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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


Disabled Access
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
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Mr and Mrs Nundy
Married in August 2019
August 2019
We couldn't have asked for anything more
Hi Kirsty, Firstly can we just say a huge thank you to you, Mo and all the staff at the barn. Everything went like clock work and we couldn't have asked for anything mor...
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Mr and Mrs Furness
Married in July 2019
July 2019
Truly Amazing Time
Thank you Kirsty and Wayne we had a truly amazing time and felt really special thanks to your team and the wonderful venue.
Mr and Mrs Boyd
Married in June 2019
June 2019
Great Venue!
Hi Kirsty, Wayne and The Barn Team, Many thanks for running a fantastic event for me and my wife. Everybody in our party remarked what a great venue and how well it all ...
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Mr and Mrs Ray
Married in June 2019
June 2019
Thank you for a truly magical day
Dear Kirsty Thank you for your lovely email. We can’t thank you, Wayne and the team enough. We had an amazing wedding day, we didn’t even mind the rain! Our guests t...
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Mr and Mrs Greaves
Married in June 2019
June 2019
The Barn is the Perfect Venue!
Dear Kirsty, Wayne and all the team, This is just a little message to all of you to say a huge thank you for making our whole day incredible!!! Kirsty you have been amaz...
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Mr Lacey
Wedding: May 2019
May 2019
The Wedding Was Perfect!
Good afternoon. As the best man for my brothers wedding I wanted send an email to express my views on the whole days event. The wedding was perfect. The venue and all t...
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Location & Contact Details


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

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Nearest Motorway & Junction


Nearest Train Station

Mark's Tey

Nearest Airport


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Press & Awards (3)

An Essex Wedding Magazine
Rock 'n' Roll Bride
Platinum Bridebook Wedding Awards 2019
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