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Type of Ceremony
Civil ceremony licensed
Humanist / Celebrant weddings
Suitable for Asian Weddings
Suitable for Jewish Weddings
Dry Hire Available
Weddings During COVID
1 to 9 guests
10 to 29 guests
Outside Caterers Permitted
BBQ & Hog Roasts
One wedding per day
Live music permitted
Onsite car parking
What Our Couples Love
- Luxurious guest accommodation for up to 18 guests
- Country wedding
- Exclusive use wedding venue
- Collection of Grade II listed barns
- Wedding venue near London
- Additional marquee space
- Family run venue with a personal touch
- No corkage
- Hidden sound and LED lighting systems in the fabric of the historic buildings
- 22 acres of sheep fields
- Eco friendly - biomass boiler, solar panels & biodigester
- Upcycled during restoration - horse trough sinks & stable posts used on the pontoon
- Perfect for Asian wedding including Hindu Fire Ceremony
Frequently asked questions
Can we have exclusive use of the venue?
Are you licenced for civil ceremonies?
Yes, both The Oak Barn and The Byre are licenced for ceremonies.
Can we have the wedding ceremony outdoors?
Yes, you can have your guests seated outside on The Byre's terrace, adjacent to the pond and waterfall.
Do you charge corkage if we supply our own wine?
No, and our suppliers do not charge either.
Can we use our own caterers?
We have an Approved caterers list, all of whom are fabulous and all offer something different. If our caterers are unable to provide the cuisine that you desire then we are happy to discuss a caterer of your choice.
From what time can we get access to decorate the venue?
If you have a weekend wedding then you can access the barns from 12 noon on Friday. If you choose a one day wedding then you have access to the barns from 8am.
What time does the reception need to finish?
The bar and the music would need to finish at 11pm and you have half an hour to say goodbye to your non resident guests. We have a late license on New Year's Eve until 1am.
Are fireworks allowed?
No fireworks or lanterns, but we love sparklers!
Is confetti allowed?
Yes but only real petals outside the barns please.
Are candles allowed?
Yes but only LED.
Is there a honeymoon or bridal suite?
Yes we have a sumptuous Wedding Cottage with a 4 poster bed and a velvet black sofa.
Is there accommodation on site?
Yes we have 5 cottages that can sleep up to 18 people across the courtyard from The Oak Barn.
Is there additional accommodation nearby?
Yes we have The Bull and airB&Bs walking distance and within a 10 minute drive we have the villages of Cranbrook and Hawkhurst with lovely B&Bs, boutique pubs and airB&B.
Are there noise restrictions if we have a live band?
We have a sound limiter that is set to 96 decibels, which is extremely loud.
About The Oak Barn, Frame Farm
Begin your “happily ever after” in your own bespoke style at The Oak Barn-be it a lavish banquet or relaxed rustic wedding. Our exclusive use farm, featuring two spectacularly restored barns and a weaving house, is the perfect venue for Your Wedding.
The Oak Barn, Frame Farm is our spectacular Grade II listed threshing barn, is a versatile space that retains historic character. The magnificent high vaulted roof, floor to ceiling glass doors and latest technology will ensure both you and the barn are beautifully lit day or night. Underfloor heating and a wood burning stove will keep you cosy and warm in winter, and in summer our air-conditioning system will keep you cool throughout your function.
The Byre has classic elegance and tranquil views down the valley and across the pond, and flows onto the terrace through floor to ceiling glass doors and into a sheep field. Wandering away from the terrace you will discover a picturesque wildlife pond and listen to the trickling music of our waterfall. Both barns are licensed for civil ceremonies and civil partnerships.
Weaver's Cottages dates from 1607 and offer refined contemporary accommodation. Rich tones and sumptuous upholstery blend elegantly with an eclectic mix of contemporary and classically styled furnishings, and all feature an open plan kitchen, dining and living area with full height glass doors that lead into the secluded courtyard.
You will love the beauty of the farm whatever the season, from the impressive barns to the lily pond and tranquil gardens. A warm welcome and personal service will ensure that your wedding is everything you ever dreamed of.
Pricing info shown in the listing summary:
Based on a typical wedding reception for 80 guests, including venue hire, wedding breakfast, drinks package and evening buffet.