Special Structures from Special Event Tipis

Inspired by the efficiency of Sámi people’s tipis (also known as tepees, katas or big hats) in the coldest parts of Northern Scandinavia, our event tipis combine traditional materials with state of the art technology. Made from natural materials, they are a more eco-friendly option for your wedding, partyfestival or corporate event. We might be biased but we also think they are more aesthetic than a traditional marquee.

We stock 3 different types of tipi structure, the Giant Hat, our Kung Chill Out Tipi and the Nimbus Tipi – a standalone mini tipi perfect for bars, photo booths, outdoor chill out areas, children’s play areas…the possibilities are endless! 

Tipi Layout - For All Special Occasions & Events

Our event tipis are more flexible than a traditional marquee and can be easily adapted to suit your unique Special Event.  By linking our Giant Hats and Kung structures together we can create a variety of flowing spaces, whether it be for an intimate wedding ceremony of twenty five guests, or a large corporate event for one thousand!

Our floor plan page, gives a good indication of guest capacities, as well as ideas on how best to optimise the space inside our tipis.

As a rough guide, we recommend 50 seated guests per Giant Hat Tipi to allow for an open space for a dance floor and any other extras you may wish to include such as fire pits and bar areas.  From first contact, you will receive a fully itemised quote and matching layout based on guest numbers and your unique event requirements. Our quoting system is really, very flexible and it is no problem to add, amend and remove items as your Special Event plans progress. Please do get in touch if you would like to chat through your plans for your Special Event!

"A truly excellent company - they have a clear passion for their work which came across in all of our dealings with Dave, Kate, Amy and the whole team. From emails, to phone calls and an efficient and confident site visit, we cannot fault their brilliant service. We loved the tipis, they complimented our wedding perfectly and special events made having them so easy, nothing was too much trouble for them and they always made us feel like a priority. Watching them put up the tipis was amazing! Thank you for making our wedding extra special."

Daniella & Adam, Cumbria

Our Tipis

Our tipis are offered in 2 different sizes which can be configured to best suit your ‘Special Event’

Tipi Hire Lake District, Cumbria, Northumberland, Scotland, North West, North East - Stratus
The Giant Hat

Stratus 72 - Our Giant Hat Event Tipis are 10.5m in diameter and can be linked together to create a magical space for your Special Event

Teepee Hire Cumbria, Northumberland, Lake District, Scotland - Cirrus
The Kung

Cirrus 40 - At 8.5m in diameter, our Kung Chill Out Tipis are perfect for linking onto our Giant Hat Tipis. The Kung Tipi is a cosier space that works perfectly as a bar and chill out area for your guests to relax in.

Special Event Tipis - Weddings, Private Parties, Events - The Nimbus
The Nimbus

The Nimbus Tipi - perfect as an outdoor addition to your Special Event or on its own for a festival style garden party. The Nimbus Tipi's uses are endless! Outdoor bar area or chill out area, children’s play area – the choice is yours!

Catering Tipi Tents by Special Event Tipis - Cumbria, Northumberland, Scotland
Catering Tents

Our catering tents can be linked directly into our Giant Hat Tipis to ensure a seamless service or used as a separate structure, perfect for BBQ style event catering. We stock 2 different types of catering tents and can offer a variety of sizes dependent on your unique event requirements

On average
  • 1 ‘Giant Hat’ Tipi can accommodate 50 guests
  • 2 can accommodate 100 guests
  • 3 can accommodate 150 guests
  • 4+ can take 200 plus guests