Frequently Asked Questions

The Questions we always get asked………

How many tables and chairs do you have?

We have 130 chairs and 19 5ft round tables.

What time can guests check in to the bell tents?

Guests can check in from 3pm

What time can we start setting up in the barns?

9am the day before your wedding however if there is nothing in the barns during that week we may be able to let you in earlier.

 What time do we have to tidied up for?

We ask that the barns are cleared of all litter by 12pm the next day.

Do we have to use the recommended caterers?

No, we just recommend them as they work really well at Wyresdale and the food is delicious…

Is there a corkage fee?

Nope you are free to bring your own booze!

 Do you supply the glasses?

Unfortunately not. If you do need glasses give Coronet Hire a call on 01772 634771

Is there anyone to help on the day?

Katie can be your wedding co-ordinator on the day: she will help you set up and ensure your day runs smoothly. You can give her a big list of things to get on with... this is charged at £240 per day

What do we do with our rubbish?

Any general rubbish you must take away with you or hire a Herbie Skip in. All glass bottles but be recycled. Booths and Sainsburys in Garstang have recycle points. Bar and Catering providers will need to take all waste away with them.

How many people can the ceremony barn seat?

The ceremony barn can seat 140 comfortably; for larger ceremony’s you could always overspill into the White Barn.

Do you have a marriage licence?

Yes, we do! Your registrar can be booked through Lancashire County Council

How many people can the white barn hold?

So far, the most we have held is 130 on 16 round tables. For larger parties you could hire in trestle tables and feast banquette style. The mezzanine can accommodate a further 32 people.

Can we use the 2 camping pods?

Yes of course, you can book them through Airbnb. Just search for Wyresdale Park camping pods 1 & 2

What are the dimensions of the barns?

The White Barn is 7.8m x 13m if you include the back stables its 7.8 x 18m

The ceremony barn is 6m x 16m

Are pets allowed?

They are welcomed with open paws…and it allows Tipsy the house hound to meet new friends.

Can we have fireworks?

Fireworks are possible by prior arrangement as we need to make sure neighbours horses are in stables.

Can we have fire pits outside?

Absolutely, it wouldn’t be a barn party without them.

Can the apple store provide cakes?

Sally and Philippa bake outstanding cakes and love to be part of the weddings.

 Where do we tell taxis to come to?

Ask them to put PR3 1BA into the Sat Navigation. When they approach Wyresdale Park gates they can take a left and follow the sign to the wedding barns.

Can we have outdoor games?

Great idea they will work perfectly on the south lawn or in the courtyard

Can you provide any staff?

We have waitresses and waiters at £10 per hour and bar staff at £12, just let us know if they are needed and we can organise.

What local accommodation is there?

If the 3 bedrooms in the north wing are taken along with the camping pods and bell tents we would recommended-

The Priory, Scorton

The Fleece, Dolphinholme

Lancaster House Hotel, Lancaster

Garstang country Hotel & Golf Club, Garstang

Crofters House, Garstang

All a 10-minute taxi ride away

Do the bell tents have bedding and towels?

Yes they do.

Do the pods have bedding and towels?

Guests will need to bring their own.

What bar equipment is there?

Glass washer, fridge and freezer.

Amount of deposit required?


Do the bell tents have electricity

No, electricity in the kitchen and outside sink areas

Is Table Linen Provided

Unfortunately not, call Gemma at Bluebells and Daisys