Beautiful barn wedding venues in Oxfordshire
If you’re getting married in Oxfordshire, you’ll know that this part of the country is home to many beautiful barn wedding venues! We’ve picked out 12 of our favourite wedding barns to share with you – which one is your favourite?
The Tythe Barn Launton near Bicester is one of the most famous barn wedding venues in Oxfordshire, thanks to its stunning grounds, characterful rooms and attention to detail. This 14th-century barn has plenty of spaces both inside and out for couples to make their own, and looks just as stunning in winter as it does in summer. Above all, the beautiful gardens and wisteria walkway makes it particularly popular for outdoor ceremonies, and their award-winning caterers Absolute Taste are famous for their inventive menus.
Real bride review: ‘From enquiry all the way through to the end of the wedding night, The Tythe Barn were exceptional. I didn’t have to worry about a thing. Every single detail was thought through and my husband and I could enjoy every second of our wedding day. The food was incredible; our friends and family still talk about it now 5 months on! The venue is stunning. I wish I could do it all over again.’
Worton Hall in Cassington is the perfect barn venue for brides who want a little flexibility for their wedding day. Set with 400 acres of gorgeous farmland, this rustic grain store barn can host weddings both indoor and outdoor. For seated guests they can accommodate between 60 and 250 guests, in the evening they can accommodate up to 600 guests.
Real bride review: ‘There aren’t enough words to truly describe how incredible our wedding day was. Catherine, Steph and the team worked tirelessly to ensure that every detail of our special day went smoothly leaving us to enjoy every moment. The venue allowed us the flexibility to tailor the day to our taste and needs. The onsite accommodation is breathtakingly stunning and allowed our special day to become special weekend.’
The Crown and Thistle is a 400-year-old Grade II listed coaching inn located in Abingdon. The barn makes for an incredible wedding venue, which is also licensed for civil ceremonies. The in-house caterers pride themselves on creating delicious menus with only the best ingredients for your wedding party.
Real bride review: ‘It has been a complete joy from start to finish having our wedding at The Crown & Thistle. From our first meeting with Pete the manager we were made to feel extremely welcome. They also helped us choose a great menu which they let us taste before, including some great wines. The whole day went without a hitch, the staff were amazing and worked tirelessly for us.’
Caswell House is an exclusive Cotswold barn wedding venue set in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. The venue features an ancient orchard and lawns stretching down to a picturesque moat, the perfect backdrop for outdoor wedding photographs. The barn has been sensitively restored to retain the charm of its original features.
Real bride review: ‘Right from the beginning of the wedding planning the communication from you and your team was outstanding right up until the day before and even on the day. You made us feel like we were the only people in the world to get married at Caswell and nothing was ever too much hassle. You helped so much with making my dream become a reality and we genuinely cannot stop talking about it.’
Silver Pear weddings at Friars Court offer the perfect country wedding venue. The venue is comprised of a 17th-century house and barn, available for both your reception and civil ceremonies. Above all, you will have exclusive use of the 600 acres of beautiful grounds offers freedom and flexibility to create your dream wedding.
Real bride review: ‘Friars Court is a fabulous place to have had our wedding, and not just because the grounds are beautiful, but because the help provided was invaluable. We genuinely couldn’t have hoped for more. Our wedding day was memorable for all the right reasons, and we really cannot thank Jeffrey enough for everything.’
Cogges Manor Farm is an idyllic and unique location for a wedding venue located in Witney. The venue offers two fantastic barns providing rustic charm, which can be transformed to reflect your wedding vision. The venue is also licensed for civil ceremonies so your whole celebration can be held here.
Fison Barn is a stunning 19th-century barn nestled within the Oxfordshire countryside. The architecture is award-winning and the location is magical, just 11 miles from Oxford. Fison Barn is a ‘blank canvas’ for weddings, therefore it can be tailored to reflect you and your partner entirely.
Real bride review: ‘We had such a wonderful time celebrating our wedding at Fison Barn. We loved the ethos of the centre and the ability to really make the place our own. So many of our guests commented on how wonderful the barn was and how lovely it was that we could make it so personalised. There was a fantastic amount of outdoor space and it is situated in a beautiful part of the Oxfordshire countryside.’
Stratton Court Barn is located near Bicester and offers a beautiful venue for your wedding day. The barn is nestled within 50 acres of picturesque land and gardens, perfect for your wedding photos. The venue offers three connected barns and reception lawns, as a result, all of these can be tailored to your wedding theme.
Real bride review: ‘If we could score Karin and Stratton Court Barn more than 5 for everything we would! Karin is so flexible and friendly and really cares about your wedding; even though she organises 100s of weddings. Nothing is too much trouble for her to organise. She makes everything so stress free. The venue is simply stunning and Karin has really helped to transform the venue into a beautiful boutique style barn. I’d get married a million times if it meant I could forever use this venue!’
Old Luxters Barn is set in the heart of Oxfordshire within the award-winning Chiltern Valley Winery. The 17th-century barn and gardens are stunning, with a courtyard for your reception drinks. Above all, old Luxters Barn works with you and incorporates unique ideas to add personal touches to this charming barn venue.
Real bride review: ‘What a fantastic day we had, much owing to the fact that it started so wonderfully with a very intimate ceremony in your most stunning and rustic building. Everyone fell in love with the charm of Luxters, and it certainly helped to ensure a day that we shall never forget.’
Merriscourt dates back to the 15th-century, an elegant and exclusive choice for your barn wedding venue. Two interconnected barns create a wonderful sense of space and light, whilst the outdoor areas boast Cotswold stone and breathtaking views. In addition, the in-house chefs create gastronomic menus with locally-sourced, seasonal produce.
Real bride review: ‘Outstanding venue! Dan the manager is outstanding and couldn’t be more helpful or accommodating. It is in a beautiful setting which in conjunction with the excellent, efficient staff and outstanding catering only aids in the perfect wedding!’
Lains Barn is a beautifully restored barn in the heart of rural Oxfordshire. The perfect setting for a magnificent barn wedding, offering timber beams, sweeping tiled floors and large wooden doors opening onto a manicured lawn. In addition, the entire barn is available for exclusive use which can be transformed to reflect your vision.
Real bride review: ‘Lains Barn is perfect. We fell in love with the barn as soon as we saw it for the first time. The setting is gorgeous, the staff helpful and friendly, the food delicious and all of our guests loved it. On the day, the staff worked so hard to ensure that everything went perfectly so that we could enjoy our big day. We really can’t praise Lains Barn enough – they made our day so special.’
The Great Barn is a privately owned 18th-century barn wedding venue, nestled within a 250-acre estate featuring woods and lakes. Above all, the venue has been carefully restored to retain many of its original features.
Real bride review: ‘A big thank you for making our wedding so perfect. As soon as we walked into the venue to have a look for the first time, we knew it was perfect for us. It is such a stunning venue! From beginning to end your team has been amazing, helping us organise things along the way and being very responsive to our queries. The venue looked beautiful with all of our personalised things in it. We couldn’t have asked for the day to go any better!’
If you are planning a beautiful barn wedding in the Oxfordshire area then look no further than these 12 stunning venues. Get in touch or go and take a look to find out more information…
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