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On since 2022

Last update: March 2024

Jimmy’s Farm & Wildlife Park is a wedding venue in the heart of the Suffolk countryside. This charming 17th-century farm, set amidst a beautiful backdrop of working farmland and ancient woodlands, offers you and your guests the perfect opportunity to wander and explore and discover the best that Suffolk has to offer.

Facilities and Capacity

Jimmy’s Farm & Wildlife Park gives you the freedom and flexibility you need to celebrate your day your way. Our Bridal Suite the Hay Barn, is available from the morning of your celebration, it is the perfect spot for you and your nearest and dearest to get ready for the big day in peace and comfort and enjoy fresh pastries, a fruit basket, and a bottle of bubbly. The Celebration Tent, situated in the landscaped Herb Garden, affords stunning views of the farm and the Suffolk countryside. The Herb Garden is also a fabulous location for those all-important wedding photos; you are also welcome to host your ceremony there if you prefer an outdoor wedding followed by your drinks reception. Afterwards, you and your loved ones can make your way into our Wildlife Park and enjoy an exclusive hour in the Park visiting all of our wonderful animals and even have an up close experience with an animal of your choice, including our Lemurs and Suffolk Punches. You then head to the Barn Restaurant for your wedding breakfast. The Barn has an airy, contemporary feel that preserves and celebrates its original rustic beauty and charm. The Barn can accommodate 110 guests for a sit-down meal or up to 150 if you prefer a more relaxed dining option. After your meal, you and your party will head back down to the Celebration Tent to dance the night away.

Services Offered

Jimmy’s Farm & Wildlife Park is available for exclusive use. They understand that couples are looking for unique experiences at affordable prices. They serve rare breed, fresh British produce straight from the farm. Their dedicated wedding planner will work closely with you to design the perfect bespoke celebration. They want you to have a fun, relaxing day of romance you'll never forget.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Pub or restaurant
Unusual weddings
Marquees and tents
Woodland and festival
Outdoor license
Tipis and yurts
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Marquee available
Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities
Outdoor fireworks permitted

Venue staff assistance:

Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
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Reviews for Jimmy's Farm & Wildlife Park

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Sharon Sent on 09/09/2019
5 out of 5 rating

My son's wedding

Had a fantastic day for my son's wedding. The staff were really friendly and helpful.
Food was amazing, and the food arrived at the table altogether and hot and presented perfectly!
We all had an amazing time at Jimmy's Farm, and would recommend having your special day here!
Thank you to all the staff! Well done!
Sarah Sent on 11/09/2019
5 out of 5 rating

An incredible wedding venue!

Put simply, we could not have picked a better venue for our wedding. We loved the whole process from the beginning, when we first visited the farm and learned about the amazing animal rescue work they do, to the end, having a good chuckle with Head Chef Andrew about how many potatoes could be eaten by one person. On the day itself, we were lucky to have bright sunshine but Jimmy’s came up trumps with everything else to make the day one to remember: a beautiful marquee with scenic backdrop, a super fun farm experience for all our guests, incredible food in the atmospheric barn, seamless organisation and superb staff who worked brilliantly throughout what was a very long day. And last but not least the pleasure of working with Natalie, fun and resourceful, a safe pair of hands with tonnes of brilliant ideas. Jimmy’s is a beautiful, rustic, charming and unique venue made exceptional by the friendliness of everyone who works there.
Cori Sent on 14/09/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Our relaxed family bbq and after party!

We decided on a big family affair at Jimmy’s after our intimate ceremony and wedding breakfast in Bury St Edmunds. We wanted to invite our wider families along earlier in the day than most evening offered and we were able to have a cocktail hour and BBQ starting at 6pm before an amazing party at the farm. The farm also offered a more relaxed/ less traditional vibe for our celebrations. As foodies, farm to fork is something we are passionate about so that was another box thatJimmys Farm ticked. The farm restaurant layout also attracted us, with the bar, and seating areas/alcoves and dancefloor on different levels but still open plan so that everybody could enjoy the party going on the dancefloor even if they weren’t dancing! That and the access to the terrace and gorgeous views outdoors across the fields.
Honestly the entire staff were so accommodating and professional on the day, Natalie in the build up was a dream, she listened to exactly what we were all about and made it all happen seamlessly! BBQ was commented on by everyone as was so delicious! Thanks so much to everyone at the farm, I can’t recommend the team and venue highly enough! :)
Amy Sent on 20/03/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Great venue, amazing food

My husband and I held our wedding here at the weekend and it was the perfect venue for our 50 odd guests. The staff were friendly, Natalie our wedding planner was amazing and made sure everything ran smoothly and the food was amazing - big portions and no one left hungry, Everyone had such a fantastic evening so big thanks to all the team.
Janine Sent on 23/06/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Wonderful November Wedding

We held our wedding at Jimmy's Farm in November 2018 and it was absolutely perfect for the cosy autumn/winter feel we wanted for our big day. Both the ceremony and reception rooms looked wonderfully rustic and magical with lots of fairy lights, hay bales and wood beams. The food was exceptional (as it always is at Jimmy's Farm!) and the staff were very friendly and attentive. Overall we were both extremely happy with how the day went and we love the fact that we got married somewhere that we can go back and visit again and again.
Abby Sent on 18/01/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Daughters Wedding

We held our daughters wedding here, it was the most perfect day. Romantic, relaxed and truly special.
The staff were faultless, the food impeccable and the atmosphere was magical.
Alistair Sent on 18/01/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful Wedding Day

My wife and I had our Wedding Reception here in 2015 and we had a truly incredible day. The setting was breathtaking, the service was excellent and our guests are STILL talking about the food we had! Definitely a memorable day!
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