The Ashridge Great Barn is an exclusive Devon wedding venue, nestled in a valley between green pastures and sustainably managed wildlife woodland. This lovely airy building with it's 500 year history has an historic grandeur and is astoundingly versatile. This inspiring space looks as stunning decorated with fairy lights and candles as it does dressed up with vintage bunting and rustic bouquets, allowing everybody to have the wedding of their dreams. With space for up to 120 seated guests, a built in dance floor and views out over rolling green fields, the Great Barn is a wedding venue to remember and a beautiful location to make memories that will last a lifetime. We do not allow sky lanterns due to the danger to local livestock but we allow low-noise level fireworks before 11pm and allow music to be played until our 1am noise cut-off. We don’t have supplier lock ins - the caterers, the florist, the DJ, the band, everything is under your control and we don’t charge corkage. We’re happy to help out with furniture rental and have a long list of talented local suppliers to help you out will all the other bits and pieces.
We believe that the Devon countryside is an idyllic setting for a wedding, a civil ceremony or a civil partnership. Whether your wedding is same-sex or heterosexual, we believe that the Ashridge Great Barn is a quirky rustic wedding venue onto which you can put your stamp for your special day. Set on a working farm, we offer civil ceremonies and civil partnerships in a stunning secluded valley in Devon. Seating up to 120 people for a sit down meal, this spectacular venue can hold up to 200 guests and has not only a built-in dance floor, ‘snug’ area and elegant facilities but a specially designed catering barn, a generous car park and a fire pit. We have everything you need for the rustic wedding of your dreams. Also included in venue hire are all utility bills, access to our collection of rustic props and a photo-shoot location of your choice either in the arboretum, by our lakes and / or in the fields surrounding the wedding venue as well as a friendly and capable staff member on site for the duration of your booking at the Ashridge Great Barn.
Our barn wedding venue has character but also offers a flexible opportunity for our couples to show off their taste and personalities and make the space their own. We are very happy for the facilities to be rented for same-sex weddings, we believe in equal marriage, love and happiness for everyone. Find out more on our website (click on our website links) or email us via our contact tab above.