Barn wedding venues are the hidden gems of the wedding venue world. As with most aspects of the industry, it's difficult to find the right venue for you. There are so many options to choose from, especially when so many fantastic venues are tucked away in little corners of the internet. Luckily for you though, us venue geeks are here to make the process a lot easier. We've compiled a list of nine utterly gorgeous barn venues - and the cherry on the cake? They're ALL Rock My Wedding Recommended venues! With all of the following listings featuring imagery from our real weddings, you will get a true feel for the venue as a wedding space before narrowing it down. So, shall we take a step into the world of barn venues? I think we shall!
A selection of the best barn wedding venues, just for you!
Askham Hall and Bank Barn
First up, we've got Askham Hall and Bank Barn. Talk about starting off strong! Located discreetly in the picture perfect village of Askham, this wedding venue is 1000 years in the making! Yes, you read that right. This barn is in an incredibly calm and dreamy part of the English Lake District, so stunning views and a fantastic, natural atmosphere is guaranteed. Not only is this venue award-winning, but it's also Michelin-starred. Where ancient meets contemporary with a bohemian charm, this is a fantastic choice.
If you're a fan of the Cotswolds, then Cripps Barn could be the venue for you. A beautiful 18th-century barn set in the stunning countryside with flagstone floors, rustic beams and an open fireplace. If cosy, historic barn wedding venues with a relaxed atmosphere with intricate details sound like your kind of thing, Cripps Barn is here to deliver. It also caters to both indoor and outdoor ceremonies! With a beautiful oak ceremony canopy in the glade next to Cripps, your choices are plentiful.
The Tythe Barn Launton
Elegantly rural, undeniably fun and indisputably gorgeous, The Tythe Barn is up next. If you're looking for a delightfully English setting with elegance for days, then you've found your venue. Founded in 1998 and set on a working farm, Tythe is a charming cluster of 14th-century barns and farmhouse accommodations. It offers a very rural location - woodland goodness on tap! A popular choice for both indoor and outdoor celebrations, the photos from Tythe prove its sincere charm and grace.
The Tithe Barn
Similarly named yet different in style, we have The Tithe Barn. Built in the 16th century, The Tithe Barn is found on the grounds of the Duke of Devonshire's Bolton Abbey Estate in the Yorkshire Dales. Stunning candle chandeliers, a vast, open space for receptions, beautiful fairy-light beam details and a fantastic open kitchen awaits you at The Tithe Barn. Guests will adore the hooped copper lanterns, historic beams, and aged flagstone. If you're after a warm, rustic barn venue filled with charm and exquisite views, The Tithe Barn is certainly worth a look.
The Old Kent Barn
If you are after a venue with a sincere, passionate familial atmosphere, then The Old Kent Barn will be right up your street. Pulling talents together from four different family members, the Weedon's have been professionally and successfully running this beautiful barn with stunning decor and amazing food for 14 years. Focusing on the little details that make your day truly special, The Old Kent Barn is as fantastically run as it is entirely beautiful. The wooden beam detailing in the reception room, the gorgeous florals on the grounds, the quaint, quintessentially English-looking pond... There's something for everyone here.
It appears the Cotswolds is home to many beautiful barn wedding venues, one of them being Stone Barn. A glorious country wedding venue with views of the ever-so-beautiful countryside, this barn venue is distinctive in its historic aesthetic as well as its glamorous interior. Is an idyllic, straight-out-of-an-early-2000s-British-rom-com-type atmosphere something that makes your heart sing? If the answer is yes - then we implore you to take a look at Stone Barn. Especially the stunning reception, the huge open fireplace, the Dutch barns with elegant arched ceilings, and the magnificent views.
Who doesn't want to get married in a majestic barn on a private estate, like Bury Court? Not many people, that's for sure. With overnight accommodation consisting of 14 double rooms and a bridal suite, you're sure to have both a comfortable and aesthetically pleasing stay. The folks at Bury Court listen to your hopes and dreams and then turn them into reality. Pretty inviting, right? With every single detail carefully considered, thoroughly planned and brilliantly delivered, you can rest assured that your day will go just how you want it, and some. The gorgeous reception room and grounds are a sight for sore eyes, too...
This one's for the romantics amongst you. A beautiful, romantic haven set in the Sussex countryside, Southend Barns offers the perfect balance of charm and modern luxury. Timeless style, serenity and escapism are four words that spring to mind when flicking through the Southend Barns pictures. The picturesque gardens offer wonderful flower beds, courtyards, and an always green lawn for garden celebrations and games. Not to mention the alfresco reception space complete with a terrace bar and central fire pit... Sign us up!
The Barn At Upcote
Finishing off with yet another Cotswold venue, we've got the beautifully restored and renovated The Barn At Upcote. A set of gorgeous Cotswold barns, this venue is the perfect backdrop for any wedding day. If you're looking for a rural wedding venue with intricate details, a feeling of pure tranquillity and incredible grounds, then you can stop searching. The fairy-light ceiling features and the stunning garden make for an effortlessly chic wedding, either indoor or outdoor.
Hopefully, we'll be seeing you in one of these barn wedding venues very soon!
So there we have it - a wonderful roundup of some wonderful barn venues. If we haven't convinced you that barn wedding venues are the perfect place to host the party of a lifetime, then we've done something wrong! If you're only just beginning your venue search, then our article on how to choose your wedding venue is a great place to kick things off with. Want to search for something a bit more unusual? Then our roundup of unusual wedding venues is calling your name.