The Meadow Garden
An enchanting marquee, in a naturally beautiful garden, in which to celebrate.
Our secret meadow garden offers a natural, beautiful space for you to hold your occasion in our enchanting Celeste Pole Marquee, with its panoramic sides which allows uninterrupted views across the garden down to the Willow tree.
Available for Hire
in the Meadow Garden
Celeste Pole Marquee
Entering through double wooden doors, the Celeste is a large 24m x 12m marquee which provides an enchanting, yet airy, space for up to 150 guests.
With 23' wooden centre poles, lit with thousands of twinkling fairy lights and hanging lanterns, it creates a magical ambience for your celebration.
Natural wood tables and chairs for 150, plus 3 wooden highchairs, are provided.
An artificial grass floor blends beautifully into the surroundings when the marquee sides are removed, and set into this is a dance floor on which you can dance the night away!
Hire is for 2 days;
Day 1: decoration and preparation,
Day 2 : the event.
Plus access the following day for decoration removal.
The Meadow Garden
At one with nature.
A four acre private oasis on the edge of the historic City of Ely.
This natural garden has a surrounding hedgerow, wild roses, trees, tall grasses, wildlife pond with a bridge and a weeping Willow tree.
A vista which changes throughout the seasons.
We have a gazebo in the meadow garden which you are welcome to use for a ceremony. Plus rustic wooden benches for seating guests.
The gazebo and arches in the garden are lit by night and can be decorated if you wish.
We have lights in the garden which look amazing by night and outdoor seating.
The garden provides a beautiful, natural backdrop for your photographs. Please browse the gallery to see some of the captured moments.
There is a toilet lodge in the meadow garden which provides ladies and gents toilets in a rustic chic style, and a baby change area.
There is ample parking as you enter the meadow garden.
What we offer....
Included in the hire...
Exclusive use of the Meadow Garden and Celeste Pole Marquee for your event.
Natural wood tables and chairs for 150, plus three wooden highchairs.
A quirky unique bar with staff, offering a great range of good quality drinks at fair prices.
Decorative hanging lights and twinkling lights.
Use of the Gazebo and benches.
Outside lights and garden furniture.
Use of the Toilet Lodge, which provides ladies and gents toilets and baby change area.
Plus an electricity supply for lighting, Caterers, DJ or live entertainment. Water supply for caterers.
Use of Car Park.
Want to know more about what we can offer you? Give us a call.
Customise your day
A Private Location
We are offering you a simply beautiful private setting where you can make your dreams a reality.
So, put together your favourite food, choice of music, style of décor and customise your day to suit you.
We have no catering restrictions here - you are free to choose.
No corkage on champagne or wine on your tables - you can supply this yourself.
You can create your own ceremony, use the gazebo in the meadow garden or maybe you have ideas of your own.
Make your day personal & memorable.
Then, why not treat yourself to an overnight luxury stay at the Poets House, just over a mile from The Meadow Garden in Ely.
Please see Recommendations for ideas on caterers, etc., if required.
We also offer hire on many items that could contribute to creating the look you are aiming for - please ask for details - we have a hire list available.
Viewings are available through the summer season May to September each year.
Please call or email to arrange a date and time.
Seeing is truly believing.
Do come along for a visit - it would be good to meet you and discuss your ideas and plans, to help in making your journey and day perfect.
We are on the edge of the Cathedral City of Ely in Cambridgeshire.
We are approximately a mile from Ely City centre which has a variety of overnight stay options, from luxury Hotel to B&B's and a Travel Lodge. Ely also has a good selection of restaurants.
The Meadow Garden is just a mile from Ely train station. Plus there are several local taxi companies.
Need more information..... please contact us.
We look forward to hearing from you.
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