Costs and Creations

How much does it cost?

Hire of the meadow is £3,500 which includes three days exclusive use, power, space to park and camp, unlimited free use of props and accessories from our Barn of Curiosities, use of Belle our bridal bell tent and the shower room, plus our wedding planning service which includes researching and contacting suppliers, assistance to set up and break down, and a team to manage the event on the day itself. After that what you spend on creating your perfect outdoor wedding is completely up to you. Take a look at our case studies and examples

The below are just examples – we will help to get quotes for your bespoke wedding. And don’t forget the cost of hire includes some handy extras, including help to plan your wedding and create your vision.

Simple outdoor wedding

Keep things simple and enjoy a relaxed outdoor wedding without any frills or fuss, by opting for a few basic amenities to keep your guests comfortable. Delve into Rookery Meadow’s Barn of Curiosities to find quirky accessories to add a bit of personality, such as decorating your marquee with our bunting and jam jars filled with flowers.

Price based on 80 guests…

Basic Marquee for 80 with tables, chairs and lighting – £2,500

DJ – £250

Hog roast – £800

DIY free bar – £800

DIY evening buffet – £250

Equipment (e.g. fridges) – £300

Toilets – £600

Ceremony – £500 (celebrant in the meadow/ registry office/ church wedding)

Photographer – £800

Extras – £200 (e.g. flowers, cake)

Venue hire – £3,500

Total = £10,500

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Classic country wedding

The meadow is the perfect place to celebrate a country wedding. Think wedding wellies, hay bale-seating, chequered table cloths, and a cosy corner with blankets. A picnic makes a tasty wedding breakfast, and our giant kilner jars filled with Pimms create a welcome tipple that looks and tastes amazing served under the old oak tree. With the smell of freshly cut hay and the gentle sound of tractors harvesting the crops in the background, you will feel fully immersed in country life!

Price based on 100 guests…

Traditional white marquee for 100 with tables, chairs and lighting – £4,000

British Picnic – £3,000

Paid bar for evening drinks – £500

DIY Pimms & Fizz & table wine – £500

Equipment (e.g. fridges) – £300

Two-piece live band – £700

Ceremony – £500 (celebrant in the meadow/ registry office/ church wedding)

Photographer – £800

Toilets – £600

Flowers – £300

Venue hire – £3,500

Total = £14,000

Festival wedding

Longing for a festival wedding? Then Rookery Meadow is the perfect venue! With camping included in wedding venue hire, you can extend the festival experience right into the night too! Try adding different tents to house the bar, music, a photo booth and chill-out zones. With four acres to fill you can even hire catering vans such as a wedding pizza van to really achieve that festival wedding feel.

Costs based on 150 guests…

Large marquee with tables, benches, lighting, dance floor and stage – £5,000

Retro catering vans to feed guests day and night (think wood-fired pizza, gourmet burgers and vegan wrap bar) – £4,000

Hired bar – £500

Toilets – £600

Live band – £1,000

Equipment (e.g. fridges) – £300

Ceremony – £500 (celebrant in the meadow/ registry office/ church wedding)

Photographer – £800

Extras – £200 (e.g. flowers, cake)

Venue hire – £3,500

Total = £16,500

Tipi wedding

Rookery Meadow makes the perfect tipi wedding venue. With their rustic wooden benches and gorgeous canvas walls, tipis blend beautifully into the outdoor wedding environment and are simply stunning overlooking the lake.  A wedding tipi can provide a magical experience for you and your guests . A relaxed wedding breakfast fits perfectly with a tipi wedding, from afternoon tea to a BBQ or delicious sharing platters. Bliss.

Costs based on 130 guests…

Three big hat tipis tables, chairs and lighting – £6,500

Sharing feast – £4,500 (think locally sourced meats, seasonal veg, intriguing sides and salads all served to table to share)

Free bar – £1,000

Toilets – £600

DJ – £500

Ceremony – £500 (celebrant in the meadow/ registry office/ church wedding)

Equipment (e.g. fridges) – £300

Extras – £200 (e.g. flowers, cake)

Photographer – £800

Venue hire – £3,500

Total = £18,500

Must haves…

It always comes down to tea and toilets when organising a wedding. Our wedding planning service will ensure you don’t forget to add the creature comforts, and obtain all the official certification you need so you can focus on the fun bits. We will produce a day plan for your wedding, that can be used by you, your bridal party and suppliers. We will also help to gather important information like insurance and hygiene certificates to ensure your suppliers provide you with the best possible service.

Remember…

The above are just examples – apart from the hire price, everything else is up to you!

And don’t forget the cost of hire includes some handy extras, including help to plan your wedding and create your vision.

Now that you feel all inspired, get in touch and come and meet us to discuss your ideas!

*Please note costs are approximate – for a proper quote, get in touch!*

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