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The Garden Barn

The Garden Barn

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The Garden Barn

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  • 18th century timber frame barn
  • Set within the beautiful gardens of Little Bradley Hall
  • Licenced for civil ceremonies
  • Gorgeous backdrop for photographs
  • Can accommodate up to 140 evening guests
  • Marquee option is also available
  • Expert staff with wedding experience
  • Space for DJ or live band

If you're looking for a venue which has everything on-site then The Garden Barn is perfect for you. They are licenced for civil ceremonies, so you can say your vows and then transition smoothly into a drinks reception and wedding feast.

The staff at The Garden Barn are keen to offer you any advice, and provide the support that you need to make your special day a reality.


Nestled in the gardens of Little Bradley Hall in Stour Valley, this venue is perfectly situated to balance privacy with easy access. It is within easy reach of Cambridge and Newmarket, but sheltered enough for a loud and lively celebration.

The 18th century Garden Barn itself is as picturesque as the landscape around it. The pastel green exterior is as quaint as it sounds!

It combines neutral, modern décor interior with a restored timber frame, providing a stunning backdrop for wedding photographs.

The open fields and paddocks that surround it will also give your guests with stunning views, as they sip their reception drinks.

Within close region to Grade I-listed Saxon Church in Little Bradley, you can have a stunning service in this space if you would like a religious ceremony. Yet, they can also perform civil ceremonies too.

The Garden Barn can be hired on an exclusive basis, offering your day complete seclusion and tranquillity, perfect for couples who desire their own private country barn.


The Garden Barn

This gorgeous space has a high ceiling and large windows that fill the room with light. The underfloor heating will keep your guests nice and toasty no matter the season, and with its new kitchen they can expect the highest quality catering. It's perfect for either a sit down or buffet style wedding feast, and can be quickly transformed for your guests to dance the night away.

Decorate the authentic timber beams with lights, candles and bunting to create that quintessential English country wedding look. Or decorate with vibrant pom poms, plenty of foliage and ribbons for a lively reception space.

Civil Ceremony Capacity - 100 guests
Wedding Breakfast Capacity - 100 guests
Evening Reception Capacity - 140 guests

For larger parties, The Garden Barn welcomes you to put up an adjoining marquee in their beautiful garden.

The large lawns surrounding the barn is perfect for lawn games. And for alfresco drinks as the space is being transformed into your wedding breakfast.


The brilliant thing about The Garden Barn is that they let you choose everything yourself - including the caterers. This means you can create canapés, evening food and a wedding breakfast menu perfectly to your tastes.

They also have a range of recommended catering companies including hog roast specialists, and pizza companies - ideal munchies for the evening.

If The Garden Barn seems ideal for your wedding, click on the contact buttons to the side or below this listing and find out more!

Little Bradley Hall
Little Bradley


  • Peter and Jenny

    We had our wedding at The Garden Barn and had a perfect day. Emily was so helpful, making sure everything ran smoothly for us. We chose the Barn because it is in such a beautiful location and Emily allows you to use your own caterers, flowers, etc which suited us perfectly.

  • Claire and Will

    Thank you very much for your help in making our wedding such a fabulous day. The Garden Barn looked fantastic and we really appreciate the details and work that you put in to make it extra special for us. We will definitely be recommending the venue to friends and family as an exceptional country setting. Thank you again for all you did to help take the stress out of organising such an important event for us.

  • Adam and Beccy

    Thank you for all your help, making our day perfect. We love the barn and its beautiful location and having the freedom to make the day exactly what we wanted.

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