for any such damage caused to the property during the booking by guests, employees, contractors, or any other persons connected to the wedding celebrations hired or invited by the wedding couple.

The wedding couple will assure that nothing is affixed to the floors, walls, or ceilings by nails, screws, drawing pins or such like that may cause a permanent mark or damage to the buildings or beam-work. Damage caused to the venue in such an instance will be charged.

No bouncy castles or similar on the premises.

No fireworks, Chinese lanterns, candles, open fires or open flames of any kind on the premises.

Caterers

All caterers must be covered by their own insurance, have their own public liability insurance and comply with all food safety standards and licensing.

The kitchen area will be provided with fixed cooking equipment, preparation space and surfaces for caterers to use. Any utensils and loose equipment will need to be brought in by your own caterer.

The kitchen and venue must be vacated by 00:30 by your caterer and left in the clean and tidy condition in which it was found.

We kindly ask all caterers to use only septic tank friendly cleaning products.

Music & Entertainment

We have a music licence until midnight.

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

Music must finish at 12 midnight.

The venue has a noise restriction notice, accordingly all recorded and live music must not be played above a decibel level set by Cotswold District Council.

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

Our baby grand piano is available for hire at £85 inc VAT, (not including pianist).

Bar and Alcohol

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). 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. The premises are fully licensed.

Service of alcohol must finish by 23:30.

Alcohol must only be consumed within the event space. No glasses of any kind are to be taken into our fields.

Drink purchased elsewhere may not be consumed at Mickleton Hills Farm.

There is a challenge 25 policy operating at the premises. Challenge 25 means that the holder of the premises license (Mickleton Hills Farm Ltd) shall ensure that every individual who visually appears to be under 25 and wants to purchase alcohol must produce identification, proving the individual is 18 years or older. The venue hirer should ensure all guests are aware of these terms.

Mickleton Hills Farm operates a zero tolerance towards alcohol and substance abuse. Anyone found in possession or under the influence of illegal drugs or substances will be reported to the police and asked to leave the premises.

Cottages

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

Please let us know as soon as possible if you would like to book the cottages. We ask for payment in full to confirm cottage bookings.

For the day and evening of your wedding celebrations we guarantee no other parties will be on site and the cottages will be empty unless booked by members of your wedding party.

Please note the cottages will be available to be booked by third parties for the days before and after your wedding. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

General Terms

Mickleton Hills Farm Ltd reserves the right to cancel a reservation. In the unlikely event that your booking is cancelled, you will be refunded any advance payments including deposits, and Mickleton Hills Farm Ltd will have no further liability whatsoever. We will only have to cancel if any part of the venue is closed or unavailable due to events beyond our control, if you, or we, become insolvent, or in the case of a bankruptcy petition, or if the venue’s premises licence is withdrawn.

Complaints must be received in writing no more than seven days after the date of the event.

We ask all guests to enter and leave our premises at a speed of no more than 10mph. Guests must respect all public rights of way and must be aware of walkers, riders and animals passing through our site.

When leaving the premises all guests must be considerate to local residents and leave the premises as quietly as possible.

All cars are parked at the owners’ own risk. Mickleton Hills Farm Ltd is not liable for any loss or damage caused to any vehicle whilst on site. All cars must be removed from the venue by 2pm the day after the wedding.

All hirers and visitors accept responsibility for their belongings, decorations and equipment when attending or setting up an event at Mickleton Hills Farm. We accept no responsibility for any personal or commercial property brought to or stored at the venue. We highly recommend all hirers have their own wedding insurance in place.

The function barns cannot be used for any purpose outside of the planned wedding day except for access to decorate, set up and clear down.  The barns must be returned to their pre-hire state and all guests checked out by 2pm the day following the wedding. Mickleton Hills Farm Ltd reserves the right to apply a cleaning charge to any areas not left as above.

All children must be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.

Mickleton Hills Farm Ltd reserves the right to require a guest to leave if he/she is causing a disturbance, annoying other guests or staff or is behaving in an unacceptable manner.

The hirer agrees to be bound by all reasonable instructions of authorised representatives of Mickleton Hills Farm Ltd in relation to the conduct of the function and shall further ensure that any guests attending shall similarly follow instructions.

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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