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The Barn

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A romantic wedding venue in a luxurious country setting
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
10:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM
Late Night Extension Available


Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Marquee Permitted
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
In-House Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
The Barn is an immaculately preserved 16th Century Grade II listed timber building and is one of the largest thatched barns in England. With its wonderful ambience, top quality service and award winning cuisine, The Barn has established itself as one of the preferred wedding venues in Essex. We are a romantic wedding venue in a lavish country setting with flawless service where nothing is too much trouble. Delicious fine canapés and sparkling reception drinks greet your guests and elegant grounds offer picture perfect moments.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Mr and Mrs Edwards
Married in April 2018
July 2018
A Massive Thank You!
A massive thank you to all the staff at the Barn for making our day so relaxed and special. We all enjoyed the ambience of the venue, accompanied by the usual standard of...
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Mr and Mrs Stewart - Mother of the Bride
Wedding: June 2018
June 2018
A big thank you!
I'd like to say a big thank you, for how smoothly our daughter's wedding went, we appreciate the efforts everyone made ☺ There were lots of comments about the beautiful v...
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Mr and Mrs Stewart
Married in June 2018
June 2018
Perfect Day!
Thank you so so much for helping to make sure our day was PERFECT! We can't describe how amazing the day was and you really helped to put me at ease! The day flowed perfe...
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Ms. Mullett Mother of the Bride
Wedding: May 2018
June 2018
My Daughter's Wedding
Such a wonderful day Great venue fantastic food staff were brilliant Nothing too much trouble always a smile Massive thanks to Claire for her attention to detail and...
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Mr and Mrs Hunter
Married in May 2018
June 2018
We wouldn't have changed a thing!
We would just like to say a big thank you to Claire, Mo, and the rest of the team at The Barn for helping to make our wedding day last week such a wonderful day! We would...
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Mr and Mrs Mullenger
Married in May 2018
May 2018
The Perfect Wedding Day
Dear Claire, Kirsty & team Thank you so much for arranging the perfect wedding day for us. It was everything we hoped it would be, we had such a wonderful time, as did al...
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Location & Contact Details


Brook Road, Colchester, Essex, CO6 1JE, England

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction


Nearest Train Station

Mark's Tey

Nearest Airport


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Press & Awards (2)

An Essex Wedding Magazine
Rock 'n' Roll Bride
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