In the heart of Cambridgeshire stands Bassmead Manor Barns, set within the medieval moat of an ancient manor house and approached via a magnificent tree-lined driveway. Bassmead Manor Barns is a large farmstead with old and new barns, beautiful gardens and seemingly endless panoramic scenery.
Truly unique, the venue offers grandeur, elegance and style. The medieval moat, listed as a Scheduled Monument by English Heritage, and ornate ironwork footbridge add a sense of history, drama and character to the picturesque setting and make stunning backdrops for memorable photographs.
Setting the standard for impressive wedding celebrations, Bassmead Manor Barns boasts a 300-year-old barn, complete with antique love seat, sophisticated Boudoir for the bride and her attendants to complete their pre-ceremony preparations and a fabulous honeymoon suite which is nestled away in a private corner of the glorious gardens.
Fondly known as The Rickety Barn, Bassmead’s oldest building is of traditional timber construction with a warm, rustic and romantic atmosphere. Oozing with natural charm and character, it provides the perfect setting for a beautiful and emotional wedding ceremony. From the exposed brick walls, authentic wooden beams and wrought-iron chandeliers, this barn is beautiful, distinctive and truly luxurious. The antique upholstered love seat is a favourite feature of the barn and a popular spot for newlyweds to steal a further kiss and pose for photographs.
Complementing the character of The Rickety Barn are two further contemporary barns, the stylish Bridge Barn and the garden which offer an array of options for the post ceremony drinks reception and the wedding breakfast itself.
Brides will fall in love with the Boudoir at Bassmead Manor Barns. Styled with sophistication in mind, the Boudoir is a cosy and pretty space set over two floors and featuring plush carpets, sofas, two dressing tables and a full length mirror among other delicate details. Ideal for those last minute preparations, the Boudoir ensures every bride arrives to her groom feeling her best.
And finally, at the end of a perfect day, newlyweds can retire to the brick-built Dove Cottage, the impressive honeymoon suite which is nestled in a quiet corner of the gardens. This luxury cottage is set over two floors and boasts a beautiful boutique décor, including a sumptuous bed, mahogany furniture, a striking black velvet sofa and distinctive lamps providing mood lighting. The cottage features a private patio, spacious lounge and sophisticated bathroom on the ground floor. Upstairs is a traditional barn-style bedroom with beautiful views of the Cambridgeshire countryside can be enjoyed the next morning with a glass of bubbly in bed.
Bassmead Manor Barns is a magical and enchanting wedding venue, providing a memorable and the most romantic of settings for a truly special day.