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Cripps Barn Wedding Venue UK https://www.paulfullerkentphotography.com/

Image by Paul Fuller Kent Photography // Modern Rose Gold Barn Wedding


As part of a brand new series here on Whimsical Wonderland Weddings, we want to start featuring a focus on different types of venues. We know just how hard and large of a decision it can be choosing a wedding venue, so we want to be here to inspire and guide you. First up, we’re looking at characterful, historic barn venues.

Now if you are a regular visitor to our pages, you’ll know we just love a barn wedding, in fact we’ve featured hundreds of barn weddings on our site, we’re super lucky we know. There is just something about the rustic beams, high ceilings and surrounding countryside that make our hearts sing. They are just perfect for beautiful country weddings and it’s no wonder they are proving more and more popular. New barn wedding venues are popping up all the time, to accommodate for their high demand. They are usually a blank canvas, which means no matter your theme or vibe they can suit your day. If you are looking for wedding venues, then don’t forget to check our our Wedding Suppliers pages too.

Here are some of the fave barn wedding venues we’ve featured here on our blog, up and down the UK.


Grittenham BarnWest Sussex

A stunning grade two listed barn set in gardens complete with a lake, orchard and woodland. We love it’s high ceilings and rustic beams.

Featured in real weddings here.

Grittenham Barn Wedding Venue West Sussex UK http://rebeccadouglas.co.uk/

Image by Rebecca Douglas // Joyful Warm & Cosy Autumn Barn Wedding

Millbridge CourtSurrey

A modern, luxury barn venue, which is a real blank canvas. We love the option to marry outdoors beneath their wooden arbour too.

Featured in real weddings here.

Millbridge Court Surrey Barn Venue UK Wedding https://jonathanellisblog.com/

Image by Jonathan Ellis // Silvery Grey Nature Inspired Wedding

South FarmCambridgeshire

Gypsy caravan accommodation, wandering farm animals and beautiful ceremony locations. Not to mention a fabric draped barn perfect for dreamy wedding receptions.

Featured in real weddings here.

 South Farm Barn Wedding Venue UK Cambridgeshire http://www.peterhugophotography.com/

Image by Peter Hugo // Rustic Relaxed Cornflower Blue Barn Wedding

Park House BarnCumbria

Set on a working farm, this barn venue is truly authentic. It’s also an exclusive use venue so you can be assured it’s all yours for the day.

Featured in real weddings here.

 Park House Barn Wedding Venue UK Cumbria http://www.joemather-photography.co.uk/

Image by Joe Mather Photography // Colourful DIY Floral Luxe Barn Wedding

Blake HallEssex

Three barns, three options, which means the ultimate in flexibility and choice. Their accommodation is just gorgeous too.

Featured in real weddings here.

Blake Hall Barn UK Wedding Venue Essex http://summerlilystudio.com/

Image by Summer Lily Studio // Pastels & Gold Pretty Summer Barn Wedding

FarbridgeWest Sussex

A restored old dairy set in the beautiful South Downs National Park. Light airy space with a luxe feel, plus there is ample accommodation with a private honeymoon suite.

Featured in real weddings here.

Farbridge Barn Wedding Venue UK West Sussex http://www.camillaarnholdphotography.com/

Image by  Camilla Arnhold // Natural & Rustic Daisy Filled Wedding


Camp KaturNorth Yorkshire

This is the perfect space for a quirky outdoor wedding, with a glamping village, woodland ceremony area and of course the stone barns. Wow.

Featured in real weddings here.

 Camp Katur Barn Wedding Venue UK North Yorkshire https://emilyhannah.com/

Image by Emily Hannah // Beautiful Woodland Glade Wedding

Gaynes ParkEssex

A barn venue set in a family estate of over 1000 acres, the barns are modern and light. Plus there is an orangery and gorgeous gardens.

Featured in real weddings here.

 Gaynes Park Barn UK Wedding Venue Essex http://www.kerriemitchell.co.uk/

Image by Kerrie Mitchell Photography  // Pretty & Light English Country Garden Wedding

Wasing ParkBerkshire

Castle Barn is just so charming and full of character. Plus you can tie the knot in the open air under the Victorian Summerhouse. Stunning.

Featured in real weddings here.

Wasing Park Wedding Venue UK Barn http://devlinphotos.co.uk/

Image by Devlin Photos // Sunflowers & Purple Polka Dots Fete Wedding


Curradine BarnsWorcestershire

This venue based in the West Midlands was originally a grain store and was restored for weddings with style. There are multiple spaces to choose from and luxury accommodation.

Featured in real weddings here.

Curradine Barns UK Venue Wedding http://www.kayleighpope.co.uk/Worcestershire

Image by Kayleigh Pope Photography // Copper Dusky Lilac & Grey Rustic Barn Wedding

Bassmead Manor BarnsCambridgeshire

We love how characterful Bassmead Manor Barns is, I mean just look at those beams and the rustic wooden floor. Positioned in a medieval moat, the venue is surrounded by beautiful countryside.

Featured in real weddings here.

 Bassmead Manor Barns Wedding Venue UK Cambridgeshire http://www.sungblue.com/

Image by Sung Blue Photography // Romantic Soft Pastels Barn Wedding

Preston Court

Do wedding venues get any more whimsical? This beautiful barn location has it’s own carousel.

Featured in real weddings here.

Preston Court Barn Wedding Venue UK Kent http://www.mr-and-mrs-wedding-photography.co.uk/

Image by Mr & Mrs Boutique Wedding Photography  // Quirky Teal & Gold Barn Wedding

Pimhill BarnShropshire

There isn’t really much not to love about the ambient space at Pimhill Barn in Shropshire. Really make it your own with a canopy of lights like the wedding below.

Featured in real weddings here.

Pimhill Barn Wedding Venue UK Shropshire http://www.stevebridgwoodphotography.co.uk/

Image by Bridgwood Wedding Photography // Quirky Crafty Rustic Barn Wedding

East Riddlesden HallYorkshire

This Natural Trust property is bursting with charm and country style. Airedale Barn really is a breathtaking space and it can be transformed with decorations and lighting aplenty too.

East Riddlesden Hall Barn Venue Wedding Yorkshire http://www.tobiahtayo.com/

Image by Tobiah Tayo Photography // Eclectic & Whimsical Foliage & Edison Lights Wedding

The Cow ShedScotland

Once a working dairy farm The Cow Shed is now a venue based in Crail. It also boasts being 90% powered by wind, solar and recycled battery, perfect for eco concious couples.

Featured in real weddings here.

The Cow Shed Crail Barn Wedding Venue Scotland http://www.harperscottphoto.com/

Image by Harper Scott Photo // Twinkling Rustic DIY Barn Wedding

Sugar Loaf BarnWales

This venue offers exclusive use of the farm with ample accommodation, they only hold 16 weddings per year. So you can be sure to receive a bespoke service.

Featured in real weddings here.

Sugar Loaf Barn Wedding UK Venue Wales http://eleanorjaneweddings.co.uk/

Image by Eleanor Jane Weddings  // Chilled Country Boho White & Green Wedding

Rosedew Farm – South Wales

This farm setting boasts a stunning stone barn with views across South Wales. Plus holiday cottages for you and your guests to stay over night.

Featured in real weddings here.

 Rosedew Farm Barn Wedding Venue UK South Wales http://rachellambertphotography.co.uk/

Image by Rachel Lambert Photography // Natural & Earthy Greenery Home Made Wedding

Gildings BarnSurrey

A rural venue set in the Surrey countryside. We love this barn venue’s restored series of barns and beautiful grounds.

Featured in real weddings here.

Gildings Barn Venue Wedding UK Surrey http://www.sophieduckworthphotography.com/

Image by Sophie Duckworth Photography // Magical & Fun Outdoor Barn Wedding

The NormansYorkshire

The venue is a third-generation working family farm and its owners got married here, which is how the wedding venue was founded. We love it’s courtyard, perfect for al fresco drinks.

Featured in real weddings here.

 The Normans Barn Venue UK Wedding Yorkshire http://bloomweddings.co.uk/

Image by Bloom Weddings  // Rustic Charm Meets Contemporary Pastel Barn Wedding

Chilli BarnYorkshire

This authentic venue offers flexible arrangement, with space for marquee and outdoor ceremonies.

Featured in real weddings here.

 Chilli Barn Venue Wedding UK Yorkshire http://hayleybaxterphotography.com/

Image by Hayley Baxter Photography // Gorgeous Gold & Navy Wedding with Wow Factor

Lyde CourtHerefordshire

An award winning 17th century stone barn with beautiful grounds. The large venue has space for 250 seated guests.

Featured in real weddings here.

Lyde Court Barn Venue Wedding UK Herefordshire https://www.barneywalters.com/

Image by  Barney Walters // Eclectic Outdoor Summer Barn Wedding

Park Farmhouse HotelDerbyshire

A long established venue with scenic views and exclusive use.

Featured in real weddings here.

Donington Park Farm House Barn Venue Wedidng UK https://garethnewsteadphotography.com/

Image by Gareth Newstead // Rustic Barn Red & Gold Glam Wedding

The Barn at Dalduff FarmScotland

We love that fairy lights permanently light up this characterful barn setting and it’s the perfect blank canvas for any wedding style.

Barn Dalduff Farm Wedding Venue Scotland http://photomagician.co.uk/

Image by Radek Makar // Whimsical & Modern Rustic Barn Wedding

Cripps BarnGloucestershire

Inside and out, this barn venue is just magical. Flagstone floors, stone walls and beams all add authentic charm.

Featured in real weddings here.

Cripps Barn Wedding Venue UK https://www.paulfullerkentphotography.com/

Image by Paul Fuller Kent Photography // Modern Rose Gold Barn Wedding

Healey BarnNorthumberland

We just love the feature fireplace which you can get married against, perfect for cosy wintry weddings.

Featured in real weddings here.

Healey Barn Wedding Venue Northumberland UK https://heychrisrandle.com/

Image by Chris Randle // Dreamy & Natural Boho Barn Wedding

Rivington Hall BarnLancashire

Atmospheric and cosy is how we’d describe this barn venue. Festooned in fairy lights it looks magical.

Featured in real weddings here.

 Rivington Hall Barn Wedding Venue Lancashire http://www.emiliemay.com/

Image by Emilie May Photography // Exquisite Relaxed & Rustic Barn Wedding

The Tythe BarnOxfordshire

The dramatic high doors open onto a majestic barn space which is perfect for contemporary and rustic wedding days alike.

Featured in real weddings here.

 The Tythe Barn Wedding Venue Oxfordshire UK https://caseyavenue.co.uk/

Image by Casey Avenue Photography // Flowery Bohemian Secret Garden Wedding

Easton GrangeSuffolk

An exclusive use barn wedding venue with on-site accommodation to hold your wedding all in one place. The gardens are pretty and the indoors spaces beautiful.

Featured in real weddings here.

 Easton Grange Barn Wedidng Venue Suffolk UK http://jonnymp.com/

Image by Jonny MP // Rustic Greenery & Dove Grey Country Barn Wedding

The Priory BarnHertfordshire

Set in the gorgeous Hertfordshire countryside, this vast barn is both stylish and practical for weddings.

Featured in real weddings here.

The Priory Barn Venue Wedding Hertfordshire UK http://www.lolarosephotography.com/

Image by Lola Rose Photography // Pretty Pale Blue & Gold Fairy Lit Barn Wedding

Barns HotelBedfordshire

Set just outside of Bedford, this hotel boasts a historic barn on their grounds, for the best of both worlds, modern meets old.

Featured in real weddings here.

Barns Hotel Venue Wedding UK Bedfordshire http://kirstymackenziephotography.co.uk/

Image by Kirsty Mackenzie Photography // Whimsical Romantic Barn Wedding

Milling BarnHertfordshire

Licensed for both civil ceremonies and receptions, this venue means you can stay in one place all day long. Plus it’s exclusive use with in-house caterers.

Featured in real weddings here.

 Milling Barn Venue Wedding Hertfordshire UK http://www.fayecornhillphotography.co.uk/

Image by Faye Cornhill // Simple Elegant & Pretty Barn Wedding

Shustoke Farm BarnsWarwickshire

These 18th century barn buildings are just perfect for weddings and special occasions. Vaulted ceilings and dreamy lighting add real wow factor.

Featured in real weddings here.

Shustoke Farm Barns Wedding Venue UK Warwickshire http://www.jennymacare.com/

Image by Jenny Macare // Rustic Red Spring Barn Wedding


Three interlinking barns make up Merriscourt in the Cotswolds. We love the outstanding views and stone walled buildings.

Featuring in real weddings here.

 Merriscourt Barn Wedding Venue UK Oxfordshire http://www.alexandrajane.co.uk/

Image by Alexandra Jane Photography // Unconventional & Beautiful Country Cotswolds Barn Wedding

Bateman’s BarnNorfolk

Picturesque Norfolk countryside surrounds the barns with a secret garden for outdoor ceremonies too.

Featured in real weddings here.

Bateman’s Barn Venue Wedding UK Norfolk http://www.meganduffield.com/

Image by Megan Duffield Photography // Fun Fusion Orange Country Barn Wedding

The Great Barn in RolvendenKent

A listed Kentish barn, which is nestled in the heart of the countryside. A rural venue with real character and charm.

Featured in real weddings here.

The Great Barn in Rolvenden Kent UK Wedding Venue

Image by Sarah-Jane Ethan // Rustic Summer Country DIY Barn Wedding

Stepney Hill FarmNorth Yorkshire

With maximum capacity for 300 guests, you can host a right roaring party in these rustic, authentic barns.

Featuring in real weddings here.

 Stepney Hill Farm Barn North Yorkshire Wedding Venue www.sugarbirdphoto.co.uk

Image by Sugarbird Photography // Whimsical Wedding by the Sea & a Rustic Barn Reception

The Manorial BarnYorkshire

A fully licensed venue, which means you can host your whole day in this spectacular location.

Featured in real weddings here.

The Manorial Barn Yorkshire Wedding Venue http://helenrussellphotography.co.uk/

Image by Helen Russell Photography // Stylish Pastel & Rustic Barn Wedding

The Barn BrasserieEssex

A 16th Century barn with so much charm and history. The most romantic of settings.

Featured in real weddings here.

 The Barn Brasserie Essex Wedding Venue http://www.luciewatsonphotography.com/

Image by Lucie Watson Photography // Tropical Boho Luxe Barn Wedding

Fison BarnOxfordshire

A beautifully restored barn, which is light with large barn doors that open onto the courtyard, perfect for al fresco drinks.

Featured in real weddings here.

Fison Barn Oxfordshire Wedding Venue http://www.alexandrajane.co.uk/

Image by Alexandra Jane Photography // Rustic Copper Spring Barn Wedding

Back To The GardenNorfolk

A brick barn with high ceilings, which is a real blank canvas, perfect for any wedding style.

Featured in real weddings here.

Back To The Garden Norfolk Barn Wedding Venue http://joshuapatrickphotography.com/

Image by Joshua Patrick Photography // Ethereal Alternative Country Barn Wedding with a Dark Moody Sky


So there you have it. Forty of our favourite featured barns up and down the UK. We do love a barn affair and I am sure you’ll be a convert after looking through these remarkable venues. Don’t forget we will be featuring round ups for different venues in the coming weeks, and you can find our recommended venues in our very own wedding suppliers directory too xo Lou

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  • Avatar for James


    Wow! Just gorgeous! What a great post!

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    Logan Wallace

    This is a very helpful article to know some of the barn wedding venues in the UK. Thank you for sharing!

  • Avatar for modapkx


    Great Venues Listed There. Thanks a Lot For It.

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    Wedding Planner

    Great List! You are sharing amazing barns for a wedding. These barns are looking very cool and interesting. I am looking for barns for my wedding and I found some great barns from this article. Thanks a lot for sharing.

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    Imagine Photography

    Barn weddings are among my favourite type of weddings venues. Very relaxed and intimate. We have some stunning venues around South Wales too.

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    gorgeous venues love a rustic wedding so much

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