A secluded, rustic wedding venue in the beautiful Worcestershire countryside
Situated just outside of the picturesque village of Belbroughton, Belcote Farm is perfectly located for easy access to the road network, with junction 4 of the M5 just up the road and Bromsgrove town centre only a 15 minute drive away.
If you have little guests celebrating your big day you can rest assured that they're in safe surroundings.
Our farmland stretches over 70 acres but our wedding site is a perfectly sized fenced 3 acre meadow with plenty of space without the dangers of open water.
Luxury Kata tipis
Our UK made luxury Kata tipis are the best tipis out there and can seat up to 120 people comfortably.
The triangular formation we have our 4 linked tipis in offers a more intimate feel and when inside, thanks to its added depth, creates that 'WOW' factor much greater than other formations like simply having them in a row for example.
Having them our way brings everyone together and provides the perfect platform for speeches as well as making the most of the space for different floor plan configurations.
If by chance the weather takes a turn, we can assemble transparent, waterproof walls that will keep everyone dry whilst still being able to admire the stunning scenery.
That extra sparkle
As we have animals on the farm, fireworks are not permitted. However, handheld sparklers are fine and always make for a great photo opportunity or 'sparkler send off'!
What's the deal with drinks
Belcote Farm is a no corkage wedding venue so you're welcome to supply your own welcome drinks without a charge or 'corkage fee'.
We have freezers for ice on site so we can keep a metal trough filled to keep bottled drinks chilled.
We also have a table top that sits on two of our wine barrels to make a perfect welcome drinks station.
Please note that your guests will not be allowed to bring their own alcohol. All drinks must only be supplied by yourselves and brought onto site the day before the event.
Bayleys of Bromsgrove
We've teamed up with Bayleys of Bromsgrove, our bar supplier, who will run a cash bar from their mobile trailer for you and your guests.
You can even visit their Worcester Road store in Bromsgrove for a drinks tasting session prior to your big day.
You can of course supply your own welcome drinks for the first few hours, usually a glass or two each of Pimms, Aperol Spritz or similar, some bottled beers as well as table wine with your meal, then Bayleys will supply drinks for the rest of your day.
A staffing fee or minimum spend will be applicable but please speak with the guys about this directly as it will depend on how many hours the bar will be needed for.
They're more than happy to help with any questions so don't hesitate to get in touch.
Please note that Bayleys of Bromsgrove are the only bar supplier we allow at Belcote Farm.
We're eco-mindful and hands on about it
At Belcote Farm we have a strong focus on sustainability and try to be as eco-friendly in every way we can.
This is why we don't use petrol or diesel generators. Instead, we have a main power source that runs into our tipis and use a huge solar power generator to supply our photo booth caravan and other electrical necessities.
After each event, the unused solar power then charges our lithium ion battery powered lights, speaker system and other chargeable equipment ready to use for the next wedding.
We have a space for your ceremony, wedding breakfast and reception all in one location which actively minimises impact on the carbon footprint of your special day.
Without sounding too 'eco-warrior,' it's important to us that we strive to run the venue in the most green and energy efficient way possible. We even plant a tree right here at the farm for every couple that has their wedding celebrations with us!
We buy Local
Unlike most tipi wedding venues and hire companies where their tipi's are manufactured in China, ours are handmade here in Britain.
The materials that went into making them were sourced locally from the UK and are of the highest quality.
The canvases have been beautifully stitched in the Peak District and each tree used to make our poles have been selected as part of a sustainable forest management plan approved by the Forestry Commission which has to meet the criteria set by FSC (Forestry Stewardship Council) where all woodlands are replanted after felling. Whittled in Hampshire the poles are selected from slow-growing trees growing in the heathland forests of the South-East.
Recycle, Reuse, Reduce
Our plan has always been to recycle and reuse where possible, but without compromising on quality.
A number of elements at Belcote Farm, including over 100 chairs that we up-cycled ourselves, the photo-booth caravan that we renovated, home-made lawn games, LOVE letters, wine barrels, DJ booth, apple crates, troughs, milk churns and all of our rustic furnishings have been either made, up-cycled or bought second hand. Even our festival flags are ex-rental stock but they're as good as new!
We personally look after the clean-up operation at Belcote Farm ourselves, ensuring that all glass bottles, left over plastics and other materials are suitably recycled. We always advise our couples to use paper straws for welcome drinks and avoid unnecessary plastics.
We also let your catering suppliers know that if they have any compostable waste such as fruit and vegetable peelings, seeds, cores, tea bags, coffee grounds and filter papers, paper towels, tissues (unused with meat) or egg shells then we can add these to our composter.