A warm welcome awaits you in the shadow of Hadrian's Wall

The Perfect Spot To Tie The Knot

An opportunity to hold your own exclusive glamping wedding in Northumberland in the great outdoors!

Herding Hill Farm are now offering exclusive hire of our camping and glamping site for your Wedding reception or Special Event.  A perfect, scenic location if you’re looking for a unique wedding venue in Northumberland. Complete with spectacular Northumberland countryside views close to the heart of Hadrian’s Wall and some 3 miles from the beautiful Sycamore Gap. A unique place for family and friends to come together to celebrate - there’s a photo opportunity for Herding Hill camping cupids with their own Maid Marion at Sycamore Gap, immortalized in the film Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves starring Kevin Costner! 

Our unique camping and glamping wedding reception venue in Northumberland, offers accommodation for 78 adults and many spaces for your little people and four legged friends and is the perfect location for a rustic wigwam wedding.  With a choice of accommodation to suit your guests’ desires and budgets, including a luxury lodge, wooden Wigwam®  glamping pods - some with their own outdoor hot tubs, tent and motorhome pitches and a BBQ hut are amongst the camping staycation choices. 

Why not use our own Wedding Planner and Caterer, with over a decade of experience, to help you prepare your plans and create a unique and memorable special day? How you use the site is up to you.You can choose to celebrate from under a traditional white marquee or go for the unique cone-shaped structure of a wedding tipi tent; all with a bar, a dance floor and heating if that’s what you want. Or if you want something informal, we can help make suggestions to ensure that whatever the weather you have a great day.  Choose a menu from a selection of local seasonal food and breweries encompassing a range of styles and budgets from Mediterranean to the traditional. With our Northumberland wedding venue hire, you’re not limited to one day, you can celebrate with your loved ones over a couple of days. 

Looking for wedding inspiration? We’ve put together some suggestions of how you could execute your special day! 

Rustic Tipi Wedding

Tipi wedding in Northumberland


Why not hire a tipi and use it as your own blank canvas for a rustic wedding? Think  an abundance of greenery, wooden tree trunk centrepieces and twinkling fairy lights – the perfect set-up for an unforgettable outdoor celebration. The beauty of a tipi wedding is that you can enjoy your special day in the stunning countryside – we think Herding Hill Farm is a perfect option for this type of wedding! We’re open all year round so can also cater for tipi winter weddings.

Drinks and Dining

Wedding outdoor dining set up


Something we know will be a hit with your guests is a mobile drinks bar. Perhaps a cocktail, prosecco or gin bar? The opportunities are endless! If you’re looking for options, Fizz on the Tyne offer a mobile prosecco bar which includes the hire of their unique, vintage van – complete with props to match your wedding for 3 hours. 

To accompany your unique drink experience, why not make use of our BBQ hut for your guests to enjoy wood-fired pizzas or if you’re opting for a summer wedding, you could have your very own BBQ with a selection of tasty meats sourced from local, Northumberland butchers.

Photo Backdrops

Northumberland scenery


There are plenty of rustic photo opportunities at the campsite itself and nearby. With Hadrian’s Wall located just 1 mile away, this provides the perfect backdrop to capture your special day. Cawfields Quarry is another stunning location which is located on the route along Hadrian’s Wall. A beautiful backdrop of open water and a historic Roman wall.

We even have a petting farm on site which is always a real hit with kids and adults alike! So, why not get photos of your special day with the addition of our friendly alpacas, donkey, goats, shetland pony and Kunekune pig! 

Fun and Games

Outdoor garden games


We are not short on space at Herding Hill Farm, meaning there are endless options when it comes to entertaining your guests at your glamping wedding. Why not add outdoor games to your day such as giant jenga and giant connect four – there are plenty of options to make your special day extra memorable and fun. 

The Finishing Touches

Finish off your day of celebrations with a spot of stargazing at one of the best stargazing spots in the UK – Herding Hill Farm! Sit round open firepits, toast marshmallows and take in the beautiful scenery and display of stars. Hopefully you know someone who can play the guitar and could treat guests to a sign-along. 


Please note we are not licensed to hold civil wedding receptions, there are however a number of churches in Haltwhistle and the nearest Registry Office at Carlisle is just 20 miles away. Please contact us at info@herdinghillfarm.co.uk for further information and to make an appointment to visit our site and discuss your options.