Some pointers for planning your event !
Accomodations: There are a multitude of rental properties, B & B's, Air B & B's, resorts and motels within a 10 to 20 minute drive to the farm.
Here are some names of establishments close to the farm where your guests may book their stay or you may block book rooms: Sleep Inn in Bracebridge, Travel Lodge in Bracebridge, Paterson Kaye Lodge in Bracebridge, Quality Inn in Bracebridge to name a few. A quick google search will yield many more options.
Parking and Transport: There is ample parking at the farm and the few guest who do decide to drive are welcome to leave their vehicles in the parting lot overnight. Unfortunately camping is not allowed on the farm for wedding guests. We strongly recommend that bus services be organised to ensure the safety of your guests after a night of celebration! There are many local taxi companies available and we recommend Hammond Transportation in Bracebridge' for your bus or limousine needs.
Catering: Brooklands works with Fresh Kutz (contact Chef Clarence), One Fifty Five Catering/El Pueblito Restaurant( contact Chef Mike), and CrossRoads (contact Chef Julie) as our recommended caterers. We encourage you to work with them as they are truly tasted and tested, work really well with the Brooklands team and can cater to your every need. Their quotes will include, the menu of your choice, all the food services, set up and take down.
If you decide you do not wish to use one of our recommended caterers and replace them with someone else, please ensure that the caterer of your choice carries a liability insurance of up to 5 million dollars and match the services provided by Brooklands recommended caterers. They will also need to visit Brooklands and understand the facility and sign a contract with Brooklands. They will also need to add on to their insurance policy as additionally insured, both the farm and names of the owners..
Rustic decor: Brooklands has an extensive collection of very useful items that you can use to decorate the venue with adding a rustic ambience and flare to your event. (Click here to see our itemised photo inventory)
Other details: Brooklands will do everything to ensure your planning process goes smoothly and stress free. We can assist with names of photographers, flower experts, makeup and hairstyle artists and much much more once you sign on with us!