We do love a beautiful barn wedding venue and we’ve worked long and hard to create our top 20 list of barn venues that are an amazing choice for a summer wedding. With an abundance of incredible views, glorious grounds and outdoor ceremony spaces, we’re sure you’ll love them just as much as we do by the end!
1. Gaynes Park
With sweeping views of the London skyline and the English countryside, Gaynes Park is a contemporary barn venue in a traditional rural setting. The stunning Mill Barn, which boasts centuries old tree trunks as part of the frame and floor-to-ceiling glass windows, is a wonderful and spacious setting to celebrate in, while the Gather Barn is an open-sided, listed structure that is a perfect way to enjoy the English summertime.
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2. Upwaltham Barns
In the heart of the South Downs National Park, Upwaltham Barns offers glorious views of the verdant countryside. The East Barn is a light-filled, rustic setting for your ceremony, while the South Barn is a delightful setting for a wedding breakfast. Soak up the sun in the secluded courtyard or kick back in the authentic Moroccan Snug.
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3. Sandhole Oak Barn
Overlooking a lake and tranquil Cheshire pastureland, Sandhole Oak Barn provides an incredibly romantic outdoor space to enjoy with your guests. The medieval-inspired Oak Barn is a wonderfully traditional location to tie the knot, or take advantage of the Oak Clock Tower, and hold your wedding on the edge of the lake, creating a setting like no other for your special day.
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4. Bassmead Manor Barns
At Bassmead Manor Barns guests will be wowed as they arrive across the beautiful ironwork footbridge over the moat, framed by a pretty white chestnut tree. The breath-taking Rickety Barn is full of character and charm, providing an unforgettable setting to say your vows. The sun-soaked garden is perfect for drinks, canapés and games and sets the scene for a magical day.
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5. Clock Barn
Set in the picturesque Hampshire Downs, Clock Barn is a magnificent and traditional barn venue. The main barn is the setting for your ceremony and reception, and makes a great impression with its rustic oak timber and white walls. The grounds offer an array of photo opportunities, boasting well-tended gardens and flourishing meadows with plenty of secluded spots.
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6. Curradine Barns
Curradine Barns is a truly magical barn venue and provides the perfect rural setting in the Worcestershire countryside. The stunning barn has a romantic, chapel-like feel to it and really is a joy to behold. The adjoining courtyard, complete with amazing new cantina, is perfect for your guests to enjoy the balmy evening with incredible food.
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7. Packington Moor
Set in rural Staffordshire, Packington Moor offers an exquisite, traditional barn, excellent food and drink and a beautiful courtyard and garden in which to enjoy the sun. The exposed timber and restored, historic features of the barn make for a truly rustic setting. Perfect for those more intimate shots, the garden is full of secluded spots for you and your partner to steal a few quiet moments together.
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8. Rivervale Barn
The Ceremony Barn at Rivervale Barn is a truly magical setting for your wedding, with its cathedral-style windows and magnificent oak frame. The adjoining Dining Barn is equally stunning and provides a wonderful setting for your reception. Home to idyllic water gardens and a delightful courtyard for guests to enjoy, Rivervale Barn really does have it all and more.
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9. Wasing Park
Romantic and truly unique, the Castle Barn at Wasing Park is an exquisite setting where you can exchange vows. It is surrounded by luscious green lawns and offers breath-taking views of the grounds for you and your guests to enjoy throughout the day and night.
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10. Bartholomew Barn
Bartholomew Barn is a delightfully rustic West Sussex venue set in rolling green fields and woodland. The barn, with its full-length windows, lets the summer sun flood in and the grounds provide a wonderful place to celebrate with your guests. Take your drinks reception outside to the courtyard and make the most of the British summertime!
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11. Lains Barn
Lains Barn is a charming and quintessential Old English barn wedding venue in Oxfordshire that boasts a unique rural setting and a wonderful lawned courtyard. The magnificent timber-framed barn has been lovingly restored and will make your Lains Barn wedding one your guests will never forget.
12. Millbridge Court
This modern and stunning buildings combine exposed brick and stone with floor to ceiling windows that fill the venue with light. The oak beams and white walls at Millbridge Court are perfect for a minimalist wedding theme but also act as a blank canvas to put your own stamp on should you wish.
13. Heaton House
With wonderful views of the surrounding undulating Cheshire countryside, Heaton House is a perfect location for a barn ceremony. The traditional exposed stone and oak beams make for a truly rustic setting. Couples can also choose to tie the knot under the Oak Pagoda for a charming outdoor celebration.
14. Hyde Barn
Surrounded by natural parkland with views over the glorious Cotswolds countryside, Hyde Barn offers a breath-taking location for a wedding. Enjoy drinks and canapés in the sun on the outside terrace after exchanging vows in the wonderfully light and airy barn. What could be better?
15. High House Weddings
This Grade II Listed Essex barn is set in six acres of stunningly landscaped gardens and rolling meadowland. High House Weddings is a picture perfect place to say ‘I do' and the carefully restored red brick and oak barn makes for an unforgettable wedding venue.
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16. Upton Barn and Walled Garden
Nestled in the delightful Devon countryside, Upton Barn is a relaxed and romantic venue. The 17th Century Cider Barn has been restored to an incredibly high standard with a modern, rustic finish. With views of the walled garden and rolling Blackdown Hills beyond, it really is an idyllic spot for a wedding.
17. Stone Barn
Crafted out of honey-coloured Cotswold stone, this rustic barn is elegant yet simple. With flagstone floors, high ceilings and giant windows, Stone Barn is a wonderfully romantic and traditional venue for your big day.
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18. South Farm
Set in an impressive 20 acres, the elm-framed Tudor barn at South Farm, with its handmade brick walls and subtle cream drapes is a delightful and romantic wedding setting. Unique and beautiful for your big day.
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19. The Great Tythe Barn
In the heart of rural Gloucestershire lies this quintessentially English barn, The Great Tythe Barn, tucked away down a tree-lined driveway amidst 200 acres of privately owned land. The 16th Century features have been sympathetically restored and combined with a number of modern touches to make this a traditional venue that’s highly luxurious.
20. Blackwell Grange
Set against a landscape of rolling farmland, this venue provides a beautiful combination of traditional and modern features. The Dining Barn at Blackwell Grange boasts full-length glass windows, letting the sunshine flood into your ceremony or reception. With an oak frame covered terrace, guests can enjoy reception drinks al fresco, making the most of the stunning scenic views. The garden offers a number of private locations too, perfect for some time alone and more intimate photographs.
So that’s it. A bevvy of beautiful barn venues to give you some serious food for thought. The only problem now is; how do you pick just one?