Got a Question?

If the Q &A’s don’t help, contact us. There’s no such thing as a stupid question so don’t be shy!

Q: You say there are no constraints or constrictions. What does that mean?

A: We want you to be able to do whatever you want, but within reason. If you want to arrive by helicopter, or dance until the sun comes up we would love to help you achieve that, but there may be legal or environmental rules or restrictions. We will consider anything, but we must make sure your ideas are practical and possible and that they do not harm the environment or community. We are confident that we can find a solution to accommodate most ideas and desires so contact us to discuss them!

Q: How many guests can I have?

A: As few as you like, but no more than 200 to protect the land and ensure there is enough room to park.

Q: What sort of marquee or tent can I have?

A: That is up to you – from bell tents to army tents to marquees, tepees, a series of gazebos or an open air event, the choice is vast! You are welcome to bring your own or use a hire company. We have contacts and prices from lots of lovely recommended suppliers.

Q: Can I use candles?

A: We love candles and have lots of glass jars, lanterns and LED tealights you can use as part of your hire. We recommend battery candles or solar lamps to ensure the land, wildlife and hire equipment are safe at all times. 

Q: Who is responsible for clearing up?

A: You are, but but we will help you! As you hire from companies directly it is best for you to know what condition everything is in before you hand it back. We suggest you get a little working party together. As you have exclusive hire of the meadow there is no hurry – so you still get a lie-in the morning after! We are happy to store any of your gifts or decorations if you are off on honeymoon too.

Q: Will you be on site to offer help and support?

A: We will always be on site to check that all is ok and generally making sure all runs smoothly. Our service comes with the hire price so use us how you choose!

Q: You say there is no corkage charge – does that mean we can bring our own alcohol?

A: Yes – we do not have a license to sell alcohol so you can either bring your own and set up a free bar, or if you want to hire a barman/ bar facility you can apply and pay for a license for the day (approx. £21). Most mobile bars will do this for you,

Q: Do you have toilets on site?

A: You will need to hire toilet facilities. We can recommend suppliers. Luxury loos are the best option and cost around £600.

Q: What about electricity?

A: You will need a generator to provide power – we include this in the hire price and will set it all up for you so you do not need to worry.

Q: Do you have a water supply?

A: A water supply is accessible for caterers but due to the location bottled water will be required for drinking and your caterers will need water storage. Most caterers have this, but we will liaise with them to ensure they have what they need.

Q: Do you have preferred caterers?

A: Not at all, we think you should have whatever nosh you want. We have some great suppliers that we can recommend if you would like us to, but we are happy for you to have whoever you like to cater for your event – or do it yourself!

Q: Are there any restrictions about parking or transport for arrival?

A: Parking is free and we have ample room for cars, minibuses or busses to park or drop-off guests. Most parking is on fields or farm yard. 

Q: What time does the music stop?

A: Live music must end before midnight. Most bands like to finish at 11pm so we suggest they end their set and then low level music (e.g. playlist) can continue to be played whilst the band pack down. We have to be mindful of our neighbours and the environment, so volume may depend on the direction of the wind.  

Q: Can we have a fire?

A: Fire pits provided by tipi companies are welcome, but can only be lit if the land is not too dry. We will monitor the weather and let you know on the day. As we are surrounded by farm land we have to put safety first! One clever couple used LEDs under logs in shop-bought fire pits to create a fire-pit effect without the risk of flames…    

Q: Can we camp?

A: Yes you can! We welcome tents, camper vans and caravans and can accommodate up to 30 campers. We do not have showers or an electrical hook-up so it is wild camping at its best!    

Q: What happens if it rains?

A: We suggest you always plan for it to rain all day. That way you know that if the heavens do open, your perfect plans will not be washed away.  We will help you have a plan A, and a plan B (and usually a plan C) to make sure everything runs smoothly whatever the weather. The most important thing is to have enough indoor space to house everyone if it is a bit drizzly, which means having a reasonable sized marquee or tipi for the number of guests. 

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