It may be chilly outside but we are already dreaming of blue skies, daffodils, the prettiest posies and cocktails on the lawn. Yes indeed, as we drift towards the new year and all those romantic spring weddings, love is truly in the air.

When it comes to venues, barns are perfect for that country-themed spring wedding, offering an abundance of style and space surrounded by acres of land upon which to celebrate with your nearest and dearest. From the contemporary to the rustic, here are a few of our favourite barn wedding venues…

Gaynes Park, Essex

For a super stylish contemporary venue just minutes from the M25, Gaynes Park is a must. Set in the grounds of a historic country estate in Epping, you and your guests will enjoy an idyllic arrival through parkland and farmland. Glide down the picturesque path through the Walled Garden and say your vows in the light-filled Orangery before enjoying welcome drinks outside amongst the roses and daffodils. Dining takes place in the Mill Barn, a fabulous brick and beamed wedding barn with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the courtyard. A romantic Apple Loft Honeymoon Suite and luxurious Coach House guest accommodation are separately available.
Don’t Miss: £1000 off all remaining dates from 20th March to 109th June 2016 inclusive.


Upwaltham Barns, West Sussex

Set in the South Downs National Park, these traditional Sussex flint long barns offer the perfect setting for a romantic, rustic style celebration. Think wrought iron chandeliers, twinkling tea-lights in the brick wall recesses, wooden beams, fairy lights and tall French windows. Hold your civil ceremony in the beautiful East Barn with views over the surrounding countryside, before dining in The South Barn with up to 160 guests. When the sun goes down, you and your beau can spend the night in Jasmine Cottage with its romantic Juliet balcony.

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Clock Barn, Hampshire

In the heart of the countryside yet just minutes from Newbury and Winchester, Clock Barn offers a heady combination of history and romance. Say ‘I do’ with up to 192 guests in the Main Barn, or enjoy a more intimate ceremony in the North End or Stable Room. Drinks on the lawn are a must, before heading back in to the rustic barn for your wedding breakfast. Foodies will love the exceptional dining provided by the talented team at Galloping Gourmet – a treat for the senses. Lavender Barn Honeymoon Suite is your perfect retreat as celebrations draw to a close.
Don’t Miss: £500 off all remaining dates from 1 January 2016 to 31 March 2016, and £250 behind the bar. (Not available to previously confirmed bookings or date transfers. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer).

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Mythe Barn, Leicestershire

Perfectly situated on the borders of three counties in the midlands, this new venue boasts traditionally crafted barns with contemporary facilities and décor. Civil ceremonies take place in the Oak Barn, after which your guests can enjoy welcome drinks in the pretty courtyard. When it comes to the wedding breakfast, The Grain Store seats up to 150 guests and offers stunning countryside views from its full height windows. As the sun goes down, continue the party with a fire pit barbecue or food stations in the courtyard before spending the night in the opulent Honeymoon Suite.
Don’t Miss: £500 off the location fee for all remaining midweek dates, and £1000 off the location fee for all remaining Friday – Sunday dates up to 30th April 2016. (Not available to previously confirmed bookings or date transfers. Excluding dates between Christmas and New Year).

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Packington Moor, Staffordshire

Lovingly restored, the barns of Packington Moor offer an idyllic setting for your exclusive use wedding. Ceremonies take place in the Oat Barn with its dreamy vaulted ceiling. When it’s time to enjoy your wedding breakfast, the Malt Barn opens its doors to you and your guests. Wonderful features include exposed brickwork, original beams and a ‘star lit’ dance floor upon which you can dance the night away! Walter’s Cottage makes a cosy hideaway for you, while your nearest and dearest can spend the night in the Coach House.
Don’t Miss: £1000 off all remaining Friday, Saturday and Sunday weddings, £500 off all remaining Monday – Thursday weddings, £300 off evening food with a minimum spend of £1000. Offer valid on all remaining dates up to and including 31 May 2016 but not including New Year’s Eve. (Not available to previously confirmed bookings or date transfers. The catering offer is subject to having already purchased an all-inclusive package).

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