Another Nearly Royal Wedding at Lodge Farm House!

Having worked closely with Richard from Country Tipi’s for over a year now. We absolutely love putting their Tipis up in the beautiful grounds here. The multi-level garden is ideal to fit their 3 tipi triangle set-up like a glove, check out the photograph above!

Set within the beautiful rolling Chiltern Hills and only 3 miles away from the historic market town of Hitchin, you’ll struggle to find a better connected rural location. Lodge Farm House offers various packages to suit different budgets, including use of the B&B during your wedding. There is even a beautiful secluded secret garden for you to hold your ceremony in. We’ve just held one of our first weddings of the season: the fantastic wedding of Ricky & Jess, The new Mr & Mrs King. Check out some of the beautiful shots from the hugely talented D&A photography below:

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We also run our own converted horsebox bar called the Tipsy Pony, which has a wide selection of great drinks. As of two weeks ago we now offer the option to link the bar to the Tipis using a custom joining kit to keep it sealed if required. Get in touch with Maria via email on info@lodgefarmbandb.co.uk or 01462 768 229 for further information about the venue and B&B.

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Lodge Farm’s First Wedding Fair!

Lodge Farm’s First Wedding Fair!

This month, we welcomed over 200 people to our first Wedding Fair. Lodge Farm is renowned for being a welcoming venue full of character – perfect for small, intimate weddings or larger celebrations of 50 to 200 people. What better way to show people what we’re all about?

Weddings have been a fabulous part of our venue for five years. Part of our success is the partners that we work with to provide our happy couples with their perfect day. We were delighted that so many of our suppliers supported our event. Many are based locally in the Hitchin and Luton areas, which makes them perfect partners for Lodge Farm weddings.

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Our Wedding Fair was held on Easter Monday and the weather was kind to us. The sunshine really showed off our fabulous gardens and scenery – our romantic backdrop is a complimentary part of every wedding package we offer!

Some brides-to-be came along to book a wedding venue for their big day… others were looking for ideas and inspiration. Everyone enjoyed the event and went away smiling!

As we look back on an amazing event, we would like to say a huge ‘thank you’ to everyone who helped to make our Wedding Fair a big success – including our guests, suppliers and our own team who worked so hard. It was lovely to receive such lovely feedback about our wedding venue and the packages we offer.

Our Wedding Suppliers – From Hitchin, Luton and beyond…

It was lovely that so many of our wedding suppliers supported our event…

Claire Nellis from Heaven Flowers helped to show off our venue by decorating our arbour with a stunning floral display, (see below).

She also brought along some lovely examples of the bridal bouquets she crafts.

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(With thanks to Claire for these wonderful photos.)

A supplier who has been a big feature of weddings and events at Lodge Farm since we started to hold weddings is Nick from Fairytale Marquees. Nick provides marquees of all shapes and sizes – including the one we used on the day.

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Delicious food and cake tasters were on offer from Laura at Kingfisher Caterers and Sarah from Novelties Cakes. No-one went away hungry!

The other exhibitors who supported our Wedding Fair were:

  • Country Tipistipi
  • Disco Nyts
  • Dub Vintage vehicle hire
  • House of Colour
  • It’s All About The Days celebrant service
  • Lance James independent jeweller
  • LSK Luxury Toilet Hire
  • Magician Matthew Le Mottee
  • Mirror Images Events
  • Pianist Elliot Porter
  • Please Be Seated chair covers and bows
  • Smiley Booth photo booth
  • Special Occasions Video
  • Sung Blue Photography
  • The Vintage Wedding Drive

If you would like the contact details of any of these wedding suppliers – or more information about our wedding packages, please contact us. We’d be delighted to show you around!

Those Summer Nights; a look back at the 2016 Wedding Season

Those Summer Nights; a look back at the 2016 Wedding Season

With the first sip of wedding season Champagne now many a celebratory weekend ago, it’s been a beautifully busy summer at Lodge Farm House.

Toasts aplenty, we’ve welcomed no less than nine happy couples and their guests, with each big day seeing the Farm transformed. From classic summer celebrations to Moroccan teepees, crisp white quintessentially British marquees to botanical extravaganzas, our views over the rolling Hertfordshire countryside have provided the perfect blank canvas.

Our favourite sights of the season? Brides, blooms in hand, taking their first steps down the Farm’s traditional wooden staircase, pastel bunting blowing in the breeze, the lawn lit by candlelight, our Secret Garden adorned with bunches of wild flowers for an August afternoon blessing, the tallest cake we’ve seen to date making its way from catering truck to top table, yards of fabric turned into breathtaking marquee entrance and dancing figures against the setting sun.

Amongst all of this celebration, we even found the time to launch our new bar, the aptly named, Tipsy Pony (playing homage to our four-legged field residents, now unperturbed by post speech roars of laughter and guests dancing into the night). The transformed trailer sits beautifully in our rural surroundings, and has proved quite the attraction – although perhaps this is due to its (alcoholic) contents!

And for every wedding celebration, come rain, wind and scorching September shine, we’ve seen platefuls of delicious dining leaving our kitchen in the expert hands of Kingfisher Event Caterers; a five tier cheese cake with homemade biscuits, breads and chutneys, warm salads of chorizo, green beans, butternut squash and baby spinach, twice baked soufflés with figs, herbs and parmesan cream, fish and chips served alongside Beckett’s London Dry Gin and traditional meats with all the trimmings to name a few.

And so, as the Farm sits peacefully in the same tranquil surroundings we fell for years ago, we look forward to the weddings of 2017. In just a few weeks, we’ll be exclusively welcoming those couples with dates set to our Open Day, where they can glimpse into the possibilities that our idyllic venue offers. (Look out for more details.) And between now and then? Well, you may just find us by the Tipsy Pony.