Beautiful Barn Wedding Venues You’ll Love
4th May 2016
by Marina Licht
I think it is time we visited the subject of barn wedding venues again. Style & the Bride first covered the subject of barn wedding venues here and it proved to be incredibly popular. I know from experience that if you have not found your dream wedding venue, you can never tire of reading blog posts and articles on different venues.
Barn wedding venues are popular for many reasons. Naturally they are perfect for those of you who love the idea of getting married in a country/rustic/rural setting. I also think they provide the perfect backdrop for vintage style celebrations too (think vintage mismatched crockery etc).
Even if you live and work in the city now, there is no reason why a barn wedding venue isn’t right for you. Perhaps you or your partner (or both of you) grew up in the countryside and love the idea of returning to your roots? Or perhaps you yearn to live and work in the country and couldn’t think of anything more perfect than a barn wedding?
If you are undecided about barn wedding venues for your celebrations, ask yourself the following questions. Do you love the idea of a rustic/boho wedding? Do you yearn to be in the country even though you live in the city? Do you and your partner love nothing more than escaping to the country at weekends? If you answer yes to two or more of these questions, then you should definitely check out this blog post about stunning barn wedding venues.
Beautiful barn wedding venues
Larchfield Estate in County Down, Northern Ireland
Set in the heart of the rolling countryside of County Down, the Larchfield Estate offers a rural retreat within easy reach of Lisburn and 20 minutes from Belfast. The 18th century converted barn, stables and orangery are linked to the walled gardens by a courtyard which is perfect for romantic moments. All venue hire prices are available on their website.
The Great Barn at Godwick, Norfolk
Surrounded by the beautiful views of the Norfolk countryside, The Great Barn is ideal if you are looking for a rustic wedding venue. It can be customised to ensure you have the wedding day that you want. The nearby Godwick Park has seven luxurious bedrooms and three en-suite shepherds’ huts for friends and family to stay in. The venue capacity is 220 guests and they conduct wedding ceremonies at The Great Barn.
The Tythe Barn in Launton, Oxfordshire
If you like the idea of getting married at a 14th century barn that is still a family working farm, then The Tythe Barn in Oxfordshire is for you. They can seat 160 for a wedding breakfast, and have a 200 capacity in the evening. They have a full license for indoor and outdoor ceremonies. A big plus for the barn is that they have Jamie Oliver’s team as their in house caterers. Their latest development is ‘The Nook,’ a smaller barn which is adjacent the main barn. It has been designed solely for the bride and bridesmaids to get ready in. This has already proved be very popular. They have also created a ‘Shepherd’s Hut,’ complete with en-suite shower room, wood burner and little kitchen.
The Great Barn, Devon
The Great Barn, which was built around 1450, is an eco friendly wedding venue. It can hold up to 198 guests for a wedding breakfast. It has underfloor heating, sound systems and individually remote controlled spotlights. You can have your wedding ceremony inside the barn, and they can also put you in touch with a celebrant if you want to have your ceremony in the garden. The local church is just a few minutes walk from the barn.
Pit Hall Barn, Basingstoke, Hampshire
Pit Hall Barn is a woodland and barn venue in the Hampshire countryside. It is licensed to hold 100 guests for ceremonies in the wooden barn or Spillman’s Copse (their woodland area). They can cater for up to 150 guests for a meal and 200 in the evening. All the catering is done in house.
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