Congratulations on your recent engagement. So now the hard work starts in planning your dream wedding day, the day you’ve dreamt of since you were a child and you’d like to explore or have decided on a Berkshire Wedding so I’ve put together a few ideas and venues to help you find some of the best Wedding Barns in Berkshire.
A wedding in a barn
A barn wedding can be a truly magical event. If you’re considering or would like to get married in a beautiful rustic setting, then a barn venue could be perfect for you. But what exactly do you need to consider when planning your barn wedding? Read on for some of my top tips when planning a Barn Wedding.
A wedding in a barn could be far from what you envision it to be. Not quite the red wooden structures we’re used to seeing on TV, in Berkshire these country buildings have a unique character. With brick exteriors and old oak wood-beamed ceilings, these wedding venues are the perfect backdrop for your big day. From shabby chic to rustic charm there are so many options open to you to choose from when it comes to a barn wedding venue because more often than not the barn is just the shell of your plans and it’s how you choose to decorate it that will make all the difference and put your unique spin on how you want your wedding day theme to look.
10 Wedding Barns in Berkshire
Berkshire is a wonderful county with rolling countryside and the spectacular scenery of both the North Wessex Downs and the Chiltern Hills. It’s also home to a number of stunning wedding barn venues. If you’re looking at the beautiful barn wedding venues in Berkshire that will provide you with a magical rural location for your wedding day I’ve listed some of the best Wedding barns in Berkshire for you to look at whilst planning your wedding.
Old Luxtors Barn
Old Luxtors Barn is the perfect wedding barn venue. With its rustic charm it provides a truly romantic and beautiful setting for your special wedding day. Old Luxtors Barn has beautiful views of rolling hills and a vineyard making it an ideal location to capture those lovely moments in your wedding photography.
Im a recommended wedding photographer at this beautiful Wedding Barnin Berkshire so know both the grreat wedding team here along with all the best locations to take you enabling me to photograph a few beautiful wedding portraits quickly letting you get back to to spending time with your friends and family making memories at Old Luxtors Barn.
Wasing Park Barn
This beautiful wedding barn venue in the village of Aldermaston, Berkshire is one of the most picturesque wedding locations in Berkshire to say your wedding vows. The 18th century castle like barn is stunning both inside and out, with its grand arches and stoned walls making a lasting impression for you and yoiur wedding guests on your wedding day.
The interior at Wasing Park Barn with its exposed oak beams is simply stunning giving you the opportunity to design the interior to create the look you want for your wedding day. You can also have the option of holding your wedding ceremony setting outside on the manicured lawn using the quaint Victorian Summerhouse. This beautiful Berkshire barn wedding venue really does have it all!
Tudor Barn was the location my son chose for his Barn wedding. There are two options for your wedding ceremony at Tudor Barn , Inside the oak beamed barn or if your having a summer wedding the purpose built oak arch in keeping with a barn themed wedding makes a stunning backdrop for you to get married under with your guests sitting out on the well kept lawn. Tudor Barn has a great wedding team that cater for your every need so you can really put your own stamp on this lovely old barn.
Located just outside Reading Rivervale Barn is the ideal venue for your perfect Wedding day. With its stunning countryside backdrop this barn venue offers a perfect balance of traditional charm yet modern style. The barn itself has two separate rooms – a main banqueting room seating up to 150 guests and a smaller rustic bar area. Both rooms are beautifully lit with natural light.
Rivervale Barn also has multiple outdoor areas, including a private courtyard, which is perfect for drinks receptions or summer time evenings.
For Wedding ceremonies, the venue provides the elegant Garden Room surrounded by beautiful flowers and trees. Wedding packages at Rivervale Barn offer a range of services that are tailored to individual couples’ needs, from exclusive use of the venue to catering and entertainment packages. Discover why it’s the perfect choice for your celebration today!
Ufton Court Barn
Ufton CourtBarn has a selection of wedding spaces whatever the size of your wedding party. These include our Tithe Barn, The Archers Hall and the Long Room inside the Manor House
Ufton Court Barn is an ideal venue for weddings and events. Located on the banks of the River Thames near Reading, this Grade II listed converted barn offers a unique setting for your special day. With its rustic charm, expansive spaces and stunning views of the river, Ufton Court Wedding Barn provides an unforgettable backdrop for your wedding celebrations.
Ufton Court Wedding Barn offers all the amenities you need for your special day, including a beautiful bridal suite, a dance floor and plenty of space for your guests. Whether you’re looking for an intimate gathering or a grand affair, Ufton Court Wedding Barn is a great setting for your special day. With its beautiful river views and rustic charm, this venue will ensure a truly memorable wedding experience for you and your guests.
The Post Barn
The Post Barn Berkshire is the perfect wedding venue for those looking to tie the knot in style. Located near Wokingham, it offers stunning views of rolling hills and lush green fields that provide an idyllic setting for your wedding day.
The Post is a spectacular wedding and events venue combining the traditional hand-crafted character of a barn with contemporary architectural design, quality and technology
The purpose built wedding venue has a beautiful post-barn interior with many modern touches, making it a unique and memorable location for you and your guests.
For outdoor ceremonies, choose between the ornate archway or the pavilion overlooking the lawns. And for alfresco feasting, there’s an outdoor kitchen and spacious terrace bordered by perfumed planters
Cantley House Barn
Contact Cantley House Barn antley House Hotel and barn is set within 50 acres of stunning Berkshire countryside and is a warm and welcoming wedding venue located on the outskirts of Wokingham
Lillibrooke Manor Barn
Lillebrooke Manor Barn has a beautiful setting for your special wedding day. This historic venue has been recently restored to its former grandeur, creating a romantic and stunning backdrop for you to get married in.
The beautiful English country gardens offer plenty of space for your wedding guests to mingle. Inside, you will find exposed oak beams with original stone walls, and a grand fireplace that sets the tone for your wedding celebrations.
Lillebrooke Manor Barn has something to offer every bride from the timeless beauty of its surroundings to its fully customizable packages allowing you to put your own personal touch and make your wedding extra special, this barn wedding venue will make your wedding day one to remember as you make memories with your friends and family.
Coombe Manor Barn
Set in a valley of outstanding beauty Combe Manor Barns offers one of the most idyllic and romantic wedding venues in Southern England. Combe Manor Barn is a country house wedding venue in Berkshire that is licensed to hold civil ceremonies. There is also a beautiful 12th century church just yards from the barns for you to get married in should you want a church wedding.
Combe Manor and its barns are set in the stunning picturesque hills of Combe, and make a perfect wedding venue for couples looking for stunning views amid a picturesque historical rural setting and total exclusivity.
The Barn at Herons Farm
The Barn at Herons Farm set in 450 acres of beautiful Berkshire is a beautiful and traditional Tythe oak beamed barn that is flanked either side by stables and stable cottages, set amongst beautiful courtyards, romantic gardens,and enchanting woods making it an exquisite, unique and unusual backdrop for a memorable country wedding reception that can be exclusivley yours for your barn wedding
Entrance to Herons farm Barn is taken along a private tree lined avenue, which sweeps into the circular driveway in front of the charming red bricked farm house, its courtyards and stunning barn.
Inside Herons Barn you will find many original features that have been kept and preserved giving you an authentic backdrop for your wedding celebrations
Herons Barn is a favorite location giving you supurb backdrops for your wedding photographs
How Do You Style Your Barn Wedding?
Barn weddings normally have a rustic feel with their exposed oak beams so you want to avoid anything with too much beading or bling and it might be best to stay away from sequins, metallics, and satins, that might look out of place in a barn setting. The look most brides look for is slightly rustic, maybe boho, and definitely country chic.
Barn Weddings are all about being elegant and luxurious yet with a casual feel. Elements that you add to make your barn wedding your own unique style. Exposed old oak beams, with inspired details to pull together your theme with locally sourced cocktails for your wedding guests in trendy jars with lots of candlelight all help to communicate the laid-back vibe you’re going for.
Barn weddings hold so many possibilities for great wedding photos with all the details you planned to make your wedding day in a barn complete. With most Barn wedding venues there’s usually more to planning a rustic feel wedding than meets the eye but let your mind wander and look around places like Pinterest for ideas that you can use for your own barn wedding.
Where are barn wedding venues generally located?
Most of The Barns in Berkshire are generally located in the countryside, as most of these barns had a previous life as part of a rural farm. Today these wedding barns have been beautifully renovated and are now sought-after in perfect locations for you to take your wedding vows. In fact, a lot of converted barns are still located on working farms, giving you that gorgeous, countryside charm. Whilst others are located on the land of private homes or stately houses, and hotels. These features make a barn wedding perfect if you are looking for exclusive use and the ability to add your own personal touches.
Colours and Themes that work with a barn wedding
There are many styles of Wedding barns in Berkshire from the most simple and rustic to beautiful contemporary oak-beamed buildings. So, there is always room for you to stamp your very own personality, fitting the majority of themes. Most wedding couples choose a romantic yet slightly shabby chic romantic style for their barn wedding as this normally fits in more with the feel of the barn and its more rural location.
Most couples getting married in a barn choose warm colours that compliment the warm oak wood that barns are built from so go with elegant creams and autumnal colours to compliment its natural colours. You can always add a splash of colour to enhance the atmosphere and make it your own wedding-themed barn.
Real Barn Weddings in Berkshire
Take a look at a few Real Barn Weddings photographed by Mark Seymour