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With bases in both Cumbria and Northumberland, Special Event Tipis provide fun and distinctive tents alongside a friendly and supportive service.
Whether you want to bring the outside in during the summer months or cosy up with warm skins and open fires on a snowy winters evening, our Tipis provide a warm neutral space for you to unleash your individuality!
We stock everything from event essentials to unique and quirky interior extras such as carnival lighting, antler chandeliers, wine box bars, shabby chic chesterfield sofa packages and wine barrel seats - everything to help make your event truly SPECIAL!
Established in 2011 after our own Tipi wedding, we have helped over 300 couples plan their perfect day and have excellent links with venues, caterers, florists, photographers and all things bridal. Whether its country chic, simple elegance or all out romance you are after, we can help, advise and support you as you plan your big day.
As Cumbria and Northumberland’s original tipi hire company, we pride ourselves on our reputation for providing excellent customer service, alongside quality installations. Please visit our testimonial page http://www.specialeventtipis.co.uk/testimonials to see what our customers think!
‘A MASSIVE thank you for the most fantastic service we could ever have wished for, amazing from start to finish. Nothing was ever a problem and their expert friendly advice just made our experience so easy. It was so perfect – we would highly recommend this wonderful family with a super business and top class staff. THANK YOU ALL…Morven and Russell’
Kate and David were very accommodating from start to finish. They helped us plan the most incredible day (some people say best day ever!) and a really unique experience for our guests. My husband and I live in another country so communication via email was fantastic and meetings were flexible to suit us and this really put me at ease during the whole planning process. If you are bit like ourselves and you want something a bit different then I would highly recommend Special Event Tipis! If I could I would get married again just so we can be King and Queen of the Tipi again!
We used Special Event Tipis for our wedding in May of this year set up in the field behind the beautiful Blencowe Hall in Greystoke. Dave and Kate and the team were great and helped ensure all the arrangements ran smoothly. The tipis looked great - we were so pleased how it all came together. We would highly recommend anyone interested in having a different kind of wedding with a tipi wedding to reach out to the team at Special Event Tipis
As a general rule, we recommend 50-60 seated guests per Giant Hat Tipi to allow for an open space for a dance floor and any other extras you may wish to include such as fire pits. By linking a number of structures together we can create much larger spaces for bigger events! Take a peek at our Floor Plan Gallery for guest capacities and ideas on how best to optimise the space inside the Tipis.
With bases in both Cumbria and Northumberland, we have excellent access to Cumbria, the Lake District, Southern Scotland, Northumbria, North Yorkshire and Lancashire and have the facilities to extend our services further afield.
Dates do book up quite far in advance, so it is best to get in touch as early as possible to ensure your date is still available with us. We would hate for you to miss out on having our Tipis for your Special Event!
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Wetheral Abbey Farm, Wetheral, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA4 8EZ
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