£5100 - £7200 for Venue Hire
Up to 100
4 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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Beautiful rustic wedding barn set in picturesque North Yorkshire. Fully licensed to hold civil ceremonies. Complete with courtyard, gardens & fields with stunning views and on site accommodation.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£5,100
Maximum Price
£7,200
- Wooden chairs and tables for the wedding ceremony and/or wedding breakfast. - High chairs. - Outdoor furniture and heaters - Rustic beer barrel tables and stools in The Courtyard. - Milk churns in The Barn and The Stable. - Ground-source underfloor heating in The Barn and The Stable. - Lighting throughout The Barn, The Stable and The Courtyard (read lot of fairy lights and festoon lights to create the perfect ambience). - Guest parking for the wedding day and until midday the following day. Off Peak weddings range from £5100 - £6000 and Peak weddings range from £6000 - £7200 We also offer an intimate package for smaller wedding of up to 50 people, priced between £4,000 and £5,400 (available midweek only)
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Day before set up available
Couple accommodation included
Furniture included
Guest accommodation included
Choice of preferred caterers
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Barn
Dining Capacity
100
Reception Capacity
150
No. of Bedrooms
4
Sleeps No. of People
8
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
10:00AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00AM

Ceremony & Reception

Wedding Licence
Confetti Permitted
Sound System Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available

Venue

Water View
Disabled Access
Landscaped Gardens
Bridal Changing Facilities
Exclusive Use
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator
On-Site Parking
Pet-Friendly

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
Alcohol Licence
In-house Catering
Full Description
Rustic barn with traditional features restored, including exposed red brick walls, wooden A-frame beams and an authentic hay manger - the perfect backdrop for your vows. Fully licensed barn to hold civil marriage ceremonies. Holds 100 guests for both the ceremony and the wedding breakfast/reception, with up to 150 guests for the evening do. Courtyard with festoon lighting and heaters to keep guests warm during the colder months as well as giving you the Italian courtyard feel, dance among the stars to your first dance. Beautiful gardens and fields and our own steam with breath-taking views, a stone throw away from the picturesque Roseberry Topping. Accommodation available on site comprising a beautiful traditional barn cottage and 2 shepherds huts with stove heaters. We pride ourselves on offering a ‘blank canvas' approach, Couples can let their imagination run wild and create the wedding of their dreams. Our ethos is all about creating a relaxing experience for our couples and therefore we never have more than 2 weddings a week. The venue is entirely yours to decorate/customise as you see fit. Our couples love that they can move away from the ‘conveyor belt’ of weddings here, and put their own stamp on everything, resulting in a truly unique day tailored to their passions and personalities.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Jules & Caroline
Hi! We are a mother and daughter team who love to create unique and individualised weddings that guests will remember for years to come. Howard Court is our family home which we have converted into a beautiful, rustic wedding venue. Nothing makes us happier than our barns being filled with love and laughter, and sharing these precious moments with our couples. Please do get in touch - we would love to help you create the wedding of your dreams!

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2020
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 30 and 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
10
Reviews
(11)
E
Emma Winter Welsh
Happy couple married in December
December 2022
The most magical day ever!
We had the absolute time of our lives on our wedding day at Howard Court. We couldn’t have wished for a more beautiful or magical venue - the team are absolutely fabulous in particular our amazing wedding co-ordinator Kirsty who kept everything running smoothly and looked after us from the moment we met. The most special day at the most special place.
T
Tracy Dowse
Wedding: May
December 2022
Fairytale wedding
Absolutely gorgeous, like a fairytale, staff are lovely and couldn’t do enough for us, everything was perfect, they go up and beyond to make not just my daughter happy but all the guests, I wasn’t stressed and neither was my daughter, we had an amazing day and night.
K
Kirsty & Chris
Happy couple married in May
December 2022
Nowhere like it!
Where do I even start! We got married here in May 2022 peak heatwave, we got married in the beautiful court yard, we had the best wedding coordinator! We held our wedding breakfast in the rustic barn with floor to ceiling fairy lights! Then the party continued in the festoon light courtyard with cocktails and pizza! The courtyard gave a very French vineyard feel in the warm summer evening sun! We can’t thank the Howard court team enough!
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Glen Seccombe
Wedding: May
December 2022
Absolutely stunning
Howard Court was the perfect setting for our daughters wedding day, stunning location from the excellent venue to the breathtaking surrounding views, the day could not have been any more perfect, it ran like clockwork without a single hitch, this was down to the brilliant staff who made us feel so relaxed and jules made the day run so smooth, would highly recommend this venue for any future brides to be, once again Stunning!!
L
Lindsay
Wedding: May
December 2022
Lovely Rustic Wedding
I attended a wedding at Howard Court in Summer 2022 and had a lovely day. The venue and decor was lovely and every detail was well thought of. The surroundings and on-site accommodation are beautiful too.
L
Lucy and Gareth
Happy couple married in March
April 2022
Perfect!
We held our wedding reception at Howard Court in March 22 - it was perfect in every way. An amazing setting and we couldn't have asked for more from Caroline, Jules and the team, who made the weekend so relaxing and helped make sure everything ran smoothly. Our guests loved it too. We'd definitely recommend.
Location & Contact Details

Address

Stokesley Road, Great Ayton, North Yorkshire, TS9 6PY, England

Nearest Town

Middlesbrough

Nearest Motorway & Junction

A19

Nearest Train Station

Great Ayton, Yarm, Middlesbrough, Northallerton

Nearest Airport

Durham Tees Valley

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Bridebook Awards (1)

FAQ
(10)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

A late September wedding that was blessed with an Indian summer heatwave. The amazing weather enabled us to hold our very first outdoor wedding ceremony on the beautiful courtyard. The day was filled with so much love, laughter and happy tears. We loved watching our guests soak up the rays in our stunning grounds, whilst sipping on drinks provided by a rustic horsebox bar and being serenaded by a sax player. Absolute perfection in every way!

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

Have a vision and stick to it - don’t be overwhelmed by Pinterest!

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

Favours that are meaningful to the couple and guests alike - for example a homemade chutney made from homegrown apples

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Rustic Unique Personalised Rural Exclusive

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

A beautiful shot in the field with Roseberry Topping as a backdrop - breathtaking!

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

We've had a few blue ticks attend weddings as guests

What’s your favourite canapé?

Mini yorkshire puds!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Fish & chips!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The hay manger covering in twinkling fairy lights - the perfect backdrop for the “I do” moment

What part of your business are you most proud of?

That we have transformed the place from a derelict barn and chicken coop to a beautiful wedding venue and stunning courtyard