Describe the best wedding that happened at Hawke Barn ?
We would have to say our own wedding, but we course we are biased. Having our own wedding here was the catalyst for creating the venue to share our stunning location and facilities to make a unique and special day, were like us, your dream wedding can become reality.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Embrace the venue's natural charm and rustic elegance. Let the beauty of the surroundings inspire your decor and theme. Minimalist, nature-inspired elements often work wonders here, enhancing the venue's inherent charm. Work closely with our coordinator to understand the space and find creative ways to complement its features. By harmonising your vision with the venue's ambience, you can create a magical and memorable celebration at Hawke Barn.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
A recent bride brought along her border terrier puppy, which created many natural charming & fun photo's with many comic memories being made.
Describe Hawke Barn in 5 adjectives
Rustic, Romantic, Relaxed, Scenic, Intimate
Where’s the best photo spot at Hawke Barn ?
We have too many too mention so it depends on your taste. From stunning rolling hills as the backdrop in our wild flower meadows, to woodlands, pond scenes & archway shots. That's before you head onto the farm yard and take advantage of the hay barn, farming machinery or some pretty photogenic animals too.
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at Hawke Barn ?
I'm not sure you'd say he's a celebrity, but Katherine's husband Nigel Hawke is a Grand National Winning Jockey & Successful Racehorse Trainer.
What’s your favourite canapé?
Its too hard to choose, but each of our local suppliers do a delicious selection, using local and seasonal produce
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Katherine's (our owner) current favourite midnight treat is to make toasted marsh mellows around the firepit to make S'mores.
What is Hawke Barn most unique feature?
We have a few, I would have to go with the stunning scenery & privacy. Although as a guest you may enjoy that we don't charge corkage or have a set finishing time.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
We are incredibly proud of the venue we have created. Beautiful enough on it's own, it is also the perfect blank canvas to create your dream wedding. The space we have created in exclusively yours for the duration. We feel passionately about our guests tailor making their weddings exactly as they want with no restrictions from us.