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8 Reasons to get married at Barn Wedding Venues

Country weddings are loved for their spacious grounds and stunning scenery. If you’re looking for the perfect setting for your wedding both day and night, here are 8 reasons to get married at a barn wedding venue.


1. A blank Canvas

Barn wedding venues offer a pretty, yet rustic setting, where you can make the styling as simple or as luxurious as you want. Beautiful as it is, there is little need for added decoration at Bassmead Manor Barns, however, if you want to add a personal touch to your big day you have full control over how you want to decorate the barns.


2. Ceremony and Reception in One Venue

Avoid the hassle of finding two venues for your wedding ceremony and reception. Tie the knot in Bassmead Manor Barns’ old Rickety Barn and then continue the celebrations in the magnificent Bridge Barn and picturesque gardens. What’s more, you won’t have to share your day with anyone else as on your big day you will have exclusive-use of this beautiful wedding venue.

3. Beautiful Outdoor Space

The gorgeous gardens are yours for the whole day. They are ideal for garden games, enjoying your drinks reception and delicious canapés, and are perfect if you’re planning a summer wedding. An ironwork footbridge over the moat plus the breathtaking Cambridgeshire countryside views make ideal romantic spots for photographs and a beautiful entrance for your guests to arrive to your reception.

4. Fine Dining

Design your wedding menu however you like. A barn wedding venue is ideal for either a traditional sit-down meal or more relaxed barbecue, hog roast or street food. Bassmead Manor Barns’ onsite luxury wedding caterers Galloping Gourmet will provide excellent service and restaurant quality food throughout your special day.

5. Luxury Cottage Accommodation

With Bassmead Manor Barns, you don’t have to worry about accommodation for you or your family. Get ready on the morning on your wedding in the beautiful Bridal Boudoir and end the day in our luxury honeymoon cottage, Dove Cottage. For your close family and friends, Appletree Cottage is our beautifully renovated farmhouse. With seven double en-suite bedrooms, it’s the perfect place for guests to retreat to at the end of the night.

6. Perfect Setting for Photographs

The countryside makes a stunning backdrop for wedding photographs. Quiet, tranquil and full of beauty, our gardens and surrounding Cambridshire countryside provide the perfect setting. You will have wedding photographs and memories to last a lifetime.

7. Plenty of Space

A barn wedding venue can offer an abundance of space for your big day. At Bassmead Manor Barns you can invite up to 150 guests to your wedding ceremony and wedding breakfast plus up to 200 guests will be able to celebrate at your evening wedding reception. The Barns maintain an intimate feel yet hold plenty of space for larger wedding parties.

8. Steeped in History

Barn wedding venues often offer beautifully aged architecture and Bassmead Manor Barns is no different. At over 700 years old, the fascinating history makes it one of the most unique wedding venues that you will find.

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Find out more about holding your dream day at Bassmead Manor Barns and begin your journey as a married couple here with us. Check on available dates, download our wedding brochure or experience the venue for yourself by arranging a showround.