THE HIDDEN HIVE

A WONDERLAND WEDDING VENUE

THE SITE

OUR MAGICAL VENUE

THE HIDDEN HIVE

The Hidden Hive is an exclusive Tipi venue tucked away from the world in a secluded, tree-lined paddock, deep in the heart of Derbyshire’s National Forest. Our Nordic Tipis ooze a romantic, warm and comfortable atmosphere whilst bringing you closer to nature in this idyllic, 66 acre woodland and lakeside setting.

The venue offers 3 stunning Giant Kata Tipis and a cosy chill-out Midi Tipi, complete with solid wooden flooring and all the essentials needed for a Tipi wedding, plus all the luxury features listed below to give your Wedding the WOW factor. With this structure comfortably accommodating between 80-150 seated guests (with space for up to 200 total guests in the evening), The Hidden Hive can accommodate both intimate and larger weddings.



WHATS INCLUDED

  • Exclusive use of The Hidden Hive venue space
  • 3 Giant Kata Tipis and 1 chill-out Midi Tipi, all with solid wooden flooring throughout
  • Rustic wooden frontage with double doors and windows across the entrance of the Tipis to keep the warmth in whilst still enjoying the views
  • Luxury twinkling fairy lights throughout
  • Rustic wooden tables, chiavari chairs, 2 giant peacock chairs (for bride and groom), a cake table and a large indoor fire pit to mingle around
  • Chill-out furniture and a small indoor fire pit inside the Midi Tipi
  • Fully serviced bar service and 12ft pine bar with both cash or card payment available
  • Dance floor area with coloured spot lights and an extended space for a band/DJ
  • Two beautiful nearby lakes for photo opportunities
  • Car parking facilities
  • Luxury toilets
  • A large generator, heater and fuel
  • Giant 8ft shepherd crook over-head festoon lit walkway
  • Festoon lights over the tops of the Tipis
  • Access to the site from 1.30pm the day before your booking, for you and your suppliers to set up and decorate
  • Access to the site from 9.00am-11.30am* the day after the event, for you and your suppliers
  • Bespoke floor plan options and meetings and site visits prior to event 
  • Out of hours customer service (contact) leading up to your event and 24/7 customer service (contact) during your 3 day venue hire period
  • Direct liaison with your chosen suppliers to give you peace of mind
  • On site CCTV and security


ACCESS

Weekday Weekend
Day Before From 1.30pm until 6pm From 1.30pm until 6pm
Event Day Until 12.30am Until 12.30am
Day After From 9am until 11.30am From 9am until 11.30am



 SITE GUIDELINES

  • Last orders for drinks is 11:30pm
  • Live band, DJ or acoustic music must be finished by 11.30pm/li>
  • All guests must leave the site by 12.30am
  • You and your guests are responsible for your own and your children’s safety whilst at The Hidden Hive
  • Guests must not go near the lakes after 11pm for obvious safety reasons
  • No open flames (apart from fire pits provided). Candles may be used if they are enclosed in vases or votives to protect them from falling over
  • With this being rural venue with an abundance of wildlife in the area, no fireworks or Chinese lanterns are permitted
  • We’re complete dog lovers here, but due to wildlife in the area and in the interest of other guests ‘safety, only very well behaved dogs and guide dogs are allowed as long as they are kept on leads at all times


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Take a peek at our photo gallery below for the perfect way to get a good idea of what we can provide for your big day and gain some inspiration and ideas from those who’ve already celebrated their wedding at The Hidden Hive. From the breath-taking Tipis to the idyllic lakes and woodlands, you’ll find it all here.

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PHOTO CREDITS FEATURED THROUGHOUT THE SITE:
Luis Calow Photography – luiscalow.co.uk
Three Six Seven Nine Photography – threesixsevennine.co.uk
Max Sarasini Photography – maxsarasiniphotography.com
The Gribbons – thegribbons.com
Nellie Photography – nelliephotography.co.uk
Damien Burcher Photography – damianburcher.com
Melissa With Love – melissawithlove.co.uk





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