The Great Barn is a romantic and rustic wedding venue located in Aynho, Oxfordshire. Surrounded by glistening lakes and the picturesque woodland and countryside, this venue offers astonishing backdrops for your special day. This property was purchased by the Stephenson family in 1985 and converted into a scenic wedding location. The farm is still operating today by three generations of the family and has 250 acres of land and a herd of Red Poll beef cattle. You will be able to explore the pastoral grounds and find photo opportunities at every turn. For couples who wish to experience a truly rural and nature-filled atmosphere on their special day, The Great Barn is an ideal venue.
Facilities and Capacity
The Great Barn offers 18th-century barns that have been fully converted to host wedding celebrations. High ceilings keep the venues cool during the summer, and their exposed stone walls and open log fireplaces ensure a cosy setting during the winter. Large windows and French doors allow sunlight to drench the interiors, with exposed wooden beams running across the ceilings. The Croughton Room can seat up to 140 guests for a formal meal and makes a classic wedding ceremony hall. It can also be a spacious dance area for up to 175 people. The Aynho Room has a more relaxed setting, ideal for receptions and mingling by the bar. This venue can host up to 175 standing invitees, has open log fires and comfortable leather sofas. The Great Barn also has The Dressing Room: a luxurious space with a capacity for 10 people, where the wedding party can prepare and de-stress. The secluded Patio Garden and large terrace provide ample outdoor space for you and your guests to enjoy fresh air, relax by the fire pit, and play games. This area can seat up to 50 invitees for a ceremony.
The Great Barn is fully licensed for civil ceremonies and offers exclusive use of the venue on your special day. Their esteemed caterers will work with you to create an impeccable menu suitable for everyone at your wedding. Choose between buffets, hog roasts, formal multiple course meals, and more. They offer a wedding planning and coordination service so you can all the help you need for your celebration. You can also bring your animal companions, as this venue is pet friendly. The Great Barn is conveniently located on the Oxfordshire-Northamptonshire border with access to the M40, making it ideal for travelling guests. They have ample parking and accessible facilities, so all attendants can comfortably enjoy your important event.
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Remaining Saturdays in Jan/Feb 2022 have been reduced - Venue hire only £3500.00 to include Ceremony charge. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01869 810823 for further information.
Upper Aynho Grounds OX17 3AY Aynho (Oxfordshire)