Swan Tipis are based at the picturesque, thatched Swan Inn, in the village of Lawshall, just South of Bury St Edmunds. The large grounds to the rear of the inn, and the beautifully crafted Tipis, provide a unique and stunning setting with uninterrupted views over unspoilt countryside. With catering and bar services on site, this venue has everything you need for a perfect celebration.
Facilities and Capacity
The giant-hat Tipis are based on a traditional Scandinavian design and are made in the UK from natural sustainable materials. boasting wooden poles and natural canvas. Although most popular in their more natural form, the Tipis are hugely versatile and can be set up, themed and dressed as formally or informally as you wish. The sides can be raised to create a really airy, outdoor, festival type feel if desired which makes the most of the views and outdoor space. Couples hosting a more intimate event can choose to rent a single tipi, which can accommodate from 25 up to 72 guests. Those looking for a larger capacity can chose to link Tipis together which increases capacity in a double Tipi to 120 guests.From Summer 2022, there will be a total of 4 Tipis available extending capacity and options still further.
There are a range of packages available which are always tailored to suit the ideas and budgets of couples. Tipi and Venue hire includes all the necessary essentials; woven flooring, internal lighting, handmade rustic tables and seating as well as an optional entrance porch with double doors. There is a wide selection of finishing touches to chose from including an internal firepit, decorated suspended hoops, poles, and arch, large oak barrels, a PA system and much more. The friendly team will assist couples through the planning process, ensuring that every detail is taken care of and that their dream day comes to life. Couples appreciate that everything from the venue and Tipi’s to the interiors, the catering and bar can all be arranged through a single point of contact, which means they don’t just save costs but really reduce the hassle factor. The team are always on hand to liaise with you leading up the big day and to help take care of arrangements.
All tastes and budgets are catered for from buffets and BBQ’s to more formal seated dining. The chefs from the Swan Inn work with you to create menus that really complement your ideas for the day. Discounted ‘all-in’ packages can be designed to include not just the Tipis and services above, but also main event and evening catering as well as welcome drinks, canapes and most other ideas couples come up with! There is an on-site outdoor wood-fired Pizza oven which is particularly popular with evening guests and a variety of flexible, simple options for Bar and drinks arrangements.
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THE SWAN INN LAWSHALL THE STREET BURY ST EDMUNDS IP29 4QA IP29 4QA Bury St Edmunds (Suffolk)