Wedding venue inspiration - Barns

Deciding on your ideal wedding venue is an key part of your wedding planning.

There is a huge choice of different venue types in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire including hotels, barns, country manor houses, romantic castles as well as chic city and town centre locations.

Check out these stunning wedding venues and those further afield in our listings below.

Barns: Fison Barn, Earth Trust, Oxfordshire

Fison Barn, Earth Trust, Oxfordshire

Nestling at the foot of the Wittenham Clumps nature reserve, wedding venue Fison Barn is set amidst 1,200 acres of countryside. This stunning and beautifully maintained nineteenth-century barn boasts original oak beams which have been lovingly restored and local Western Red Cedar has been used on the exterior cladding.


Barns: Notley Abbey, Buckinghamshire

Notley Abbey, Buckinghamshire

This historic wedding venue, located on the Buckinghamshire/Oxfordshire border is impressive from the moment you drive through the gates. Exclusively yours for 24 hours, Notley Abbey can host wedding ceremonies both inside and out for up to 172 loved ones in a choice of three locations: the Abbot's Hall for an intimate celebration, The Monks' Refectory for a larger group or the enchanting walled garden. Enjoy the grounds, gardens and ambience of the beautifully restored country house before heading down the covered Cloisters Garden walk to the Monks' Refectory – a chandelier-lit, characterful stone barn, bursting with history and rustic glamour. There's room for up to 172 guests for the wedding breakfast and 250 guests for an evening reception, as well as nine guest suites, ensuring no one will turn into a pumpkin.


Barns: The Tythe Barn, Oxfordshire

The Tythe Barn, Oxfordshire

The Tythe Barn in Launton is a 14th-century thatched barn wedding venue that's steeped in history and oozes character, from the original beams to the floor-to-ceiling glass doors that bring the light flooding in. Brought fully up to date, the interior is decked with fairylights and a Bose sound system, which is hidden in the beautiful stone walls. And the gardens offer pretty pathways and pergolas for your photographs.


Barns: Stratton Court Barn, Oxfordshire

Stratton Court Barn, Oxfordshire

Built in traditional Cotswold style and dating back to 1870s, wedding venue Stratton Court Barn comes complete with exposed beams, high ceilings and a touch of contemporary chic. Tie the knot in the Main Barn in front of up to 100 of your loved ones, the newly built Stables with up to 25 guests or opt for an outdoor ceremony in the front courtyard. The inviting façade is flanked with pretty olive trees, while behind the farmhouse, there's the owners' private garden for secluded bride and groom photos. There's also a bridal preparation room in the main farmhouse.


Barns: Worton Hall, Oxfordshire

Worton Hall, Oxfordshire

Sitting within 450 acres of rural farming countryside, wedding venue Worton Hall was rebuilt in 2014 in the traditional Cotswold style as a flexible, exclusive-use venue. Tie the knot in the Hayloft Gallery, which holds up to 120 friends and family, or with 280 loved ones in the Main Hall, with its whitewashed walls, Yorkstone floor and oak woodwork. Alternatively, get married outdoors in the wooden pagoda, also with up to 280 guests. There's also a wealth of photo opportunities, from the Little Orchard and the weeping willow pond to Worton Lakes and a private woodland.


Barns: Sheepdrove, Berkshire

Sheepdrove, Berkshire

The long private drive across the Lambourn Downs to Sheepdrove allows the bustle of day to day life to slip away and the sheer beauty of this wedding venue to be fully appreciated. Surrounded by fields and woodlands, with spectacular views across the rolling downland, Sheepdrove offers intriguing outdoor spaces over four-square miles and with unrivalled exclusivity. Picture-perfect opportunities include, an aromatic physic garden, stunning lake with boathouse, ancient woodlands and miles of rolling pasture.


Barns: Wasing Park, Berkshire

Wasing Park, Berkshire

Set within a vast estate in the heart of the Berkshire countryside, wedding venue Wasing Park offers a fairytale of rural seclusion, a charming cluster of historic buildings forming a picture-perfect 'wedding village'. Wasing Park has a flawless fusion of traditional and contemporary spaces, from the exposed brick walls of the Castle Barn to the light-filled, neutral décor of the Garden Room – there's an 'old meets new' atmosphere.


Barns: Lillibrooke Manor, Berkshire

Lillibrooke Manor, Berkshire

This stunning Grade II listed Great Barn radiates rustic charm through its original beams and exposed brickwork – a picture -perfect Berkshire wedding venue! Dramatic chandeliers, fairylights and ivy dress the venue making it the perfect setting for a ceremony, wedding breakfast and reception for up to 170 loved ones. It's accessed by a tree-lined driveway snaking through sprawling gardens and grounds and adjacent to it sits the Engine House which can host up to 80 ceremony guests. Originally built as an animal engine on the working farm, it has been lovingly restored with its original beams and windows overlooking Lillibrooke Manor itself.


Barns: The Monks’ Barn, Berkshire

The Monks’ Barn, Berkshire

Based in Hurley, a picturesque village on the River Thames between Henley and Marlow, The Monks' Barn is a Grade II* listed Medieval venue offering for ceremonies, wedding receptions and parties. It was built using flint and chalk in the 13th century and has a private lawn and secure car park. It has beautiful flagstone flooring throughout and has a separate dancefloor, bar area and its unique features can be complemented by your own personal touches with the flexibility to use your own caterer, florist and furnishings Couples have the choice of anywhere inside or outside on the lawn to tie the knot with up to 150 loved ones.


Barns: Ufton Court, Berkshire

Ufton Court, Berkshire

Ufton Court is a charming and historic Tithe Barn and Grade I listed Tudor manor house wedding venue set in secluded grounds and approached by a sweeping driveway lined by ancient oak trees – an undiscovered gem to many couples looking to celebrate their special day. With its white-washed walls and stone floor, the 16th-century barn is the perfect blank canvas, while the high ceiling and oak beams provide the ideal space for light canopy displays – it looks truly magical.


Barns: Lains Barn, Oxfordshire

Lains Barn, Oxfordshire

Wedding venue Lains Barn is set in rural Oxfordshire countryside in the beautiful Vale of the White Horse. The barn backs onto wheat fields and natural woodland with far-reaching views towards the Chiltern hills. Lains Barn is a beautifully restored, listed barn with a timber-framed space dating back to 1750, the main barn features a festoon light-lined gallery, custom-built bar and a beautiful original oak wood block floor. Large glass doors open onto a lawned courtyard.


Barns: Stanlake Park, Berkshire

Stanlake Park, Berkshire

The beauty of this historical vineyard wedding venue can be found in its stunning buildings, flower-filled gardens and manicured grounds. It's set within 150 acres of the working wine estate in Twyford, Berkshire, and celebrations can serve the Stanlake wines. A magical pathway of tall, twisted beeches leads down to the door of the characterful Vineyard Barn nestled at the foot of the vineyard, with expansive lawns laid adjacent to it overlooking the vineyard itself. The romantic vistas continue through the vines and dovecotes in the delightful Walled Garden that leads to the spacious Courtyard with its pretty ancient wisteria. Located in this area is the delightful Coach House packed full of period charm and flooded with natural light.


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