6 of the prettiest wedding barns in the Cotswolds
PUBLISHED: 12:44 28 August 2018 | UPDATED: 16:26 02 November 2020
With gorgeous, rolling countryside and historic towns and villages, and plenty of stunning venues, the Cotswolds make a wonderful setting for a wedding. Here are 6 of the prettiest wedding barns to host your special day
The Barn, Upcote Farm, Withington, Cheltenham
Nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds and only 15 minutes from Cheltenham, The Barn at Upcote is an exclusive-use, family-run, wedding and events venue. Using a set of lovingly restored barns centred around a stunning courtyard, The Barn at Upcote has a unique outlook over a beautiful Cotswold valley. Our long drive, private garden and picturesque family farm are just some of the picture-perfect locations on offer.
The flexible set of barns provides you with an opportunity to decide exactly how you set up your wedding, creating your perfect day and leaving everyone with memories to last a lifetime. They can accommodate up to 100 guests for ceremonies and the wedding breakfast. Afterwards, there is a room for over 150 guests in the venue for the evening’s entertainment. With event managers on hand at every stage of your planning, they always aim to help you create the wedding of your dreams.
Binley Farm, Kingscote, Tetbury
The Kingscote Barn is a lovingly-restored Cotswold stone barn, set in the heart of its own secret valley within 400 acres of tranquil and scenic countryside. The barn and grounds will be exclusively yours for your wedding day, to enjoy with your family and friends. Licensed for ceremonies, you can choose to get married inside the barn with its twinkly chandeliers and high vaulted ceiling or outside in the romantic wooden Linhay overlooking the beautiful valley.
The barn also provides a perfect reception venue with a capacity of 150 guests for a wedding breakfast and up to 200 guests for an evening of dancing and music. You, and your family and friends, can also take advantage of the luxurious accommodation at Kingscote Barn just across from the barn. Whether you are looking for a relaxed summer wedding or a cosy winter wedding – the barn and its surrounds are sure to wow your guests.
Westington Hill, Chipping Campden
Lapstone Barn is a traditional 18th-century stone barn, recently converted to a stunning wedding venue set on a peaceful Cotswold hill in Chipping Campden. As an exclusive use venue, every inch of the Barn is yours to use as you wish for the day of your dreams.
The bridal party can use the delightful Hayloft to get ready with no worries about getting to the venue on time! Outside of the barn, open south-facing lawns, perfect for the drinks reception on warm summer afternoons. In-house chefs will prepare a wedding breakfast to your tastes, whether a five course gastronomic delight – or just bangers and mash and chocolate brownie for pudding! Then party the night away with a live band or incredible DJ. The barn stands apart from other Cotswold wedding barns (in terms of space, cost and its aesthetic) and comes with an experienced team who work with you to create the wedding you want.
Sherbourne Farm, Hampton Road, Warwick
Swallows Nest Barn is set in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside on 350 acres of family-run farm, centering around a stunning 19th century barn with adjoining converted buildings. The combination of romantic setting, traditional features and modern styling make it the perfect setting for your wedding or wedding reception.
We are licenced to hold civil ceremonies, as well as solely wedding reception events sh ould you wish to get married at another location. Swallows Nest Barn has a licensed bar and can seat up to 120 in the day and up to 160 evening guests but can equally be tailored to suit much smaller parties. The space flows beautifully from inside to out, from day to evening, from reception to dinner and dancing. Swallows Nest Barn is exclusively yours for the entire day, which gives you the freedom to be totally relaxed throughout your special day.
The Great Tythe Barn
Newnton Road, Tetbury
Nestled in the Cotswolds, amidst 200 acres of rolling green hills, and within walking distance of the historic market town of Tetbury, is The Great Tythe Barn, where romance awaits you.
Beautifully and sympathetically restored, yet still retaining its special character, the Barn is discreetly lit to create an intimate ambience, and yet it can cater for up to 200 guests.
Within the private estate, and only paces from the Barn, are ten self-catering cottages, twelve B&B rooms, and the Tythe House, providing accommodation for up to 90 guests. For couples choosing a civil wedding, we have five beautiful areas on site licensed for civil ceremonies. Whatever you choose – traditional, relaxed, church wedding, or civil ceremony – included within the Great Tythe Barn you will receive the full attention of one of our wedding co-ordinators, who will happily help you to create the wedding you want.
Priors Tithe Barn
Court Road, Brockworth, Gloucester
Say ‘I do’ in this magnificent 13th Century Barn. This stunning historic building in the heart of the glorious Gloucestershire countryside, is a private family run venue, exclusively yours for your entire event weekend!
Priors Tithe Barn provides the perfect venue for those wanting a unique, picturesque, period Cotswolds setting in a very accessible location. Surrounded by a truly stunning garden that beautifully complements the period Manor House, it includes a natural pond with a Monet-style bridge, leading to a small island with the most romantic thatched Fiji house. The perfect setting for an array of beautiful photo opportunities for those all-important lasting memories. You have the day before your wedding for setting up. Flexibility and choice from blank canvas to fully set up and wedding planning support is also available. With a large capacity, no event is too big or too small. And it’s versatility allows for the option to include external marquees.