The Barn at The Crown Inn

(14 reviews) 14 5
Pishill Henley-on-Thames Oxfordshire RG9 6HH
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About The Barn at The Crown Inn

Pishill, Henley-on-Thames
Oxfordshire, RG9 6HH

“A beautiful barn with genuine charm and character.”

The Crown Inn, Pishill is the perfect venue for your special day. 

The Barn is licensed to hold Civil Ceremonies making it a truly special place to exchange your vows. Following the ceremony, the Barn can then become the perfect location for your Wedding celebrations!

The venue, steeped in history, is set within the charming rural location of the Chiltern Valley in South-East Oxfordshire. The 15th-century former Coaching Inn has been lovingly restored and transformed to provide the perfect setting for barn weddings and receptions. The stunning thatched barn can accommodate up to 80 seated guests and up to 110 standing guests for an evening reception.

We invite you to come along and see the venue for yourself and really start picturing your wedding here. Our experienced team will provide attentive, accommodating service throughout to help with your wedding plans. We are happy to talk through your thoughts and expectations to see if we can help realise your wedding dreams.

Please get in touch for more information.

• 15th-century former Coaching Inn with stunning thatched Barn and beautiful secluded garden • Licensed to hold civil ceremonies • Attentive, professional and accommodating service • Can cater for 80 seated and 110 standing guests

Facilities at The Barn at The Crown Inn

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Exclusive Use
In the Country
Pub or Restaurant
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Pets Welcome
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Option
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator

The Barn at The Crown Inn Reviews (14)

Perfect for our rustic wedding
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By Amie, on 18 Dec 2019Date of Wedding - 29 Nov 2019

Married here end of November and it was amazing. Such a gorgeous, cosy barn/ pub perfect for a woodland/ rustic themed wedding. Adjoining pub was handy for guests to get drinks and relax, whilst the barn was perfect for the ceremony, dinner and evening disco. Lucas was very handy and informative, and was helpful in ensuring everything was ok before the wedding day. He and the team worked non stop to have everything run smoothly on the day itself and ensure me and my partner enjoyed ourselves without worry. Would highly recommend for a rustic wedding for around 60-80 guests! As for the food, it was delicious. The 3-course wedding breakfast was superb and everyone commented on how tasty the food was (a starter corn beef hash, brisket of beef for mains and a brownie chocolate pudding). There were also bacon baps and chips in the evening which went down well. Me and my wife got a fry up the next morning which was very hearty and plentiful, and tasted perfect. The accommodation was cosy too and was handy having somewhere right next door to crash after a night of dancing and drinking. Just to add also, me, my wife and my family visited here a few months before the wedding just for dinner one night. Again, the food, personnel and service was sublime and the pub was quaint and cosy, so it’s not just wedding goggles for my review.

Best day of our lives!
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By Vicki Quinton, on 19 Oct 2019Date of Wedding - 05 Oct 2019

The Crown Inn barn and pub is abosolutely amazing! Lucas and his staff were very attentive and made sure our day was very special. All our guests thought the food was delicious and the venue was stunningly beautiful. We had private use of the cottage so I could get ready in the morning with all my bridesmaids and had private use of the barn and pub all day! We got to stay in the cottage overnight which was lovely. I would definitely recommend this venue to anyone! Thank you for making our wedding day our best day ever!

Amazing Wedding Venue
Venue Service

By Sarah and Daniel, on 25 Aug 2019Date of Wedding - 03 Aug 2019

The Crown Inn is a beautiful wedding venue and looked stunning on our special day! As part of the package you get exclusive use of the barn, the pub and the garden from 3pm and also get use of the cottage to sleep overnight. Chloe and Lucas were very attentive and answered all the questions that I had. Lucas and the staff were amazing on the day, they ran everything so smoothly and didn't need any direction from us. They also helped massively by clearing a lot of the venue on the evening so the next morning was much easier for us. I would definitely recommend this venue to anyone who wants a stunning countryside venue with great staff and at a reasonable price - thank you for making our wedding the best day of our lives!! Sarah and Daniel

Absolutely Perfect!
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By Kiera and Jenny, on 11 Nov 2018Date of Wedding - 05 Oct 2018

From the second we first saw The Crown Inn we knew we wanted to get married there, and the day was better that we could've imagined! The buildings are beautiful, the food was delicious and the staff were absolutely fantastic! The whole day felt effortless and the Barn was absolutely perfect! Chloe was very very helpful, both in the months before the wedding and on the day itself. We can't recommend this venue highly enough!

Full of charm, with fantastic service and food
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By Lucy & Chris, on 27 Sep 2018Date of Wedding - 22 Sep 2018

We couldn’t recommend the venue highly enough. Both Chloe and Lucas made our day perfect and the fact it rained all day - really made no difference! If anything it was even more cosey in this perfect barn and pub, surrounded by beautiful countryside. The food was fantastic and so many of our guests have said how this was the best food they’ve had at a wedding. The roast beef, with all the trimmings was to die for! Both Lucas and Chloe were so helpful and all the details we’d talked about over the last year weren’t missed. Their attention to detail is fantastic. Both Chris and I couldn’t recommend this venue and the team enough.

Exceptional staff and a beautiful venue
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By Chris & Sarah, on 02 Aug 2018Date of Wedding - 20 Jul 2018

We had looked at a few venues in the area but knew as soon as we stepped inside the barn at The Crown Inn that we had found the perfect place to get married. Chloe, the wedding coordinator, was brilliant from the moment she showed us round. She was always on the end of a phone or responding to our queries, and was able to accommodate all our requests. On the day, all the staff were fantastic. They were polite and professional, and made all of our guests very comfortable. The venue itself works amazingly well, and the garden at the back gave everyone a bit of space to relax in the sunshine. Having the cottage next door meant that there was somewhere for the bride and bridal party to get ready, which is a real bonus. We can't praise The Crown Inn highly enough, and a special mention to Chloe who made it all so easy.

A stunning venue
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By Chris & Jennie Tudor, on 11 Jul 2018Date of Wedding - 26 May 2018

We had the best day. We got married at the end of May so was hoping for good weather...and we got it! The barn is beautiful but in the sunshine the gardens and surrounding countryside make it even more special. Many guests commented on the tranquility of the venue, the fantastic food & the relaxed atmosphere of the day. We feel very lucky to have found the Crown Inn. It was everything we wanted & more. A lot of that was down to the fantastic team at the Crown Inn, who were prompt with any queries we had however big or small & worked tirelessly behind the scenes on our big day! Thank you.

Amazing venue!
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By Rachel Caira, on 12 May 2018Date of Wedding - 28 Apr 2018

We could not recommend this venue more! It is a hidden gem! The team at the Crown made our day so special! All of our guests commented on how beautiful our venue was! Rain or shine the team at the crown have an answer for everything nothing was an issue! We loved our day and this venue is perfect!

Our Magical Christmas Wedding
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By Alan & Sally Bromley, on 18 Dec 2016Date of Wedding - 22 Dec 2015

From the moment we visited The Crown Inn, we knew we wanted to get married there. The Pub, Barn and Honeymoon Cottage are surrounded by beautiful Oxfordshire countryside and as you drive into Pishill, you submerge into a tranquil rural idyll. Our initial contact was with the manager Lucas who was friendly and informative (which was in contrast to some of the other venues we had spoken to!). During our visit, we saw the Barn in its full glory (a wedding had been set up for the next day) and we booked in for our Christmas wedding. Our wedding planner Chloe looked after us from start to finish and we couldn't have asked for any more! The Barn itself was rustic and cosy yet fully equipped to host a wedding ceremony, wedding breakfast and the following reception. It has underfloor heating, a built in bar and its own toilet facilities (no rushing across to the pub in the rain!). It did rain in the evening during our wedding but the Barn comfortably held all 120 guests. Having the Pub so close was excellent as it offered a quieter atmosphere for our guests to chat. The food was incredible! Many of our guests still mention (a year later) how tasty it was. The portion sizes were very generous and cooked to perfection. At the end of the night, we adjourned to the Honeymoon cottage which was perfect as we had very tired feet and did not want to go any further! We couldn't recommend The Crown at Pishill highly enough!

Our Dream Wedding!
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By Perdie and Stuart Cook, on 29 Sep 2015

I visited when i was looking for a wedding venue and came across the Crown Inn Pishill. It is not too far from where we live, so went and had dinner there. We instantly fell in love with the place, its beautiful rural location, and the stunning barn but more importantly the fantastic food and wine on offer and the brilliant service we received. This very quickly made our minds up for us and we are delighted we chose to get married there. Lucas and his team gave us the most perfect day from start to finish, the food was outstanding the wine options were plentiful. The stepped court yard area is the perfect setting for drinks and canapes after the ceremony and is a real sun trap, and the wedding garden out the back of the barn is a really sociable area in the evening, with access to the bar from the back. My Bridesmaid and I stayed in the cottage the night before the wedding so had a relaxed morning getting ready, and then of course my husband and I spent our first night there and sat and enjoyed breakfast at the front of the barn the next day reminiscing in the sunshine. It truly is the most perfect venue for an intimate wedding day and we cannot recommend it highly enough.

Our Perfect Day
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By Sarah and James Oliver, on 20 May 2015

We had always wanted to hold our wedding reception in a barn and when we visited The Crown we simply fell in love with the place.The rural location was perfect and the barn/pub and the cottage looked so idyllic in photographs that we had seen,plus it was close to where our church ceremony was being held so it seemed the ideal place to choose. During the planning and lead up to the big day Polly was very helpful and quick to respond to any emails and queries that we had.She was always on hand should we have any questions.Our wedding day itself was simply perfect.From the word go everything went to plan.The food was fantastic,the service from the team was very good and we had the most amazing day.We had the full capacity of 80 guests in the day and the additional 20 in the evening and this was the perfect size for the venue.It really added to the cosiness and the great atmosphere of the day.Thankfully we were very lucky with the weather though and it did stay dry however I think things could have been different if it had rained and could have possibly been a little cramped inside.We were also able to stay in the tiny cottage on the side of the barn on our wedding night,this was included in the package and this too was lovely.It added to the day. We have had so many complimentary comments from our guests who also said they had such a great time and we both just wish we could repeat the whole day again.

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By Rachel Nemeth, on 22 Dec 2014

We had dinner at The Crown before we were engaged, and were so impressed by the beautiful buildings and surroundings, service and food we said “If we ever get married, we'd love to have it here”. 3 months and an engagement later, we were looking at venues. We visited a few in the area, we still found ourselves returning to The Crown, and were relieved that they were able to accommodate our requirements within our budget. The preparation ran very smoothly, and thanks to regular contact with Lucas and his team, we felt that everything was under control, they were flexible and accommodating with our requests and we didn't feel pressured or stressed – which with everything you need to think about when planning a wedding was a blessing. We were allowed in to the barn the day before the wedding to set up our decorations, which took away a lot of pressure on the big day as we already knew it looked beautiful. The wedding day itself was perfect. I stayed in the cute cottage at the venue the night before (meaning no excuses for being late!) Everything ran smoothly, the service from The Crown Team was good, and the food was excellent – particular mention to the awesome sausages sourced from our local butcher, Jennings. My only advice would be regarding the number of guests – we had 65 who fitted perfectly, both whilst seated for the meal, and filling the dance floor during the reception. I believe the venue says it can accommodate up to 80 for the ceremony and seated meal, which in my opinion would be a squeeze. We’ve had so many compliments on our wedding and venue choice, and we’d like to thank The Crown for helping to make our big absolutely perfect.

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