The Great Barn
£3150 - £5500 for venue hire
Up to 140
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A gorgeous 18th century barn wedding venue set in 250 acres which is licenced for civil ceremonies, holds 140 formally (seated) and up to 200 in the evening. Rustic, rural and romantic.
Features & Capacity
Usual Access Time
Late Night Extension Available
Bridal Changing Facilities
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony and Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Food and Drink
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Wine List
Pricing & Costs
- The Great Barn is a privately owned idyllic 18th century wedding venue set in 250 acres of beautifully tranquil landscaped grounds – the perfect location to have your wedding, reception or private function. The Great Barn is located on the Oxfordshire/ Northamptonshire border just 10 minutes from Junction 10 of the M40 between Bicester and Banbury. The venue comprises two beautifully restored interconnecting 18th century stone barns which were built in 1770 and converted in 1986 specifically for weddings, private parties and corporate functions.
ExperienceYear Business Was Established1987# Of Weddings HostedMore than 50Public Liability InsuranceYes
Press & Awards
Location & Contact Details
Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
So many - so different. They are all unique. Perhaps the best ones are the most relaxed ones where couples are happy just to enjoy the day with their family & friends.
What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Tell us what your dreams are and then relax & enjoy it!
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
A basket of flip-flops for tired feet to dance in!
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Rustic, rural, romantic, relaxed, private
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
On the bridges down at the lakes
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Yes - Dawn French was our most recent one this year!
What’s your favourite canapé?
Mini brioche buns filled with pulled pork....yum!
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Sitting by the fire!
What is your venue's most unique feature?
As barns go, we are unusually large and spacious and the two interconnecting barns allow one part of the party to dance the night away and the others still be able to hold a conversation without feeling that they are separate groups.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
Our staff - guests time and time again comment on how attentive, polite, courteous and flexible they are and they go the extra mile to make your day really special.
The Great Barn Wedding Fair
- 8th February 2018
- We are holding an Open Evening here at The Great Barn on Thursday 8th February! Prosecco on arrival, meet our amazing suppliers and see our new gorgeous renovations. It is not an evening to be missed!