Type of Ceremony
Civil ceremony licensed
Humanist / Celebrant weddings
Hindu (Fire ceremony permitted)
Jewish (Stage and Chuppah)
Suitable for Asian Weddings
Suitable for Jewish Weddings
Weddings During COVID
1 to 9 guests
10 to 29 guests
30 to 99 guests
BBQ & Hog Roasts
One wedding per day
Live music permitted
Onsite car parking
What Our Couples Love
- Fine dining food and high quality wine
- Weekend and midweek 2 night party celebrations
- English country wedding location on Norfolk/Suffolk border
- Traditional listed barn
- Queen Anne house mature gardens
- Stunning wedding photo opportunities
- Bespoke wedding planning service
Frequently asked questions
Can we have exclusive use of the venue?
The venue will be exclusively yours for three days.
Are you licenced for civil ceremonies?
We are licenced for indoor ceremonies in our romantic candlelit barn.
Can we have the wedding ceremony outdoors?
Outdoor ceremonies take place in the beautiful mature rose garden of our Queen Anne house.
Do you charge corkage if we supply our own wine?
We do charge a small corkage fee. However, most couples opt to choose from our wine list which we've carefully selected in partnership with one of the best fine wine merchants in England.
Can we use our own caterers?
We are certainly happy to have the discussion to hear what you have in mind?
From what time can we get access to decorate the venue?
You'll have three days of exclusive use of the wedding venue, so you can set up from 8am on the first day or the evening before.
What time does the reception need to finish?
Midnight is when our licence ends.
Are there noise restrictions if we have a live band?
Live music and discos need to take place inside the barn itself.
Are fireworks allowed?
No unfortunately not due to the proximity of cornfields that form part of our landscape.
Is confetti allowed?
We can discuss confetti as part of the wedding planning.
Are candles allowed?
Absolutely, our barn is lit with many candles which creates a truly romantic and magical atmosphere.
Is there a honeymoon or bridal suite?
Indeed we have a honeymoon suite.
Is there accommodation on site?
Our grounds comprise boutique guest accommodation for 24 guests in our cottages and barns including the honeymoon suite. We also have further accommodation close by at our AA 4 star 18th century inn. And, we are happy for glamping on the field if further accommodation is required.
Is there additional accommodation nearby?
We own a 18th Century Coaching Inn with ten bedrooms sleeping twenty guests, which is a short drive away in the pretty market town of Loddon.
About Elms Barn
A truly romantic 17th century barn set within the stunning gardens of a beautiful Queen Anne house on the Norfolk/Suffolk border. Three-day exclusive celebrations with fine food, fabulous wine & boutique accommodation for those wanting to indulge.
We offer opulent three-day wedding celebrations, that are relaxed yet highly polished, with our wedding manager and front of house team on hand to ensure a smooth running of the day.
At The Elms we pride ourselves on producing a fantastic food experience, that celebrates the best of Norfolk and Suffolk seasonal produce and artisan producers.
Our renowned executive head chef Jason Wright who runs an AA rosette kitchen, will work with you to create your perfect menu from fine dining to gourmet barbeques or fashionable street food.
We have also teamed up with a highly regarded wine merchant to supply fabulous house wine and bubbles from the best champagne houses in the world.
So the sky really is the limit!
New for 2021 is a brand new luxurious marquee that compliments our barn venue and perfect for hosting drinks pre and post wedding with an adjoining patio area leading to our gardens.
In addition, our grounds also comprise boutique guest accommodation in cottages, barns and honeymoon suite. We also have further accommodation close by at our AA 4 star 18th century coaching inn.
Located on the Norfolk/Suffolk border, close to the pretty market town of Beccles which has the closest train station. Just 30 minutes from the fine city of Norwich with the closest international airport.
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.