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 Kungs 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 80-160 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 Kungs 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 Kungs Tipi
  • Fully serviced bar service and 12ft pine bar with both cash or card payment available
  • Dance floor area with giant glittering disco ball, coloured spot lights and an extended space for a band/DJ
  • Catering area joined to the Tipis with trestle tables, lighting and water supply included
  • Flexibility to choose your own suppliers – or we can recommend our trusted and approved supplier friends in the industry
  • 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 12noon the day before your booking, for you and your suppliers to set up and decorate
  • Access to the site up to 12 midday* the day after the event, for you and your suppliers (*10am midweek)
  • 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
  • Bespoke cabling to suit your supplier’s electrical and power requirements
  • On site CCTV and security


ACCESS

Weekday Weekend
Day Before From 12 noon until 7pm From 12 noon until 7pm
Event Day Until 1am Until 1am
Day After Until 10am Until 12 noon



 SITE GUIDELINES

  • Last orders for drinks is 12:00am
  • Live band, DJ or acoustic music must be finished by 12.00am, however if you choose to have a silent disco this may continue until 12.30am
  • All guests must leave the site by 1am
  • 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 by Peaktipis). 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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