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What's Included

Here at Upthorpe Wood, we host just 15 unique woodland weddings per year, ensuring that each and every wedding is spectacular!

Our weddings are hosted between May-September and only at weekends.  All weekends are priced at the same basic venue rate, excluding Bank Holidays for up to 110 guests.

Although we class ourselves as dry hire, we feel that there are basic facilities which need to be included to make your wedding planning easier, so unlike other dry hire venues you'll find lots more included in the rate.  Bespoke prices are available, as are additional hours.  Did you know we hire the woodland for all sorts of functions from birthday celebrations and private dining to christenings?


Friday 10am-4pm (Set Up)

Saturday 9.30am-11.30pm

Sunday 8.30am-11.30am (Clear Away)

Woodland Barn with Bar

includes single phase electric & Fairy Lighting

Licensed areas for civil ceremonies: Woodland Den & Barn, licensed for up to 110

Cartlodge with Bar area & Fairy Lighting

Chillout Den with Fairy Lighting

Camping area & Camp Kitchen



Woodland Deck

Woodland Dens

Woodland Bar

Woodland Ceremony Glade with seating for up to 110

Undercover prep area for your caterer with water connected


Toilet Unit

Overnight Stay in Bluebell Cabin with continental breakfast

Various informal tables and benches

Fire Pit and Fuel

Card and Cake Tables

Car parking for up to 30 cars

Venue Staff

Bar Staff

3 pre-booked site visits

Basic venue planning meeting

2021 Hire Rate:


2022 Hire Rate:


For Late Availability September 2020 prices please get in touch

That's a pretty cool deal for a dry hire venue.  With 2 barns and a chill out lounge, there's certainly more than enough undercover areas to put to rest the 'What if it rains?' question.


Thinking of a gorgeous, much more intimate Upthorpe Wood Elopement wedding, with up to 20 of your nearest and dearest? Read our elopement  blog  for more detail.

Elopement venue hire takes place on Sunday afternoons from 2pm (2020 dates include Saturday or Sunday venue hire).  Choose from either a 2 hour hire (allowing for ceremony) or 8 hour hire (ceremony with smaller reception)

2020 - for up to 30 people (we have September 2020 availability)

2 hour hire - Ceremony £1,100

8 hour hire - Ceremony & Reception £3,200 

2021- for up to 20 guests

2 hour hire - Ceremony £1,250

8 hour hire - Ceremony & Reception £3,350

2022 - for up to 20 guests

2 hour hire - Ceremony £1,400

8 hour hire - Ceremony & Reception £3,550

This includes full venue use, excluding Bluebell Cabin, for yourselves and up to 20 guests (including children) 

Registrar/celebrant will be additional.

That leaves you to figure out whether you require a legal ceremony or blessing, deciding on your catering, Bar requirements, furniture, decor and planning your entertainment.

If you're ready to take the next step and come along for a viewing, please hit the 'get in touch' button.  With just 15 bookings taken per year, dates fill quickly. 

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