Bartholomew Barn in West Sussex

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Bartholomew Barn is a beautiful Sussex barn wedding venue near Petworth. In spring, the woods behind the barn are carpeted with bluebells and the pretty cottage gardens are full of colour.

Bartholomew Barn is a beautiful Sussex barn wedding venue near Petworth. In spring, the woods behind the barn are carpeted with bluebells and the pretty cottage gardens are full of colour.

Civil ceremonies
Bartholomew Barn is licenced for civil ceremonies for up to 100 guests. The rustic barn setting is very romantic.

Drinks receptions
Double doors lead from the barn onto a charming courtyard with a central formal fishpond. With umbrellas providing shade in summer and patio heaters for warmth on cooler autumn days, the courtyard is perfect for a drinks reception. Alternatively, a smaller marquee can be joined to the barn if required.

Wedding receptions
The barn can seat up to 100 guests for your wedding meal. A huge wood burner at one end of the main barn makes it equally suitable for winter wedding receptions. For larger guest numbers, a marquee can be set up adjoining the barn, or freestanding in the neighbouring field, for up to 200 guests.

In addition to the Main Barn, a smaller open-sided barn runs the length of the courtyard. Decorated with flowers or fairy lights it makes a lovely spot for a barbecue or hog roast.

Changing room
The Potting Shed is a cute changing room for the wedding couple.

Why not visit the Bartholomew Barn website to find out more.

Testimonials & Gallery

  • We got married at Bartholomew Barn on 11th April, 2015. We knew it was the place for the us the moment we first visited, because this is a wedding venue that oozes charm and beauty and allows you the most serene and characterful setting to celebrate the life that you are starting together. The barn itself is unbelievably beautiful, set alongside an equally perfect courtyard and is perfect for allowing your guests to socialise together, retaining the intimate feel that we were looking for. Frances couldn’t do enough for us in helping us prepare, both before and during the day itself. It’s been a pleasure getting to know her and we cannot thank her enough for her laid-back, accommodating and fun-spirited approach. She played an enormous part in the success of the day, as well as her staff, especially Lucy. Our memories of the day are so filled of love and happiness and we wish all couples looking to marry here the same – we will never forget our day here.

    Mr & Mrs Casby
  • "Sam and I are so grateful for all your help to make our day even more special. All of our guests had nothing but amazement for the entire venue and how beautiful it was. We would love to extend all our thanks for allowing us to make this one day, be remembered always."

    Helen Cooke & Sam Cooke
  • "Just wanted to write straight away to thank you for making everything so perfect for us and especially Fliss and Ben on Saturday. Everything was perfect and so easy. All our guests commented on how relaxed and welcoming you were as our host. I am sure Fliss and Ben will be writing to you when they get back from their little paradise island. Do you have a place for us to give a raving review?! I am sure with Matt's photography we will also have lots of fun photos for you...if the sample is anything to go by!"

    Nunn & Steve
  • "What a fantastic venue! The Barn is perfect, rustic and charming and the gardens are stunning. Set with fields surrounding you truly are away from everything. Frances, the owner, really looks after you and gives you a personal touch. We were absolutely delighted with the Barn and so pleased we found it !! Everyone who came said what a perfect day it was"

    Emma & Eddie
  • "Thank you for providing us with the most beautiful venue for our wedding. The barn and gardens looked absolutely stunning and we had countless comments from our guests on how amazing the venue was. Your support and help over the past year was invaluable - sorry for bomabrding you with questions though!"

    Colette & Simon

Venue Location & Map

Bartholomew Barn in West Sussex
Bartholomew Hurst
Kirdford
Petworth
West Sussex
RH14 0LN
Tel: 01403 330049

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Venue Facilities

Civil Licence -
100
Indoor Dining Capacity -
100
Marquee Dining Capacity -
200

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