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‘Cockley Wood’ is a mature historical woodland of approximately 8 acres of land situated on the hills between Huddersfield and Wakefield with extensive views for many miles out over the beautiful Yorkshire country side.


We have a dedicated area to hold your chosen ceremony which is under cover with hand made woodland seating. We work closely with our local Civil Celebrant Sarah Garg. The ceremony can be tailored to your needs, hand fasting, Jumping the Broom, unity candle ceremony or just a plain and simple blessing. Sarah has a good range of options and ideas to help create your unique and perfect ceremony.


A Dedicated area is provided in the woods beneath large mature sycamore, oak and ash trees with a covered canopy area along with hand made woodland furniture, seating areas, hammocks, firepit and a childrens play area. We have shepherds hut portable buildings which can be used for a Bar, DJ or catering (subject to catering needs). All the basic attendances are provided, high spec toilets to suite party size, power, water for caterers, first aid and fire safety facilities.


Included within our rates for the venue/marquee hire are our on the day management costs for parking/traffic management, power, toilets, lighting, monitoring, ushering of guests at the start and at the end of the event, co-ordination of any additional service provided by us i.e. catering, bar, entertainment.


We know that no two wedding days will be the same and our aim is to be as flexible in our approach as possible, so as such we are more than open to your suggestions/requirements whether your Big Day is DIY or handled by a wedding planner we will provide a stunning backdrop.


We have various styles / types of catering companies we can recommend or alternatively if you have a company in mind we are happy for you to arrange yourselves.


We can introduce you to various photographers to capture your big day, however we are happy for your to use a photographer of your choice.


We have a fully stocked serviced bar inside the teepee and also a small outside Gin and Prosecco bar.  
You are welcome to provide wine / sparking or bottles of beer for toasts but there will be an added corkage fee of £5 per head.  Alternatively we can provide a package price for this service.


We have parking for approximately 30 cars (which can be left over night at owners risk). We have on the day parking for 2 large coaches if required). All parking is Free of charge.


We hold a maximum of 1 wedding per week so that you have plenty of time to get the venue set up with a 3 day time scale per wedding.


We have our own double teepee which can seat 120 guests and is adequate for up to 150 for the evening. 
The teepee and furnishings are all inclusive within the package (should you require different tables/chairs to our standard we would hire these in to suite and an extra over charge would be made).