Common Questions


Below is a list of common questions we are often asked. If you have any additional queries, please do not hesitate to contact Bee and Ralph James. You can also download these FAQs for printing from your computer.



Is there a curfew?

Yes, as we are in an AONB all music is to be switched off at 11.30pm and the venue cleared by 12.30am.

How many guests can the barns accommodate for the reception?

Large oak barn: 140 seated on trestles tables/110 on 5ft round tables.


Milking barn: 40 on 5ft round tables, (as this is adjacent to the oak barn it’s possible to use this as a spill over for weddings with larger numbers of over 140) .



Is there Wi-fi onsite?


Do you provide catering, or can we bring our own?

As a dry hire venue you are welcome to bring your own caterer. However we have a list of highly recommended, tried and tested, excellent local suppliers who know the venue really well and get great reviews. 



Do you provide a wedding coordinator on the day?

We are always onsite if needed on the day and legally we have to be here for the ceremony, so we are very happy to be involved with this section of your day. But we do not get involved with any other part of your day. We have some excellent wedding coordinators we can recommend who know the venue really well and can help your day to flow easily.



What is your policy on alcohol?

You bring your own alcohol and there’s no corkage fee. If you would like to sell alcohol we have some great mobile bars who can provide this service.



Is there parking available for guests?

Yes, we have a large parking field onsite.

Is camping available?

There is an exellent camp site just 10 mins away. We can also accommodate a limited number of self catered camper vans up in the parking field.

What is the backup plan for outdoor weddings in case of bad weather?

We have a separate, licenced, indoor heated barn called The Studio available in case of wet weather, this can be pre set if there are concerns about rain.

Can we bring our dog?

Yes, dogs are welcome as long as they are kept on a lead as we have free range chickens and ducks.

Are candles allowed?

Yes, tealights in in jars or pillar candles in covered glass containers.

Do you charge corkage?


Are fireworks or Chinese lanterns allowed?

No, as we are near a stud and livestock.

Can we use confetti?

Yes, dries flower petals are welcome but nothing else please.

Is there cleaning available for the Sunday?

You will need to arrange the clean down, we have a great team of cleaners you can book who will leave the venue as found.