£6000 - £9000 for Venue Hire
Up to 150
9 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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COVID-19 Update
We have all had to adapt to a new way of working an living but that does not mean we have had to stop planning weddings. We have reopened for viewings and are following all COVID measures to ensure the safety of you all. We look forward to welcoming you to the Barn!
Bridebook Deal
Midweek Offer Available
Midweek Package
• Exclusive use barn, Lovingly restored • Blank canvas venue • Hold your entire day here, from ceremony through to reception • Huge stunning private gardens of Alswick Hall • GLAMPING
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£6,000
Maximum Price
£9,000
A delightfully elegant setting for your special day, the Barn itself offers a beautiful blank canvas for your wedding dreams. Inside, a vaulted ceiling adorned with rustic wooden beams is married to a light-flooded function space perfect for any style of celebration. Spilling out from the barn, you and your guests will discover the enchanting gardens of Alswick Hall. Packed with endless hidden gems and secret corners, it is the perfect backdrop for your wedding photos!
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Couple accommodation included
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Guest accommodation included
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Barn
Dining Capacity
150
Reception Capacity
220
No. of Bedrooms
9
Sleeps No. of People
22
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM
Late Night Extension
Yes

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-House Wine List
Alcohol Licence

Venue

Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Marquee Permitted
Bridal Changing Facilities
Pet-Friendly
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Full Description
In these unprecedented times we are all having to re think how we work/ live and look after each other. We have been working closely with our couples to find them suitable dates to move to. We have spent the last week as a team working out what we can do for our present couples and future couples in need of a venue at short notice. We are on the phone and on email throughout these uncertain times to help answer any questions and navigate through the next few months. Once we are able to get back to work (which we will) to show couples our lovely Barn we will let you all know.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Ellie and Kay
We launched The Barn at Alswick in 2017, with the wish to provide a really personal approach to arranging our couples’ big day. We pride ourselves on making your day the best it can be: from initial planning through to adding the final on the day personal touches, our small, dedicated team of experienced Event Planners and Managers are on hand to guide you through the process ensuring your days runs seamlessly. We love getting to know the couples we work with, understanding their personalities

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2017
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
5
Reviews
(19)
Emma and Chris
Married in October 2020
November 2020
Amazing service from the loveliest people
The Barn is a gorgeous venue and from our first visit, we have always received amazing service. Ellie is looking after us and our wedding and has been fantastic throughout, especially during lockdown. She has helped reassure us and been so accommodating in moving our dates. It’s so difficult for everyone so it’s lovely that Ellie has been so kind to us and understanding throughout. I would absolutely recommend this venue, it’s so stunning and has extremely supportive people working there!
Imogen and James
Married in April 2020
November 2020
Our wedding
Whilst we’re not married yet due to COVID the team at the barn have been outstanding with sorting out moving dates and making everything as stress free as possible. The barn and the grounds are absolutely perfect and we are so excited to have our day!
Leah and Daniel
Married in February 2020
January 2021
If I could score higher than 5 stars, I would!
Had our wedding here in Feb 2020. Ellie, Kay, Claire and all of the staff could not do enough for us. They really made sure the day went smoothly and I couldn’t have asked for anything more from them. Huge shout out to Ellie in particular who was INCREDIBLE. We had lots of guests travelling from outside Hertfordshire who (when seeing the address) made a few comments about how far it was. When they arrived everyone said, ‘We can see why you picked the venue!’ Everything was perfect. The changeover from the ceremony to the wedding breakfast was so smooth and wasn’t noticeable. The views are beautiful and I cant wait to see the professional photos. Cant recommend this venue enough!!! The catering options were amazing- I recommend the BBQ sharing boards! I recommend visiting an open day if you are considering this venue. This was how we first saw the venue and were very impressed with how welcome the staff made us feel. There isn’t a corporate feel to the place which we found at other venues. The glamping options also impressed us as did the bridal suite. If I could score higher than 5 stars, I would!
Philippa and Michael
Married in November 2019
January 2021
Highly recommend holding an event here.
We had our wedding reception at The Barn at Alswick and it was excellent. From the planning to all they did on the day it was brilliant. Ellie was so helpful and really cared about how the day would run. She interacted with all the suppliers (food, band, flowers) to make sure everything ran smoothly on the day. Highly recommend holding an event here.
Naomi and Jack
Married in August 2019
August 2019
The Barn at Alswick is such a special place
he Barn at Alswick is such a special place ?? The venue was great for us as it’s not only gorgeously renovated but also disabled friendly. Ellie was great when we were planning our wedding, always replying to emails quickly and helping our ideas come to life. Ellie, Kay, Claire and the team were superb on the day, so calm and reassuring, we knew we were in safe hands! We loved staying in the glamping pods too - so comfy and the honeymoon suite is stunning ?? So many of our guests said how much they loved the venue and the chilled day. We can’t thank everyone at The Barn enough, we had the most special day! X
Anna and Edward
Married in July 2019
July 2019
I instantly knew i wanted us to get married here!
As soon as I walked into this beautiful venue and explored the stunning gardens, I knew it was the right place for our wedding. It really offers everything all in one location. Ellie was wonderful throughout the planning of the wedding and was always available to answer any questions and offer advice. A huge thank you to all the staff at the Barn for making our wedding so memorable for us and our guests!

Venue Showcase

18th April 2021
Come along and join us for our first Venue Showcase of 2021! 11am-3pm To book a slot, please call us on 01763 273530 or email us on info@alswick.co.uk We look forward to seeing you!
Location & Contact Details

Address

Hare Street Road, Buntingford, Hertfordshire, SG9 0AA, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Buntingford

Nearest Motorway & Junction

A10 M11

Nearest Train Station

Royston

Nearest Airport

Stansted

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FAQ
(10)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

All of our weddings have been amazing but one of the most exciting things we have seen is having one of our brides perform a trapeze act as part of their drinks reception- in her beautiful wedding dress! The groom was also part of the and that played throughout the evening so there was a fab atmosphere.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Keep asking questions!

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

A groom sending a bunch of white roses to his bride the morning of their wedding with a beautiful handwritten letter.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Stunning, Effortless, Bespoke, Unique, Breath-taking

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Too many to choose from! We have beautiful grounds with an orchard and wildflower meadow.

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

We haven't but we have a wedding in the pipeline who will have a famous guest!

What’s your favourite canapé?

Mini Yorkshire puddings with beef and horseradish!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Pizza always!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Glamping

What part of your business are you most proud of?

The relationships we form with all of our couples which carries on beyond their wedding day.

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