£75 - £140 pp
Up to 60
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COVID-19 Update
We are taking bookings for 2022 and January-March and October-December 2021. We have been approved by Leeds City Council Registrars for COVID-secure ceremonies for up to 30 when restrictions allow and have hosted five such weddings, four with receptions, since March 2020. Chilli Barn has super fast fibre optic broadband enabling videographers to live stream ceremonies and zoom reception speeches in high definition. We are an intimate venue and can offer enhanced food and entertainment options for smaller weddings if restrictions require this.
Chilli Barn is a converted stone barn offering an intimate venue for your wedding and celebration, surrounded by meadows and woodland on the Chevin above Otley in Wharfedale, West Yorkshire.
Pricing & Costs

(price per head)

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Minimum Number of Guests
A detailed estimate for food, drinks, staffing and hire costs can be provided after meeting at Chilli Barn to discuss an initial wedding plan. The price per day guest including hire costs, wedding breakfast and a drinks package is usually in the range £85-£115. Included in this are meetings with our wedding planner and exclusive access to Chilli Barn from 11am the day before the wedding to 11am the day after. There are discounts if your ceremony is before arrival, and for bookings November-March excluding public holidays and midweek (Tuesday-Wednesday). The hire fee includes all the regular Barn furnishings including tables and chairs, crockery, cutlery and glassware and the use in dry weather of straw bales for outside seating and a fire pit with logs. To increase reception space and dining options we offer packages using marquees, tipis and yurts at extra cost.
What is included in this pricing:
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Furniture included
Exclusive use
Day before set up available
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
11:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
11:00 PM
Late Night Extension

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted


Open Flame Permitted
Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Marquee Permitted
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Cultural Specialists

Full Description
Chilli Barn is about ten miles north of Leeds and there is a wide choice of accommodation locally. Converted in 2014, Chilli Barn combines the charm and character of its rural past with a touch of glamour and modernity. The old wagon door, now glazed, opens out to the lawn and meadow. We offer two day weddings with access the day before to allow you to dress the Barn and surroundings to your taste, the barn from your ceremony time on the day of your wedding and a sit down wedding breakfast. We can also offer one day packages for an couples who want a relaxed, late afternoon ceremony with on the day set up. We will work closely with you well in advance to develop a plan to make Chilli Barn the ideal place for your magical wedding. All our food is freshly cooked on site and can be served either to table or more informally as a buffet. We have recently created a new vegetarian menu which combines British and international influences and offers a wide range of choices to suit your taste. The ceremony capacity at Chilli Barn is 60 with an evening party capacity of 90. The space can be enhanced with an attached marquee or outdoor structure. The bar offers a wide range of wines, beers and spirits, many of which are organic, vegetarian and local. We can also serve a barrel of your favourite real ale from local breweries.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Natalie Johnston
Please do not hesitate to get in touch for further information or to arrange a visit. We look forward to hearing from you.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Katy & Mark
Married in June 2021
July 2021
Wonderful wedding day
We wanted to say a massive THANK YOU for everything that you did for us last Saturday – we had the most wonderful wedding day and we are so grateful to everyone at the Chilli Barn. Firstly, thank you Natalie for your support in planning the day. Your guidance and calmness amidst all the madness of pandemic planning was very welcome indeed! It was brilliant to hear your ideas throughout the process, and you were so approachable and so patient with all our questions. We also loved how much flexibility you gave us around the day which allowed us to make our wedding our own – when we first viewed the Chilli Barn we were hugely excited by the prospect of such a personalised experience and had struggled to find that elsewhere, so it really meant a lot to us. Furthermore, the fact that you coordinated with all the suppliers made our lives very easy indeed which was very much appreciated. A huge thank you also needs to go to the team who were there on the day, particularly Lucy who was an absolute star and made the whole day run so smoothly. Everything was taken care of in the most professional way, we didn’t have to worry about a thing, and the staff were absolutely brilliant and so personable. The table service worked brilliantly and nobody was ever short of a drink, and our guests commented on how impeccable the service was throughout the day. The tiny touches made such a difference as well, nothing was too much trouble for any of the staff, so we were able to just sit back and enjoy our day knowing that we were in the safest of hands. Finally we also wanted to thank the chef for the food, which was magnificent. Everything was beautifully presented and utterly delicious, and we loved seeing people’s faces light up when it arrived at the table! Some of our guests had also admitted they were dubious about the vegetarian menu, but later came up to us specifically to say how much they had enjoyed it so I think that speaks volumes! We never dreamed that our wedding day could be so wonderful and there was absolutely nothing that could have been improved – it was completely perfect. Thank you so, so much for giving us such an exceptional wedding day! With all our thanks, Katy & Mark
Jess & Dom
Married in May 2021
July 2021
Amazing every step of the way!
Thankyou so much for everything you all did to make our day so special. You were amazing every step of the way!
Nancy & Alex
Married in October 2020
November 2020
It was all absolutely perfect
Thankyou so much for all you did for our wedding on 24th October 2020, we had the most amazing day! From preparation to take down, the co-ordination and service on the day and the food, it was all absolutely perfect! Thankyou so much, from Nancy & Alex
Jade Corbey
Married in September 2020
October 2020
Dream Day
The Chilli Barn is a fantastic place for anyone having their dream day! The barn and outdoor areas are a beautiful blank canvas for you to make your day exactly how you want it! The team worked with us every step of the way to change and adapt our plans as necessary given what has been going on this year. Despite all of this we still had our perfect day and all our guests loved our wedding and had a great time. With the new restrictions on weddings and the limited number of guests allowed the Chilli Barn is a perfect venue for intimate weddings. A big thank you to all of the team at Chilli Barn.
Jacqui Sharpe
Married in August 2020
August 2020
Fairy tale
I would just like to say a massive thankyou to you and your team for giving us our beautiful covid wedding ceremony! Our day was like a fairy tale and I am still overwhelmed with joy as it was so perfect in every way.
Matt & Emma
Married in November 2019
November 2019
Food was amazing
"Excellent venue. Beautiful location, intimate building, reasonably priced drinks, and the food was amazing!" - Matt Fearnsides

Chilli Barn Open Day

13th October 2019
Drop in 11am-2pm to see our lovely Barn and talk with our wedding planners.
Location & Contact Details


East Chevin Road, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 3DD, England

Travel Notes

We have onsite car parking and you can also your the public car parks opposite for Chevin Forest at the top of the hill above Otley (that's the Chevin!).

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What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Book your venue, registrar (if having a legal ceremony) and photographer nice and early!

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Rustic, Friendly, Vegetarian, Relaxed, Picturesque.

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

We are in the heart of the Otley Chevin so there are photo opportunities everywhere! Couples often make their way to 'Surprise View' and we can certainly see why!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Toasting marshmellows around our firepit

What is your venue's most unique feature?

It has so much personality and it feels like each couple's own barn every time.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

That we have taken a derelict old barn and turned it in to the most beautiful event venue.