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Gildings Barn

£3600 - £6000 for venue hire
Up to 110
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A rustic and picturesque venue that can be decorated to your taste and tailored to your needs. Perfect for wedding photographs!
Features & Capacity
Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
08:23 PM
Usual Finish Time
11:00 PM
Bridal Suite
Changing Only
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Marquee Permitted
On-site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony and Reception
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding License
Food and Drink
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
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Venue hire includes several interconnecting barns, chairs, tables, large garden adjoining open farmland, parking Prices include VAT

Memories for a lifetime...
'Dear Penny and Richard, we can't thank you enough for everything you have done for us. We had the most magical Christmas wedding that c... 
By Emma & Ollie on 12th April 2017
A happy couple
Married in December 2016

Full Description
  • Set in beautiful Surrey countryside, Gildings comprises of several interconnecting barns, all of which retain their original charm and character and have not been spoilt by modernisation. We offer a choice of four local and absolutely first class catering partners, and can also recommend other tried and tested local suppliers. We work closely with the award winning and highly acclaimed Celebrant, Jenny Knight of Knights Ceremonies, who has held many highly personalised and delightful services on site at Gildings. Enquiries are welcomed from couples looking to hold beautiful and dignified events at our enchanting and romantic venue. Our brochure can be downloaded from the Home page of our website.
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Penny Graepel
    We welcome enquiries from people wanting to hold beautiful and dignified events at Gildings Barns.
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    No. Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    No. Of People In Team
    Public Liability Insurance
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Press and Awards (1)
Surrey Wedding Magazine
Location & Contact Details
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  • Directions
    • Address
    • Dorking, Surrey, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Dorking
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • M25
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Dorking Deepdene
    • Travel Notes
    • When travelling along Partridge Lane, look out for an old-fashioned plough on a log. This is located next to our farm sign, and is almost directly opposite the beginning of Burnt Oak Lane.
    • Nearest Airport
    • Gatwick
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
An extraordinary medieval banquet held at Christmas time, with long tables laden with a feast fit for royalty. All beneath the vast oak structure of Gildings Barn, illuminated by twinkling fairy lights. It was just spectacular and will be remembered for ever by everyone who experienced it. An incredible credit to the highly talented and artistic family members of the bride and groom.
What is your No.1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Keep the decoration of the barns simple. They are stunning already, and are best complemented with country flowers or greenery and pretty bunting.
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Rustic. Unique. Rural. Enchanting. Romantic.
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
The little Granary in the garden
What is your venue's most unique feature?
The fact the barns are true barns, not modernised and not modern imitations which cannot match the immeasurable character of Gildings.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
Our commitment to helping ensure couples have the wedding celebrations of their dreams.