Weddings At Hilles House
With its extraordinary setting, bohemian history and relaxed and informal atmosphere, Hilles House offers a unique wedding venue with breathtaking views.
Hilles House is available for weddings from May to September each year and the Hilles wedding team are dedicated to helping you create a truly bespoke and memorable experience.
We have a licence to host civil ceremonies for up to 100 guests in the Great Hall within the main house.
Costs for Weddings at Hilles House
Hilles house Big Hall is licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 100 guests. For ceremonies in the Big Hall or for Humanist ceremonies outside, the charge is £750.
|Number of Evening Guests||Cost|
|up to 100||£8,500|
|101 to 150||£9,500|
|151 to 200||£10,500|
|201 to 250||£15,000|
What these prices include
Your Marriage Ceremony
If you’d prefer a church service, or would like to invite more than 100 guests, Hilles House wedding team are ready and waiting to help facilitate your wedding at one of the beautiful, historic churches nearby such as Painswick (pictured above), Pitchcombe, Cranham or further afield.
Everything else you might need
The following items are not included in the overall cost, but The Hilles House wedding team have put together a list of useful contacts and great local suppliers below:
- Tables & chairs
- Caterers and all catering hardware
- Soft & alcoholic beverages
- The Registrar
- Musicians / DJ Entertainment
- PA system
Tables, Chairs, Loos & Showers etc.
For tables, chairs, fancy loos and even showers.
If you enjoy a festival vibe, The Cotswold Hay Bale Company can provide hay bales for extra seating, as well as recycled wooden cable reels and oak wine barrels for additional drinks tables.
Over the last few years we’ve worked with many local caterers and have decided to recommend the following, for their excellent food, quality and service:
For Evening food we can recommend the following:
- Dom from The Salt Bakehouse
We will only work with Chase Lane Fireworks – please discuss your requirements directly with them.
We are delighted to recommend Victoria Abbosh, a professional makeup artist based in The Cotswolds, specialising in bridal and beauty makeup.
Hayes Farm is only 15 minutes drive from Hilles House and offers accommodation for up to 10 guests in a stunning 17th century 5 bed grade II listed farmhouse, plus 5 more in a beautiful bungalow in the grounds.
Signature Blue have some wonderful Shepard huts which you can hire with them directly, these also include the “carabella” with its own double bed, shower and toilet.
What people are saying about Hilles House Weddings...
Where will our guests park?
Guests – Cars and minibuses will enter through the South drive, turn right, drop off at the carpark then walk down to the House.
Loading and access – The South drive has an arch – Height restriction of 6ft 6. The max weight for both North and South drives is lorries up to 7.5 tonnes. All deliveries to enter down the signed North drive.
Do you provide tables and chairs?
If you’re planning to have your wedding ceremony in the Big Hall, we can provide the chairs. Once your ceremony is over and you have finished your drinks reception in the grounds,
What about catering facilities?
Catering tents can be hired from Bisley Marquee Hire or Cheltenham Yurt Hire. Our recommended caterers are already familiar with our set up. Hilles house is spring water-fed, therefore we require you to bring your own drinking water.
Can our guests bring confetti?
We like to do our best for the environment, so just natural flower petals or dissolvable confetti please.
Can I bring candles?
Unfortunately we can’t allow real candles in the house or around it, but there are some really good faux candles and lanterns around.
Can we have showers for camping?
Of course! Our trusted supplier is:
Where are the loos?
We have a wooden loo block for wedding ceremonies at the house. For your reception, toilet blocks can be hired from one of our trusted suppliers:
Where can we smoke?
We have a no smoking policy inside, but there is a smoking area outside the house. We will provide sand buckets for cigarette butts.
What about Rubbish?
All rubbish must be cleared from site; you can either do this yourselves or for £350 we can arrange this for you.