Frequently Asked Questions

It’s always good to ask questions, so here are a few answers for you. Any other queries please just get in touch.

Frequently Asked Questions


  • What time should we have our ceremony?

    We recommend a ceremony starting between 1pm and 2pm if held at The Fleece Inn.

    If an off site ceremony we recommend you aim to arrive at The Fleece Inn between 1pm – 2pm

  • When do I pay for our accommodation?

    We request final payment is required on check in.

  • What are the accommodation check in and check out times?

    The Fleece bedrooms are available;

    • 2pm for check in on day of arrival
    • 11am for check out on day of departure


  • What accommodation do you have on site?

    The Fleece has;

    • 1 – Bridal Suite
    • 4 –  king Size rooms
    • 2 – family rooms: Which includes 1 king size bed, plus 2 single beds on the mezzanine, Suitable for children over 10 years.

    Please note We do not provide cots and air beds


  • Can we use real candles?

    Yes, you can use real candles on the tables.

  • How many car parking spaces are there?

    We have;

    • 55 car parking spaces
    • 3 disabled bays
    • Additional 10 spaces plus roadside parking
  • How many guests can sit comfortably around a 6ft round table?

    6 to 10 guests can be seated around a 6ft round table.

  • What happens the day after your wedding day?

    We ask that everything is cleared by 11am

  • Is there wheelchair access?

    Yes, there is wheelchair access to the ground floor areas.

  • What time can we party until?

    We kindly request all events to finish by midnight.

    Carrages to arrive no later than 12:30am

    To arrange taxis please get in touch with; A1 Taxis on 01422 835050

  • What is the size of the Ryburn Suite?

    The Ryburn Suite is;

    17m length x 7m width x 2.5m height

    The Terrace is;

    17m length x 7m width x 2.5m height

  • Is there any accommodation in the area?

    Yes, there are a selection of local B&Bs and hotels.



  • Where can I have my photos taken?

    We’re surrounded by beautiful scenery that’s perfect for wedding photos. Speech to your photographers and ask them to come and have a look around.

  • Are we allowed confetti?

    We allow only natural, biodegradable confetti (dried rose petals, etc…) within the grounds.

  • Are fireworks or Chinese lanterns allowed?

    Unfortunately not. The venue is next to a working farm and these would endanger our livestock.

  • Are we able to make special drink requests?

    Yes, we’re happy to work with you and we’ll try our best to accommodate any requests.

  • Are we able to supply our own alcohol?

    Yes, we charge £10.00 per botte for corkage.

  • We would like a church ceremony, is there a church nearby?

    There are three chruches close by;

    • St Bartholomew’s
    • Christ Church Barkisland
    • Stones Methodist Church


  • Is The Fleece Inn licensed for civil ceremonies?

    Yes it is, you can hold a civil ceremony in our Ryburn Suite.

  • What is the guest capacity?

    The venue can comfortably seat up to 120 guests for dinner, with capacity for 250 in total for the evening.

  • What are your Terms and Conditions?

    Please click this link to download our terms and conditions.


Get in Touch

We believe that every wedding is completely individual, please ask us how we can help.



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