Launcells Barton

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£7050 - £9450 for Venue Hire
Up to 200
6 Bedrooms
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With the rustic glamour of the Mill barn and the elegant romance of the Georgian house, you and your guests will enjoy every precious moment of your celebration.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£7,050
Maximum Price
£9,450
• Exclusive use of the venue and grounds for two nights. Does not include catering. • A location for your civil ceremony. Choose from the Mill Barn, the house or the property’s beautiful outside ceremony space. • Reception space for up to 200 guests in the Reception Barn. • Accommodation in the house for up to 15, with the option for Glamping onsite. • Expert on-the-day coordination by the Launcells Barton team. • Beautiful Courtyard & Walled Garden for your Welcome Drinks Reception. • Stunning grounds and views of the countryside and coast, for your prefect wedding photos. • Tractor ride to explore the farm and watch the sunset over the sea. • Use of the Bridal Suite for the duration of your stay. • A luxurious hamper filled with delicious local produce to be enjoyed by those staying in the house. • Use of tables and chairs for ceremony and reception • Fully Stocked Bar • All bar staff and glassware • Cake table • Essential amenities such as electricity, heating and toilets. • Fully kitted kitchen for your caterers to use. • Bose PA system for speeches and background music. We offer 2 nights exclusive use with accommodation for 15 onsite. We have indoor and outdoor ceremony options, with a purpose built Reception Barn, so you can set up both your ceremony and reception the day before and never need to worry about the weather! Your day will be co-ordinated by our friendly and experienced team, so you can enjoy every precious moment! ------------------------------ 2023 Weekend 2 night Venue Hire- Low season £7050 2024 Weekend 2 night Venue Hire- Low season £7350
What is included in this pricing:
Furniture included
Couple accommodation included
Exclusive use
Day before set up available
Choice of preferred caterers
Guest accommodation included

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£40
Maximum Price
£80
- Whether you are wanting a tradition 3 course meal or sharing boards on every table, then we have preferred caterers that suit every style and budget. - We’ve whittled our caterers down to just six for you to choose from. - This is an additional cost from the venue hire - Average between £40- £80pp dependant on menu choices and guest numbers.
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Barn
Dining Capacity
200
Reception Capacity
250
No. of Bedrooms
6
Sleeps No. of People
15
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
In-House Wine List
Alcohol Licence

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted

Venue

Open Flame Permitted
Grade I/II Listed Building
Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Full Description
The Wedding Industry Award 2022 "Highly Commended" for Countryside Wedding Venue of the year!! Voted for by couples and an expert panel of judges! Steeped in history and set amidst spectacular wooded countryside, Launcells Barton is a family run wedding & events venue near Bude in northern Cornwall. An occasion as memorable as your wedding day demands a beautiful setting. As well as breathtaking views of the Cornish countryside, Launcells Barton offers exclusive use and an array of different options for your ceremony and reception. You can choose to exchange vows in the historic Mill Barn or beneath a custom-built arbour within the beautiful walled garden. You can marry on the top step just outside the entrance to the house, overlooking your friends and family on the lawn below, or hold a small, intimate ceremony within the elegant surroundings of the sitting room. There’s also the possibility to have a ‘blessing’ or non-religious ceremony in a variety of unlicensed locations dotted throughout the grounds. For your reception, the house provides the perfect setting for intimate gatherings while the purpose-built Events Barn can accommodate up to 200 seated guests. The Georgian house provides accommodation for up to 15 close friends and family, while the beautifully appointed Bridal Suite will provide an elegant space in which to prepare for your wedding day and spend your first night together as a married couple. With all the essentials covered, you have the freedom to choose how your wedding will unfold. Our completely flexible, fully bespoke approach means you can dictate every detail, from the setting of your ceremony to the catering and decor.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Maddie
Thank you for getting in touch! As a family run venue we only take on a certain amount of weddings each year, so that we can give each couple the time and attention they need and deserve! We really do care about making your day the best day of your life, so not only do we have our experienced on the day team, but we personally co-ordinate your day and we're here to offer advice and support in the run up, making sure you enjoy every precious moment!

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2015
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
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No. of People In Team
5
Reviews
(24)
Jai and Zoe
Married in April 2022
May 2022
BEST DAY EVERRR!!!
We’d been to look at other venues over Cornwall but there was something special about Launcells barton as soon as we pulled up in front of the house. The more we explored the grounds we just fell more in love with it. Lara initially showed us around and Maddie took care of us on the lead up to the day and was absolutely incredible. Anything we needed she had the answer or suggestions. On the day it couldn’t have gone smoother.. Maddie was everywhere we needed her to be covering our every needs… running back and forth from the house to the mill barn collecting buttonholes, mobile phones, everything we needed - we cannot thank her enough!! The attention to detail is fantastic and all the small things you wouldn’t think about but just make the day run that much smoother we’re covered! Thank you so so much!! :) GET MARRIED AT LAUNCELLS!!
Hannah & Jak
Married in April 2022
May 2022
The most perfect venue for the most incredible day of our lives!
There actually aren't enough words to explain how we feel about Launcells Barton and our wedding day! This was the very first venue we looked at and from that moment, we knew we had found something special. The other venues we saw the following day just did not compare to how we felt whilst walking around. The feeling of warmth, love, history and beauty we got whilst walking around the venue- we just knew this was where we were going to getting married. It was beyond perfect in every sense and everything we had been searching for in one. The whole lead up to the wedding was faultless; Maddie and Lara kept the whole process in perfect order and we had absolutely full trust in them and their experience - for us it was all pretty simple and stress free! From start to finish, our wedding day was just the most fun ever- we had no stress, no worries; Lara, Maddie and the team just took complete control which allowed us to just enjoy every single moment and we are so incredible grateful for that! There is absolutely nothing we would change- for us it was complete perfection. Our guests had the most incredible day, everyone commented on how stunning the venue was and how it was so "us". Launcells Barton will forever have the most special place in our hearts.
Ben & Bernice
Married in October 2021
March 2022
On the day we were taken care of so well!
Our wedding day was just incredible! The Launcells team looked after us so well and we can’t thank them enough. We were originally getting married in 2020 but had to postpone due to COVID. Lara and Maddie made this process completely seamless, even during what was a hard time for their business. We planned our wedding from Scotland which had its challenges but once again Lara and Maddie were wonderfully helpful. We’re incredibly grateful for all their support in making our day so special. We and our guests were made to feel so welcome and felt at home in the beautiful house and grounds. Having access to the barns to set everything up the afternoon before and to stay in the Manor House were fantastic features of the Launcells wedding package that helped take a lot of stress out of the preparation. On the day we were taken care of so well, the whole team looked after us and our guests with graceful professionalism. Our guests couldn’t have praised the team and venue any more for the experience they helped create on the big day. Our wedding day was exactly as we imagined as we and our guests were able to relax, enjoy ourselves and have so much fun dancing the night away. We’d highly recommend Launcells Barton to anyone considering it for their wedding We’ll be keeping our fingers crossed that we might get to go back as guests for another wedding in the future”
Jess & Jack
Married in October 2021
February 2022
It really felt like magic!
We were so happy that we found Launcells Barton to be our wedding venue. Being from Cornwall, it was important to me that we got married in my home county, somewhere that felt really special. We fell in love with the cosy spaces at Launcells and wanted a natural, relaxed wedding. We feel really lucky to have had the most beautiful day and are fortunate that we didn’t have to cancel or postpone like many others, although after nervously planning a wedding over two years, we’re so glad it went ahead! Thank you to Maddie who was always so helpful and was always at the end of an email if we needed! The team on the day were also amazing and really cared about ensuring our day was everything we wanted it to be! It really felt like magic.
Lauren & Stu
Married in August 2021
February 2022
Everyone we dealt with were just SO kind and helpful...
Launcells looked lovely online and we were excited to go visit but it wasn’t on our definitely list (for some strange reason) – but when we got there it just won us over. The pictures, as beautiful as they are, just don’t do it justice. We can’t quite put our finger on it, but Launcells is just magic, it had our hearts from our first visit. We got back in the car afterwards and both said – WOW – that was incredible. For the rest of our trip, going to the venues we had our hearts set on just didn’t measure up, we found ourselves comparing every other venue to Launcells. The atmosphere is warm and homely whilst also being luxurious and honestly just everything you could ever want from a Wedding venue. Everyone we dealt with were just SO kind and helpful, during what was an awful time for everyone. The day we actually got married in 2020 with just a few family and friends was so wonderful, we hired the venue for just 2 hours so that we could have the ceremony and some bubbles & photos afterwards and somehow in that very short window of time Lara made it so special for us. There was no décor, no flowers, no ‘fluff’ but we realised you don’t need it in such a gorgeous setting. After that we were just super excited to have our ‘Big’ day there the following year with the rest of our family and friends. And when we finally got to experience Launcells how Lara & Matt intended it, it was just amazing. All the little touches in the house made such a difference and brought it up to another level entirely. BEST WEDDING VENUE EVER! We love you guys
Alisha & Ricky
Married in July 2021
January 2022
Those 3 days in July 2021 at Launcells Barton were the best days of my life!
So how did two Brummies end up in Cornwall? Our original plan was Portugal as that is where my mum’s family come from, this was proving to be tricky but we wanted the beach and holiday feel. It couldn’t have fallen better, with our guests making their way down to beautiful Bude for a week with a wedding in the middle of their holiday! It meant we had pre-parties, after-parties and actually spent quality time with our friends and family. I will never forget that crisp Autumnal day in October 2018 driving up the winding roads to Launcells – the first and only venue we looked at. It was breath taking and immediately we fell in love with everything about it. Meeting Lara sealed the deal for us – she was funny, kind, knowledgeable and understanding. She made us feel totally relaxed and we could envisage our wedding taking place at this extraordinary venue. The exclusivity of it was also a huge selling point to us – being able to really make it our home over the 2-3 days and having our wedding party stay with us in the most magnificent period house. Those 3 days in July 2021 at Launcells Barton were the best days of my life so far! Every part of our day played out better than expected – and this was smoothly executed by Maddie & the Launcells team working during the wedding. They were professional, good humoured and had a smile on their face all day. All of our guests commented on how brilliant every single person working was. Lara and then Maddie, were on board with our vision from the very beginning – relaxed day time vibes, good humour, personal touches and a lively party. We can’t thank them enough for all their organisation, love and support since that first meeting in 2018. We cannot recommend Lara, Matt, Maddie & the team highly enough. All of our suppliers were equally as magnificent in bringing our vision together. Thank you!”
Location & Contact Details

Address

Bude, Cornwall, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Bude

Nearest Motorway & Junction

Nearest Train Station

Nearest Airport

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Industry Awards (2)

The Wedding Industry Award- South West Highly Commended Barn Wedding Venue
The Wedding Industry Award- Countryside Wedding Venue- Highly Commended
FAQ
(5)

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

Make sure you take some time together during the day, you will be so busy speaking to family and friends, that sometimes couples don't see much of each other and at the end of the day its about the two of you! Whether you put on your wellies and go for a walk or you hop on the back on our tractor you can see some spectacular views across the Cornish Countryside and even watch the sun setting across the sea!

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

We had a wedding where the couples seating plan, was based on their favourite beaches from their travels! I love all the personal touches as that's what makes the day so special.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Friendly, flexible, exclusive, barn, rustic

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

There are so many places! From the walled garden, to the rolling countryside surrounding the farm, the field that over looks the sea and the elegant Georgian Manor house with beautiful back drops and views!

What part of your business are you most proud of?

The amazing weddings that we get to be a part of! It's such a privilege to think we made someone's special day and they will have those memories forever!