Top 10 Barn Wedding Venues in the UK
Our top 10 Barn Wedding Venues in the UK! Barn weddings are proving to be very popular in 2022, and it’s easy to see why. A venue with a rustic, countryside feel with stunning grounds or gardens is the ultimate way to do an outdoor wedding. We’ve compiled a list of our top 10 barn wedding venues in the UK to give you a glimpse of how beautiful they can be.
On your special day the barn itself can be decorated however you wish, and they are so romantic! Plus, they make a great shelter if the heavens decide to open. But if the sun is shining, then the grounds make for a beautiful outdoor ceremony area. Take a look through our top 10 barn wedding venues in the UK and see how romantic they truly are…
Doxford Barns is an award-winning barn wedding venue nestled within a private 550-acre country estate along the Northumberland coast near Alnwick. They specialise in delivering exclusive, weekend weddings. The layout of this magical wedding venue includes impressive outdoor spaces for you and your guests to enjoy and use as you like.
Standing proudly on the edge of Doxford Lake is a jetty, overlooking 3 acres of shimmering water framed by the beautiful scenery made up of the evergreen woodland. Couples can marry at the lake if they choose! Accommodation can sleep up to 69 guests with 8 cottages, 4 glamping pods, an Annexe and a Lodge. The venue also benefits from onsite catering and an outdoor ceremony licence!
Set on a working farm in the heart of the Leicestershire countryside, Castle View Stables boasts incredible views over the Welland Valley and Rockingham Castle, creating the perfect backdrop for your exclusive, special day.
Covering almost 100 acres of land, the family-owned farm is perfect for a marquee or tipi for your reception. Outdoor celebrant-led ceremonies can be held outside the stable building or on the grass within the grounds. The main function room is split over two levels with a mezzanine floor. The building as a whole has a rustic, shabby-chic feel to it with its wooden beams and exposed brick walls.
Eden Leisure Village is an idyllic wedding venue and glamping site located in beautiful rolling countryside in Scotland. Outdoor ceremonies at Eden take place on the gorgeous green lawn surrounded by spectacular countryside views. The ceremony area comes complete with a rustic wooden arch.
On the day you have exclusive use of the site which includes The Lodge, Glamping Pods, Hobbit Huts, The Glampervan, Deluxe Glamping Pod, a beautiful marquee and the newly refurbished barn. There’s even a salon and spa on site run by an award-winning hairstylist and makeup artist!
Eden Leisure are a family-run business, and they pride themselves on their friendly approach. Their knowledgeable staff will ensure that every detail of your wedding is planned to perfection.
Coed Weddings is a unique wedding venue set in over 180 acres of unspoilt ancient woodland, lakes and summer meadows near Cardiff. With its relaxed atmosphere, Coed is perfect for a weekend-long celebration of love and unity with family and friends, providing a blank canvas to create your own self-build outdoor, festival, bohemian or fairytale style wedding.
Celebrant-led ceremonies can be conducted anywhere onsite, and the stunning Circular Barn is perfect for your wedding breakfast and evening party. All packages include exclusive use of the entire venue, use of the 2-bedroom Cottage Bridal Suite for 2 nights, and much more. And if your guests wish to remain at the venue for the weekend they can rent one of the cosy vintage caravans, yurts or station wagons, or set up camp in the glamping fields.
In the heart of the forest of Bowland, Lancashire, Wyresdale Park can be your stunning home for the weekend. Celebrant-led outdoor ceremonies can be held in the beautiful grounds outside Wyresdale Hall, and the venue also has three beautiful barns licensed for civil ceremonies, and perfect for your wedding breakfast and evening party.
Hidden away behind the café gardens is a beautiful terraced lawn which makes the perfect outdoor setting for your afternoon drinks. You will also have access to a private jetty and wooden rowing boat throughout your stay, nestled under the bows of gentle giant oak tree.
The estate also has two very beautiful glamping sites to choose from, as well as the Feather Down lodges beside the lake. You will also have full use of the North Wing for your stay, providing a luxurious base for the night before and the night of your special day.
Skylark Weddings at Skylark Farm offers a beautiful setting for your wedding. Set in the heart of the countryside between Northamptonshire and Warwickshire, the rolling hills and endless views will take your breath away. You will have exclusive use of the entire site on your special day. Couples planning an outdoor ceremony are sure to be impressed by the venue’s stunning grounds, and there is no need to worry if the weather doesn’t go your way as the venue also has a beautiful ceremony room set up indoors.
Following the ceremony, the purpose-built barn is the perfect place for your wedding breakfast and celebration, and at any time of the day, you and your guests can enjoy sitting or even dining outside while taking in the countryside views from the garden. Skylark also offers a 250-room hotel for guests, which is just a 2-minute drive away from the venue.
A picturesque drive through 18th century parkland brings you to the Wasing Estate, home to Wasing Park – a wedding venue set in beautiful Berkshire countryside. Those looking to say their vows in the great outdoors have a choice of two idyllic spots: the Victorian Summerhouse or the rustic Folly.
The interior of the Summerhouse is embellished with a mural of flowers, cherry trees, birds and butterflies, offering an idyllic backdrop for your celebrant-led ceremony. Following your ceremony, enjoy reception drinks and canapés on the surrounding lawns or in the Garden Room, before dining in the Castle Barn. Next to the venue is the Estate’s boutique guest accommodation, the Stables Lodge, which features an incredible Honeymoon Suite and 25 guest bedrooms.
The Cow Shed is located in a beautiful corner of Scotland with stunning beaches, traditional fishing villages and pretty harbours. The Cow Shed is full of original features and character, and enjoys sea views across the Firth of Forth to the Bass Rock and East Lothian, providing the perfect backdrop for your ceremony and reception.
As a true blank canvas venue, The Cow Shed gives you the opportunity to add your personality and make your occasion truly unique. There are several layout options to choose from, which the friendly team are happy to talk you through; for your ceremony and reception you can enjoy use of the courtyard, the Cow Shed Barn, the Workshop and the Steading Marquee, which can seat up to 230 guests. What’s more, the venue also offers self-catering accommodation for up to 41 guests within walking distance.
The Haybarn Herefordshire is a wonderful wedding venue and event space set in an idyllic, tranquil, and rural setting. Celebrate your whole wedding weekend or mid-week wedding ceremony celebration here.
Enjoy a truly romantic ceremony outside in the wonderfully restored Cartshed – a fully licenced venue with open sides, leafy surrounding scenery and peaceful sounds of the brook running alongside. The Cartshed looks out over gorgeous riverside lawn reception areas for fun lawn games and wonderful photo backdrops. There is even a fire pit for keeping warm at sundown.
There’s accommodation at The Haybarn for up to 20 guests. There is luxury accommodation in the Home Barn retreat and the beautiful Farmhouse, and unique accommodation in the stunning woodland yurt, traditional shepherds hut, and the cosy cabin.
Surrounded by nine acres of picturesque grounds, The Barn at Harburn provides a beautiful setting for your special day. The layout of The Barn offers great flexibility, making the venue a blank canvas upon which you are free to incorporate your own style and ideas.
The venue is set amongst a traditional farm steading, consisting of a roundhouse and granary that have been gracefully renovated to provide a perfect entertaining space. French windows open up the venue to attractive gardens, landscaped lakes and parkland – a stunning setting for your outdoor ceremony. Capacity for the main venue is up to 90 guests for the day and 120 for an evening reception.
Exclusively yours for your special occasion and accommodation is also available in the Stables within the Estate and in the adjoining Haymains House.
We hope you enjoyed looking through our top 10 barn wedding venues in the UK and have been inspired for your 2022 wedding!